Month: March 2015

Nike SB Dunk Low Pro "Supa"

Lucky 13, the Nike SB Dunk Low Pro “Supa”

It’s hard to believe but Nike SB is celebrating its 13th year of existence. Nike may have had earlier attempts at skate-catered shoes but the success of the “Pro” line and a deep field of team riders helped build Nike SB into the powerhouse it is was. One of the big names to represent the …

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Charles Barkley in Nike Air Force Max Michael Jordan in Air Jordan 8

4 Years Ago the Suns Retired Charles Barkley’s Jersey

Often referenced as one of the best players to never win a championship, the “Round, Mound of Rebound” aka Charles Barkley is a winner in our hearts. Every week he’s still part of the NBA conversation thanks to being an integral piece of TNT’s Inside the NBA. As an analyst he might not know all …

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Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls vs the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden 03/28/1995 - Photo cred via AP Photo/Kevin Larkin

The “Double-Nickel” Game – Michael Jordan’s Come Back at MSG

When you take 18 months off to play baseball, you can’t just assume that you have the overall shape to just come in and shoot hoops do you? Don’t tell that to Michael Jordan. With the NBA season half-way passed, the only message that mattered was “I’m Back.”  This was the message Michael Jordan relayed when …

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Rick Barry - King of Granny Shots - Rick Barry Sneakers

The King of Granny Shots Turns 71

Rick Barry has had his ups and downs but his basketball career was definitely filled with more of the former. Richard Francis Dennis Barry III is mostly known for wearing adidas but even more so, he’s remembered for his “granny shot” underhanded free throws. You know, aside from his ABA Championship, NBA Championship, NBA MVP Award, 8 NBA …

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Khalli Vegas

Khalli Vegas The King of Vintage Sneakers

Earlier this week I sat down with a unique individual in this whole sneaker thing. He has an enormous stash of vintage kicks from brands many have never heard of or completely forgot about. If you’re into vintage sneakers, and vintage high tops especially, you’ve got to take in the knowledge he has. He’s a great …

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rudi dassler

Birth of a Sneaker Nation – Happy Birthday Rudolf Dassler

  For those of you unfamiliar, the man above is one half of a large reason you are here. That is Rudolf Dassler, the founder of Puma, and older brother of Adi Dassler, which you should be able to add up. He founded… adidas. What started out as a family business (their father made shoes …

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Jacques Slade

Sneaker History Team Shows #AIRMAXDAY Love

3.26 The day to show love for your Airs, Air Max that is. The team at Sneaker History shares some of their affection for Air Maxes with some new, some old, but all good (at least in our eyes). Check out pictures that shows that our love for Air Maxes isn’t only once a year.

Air Max 90 25yrs

Celebrating 25 Years Of The Air Max 90

We are celebrating 25 years of the Air Max 90 with 25 of our favorite colorways. Fittingly it is also Nike’s second #airmaxday today, March 26th. Special shout out to NikeTalk TeamAMFam member’s Tak and daaznfella for the assist on the list! Another design under Tinker Hatfield’s extensive resume, the Air Max 90 aka Air …

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Kyle Lowry in PEAK PE

Kyle Lowry Looking Forward to Year 29

Kyle Lowry’s career has been on an uptick ever since he joined the team up north, the Toronto Raptors. The Villanova guard left after his sophomore year and was drafted by the Memphis Grizzles with the 24th pick in the 2006 NBA Draft. There he got injured and battled for the position with Mike Conley. …

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Nike SB Dunk Low "Futura"

12yrs Old And Still Amazing, The Nike SB Dunk Low “Futura”

There have only been a handful of collaborators who have had the priviledge of working with Nike on various projects. One of those individuals is the artist Futura. Nowadays its seems like a collaboration’s are based around themes and stories, which works well. But when Futura put his spin on the Nike SB Dunk Low …

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