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@irepnaija07050 Well, "grown ass 25 year old man", I'm 34...and I think, should you had learned some basic economics, you would understand the concept of Supply and Demand. Simple as that: If no "grown ass men" bought from resellers, they would not exist. I don't see any 13 year old copping an entire Foot Locker's catalog, just to resell it to you later. If you can't get the shoes you like, be it QSs or GRs, it's because MORE PEOPLE want them...period. Don't blame on a kid who is clearly smarter than you and can get them before you. And please, take it from someone who is 9 years your elder...calling yourself a "grown ass man" sounds quite childish.
6 months ago on 13 Year Olds RUN the Sneaker Game?
@LeagueOfFlight Respect dude...you're more mature than a lot of guys here...
6 months, 1 week ago on 13 Year Olds RUN the Sneaker Game?
@Weathermanfoamsoncourt @IhaveLeBrons@RealCounterfeithey wheatherman,,,chill out dude...Little fella here is proud of his/her school's sneaker game, and there ain't nothing wrong about it...celebrate the fact that there are young sneakerheads and don't be hatin' man...
@IhaveLeBrons...cool dude...I LOVE King's Prides, probly my fav Lebrons...
6 months, 2 weeks ago on 13 Year Olds RUN the Sneaker Game?
"Arguably the best Air Jordan 11"? Just because it's not in the retro market right now? Come on Juan!.
10 months ago on NBA Kicks: Air Jordan 12 “Gamma”, Nike Kobe 8 and Jordan Spizike iD, Chris Paul CP3.VII Colorway Counter grows
welcome to the Tinker Hatfield's school of recycling...
10 months, 2 weeks ago on Jordan Melo M10 Officially Unveiled
So caring for the sneaker game is stupidly accepting everything EVERYONE ELSE says? Kid, don't quit your day job...you're onbnoxiously moronic...
10 months, 2 weeks ago on 9 Questions About The Nike Kobe 9
@Dixon Syder @luisvictor79 I can't do but agreeing with you man. Eye of the beholder, indeed.
10 months, 3 weeks ago on Sunday Survey: The Week’s Biggest Sneaker Stories
Thinking about what the reasons Kanye West gave to part ways with Nike makes me realize how wrong we are with our priorities.
Kanye says he needs to provide for his daughter. Obviously, her daughter, with the money Kanye has earned so far, and were she in an average family, would be covered for about 345 years. But he wants more. He wants her to have a Bentley, a house in Hollywood Hills, and so on.
Is being able to have everything the right way?
Basically everyone here is sporting the stuff that's on Footlocker/Champs/Finishline/Sheik/watchamacallit...this is like North Pole....ZERO HEAT!!!
11 months, 3 weeks ago on Celebrity Sneaker Stalker
One thing I've observed about the sneaker game since I've been "back" at it (circa 2008 or so) is that, most sneakers, and even maybe some of the most hyped retros, like the Jordan XIs, tend to drop their higher price in time.
Take the Concords, for example, back in their last retro release, you couldn't get your hands in a pair for less than 350-400 bucks. Just checked e bay a minute ago and found a pair of new ones for 226. Not cheap, but definitely cheaper than before.
Or look at the ill-fated (IMO at least) Kobe VIIs..A week ago I spotted a pair of the Washingtons that I bought for 210 bucks in the nike Outlet for 100 bucks...
My point being..give it the enough amount of time (a lot of it), and most sneakers tend to lower their price. With their counted Yeexceptions...
11 months, 3 weeks ago on 10 Realities Sneakerheads Have To Face
The phoniest commercial I've seen. I was shocked he didn't flopped when he fist-saluted the little kids in the commercial.
11 months, 4 weeks ago on Nike Basketball Debuts LeBron James “Training Day” Campaign
Yeah like Bob Knight spends his time on sneaker blogs...
1 year ago on Kicks On Court Diaries: Matt Bonner’s Plea for a New Shoe Deal
I believe a big difference between the two lines is that Jordan was allowed to estrange himself from the swoosh on the design of his shoes, seeing little to no trace of Nike Brand on the shoes. From AJ 7s on, we couldn't see one Nike logo or swoosh anywhere but the box.
Lebron hasn't been able to do that, and in a way, that gives a little aura of exclusivity to Jordan. Being the succesful athlete Lebron is, I can't quite understand why Nike hasn't been able to let their child ride the bike without training wheels, but it certainly affects his image, because there can't be a "Lebron Brand" yet, which, by the AJ XI was a de facto.
Maybe Nike tought otherwise about creating an exclusive line for Lebron since the dissapointment Vince Carter was (a lot of us got to think "hey...maybe THIS is the new Jordan...after all dude leaped a over french guy in a dunk) only to realize, quoting James Hetfield's mom, "the brightest flame burns quickest"
Lebron's line, as Jordan's can sadly be compared most of the times in terms of looks, because there aren't enough athletes in a competitive level to really test the performance of the shoes. And, lookswise, I think Jordans were created for a smaller type of players (maybe SGs or PGs) whereas Lebrons are constructed for Forwards or Centers, so in consequence, smaller people are going to rock Jordans, bigger fellas are going to wear Lebrons, and Hypebeasts are for sure going to have Jordans on their feet.
