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  • Kobe 8 “Year of the Horse” release details (Photos)

    Kobe 8 “Year of the Horse” release details (Photos)

    By Mindy Astoria on Sunday, December 29th, 2013

    Celebrating the arrival of 2014 and the Year of the Horse, the Kobe 8 features a unique graphic pattern on the upper with citron and blue highlights. Releasing January 1, 2014 for a retail price of $160. var icx_publication_id = 12951; var icx_copyright_notice = 'Copyright 2013 Rarest-Air.com'; var icx_content_id = '4582'; Click here for reuse options!

  • Air Jordan 1 High OG “Bred” (Photos) purchase links 12/27/13

    Air Jordan 1 High OG “Bred” (Photos) purchase links 12/27/13

    By Jessica Kanter on Friday, December 27th, 2013

    The Air Jordan 1 High OG “Bred” is designed just as its name infers, in the Chicago Bulls’ colors with a high silhouette. This famed colorway goes down in in the memories of fans as the pair that put Michael Jordan in violation of the NBA dress code back in 1985. MJ was fined on several occasions because he refused

  • Watch: $104,765 for Michael Jordan’s flu game sneakers (Video)

    Watch: $104,765 for Michael Jordan’s flu game sneakers (Video)

    By Addison Sandoval on Thursday, December 12th, 2013

    The shoes Michael Jordan wore in his famous “Flu Game” sold for $104,765 early Thursday morning, shattering the record price paid for a pair of game-worn shoes in any sport. Despite battling flu-like symptoms that nearly forced him to miss the game, Michael Jordan scored 38 points to rally Chicago past Utah in Game 5 of the 1997 NBA Finals.

  • Nike Zoom Kobe 8 “Venomenon” release details (Photos) updated purchase links 12/12/13

    Nike Zoom Kobe 8 “Venomenon” release details (Photos) updated purchase links 12/12/13

    By Addison Sandoval on Thursday, December 12th, 2013

    With Kobe Bryant’s return to the court within this past week, the attention has definitely been on the Lakers star as of late. For starters, the announcement of the Flyknit-infused and high-top Kobe 9 in addition to a slew of other Kobe releases which includes the Nike Zoom Kobe Venomenon 4 and does not appear to be slowing. Also, not

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    By Mindy Astoria on Thursday, December 12th, 2013

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  • Esquire features Tinker Hatfield’s Nike vision (Video)

    Esquire features Tinker Hatfield’s Nike vision (Video)

    By Mindy Astoria on Wednesday, December 11th, 2013

    “If I’m working with Michael Jordan or Kobe Bryant, the things that we talk about are real, actual substantive issues, inspiration and all along, you’re blending that with hardcore science and performance criteria. So there’s a lot of substance in and around the stories that are developed.” For Esquire Network’s style program How I Rock It, hosted by Baron Davis, the

  • Watch: New commercial pits Kobe Bryant vs Lionel Messi (Video)

    Watch: New commercial pits Kobe Bryant vs Lionel Messi (Video)

    By Jessica Kanter on Wednesday, December 11th, 2013

    Basketball star Kobe Bryant and football icon Lionel Messi are back in this epic face-off for selfie supremacy. Armed with cameras and Turkish Airlines – the carrier that flies to more countries than any other – these superstars show up and show off across the globe. Who do you think won?  Let us know in the comments. var icx_publication_id =

  • Air Jordan 12 “Taxi” release details (Photos)

    Air Jordan 12 “Taxi” release details (Photos)

    By Mindy Astoria on Saturday, December 7th, 2013

    A true classic is back. The Air Jordan 12 Retro ‘Taxi’ returns in its original colorway, launched in the season of MJ’s fifth championship (’96-’97). It features a white, tumbled-leather upper with stitching that mimics the rays of the rising sun. Taxi gold pops on the lace stays and black leather finishes the upper. A touch of Varsity Red peeks through the

  • Air Jordan 6 Rings gamma blue purchase links 9/6/13

    Air Jordan 6 Rings gamma blue purchase links 9/6/13

    By Jessica Kanter on Friday, December 6th, 2013

    The Jordan 6 Rings celebrates a storied career with a mix of classic Jordan elements. With a sleek black upper, the gamma blue highlights give a vibrant color pop. Launches December 7 for $160.  Purchase links listed below. EASTBAY var icx_publication_id = 12951; var icx_copyright_notice = 'Copyright 2013 Rarest-Air.com'; var icx_content_id = '4545'; Click here for reuse options!

  • Breaking: Nike officially unveils Kobe 9 elite feat. Flyknit technology (Photos)

    Breaking: Nike officially unveils Kobe 9 elite feat. Flyknit technology (Photos)

    By Addison Sandoval on Thursday, December 5th, 2013

          Nike, the world’s leading basketball brand, today unveiled the much-anticipated KOBE 9 Elite shoe at an event held at The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) in Los Angeles. The KOBE 9 Elite redefines the aesthetics and performance of a basketball shoe and was designed using Nike Flyknit according to Nike’s “Nature Amplified” design ethos, an approach focused on designing

  • Air Jordan 1 Retro ’95 “Gamma” release details (Photos)

    Air Jordan 1 Retro ’95 “Gamma” release details (Photos)

