Kobe 9 Elite HTM LOW on feet +PICTURE OVERLOAD

The knockout power of the Kobe 9 Elite has been proven through a number colorways. More colorways will drop but Nike has a different plan, to get more of your money. The Kobe 9 Elite will remove the proprioceptive collar to bring you the much anticipated LOW version. The first four limited colorways will be an HTM release (Hiroshi-Tinker-Mark) in Milan. Excelsior and Nike Stadium Milano will be dropping single size runs of each colorway and will be released one per customer in their own size (as of this moment, they're already sold out).

Expect it to release in colorways that are more available down the road. For now, Italy got 2 multicolored drops in a black base and a white base with gum bottoms. The other two have a simpler look in grey and black with subtle hits of texture in the Flyknit weave. Nike did a great job with the overall silhouette of the Elite Low and should be a solid performer. The last time they did 3 versions for Kobe was with the Kobe 2 (Sheath, Strength & Lite) but those weren't game changers. Does this model excite you or do you prefer the boldness of the High top version?


Adidas CrazyQuick 2 OFFICIAL PICTURES + Tech Specs

If you enjoyed the fluid ride of the original Crazyquick (full performance review here) then you're in for a surprise as Adidas drops the evolution of the shoe tomorrow. The Adidas CrazyQuick 2 has an improved midsole that should allow better ground coverage. The upper is modified as well to create a better one to one fit and allow natural motion. Check out the official presser after the cut as well as the technical specifications of the shoe.

Adidas Rose 5 BOOST 3 New Colorways!

Coming off of Derrick's nightmare season, Adidas Basketball is set to release his best shoe to yet. I know it's been said before but with this groundbreaking technology and design, I can't see any downside at all. The Rose 5 will feature the highly acclaimed BOOST foam technology, the first time ever on a basketball shoe. You can just imagine the kind of comfort and responsiveness the shoe will have so we know the performance will be there.

The design moves away from the traditional Sprintframe-Sprintweb combo and Adidas definitely WENT IN on these! The exaggerated Geofit collar looks like a Gundam robot part while the midsole looks very streamlined. The synthetic upper is very clean with ventilation holes to break that basic design. All in all, the shoe looks very current while moving away from anything they've done so far- good job indeed. We have pictures of the 3 upcoming colorways so of course you'll always have a Bulls away. We're also getting a re do of the popular Blue Line makeup which we first saw from the Adizero Rose 2.0. The third colorway features different shades of blue and could possible be this year's Boardwalk rendition.

Are you feeling the Rose 5? If so, are you excited to know about its performance?


Kobe 9 EM Low "Bruce Lee" / "Kung Fu" Beauty Shots

Right off the heels of the fan-favorite Kobe 9 Elite, Nike is set to release its little brother. The Kobe 9 EM Low is a chopped down version of the Flyknit counterpart with an advanced engineered mesh upper along with Dynamic Flywire for lockdown. The official name of this pair is "Kung Fu" but we all know what its' about, the university gold color they used is dead on. In case you guys are wondering though, "where is the scratch mark?", you'll notice that the Bruce Lee 9s feature the 9 stitches at the back which signifies Kobe's actual battle scar from his Achilles tendon tear. Check out these side by side shots with the original Bruce Lee Kobe 5 and let us know which one is better.

More shots after the cut!

Reebok Answer 14 Blue Pink Grey NEW PICTURES

Following the footsteps of the greatest of all time, Reebok has finally decided to continue on with the Iverson line. Yes, the Reebok Answer 14 will drop sometime soon and it will release in the classic black red colorway as well as this funky "Miami Vice" type colorway. It has that weird color scheme but it kinda reminds me of a throwback Sixers jersey for some reason. Check out the rest of the pictures after the cut, will you be supporting the resurgence of the Answer legacy?

More angles after the cut

Air Jordan 6-17-23 "Infrared 23" Coming This Summer

The Carmine 6s are releasing this May but Jordan Brand won't be contented with that, Jordan will be releasing a very similar colorway this April with the 6-17-23 model. This performance-driven hybrid shoe will feature color blocking almost like the Carmines but with Infrared as the accent and with a blacked out toe panel. From the back it kinda looks like an ordinary Air Jordan 6 Infrared retro but everything is way different after you get a good look. Will you be getting a pair for basketball purposes?