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Can't sell any of the regulars for $200 so make an EXTREMELY ugly low version and charge the same price. Just add the hype of the only previous pairs with this nickname being impossible to get. Problem solved. Instant sellout
1 day, 17 hours ago on Nike LeBron 12 Low “LeBronold Palmer” – U.S. Release Date
@pippowz @JMBasquiat I'm with both of you...I was wondering wtf they were thinking in 2013 when they dropped 2/3 of the OG 8s so close to the year of the 8. Now we'll have easily the best 4 Jordan 8s released in the couple of years before what should have been the year of the 8s. Did they figure they didn't have enough 8s to do an entire year of them and combined the 7s and a few 8s while taking a hiatus next year? I dunno what they'd do, but I've been holding out hope that we made it to the year of the 10s and it brought about the return of the City Series. What do you think they'll do next year?
1 day, 18 hours ago on Air Jordan 8 Retro “Aqua”, “Chrome” and “Three-peat”
@overtimeoften I don't think they are going to release. The blogs just threw that pair up as a generic pic. They never said the Orlando CW would release and all the pics said it was pics of the last release. The Away aka All-Stars were what they were talking about. I'm hoping for the last CW, the white pair.
1 week, 6 days ago on Nike Air Penny 6 “Orlando”
Oh, thank god...I thought we wouldn't have any NY exclusives.
1 week, 6 days ago on Public School x Air Jordan 10 – Teaser
They look like the All-Star 5s, not any weathermans (weathermen? does it work like that if it's a colorway and not a person) I've seen.
1 week, 6 days ago on “Weatherman” Nike KD 7
Looks more like his KD 5 All-Stars than any weathermans I've seen.
2 weeks, 1 day ago on Nike KD 7 “Weatherman”
I may be in the fast minority but I like the Pippen 6s. Waiting on the new Penny after the 5 was very successful
2 weeks, 3 days ago on Nike Air Pippen 6 “Denim”
@MrNike37 Absolutely a mistake. They jacked the price up of the 1s AT LEAST $20. You can't really tell because the Nike Air High OG pairs were $140 until the fragment pair that was supposed to be the first remastered and they were $165 and they just announced the Chicago/Bulls Nike Air High OG version at $160, so laser adds either $20, $25 or $40. I'm going with $25 myself. Maybe round up to $250 for the XXs
2 weeks, 4 days ago on Air Jordan Retro Laser Collection for 2015 All-Star
The real BS is that the Knicks colorway dropped THE SAME DAY with Nike Air OG branding so they have no excuse, like they started the Nike stuff later. That is some majorly greedy BS right there.
2 weeks, 5 days ago on Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG “Bulls”
I didn't think these were an OG Low colorway? Anyone have pics saying otherwise?
2 weeks, 5 days ago on Air Jordan 1 Retro Low OG “Bred” – Nikestore Release Info
3 places all in NYC that will probably be delayed or have them just cancel them. What's the point in that kind of release? Just put that stock online. I am so f'ing sick of these NYC only releases.
2 weeks, 5 days ago on Nike Air Foamposite One “All-Star” – On-Foot Images
You mean XI PLAYOFFS Lows?
3 weeks, 3 days ago on Air Jordan 11 Low “Bred”
@Longstroke @Old Head 1 I know....must be why the Kobe 9 was BY FAR the most successful out of the LeBron 11 OR 12 (I'll even let you pick) and the KD 7.
3 weeks, 5 days ago on The Definition of Perseverance: Nike Basketball Unveils the Kobe 10
@Iseeulookin973 No, I see it as a major change. On one hand it's possible that is an early pair and they'll be back to normal. I can remember numerous pairs coming out with changes from the OG pair only to have them release with the correct style/color etc and have the pics change closer to release date. What about the jumpman on the back of the 10s? Anyone know if they're going back to the OG way of those?
4 weeks ago on Air Jordan 20 “Stealth” – 2015 Retro
@Iseeulookin973 Am I missing anything besides the laser color?
This is the dumbest thing I've ever seen. There are 3 OG colorways and 2 of them released in 2013 already! So they're going to drop 2/3 of the OGs in 2013, then use the VII's 23rd anniversary Black Friday on the last pair of OG VIIIs??? At least make them the Chromes or something. What are they supposed to release during 2016 for the VIIIs? Are they just stopping then because I was really hoping to get to X/XI because we'd likely be getting the City Pack and MULTIPLE OG XIs a year, plus more. I love the shoe but this is F*CKING STUPID.
1 month ago on Air Jordan 8 “Aqua” Rumored To Release on Black Friday
Do them in actual Hornets colorways or hey, how about bringing back the two, never retroed, OG lows?
1 month ago on Air Jordan 13 Low “Hornets”
I'm 99% sure these weren't even an OG colorway...anyone have any pics of OG Bred Lows or knows? All I know are the Almost all white with some grey, one with some red and another with navy. That's all i've ever seen. Any help??
1 month ago on Air Jordan 1 Retro Low OG “Bred” – Release Date
Jordan had a pair of PE Jordan 13 Lows that he wore, as far as I can tell, only in the Playoffs. They had an almost all black pair with red soles and another that looks like a Jordan 13 Playoffs low. I'd like to see the tongue on these. Anybody else know what I'm talking about?
