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 the 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 Wool

JORDAN RETRO 12 ‘WOOL’ – OCTOBER 1 AT 10 AM ET

This has been a big year for Retro 12 releases, and Jordan Brand is dropping another one this weekend. The change of season and approach of winter holidays is the inspiration behind the premium wool material used in this Retro 12. The warm material and dark colorway make the Retro 12 ‘Wool’ a perfect sneaker for the fall and winter months. Men’s $199.99, Grade School $149.99.

Nike Basketball Black Pack

NIKE ‘BLACK SPACE’ PACK – OCTOBER 1 AT 10 AM ET

Three of Nike’s biggest superstars will be dropping new signature sneaker colorways this weekend. The KD 9, Kobe 11, and LeBron Soldier 10 will be available in an all-back color scheme, earning the ‘Black Space’ nickname. Kobe 11 $199.99, KD 9 $149.99, LeBron Soldier 10 $129.99.

 Nike LeBron Soldier 10

NIKE LEBRON SOLDIER 10 ‘CAMO’ – OCTOBER 1 AT 10 AM ET

The Soldier 10 ‘Black Space’ isn’t LeBron James’ only signature release of the weekend. The Soldier 10 will also drop in a camo colorway. Previous LeBron Soldier models have also gotten the camo treatment, and this Soldier 10 will feature a camouflage upper with the three-strap system getting a black color. Men’s $139.99.

Nike KD 9 - University Red

NIKE KD 9 ‘UNIVERSITY RED’ – OCTOBER 1 AT 10 AM ET

In addition to the KD 9 ‘Black Space,’ the KD 9 will also be available in a university red colorway to kick off the month. The Flyknit upper is red and black throughout, with a white midsole and a white Nike Swoosh logo. Men’s $149.99, Grade School $124.99.

adidas Crazy Explosive - Andrew Wiggins

ADIDAS CRAZY EXPLOSIVE ANDREW WIGGINS PE – SEPTEMBER 24 AT 10 AM ET

Andrew Wiggins’ Crazy Explosive PE bursts onto the scene this weekend. The PE comes in a white upper with hints of Minnesota’s green and blue throughout the shoe. The shoe is made for the game’s most explosive players, like Wiggins. Learn more about the creation of the shoe here. Men’s $149.99.

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 the 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 5

JORDAN RETRO 5 ‘WHITE/BLACK/GOLD’ – AUGUST 20 AT 10 AM ET

Inspired by this summer’s competitions, the Jordan Retro 5 will release in a white, black, and gold color scheme. The shoe features splashes of gold throughout, most notably on the tongue, referencing success on the world’s biggest stage. The Retro 5 is a classic sneaker, and combining the fan-favorite silhouette with a timely theme means this shoe will likely be a hot commodity. Men’s $189.99, Grade School $139.99.

Jordan Retro 5

JORDAN RETRO 5 ‘WOLF GREY’ – AUGUST 20 AT 10 AM ET

Another Retro 5 drops this weekend, this one exclusively in grade school sizes. The ‘Wolf Grey’ features the classic Retro 5 look, dressed in a wolf grey and black color scheme. A speckled midsole adds some flare, as does the icy blue outsole. Grade School Girls’ $139.99.

KD 9

NIKE KD 9 ‘BIRDS OF PARADISE’ – AUGUST 19 AT 10 AM ET

The newest KD 9 was unveiled during Kevin Durant’s most recent trip to China as part of the Nike Basketball tour. While the inspiration behind the shoe hasn’t been revealed yet, the color scheme is sure to grab attention with the Flyknit upper displaying a mixture of teal and green. The vibrant colors will likely make this version of the KD 9 incredibly popular. Men’s $149.99, Grade School $124.99.

Under Armour Curry 2.5

UNDER ARMOUR CURRY 2.5 – AUGUST 21 AT 10 AM ET

The reigning MVP drops another version of his extremely popular Curry 2.5. Stephen Curry has been one of the game’s most dominant players for the past few seasons. His success on the court is turning into success off the court, with the Curry 2.5 ascending to a place among the most popular basketball shoes in the industry. If you haven’t found a Curry 2.5 color scheme you like yet, this may be the one. Men’s $134.99.

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 the 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:

Nike KD9

NIKE KD9 ‘MIC DROP’ – JULY 9 AT 10 AM ET

Kevin Durant dropped the mic on the Fourth of July by announcing his departure from Oklahoma City. NBA fans will have to wait awhile to see his Golden State debut, but sneaker heads are already raving about his latest signature sneaker, the KD9. Men’s $149.99, Grade School $124.99.

