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Sneakerhead Tom Izzo Opens Nike Store

Coach is on hand for grand opening in Detroit.

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Tom Izzo is a self-described sneakerhead. He's also under contract with Nike, as is his Michigan State Spartans basketball team.

Like the great ambassador he is, Izzo trekked it over to Detroit this morning to help open a Nike store in the city.

You can watch an interview he did with MLive.com here:

MSU was with Reebok in Izzo's early days, switching over in 2001 to the delight of the Spartans players and himself.

Here's Izzo checking out a pair of kicks:

Did you go to the grand opening? If so, let us know how it went.