1 month, 1 week ago on Air Jordan 13 Low “Bred”
Owned the Citizen, the OTHER Air Max 96, Deluxe, and Triax 96 off this list. Loved them all.
1 month, 2 weeks ago on Sneaker News NINE@NINE: Nike Running Sneakers That Need to Retro
Real sneakerheads will remember them finding a pallet of DS OG 20s in like 2009 or 2010 and put them on Nike.com....so weird, but true.
1 month, 2 weeks ago on Air Jordan 20 Retro “Laser”
So aren't these supposed to be exactly like the OG pairs? The Jumpman on the back is going the wrong direction. Plus the white leather panel on the side of the left pair is clearly all jacked up and creased. These look like the same quality as before, and I don't mean 1995.
1 month, 3 weeks ago on Air Jordan 10 Retro Remastered “Double Nickel”
Wasn't there an entire previous article about how the price of remasterd pairs were $185 and not higher as previously expected?
1 month, 3 weeks ago on The 2015 Remastered Jordans Arrive Next Saturday
@Pnut414 These would show up online at Eastbay and Footlocker with pairs being RETURNED and unworn. Anything pre-Space Jams was normal and civilized. Even the CDP packs weren't that hard. After the Space Jams it all went to hell.
1 month, 4 weeks ago on Air Jordan 5 “Raging Bull” Rumored To Release in 2015
In the pics they look purple which reminds me of a Hornets colorway. I'm so glad NO gave that name up so Charlotte could get the Hornets back. Now if only they worked out a deal to let Utah give the Jazz back to NO....that Baseketball scene is hilarious...
2 months ago on Nike Air Foamposite Pro – Dark Obsidian – Light Aqua
I wish I could find a DEFINITIVE list of Jordan 1 OG colorways. I know for sure that we still need a Retro High OG version of the White/Royal, White/UNC or Powder, White/Grey, 6 Metallics (Black/Red/Orange/Green/Navy/Purple), plus the AJKO Retro High OG in Bred, White/Grey, White/Red and finally the Retro Low OG version of the White/Grey, White/Red and White/Navy. This is after they've dropped Retro High OG versions of the Bulls, Bred, Black Toe, Royal, Shadow, White/Black and the AJKO Retro High OG in the Bulls colorway. Anyone want to add or say anything about this list?
2 months ago on One of the Best Collections Of Original Air Jordan 1s is Up For Sale
The only two I'd ever consider wearing are the Shooting Stars and the Blackout Suedes. The Shooting Stars are>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>ahead of all of the other Foams on this list. Crazy.
2 months ago on Sneaker News 2014 Year in Review: Top 10 Foamposite Releases
I know the flyknit was a unique challenge but that doesn't mean all the other parts had to match..could have had the glow in the dark sole of the All-Star pair and different mudguards/insoles/laces/tongue etc. Could have at least given us the Masterpiece multi-color flyknit and changed everything else up if they were going to make the flyknit match.
2 months ago on Nike “What The Kobe” 9 Elite – Release Date
Everybody notice how the OG Columbia pair isn't nearly as yellowed as the 2001 retro? When these released the sole was REALLY blue. Not just tinted blue that fades to clear like what we get now, but an actual color and not a clear sole.They held up so much better. OG Concords had this hint of grey that kept them looking great as well.
2 months, 1 week ago on The Legend of the Air Jordan 11 “Columbia”
@Criplize THANK YOU. Why can't Sneaker News get just ONE writer that knows their OG shit? They had an opportunity to set everyone straight with the Bred vs Playoffs 2 years ago and just kept saying Bred, Bred, Bred.
Were these available in the OG run? I can't find a decent comprehensive list of OG Low 1s
2 months, 1 week ago on Air Jordan 1 Retro Low OG “Bred”
I like these better with this view, but we'll see. So much of his past heat that still needs to be brought back out. Same goes for the Penny line. Flight 96 Olympic/Penny 1 Home/A proper Nike Air Up retro/plus the underrated 4s. I'd love a Home Pippen 1/Both the Home and Away Bulls Pippen 2/a select few 3s and 4s/Bred More Uptempos and White/Reds as well/Uptempo 97 Home/Nike Air Way Up PEs/Nike Air Way Up Home version without the black on the heel and all his early heat like the Nike Air Maestro 2s/Air Flight Lite etc
2 months, 2 weeks ago on Nike Air Pippen 6 – On-Feet Look
How are these "loosely" tied to Griffey? He wore them in cleat version and had PE regular versions. Also, MJ wore these as cleats. But hey, why hire people that know anything. Keep throwing out garbage without reliable information 24/7. You guys need an entirely different "retro" writing crew. If it's been released before, please keep these ignorant writers as far away as possible. It only confuses those that want to learn the real history and those are getting fewer and farther between.
2 months, 2 weeks ago on Nike Diamond Fury Returning in 2015
@greghall024 They look like they're going to run out these like they did the NSRLs that look like another Miami Dolphin colorway that they just called something else. No shame.
