May 27th, 2011 by Aaron Hope
There haven’t been too terribly many new Nike Basketball releases with Shox cushioning in the past few years, possibly connected with the fact that only two NBA players were spotted rocking them as recently as last season. But this year was different with a revival of big men wearing the pillar-soled sneakers and preview images revealing that next season will see Shox paired with what figures to be among the league’s most popular models. The Nike Hypershox 2011 can be succinctly described as the Zoom Hyperdunk 2011 plus Shox in the heel, the futuristic Fuse uppers a worthy match to next generation Air Shox. This first grey, red and white colorway looks to be one of the first of the model also referred to as (Air) Shox Hyperballer (2011), and though the retail release remains a while off, you can see some detailed images after the jump and grab a few sizes early from Kicks-lab.
Nike Hypershox 2011
Wolf Grey/White-Sport Red
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May 20th, 2011 by John Kim
Boing boing. At the turn of the century, Nike introduced Shox technology, which was as comfortable as it was gimmicky. Compared to sleek nature of Max Air, Shox was a turn in a completely opposite direction as Shox cushioning gave its shoes a completely futuristic, robotic appeal. While Shox is still prevalent in running quarters, it’s been slowly phased out of Basketball over the last few years thanks to the supreme comfort of Zoom Air and re-tooled basketball-specific Max Air. Nike Shox Basketball is about to make a big comeback with the Nike Hypershox, which features the newer Air-infused Shox pillars for cushioning and a Hyperfuse upper. The Hypershox is set for a debut later this year, but take a look at this detailed gallery of an upcoming Grey/Red/White colorway below and let us know what you think. via Marqueesole.
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April 25th, 2011 by John Kim
Four games into Round 1, and the picture depicting the NBA Champions are a bit more clear. For one, it’s not orange and blue, thanks to a four-game sweep at the hands of the Boston Celtics. Carmelo debuted the ‘Home’ colorway of the Jordan Melo M7 Advance, Amare Stoudemire finally revealed a new PE of the Zoom Huarache TR Mid in a blazing orange and white colorway, and Jermaine O’neal wore a Black/Green colorway of the Nike Hypershox 2011. Is the championship picture White, Red, and Yellow? It could be, but the Sixers avoided their own 0-4 sweep by winning Game 4, giving us at least one more opportunity to get a look at the LeBron 8 P.S. Black/Sport Red and D-Wade’s Jordan Fly Wade in the Away PE version. Atlanta got closer to pulling off an upset, as the Hawks took a 3-1 lead in their series with Orlando. The sneaker highlights included Gilbert Arenas’ Nike Air Go LWP, Q-Rich’s Jordan Play In These PE, and Joe Johnson’s Jordan Prime 5. The Bulls still hold a strong 3-1 lead, but an injury to Derrick Rose paired with the Pacers intensified play could change that series.
Out West, Zach Randolph proved that he was worth every penny by hitting a key three-pointer at the end of the game to give the 8-seed Grizzlies a surprising 2-1 lead against the San Antonio Spurs. Kevin Durant, who had been wearing the Zoom KD III ‘POP’ for the first two games, sported a new colorway of the Zoom KD III en route to a win in Game against the Nuggets. One of the more interesting match-ups has been the Blazers/Mavericks series, currently tied at two games a piece; LaMarcus Aldridge wore the Silver/Red PE colorway of the Air Max Hyperdunk 2010, but we should see the second Playoff version soon. The Lakers/Hornets match-up has been a good one as well, and so have the sneakers! We got a look at a new PE colorway of the Nike Hyperfuse 2011 on Lamar Odom as well as a Jordan CP3.IV Home PE. The First Round of the Playoffs are at a halfway point so check out the full recap of the games from the last three nights below! via Yahoo!.
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