TAG: nike

Style - Kicks and Gear / Apr 18, 2014 / 3:15 pm

Official Look At The Nike KD VI Elite “EYBL”

Nike KD VI "EYBL"

Nike KD VI “EYBL” (photo. @NikeEYB)

Earlier today we got an official look at the EYBL version of the Nike KD VI Elite, and this shoe is sick. It’ll be worn by players involved in the youth league this summer.

Featuring the youth league’s logo on the tongue, and a barrage of red, orange, violet and springtime colors, there’s no word yet on an official release date. However, with summer just around the corner (I think?), expect more details to emerge soon. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Apr 17, 2014 / 3:00 pm

Illinois Introduces New Nike Basketball Uniforms

Nike Illinois uniforms

Nike Illinois uniforms (photo. Nike)

The University of Illinois and Nike introduced a new brand and identity system for the school today, which will feature updated uniforms for all 19 of the school’s intercollegiate sports teams. Using consistent colors, logos, lettering and numerals, the new digs will debut with the football and basketball programs and gradually expand to other sports in future seasons. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Apr 16, 2014 / 4:00 pm

First Look: Nike X PPP Collection Coming Soon

Nike x PPP collection

Nike x PPP collection (photo. Nike)

On April 26 Nike teams with the PIGALLE — aka Pain O Chokolat — crew to release an authentic collection of the basketball lifestyle. The collection features the iconic Nike Air Force 1 Hi and Lo paired with a pair of tank-tops, shorts, a basketball and a snapback to complete an overall basketball X street aesthetic which represents the game’s organic roots on urban playgrounds in the US and abroad. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Apr 15, 2014 / 2:45 pm

First Look: The Nike SB x Jordan I With Lance Mountain

Nike SB x Air Jordan I

Nike SB x Air Jordan I (photo. Nike)

Today, we got an official look at the upcoming collaboration between the Nike SB and Air Jordan lines, which has spawned a truly unique sneaker. Featuring two separate colorways that are both painted on, wearing away over time to reveal something else entirely, the Nike SB x Jordan I collaboration was designed by famed skater Lance Mountain, finally cashing in on the longtime cult following the Air Jordan I has had among skaters. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Apr 12, 2014 / 4:00 pm

Mache Celebrates UConn Women’s Title With Custom Nike Kobe 9 Elites

Nike Kobe 9 Elite

Nike Kobe 9 Elite (photo. Nike Basketball)

Geno Auriemma and the UConn women won yet another basketball championship this year and to celebrate, famed sneaker artist Mache presented them with some custom Nike Kobe 9 Elites. Made specifically for Auriemma, they are meant to honor the program’s ninth title and feature special words and phrases such as “Conquer and dominate”, his personal wine and restaurant, 9 championships and “Philly raised”. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Apr 11, 2014 / 1:30 pm

15 Sneakers We Want To See On NIKEiD

Nike Kobe Prelude IV

Nike Kobe Prelude IV (photo. Nike Basketball)

NIKEiD has exploded from its initial clunky and slow infrastructure into a highly desirable, limited-run option for sneaker fans to deck out the latest Nike Basketball signature sneakers or the newest Air Max models, acting out their own fantasies like Tinker Hatfield. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Apr 9, 2014 / 12:30 pm

Nike Introduces Elite Series Gold Collection For LeBron, Kobe & KD

Nike Elite Series "Gold" Collection

Nike Elite Series “Gold” Collection (photo. Nike)

Not long after unveiling their new Elite Series “Hero Collection, Nike Basketball is back at it, revealing the Elite Series “Gold” Collection for basketball’s three biggest stars: LeBron James, Kobe Bryant and Kevin Durant. Featuring the LeBron 11 Elite, Kobe 9 Elite and KD VI Elite, this collection sports gold hues, premium materials, advanced construction and athlete insights during the most important part of the NBA season. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Apr 8, 2014 / 11:45 am

First Look: Nike Kobe 9 Elite Low HTM

Nike Kobe 9 Elite Low HTM

Nike Kobe 9 Elite Low HTM (photo. Nike)

The latest in the defining HTM series from Nike, the Kobe 9 Elite Low HTM will push the boundaries and potential of Flyknit tech to create something innovative and performance-based. Starting April 8 with the first of four colorways, the Kobe 9 Elite Low HTM collection will release exclusively at Nike Stadium Milano and Excelsior in Milan. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Apr 8, 2014 / 11:15 am

Nike’s Limited Edition UConn National Championship Collection

Nike--UConn National Champs

Nike–UConn National Champs (photo. Nike)

No one saw this coming. After a year off from the NCAA tournament, and an up-and-down roller coaster season that included an absolute thumping at the hands of Louisville, the UConn Huskies weren’t supposed to make a deep run in the tournament, let alone win the whole thing. Read More »

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

Nike “What The” Series (photo. Nike Basketball)

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 »