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"Don't take extra." Awesome statement.
12 months ago on Police Officer Arrested For Stealing Jordans
To clean that up a little, it's not to say they wouldn't sell or there isn't a demand. He's the greatest player currently in the NBA.
1 year, 2 months ago on King James Asks If It’s Time for LeBron Retros
I think it would be tacky. Jordan tried and I don't think his retros really took off until he retired from the Bulls? Probably should fact check that but naw, I don't think LeBron should yet.
I don't get the Chicago shout-out. Were any of the players that wore these shoes on the Bulls? If not, isn't this really just a backhanded reminder of MJ's dominance?
1 year, 2 months ago on FILA “Bulls by the Horn” Pack Release Date
@RyTheShoeGuy Haha! Hell yeh. WTF is going on in that picture. It looks like Kanye stepped out of the cab and immediately dealt with some clown trying to snap a pic.
1 year, 2 months ago on Celebrity Sneaker Stalker
Frankly, any air Jordan, especially that came out while MJ was still in Chicago, should have a "bred" colorway if it doesn't already.
1 year, 4 months ago on Conversation @ http://www.nicekicks.com/2013/06/17/back-in-black-8-updated-air-jordan-colorways-inspired-by-the-black-grape-5s/5/
@Waleed Saleh Adamkhel Afridi Nuff said.
1 year, 4 months ago on Conversation @ http://www.nicekicks.com/2013/06/14/signature-line-showdown-michael-jordan-vs-lebron-james/
I like these. I do second what YellowingSucks says too. Customs are just that, custom. You don't go to Brooks Brothers and get a shirt with someone else's initials on it.
1 year, 4 months ago on Conversation @ http://www.nicekicks.com/2013/05/24/nike-air-foamposite-one-3m-custom/
@ThePrufessa Preach! How do you go from full length max air goodness.... to that.
1 year, 4 months ago on Conversation @ http://www.nicekicks.com/2013/05/24/8-basketball-shoes-that-should-be-retroed-soon/5/
I know I am in the vast minority here, but 11's pretty well played out to me. I love the design and the classic colorways, but frankly I find the retros to be too narrow, and the patent leather is cut lower, so it hits an odd spot on my foot. I would rather see some other things that I haven't seen 100 times already, like the AM'96 or even the Air Metal Max.
1 year, 5 months ago on Conversation @ http://www.nicekicks.com/2013/05/06/sneads-restocks/
I apparently can't read....page 5.
1 year, 5 months ago on Conversation @ http://www.nicekicks.com/2013/04/29/king-james-finishes-bucks-new-lebron-x-ps-elite-kicks-on-court-4-29-2013/5/
Ty Lawson straight kicked dude in his coin purse on page 3.....
Never understood why these get no retro love. I personally like the 96's better than the 95's. If the Metal Max version ever drops..... sweet baby Jesus!
1 year, 6 months ago on Live Look: Nike Air Max 96
@cdb23 Just for feet?! Holy shit! Not sure if you are from Columbus or not but we had one here back in the day that had a basketball court inside where you could 'test' your shoes after you bought them. So dope. Good call.
@mints I'm going to give NK the benefit of the doubt and say they were saying that the Iceman's blazers were the predecessor to the Nike Dunk. Otherwise, BIG editing oversight.
1 year, 6 months ago on How the “Colorway” Has Evolved in Sneaker Culture
Of all the apps to inspire you to make a shoe......ugh. Internet Exploder. That alone is enough to make me not want them. Do people still use Internet exploder outside of work/using it to download your browser of choice because you just got a new pc or reimage?
1 year, 7 months ago on Nike Air Force 1 Mid “Internet Explorer” Custom
Dude on the first page is CRUSHING those bred XIII's!!
1 year, 7 months ago on College Kicks On Court: The Regular Season Comes to a Close
Someone. Anyone. Does the DMX work like I remember?
1 year, 7 months ago on Reebok DMX Run 10 Black/White Available Now
No clue what you would rock these with, but the design is sic.
1 year, 7 months ago on Nike Air Force 1 Downtown “Iron Man” New Images
I feel like Nice Kicks needs to make a gif of Ross's shot..... just sayin.
1 year, 8 months ago on Celebrity Sneaker Stalker
The infamous 'BRed' colorway looks the best to me so far. That's the safe and cliche answer, I know, but if I was to buy a pair, those would be it.
1 year, 8 months ago on Air Jordan 28 Upcoming Colorways
On page 5, the infamous free throw line dunk in the white and cement 3's... he could have jumped another 2 feet behind where he actually jumped and still made it with his elbow above the rim. St. Michael.
1 year, 8 months ago on #MJ50: A Complete History of Michael Jordan’s All-Star Sneakers
Slam Dunk contest needs to take back this format. Both the guys doing one dunk at a time, and having some names people actually recognize.
Man! Do I have a few these. In childhood, I could go on for days. Most recent heartbreak would be the SB Cigars, SB Rollerderby's, and the black/cement 3's.
1 year, 8 months ago on Heartbreak: Sneakers the Nice Kicks Staff Wish They Owned
@jason_ess Haha right on. I'm not up on Reebok like I probably should be, I just know a while back there were some Iverson's re-released, I believe it was the first 'Answer's, that did not have the original DMX tech in them and people were pissed. So I was afraid it was a trend with retro DMX sneakers.
