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Style - Kicks and Gear / Sep 1, 2014 / 2:45 pm

Building The Brand: Players Who Deserve Their Own Signature Line

adidas Crazylight Boost

When Nike took a chance in 1984-85 to give a rookie out of North Carolina by the name of Michael Jordan his own sneaker line, the marketing world in sports changed forever. Nike has become one of the most recognized brands in the world, while MJ has built an empire that is producing millions from retro releases. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Aug 29, 2014 / 8:00 pm

The 2014 Jordan Brand Holiday Preview Explores The Past, Present & Future

Jordan Brand Holiday Preview

Much like waiting on a great meal can almost be better than actually eating it, sneaker aficionados thrive on anticipation. As such, the Jordan Brand Holiday Preview has become a week to circle on the calendar, serving to whet our appetites for what lies in store for the winter. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Aug 29, 2014 / 4:15 pm

Point 3 Basketball Shorts Labor Day Sale

Point 3 Basketball Shorts

POINT 3 Basketball received a patent for their industry-changing moisture control technology earlier this month. Now, with Labor Day Weekend upon us, they’re holding a sale with three new colors for their ground-breaking shorts. All feature their DRYV® Moisture Control Technology. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Aug 29, 2014 / 12:00 pm

Are These New Cleveland Cavaliers Uniforms?

New Cleveland Cavaliers Uniforms

The Cleveland Cavaliers certainly had the biggest offseason this summer. LeBron James came back home, they drafted Andrew Wiggins with the No. 1 pick and then promptly traded him to Minnesota along with last year’s No. 1, Anthony Bennett, in return for all-star stretch four, Kevin Love. Does all the turnover mean, they’re getting some new uniforms? Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Aug 27, 2014 / 5:00 pm

Jordan Brand Introduces Chris Paul’s Jordan CP3.VIII

Jordan CP3.VIII

The gala nature of the unveiling of the Air Jordan XX9 back in April was no surprise — nearly three decades of heritage behind the annual game shoe dictated a grand premiere that featured royalty such as Jordan Brand designer extraordinaire Tinker Hatfield and Michael Jordan himself.

But with Chris Paul seven All-Star Games and eight acclaimed signature sneakers deep — for perspective, Penny Hardaway only had four over the course of his career — it’s only fitting that CP3’s new sneaker gets some similar shine befitting one of the best players in the NBA for close to a decade. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Aug 26, 2014 / 4:30 pm

adidas Originals Introduces Big Sean Metro Attitude

adidas x Big Sean "Metro Attitude"

adidas Originals has partnered with Big Sean to offer his own individual take on the Metro Attitude line. Keeping the snakeskin leather of the original iteration, Big Sead adds a tropical print together with black leather, in an homage to his family’s recording studio in the black sand beaches of Hawaii. Read More »

sponsored02, Style - Kicks and Gear / Aug 26, 2014 / 12:45 pm

Video: Footaction & ScHoolboy Q Team Up For “Man Of The Year” Remix

ScHoolboy Q

There aren’t many emcees who can hang with Kendrick Lamar, but his fellow South Central chum and Black Hippy cohort, ScHoolboy Q, was actually on our radar — with his ScHoolboy Turned Hustla mixtape — before K-Dot blew up. Now, Q and Footaction have teamed up to bring you a pretty banging remix for “Man of the Year,” so check it after the jump. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear, Video Games / Aug 26, 2014 / 10:45 am

What Tim Duncan Looks Like On The Cover of NBA 2K15

Tim Duncan NBA 2K15

The cover athlete for NBA 2K15 is 2014 NBA MVP, Kevin Durant. That much is certain, and his cover status is an honor for the 25-year-old 2K fanatic. But what if Spurs iron man Tim Duncan graced the cover? The good people at Pounding the Rock showed us. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Aug 25, 2014 / 2:45 pm

Starter Welcomes Kevin Love To Cleveland With Awesome Banner

Kevin Love

Nike’s “Witness” marketing campaign for LeBron James was and remains undoubtedly classic. But the sports apparel giant and four-time MVP have some new competition when it comes to advertising in Cleveland via Starter and Kevin Love. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear, Video Games / Aug 25, 2014 / 12:30 pm

Damian Lillard Is Cover Athlete For NBA Live 15

Damian Lillard

As far as consolation prizes go, Damian Lillard’s isn’t too shabby. After being left off of Team USA’s 12-man World Cup roster this weekend, the Portland Trail Blazers superstar has rebounded by gracing the cover of NBA Live 15. Read More »