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I hope already having the details doesn't make these pointless. I can always return them though and the 14 pairs of Kobe 9s haven't failed me yet.
7 hours, 19 minutes ago on Nike Kobe 9 Elite Low – White – Black – Wolf Grey
These and the LeBrons are really well done. Considering the Kobe 8s got 3 pairs of the YOTS and also a YOTH I'd really hope the 9s will be available, especially with how well they were executed.
7 hours, 23 minutes ago on “China” Nike Kobe 9 EM
@GeneLin They made those Philippines premiums that were REALLY nice and they were EM. I think they basically just mean they're more rare as they're the same quality of the Bruce Lee/Easter/USA EM pairs I own. Of course that pair had a sweet icy sole that looks like a pair of thong sandals as well as the upper going from a tribal/bead looking pattern back into his number and almost a flannel look and these are the most plain and lame pair of 9s they've made so far.
7 hours, 31 minutes ago on Nike Kobe 9 EM Premium – Black – Grey – White
As usual the Kobe/KDs outshine the LeBron 11s
8 hours, 18 minutes ago on A Look at the Nike EYB “Peach Jam Championship” Sneakers
@lenylando I'm with you. They seem to be the absolute very least premium pair of Kobe 9s...
8 hours, 40 minutes ago on Nike Kobe 9 EM Premium – Black – Metallic Silver
Kobe 9 EM Minneapolis Lakers
3 days, 7 hours ago on Nike Kobe 9 EM “Hyper Cobalt”
@Nucleus_One Thank you. Literally all the places that look like carbon fiber on the midsole and teeth of the Ferrari pair are that champagne/gold tinted color and definitely not white on the OG. And a second OG is exactly what it sounds like. If you went to the store and bought a box of cereal...and then another...you'd be buying a second box of cereal. See, in the English language second is a word that denotes the number two in order or amount. I was 13 and wore a 9.5 when they first came out. Then I bought another pair of OGs in size 13 when i was 19. Second OG...meaning I had a pair right when they came out and I have a pair that's old and they have the same color. The midsole gets sticky but it doesn't yellow. Seriously, how hard is it to google the OG pair and see that it's clearly not white? Nucleus, I passed when they came out with the side panel version as well but the OGs definitely had the gold/off white/champagne deal. Thanks for not being a douche and knowing what you're talking about. You are in the vast minority on both accounts. Also, still trying to figure out how saying a shoe DOESN'T look exactly OG is hyping. I think that's what, "You hype" means.
3 weeks, 2 days ago on Air Jordan 14 “Black Toe” + “Ferrari”
They're called the All-Star and Away colorways. They're both OGs...looks like the dude writing it is one of those that WASN'T around to remember the OG KBII.
3 weeks, 5 days ago on adidas Crazy 2 – Official Release Date
@Da_Real_Big_Infinite Yeah, they look like a flea market pair of He Got Games. Bring back both the low colorways before this trash comes out.
3 weeks, 6 days ago on Air Jordan 13 “Barons”
Man, the only problem is how close the Kobes are to my Phillipines.....Still love them though. I'm not a KD collector but the 7s sure look nice and its looks like they finally went back to more of the 4s look that was so popular (althought with enough changes to make it work). Can't wait to see more colorways.
3 weeks, 6 days ago on Nike Basketball Independence Day 2014 Collection
Give me some of his pre-signatures and Pippen 2s as well please
3 weeks, 6 days ago on Nike Designer Marc Dolce Reportedly Working on Nike Pippen 6
Both are musts for me. I dunno if it's the pics but the parts that look like carbon fiber on the Ferrari pair are supposed to be like a champagne color on the black toes. I had them when they first came out and still have a second OG and they've always had that slightly gold tint. So they're kind of off...still have been missing these for awhile
3 weeks, 6 days ago on Air Jordan 14 “Black Toe” + “Ferrari”
Retro the 3s already and bring back the old school Volt 1s. It's impossible to find a 12.5 in them.
3 weeks, 6 days ago on Ken Griffey Jr. Previews Upcoming Nike Griffey Retros
A lot like my Philippines but we'll see
1 month ago on Nike Kobe 9 EM “Independence Day”
Had them when I was a kid...own an OG pair now that's getting sticky..can't wait for another round. These are by far my favorite XIVs and really stand out compared to the rest.
1 month ago on Air Jordan 14 “Black Toe” – 2014 Retro
I need a Preacher Ice retro
1 month ago on Reebok Shaq Attaq 4 – Grey – Black – Blue
What's left is to FINALLY release the low Bred IE pair with a gum sole instead of the charcoal ones (which I admit I own and enjoy but still would prefer the OGs). Do it JB.
1 month ago on Another Look at the Air Jordan 11 Retro For December 2014
All of this makes me wonder why Nike hasn't been cashing in on the Grinch colorway? Especially with how similar the Kobe line is compared to the LeBron. I got both the OG Grinch and South Beaches off Eastbay.com OVER THE PHONE and barely trying...that's how much the sneaker game has changed.
1 month, 2 weeks ago on Nike Officially Revisits “South Beach” on the LeBron 11
These are the KBII All-Stars. Apparently going with the Crazy 2 name we won't be seeing any The Kobe 2 retros
1 month, 2 weeks ago on adidas KBII Retro – Available
I wish they'd stop the Concord nonsense so they'd be easier to get for people like me who just like them for more than a nickname. On the other hand...wtf is Nike/JB doing? June is absolutely out of control. The Nike Gold Elite collection, 2 Lance Mountain X Jordan 1s, 3 Lil Penny Posites, white/varsity red OG Jordan 2s, Family Forever Jordan 1 High OGs, Cigar and Champagne Jordan 6s, Jordan 11 Low Infrared/Speckles, What the KD 6s, LeBron 11 South Beaches, LeBron 11 Low Floridians, Kobe 9 Elite Influence and now these "Concord" Foams. That's just too much. Considering how minimal last weekend was they really should have moved some stuff to there.
1 month, 2 weeks ago on Nike Air Foamposite One “Concord” – Release Date
What on earth does a guy have to do to get both Air Max 96s back?
1 month, 2 weeks ago on Nike Air Max 93 OG Returning Soon
@TNAFAM @villgreen101 So the infrared pack sat on shelves where you lived because they sold out instantly everywhere that I know of?
1 month, 3 weeks ago on Air Jordan 6 “Black/Infrared” – 2014 Retro
@MaxHype And the Infrared/Speckle 11 Lows, plus the Floridian LeBron Lows. Just the 11s and two 6s was a stretch.
1 month, 3 weeks ago on Nike “What The” KD 6 Release Date Confirmed For June 14th
@weldonmiguel @hrbomber1113 @Da_Real_Big_Infinite Why would they waste the last OG colorway to release since the CDPs when 2014 is already jammed pack? We have yet to see Jordan release a model one year newer than the anniversary pair so it makes sense it'll be in 2015. There aren't many solid other colorways of 7s outside of the OGs either, unless they're granting a genie wish and bringing the Kobe PE 7s, which will NEVER happen.
1 month, 3 weeks ago on The Original Black/White Air Jordan 1 Is Set To Return
Holy Shit Nike/JB.....take it down a notch on the 14th These Family Forever 1s, Cigar and Champagne 6s, Infrared/Speckle 11 lows plus Floridian LeBrons. That's insane for one day. Just the 11 lows and the rare Cigar/Champagne releases on the same day is asking a lot. I thought I'd be busy on the 7th with the SB X Jordan Lance Mountains, OG white/red 2s and Lil Penny Posites. I'm actually glad they put off the What The KD/LeBrons. This is already too much. And that's only half the month! If those South Beaches pick up the hype I'm expecting it won't get much easier on the 21st. They went super easy on us through March and April but are coming on strong.
