Month: April 2015

Tinker Hatfield with Nike Air Mag

Happy Birthday to Sneaker Legend Tinker Hatfield

Tinker Hatfield. For sneakerheads he is a living legend. The mastermind behind so many iconic Nike/Jordan Brand models that we have so many fond memories of. Currently he is the Vice President for Design and Special Projects which pretty much means he gets to build whatever he wants in the Innovation Kitchen. No one could …

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Andre Agassi in Nike Air Tech Challenge II

Happy Birthday to Andre Agassi

Andre Agassi is one of the most popular tennis athletes the world has ever seen. His flamboyant look and attitude matched the glitz of his hometown, Las Vegas. Although tennis had seen plenty of bad boys (Jimmy Connors, John McEnroe), Agassi brought a personality to the sport that transcended the game. Like many of Nike’s …

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A.R.C. x adidas Stan Smith 80's

Looking Back At The A.R.C. x adidas Stan Smith 80’s

In 2009, adidas had a special project for their Consortium lineup. The 3Way collection consisted of 12 of adidas’ premier retailers working on five of their iconic models. The first wave of the special collection consisted of four shops. Patta represented Amsterdam, Sneakersnstuff for Stockholm, LimitEditions for Barcelona, and A.R.C. was chosen to represent New …

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Tim Duncan in Nike Total Foamposite Max

On This Date In 1998 Tim Duncan Became The Rookie of the Year

Long ago Tim Duncan didn’t have nicknames like “Old Man Riverwalk” or “Old Man Duncan.” When he joined the league in 1997-98 season Duncan was one-half of the “Twin Towers” looking to lead the Spurs to greatness. And after his first season the signs were all there showing he would be the impact player that …

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David Robinson in Nike Air Unlimited

David Robinson Scores 71, Wins NBA Scoring Title

Before Tim “Old Man Riverwalk” Duncan, the San Antonio Spurs had another dominating big man, David Robinson. Before the “Twin Towers” duo was formed, Robinson was helping put the Spurs on the basketball map. During a time when big men were a more dominant focus of the game the NBA Scoring Title was coming down …

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Steve Kerr in Nike Air Maestro III (1996)

Steve Kerr Finishes 1995 Season Making 52.4% of His 3-Pointers

Before he was a TNT analyst, or President and General Manager and part-owner of the Phoenix Suns, or coaching the Golden State Warriors to a franchise-record 67-15 record, Steve Kerr was dropping buckets in Nikes. The California native was a sharp-shooting leader for the Arizona Wildcats where he set an NCAA record for 3-point percentage …

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Nike SB Dunk High "Sea Crystal"

Still Beautiful 11yrs Later, the Nike SB Dunk High “Sea Crystal”

Although the Dunk Lows get plenty of the spotlight the Dunk High had a very strong beginning as well with Nike SB. During the first year the “Supreme” pack, “Irons” and “Hulks” all released. For the second year, 2004, they started off with the under-appreciated “Ghosts” but the “Sea Crystals” put the Dunk High back …

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Dennis Scott in Reebok Swingman

In 1996 Dennis Scott’s Hit 267 3-Pointers

When your nickname is 3D, you are expected to make a 3-pointer or two. Luckily for the most part Dennis Scott did that; actually made 267 of them during the 1996 season for the Orlando Magic. At that time it was the NBA record until some guy named Ray Allen hit 269 in 2005-06 and …

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Allan Houston in Nike Air Flightposite 3 PE

Happy 44th Allan Houston

The people of New York and fans of basketball know the name Allan Houston. Although he was a drafted and member of the Detroit Pistons out of college, but spent most and rest of his career playing for the Knicks. He was a key member of the Knicks during the changing of the guard in …

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HUF x Nike Air Max 1 "Hufquake" Photo Credit @bubblekoppe

Remembering the “Hufquake” Air Max 1

If you were into sneakers in the 2000’s and you were in San Francisco, a stop at one of the HUF stores was on the agenda. Professional skater Keith Hufnagel’s passion for shoes and clothing lead to the creation of the stores and brand that we know today. The ties to the city lead to …

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