If you haven't already heard, Joel Embiid is an absolute riot on twitter. The rookie center out of Kansas, and current member of the Sixers, has previously tried to recruit LeBron via twitter and is generally a wildcard when it comes to social media.
Kobe Bryant has more than enough time to think about the future now that he's nursing a torn rotator cuff and he's apparently looking to life after basketball. The Black Mamba has said that he intends to finish his two year contract with the Lakers, which will net him $25 million next season, and then he's calling it quits.
Kevin Durant Calls The Game A Liar, Says He Never Bet $20K; Game Responds Jun 11, 2014 at 03:41pm 25,662 Views
A few days ago Los Angeles' rapper The Game posted a video on instagram of himself swishing a three in front of a crowd that included Kevin Durant, DeMar DeRozan, James Harden, and Drake. Game claimed that Durant bet the rapper $20,000 that he couldn't swish an NBA three, which he did.
First, Kanye West left Nike to team up with Adidas in a move that caused a stir in the sneaker community. Then, Kevin Durant nearly ditched The Swoosh for Under Armour. Now, three of Nike's top designers have decided to cut ties with the super brand in favor of Adidas.
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.
Social Media Explodes With Rage Following 'Supreme x Nike' Release Oct 23, 2014 at 04:52pm 13,364 Views
Today was a weird day in the sneaker community. A new Supreme x Nike collab released, but not at their New York shop.
Under Armour has officially made a 10-year $285 million pitch to Kevin Durant, and now the pressure is on Nike to match that offer or risk watching the Slim Reaper walk.
'Eventually everyone who wants Yeezys will get them.' That's what Kanye West had to say in an interview with Ryan Seacrest this morning regarding his much anticipated Adidas Yeezy Boost release.
Not long ago, at a roundtable preview, Jordan Brand gave some insight into their 2015 lineup, and things are looking up for sneakerheads. The Air Jordan 4 will be coming on strong in '15, with the 'Oreo' and 'Columbia' colorways being remastered on a really, really, ridiculously good looking tumbled leather construction.
The New York Knicks lost yet again last night at the hands of the Orlando Magic, allowing Evan Fournier to go off for a career-high 28 points in the process. The Knickstape is now 2-7 on the year, having lost 4 out of 5 at Madison Square Garden.
Drake and Lil Wayne are still touring the country for their 'Drake vs. Lil Wayne' Tour, and they are still unveiling never before seen Air Jordan 3s. The next stop of their tour is in Austin, Texas and Drake finally gave a clean look at the 3s that he, and Weezy, have been rocking as of late, which are similar to the pair we discussed last month.
Social Media Reacts To Zach LaVine's Epic Dunk Contest Performance Feb 15, 2015 at 09:42am 12,133 Views
We're not ready to declare that the dunk contest is back, but Zach LaVine certainly rejuvenated the All-Star Weekend's most anticipated event. On top of that, the star-studded 3 point competition lived up to the hype as well and there was even a dramatic finish in the Skills Challenge which made for an enjoyable All-Star Saturday Night. Degree Shooting Stars:
The Adidas x Kanye West Yeezi III allegedly leaked about a week ago (shoutout to Bobby Shmurda), and while we still haven't received official word about 'Ye's collab, at least one man is in the know.
Last December, Kanye West was on Chicago's B96 when he revealed some details about his Adidas line, which will carry both men and women's sports wear clothing. Yeezy then stated that his Adidas collaboration would be launching September, though that month has come and gone.
Days after unveiling a new-look gold Air Jordan 3, Drake a glimpse of another never before seen Jordan which are hard to hate on. The all black 'Drake vs. Lil Wayne' 3 features a red Jumpman on the tongue, a gold Jumpman on the heel tab, and the 'Drake vs. Lil Wayne' tour logo on the insole.
Kobe Bryant won't be debuting his 10th signature sneaker this season, as he underwent season ending surgery on his torn rotator cuff a few days ago, but that hasn't stopped Nike from officially unveiling his newest sneaker today.Nike Basketball has officially unveiled Kobe's 10th signature sneaker, the Nike Kobe X, which will launch next weekend, on February 7th.
49er's WR Michael Crabtree Fined For Wearing Custom Jordan Cleats Sep 8, 2014 at 04:01pm 10,854 Views
Sneaker customizers at Recon Beat Lab got their hands on a pair of Air Jordan 6 cleats, and decked them out in Cowboys' blue, though they weren't for Dez Bryant or any of Dallas' other players.
NY Teen Sentenced To Nine Years In Prison For Stealing Sneakers Jan 10, 2015 at 11:01am 20,398 Views
A teenager from Albany, New York has been sentenced to nine years in prison after he robbed another teen's sneakers; a story that has become all too familiar.
While New York sneakerheads are still fuming over the fact that the Supreme store won't be stocking the highly coveted Air Force 1 collab, the folks in L.A are kicking it with Wale.
Nick Young Hired Two ‘Shoe Keepers’ To Watch Over His Sneaker Collection Jan 14, 2015 at 04:56pm 10,936 Views
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.
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 furthermore, he has cancelled a three-day visit to Nike's headquarters which was scheduled to take place from August 4-6.
The Cleveland Cavaliers recently hoisted Zydrunas Ilguaskas' #11 jersey into the rafters, and LeBron James dreams that his jersey will one day join. Though he tried to dismiss the question, he entertained the thought of a possible Cavs retirement party.
Klay Thompson Leaves Nike, Signs With Chinese Sportswear Brand 'Anta' Feb 4, 2015 at 10:37am 10,679 Views
The best backcourt in the NBA has sneaker deals with Under Armour and Anta. And I'm the Queen of England.Strange as it is, one of those statements is actually true.Klay Thompson, who was recently named to his first All-Star team, will officially announce his new partnership with Chinese Sportswear brand Anta before next weekend's All-Star festivities in New York.
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