1 month, 3 weeks ago on Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG “Family Forever” – Release Date
@Da_Real_Big_Infinite And you KNOW those Hares are coming next year since all 4 other OG 7s have dropped since 2011. That'll make 1-9 and 11-13. Are we really going to have to wait a decade for some 16s and 17s? Or 4 more years for all those awesome 10s they're holding back?
what's left? unc/white, royal/white and the metallic silver/blue/green/purple/orange/reds? Anyone have more than that left?
Memphis Express 1s
2 months ago on Nike Air Max Penny – Red – White
How has no one noticed or commented on how these look like the sides/colored parts of the Kobe 9 Elite Superheroes?
2 months, 1 week ago on Nike Kobe 9 EM “Pop Art Camo” – Nikestore Release Info
These look like the colored part/sides of the Kobe 9 Elite Superheroes.
2 months, 2 weeks ago on Nike Kobe 9 EM – Court Purple – Reflective Silver – Atomic Mango | Release Date
If they didn't screw up and make them VacTech and not drop the Penny/Pippen PEs they would have sold just like the Flight Ones most likely. The AS colorway was awful though.
2 months, 2 weeks ago on Nike Air Up ’14 – Laser Crimson – Dark Grey
bring on some 16s and 17s
2 months, 2 weeks ago on Joe Johnson in Air Jordan 16 Retro “Nets” PE
@FuckinTheWorld_ He's talking about the fact that pitcher's back toe drags and wears out extremely quickly. Most pitchers wear a toe guard or they wear through their cleats extremely quickly.
2 months, 3 weeks ago on An MLB Pitcher To Wear Custom Nike Foamposite Cleats On The Mound
My first pair was the AM96 II and they were amazing. Also, the 98s released in I want to say 3 versions and I had several of them and the deluxes were AMAZING. Blue and orange and the green and black/silver. The OG Tuned in blue that you see and the Fire/Tiger looking ones were also had. I miss those days.
3 months, 3 weeks ago on Sneaker News NINE@NINE: Underrated Air Max Models
Can anyone tell me about the OG colorways of the AJKO?
4 months ago on Air Jordan 1 KO – Black – Royal
@Da_Real_Big_Infinite Hey man what were the OG colorways? As listed above I remember the white/black, black/white and the Cal white/navy/yellow colors but that's it.
4 months ago on Jordan Jumpman Team 1 – White – University Blue
Just call them something else like Adidas did with all the Kobes or pay the man his money.
4 months ago on Feelings Hurt: Frank Thomas Sues Reebok Over Big Hurt Retro
What were the OG colorways. I remember the black/white, the white/black, the Cal navy/white/yellow colorway but I don't remember these or any others back in 1997. Somebody help me out so I don't have to go through my old Eastbays.
Actually, bring back both AM 96s as well....
4 months ago on Nike Air Max 98 – White – Total Orange – Metallic Silver
@Da_Real_Big_InfiniteI know of the following highs and don't really know jack about the lows:
Chicago, Bred, Black Toe, Royals, white/black aka CDPs, Shadows, almost all white w/ a little grey like the lows they just had a post about, black/gold, UNC, and the 5 metallics (green/purple/orange/navy/red). I think they had some White Royals like the color-blocking of the UNCs but royal blue obviously but I'm not sure. What about the AJKO?
4 months ago on University Blues: A Look Back at Air Jordans in Tar Heel Colors
bring back all the AM 98s!!! And I don't mean colorways, they made more than one shoe like the 96s.
I'd much rather have a pair of Jordan 6 Olympic Flags
4 months ago on Air Jordan 6 “Champagne and Cigars”
If these were released without any nicknames or anything they'd sit like crazy.
@Da_Real_Big_Infinite Hey man, we've always had good back and forths and you were able to answer the question of where that Jordan 3 came from on the history of the franchise Jordan pic so I thought I'd start with you. Can you give me a full list of the Jordan 1 OG colors and possibly a link to a series of pics? Much appreciated.
@Da_Real_Big_Infinite Thank you. Obviously they're not dropping the Hares when they're the last of the OG 7s to not release in the past 3 years. Hell the Olympics have dropped twice, we got the real Charcoals and the faded ugly ass ones from the pack, and the Bordeauxs and Cardinals released in 2011. It also surprised me that they dropped 2/3 of the OG colorways of the 8s last year when they were so close to the year of the 8s. I only really liked the 3 OG pairs and Chromes honestly so they'll have to go with a TON of special releases to make up for it.
4 months ago on Air Jordan 3Lab5 “Bronze” Customs
@FutureTomorrow_ @hrbomber1113@Nikes_Jordans_If you couldn't figure out after reading all of that that it was a simple mistake of me meaning to say, "If rare stuff STOPS selling out" I'm sorry. The entire point is they bots aren't really a problem for them. They're still selling out. Until it's a problem for them to the point where they're losing money they'll drag it out and give halfass fixes and/or excuses to try and satisfy the people who hate getting screwed out of shoes by bots...but on the other hand will still try for the shoes the next weekend because they/we have no choice.
4 months ago on Nike Takes It a Step Further, Denies Bots in Person
@Nikes_Jordans_ @hrbomber1113Exactly. In a world where random people on the internet can get entire societies to believe that celebrities are dead MULTIPLE times...I'm pretty sure Nike can just claim they're stopping bots or post a couple of things on NT. That's an extreme conspiracy theory but I don't buy they're fixing things without evidence. It's like the 100th episode of South Park where they debate about being for or against the war and then they finally realize that being a country that can claim they care while doing things that say otherwise is being able to have your cake and eat it too. Nike is just acting like they're doing all these things to stop bots because the rest of us not using them are getting bufued but in reality they sell the same amount of shoes no matter who gets them and that's all they really care about. If rare stuff starts selling out they'll fix that shit in 24 hours.
This is all nice and all, but do any of you remember the FIRST Nike bot prevention they announced? It was on the re-released Jordan 3 DBs last year. They claimed they caught a bunch of bot users on NDC and they wouldn't be getting their shoes and to keep posted for more details. Of course they might as well have given the shoes to the bot users since they never showed up again on a restock or another planned release of the remaining pairs. When I see the pairs that were not sold to bot users RESOLD shortly afterwards to people not cheating...THEN I'll give a fuk. Because in the end whether they sell them to the bot users or just hold onto them, give them to celebrities or never make them available again, those shoes aren't available to those not cheating the system. And THAT is the goal that matters to me.
@nick_pappas Yeah, because we all know people that wear their shoes are saints from above that never use bots...
@Da_Real_Big_Infinite Considering the cost of the 1/2 cents/Zoom Rookies/Barkley Posites $190 is extremely reasonable. I'm loving these, the Orlandos and the "Hyper Jades" so far.
4 months, 1 week ago on Nike Lil’ Penny Posite – White – Grey – Black – Red
Give me the navy snakeskin lows or more importantly the Bred IE Lows with the proper gum sole before you start with this garbage.
4 months, 1 week ago on Air Jordan 11 Low Retro “Green Snake”
@Da_Real_Big_Infinite Yeah, that's why the third word in my post is, "dreams". They're my dreams and not what I think will happen. But how perfect of an idea is that OG DMP pack?
