November 9th, 2011 by John Kim
The game of basketball has spread an infectious desire of unity on a global level, and last year, Nike Basketball teamed up with Jordan Brand and Converse Basketball to present the World Basketball Festival, a celebration of the sport that has made an impact on a number of countries. This Friday, Nike Basketball will release a special pack of the Nike Zoom Hyperdunk 2010 titled the ‘Make Something’ Collection, featuring five country-specific colorways ornately designed with iconic imagery of each nation. The stars and stripes don the U.S. version, while decorative feathers detail to toe of the Brazil colorway. With each of the five colorways is an accompanying Nike Sportwear Destroyer varsity jacket, which also features select patches and logos on the chest, back, and sleeves. Hit up Nike Sportswear at 21 Mercer to get any one of the five Hyperdunks and jackets from the Make Something Pack – we’ve got a detailed look at the entire set below.
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October 18th, 2011 by Aaron Hope
Word from Nike Las Vegas on the latest drop from the Swoosh’s roundball contingent reads more like a riddle than straightforward release info. Plenty of NBA players continued to rock the Nike Zoom Hyperdunk 2010 into this year, but new colorways haven’t released in quite some time as the 2011 has gained momentum after Blake Griffin helped build its anticipation to a fever pitch. So seeing these new Hyperdunk 2010s done in nation-specific PE colorways for the USA, Brazil, China, Puerto Rico and France drop when the 2012 Olympics are still 10 months away makes you wonder exactly what’s going on here. Add in the fact that the same Nevada Niketown will have quantities of the LeBron 9 ‘Cannon’ and ‘Binary Blue’ Zoom Rookie LWPs available on the same day, and the question shifts toward whether you or your sneaker friends will purchase these. Potentially a sleeper collector’s item and most definitely a puzzlingly timed release, you can see the whole run of national Hyperdunk 2010s after the jump.
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