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Style - Kicks and Gear / Sep 23, 2014 / 6:00 pm

Behind The Scenes Of The Nike LeBron 12 Launch

LeBron James, Nike LeBron 12

A week ago, Nike unveiled LeBron James‘ newest shoe in his signature line. The Nike LeBron 12 continues the global brand’s ongoing effort to improve and refine the sneakers worn by their signature athletes, none of whom are bigger than James. Dime was one of a handful of media reps invited to the unveiling at Nike world headquarters on their campus in Beaverton, OR, as well as a behind-the-scenes look at the research for the construction of James’ newest kick and a chance to take the LeBron 12’s for a spin on the court. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Sep 23, 2014 / 3:30 pm

Dallas Mavericks Unveil Fan-Created Alternate Uniforms For 2015-2016

Dallas Mavericks (photo. BallwithBryan Twitter)

We had no idea Big D took such pride in its skyline, but still think these new, fan-designed Dallas Mavericks alternate uniforms look pretty, pretty good. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Sep 22, 2014 / 8:30 pm

Metta World Peace, AKA “The Panda’s Friend,” Debuts Panda Doll Shoes

Metta World Peace (photo. Courtside Access)

The NBA star formerly known as Ron Artest, Metta World Peace, will be playing his basketball in China this season. Expanding on the hilarious yet philanthropical news that his Chinese name henceforth is “The Panda’s Friend,” World Peace has released a signature shoe featuring, you guessed it, Pandas. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Sep 22, 2014 / 5:45 pm

Travi$ Scott, YG & French Montana Rock Reebok Ventilator “Tonal Ballistic”

Reebok Tonal Ballistic

First introduced as a runner in 1990, the Reebok Ventilator was a light-weight runner with a focus on breathability before those characteristics became commonplace in the market. Now Reebok Classic is bringing the sueded upper of the Ventilator “Tonal Ballistic” back in a limited edition pack just in time for the fall. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Sep 22, 2014 / 5:15 pm

Dwyane Wade’s New Shoe Is Inspired By Showtime’s “Dexter”

Way Of Wade 3

Who wouldn’t want to wear basketball shoes spattered in blood? That’s evidently what Dwyane Wade and Chinese sports apparel giant Li-Ning were thinking when designing the Miami Heat star’s latest sneaker, which features red splotches on the forefoot as a reference to Showtime’s hit series “Dexter.” Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Sep 22, 2014 / 3:30 pm

Reebok Classic Introduces Kamikaze II “Breast Cancer Awareness” Colorway

Reebok Kamikaze II "Breast Cancer Awareness"

Reebok Classic delivers up an early look at the sneakers new Suns guard Isaiah Thomas will be rocking when he steps back on the court for his new team in October. The Reebok Classic Kamikaze II silhouette is back in an all-new colorway celebrating breast cancer awareness. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Sep 22, 2014 / 3:00 pm

Hoop Culture Releases “Eat Sleep Ball” & “Tres” BBall Hardwood Phone Cases

"Eat Sleep Ball" wood phone case

The lifestyle brand Hoop Culture has released something special for hoops fans. They’ve designed a pair of wood phone cases, so you can feel the hardwood as you’re using your smart phone. Read More »

instagram, Style - Kicks and Gear / Sep 21, 2014 / 1:15 pm

George Posts Photo Of Pacers At Hibbert’s Wedding With Hilarious Caption

Indiana Pacers (photo. Paul George Instagram)

This hasn’t exactly been an offseason to remember for the Indiana Pacers. They saw former team leader Danny Granger sign with an archrival, key young playmaker Lance Stephenson depart in free agency, and superstar Paul George suffer a devastating injury that left the entire league shaken. If any team is entitled to fun as training camp looms on September 30, it’s definitely the Pacers. And from the looks of things, they definitely had some this weekend at Roy Hibbert’s wedding. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Sep 19, 2014 / 7:15 pm

Help Fight Firearm Violence With New “Shoot Jumpers. Not Guns” Hoodies

Shoot Jumpers Not Guns Hoodie

Violence of any kind is dreadful, but the gun violence in America continues to fester below the surface of many people’s day-to-day consciousness like a gunshot wound that simply won’t coagulate to stop the flow of blood. We’ll never eradicate violence altogether, but Dime continues to do our own part to curb gun violence of any kind. With a new set of “Shoot Jumpers. Not Guns” threads on sale now, you can help stop gun violence by contributing. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear, Video Games / Sep 19, 2014 / 2:45 pm

Kevin Durant Intros NBA 2KTV Debut On NBA 2K15

Kevin Durant NBA 2K15 2KTV

The folks at NBA 2K just keep upping the ante, and their latest trailer for NBA 2K15 features cover athlete Kevin Durant introducing a new, weekly in-game television program, NBA 2KTV. Hosted by sports broadcast personality, Rachel DeMita, she’ll be featured live every time you turn on the game, filming new segments every week after the game’s release on October 7. As KD says in the trailer after the jump, “Whoa man, that’s sick.” Read More »