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 ‘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 ‘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 – 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 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.
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 ‘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 ‘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 ‘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 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.
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.