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Top Stories Of The Week: 8/15 – 8/21

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On the eve of the Yeezy Boost’s third retail release, there were plenty of stories that occupied the week outside of Kanye’s latest collaborative effort with adidas. From a detailed look at the upcoming “What The” LeBron 12, Drake giving us the best look yet at his OVO x Air Jordan 8 pairs, and more creative ASICS collaborations, there’s plenty to catch up on over the weekend. Check out a full rundown of the week’s Top Stories and stay tuned for more updates right here on Sneaker News.

YEEZY BOOST RELEASE UPDATES

Did you luck out and secure your pair of the adidas Yeezy 350 Boost “Black”? Arguably the release of summer is slated to arrive over the weekend, and plenty will swing and miss on this one. Happy hunting. More details on Kanye’s latest here:

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Full Store List For adidas Yeezy 350 Boost “Black”
Why It Sucks To Work For adidas Right Before A Yeezy Boost Release
According To Kanye West’s Camp, These Yeezy Boosts Aren’t “Pirate Black”

THIS WEEK IN AIR JORDAN NEWS

Drake’s victory lap continues with two awesome new Air Jordan 8 “OVO” pairs. We also got a look at the upcoming Supreme x Air Jordan 5 packaging as well as a couple of Air Jordan 1 Retro High colorways that tread on the premium side of things.

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A First Look At The Air Jordan 7 Inspired By A McDonald’s Commercial From 1992
Drake Unveils The OVO x Air Jordan 8 “6IX YEARS”
Is This The Supreme x Air Jordan 5 Shoebox?
Official Images Of The Air Jordan 9 Retro “Anthracite”
Another Air Jordan Retro Faces Issues With Mold
No Surprise That These Jordans Come In “Oregon” Colors
First Look At The Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG “Tan Leather”
Rip Hamilton Shows Off The Next Air Jordan 1 Pinnacle Release
Another Kids-Exclusive Release Of The Air Jordan 1 High
The Unthinkable Happened To Fat Joe’s DMP Jordans
Air Jordan 1 High “Hornets”
David Price Is Running Through The Six With Air Jordan 13s

THIS WEEK IN NIKE BASKETBALL NEWS

The What The Nike LeBron 12 is slated to release in early September, but with a new NIKEiD option that features eclectic prints and patterns on the posite overlay, is the pair suddenly outmatched? Plenty of new KD release info too:

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A History Of Nike Featured On The “What The” LeBron 12
NikeLab and LeBron James Team Up For The First Time In History
Nike Unlocks A “What The” LeBron 12 On NIKEiD
Nike LeBron 12 EXT “Volt” – Release Date
Nike KD 8 “Hunt’s Hill Sunset” – Release Date
Nike Unveils “Sgt. Mamba” Option For The Kobe 10 iD
Nike Tells Yet Another Story About Kobe’s Comeback From Injury

THIS WEEK IN NIKE SPORTSWEAR NEWS

fragment design’s takeover of this year’s tennis tournament duties continues atop the Nike Air Trainer 1 for the upcoming US Open. The Nike Air Oscillate returned in a crazy new Safari print and a new Foamposite is on the horizon in a cool Olive Suede colorway.

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fragment design x NikeLab Air Trainer 1 SP “US Open” – Release Date
Nike Air Oscillate “Safari”
Nike Welcomes Back Pete Sampras With Unexpected Shoe Release
Get Ready For The Return Of Another Nike Air Tech Challenge III OG
Nike Air Foamposite One “Olive” – Release Date

THIS WEEK IN NIKE HUARACHE NEWS

Camo print finally hit Tinker’s classic 1991 offering in the Nike Air Huarache as well as this OG inspired Nike Huarache NM entering the fold.

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Finally, Camo Print Arrives On The Nike Air Huarache
The Nike Huarache NM In Bold Berry And Emerald

THIS WEEK IN ADIDAS NEWS

John Wall’s second signature sneaker with adidas finally has a release date in both a Home and Away variety. The three stripes continues to get creative with the Tubular thanks to a new Primeknit X construction.

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adidas Announces Release Info For John Wall’s J Wall 2
Behold The adidas Tubular X Primeknit
An adidas EQT Support ‘93 With A New Take On “Multi-Color”
Jam Master Jay Honored By adidas With This Incredible Sneaker
Have You Ever Seen “Camo Gum” Soles? It’s On Derrick Rose’s Next Shoe
The adidas EQT Support ’93 Releases For September Are Outstanding

THIS WEEK IN ASICS NEWS

FootPatrol’s apocalyptic take on the ASICS Gel Lyte III for the shoe’s 25th anniversary is one of the most premium collaborations we’ve seen this year. ASICS Tiger continues to revamp old classics in more accessible lifestyle takes too.

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FootPatrol x ASICS Gel Lyte III “Squad” – Release Date
Asics Brings Workwear Vibes With New Collection for Fall 2015
Graphic Prints Aplenty In The ASICS GEL-Kayano EVO “Shibuya”
ASICS Takes On The Winter Trail With Upcoming Releases

THIS WEEK IN NEW BALANCE NEWS

New Balance extends its collaborative hand toward the NB 530. Premier proves to be more than just your average skateshop with a premium auto-industry inspired take on the classic New Balance 998.

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N.HOOLYWOOD x New Balance 530
With Upcoming New Balance 998 Collaboration, Premier Shows Us How Skateshops Can Fully Evolve

THIS WEEK IN REEBOK NEWS

Reebok pays its respects to the Reignman with this creative colorway atop the Reebok Kamikaze II Mid.

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A Tribute To The Reign Man: The Reebok Kamikaze II Mid “Reign Pack”

THIS WEEK IN SNEAKER TOPICS

Klay looks less than thrilled at his new ANTA signature sneaker, we gave you a recap of 11 other adidas creations that will serve as respectable replacements for that adidas Yeezy 350 Boost you missed out on, and we Flashed back to ’95 with a look at the best of the rest from that awesome year.

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11 adidas Shoes You Can Buy Instead Of The Yeezy Boost
Macklemore Traded A Live Performance For An Opportunity To Design Air Jordans
Jordan 101: The Air Jordan IX Goes International
Flashback to ’95: The Best of the Rest
Klay Thompson Unveils ANTA Signature Shoe, Appears To Be Holding Back Tears Of Regret
The Air Jordans In EA Sports NBA Live ’16 Are Pretty Darn Realistic