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Nike vs. Adidas: Upcoming Sneaker Releases

Nike vs. Adidas: Upcoming Sneaker Releases

May 14, 2020

As Spring comes to an end, Nike and Adidas have a few more drops in store to wrap up the season and walk into summer on the right foot.

From new Yeezys and a popular Ultra Boost re-release to a highly-anticipated LeBron 7 colorway, there's a lot for sneakerheads to be excited about this month.

Check out the upcoming drops below and decide for yourself which brand is bringing the heat this summer.

adidas Yeezy Basketball “Quantum”

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Adidas debuted the Yeezy Basketball "Quantum" earlier this year during the NBA's All-Start Break and is getting ready for wider release this month.

Yeezy's first performance basketball shoe features reflective detailing, an extended ankle collar, suede overlays, and a silhouette similar to the Yeezy Boost 350 V2.

The Yeezy Basketball "Quantum" is set to drop on May 15 for a retail price of $250.

Nike LeBron 7 “Lakers”

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Nike debuted the LeBron 7 "Lakers" during Media Day last summer, and after a year of anticipation, this colorway is set to finally get a retail release.

The LeBron 7 "Lakers" features two mismatched shoes, both of which are dressed up in the iconic purple and gold Lakers color scheme. Both shoes have white leather mudguards and midsoles, Air Max soles, and purple and gold outsoles.

Look for this LeBron 7 colorway in stores on May 16 for $200 retail.

adidas Ultra Boost 1.0 “Triple White”

(source: Adidas)

Adidas is bringing back one of the most popular colorways of one of its most popular shoes just in time for summer.

The Adidas Ultra Boost 1.0 "Triple White" features, as you might expect, and all-white color scheme, a Primeknit upper, and a white Boost midsole sitting on top of a black outsole.

This Ultra Boost colorway is set to drop in select retailers on May 17 for a retail price of $180.

Nike Dunk Low SP “Brazil”

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After releasing the "Syracuse" and "Kentucky" colorways, Nike is continuing to push the classic Nike Dunk Low with a new colorway coming later this month.

The Nike Dunk Low SP "Brazil" features a yellow upper with green overlays, a green Swoosh, white laces, a white midsole, and a green rubber outsole.

Look for this new Nike Dunk Low at select retailers starting on May 21 for only $100.

Ben & Jerry’s x Nike SB Dunk Low “Chunky Dunky”

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Nothing says summer like ice cream, so Nike teamed up with Ben & Jerry's to release the perfect summer skating shoe.

The Ben & Jerry's x Nike SB Dunk Low "Chunky Dunky" takes inspiration from Ben & Jerry's packaging, featuring a sky blue and green underlay, faux fur cow-print overlays, a melting yellow Swoosh, a white midsole, and a green rubber outsole.

This new colorway is dropping on May 26 for a retail price of $100.

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Sizing Chart

Lace Lab Sizing Chart*

Number of Eyelets Lace Length
3 Eyelets 30 Inches
4 Eyelets 36 Inches
5-6 Eyelets 45 Inches
6-7 Eyelets 54 Inches
7-8 Eyelets 63 Inches

 *Sizing varies from shoe to shoe. Please use this chart as a rough estimate. For best results, please measure the length of your original laces. If you are between two sizes using our chart, we recommend choosing the shorter length for most applications.