Month: May 2015

Carmelo Anthony in Air Jordan 2 "Melo"

Remember the Air Jordan 2 “Melo” ?

Longtime New York Knick and Jordan Brand athlete Carmelo Anthony turns 31 today. Having a rough season with the Knicks and even being called out as being the most overrated player in the NBA, Melo is probably itching for Phil Jackson to work his magic during the off-season and start a new year of his …

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Provider x New Balance 1500

7 Years Ago the Provider x New Balance 1500 Released

Although Australian premier sneaker shop Provider opened their doors way back in 2004, it was not until 2008 that they got a chance to work on a signature collaboration sneaker. That sneaker would be the iconic New Balance 1500. Coinciding with a second shop location, the timing of the collaboration was perfect for the growing …

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Nike SB Dunk Low "Bandaid" Photo via solepanda23

A Decade Old, the Nike SB Dunk Low Pro “Bandaid”

If you are a Nike SB fan then you know that different time periods are easily identified by the color of their boxes. The original standard Nike orange boxes and first edition silver boxes kicked off the brand, but the pink box era was when the hype really grew. Sneakers like the Tiffs and J-Packs …

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Larry Bird in Converse Wearpon

Anniversary of Larry Bird’s Famous Steal Against Detroit

Larry Legend aka Larry Bird was a part of some iconic moments in NBA history. Arguably, on this date in 1987 was one of his most famous plays and one of the best for Boston Celtics fans. The then-Celtics Big 3 (Bird, Kevin McHale, Robert Parish) were battling the Detroit Piston in a tough Eastern …

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Larry Bird in Converse ERX-400 and Dominique Wilkins in Brooks Highlight

Anniversary of the Bird vs Wilkins Game 7 Duel

Today marks the anniversary of one of the greatest duels in NBA history. It was the deciding Game 7 of the 1988 Eastern Conference Semifinals: Dominique Wilkins was trying to lead his exciting Atlanta Hawks over the old guard Boston Celtics led by Larry Bird. The fourth quarter is when the two went after each …

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Dikembe Mutombo in adidas Mutombo 2 Photo

In 1994 Dikembe Mutombo Broke the Playoff Block Record

No, no, no. Dikembe Mutombo and his finger wag was a constant sight of NBA fans during the 90’s–much to the chagrin of driving players. The big man was one of the best centers of the league during a time when big men were dominating. His career total of 3,256 blocked shots is second only …

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Chad Muska with Supra Skytop IV

Happy Birthday Chad Muska!

Did you know that as a kid Chad Muska actually was a BMXer? Not that he didn’t hang around skaters or enjoy messing around on a board but one (bad) day his bike got stolen. A friend let him have a board and that, as they say, was history. The professional skater has had signature …

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Undefeated x New Balance 1500 "Desert Storm"

It’s Been 5 Years Since the Undefeated x New Balance 1500 “Desert Storm” Released

It’s hard to believe but it took until 2010 for Undefeated and New Balance to work together on a project. For their first foray, the iconic 1500 was to be the foundation of their partnership. The team at Undefeated was inspired by military designs during the Gulf War for this project. As a brand, Undefeated …

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Kobe Bryant in adidas Crazy 8, Michael Jordan in Air Jordan 13

The Anniversary of Jordan’s 5th MVP Award

May 18, 1998 marked the fifth time that Michael Jordan received the NBA’s Most Valuable Player award. MJ went out with a bang as his last MVP also coincided with his final year with the Chicago Bulls and the year that he won his sixth championship. Honored with the award five times also added him …

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Michael Jordan in Air Jordan XI IE Low

MJ Clinches Series Over Knicks in Air Jordan XI IE Low

The 1996 season was a year in which Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls made a lot of history. Having lost to the upstart Orlando Magic the year prior, during the Playoffs, MJ had more than enough motivation to come into the season ready to show the world what he was capable of. That year …

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