If you watched the NCAA tournament this past weekend, you had the chance to witness that the best teams do not always win. We saw Duke lose to a 14-seeded Mercer team that destroyed all of our brackets, while also witnessing Kansas, Ohio State, Syracuse, North Carolina and Wichita State all fall early.
Having the best talent can only get you so far when it comes to tournament time. In a tournament where anything can happen, it takes a great team that plays together to win the NCAA title–not just a group of individuals. Read More »
The best college basketball teams of the decade is a debate that can take forever to hash out, depending on how you define best. When people think of best their first thought is probably always going to be championships. Although that is a great indicator, should that be the only measuring stick to judge the quality of a team and the lasting impression it left on a decade? Read More »
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.comâ€Ž,ShoePalace.com, Karmaloop.com, and reebok.com. Read More »
/ Sep 25, 2013 / 3:00 pm
Reebok‘s bringing (back) the heat this fall. Debuting November 1, two of the sneaker company’s most iconic retro models, the Question and Pump Omni Lite, are both coming back with what its calling “a new twist on an on-court classic.” Read More »
There’s not too many NBA players who can say they single handedly made a specific shoe brand famous. The most obvious one is Michael Jordan as his retro releases cause mayhem at malls across the globe. But after the All-Star Weekend in 1991, the legacy of dunk contest champion Dee Brown will forever be linked to the moment when he made his Reebok Pump sneakers iconic. Read More »
It was two years ago when all this started. Reebok wanted to reconnect with the street, bring back the flavor that had them on top of the sneaker game for so long. They needed flair. They needed personality. Above all else, they needed authenticity. Hip-hop icon Swizz Beatz was brought on to oversee the movement. Shaquille O’Neal and Allen Iverson were brought on to headline the movement. Now, they’re definitely back and bigger than ever. Read More »
Steve Francis (photo. Gary Land)
For a very long time, the NBA has been about who has the better athletes. From Bill Russell to Wilt Chamberlain to Oscar Robertson to LeBron James, the better athletes have always been the best players in the league. Read More »
Most basketball fans will remember the 1991 NBA Slam Dunk Contest for Dee Brown‘s iconic “no look” dunk. But everyone remembers what sneakers he had on that day, or rather what sneakers he pumped up that day: the Reebok Pump Omni Lite. Read More »
Four first-time dunkers are competing in the All-Star Weekend Dunk Contest this year, and they’ve got 28 years of history to live up to when it comes to dramatic dunk debuts.
Chase Budinger, Derrick Williams, Paul George and Jeremy Evans take part in Saturday night’s Sprite Slam Dunk Contest in Orlando, where they’ll be chasing the precedent of the best dunkers in their first contest. From Spud to Kobe to J.R. and Jordan, we bring you the top 10 of those moments here. Read More »
For the first time since 1994, Georgetown’s Patrick Ewing, Dikembe Mutombo and Alonzo Mourning will be together again – that is, in Africa. The three NBA legends will headline Basketball Without Borders‘ trip to South Africa next month, where the global basketball development and community outreach program will use basketball to influence positive social change. Read More »