Not only was it #MambaDay on April 13th, but it was pretty much Mamba Week as far as sneaker headlines were concerned, as Kobe and his Nike signature series took over. From the conclusion of the Black Mamba pack to the launch of the special edition Mamba Day NIKEiD options for the Kobe 11, to even adidas getting on on the action with the “Vino” pack, Kobe sneaker news was everywhere this week. As usual there was also some big Jordan Brand news, and while we can’t forget about Steph Curry and the Warriors achieving a 73-9 season. See all of this week’s top sneaker stories below.
Kobe Refuses To Sign Swaggy P’s adidas, Throws Them In Trash
Kobe stayed at cold-blooded as ever when Nick Young asked him to sign a pair of his adidas sneakers. Apparently Kobe doesn’t have much love for the brand that he got his start with in the NBA.
Steph Curry Leads Warriors To Historic Night Wearing New Signature Shoe
Steph Curry and the Warriors shattered the 1995-96 Chicago Bulls’ best NBA record ever on Wednesday night, with Steph wearing his new Under Armour Curry 2.5 model built for the Playoffs.
Nike Confirms More Kobe Signature Shoes And Retros
Are you Kobe fans afraid that his sneakers will be done for now that he’s retired? Fret no longer, because Nike confirms that the Kobe line isn’t going anywhere.
Supplied PDX Stopped By Nike And Feds For Selling Fakes
Hopefully you’ve never bought sneakers from Supplied PDX.
Nike Begins Kobe’s Post-Retirement Era With “Muse” Pack
Kobe may be done on the court, but his current signature model is still going strong. Up next is the “Muse” pack. featuring three colorways inspired by Eric Avar, Mark Parker, and Tinker Hatfield.
Foamposites Are Getting The “Olympic” Treatment
It looks like the classic Nike Air Foamposite One is getting ready for this summer’s Olympic games with a patriotic red, white, and blue colorway with gold accents, of course.
The Most Popular Multi-Color Flyknit Shoe Is Back
Back at it again with the multicolor Flyknit Racers.
Jordan Brand Creates Two Unique Air Jordan 10s For Charity
Some of the best Air Jordan 10’s ever, but unfortunately you probably won’t be able to afford a pair.
Not Elite, But Kyrie Irving Has A Nike Shoe For The Playoffs
Kyrie Irving is ready to cross up some opponents in the playoffs with this latest colorway of the Nike Kyrie 2 with some hypnotic graphics dubbed the “Crossover”.
The 2016 Jordan Brand Classic Players Have Some Dope PEs
The brightest talent in high school hoops is set to participate in this weekend’s Jordan Brand Classic in NYC, and they’ll be doing so in some pretty awesome PE colorways of the Air Jordan XXX.