Fire Red 4s

Mike’s ‘Fire Red’ sneakers are slept on. There, I said it; but let me elaborate. Four inaugural colorways of the IV(4) dropped in 1989, but we all know the Sneaker Community likes to play favorites… Bred – One of the GOAT Jordans. The shot over Craig. Great, fantastic, blah blah blah. White Cement – One of …

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ABA x Converse G4

3 Forgotten Facts About The ABA and Their New Converse Collab

You might be familiar with the NBA, aka the National Basketball Association, but how familiar are you with the ABA, aka the American Basketball Association? Let’s look at 3 facts about the ABA that will help you appreciate the perfect pairing of this week’s Converse collaborative release. Although it might be seen as a long …

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Nike’s Air Raid Got Skeeels

Released by Nike in 1992, Tinker Hatfield’s Air Raid helped transform sneaker marketing. The Air Raid’s big “thing” was their ‘Outdoor Use Only’ construction, meaning, these kicks could withstand battles on the blacktop. When you think about it though… pre-1992 basketball shoes were totally capable of handling outdoor play. Most basketball games growing up take …

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Enter The PUMA RS-Dreamer

In December of 2018, We posted a piece called Don’t Sleep On PUMA, it’s now September of 2020 and that statement couldn’t ring any more true! Enter the PUMA RS-Dreamer.   We all have seen PUMA’s rise into the basketball sneaker hierarchy over the past two years. Not only have they been able to sign a solid …

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More Is Better: The Nike Air More Uptempo

Less is more. Wrong. There’s such thing as too much of a good thing. Wrong. More is better. Correct. More love… more ice cream…. and most importantly, more Air. The Air More Uptempo stands as one of the most distinct models in Nike Basketball’s rich catalog. Conceived by Wilson Smith in 1996, the More Uptempo’s …

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The Nike Air Max2 CB 94’s Return

When listing off Nike Basketball signature lines most people typically start with Kobe, LeBron, Penny, or Pip, but real OGs of the culture will quickly bring up Charles Barkley’s impressive kick resume. It’s no secret that Nike’s retro of the Air Max2 CB 94 has popped up at various retailers over the last month, but …

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Reebok Celebrates the 25th Anniversary of Iverson’s Question Mid

A glimmer of hope throughout 2020 has been Reebok’s onslaught Question retros. Since AI’s 2016 NBA Hall-Of-Fame induction, Reebok has paid homage to its star’s legacy through releases that explore every facet of Iverson. From fishing rods to crossovers – we’ve successfully familiarized ourselves with Allen’s life through exceptional sneaker storytelling. On 8/21 we’ll get …

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Nike’s Mind & Body Remedy: The Offline

What happens when Team Cozy meets Team No-Phone? You get the Nike Offline. Nike’s new mule-like slip-on seeks to help you do… nothing. Everything about the Offline is designed for one purpose, relaxed comfort. From the exposed-foam padded tongue to the cushioned adjustable strap. Armed with two sets of unique sensory drop-in midsoles, the Nike …

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When OGs Collide: The Reebok Question Mid “OG Meets OG”

Reebok and adidas drop their new collaborative effort tomorrow (Friday, 8/7) that celebrates Allen Iverson and James Hardens’ first signature shoes. This is the second time Reebok and adidas have partnered for a cross-brand release – the Instapump Furry BOOST being the first. The collab is insane, lets start there. They spectacularly blend the adidas …

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Not Your Dad’s Chucks – The New Converse All Star BB EVO

Today Converse Hoops debuted their newest model, the All Star BB EVO. Tuned for fluid creativity on the court, the All Star BB EVO pays homage to the line’s rich history while pushing technology and performance forward. Since Converse Hoop’s return to performance basketball in 2019, the brand has continued to make waves in leagues …

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