September 9, 2014 8:38:19 AM PDT
The "What The" model concept began in 2007 with Nike SB "What The Dunk." It was the ultimate mash-up of recognizable colorways and patterns that had everyone immediately saying "What The #@*%." Since then the concept has invaded Nike Basketball, with the latest release being the Nike LeBron XI Premium "What The." This wild and impossible to ignore creation vividly uses LeBron's eleventh signature sneaker as a canvas to display eight product design elements, and 20 different graphics from past LeBron models. Although reaction to this model has varied from love to complete confusion, the Lebron XI "What The" model will undoubtedly be another hard to get release.
August 11, 2014 4:57:42 PM PDT
Constructed with a revolutionary design, the Nike Air Flight Huarache originally debuted in 1992 and was unlike any basketball sneaker ever created. This iconic model was made famous by the "Fab 5" from the University of Michigan and features a soft leather upper, comfortable neoprene exoskeleton, perforated toebox, molded heel cage, and Nike Air technology. The recently released retro version stays true to the original design, including a predominately white upper with blue and berry accents. Although the Nike Air Flight Huarache is over 20 years old, it's almost impossible to deny its timeless design.
July 11, 2014 5:49:52 PM PDT
Inspired by the average temperature change that occurs when lightning strikes, the Nike KD VII "35k Degrees"
is the latest version of Kevin Durant's signature sneaker. They feature a hard-to-miss Bright Mango colorway with a striking Volt outsole, grey accents to exemplify the electric nature of lightning, and stratospheric graphics on the Swoosh and tread pattern. The "lightning" theme for the reigning NBA MVP correlates directly to the undeniable power, unpredictability, and speed of his game. The Nike KD VII "35k Degrees" is available for men and kids.
July 7, 2014 6:16:11 PM PDT
For a sneaker that has always flown under the radar, the Nike Air Flight 89 has been receiving a lot of attention lately. Known for sharing its midsole design with the Air Jordan IV, this classic basketball sneaker was originally released in 1989 and laced up by many popular players in the NBA, including Scottie Pippen, Charles Barkley, and Chris Mullin. The latest Flight 89 colorways released include these two models with "speckled"
midsoles, which were definitely inspired by the Air Jordan IV "Cement" model. Both are available to cop now at Sneakerhead.
June 26, 2014 1:09:54 PM PDT
The Nike LeBron XI EXT "King's Crown"
is an off-court version of James' signature sneaker. With an emphasis on casual style rather than technical features, this model will undoubtedly have people turning their heads. They are constructed with a soft black suede upper with shiny gold Posite overlays that change color with light and movement. Plus, Nike topped off the design with an icy translucent outsole. Ever since glimpses of "King's Crown" were released, sneakerheads couldn't wait to get their hand on them.
June 23, 2014 6:37:28 PM PDT
With many signature sneakers you can see similarities from one model to the next, that's not the case with Kevin Durant's signature collection. Featuring a completely new design, the Nike KD VII
is a technical basketball sneaker built to fit the skills of the reigning MVP of the National Basketball Association. They are lightweight and breathable due to a combination mesh and molded foam upper, and they're packed with innovation, including Dynamic Flywire, Nike Zoom, and an integrated lacing system. Although there's still a lot of time before we see Durant sporting these on the hardwood, you can grab your pair before the beginning of the NBA season.
June 23, 2014 12:30:32 PM PDT
Nike is giving many of their models a patriotic treatment in celebration of the 4th of July holiday, and given his international appeal, they were definitely not going the leave the best player on the planet out. The Nike LeBron XI Max Low "Independence Day"
has a red, white and blue colored upper with two-tone laces and a white outsole. Very Americana. Yet since this model is designed for the court, they also have Hyperfuse technology, Dynamic Flywire, and a full-length Max Air unit. Get your pair today at Sneakerhead.
June 20, 2014 1:27:17 PM PDT
This patriotic take on Kobe Bryant's ninth signature sneaker will join the many other Kobe IX inspired models, including the Philippines, Easter, and Bruce Lee. The Nike Kobe IX EM "Independence Day" is in honor of the upcoming 4th of July holiday and has an appropriate red, white and blue-colored upper with reflective details on the tongue and Swoosh. Although these will look good while lounging at your July 4th festivities, the were constructed with an Engineered Mesh upper, Dynamic Flywire technology, and Lunarlon cushioning to perform on the hardwood.