1 year, 8 months ago on Reebok DMX Run 10 Black/White-Pure Silver Release Date
@abuddadustflix @Cth724 @DreamChaser I hear you. My point was simply at some point the Jordan line will be our generations Chuck Taylor. Probably not in the immediate future, but I mean the tech in Jordans is already pretty much outdated for the court in comparison to all the high speed low drag stuff coming out now. They have already pretty much moved into the lifestyle shoe category, not to say people don't still wear them on the court, just saying they aren't wearing them for the performance as much as they are the nostalgia.
1 year, 8 months ago on The LeBron Legacy: How We’ll Look at the LeBron Line in 10 Years
$300 cleats... what am I missing?
1 year, 8 months ago on Soccer.com Launches Nike CR7 Mercurial Vapor IX Competition
If that leather is as buttery as the pic makes it look, I think these would be a nice release.
1 year, 8 months ago on #XX8DaysOfFlight: Air Jordan 12
Much respect to DJ Skee. GUD'LAWD!
1 year, 8 months ago on A “Sneak Peek” Inside DJ Skee’s Sneaker Closet Part II
@Cth724 @DreamChaser Do you own a pair of Chuck Taylors? If so, do you even know who Chuck Taylor was? Or Puma Clydes?
Not currently better than the Jordan line. Time will tell. At some point Jordans will become like how people look at Chuck Taylors now.
Can't find them anywhere. Who the hell is a 'select' FILA retailer? Oh well, I was a Nike guy then and am a Nike guy now. Love the silhouette, but I guess they aren't coming on in this trip either.
1 year, 8 months ago on FILA Grant Hill II
Every time I see those ATCQ Dunks I kick myself for not grabbing them when I had the chance.
1 year, 8 months ago on Best of #todayskicks
@jason_ess So this probably sounds like a dumb question but I assure you it isn't..... will these actually have the DMX tech that we all knew and loved?
1 year, 9 months ago on Reebok DMX Run 10 Black/White-Pure Silver Release Date
Does it actually have the DMX tech? Heard some of the retro Iversons did NOT.
1 year, 9 months ago on Reebok DMX Run 10 Infinite Blue/Green-White Release Date
My first thought was, 'whattheBarkleys', but I forgot totally about the Raygun SB's. Spot on.
1 year, 9 months ago on Nike Barkley Posite Max “Galaxy”
Thought Joe Montana had a Sketcher deal.........
1 year, 9 months ago on Celebrity Sneaker Stalker
Where are the AM 96's? No Air Metal Max? C'mon man.
1 year, 11 months ago on #20Under20: The 20 Best Nike Running Shoes From 1992 to 2012
@TRoyBoy27 .... from 92-12? They missed the cut by 2 years boss.
1 year, 11 months ago on Swizz Beatz Officially Welcomes Shaq Back to the Reebok Family
What did these start out as? Cardinals? The charcoals are suede, those are leather. I thought Orions at first, but that jumpman on the ankle tabs is blue....
2 years ago on Air Jordan 7 “Black Cement” Custom
...and the church said: Amen!
2 years, 1 month ago on 7 Improvements We Want in Retro Jordans
Best thing I have seen lately that Nike has done to hit resellers in the face was the Jordan restock at HoH this past Friday. Think about that, you are a reseller, trying to sell your Jordan XII Obsidian at $250, and Foot Locker just got restocked..... HAHAHAHA, you just got stuck, dirty reseller. Here's what I don't get about resellers. I know it's not all shoe stores, but at the HoH in Columbus, if there is a major release, they hand out numbered tickets on a random day before the release date. Then on release day you show up at 8am, line up in ticket order, and cop. So as a reseller, you have to find out when tickets are dropping, stand in line for that. Then go back the next day, and stand in line for that. To get one pair (depending on how many of your 'staff' is with you). So all that, to cop a pair of shoes at roughly $175 ($160+tax) to try and resell them on average of $250. Two days of lines and all the hassall to make $50/pair? And that's on average, on a bad day you make $20, although I understand on a good day (say the South Beach LeBrons), that's hundreds of dollars a shoe. But still, there's maybe one/two of those kind of kicks a year and the heat is turned way up in terms of exclusivity and EVERYONE wants them. So I just don't get it, hopefully reselling sneakers is a passing fad.
2 years, 2 months ago on Resellers Spotted: Air Jordan 6/7 GMP – Wall of Shame
@heezer @azgame I can back you up. At least at Foot Locker. Same deal, and they (HoH) just got restocked with the Jordan XII Obsidians/Cool Grey, Military Blue IV, and Olympic 6 and straight were not allowed to buy them. They could get the GMP but had to pay full price, not sure if they had to do the ticket shenanigans or not.
As much as I wanted these I was derailed by the House of Hoops restock on Friday. Looking forward to hopefully copping the VII at least on the interwebs.
2 years, 2 months ago on Got ‘Em Early – Air Jordan Golden Moments Pack
In my opinion Reebok is going about it backwards. They need to get people back on the hook before they do all the super limited releases like they did with the Iversons. I am all for some Reebok retros, if anything to shake Nike's tree a little and force some competition.
2 years, 2 months ago on Reebok Vs Nike – Why Reebok Classics Needs to Win!
Sweet baby Jesus
2 years, 2 months ago on Air Jordan 11 “Blackout” Sample
Golf course nothing. No spikes = I will start to see the 'golfer' types in the office wearing these with their dockers and shiny golf shirts.
2 years, 2 months ago on Nike Lunar Swingtip Suede
The Olympic athletes are the only ones that them too. Man you can't get these nowhere.
2 years, 2 months ago on Nike Track & Field “Volt” Collection