RIP: Moses Malone

We dedicate today's entry in Sneaker History to Moses Malone. Three years ago today Moses sadly passed at the young age of 60 in his sleep. The native Virginian was a tenacious basketball player with elite size and strength...

HBD: Yao!

On September 12, 1980 the world was blessed with the birth of Yao Ming in Shanghai, China. That might sound a little dramatic, but Yao expedited the globalization of basketball in ways that would have been impossible without a...

1cent Tuesday: Penny V

Throughout the '90's Penny Hardaway's electrifying play landed him in the hearts of NBA fans across the globe. Touted as Magic Johnson 2.0, Hardaway's size, vision, and athleticism separated him from his contemporaries as he dominated the East with...

Dame 1

Three years ago Adidas banked on a up-and-coming star by the name of Damian Lillard and gave the Portland point-guard his first signature shoe, the D Lillard 1. Casual NBA fans scratched their heads when the first Dame shoe was announced. "Who's this...

TBT: Air Jordan XX

With news surfacing on a new Flyknit version of the Air Jordan XX releasing soon we thought it was fitting to remember the OGs that dropped over ten years ago. The Jordan XX released in 2005 with Carmelo Anthony,...
When Kevin Durant signed with the Golden State Warriors after losing to them in the 2016 NBA Finals the league was fundamentally changed. Much like Thanos from Marvel’s Infinity War, it was all over with the snap of a...

Featherweight Champ

Old-Heads will attest to Nike's brilliance of design during the early to mid 1990's; one of the best and slept on hoops shoes of this time was the Nike Go LWP (light weight performance). Technology was finally starting to...
We look back at a 2009 New Balance collaboration from one of Denmark's premier boutiques, Norse Projects. The Danish boutique brand is known for their clean styling and classic styling--this sneaker followed that model. The search was on for...

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