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Top Stories of the Week: 04/11 – 04/17

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Surprise DSM x Air Jordan 1 releases at 21 Mercer, watching in envy of NikeLab Milan as resellers yanked a good portion of Kobe 10 Elite Low HTMs from store shelves, and a fully updated look at Jordan Brand’s upcoming Holiday 2015 Collection made for a busy week. We understand if you missed out on some of the updates, and that’s why we’re back to give you a brand new installment of our Top Stories of the Week. Be sure to stick around after the break for a full rundown and let us know what your favorite update of the week was by taking your thoughts to the comments.

THIS WEEK IN AIR JORDAN NEWS

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Jordan Brand’s holiday 2015 lineup became crystal clear as we received an updated look at their late-2015 release schedule.

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Release Dates For Holiday 2015 Air Jordans Are Here
Jordan Brand To Release A Retro Inspired By The Legendary Statue
Air Jordan 7 “Hare” Releases on May 16th
Air Jordan 13 Low “Quai 54″
A Preview of Jordan Brand Classic 2015 PEs
The OVO x Air Jordan 10 Released Without Notice
A Detailed Look At The Air Jordan 11Lab4
Jordan Melo M11 “Medium Berry”
Another Girls-Exclusive Of The Air Jordan 1 Retro OG
The Jordan Son Of Mars Low in “Hornets” Form
Jordan Future Low “Faded Olive”
Jordan Spiz’ike “Turquoise Blue” – Release Date
The Air Jordan 1 Low Returns With Jumpman Tongues

THIS WEEK IN NIKE KOBE NEWS

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The HTM Kobe 10 Elite Low released in a unique exhibit in Milan and we finally found out which sneaker our readers consider to be the best Kobe release of all time.

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HTM x NikeLab Kobe 10 Elite Low
The HTM x Nike Kobe 10 Elite Low Installation In Milan
Nike Kobe 10 GS – Black – Bright Crimson – Anthracite
The “What The” Kobe 8 Wins Our March Madness Tournament, But Is It The Greatest Kobe Ever?

THIS WEEK IN NIKE LEBRON NEWS

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The Nike LeBron 12 Elite released in its debut colorway this week, while the initial LeBron 12 construction is arriving this summer in the above pictured patriotic theme.

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Nike LeBron 12 “USA”
Get Ready For the Nike LeBron 12 Elite iD
LeBron Needs To Break Out The “Rubber City” During The Playoffs
These XBOX Inspired Nike LeBrons Aren’t Customs
Nike LeBron 12 Christ The King “Away” PE on eBay

THIS WEEK IN NIKE SPORTSWEAR NEWS

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Is every Nike Sportswear release going to come in an all red rendition for the foreseeable future? The Nike Sock Dart is along with this new Air Max.

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Even The Nike Sock Dart Is Going All-Red
The Nike Air Max 2015 Is Going Full “Infrared”
Liberty Lets Loose With The Rare “Merlin” Print For Upcoming Nike Sportswear Collaboration
A New Nike Air Trainer Huarache With Some ACG Vibes
Here’s Another Dover Street Market x NikeLab Release You Should Know About
Nike Roshe LD-1000 For Sony Music Artists By fragment design
The OG Of All Trainer Colorways Hits the Nike Air Trainer III
The Nike Air Tech Challenge IV Low That Jerry Seinfeld Will Approve

THIS WEEK IN NIKE SB NEWS

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Mag inspired Dunks, Blue Camo Janoskis, and Air Jordan referencing collaborations? Nike SB has set out to dominate the summer with a number of interesting releases.

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The Nike Mag, In SB Dunk Form
Grape V-Inspired Nike SB Dunks Are In The Works
The Closest To A “Tiffany” Colorway Of The Nike SB Blazer We’ve Ever Seen
Blue Camo Hits The Nike Lunar Janoski

THIS WEEK IN ADIDAS NEWS

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adidas Hoops gets ready for the playoffs with a new Crazylight Primeknit Boost and an update to MIZXFLUX creates even more possibilities for the adidas ZX Flux.

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adidas Hoops Prepares For The Playoffs With The Crazylight Primeknit Boost
Yeezy Taught Them Well: Upcoming adidas Sneaker Resembles the Yeezy Boost
An Update To The adidas MIZXFLUX App Is Here
Hawaiian Inspired Prints Appear on the Upcoming adidas ZX8000 Boost
The First adidas Tubular Collaboration Is Finally Here

THIS WEEK IN ASICS NEWS

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Asics gets experimental with their upcoming ‘Tie Die’ Gel Lyte Vs and BAIT presents their new ‘Misfits’ collaboration.

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BAIT With Another Splash Hit In The Asics Gel Lyte V “Misfits”
atmos Goes Camo Again For Their Next Sneaker Collab
Get Your Jogger Pants Ready: Asics Previews Entire Fall 2015 Collection
Here’s A Look At One Of Asics’ Best GR Releases Of The Year
Another Tie Dye Option If You Love The Asics Gel Lyte V
Asics Gel Lyte V “Tie Dye”

THIS WEEK IN NEW BALANCE NEWS

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Concepts commemorates the Boston Marathon with this New Balance 574.

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Concepts Celebrates Boston With A New Balance 574
New Balance 1600 in “Send Help” Colors
New Balance Gets Preppy With The “Pique Polo” 574s
New Balance Releases More Great Colorways With Guitar Picks Attached To Them

THIS WEEK IN REEBOK NEWS

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J.J. Watt leads the training regime as Reebok’s latest signature athlete.

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J.J. Watt Borrows A Line From Mars Blackmon To Announce Reebok Deal
This Reebok Instapump Fury With Purple Paisley Isn’t A Collaboration

THIS WEEK IN PUMA NEWS

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Slam Jam and ALIFE both get a chance to collaborate with Puma in the near future while the XT1 is being brought back in a big way for summer.

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ALIFE’s Collaboration With Puma Continues With Four More Sneakers
Slam Jam Reveals A Second Puma States Colorway
Foot Patrol x Trax Couture x Puma R698 “Record Store Day”
Puma’s Retro Classic, The XT1, Arrives In Four New Colorways

THIS WEEK IN SNEAKER TOPICS

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We looked at 16 key players to watch during this weekend’s NBA Playoff Round 1 match ups and sneaker emojis are a thing now. So there’s that.

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The 16 Players to Watch in the First Round of the NBA Playoffs
Texting Your Sneakerhead Friends Just Got More Fun Thanks To “Shoemojis”
Nike Just Released A Popular Sneaker Without A Release Date
Nike Close To A Long-Term Deal With The NBA
Budget Heat: April’s 10 Best Sneakers for $100 or Less
Underdog To NBA Champ? Here’s Steph Curry’s Under Armour Shoes For The Playoffs
Nike’s EYBL Kicked Off Last Weekend – Here’s What Was Spotted On-Feet