An imprisoned pimp, who forced a woman into prostitution, beat her with an Air Jordan, and later stomped the face of a potential 'customer' with the same Air Jordan, filed a $100 million lawsuit against Nike because they should've warned him that the sneakers could be used as dangerous weapons.
While Nick Young and the Lakers were beating up in the Magic last night, thieves ransacked his home and made off with over $100,000 in goods. According to the Lakers beat writer; Nick Young said close to $100,000 worth of clothes, jewelry, shoes and luggage was stolen from his house during the Lakers game last night — Dave McMenamin (@mcten) March 24, 2014
You might have seen our article recapping Kendrick Lamar's choice to stay true to his verse on Big Sean's Control verse. And I ain't rockin no more designer shitWhite T's and Nike Cortez, this is red Corvettes anonymousHowever, before vowing to keep it as un-hypebeast as possible, Kendrick broke out some classic kicks that are staples of most sneakerheads collections, and will definitely miss is
We recently got an on-foot look at the Nike LeBron 12 courtesy of LBJ himself. Since then, it appears Nike has dished out several pairs of LeBron's latest signature, with rapper Wale being the recipient of the Turquoise/Grey/Crimson colorway.
The NBA's Christmas jersey struggle will continue in 2014, though these are slightly a step above last year's sleeved jerseys, right? 10 teams will take part in the Christmas Day festivities including the Wizards at Knicks, Thunder at Spurs, Cavs at Heat, Lakers at Bulls, and Warriors at Clippers.
Rumors are swirling that an enormous restock is going down today at Nike Store, and the lineup is absolutely bonkers. You can check out the full list of kicks that are scheduled to return to retailers here, but know that it includes 70+ sneakers, and favorites such as the 'Champagne' and 'Cigar' 6s, Kobe 9 Elite Low 'Beethoven,' Jordan 5 'Laney' and Air Jordan 11 'Gamma Blue'.
Last year, 150,000 pairs of counterfeit sneakers- valued at $1 million- were seized from a warehouse in Olivares Compound in Parenque City, Philippines.
20 year old Illinois barber, Jose Mendoza was murdered outside of his shop for a pair of Yeezy's. The latest incident of sever sneaker violence resulted in The Game donating $5,000 to Mendoza's family, and another $5,000 to Cease Fire Chicago.
The Boston Celtics have finally parted ways with all-star point guard, Rajon Rondo. The C's agreed to ship Rondo to the Dallas Mavericks, along with Dwight Powell, in exchange for Brandon Wright, Jameer Nelson, Jae Crowder, a 2015 first-round pick and a future second rounder.
LeBron James is averaging 15.8 shots per game so far this season. In total, there are 23 players in the league that average the same or more shots. That's a staggering number of players who feel the need to chuck up more shots than the best player on the planet. Kevin Durant, Carmelo Anthony, and Kevin Love all average more field goal attempts than James, but nobody is complaining about that.
This exclusive pair of Air Jordan 11s is a 1-of-1 created specifically for Carmelo Anthony. According to rumors, the kicks were created for his birthday which is coming up on May 29th.
Charles Barkley is in Dallas for the Final 4, as is Conan O'Brien, and the two got to discussing Charles' tipping habits on the show. Chuck first tells about how he once tipped a blackjack dealer $25,000, and then goes in to take some jabs at Michael Jordan, and Tiger Woods. How are those guys so rich? Because they're horrible tippers.
Big Sean has always had an eye for fashion. The Detroit Superstar from the begging of his career has been rocking Jordans, Blazers, and Dunks to now with his heavy rotation of Adidas.Being Signed to Adidas Sean has had two of his very own models released to the public.
Despite Under Armour's proximity to Kevin Durant's old stomping grounds, and their massive 10 year $285 million offer, the NBA's MVP will be sticking with Nike. Excited and humbled to sign back with the swoosh! — Kevin Durant (@KDTrey5) September 1, 2014
A 14-year old suspect has been taken into custody by the NYPD for shooting another teen in the foot while the two waited in line for the "Yeezy" foamposites. According to reports, the shooting happened around 6 am Saturday morning in front of a Foot Locker near Knickerbocker Ave and Stanhope St.
As Jordan Brand continues to celebrate their 30th anniversary this year, they have officially unveiled their 'Pinnacle Performance Collection,' aka the 'Pearl Pack' in honor of the NBA's upcoming All-Star Weekend.The All-Star sneakers included in the Pearl Pack are the Jordan XX9, Jordan CP3.VIII, Jordan Super.Fly 3 and the Melo M11.
With barely a week gone by in this 2014-15 NBA season, us hardcourt junkies are just getting our feet wet with what’s sure to be compelling campaign. Even in the season’s early stages, we’re beginning to see trends developing, and several teams bursting out of the gate with impressive starts. Here’s a breakdown of the teams who have risen to the occasion the most thus far:
After winning his second championship and Finals MVP, it’s no shock that LeBron James thinks he can do anything. Sharing fandom with many rappers, including Jay-Z and Kanye West, LBJ recently tried his hand at rapping over the instrumental for their Watch The Throne “Ni**as In Paris” track – the perennial anthem from 2011. Taking to Instragram, King James posted a couple sneak peaks of
Kevin Durant is on the record as saying he does not like the "Slim Reaper" nickname. While he understands that self-appointed nicknames don't really fly, he still threw his own suggestion into the ring. "The Servant" is the nickname that Kevin Durant has thought up for himself, if "KD" isn't good enough. Durant revealed his new nickname during an interview with Bill Simmons.
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.
LeBron James; MVP, Champion, Rapper? Generally, basketball players turned rappers are absolute disasters. But, could LeBron James be the next to make the transition? He took to instagram to drop a few bars for his fans, what do you think?;
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Official photos of the Drake "OVO" Air Jordan Collection reveal a good look at the clean, but wildly popular kicks. Stingray detailing lays claim to both OVO Jordan 10s, and 12s which feature gold accents and OVO branding.
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