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Nike KD 7 “Lacquer Blue”

Nike is set to launch the Nike KD 7 “Lacquer Blue,” featuring a head-turning design showcasing varying shades of bright blue throughout the upper and sole unit. In addition to the vivid hues, there’s a jagged pattern arrayed in horizontally sweeping lines on the rear portion of … READ MORE

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Nike Kyrie 1 “Deceptive Red” | Release Info

A little over a month ago – way back in 2014 – Nike introduced to the world Kyrie Irving‘s own singature sneaker at a star-studded event in New York City. We gave you a first-look here, and are now excited to pass along that the “Deceptive Red” … READ MORE

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Nike Kobe 9 EM “Silk”

Previously rumored to be an Asian-exclusive release, it appears that the Nike Kobe 9 EM “Silk” will be launching through select retailers stateside. Featuring a fairly ornate design, the low-tops carry a one-piece Engineered Mesh upper adorned with a complex floral print, accented with hits of metallic … READ MORE

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Top 12 Stories of 2014 – Collaborations

What makes collaborations fascinating is the bringing together of like-minded sensibilities and philosophies to produce something new and unexpected. Two partners bounce off ideas, brainstorm, hash over and ultimately create. As consumers, we reap the rewards of their labor, and as simple observers, we appreciate the magic … READ MORE

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Nike LeBron 12 “Trillion Dollar Man” | Release Reminder

Despite the occasional flashes of brilliance, the Cleveland Cavaliers have been mostly mediocre this season, sitting on a record of 18 – 12 even though they play in the woeful Eastern Conference. Even worse, LeBron hasn’t been himself lately, but even a diminished LeBron James is effective enough … READ MORE

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Nike KD Trey 5 II – Clearwater/Total Orange

Nike has released a bold new colorway of the KD Trey 5 II as part of their Fall/Winter 2014 line, this time featuring a palate of bright shades of blue. The uppers are done in a light and breathable Flywire mesh overlay with a “Total Orange” swoosh, … READ MORE

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Nike LeBron 12 “Akron Birch” Christmas Edition | Release Reminder

Christmas is less than two weeks away now and Nike Basketball has dropped a little preview of a very festive rendition of LeBron James’ signature sneaker. Part of the 2014 Christmas Collection we showed you earlier this week, the LeBron 12 “Akron Birch” was specially made (by … READ MORE

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Nike KD 7 “Egg Nog” Christmas Edition | Release Reminder

The jolliest time of year is finally upon us and Nike Basketball celebrates with a festive iteration of Kevin Durant’s signature shoe. The KD 7 “Egg Nog” is part of the 2014 Christmas Collection and is inspired by the Durantula’s favorite holiday beverage. Made with Nike’s dynamic … READ MORE

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Nike KD 7 Lifestyle “Longhorn State”

Nike is set to launch a KD 7 Lifestyle, dubbed “Longhorn State,” that would do Bevo proud. Inspired by Kevin Durant’s brief tenure at the University of Texas, the shoe has an upper dressed in pony hair, standing in for a steer’s spotted hide. Complementary hits of black finish … READ MORE

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Nike Kobe 9 Elite “What The”

Nike designer Eric Avar changed the game with the introduction of the Nike Kobe 9 Elite, a towering silhouette that utilized Flyknit technology in a performance basketball shoe for the first time. To commemorate the unprecedented launch, Nike Basketball’s design team has produced the Nike Kobe 9 … READ MORE

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Nike and LeBron James Honor 12 Hometown Heroes With Custom LeBron 12 iD Colorways

LeBron James has lately asserted himself as something of an elder statesman in NBA, and with his return to Ohio, he’s also comfortably installed himself as a global ambassador to his home state. Even his detractors will have to acknowledge James’ pride in the hard-working spirit of … READ MORE