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Ha! The AM 97 sketches PROVE Nike hasn't forgotten they made the AM 96. If only they'd drop both models.
2 weeks, 3 days ago on A Tour of Nike’s World Headquarters In Honor of Air Max Technology
@bienvenido Thank you...so obvious. If they were hyping it up like all the shoes releasing in 9 months you can bet the Altitudes would have been mentioned 4 or 5 times.
2 weeks, 3 days ago on Air Jordan 13 – Jared Jeffries’ “Wizards” PE
Those look like "playoff" 20s from the XIIs colorway.
2 weeks, 3 days ago on Gio Gonzalez Shows Us The Perks of Having A Jordan Connect
@Boknowmagic loved those...they're really lacking in some classic AMs from the late 90s early 2000s...plus the obvious AM 96s...BOTH of them (and i don't mean both colorways...I mean models).
3 weeks ago on Is Nike Releasing a “Patch” Version of Every OG Air Max Sneaker?
We aren't getting the Podular System either, are we? Wasn't on the 30th anniversary laser edition.
3 weeks, 1 day ago on Air Jordan 20 “Stealth” – Nikestore Release Info
They're better than I expected and the Team version looks like like Joker/Chaos that disappeared over the last couple of models. I like the Team and Rose Gold but I'll probably get all 3. I have all the Kobe Elites (and EXTs) released so far except for the HTM pairs and NRG pairs..so basically any Kobe Elite that was available in more than one city in the world. Tough to get your hands on pairs only in NYC or Milan when you're stuck in bed in Kansas haha.
3 weeks, 3 days ago on A First Look at the Nike Kobe 10 Elite
@Nick_Nando_88 I'm hoping they cross off all the regular High OGs in 2015 and then get to work on the Metallic Pack in 2016. We've got the Bulls and the White/Powder UNCs already confirmed (although dropping the Bulls in 2013 without Nike Air on the same day they dropped the Knicks in Nike Air and now pulling these out is a weak move). All that's left is the White/Royal and the White/Grey as far as I know. Through 2013-2014 we got the Bred/Black Toe/Royals/Shadows/White and Blacks. Add in the Bulls and UNC and we're only those 2 away. They could easily add 2 more 1s this year. I know of at least 6 metallics (black/red/orange/green/blue/purple) and after these white/grey lows I know of the white/red and white/navy lows from 1985. In the KOs we got the Bulls last year and I know of the Breds/White-Reds/White-Greys. Know of any other OGs and have pics?
3 weeks, 3 days ago on Air Jordan 1 Low “Neutral Grey” – U.S. Release Date
@rj87 I liked the 7s too aka the Poison Dart Frogs that were all black with mint frog pattern, but it looks like you and I are about the only ones who think these are a step back. Love my 8's and 9s. The 8's winning for me.
3 weeks, 3 days ago on Nike Kobe 10 “Easter”
Damn it....TRUE RED. Put True Red back on the Playoffs. The difference is HUGE. Varsity or University Red are okay but the OGs and the CDPs are the only with True Red.
3 weeks, 3 days ago on If There’s A Summer Blockbuster Sneaker, These Air Jordans Are It
@JMBasquiat @hrbomber1113 @pippowz I knew they were going to end the "year of the" fairly soon since they d NEVER do a year of the 11s. I figured 10 would be as far as we could get. They honestly need to start working on the 16-18s among others. They botched the 16s recently, but if you're going to jump all the way to the 20s you can hit us up with the few classic OG 16-18s. At least the man wore a lot of those great colorways and the ones that he didn't were pretty nice (Bred 16s/White and Red 17s etc).
4 weeks, 1 day ago on Air Jordan 8 Retro “Aqua”, “Chrome” and “Three-peat”
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 month 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 month 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 month, 2 weeks ago on Nike Air Penny 6 “Orlando”
Oh, thank god...I thought we wouldn't have any NY exclusives.
1 month, 2 weeks 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 month, 2 weeks ago on “Weatherman” Nike KD 7
Looks more like his KD 5 All-Stars than any weathermans I've seen.
1 month, 2 weeks 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
1 month, 2 weeks 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
1 month, 2 weeks 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.
1 month, 3 weeks ago on Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG “Bulls”
I didn't think these were an OG Low colorway? Anyone have pics saying otherwise?
1 month, 3 weeks 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.
1 month, 3 weeks ago on Nike Air Foamposite One “All-Star” – On-Foot Images
You mean XI PLAYOFFS Lows?
1 month, 3 weeks 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.
1 month, 4 weeks 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?
1 month, 4 weeks ago on Air Jordan 20 “Stealth” – 2015 Retro
@Iseeulookin973 Am I missing anything besides the laser color?
2 months ago on Air Jordan 20 “Stealth” – 2015 Retro
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.
2 months 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?
2 months 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??
2 months 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?
2 months, 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.
2 months, 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.
2 months, 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.
2 months, 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?
2 months, 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.
3 months 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...
3 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?
3 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.
3 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.
3 months, 1 week 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.
3 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
3 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
3 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.
3 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.
3 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.
3 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?
3 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.
3 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....
3 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.
3 months, 3 weeks ago on Nike Zoom Flight ’96 “Black” – Available
Kobe PEs please
3 months, 3 weeks ago on Nike Air Flight Huarache “Trash Talking”