Month: December 2014

P-Rod Primitive Green Label

P-Rod Turns The Big 3-0

Paul Rodriguez III, not his comedian father, is better known to the world by his simple nickname, P-Rod. Today he turns the big 3-0 and doesn’t seem to be slowing down in any aspect of his life. Now a father, P-Rod is known for being a professional skateboarder but has expanded to acting, shop/brand owner …

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Brent Barry wearing Nike Air Zoom Flight 95 Dunk Contest

Brent Barry, Former Slam Dunk Champion, Turns 43

Nowadays Brent “Bones” Barry is a well respected and staple figure on NBA.tv, but the former NBA player had a healthy playing career as well. Ending his career in 2009, Barry finished his NBA life with two NBA Championships courtesy of Gregg Popovich, Tim Duncan and the San Antonio Spurs. But for sneakerheads Barry’s crowning …

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Tiger Woods Turns 39, Will He Be The Best of All-Time?

Known by his family as Eldrick Tont Woods, “Tiger” remains one of the most celebrated and innovative players in the game of golf. Like Kobe Bryant, Tiger turned professional in 1996 and has basically reigned supreme since then. He has According to Wikipedia, Tiger has won 79 official PGA Tour events including 14 majors, which …

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As King James Turns 30, Should His Nikes Retro?

There has never been an athlete as watched, scrutinized, loved and hated with such relentlessness the way LeBron James has been. The first time you saw LeBron play was likely as high school freshman or sophomore. Unless you were just a mild basketball fan, of course. In that case, it took until February of 2002 for you …

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Paul Rodriguez P-Rod Ice Cube Commercial

Nike SB P-Rod Commercial Featuring Ice Cube

Nike SB, actually skateboarding in general, relies so much on videos, it’s surprising there aren’t more unforgettable commercials for skate shoes. Hands down my favorite SB commercial is the Paul Rodriguez commercial from back in 2009. After living in LA, being a fan of Ice Cube, always wanting to be able to skateboard and a …

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adidas TS Beast Dwight Howard USA PE

adidas TS Beast Dwight Howard USA PE

When most sneakerheads think of Team USA, they think of Air Jordan 7s, and rightfully so. However, if you’re paying attention, you can pick up some seriously rare gems from some of the other players that have repped the United States over the years. For instance, these adidas TS Beast Dwight Howard USA PE’s that …

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Kobe Bryant wearing Kobe 3 "China" vs Knicks. December 23, 2007. Youngest to reach 20,000 Points

Kobe is Youngest to Score 20,000 Points at MSG

Before he could pass up Michael Jordan for third on the NBA all-time scoring list, Kobe Bryant had to reach 20,000 career points. And on a cold winter night in New York on December 23rd, 2007, Kobe lit up the Knicks to become the youngest to ever do it at 29 years, 112 days . …

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Air Jordan 7 Team USA Player Exclusive Samples

Air Jordan 7 Team USA Player Exclusives

Olympic Air Jordans are timeless. Every year the Olympic Games come around, you see tons of people breaking out a plethora of red, white and blue themed sneakers. But what most people may not know is that when it comes to USA Basketball, the team gets special versions made for them. While the 2004 squad …

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Sample: Spalding Slash Jimmer Fredette PE

Spalding may not be your typical sneaker brand but there is no denying their connection to the game of basketball. When Jimmer Fredette was drafted by the Sacramento Kings, Spalding stepped back into the sneaker arena with two models called the Spalding Slash and Spalding Threat. Jimmer’s time on the court slowly diminished in Sacramento …

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Air Jordan 1 x Fragment Remastered

The business of retros is big. Brands, both big and small are looking into their archive to bring back models from yesteryear. Jordan Brand has performed extremely well when it comes to retro products and for 2015 will be taking a more personal approach to their quality and design. First announced at an intimate setting …

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