Later this month King James’ 8th signature sneaker will officially touch down at retailers in a black and red colorway honoring his new found home with the Miami Heat. While those are scheduled to hit retailers around the nation as a general release on October 26th, 2010, the Nike LeBron 8 “Pre-Heat” is believed to be a limited release slated to become available at select distributors a few days earlier. Using a Miami Vice like colorway, the LeBron 8 “Pre-Heat” features an aqua upper, black trim along the midfoot and base, a clear Air sole with a translucent outsole, and pink accents on the lining and a few of the eyelets. Defiant release details are still trying to be confirmed, but according to SneakerBoxClyde, from InsideTheSneakerBox which is based out of Miami, the Nike LeBron 8 “Pre-Heat” will first release through Miami’s new House of Hoops location on October 16th, followed by a release at select Nike retailers in Miami on the 17th. An online release at NikeStore.com is than expected a month later on November 16th, 2010.
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