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Sneaker News Weekly Rewind: 12/17 – 12/23

December 23, 2011 BY / 6

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The Concords are here, the Concords are here! The biggest mass sneaker release of the year went down last night, as thousands of sneakerheads waited outside storefronts or in front of their computers, ready to claim their Concords once they became available. It was the perfect ending to one of the craziest weeks we’ve had on Sneaker News all year long. The lid on the Nike LeBron container exploded off, as we got a look at a slew of new colorways like the ‘Dunkman/Griffeys’ as well as the neck-breaking ‘Big Bang’ joints. Kobe Bryant sat down with Eric Avar to discuss the Kobe VII design, but Sneaker News quickly pointed out some upcoming colorways like the Poison Dart Frog and the ‘All-Star’. The Christmas Pack releases were also a hot topic of discussion, as four great holiday-themed colorways are currently set to drop on Christmas Day. Nike SB got into the mix, as we brought a thorough preview of Fall 2012 releases while introducing the P-Rod 6, the Challenge Court, and the FC x FP.

Celebs and NBA players were also a huge hit, as we caught a look at Wale and Justin Bieber in some heat, while LeBron James and a week’s worth of college ball-players stunned us with their on-court kicks. We finally got a nice side-profile look at the Air Yeezy 2, which last week was confirmed for a March 23, 2012 release. Ronnie Fieg’s last Asics collab or 2011 – the Mazarine Blue Gel Saga – has an official release date as well. In Foamposite news, we caught a look at a White/Silver PE of the Zoom Rookie worn by Penny himself, and Jason Negron set the bar even higher with his ‘Light-Up’ custom Foamposites. As we near the end of the 2011, Sneaker News is on a mission to determine the best sneakers of the year. How do we determine that? By introducing the second annual Sneaker News Readers’ Choice Poll, which features twenty different categories. Sneaker News has a ton of stuff for you for the remainder of the year, so check out the Sneaker News Weekly Rewind, vote in the Readers’ Choice Poll, and have a safe and happy Holiday weekend!

SNEAKER NEWS 2011 READERS’ CHOICE POLL

The best kicks of the year, determined by YOU. Vote now.

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Sneaker News 2011 Readers’ Choice Poll

THIS WEEK IN AIR JORDAN XI NEWS

It’s all about the Air Jordan XI this week, as the most anticipated sneaker release of the year finally hit stores at midnight.

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THIS WEEK IN AIR JORDAN NEWS

Aside from the Concords madness, there was still plenty of Air Jordan news to be told, like the new Chicago X hangtags, the new GS colorway of the Air Jordan IV, and the Air Jordan 2012 ‘Year of the Dragon’.

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JORDAN BRAND FEBRUARY 2012

Start planning ahead, because Jordan Brand’s February 2012 releases have just been made public!

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THIS WEEK IN LEBRON NEWS

The Nike LeBron 9 went H.A.M. this week, as we caught viewings of not one, not two, not three, not four, but five new colorways.

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THIS WEEK IN KOBE NEWS

Kobe Bryant sat down with Zoom Kobe and legendary Nike Basketball designer Eric Avar for one of the most engaging athlete-and-designer conversations we’ve seen.

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THIS WEEK IN NIKE SB NEWS

Nike Skateboarding is churning out some new models for 2012, like the Paul Rodriguez 6, Challenge Court, and FC x FP.

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THIS WEEK IN CELEBRITY FEET

Wale and Justin Bieber headline this week’s Concord-less Celebrity Feet features.

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THIS WEEK IN NBA/NCAA FEET

We finally caught a look at LeBron James wearing the LeBron 9…on an NBA court.

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NIKE BASKETBALL CHRISTMAS PACK 2011

Talk about last second shopping: The Christmas Pack hits stores at midnight on the 25th.

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NIKE AIR YEEZY 2 – UP CLOSE LOOK

No one man should have all th…ose sneakers. A close up of the Air Yeezy 2 awaits you below.

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Nike Air Yeezy 2 – Up Close Look

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NIKE AIR FOAMPOSITE ONE LIGHT-UP CUSTOMS BY JASON NEGRON

The Galaxy Foams? Nah. These right here, are out of this world.

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Nike Air Foamposite One Light-Up Customs by Jason Negron

RONNIE FIEG x ASICS GEL SAGA II ‘MAZARINE BLUE’ 

The final Ronnie Fieg x Asics duet of 2011 will arrive on…

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Ronnie Fieg x Asics Gel Saga II ‘Mazarine Blue’ – Release Date

NIKE ZOOM ROOKIE LWP – WHITE/SILVER PENNY PE

Which do you like better – his all-white Foamposite Ones, or these all-white Zoom Rookies?

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Nike Zoom Rookie LWP – White – Silver | Penny Hardaway PE

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6 comments
Siddharth
Siddharth

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Rick "rosay" Ross
Rick "rosay" Ross

I wonder who's pissed that they didn't get the concords?! well look at it like this...at least u saved 180.00$ +tax on some slave shoes that probably cost 10$ to make overseas!

dotsupreme
dotsupreme

not even im thinkin lik 4 mab 6 bucks if that!

Big_Infinite
Big_Infinite

u acutally said somethin of substance? he's growin up on us yall lol.... but fa real, da whole nationwide concord fiasco was horrible. all da small citys were cool cuz aint no real sneakerheads like dat. but all da major citys got fucked by either da police, managers & employees tryin to buy 5 pair to resell, ignorant niggas doin dumb shit, riots, fights, shootings... got to do better out here.. instead of wastin they time makin all these dumb hybrid & lounge shoes, & make more concords, so people can get them... and next yr is gonna b even worse wit da columbia's droppin. and those are more dope then da concords in my opinion

Jon
Jon

What the fuck you smoking you just said that cause you didn't get the concords they are better then the colombias

Tandy
Tandy

I went through 15 hours of bullshit to get mine but...I got em



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