I first started thinking with the Sport Blue and Maroons I'd have all the VIs I've wanted besides the DMP ones. Then I started thinking that they'll never release since they'd have to do the pack and XI mids don't drop besides at Xmas. Then I thought if they're still refusing to release the Columbias that would be perfect. I still don't get refusing to give us the Columbias, regardless. Also, why can't they give us the OG gum soled lows either? Two retros with charcoal soles so far and counting.
4 months, 2 weeks ago on Air Jordan 11 “Pantone” to Release in 2014?
My top dreams for the XI this year:
1. the OG VI & XI DMP pack since it's the year of the VIs. It'd be PERFECT
3. The OG Bred IE Lows with the GUM SOLE and NOT the charcoal sole
4. OG Snakeskin Lows that they should have dropped last year since it was the YOTS
You guys have to see some Elite 9s in person...The Masterpieces and Maestro/Devotion/All-Stars are absolutely amazing and very well made. The NYC exclusive releases were EXTREMELY lame colors but besides those I'm going for all I've seen so far and can't wait for the AJIII versions. Actually...these are ugly, uncomfortable, fall apart in a couple of wears and too expensive so never buy a pair..More for me.
4 months, 3 weeks ago on Nike Kobe 9 Elite “Inspiration” – Arriving at Retailers
THANK YOU!!! Save the Foams...Give me some Dr. Dooms, Coppers, Volt Pros and Eggplants please.
4 months, 3 weeks ago on Nike Air Foamposite One “Shooting Stars” PE
Yeah, it was a good call...the Nike Sportswear lineup was too powerful as is.....This year was much better than Galaxy Foams/Flight Ones or the Area 72 Barkley Posites/Air Force Max 2013s. RIDICULOUS. All I wanted was the white/infrared 6s and Kobes.
4 months, 3 weeks ago on Nike Lil’ Penny Posite – Available on eBay
@kixs504 Because they're selling fakes
5 months ago on Nike Access Codes: The Next Step to Battling the Bots?
They needed to get rid of bots. The people I've spoken with were talking about a system where you had to type stuff in to prove you were a human, like on many websites, after clicking the initial link so you couldn't use a bot. Now we're hearing about select customers. WTF is that? At least we won't have to get up early for no reason if we don't get codes.
Seriously? They were supposed to release on 2/13/14 with the Air Up and 2K3s. They were taken off the launch page of Eastbay/Footlocker etc late on the 12th. They were going to be $190. It amazes me that people don't check the launch calendars daily when they blog about shoes and their release dates.
5 months ago on Was This Nike Lil’ Penny Posite Intended To Be an “All-Star” Release?
These were on the launch calendar for Footlocker/Eastbay etc until the night before they were supposed to drop. Nobody knew why they weren't releasing anymore including supervisors. $190 price tag for those that wondered.
5 months ago on Nike Lil’ Penny Posite “NOLA All-Star”
Also, how sweet would it be (if they still refuse to drop the Columbias for reasons unknown) if they dropped the OG DMP since it's the year of the 6 and they don't have another 11 that released previously to drop this Xmas?
5 months, 1 week ago on Jordan Future – Black Leather – Gum
I've said it once and I'll say it again: Bring back the ORIGINAL Jordan XI Bred IE Lows with the gum bottom instead of the charcoal ones.
Wow, they totally blew it. Those would have been the best of the pack. They're even Laker colors.
5 months, 1 week ago on Nike Kobe 8 “BHM”
Oh, so they remembered the gum sole? Now give us the OG low IE Bred pair instead of the charcoal soled ones.
5 months, 1 week ago on Air Jordan 11 Low – Navy – Gum
If we're lucky they'll only be $220 since they figured out they needed to drop the premium pairs down the $220 on Eastbay/Footlocker etc to sell them.
5 months, 1 week ago on Nike Air Foamposite One – Metallic Silver – Volt | Release Date
@ariesbong @hrbomber1113Yup. From way back in the day. They usually start showing up at boutiques like SneakersNStuff/YCMC/Packers etc early and then a few days to weeks later they show up on Finishline/Footlocker/Eastbay and other large retailers like that.
5 months, 3 weeks ago on adidas Crazy 97 – White – Black
These are extremely close to the OG colorway. The toes were white on the OGs though.
@qtbigwattsWe're at the point where we don't even know what shoe Kobe is going to get. Elites? Mids? Lows? We don't know the theme. We also don't know which shoes are going to be with the Kobe/KD/LeBron pairs like the Barkley Posite and Nike Air Max Force 2013s last year.
5 months, 3 weeks ago on Jordan Brand 2014 All-Star Pack
This is crazy. Before the galaxy craze a couple of years ago, the All-Star shoes weren't even tough to get. Now they're essentially a QS with a couple of weeks before the AS weekend. It amazes me how many times we see the same shoe being talked about on here but we can't get any AS info. It's not like a normal QS where you didn't even know it had a chance to be dropped....it's the All-Star game. We know Kobe/KD/LeBron are all getting shoes. Drop the info already.
@saraleeI'm sure they had that event because the Lakers are playing the Knicks tonight.
5 months, 3 weeks ago on Nike Kobe 9 Elite NRG – 21 Mercer & DSM NY Exclusives
@swagflyboy@hrbomber1113Well, hey....I seriously doubt having a life that you hate so much or is so boring that you have to randomly troll the internet and attempt to (VERY POORLY) hurt stranger's feelings is any better. As far as I know they won't be selling senses of humor, intelligence or a life at Flight Club in a couple of weeks...but if I was you I'd search eBay and the rest of the secondary market daily, if it's come to this point.
This is EXTREMELY lame and I'm getting pretty sick of how hard it's gotten to get ahold of Kobes with his Prelude Pack and now this. And I live in KS so there's no chance to get anything like this but why wouldn't you drop them in LA vs NY? Not to mention these probably would be pretty far down the list of colorways we've seen of the Elite 9 so far. Maybe even the worst 2, but because they're super exclusive the hype will get out of control and there's no chance. I went the entire year without missing a Kobe and I've missed the entire Prelude Pack and the What The Kobes?. It's becoming very frustrating.
@RT5On second glance it looks like the tow has the grey and you can't see the little scoop where the grey would be on the midsole so they might be OG. With the Playoffs/Mesh pair we have all 4 OG colors. If only we could get the Home/Away PEs.
6 months ago on adidas Crazy 1 “All Black”
@RT5missing some grey accents on the toe and midsole but pretty close.
Just give me the Indiglo and Oxidized Green pairs and get to work on stuff past 14.
6 months ago on Ray Allen’s Air Jordan 14 PE for the ’98-’99 Season
@SneakerDoeI could just copy and paste except replace, "House of Hoops won't call my tickets" with "House of Hoops or any other store getting them doesn't exist for hundreds of miles". The only solace I get from that is that if my town got them they wouldn't call me either as I haven't won a raffle in well over a year. Quite honestly when they were talking about just retroing the 2s I thought they'd be like $150 and not that hard to get. Reactions were lukewarm. Then they brought out the entire pack and said it's going to be super limited and BOOM hype machine. I went from trying to figure out how to budget 8 extra pairs in 2 months to not having to worry about getting a pair.
I try every weekend on Nike.com and the BEST I've done is get in line and wait until they sold out completely. Most of the time I get in line and i get an error that kicks me out after a few minutes and I can't add them again. Other times it literally just gives you the out of stock message the second they become available. I really hope somebody out there is figuring out how to make sneaker bots completely screw up Nike.com and cost them money and time with a malfunctioning website or a virus etc so Nike.com will actually do something about them. If you look at it as it is they still sell every pair and nothing changes for them. Sure, we're all mad that we all of a sudden can't buy anything but we still come back when it's our only shot at the shoe. So it's not their problem. Sneaker bots need to become a Nike.com problem or we're screwed forever. Let's go hackers!
