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Archive for April, 2009

Air Yeezy Release Update/Reminder

I doubt you all forgot, but the second Air Yeezy (blk/blk pictured below) hits stores this Saturday 5/2. IMPORTANT UPDATE: The Air Yeezy will be at all 3 House of Hoops Locations, but NOT NYC’s 34th St. Foot Locker and Footaction.

Refresh: The Nike Zoom Hustle

A re-imagining of the Hyperflight arrives at Foot Locker in Oct/Nov. as the Zoom Hustle. This is the first move in Nike’s “Refresh” initiative where they rework and update older designs. The word “FRESH” is embossed on the tongue, with the “RE” darkened more than the other letters to represent REFRESH. The shoe has similar… Read More >>

Air Hoop Structure Release

Running meets basketball in the new Nike Air Hoop Structure, which is a hybrid of the Air Structure Triax ’91 and… a basketball shoe. There hasn’t been any word on exactly which one (any thoughts?), although it looks like the Jordan VI: the angle and height of the collar, the small cushion on the collar,… Read More >>

New Release: Nike Auto Flight

These days you’re more likely to see a retro-release or a color update than a brand new shoe, but come holiday 2009 Foot Locker will have just that. The scheduled release of the brand new Auto Flight, in blk/infra-red, is set for October/November. It’s pretty much a win-win: fresh new shoe and the ever popular… Read More >>

House of Hoops Exclusive: LE Blazer

***UPDATE SHOE CANCELLED*** A limited edition tie-dye Nike Blazer is dropping only at House of Hoops on Friday, June 12th. It’s dark obsidian/pro-gold, but the real spark comes from the tie-dye upper. More shots of the blazer after the jump.

Hypermax at House of Hoops

Today, two Hypermax PE’s hit House of Hoops locations. The David West blk/v-prpl and Pau Gasol wht/v-prpl are in stores now. Joining the “Hyper” series (see Hyperdunk, Hyperize) Pau and DWest are going with a sleeker look than their Powermax’s, which dropped at the HoH LA opening in Oct, but keeping a lot of the… Read More >>

Nike Air Max 3 Back at Foot Locker

The rumors are true, the Nike Air Max 3 (formerly the Air Garnett 3) is making a comeback, even though my man KG probably won’t for this year’s NBA playoffs, sorry Celtics fans. This October, Foot Locker is dropping a blk/mts/hyper-blue retroed Nike Air Max 3. The blue colorway goes back to Garnett’s days with… Read More >>

New AJF 9 Releasing at Foot Locker

On May 9th, Foot Locker and House of Hoops will be dropping a fusion of the Air Force 1 and arguably the hottest colorway of the AJ IX. The AJF 9 Blk/V.Red, as seen on the feet of Spizike and Joey Crack at the Jordan Brand Classic in MSG last Saturday, will be a definite… Read More >>

NY’s Biggest Foot Contest Winner

Jared Jeffries and John Starks of the NY Knicks measure Jarrett Matthis’s foot as part of the New York’s  Biggest Foot contest held at Foot Locker.


Scuff-Proof Timbs: Updating a Classic

When you think boot, the first thing that comes to mind is Timberland. When you think Timbs, you’re usually thinking the Classic 6″ Wheat aka the “yellow boot” “constructs” or “butter.” This classic water-proof boot, a worker with style, is getting a protective scuff-proof shell to make it even tougher. It feels like a layer… Read More >>

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