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Top Stories Of The Week: 8/22 – 8/28

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It was a busy week in the sneaker world. From Kanye strolling out in a new all-white adidas Yeezy 350 Boost to Nike Basketball’s announcement that they’ll be harkening back to He Got Game with the return of the Pearl Foamposite Pros, there’s definitely a lot to catch up on. That’s where our latest Top Stories comes into play. Check out the best of the best from our latest week in review and let us know which story was your favorite in the comments section.

THIS WEEK IN AIR JORDAN NEWS

Jordan Brand prepares for a new retro release exclusively for kids, we got a first out of box look at the upcoming Air Jordan 5 Low ’90 Altenrate too.

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Jordan Brand Prepares Another Retro Release Exclusively For Kids
Air Jordan 11 IE Low “Referee” – Release Date
First Look At The Air Jordan 5 Low ’90 “Alternate”
The Jordan Future Low Is In Time For The Back To School Season

THIS WEEK IN YEEZY BOOST NEWS

Kanye broke out a brand new white on white Yeezy 350 Boost, but there’s no word yet on whether this was a pair made exclusively for James Harden’s white-out birthday party or if the pair will actually release. A new beige sample surfaced too.

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A Legendary NYC Store Is Giving Away Yeezy Boosts On Instagram In The Easiest Way Possible
Kim Kardashian Says Yeezy Supply Is Still Giving Away Black Yeezy Boost 350s
Kanye West’s All-White adidas Yeezy Boost 350
The Hype Around Kanye West’s Yeezy Boost Hasn’t Peaked Yet
adidas Yeezy Boost 350 “Beige” Sample

THIS WEEK IN NIKE BASKETBALL NEWS

The Mambacurial Kobes are headed to retailers sooner than expected. Nike outfitted an entire basketball court with a larger-than-life LeBron mural on the court and even had The King wear the upcoming LeBron 13s.

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The “Mambacurial” Will Prove To Be The Best Nike Kobe 10 Elite Yet
Jordan, Griffey Jr., Bo Jackson, And More Nike Signature Athletes Honored In The What The LeBron 12
Nike’s Giant LeBron James Mural In Philippines Features The Upcoming LeBron 13
Here’s The Best Look at the Nike LeBron 13
LeBron James Wore A Brand New Sneaker At The Nike WHQ, But It’s Not The LeBron 13
Only One Color Is Needed For This Upcoming Nike LeBron 12 Release
Kevin Durant and Nike Revisit Hunt’s Hill For Upcoming Release
Another Thunderous Pair Of Nike KDs Emerge

THIS WEEK IN NIKE SPORTSWEAR NEWS

Nike’s paying respect to He Got Game with an awesome two shoe collection inspired by the shoes worn by Jesus Shuttlesworth and his dad in the movie’s seminal scene.

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Nike Pays Tribute To Jesus Shuttlesworth With Upcoming Pack Release
Nike Foamposites Are Back In A Big Way This November
Nike Is Paying Tribute To Jordan And Pippen In An Unexpected Way
Three Of The Best Nike Flyknit Air Max Colorways Yet Are Releasing Soon
Nike Adds Tech Fleece To The Presto
Andre Agassi On Designing With Tinker, His Return To Nike, And More
Nike’s Newest “Multi-Color” Flyknit Sneaker Might Be The Best Since The Original

THIS WEEK IN NIKE SB NEWS

Christmas in August. The Nike SB Dunk will release in a special holiday take later this year featuring candy cane striping throughout. Nike SB also revamped the All Court with a special colorway for skater Cory Kennedy.

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SNEAKER NEWS VOLUME TWO Extended: Behind The Scenes Of The Concepts “Grail”
See What Nike SB Has In Store For Christmas
Nike SB Welcomes The All Court Sneaker With Special Cory Kennedy Release

THIS WEEK IN ADIDAS NEWS

Derrick Rose’s sixth signautre was given official release dates, and the surprising return to form for the T-MAC line continues with more limited edition retros.

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Derrick Rose, Back To His Pre-Injury Form, Is Ready For The adidas D Rose 6
Should Rick Owens Use adidas Boost For His Designs?
adidas And Tracy McGrady Have An Incredibly Limited Release Coming Later This Year
adidas Y-3 Continues To Raise Eyebrows With The QR Boost
A Golden Take On The Classic adidas Superstar

THIS WEEK IN PUMA NEWS

Ronnie Fieg teamed up with the German brand to make another sneaker and Steven Spielberg’s Jaws film inspired a new collaboration from two respected shops.

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Ronnie Fieg Designed Another New Puma Sneaker
Steven Spielberg’s Jaws Film Inspires This Upcoming Sneaker Collaboration

THIS WEEK IN SNEAKER TOPICS

RIP Chocolate Thunder. Darryl Dawkins was one of the first basketball players to go through his own sneaker war and we looked back at his influence on the game with his signature style and menacing dunks. Foot Locker refused to ship Yeezy Boosts and the oft-forgotten Air Jordan 2009 got a revisit in our latest Jordan 101.

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Jordan 101: The Diamond-Cut Performance of the Air Jordan 2009
Foot Locker Refuses To Ship Yeezy Boosts To Resellers
Remembering How Darryl Dawkins Was Coveted By Sneaker Brands And Ended Up In A Nike Lawsuit
New Balance Wins The Award For Most Awkward Tweet Of The Year