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LeBron James, Kyrie Irving have their signature shoes recognized by SLAM

The Cavs (and Nike) duo had a combined three sneakers recognized.

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As SLAM magazine sets to release its annual Kicks issue, the magazine is honoring the 20 best on-court sneakers of the last 20 years. And Cavs stars Kyrie Irving and LeBron James are recognized on the list.

For James, his first signature shoe — the Air Zoom Generation — graces one of the covers. His other shoe on the list — the Nike LeBron 8 — was released in 2010 when LeBron played for the Miami Heat. Here are his covers:

SLAM Magazine
SLAM Magazine

As for Irving, last year’s Kyrie 2 made the list. His second signature shoe helped to make Kyrie a key athlete for Nike. Here’s his cover:

SLAM Magazine

The only other player with more covers than LeBron and Kyrie’s combined three is Kobe Bryant with four. And while their basketball partnership may soon come to an end, Kyrie and LeBron were as recognizable a sneaker duo as any two teammates in the league.