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February 11, 2012: Biggest Release Day Ever?

February 10, 2012 BY / 21

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Sure, some solitary sneaker releases like the recent Air Jordan XI ‘Concord’ Retro and a few others have packed as much (or more) anticipation and frenzy, but we’re not sure if there’s ever been a date in sneaker history with so many high profile releases all dropping on the same day. Where do we start?  How about the Dave White Air Jordan 1 which has been heavily previewed and eagerly awaited while sitting in limbo without a confirmed release date? Or maybe the Nike ‘Black History Month’ Collection featuring Nike Basketball’s three-headed signature model monster and an accompanying set of four NSW offerings? Still not cracking your wallet open? Perhaps the ‘Old Royal’ Air Jordan X will change your mind. Or with Valentine’s Day on the way, maybe it will be a pair of the ‘Voltage Cherry’ Air Jordan IV GS for the lady or little lady in your life. Last but not least is the ‘Dynamic Blue’ colorway of the popular Zoom Rookie LWP model which has thus far been absent from the 2012 release schedule until now.

Quite a crop indeed, and while there is no singular release in the eleven sneakers anywhere near Concord-ian magnitude, the sum of all these parts adds up to quite possibly the most action-packed release date we’ve ever seen and a lot of difficult decisions for sneakerheads everywhere. Oh yeah, and by the way, White/Cement Air Jordan IV’s drop next Saturday and the All-Star weekend batch at the end of the month may trump this week’s bonanza. Hottest month ever? Foot Locker thinks so. Time to smash open those piggy banks and gear up for month long release mayhem, all starting tonight at midnight on NikeStore and nationwide at brick and mortar retailers like Extra Butter. Let us know what you’ll be copping tomorrow night and stay tuned to Sneaker News for all the latest on the February heatwave.


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21 comments
djk
djk

2 weeks from now

No name
No name

Nobody else interested in the 10's? Good more for me

angelmac10
angelmac10

NIKE dont have all these at retail please on swoosh

Lucas
Lucas

Nah!....not interested on these to be honest. ASGs are most anticipated.

@LO_okatMyKicks
@LO_okatMyKicks

Feb. 23-25 All-Star Weekend Nike and JB will do it all again with Nike's All-Star line up Kobe 7, Lebron 9, KD 4, 3 pair of All Star Dunks, 2 Nike Air Flight One, Galaxy Foams, AJ 2012, Spizike, and Diamond Turf's All in Three Days.... FML Nike and JB are raping the shit out pockets already but this is ridiculous.

Jerronimo
Jerronimo

Dave White's are dope. digging that Hat. Where's the coat?

Jonathan
Jonathan

I was on hold for over an hour on the 4th when 3 shoes released: The red Foams/Bordeaux Spizikes/black/grey Kobe VII. That's an elite release, an average to above average release and a plain release that hasn't sold out a single size since. I can't even imagine what this is going to be like. That and if the Flight Ones Orlando/Foam Galaxy/KD Kobe LeBron AllStars/Jordan 2012 YOTDs release on the same day..whoa

David Romero
David Romero

There's a lot I'd like to have in that photo! but if I can only pick one itd be the kd4s.

javier_tx_teacher
javier_tx_teacher

the only ones im trying for are the dave white (but only for retail)...hope i can pick some up

stigz
stigz

more like the most annoying release day ever

@bad_news_trues
@bad_news_trues

no. February 23rd will be the biggest release day ever.. wayyy too much heat coming out then

adam
adam

dope!!!!! I want like 7 of those kicks pictured...I need a 2nd job!

wusupwitdat
wusupwitdat

Dont care about any of these. Id take dave whites but not for 175

bdogg
bdogg

passin this weekend..nothing interests me to be honest..waiting on cements and those orlando flight ones!

we shall see!
we shall see!

It seems as though this might be the biggest release day ever, but in my opinion it will be trumped in less than 2 weeks. Nike/JB are smart, they realize a very high percentage of these kicks will sell out as they've made it much easier for re-sellers to buy up everything by combining everything into a one day event. The funny part of this is, and trust me it is funny, the re-sellers who buy up everything will suddenly realize they can't turn a profit because they've got too much and they'll end up re-selling to break even or possibly lose dough. While some re-sellers are indeed smarty pants, the vast majority are newbies and this will be the true test to see if they understand the basic concept of supply and demand.

Kayla
Kayla

galasy foams and cherry $s for me right now

JeRz
JeRz

Its possible

Kt Showers
Kt Showers

1ST!!!!!! AND I WILL BE GETTING WING ONES IF NO RESSELLERS BUY OUT MY SIZE LIKE USUAL....UGH SO NOT FAIR TO NOT GET A DECENT ONCE IN ALIFE TIME RELEASE AT RETAIL CUZ SOME IDIOT WANTS TO BE AS SELFISH AS TO MAKE HIS LIFES EARNINGS OFF OF IT...

CyborgNS6NL
CyborgNS6NL

F'd how the af1's is either way in the back or at the bottom and those r my favs...

Hector
Hector

you have no life



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