August 20, 2015 5:08:58 PM PDT
Kevin Durant's signature sneaker continues to evolve. The eighth installment, the Nike KD 8
, is an ultra lightweight basketball court model built to Durant's direct specifications. They are constructed with a strong FlyWeave upper with some areas designed to allow flexibility, while other zones are built thicker and stronger for stability on the hardwood. Cushioning in the form of a visible full-length Zoom Air unit provides impact protection and bounce. Lastly, the KD 8 has integrated Flywire cables to give you lockdown support. They are currently available in several colorways, like this "Suit" edition that was made to match the suit Durant wore during his 2014 NBA MVP acceptance speech.
March 26, 2015 6:59:22 PM PDT
There are several parallels to Scottie Pippen's signature sneaker line and basketball career. They both have never received the recognition they deserve, and have lived in the shadows of other more flashy or popular players/collections. The last signature sneaker release for Pippen came in 2001 with the Air Pippen V, and now Nike is finally following up that release with the anticipated Air Pippen 6. This latest model features many design elements inspired by the Pippen line, and even has the original Pippen logo on the tongue. Check out the detailed pics, and pick up the White/Black-University Red
colorway now at Sneakerhead.
February 26, 2015 6:21:26 PM PST
Nike continues to provide us with more colorway options for the innovative Nike LeBron XII. The latest release was inspired by the hard-to-debate fact that LeBron James was born to play basketball. The "Double Helix" model continues to tell the story of how the game is in James' DNA. They are constructed with a predominately Merlot-colored upper, Volt and Pink accents, and a translucent outsole with either Volt (left shoe) or Pink (right shoe) details underneath. Plus, the exclusive heel tab even reads "DBL HLX" just in case you forgot the name of this desired model. Check out the detailed pics and look for Nike Lebron XII release soon.
January 13, 2015 6:15:27 PM PST
Fans of LeBron James' 12th signature sneaker are going to have a great year, because Nike is making sure there are enough colorways to go around. We have already seen the "Lion Heart," "Dunk Force," "Data," "Intinct," and "Christmas" models, with plenty more to come. The next Nike LeBron XII model set to release has been coined "23 Chromosomes." Inspired by the simple fact that basketball is in James' DNA, they feature a striking colorway with a graphic of DNA gel-readings on the upper. Plus, this standout model also features all the innovation you need on the court, including a lightweight Megafuse upper, Dynamic Flywire for support, and hexagonally-shaped Nike Zoom Air bags that enhance natural motion.
November 26, 2014 1:27:03 PM PST
For fans of the Nike KD VII, the 2014-15 season is going to be great. With new colorways popping up at a consistent rate, you'll easily be able to find a style (or two) that you will have to cop. The latest rendition of Durant's seventh signature sneaker looks to the sky for inspiration. The Nike KD VII "Lightning 534"
pays tribute to the lightning rod that is located at 5th Ave. and 34th Street in New York City. They have a purple colorway to resemble the color of the sky during lightning strikes. Plus, they also have all the advanced tech features, including Dynamic Flywire and Zoom Air, to help you on the hardwood. Like the "Easy Money" and "Good Apples" releases, this will be another highly sought-after KD model.
November 7, 2014 6:21:54 PM PST
Originally released in 1990 and featured in the movie "White Men Can't Jump," Nike has finally re-released the Nike Air Command Force
. This easily recognizable court sneaker has a classic 90s style with ultra high cut, leather upper, speckled accents on the midsole, and a large embroidered "FORCE" logo on the tongue. Yet, what this sneaker is really known for is their Air-Fit system that provides a snug fit. The internal Air bladder can be inflated by pressing the lateral collar, and deflated with a valve on the heel. You can pick up this retro style now at Sneakerhead.
October 30, 2014 6:10:46 PM PDT
Compared to the featherlight construction and sleek silhouettes of today's basketball sneakers, court-specific models from the 80s and early 90s seem very heavy and chunky. One of the first basketball sneakers to start this welcomed trend is the Nike Air Flight Lite High
. Originally released in 1991, this popular model was the lightest basketball sneaker on the planet at the time of their release. They were famously worn by Scottie Pippen and feature a soft Phylon midsole foam, perforation details, encapsulated Air-Sole unit, and translucent panels on the outsole. You can cop the "Cool Grey" colorway at Sneakerhead today.
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.