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Style - Kicks and Gear / Apr 17, 2014 / 7:00 pm

PONY Launching SE Atmos & Wish Collaborations

PONY x Atmos & PONY x Wish

PONY x Atmos & PONY x Wish (photo. PONY)

Set for release on April 25, PONY is bringing a pair of exciting collaborations to sneakerheads and casual fans alike. The Pony x Wish colloboration, represented by Atlanta’s famous sneaker boutique, Wish in Atlanta’s Lil 5 Points, celebrates the year of the horse. The PONY x Atmos project has been labeled “New York State of Mind,” (h/t Nas) with “Red Apple” and “Statue of Liberty Green” colorways. You aren’t going to want to miss these simultaneous special edition launches coming later this month. Read More »

NBA / Apr 17, 2014 / 4:45 pm

The 12 Most Unforgettable NBA Playoff Moments: Zeke’s 25-Point Quarter

Isiah Thomas

Isiah Thomas (Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports)

With just two days before the 2014 NBA Playoffs start, it’s a great time to look back at some of the most unforgettable moments in NBA playoff history. Magic‘s baby skyhook, Reggie‘s 8.9 seconds forever burned into New York’s pysche, Willis Reed limping onto the MSG court and into immortality, Bill Russell in EVERY Game 7 — the list could go on and on. But the good people at Guyism have complied a list of the 12 most unforgettable NBA playoff moments. Read More »

College, NBA, NBA Draft / Apr 17, 2014 / 4:15 pm

Tyler Ennis & Jerami Grant Are Gone; Syracuse Must Rebuild & Reload

Tyler Ennis, Jerami Grant

Tyler Ennis, Jerami Grant (Mark Konezny/USA TODAY Sports)

I need a dollar dollar, a dollar is what I need. Bad times are comin’ and I reap what I don’t sow/hey hey/Well let me tell you somthin’ all that glitters ain’t gold

Yes, this is indeed an Aloe Blacc/How to Make It in America reference. What better way to explain the conflicting futures of an institution caught off guard by losing two of its star players to the NBA earlier than expected, and said players on the verge of making bank in the upcoming months? Read More »

Latest News, NBA / Apr 17, 2014 / 3:45 pm

Report: Rick Adelman Will Not Be Returning To Coach The T-Wolves

Rick Adelman

Rick Adelman (Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports)

The Minnesota Timberwolves finished exactly where many expected this season: on the outside looking in for a final playoff spot in the brutal Western Conference. They were one loss to the Jazz in their finale from going 41-41 on the year, but that record wasn’t going to cut it in the West this year. Despite their improved record, sources recently revealed coach Rick Adelman will not be returning to coach the ‘Wolves for the 2014-15 season. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Apr 17, 2014 / 3:00 pm

Illinois Introduces New Nike Basketball Uniforms

Nike Illinois uniforms

Nike Illinois uniforms (photo. Nike)

The University of Illinois and Nike introduced a new brand and identity system for the school today, which will feature updated uniforms for all 19 of the school’s intercollegiate sports teams. Using consistent colors, logos, lettering and numerals, the new digs will debut with the football and basketball programs and gradually expand to other sports in future seasons. Read More »

Video / Apr 17, 2014 / 2:00 pm

Must Watch: Kevin Durant As A Giant In New Sprint Ad

Kevin Durant

In his new commercial for Sprint, OKC’s 6-9 forward Kevin Durant plays a giant. The Lilliputian protagonist in the ad, Zach, asks the Giant Durant if he can join his family’s cell phone network. His mom says OK, but KD has to decline. Find out why. Read More »

Latest News, NBA / Apr 17, 2014 / 1:45 pm

LeBron James Has NBA’s Most Popular Jersey

LeBron James

LeBron James (Robert Mayer/USA TODAY Sports)

LeBron James has once again ended the season atop the NBA’s Most Popular Jerseys List, doing it for the sixth time in his illustrious career. The rest of the top five includes Kevin Durant (No. 2), Kobe Bryant (No. 3), Derrick Rose (No. 4) and Stephen Curry (No. 5), with ten of the top 15 overall all playing in the playoffs this weekend. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Apr 17, 2014 / 12:50 pm

Go Inside The Unveiling Of The Air Jordan XX9

Air Jordan XX9

Air Jordan XX9 (photo. Jordan)

Pushing the envelope can be a blessing and a curse. The Air Jordan XX8, perhaps the most innovative and polarizing basketball sneaker in recent memory, cemented that the Jordan Brand is not satisfied to rest on its laurels and its retros. At the same time, it permanently raised stakes and expectations: What act could possibly follow the XX8? Read More »

College, Latest News, NBA Draft / Apr 17, 2014 / 12:50 pm

Jabari Parker Declares For The 2014 NBA Draft

Jabari Parker

Jabari Parker (Rob Kinnan-USA TODAY Sports)

Duke freshman Jabari Parker sat down with Sports Illustrated’s Jeff Benedict to discuss why he’s decided to forego his three years of college eligibility to enter the 2014 NBA Draft. It was not a decision that came easily to the 6-8 standout from Chicago. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Apr 17, 2014 / 12:33 pm

First Look: Air Jordan XX9

Air Jordan XX9

Air Jordan XX9 (photo. @darrenrovell)

Today, Jordan is unveiling the Air Jordan XX9 and here’s the first look we have at the new shoe, which will release in September. The image is courtesy of ESPN’s Darren Rovell. Read More »