STILL CRAZY: NIKE AIR SOCK RACER ULTRA FLYKNIT
Apr26

STILL CRAZY: NIKE AIR SOCK RACER ULTRA FLYKNIT

Most of you might not be aware, but the Air Sock Racer gave birth to so many of your favorite Nike silhouettes over the last 30 years. Originally released in 1986 as a marathon shoe, the laceless Nike Air Sock Racer was undoubtedly ahead of its time, paving the way for Nike innovations that would impact sport beyond running. Its four-way stretch, elastic mesh upper, with two straps for support, foreshadowed the development of Nike...

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NIKE KYRIE 3 ‘SUMMER PACK’
Apr25

NIKE KYRIE 3 ‘SUMMER PACK’

Tardy to the party but definitely not late for the summer. With the initial release of the Summer Pack — KD9 Elite, Kobe AD and the PG1 — Nike Basketball and Titan is set to release Kyrie’s 3rd signature shoe as part of this year’s Summer Pack. With Kyrie and the Cavs resting up for their Semifinal opponent (the Hawks and Wizards sure of at least 6 games in their match-up), you might as well hit the courts in...

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NIKE KOBE A.D. DEROZAN PE
Apr24

NIKE KOBE A.D. DEROZAN PE

It was a quiet weekend, but just in case you missed it, Titan released the Kobe A.D. ‘DeRozan PE’ at some of their stores. In time for the Playoffs, this PE is inspired by DeMar’s memory of watching Kobe and his ‘airball’ game back in 1997. The game taught the legend how to deal with adversity and showed DeRozan that resilience was key to success on court. The date of the memory, May 12, 1997, is featured...

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NIKE AIR FOAMPOSITE ONE ‘METALLIC COPPER’
Apr17

NIKE AIR FOAMPOSITE ONE ‘METALLIC COPPER’

1997 was definitely a good year for Nike. With the Air Max 97, Spiridon and the Talaria covering their ‘tracks’, Nike Basketball had heavy hitters as well with the Air Pippen, the Zoom Flight Five (Jason Kidd), and this — the Air Foamposite One. The ‘Foams’ were first seen on the feet of Mike Bibby and the other Arizona Wildcats 20 years ago and were then adopted as Penny’s signature shoe. Over the...

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NIKE AIR MORE UPTEMPO ‘INCOGNITO’
Apr14

NIKE AIR MORE UPTEMPO ‘INCOGNITO’

1996 was BIG. Literally, everything that came out of the fashion brands were BIG and bold. Everything was screaming from a mile away, and logos were blown out of proportion, definitely catching everyone’s attention. Nike did their own thing, from exaggerated versions of earlier releases such as the Air Way Up (from the Air Up) and this — the Air More Uptempo (from the Air Uptempo). With AIR plastered on each side of the...

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