6 months ago on Nike Kobe 7 Prelude – Release Reminder
Reminds me of the Nike Air More Uptempo that first retroed in leather and was extremely off. I guess I'm going to have to hope they release the real deal a few years later like they did with the Pippen pair. Both were the pair before the signature series too.
6 months, 1 week ago on Nike Air Up “Orlando” – Arriving at Retailers
There is zero chance they don't have an All-Star pack along with the LeBron XIs/KD VIs. Hell there was already a Kobe VIII Xmas shoe and they made ANOTHER even though he didn't play in the game.
6 months, 2 weeks ago on Will We See Kobe Bryant in the Kobe 9 Elite at the 2014 All-Star Game?
@Da_Real_Big_InfiniteAll black and all white and we're set with the 4 OG colorways.
6 months, 3 weeks ago on adidas Crazy 1 “Playoffs”
@trentbgTHANK YOU!!! I always see this where they say they'll let us know when they find the release date or it was just announced today....except most of can look t footlocker's release calendar. Ridiculous.
6 months, 3 weeks ago on Reebok Kamikaze 1 – Release Date
@PurdyFreshKicksthat's exactly what I thought
6 months, 4 weeks ago on Nike Kobe 8 “Year of the Horse” – Release Date
@saraleeI really want some proper flu games, french blues and flint 12s.
7 months ago on Air Jordan 12 “Gamma Blue” – Nikestore Release Info
I still want the Kobe 7 YOTD but I don't think they made them in size 13
7 months ago on “Year of the Horse” Nike Kobe 8
where can i get these online???
7 months ago on adidas Crazy 8 “Nightmare Before Christmas” – Release Reminder
where will these be releasing online?
7 months ago on adidas Crazy 8 “Nightmare Before Christmas” – Release Date
Any info on where/when you can get these if you don't live in a small portion of California? Anywhere online?
7 months ago on adidas Crazy 1 Launch Events at Shoe Palace and Premier
@JakeypooI'm pretty sure it was the Kobe 2 that he hated so much. He quit wearing them and went back to these for basically the rest of his time with Adidas.
@DA_KIDD_SEEJAYYup, they called the mesh pair the "playoffs"
I gotta say, I'm impressed with the sneaker community....there are plenty of hypebeasts and people that were drooling before seeing a shoe that was called another "toro"..but everyone is getting this right. These look like awful hot pink painted fakes with miserable leather. Crazy ugly.
7 months ago on “Toro” Air Jordan 6
Can somebody that had these back in the day tell me what the difference is? I can tell they're off but I don't know how since there aren't any good pics of OG pairs to compare. Thanks!
7 months ago on Nike Air Up “Orlando”
@Bighec_236I clicked reply to what "ihatehypebeasts" said to you. Just a simple mistake on how they posted it. That's why I said know wtf you're talking about before you try and talk smack. I meant they were trying to talk smack to you when obviously they don't know shit about XIVs and especially the Black Toes. I had the OG pair when they first came out when i was 13 and have an OG pair now. And my final line of "fucking hypebeasts" was meant to make fun of someone who is obviously an ignorant hypebeast and claims they hate hypebeasts themselves. I get it...not everyone was born and around when some of these came out. I wasn't really around for the early J's but I looked them up and did research and don't act like I know everything about them. It's the people that don't know shit and act like they know more than Tinker or MJ. Drives me insane.
7 months, 1 week ago on Air Jordan 14 Retro “Black Toe”
@ihatehypebeasts@Bighec_236Know wtf you're talking about before you try and talk smack. The retro version had the ugly lines on the side. the OG pair didn't have lines. The white/red and final shot OG pairs had the lines but these were the first to release and they didn't have lines. They're so much better without the lines. fucking hypebeasts..
Still waiting on legitimate Black Toe 14s as well as the Indiglo and Oxidized Green pairs. Always thought it was odd that the 14s are, and have been, retroed but only 2 out of the 7 OG pairs (including the 3 lows) have ever had a proper retro. I remember there being a ton of early rumors about the 14s getting their OG pairs retroed along with some 10s and 17s and none of it came to fruition. I hope they fix that this year.
7 months, 1 week ago on Air Jordan Retro – Summer 2014 Preview
Just like the Practice Questions from last year. They put a regularish pair out first and then an almost all red pair out second. I own all three so far. If I'm lucky I'll get these too. At least I won't have to deal with Nike.com aka the place where you can't buy an extra pair of laces without a bot.
7 months, 1 week ago on Packer Shoes x Reebok Kamikaze II: Remember the Chili Pepper
Kobe 8 Rice edition...they look so much like the Kobe 6 Rice pair..which you had to see to appreciate.
7 months, 3 weeks ago on Nike Kobe 8 System SS
This is weird...I wonder what they're going to do for Xmas Kobes..if they do anything at all
7 months, 3 weeks ago on Nike Kobe 8 “Green Glow”
@saralee Now you're talking. Flints too along with real aka leather Flu Games.
7 months, 3 weeks ago on “Taxi” Air Jordan XII Retro
@OverTimeOften They are extremely creased and sewed too tight in places and not tight enough in others. They showed up that way. The shroud isn't the correct shape...it's just a total disaster. Like these pics up here are showing a relatively smooth shroud and mine are a joke.
7 months, 3 weeks ago on Nike Air Zoom Flight The Glove “Oregon State” – Release Reminder
I'm pretty much done with The Glove shoes. I've bought 4 pairs so far and every single shroud has been a disaster. Not to mention the parts on the outsteps toe box that seem to all be creased. The quality is pure garbage. You wait 15 years and they completely screw you. What a shame.
@JFresh_136 Seriously....there are plenty of foams that need retroed and plenty of badass team colorways and what not that could be touched on but we get mostly garbage. I think the kid did a great job and if bots hadn't ruined Nike.com I might get a pair.
8 months ago on Nike Air Foamposite One “Doernbecher” – Release Reminder
Put these things away and give us some full leather Flu Games, Flints or French Blues.
8 months ago on Air Jordan 12 “Gamma Blue” – Release Date
I'll try like always...but without a sneaker bot I'll be back asleep by 7:10 at the latest. Fuck Nike and not cleaning that shit up. Remember when they supposedly canceled a bunch of Jordan 3 DBs cuz people were caught using bots? They never released those pairs. Just a bunch of lies and BS.
8 months ago on Air Jordan 10 “Doernbecher” – Official Image
@Da_Real_Big_Infinite Agreed. We'll be telling the next generation about how they wouldn't retro anything past 14...I mean I HOPE we'll be telling them that. No clue the reason for the hesitancy. I'd love to see all of the OG 16-18 and 20, 22-23 with a select few of the 15s, 19s and 21s..
8 months ago on Air Jordan 18 – Ray Allen Sonics PE
@cross1581 That and the blue/yellow/black...need those 2 OGs
8 months ago on Nike Air Max Plus TN – Champs Exclusive
Jesus, can we get some pics from closer than 3 inches?
8 months ago on Nike Air Penny 5 “Camo”
This was a massive dropping of the ball with letting the only OG colorway of black/metallic silver go without a release this year, without anything great on black friday. They should have had the last OG pair or the Black Grapes. I'm glad I have my 2011 pair in good shape but I dunno why they couldn't drop all 4 OG colorways like they did with the 4s and the 3s (Fire Red 3s finished it this year).
