Sneaker News Weekly Rewind: 3/20 – 3/26
Spoiler Alert! For this edition of our Sneaker News Weekly Rewind, all the big stories were about footwear collections that we have yet to see. We covered all of Holiday 2010 in terms of Nike Sportswear, Nike SB, and Jordan Brand by providing sneak peeks at upcoming colorways and interesting hybrids, particularly the VII/XI LeBron/Jordan hybrid and the latest addition to the Jordan Brand BIN23 Collection. In addition to all the previewing, we gave you the heads up on all the kicks seen in the NBA and in March Madness, as well as select footwear worn by some notable sneakerhead celebrities. And finally, Round 2 of the Sneaker News March Madness Sneaker Tournament began, with some surprising upsets already beginning to slowly unfold. Voting is open until Sunday, right at midnight, so be sure to mark your ballots while you check out the Weekly Rewind.
NIKE AIR MAX LEBRON VII x AIR JORDAN XI – HEROES PACK
A lot of minds were officially blown this week thanks to the first looks at the Air Max LeBron VII x Air Jordan XI from the upcoming Heroes Pack, followed by some better pics of the Penny-inspired model as well.
Nike Air Max LeBron VII x Air Jordan XI – Heroes Pack | New Images
Nike Air Max LeBron VII x Air Jordan XI – Heroes Pack – Sample
Nike Air Max LeBron VII x Air Penny 1 – Heroes Pack – New Images
NBA/NCAA FEET RECAP: 3/20 – 3/26
This week’s NBA Feet brought us looks at a few notable pairs of kicks on the pro hardwood, but the real heat came from the first two rounds of the 2010 NCAA tournament.
NBA Feet: LeBron James + Chris Paul – Signature Shoe Face-Off
NBA Feet: Nike Air Max LeBron VII (7) From Around The League
NBA Feet: Gerald Wallace – Air Jordan Icons PE | Black – Orange
NBA Feet: Dwyane Wade – Air Jordan 2010 PE – White – Red – Yellow
NCAA Feet: March Madness 2010 – First Round Recap
NCAA Feet: March Madness 2010 – Second Round Recap
JORDAN BRAND – SUMMER 2010 COLLECTION PREVIEW
Jordan Brand officially unveiled their Summer 2010 releases, giving us a look ahead at what we can expect from JB over the next three months.
NIKE SPORTSWEAR – HOLIDAY 2010 PREVIEW
Thanks to some leaked catalog pages, we got a thorough preview of NSW’s upcoming Holiday 2010 collection.
JORDAN BRAND – HOLIDAY 2010 PREVIEW
The Holiday 2010 cat is out of the bag on the Jordan Brand releases as well, as we brought you an in-depth preview of some of the notable styles that will be on the way to stores this coming winter.
Jordan Brand Holiday 2010 Footwear Preview
NIKE SB – HOLIDAY 2010 PREVIEW
With Holiday 2010 previews as the official theme for this last week in kicks, we also showcased some of the plans up Nike SB’s sleeves for the end of the year.
Nike SB – Holiday 2010 Footwear Preview
JORDAN BRAND – NEW & UPCOMING 2010 RELEASES
Needless to say, Jordan news was heavy this week, as we provided juicy looks at some future releases on the horizon, as well as a blast from the past that’s hitting retailers now.
Air Jordan IX (9) Premio – BIN23 | Sneak Peek
Air Jordan Take Flight – White – Varsity Red – Black | October 2010
Air Jordan Winterized Spiz’ike Boot – Dark Shadow – Black – Challenge Red | December 2010
Air Jordan Flight 9 – White – Metallic Silver
Jordan Super Freak – White – Black – Varsity Purple | Available
NIKE SB DUNK HIGH – ‘SKUNKS’
Nike SB goes green and raises some eyebrows with the first leaked images of the Todd Bratrud-designed ‘Skunk” Dunk Highs.
CELEBRITY FEET RECAP: 3/20 – 3/26
Celebs were sitting courtside this week in some notable footwear, while Drake heated up Spring Break in Silver Anniversary style.
Celebrity Feet: Drake – Air Jordan 1 Retro High – 25th Anniversary Edition
Celebrity Feet: Darrelle Revis – Air Jordan Spiz’ike – White – Fire Red
Celebrity Feet: Spike Lee – Nike iD Zoom Kobe IV – New York Knicks
Celebrity Feet: Spike Lee – Air Jordan Spiz’ike ‘Grape’
SNEAKER NEWS MARCH MADNESS SNEAKER TOURNAMENT – ROUND 2
Round 2 of our March Madness Sneaker Tournament is in full swing as some undeniable classics battle it out in the Sweet Sixteen round. The second round polls will be open until Sunday at midnight EST, so place your votes now.
SN March Madness Sneaker Tournament – Round 2 – Air Jordan Bracket
SN March Madness Sneaker Tournament – Round 2 – Air Force 1 Bracket
SN March Madness Sneaker Tournament – Round 2 – Nike Classics Bracket
SN March Madness Sneaker Tournament – Round 2 – Dunk SB Bracket
Sneaker News March Madness Sneaker Tournament – Round 1 Winners Announced