It’s been a rough opening month for the Brooklyn Nets and summer acquisition Kevin Garnett. The new Nets are mired in a 3-10 start that has them towards the bottom of the Eastern Conference and KG can’t buy a bucket right now. That’s why he might want to throw on the Beats by Dre studio wireless headphones. Read More »
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Today, Reebok Classic announced that on Monday, December 2, they will go diggin’ in the crates and re-release the infamous black/white Pump Omni Lite OG in very limited pairs. Exclusively selling online for $115, they will be available at JimmyJazz.com, PickYourShoes.com, PackerShoes.com, RUVilla.com, ShiekhShoes.com,ShoePalace.com, Karmaloop.com, and reebok.com. Read More »
From Jordan‘s sneakers to Iverson‘s tattoos, NBA players have long had an influence that reaches far beyond the court… and today, the league’s fashion focus is climbing to new heights. With resources like Twitter and Instagram, many players are captivated by a quest to promote the latest trend. This obsession with social media, in conjunction with a mass hipster movement and David Stern‘s implementation of the dress code, has resulted in a fair bit of questionable dressing. Read More »
A wise man once said “I swear sports and music are so synonymous ‘cause we want to be them, and they want to be us.” There is a lot of truth in that quote, especially considering the influence the game basketball has had on the lyrics of our favorite hip hop artists. Emcees since the beginning of time have been referencing the NBA in their music. From Kurtis Blow to Jay-Z, the game of basketball and the rap game are inextricably linked. Read More »
If it weren’t for LeBron James, Kevin Durant would most likely be called the best player in the NBA right now by most fans. Durant has benefits from Nike, being a signature athlete with his own line of sneakers and apparel.
Being with Nike also has its other perks, as Durant can get basically whatever Nike-affiliated sneaker that he wants, whether it’s exclusive retro shoes from the past to even Air Jordans. Durant can get it all, but even with that, he’s a true sneakerhead at heart. Read More »
Today, FILA unveiled a first look at their new Holiday 2013 Apparel Collection. It’ll include odes and style points from FILA’s heyday during the ’90s while also being updated to suit today’s sporty tech high fashion-mix style.
Catering to both athletes and casual wearers everywhere, inspiration comes from archived drawings from FILA’s original Creative Director, Pier Luigi Rolando. This shows up most notably on the Original Fitness T-Shirt. The FILA velour suits that rappers like Jay Z, Nas and Diddy made so famous have also been updated with sleek, elegant silhouettes. Read More »
There’s no question hot boutique VII Grand has a big-time draw in part-owner Derrick Williams, whose heroics at the University of Arizona made him one of Tucson’s favorite sons. (Remember those five rapid-fire three-pointers against Duke in the Sweet 16?)
But Williams doesn’t want VII Grand to coast on his legacy. If you’ve paid attention to the blistering heat Williams has worn on-court for the Timberwolves – Galaxy Zoom Rookies, Oxidized Green Jordan XIVs and Bibby Foamposites, to name a few – it’s obvious VII Grand is a vivid representation of his passion for sneaker culture. Read More »