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3.7 Release Report: The Jordan Retro 9 ‘Bred’ Leads The Way This Week

Each week, we’ll showcase the most popular upcoming shoe drops. We’ll give you the lowdown on the prices and sizes, break down the history of each shoe, and fill you in on the newest tech features. Check back every week for the hottest shoe drops. If it’s hyped, it’s here. You can check out the full list of releases on Eastbay’s Release Calendar. Here’s what you have to look forward to this week:

JORDAN RETRO 9 ‘BRED’ – MARCH 10 AT 10 AM ET

3.7 Release Report Jordan Retro 9 Blog

Alright, this is a big one – the classic Retro 9 silhouette in classic ‘Bred’ colors. The black leather base with a black mudguard and red accents makes this shoe one of the most hyped 9s in years. It’s about as clean, sleek, and stylish as sneakers get, so make sure to be ready right away Saturday morning if you want to snag a pair. Men’s $190.00. Boys’ $140.00.

ADIDAS HARDEN VOL. 2 ‘CONCRETE’ – MARCH 10 AT 10 AM ET

3.7 Release Report adidas Harden Vol. 2

With the insane amount of moves that James Harden puts on defenders, you would swear that his opposition is stuck in concrete. Harden’s unmatchable shiftiness and playmaking ability is the inspiration behind this ‘Concrete’ colorway of the Harden Vol. 2. Various shades of gray are featured along the upper for a look that resembles a concrete surface while the white Boost midsole ensures that, as your opponents slow down, you get even faster. Men’s $140.00.

JORDAN WHY NOT ZER0.1 – MARCH 9 AT 10 AM ET

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The most exciting tournament in sports is right around the corner, and with the amount of underdogs and star players involved, this year is sure to be a classic. Jordan Brand has one of the most exciting players in basketball, Russell Westbrook, so it makes since that they’re dropping special college team colorways of the Why Not Zer0.1s. On Friday, you’ll be able to snag North Carolina, Michigan, and Georgetown versions of his signature shoe. Which one will you be rocking when the games tip off on Tuesday? Men’s $125.00.

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Trust the Process: An Inside Look at Joel Embiid’s First Signature Shoe

Philadelphia superstar Joel Embiid has teamed up with Under Armour to launch his first signature shoe, the UA Embiid One.

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The Sequel Is Here: The D.O.N Issue #2 Makes Its Debut.

The sequel has arrived. The D.O.N Issue #2 made a splashy debut in the bubble and is a worthy successor to the original.

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Dream Big: J. Cole and Puma Launch Signature Sneaker Together

Welcome to Dreamville. Make your hoop dreams come true in the Puma RS-Dreamer from J. Cole.

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Put In Work: Mastering the Punch Drag

Nothing is more valuable in basketball than a little space. Our guys from 90/10 are here to show you one of the most effective ways to create seperation.

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The Freak is Back: Giannis Will Debut Nike Freak 2 in Playoffs

The Nike Freak 2 is launching just in time to help Giannis lead Milwaukee in the playoffs. Learn how the team at Nike was able to top last years successful Freak 1 launch.

The NXT Step: Nike’s BB NXT Brings Basketball to the Future.

The Nike BB NXT is the latest technological breakthrough in basketball shoes. Learn how the team at Nike built this shoe from the ground up.

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The Return of Basketball

An explainer of how, where, and when professional basketball will be returning. We dive into what the rest of the regular season will look like, which teams will be playing, and how the playoffs are going to work.

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A Beginner’s Guide to Basketball Slang

Ever realized that no matter where you play pick up basketball you'll end up hearing the same things over and over? Basketball slang is like a second language and I've put together a guide of key phrases you'll need to know if you want to thrive on the courts.

The Last Dance: A Look At Each Shoe Jordan Won a Title In

The Last Dance has captivated millions with glimpses of Chicago's dominance in the '90s. Eastbay dove a little deeper into each shoe MJ wore during each title.

Meet the 90th AAU James E. Sullivan Award Cowinners: Sabrina Ionescu and Spencer Lee

For the third time in AAU’s history, the James E. Sullivan Award was presented to two cowinners: Sabrina Ionescu and Spencer Lee.

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The Most Underrated 2K20 Players

There's no better feeling than giving someone buckets in 2K with a player they don't expect. Check out Eastbay's guide to some of the most underrated 2K players.

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Best Basketball Shoes

Your guide to the top basketball shoes available, so you can take the court this season prepared to show out.

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