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9.8 RELEASE REPORT: A NEW NIKE AIR FOAMPOSITE LEADS THE WAY THIS WEEKEND

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:

NIKE AIR FOAMPOSITE PRO – SEPT. 8 AT 10 AM ET

9.8 Nike Air Foamposite

As school starts and temperatures drop, you can still keep walking on sunnier shores with the Island Green Nike Air Foamposite Pros. The tropical green color that covers the foam shell upper meshes perfectly with the metallic platinum Swoosh and blue translucent outsole to create a look that stands out from coast to coast. Men’s $229.99, Grade School $179.99.

NIKE LEBRON 14 LOW – SEPT. 8 AT 10 AM ET

9.8 LBJ 14

The King’s latest version of his Dunkman series is here with these dust, reflective silver, and green LBJ 14 Lows. That crazy electric green outsole contrasts the sleeker, more refined upper in what is a perfect reflection of the pandemonium in the crowd when LeBron soars through the air for a huge jam. Men’s 149.99.

UNDER ARMOUR C1N ‘CHAIRMAN’ – SEPT. 8 AT 10 AM ET

9.8 UA C1N Blog

As Cam Newton gets ready to open the new season on Sunday at San Francisco, his style will be on point thanks to the Under Armour C1N ‘Chairman’ shoes. The second colorway of the superstar’s signature shoe reps the team he leads year-round, Carolina. The silver, blue, and black design also harkens back to Cam’s love for ‘50s swing. It’s a perfect choice for sneakerheads on the hunt for a versatile shoe that adds style to every outfit. Men’s $119.99. Grade School $99.99.

ADIDAS ORIGINALS PHARRELL WILLIAMS TENNIS HU – SEPT. 9 AT 10 AM ET

9.8 adidas Tennis Hu

Fans of Pharrell’s adidas Tennis Hu collection will hit the jackpot this Saturday when not one, not two, not three, but FOUR new colors of his popular collection drop. So make sure to cop a pair (or two) in either dark blue, scarlet, blue, or gold. These are a must-have for the new school year. Men’s $109.99, Grade School $79.99.

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

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