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Air Jordan XX2 Review   Artist: Myton Abellera   The Jordan XX2 Issue
Designed for stealth and engineered for total court superiority, the Air Jordan XX2 is the most performance-focused J in years - but is it worth the coin? Professor K finds out.
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  Meet Myton Abellera. This Issues' Focus Artist. A huge Jordan fan from the West Coast that takes his admiration in a direction
that most people would never think of going.
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  Introducing Jordan's new Air Jordan XX2, as well as inter-views with Jordan Brand Designers, never seen before Jordan PEs and some amazing photography of Jordan XI - XX2 and NYC Sneakerheads.  
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New & Events
AF1 Contest
March 2007

Some of the most amazing work graces this Special Edition AF1 Issue's pages: The Customizers who participated in our AF1 Custom Contest. See links to their web pages, as well as who the winners are...

New & Events
TUE, MAR 06
12:54 pm EST
The wind was blowing and the rain was pouring, but the crazy heat on display at NIKETOWN Seattle on Friday, March 17th warmed up everyone in attendance right quick.

New & Events
MON, FEB 27
09:20 pm EST
Hoops legend Michael Jordan puts his name and his pen to work to help Habitat for Humanity rebuild homes and communities destroyed by the devastating hurricane.

New & Events
SUN, FEB 19
01:34 am EST
Based on the popular TV ad campaign, the All-Star Edition of ‘Athlete LeBron’ will be released on February 15; the full series of The LeBrons — including Business, Wise, and Kid — to hit hobby shops and other retailers in April.

New & Events
TUE, FEB 07
06:06 pm EST
To commemorate Miami HEAT Guard Dwyane Wade’s appearance in the 2006 NBA All-Star Game in Houston, Converse has created a limited edition two-pack with footwear inspired by one of the NBA’s most exciting players.

New & Events
THU, FEB 02
08:31 am EST
Our man AG sits down with Plug Two, one-third of the legendary De La Soul, to talk music past, music present and, of course, shoes, starting with the group’s collaboration with Nike SB.

New & Events
TUE, JAN 31
08:44 am EST
The ASICS® GEL-Kinsei was born as a mission to be the ultimate adaptable “smart” shoe, positioned in a brand new category, even a notch above the legendary GEL-Kayano®. Learn more about ASICS’ most technologically advanced shoe, ever.

New & Events
SAT, JAN 21
06:38 am EST
Next-generation technology creates breakthrough shoe cushioning system — no foam, just 360 degrees of Nike Air; National Ad Campaign to Feature Alex Rodriquez, Amare Stoudamire and Other Elite Nike Athletes Running and Training on ‘Air’

Opinion
WED, JAN 11
08:51 am EST
According to our man Anthony Gilbert, Nike’s latest generation of boot offerings — the Air GoaPath II, Air Baltoro, Air Baltoro II and Air Max GoaDome — are the real deal. Need proof? Just hang for a minute in Prince George’s County, DC or Northern VA, says AG, and you’ll see all the proof you need.

Event
SAT, JAN 07
09:46 am EST
The sun will be shining, but not as brightly as the heat on display at NIKETOWN Miami on Friday, January 20th. The fun starts at 10pm, but get there early for a shot at picking up some ultra-limited kicks for your own collection.

News
FRI, DEC 30
08:36 am EST
Walt “Clyde” Frazier… they just don’t make ’em like that anymore. Read up for some backstory on Clyde the shoe, Clyde the man and Clyde the legend delivered courtesy Scott Tufts.

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Nike's Michael Jordan Brand Is Making a Huge Mistake: Jefferies - Investopedia

In a recent conference call with Jefferies analyst Randy Konik, the CEO of sneaker resale platform StockX, Josh Luber, spoke to the issues facing the Jordan Brand and offered insights on how the firm could try to battle pressure moving forward.

Nike Releasing Retro Jordan Shoes Based On Clause In MJ's First Pro Contract - NYSportsJournalism

Another par of retro Converse (now a division of Nike) shoes, Fastbreak in Carolina Blue, honors Jordan's role in helping to guide the USA National Basketball "Dream Team" to an Olympic gold medal in 1984. He also wore the shoes while leading UNC to a ...and more »

When it comes to shoe contracts, Nike's stable still dominates the top of the list - CBSSports.com

Following Jordan were mainly active players. The top of the list were James ($32M), Durant ($25M), Kobe Bryant ($16M), James Harden ($14M) and Stephen Curry ($12M). What's noticeable about these rankings is how dominant Nike is at the top. James and ...and more »

For NBA stars, branding goes beyond the court - Marketplace.org

The lucrative partnership is an example of how Nike leveraged an athlete's popularity to sell shoes. Back then, what mattered most was Jordan being a great player. Nowadays, how good you are on the court is only one factor in a star athlete's earning ...and more »