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Style - Kicks and Gear / Nov 11, 2010 / 3:30 pm

Nike Air Max LeBron VIII – Veterans Day Edition

Nike Air Max LeBron VIII - Veteran's Day Edition

Until the latest installment from Kobe‘s signature line drops, the Nike Air Max LeBron VIII is Nike Basketball’s flagship model. So it’s no surprise that the always topical footwear giant utilized Veterans Day to produce a new commemorative colorway that The King will debut tonight against the Celtics. Check it out after the jump. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Jan 13, 2010 / 12:15 pm

adidas Originals Phantom II “NBA Pack”

adidas Originals Phantom II "NBA Pack"

Since they have the NBA license, adidas has free range to do whatever they want when it comes to NBA-branded footwear. They have chosen to excersize this privilege by releasing the all new adidas Originals Phantom II “NBA Pack”. You gotta check ‘em out. Read More »

Playground, Video / Jan 12, 2010 / 9:00 am

The Game Gets Banged On

The Game is no stranger to basketball. From name dropping Kobe and the Lakers in damn near every song, to making Baron Davis the godfather of his son, it’s safe to say The Game has some…game. However, a video surfaced over the past weekend of Mr. Jayceon Taylor getting dunked on in an ABA game on December 20th. In case you didn’t know, game plays for the Los Angeles Slam and got dunked on when trying to block by San Diego Surf member “Sonny” Alston Smith III. The footage isn’t great, but you can see someone trying to go up to block a dunk and someone else getting dunked on. Game is the latter of the two. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Jan 8, 2010 / 11:00 am

Nike Air Max LeBron VII – “Dunkman”

Nike Air Max LeBron VII - "Dunkman"

The Nike Air Max LeBron VII has provided a great canvas for some very clean colorways so far, and it looks like the trend will continue in 2010. Sample pics were taken all the way back in September and now we can get a clearer view of the Dunkman LBJ VII’s. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Dec 17, 2009 / 2:30 pm

Kevin Durant’s KD2 Creamsicles

KD2 Creamsicles

Yesterday against the Mavs, Kevin Durant debuted the outrageous “Creamsicle” colorway of his second shoe in the KD signature line, the KD2. The flashy kicks boast an all orange upper with a hint of “Oklahoma Thunder” blue on the swoosh and forefoot strap. Nike Basketball blessed other players on the squad with the Creamsicles as well so that the Thunder could style in sync. Unfortunately it takes more than footwear solidarity to get a W, as Dallas went on to win the game. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Nov 23, 2009 / 5:00 pm

Shawn Marion Rocks The House In Dallas

House of Hoops - Dallas

This weekend saw the fifth House Of Hoops opening in 2009 take place – this time in Dallas, Texas – and it seemed like the old adage “save the best for last” was certainly true. The Foot Locker location in the Town East Mall of Mesquite was packed with people waiting to see Shawn Marion take the stage to officially open the store. Read More »

NBA, Style - Kicks and Gear / Oct 22, 2009 / 3:15 pm

Shawn Kemp is Back, Sort Of

Kamikaze 2010

The good folks at Reebok are finally giving sneakerheads something to get excited about, almost. The classic Kamikaze II, Shawn Kemp‘s signature shoe is being reissued but with a slight twist. Read More »

NBA, Style - Kicks and Gear / Oct 8, 2009 / 4:00 pm

Nike Zoom Kobe V – New Colorways

Nike Zoom Kobe V

Yesterday Aron was kind enough to unveil some first looks of what Kobe‘s going to be rocking on the court this year, and now more colorways of the Nike Zoom Kobe V have started to hit the net. It’s still early so no release or pricing info is known yet, but for now enjoy the assorted new flavors. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Sep 16, 2009 / 1:00 pm

Nike Zoom LeBron Soldier III – New Colorways

Nike Zoom LeBron Soldier III

Nike and LeBron James have had a fairly busy offseason. Between confiscating videos to launching global press tours, the powers at be in Beaverton have done all they can to make sure you don’t forget about the kid from Akron. Take for example the House of Hoops exclusive colorways of the Nike Zoom LeBron Soldier III‘s that are dropping this Friday in Harlem. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Sep 10, 2009 / 2:45 pm

Air Jordan XI Retro – Space Jam

Air Jordan XI Retro - Space Jam

As the holiday season begins to loom over us, it signals more than just the start of falling leaves; it’s time for Fall Jordan samples to start appearing. And this year is no exception. Feast your eyes on the Air Jordan XI Retro in the all-time favorite Space Jam colorway. While pics had hit the ‘net a few weeks ago, now much clearer pics have surfaced. Read More »