SACRAMENTO, CA - OCTOBER 29: Detail of LeBron James' #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers shoes during the game against the Sacramento Kings at Arco Arena on October 29, 2003 in Sacramento, California. The Kings won 106-92. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Here's How the LeBron 16s Stack up to King James' Signature Classics

If you think we could bring you a visual timeline of every shoe that LeBron James has ever worn in an NBA game in one sitting, think again. In addition to his 15 signature editions to date — one for every season he's played in the NBA — there are so many other variations (think: Soldiers, Ambassadors, Lifestyle editions, etc.) But only one shoe collection bares his name — and it's about to get bigger.



With the impending September release of the Nike LeBron 16, here's a look back at the kicks fit for a King.

SACRAMENTO, CA - OCTOBER 29: A detail of Lebron James #23 shoes of the Cleveland Cavaliers before his first game against the Sacramento Kings during an NBA game at Arco Arena October 29, 2003 in Sacramento, California. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images) NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images) Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images AIR ZOOM GENERATION (2003-2004) DENVER - FEBRUARY 20: A detail view of Nike Sneakers worn by LeBron James #23 of the Eastern Conference All-Stars are seen in the 54th All-Star Game, part of 2005 NBA All-Star Weekend at Pepsi Center on February 20, 2005 in Denver, Colorado. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2005 NBAE (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images) Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE/Getty Images ZOOM LEBRON II (2004-2005) CLEVELAND - MARCH 19: The shoes of LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers are shown during the game against the Los Angeles Lakers on March 19, 2006 at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. The Cavs won 96-95. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2006 NBAE (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images) Garrett Ellwood/NBAE/Getty Images ZOOM LEBRON III (2005-2006)
MILWAUKEE, WI - DECEMBER 10: A detail shot of shoes worn by LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers during the game with the Milwaukee Bucks on December 10, 2005 at the Bradley Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The Bucks won 111-106. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2005 NBAE (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)
CLEVELAND - MARCH 29: Shoes worn by LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers during the game against the Dallas Mavericks on March 29, 2006 at The Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. The Cavaliers won 107-94. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2006 NBAE (Photo by David Liam Kyle/NBAE via Getty Images)
Garrett Ellwood/NBAE/Getty Images; David Liam Kyle/NBAE/Getty Images NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 13: Shoes worn by LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers during the game against the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden on November 13, 2006 in New York, New York. The Cavaliers won 102-96. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2006 NBAE (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images) Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE/Getty Images ZOOM LEBRON IV (2006-2007) OAKLAND, CA - NOVEMBER 6: A detail shot of the shoes of LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers during the game against the Golden State Warriors on November 6, 2007 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. The Cavs won 108-104. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2007 NBAE (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images) Rocky Widner/NBAE/Getty Images ZOOM LEBRON V (2007-2008)
WASHINGTON - APRIL 30: A detail view of the right shoe of LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers is shown during the game against the Washington Wizards in Game Four of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2007 NBA Playoffs on April 30, 2007 at the Verizon Center in Washington D.C. The Cavs won 97-90 to clinch the series. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2007 NBAE (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)
NEW ORLEANS - FEBRUARY 17: A detail of Nike brand sneakers worn by LeBron James #23 of the Eastern Conference during the 2008 NBA All-Star Game part of 2008 NBA All-Star Weekend at the New Orleans Arena on February 17, 2008 in New Orleans, Louisiana. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2008 NBAE (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE/Getty Images)
Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE/Getty Images; Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE/Getty Images DENVER - DECEMBER 19: A detail of the footware of LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers as he faces the Denver Nuggets at the Pepsi Center on December 19, 2008 in Denver, Colorado. James scored a game high 33 points as the Cavaliers defeated the Nuggets 105-88. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images) Doug Pensinger/Getty Images ZOOM LEBRON VI (2008-2009) CLEVELAND - DECEMBER 11: A view of the shoes of LeBron James of the Cleveland Cavaliers during the game against the Portland Trail Blazers on December 11, 2009 at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2009 NBAE (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images) Garrett Ellwood/NBAE/Getty Images AIR MAX LEBRON VII (2009-2010) Basketball: Closeup of sneakers of Miami Heat Lebron James (6) during game vs Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center. Sneakers are red with green laces for Christmas. Los Angeles, CA 12/25/2010CREDIT: John W. McDonough (Photo by John W. McDonough /Sports Illustrated/Getty Images)(Set Number: X85207 TK1 R2 F39 ) John W. McDonough/Sports Illustrated/Getty Images AIR MAX LEBRON VIII (2010-2011) MIAMI, FL - OCTOBER 08: General view of LeBron James' signature shoe the LeBron James 9 Cannon Pre Heat during the South Florida All Star Classic at Florida International University on October 8, 2011 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Alexander Tamargo/WireImage) Alexander Tamargo/WireImage LEBRON IX (2011-2012) BOSTON, MA - MARCH 18: The sneakers of Miami Heat small forward LeBron James as seen during the Miami Heat 105-103 victory over the Boston Celtics at TD Garden on March 18, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Chris Elise/Getty Images) Chris Elise/NBAE/Getty Images LEBRON X (2012-2013)
MIAMI, FL - DECEMBER 25: A close-up of the seasonal Nike sneakers of LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat as he plays against the Oklahoma City Thunder during a Christmas Day game on December 25, 2012 at American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory copyright notice: Copyright NBAE 2012 (Photo by Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 12: Detailed view of the shoes of LeBron James #6 of the United States ahead the Men's Basketball gold medal game between the United States and Spain on Day 16 of the London 2012 Olympics Games at North Greenwich Arena on August 12, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
Issac Baldizon/NBAE/Getty Images; Christian Petersen/Getty Images INDIANAPOLIS, IND - MAY 20: The shoes of LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat during a game against the Indiana Pacers in Game Two of the Eastern Conference Finals during the 2014 NBA Playoffs at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on May 20, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and condition of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: 2014 NBAE (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images) Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE/Getty Images LEBRON XI (2013-2014) MIAMI, FL - DECEMBER 25: The sneakers of LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers during a game against the Miami Heat at the American Airlines Arena on December 25, 2014 in Miami, Florida. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images) Issac Baldizon/NBAE/Getty Images LEBRON 12 (2014-2015) PORTLAND, OR - DECEMBER 26: LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers sneakers are seen during the game against the Portland Trail Blazers on Decmeber 26, 2015 at the Moda Center in Portland, Oregon. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2015 NBAE (Photo by Sam Forencich/NBAE via Getty Images) Sam Forencich/NBAE/Getty Images LEBRON 13 (2015-2016) LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 19: Sneakers worn by LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers during the game against the Los Angeles Lakers on March 19, 2017 at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2016 NBAE (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images) Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE/Getty Images LEBRON 14 (2016-2017) OAKLAND, CA - JUNE 3: The sneakers of LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game Two of the 2018 NBA Finals against the Golden State Warriors on June 3, 2018 at ORACLE Arena in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2018 NBAE (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images) Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE/Getty Images LEBRON 15 (2017-2018)
CLEVELAND, OH - OCTOBER 17: A detail of LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers shoes while playing the Boston Celtics at Quicken Loans Arena on October 17, 2017 in Cleveland, Ohio. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
OAKLAND, CA - MAY 31: the sneakers worn by LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers are seen against the Golden State Warriors in Game One of the 2018 NBA Finals on May 31, 2018 at ORACLE Arena in Oakland, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2018 NBAE (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)
Gregory Shamus/Getty Images; Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE/Getty Images

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