This Weekend’s Can’t-Miss Releases

This 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 this weekend.

Jordan Retro 11 Low

JORDAN RETRO 11 LOW ‘NAVY/GUM’ – JUNE 4 AT 10 AM ET
JORDAN RETRO 11 LOW ‘VARSITY RED’ – JUNE 4 AT 10 AM ET

Jordan brand must be feeling generous, since they’re dropping not one, but two Retro 11s — and both are available in Grade School sizes. The AJ 11 ‘Navy/Gum’ is a nod to Jordan’s college days, and his team’s fierce rivalry with Georgetown. The AJ 11 ‘Varsity Red’ is a cleaner version of the 2002 shoe, and is all white with a luscious red leather mudguard. Men’s $169.99, Grade School $129.99.

Jordan Retro 1 Hi

JORDAN RETRO 1 HIGH OG ‘METALLIC NAVY’ – JUNE 4 AT 10 AM ET

This never-before-retroed AJ 1 is coming Saturday, and is also available in Grade School sizes. Seven colors were originally released in 1985, including this ‘Metallic Navy’ colorway. Will you be one of the few to grab this Retro when it becomes available again? Men’s $129.99, Grade School $99.99, Preschool $89.99, Toddler $49.99.

Jordan Retro 5 Low Neymar

JORDAN RETRO 5 LOW ‘NEYMAR’ – JUNE 3 AT 10 AM ET

Jordan and soccer legend, Neymar Jr., have a mutual respect for one another, and Jordan brand is now combining their styles. This AJ 5 features a reflective cement-print upper, with the numbers “10” and “23” stitched into the details. To top it off, it comes in a fancy box, too! Men’s $199.99, Grade School $179.99.

Nike Pegasus

NIKE AIR ZOOM PEGASUS 33 – JUNE 2 AT 10 AM ET

The time-tested Pegasus is getting even more Zoom Air in its 33rd iteration. Double the Zoom Air to be precise. With 7 Men’s colors and 6 Women’s colors, there’s sure to be at least one that suits your run. Go all the way today in the Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 33. Men’s/Women’s $109.99

This Weekend’s Can’t-Miss Releases

This 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 this weekend.

Jordan Retro 12 Flu Game

JORDAN RETRO 12 ‘FLU GAME’ – MAY 28 AT 10 AM ET

Everyone remembers the game MJ put up 38 points, grabbed seven boards, and dished out five assists — while sick with the flu. This Retro release is inspired by MJ’s will to win, through sickness and in health. Full family sizes for one of the biggest drops of the year arrive tomorrow. Men’s $189.99, Grade School $139.99, Preschool $79.99, Toddler $59.99, Infant $49.99.

Jordan Retro 17

JORDAN RETRO 17+ ‘CHICAGO’ – MAY 29 AT 10 AM ET

This shoe tells the story of Michael (a Wizard at the time) eclipsing 30,000 career points – against his former team, fittingly enough. Accolades and accomplishments aside, these shoes are street-ready and heat-heavy. Get ‘em Sunday. Men’s $249.99.

Under Armour Curry

UNDER ARMOUR CURRY 2 ‘RED, WHITE, & BLUE’ – MAY 28 AT 10 AM ET

Get your American on in red, white, and blue — just in time for the extra long (yay!) Memorial Day weekend. Give your feet the patriotic pedicure they deserve tomorrow with the Curry 2 ‘RWB.’ Men’s $129.99.

Nike Kobe 11 Elite

NIKE KOBE 11 ELITE ‘WOLF GREY’ MAY 27 AT 10 AM ET

Inspired by Italy, where Kobe learned to play ball, this Kobe 11’s design is fueled by fancy footwork. Kobe was known as one of the best slashers in the game, and you can make yourself known as one today. Grade School $134.99.

#EastbayFunkDunk Athletes Participate For $100,000

#EastbayFunkDunk Athletes Participate For $100,000

Eastbay Funk Dunk Contest

Last year, in partnership with Ballislife, we hosted the first-ever Eastbay Funk Dunk Contest that featured some of the best dunkers in the world. We handed out Yeezys, gave away shoes for a viewer’s entire basketball squad, and showcased some of the world’s best never-before-seen dunks. Round after round, these heavyweight dunkers went at it, but in the end, only one team was able to take home the $10,000 cash prize.

Darlington Funk DunkThese talented dunkers were able to use this platform to display their crazy dunking abilities to the world, and now, they are participating for a $100,000 cash prize on TNT’s The Dunk King!

