Your Favorite Eastbay Blogs Of 2017

Your Favorite Eastbay Blogs Of 2017

It was a huge year in the world of sports and in the world of athletic gear, so it makes sense that it was a big year for the Eastbay Blog as well. As 2017 comes to a close, and we get ready for an even bigger 2018, we took a look back at some of your favorite posts from the past 12 months.

 

The Best Basketball Shoes Of 2017

Best of 2017 Basketball Shoes

Did you need a new basketball shoe in 2017? Then you were in luck. From the latest signature shoes of superstars like Kevin Durant, Paul George, and James Harden to better-than-ever team options, Nike, Jordan, adidas, and Under Armour all offered some great kicks. We broke down each major release and gave you the detail you needed to find that perfect fit.

 

2017’s Best Football Gear: Cleats And Gloves Built For How You Play

Best of 2017 Football Gear By Position

A speedy wide receiver needs vastly different football gear than a powerful lineman does, so we created a must-read guide to the cleats and gloves that were built for your playing style. And just like with the basketball shoes, each brand brought some serious heat in 2017 — offering products that are designed to maximize your skills like never before.

 

A Breakdown Of The New Nike NBA Authentic And Swingman Jerseys

Best of 2017 Nike NBA Jerseys

2017 was also the year that the new Nike NBA Jerseys debuted. Their style, comfort, and swagger have all been game-changers, and so has their NikeConnect feature. NikeConnect lets you interact with your favorite players and teams like never before, creating a whole new fan experience. We broke down how to use the revolutionary tech and highlighted the various Nike NBA Jersey styles and features.

 

How Women Can Find Jordan Shoes In Their Size

Best of 2017 Women's Jordans

You can never have too many Jordans. From classic Retros to the latest performance styles, the Jumpman brand always has so many great kicks to choose from. Unfortunately for women, it can often be difficult to find that perfect size. Luckily, we were there to help by giving you a detailed look at how the sizing works, so that you can make sure each J you lace up in is as comfortable as possible.

 

Yeezys Through The Seasons

12.14 Release Report: New Yeezy + Jordan Retro 6 ‘Like Mike’ Shoes Headline This Weekend

12.14 Release Report: New Yeezy + Jordan Retro 6 ‘Like Mike’ Shoes Headline This Weekend

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:

 

ADIDAS ORIGINALS YEEZY BOOST 350 ‘BLUE TINT’ – DEC. 16 AT 10 AM ET

11.21 RELEASE REPORT: NEW YEEZYS + RETRO 13S … WHAT A WEEK

11.21 RELEASE REPORT: NEW YEEZYS + RETRO 13S … WHAT A WEEK

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 13 ‘GOLDEN HARVEST’ – NOV. 21 AT 10 AM ET

11.21 Retro 6

It’s the season of wheat for Jordan and the ‘Golden Harvest’ Retro 13s are some of the freshest kicks that the brand has dropped in quite some time. The shoe has a wheat-colored, fully suede upper that is ready to conquer the cold and is built to last. This rugged, stylish look is a fresh new take on classic Jumpman silhouettes — it’s sure to be something you’ll be rocking year round. Men’s $189.99. Boys’ $139.99.

NIKE AIR FOAMPOSITE ONE ‘LEGION GREEN’ – NOV. 22 AT 10 AM ET

11.21 Nike Foamposite

One thing you can definitely be thankful for this year is this all-new ‘Legion Green’ colorway of the Nike Air Foamposite One. You can never go wrong with a fresh pair of Foams and the iridescent dark green upper on these bad boys is sure to stand out. The black laces, eyestay, outsole, and collar keep the focus on the upper and ensure that these will be a major part of your rotation. Men’s $229.99. Boys’ $179.99.

JORDAN AJ XXXII ‘RUSS’– NOV. 22 AT 10 AM ET

11.21 AJ 32

The reigning MVP is as unique as it gets, on and off the court. Russell Westbrook is known for his do-everything game and his rock-anything style, so his AJ XXXII PE better be as outstanding as he is. Don’t worry, they live up to the hype. Decked out in OKC blue, orange, and white, these shoes feature Russ’ famous slogan ‘Why Not?’ on the insole, tongue and outsole. They are the perfect representation of a player and personality who has no equal. Men’s $184.99. Boys’ $139.99.

GIRLS’ JORDAN RETRO 11 ‘HEIRESS’ – NOV. 24 AT 10 AM ET

11.21 Retro 11 Girls

Female Jordan lovers won’t even have to step inside a store to find the perfect Black Friday gift thanks to these Retro 11s. The latest in Jordan’s girls’-exclusive ‘Heiress’ collection — these black-based kicks have a stingray overlay, gold accents, and a translucent outsole. They are as premium as premium gets, and are sure to be the best gift you will give or receive this holiday season. Girls’ $219.99

ADIDAS YEEZY BOOST 350 V2 ‘BELUGA 2.0’ – NOV. 25 AT 10 AM ET

11.21 Yeezy Boost

Yes, Yeezy fans, this is for real — a new adidas Yeezy Boost 350 V2 is finally dropping! This time, the classic ‘Beluga’ colorway got remade by removing the orange stripe and using only the ‘SPLY 350’ branding. Of course, these are one of the hottest releases of the year and are sure to go fast, so make sure to be ready right away when they drop. Check out our Yeezys Through The Seasons timeline too for a detailed look at the history behind the game-changing kicks. Men’s $219.99