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A Look Back at Jordan Brand Athlete Derek Anderson

Former NBA player, Derek Anderson was drafted in 1997 by the Cleveland Cavaliers as the 13th overall pick out of the University of Kentucky. Anderson was touted as an ideal shooting guard with his ability to shoot from the perimeter, handle the ball and finish at the rim. He also had championship pedigree winning the […]

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KD VI “66” Under Retail

It’s been awhile since I’ve made a post and so I decided to highlight a deal found at SoleHeaven. Right now SoleHeaven has a coupon code for 25% off.  Perfect for saving some money with so many upcoming drops. UK sizing is displayed as default so pay attention to what you select.  Go up a […]

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Nike KD VI – “Splatter”

Nike is set to release some nice colorways of the newly released Nike KD VI, and today we get a look at the “Splatter” colorway. This is defiantly going to be one of the more popular KD VI’s that release this year and could be one you will regret sleeping on. This colorway features a […]

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#NeverForget: The Day RSVP Services Lost to Nike and The Nike Destroyer

From the moment Nike revealed the release information for the LeBron X Celebration Pack, everyone knew it would become a mad race to see who could secure a pickup of the extremely limited edition. And true to form, RSVP services were primed and ready to capitalize on the tremendous hype brought on by LeBron James […]

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Nike KD VI – Dark Glow

The Nike KD VI is ready to drop some new colorways and today we get a look at one of the more unique colorways headed towards a release. This KD VI get’s a galaxy touch to it bringing us back to the “All-Star” versions of the KD IV and V. The shoe dawns a black […]

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Save On Sneakers Using Online Coupon Codes!

A penny saved is a penny earned. Save on some of the hottest pairs at some of the most popular stores online on the web! LKS13764 http://www.eastbay.com – 15% off – Save 15% Off Sitewide With No Minimum Purchase. Online Only and Exclusions May Apply. Ends 07/23/2013 LKS1323M http://www.eastbay.com – 15% off – Save 15% […]

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Nike Air Zoom Flight The Glove – Detailed Photos

A signature Nike Basketball shoe from the 90’s is set to return this year and today we get a detailed look at the shoe with new pictures. Gary Payton rocked the Nike Air Zoom Flight “The Glove” during his NBA career and they are an instant hit among sneakerheads. With its return this year, we […]

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Nike Air Pippen – Camo

A classic 90’s shoe returns with a popular colorway from recent years.  The Nike Air Pippen 1 gets dressed in a smooth camouflage colorway that is sure to be a hit this summer. The Nike Air Pippen 1 is the latest shoe to adopt the popular camouflage colorway that we have seen a lot of […]

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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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Nike What the KD V

Nike have confirmed that the What the KD V will release this Friday the 14th for $135. As usual the What The edition of the range is a mash up of previously released styles, elements of the Christmas and Splatter colorways are clearly evident. Nike have also confirmed that this model will NOT be released […]

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OG vs New

The retro shoe game is big business, bigger now than it’s ever been with companies other than Nike and Jordan Brand looking to cash in and re-releasing classic models accompanied by a great deal of hype. To name just a few, Reebok brought back the Shaq Attaq, and the Shaqnosis is coming soon. Ewing Athletics […]

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Nike LeBron 10 “MVP” – Release Information

We saw LeBron James debut the newest Nike LeBron 10 “MVP” in game one of the Eastern Conference semifinals against the Chicago Bulls. Now we finally have information on a release of the highly anticipated release. It won’t be easy to get your hands on a pair of these Nike LeBron 10’s, as the shoe […]

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Nike KD VI “Meteorology” – Detailed Images

Earlier in the week we brought you  the first official news on the newest KD VI colorway to drop in August. The KD VI “Meteorology” will replace the “Weatherman” colorway in the series, and is set to drop August, 3rd. Our first look provided grainy images, but now we have the full detailed ones. The […]

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Nike KD VI – “Meteorology”

It’s no secret that Kevin Durant loves weather. His love for it spawned off a KD colorway dubbed “Weathermans”, and now will translate to a new colorway entitled “Meteorology”. The atmosphere themed shoe comes in a black and pink colorway as it gives off weather pattern designs on the shoe. The colorway resembles heavy levels […]

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Nike LeBron XI – Official

Earlier today we gave you a look at the sample of the Nike LeBron XI set to drop in October. Now we have the official preview for the newest shoe in the Nike Basketball LeBron James line. This preview gives us a military-esque colorway on the shoes geometric shapes and unique two-part upper. With the […]

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LeBron 11 Sample

Yesterday an image floated around the web on what looked to be the final sample and a preview of the Nike LeBron 11 that is set to release in October. Now we have a new image of the LeBron 11 sample in what could possibly be a “Cannon” colorway. At first glance the shoe gives […]

