Being that they’re stationed in downtown L.A., the Nike Vault always comes correct with Kobe Bryant apparel. Recently, we showed you their USA Basketball Collection, an awesome assortment of Team USA gear, from jerseys and jackets to the Nike Zoom Kobe VII “USA” editions. Now tomorrow, Nike Vault will be releasing these limited edition Kobe USA Custom Nike Elite Socks on a first-come, first-serve basis. Only 24 pairs of each colorway will be released, and they will also be retailing for $24. Read More »
The Olympics are right around the corner, and after we nearly lost to Argentina yesterday, every basketball fan in the country can feel the tension. To help get us ready, Nike Vault recently posted some of their new USA Basketball collection on their Facebook page, and not surprisingly, much of it features Kobe Bryant. Read More »
Last night marked the 15th anniversary of the WNBA’s first game, a match between the Los Angeles Sparks and New York Liberty on June 21, 1997. To honor the historic date, Nike created a special Sparks colorway of the Nike Zoom Hyperfuse 2011 for their players and courtside fans to wear during their 96-91 victory at home. Check ‘em out: Read More »
To celebrate his newly awarded Rookie of the Year hardware, Blake Griffin and Nike decided it was finally time the Clippers forward had his own late-night talk show – this is Hollywood after all. And along with help from comedian Andy Richter, they did just that last night at the Nike Vault in front of a very small, studio-sized crowd of onlookers. The set, props, theatrics and even sidekick host all helped to create a pretty awesome atmosphere for the first taping of The Blake Show. Luckily for us, we got to catch the show’s only performance and get up with both Griffin and Richter to hear how their first show all went down.
We don’t have to tell you that Blake Griffin means business both on and off the court. His rookie season numbers speak for themselves – 1,845 points, 214 dunks, 989 rebounds, 3,111 minutes and 82 starts – making him the unanimous winner of NBA Rookie of the Year. Tonight, Nike is celebrating this feat with the first (and perhaps last) episode of The Blake Show – a satirical play on late-night TV co-starring Andy Richter. Read More »