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Style - Kicks and Gear / Jun 17, 2014 / 9:00 pm

World’s First Sneaker Pawn Shop Opens In NYC

Sneaker Pawn Shop

There’s a wholly unique reason to visit the pawn shop opening up in Harlem over the next few weeks on Lenox Avenue and West 120th Street. Nice Kicks first spotted the shots when Animal New York stopped by the entrepreneurial vision of 10th-grader Chase Reed, who along with his father, Troy, and Rahsaan “Uncle Bless” Capers, have opened up a sneaker-only pawn shop with some of the most classic kicks ever made. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Apr 17, 2014 / 10:30 am

Go On A Sneaker Hunt Inside Sacramento’s Locker Room

Sacramento Kings

Sacramento might be lottery-bound again this summer, but when it comes to sneakers, they’re right up there with some of the best teams in the league. DeMarcus Cousins is considered one of the NBA’s biggest sneakerheads and Isaiah Thomas is always debuting some dope Reebok PEs. Add in the trade that brought Rudy Gay to California and you can see why the Kings had to be a destination for Nice Kicks‘ ongoing “Sole Access” series. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Dec 27, 2013 / 10:00 am

Go Inside Josh Childress’ Incredible Sneaker Garage, Part 3

Josh Childress

Josh Childress was waived earlier this season by the up-and-coming New Orleans Pelicans. He saw action in only four games and failed to score a single point. Still, he’s one of the biggest sneakerheads in the NBA, and going off regular shoe knowledge rather than dudes getting the scoop for free (easy to do when you’re an NBA player), he might be top three. That alone earns him some serious bonus points in our book. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Nov 15, 2012 / 3:00 pm

Go Inside Joe Budden’s Insane Sneaker Closet

Joe Budden

Joe Budden might be one of the biggest names in hip-hop, but even he started out in the sneaker game like a lot of us: he wanted the legendary playoff Jordan XIs and couldn’t get them. Naturally, now that he has the fame, the money and the connections to get pretty much anything he wants, Budden went back and grabbed all of the old Jordans he never could as a kid. But that’s not the entirety of his collection. Thanks to our friends at Nice Kicks, here’s a look at some truly crazy customs in Joe Budden’s closet. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Nov 30, 2010 / 12:00 pm

NBA JAM Parties In Chicago, New York & L.A. This Week!

NBA JAM

Ever since the official launch of NBA JAM for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, our friends over at Complex and EA Sports have been throwing parties at some of the hottest sneaker stores around the country. From Austin, San Francisco and Philly to Chicago, New York and L.A., attendees have an opportunity to check out the revamped classic game, enjoy free drinks and hang out with the hosts such as Jrue Holiday, Kyle Korver and Eric Gordon in their respective cities. With that, check out the cities they’ve been to and the next ones on tap this week. Read More »