8 months ago on Air Jordan 5 – Black – Cool Grey – White
@chris88harrison Yeah, they look like a bad sample version. The Red Eagles were awesome and underrated. These are just....bad. The 5s are crashing and burning hard.
8 months ago on Nike Air “Lil Penny” V – Arriving at Retailers
they aren't trying to hide those creases at all
8 months, 1 week ago on Nike Air Zoom Flight The Glove – White – Black – Poison Green | Arriving at Retailers
Preacher Ice as well please
8 months, 1 week ago on Reebok Shaq Attaq 4 Retro
$165 is way too much and my Red Eagles are much better. Lil' Penny deserved better.
8 months, 1 week ago on Nike Air “Lil Penny” V
@chicityop @hrbomber1113 Yup...I had the Taxis and they were amazing. I think it was 2004 the last time Flu Games dropped with leather. 10 year is a long wait considering we've seen all 4 other OG pairs in the last 4 years.
8 months, 1 week ago on Michael Jordan’s Air Jordan 12 “Flu Game”
Damn, I just wish I could get my hands on a pair of retro Flu Games with proper leather in size 13. I have hope for 2014.
Bring on the Sparks and then the 9s.
8 months, 1 week ago on Nike Kobe 8 – White – Yellow – Purple
That pack launched right after the entire sneaker culture went to hell with the Space Jam release. I, like many others, was sold a pair online only to get an email at about 2 pm the next day (aka too late to get them anywhere else) saying, "Sorry, but we sold too many and you won't be getting your Xmas present." The kick was they could have just said so as this was before stuff sold out in seconds and pairs were available for many hours after release on Finishline.com. Then in January they drop the Varsity Red 6s and later the Varsity Red 6s. Then a couple of months later they drop the Infrared pack. Pure business genius to know after the Space Jam release that they had us over a barrel. They released the Varsity Red pairs before the pack was confirmed and people didn't pass on the Varsity Red pairs thinking there's no way they release that pack after releasing the Varsity Red pairs. I ended up selling my Varsity Red pairs on eBay. We've been over a barrel since.
8 months, 1 week ago on Air Jordan 6 – White – Infrared – Black
@dopeman978 @Bigga23 you mean vultures?
Still have my Infrared pack but can't pass it up.
8 months, 2 weeks ago on “White/Infrared” Air Jordan 6
That entire heel section is 100% jacked from the Nike Garnett 3 and I dunno why they thought it belonged on this shoe...also, there are plenty of other Payton's we'd love like the Nike Zoom GP/Nike Zoom GP 2 and for the super greedy guy in me...the Jordan 13 Laker PEs (no chance but a man can dream) before you go batshit insane win mashups.
8 months, 3 weeks ago on Nike Zoom Sonic Flight
With a shoe with 2 simple OG colorways that you're already bringing out to everyone who wants a pair, I think some new colorways, the Oregon State pair etc could be really nice. I'm hoping they can spread this out through 2014 because there are so many pairs already jammed into the end of 2013 and there are too many of these to fit into a small time frame already packed with must have Jordans and plenty of nice Reeboks, Penny and even the Converse Aero Jam.
8 months, 3 weeks ago on Nike Air Zoom Flight The Glove – Black – Purple – Neon
So why are no sneaker blogs covering the Converse Aero Jam coming back??? Plus, this is missing two Penny 5 releases, The Safari Foams and the Oregon State Nike Air Zoom Flight The Gloves. I know this month is jammed pack but not one mention of the Aero Jam and missing a lot of nice releases this month. Better for me I guess.
8 months, 3 weeks ago on November 2013 Sneaker Releases
Bring on the Sparks and then the 9s...get on with it Nike.
9 months ago on “Mine Grey” Nike Kobe 8
@ronaldinho100 Exactly what I thought.
9 months, 1 week ago on Nike Kobe 8 “Mine Grey”
Anybody else end up with seriously crappy black/white pairs? The side of my toe boxes are defective and creased with big dips in and out of them where there isn't any material behind the sleeve. Garbage.
9 months, 1 week ago on “Green Abyss” Nike Zoom Flight The Glove
HORNETS. I wonder if they'll release the black/purple, white/black/orange/blue, white/black/blue, white/black/yellow/green verions. Same thing calling these the Powder Blues. They're all from the City Pack. For all you teenagers not only were the Hornets good but they were in Charlotte. Alonzo and LJ were awesome. Somehow they've destroyed the uniforms/colorways of both the Hornets after they left and the Bobcats that replaced them. And the rosters.
9 months, 2 weeks ago on “Powder Blue” Air Jordan 10
Reminds me of the Gary Payton Lakers 12s. By the way, anyone else get seriously defective The Gloves with big creases/dents on the sides of the toe box?
9 months, 2 weeks ago on Air Jordan 13 – Carmelo Anthony Nuggets Away PE
@Da_Real_Big_Infinite As usual we agree. Not bringing out the Columbias this year and giving us the nice box for these average shoes vs the Playoffs is just completely illogical.
9 months, 2 weeks ago on Air Jordan 11 “Gamma Blue” Packaging
C'mon Reebok....we still need the white/red, and the proper red and navy patent leather pairs. These aren't half bad but let's get the other 3 OG pairs, the Finals Answer 4, all of the Answer 5s and maybe some more Shaq stuff. Preacher Ices anyone?
9 months, 3 weeks ago on Reebok Answer 1 “Camo”
Logo stolen from AND1 and shoes stolen from LeBron except without being cool like AND1 back in the day or the tech or LeBrons. Must have paid him a shit ton to give up his badass Nike PEs for this garbage.
9 months, 3 weeks ago on ANTA Rondo 1
I can see them marketing this with the so called "Powder Blue" 10s as a "Charlotte" pack since those Powder Blues are actually Charlotte Hornets. Other than that, it's really frustrating to see Jordan bring out constant garbage when there are so many OG 10s that people want and can't get. I get it with the 3-5s when you've done the OG colorways so many times but were talking about more than a handful of OG colorways for one model that are clearly wanted and have never been retroed. Doesn't make sense.
9 months, 3 weeks ago on Air Jordan 10 – Grey – Blue – Orange | 2014 Sample
@Da_Real_Big_Infinite But did they actually release or were they just for promos?
9 months, 3 weeks ago on Air Jordan 10 “Powder Blue”
@Da_Real_Big_InfiniteYeah, I can't really blame those young kids when Sneaker News doesn't know the OG low XIs had a gum sole, these were the Hornets of the City Pack etc. If they keep hearing from here and Complex and all the other blogs the same wrong info they're going to think it's the truth. Why people are paid to blog about shoes and don't even have the OGs from his playing days down is beyond me....It's not like in 15 years when some poor fools are going to have to try and keep all the KD/Kobe/LeBron colorways lol. I mean there are literally 20-25 colorways for all 3 and almost every pair has more than one name to it. These guys have it easy now. It's like 5 or so OGs from each model after the Jordan I and then a couple of lows for the 2s, XIs, XIIIs and XIVs. I've been wondering about this forever....the "Jordan: History of the Franchise" that's on the right of every page on Sneaker News in a little black box with all the models up to the 2009s and the SB history below it....The 3s they have in that picture were never made were they? I've never seen an actual picture of them and they definitely aren't OGs like all the other colorways shown. Help me out.
