The Good, the Bad & the Ugly

Sep 15, 2013 | Brittany Shelton |



This week’s The Good, the Bad & the Ugly focuses in on some notable sneaker returns that were either previewed or officially announced this past week. See where each re-release story falls in this week’s GBU categories below, and then offer your picks in the comments.

The Good – Glove Love

Gary Payton revealed on Twitter this week that The Glove is set to officially return on October 5, 2013. We certainly can’t wait for the shoe to hit shelves once again. Will you be looking to cop?

Nike Air Zoom Flight 98 “The Glove” Release Date Announced

The Bad – Starbury Back?

Gary Payton wasn’t the only player making news on Twitter this week. Stephon Marbury previewed the return of Starbury via his personal account, causing many to question if the brand should really be poised to make a comeback. Time will tell if the Starbury’s return is a welcome one, especially when some of the previewed models show similarities to some famous signature shoes.

Stephon Marbury Previews Return of Starbury Line

The Ugly – Birdman Lugz Retro

Has the retro craze gone too far? That’s what many of our readers began asking when news of a possible return of the Birdman Lugz hit the web this past week. You be the judge, but we can’t see many getting behind this re-release.

Birdman Lugz to Return?


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