Adidas has officially unveiled a new revolutionary app that allows consumers a new way to get their hands on the most sought after sneaker releases.
Earlier this week, Klay Thompson caught fire, scoring a record 37 points on 13-13 shooting… in one quarter. Thompson canned an NBA-record nine threes in that epic third quarter shooting spree and was rewarded last night by being named to the Western Conference All-Star team.
The 2015 NBA All-Star starters were officially announced last week, with Stephen Curry taking home the most votes of any player. Tonight, the NBA on TNT crew announced the reserves that will be joining the starters in New York City next month. Two guards, three front court players, and two wildcard players were added to each roster- here's out it all shook out. Easter Conference:
Many of the 'All-Star' sneakers that have been unveiled, save Stephen Curry's 'Dark Matter' Curry One, are built on a neutral white and black colorway.
Kanye West went on The Ellen Show today to talk about a number of topics, including his departure from Nike and his new role with Adidas.
While the dunk contest has failed to produce the entertaining material that we grew accustomed to during the Vince Carter and Jason Richardson era of the early 2000's, it is still the must see event of the NBA's All-Star weekend. Although, this year's 3-Point Competition is loaded with the very best shooters and could be the best contest of the weekend.
J. Cole turns 30 years old today, January 28th. He was born in Fayetteville, North Carolina. What that means: This is an opportunity to compile a list of the best North Carolina-inspired Js and say something crafty like, 'In honor of J. Cole's birthday...' But, lets call a spade a spade, this is a list of the best Carolina-inspired retro Jordans and it just also happens to be J. Cole's birthday.
Under Armour Could Become Official Outfitter Of The Baltimore Police Department Jan 27, 2015 at 05:09pm 6,303 Views
Tomorrow, January 28th, Baltimore's city spending panel is set to give the green light for a new collaboration between the police department and Under Armour.
Widely regarded as on of the most popular LeBron releases, the Air Max LeBron 7 'Red Carpet' is a perfect fit for an Air Jordan 11 custom and we're kind of surprised it took so long for this creation to surface. Legendary sneaker customizer, Mache, took it upon himself to transform the 'Legend Blue' Air Jordan 11 into a mirror image of the aforementioned 'Red Carpet' LeBrons and the result is exa
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.
Converse Files Lawsuit Against Ralph Lauren, Forces Them To Destroy 36 Different Sneakers Jan 26, 2015 at 07:09pm 7,375 Views
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
Wale Reaches Out To Kanye To Design New Uniforms For The Wizards Jan 21, 2015 at 06:08pm 18,426 Views
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.
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.
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.
Jim Jones, Murda Mook, Mack Wilds To Play In 'Ballin For Peace' Charity Game Jan 20, 2015 at 04:21pm 1 View
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.
A familiar colorway and design cloaks the Air Jordan 7 silhouette in this, the latest custom piece created by Dank Customs.
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