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Style - Kicks and Gear, Video Games / Jul 15, 2014 / 10:45 am

NBA 2K15 Cover Released; Pharrell Williams To Curate Soundtrack

Kevin Durant NBA2K15 Cover

Today 2K announced Grammy-winning singer, producer, Vivienne Westwood fan and Park Ranger Smith doppelgänger, the estimable Pharrell Williams, as the curator of NBA 2K15 soundtrack. They also released a front of the box pic of NBA 2K15 cover boy and 2014 NBA MVP, Kevin Durant. October 7 can’t get here fast enough. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Jul 10, 2014 / 10:45 pm

Team USA Jerseys For 2014 FIBA World Cup Leak

Team USA

The jerseys that Team USA will wear at the 2014 FIBA World Cup have leaked. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Jul 9, 2014 / 12:30 am

Report: Wiggins Signs With Adidas For Company’s Rookie Record

Andrew Wiggins

Andrew Wiggins’ shoe deal isn’t the $180 million behemoth that was reported last fall, but it’s not exactly chump change. According to Yahoo Sports’ Marc Spears, Wiggins’ contract with adidas is the most expensive the company has ever given a rookie. Read More »

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

adidas’ D Rose Lakeshore “Scarlet” Colorway

adidas D Rose Lakeshore

You can now purchase a casual-wear option under the D Rose umbrella without sacrificing the unique attributes adidas adds to every Derrick Rose release. Like the D Rose performance sneakers, the D Rose Lakeshore offers a charming homage to Rose’s hometown, symbolized by Chicago’s Lakeshore Drive where drivers take in majestic views as Lake Michigan unspools in front of them. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Jul 7, 2014 / 9:30 pm

Pics: NFL Team Logos Combined With NBA Team Logos From The Same Region

NFL Team Logos X NBA Team Logos

Brandon Hubschman is the graphic designer behind this mashup of NFL team logos and NBA team logos from the same city. Some cities, obviously, don’t match up, but we enjoyed when he redesigned the Blazers with the Bengals. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Jul 2, 2014 / 1:30 pm

Derrick Rose & Adidas Launch D Rose 773 III

adidas D Rose 773 III

We got our first look at the newest addition to the Derrick Rose line back in May when images leaked of an all-black D Rose 773 III. Now adidas has officially unveiled the performance shoe with new coorways inspired by the team-first mentality of Rose and the city he’s always called home. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Jun 30, 2014 / 10:00 am

Video: James Harden Throws First Pitch For Astros Wearing Jorts

James Harden

James Harden — similar to the newest Milwaukee Buck, Jabari Parker — threw out the first pitch for his Houston Astros on Sunday when they were taking on the Detroit Tigers. He throws a decent pitch, but it’s his wardrobe choice that caught our eye. Read More »

NBA Draft, Style - Kicks and Gear, Twitter / Jun 27, 2014 / 1:45 pm

Who Wore It Better: Comedian Steve Martin, Or No. 1 Pick Andrew Wiggins?

Andrew Wiggins

Steve Martin is a standup comedian, actor and one half of the “wild and crazy…” Festrunk Brothers, but he’s also a connoisseur of draft-night sartorial choices. Martin took an interest in Andrew Wiggins‘ “wild and crazy” outfit when Wiggins was selected as the No. 1 pick in last night’s draft. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Jun 26, 2014 / 5:45 pm

Andrew Wiggins Is Wearing A Floral-Print Tuxedo To The NBA Draft

Andrew Wiggins

Andrew Wiggins might not end up being the best player in the 2014 draft class. At this point, there’s still no guarantee that he will be selected first overall. One thing is for sure, though: No soon-to-be rookie will be dressed like Wiggins on Thursday night. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Jun 26, 2014 / 12:15 pm

Jabari Parker Signs With Jordan Brand In Style

Jabari Parker

The first time I saw Jabari Parker in person was back in January 2012 at the Hoophall Classic, and a few things jumped out at me. One was his poise with the media, despite then-No. 1 Simeon having lost its first game of the season to fellow powerhouse Findlay Prep. Another was the polish and maturity of his game: Even in defeat, Parker had a smooth 24 points and 12 rebounds.

Perhaps most of all, I couldn’t stop looking down at his feet: Parker was wearing a crisp pair of Air Jordan XI Concords, which were originally released the year he was born. I thought he had great taste in footwear — I actually got married in Concords — and it struck me at the time as the perfect choice for a Chicago native on a trajectory to become basketball royalty. Conspicuously, he would go on to wear Jordans on not one, not two, but three covers of Sports Illustrated. Read More »