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It still doesn't feel like they've recaptured that SB magic from the early 2000's. Oh well, I guess they're making a conscious effort.
1 year, 11 months ago on Nike SB Dunk High – Green – White – Gum
1 year, 11 months ago on Air Jordan 8 Retro “Bugs Bunny” Returns in 2013
Dating back to the 90's, I've never really been a fan of the 9's (with the exception of the charcoals), but some of these really have the potential to make it on my radar come this holiday season.
1 year, 11 months ago on Air Jordan IX “Fontay Montana”
@LadariusSimonton @Shoeguy93 @CheckMyDope Actually it's ONE pair of the AJ 3's that's been confirmed, and it's a new colorway. I doubt all those colors are coming back in 2014. J/b might use the 5 releases in 2012 as a reason to put the 4's on an extended hibernation.
1 year, 11 months ago on Air Jordan 4 “Thunder”
@BiscoeTheBoss @Shoeguy93 If Jordan Brand was concerned about our collections, they'd go Broke! They're more concerned with their profit (as any successful business should be). Every release leaves thousands empty handed due to various financial and/or other priorities. Coming back every couple of years to recoup that money from those that missed out makes perfect sense. I hear where you're coming from, but I have to agree with J/b and Nike......
1 year, 11 months ago on Air Jordan 8 Retro “Playoffs” Returns Summer 2013
@WZRDUPSO Well said!
1 year, 11 months ago on Air Jordan 4 “Bred” 2012
@LebronsBitch666 No they don't! They're doing just fine in my collectors room, along with everything 80's and 90's I've acquired.
I wish the Hare 7's would drop next year also!
1 year, 11 months ago on Air Jordan 5 “Fire Red” (2013 Preview)
@RDogg23 I doubt it! After these drop in early December (as speculated by some sites), the 11's will follow and then the focus will be on 2013's 5's, 13's and possible 8's.... Last year, the last pair of 3's to drop was the Black flips around the beginning of December, then that was the last we heard of 3's(until next years crimsons at least).
1 year, 12 months ago on Air Jordan 4 “Thunder” Fall 2012 Release
@Big_Infinite Damn homie, you making us older heads feel "Old". I'm with ya though!
1 year, 12 months ago on Air Jordan V – White – Black – Red
Leather is suppose to crease and conform to your foot due to it's durability! That's how you know whether you have "Leather" or "pleather". Just a little FYI for ya.
@flyguynameli @Fresh3000 @HenryAkinE Have those two even been confirmed as a 2013 release by J/b, or is everyone speculating b/c it's the 23 anniversary of the 5's?
1 year, 12 months ago on OFFICIAL: Air Jordan IV “Thunder” 2012 Info
@NolanHayes This guy right here holds both a Bachelors and MBA in Business and FAILS to see your point. However, my nephew left his his violin upstairs and I'd be more than happy to grab it and play a tune for you.
I received both my under grad and MBA in business, so from a business point of view I think it makes perfect sense. At the moment, the Culture/Market is HOT! To Nike, I say "if sneakerheads wanna buy kicks when times are tough (Recession), leave no stone unturned! Get what you can get while you can; as long as the money is still out there".
1 year, 12 months ago on Rumor: Air Jordan 4 Retro "Thunder" Returns in 2012
@jstforkicks @Cut Up I heard a rumor that those were gonna be an "International" exclusive, eventually making it's way to US retailers in the following years like the 2009 "True Blue 3". I guess only time will tell,
1 year, 12 months ago on Air Jordan V – White – Black – Fire Red
@Koach_CartER What other pair of Fire Reds?
Here....We... Go... Again! Maybe I might spot something new this time around.
1 year, 12 months ago on Air Jordan 11 Retro “Bred” 2012
@shoeking No please! leave the Originals to those that had the vision to collect them! Thanks!
1 year, 12 months ago on Air Jordan 5 “Grapes” (2013 Release)
@GyanShieldsdad It all depends who thinks it's a "Big Problem". As long as Nike is making their money back and some, it's all good and fair business. In a perfect world, pre-ordering would work! However in life, nothing ever works without it's flaws. It's not a problem or an issue for Nike's higher ups until murders start to become the norm followed by congressional hearings on C-span, ABC, and NBC news. When that type of publicity hits Nike and their Stock, you'll see some real change. For now, this division known as the "Urban sneaker community" isn't worth any of the precious boards time, only our hard earned dollars.
1 year, 12 months ago on Got Em Early – Air Jordan Raptor 7
I think ya'll reaching a bit! You guys aren't necessarily known for dropping ground breaking news like Modern-Notoriety, Counterkicks, and Sneakernews.com. So with that said, where'd you obtain this information? Today's news has been about the fire red fives, Bred 13's and black and royal blue 1's. Not one of those sites including Theclosetcollectors mentioned anything about Grapes.
2 years ago on Air Jordan 5 “Grapes” (2013 Release)
You all know DAMN well there will NOT be any "Nike Air" on the back! Quit reaching and get your imaginations in check with reality!
