12.7 Release Report: The Jordan Retro 11 ‘Win Like ‘96’ is Finally Here!

12.7 Release Report: The Jordan Retro 11 ‘Win Like ‘96’ is Finally Here!

Each week, we’ll showcase the most popular upcoming shoe drops. We’ll give you the lowdown on the prices and sizes, break down the history of each shoe, and fill you in 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 week:

JORDAN RETRO 11 ‘WIN LIKE ‘96’ – DEC. 9 AT 10 AM ET

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For many AJ fans, the Jordan Retro 11 ‘Win Like ‘96’ is THE shoe they have been waiting for. With Chicago’s bold red colorway adorning the upper in all its glory, these Retro 11s are a tribute to Mike’s legendary, title-winning ’96 season. A black Jumpman logo and translucent outsole complete the first-class look. Sneakerheads, get ready — this is a must-have. Men’s $219.99. Boys’ $169.99.

NIKE LEBRON 15 ‘NEW HEIGHTS’ – DEC. 7 AT 10 AM ET

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How does a four-time MVP, three-time world champ, and thirteen-time All-Star take his game to ‘New Heights’? Well, he starts by adding one more of each to his trophy case, which at this point is probably more of a room than a case. LBJ has already accomplished many feats that are hard to believe, and he’s more ready than ever to blow your mind as 2018 approaches. These LeBron 15s stand out thanks to their dark atomic teal, ale brown, and team red colors and are the perfect shoes to rock as The King pursues greatness yet again. Men’s $184.99. Boys’ $159.99.

UNDER ARMOUR CURRY 4 ‘MORE BUCKETS’ – DEC. 8 AT 10 AM ET

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Few players stand out as much on the court as Stephen Curry does. But he is equally exceptional off the court as well. The latest colorway of his signature shoes is perfect for both parts of his life. The main color here is grey, with Overcast Grey and Graphic tones along the upper and midsole. They give way to a solid white rubber outsole and feature iridescent shades on the midfoot shank and collar. It creates a smooth, sleek look that is dangerous on the court and stylish off it. Men’s $129.99. Boys’ $109.99.

Introducing The Nike LeBron 15

Introducing The Nike LeBron 15

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LeBron James is only a few games into his 15th season as a professional basketball player, but he’s already proven that he’s still the king of the court. As LeBron gears up for another title run, he’ll do so in a brand new signature shoe.

The Nike LeBron 15 introduces new technology, new materials, and a new look that are unlike any other shoe. Like LeBron himself, the LeBron 15 is truly one of a kind. We turned to Jason Petrie, the designer of the LeBron 15, to break down King James’ new kick.

10.5 RELEASE REPORT: JORDAN RETRO 1 FLYKNIT ‘ROYAL’ DROPS 10/7

10.5 RELEASE REPORT: JORDAN RETRO 1 FLYKNIT ‘ROYAL’ DROPS 10/7

Each week, we’ll showcase the most popular upcoming shoe drops. We’ll give you the lowdown on the prices and sizes, break down the history of each shoe, and fill you in 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 week:

JORDAN RETRO 1 HIGH FLYKNIT ‘ROYAL’  – OCT. 7 AT 10 AM ET

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Old school meets new school as the iconic AJ 1 gets outfitted with Flyknit technology in the Jordan Retro 1 High Flyknit. Following the release of the popular ‘Banned’ colorway, we’re getting treated to another OG look this week with the classic ‘Royal’ colorway. Taking some of the most iconic shoes of all time and remixing them with new technology? Yeah, Jordan is definitely onto something here. Men’s $179.99, Grade School $139.99.

GIRLS’ JORDAN RETRO 3 – OCT. 7 AT 10 AM ET

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Jordan is dropping a girls’ Retro 3 this weekend that features an all-new colorway that’s perfect for the fall season. An anthracite suede upper offers subtle style that’s perfect for any look, while the iconic elephant print and metallic red bronze detailing completes the shoe’s design. Sorry, fellas. These are a girls’ exclusive colorway. Girls’ $139.99.

