NBA 2K17 Loves Sneakerheads

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The 2K series has been the clear winner for basketball video games. Each year featuring updated graphics, play options and improved realism. And with improved face scanning, playing NBA 2K17 is about as close to playing in the NBA as you can get. With the 2016 season ending we get to look forward to a new game with new features, and sneakerheads were definitely considered this year. NBA 2K16 featured a Michael Jordan Edition featuring the GOAT himself and Spike Lee. The NBA 2K17 Legends Gold features Kobe Bryant as a proper sendoff to Mamba.

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The Legends and Legends Gold edition will include a handful of physical items. You’ll get a  Kobe Bryant skin for your controller, a poster, trading cards. You’ll also get a butt load of VC (virtual currency) used to unlock in game items. But the Legends Gold edition will grant users 24 Kobe signature kicks to wear in the game. A nod to Kobe’s successful career as a player but also as an icon in the sneaker industry.

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The differences between the 3 versions of NBA 2K17

Even more exciting for some players is the inclusion of Yeezys in this year’s 2K17. Specifics of what models and colorways hasn’t been confirmed yet. As sneaker culture nears the end of it’s pop-culture arc, we see it featured in movies and commercials and video games. Sneakerheads are big money right now and are being catered to everywhere. We live in an age where even virtual sneaker releases are getting hyped.

Swaggy P rocking the Black Yeezy 750 on court

Swaggy P rocking the Black Yeezy 750 on court

NBA 2K17 will release September 16th 2016, but those who preorder will get “Early Tip-Off” access 4 days sooner.

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You can get an additional 20% off Preorders by using Amazon. If you want to save 20% but don’t have a Prime Membership, Sign up for a 30 day Amazon Prime trial, order the game, then cancel the membership within 30 days. Preorders aren’t charged until they ship in September.

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NBA 2K17 Preorder Links

Amazon
(20% Off)
Early Tip-Off Edition $59 – $48
Legend Edition $79 – $64
Legends Gold Edition $99 – $79

Game Stop
Early Tip-Off Edition $59
Legend Edition $79
Legends Gold Edition $99

Wal-Mart
NBA 2K17 PS4 | PS3 | XB1 | 360 $59
Legends Edition PS4 | XB1 $79

Target
NBA 2K17 PS4 | PS3 | XB1 | 360 $59
Legends Edition $79
Legends Gold Edition $99

Best Buy ($10 Reward Certificate Plus 20% off with Gamers Club Membership)
Early Tip-Off Edition PS4 | PS3 | XB1 | 360 $59
Legends Edition $79
Legends Gold Edition $99

June 25th Release Links

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The Jordan Brand continues it’s Championship Pack tradition with the Retro 8 Trophy and Confetti. Altho they notably lack the Championship Ring lace locks of the Retro 6 and 7 there’s an excellent quality build and nice touches on these 8’s. Also departing from the Cigar and Champagne theme Michael Jordan is known for, they instead represent the NBA Championship Trophy and Confetti.

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The Retro 12 is really back and JB is milking it. A slight divergence from the French Blue, a UNC themed Wolf Grey drops along with the C&C pack.

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Adidas not to be left out this week is dropping an extremely Limited EQT ADV 91-16 “910”. This consortium collaboration include individually numbered pairs limited to 910 total.

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Air Jordan 8 Retro Championship “Trophy” (style 832821-030, 833378-030)
Resale Prospect Current Resale Price $325 – 13% =  $282 Retail = $250 ($32 Profit | 13% ROI Low)
Authenticity Warning Unauthorized Pairs Available. Risk of buying fakes Low.
Nike Men | GS
Footaction Men | GS
Foot Locker Men | GS
Jimmy Jazz Men | GS
International Retailers
Nike EU Mens UK | IE | FR | BE | DE | ES | IT | PL | NL | SE | CH
afew Men (3 AM EST)
Foot District Men (3 AM EST)
Offspring Men (6/26 at 4 AM EST)
SNS Men

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Air Jordan 8 Retro Championship “Confetti” (style 832821-004)
Resale Prospect Current Resale Price $350 – 13% =  $304 Retail = $250 ($54 Profit | 22% ROI Low-Moderate)
Authenticity Warning Colorway Not Available. Risk of buying fakes None.
Nike Men
Footaction Men
Foot Locker Men
Jimmy Jazz Men
International Retailers
Nike EU Mens UK | IE | FR | BE | DE | ES | IT | PL | NL | SE | CH
afew Men (3 AM EST)
Foot District Men (3 AM EST)
Offspring Men (4 AM EST)
SNS Men

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Air Jordan 12 Retro Wolf Grey “UNC”
(style 130690-007, 153265-007)
Resale Prospect Current Resale Price $200 – 13% =  $174 Retail = $190 (Negative ROI None)
Authenticity Warning Cheap Replica Pairs Available. Risk of buying fakes High.
Nike Men | GS
Champs Men | GS
Eastbay Men | GS
Footaction Men | GS
Foot Locker Men | GS
Finish Line Men | GS
Jimmy Jazz Men | GS
International Retailers
Nike EU Mens UK | IE | FR | BE | DE | ES | IT | PL | NL | SE | CH
Nike EU GS UKIE | FR | BE | DE | ES | IT | PL | NL | SE | CH
afew Men | GS
Offspring Men | GS (4 AM EST)
SneakAve Men | GS (3 AM EST)
SNS Men | GS (9 AM EST)

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Nike Air Foamposite One “Wu–Tang” (style 314996-701)
Nike Men | GS
Foot Locker
Eastbay
Jimmy Jazz
Nike EU
afew Men (3 AM EST)
Foot District Men (3 AM EST)
SneakAve Men (3 AM EST)

ADV
Adidas Equipment Support ADV 91–16 “910”
(style BB5919)
Allike Men
Overkill Men (In Store First)
SNS Men (7 AM EST)

Green
Red
Adidas x Pharrell Williams x BBC Palm Tree (style S82071, S82072)
Adidas Green UKFR | BE | DE | ES | IT | NL | SE
Adidas Red UK | FR | BE | DE | ES | IT | NL | SE
SJS Green | Red
SNS (delayed)

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Mita x Reebok Phase 1 Pro (style AR1013)
SNS Men

Another Nike 25% Off Coupon

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Nike has been trying to clear out inventory and streamline their supply chain. The good news for sneakerheads is this means sales on top of sales. Nike just recently dropped another killer coupon. Take an additional 25% off sale items using coupon ZOOM25

There are a few deals to be had, here are Cop These Kicks Top Picks for this sale.

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Retro 1 OG KO Shadow

Price : $140 $82

Retro 1 OG Low Chicago

Price : $130 $78

KD 8 Aunt Pearl

Price : $200 $101

GS Retro 10 City Pack LA

Price : $140 $90

GS Retro 6 Ghost Green

Price : $140 $90

GS Retro 4 Vivid Pink

Price : $140 $90

Nike Tech Fleece Joggers

Price : $100 $56

Huge Eastbay Jordan Restock

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Eastbay will be hosting another massive Jordan Retro restock on June 22nd. With some seriously sought after kicks in there you might want to be ready. The Eastbay Jordan Restock will happen Wednesday 6/22 at 10 AM Eastern. Foot Locker will also restock a few of these at the same time.

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