    By Mindy Astoria on Monday, December 2nd, 2013

    The Jordan 1 meets the Jordan 11 in the Air Jordan 1 Retro ’95. An all black upper features mesh and patent leather, with hits of gamma blue and varsity maize. Launching on Saturday December 7th for a retail price of $130. var icx_publication_id = 12951; var icx_copyright_notice = 'Copyright 2013 Rarest-Air.com'; var icx_content_id = '4529'; Click here for reuse

  • Air Jordan 1 Retro Hi Premiere (Photos)

    Air Jordan 1 Retro Hi Premiere (Photos)

    By Mindy Astoria on Monday, December 2nd, 2013

    This Air Jordan 1 Retro Hi Premier made its debut in 2008 and is back in 2013. This throwback treatment features smooth leather and suede with a Varsity Red and Dark Army colorway combination. The chenille Swoosh is one of many subtle details that can’t be overlooked. These sneakers were released today, December 2 and are available at select Jordan

  • Kevin Durant KD 6 “Precision Timing” release details (Photos)

    Kevin Durant KD 6 “Precision Timing” release details (Photos)

    By Mindy Astoria on Sunday, December 1st, 2013

    The intricate craftsmanship of a wristwatch inspired Nike designer Leo Chang while creating the Nike KD VI. The small details were obsessed, with the performance attributes and aesthetics made to work in tandem. Like KD’s game, the details matter. Whether it’s footwork precision or his sharpshooting from 30-feet, Durant is a student of the game who recognizes that small, fundamental

  • Kobe 8 “Mine Grey” release details (Photos) updates w/ purchase links 11/30/13

    Kobe 8 “Mine Grey” release details (Photos) updates w/ purchase links 11/30/13

    By Jessica Kanter on Saturday, November 30th, 2013

    Just like the Black Mamba himself, this Kobe 8 sneaks up on you with a quiet Mine Grey upper that mimics the look of a snake’s skin, then springs at you with a shock of Court Purple in the laces and Swoosh. Red speckling accents the purple outsole and fills in the matte and glossy heel lock. Snap up the

  • Air Jordan 6 Rings “Bred” purchase links 11/30/13

    Air Jordan 6 Rings “Bred” purchase links 11/30/13

    By Jessica Kanter on Saturday, November 30th, 2013

    Five years ago, Jordan Brand released the Jordan 6 Rings: a hybrid sneaker that takes design elements from Air Jordans 6, 7, 8, 11, 12, 13 and 14 and pays tribute to Michael Jordan’s six NBA championships. The meaning of the shoe is a no-brainer as to why it’s one of the most popular hybrid Jordan’s of all-time.  The sneaker

  • Nike KD 6 Maryland “Blue Crab” (Photos) updated w/ purchase links

    Nike KD 6 Maryland “Blue Crab” (Photos) updated w/ purchase links

    By Addison Sandoval on Friday, November 29th, 2013

    If the state of Maryland had a mascot, there’s no doubt it would be a blue crab. Honoring his home state and appetite for blue crabs, the inside stories continue for KD and his sixth Nike signature shoe. KD often reminisces about the crab feasts he would attend through childhood, and the KD VI Maryland Blue Crab is a fitting

  • Air Jordan 5 Retro release details and purchase links 11/29/13 (Photos)

    Air Jordan 5 Retro release details and purchase links 11/29/13 (Photos)

    By Jessica Kanter on Friday, November 29th, 2013

    The Air Jordan 5 Retro “Black/White” is as timeless as Michael Jordan himself. This colourway features an all Black suede upper with a Cool Grey Jumpman on the tongue. White speckling covers the Black shark teeth, originally inspired by WWII Mustang fighter planes. A matching white midsole and sockliner completes the classic look. FOOTACTION EASTBAY CHAMPS var icx_publication_id = 12951;

  • What the Kobe 8 release details (Photos)

    What the Kobe 8 release details (Photos)

    By Jessica Kanter on Thursday, November 28th, 2013

    A mind-bending compilation of colors, patterns, materials and graphic details that celebrate the almost 30 different releases of the Kobe 8. Releasing on December 6 for a retail price of $140. var icx_publication_id = 12951; var icx_copyright_notice = 'Copyright 2013 Rarest-Air.com'; var icx_content_id = '4496'; Click here for reuse options!

  • Nike launches “Snowboarding Lunarendor QS” (Video)

    Nike launches “Snowboarding Lunarendor QS” (Video)

    By Mindy Astoria on Monday, November 18th, 2013

    Nike’s LunarENDOR QS snowboard boot commands a whole new level of recognition. Impressive enough standing still, these LED-adorned beauties will mesmerize crowds as they rotate through the night sky at this season’s biggest snowboard competition finals. The swoosh’s 30 LEDs are powered by an embedded lithium ion battery, and it’s on/off switch is conveniently located atop the boot’s cuff so

  • First look: Lebron 11: Akron vs Miami and Miami Nights (photos)

    First look: Lebron 11: Akron vs Miami and Miami Nights (photos)

    By Jessica Kanter on Monday, November 18th, 2013

    LeBron James’s past and present collide with the LEBRON 11 Akron vs. Miami and LEBRON 11 Miami Nights. The two new colorways celebrate James’s journey from Akron, the city where he was born to Miami, the city that has embraced him. LEBRON 11 AKRON VS. MIAMI A unique use of color gives the LEBRON 11 Akron vs. Miami a depth of personality that captures the essence of James. Shades of blue represent Akron’s working-class,