November 22, 2013 BY John Kim
Was this past week in sneakers the most eventful of the year? While nothing went down for certain, rumors of Kanye West leaving for adidas ruled the sneaker headlines this week. But Sneaker News was business as usual, bringing you the most up-to-date news on all your favorite categories. The Air Jordan 12 “Gamma Blue” got a confirmed release date, a first look at the Kobe 9 got revealed, LeBron showed off a sick “Floral” PE, and KD revealed his favorite childhood cartoon. Fellow Nike athlete Calvin Johnson got some due props with the Megatron Rises Pack, while Penny Hardaway came back into the limelight with an Air Force 1 Low. Year of the Horse is a slowly but surely buzzing topic thanks to the Flightposite Exposed model, while Retro runners continue to dominate with the re-release of two OG Air 180s.
adidas Originals unveils the Luxury Pack, taking animal-inspired materials to another level, while Ronnie Fieg reveals a release date for his upcoming New Balance 1600 creation. Reebok detailed a complete Iverson sig-shoe history, while another upcoming collab with Stash had sneakerheads buzzing. Vans teamed up with Pendleton for a dope set of classics, while fellow skate label Nike SB joined forces with outdoor brand Poler for two great collabs. Customs were a huge hit again, while some dope Jordan PEs had us pondering more colorway possibilities for the future. In Sneaker News Select, we showed you one of the most in-depth Kobe collection around. Sneaker News Weekly Rewind is prepared for you in full just below, so take a look and get caught up with the best sneaker site out there.
THIS WEEK IN AIR JORDAN NEWS
A release date for the Gamma Blue 12s and a detailed look at a surprising AJ1 Retro topped this week’s news.
“White/Infrared” Air Jordan 6 Retro
Air Jordan 1 Retro High Premier – Varsity Red – Dark Army
Air Jordan 12 “Gamma Blue” – Release Date
Air Jordan 5 “Oreo” – Beauty Shots
Air Jordan 12 “Playoffs” Cleat
Air Jordan 1 Mid – Black – Gold – Red
Air Jordan 1 Mid – Gym Red – Dark Sea
Air Jordan 5 GS “Tropical Teal” – Release Date
Jordan 6 Rings GS “Elephant” – Black – Gym Red
NIKEiD Jordan CP3.VII – “Argyle/Cliff Paul” Option
Air Jordan XX8 SE “OKC Camo” – Release Date
“OKC Camo” Air Jordan XX8 SE
Jordan CP3.VII “Woven”
THIS WEEK IN KOBE NEWS
The Kobe 9 is ready to rise. Are you?
THIS WEEK IN LEBRON NEWS
LeBron’s got some sick floral joints on his feet. Check it out below!
Nike LeBron 11 “Floral” PE
Nike LeBron 11 “Dunkman”
“Galaxy” Nike Zoom Soldier VII
Nike Zoom Soldier 7 – Brave Blue – Green Glow – Mineral Teal – Atomic Pink
Nike LeBron 11 “Terracotta Warrior” – Nikestore Release Info
THIS WEEK IN KD NEWS
KD channels his childhood memories again with a “Rugrats” colorway.
Jordan Brand’s main guy is wearing some upcoming Retros.
Chris Paul in Air Jordan 5 “Oreo”
Usher Unboxes the Air Jordan 11 “Gamma Blue”
Trinidad James Presents Camp James “1st and 15th” Episode 2
Macklemore in Air Jordan 6 “Oreo” + Air Jordan 13 “Altitude”
THIS WEEK IN NBA/NCAA FEET
A hot week of NBA/NCAA action – get a full recap below.
NBA Feet: Weekend Recap – 11/15 – 11/17
NBA Feet: Around The League – 11/18 – 11/19
NBA Feet: Around The League – 11/20 – 11/21
NCAA Feet: Around the Nation – 11/15 – 11/18
NCAA Feet: Around the Nation – 11/19 – 11/20
Kobe Bryant in Nike Kobe 8 “Black/Purple” PE During Team Practice
Nike Zoom Crusader – James Harden Houston Rockets PE
Nike Air Legacy 3 – Paul Pierce Brooklyn Nets “Home” PE
THIS WEEK IN POSITE NEWS
Nike Sportswear is gearing up for the Year of the Horse. Check out the Flightposite Exposed below.
“Year of the Horse” Nike Flightposite Exposed
Nike Air Max Hyperposite – LaMarcus Aldridge “Away” PE
Nike Air Foamposite One “Safari” – Beauty Shots
THIS WEEK IN NIKE SPORTSWEAR NEWS
J.R. Smith’s Orange Pythons, Size?’s “Teal Pack”, and a slew of Air Max Lights topped this week’s NSW offerings.
