The NBA has come a long way from oversized throwback jerseys, and multi-colored fitted caps that dominated the late nineties and early aughts. Players today are more comfortable wearing high end brands and straight off the runway, form fitting suits.
This Air Jordan 5 "Smash" custom comes to us by way of Sekure D. The "Grape" 5 served as the base for this ripped kick, which focuses on detailed muscle fibers a la Hulk. The green muscles handle the toe box and break through the ripped purple on the ankle collar and heel. Overall, a really cool inspiration for yet another film-inspired sneaker.
This feature highlights a hand-picked selection of some of the bigger tracks of the week. We have chosen a few of the tracks that landed within our top 25 most played, focusing on those that stood out, and left room for discussion.
True to his verse on Big Sean's Control track, Kendrick Lamar showed up to the 2013 VMA's in T-shirt and Nike Cortez. And I ain't rockin no more designer shit/White T’s and Nike CortezPictured above, Kendrick broke out the Nike Cortez in Nylon Suede Grey and White, perhaps one of the least hyped up colorways of an already low key model. Is Kendrick going to bring back this original Nike model
The year of the Jordan 5 will be continuing this Saturday when the "Fire Red" colorway seen above will be hitting store shelves. This colorway is very similar to the white, red, and black Jordan 5 released earlier in the year but differences will include a black tongue and a stitched 23 on the side.
Lady sneaker artist Fetti D'Biaski, aka the Sneaker Fairy, designed the all red Air Jordan 11 Low "Fierce." The custom Jordan 11 low features a totally red construction from outsole to upper. The only signs contrast from the fierce creation is the black inner lining and branding at the 3rd lace slot. What's the word; Cop or Not?
The NBA continues to be at the forefront of the traditionally taboo topic of homosexuality and professional sports. In 2011, Phoenix Suns CEO Rick Welts became the first pro sports executive to publicly come out; earlier this year Jason Collins became the first active male athlete to do the same.
The fame, fortune, and status that an NBA career entails make for enhanced opportunities for intimate interactions with the female population. While some players are content with the women they were with before they hit it big (see Lebron), others take full advantage of their new found notoriety once they make it to the league.
On the NBA's opening night, we had an abundance of feet heat to talk about, with the LeBron 11 debut and Ray Allen's "Two Ring's" Jordan 11 PE. Last night, the rest of the NBA took to the floor to kick off their seasons.We saw LeBron break out the LeBron 11 "Away" but switch to the LeBron X at half.
With voting happening today all around the United Stated, celebrities and musicians have been outspoken on who they're supporting in order to garner more votes for their Presidential candidate.
In advance of the Holiday season, Supra has introduced the latest colorway of Lil Wayne's Chimera collection. The red and white style is available now at Supra, for $110.The sneaker features a combination of red leather, red suede and red athletic mesh, on the tongue and ankle underlay. The sneaker is constructed on a red SUPRAFOAM midsole with white sidewalls.
The hip hop industry is all about standing out from the crowd, and making something your own.Sneakerheads in the hip hop industry take that mantra a step further, and often seek out the most exclusive kicks on the market.One way to ensure exclusivity, is to get a custom sneaker designed specifically to your liking.The usual suspects are included in this list, highlighting their rarest custom sneak
BTS Photos: Video Shoot For Gucci Mane & Rick Ross' "Respect Me" Oct 31, 2012 at 10:15am 2,088 Views
Gucci Mane and Rick Ross have wasted no time in shooting visuals for "Respect Me," their joint Young Jeezy diss.Check out some flicks from behind the scenes of the shoot in Atlanta, via DDotOmen.
Kevin Hart took to instagram to display his latest pick-up. The elusive, Red October Yeezy II. Some instagrammers questioned the authenticity of the little man's Yeezy's, to which he quipped; "For my Haters…..REAL REAL REAL BITCHHHEESSSS!!! #TheyMadBecauseIgotMineSoEarly #OhYouMadCuzImStylingOnYou #LittleSwag #Connections #HowDareYou #EnoughSaid."Ya'll gon' learn today!
This weekend we visited New Jersey to catch the Summer Jam music festival. Along the way we spotted some serious heat on feet. Click through to see our favorite kicks at this year's Summer Jam!
The Nike Kobe 8 "Mine Grey" will release on November 30th for $140. We first took a look at Nike Kobe 8 "Mine Grey" a while back, but lets take a closer look.The sneaker features the viper pattern in various grey hues, while court purple and university red handle accents, including the laces and swoosh.
MMG artist Stalley dropped his "Honest Cowboy" mixtape on September 17th. As part of the celebration, Stalley got an exclusive "Honest Cowboy" LeBron X Elite iD. That's how most sneakerheads celebrate momentous occasions; new sneakers.The LeBron X Elite iD "Honest Cowboy" is constructed of a light olive upper.
Last week we had a glimpse at the sleeved jerseys that teams that play on Christmas Day will be wearing. They deviate from the other tight-fitting sleeved jerseys we've seen worn by the Warriors last year, and the Clippers' alternates this year, and the Christmas jerseys borrow from the look of a hockey sweater jersey.
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.
Welcome to our first week of Chicks in Kicks. We scoured the internet for some of the hottest chicks rocking heat. Some of these girls have some serious depth to their collection, and many of you will be just amazed at the shoes they pull out. Click through to get started!
Drake unveiled a special "OVO" Air Jordan 10 Stingray Pack along with an OVO Air Jordan 12 Stingray Pack, via his instagram account.The all white 10 features a glistening, icy outsole with the OVO logo and jumpman decked out in gold. From the pics, the kicks look like an off white, but they're comparable to a 25th anniversary AJ10 with an icy sole.
Man Claims James Harden Punched Him After He Said "Kobe Owns Your Ass" Nov 22, 2013 at 10:24am 1 View
A man in California is suing Rockets guard James Harden for allegedly punching him in the face. The man, Barak Golan, claims that a couple weeks ago Harden was in a car driving to a nightclub in Hollywood when he rolled down his window to speak to some fans.
The NBA has grown exponentially in the past 25 years on multiple levels. On a macro level, by expanding their brand to a global audience and adding franchises. On a micro level, by implementing replays and allowing for zone defenses.
The always candid Metta World Peace has returned home to New York to play for the Knicks this season, and talking about a myriad of MWP topics, he had a Q&A with the New York Post. In it he talks about the time he broke Michael Jordan's ribs during a pickup game. It wasn't malicious, as he was just trying to get the ball.
The Air Jordan 1 ’94 “Powder Blue” is scheduled to release February 8th, for $130. The Air Jordan 1 x Air Jordan 10 mashup features the popular "Powder Blue" color scheme alongside a white tumbled leather. Black handles the midsole, tongue and jumpman, and mixes with the powder blue for the iconic checkered inner lining.
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