The use of infrared has never been of detriment to any shoe and when you combine the hue with one of Nike's hottest new releases, you get an instantly gratifying concoction. The Nike Kyrie 1 is the next in line to make use of the color with this tightly blocked new release.

Kyrie Irving's first model is a shot in the right direction if we've ever seen one and it blends form and function extremely well. This time, the sneaker gets tipped with infrared on the outsole as well as under the midfoot of its mesh-lined upper. The fiery hue is offset by the use of grey and black with a glowing white build taking center stage.

These will be available starting on April 23 at Finish Line among other retailers. While it is very much a performance model, we won't be mad at you for not even attempting to use them for their intended purpose.

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