1 year ago on Heat or Hype: Can we let the Nike LeBron signature line be great?
uhhh...do you know where I can get an IFhone Cinco?...
1 year ago on 10 Misconceptions mainstream media have about people that line up for the iPhone 5S and sneakers
Te...ya...na..Tay...lor..uh-hum...!!! baby with those juggly titties...bo...neeerrrr!!!
1 year, 1 month ago on Celebrity Sneaker Stalker
@mosth8ted1 yeah dude it's basically namedropping sneaker style...
1 year, 1 month ago on Heat or Hype? Lesser known Air Jordan colorways get put to the test
I would also LOVE to see a sneaker debuting on an NBA XX game BEFORE being seen on court...lilke the Kobe 9s or something...
1 year, 1 month ago on 10 Kicks We Would Like To See In NBA 2K14
Does anyone know exactly what an "executive producer" does? sounds so foggy...
oh my god...chris farley's corpse ate Busta Rhymes!!!
1 year, 1 month ago on Celebrity Sneaker Stalker: 2013 MTV VMAs Edition
@dguy94 @number1HeatRocka But I agree with @number1HeatRocka ...a lot of people these days have a "grail" every other week...and they don't stop to think of the meaning of the word. Not that we compare something Jesus drank from a product like shoes, but I think calling something a Holy Grail might mean a pair of kicks that you like more than any other shoe you will ever see on your life. And I see a lot of guys out there calling Lebron Tens their grails...only to call the Lebron Elevens their grails six months later...personally, I think my grails are the Concord Elevens, though they aren't THAT difficult to get nowadays, think about 2007...when they haven't been retroed in a while.
In the end, I think a "Grail pair of shoes" might be the ones you will like most of all ever. They might be as hard to find as a virgin in Jersey, or as simple as a pair of Chucks, but they will mean more than any other pair to you
1 year, 2 months ago on The Grail Guide: 5 steps you shouldn’t forget when searching for your kicks
I just saw the brief resume of Leroy Smith (excellent job researching Juan), and they should call him Leroy Smooth...the guy has absolutely nothing to envy MJ. In fact, MJ might be the one who should envy not having so much media pressure on sometimes. I mean, they guy is probably a millionaire too, and the only difference is that Leroy can't afford only one Ferrari instead of a hundred Ferraris Michael can, but Leroy hasn't had to deal with the gambling or divorce scandals so...who's Winning now?
1 year, 2 months ago on Top 15 Trolling Air Jordans Of All-Time
@_DanielKeener @_danielkeener don't quit your day job, bro...
1 year, 2 months ago on Nike LeBron 11 “Bred” (Teaser)
Derrick Favors?, Kenneth Faried?. Kemba Walker? DeMarcus Cousins?DeMar DeRozan?...What the FUCK are we talking about? I guess the US decided they didn't like winning gold anymore. Maybe Bronze is the new Gold...
1 year, 2 months ago on Team USA Kicks: Anthony Davis rocks Air Jordan 11 Low and new Nike Air Max Hyperposite PE
@Max daddy I'd kill myself If I wrote like you man...hehehe
1 year, 3 months ago on Top 5 Most Overrated “Rare” Kicks
Do you know what is really funny? In twenty or thirthy years, when all the hype and rage for sneakers is gone, all of US fools (I have to include myself) who spent THOUSANDS of dollars in a shoe collection are going to be regretting not putting all that money in the bank, and looking at other people who actually were intelligent and have houses, and pay for their kids' school and other really important stuff...
can I vote for Chris Paul's Girl's ass?
1 year, 4 months ago on Conversation @ http://www.nicekicks.com/2013/06/20/celebrity-sneaker-stalker-6-20-2013/9/
Is it just me or the pics Nate Robinson takes to himself are so full of crap and only intended to say "look, I'v got sneakers and got kids...and I take so godd care of them that I include them in all my pics"?
1 year, 4 months ago on Conversation @ http://www.nicekicks.com/2013/06/13/celebrity-sneaker-stalker-6-13-2013/8/
Wait, what??? Rick Ross wearing everything BUT Reeboks?...bad mve Zwizz Beats...
1 year, 5 months ago on Conversation @ http://www.nicekicks.com/2013/05/23/celebrity-sneaker-stalker-5-23-2013/3/
it would be nice to keep count on which brand dunk on which...
in this case, it would be a case of Adidas dunking con Nike...
