TAG: Li’l Penny

Style - Kicks and Gear / May 7, 2014 / 3:15 pm

Nike Introduces “Shooting Stars Pack” With Air Foamposite One & Lil Penny Posite

Nike "Shooting Stars Pack"

Today, Nike Sportswear gave us an official look at the upcoming Shooting Stars Pack, which will feature the Air Foamposite One and an all-new Lil Penny Posite. This sneaker is the culmination of what started with NSW Design Director Marc Dolce and Lil Penny’s return during All-Star Weekend this year in New Orleans. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Feb 25, 2014 / 2:30 pm

The 10 Best Characters Of Basketball Commercials

"Blake & Drain"

With the release of a new series with Powerade entitled “Streetball Court,” LeBron James is part of a cast of elite basketball players that have appeared in commercials under a different alias. In the series, James stars as Judge James, enforcing the rules of basketball to ballers that simply do not get the ethics of streetball; “Thou shall drink their own drink” or call “the ticky-tacky foul”. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Jul 18, 2013 / 2:16 pm

Penny Hardaway’s 10 Best Commercials

Penny Hardaway

When I was in eighth grade, pretty much everyone I knew had a Shaquille O’Neal Magic jersey; even in his second year, Shaq was the only NBA player that even approached the iconic status of Michael Jordan. Noticing my growing interest in hoops – before Shaq, I had primarily been a baseball fan – my father took me to the store to get my first jersey. Read More »

Featured Gallery, NBA, Style - Kicks and Gear / Jan 31, 2012 / 1:00 pm

Dime Q&A: Penny Hardaway Tells All

Penny Hardaway

If you’re a fan of Penny Hardaway, it’s impossible not to consider what could have been. Penny was All-NBA First Team twice by the time he was 25. Who knows what heights he could have reached if only his body had held up?

That said, there’s no point to focusing on what didn’t happen at the expense of celebrating what actually did. Penny’s all too brief period atop the basketball world brought him a well-deserved enduring legacy, and his eternally cool Nike signature line and 1 Cent logo continues to resonate with sneakerheads of all ages. Read More »

Video, We Reminisce / Oct 6, 2010 / 4:00 pm

We Reminisce: Li’l Penny Went To High School With Kevin Garnett

Correct me if I’m wrong, but there’s no better commercial series than Nike’s Li’l Penny spots. Hands down. Here’s a gem where Li’l Penny tells Big Penny to say whatup to Kevin Garnett for him – because they went to high school together. Classic.