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Is This NEIGHBORHOOD x adidas NMD Releasing Soon?

Although the blacked out NEIGHBORHOOD x adidas Iniki Runner already has the sneaker community at large feverishly anticipating its release, it looks as though the Japanese label and the three stripes are already working on another collaboration. This time with the adidas NMD.

Produced predominately in black with triangular white teeth positioned around the toe, this NMD also highlights white stitching down the center of the upper and also around the heel. Black Boost cushioning bolsters the shoe below while the matching EVA plugs feature “NBHD” branding with Japanese characters also in tow. The look is punctuated with a co-branded tongue.

There are no release details surrounding this NEIGHBORHOOD x adidas NMD at this time. Stay tuned to Nice Kicks for more.

NEIGHBORHOOD x adidas NMD
NEIGHBORHOOD x adidas NMD

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Phoenix Suns Fans Will Love This New adidas Ultra Boost 3.0 Colorway

Phoenix Suns fans have a lot to look forward to given the emergence of Kentucky Wildcats product, Devin Booker. A talent descendent of all-time great Kobe Bryant, Booker, in a couple of years, could easily be among the best players in the NBA. Adidas, too, has given Phoenix fans something to smile about — an Ultra Boost 3.0 brimming with Suns colors.

Dressed in purple and orange Primeknit construction with matching TPU cage and heel counter, the look and feel is certainly that of a Suns aesthetic with comfort stabilized by full-length Boost cushioning. Pairs of this new adidas Ultra Boost 3.0 are available now at select shops like Hanon.

adidas Ultra Boost 3.0 "Suns"
adidas Ultra Boost 3.0 “Suns”
adidas Ultra Boost 3.0 "Suns"
adidas Ultra Boost 3.0 “Suns”
adidas Ultra Boost 3.0 "Suns"
adidas Ultra Boost 3.0 “Suns”
adidas Ultra Boost 3.0 "Suns"
adidas Ultra Boost 3.0 “Suns”
adidas Ultra Boost 3.0 "Suns"
adidas Ultra Boost 3.0 “Suns”
adidas Ultra Boost 3.0 "Suns"
adidas Ultra Boost 3.0 “Suns”

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Missoni x Converse Chuck Taylor All Star II Drops This Weekend

Missoni and Converse join once again for another installment in a long tenured partnership. This time around the two canvas the budding Chuck Taylor All Star II in knitted uppers ripe for summer functionality.

Consisting of both Hi and Low variations, Missoni’s colorful knit fabrication in vibrant hues including purple, black, red, and grey colorways highlighting essential summer shades over rubberized midsoles. Look for the Missoni x Converse Chuck Taylor All Star II tomorrow, June 9, at select retailers like Feature.

Missoni x Converse Chuck Taylor All Star II
Missoni x Converse Chuck Taylor All Star II
Missoni x Converse Chuck Taylor All Star II
Missoni x Converse Chuck Taylor All Star II
Missoni x Converse Chuck Taylor All Star II
Missoni x Converse Chuck Taylor All Star II
Missoni x Converse Chuck Taylor All Star II
Missoni x Converse Chuck Taylor All Star II
Missoni x Converse Chuck Taylor All Star II
Missoni x Converse Chuck Taylor All Star II

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Nike Air Force 1 Low Mini Swoosh “FC Barcelona” Releasing This Summer

“Mini Swoosh” Air Force 1 Lows will be in large supply this summer as they should be. Uptown’s and summer go together like few things do, and this “FC Barcelona” pair is undeniably a winner when temperatures hit their peak.

Constructed in tumbled and smooth leather juxtaposed alongside ballistic nylon secondary materials, Deep Royal Blue and University Gold wrap much of the upper while the famed mini Swoosh appears in contrasting University Red.

Expect this Nike Air Force 1 Low Mini Swoosh “FC Barcelona” in stores sometime this summer. Stay tuned to Nice Kicks for more.

