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Ten Can’t Miss Sneaker News Headlines from April 18th to April 24th

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Despite most (if not all) outdoor sports still being suspended by the COVID-19 pandemic, fans of organized team-play were kept entertained this week.

ESPN’s “The Last Dance” series premiered on Sunday to much praise. Rob Grownkowski came out of retirement on Tuesday to join Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. And Joe Burrow, who received a custom pair of the Nike Air Max 90 from The Swoosh, was drafted No. 1 to the Cincinnati Bengals in the first all-virtual NFL Draft on Thursday. In-between these and other events, NIKE, Inc. delivered official and unofficial looks at upcoming footwear ripe for those who take their passion for sports beyond the living room and fantasy league interface.

Another in-game exclusive PG 4 was announced in partnership with NBA 2K20. Both trims of the LeBron 17 also emerged in new colorways, with the LeBron 17 Low nodding to the man-behind-it with Olympics-theme accents. Giannis Antetokounmpo also unofficially confirmed a newly-surfaced “Black/White” pair of his rumored Zoom Freak 2. While not associated with new product, Kobe Bryant’s Hall Of Fame announcement was accompanied by a 92-lot collection of autographed game-worn jerseys, sneakers and more assembled for auction by Goldin.

Away from the hoops-ready proposals, Beaverton delivered looks at new pairs of the Air Jordan 1. Leaked images and news of the brand’s upcoming collaborations with Cactus Plant Flea Market and UNDEFEATED on the Dunk Low and Air Max 97, respectively, aso made their rounds on the Internet. Lastly, Stussy cobbled together a sneaker arguably no one knew he or she wanted until this week: A Zoom Spiridon Cage 2 donning the Air Kukini’s signature overlays.

For all that and more, check out our top ten headlines from April 18th to April 24th ahead.


The Nike Zoom Freak 2 Revealed In Black And White
Unofficially confirmed by The Greek Freak on Instagram.
READ MORE: Zoom Freak 2

The Air Jordan 1 “Satin Snake” Is Revealed
Another take on the original “Chicago” colorway.
READ MORE: Jordan 1 Snakeskin Satin

Cactus Plant Flea Market Has Two Nike Dunk Low Collaborations Coming
Can Cynthia Lu miss?
READ MORE: CPFM Dunk


UNDEFEATED And Nike Are Dropping Three More Air Max 97s
Currently rumored for a Holiday 2020 launch.
READ MORE: UNDEFEATED Air Max 97


Nike Blends The LeBron 17 And LeBron 4 With A “NYC Remix” Mash-up
A faithful nod to 2006.
READ MORE: LeBron 17 NYC


Stussy And Nike Hybridize The Air Kukini And Spiridon Cage 2
Early 2000s-galore.
READ MORE: Stussy Spiridon KK


Top NFL Draft Pick Joe Burrow Gets Custom Air Max 90s From Nike
Laden in the LSU Tigers’ team colors.
READ MORE: Joe Burrow Nike


Kobe Bryant’s Autographed/Game Worn Kicks And More Up For Auction
Get your bids in by May 16th.
READ MORE: Kobe Auction


This Week In Air Jordan 1 News
The model continues making a case for itself as “Air Jordan of the Year.”
READ MORE: Jordan 1 Nike Hoops
READ MORE: Jordan 1 Low


This Week In Nike Basketball News
Hoops-ready options boasting a wide range of inspirations.
READ MORE: Adapt BB 2.0
READ MORE: PG 4 Digi Camo
READ MORE: LeBron 17 Uptempo
READ MORE: LeBron 17 Low

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