Teyana Taylor was out in Las Vegas over the weekend for the Air Jordan XX9 'First To Fly' event. Jordan Brand held a wear-test event for the newly unveiled Jordan XX9, which included a ridiculous dunk contest between a slue of 2015 and 2016 recruits, as well as some professional dunkers.
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. Meet: Sirgiorgio Clardy.
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.
Anybody who has ever watched the NBA on TNT knows the crew of Kenny, Charles, Ernie, and Shaq like to have a good time, and it sometimes takes precedent over their actual analytic duty. However, an incident that happened at Turner Studios last year is being investigated, and it centers around Shaquille O'Neal tackling a co-worker.
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
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."
Over the weekend the celebrities took in the NBA Playoffs from their courtside seats, which gave us sneakerheads a good look at some new Js.
Kobe Bryant might have too much time on his hands. The injured Lakers star has already launched Kobe Inc., and has invested millions in the startup sports drink "BodyArmor." Now, he is weighing in on pop culture, and doesn't like Justin Bieber's chances in the long run. Kobe, of course, was once a teen superstar too, and knows a thing or two about longevity in the eye of the public.
Nike Agrees To Pay Kevin Durant Additional $25 Million After Retirement Sep 3, 2014 at 09:54am 7,446 Views
Talk about easy money. Kevin Durant's new Nike contract lives up to his 'Easy Money Sniper' nickname, as the Swoosh will reportedly pay the league's MVP an additional $25 million after he retires.
All signs point to LeBron James opting out of the final year of his contract with the Miami Heat, to once again test free agency. Unless Pat Riley and Micky Arison can guarantee some much needed depth on the Heat roster, it is a very unappealing place for LeBron to stay. Assuming he leaves South Beach, where would he go?
We’re on the brink of Trading Season, where the NBA’s many maligned teams will roll the dice and try to make moves in the right direction. There’s already blood in the water, with the Hornets struggling, the Nets openly shopping their core, and the Knicks trading Melo suddenly not completely out of the question.
With just around 6 weeks left until the 2014-15 NBA Season kicks off (and not a whole lot happening outside of the somewhat-overlooked FIBA World Cup), BallOverAll is gearing up our Season Preview lists, ranking some of the players and teams to watch this year.
Destroying a pair of Air Jordans is supposed to be reserved for scorned girlfriends and your dog who somehow climbed over the gate and got into your closet. However, Gary Lockwood, better known as Freehand Profit, has shown that ripping apart retro Jordans doesn't always have to be done in vain.
The limited release of the "Aunt Pearl" KD6 had people venting on twitter, heavily. The highly sought after, limited KD6 sold out instantly, and sneakerheads shutdown Footlocker.com immediately after the release at 6pm ET last night. Didn't think people would be hyped like that, but you can't under estimate the power of a limited "exclusive" release.
NJ Man Funds Sneaker Collection Through $100,000 Check-Cashing Scam May 31, 2014 at 04:51pm 11,281 Views
Prosecutors dubbed Carlton Carter the Air Jordan bandit for his check-cashing scam which netted him over $100,000 and 'a wall of shoes.' “He had approximately 300 pairs [of Air Jordans],” Assistant District Attorney Elise Roecker said of what cops found when they searched 30-year-old Carlton Carter’s home in Hackensack, NJ.
Kanye Says He's Willing To Give Drake Advice On Designing Sneakers Feb 26, 2015 at 05:19pm 15,768 Views
Drake, if you're reading this... it's not too late. The king of kings himself, lord Kanye West, has offered his confidential expertise regarding sneaker design.While we all know 'Ye is fed up with Nike and he's now satisfied in his role with Adidas, helping Drake achieve greatness in the realm of sneakers (or elsewhere) is something he's into.
The NBA free agency period officially began a few days ago on July 1st. Carmelo Anthony is currently touring the country, with NBA teams and owners tripping over themselves to make their best pitch to the All-Star forward. All three of the Miami Heat stars, Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh, and LeBron James, have opted out of the last year of their contracts, making them all viable free agents as well.
Converse Files Lawsuit Against Ralph Lauren, Forces Them To Destroy 36 Different Sneakers Jan 26, 2015 at 07:09pm 7,366 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.
You can basically sew up the 2014 free agency hysteria surrounding Carmelo Anthony, because R. Kelly just made an official offer that simply can not be refused. The Knicks have their work cut out for them, the ink is probably already drying on Melo's new Bulls contract. Theme songs, red carpets, and white castle;
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