Nike Air Force 1 Low Mini Swoosh “FC Barcelona”

Colorway: Deep Royal Blue/University Gold-University Red
Style #: 823511-404

Nike Air Force 1 Low Mini Swoosh "FC Barcelona"
Nike Air Force 1 Low Mini Swoosh “FC Barcelona”
Nike Air Force 1 Low Mini Swoosh "FC Barcelona"
Nike Air Force 1 Low Mini Swoosh “FC Barcelona”
Nike Air Force 1 Low Mini Swoosh "FC Barcelona"
Nike Air Force 1 Low Mini Swoosh “FC Barcelona”
Nike Air Force 1 Low Mini Swoosh "FC Barcelona"
Nike Air Force 1 Low Mini Swoosh “FC Barcelona”
Nike Air Force 1 Low Mini Swoosh "FC Barcelona"
Nike Air Force 1 Low Mini Swoosh “FC Barcelona”
Nike Air Force 1 Low Mini Swoosh "FC Barcelona"
Nike Air Force 1 Low Mini Swoosh “FC Barcelona”

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Nike Air Foamposite Pro “Tech Fleece” Launches This Week

With its familiar shell-like upper, the Nike Air Foamposite is one of the Swoosh’s most popular and iconic basketball shoes on and off the court. However with the soon to be released Nike Air Foamposite Pro “Tech Fleece,” the sneaker now has a specific lifestyle version for off the court styling.

Instead of the standard synthetic upper, the Nike Air Foamposite Pro “Tech Fleece” features Nike’s popular tech fleece material in a dark heathered grey colorway. Black accents provide a perfect contrast in various areas of the shoe like on the carbon fiber plate and glossy “Swoosh” branding found on the side. An icy outsole and white Nike embroidery at the toe finishes the clean and stylish launch.

The Nike Air Foamposite Pro “Tech Fleece” will be releasing on June 9th at various Nike retailers like Feature.

Nike Air Foamposite Pro "Tech Fleece"
Nike Air Foamposite Pro “Tech Fleece”
Nike Air Foamposite Pro "Tech Fleece"
Nike Air Foamposite Pro “Tech Fleece”
Nike Air Foamposite Pro "Tech Fleece"
Nike Air Foamposite Pro “Tech Fleece”
Nike Air Foamposite Pro "Tech Fleece"
Nike Air Foamposite Pro “Tech Fleece”
Nike Air Foamposite Pro "Tech Fleece"
Nike Air Foamposite Pro “Tech Fleece”

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Air Jordan 5 “Blue Suede” Takes Flight This September

Following numerous leaks of the shoe dating back to early spring, today we take our best look yet at this summer’s Air Jordan 5 “Blue Suede” release.

This premium take on the 1990-produced shoe is best defined by its lush suede upper which glows in Game Royal matched by black and silver accents at the tongue, heel branding and midsole. The tonal mesh window adds a contemporary flair to the upcoming release that lands in stores on September 20.

Take a closer look at the Air Jordan 5 “Blue Suede” below and share yours thoughts.

Air Jordan 5 “Blue Suede”

Colorway: Game Royal/Black-Game Royal
Style #: 136021-401
Release Date: September 20, 2017
Price: $ 190

Air Jordan 5 "Blue Suede"
Air Jordan 5 “Blue Suede”
Air Jordan 5 "Blue Suede"
Air Jordan 5 “Blue Suede”
Air Jordan 5 "Blue Suede"
Air Jordan 5 “Blue Suede”
Air Jordan 5 "Blue Suede"
Air Jordan 5 “Blue Suede”

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adidas Y-3 Pure Boost “Triple Black” Drops This Summer

Even Yohji Yamamoto and his adidas Y-3 outfit are getting into the Triple Black trend, as an upcoming Pure Boost comes in the noir fueled palette later this summer.

The shoe itself, designed in a unique reconstructed variation of Primeknit, is harnessed by a taped-like cage support where the three stripes reside along with a slightly bolstered heel counter. Subtle additions of leather add a sophisticated allure to the low-cut model that is punctuated with black BOOST momentarily exposed in white at the medial siding.

