17. Nike LeBron 9 P.S. Elite "Miami Vice" 

Year: 2012 

If not outshined by the Yeezy IIs, the latest "South Beach" inspired LeBron sneaker might have taken the crown for the most hyped release of 2012. It shut down internet sites in seconds and left people scrambling for a pair or face the wrath of the resellers $600+ price tags.