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Style - Kicks and Gear / Sep 20, 2012 / 1:00 pm

The Top 10 Basketball Sneakers Since 2000

Nike Air Jet Flight

Zoom KD II (photo. Sole Collector)

In the new issue of Dime Magazine, we took a look at the best – and worst – the game has offered since the turn of the century. From the players to jerseys to sneakers to teams to even trends, you can relive the past 12 years by scooping up the new issue currently on newsstands nationwide. In those pages, you’ll find the following feature… Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Aug 16, 2012 / 11:00 am

Ranking Nike’s 20 Iconic Sneaker Designs Of The Last 20 Years

Nike 20 Sneaker Iconic Designs

(photo. Nike)

I grew up with basketball shoes on the brain. When the catalogs arrived in the mail, it was to the hoops section I turned first. It was never a brand thing, as I played in Nikes, Reeboks and adidas. One season I even kicked it around in New Balance (I was once a skeptic at first, too). But in many ways, Nike has driven the basketball sneaker dialogue in my lifetime, which isn’t a whole lot longer than its recent countdown of its 20 most iconic designs of the past 20 years. Why this time frame when Air Jordan 1s were released in 1985? Because the original Dream Team came in 1992, and helped push not only sneakers to a wider audience, but globalized basketball’s visibility. Of those 20, from the Air Force 180 Low to Hyperdunk+, here are our rankings for the most iconic of the bunch. Read More »

Olympics, Style - Kicks and Gear / Feb 21, 2012 / 1:30 pm

Nike Unveils “Dream Team” Collection Of Sneakers & Apparel

The Dream Team Destroyer Jacket

The Dream Team Destroyer Jacket (photo. Nike)

Need anymore reason to get excited for the Olympics this summer? We’ve already shown you the jerseys, and some behind-the-scenes photos from Nike’s epic Olympic Basketball Summit. Now, news has arrived that they plan to commemorate the 20-year anniversary of the Dream Team with a dope collection of apparel and footwear. It will include the Nike Air More Uptempo, Nike Shox BB4, Nike Air Force 180, Nike Air Zoom Huarache 2K4 and Nike Air Force 1 Hi, as well as the crowning piece, the Dream Team Destroyer Jacket. Read More »