@Da_Real_Big_Infinite With the barrage of 5s we got this year and the fact that there are 3 OG 6s we've never had retroed without a pack I'm going to be extremely disappointed if the Maroon and September Blues don't make it. If they weren't going to give us the Columbias with the proper Columbia blue sole this year they should have done some awesome low pack with some combo of the Snakeskins/the two REALLY OG (with a damn gum sole this time) IE lows/Concord/Bred lows we've seen. I'd sign up for the original IEs in OG form in a pack, the Concord/Bred lows in a pack or the Snakeskins by themselves before these Gamma Blues. Hard to believe the Cool Greys and Gamma Blues are making it before the Columbias. Also, they should have cut out several of the 5s they dropped this year and given us the Chrome/Aqua 8s like everyone said we were getting. That and the Lightning 4s. I'd also dig the CDP 2s and the OG lows as well.
Reminds me of the pretty sweet Derek Jeter 3,000 hits pack that never made it with that contract he signed with his dad on the insoles of his trainers/cleats and special packaging etc.
9 months, 3 weeks ago on Nike Celebrates Mariano Rivera’s Career With Exclusive Collection
@Da_Real_Big_Infinite haha just said the same thing. If I get the City Pack and the September/Sport Blue and Maroon 6s I'm happy. Columbia 11s too.
9 months, 4 weeks ago on Air Jordan 10 “Powder Blue”
I hope the drop the REST of the City Pack. These are the Charlotte Hornets. Not sure why nobody remembers that but these are part of the City Pack with Orlando/Knicks/Kings/Sonics/Bulls
@Bigga23 I really doubt any 7s get dropped since they've already dropped all OGs except the Hares since I think 2011 and it will be the 7s year to get the anniversary treatment in 2015. I want the 2s from the CDP pack, all the 10 city pack, proper flu games, and the maroon and september blue 6s.
I know I'm in the minority on this but the regular high version of these is really, really clean and I like them regardless of what most people think about the XXI. We need some post XIV retros (and considering we've only seen 2 OG XIVs out of 8 release we could use some more of those too) and I'd love if this was one of them.
10 months ago on Air Jordan XXI Low – Derek Anderson Houston Rockets PE
Great first step! Now they need to come out with the OTHER Air Max 98s and both Air Max 96s. Good start Nike.
10 months ago on Nike Air Max 98 – 2014 Preview
@RT5 Thank you. Those and the White/Black Vin Baker pair needed to come back so we could get all 3 OGs
10 months ago on Jordan Team 1 – 2014 Retros
@kicks67 They're a totally different shoe that released many years later called the Jordan Camp 23 that came with sandals and I think a bag in the early 2000s. These were in 1997.
@Da_Real_Big_Infinite I want the white/navy/gold OG colorway too. These will forever be the Vin Baker's to me.
10 months ago on Jordan Team 1 – 2014 Retro
I can't wait. I got them for my 11th birthday back in the day and I have this picture of me holding them up in a Jordan jersey I wore to school that day. These and the black/red 1s are hands down better December releases than the Gamma Blue 11s. They need to just scrap those and bring us the Columbias.
10 months, 2 weeks ago on Air Jordan 12 “Taxi”
@Da_Real_Big_Infinite I said that the other day in the Carmine thread I think and you liked it. Same taste or did it remind you?
@Da_Real_Big_Infinite I remember seeing him in the 12s in 2004 and couldn't figure out what this shoe that looked just like the 12s. Not a lot of PE blogs around back then. I loved all his Laker shoes and obviously many more. We need a proper retro run to go with The Glove.
10 months, 2 weeks ago on Air Jordan + Nike Gary Payton PE Instagram Tribute by kingmajix
If they're going to make these limited (and obviously they are and have been) they should be an auction only shoe like they did with the Air Mags. That would basically end reselling and maximize the amount made for charity. Basically they'd sell for what most of these will end up selling for on eBay, but the money would go to DB instead of resellers. Personally I wish they'd just keep making them until nobody would buy them and make a ton more money and we could all get a pair but we know that is NEVER going to happen.
10 months, 3 weeks ago on “Doernbecher” Air Jordan V
CITY PACK+Shadows please. Can someone shoot me straight here.....I always thought the "Powder" 10s that are dropping next year were the Charlotte Hornets from the city pack??? After those 10s I'd like to see some low versions of OG 13 and 14s maybe, Aqua/Chrome 8's, French Blue/Flint 12s, and of course some 16 and 17s. All the OGs plus new colorways would be great.
10 months, 3 weeks ago on Air Jordan X – Grey – Black – Red | Teaser
@jhoward You do realize that people buying on the secondary market are scamming hardcore, right? With fake trades that are too good to be true and asking for sellers not to send it with signature confirmation over $250 so they can keep the money and the shoes among others. I'm sure some would have taken you up on the offer except for the fact that you could have bought them for $200 and never donated a thing and they'd be screwed. Tons of people write in saying they only have X much money but they really need X shoes for their dying loved one and to please help them. People really do pull that scam all the time. If you offered to donate before they shipped then that's an entire other story.
10 months, 3 weeks ago on Air Jordan V “Doernbecher”
@bfresh89 THANK YOU!!!!!! Whenever you see people talk about the OGs on here they put a pic of the 2003 or the later retros and actually act like those are what he wore. These gum soles were BADASS in person and are beyond slept on. No clue why they make every single release have a clear sole and they had to darken these on all the retros.
10 months, 3 weeks ago on Air Jordan XI IE Low – Michael Jordan Autographed PE on eBay
wtf is this no online stuff for the 5s? how weird is that to release a pack but 1 of them not online and the others are about everywhere online. i wish Jordan thought about disabled people.
11 months ago on Air Jordan “Fear Pack” – Official Image
where are the Elevation EQTs?
11 months, 1 week ago on adidas Autumn/Winter 2013 Footwear Preview
@PMJC07 Amen. I wouldn't mind the Flints or French Blues either. Same with the low 13s and the Indiglo and Oxidized Green 14s and the 3 low pairs too. I have a much larger list but we aren't getting anything past 14 for awhile I'm guessing.
11 months, 3 weeks ago on Air Jordan XII “Taxi” – Release Date
These remind me of the Dr. Doom Foamposite Pros. They need to bring those back instead of the garbage prints they keep coming up with.
11 months, 3 weeks ago on Air Jordan XII – Michael Finley Spurs PE on eBay
I hate to say it but we're seeing too many Jordans right now...I'm all for OG colorways and classic shoes coming out but how many 3s/4s/5s do we need? There are a bunch of classics that we can't seem to get our hands on and on top of that they need to start dipping into the 16s and 17s and 23s or maybe bring some more great retro+ colorways back like the white flip 3s or lightning 4s etc if they have to keep bringing these out 24/7. The Fear Pack, the Bel-Air looking stuff, the elephant print 3Lab5, the ugly green glows are just over the top right now. Bring back some Hare 7s, the 10 City Pack, The Raging Bull 5 Pack, the Chrome and Aqua 8s, Columbia 11s ETC ETC. There are plenty of colorways they haven't dropped in a long time that they don't need to drop this many garbage non-OG colorways. Some are fine and not all will be good but it seems the vast majority are garbage...crimson 3s, Suns 8s, Celtics 1s, Photo Blue 9s. In an era when any Jordan sells out in 5 seconds these can't even sell out. I left all the 6s (September Blues/Maroons/Carmine/DMP pack(should without a doubt be the holiday jordan 11 next year) and great OGs with Nike Air coming out since I assume we'll get a healthy dose of 6s next year considering if you started collecting in 2011 you could have every OG colorway of the 3-5 by September this year and so many more..
