The Cleveland Cavaliers went from the bottom of the barrel to the top of the heap this offseason, and are now the odds on favorite to win the 2015 NBA title. On the other end of the spectrum, the Miami Heat went from a heavy favorite to a 50:1 shot to win it all.
Steven Jackson, aka Captain Jack, aka Stak5, played in nine games for the Los Angeles Clippers last season which means he's officially qualified to release a music video inspired by Donald Sterling. Jackson, who goes by Stak5 in the booth, has been focusing on his music 'career' as of late, and 'America Da Beautiful' ft. Scarface is his latest project.
Under Armour, whose roots are based right in Kevin Durant's hometown, is poised to make a power play for the league's MVP. KD's contract with Nike recently expired, and he has officially been offered a 10 year deal in the $265-$285 million range.
There isn't a whole heck of a lot going on in NBA circles right now. Most of the league's stars are competing for a spot on the Team USA roster, or dumping buckets of ice water on their head.
The Air Jordan 'Pantone' series is one of the most exclusive collections to ever adorn Jordan Brand's most classic silhouettes. Recently, new images of a GS 'Pantone' Air Jordan 6 surfaced, which has us wondering, and hoping, that Jordan Brand will celebrate the 23rd anniversary of the 6 with some Carolina blue Js for the adults as well.
Always controversial Pistons' point guard, Brandon Jennings, has made a definitive stance in the 'Greatest Ever' debate, and he's explained himself as only one can- via a twitter rant. Jennings, who is certainly entitled to his opinion no matter how much molly he is popping in the club, dubbed Kobe Bryant the 'greatest ever' over Michael Jordan, and here is his reasoning. #FactsOnly
Nicki Minaj has finally unveiled her much anticipated 'Anaconda' video after teasing photos for over a week. In a word, the video was a 'masterpiece.'
Stephon Marbury To Play Himself In Chinese Play Called 'I Was Marbury' Aug 19, 2014 at 06:14pm 2,375 Views
As funny as it seems, Coney Island's Stephon Marbury is actually beloved in China, where he is still playing ball for the Beijing Ducks. He's become idolized to the point that he's getting his own play dubbed "I Was Marbury." Marbury will reportedly play himself in the theatrical play, which will chronicle his championship winning season in 2011-12 with the Beijing Ducks.
Trinidad James was dropped from Def Jam, but he is still picking up kicks on the regular and has returned with another episode of Camp James. In the 19th installment of 1st and the 15th, Trinidad James reviews his first Asics x Ronnie Fieg collab which features an all gold upper.
I don't know if there is a more 'love it or hate it' sneaker than foams. Whether it be the Nike Air Foamposite One, or the Nike Air Foamposite Pro, it seems like people are either on one side of the fence or the other, with little grey area.
Nicki Minaj has been posting still shots from her 'Anaconda' music video today, and if you can get past her massive backside, you'll notice Drake is sporting a new pair of Jordan 3s- which is why we're here in the first place.
Jordan Brand hasn't held back in it's celebration of the 23rd anniversary of the Air Jordan 6. Classics like the 'Sport Blue,' and 'Black Infrared' will make a return, whereas newcomers like the 'Slam Dunk' and 'Brazil' join the exhausting lineup of dope 6s.
Drake made NBA headlines this past week (again…) when he made a very public appeal to Kevin Durant, inciting thousands at Toronto’s OVO Fest to cheer for the reigning MVP to come play for them in 2016. Apparently the NBA’s head office wasn't too thrilled about the stunt, fining the Raptors – of whom Drizzy is an official ambassador - $25,000.
A lot of Jordans, a lot of Nikes, and a lot of good looking women. It's Friday, which means it's that time for the weekly #ChicksInKicks Recap.
The Air Jordan 3 "Sport Blue" is officially scheduled to release tomorrow, August 16th, with the standard $170 price tag. The classic colorway and silhouette combined with one of the all-time favorite hues makes this sneaker one of the most intriguing releases of 2014.
Police are investigating seven teens who broke into the home of Miami Heat free agent guard Ray Allen on Thursday morning, NBCMiami.com reported. According to the report, the teens entered Allen's Coral Gables, Fla., home around 2:30 a.m. after attending a party next door.
Adidas recently unveiled Derrick Rose's 5th signature sneaker, the Adidas D Rose 5, and the Chicago Bulls' All-Star guard is already looking forward to future project. Specifically, a possible collaboration with Kanye West. Yeezy left Nike to join Adidas last December, and if Rose has his way, the two Chicago natives will collaborate in the future.
The 23rd anniversary of the Air Jordan 6 continues to roll on with yet another creative release courtesy of Jordan Brand. The newest AJVI to reveal itself is this anime-inspired 'Slam Dunk' which draws inspiration from the Japanese cartoon and its main character Hanamichi Sakuragi, who traditionally rocks the 'White/Infrared' Jordan 6.
Gilbert Arenas Calls Al Sharpton A 'Coon' For His Reaction To Michael Brown Riots Aug 14, 2014 at 11:47am 1 View
As you are all aware, the scene in Ferguson, Missouri is reaching catastrophic levels and everybody is weighing in on the Michael Brown shooting, as well as the riots that have followed. Former NBA'er, Gilbert Arenas has never been one to bite his tongue, and he isn't holding back now- though he isn't lashing out at the police as you might expect.
Sneaker customizer JBF Customs is going all-in for Shark Week, and his latest aquatic-inspired sneakers are looking clean. After unveiling a 'Blood In The Water' Nike SB Dunk Low, constructed of grey shark skin, JBF has revealed this blacked out Air Jordan 3, also constructed on pieces from the apex predator.
After Drake made a weak 'recruitment' of Kevin Durant during a show at his annual OVO Fest in Toronto, the Raptors received a $25,000 fine from the league for tampering. The NBA has since offered to drop the fine, on the condition that the Raptors fire their Global Ambassador, Drake. The Raptors refused to strip Drizzy of his title.
Kanye West isn't the only artist receiving exclusive, luxury sneakers courtesy of high-end designers. After seeing Yeezy's Maison Martin Margiela 'Yeezus Tour' kicks, Kid Cudi unveiled a special pair of designer sneakers of his own, thanks to Giuseppe Zanotti.
By now, most of you know that Kevin Durant will grace the cover of NBA 2K15, with Pharrell Williams handling the musical stylings. Last year, LeBron curated the entire playlist and in 2012 it was Jay-Z who provided the tunes for NBA 2K. Today, Pharrell's track list for the highly anticipated video game was revealed; The NBA 2K15 soundrack, via @NBA2K pic.twitter.com/ai7Xs7GyAc
Maison Martin Margiela Designed A 'Yeezus Tour' Sneaker For Kanye Aug 12, 2014 at 09:32am 4,662 Views
Belgian fashion designer, and long time Kanye West supporter, Maison Martin Margiela have created an extremely limited Future High Top as a tribute to Kanye's 'Yeezus Tour.' The kicks are as unique as Yeezy himself, constructed on genuine pony hair, and featuring a padded velcro strap.
During his annual OVO Fest in Toronto, the Raptors' Global Ambassador and #1 Spike Lee impersonator on the sidelines, Drake, shouted out Kevin Durant who was in attendance. Drake begged the fans in the crowd to show KD some love, in hopes that he would be floored by the response, and one day sign with the Raptors. But, that all backfired.
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