Image via @nba
Image via @nba

Alright, basketball fans, we've got some good news and some bad news. We'll get the bad news out of the way first: the NBA season is still over two months away, and college hoops won't tip off until November. Pretty wack, right? Fortunately, many of the sneakers that are sure to become staples of the 2014-15 season have already begun to surface.

Last week's men's USA FIBA World Cup training delivered a first look at several upcoming Nike Basketball models, including the follow up to the big-man favorite Air Max Hyperposite and the upcoming Hyperdunk Low. adidas Hoops also has some big things on the horizon, and Derrick Rose was back in action to show off the D Rose 5, while Damian Lillard and John Wall took to the hardwood in their upcoming models. This preview also includes Stephen Curry's Under Armour ClutchFit Drive, BrandBlack's next installment for Jamal Crawford, a can't-miss Jordan Brand women's PE, and much more.

If you've been anxious for the return of b-ball, this should be enough to hold you over and get you even more excited for the upcoming season. Hoops season is approachin, F whatever ya'll been hearin'.

Riley Jones is a freelance writer from Charlottesville, VA and a contributor to Sneaker Report. With an unshakable affinity for basketball and all things pop culture, he can be found on Twitter @rchrstphr.

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