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...'
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.
The 2015 Jordan Brand lineup continues to reveal itself, and it includes a number of 30th Anniversary Js in celebration of the Jumpman's milestone year.
The regular season’s just about to hit its midpoint, with most of the NBA’s teams playing their 40th games this weekend. So it’s time to check up on the race for this season’s awards, and see who’s shown out over the first half.
The 'French Blue' Air Jordan 7 will finally be retro'd this month, on January 24th to be exact. The kicks will be 'remastered' as part of Jordan Brand's initiative to produce more quality products. Detailed images of the 2015 'French Blue' 7 showcase its sweet white tumbled leather construction, complete with blue and grey accents throughout.
One of the voices of college basketball, Greg Anthony, has been suspended by CBS indefinitely following his arrest on solicitation charges. A CBS spokeswoman says "Greg Anthony will not be working again for CBS this season."
With the official unveiling of Nike's Black History Month Collection comes a slue of similarly styled Air Jordans, including this Air Jordan 1.
The world's largest 'House Of Hoops' by Foot Locker is officially open for business, and of course, it's located in New York City. The 5,100 sq.
Just about halfway into a wildly unpredictable NBA season, the question of title contenders has become one of uncertainty and hesitation. While most of the East’s teams are struggling to stay above water, the West is again proving a devastating gauntlet of dangerous teams; any of whom could emerge on top.
A 'Knicks' gift wouldn't even be fit for a pauper at this date in time, let alone a Prince.
Nick Young Hired Two ‘Shoe Keepers’ To Watch Over His Sneaker Collection Jan 14, 2015 at 04:56pm 1 View
While Nick Young was playing a game at the Staples Center last year, his house was being ransacked by thieves who made off with a number of highly exclusive kicks.
The Air Jordan 11 low was a favorite in 2014, with releases like the classic 'Concord' and new-look 'Infrared 23.' Recently, we learned that the all-time favorite 'Space Jam' appears to be on the horizon for 2015, as is this 'Bred' 11 Low.The kicks figure to be exactly like their high-top counterpart, just as the low-cut Concords mimicked the original Concord 11.
Adidas Officially Unveils Damian Lillard's First Signature Sneaker Jan 13, 2015 at 07:41pm 7,638 Views
He's quickly becoming one of the most clutch players in the game and the Blazers' all-star point guard, Damian Lillard, has truly earned the rights to his very own signature sneaker set to be hitting game winners in his own signature sneaker.
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