• NBA All Star Rosters Announced
    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: Starters-...
  • Kanye Speaks About His Split With Nike, New Role With Adidas
    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. No, Yeezy didn't deliver any news regarding the much anticipated 'Yeezi 3', but he did take the opportunity to give some insight into his time spent with The Swoosh.Kanye used phrases like 'lack of oxygen' and 'suffocation' in describing his partnership with...
  • LeBron's 'All Star' Sneakers Unveiled
    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. LeBron's ASG sneaks follow the white and black trend, though there is enough splashes of color to save these from being basic.The 'All Star' Nike LeBron 12, which is scheduled to drop on February 14th for $200, utilizes the aforementioned white...
  • Top-20 NBA Vines Of The Week
    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.  Not to be outdone, Kyrie Irving dropped a career-high 55 points a few nights later, including a game winning three...
  • Sprite Slam Dunk Contestants Announced
    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. The Sprite Slam Dunk Contest will take...
  • Under Armour Could Become Official Outfitter Of The Baltimore Police Department
    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. The move to the Baltimore-based sports apparel brand is said to “potentially improve the quality and durability of police uniforms and relieve some strain on the Police Department budget.” "Once we know it's OK for us to do, I think...
  • Converse Files Lawsuit Against Ralph Lauren, Forces Them To Destroy 36 Different Sneakers
    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 Nike-owned brand is now seeking retribution, filing a trademark infringement lawsuit against several brands including Sketchers, New Balance, Wal-Mart and Ralph Lauren.While most brands are still debating how to handle the...
  • Nike Being Sued For Allegedly Stealing 'Jumpman' Logo
    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. In February of...
  • Wale Reaches Out To Kanye To Design New Uniforms For The Wizards
    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.  Speaking with ESPN The Magazine, Wale delivered some more information as to his...
  • Kanye West & Kim Kardashian Appear Nude On Cover Of French Magazine [Update: Full Photo Shoot Revealed]
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    Kanye West and Kim Kardashian are pretty comfortable in their relationship, as evidenced by a cover shoot they did for French magazine L’Officiel Hommes.The two lovers and parents-to-be appear nude and in an embrace on the cover of the magazine's Spring 2013 issue, which was captured by photographer Nick Knight.For now, we only have a low-quality version of the cover. Peep it above. As...
  • Jim Jones, Murda Mook, Mack Wilds To Play In 'Ballin For Peace' Charity Game
    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.  If you've ever wanted to see Jim Jones, Mack Wilds, Murda Mook and JR Smith's brother all on the court at one time jacking up...
  • Air Jordan - What The 3 Custom
    Mache Customs was at it again, celebrating Michael Jordan's birthday with a special "What The 3" Air Jordan. The custom features the original 4 colorways of the Jordan 3 including; the true blue, fire red, and black + white cement.  You can see small details of each of the four colorways at the eyestay, midsole, ankle collar and heel tab. The end result is a clean looking "What The"...
  • 3 New Roshe Run Mids Now Available
     Three new Roshe Run Mids have begun to hit retailers. The Mortar Blue, Armory Navy, and Atomic Red colorways will retail for $80 and are available at retailers like Oneness now. 
  • Kobe Bryant Selling $8.6M Mansion, Includes Shark Tank [Photos]
    Kobe Bryant is selling his Newport Beach, California home for nearly $8.6 million.   The 8500 square foot mansion contains a wealth of amenities including a hair salon, state of the art theater, pool and spa, and a office/library which includes a shark tank, naturally. Real estate agent Jordan Cohen has Kobe, and wife Vanessa’s listing at $8, 599,000, and offers this description of the...
  • Chicks In Kicks- Ft. Rihanna, Teyana Taylor, Jen Selter + more
    TGIF. It's Friday, and time for the weekly #ChicksInKicks Recap. This week we saw Rihanna break out the Bred Air Jordan 1 (yes thats her with that enormous backpack on), Teyana Taylor lace up the Cool Grey/Infrared 10, and Jen Selter rock whatever Nike'swere good to do squats in.  March 26th was "Air Max Day" so we also saw a slue of Air Max selfies from the ladies on Instagram. As always,...
  • Twitter Reacts To Adidas Yeezi 3 Leak
    So this is what everybody has been waiting for... the first 'official' Yeezi 3 leak surfaced last night and it got a lot of mixed reviews from the masses. Whether you like the design or not, don't front and act like you won't be trying to pick up a pair once they launch (rumored to be the third week in November). That re-sale money is still green, no matter how ugly you think the kicks are. As...
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