Nike Kyrie 2

NIKE KYRIE 2 ‘TRIPLE BLACK’ – JULY 9 AT 10 AM ET

To say that Kyrie Irving is having a good year would be an understatement. Fresh off his first NBA title, the point guard is also finding success with his popular signature shoe. The newest Kyrie 2 comes in a black and reflective silver colorway. Men’s $119.99, Grade School $99.99.

Nike Kobe 11 Low

NIKE KOBE 11 LOW – JULY 9 AT 10 AM ET

Kobe Bryant may be retired from the NBA, but Nike is still releasing new signature sneakers for the LA superstar. The newest Kobe 11 comes in classic Black Mamba colors. The shoe is mostly black with cool grey accents. Men’s $159.99.

Under Armour Curry

UNDER ARMOUR CURRY 2.5 AND CURRY 2 LOW ‘SC30 CAMP’ – JULY 9 AT 10 AM ET

Stephen Curry recently hosted the SC Select Camp in the Bay Area. The camp is held for some of the top young guards in the country, and now Curry fans can own a commemorative piece of the event. Special ‘Camp’ colorways of both the Curry 2 Low and Curry 2.5 are dropping this weekend featuring a mixture of blue, green, and yellow tones, and a speckled midsole. Men’s $124.99.

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 the 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

JORDAN RETRO 12 ‘GYM RED’ – JULY 2 AT 10 AM ET

The Retro 12 ‘Gym Red’ is the latest Air Jordan 12 colorway that Jordan will be releasing as part of their spring and summer lineup. The shoe evokes memories of Jordan’s heyday in Chicago and is a fan-favorite among sneaker heads. Men’s $189.99, Grade School $139.99, Preschool $79.99, Toddler $59.99, Infant $49.99.

JORDAN RETRO 12 ‘HYPER JADE’ – JULY 2 AT 10 AM ET

The ‘Gym Red’ isn’t the only Retro 12 being released this weekend. The Retro 12 ‘Hyper Jade’ will drop in girls’ sizes. The ‘Hyper Jade’ features a black upper that includes hyper jade accents on the rubber sole, back heel, and inner liner. Grade School girls’ $139.99, Preschool $79.99, Toddler $59.99, Infant $49.99.

Nike KD9 Premiere

NIKE KD9 ‘PREMIERE’ – JULY 1 AT 10 AM ET

Kevin Durant’s newest signature shoe is making its debut. The game of basketball is changing, and the KD9 is built for today’s fast-paced, high-flying game. The KD9 ‘Premiere’ features a patriotic colorway that Durant will wear in August on the world’s biggest stage. Men’s $149.99, Grade School $124.99.

adidas D Lillard 2 PDX Carpet

ADIDAS D LILLAD 2 ‘PDX CARPET’ – JULY 1 AT 10 AM ET

The latest signature sneaker from Damian Lillard draws inspiration from the iconic carpet print at Portland International Airport. Lillard will sport this shoe during the adidas Take On Summer tour. Men’s $119.99.

The Next Step: KD9

The Next Step: KD9

KD9

Kevin Durant is the hottest name on the NBA free agency market, and for good reason. He’s a 6-foot-10 scoring machine with a versatile skill set that perfectly showcases the progressive style of play that NBA fans have come to expect.

Durant’s game is at the forefront of basketball’s evolution. His latest signature sneaker, the Nike Air Zoom KD9, is designed with that in mind. The KD9 sneaker represents the mirrored evolution of basketball footwear.

Because of his versatility, Durant covers a lot of ground. He runs roughly four miles a game, adding up to approximately 15 marathons in a season. The KD9 is built to withstand that heavy workload, offering comfort, support, and responsiveness with the most advanced Nike Flyknit and Zoom Air technologies yet, meticulously modified to exact basketball specifications.
KD9The shoe’s Flyknit upper features a distinctive honeycomb structure engineered for the lateral movements and quick cuts basketball demands. The material ensures lightweight flexibility and efficiency, without compromising on strength. The shoe also debuts a new Zoom Air unit after more than three years of advanced testing. It provides maximum impact-protection while increasing the bouncy feel that athletes love.

The KD9 was constructed to reflect the progression of today’s fast-paced, up-and-down game. The advanced technology equipped in the shoe was created for the new generation of basketball players, who play faster than ever. It allows an All-NBA caliber player like Durant to be at his best, but it’s also perfect for athletes of any age who aspire to be like Durant.

If the KD9’s functionality and performance-driven engineering haven’t sealed the deal yet, maybe the sleek design will. The Flyknit look has become incredibly popular, and the KD9 features vibrant, eye-grabbing color combos that will make your kicks pop.

If you want to play at your best, you have to look and feel your best. The KD9 ensures a sleek style to keep you looking good and all the newest technology to keep you feeling good.

The game is evolving. The shoe is evolving. Are you?