The NBA is back! And last night, there was plenty of heat that had the sneakerheads talking. Twitter was a buzz with people who either loved or hated Ray Allen's "Two Rings" Jordan 11 PE.
The NBA is back! And last night, there was plenty of heat that had the sneakerheads talking.
Here's a funny Vine making the rounds of a dude dunking on Michael Jordan. Well, that's the sensationalized title, but what it really is is a guy in an office who catches a mini ball in the post and makes some pivot moves on a life size Jordan cutout.
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Sneakers draw on inspiration from almost anything. The Air Jordan 14 was designed to resemble a Ferrari. Every sports city has a sneaker colorway modeled after their teams. We've seen multiple kicks themed on Holidays. Hell, the LeBron 8 "Sprite" was inspired by a soda. One of the most popular places that sneakers draw on inspiration is on the big screen.
Halloween is less than 48 hours away at this point and it's about time for us to offer up some of what we think are the creepiest, spookiest, most disturbing rap videos ever made. There isn't any particular order here, but this list is sure to get you in the mood for the biggest fright night of the year. Happy Halloween and enjoy!
Andre Drummond continues his Vine/Instagram video dominance. This past summer we saw Drummond dunk on, and get dunked on by girls, work on his handles at the airport, and then show us his new funky free throw technique. His latest video installment features him jumping over a grandpa and dunking - he cleared the elderly man with ease and took off from fairly far out.
Whether or not you plan on wearing your newest pick-ups this for Halloween, you're probably planning on rocking something with a black and orange, or other ghoulish color scheme.Lucky for us sneakerheads, there were plenty of releases in the month of October that are both fresh and new, and also support the Holiday spirit.
In a blow to sneakerheads everywhere, word on the streets is the Black/Cement Air Jordan 3 '88 will NOT be releasing. That type of news is too diabolical, even for a Monday. After the White/Cement 3 '88 released it was almost a certainty amongst the sneaker community that the black version would also be retro'd.
Derrick Rose says he's 100 percent healthy, but is still finding his rhythm on the court, and once he does it will be "scary" for the opposition. During his rehab process, Rose had told people that he was more explosive than before, and stronger then prior to his ACL injury. He looked dominate in the preseason as each game he was playing with more confidence, and making sharper decisions.
DJ Khaled has been behind some of the hottest records of the last few years and if there's one thing he's made consistently clear it's that he has a winning formula for hits. This is also his greatest fault. It's never been so clear how one dimensional DJ Khaled's music really is than here on Suffering From Success, the DJ's seventh studio album.
LeBron James says that Allen Iverson is "pound for pound" the greatest to ever play in the NBA. There's been a lot of talk lately about LeBron James' place among the greatest of all-time.
The Nike LeBron 11 is now available on NikeID, and you are free to experiment with a variety of colors and combinations to create your very own LeBron 11. This pair however, is reserved especially for LeBron James.LeBron took to instagram to reveal this exclusive 1of1 Nike LeBron 11.
Snoop Dogg stays a busy man, from hosting the BET Hip-Hop Awards, to working on new music, to hosting his own YouTube segment GGN News, the rapper/reggae artist/funk artist doesn't stop. His latest foray into the genre of funk with producer Dam-Funk incited his name change (once more) from Snoop Dogg to Snoop Lion to now, Snoopzilla.
With the season starting Tuesday, the OKC Thunder looked to celebrate Halloween a little early on Saturday night. A few of them killed with their costumes, including Nick Collison as Walter White in full "cook gear," Serge Ibaka as Eddie Murphy's Akeem in "Coming to America," and Russell Westbrook as the plug to his girlfriend's socket.
Speaking about his biggest rivals in the league today, LeBron James says there is no one individual rival for him. Measuring the greatness of LeBron has shifted from putting him up against Kobe Bryant, Kevin Durant, and Paul Pierce, and is now about seeing how he stacks up against the all-time greatest players.
Nothing too big transpired on the charts this week when it comes to hip-hop. That's not to say there weren't hip-hop releases-- there most definitely were, however, none could top Drake's Nothing Was The Same at #4 on the Billboard 200. And if DJ Khaled's low sales projections are correct, Khaled probably won't top Drizzy either next week.
NBA 2K14 continue to impress with their Next Gen footage.
As November fast approaches, we're all getting excited to hear Eminem's come-back (we hope) on MMLPII on November 5th. However, October 15th was also an important day for hip-hop, with three of the most dope and underrated emcees all dropping records: Boldy James, Dom Kennedy, and Black Milk.
Throwback photos have definitely become somewhat of a a novelty at this point, but there's a certain nostalgia a photo can create that is hard to find anywhere else. We've compiled a list of 20 of the best vintage photographs of legendary rappers together-- some of the pairs are predictable, some are surprising, and a few of the rappers pictured are no longer with us.
In a move designed to re-sign him for cheaper, Kobe Bryant will become a free agent when his contract is up. The Lakers are still waiting to see what Kobe will be like when he returns from his Achilles injury, and the Lakers guard had said this past summer that he doesn't intend on taking a paycut, it's believed that was only posturing for negotiations.
This was a big week for the 11's.
Every sneakerhead loves to get a new pair of fresh kicks for their birthday. Its innate. It's in our blood. Our birthdays come around and we are automatically looking for a brand new pair of sneakers to rock for the day, and something to commemorate another year walking God's green Earth.Drakes birthday was yesterday. More importantly, the lovely Lola Monroe's birthday is today.
The San Antonio Spurs have unveiled their new camouflage alternate jerseys. Earlier, the team announced that they would be releasing camo jerseys that would be worn on Military Appreciation nights.
Kobe Bryant says anyone who ranks him 25th best in the league should be drug tested.Continuing to fire back at the critics, first with changing his Twitter background to "1225" in response to the Lakers being ranked 12th in the West, and NBA Rank putting him 25th. Mamba told reporters that anyone who would rank him that low needs to be tested for drug use. He also joked that the "1225" on his T
Carmelo Anthony was in Toronto, and leaving practice at Humber College when he was greeted by a sea of fans who were going nuts, chanting, and hollering. Seemingly caught up in the moment, Melo started dancing among the crowd which sent them into a frenzy. Some fans caught the action on their phones and posted it on Instagram which you can see below courtesy of Beyond The Buzzer.
We all knew it was coming, and here it is. The Nike LeBron 11 "Christmas" differs from some previous LeBron "Christmas" designs in that it's primary color is green, rather than red.A release date has not been set, but you can be sure to see it out with the next month. The predominately green upper, which strays from the traditional red upper, is supported by red laces, swoosh and lining.
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Chevy Woods is finally ready to let fans hear Gangland 2 today. We last spoke to the Taylor Gang rapper about the project while he was on The Under Influence tour, and now he's embarked on another drug-themed tour, with The Smokers Club tour. We hit up the tour and got to hear Chevy play Gangland 2, so trust, there are bangers on there.
This Air Jordan 3 "Eminem" custom comes to us by way of Sal of The Cllctiv IV. This custom draws inspiration from the Air Jordan 4 "Eminem" which utilizes the same colorway.The base sneaker for these Eminem-inspired customs was the Air Jordan 3 "Stealth", which received a blue overhaul on the upper, complete with red and grey accents. How do you guys feel about the Air Jordan 3 "Eminem"?
Watching a Lakers pre-season game, Tracy McGrady tweets that he feels sorry for Kobe Bryant when he returns. Kobe and McGrady have both praised each other recently, saying how difficult the other was to guard as they were the two elite wing players in the early 2000s. Now that T-Mac is retired he has time to do things like watch NBA pre-season action.