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This Week in Sneaks…….

From Nicekicks………….

This week, we learned that the Air Jordan 6 “Infrared” Pack will officially hit Stateside retailers on June 19th, 2010 for $310. Who else excited to finally hear a solid confirmation on potentially one of the better sneaker packs ever?

Rappers Drake and Wale were spotted wearing the Air Jordan 8 Ray Allen PE and the “Air Attack” Nike Air Total Max Uptempo, respectively. While many of you have your opinions on who spits the toughest bars, we would like you to voice your opinion on who rocked the better sneaker. Participate in our Footwear Faceoff by placing your opinion in our new voting poll.

The Nike Air Max 24/7 “Neon” released this past week at select retailers including Shoe Gallery.

This past weekend, Nike Training held a media summit to showcase upcoming models and directions for the training category. What are your thoughts regarding the newly-revamped Nike Zoom Huarache Trainer? In addition, take a look at Wale’s new Nike Zoom Huarache Trainer.

There are so many green/white or green/black sneakers that coincide perfectly with the Boston Celtics jerseys. So, why would Glen ‘Big Baby’ Davis wear this Nike Air Max Hyperize? Check out our Kicks On Court to view more basketball sneakers in the playoffs.

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May 23, 2010 Posted by | Blogs, Breaking News, Entertainment, Media, Men, Sneakers (Kicks), Sports, Updates | , , | 2 Comments

Air Jordon 2 Retro Premio and Nike Air Max LeBron VII Hardwood Classics……

From NiceKicks…..

Release Reminder: Air Jordan 2 Retro Premio

Although most of you seem to impatiently awaiting the original colorway of the Air Jordan 2 to release, there is another Air Jordan 2 Retro on the horizon. Jordan Brand will release its second Air Jordan 2 Retro of the year in the form of this “Bin 23” Air Jordan …

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Nike Air Max LeBron VII “Hardwood Classics”

In the midst of LeBron free agency talks, Playoffs predictions and discussion about the dismal recent history of the New York Knicks, a third colorway of the Air Max Lebron VII “Hardwood Classics” has surfaced online. Sure, we know that the blue, orange and white colorways were created to match …

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April 10, 2010 Posted by | Blogs, Breaking News, Entertainment, Media, Men, Other Things, Sneakers (Kicks), Sports, Updates | , , , | Leave a comment

Jordan Spizike Black/Varsity Red-Stealth Detailed Photos……

Air Jordan Spiz'ike Black/Varsity Red-Stealth

Jordan Brand has already released twoSpizike colorways so far this year, and both of them were well-received by many of you. However, when we showed you this Jordan Spizike Black/Varsity Red-Stealth last week, positive and negative remarks followed the posting of this colorway. We now have detailed photos of this soon-to-be-released Spizike.

The element that garnered the most attention on this shoe is the black patent leather sections (side panels, collar area). Is it safe to say that the majority of you rather have a 100% leather Spizike as opposed to the patent leather finish? This Spizike also features the elephant print in black as well. Other features include a red, scripted inner lining and a stealth grey outsole. What are your final thoughts on this particular Jordan Spizike?Click here to view detailed photos.

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March 23, 2010 Posted by | Blogs, Breaking News, Entertainment, Media, Men, Other Things, Sneakers (Kicks), Sports, Updates | , , , | Leave a comment

Sneakers…..Air Jordan 6 Retro “Infrared” Pack……

From NiceKicks……

We learned of two big rumors this past week in regards to upcoming Jordan releases. One of them involved a potential Air Jordan 6 Retro “Infrared” Pack. Would this be one of the better sneaker packs ever if it released this summer?

This past week, Dwyane Wade unveiled two new Air Jordan 2010 colorways. However, the majority of you seem to like hisAir Jordan 2010 ‘Away’ PE more. Check out our Kicks On Court to see these kicks plus more worn by your favorite NBA players.

In addition to the Air Jordan 6 Retro “Infrared” Pack rumor, new surfaced about two possible Air Jordan 13 Retro releasesduring this upcoming holiday season.

This week, we gave you our second edition of Celebrity Sneaker Stalker ‘Rewind’. Check out some of your favorite old school celebrities such as Chris Rock, Michael Jackson and Michael Jordan wearing some fresh sneakers.

This weekend, Mexico retailer Shelter released some of the “Silver Anniversary” Air Jordans. Surprisingly, the “Silver Anniversary” Air Jordan 11 Retro was included. Does this foreshadow a stateside “Silver Anniversary” Air Jordan 11 Retro release some time soon?

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March 14, 2010 Posted by | Blogs, Breaking News, Entertainment, Media, Men, Other Things, Sneakers (Kicks), Sports, Updates | , , , | 2 Comments

Nike Zoom Uptempo V Premium – Black/Black/Copper………

From NiceKicks…….

Photos have recently surfaced of the Nike Zoom Uptempo V in a Premum make-up. The Uptempo V was originally the Air Zoom Flight V when it released in 1997 as a signature shoe for Jason Kidd. Now, due to Kidd’s move to Peak Footwear, the shoe has been renamed and stripped of its “Kidd” branding. Fortunately the silhouette remains and has made a few retro appearances in the past year.

This latest iteration utilizes premium black leather, a white lateral sidewall, and copper accenting. As always, the “bug eye” is the focal point of the shoe and the tinge of copper does not dissapoint. Flipthe post for a look at the medial side and the outsole.

