The Sneaker Box – Episode 88 The Kylian Mbappé X Nike LeBron 18

In this episode of TSB, Caesar, Geeno, Guru, and Dunks are in-studio. Every now and then something happens in the world that transcends sneakers. And what happened in Washington D.C. last week was one of those moments. So we begin the show with our thoughts on that situation. The NikeiD Dunk release was a debacle. It sold out in minutes, culminating with people trying to resell their iD versions of other popular colorways. Speaking of debacles, Nike is allowing the sneaker community to vote on which LeBron PE they will release to the public for the first time via the SNKRS app. Guess how that’s going? We go over upcoming sneaker releases like the Ambush X Nike Dunk Highs, the READYMADE X Nike Blazer Mids, and the “Paris” Air Jordan XXX5. We go over the results thus far in our Sneaker Royal Rumble on Instagram. Benjamin Kickz–yes, he spells “kicks” with a “z”–was arrested recently for assaulting someone and taking their cell phone because they took a picture of him. #Boomin  We discuss the Air Jordan 1 High OG hype v. the Air Jordan 1 Mid love. Master P wants to buy Reebok and make it a Black brand. We break it all down, along with other factors involved in order to bring Reebok back to relevancy. He also wants to make Allen Iverson their “Michael Jordan”. But does the Iverson signature line have the cache? Jerry Lorenzo and Jayson Mayden are joining Adidas to help propel their basketball category. This comes down to expectations. Adidas is hoping that Jerry, and his Fear of God brand, will have the “Kanye Effect”. Will Jerry and Jayson be enough? Only time will tell… And finally, is Adidas making the same mistake that WCW made in the mid to late 90s in battling their Nike/WWF counterparts?