Lebron James wore Nike LeBron 11, Nike LeBron X, Nike LeBron X Elite and Nike Zoom Soldier 7 basketball shoes during the 2013-2014 NBA season. LeBron James wore Nike LeBron 12 basketball shoes during the 2014-2015 NBA season.
LeBron James opting to wear shoes other than the LeBron XI prompted stories from sneaker blogs, ESPN and the Wall Street Journal. LeBron James wore the LeBron XI during high visibility games. Some speculate that the shoes' cushioning was incompatible with James' orthotics, and he chose other shoes that were more comfortable. Season timelines featuring a picture, the date and the shoes worn for each game are available at NikeLeBron.net.