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Style - Kicks and Gear / Sep 30, 2014 / 2:00 pm

PHOTO: Joel Embiid Shows Off His Late September Holiday Cheer

Joel Embiid

This isn’t exactly the portrait of a guy known for his sarcastic, gregarious social media persona. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Sep 29, 2014 / 11:30 am

adidas & John Wall Unveil The J Wall 1 Signature Shoes & Collection

John Wall, J Wall 1, Hero Athlete apparel

Today, adidas unveils the J Wall 1 signature basketball shoe and apparel collection for all-star Wizards point guard John Wall. It’s the first in a line of signature products for the former Kentucky standout featuring his own logo and individualized kick. The apparel collection is available starting Oct. 1 with the J Wall 1 sneaker releasing October 31. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear, Video Games / Sep 25, 2014 / 11:15 am

Kevin Durant Tells Jimmy Fallon He Plays As LeBron James In NBA 2K15

Kevin Durant, Jimmy Fallon

We spoke with Kevin Durant on Tuesday night at the NBA 2K15 launch party in New York City where he told us, “I’m like the best,” at the game. As part of his trip to New York City, Durant stopped by “Late Night With Jimmy Fallon” and — after confidently proclaiming he was “really good” at the game again — he admitted he doesn’t play as himself in NBA 2K, but as LeBron James. Yeah, Durantula plays as ‘Bron. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear, Video Games / Sep 24, 2014 / 2:15 pm

Kevin Durant Tells Dime “I’m Like The Best”…At NBA 2K

Kevin Durant

The glitz and glamour of Hollywood joined NBA 2K15 cover athlete Kevin Durant and former Thunder teammate James Harden as they helped celebrate the launch of the game (hitting stores Oct. 7) in New York on top of The Standard High Line adjacent to the Hudson River. We braved the glare of the red carpet to catch up with the 2014 NBA MVP to talk about the new game. Read More »

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 »