The decision that had basketball enthusiast on the edge of their seats has finally been reached. ESPN reported Sunday that Oklahoma Thunder player Kevin Durant signed a contract to stick with Nike until the year 2024. When Under Armour presented KD with a deal between the range of $265-$285 million, Nike stepped in and raised the bar to keep him under the company's wing. Durant, himself tweeted that he's excited and humble to sign back with the swoosh. As it seems, KD is too good a source of income for Nike to lose.
Today we get a look at a pair of sneaks included in one of the most anticipated sneaker group releases that only comes once a year. The Air Jordan 13 Black/Red is a part of the 2014 Holiday Air Jordan kit, the same kit that presented pairs like the Concord 11s and Cement 3s. Constructed like most "Bred" Jordans, tumbled leather material was used in the upper. Expect to see these drop sometime in December in your local shoe retailer.
In the last four years, the re-release of various colorways of the Air Jordan Retro III have caused consumers to hit the stores in ridiculous numbers. That's all coming to an end, at least for a good amount of time. Jordan Brand recently released a preview of the Holiday 2014 releases as well as some news fresh off the press. David Schecter, VP of Footwear at Jordan Brand, stated: "The Air Jordan 3 is going back in the vault. The last color just dropped." No details on how long the sneaker will be residing in the Jordan Brand vault but if we know anything about Jordan Brand at all, they'll see a return at some point. Until then, make sure you check with trusted resellers such as SneakerThirst to grab you a pair if you don't have any!
Earlier this month we showed you a teaser of the Supreme collaboration with Nike to create an exclusive pair of Nike AF 1 High Top kicks. Now more images have been released. The images give a close up of the special branding used throughout the sneaker. Hopefully a release date will surface next. We'll keep you posted.
If you ever wondered how Jordan Brand continues to rake in money hand over fist, know that part of the formula is to release the Retro Jordan's that established the brand. The other part of the magic is simple, continually evolve. Jordan Brand has evolved past the game of basketball and has branched out to the sports of football, golf and now the game of tennis.
The folks over at Nike Skateboarding, better known as Nike SB, are making sure that you still remember their name and the great products consumers have come to love over the years. One of their upcoming releases is none other than the "31st State" SB sneaker, an ode to California. The pecan, white, red and green colorway sets off the unique colorway. Check for this sneaker to arrive at retailers on September 1st with a price tag of $120.
Nike is never short on an inventory and an arsenal full of sneaker heaven possibilities. Nike is bringing back the Nike Air Diamond Turf II sneaker and with quite a unique twist on a classic. Instead of coming up with a bright colorway perfect for the end of summer or an all red/Red October themed colorway, Nike is bringing the Air Diamond Turf II back with a collegiate flare.
As promised, the update on the Nike Air Foamposite One "Triple Black" is here and feel free to say we never go back on our word. The first ever Foamposite One with a suede foam shell will be releasing this coming Friday, August 29th at select Nike Sportswear retailers. Keep in mind that these sneakers are retailing for $250 and you'll need to call around to make sure that your local sneaker store will have these in stock. They're sure to be a hot commodity as all Foamposites are so make sure to get the scoop on the locations selling these ASAP.
Another Adidas originals retro model has returned from the grave. The Eldorado 930 which was made popular by hip-hop legends Run DMC back in the day has shown up in sneaker retailer Size?. It takes on a similar style of the Jeremy Scott adidas, minus the crazy stuffed animals and wings. The pair show does include a snakeskin pattern, but it also comes in black. If you like what you see, pick up a pair here.
Unlike the variety of pattern styles that the Foamposite silhouette has been seeing lately, an overall tonal colorway emerges. The Nike Air Foamposite Pro "Volt" is a vibrant colt yellow that's difficult to ignore. It's prospected release is in December of this year, however a retail price hasn't been set.