Grab a look at the adidas Y-3 Pure Boost “Triple Black” below and expect the release this September.

adidas Y-3 Pure Boost "Triple Black"
adidas Y-3 Pure Boost “Triple Black”
adidas Y-3 Pure Boost "Triple Black"
adidas Y-3 Pure Boost “Triple Black”

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This Day in Sneaker History // Tim Duncan Wins First MVP

Don’t it always seem to go that you don’t know what you got ’til it’s gone? While Jonie Mitchell never lied, the saying and Q-Tip quote prove true for Tim Duncan.

For those outside of San Antonio and those with no ties to the Virgin Islands or the Demon Deacons, the Big Fundamental was a force but not always a fan favorite. More bank shots than alley-oops and with a quieter and calmer game and personality than that of other 4-spots in the league — namely KG and Sheed — it was easy to not give Timmy his props, right?

Wrong. #21 in the rafters but #1 in the all-time rankings for his position, Duncan might just be the best player of the post-Jordan era, surpassing Shaq, Kobe and other greats with rings and stats. While his team-first attitude made him the perfect protege for Pops and a great guy on and off the court as Manu and more will attest, he was still as sharp of an individual player as it gets. For these efforts, he was awarded with his first MVP trophy on this day 15 years ago.

Wearing his Nike Air Max Duncan II signature shoe in front of his home team fans, Timmy would go on to win the award in back-to-back fashion by repeating the next year. The only difference for kick collectors? The next time he would be on adidas which he would rock for the rest of his career.

Because of this and numerous other factors, the Nike Air Max Duncan II has never retroed and likely never will. Mid-top in cut, sleek in styling, the shoe packed synthetic composition and zip-up closure similar to the Foamposite and Flightposite models he made memories and history in before.

There may never be a retro run of any of the Big Fundamental’s signature shoes, but there will likely never be another Tim Duncan, too. Polished, poised and professional, thanks for the memories, TD.


Tim Duncan in the Nike Air Max Duncan 2 (photo by D. Clarke Evans via Getty Images)

Lead image by Andrew D. Bernstein via Getty Images

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Air Jordan 8 Black/Red Reported to Release This Summer

Now that the first half of the year is quickly coming to a close, it’s safe to say that the Air Jordan 8 “Take Flight” is one of the better non-OG Air Jordans of the first six months. That, and the “Alternate” version of the shoe as well. Later this summer, the 1993 produced model will release in a Black/Red colorway.

Largely outfitted in black suede with matching leather overlays, a light infusion of red and medium grey hit the midsole and outer of this Chicago-inspired Air Jordan 8.

There are currently no release details for this upcoming drop, but stay tuned to Nice Kicks for more on the upcoming Air Jordan 8 Black/Red.

Air Jordan 8 Black/Red
Air Jordan 8 Black/Red

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Air Jordan 11 “Navy” Drops This Holiday Season

In years past, Jordan Brand has anchored their holiday lineup with a release of an Air Jordan 11. This year, though, presumably for the first-time ever, two Air Jordan 11s will drop throughout the course of November and December.

The first of those two reported to release on Black Friday is the Air Jordan 11 “Navy” edition.

Constructed in a white mesh upper matched with Midnight Navy patent leather, a University Blue Jumpman marks the heel while a white midsole and customary translucent outer rest below.

If you remember, an Air Jordan 11 “White/Navy” sample surfaced at the turn of the century back in 2000. Certainly unique when compared to the upcoming retail iteration, but that 17-year old sample likely stands as the inspiration for the Black Friday debut.

Jordan Brand has not yet confirmed the November 24, 2017 Jordan Release Date. Stay tuned for more details right here at Nice Kicks.

Air Jordan 11 “Navy”

Colorway: White/Midnight Navy-University Blue
Style #: 378037-123
Release Date: November 24, 2017
Price: $ 220

Air Jordan 11 "Navy"
Air Jordan 11 “Navy”
Air Jordan 11 "Navy" Sample (2010)
Air Jordan 11 “Navy” Sample (2010)

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