A report released this month by Slice Intelligence, a consumer research firm, also detected momentum in the Curry line: That analysis found that in the past six months, online sales of Curry shoes have been up 170 percent compared to the half-year prior.
Under Armour has launched a full-court press to grab a bigger share of the sneaker category with the Curry line: It has sent Curry to visit China, a move which executives said helped spur sales in that growing market. And back at home, it is soon to roll out the Curry 2.5, a style that is just like the pair the NBA star wore during his record-setting game.
The days of Linsanity are long gone, but adidas is still accommodating fans of the transcendent basketball star. Jeremy Lin’s latest sneaker release is a personalized colorway of the Crazylight Boost 2.5, styled in black with contrasting silver accents. An argyle-like stitch also stands out along the midfoot and heel. Lin’s “JL7” logo appears on both tongues.
The Crying Jordan meme has become inescapable in 2016 with everyone who takes a tough loss quickly having their head replaced with the face of a weeping Michael Jordan online. Clever artists Sherman Winfield and Andrew Weiss have decided to merge the internet phenomenon with Jordan’s famed Air Jordan sneakers for a pair of custom Air Crying Jordan VIIIs