Halloween Weekend’s Can’t-Miss Releases

Each week, we’ll break down the most popular upcoming shoe drops. We’ll give you the lowdown on the prices and sizes, break down the history of the shoe, and give you the scoop on their newest tech features. Check back every week for the hottest releases. 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:

Under Armour ClutchFit Drive 2 – Saturday, Oct. 31 at 10 am ET

The newest of many ClutchFit Drive colors is a Charlotte Hornets-themed one, yet pairs with its Halloween release date well. Black on black with dark aqua mixed throughout the forefoot gives it a ghoulish, dusk-like feel. Whether you wear these on the court, around your neighborhood, or for secret midnight sacrifices, they’re perfect for any occasion. Men’s $124.99

Under Armour ClutchFit Drive 2

Nike LeBron 13 ‘Away’ – Available Now

King James’ opening night sneakers are labeled ‘Away’ because he started the season in Chicago vs. the Bulls — hence the mostly-red color with black accents throughout. The 13 has been a huge hit among sneakerheads, especially the placement of the Hex-Zoom units, but the icing on the cake is the icy-clear outsole. You can rock it on-court or around town on Friday. Men’s $199.99, Boys’ $159.99


Nike KD 8 ‘Road Game’ – Available Now

Inspired by the Thunder’s road game colors, this KD 8 is making it rain in style points. The blue lagoon fade, reflective black features, and flash of bright citrus give the shoe a warm, underwater aura. It’s not a traditional Halloween colorway, but then again, greatness knows no boundaries. You’ll feel right at home in this ‘Road Game’ shoe. Men’s $179.99

Nike KD 8

Nike Kobe X Elite Low ‘Draft Pick’ – Available Now

This colorway is pretty intrinsic to Kobe, who has played his entire career for the Lakers. Although he was drafted by the Charlotte Hornets, he was quickly traded three weeks later, thanks in part to Jerry West — the inspiration behind the shoe’s nickname, and a mentor of Kobe’s. You can grab this modern-day Lakers colorway on Friday. Men’s $199.99

Nike Kobe 10 Elite Low

adidas ‘Night of the Ballin’ Dead’ Pack – Saturday, Oct. 31 at 10 am ET

adidas D Lillard 1 ‘Ballin’ Dead’ – Men’s $104.99, Wall 2 ‘Ballin’ Dead’ – Grade School Boys’ $89.99, Crazy 8 ‘Ballin’ Dead’ – Men’s $109.99, Rose 773 4 ‘Ballin’ Dead’ – Men’s $109.99

These zombie-themed adidas shoes are freakishly cool and festively appropriate, and all have their own original nuances. For instance, the Lillard 1 significantly features the zombie-ghost green, whereas the Crazy 8 is more cartoonish and shows guts, (is that intestine?). The Wall 2, available in grade school sizing only, is probably the most decorative, displaying flashes of electric current patterns and a midnight sky silhouette. Meanwhile, the Rose 773 is all business and has a more serious, dark black-themed tone. One thing all these undead kicks have in common? They’re sure to bring your hoops game and your style to life this Halloween.

adidas 'Ballin' Dead' Pack


Nike Free Trainer 5.0 – Saturday, Oct. 31 at 10 am ET

A popular choice amongst weightlifters, the Nike Free Trainer 5.0 just added four school-themed styles. If you’re a fan of Duke, Kentucky, UNC, or Oregon, you can rep your school spirit while killing reps at the gym. Each has their respective team name ink-toned onto the shoe, while keeping the same fan-favorite Nike Free technology intact. You can display your favorite team’s colors in zig-zag style on Saturday, Oct. 31. For those with a passion for team and power, Nike brings you the Free Trainer 5.0. Men’s $109.99 – Duke, Kentucky, North Carolina, Oregon

Nike Free Trainer 5.0 AMP


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