Kevin Durant is honoring his late Aunt Pearl with the release of the latest Nike KD VI. Durant lost his Aunt to lung cancer in 2000. The Nike KD VI ‘Aunt Pearl’ features a pink floral pattern and blue pearls. A portion of the proceeds from the sales of the shoe will be donated to the Kay Yow Cancer Fund. Look for the Nike KD VI ‘Aunt Pearl’ online at Nike.com on February 27th.
“I made a promise to myself to always honor my Aunt Pearl for the example she set, and the encouragement she gave me to follow my dreams,” said Durant when speaking about the shoes on Nike.com: