The WNBA All-Star festivities aren’t too far away and the Drew League is a month in so you know heat is being brought out by the best players in the game. Even better? We saw exclusive Air Jordans at the Quai 54 tournament in Paris.
The Nike Kyrie PEs are killing the W, retro KDs were sen throughout the week and even a decade-old Air Jordan 10 hit the hardwood. Take a look at the 10 best shoes from the past week below.
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10. Air Jordan 8 “Quai 54”
+ The Air Jordan 8 “Quai 54” was a favorite in France as hoopers in the tournament’s dunk contest rocked the regional release
+ We saw lots of high flyers in Paris, including an arm in the rim dunk over Blake Griffin!
9. Nike Kobe A.D.
+ The Kobe A.D. is the continuation of the Mamba’s legacy despite his departure from the game
+ Mismatched shoes are such a flex on the court
8. Jordan Jumpman Diamond Mid “Quai 54”
+ Dropping on July 1st, the Jumpman Diamond Mid was all over Quai 54 in Paris
+ This new release from JB was designed by the GOAT, Tinker Hatfield
7. Nike Kobe A.D. Mid
+ Shaq’s son is making all kinds of highlights with his dunk and bucket-getting tenacity being displayed at the Drew
+ The dark olive and neon orange color combo goes hard on this Kobe A.D. Mid
6. Nike LeBron 16 “Watch The Throne”
+ The colorway was inspired by the never-release Nike LeBron 9 “Watch The Throne”
+ Sims is a certified hooper with the LeBron 16s and the double-sock game
5. Air Jordan 10 “Countdown Pack”
+ Young went deep in her archive to pull out this one. The AJ 10 “Countdown Pack” dropped in 2008 with the Air Jordan 13 “He Got Game”
+ Is the Air Jordan 10 an underrated hoop shoe from Jordan Brand?
4. Nike Kyrie 5 PE
+ Vandersloot continues to bring that PE heat to Chi-Town as the Nike Kyrie 5 seems like the go-to shoe for the W
+ The speckled Swoosh and icy midsole complement the upper (and the hardwood) well
3. Nike KD 4 “BHM”
+ The pair release in 2012 alongside the LeBron 9 and Kobe Zoom 7 and retailed for $95
+ Is the Nike KD 4 the best performance shoe from Durant’s signature line?
2. Nike Zoom Kobe 8 “What The”
+ The “What The” treatment from Nike encompasses an array of colors to create an distinguishable colorway to keep you on your toes and heads turning
+ The Nike Zoom Kobe 8 is built with an mesh upper and full-length Lunarlon midsole on top of Zoom Air cushioning
1. Nike KD 2 “OKC Home”
+ The KD 2 features a patent leather midst strap, Zoom Air cushioning and retailed for $85 back when it released in 2010
+ PJ Tucker, like many of us, wants Nike to start retroing KD’s early kicks. Which ones would you like to see hit the market again? Let us know on social media