LeBron James' latest signature sneaker, the Nike LeBron XVI, are known for being equipped with Nike's most current footwear technology. A perfect opportunity for Nike to, once again, look back into their archives and create another "old-meets-new" model. The Nike LeBron XVI "Medicine Ball"
was inspired by Bo Jackson's Air Trainer III model, originally released in 1988. They sport a White/Midnight Navy-Ginger colorway, which mimics the original '88 trainer. Plus, they also have a throwback tongue tag, and a midfoot strap to keep you locked in. You can purchase them now at Sneakerhead.
In association with the Kay Wow Cancer Fund, Nike and Kevin Durant pay tribute to his late Aunt Pearl with a limited-edition of his signature sneaker. Aunt Pearl was a significant figure in Kevin's life, and along with his mother and grandmother, they are the reasons why he is one of the best players on the planet. Although she passed away in the year 2000 due to complications with cancer, Durant still honors her life today. The Nike Zoom KD11 "Aunt Pearl" sports a tonal pink colorway, engraved pearl on the side panel, and milky accents on the sole. It's also adorned with the names of 59 cancer survivors on the heel and insole. Look for the "Aunt Pearl" dropping soon.
Nike is following up the popular LeBron 16 "SuperBron" release with another superhero-inspired colorway, but this time they looked backwards to one of LeBron's earliest signature sneakers. The Nike Zoom LeBron 3 "SuperBron" has a familiar white, blue, red and yellow colorway inspired by everyone's favorite flying caped superhero, Superman. They stay true to the original design (which dropped in 2005), and are constructed with a leather upper, patent leather overlays, Zoom Air cushioning, and a quick lacing system. Although they were first slated for a January release, this LBJIII has been pushed back until early February. Look for the Nike Zoom LeBron 3 "SuperBron" hitting shelves soon.
The Nike Air Foamposite, originally released 1997, is often known for their striking shiny bright colorways, including copper, royal, silver, eggplant, and pearl. But, this fall Nike is wrapping the upper for a more subdued approach. Arriving soon, the Nike Air Foamposite One "Denim" features a water-resistant denim wrapped upper, red accents, and a translucent outsole. A perfect sneaker to match with your warmer fall wardrobe, they also have Zoom Air, an inner bootie, and carbon fiber shank plate. Check out the pics for more details, and look for this model dropping soon.
Nike is taking you back to 1996 with its latest mash-up model. The Nike Air More Money
combines design elements of the Nike Air Money and the Nike Air More Uptempo, which were both released in 1996. They are constructed with leather upper, feature a prominent shroud with "AIR MONEY" embroidery, and sit atop a full-length visible Air Sole unit. Plus, to top off their namesake, Nike added a "$" on the heel. This new hybrid seamlessly brings together both 90s models and has instantly received positive reviews from old and new sneakerheads. You can pick your pair now at Sneakerhead.
After his scrutinized trade to the Boston Celtics, Kyrie Irving has continued his electrifying play on the court and has his team in the top spot in the NBA Eastern Conference. And like always, his sneakers have been getting a lot of attention too. The Nike Kyrie 4
is ultra-responsive and fits Irving's explosive, shifty moves on the hardwood. They are constructed with a mesh upper, feature suede overlays, Zoom Air cushioning, Flywire cables for support, and a Flex Groove outsole with a zigzag cutout along the bottom for multi-directional traction. You can pick up the Nike Kyrie 4
at Sneakerhead now.
There are some plays in the course of a NBA game that stand out, there are other plays that define a year in basketball, then there are those plays that are so remarkable sneaker designs are inspired by them. This is the case with the Nike Air More Uptempo "Knicks."
Inspired by Scottie Pippen's poster dunk over Patrick Ewing in the 1994 NBA Playoffs, they feature a New York Knicks-inspired colorway, "33" embroidery on the heel, and a graphic on the insole that depicts the play perfectly. Pippen is the man that made this iconic basketball sneaker popular, so the tribute is very fitting. You can purchase the Nike Air More Uptempo "Knicks."
at Sneakerhead today.
It's turning out to be a big year for the Nike Air More Uptempo. Nike has re-released this classic basketball sneaker, which originally debuted in 1996, in several colorways (not to mention a Supreme collab) and more options are coming. The next model on the way, the Nike Air More Uptempo 96 "Tri-Color", features something completely different for Uptempo fans. Sporting a tri-color scheme, the upper has equal parts white, black, and grey sections. Although Pippen never laced up this colorway, the initial response from sneakerheads has been extremely positive. Check out the pics for details, and look for "Tri-Color" edition dropping soon.
