TAG: Nike Basketball

Style - Kicks and Gear / Apr 1, 2014 / 2:00 pm

Nike Unveils LeBron 11 “What the LeBron” & KD VI “What The KD”

Nike "What The" Series

Today, Nike unveiled two new “What The” colorways for the LeBron 11 and the KD VI and they definitely keep with tradition. In other words, they’re crazy. What began originally seven years ago with the Nike SB Dunk Low and then continued with the Nike Kobe VII in 2012, the “What The #@*%” concept helps celebrate Nike’s innovative thinking and their athletes unparalleled dedication. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Mar 27, 2014 / 4:00 pm

Nike Basketball Introduces 2014 Easter Collection

Nike LeBron 11 Low, Kobe 9 EM & KD VI

Earlier today, Nike unveiled their 2014 Easter Collection, which will include new colorways of the LeBron 11 Low, Kobe 9 EM and the KD VI, as well as matching t-shirts and hats. The collection will be available April 18 at Nike.com and select retail locations globally. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Mar 11, 2014 / 12:45 pm

Nike Unveils Elite Series Team Collection

Nike Basketball Elite Series

Today, Nike unveiled their latest Elite Series Team Collection, featuring new colorways of the LeBron 11, Kobe 9 and KD VI. With the regular season winding down and crunch time approaching, the Elite Series features exact specifications, premium details and advanced construction to push the league’s biggest stars into the biggest moments of the season. Releasing April 11, the collection will be available at Nike.com and select retail locations globally. Read More »

Video / Mar 5, 2014 / 2:25 pm

Video: New Foot Locker Commercial Introduces The “Kobe Piano”

Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant could make anything amazing, even a piano. In this latest gem from Foot Locker, watch the Mamba craft something beautiful with his own hands. Foot Locker has put out some amazing commercials over the past few years, but this ranks right up there with the best of them. You could imagine Kobe actually doing this. 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 »

NBA / Feb 24, 2014 / 5:00 pm

10 Reasons Why The ’90s Was The Best Era In The NBA

Michael Jordan

We are nearly 15 years removed from the ’90s but it is still the most talked about era in NBA history. The 1990s was just a great all-around decade for modern culture and style. Whether it was watching Will Smith in the Fresh Prince, Biggie and Tupac going at it for rap supremacy, or MJ dominating the game, the ’90s impact on our society is still very present. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Feb 24, 2014 / 11:45 am

Report: Damian Lillard To Become Sneaker Free Agent This Summer

Damian Lillard

Damian Lillard will opt out of his deal with adidas to become a sneaker free agent this summer, according to a report from Chris Haynes of CSN Northwest. Having reached a number of incentives built into the original contract, such as winning Rookie of the Year and becoming an All-Star, a source told Haynes it’s almost a foregone conclusion that the Portland point guard will test the market. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Feb 18, 2014 / 3:30 pm

Ranking All 28 Air Jordan Signature Sneakers

Air Jordan XX8 "Stealth-Inspired" Collection

In 1985, a partnership between Michael Jordan and Nike changed the athletic apparel culture forever with the release of the first pair of Air Jordan sneakers. Fast forward about 30 years later and the Jordan Brand has become one of the most iconic athletic brands ever. MJ is the most marketable athlete in our lifetime and his legacy has impacted every athlete in some form or another. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Feb 7, 2014 / 12:00 pm

Go Inside The Nike Kobe 9 Elite “Masterpiece”

Kobe Bryant

Combining passion with intricate and personal details and high performance fashion, the Nike Kobe 9 Elite is shaping up to be one of the top sneakers of 2014. Bryant, known for obsessing over the smallest details and consistently looking for the extra edge, met with designer Eric Avar close to 15 times during the course of two years. Now, after the official launch earlier this winter, on the edge of the sneaker’s release–this Saturday, Feb. 8–Nike went in-depth with the two on what makes this shoe special. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Feb 5, 2014 / 10:42 am

Nike Introduces New Hat Collection For LeBron, Kobe & Durant

Nike Basketball Hat Collection

This week, Nike introduced a new hat collection taking inspiration from the signature sneaker lines of LeBron James, Kobe Bryant and Kevin Durant. For the first time ever, the collection will incorporate and connect the players’ signature sneakers, drawing creativity from the designs, colors and stories behind the shoes. Read More »