This Week In Sneaks

Mar 5, 2011 | George Kiel III |



We received a ton of news and photos this past week in regards to sneakers. Photos of the never-before-seen “Black Patent” Air Jordan 12 Low surfaced on the web and showed you the entire lineup of Jordan Brand’s March releases. Also, the “Entourage” Nike LeBron 8 V2, the “Glass Blue” Nike Zoom Kobe VI, the “Electric Green” Nike Air Foamposite Pro and the “Duke” Nike Zoom Kobe VI hit retailers today. The celebrities sported some sneaker heat at the NBA games, and we constructed a buyer’s guide for Nike Training product both retro and new. Check out the hottest topics on Nice Kicks in our This Week In Sneaks.

We received multiple major releases this weekend such as the “Entourage” Nike LeBron 8 V2, the “Glass Blue” Nike Zoom Kobe VI, the “Electric Green” Nike Air Foamposite Pro and the “Duke” Nike Zoom Kobe VI. Which pair did you purchase?

Photos of this never-before-seen Air Jordan 12 Low “Black Patent” surfaced on the web this week. The design is similar to 2009’s “Rising Sun” Air Jordan 12, yet, it contains a low-cut formation and a predominately black-based upper. No word on when, or if this shoe will release. Would you purchase if it hit retailers?

The spring is almost here; therefore, we are inching closer and closer to the retro release of the “Bordeaux” Air Jordan 7. Is this the most highly-anticipated release of the year?

This week, we constructed a couple of Footwear Faceoffs between Jay-Z vs Darrelle Revis & Lil Wayne vs DJ Khaled. Sneakers included the “Entourage” Nike LeBron 8 V2, the Nike Air Diamond Turf Max ’96, the “Cool Grey” Air Jordan 11 and the “Cement Grey” Air Jordan 3. Who rocked the best sneaker?

We recently caught up with west coast rapper Kendrick Lamar to discuss topics an abundance of sneaker topics. Check out our On the Road with Kendrick Lamar.

Spring training is right around the corner; therefore, we will continue to see a plethora of newly-developed and retro training product from the Nike vault. In attempt to help you pick your trainers this spring, take a look at our Off-Season Sneaks: Nike Retro Training Buyer?s Guide

View the entire lineup of Jordan Brand’s March Releases.

Check out some of your favorite celebrities, including Lil Wayne, 50 Cent, Chris Brown and others, in our Celebrity Sneaker Stalker.

We now have detailed photos of the Air Jordan 5 “Wolf Grey”. Is this a definite purchase for you this May?


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