Commentary

Top five sneaker releases this fall

Updated: September 17, 2009, 5:06 PM ET
By Jay Corbin | ESPN RISE Magazine

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NikeThe Nike Air Max LeBron VII will be released in October.

By now you've already copped your back-to-school sneakers. But that doesn't mean you should stop your search for classic kicks.

With that in mind, I'm here to let you in on the five hottest sneakers dropping this fall.

Nike Air Max LeBron VII


Release: October
With Flywire technology, a Max Air 360 unit and patent leather, this is easily the flagship of Nike's basketball line. Are you down with the King? If so, cop these.

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AdidasThe adidas TS Commander LT will come out in November.

adidas TS Commander LT


Release: November
Orlando's Superman and NBA Live cover athlete Dwight Howard will take the new season by storm with these crazy adidas sneakers. You may not dunk like Howard, but you can at least wear his shoes.

Jordan
Jordan BrandJordan Brand will release this iconic classic in November.

Air Jordan XI (Space Jam Edition)


Release: November
This retro release has been rumored more than Dr. Dre's new album. But I received confirmation the most classic pair of Jordans ever made will be a Thanksgiving treat.

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NikeOne of the year's hottest reissues will get better when the new colorway is released.

Air Griffey Max


Release: October
Still the hottest reissue to drop this year, the Griffey sneakers will get hotter once this new colorway hits the street.

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SupraThis underground great will hit the streets in September.

Supra Skytop


Release: September
This my favorite sleeper line. Supra consistently brings heat with forward-thinking upper designs and vulcanized bottoms. This is no exception.