1 year, 5 months ago on NBA Kicks: Boris Diaw gets GIFed in the Nike Air Max HyperAggressor “Black History Month”
Juan, it would be actually pretty interesting if you guys could make some sort of research or investigation regarding NIke's stocking policy (i.e. how do they get to the conclusion "we are releasing xxxx pairs of concords this year...then another xxxx...")
I know it's a toughie...but if you guys could pull it off it would definitely be a plus for you against other sneaker sites (and don't say "what OTHER sneaker sites?", please..)
1 year, 5 months ago on 20 Kicks We Would Love To See Restock On May 25
Man...I have the utmost respect for the Armed Forces in any country. And knowing they share this passion makes me feel so happy. In a way, it's like they were saying "we are normal people too, and have this crazy taste in kicks"
1 year, 5 months ago on Conversation @ http://www.nicekicks.com/2013/05/18/armed-forces-spotlight-a-salute-to-soldiers-who-have-a-passion-for-sneakers-pt-1/
@Sneakerhead42 @luisvictor79 Actually...Wiggins is listed as a small forward...and I know they don't play in the same position....
What I meant is that they both attack the rim with fury...or at least Garnett did in his early years...dudes can't deny they have the same way of going for the dunk 10/10 times...
1 year, 5 months ago on Top 10 Kicks Worn By Andrew Wiggins So Far
@antoniocruzkid I didn't. I saw the video on the post, and his moves, the way he dunks, his body constitution, that sort of things remind me of KG when he was an NBA rookie.
This kid reminds me of a young Kevin Garnett...anyone knows how tall is he? Which position does he play in? I havent heard of him, but looks mad serious...
Good point, Juan.
Duncan will always be labeled "boring" because of his emphasis on the basics of the game. Ironically, what makes him such a "not-out-of-the-box" player is what makes him so consistently good at what he does.
Kicks wise, I liked some of his shoes with Nike, but with Adidas he definitely doesn't stand out visually.
In the end, dude must hear all of this, take his endorsement cheque, and walk away home laughing...
Respect to TD...he was truly one of the best. I would have LOVED to see an NBA team with Duncan and Keving Garnett playing alongside.
1 year, 5 months ago on NBA Kicks: Tim Duncan takes out the Warriors in an Adidas Crazy Fast PE
I would definitely go with the black 3s or pair of playoff Elevens...
1 year, 5 months ago on Top 5 Nike Foamposites To Wear On A Date
@csbenji Totally...my black 3s are the only pair of kicks she considers, not only "not ulgy" but also "pretty stylish"
Unfortunately...this is a total fail.
That color scheme looks hideous on the sneaker, regardless of the fact that it does not resemble Superman in any kind. If the S logo was taken away, no one would ever relate the shoe to the Kryptonian.
1 year, 5 months ago on Air Jordan 11 “Man of Steel” by Kickasso Kustom Sneakers
I'm not sure about the use of new technologies in the retro shoes...
Isn't it why everyone was hating on the AJ 8.0's in the first place? (even tough I still think they look dope as hell)
1 year, 5 months ago on Conversation @ http://www.nicekicks.com/2013/05/14/what-wed-like-to-see-from-andre-agassi-nikes-new-partnership/
ama get mine on wednesday
1 year, 5 months ago on Vlog: Nike Kobe 8 System “Purple Platinum”
But...in a serious note...this guy IS the REAL # 1 sneakerhead...true respect to that...
1 year, 5 months ago on Conversation @ http://www.nicekicks.com/2013/05/10/jordan-geller-discusses-shoezeum-auction-on-espn-video/
This guy's name is Jordan Michael...hehehehe
I don't care you guys say I only comment on negatives: 11 moments where 3 of them say "well...technically this isn't a sneaker..."
1 year, 5 months ago on Top 10 Greatest Sneaker Moments In Video Games
Well...how about the first woman signed to Jordan Brand?
1 year, 5 months ago on Conversation @ http://www.nicekicks.com/2013/05/08/is-it-time-for-a-womens-basketball-signature-sneaker/
I'm down with the idea Juan!!!! From now on those are the "Robinson" Thirteens...
1 year, 5 months ago on NBA Kicks: Nate Robinson is on fire in the Air Jordan 13, LeBron James debuts new Nike LeBron 10 Elite
I have to say it, KoF...your 10 "you showed us" are waaaay better than Nike's....theirs are such a dick ride...
1 year, 6 months ago on 10 lines we would add to the “You Showed Us” Nike ad for Kobe Bryant
YES!!!! THESE ARE MY HOLY GRAIL....
1 year, 6 months ago on Live Look: OG Nike Air Unlimited
True, I would have done that too...Maybe i'd have a pair of shaq attaqs and a kamikaze 1s for the hell of it, not because they paid me...
1 year, 6 months ago on Celebrity Sneaker Stalker
@Neezy SLIIIIIIIDE SHOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOWWWW...SLIIIIIIIIDE SHOWWWWWWW
so Rick Ross gets dumped by Rbk...first thing he does he puts on Js....buuuuurneddd!!!