Nike Air Python “Orange” – J.R. Smith PE
Size? x Nike Air “Teal Pack”
Nike Air Penny 5 “Camo”
Nike Air Max Light Essential – Black – Sail – Red
Nike Cortez NM
atmos x Nike Air Max 90 “Camo Pack” – Bodega Release Info
Nike Air Max 180 OG Pack
Nike Air 180 “Concord” – The Pair Michael Jordan Wore
Nike Air Max 93 + Air Huarache “Teal Pack” – Size? Exclusive
Nike LunarTerra Arktos “Tiger Camo”
Nike WMNS Dunk Super Sky Hi – Black
Nike Air Huarache – Dark Loden – Volt
Nike Air Huarache – Wolf Grey – Purple – Volt
Nike Air Max Plus TN – Champs Exclusive
Nike Air Diamond Turf “Oregon Ducks” – Special Edition Case
THIS WEEK IN NIKE SB NEWS
DJ Clark Kent’s Nike SB collab is gaining steam, while Poler his us with two more great styles.
DJ Clark Kent x Nike SB Collection
DJ Clark Kent x Nike SB Dunk Low “112″ – Available Early on eBay
DJ Clark Kent x Nike SB P-Rod 7 Hyperfuse Max – Release Date
DJ Clark Kent x Nike SB P-Rod 7 High – Release Date
Poler x Nike Trainerendor Mid
Poler x Nike Dunk High OMS – Black Spruce – Classic Brown
Nike SB Stefan Janoski – Medium Grey – Black
Nike SB Dunk Low “Wool”
Nike SB Dunk High “Ugly Christmas Sweater” – Release Date
Nike SB Stefan Janoski GS “Doernbecher”
Nike Snowboarding LunarENDOR QS
THIS WEEK IN AIR FORCE 1 NEWS
Penny and AF1 come together to lead a solid week of headlines.
Nike Air Force 1 “Air Penny”
Nike Air Force 1 Low “Elephant Print” – 2014 Preview
Nike Air Force 1 Low – Black – Shiny Silver – Green Glow
Nike Air Force 1 High – Midnight Navy – Black – Gum Medium Brown
Nike Air Force 1 Downtown “Black Suede”
Nike Air Force 1 High “Barkroot Brown”
Nike Air Force 1 Low “Brown Canvas”
Nike Air Force 1 Bespoke “Liberty De La Segundo” by Kal Seth
NIKE “MEGATRON RISES” PACK
Calvin Johnson gets proper props with the “Megatron Rises” Pack.
Nike “Megatron Rises” Pack
THIS WEEK IN REEBOK NEWS
FootPatrol goes with the Classic Leather Mid in this sick outdoor-inspired design.
Packer Shoes x Reebok Kamikaze II “Remember the Alamo Remix”
FootPatrol x Reebok Classic Leather Mid “On the Rocks”
Stash x Reebok Pump – Teaser
Reebok Pump Omni Lite OG Re-release
Reebok Basketball: A Brief History of Allen Iverson’s Signature Sneakers
THIS WEEK IN ADIDAS NEWS
adidas and the Brooklyn Nets team up for the Crazy 8, while a new Mutombo colorways gets teased.
adidas Originals Luxury Sneaker Pack
adidas Mutombo – Black – White
adidas Crazy 8 “Brooklyn Nets”
adidas T-Mac 3 Retro Preview
adidas Originals ZX 850 – Aluminum – Hi Res Red
adidas to End SLVR Line
adidas Crazy Light 3 – High Res Red – White – Blast Blue
adidas Crazy Quick – Blast Blue – Red – Yellow
adidas Springblade Heather Collection
adidas Originals Teases Upcoming Mutombo Release
THIS WEEK IN NEW BALANCE NEWS
Ronnie Fieg gives us a release date for “Daytona”.
THIS WEEK IN VANS NEWS
Vans and Pendleton team up for an incredible set of releases.
Is the Nike Air Yeezy a thing of the past?
What Do You Think?: Kanye West Leaving Nike
THIS WEEK IN CUSTOM SNEAKERS
Another solid set of customs for you to grab inspiration from – check them out here!
This Week in Custom Sneakers: 11/16 – 11/22
THIS WEEK IN AIR JORDAN PE’S, OG’S & SAMPLES
Bibby, Ray, and MJ himself – check out these not-for-sale Jordans below.
THIS WEEK ON SNEAKER NEWS SELECT
Sneaker News Select has four great stories for you this week – did you catch them all?
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