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Featured Gallery, NBA, Video / Oct 4, 2012 / 1:00 pm

Derrick Rose’s Top 10 NBA Crossovers

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For Derrick Rose‘s 24th birthday, the release of his new signature shoes, and plenty more D-Rose hoopla, we thought this would be an ideal to take a look at the Top 10 crossovers of his NBA career…

There are innumerable ways to describe Derrick Rose’s game. Already an NBA MVP, he’s crazy fast from baseline to baseline. He’s got crazy flight, doing damage at the rim like no other point guard before him. And his crazy handle lets him drop nearly any defender in the league. To be all of these, though, his shoes have to be crazy light.

The perfect combination of all those elements is the baby Bull’s crossover. He’s modest about his move — he calls it “a basic right-to-left crossover, or left-to-right crossover” — but we all know calling it “basic” is like calling NASA math easy.
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NBA / Feb 6, 2012 / 10:30 am

Interview with the Nuggets’ Jordan Hamilton

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It’s only a matter of time before Denver Nuggets rookie swingman Jordan Hamilton makes his mark in the NBA. Even though he may be struggling for minutes and shots right now, Hamilton’s time will come – there’s no doubt about that. While Jordan may have a ways to go on the court, he is already an all-star in terms of his sneaker collection. When it comes to copping exclusive kicks, this L.A. native is a grizzled vet.

Just days before his first NBA season officially got underway, we got up with Jordan in his L.A. apartment to check out the heat he was lining up for his rookie year. You can see it over at the Foot Locker Unlocked Blog.

NBA / Feb 1, 2012 / 9:01 am

A Look at the Air Jordan X “Chicago”

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We collaborated with the Foot Locker Unlocked blog to break down the significant history of the Air Jordan X “Chicago” and what it has meant to the basketball world.

Check it out HERE.

Style - Kicks and Gear / Jan 21, 2012 / 12:00 pm

Top 10 Jordan Brand Shoes From Ray Allen’s Career

Here at Dime, the Celtics’ Ray Allen is undoubtedly one of our favorite players ever. His game, his style, his personality, his long-standing relationship with Dime – it’s easy to understand why he’s one of our dudes. He’s also been a long-time mainstay of the Jordan Brand’s roster. And with that honor comes a virtual buffet of serious exclusive kicks. Check out this timeline of key moments in Ray’s career and the Jordan Brand kicks he was wearing at the time. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Dec 20, 2011 / 3:37 pm

The 10 Most Anticipated Sneaker Releases of 2012

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The new year brings lot of “new” things into our lives – new experiences, new people, new friends, and maybe most importantly, new kicks.

Our friends over at Foot Locker Unlocked asked us to put together our list of the Most Anticipated Sneaker Releases for 2012. It wasn’t easy, but we narrowed it down to our Top 10. Check out the full list here.

NBA, Style - Kicks and Gear / Nov 28, 2011 / 4:08 pm

In His Own Words: John Wall On His Signature Shoe – The Reebok Zig Encore

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People can’t get enough of John Wall. Whether he’s killing in summer leagues – like dropping 55 points as he did in “The Big Payback” against the Drew League – or sitting at the edge of the list of future breakout stars, Wall is everywhere. He sneaker now is too. Wall’s second signature sneaker with Reebok, the Reebok Zig Encore has officially been released for the retail price of $115. With a 30-second commercial – “Power Your Breakout,” starring Wall in his new joints and music by Swizz Beats – Reebok is looking to breakout with these kicks just as Wall is on the court. Read More »