Day: February 8, 2015

1998 NBA All-Star - East -(photo cred: Andy Hayt /NBAE via Getty Images)

The G.O.A.T – Michael Jordan – Oldest NBA All-Star Game MVP (1998)

The NBA All-Star Game is always an entertaining display of top players together for one night to show the audience what they are capable of.  But the date February 8th, 1998, will be a one for the ages because this game was more special than others. Was it special because it was located in the Mecca …

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Spud Webb Pony City Wings Dunk Contest

Get Up Little Man – Spud Webb Wins 1986 NBA Dunk Contest

“Spud Webb is too little. He has no business being in the NBA, much less in the Dunk Contest. He is going to get destroyed. Look at the other guys in the contest – Nique, Gerald, Jerome Kersey; he has NO chance.” What started out as a novelty act, the 5′ 7″ point guard for the Hawks …

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Kanye West's adidas Yeezy Boost - Rihanna, Paul McCartney, The Grammys

What’s The Point of a Signature Sneaker?

To make money? To build brand awareness? To use the power of an athlete or entertainer’s celebrity status and media attention? It used to be all of those things, and to an extent, it obviously still is. But things are different now than they were just a decade ago. Kanye West’s adidas signature shoe has …

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