2 months, 2 weeks ago on Nike LeBron 12 “Christmas” – Release Date
They already said we were getting a Jordan inspired Kobe 9 at the start of the run. Michael Jackson, Beethoven and MJ...still waiting. And yes, I know Michael Jackson is called MJ too but they promised 3 that influenced him and listed it that way.
2 months, 3 weeks ago on When Kobe Bryant Surpasses Michael Jordan in Scoring, Expect a Special Nike Kobe 9 Release
They look like the OG samples from back in the day but I can't find any pics. Can anyone help me with that?
2 months, 3 weeks ago on Air Jordan 13 “Gym Red” – Nikestore Release Info
@xd_mitchx How do you get hired at SneakerNews???? they have no clue what shoes are OGs or brand new or between...even with Penny/Pippen/Jordans etc etc. It's insane.
2 months, 3 weeks ago on Nike Air Flight Lite High – Spring 2015 Preview
These dropped to like $40 on sale for most of last year....
2 months, 3 weeks ago on adidas TMAC 1 “SVSM” PE – Release Date
You don't know sh!t SneakerNews.....these had much darker blue soles in OG and they raped the upper with too much carbon fiber.
2 months, 3 weeks ago on Nike Zoom Flight ’96 “Black” – Available
Kobe PEs please
2 months, 3 weeks ago on Nike Air Flight Huarache “Trash Talking”
The soles might be too much but HELL YEAH bring back those Dr Dooms and the OG volts...not the tennis ball looking 2014 things.
3 months ago on Nike Air Foamposite Pro – Navy – Teal
give us the OG low pairs instead
3 months ago on Another Look at the Air Jordan 2 “Quilted”
Good lord.....how many times can one website explicitly call a pair of shoes OG or not. They were OGs and didn't release, but were made back during the original run and this is right on with the OG pair. This website is going downhill so fast it's absurd. The Penny 1 Aways/Jordan 1 white/black/These Grey Toes have all been sold as multiple different things to us and all 3 have been non-OG or OG MULTIPLE times each. The Penny 1s were "an away looking colorway"/96 All-Star game shoes that he never wore/finally 1 of 3 OG pairs that Penny wore all the time and were released. I mean, even if you already didn't know stuff like that and it's YOUR JOB to write about shoes and give info for a living...google it people. If you're going to take a stance on something at least keep it consistent. And my stance on you is you consistently only have a few writers that have ANY clue about shoes and their history. Why don't you put those people in charge of these kinds of articles and the people who only wear Yeezy and South Beach colorways to the stuff without history.
3 months, 2 weeks ago on Air Jordan 13 “Grey Toe” – Release Reminder
I got the DB 9s and 2 pairs of Zoom Rookie Galaxies...My how I miss the days before bots was something I'd ever heard of. I don't think I've gotten a single rare release on there since bots came out.
3 months, 3 weeks ago on Nike Doernbecher Freestyle 2014
Need some Lakers colorways...and what of that Jordan-inspired pair?
3 months, 3 weeks ago on Nike Kobe 9 EM “Lakers” PE
I have the Shadow Grey and Barons. If I was still in school and wore them in this order: White/Black, Barons, Shadow Grey, people would think I was in the middle of getting them customized
3 months, 3 weeks ago on Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG “Black/White” – Release Reminder
So the blog that just told us the White/Black 1s WEREN'T OGs is going to give me the complete guide to buying Jordans this season? Why the hell can't they come out and tell people some really tough stuff to get will be a general release or some tough to get Jordans aren't OGs. How can a blog know the Grey Toe XIIIs were OG SAMPLES but at the same time not know those 1s were OGs?
3 months, 3 weeks ago on Complete Buyer’s Guide To Air Jordans Releasing This Holiday 2014 Season
They need to just come out with a separate Sneaker News:NYC so people quit wasting time looking at these articles that have no chance at a pair of shoes and aren't relevant to them. There's been A LOT of NYC only articles on here lately...and that's cool. It's NYC. But announce it and don't make it look like there might be a way to cop online or what not. Also, separate beef but thanks a lot for giving us all the heads up that the Nike Kobe 9 High EXT Snakeskin was dropping on Nikestore. These MFers dropped 50 articles on those Kobes and never told you where you could get a pair in person or online and then poof they release on Nikestore 2 hours after all the other stuff that day. Makes ZERO sense.
3 months, 3 weeks ago on Nike Zoom Vapor Tour AJ3 “Black/Cement” – Flight 23 Release Info
China's without the gold/print and price tag?
3 months, 3 weeks ago on Nike Kobe 9 EM – University Red – Metallic Silver
What happened? All of a sudden this blog doesn't know what Jordan and Penny shoes were OGs etc? First the Black/Blue Away Penny 1 wasn't an OG. Then it "looked like an away colorway", then it was the 96 AS colorway he never wore. It was just an away colorway he wore plenty of times. 1 of 3 OGs. I know the Jordan 1s are hard to lock down what's an OG and what isn't but it took me 3 seconds to find that poster online. Pathetic.
3 months, 3 weeks ago on A Detailed Look at the Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG “Black/White”