The NBA All-Star Game is scheduled to take place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California on February 18, 2018. This year’s NBA All-Star voting has already concluded. While the fans had likely voted for their favorites, they do not exactly have the final say in who will actually end up playing in the game. In fact, the voting only makes up 50% of the committee that picks the starters, while the other half consists of the media and players, both of whom have a 25% say in it. Apparently, Jordan Brand wants to get a head start on the festivities with a new Air Jordan 1 High release. Continue reading Get A Head Start On All-Star Festivities With This Air Jordan 1 “LA”
In case sneakerheads are not aware, House of Hoops is the joint concept retail venture that Foot Locker and Nike collaboratively launched in Harlem, New York back in November 2017. As of now, the concept store has locations spread throughout New York City, the rest of the nation and even in Europe. House of Hoops has become known for releasing limited and Player Edition colorways, and more. Back in 2015, the largest House of Hoops installation was opened at 2 Penn Plaza, outside Madison Square Garden. Borrowing the retail venture’s name, Jordan Brand has collaborated with Steve Wiebe on a Jordan House of Hoops Collection. Continue reading This Steve Wiebe x Jordan House Of Hoops Collection Features Unique Tattooed Artwork
Sneakerheads may or may not have realized it, but the Air Jordan 1 “Igloo” and the Air Jordan 1 NRG “Rust Pink” are a part of a collection that has been dubbed the “Art Basel” Pack. Jordan Brand and Social Status teamed up for the launch of this pack via a pop-up installation that they set up in Miami Beach. This pack was inspired by and designed for the special Art Basel 2017 event that recently took place between December 7th and 10th, 2017 in Miami Beach. However, the Air Jordan 1 “Art Basel” Pack did not end up retailing at the intended pop-up location due to unforeseen circumstances. Continue reading The Air Jordan 1 “Art Basel” Pack Ended Up Retailing On A Yacht
Back in 2014, Nike Sportswear’s 21 Mercer store underwent renovation for an entire month and was then reopened as their brand new Nike Lab concept store. Apart from offering sneakerheads the latest Jordan Brand and Nike products, NikeLab 21M also serves as a space for Nike to showcase their heritage and innovations. Nike also revealed that they plan to introduce similar retail concept stores in Hong Kong, London, Milan, Paris and Shanghai, so that sneakerheads can avail the same retail experience all over the world. Unfortunately, NikeLab 21M in New York City had to cancel the recent exclusive release of the Air Jordan 1 “Top 3 Gold.” Continue reading Will The Air Jordan 1 “Top 3 Gold” Ever Return After Being Cancelled?
It may not seem so, but the Air Jordan 1 is actually quite a mysterious sneaker, especially because of the history and iconic story of the NBA banning it 32 years ago. The mystery aspect has to do with the fact regarding whether or not it was really the Air Jordan 1 that got banned. There have been reports suggesting that it was actually a Nike Air Ship PE in a “Black/Red” colorway that the NBA banned since it violated their “uniformity of uniform rule.” Yet, Jordan Brand’s “Banned” colorway is now considered memorable and the Air Jordan 1 Mid is now arriving in a “Reverse Banned” colorway. Continue reading This Air Jordan 1 Mid Sports The Opposite Of The Classic “Banned” Colorway
Sneakerheads may have come across the term “NRG” when reading about several recent Air Jordan releases 2017. Information available online suggests that the term “NRG” is a shortened form of “Energy,” but no one seems to know what it actually means and might be referring to. The usage of this term can be traced back to Nike releases like the Air Yeezy 2 NRG. This suggests that NRG might be referring to the fact that the sneaker in question will be extremely limited. If this is what NRG refers to, then sneakerheads better be prepared for the upcoming arrival of the two Air Jordan 9 NRG Boot colotrways. Continue reading The Air Jordan 9 NRG Boot “Black/Gum” & “Olive” Have Arrived For Winter