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Style - Kicks and Gear / Aug 21, 2014 / 12:45 pm

Wear-Test: Going Home Again In The Air Jordan XX9

Air Jordan XX9

As time passes, many of the things we enjoyed when we were younger fall by the wayside, replaced by a combination of new favorite pastimes and newfound responsibilities. This, of course, is simply the natural order of things.

That said, so long as you don’t dwell on it too long, an occasional dose of nostalgia isn’t such a bad thing, simultaneously reminding us of good times and demonstrating to us how far we’ve come. Air Jordan retros are a perfect example: When you strap on a pair that you had as a kid, it has the ability to bring you back to a simpler time when you would swear a new pair of sneakers made you run faster and jump higher than before. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / May 15, 2014 / 10:20 pm

Pic: Incredible Air Jordan Golf Shoes

Air Jordan Golf Cleat

Air Jordan has become synonymous with some of the finest basketball sneakers of all time. When you rock a famous pair on the court, everybody’s got love for their personal fans. But what would the reaction be at the local country club? The Air Jordan 1 golf cleats have been revealed, thanks to His Airness‘ son. Read More »

Smack / Mar 20, 2014 / 4:45 pm

Michael Jordan Apologizes After Tony Wroten’s Nike Sole Falls Off

Tony Wroten, Evan Turner

Within the last week, Sixers guard Tony Wroten became the third NBA player this year to have his sneaker self-combust in the middle of a game. During Indiana’s visit to Philly last Friday, Wroten’s sole fell right off a pair of his Air Jordan 10 “varsity red” kicks originally released in 2005. It was the third sneaker to self-destruct this season and led to some pun-tastic Post headlines — though we abstained. Now it seems the man the sneaker brand is named after, Michael Jordan, has personally apologized for the now-defunct sneaker. Read More »

NBA, Twitter / Nov 26, 2013 / 11:10 pm

“Air Jordan” Logo Discovered Inside Cucumber [Photo]

(photo. @brosner85)

Nike is ubiquitous, even — apparently — inside a Cucumber. Or is Michael Jordan everywhere, including inside a cucumber? So many questions, but the only thing to answer them is a surprise “Air Jordan” logo upon opening up a cucumber. You heard us right. Read More »

Video / Sep 11, 2013 / 9:15 am

Video: Almost Every Air Jordan Commercial In-A-Row

AirJordan

This isn’t a new video, but it has been updated. If you’re busy, we suggest skipping it entirely because it will definitely eat up 30 minute of your day like it did for us. With a few exceptions, this features every Air Jordan commercial Michael Jordan has ever appeared in for Nike. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Aug 30, 2013 / 2:45 pm

“Fire Red” Air Jordan 5 Retro Hits Stores Tomorrow

Air Jordan 5

For the first since since 2006, the infamous Air Jordan V “Fire Red” will be getting re-released this Saturday. Sporting classic features like that amazing black nylon tongue, some mesh detailing, the No. 23 embroidery and a translucent outsole, this shoe is sure to cause most sneakerheads to get up and out of bed tomorrow morning. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Aug 29, 2013 / 11:30 am

The 30 Best Basketball Commercials Of All Time

Kobe Bryant

Who remembers the Y2K craze? The world was supposed to end, or at the least, society was supposed to collapse. We got a terrible Will Smith album (Or if you were a misguided soul like me, you probably liked it.). We were all planning to end up like John Cusack in 2012, flying planes through buildings and angling for tickets to some special ship. But the best thing to ever came out of the year 2000 was the Sportscenter commercial. Who remembers it? Mark McGwire smashing computers. Charley Steiner, with a tie around his forehead, yelling, “FOLLOW ME! FOLLOW ME TO FREEDOM!” Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Aug 22, 2013 / 2:30 pm

DeMar DeRozan Gives You A Behind-The-Scenes Look At His Sneaker Collection

DeMar DeRozan

There aren’t many NBA players that can compete with DeMar DeRozan when it comes to sneakers. That’s especially true when you’re talking about on the court. DeRozan doesn’t just get shoes to watch them collect dust in his closet. He wears them as they were intended. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Jun 6, 2013 / 11:24 pm

When Richard Hamilton Gets In The Car, He Makes Sure His Sneakers Have Their Seat Belts On Too

Richard Hamilton

When Richard Hamilton goes for a drive, he’s always safety first. He even buckles in his sneakers — no, seriously he does. At least he did in this Instagram picture that Rip posted earlier today. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Jun 4, 2013 / 11:15 am

Awesome Air Jordan 11 Low Colorway Drops This Weekend

Air Jordan 11 Low

With summer finally here, you have to make sure your low top lineup is good to go. This weekend, Jordan Brand has you covered, bringing out a unique White/Black–True Red look to the classic Air Jordan 11 Low. Read More »