11 months, 3 weeks ago on Air Jordan IV “Prism” – Preview
If I was Penny I'd ask them to start taking my logo off the super ugly foams and replace it with how the Pros are, minus the giant check on the side of course.
11 months, 4 weeks ago on “Safari” Nike Air Foamposite One
They've never released in a non-tonal colorway? Seriously? The camo pair less than 2 months ago? Ring a bell? wtf...
11 months, 4 weeks ago on “Asteroid” Nike Air Foamposite Pro
@Staxx13 It's to the point with the Griffey 1s the CB94s and most foams that as even if I might have normally liked the pair that my entire radar is off and I see them as all awful from the get go since I'm so accustomed to seeing so many awful mash up pairs coming out 24/7. It takes awhile for one to grow on me and it's extremely rare. I would add the Griffey 3s to your Penny 4 wishlist.
12 months ago on Nike Air Foamposite “Asteroid” & “Safari” Preview
They should really call this website "sneaker information from a few months ago". These have been available for literally MONTHS.
12 months ago on adidas Crazy 8 – Black – White
This is an absolute RAPE job of these. I keep hearing about the, "if Iverson was on the All-Star team THIS is what they might have looked like!" angle. Well the truth is they freaking made an AMAZING red shoe for the game. It just never released in the USA and people have wanted it forever. On top of that they retro the navy pair and rape it as well. The soles is the wrong, color blocking is all messed up and the entire look/colorway/leather is ruined. They literally just dropped a perfectly OG pair of the black/gold ones and had everyone excited for the next 3 OG pairs (the REAL red and navy patent ones and then the white/red pair) and they come with this weak pair. What's the point in changing up an all-time classic like this? Jordan does it and keeps the years separate from all their retros but Reebok isn't at that level and people are going to want the real deal, not this. It makes zero sense at all. You were doing so well (minus the extremely way too limited Shaq Attaq release) Reebok. Get your head back in the game.
12 months ago on Reebok Answer DMX “All-Star” Pack – Release Reminder
Johnny Kilroy 10s...enough...bring back the city pack!!!!
1 year ago on Air Jordan X “Silver Patent” – Teaser
@JustSoChill I'm almost 100% sure they are Andruw Jones trainer PEs for his first year with the Yankees. He always wears Jordan 4 PEs and they're in Yankee colors as well as his # was 18 in his first year. His logo is also that Brewers-like glove with his # in it. Google Andruw Jones Jordan 4 and you'll see.
1 year ago on SELECT Collections: Justin Amazing
@seanlee3434 @hrbomber1113 Yeah man I totally agree. I think my biggest mistake is every time a shoe comes out that I like I buy it. Instead of thinking, "yeah I like those Foams and Kobes but I could get a pair of OG Jordans or some really rare and nice stuff for these regular releases". Also, because I'm disabled it's just a collection and never gets worn so I'm strict with sizes and have fallen into a trap of collecting packs and sets etc. It's not that I own any shoes I don't like, it's just that I should probably make a list of the top 100 shoes I want and work on that and anything that comes out on that list or close I get and let the regular stuff pass. Seems it's very difficult to be able to keep up with the massive retro drops, including Reebok killing my wallet, and get 5-10 pairs a month AND hit up eBay and get some OG versions. When I first got hurt it wasn't like I was told you're screwed. Everyone thought I'd be fine until the Mayo Clinic set it straight so I spent so much time collecting like I'm going to be wearing these soon and then switched halfway through to just a look at collection. Regardless, this is a really nice collection and I don't own a single LeBron. Not because he doesn't have awesome shoes but you just have to draw the line somewhere and if you're getting Jordans/Kobes/Pennys/Iversons/90s stuff/Pippen/Griffey etc you can't just collect them all.
It's so bitter sweet to look at collections like this for me. To have a collection like this you have to pretty much live in the right area, have a TON of money or ELITE connects. I'm a disabled guy in Kansas so that pretty much blows me out of the water for having the money to have so many OGs and rare pairs and obviously this isn't the sneaker Mecca of the world and there are basically no connections. I was out of the shoe game and was working on my degree and playing baseball and a brain injury knocked me out of life 5.5 years ago and just saw a select few shoes I had in the 90s and just got a few for nostalgia. Now I'm hardcore into it and have a pretty nice collection but it's impossible for me to take it to that next level of having the super rare stuff. Still cool to see people who can and aren't just total dbags who know the right person. Also, I see he has a huge size gap in his collection which must help as finding a 13 in some rare pairs is about impossible.
I can't believe they jacked up BOTH colorways. The logo is supposed to be gold. The reebok on the upper by the laces is supposed to be all gold and the sole is supposed to be much darker. On top of that they don't have the correct texture. It's all smooth compared to the OG. And that's just the navy ones. The red ones are missing the gold too. WTF are they messing these up for? I know they want to be Jordan Brand but slight changes that make them uglier isn't a good idea for Reebok.
1 year ago on Reebok Answer 1 “All-Star Pack”
Drop those badass Kobe PEs too. For only having one sneaker FA year he had some pretty nice PEs. Reebok Questions, Jordan 3s/7 away and homes/8s/9s, Flight Huarache etc
1 year ago on Air Jordan VIII “Rip City” PE
Is that the Jordan 3 PE Kobe wore in his sneaker free agency in the first pic?
1 year, 1 month ago on Nike Art Exhibit at illest Orange County Grand Opening
I dunno...something seems off but I really don't know what yet.
1 year, 1 month ago on Reebok Question Low – Navy – Red
@ilovewordplay yeah there are a few exceptions but they got those right the first time. Not to mention both have a bunch of other great shoes in their line that aren't getting proper love. Griffey 3s? PROPER Griffey Total Maxes? Pippen 2s? Both had a few shoes before their signature line that are in desperate need of retroing. PROPER Diamond Fury for Griffey...not some $50 looking fakes with a 360 air bag. Air Up/Maestro/More Uptempos for Pippen.
1 year, 1 month ago on Nike Air Pippen – Midnight Navy – Sonic Yellow – Tropical Teal
OG white pair? Some Pippen 2s? A proper release of the rest of his line? And go old school like Penny's line. Give us the Air Ups, a proper Maestro retro, the White/Red, Black/Red/White and Hoop Pack More Uptempos. Nothing wrong with these but let's see hidden gems brought back as well. This is like watching all the Flight 98 "The Glove" new colorways when he has an entire line that needs some love including the OG pairs of The Glove.
Good lord...if you were going to get rid of the zipper at least don't rape the rest of the shoe. Now we have no idea if a no zipper concept works because this is disgusting no matter how many zippers and shrouds are on it. There are great OG colorways and never released PEs that would look amazing...bring those back and MAYBE go without the shroud on a few. I've said it before and I'll say it again...this is Nike's response to the old joke...What's black and white and red all over? The answer is a bufued Flightposite apparently.
1 year, 1 month ago on Nike Flightposite Exposed
@Juny Shots Tmb I'm guessing you're a teenager?
1 year, 1 month ago on Conversation @ http://www.nicekicks.com/2013/06/16/bring-em-back-nike-air-max-98/
@Da_Real_Big_Infinite Agreed but lets stop this nonsense and go OG sbefore the new CWs come like Reebok is doing with the Shaqnosis and did with the Kamikaze. We haven't even seen the White/Home Sonics colorway yet have we?
