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Style - Kicks and Gear / Aug 20, 2014 / 12:00 pm

Newly Re-Mastered Converse CONS Weapon Kicks Launch This Week

CONS Weapon Black

Converse might have been your dad’s brand, but they’re still classic. Their definitive silhouette comes back after yesterday announcing the launch of the new Converse CONS Weapon sneaker, joining the CONS Weapon Skate, Relfective Mesh, Patchwork and Ray Pack all launched earlier this summer. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Aug 19, 2014 / 2:00 pm

Damian Lillard Introduces adidas’ Crazylight Boost

adidas Crazylight Boost

We got a chance to try out adidas‘ newest performance basketball sneaker, the adidas Crazylight Boost when Damian Lillard and Derrick Rose teamed up for their Las Vegas launch plus a new ad. Now adidas has come out with their newest spot, with Lillard in his PE colorway introducing Boost technology to the masses. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Aug 18, 2014 / 4:00 pm

Limited Edition Under Armour ClutchFit Drive Colorways Going On Sale

Under Armour ClutchFit Drive "USA" Home PE

He’s Golden State’s star guard and a big piece for USA Basketball this summer, but Stephen Curry first wore the Under Armour ClutchFit Drive kicks this past NBA postseason and has continued as he prepares for the FIBA World Cup in Spain next month. Now, a limited number of his “USA” colorways Home and Away are going on sale tomorrow, so you can own a pair of the same Under Armour performance kicks Steph’s rocking. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Aug 17, 2014 / 7:30 pm

Bizarre Kobe Bryant Sculpture Features Snake Biting His Achilles

Kobe Bryant statue

If you think Kobe Bryant’s domestic fan base is rabid, you clearly don’t understand the limitless depth of his popularity in Asia. This bizarre and frightening statue of the Los Angeles Lakers legend at a Basketball Art Exhibition in Taiwan is a proper representation of just how crazy basketball fans abroad can be for the Black Mamba, too. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Aug 17, 2014 / 3:00 pm

Video: Young Hollywood Show Outs At SF’s Sprite Slam Dunk Showdown

Sprite Slam Dunk Showdown

NBA Nation has been taking its Sprite Slam Dunk Showdown across the nation this summer in pursuit of finding the top amateur dunker in the country. Thus far, NBA Nation has traveled to Washington D.C., Philadelphia, Sacramento, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and New York. The winners from each of the eight tour stops are awarded $2,500 and a spot to compete at the Sprite Slam Dunk Showdown at 2015 All-Star Weekend in New York City, where the winner will receive $10,000. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Aug 15, 2014 / 7:45 pm

Video: Watch Team USA Take The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Team USA

Before Mike Krzyzewski took the #ALSIceBucketChallenge with the help of his grandkids, Coach K called-out members of Team USA to do the same. Just a few days later, Steph Curry and five of his teammates have already taken Krzyzewski up on his offer. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Aug 15, 2014 / 2:00 pm

First Full BrandBlack Apparel Collection: “FUTURELEGENDS”


While you might not know BrandBlack, they’re the Los Angeles-based boutique brand behind Jamal Crawford‘s aesthetically pleasing J.Crossover line. This week they’ve announced their first full men’s apparel collection titled “FUTURELEGENDS.” Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear, Video Games / Aug 12, 2014 / 2:32 pm

Pharrell Curated NBA 2K15 Soundtrack Includes Snoop, Lauryn Hill, Lorde & More

Pharrell Williams by Shadi Perez

Today 2K Sports announced the eclectic soundtrack for the NBA 2K15 release this fall. Pharrell Williams curated a vast array of music from different sects and genres. The teenage Lorde, blues rockers The Black Keys, electronica rock duo, Ratatat join classic hip hop acts like A Tribe Called Quest, Busta Rhymes, Snoop and Public Enemy — there’s even a Lauryn Hill track. All told, it’s music that can appeal to everyone, no matter your musical inclinations. Read More »

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

Landon Donovan Joins James Harden For Part II Of Foot Locker’s “Short Memories”

Landon Donovan

It was hard for even the biggest hoop-heads not to get swept up in the mania surrounding the 2014 World Cup. Almost as big a story as the United States’ underdog run to the knockout round was Landon Donovan not making coach Jurgen Klinsmann’s team. As Donovan tells James Harden in part two of Foot Locker’s “Short Memories,” though, he remembers his World Cup experience a bit differently than the rest of us. Read More »

instagram, Style - Kicks and Gear / Aug 9, 2014 / 5:15 pm

Dorell Wright’s Extremely Classy Wedding Photo

Dorell Wright

Portland Trail Blazers wing Dorell Wright is getting married today. Before taking the plunge, however, Wright posted a very amusing photo of he and his fiancee wearing baroque nuptial garb on Instagram. Read More »