By JONATHAN GONZALEZ, Associated Press Jordan Brand is taking its slide to new heights.
The NHL has officially unveiled the first two Jordan Brand products to make the leap from the NHL to the new league.
The first is the Jordan-branded Nike slide.
The other, the Jordan Slide, is the first new product in the NHL since the 2013-14 season.
The Jordan Brand released a statement on Wednesday saying the two Jordan slides will be released on Wednesday, April 11, the same day the NHL releases its first official season-ticket packages.
The company also released the full list of product categories for the new season, including jerseys, shorts, and shoes.
The full product lineup will be announced in the coming weeks.
Jordan Brand did not give specific dates for when the Jordan slides might go on sale.
They’re expected to hit store shelves at the end of April.
The NBA also unveiled its 2017-18 schedule on Wednesday.
The league will unveil the schedule at its March 5-6 NBA All-Star Weekend, which will feature more than 60 NBA teams, a parade of celebrities, and more than 100 celebrities.
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver has said he wants to make sure fans get a chance to see a lot of games.
“We want fans to have a chance in the games to see how great the games are and to experience a lot more than just the NBA schedule,” Silver said in March.
NBA players, including LeBron James, Kyrie Irving, Chris Bosh, Dwyane Wade, Kobe Bryant, and Carmelo Anthony, will be among the fans expected to attend the All-Stars event.
The new schedule will be followed by the 2018 All-NBA First Team, which includes LeBron James and Kevin Durant, and the 2019 All-Defensive First Team featuring Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant and Kyrie Curry.
The 2019 NBA All “All-Star” game will be played on Feb. 28 in Orlando, Florida.
NBA stars from the previous season, like Russell Westbrook, LeBron James Jr., Kobe Bryant and Carmelon Anthony, are also expected to appear at the game.
NBA All Star Weekend is scheduled to begin Feb. 26 in New Orleans.
The All-star game, which takes place Jan. 7 in Toronto, will feature Kevin Durant on Feb, 25 and Kyrylo Kyrylis on Feb., 26.