1 year, 1 month ago on Nike Air Zoom Flight The Glove – Red – Black – Yellow
NO WAY!!! How do these sneaker blogs come up with this advanced information that was available a few weeks ago on Eastbay/Footlocker's websites...c'mon Sneaker News....
1 year, 1 month ago on Nike Air Foamposite One “Sport Royal” – Release Date
I was only 11 so I might be mistaken, but weren't these called the "Charlotte Hornets" of the city pack?
1 year, 1 month ago on Air Jordan Retro Spring 2014 Releases
Bring back ALL of the Air Max 98 models and BOTH Air Max 96s. I dunno why they drop a thousand 95s and 97s a year that never sell but won't drop two classic 96s and at least 2 and maybe 3 Air Max 98 models. Plus the underrated and awesome Air Max Deluxe. Get with it Nike.
As the old joke goes..."What's black and white and red all over?" The answer is a rape job of an old classic that should release in OG form with eggplant, gold and some sweet PE colorways that were around the league. This is just straight GARBAGE to me.
1 year, 1 month ago on Nike Flightposite No-Zip “Zebra”
@Da_Real_Big_Infinite 100% in agreement. They pulled a Foamposite with the Hyperflights except they started going all patterns after they basically exhausted all the single color combos there were in the Foams and the Hyperflights had plenty of classy colorways to work with before going tiger print or putting an full length zoom air bag on the bottom and rainbowing the whole top out.
1 year, 1 month ago on Nike Zoom Hyperflight PRM – Dark Armory Blue – Gamma Blue
Very very nice. Great execution and they could get away with a black sole or an icy one and both are going to be clean. I hope this premium stuff doesn't make them insanely priced. Maybe they'll catch on since the superhero pack is down to about $100 and still sitting.
1 year, 1 month ago on Nike Zoom Hyperflight PRM – Metallic Copper Coin – Black – Challenge Red
This really plays to the strengths of the Hyperflight. I'm glad Nike quit putting ridiculous patterns all over them and got back to what made them great to begin with. I personally only liked the Kobe Hyperflight of this year.
@Sneakdisser300 Yeah, it amazes me how the information is out on huge sites like footlocker but nobody including the sneaker blogs act like they have a release date.
1 year, 1 month ago on “Royal/Grey” Nike Air Foamposite One
Bring back the white/black OG pair as well before you start messing with some new colors.
1 year, 1 month ago on Nike Zoom Flight ’98 “The Glove” – Grey – Orange
I want all 3 OG colors of the KB8 II in white, black
and the AS purple PE, the Columbia XIs, white/red and black/white/red Pippen
IIs, both the Penny and Pippen Nike Air Up PEs, the white/red, black/silver and
white/silver Answer Vs and the black/white and white/black Nike Zoom GPs. I’d
love to see some of the less heralded Penny kicks like the home and away
Orlando Penny IVs and the Nike Flight 96 Olympic PEs as well as some more OG
Pippen colored Nike Air More Uptempo like the white/red and Bred version and
lastly a Griffey 3 retro with the great swoosh strap to finish it off.
1 year, 1 month ago on Conversation @ http://www.nicekicks.com/2013/05/24/8-basketball-shoes-that-should-be-retroed-soon/3/
@JeRz Hell yeah. I have every Jordan restocking and I'm hoping the exact same thing. Now if Nike restocks too...then I'm in trouble.
1 year, 2 months ago on “Black Toe” Air Jordan 1
@KiddCP3 @hrbomber1113 Yeah that's what I meant. Thanks for the clarification as I'm sure some people would want to know the exact date. Loving the restocks so I won't have a tough time picking up these and the Black Toe 1s....hopefully
1 year, 2 months ago on Nike Kobe 8 – Stadium Grey – Metallic Silver – Tour Yellow
They already have a release date on the 25th...It was announced like 2 weeks ago on footlocker and Nike's websites. Get it together Sneaker News.
Or the white midsoles Fresh Water PE versions. Forgot those. So many awesome colorways and shoes tied to Griffey that get ignored. If you don't think Griffey shoes can sell that's one thing..but to drop dozens a year that look like bad fakes and leave OG classics untouched doesn't make much sense.
1 year, 2 months ago on Nike Air Max Griffey 1 – Black – Gold
Bring the Volts back or how about dropping the underrated Griffey 3s for the first time? My Volts were defective and it's been almost impossible to find a legitimate size 12.5 again. Can't believe they keep dropping all these ugly colorways and weird mashups with 360 Air Max soles and we can't get the Griffey 3s or the Diamond Furys retroed even once. Even the Nike Griffey Total Max came misshapen and without the OG colors. Those were badass in OG form and extremely comfortable.
Allen Iverson was NEVER the best basketball player in the NBA and especially not 2001. Shaq AND Kobe were better not to mention Garnett and Duncan.
1 year, 2 months ago on Conversation @ http://www.nicekicks.com/2013/05/06/the-best-basketball-shoes-by-year-of-the-2000s/2/
@kingwing3 @JFresh_136 Is there anything funnier than something questioning another's intelligence while misspelling/misusing 1/2 of the words in their sentence...They ARE dumB.
1 year, 2 months ago on Nike LeBron X Elite “Sport Turquoise”
Damn...am I getting that old? Does nobody remember the black mesh playoffs or the all-star game sunshine yellow pairs? Those 2 and the black/white were vintage early 2000 with some Shox BB4s, the Alpha Project and Answer IVs. I'd cop all 4 OG colorways and some more PEs he wore as well.
1 year, 2 months ago on Conversation @ http://www.nicekicks.com/2013/05/05/bring-em-back-adidas-the-kobe-1/
Kobe is taking over.....LeBron's are way too expensive and KD's are hideous and plastic.
1 year, 2 months ago on Nike KD VI – First Look
Hell yeah bring em back...then the snakeskins and they REALLY need to retro the OG low IE black and red colorway with the gum sole. They've retroed them with the charcoal sole and those are nice, but they aren't OG. Bring em' all back.
1 year, 2 months ago on Conversation @ http://www.nicekicks.com/2013/04/28/bring-em-back-air-jordan-11-low-whitecolumbia-blue/
hell yeah! now bring back the white/red, the patent navy and the patent red all-stars and scrap that black/red "OG" thing that isn't a freaking OG.
1 year, 2 months ago on Reebok Answer 1 – Black – Gold | Release Date
ENOUGH. Bring back the damn OG Favre colorway. I know Brett and the Packers aren't tight anymore but what's the point in releasing all these colorways and not a mention of the colorway/player that made them famous? Link below for you youngins.
1 year, 3 months ago on Nike Zoom Turf Jet ’97 – Neo Turquoise – Volt – White
where can I get these online besides Reebok.com?
1 year, 3 months ago on Everything You Need to Know: Reebok Shaq Attaq
Everybody wanted them when they came out. Tuned Air was the new thing and I loved these and the Siroccos. The little hexagon with Tn or Tl or Zm was great and defined an era.
1 year, 3 months ago on Nike Air Max Plus – Tour Yellow – Team Orange – Black
@Da_Real_Big_Infinite I honestly don't remember the last time they dropped an AI retro in actual DMX. The only Answer I retro was the 10th anniversary deal and it had fake DMX and both Answer IV retro runs haven't had legitimate DMX since then either so I seriously doubt these do.
1 year, 3 months ago on Reebok Answer DMX – Black – Red
I could be wrong but I really don't think these are OG. I remember the black/gold, white/red, patent navy and the unreleased patent red All-Star games. Can anyone show me a pic of him wearing these in game or an original pair?