It's the end of the year, which means it's time to reflect on the best sneaker drops of 2013. It's been a year filled with memorable footwear moments and to determine the Top 10 Sneakers of 2013Complex TV's Quickstrike gathered a panel of experts for a round-table discussion.

Quickstrike's DJ Clark Kent and Russ BengtsonSNKRBST editor-in-chief Jay CorbinCrooked Tongues writer Gary WarnettRonnie Fieg of KithSole Collector editor-in-chief Nick DePaula, Four-Pins editor-in-chief Lawrence Schlossman and Complex director of content strategy Joe La Puma all gathered to debate the best kicks of 2013.

Kicking off the list is the Operator Emz x adidas Pro Model. As part of adidas Originals "Collector's Project", DJ Operator Emz was commissioned by the three stripes to collaborate on the iconic 80s silhouette, which debuted this past October. Hit play to see how our panel came to put this sneaker on the list.

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