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This Air Jordan 11 “Metallic Gold” Resembles Ray Allen’s “Two Rings” Championship PE

Back in October 2013, when Ray “Sugar” Allen entered into his 18th NBA season, he had already established himself as a highly accomplished and experienced athlete within the league and the sport. By 2013, he had already been an NBA All-Star 10 times, was the league’s best-ever 3-point king and had also won the Olympic gold medal back in 2000. That is not all, he has also lead two different teams to NBA Championship victory. While the Air Jordan 11 Low featured here has nothing to do with Ray Allen, it does somewhat resemble his Air Jordan 11 “Two Rings” Championship PE. Continue reading This Air Jordan 11 “Metallic Gold” Resembles Ray Allen’s “Two Rings” Championship PE

Air Jordan 9 “White/Black–True Red” Returns Yet Again During 2016’s Holiday Season

Out of all the Air Jordan signature models that Jordan Brand has ever introduced, there happens to be one of the most fascinating tales behind the Air Jordan 9. Unlike what readers might be thinking, it is not because Jordan Brand made a complex and intricate attempt to market this silhouette. Instead, this is because Michael Jordan had left his career on the hardwood behind to professionally perform on baseball diamonds. Instead of a basketball court, Michael Jordan went on to lace up in the Air Jordan 9 during his professional baseball career. The Air Jordan 9 is now making its comeback in a classic OG iteration. Continue reading Air Jordan 9 “White/Black–True Red” Returns Yet Again During 2016’s Holiday Season

Jordan Brand Designed The Air Jordan 12 “Neoprene” To Be A Winter-Ready Sneaker

Earlier this June, Jordan Brand had set up a pop-up shop in Salt Lake City, Utah for the limited re-release of the Air Jordan 12 “Flu Game,” celebrating the 19th anniversary of Michael Jordan’s 1997 NBA Finals game. A number of Air Jordan 12 Retro iterations for 2016 had been displayed at the pop-up shop, one of which was the “Wool” rendition that is rumored to make its retail debut in October 2016. However, it is not the only Air Jordan 12 featuring an unusual construction that is supposed to be among 2016’s Air Jordan releases. There is also an Air Jordan 12 made up of neoprene. Continue reading Jordan Brand Designed The Air Jordan 12 “Neoprene” To Be A Winter-Ready Sneaker

Kevin Durant Visits The Warriors’ Practice Facility Rocking The Jordan 4 Premium “Black”

Before Kevin Durant officially joined the Golden State Warriors recently, he wanted to meet in person with Stephen Curry, who is currently the point guard of the team. He wanted to be certain and sure that this year’s unanimous MVP was alright with and in favor of having KD as a member of the team, especially considering that Stephen has become the face of the team. This Thursday on July 7th, Kevin Durant gave an introductory press conference and the very next day on July 8th, he also made his official Warriors debut laced up in an unexpected sneaker. Continue reading Kevin Durant Visits The Warriors’ Practice Facility Rocking The Jordan 4 Premium “Black”

This PSNY x Jordan 1 Might Get Delivered Exclusively To Friends & Family

The last time Jordan Brand and Public School New York had collaborated was during the final month of the previous year. Both these brands kept sneakerheads waiting breathlessly with anticipation over what the two of them were working on. Eventually, December 12th, 2015 had been officially announced as the release date of the PSNY x Jordan Brand collaboration. Sneakerheads probably recall that back near the end of May 2016, Jordan Brand had dropped three Swoolsh-less Air Jordan 1 iterations. That particular variation of Jordan Brand’s first Air Jordan model has now been chosen for their latest collaboration with Public School New York. Continue reading This PSNY x Jordan 1 Might Get Delivered Exclusively To Friends & Family

This Lakers-Inspired Air Jordan 9 Is Another Nod To Kobe Bryant’s Illustrious Career

Kobe Bryant’s entire professional basketball career of 20 years has been nothing short of historic and it was shocking for many when he made the announcement that he would be retiring from the sport. Whispers about Kobe’s impending retirement had been heard for months, but it still ultimately seemed like the retirement came rather unexpectedly, so much so that even his own coach was shocked. Jordan Brand paid homage to the Black Mamba and his illustrious career by introducing an exclusive Air Jordan Kobe Pack. Now they are back with a more general release, which also appears to be a nod to Kobe and the Air Jordan 9. Continue reading This Lakers-Inspired Air Jordan 9 Is Another Nod To Kobe Bryant’s Illustrious Career