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Style - Kicks and Gear / Jan 7, 2015 / 2:45 pm

Nike Introduces Sprawling “Black History Month” Collection

Nike "Black History Month" Collection

Nike is celebrating the upcoming Black History Month in February with a crazy collection of 28 items including 12 shoes and 16 apparel and accessory articles. The kicks include black/white color schemes of their latest signature releases, including the LeBron 12, Kyrie 1, KD 7, Kobe 9 Elite, the Air Jordan XX9, Air Jordan 1 and more. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Jan 6, 2015 / 3:45 pm

Kevin Durant Pays Tribute To Stuart Scott With Sneaker Message “Boo-Yah”

Nike KD VI Stuart Scott message

Last night marked the first time Kevin Durant had played since the passing of beloved former Sportscenter anchor and ESPN reporter and on-air talent, Stuart Scott. Scott, 49, passed on Sunday morning, and the testimonials and the remembrances can only do the outsized ESPN personality a small measure of justice. KD paid homage to the ESPN maestro with a personalized message on the Nike KD VI pair of kicks he wore last night. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Jan 2, 2015 / 5:00 pm

Brook Lopez May Have An In To Play A Wookiee In The Next Star Wars Movie

Brook Lopez, Chewbacca

Last month Brook Lopez admitted to the Mitch Abramson of the New York Daily News he’s a huge fan of Star Wars. The seven-foot Nets center has been having a hard time recently coming off the bench as Lionel Hollins attempts to shake the Nets out of their season-long slumber; Brook even recorded his first scoreless game against Indiana on Dec. 27. But there’s good news on the horizon, Lopez might get a chance to actually appear in the next Star Wars release as a Woikee (think Chewbacca, if you were too busy getting laid in high school to remember what a Wookiee is). Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Dec 30, 2014 / 1:15 pm

adidas Unveils “Broadway Express” Collection Of D Rose 5 Boost, Crazy 8 & 2

addias "Broadway Express" Collection, D Rose 5 Boost, Crazy 8, Crazy 2

Today adidas unveiled their “Broadway Express” Collection a couple months before the NBA All-Star festivities tip off during a week-long bonanza in Brooklyn and Manhattan. To celebrate they’ve created special editions – with metallic silver uppers and a soupcon of yellow and black for the D Rose 5 Boost, Crazy 8 and Crazy 2. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Dec 19, 2014 / 5:30 pm

The 2014 Dime Holiday Gift Guide Has Everything

adidas Swingman Jerseys, Nike X-Mas Collection, Jordan Brand X-Mas, Reebok Question Mid Pump

It’s the last weekend before Christmas next week, and Hanukkah this year started earlier in the week and runs until Christmas Eve. Many will be scrambling for last minute gift ideas. Last year we gave you a gift guide before Black Friday, but this year, because there are so many incredible gifts, we wanted to make sure you’d see the very latest gear hottest games available this year. Don’t worry, you’ll get everything you need in time. We’ve got you covered. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Dec 19, 2014 / 2:15 pm

Photo, Video: Toronto Raptors Unveil New Logo

Toronto Raptors

The Toronto Raptors are an Eastern Conference best 20-6. They’re coming off the their most successful season since 2001, and have a young nucleus in place that has them primed to remain competitive for years coming. Time for a re-brand? We think so, too. Taking advantage of “We The North” hysteria, Toronto unveiled a new logo in a video released on Friday. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Dec 18, 2014 / 4:15 pm

Carmelo Anthony At Jordan Melo M11 Release: “I Didn’t Let (Michael Jordan) Down”

Carmelo Anthony, Jordan Melo M11

Long before he’d ever take a shot at Madison Square Garden, a 15-year-old Carmelo Anthony headed to Midnight Madness at the famous Madison Dome in East Baltimore with something to prove. Everyone who was anyone showed up at the witching hour to watch the best players in the city, and Carmelo was prepared to sink or swim. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Dec 18, 2014 / 3:00 pm

Brandblack To Drop Limited Number Of J.Crossover II “Seattle” Colorways

Brandblack J.Crossover II "Seattle"

On Saturday Dec. 20 at BAIT Seattle, boutique Brandblack is dropping a limited number of Jamal Crawford signature kicks. The special J.Crossover II launching in the spring and summer of 2015 is geting a special Seattle-infused makeover in a limited edition colorway for fans in Crawford’s hometown. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Dec 18, 2014 / 10:45 am

The Jordan Brand 2014 Christmas Day Collection

Jordan Super.Fly 3, Jordan Melo M11, Jordan CP3.VIII

Just in time for the holidays, Jordan Brand is releasing Christmas editions of the CP3.VII, Super.Fly 3 and Melo M11. Come check them out… Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Dec 16, 2014 / 3:45 pm

Nike Introduces The Jordan Melo M11 (Pics)

Carmelo Anthony, Jordan Melo M11

For those of us getting a bit long in the tooth — guilty as charged — it seems practically an eternity ago that the Jordan Brand shocked the sneaker world by signing a precocious teenager named Carmelo Anthony to be a cornerstone and an ambassador.

Though Anthony was fresh off leading Syracuse to a National Title as a freshman, it nonetheless seemed a bit of a leap of faith, much as it was for Nike to simultaneously sign LeBron James out of high school. This, after all, was no fledgling brand, and with Michael Jordan wrapping up a career that many consider the greatest of all time, this seemed to equate to a passing of the torch. Was Carmelo up to the task? Would anyone be?

Seven All-Star Games, a scoring title and 11 sneakers later, it has become obvious Anthony — who grew up favoring the Air Jordan 9, which he wore both in high school and college — was a perfect selection to grow along with Jordan’s sneaker powerhouse. Read More »