June 13, 2014 11:05:07 AM PDT
Many sneaker designs that are currently on the shelves push the boundaries with wild colors, materials, and patterns. But, there are few that take it as far as the Nike KD VI "What The." This appropriately named and completely insane mash-up of previously released KD VI models is impossible to ignore. Some of the design elements include a floral pattern from the "Aunt Pearl," jelly Swoosh from the "PB & J," and a geometric design from the "N7" model. If you like sneakers that stand out, the Nike KD VI "What The" will definitely fit your style.
June 3, 2014 1:02:02 PM PDT
During this time of year you can expect a couple things: LeBron James will be preparing to play for another NBA Championship, and the low-cut version of his signature sneaker will hit the shelves. Perfect for those who are looking for a little more mobility, the Nike LeBron XI Max Low
features all of the innovative advancements of its taller counterpart. They have a seamless Hyperfuse upper, Flywire that adjusts with the laces, full-length Max Air unit, and rubber outsole with multidirectional traction pattern. You can pick up the limited "Dunkman" version now at Sneakerhead.
May 7, 2014 6:12:19 PM PDT
The limited Nike Penny "Shooting Stars" Pack features two ultra fresh models that pay homage to Anfernee "Penny" Hardaway. The sneakers include a Nike Air Foamposite One with an Orlando Magic-inspired colorway and star detail around the laces. Sneakerheads have been going crazy for this Foamposite model ever since Hardaway laced them up during the 2012 NBA Celebrity All-Star game in Orlando. The second pair in the pack is the previously unreleased Nike Lil Penny Posite, which incorporates elements from the Nike Zoom Rookie LWP and the Nike Air Up. They both come packaged in an exclusive black box with Penny logo and glossy tonal all-over graphic. On the inside of the box it reads, "YOU GUYS REMIND ME OF MY SHOE CLOSET. I GOT TWO PENNIES AND A BUNCH OF LOAFERS."
April 17, 2014 6:45:38 PM PDT
The Nike Basketball "Easter" Collection is becoming an annual tradition, and this year the collection includes three very distinct Easter-inspired creations. First there is the Nike Kobe IX EM, which has an all-over print inspired by the appearance of dying eggs. Next is the Nike LeBron XI Low in a clean white upper with paisley pattern accents, inspired by wearing your Sunday best. And lastly, in camo print (with bunnies), is the Nike KD VI. With all three models being extremely limited, it's safe to say sneakerheads will be "hunting" for something other than eggs this year.
April 15, 2014 6:36:14 PM PDT
The Nike Air Foamposite Pro has become part sneaker, part phenomenon. Every new Foamposite release creates frenzy among sneakerheads, countless comments on sneaker blogs, and scrutiny about every little design detail. The highly anticipated Nike Air Foamposite Pro Premium "Yeezy" is definitely not an exception to this rule. This limited edition model has an all-black carbon-fiber inspired shell, reptilian print around the eyelets, Laser Crimson-colored accents on the lining/tongue/Swoosh, and a glow-in-the-dark outsole. Check out the images for a closer look at this ultra clean Foamposite model.
April 8, 2014 6:25:17 PM PDT
Although it's highly unlikely you'll see LeBron James wearing the Nike LeBron XI EXT "Blue Suede" on the NBA court, he'll probably wear them everywhere else. This EXT version of James' signature sneaker was constructed without Hyperfuse and Hyperposite, but still maintains the same on-court design. They feature a stunning Game Royal-colored suede upper with layers of materials to create a chiseled, multi-dimensional look. This limited model is finished with a stitch pattern on the lining taken from the Nike LeBron 11 NSW Lifestyle, and a black rubber outsole identical to the popular on-court version. Look for this refined pair of kicks coming soon to Sneakerhead
March 26, 2014 1:24:22 PM PDT
Backed by a memorable ad campaign featuring Spike Lee, the Nike Air Raid made its debut in 1992. Designed by Tinker Hatfield, this made "for outdoor use only" basketball sneaker is truly an iconic model. After researching the flourishing popularity of playground/street basketball in NYC, they were constructed with durable materials to withstand the abuse of the outdoor game, including a thick heel and hard rubber outsole. Yet, the most recognizable design feature of this Nike cult classic is the crossing midfoot straps, which provide ankle protection and keep your feet locked in. Get your hands on this legendary game changer soon at Sneakerhead.