TAG: nike

NBA / Aug 7, 2014 / 5:00 pm

Nike Honors Paul George With Motivational New Advertisement

Paul George

Less than a week after Paul George suffered a gruesome leg injury that left the basketball world in a state of shock, Nike is already forecasting his comeback. In a motivational new ad, the sports apparel giant says “the best is next” for George despite his long road to recovery. Read More »

NBA / Aug 6, 2014 / 10:30 pm

Report: Kevin Durant Close To $325 Million Endorsement Deal With Under Armour

Kevin Durant

It appears increasingly likely that Kevin Durant will be leaving longtime basketball king Nike for hoops upstart Under Armour. The biggest question on the basketball world’s mind now is if he’ll do the same with the Oklahoma City Thunder and Washington Wizards in the summer of 2016. Durant reportedly cancelled a trip to Nike headquarters and is on the verge of accepting a mind-numbing $325 million endorsement contract with Under Armour, which happens to be located in Baltimore, MD right near his hometown. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Aug 6, 2014 / 2:00 pm

Jordan Brand Introduces The Jordan Super.Fly 3

Jordan Super.Fly 3

Nike today unveiled pics and info on the latest Jordan Brand performance sneaker as part of their Jordan Super.Fly line. Designers worked with Blake Griffin for the game-tested design to ensure the Jordan Super.Fly 3 produced the very best performance powered by flight. Read More »

Latest News / Aug 5, 2014 / 1:00 pm

Report: Kevin Durant Could Net $30 Million A Year If He Signs With Under Armour

Kevin Durant, Marcin Gortat

We’ll have to wait a couple off-seasons for Kevin Durant to become a free agent, but his current seven-year, $60 million deal with Nike is about to expire, with upstart brand Under Armour waiting in the wings. A recent report from Mitch Lawrence of the New York Daily News, cites a source who says KD could land a deal that pays him $30 million annually to switch companies and join the Maryland-based Under Armour, Inc. Read More »

Smack / Jul 29, 2014 / 3:51 pm

Watch LeBron Strip For Raucous Taiwanese Crowd

LeBron James

During a promotional stop in Taiwan on his Nike tour through Asia, LeBron James autographed his sneakers and then flung them into the crowd. Keep in mind James took the stage shirtless, and after his shoes had disappeared into the screaming horde, his shorts were next in line. Read More »

Latest News / Jul 22, 2014 / 10:30 am

Watch LeBron Learn To Play The Piano In China

LeBron James Piano

LeBron James is currently in Beijing as part of a Nike promotional tour. Yesterday, he finally had the chance to meet one of the most famous pianist in the world. It was a meeting that was almost a year in the making. Read More »

NBA / Jun 25, 2014 / 3:15 pm

Video: Kevin Durant Is “The Baddest”

Kevin Durant "The Baddest"

There are no shortage of accolades Kevin Durant racked up on his way to the 2014 NBA MVP. Today, as part of the Nike KD VII unveiling Nike released a new commercial centering around the young sniper from OKC, who just might be “The Baddest.” Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Jun 25, 2014 / 1:15 pm

Nike KD VII Officially Unveiled

Nike KD7 "Lightening Strike"

The reigning 2014 NBA MVP, Kevin Durant, scorched the league with a thunderous scoring bonanza this past season. The early-fall summer release of his seventh signature shoe, the Nike KD VII struck like lightening earlier today. Come check out the newest beauty by the Thunder star. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Jun 16, 2014 / 6:15 pm

Official Unveiling Of Nike Hyperdunk 2014

Paul George Nike Hyperdunk 2014

Today Nike officially unveiled the newest addition to their Hyperdunk line with Paul George rocking the kicks in the release, which originated in 2008. After the Hyperdunk 2010, 2012 and 2013, comes the Hyperdunk 2014, continuing to revolutionize the weight and cushioning for a performance basketball shoe. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Jun 13, 2014 / 10:45 am

Jordan Brand Releasing Special Air Jordan VI Retro Collection This Weekend

AIR JORDAN 6 RETRO

In his seventh season, Michael Jordan finally reached the pinnacle of the basketball world with his first title. To celebrate MJ’s first Finals victory, Jordan Brand is releasing the signature kicks he laced up that year with two distinctive Air Jordan 6 Retros coming this weekend to pay tribute to the sneakers the man laced up as he started his drive to become legend. Read More »