We would like to congratulate our #EastbayFunkDunk participants who are competing: Guy Dupuy, Kenny Dobbs, Myree “Remix” Bowden, Jon Clark, Porter Maberry, Michael Purdie, and Justin Darlington. Good luck!

Be sure to watch the next episode of TNT’s The Dunk King on 5/22 (after the Western Conference Finals), and cheer on your favorite dunker. What variations of the #EastbayFunkDunk do you think you’ll see?

This Weekend’s Can’t-Miss Releases

This 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 this weekend.

Jordan Retro 2 Low

JORDAN RETRO 2 LOW ‘CHICAGO’ – MAY 21 AT 10 AM ET

Originally debuted in 1987, this ‘Chicago’ colorway of the AJ 2 Low was last retroed in 2005. It’s been an under-the-radar colorway for folks so far, but we love them. What do you think? Men’s $159.99

Jordan Retro 6

JORDAN RETRO 6 ‘COOL GREY’ – MAY 21 AT 10 AM ET

We say the greatest colorway is predominantly grey, because it typically goes with anything. The AJ 6 ‘Cool Grey’ is no exception, but they’re kids’-only, so the older crowd will have to step aside for the time being. Grade School $139.99, Preschool $79.99, Toddler $59.99.

Jordan Retro 12

JORDAN RETRO 12 ‘UNIVERSITY BLUE’ – MAY 21 AT 10 AM ET

These clean and cool blue shoes are available in kids’-only sizes. The AJ 12 ‘University Blue’ (aka ‘Melo’) is a great summer shoe that will impress your friends, especially if you’re a Denver Nuggets fan. The only question left is which size are you going to buy? Grade School $139.99, Preschool $79.99, Toddler $59.99, Infant $49.99.

Nike Kobe 11

NIKE KOBE 11 LOW ‘CARPE DIEM’ – MAY 21 AT 10 AM ET

Seize the look of Kobe’s past with this Kobe 11 Low ‘Carpe Diem’. Nike’s Kobe 4 dominated basketball sales in 2009, when low-tops were the more popular player choice. Which do you like more, the 11 or the 4? Let us know below. Men’s $159.99.

AJ XXX

JORDAN AJ XXX ‘GYM RED’ – MAY 21 AT 10 AM ET

The AJ XXX has been generally well-received, and has been donned in the playoffs by Aldridge, Westbrook, and Leonard, among others. On Saturday, this ‘Gym Red’ colorway will available to anyone who rocks red or loves the Chicago Bulls. Men’s $199.99.

This Weekend’s Can’t-Miss Releases

This 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 this weekend:

Jordan Retro 9 Low

JORDAN RETRO 9 ‘BRIGHT MANGO’ – MAY 7 AT 10 AM ET

This fruit-inspired Retro 9 is ripe. Premium leather complemented by highlighter green tones, and a speckled midsole make this Retro 9 prime for summer consumption. Pick a pair of ‘Bright Mango’s off the Jordan family tree tomorrow. Men’s $159.99, Women’s $159.99.

Nike Huarache 2K4

NIKE AIR ZOOM HUARACHE 2K4 ‘UNIVERSITY RED’ – MAY 7 AT 10 AM ET

Once a popular on-court shoe for talented, flashy players with fashion-forward style, it is now for the off-court aficionado of throwback kicks. Tomorrow, this renowned Retro returns in men’s-only sizes. What do you think of this patriotic Huarache?
Men’s $149.99.

Under Armour Curry 2 Mother's Day

UNDER ARMOUR CURRY 2 ‘MOTHER’S DAY’ – MARCH 12 AT 10 AM ET

Pay tribute to your biggest fan — mom! Mother’s Day is this Sunday, 5/8, (in case you forgot) and you can get the UA Curry 2 ‘Mother’s Day’ today. It features pink roses throughout the steel grey silhouette, and is finished with a hot pink outsole. Make mom proud this Mother’s Day with this Curry 2. Men’s $129.99.

Jordan Retro 10 Girls

BOYS’ JORDAN RETRO 10 – MAY 7 AT 10 AM ET
GIRLS’ JORDAN RETRO 10 – MAY 7 AT 10 AM ET

Looking for a classic Retro that’s modest and goes with anything? Look no further: two new Retro 10s are here. The girls’ (pictured) pays homage to Rio, and the boys’ is predominantly grey with white accents. Let us know which one you’re getting in the comment section below.