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Style - Kicks and Gear / Aug 8, 2014 / 6:00 pm

Harrison Barnes Is Facebook’s Newest “Intern”

Harrison Barnes

Golden State Warriors wing Harrison Barnes has had a busy summer. After spending time in Brazil to take in World Cup festivities, Barnes moved onto Las Vegas for training camp with USA Basketball. Now, then, would seem an opportune time for the 22 year-old to relax before getting back into the swing of the NBA season with his Warriors teammates next month. But Barnes isn’t having it. Instead, the ever-industrious Barnes is spending his August days as an “extern” with social media king Facebook. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Aug 7, 2014 / 4:00 pm

Chris Paul Stars In New Kids Foot Locker Ad: “Selfie”

Chris Paul

In a new commercial from Foot Locker, Clippers point guard Chris Paul gets spotted by an older fan taking selfies with a group of young Jordan Brand-clad kids on the playground. When asked why, it’s obvious he’s a long-term thinker. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Aug 6, 2014 / 2:00 pm

Jordan Brand Introduces The Jordan Super.Fly 3

Jordan Super.Fly 3

Nike today unveiled pics and info on the latest Jordan Brand performance sneaker as part of their Jordan Super.Fly line. Designers worked with Blake Griffin for the game-tested design to ensure the Jordan Super.Fly 3 produced the very best performance powered by flight. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Aug 5, 2014 / 12:15 pm

Damian Lillard Works At Movie Theater In Adidas “Boost Or Bust” Commercial

Damian Lillard

Damian Lillard’s star continues to rise. The Portland Trail Blazers All-Star and Team USA candidate shines in an amusing new ad from adidas featuring the Crazylight Boost. We’re not so sure that Lillard would be making popcorn and drinking from water bottles with straws if he weren’t rocking the Crazylights, but it’s clear his relationship with adidas will be increasingly fruitful for both parties as his career wears on. The camera loves the Oakland native almost as much as the court does. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Aug 1, 2014 / 6:15 pm

Introducing Reebok Classic Question Mid “First Ballot”

Reebok Question Mid "First Ballot"

The last time Reebok Classics unveiled a Allen Iverson-inspired Question Mid it was when graffiti artist Stash offered his own take. Now the AI classic is back with the Reebok Question Mid “First Ballot” releasing in just two weeks. Read More »

FIBA World Cup, Style - Kicks and Gear / Aug 1, 2014 / 3:00 pm

Nike Unveils New Team USA Basketball Uniforms (Pics)

Kevin Durant USA Basketball

As Team USA prepares to take on the world during the 2014 FIBA World Cup in Spain starting August 30, Nike today unveiled their “lightest uniform” in brand history. The Nike Hyper Elite uniform took inspiration from America in Nike’s ongoing quest to tell a story. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Jul 28, 2014 / 5:00 pm

adidas Unveils Crazylight Boost (Pics)

adidas Crazylight Boost

LAS VEGAS — As part of the adidas Boost innovation unveiling yesterday, which included the newest addition to the Derrick Rose line, the adidas D Rose 5 Boost, Blazers all-star Damian Lillard stopped by to introduce the boost addition to the Crazylight franchise with the adidas Crazylight Boost that will grace the feet of a select few number of NBA players next season — the first to use boost on an NBA hardwood. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Jul 27, 2014 / 11:00 pm

adidas Officially Unveils The D Rose 5 Boost (Pics)

adidas D Rose 5 Boost

LAS VEGAS — Today adidas unveiled the D Rose 5 Boost during a special presentation with media members from around the world. Greg Anthony emceed the event and Damian Lillard joined the man of the hour, Derrick Rose, for the first basketball sneaker with boost technology. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Jul 25, 2014 / 12:00 pm

Video: Shaq Talks About Today’s Reebok Shaq Attaq IV Re-Release

Shaquille O'Neal, Shaq Attaq IV

Shaquille O’Neal has a long history with Reebok, specifically the Shaq Attaq IV that was originally released two decades ago. His relationship continues with today’s re-release, so watch as the Big Aristotle discusses his newest addition to the Reebok Classic stable. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Jul 24, 2014 / 4:30 pm

Video: Inspiration Behind Adidas Originals C-10

adidas Originals C-10 grey

The adidas Originals C-10 introduced this summer looks back at the heritage of adidas Originals with a zx 000 heel counter and continues to evolve with the easily recognizable three tripes branding a single strap. In an interview with North American Design Director, Brian Foresta and C-10 Designer Eric Hernandez, they share the inspirations for a design drawing from basketball, running, fashion and even architecture. Read More »