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Style - Kicks and Gear / Nov 13, 2014 / 2:30 pm

Video: Damian Lillard Opts For Attitude Over Likeness With “Swingman” Double

Damian Lillard

After watching Andrew Wiggins’ Swingman make an epic error of preparation, Damian Lillard is ensuring his body double is far more committed to the project. In the latest spot for adidas’ NBA Swingman Jersey, the Portland Trail Blazers superstar chooses a model who takes character acting to whole ‘nother level. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Nov 12, 2014 / 4:00 pm

Under Armour Releases “Veteran’s Day” Edition of ClutchFit Drive Kicks

Under Armour ClutchFit Drive

It’s always a good time to honor our country’s military, and you can now show support for those heroes on the court by rocking “Veteran’s Day” versions of ClutchFit Drive basketball sneakers from Under Armour. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Nov 12, 2014 / 2:30 pm

adidas Unveils New D Rose 5 Boost “Chicago Ice” & “Woven Blues” Colorways

adidas D Rose 5 Boost "Chicago Ice" & "Woven Blues"

Ever since adidas launched the latest signature shoe in the Derrick Rose line, they’ve continued to update the D Rose 5 Boost with new colorways. Some were one-offs, like the teal “The Lake” sold overseas. Others, like the “Home” and “Alternate Away,” Rose will rock himself on the hardwood this season. The two newest colorways coming later this month are perhaps hist most unique and personal yet. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Nov 10, 2014 / 5:00 pm

Jordan Brand Unveils West Coast “Jordan Hanger”

Jordan Hanger

If you’re unfamiliar, Jordan Brand has a venue, the acclaimed Terminal 23, on W. 32nd street in New York, less than a block west of Herald Square. On Thursday last week, they unveiled their west coast environ, the Jordan Hanger, in a West Los Angeles plane hanger. Come check out the newest court on the opposite coast. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Nov 8, 2014 / 1:45 pm

Carmelo Anthony Dons Ridiculous Top Hat, Spawns Typical Internet Amusement

Carmelo Anthony

“If you want to view paradise, simply look around and view it.” Assuming you can see over Carmelo Anthony’s ridiculous top hat, that is. After his team was humiliated by the crosstown Brooklyn Nets last night, the New York Knicks superstar donned headwear that could only be a product of “Pure Imagination.” Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Nov 7, 2014 / 6:15 pm

Nike KD 7 “N7″ Drops Tomorrow As Part Of N7 Collection (Pics)

Nike KD 7 "N7"

It’s been a difficult 2014-15 NBA season for Kevin Durant. A Jones fracture in his foot has knocked him out for the season’s first month. On top of that, Russell Westbrook is also missing time with a hand injury, and the team isn’t doing so well in their absence. Regardless, Nike continues to push out the latest colorways from his signature line for the KD 7. Dropping tomorrow is a special KD 7 “N7″ as an homage to Native Americans. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Nov 7, 2014 / 12:30 pm

Video: Andrew Wiggins’ Body Double Wears Cavs Jersey In adidas “Swingman” Ad

Andrew Wiggins, Swingman

It was easy for outsiders to be perturbed by the basketball limbo that Andrew Wiggins’ was forced to endure this summer, so we can only imagine what the 19 year-old was feeling. Being the subject of incessant trade rumors isn’t exactly how most number one picks dream of beginning their NBA lives. A few months later and coming off the best performance of his career, the Minnesota Timberwolves’ star deserves credit for being able to poke fun at that uncomfortable past in an amusing new commercial for adidas’ NBA Swingman jersey. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Nov 6, 2014 / 9:30 pm

Celtics, adidas Eschew Tradition With “Parquet Pride” Alternate Uniforms

Marcus Smart

The basic font. The subtle detail. The green and white. The history. There may not be a more perfect uniform in all of basketball than the Boston Celtics’ classics, which makes the design of their “Parquet Pride” alternate uniforms all the more vexing. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Nov 6, 2014 / 5:00 pm

“5 On 5 Basketball Art” Comes To Brooklyn (Pics)

"Air Hamlet/To Be 23"

Late last month, after hooping in Manhattan, we took the A train to Brooklyn to check out the “5 on 5 Art Show” specifically tailored to the game of basketball. All the hoops art was nestled in The Kymberle Project along Atlantic Ave., just a hop skip and a jump from Barclays Center, but miles from the typical perspective of most basketball fans. The 10 artists featured were selected as a pick-up group with five to a side, and two captains who were the brains behind the exhibit. Come check out the eclectic mix of basketball art you’re gonna geek out about just like we did. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Nov 5, 2014 / 4:30 pm

Hoop Culture Now Offering Custom T-Shirts

Hoop Culture & Basketball Above All Custom Tee's

Hoop Culture, where you can purchase a “Shoot Jumpers. Not Guns” t-shirt or hoodie, has recently started to offer a new international team division. That means custom team shirts for all types of groups around the globe. Read More »