We’re always looking at fresh kicks. At one of the nation’s premier basketball tournaments, we just couldn’t help ourselves. Here are some of the sneakers that caught our eye at Bigfoot Hoops’ Las Vegas Classic last week. Did your shoes make the cut?
Names: Kobe and MacKenzie
Hometown: Las Vegas
Kobe’s Shoes (right): “I bought these shoes because my mom said they were ugly and I liked them, so I killed two birds with one stone.”
MacKenzie’s Shoes (left): “I love Nike shoes, and everything Nike, but I also have a lot of respect for Kyrie Irving, so I knew these were a must-have.”
Team: A.C.S. Houston
Shoe Game: Savion is a huge fan of Jordans, so he broke out his Space Jam 11s for Bigfoot Hoops. He says Michael Jordan is his favorite player and he owns 48 pairs of Jordans.
Shoe Game: King considers himself a shoe collector, and he said his favorite shoes are Jordans. He switched it up and wore these fresh Nikes to Bigfoot Hoops “because they’re dope.”
Team: Seattle Rotary
Shoe Game: Fred love Nike shoes – and specifically Kobe Bryant’s signature shoes. For Bigfoot Hoops, he broke out a pair of Kobes with some Nike socks to match.
Hometown: Las Vegas
Shoe Game: Diontae’s favorite shoe is the Jordan Retro 12. He bought the Master 12s to add to his collection, because he owns almost all of the Jordan Retro 12s.
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 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 weekend:
JORDAN RETRO 4 ‘MOTORSPORT’ – MARCH 25 AT 10 AM ET
The wait for one of the hottest releases of the season is almost over. The Jordan Retro 4 ‘Motorsport’ will drop on Saturday. Inspired by Michael Jordan’s love of racing, this Retro 4 colorway was originally given only to members of MJ’s racing team. The Retro 4 is always a hot shoe, and this colorway is highly anticipated so don’t wait on these. Men’s $189.99, Grade School $139.99.
GIRLS’ JORDAN RETRO 6 ‘Pantone’ – MARCH 25 AT 10 AM ET
Once again, another Retro 6 is dropping as a women’s exclusive. The ‘Still Blue’ colorway features the classic North Carolina blue upper with a clean white outsole to complete the look. MJ won his first title in the Air Jordan 6, making it one of the most popular Jordans. The ‘Still Blue’ colorway will drop in grade school girls’ sizes only, but women can find a pair using our convenient sizing chart here. Grade School $139.99.
NIKE ‘TIME TO SHINE’ COLLECTION – MARCH 24 AT 10 AM ET
Nike is dropping the ‘Time to Shine’ collection just in time for college basketball’s biggest games! The LeBron 14, KD 9, and Kyrie 3 will all drop on Friday in new ‘Time to Shine’ colorways. Each shoe features an iridescent swoosh logo to tie into the ‘shining’ theme. LeBron 14 $174.99, KD 9 $149.99, Kyrie 3 $119.99.
ADIDAS HARDEN VOL. 1 – MARCH 25 AT 10 AM ET
The roll out of fresh new Harden Vol. 1 colorways continues this weekend. James Harden has been on a tear this year with 29 points, 11 assists, and eight rebounds per game. His new signature sneaker has also been on fire, with plenty of hot new colorways. Let us know what you think of the new ‘Cargo’ colorway in the comments section below. Men’s $139.99.