Nike Basketball Kicks Dominate This Weekend’s Sneaker Releases

There are lots of sneakers to add to your collection this weekend, many of which are Nikes. But if you’re not interested in adding more from The Swoosh to your closet, Concepts and New Balance have a silhouette hitting stores, and there’s plenty coming from Jordan Brand. Check out what you could add Friday and Saturday.

Nike Air Penny II “Varsity Blue”

The second signature shoe for former NBA great Penny Hardaway – and one of the most beloved silhouettes among sneakerheads – arrives in stores once again on Friday in the black, blue and silver colorway. The shoe will retail for $150.

Nike Air Penny II Varsity Blue
Nike Air Penny II “Varsity Blue.”
CREDIT: Courtesy of Nike

Nike Flyknit Racer “Indigo”

The athletic brand’s acclaimed running shoe will hit stores in a new colorway on Friday, using a game royal, pink flash and black palette. The shoe will retail for $150.

Nike Flyknit Racer Indigo
Nike Flyknit Racer “Indigo.”
CREDIT: Courtesy of Nike

Concepts x New Balance “City Rivalry Pack” New York City

A nod to the rivalry between the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox makes its way to sneakers, courtesy of renowned boutique retailer Concepts. The New York City edition drops Saturday and will retail for $240.

NYC Concepts New Balance City Rivalry 997
Another look at the The NYC Concepts x New Balance “City Rivalry” 997.
CREDIT: Courtesy of Concepts

Nike Kobe 11 “Aces”

The latest colorway of Kobe Bryant’s final on-court shoe, the Kobe 11, is a tribute to the place his game was first nationally recognized – the Philadelphia area’s Lower Merion High School. The “Aces” iteration drops Saturday and will retail for $160.

Nike Kobe 11 Aces
Nike Kobe 11 “Aces.”
CREDIT: Courtesy of Nike

Air Jordan 17+ Retro “Copper”

The shoe has been worn on the feet of NBA guard John Wall as of late, and could be on yours as of Saturday. The Air Jordan 17+ Retro “Copper” will retail for $250.

Air Jordan 17+ Retro Copper
Air Jordan 17+ Retro “Copper.”
CREDIT: Courtesy of Nike

Air Jordan 4 Retro Premium

Another Michael Jordan signature shoe classic arrives on Saturday, the Air Jordan 4 Retro Premium, which comes in a black and anthracite colorway. The shoe will retail for $400.

Air Jordan 4 Retro Premium
Air Jordan 4 Retro Premium.
CREDIT: Courtesy of Nike

Nike Kobe 8 “Black Mamba Pack”

With Bryant’s career winding down, Nike is releasing all of his shoes fading to black. On Saturday, the dark raisin Kobe 8 drops, with a retail price of $200.

Nike Black Mamba Pack Kobe Bryant
Nike’s Black Mamba Pack honoring Kobe Bryant.
CREDIT: Courtesy of brand.

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