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Nike KD V Elite – “Playoffs Home”

The Thunder hold a 3-2 lead over the Houston Rockets in the first round of the NBA’s Western Conference Playoffs, led by Kevin Durant the Thunder just need to win one game to move on to the next round. During the series, KD has sported the latest colorway in the Nike KD V Elite series […]

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Nike Kobe 8 MC “Mambacurial”

We all know Kobe’s love for the game of soccer. The Black Mamba is an avid supporter of AC Milan, and can be spotted at soccer events when he has the chance. With the Nike Kobe 8 having a slight resemblance to a soccer shoe, it’s no wonder this pair get’s another soccer treatment added […]

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Nike KD VI First Look

The Nike KD V took a different route from its predesscors going with a high top look that had many sneakerheads questioning the shoe’s design. Well those questions will be put away for the Nike KD VI. The sixth shoe in the Nike Kevin Durant signature series goes back to its low design roots and takes off […]

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Nike LeBron X Elite – “Turquoise/Volt/Violet” Release Date

The Nike Elite Basketball series has been making some series noise lately. Multiple colorways of Elite’s featuring the KD V, LeBron X, and Kobe VIII have surfaced over the internet, and have fans anticipating their releases. Today we get a release date on a Nike LeBron X Elite that is scheduled to hit stores soon. […]

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Nike KD V ‘N7’ (Detailed Images + Release Information)

In a recent press release, Nike unveils the release information of the KD V ‘N7’ colorway as part of their N7 collection. We first featured this colorway back in February but now release information and detailed images are available to eager fans. This particular colorway will hit Nike Stores as well as Foot Locker this coming […]

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Nike LeBron X “Pure Platinum”

Nike has been releasing new LeBron X models and colorways in a manner that is as voracious as the play of the King himself. With many different iterations being spawned, the original model gets a new mockup with the upcoming “Pure Platinum” colorway. This one is a little wild with a digitized speckle look morphing […]

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Nike Kobe 8 “Purple Gradient”

Now that the dust has settled, let’s crown the Kobe 8 as the best offering Nike Basketball has this year. Most colorways have been fan favorites with the “Christmas”, “Easter” and “All Star Area 72” as successful colorways to name a few. The latest upcoming colorway that has sneakerheads foaming at mouth is the “Purple […]

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Nike KD V Elite Green/Blue-Pink

It is no surprise that the KD V Elite will see a lot of upcoming colorways after the first “Superhero” upcoming release in April. In this particular mockup, the KD V Elite is seen with a pastel green upper, baby blue tongue with lavender hits on the laces, swoosh and midsole/oustole and pink on the […]

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Nike Barkley Posite Max “Phoenix Suns”

Everybody loves Chuck, seriously, everyone does. The larger than life former NBA star turned NBA Analyst has seen a big surge in popularity amongst sneakerheads with the reinvented Barkley Posite Max. The pace was set after the Area 72 drop and now Nike is coming out with even more colorways for this silhouette. Following the […]

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Nike Basketball Elite Series 2.0 “Superhero” Pack

As the NBA slowly heads into the more exciting post season play, Nike Basketball is ready to lace up their three signature athletes with updated versions of their signature shoes. Superhero armor is the theme for the new pack and LeBron James, Kobe Bryant and Kevin Durant can expect a more protective fit, lightweight construction […]

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Nike Basketball “Easter Pack” (Official Images & Release Information)

The annual Nike Basketball “Easter” Pack’s official images recently surfaced in anticipation of its release on Easter weekend. For the first time, the LeBron X will be debuted in a low top version alongside the Kobe 8 and KD V respectively. Each silhouette got to choose their own mockup instead of a unified theme like […]

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Nike Lebron X Carmex

Athletes and sneaker designers find inspiration from a wide variety of sources.  For this Nike Lebron X colorway, inspiration seems to have come from one of the most unlikely sources, a Carmex tin.  The shoe’s bright yellow upper is accented with red laces, Nike swoosh, tongue, and liner.  Sneakerheads with a keen eye spotted these on […]

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KD V ‘Easter’ Release Information

A few weeks ago, I reported a preview of the KD V ‘Easter’ that was incorrect. The early look ended up being the KD V ‘Hulk’ that is set to release this coming weekend on 3/9. To make amends for my journalistic error, I’m happy to finally provide an upcoming preview of the real KD […]

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KD V ‘Aunt Pearl’

I bet all of you remember the runaway hit that was the KD IV ‘Aunt Pearl’ from last year. I’m regretting a little selling the pair that I had, but the proceeds when to a good cause so I can’t be too bitter! Anyways, I digress. The ‘Aunt’ Pearl’ colorway comes back with this year’s […]

