Joel Embiid's twitter game is air tight. After failing to woo Kim Kardashian with his smooth social media charm, the #3 overall pick of the Philadelphia 76er's has turned his attention to Rihanna.
The horizon beyond the Finals looks pretty shaky. After the Heat and Spurs are done battling for the title, all thirty teams will begin waging wars decided by chequebooks and text messages rather than will, skill, and a roundball. Change is definitely afoot. This summer’s off-court action threatens to shake things up League-wide.
Free agent center, and former Ohio State standout, Greg Oden has been arrested in Indianapolis on misdemeanor battery charges. Oden, who played for the Miami Heat last season, delivered his epic mug shot after allegedly punching a woman in the face. "I was wrong, and I know what has to happen," Oden said, according to USA Today, which cited the police report.
When is there a wrong time to ask for an autograph? For one lady, even after a car accident it is perfectly cool to ask for somebody's John Hancock.
After LeBron James and the Miami Heat skulked off the court while the Spurs hoisted their sixth Larry O’Brien trophy this past June, the NBA’s 2014-15 season is finally just a few hours away from tipoff.
Last year Drake's OVO Air Jordan 12s made their way onto the hardwood courtesy of Toronto Raptors' center Amir Johnson, and it looks like there's more in the works for his hometown squad. An all-red Air Jordan 2 has surfaced which features an OVO Owl x Raptors branding on the ankle collar, and Toronto's '416' area code on the inside of the tongue.
April has ended and although there were a slue of Jordan restocks and highly coveted Nike releases, there were still some folks who couldn't resist a cheap pair of kicks.
One of the many joys of a new NBA season is watching talented up-and-comers blossom into stars, making what sports fans vaguely refer to as "The Leap".
Thai architecture serves as the inspiration behind this intricate Air Jordan 11, which comes to us by way of sneaker customizer KXIV. Specifically, the kicks are based off the white temple and black house of chiang mai, Thailand.The premium looking custom is built on a combination of black python, buffalo, and metallic cowhide with a mixture of pig and lamb handling the gold accents throughout.
The latest on an exhausting list of celebratory Jordan sneakers is this "Champagne" inspired Air Jordan 6. The kicks, which are being coincidentally revealed at the same time as the "Cigar" Air Jordan 6, are a tribute to Michael Jordan's first championship in 1991.
Nike Basketball has officially unveiled their 2015 Elite Series, which will including this 'Rose Gold' Collection- scheduled to hit retailers on June 5th. As is tradition, the Elite Series will feature the KD, Kobe and LeBron silhouettes with a twist.The KD7 Elite forgoes the mid-foot strap, the Kobe X goes high-top, and the LeBron 12 features an eye-catching revamped upper.
Pharrell Williams, who recently signed with Adidas, was on the The Ellen DeGeneres Show and even Ellen was in awe of his ridiculous footwear. Pharrell was rocking an insane pair of Swarovski bedazzled Adidas Stan Smith's, which feature 1,600 crystals. Ellen couldn't keep her eyes off the beaming kicks, and we're glad the cameraman gave us a close-up shot of the Stan Smiths.
March 20th officially marked the beginning of Spring, and Summer is officially in our sights. From now until June 21st the weather will, hopefully, get progressively nicer. This means you'll be able to break out more and more of those kicks you had stashed away all winter.
Nike's SNKRS Station pop-up will officially be open to the public today and if you're in the New York City area you'll have an opportunity to test out The Swoosh's new 'SNKRS' app.
ESPN First Take is always good for bringing in some wild personality to breakup the exhausting debates between Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith. Today was no different as Cari Champion, Skip Bayless, and Stephen A. Smith brought in DJ Khaled for some perspective on the NBA Finals. You better believe he took multiple opportunities to self promote as well.
We're all aware that 2015 is going to be a big year for Jordan Brand as they celebrate their 30th anniversary with a number of 'remastered' classics. Joining the all-time favorites are bound to be some new-look celebratory pairs, including this 'Laser' Air Jordan 1.We're sure the iconic Jordan silhouette that started it all will be returning in a number of different colorways in 2015.
The latest episode of Camp James features the Red October Nike Air Yeezy II. Trinidad James also reviews the GUMBO Nike collection from the NBA's All-Star Weekend. Though, the Galaxy pack is still his favorite, he doesn't hate on the New Orleans inspired Nikes.
In celebration of Michael Jordan's 52nd birthday today, the folks over at Bleacher Report have created this 'History Of Flight' video which is an entertaining watch for all of the Jordan aficionados out there. Hell, even if Js aren't your thing, this video is still fun, informative and worth the watch.
Nike's 2015 Black History Month collection is slowly revealing itself as we approach the month of February, and they look to be foregoing the traditional usage of purple.
Dj Khaled had shown off his "Bel Air" Jordan 5s, infrared 3Lab5, and most notably; the "White/Infrared" Jordan 6 yesterday. Those crispy looking infrared 6s really got us looking forward to the February 15th release date.
Ray Allen, his wife, and Hublot will hold an auction for three watches, and a pair of his Jordan sneaker,s for Diabetes Research. The luxury timepieces include the Ray Allen King Power, Ray Allen Big Bang, and Ray Allen Classic Fusion. The watches will all be put up for auction at the January 27th Ray of Hope Luncheon and Ray Allen Golf Classic.
All this talk about Jordan Brand's 2015 lineup, and people are forgetting what's right in front of their face. Before the winter hits, there's still plenty of time to un-deadstock some of your recent pick-ups, including the number of sneaker releases dropping in October.
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.
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