Nike Release Dates 2014: ‘Aunt Pearl’ Disappears; ‘Ligers’, Kevin Durant’s New Nike KD VI Shoes, to be Released March 1

February 28, 2014 Updated: July 18, 2015

Kevin Durant’s Nike KD VI “Aunt Pearl” shoes disappeared a few minutes after it was released on Wednesday night on Nike’s website.

The shoes were released at 6 p.m. and they were gone almost immediately. 

A number of people said that they never got their shoes or were trying to sell them on Twitter for a higher price.

“Anybody got some Aunt Pearls they selling ? I still want them [shoes],” one person wrote. 

Added another, “Well I guess nobody has the Aunt Pearls anymore.”

The “Aunt Pearls” are officially Light Arctic Pink/Photo Blue-Vivid Pink and were created as a tribute to Durant’s late Aunt Pearl..

“I made a promise to myself to always honor my Aunt Pearl for the example she set, and the encouragement she gave me to follow my dreams,” Durant said on Nike’s website. 

“Kevin Durant was inseparable with his late Aunt Pearl who passed away from lung cancer in 2000. His bond with her began at a young age and he loved spending time with his aunt watching movies, joking and laughing at his grandma’s house in Capitol Heights, Maryland, just outside of Washington, D.C.,” the Nike press release reads.

The KD VI “Liger” shoes will be released March 1 at 8 a.m. and will cost $130 per pair.

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