Nike Zoom Uptempo V Premium - Black/Black/Copper

March 7, 2010 Posted by | Breaking News, Media, Men, Other Things, Sneakers (Kicks), Sports, Updates | , , , | Leave a comment

Air Jordan 2 Retro White/Metallic Silver-Natural Grey ….Released on Saturday 2/27……

This Saturday, February 27th, 2010, Jordan Brand will unleash its first Air Jordan 2 retro of this year in the form of the Air Jordan 2 Retro White/Metallic Silver-Natural Grey for $135.

Rarely do we see the Air Jordan 2; yet, a lot of you prefer its original colorways. This Air Jordan 2 White/Metallic Silver-Natural Grey is not too bad though. It owns a simple yet stylish color scheme as its predominately white leather base is overlayed by multiple natural grey and silver 3M reflective material hints. Is this a must-have for you tomorrow?

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Air Jordan 2 Retro

February 28, 2010 Posted by | Blogs, Breaking News, Entertainment, Media, Men, Other Things, Sneakers (Kicks), Sports, Updates | , , , | Leave a comment

Lebron PlayStation Kicks………

In honor of his sixth appearance at the NBA All-Star game, Lebron James was given the sneakers every gamer and sneakerphile in America would exchange their first-born for: the PlayStation Nike Air Trainer I.

These custom-made kicks are not even for sale, and best of luck trying to find a giveaway or charity fundraiser that’ll have these as a prize—only 24 exist in the whole world. So, excuse us if we were a bit on the jealous side as we stood just two feet from them when they were shown at the PlayStation 3 Player’s Lounge during All-Star Weekend. (We apologize for the journalist drool in advance, Lebron.)

A collaborative effort between Nike and Sony for their years of tit-for-tat (Sony TVs used at Nike events, Nike sneaks used at Sony events, etc.), the Air Trainers feature stylized X’s and O’s—the buttons you’d find on a PS3controller—drawn along the sides, with the year PlayStation came into existence (1994) emblazoned on the back of the left shoe. The coup de grace is the PS logo sewn into the tongue flaps.

The sneakers were first introduced in September 2009, so it’s a wonder any of them are still around to give away. But when The King is in town, you have to pull out all the stops, which is why the sneakers were paired with a custom-painted PSPGo laser-engraved with his logo. Fellow All-Stars Amare Stoudemire and Kevin Durant were also given similar packages, so it’s safe to say the only possible way to get your hands on these is to become a professional NBA groupie. Sorry!

February 23, 2010 Posted by | Breaking News, Entertainment, Media, Men, Other Things, Sneakers (Kicks), Updates | , , , | 2 Comments

2009 Sneaker restocks?

From NiceKicksks……….

Over the past couple of weeks a number of top releases from 2009 have all of a sudden “restocked” with little warning. Such releases include the “Fresh Water” Griffey Max, Quickstrike “Atlantic Blue” Penny II, “Auburn” Trainer SC, and most recently the “Eggplant” Foamposites.

While this second shipment may provide many of those who missed out the first time around a second chance to grab a great sneaker, generate easy revenue for both the footwearmanufacturer and retailer, companies cannot afford look past the long term side effects of such programs.

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Stop the Restock

February 20, 2010 Posted by | Breaking News, Entertainment, Media, Men, Sneakers (Kicks), Sports, Updates | , | Leave a comment

“Copper” Nike Air Foamposite Release Reminder………

We have already gave you a heads on two big releases for tomorrow such as the Air Jordan 2010 and the Air Jordan 1 Hi Retro “Silver Anniversary”; however, we couldn’t end the day without reminding you of arguably the biggest release of 2010 so far.

Tomorrow, February 13th, 2010, Nike will release the highly-anticipated “Copper” Nike Air Foampsite to select retailers across the nation. At midnight (yes, tonight), Nike will unleash this sneaker exclusively at the New York Foot Locker on 120 West 34th Street. Therefore, if you’re in the New York area when the clock strikes 12, why not get your pair early? Is this a definite purchase for you?

Foot Locker

120 West 34th Street

New York, NY 10120

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Nike Foamposite One - Copper

February 13, 2010 Posted by | Breaking News, Media, Men, Sneakers (Kicks), Sports, Updates | , , | Leave a comment

Nike Air Max LeBron VII “Dunkman” Releases in Europe…….

Nike Air Max LeBron VII - Dunkman

From NiceKicks……

Of course, we have shown you this Nike Air Max Lebron VII “Dunkman” on a couple of occasions, and many of you have inquired about release information. While some sources have stated that the “Dunkman” Lebron VIIs will surface in the states during March, we have learned that they have just released in Europe at Nike’s online store.

Nike Air Max LeBron VII - Dunkman

Of Course Could this be the best Air Max Lebron VII seen thus far? We have seen the ‘Dunkman’ colorway on previous LeBron sneakers; however, this may be the best one yet. Its primarily black base ives way to the plethora of mean green hints such as the  outsole, air max unit, flywire, and branding. The outsole also possesses ever-so-popular Dunkman logo in mean green. Its finishing touches include black nylon laces and 3M. Click here to view additional photos.

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Could this be the best Air Max Lebron VII seen thus far? We have seen the ‘Dunkman’ colorway on previous LeBron sneakers; however, this may be the best one yet. Its primarily black base ives way to the plethora of mean green hints such as the  outsole, air max unit, flywire, and branding. The outsole also possesses ever-so-popular Dunkman logo in mean green. Its finishing touches include black nylon laces and 3M. Click here to view additional photos.

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February 11, 2010 Posted by | Blogs, Breaking News, Entertainment, Media, Men, Other Things, Sneakers (Kicks), Updates | , , , | Leave a comment