Kevin Durant’s Aunt Pearl passed away after a courageous battle with lung cancer. To always honor her memory, he and the Swoosh release an Aunt Pearl-themed colorway of his signature shoe each year that also supports the Kay Yow Cancer Fund. As a continued tribute to Kevin Durant’s beloved Aunt Pearl, who was influential in molding his character, moral, etc since her passing from lung cancer in 2001 — this new Nike KD 9 Aunt Pearl consists as the sixth variation of the respective theme. This premium Nike Zoom KD 9 pays respect to KD’s beloved late aunt while supporting the Kay Yow Cancer Fund. KD’s bond with Aunt Pearl began at a young age, and he loved spending time with her at his grandma’s house in Capitol Heights, Maryland, just outside of Washington, D.C. Her memory lives on with special details and accents on this one-of-a-kind colorway.