NIKE LEBRON SOLDIER 11 SFG ‘WHEAT’  – OCT. 7 AT 10 AM ET

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Here’s another colorway that’s perfect for fall. The Nike LeBron Soldier 11 SFG is releasing in a wheat gold and metallic gold colorway, complete with a gum rubber outsole for a fresh look. The shoe also offers some serious comfort with a breathable mesh upper and laceless construction that utilizes a four-strap closure system for a locked-in feel. Men’s $139.99.

NIKE KOBE A.D. ‘BASELINE’ – OCT. 7 AT 10 AM ET

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Just ahead of basketball season, the Nike Kobe A.D. is dropping in a white and purple colorway that pays homage to Kobe Bryant’s playing days in LA. Purple details on the tongue, inner liner, and a white speckled midsole finish off the look. For more on the design of the Kobe A.D., check out our interview with the shoe’s designer. Men’s $149.99.

ADIDAS DAME 4 ‘RIP CITY’  – OCT. 6 AT 10 AM ET

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Damian Lillard’s fourth signature shoe debuts this week. The adidas Dame 4 is a fresh new silhouette that’s built for the basketball court. A breathable mesh upper, evolved traction pattern, and bounce cushioning create a comfortable feel that’s perfect for the upcoming season. The first colorway pays homage to Dame’s team and the Rip City fans. Men’s $114.99.

The Best Women’s Basketball Shoes of The Year

The Best Women’s Basketball Shoes of The Year

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It may still be summer, but basketball season is right around the corner. With that in mind, we’re talking about the top basketball shoes of 2017 for women. Eastbay offers a number of great women’s basketball shoes like the Nike Hyperdunk, but oftentimes women buy men’s basketball shoes. We’re here to help.

In addition to the women’s version of the Hyperdunk 2017, the men’s version of the Hyperdunk 2017 will be available in extended sizing only at Eastbay.com. Offering the men’s Hyperdunk 2017 in an extended run from size 3.5-22 offers women another option as it makes it easier for women with smaller feet to find the shoes they love in their size.

US Shoe Chart - Men's to Women's Shoe Size Conversion

Why would women want to buy the men’s version of the shoe instead of the women’s? Well it’s really about having options. Eastbay with have 15+ exclusive colorways for the women’s Hyperdunk 2017 and 45+ exclusive colorways of the men’s version. The extended size run of the men’s shoe gives women more options, so they can hit the court with the perfect combination of performance and style this season.

Signature basketball shoes are another option. Many players wear the signature shoes of the game’s biggest stars, but these shoes only come in men’s sizes. Women can still buy the shoes of Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, Paul George, and other stars by using our sizing conversion chart. Women can find their men’s shoe size by subtracting 1.5 from their women’s size. So if you wear a women’s size 9, you would purchase a men’s size 7.5.

Whether you’re looking for a women’s basketball shoe or looking to buy a men’s shoe in your size, Eastbay has more options you’ll find anywhere.

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, 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.

This is what you have to look forward to:

AJ Retro 1 High OG ‘Powder Blue’ – Saturday, Oct. 10 at 10 am ET

The legendary Retro is finally getting a respectable ‘Powder Blue’ revamp. Paying homage to MJ’s alma mater UNC, the AJ Retro 1 High OG ‘Powder Blue’ is the first of its kind in over 30 years, and will also be available in kids’ sizing. This instant classic has been well worth the wait.
Men’s $159.99, Boys’ $119.99

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Nike LeBron 13 ‘Written in the Stars’ – Saturday, Oct. 10
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The much-hyped Nike LeBron 13 is about to arrive. LeBron’s aptly-named thirteenth signature shoe features Hex Zoom Air cushions in the forefoot and heel, and includes a Hyperposite upper, showing off a more performance-driven style than previous models. The mulberry ‘Written in the Stars’ colorway pays tribute to LeBron’s belief that there’s no such thing as fate — he makes his own destiny. This notion takes inspiration from “Rubber City Soul” by award-winning poet and playwright Lemon Anderson.
Men’s $199.99, Boys’ $89.99

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Nike Air Foamposite Pro ‘Winter White’ – Available Now

With summer now a thing of the past, and winter right around the corner, there’s no better time to grab the Nike Air Foamposite Pro ‘Winter White.’ With green and red accents, the shoe is properly festive, yet incredibly comfortable. Its Nike Zoom units, stitch-free design, and mesh tongue provide the superior cushioning your feet crave.
Men’s $229.99

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