New Heat Check featuring Air Jordan, Nike and MoreBy Zaire Turner
Dec. 23 2020, Published 4:38 p.m. ET
The second to last Heat Check for 2020 brings us a few new concepts alongside a retro fan-favorite we all know and love. This week’s releases feature the all new Air Jordan 12 Reverse Flu Game and the new Adidas Yeezy Quantum Frozen Blue alongside the Pharrell x Adidas NMD HU Green. Honoring the late and great Kobe Bryant, Nike is bringing back a 2010 release with the Nike Kobe 6 Protro Grinch.
Adidas Yeezy Quantum Frozen Blue
The official colorway for this Adidas Yeezy Quantum is frozen blue. The vibrant blue colorway is featured on the upper of this shoe which is made up of Primeknit material. The upper also includes glow in the dark features with reflective features on the heel counter. This sneaker features a full-length boost midsole with translucent coloring on both the midsole and sole. This shoe is going to release on December 23 for a retail price of $250. You can acquire this shoe on both GOAT and StockX for variated prices.
Pharrell x Adidas NMD HU Green
The official colorway for this Pharrell x Adidas NMD HU is simply green and white. The green adorns across the entire Primeknit upper, which also features an inspirational message that is embedded across the forefoot and tongue of each sneaker. A lighter shade of green is featured for the lace cages, EVA overlays, speckled laces, and heel tabs. The inner sock lining for this sneaker is black and features a green sole. This shoe is going to release on December 23 for a retail price of $220. These sneakers will be available for purchase on release day on sites like Footlocker and are available before and after on both StockX and GOAT.
Air Jordan 12 Reverse Flu Game
The official colorway for this Air Jordan 12 is varsity red and black, similar to the beloved Flu Game 12s. This inverse of the original version of this shoe now sports the varsity red on the upper and the black on the rubber portions, midsole, and sole of the sneaker. Both of the eye-stays and laces are in black. The jump man branding can be seen on the heels and red tongue of the sneaker in black detail. This shoe is going to release on December 26 for a retail price of $190. These sneakers can be purchased on multiple platforms like Footlocker and Champs alongside StockX and GOAT.
Nike Kobe 6 Protro Grinch
The official colorway for this Nike Kobe 6 Protro is green apple, volt, crimson and black. This sneaker originally released back during the 2010 Christmas season and resembles the original version tremendously. Like the original, this version features both the green apple and volt on the entire upper, midsoles and sole of the sneaker. You can see the crimson features on the tongue with the Mamba branding and signature on the heel. The black swoosh is distinct on the all green and volt upper. This shoe is going to release on December 24 for a retail price of $180. You can purchase these sneakers on StockX with variated prices, Footlocker and Champs.
With a new year on the horizon, Bleu’s weekly Heat Check will keep you up to date on the latest and hottest releases from the sneaker world.