2 years ago on Air Jordan V – White/Black/Red 2013 Retro
Date: May 14, 1995
For Game 1 & 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals, Michael Jordan turned heads and broke necks breaking out the “Concord” Air Jordan 11. Repeating history, these shoes were swiftly banned because of a uniform violation since the rest of the Bulls were wearing blacked out sneakers. Game 3 MJ took on Penny wearing his shoe, the Nike Air Flight 1, but for Game 4 in front of the home crowd, Jordan broke out a shoe that would be later referred to as the “Space Jams”. ?Though the shoes did technically sport black treads on the bottom of the sole, the shoes did rock a royal blue Jumpman and clear sole just like what we would later see in his Silver Screen debut.
2 years ago on Top 30 Non OG Air Jordan Colorways
@Jumpfan23 From the look of it, this pair is all leather. I believe the GMP 7's were a mixture of leather and (nubuck or suede).
2 years ago on Air Jordan VII “Goldie” Customs By El Cappy
@AljosaCikojevic @BallHard15 He means retailers! The Footlockers, Finish Lines, Champs, and Foot actions around my way were showing them off last Monday as shipments were arriving.
2 years ago on Air Jordan VII “Raptors” – Arriving at Retailers
@gillybeans They had one here in DC before the Olympics and another one in NY back in 2010. Not sure if they did anything 2011.
2 years ago on Nike Air Foamposite One – Stealth – Black
@umdaman @VaSneehed 703...... I got mad love for the Tidewater (757) region too. 4 years in Norfolk @ Old Dominion Univ.
2 years ago on “Stealth” Nike Air Foamposite One
@umdaman They're not black, they have a real dark and greyish look to them in person. Gentry said on Twitter several times back in July that the Black ones were coming out along with the stealth, but only time will tell if those will make it in 2012 or 2013.
Nike's Nationwide Lottery system (Finishline, Footlocker, Champs, and Footaction) is gonna FAIL! Already calling it.
2 years ago on Air Jordan 11 – Black – Varsity Red – White
@SDotEdwards @mrambition101 Cough drops were "cough, clears throat, and speaks" $HIT!
There comes a Time when you have to draw the Line. With that said, my time is now! To any guys out there bold enough to put all pink shoes on their feet, I salute you. As for me, I know for a fact! "I'm NOT bout that life".
2 years ago on “Polarized Pink” Nike Air Foamposite One
@SirRocco But that's how it all began. I'm 28, and back in the 90's/ early 2000's that's how we chose our kicks. We enjoyed the looks, compliments and the ability to turn heads at school, the mall, movies, and social gatherings. What's wrong with the younger generation today doing the same? You want History, go to the Library, get a book on sports history, or turn the channel to ESPN Classic! All I'm saying is let the young heads today do their thing!
2 years ago on Michael Jordan and the “Double Nickel”
@CC221 @VladimirMatyukhin @ckers Wondering why dude automatically thought it was a African American calling him a cracker and not an Asian, Hispanic, or Latino American. However, the bigger picture is you guys got past the misunderstanding and are cool
2 years ago on Resellers Spotted: Air Jordan 6/7 GMP – Wall of Shame
I overheard someone over the weekend claiming that the Hare 7s were making a return in the near future (2013). Just outta curiosity, has anyone else heard anything remotely similar to this (rumor)?
2 years ago on Air Jordan VII “Bordeaux” OG with Matching Socks
Yes I know Finishline doesn't carry Foams, my rep was quoting a conversation she had with some from Beaverton OR.
You all better get use to this raffle system. Word from my corporate offices "Finishline" is, if the Bred/Playoff 11's release is successful (using this system), we can expect this method for 2013 Jordan and Foam releases. Oh, I called Nike's customer service yesterday and spoke to one of the reps and inquired on the feedback they received from the GMP release, and she said they (both retailers and Nike) were quite pleased. I asked her how they came to that conclusion, she responded "No injuries, No robberies, No BAD PRESS = SUCCESS"Nike Raffle and Twitter RSVP coming to a retailer new you soon! 2013..........................
@Franchise You'd be a fool NOT to take the money! This so called sneaker code will have some of these fools broke! This is America, if it's done legally, then I say make that money!
2 years ago on Air Jordan 6/7 GMP Resellers Spotted – Wall Of Shame
I don't resell sneakers, but I'm smart enough to know the "Recession is still in Session". As a business major who also holds an MBA, I can't knock the hustle. My man sold both of his Galaxy's for $2200 and I couldn't blame dude at all! IMO
@flyguynameli based off of your comment (HYFR), I see you've changed your stance on my previous comment regarding the Sole..... The shoe looks a lot better/complete without the icey blue soles! As for the "dead ass" comment, no heart feelings over here homie!
2 years ago on “ParaNorman” Nike Air Foamposite One
@trey3555 @OregonGrey Solecollector.com "ParaNorman is slated to open on August 17th, but we've confirmed that the shoes are being made for "Friends & Family" only and won't be releasing in stores".
2 years ago on Nike Air Foamposite One “ParaNorman”
@flyguynameli That's cool, we're all entitled to our opinions. Doesn't matter, Just got off the phone with my boy out in Cali who works graphics and other animation disciplines for Disney/Pixar, and he said he heard from a friend that these were a special "friends and family" release like the Caroline dunks.
The soles have to be either black, that shade of green, or the shade of the shoe for these to be a PERFECT! Icy blue soles don't work for every pair of foams.