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Photos: Nike Unveils New Air Jordan XX8

The brand new Air Jordans made their triumphant debut on Monday to something of a mixed reception. This particular incarnation of the iconic shoes -- which in years past have literally caused riots to break out at retail stores because of how much demand there was for them -- seemed to strike the wrong chord with a lot of sneakerheads.

According to ESPN’s Darren Rovell, they will sell for $250.

Are these shoes really as bad as some folks are making them out to be? Well, that depends almost entirely on personal preference. They’re definitely different. Ugly, though? That’s a decision best left to each individual person. (Totally playing devil's advocate right now, by the way; they're horrendous.)

Here are few shots of the new kicks (via Sole Collector and Darren Rovell):

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If you are a fan…

Air Jordan XX8 apparel even matches the shoe with the skin peel back look…

— darren rovell (@darrenrovell) December 3, 2012

So what do you say: yay or nay on the new Jordans?

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