On every sneakerhead’s calender of upcoming releases, only a select number of key dates get the world really amped up. Chances are you have mid-February’s All-Star hoopla, the Air Jordan 11 staple for the holiday, and the new Nike Basketball signatures circled on your planner, but none are as profoundly impactful of the Doernbecher Freestyle, which typically releases in mid-late Fall.. This year, the Nike x Doernbecher partnership will extend to an incredible eleventh year, and even though there are months between now and the official unveil, there’s no question that we all have “DB” in mind. Since 2007, Nike’s efforts with Doernbecher Children’s Hospital were emphasized with the release of the first-ever Air Jordan II Doernbecher, and since then, a widely-celebrated tradition began; while many have their opinions as to which Doernbecher Jordan is the cream of the crop, the Air Jordan 3 designed by Cole Johanson certainly makes its case as the best ever.
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