• NBA All-Star 3-Point Competition Participants Announced
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    Stephen Curry has been a participant in the NBA's 3-Point Contest for three years and, shockingly, he's never won. Curry came close in 2010, but was bested by the crafty veteran, Paul Pierce. He hasn't gotten out of the first round since. Salty, and undeterred, Chef Curry has announced that he'll be back in the shootout next month and he won't stop until he wins.  Steph Curry on competing in...
  • Converse Files Lawsuit Against Ralph Lauren, Forces Them To Destroy 36 Different Sneakers
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    The iconic canvas and rubber sneakers that have become synonymous with Converse have been duplicated and replicated by many brands, a practice that Converse is not fond of. The Nike-owned brand is now seeking retribution, filing a trademark infringement lawsuit against several brands including Sketchers, New Balance, Wal-Mart and Ralph Lauren.While most brands are still debating how to handle the...
  • The NBA's Top 10 Point Guards Right Now
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    The point guard position has become ridiculously, historically, unfairly stacked over the past few years, reaching a critical mass this season with a heavy surplus of elite PGs. As the talent at the one-spot has mushroomed, debates about who lies where in the Point Guard Hierarchy have grown more frequent, heated and, in this season’s case, almost impossible to judge. With so many variables...
  • Nike Being Sued For Allegedly Stealing 'Jumpman' Logo
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    In 1984, photographer Jacobus Rentmeester shot an image for a Life Magazine special which is nearly identical to the now famous Jumpman logo. After 30 years of Nike using their own Jumpman logo, Rentmeester has filed a lawsuit claiming the brand has unlawfully been using his photo, violating his image copyright. Why he waited so long to file the suit is puzzling, but I regress. In February of...
  • Top-5 Back Court Duos In The NBA
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    Most teams in the league are right around the 41-game mark, which means the 2014-15 NBA season is already at it's halfway point. As such, it's as good a time as any to reflect on what we've seen so far both from an individual and team standpoint. In particular, we're talking about the best point guard/shooting guard combinations in the league to date.  While guys like Russell Westbrook and...
  • National Basketball Arcade
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    Designer Mark Avery-Kenny has taken each of the NBA's 30 logos and re-imagined them using classic video games as an inspiration and the result will bring you right back to your childhood.  A Knicks logo revamped using a blue and orange Donkey Kong, a Pac-Man inspired Lakers insignia, a Luigi-themed Celtics mascot and a Bowser Chicago Bulls logo are just come of the creations that Avery-Kenny,...
  • Kobe Bryant Out For The Remainder Of The Season
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    It seems as if the Black Mamba is falling apart right before our very eyes. The latest on a laundry list of injuries for Kobe Bryant is a torn rotator cuff, which he suffered during Wednesday night's loss to the New Orleans Pelicans, and it will keep him on the sidelines for the remainder of the season. Just last night Kobe was named as a starter on the Western Conference All-Star team, though...
  • Top-15 Kobe iD's On Instagram
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    The Nike Kobe 9 Elite Low is one of the best sneakers currently available on Nike iD and there is an exhausting amount of options for your imagination to run wild. From solid or fade colored uppers to the two-toned outsoles and everything in between, you can lose yourself for hours trying to decide which route to go with your customization. Sounds like a perfect Friday afternoon at your desk...
  • NBA All-Star Starters Announced
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    The 2015 NBA All-Star starters have officially been announced and it wasn't LeBron James who was the leading vote-getter overall. While 'Bron pulled in the most votes in the Eastern Conference, it was Steph Curry who had the most total votes out of any player.  The East will be coached by Atlanta's Mike Budenholzer and the West will be coached by first year coach Steve Kerr. The game itself...
  • 'Chicago' Air Jordan 1 Returning In 2015
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    Jordan Brand has plans to remaster a ton of all-time favorites in 2015, including the 'French Blue' 7s and 'Oreo' 4s. Joining the long list of 'remastered' Js, is the classic 'Chicago' Air Jordan 1 High OG which will officially be releasing on May 30th, for $160The timeless sneakers are built on a combination of white and varsity red leather with black handling the branding and laces. A...
  • Top-10 Vines From Last Night's NBA Action
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    There was a full slate of NBA games last night including a matchup between two Western Conference powerhouses, Kevin Durant's homecoming, both the Knicks and Nets winning for only the second time this season, the Hawks continuing to dominate anyone in their path and more. Here's a taste of how it went down on Wednesday night in the league: LeBron forgot to eat his breakfast... He's still got...
  • Wale Reaches Out To Kanye To Design New Uniforms For The Wizards
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    In October of last year the Washington Wizards took a page out of the Toronto Raptors' playbook by employing a rapper to be a part of their organization. The Wiz gave DC-native, Wale the title of 'creative liaison' with the hopes that he could help provide some more excitement for their already entertaining squad.  Speaking with ESPN The Magazine, Wale delivered some more information as to his...
  • 'Aqua' Air Jordan 8 To Return In 2015
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    There's always a big sneaker release scheduled for Black Friday- last year it was the highly anticipated 'Black/Infrared' 6. In 2015? It looks like we'll be getting another classic that hasn't been retro'd since 2007.If the rumors are true, the Air Jordan 8 'Aqua' will be this year's Black Friday release and you can expect an enormous amount of hype throughout the entire year. The Air Jordan 8...
  • Lakers Top Forbes' Most Valuable NBA Franchises List
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      According to Forbes, the value of NBA franchises rose a remarkable 72% in the past year- a number inflated by Steve Ballmer's $2 billion purchase of the Los Angeles Clippers. In fact, that 72% increase is the largest one-year value gain since they started conducting such studies in 1998.  Last year, the Lakers, Knicks and Bulls were the only teams to be valued at over $1 billion. This year,...
  • Jim Jones, Murda Mook, Mack Wilds To Play In 'Ballin For Peace' Charity Game
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    In celebration of of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, Ektio is sponsoring a celebrity basketball game in NYC this weekend, with proceeds going towards youth programs. The 'Ballin For Peace' celebrity game will take place on Saturday, January 24th at Baruch College at 5pm.  If you've ever wanted to see Jim Jones, Mack Wilds, Murda Mook and JR Smith's brother all on the court at one time jacking up...
  • Air Jordan 7 'Dave White' Customs Unveiled
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    A familiar colorway and design cloaks the Air Jordan 7 silhouette in this, the latest custom piece created by Dank Customs. The 'Dave White' Air Jordan 1 unmistakably serves as the inspiration behind this eye-catching custom VII, which also utilizes a bit of hand painted elephant print to give the sneaker it's own identity. As Jordan Brand celebrates the 23rd anniversary of the Air Jordan 7...
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