Month: August 2015

Ben Drury x Nike Air Max 1 “Hold Tight”

Revisiting Ben Drury’s Nike Air Max 1 “Hold Tight”

During 2006 Nike was celebrating the ultimate evolution for the Air Max lineup, the first year of full-length un-caged air units. To celebrate the Air Max 360, the brand created special collaboration packs including the “Air-U-Breathe” artist pack. The artists who were asked to be part of the special collaboration included a special Air Stab from …

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Carmelo Anthony Game Worn Autographed Jordan Melo 1.5

5 Awesome Game Worn Sneakers Available Now at Steiner Sports

This post is brought to you by Steiner Sports. When it comes to collecting, game worn memorabilia is some of the most highly sought after stuff. One reason for that is because few things capture a moment in time better. Another reason is the undeniable uniqueness. A pair of game worn sneakers are completely unique to …

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James Harden in Nike Zoom Run the One

James Harden turns 26 today!

Happy birthday to the Beard aka James Harden! And a very happy birthday it is as adidas recently signed the Rockets star to a $200 million dollar contract for 13 years. I guess they decided it was better to sign a premier athlete and unique personality rather than making sleeved jerseys for the NBA. It …

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Allen Iverson in Reebok Answer VII "USA"

Allen Iverson Scores 28 Points During the 2003 Olympic Qualifier

Anyone missing basketball? We still have about a month and a half until training camps even start–nothing like some good old A.I. memories to fill our need for some b-ball. Anyone remember the 2003 Team USA team? Don’t worry, not many do, but it was the team sent to Puerto Rico to qualify for the …

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The 10 Most Expensive Air Jordan Auctions on eBay Right Now

The 10 Most Expensive Air Jordan Auctions on eBay Right Now

What would you pay for your ultimate sneaker grail? You know, the one weakness that you would allow yourself to go overboard and spend whatever it takes to get because you know you will never see that shoe in your size, available again. 10 or 15 years ago, that question might have gotten responses ranging …

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Happy 27th Birthday to Jeremy Lin!

SneakerHistory is sending all the best birthday wishes to Jeremy Lin today! Jeremy Lin came out of nowhere in 2010 to become one of the most slept on NBA players with one of the largest fan followings. The documentary about him, Linsanity, was truly inspirational. He’s created a lot of content for YouTube and allowed fans to …

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Kobe Bryant's Sneaker Legacy

A Look Back At Kobe’s Sneaker Legacy

With nearly 19 years in the league we’d like to wish the “Black Mamba,” a nickname he created, a happy 37th birthday. We can’t deny the impact that Kobe Bryant has had on us as an athlete. He has also had an enormous impact on us with the kicks he’s worn on and off the court. Initially …

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Wilt Chamberlain in Converse Chuck Taylor All Star

Happy Birthday to the Late, Great Wilt Chamberlain

Wilt Chamberlain may not be around anymore but his impact on the game of basketball and sneakers is still felt today. Born on August 21, 1936 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, he grew to be a dominating and strong 7’1″ man. His height and athleticism earned him nicknames like “Wilt the Stilt” (which he hated), “Goliath,” and …

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Bodega x adidas ZX 8000 "aZX"

The Bodega x adidas ZX 8000 “aZX”

The adidas ZX 8000 has recently been getting the “Boost” treatment, but don’t overlook the fact that the model has been a staple of the three stripes brand since 1989. Re-released multiple times since its introduction, the original aqua/purple/yellow colorway has always been a popular one. In 2008 Bodega put a more subdued Boston spin …

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adidas Stan Smith TF "Transformer Pack"

Opinion: Zippered Soles, It’s Not What You Think

A photo posted by John Geiger (@johngeiger_) on Aug 17, 2015 at 3:56pm PDT //platform.instagram.com/en_US/embeds.js Yesterday the above Air Force 1 customs popped up all over the internet. I’m not an Air Force 1 fan but the idea of interchangeable elements on sneakers has always fascinated me. Hell, when you have as many sneakers as most of …

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