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    Nike releases 23rd edition of Air Jordans: How America has smoked itself stupid...

    Found this in the local paper today...



    BEAVERTON, Ore. – It’s gotta be the shoes, right?

    No other basketball shoe has changed the face of business, athletics and marketing like the Air Jordan. This month, Nike releases the 23rd edition, and it is expected to be just as venerated as its predecessors.

    The sleek design and link to Michael Jordan’s jersey number make it a touchstone in the line. It’s also Nike’s first basketball shoe designed under its “Considered” ethos, which aims to reduce waste and use environmentally friendly materials wherever possible.

    The Air Jordan XX3 will be released in three hyped-up rounds from January to February, starting with a limited edition to be sent to only 23 retailers to be sold for $230 and concluding with the national launch at $185.

    There had been talk at Nike about retiring the shoe at No. 23, because of his iconic jersey number. But company officials won’t say whether this will be the last of the line.

    Neither will Jordan.

    “You’ll just have to wait and see,” Jordan said in an e-mail to The Associated Press, responding to questions about the upcoming release.

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    So, what does $185+ look like?





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    Wow, cool...

    Now cops can wear them in the 'hood undercover like a pair of bait cars.


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    Quote Originally Posted by maclean View Post
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    Quote Originally Posted by maclean View Post
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    I'm still trying to justify scraping up $60 for a pair of Nike Free 7.0 (barefoot style) Trainers.
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    those shoes are pretty sweet, though...i've been a "what's $75 or less and feels right at Kohl's" guy for a few years, but if I were loaded, I'd be rocking some of those fo shizzle.
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    They be junk! They will fall apart in a year, and they are over rated!
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    Quote Originally Posted by k-9max View Post
    They be junk! They will fall apart in a year, and they are over rated!
    Dood, seriously. You really need to quit holding back so much!


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