Joe Montana had Jerry Rice, Batman had Robin, and Michael Jordan had Scottie Pippen. One of the greatest sidekicks to ever play professional sports, Pippen also made his mark with the kicks he wore on the court. This summer to celebrate Pippen, Nike is dropping the Nike Air More Uptempo "Scottie Pippen." This highly sought after retro model features a white, red and black colorway, signature "AIR" lettering on the side panels, and Pippen's "PIP" logo on the heel. With the recent release of the Uptempo "Supreme" and now this Pippen PE colorway, 2017 is definitely a good time for Nike Air More Uptempo fans.
As Kevin Durant is waiting to play in the NBA Finals for the second time in his career in his quest for his first NBA Championship, Nike is celebrating the release of his tenth signature sneaker. Engineered with the most advanced Flyknit construction ever seen on a basketball sneaker, the Nike Zoom KD10
provides flexibility, support, and breathability. Durant's latest signature model also boasts a robust lacing system for a locked down fit, full-length Zoom Air cushioning, and comfortable bootie construction. Specifically designed to fit Durant's unique skills on the court, you can purchase the Nike Zoom KD10
at Sneakerhead now.
The Nike Air Foamposite One first hit the shelves in 1997 and has grown to be one of the most coveted Nike basketball models of the last 20 years. Constructed using revolutionary technology that uses a single cast/mold to create the upper, the were originally worn by Anfernee "Penny" Hardaway in a "Dark Neon Royal" colorway. Over the years the Foamposite has re-released in an array of wild colors/patterns, including "Fighter Jet," "Oregon," "Dr. Doom," "Northern Lights", and the forthcoming "Copper." Back for the first time since 2010, Nike Air Foamposite One "Copper" features a striking Metallic Copper upper, contrasting black accents, and an icy translucent outsole. Look for this Foamposite One model dropping soon.
Designed by Wilson Smith, the Nike Air More Uptempo
made its debut in 1996. The sneaker of choice for Scottie Pippen, they feature a design inspired by the mid-90s, a time were everything was big and impactful, including jeans, cars, and art. This anti-subtle model is crafted with lightweight synthetic leather, features prominent "AIR" lettering on the side panels,
a maximum-volume visible Air-Sole unit, comfortable inner sleeve, and elastic bands across the tongue for a locked-down fit. Plus, this "Bulls" version also has a Chicago Bulls-inspired colorway, patent leather details, and "1996" embroidery on the heel. You can purchase them now at Sneakerhead.
Halfway into the NBA season it's safe to say that Kevin Durant's transition to the Golden State Warriors has been rather smooth. The Warriors currently hold the best record in the NBA, and Durant's numbers are off the charts. Not only has Durant's play been getting noticed, but his kicks have definitely been turning heads too. Durant's next release, the Nike KD 9 "Home II," will surely join his previously released sneakers as a fan favorite. Inspired by the Golden State's "home" team uniforms, they feature a blue and white color scheme. Plus, they're also equipped with Flyknit, Zoom Air, and intersecting lace loops that create a lockdown fit. Look for this KD9 model dropping soon.
Kyrie Irving's third signature sneaker was specifically designed to fit the point guard's explosive speed, impressive agility, and incomparable fast first step on the hardwood. The advanced Nike Kyrie 3
is equipped with independent and responsive traction pods for stopping, cutting and crossing over. They have Flywire cables that integrate with a forefoot band keeping you locked down during your play. Plus, the Nike Kyrie 3 also has low-profile Zoom Air for exceptional cushioning on the court, and breathable Hyperfuse construction enabling the sneaker to be extremely lightweight. You can pick up Kyrie's signature model now at Sneakerhead.
The 2016-17 NBA season is underway and NBA fans worldwide are anxious to see how the storylines will play out on the court. Will LeBron and the Cavs defend their title? Can New York finally be a contender? And of course, how will the Warriors do with their prized acquisition, Kevin Durant? Only time will tell, but what we do know is that Durant will start the season, along with many other Nike athletes, in a "Battle Grey" version of his signature sneaker. The Nike KD 9 "Battle Grey"
is equipped with premium Flyknit, Zoom Air cushioning, sock-like construction, and a tonal grey upper. Check out the NBA for the action, and cop the Nike KD 9 "Battle Grey" today at Sneakerhead.