2016 has arrived. The new year always brings a sense of starting new, starting fresh with a clean slate. This is also the perfect time to refresh and renew your athletic shoes for your favorite sport. Nike, Under Armour and Jordan have new shoe releases slated for debut on the first weekend of the year.
Nike Kyrie 2 Basketball Shoes “Inferno”
The Kyrie 2 Men’s Basketball Shoe is released in Bright Crimson/Black/Atomic Orange, also known as “Inferno”. The Kyrie 2 is designed with low-profile Nike Zoom Air cushioning and a composite mesh collar for impact protection and lightweight flexibility. A midfoot strap adjusts for custom lockdown, and a herringbone rubber outsole provides for quick changes of direction. Other benefits include outsole curvature which allows for smooth lateral transitions and Large pivot circle on the forefoot outsole for quicker changes of direction.
Nike LeBron 13 Basketball Shoes “Black Gum”
The Nike LeBron 13 Basketball Shoes are light and strong and features sock-like comfort with Nike Zoom Air cushioning units for maximum court explosiveness. The LeBron 13 show off a sleek upper design and feature dynamic Flywire cables for a great feel and durable support. The full-length Phylon midsole provides lightweight cushioning and stability. The new multi-density layer technology provide lightweight comfort and flexible support. A note on shoe fit when ordering, there have been reports that the LeBron 13 run a bit narrow. Keep this in mind if you decide to purchase. Available at Finishline.
Under Armour Curry One Low Basketball Shoes
The Under Armour Curry 1 was originally given to Stephen Curry’s family and friends. They were then released to the public for everyone to enjoy. The low top UA Curry 1 Low is perfect for hoops or for off court fashion statements. Available at Eastbay
Air Jordan Melo M-12 Basketball Shoes
The Air Jordan Melo M12 is available in Black/Metallic Hematite/Atomic Orange/Fire Pink for the new year and features technologies that feed off of Anthony’s game. The Melo M-12 features a lightweight, flexible upper that provides ankle lockdown. The webbing loops, heel and ankle design give you targeted support for a custom feeling fit. The two Zoom Air units offer you responsive cushioning with a low-profile feel. Available at Eastbay and Finishline.
Air Jordan Retro 4 “Alternate” Basketball Shoes
The Air Jordan Retro 4 displays a new colorway known as “Alternate” for this first release of the new year. Features include ankle straps on both sides to provide added support and Nike Air Units to provide bounce-back cushioning and impact-protection. The white and red leather upper make the Retro 4 the perfect way to start the year. Available at Eastbay and Finishline.