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Kobe 9 to be a Mid?

The KD VI has recently hit shelves and see’s a return to a low top cut after the faltering sales of the KD V’s mid top silhouette. The photo above (via the Nike Zoom Kobe Facebook page) suggests that the 9th edition in Kobe Bryant’s signature line will do the opposite and abandon the low […]

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@KidKrampus Top Five of 2013 thus far

With half the calendar year gone and a full solid six months to go I decided to follow fellow writer @WEAVERTHEGREAT ‘s lead and put together a top five of the year so far. So lets get right to it. Honorable Mention: Flyknit Chukka Air Jordan 1 Royal BHM Nike SB Dunk Low and Roshes…just […]

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Nike Kobe 8 “Blitz Blue”

The Kobe 8 has been seeing a lot of great colorways recently, the last of which was the Challenge Red. Next up for Nike Basketball and the Kobe line is the “Blitz Blue” makeup which strangely had previously been made available in other territories, but is now on track for its US release. The icey […]

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Kobe 8 Challenge Red

Last week saw the release of the highly sought after Kobe 8 Mambacurial drawing its design from the Nike Mercurial soccer boot. This weeks offering is a more traditional Kobe release, returning to a snakeskin/camo pattern similar to that employed on the rest of the line. The mesh upper is challenge red with the highlights […]

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Kobe 8 NSW Lifestyle “Gorge Green”

Following the success of the Mexican Blanket Nike Sportswear has delivered another version of the Kobe 8 Lifestyle shoe that takes more design cues from the basketball variation and Kobe’s Mamba nickname. The upper of this LE model is made up of a gorge green snakeskin print on a horse hair material, and the design […]

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Talking Point – The Future of Retros?

We associate the sneakers we buy with the athletes that wear them, we as sneaker lovers will forever have memories of their performances tied to the models we covet and own. Deep down we aspire to be like our icons through wearing the same shoes. Who doesn’t want to dominate like Shaq, or cross people […]

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Kobe 8 NSW Lifestyle “Mexican Blanket”

Launching on June 1st is the slimmed down Lifestyle version of the Kobe 8 from NSW. Eschewing performance materials this is clearly a casual shoe with no place on the basketball court. Made up of a multi colored canvas upper from which this model draws its name this is certainly a brighter and more noticeable […]

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Cop Or Not? Nike Hyperflight “Superhero Pack”

Scheduled for release on Good Friday March 29th, Nike is set to resurrect the Hyperflight. With three unique colorways each inspired by one of Nike’s big three (Kobe, Lebron, KD) look for these to be a sleeper hit ahead of the much anticipated Easter Pack. Let us know your thoughts on the pack in the comments […]

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.@WeAreTheTrend Sneaker Reviews

If you’re looking for performance reviews on the latest releases, you obviously go to @Nightwing2303 and KicksOnCourt.com, but if you’re looking for reviews for casual wear you need to follow @WeAreTheTrend on twitter and subscribe to his YouTube Channel. Now you may think we are promoting his channel because he is the newest member of […]

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NIKE KOBE 8 “PYTHON”

There was a lot of disappointment when the first images of the Kobe 8 leaked, but it seems as if many sneakerheads are starting to warm up to Kobe’s new sig. One of the reasons for the change in heart is the colorways that have been surfacing. Here you see one of the favorites, the […]

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Kobe 8 and Kd V: Finally Unveiled

Today the Kobe 8 and KD V had their first official pictures sent out today. While not many people were very optimistic about either, Nike managed to crush a few doubts with what they showed today. They showed all the eager sneaker heads the first KD V color way not based on the Thunder. It […]

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Nike LeBron 10 “Cork”

Along with the LeBron 10 “Diamond Collection” Nike is opting to make a Lebron 10 that is aimed at a more lifestyle oriented approach. Nike stated that due to the premium materials and fabrication, it is strongly suggested that this is used only for off court affairs, something the Kobe 8 is also doing. To […]

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Kobe VII “Invisibility Cloak” Re-Release

About a month ago, @DreDayCoop confirmed with @Nikestore that the Kobe VII “Invisibility Cloak” they had listed to release on 10-20-12 was a typo. However, in the past week, @Nikestore has tweeted numerous times about the re-release of the Kobe VII “Invisibility Cloak.” We’re not sure what to believe at this point as the Nike […]

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Sneaker Boxes

If you have a medium – large collection, you realize how annoying it can be to look through all the box tags to find what you are looking for. The past solution was to print pictures off Google and tape them to the boxes. While this is effective, it can be

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Nike Zoom Kobe VII

While we are awaiting the arrival of the Nike Zoom Kobe VIII, we are seeing a new colorway of the Nike Zoom Kobe VII. This Lakers-inspired colorway features a white upper with a purple swoosh and a white-speckled

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Nike Basketball “Gold Medal”

Nike Basketball pushed back the KD IV “Gold Medal” from its original release date once, and it now potentially aligns with the release dates of 3 other “Gold Medal” sneakers. September 29 may prove to be a hectic day for the sneaker community if Nike officially decides to drop the KD IV “Gold Medal,” LeBron […]

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