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.
October is widely recognized as Breast Cancer Awareness Month. And, it has become commonplace for brands to get into the act by adorning their products with the color pink. One of those brands is Nike, and one of those products is the Nike KD Trey 5 IV. The Nike KD Trey 5 IV "Think Pink"
features a completely pink upper, contrasting white outsole, and Kay Yow Cancer Fund's ribbon graphic detail on the midsole. Paying tribute to Durant's late aunt who passed away to breast cancer, it's a colorway that's nearly impossible to ignore. You can get this limited edition model now at Sneakerhead.
The revamped Nike Hyperdunk 2016 High
features a design that focuses on support and responsiveness. This mainstay in Nike's basketball line up is crafted with a lightweight mesh upper that provides excellent support, but still allows for plenty of flexibility. They're also equipped with heel and forefoot Zoom Air units for a responsive ride, Flywire cables that integrate with the laces to keep your feet locked in, and a modified herringbone traction pattern for multidirectional movement on the court. You can pick up Nike Hyperdunk 2016 High
in black now at Sneakerhead, with more colorways to come shortly.
The Nike Zoom LeBron Soldier 10 made its debut during the 2016 NBA Finals when LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the Golden State Warriors in historic fashion. Uniquely designed with a completely laceless upper, James' tenth "Soldier" model features three adjustable straps for a remarkably secure and supportive fit. They are also crafted with a lightweight tri-layer foam and textile upper, pull tabs, Zoom Air cushioning, compression inner sleeve, and a rubber outsole with multi-directional traction pattern. Plus, this "Unlimited" edition has a stealth blacked-out upper with multi-colored top strap, colorful Swooshes, and a translucent rubber outsole.
Originally released in 2004, the Nike Zoom Air Huarache 2K4
was an extremely popular basketball sneaker. Touted for its lightweight construction, lockdown support, and comfortable cushioning, it seemed like wherever basketball was being played - from the NBA to the city park - players were lacing up Nike Zoom Air Huarache 2K4. Although the most notable Huarache 2K4 wearer was Kobe Bryant, they were never officially named Kobe's signature sneaker. You can grab the 2016 version of the Nike Zoom Air Huarache 2K4, which stays true to the original, in two colorways now at Sneakerhead.
In 2005 Nike started commemorating Black History Month (BHM) with limited releases of their most sought-after models. Every year the collection takes on different design themes, but all are inspired by African American art and culture. This year the "BHM" Collection includes 28 products, including Kobe Bryant's, Kyrie Irving's, LeBron James', and Kevin Durant's signature models. All share a striking Pan African-inspired color palette with geometric pattern, the BHM logo, and specially designed boxes with graphic details. You can shop the 2016 Nike "BHM" Collection
now at Sneakerhead.
After last year's successful debut, the Nike HyperRev is back to hit the hardwood with a completely revamped design. The Nike HyperRev 2016 provides responsive cushioning, impact protection, and lockdown support. They feature a lightweight Hyperfuse upper, Zoom Air cushioning, full-length mesh inner sleeve, and an adjustable cross strap. This "Think Pink" edition also has a striking Pink Blast, White and Black colorway with cancer ribbon graphic. Proceeds from the Nike HyperRev 2016 "Think Pink"
benefit the Kay Wow Cancer Fund and can be purchased at Sneakerhead now.