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Nike Kobe 8 “Easter”

I’ve been very impressed with the Kobe 8 silhouette so far with the “Christmas” and “Black History Month” colorways being runaway successes. Recently surfaced are the first set of detailed photos of the upcoming “Easter” colorway. The upper sports a color fade from the Teal at the toe box to Laker colors Court Purple, Sulphur […]

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KD V “ASG”

Area 51 has sparked millions of conspiracy theories, books, movies, and televisions shows. So, after the last All Star Game visited the nebula, Nike has decided to circle back down the Milky Way, and return to the 3rd planet away from the sun, and focus on something that is somewhat unknown in the United States. […]

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Nike Basketball ‘Black History Month’ 2013 Collection

“Be Bold. Be True” is this year’s theme for Nike’s “Black History Month” collection. This particular year showcases 3 star athletes in 3 different sports – Kevin Durant, the star basketball forward, Serena Williams, champion tennis star and Didier Drogba, European soccer sensation honoring their contributions to their respective sports and communities. A portion of […]

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Nike LeBron 10 “BHM”

The Nike LeBron 10 “BHM” may be the only sneaker from this year’s pack that actually looks like it belongs, as compared to past BHM releases. Nike used the same BHM inspired print along the midsole, tongue tab, outsole, sock liner, and very subtly on the branding. Nike gave this LeBron 10 the smoky outsole […]

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Do @Nightwing2303 ‘s Sneaker Reviews Affect Your Decision to Purchase?

As you can probably tell, we are huge supporters of @Nightwing2303 and KicksOnCourt.com. He provides a great service to the sneaker community, and needs to be recognized for the work he does. @Nightwing2303 ‘s great influence on consumers should be acknowledged by the companies that his reviews affect. The fact that he is paying for […]

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The Truth About Reselling Sneakers

Contrary to popular belief, reselling sneakers is not for everyone. We welcome competition, but do not at all recommend taking up reselling sneakers as a way to either get some extra cash or as a full-time job and here’s why… Reselling is expensive, period. If you are serious about selling sneakers and want it to […]

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Air Jordan XX8

Jordan Brand has been throwing us curveballs all year, but the announcement of the Air Jordan 2013 XX8 may be the biggest curveball of all. Aside from the fact that the yearly Jordan Brand signature sneaker hasn’t been a numbered sig since the XX3 in 2008, the look of the Air Jordan XX8 is not […]

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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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How to Get Good Deals on Sneakers

We all strive to get the best deals we can on the shoes we want but sometimes we can’t spend as much as the seller would like. Here are some tips to getting the sneakers you want for the best price possible. 1. If it is a newer release and you miss out on release […]

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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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10 Worst Things About Buying/Selling Sneakers Online

1. Charging Deadstock prices for Non-Deadstock sneakers. No matter how little the kicks have been worn, they have been worn. Why are you charging the same amount that I could pay for a Deadstock pair? 2. “Offer Up” If a seller lists a sneaker, and instead of listing an asking price says “Offer Up,” I […]

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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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LeBron 10 “Canary Diamond”

The newest LeBron 10 colorway to hit the blogs, the LeBron 10 “Canary Diamond,” is receiving a very underwhelming response from the sneaker community. Many are already dubbing this the worst colorway yet of the popular LeBron 10 model, but it looks like a colorway that will grow on you. Donning 2 shades of grey […]

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LeBron 10 “Christmas”

Although we have already seen a handful of unreleased LeBron 10’s, there was one specific colorway sneakerheads have been waiting on; the LeBron 10 Christmas. We finally got our first look at the yearly favorites via Marqueesole. Featuring red uppers, along with a green translucent outsole, green laces, and green Flywire lace loops, this year’s […]

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Jason Kidd Nike Zoom Flight 95 “Career Pack”

As if being a sure-thing to be inducted into the NBA Hall of Fame isn’t enough, Nike is also looking to commemorate the amazing career of Jason Kidd with the Nike Zoom Flight 95 “Career Pack.” The pack consists of 4 colorways, celebrating his time with Cal, Dallas, Phoenix, and New Jersey; all of which […]

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LeBron 10 “Cutting Jade”

Nike is continuing the onslaught of LeBron 10’s after the great success of the LeBron 10 “Crown Jewel” and LeBron 10 “Gold Medal,” with the LeBron 10 “Cutting Jade.” Be on the

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Nike Zoom KD IV “What the KD”

A few days after seeing the first picture of the Nike Zoom KD IV “What the KD,” we still don’t know a release date, or if

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Nike Zoom Rookie x Sole Collector

Check out the information below to find out how you can get a chance to purchase the Nike Zoom Rookie x Sole Collector through SC’s 11th Issue.

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