Sneaker News Weekly Rewind – 2/6 – 2/12
The past week brought a nice blend of new and old. The Jordan Brand 23/25 Experience kicked off in Dallas with a mouth-watering display of Air Jordan history and the release of the Air Jordan 2010 set for this weekend. A number of NBA players have been showing their support by breaking out some interesting Jordan heat on the court, and we brought you a look at JB’s upcoming April releases. Sticking with the new/old theme, Nike rolled out the updated Trainer SC 2010 in style with an anniversary 2-pack and both the Griffey Max 1 and the Air Penny III will be turning heads with some fresh new colorways. Keep reading for a look back at all these stories and more of the latest sneaker action from the past week.
JORDAN BRAND 23/25 EXPERIENCE
Jordan Brand hits NBA All-Star Weekend in Dallas hard with the Jordan 23/25 Experience, a retrospective exhibit showcasing the history of the Air Jordan line leading up to the introduction of the new Air Jordan 2010.
NBA FEET: 2/6 – 2/12 RECAP
In preparation for this year’s All-Star celebration, we brought you some retrospective looks back at LeBron and Kobe’s All-Star sneaker histories, as well as a recap of all the notable kicks that showed up on the NBA hardwood this past week.
NBA Feet: Kobe Bryant All-Star Sneaker Retrospective
NBA Feet: LeBron James All-Star Sneaker Retrospective
NBA Feet: Jared Jeffries – Air Jordan XI (11) – 25th Anniversary
NBA Feet: Bobby Brown – Air Jordan VI (6) – Carmine
NBA Feet: Louis Williams – Air Jordan X (10) Retro Red Steel
NBA Feet: Mike Bibby – Air Jordan XIII (13) – White – Black – True Red
NBA Feet: Kobe Bryant + Laker Teammates – Zoom Kobe V – Bruce Lee
NBA Feet: Weekend Kicks From Around The League
CELEBRITY FEET: 2/6 – 2/12 RECAP
Out of the celeb world this week, Drake and Bun B showed some new and old Jordan love and a collection of rap notables showed up in some fresh kicks for DJ Khaled’s latest video shoot.
Celebrity Feet: Jordan Brand Presents Layups for Learning in Dallas
Celebrity Feet: Drake – Air Jordan VIII Retro – Black – Chrome
Celebrity Feet: DJ Khaled, Rick Ross, Ludacris, T-Pain, & Snoop Dogg Video Shoot
JORDAN BRAND APRIL 2010 RELEASES
Jordan Brand’s April footwear line-up received a mixed reception from sneakerheads thanks to a few questionable design touches and color schemes that have been applied to some classic Jordan models.
Jordan Brand – April 2010 Footwear Preview
NIKE AIR FORCE 1 HIGH SUPREME – TOKYO DESTROYERS PACK
Following up on last week’s Air Force 1 High Supreme QS workboot, a few days back, we got our first look at a new black version that looks to be part of the upcoming Tokyo Destroyers collection.
NIKE TRAINER SC 2010 PE’S
In addition to the Bo Jackson/Albert Pujols 20th Anniversary Pack that dropped this week, we also got a peek at some PE’s that have been created for some of the NFL’s biggest names.
Nike Trainer SC 2010 – 20th Anniversary Legacy Pack – Detailed Images
Nike Trainer SC 2010 – Troy Polamalu PE
Nike Trainer SC 2010 – LaDainian Tomlinson PE
Nike Trainer SC 2010 – Adrian Peterson Edition
NIKE AIR PENNY III – WHITE – EGGPLANT
While 2009 may have seen a huge Air Penny Retro renaissance, pics of the upcoming White/Eggplant edition of the Air Penny III guarantee that Penny fans will still have some more interesting releases to look forward to in 2010.
Nike Air Penny III – Eggplant – White – June 2010
NIKE AIR GRIFFEY MAX 1 – GREY – MARINA BLUE – RELEASE INFO
Many sneakerheads have been waiting on the edge of their seats for this latest Air Griffey Max 1 colorway to drop, and it was confirmed a few days ago that these will indeed be hitting select retailers next weekend.
Nike Air Griffey Max 1 – Grey – Teal – Release Info
NIKE ZOOM KOBE V – CHARLOTTE HORNETS
Despite the undeniable Lakers ties and legacy, Kobe will always also be linked to the team that originally drafted him, with this Charlotte Hornets-inspired Zoom Kobe V colorway serving as the most recent reminder of NBA draft day 1996.
Nike Zoom Kobe V (5) – Charlotte Hornets
NIKE AIR MAX LEBRON VII P.S. POP – FIRST LOOK
After two colorways of LeBron’s Post Season VII’s popped up last week, a third version has surfaced that appears to be poised for a Playoff Pack release down the road.