TAG: Ivory Latta

College / Oct 3, 2013 / 4:00 pm

The 20 Best College Basketball Crossovers

Trey Burke

Trey Burke (photo. Michigan Athletics)

The crossover is such a beautiful thing, especially on the college level. From the shake to simply breaking down your defender, crossovers on the college level tend to get the whole arena involved with the usual ohhs and ahhs as familiar soundtracks. As the college basketball season approaches, here is a look at the top 20 crossovers over the past years that deserve your attention… while defenders on the opposite end of these crossovers needed the attention of the team trainers. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear, WNBA / May 8, 2013 / 3:30 pm

The WNBA’s Ivory Latta Is Changing The Sneaker Game For Women

NFinity

NFinity (photo. NFinity)

When Ivory Latta was growing up in South Carolina, she couldn’t go to an athletics shoe store and find kicks made by female basketball players. High-tops? A professional league had to be established first. Read More »

WNBA / Nov 2, 2012 / 12:00 pm

One Of The WNBA’s Shortest Players Is Making A Huge Difference Off The Court

Ivory Latta

Ivory Latta (photo. N-Vision Marketing Inc)

Ever since she picked up a ball, Ivory Latta was always been different. She’s remained 5-6 (with shoes) in a women’s game that saw a collective growth spurt over the last decade. Best known for bringing a playground flavor to the college game while donning the Tar Heel baby blue, she used to dance around opponents on offense with a single crossover followed by a blow-by to the basket. Then on the other end, she’d dive for the ball, floor burns and all, on the very next play. Read More »