Month: April 2016

Eric Koston with éS Koston K3 "Lakers"

Happy Birthday Mr. Koston

Eric Koston is now onto his 4th decade on this earth but that doesn’t mean his popularity has waned any. In fact he might be more popular especially since he is now part of the Nike family. Skateboarding now for over 30 years, the Southern California native has been one of the most popular skateboarders …

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Transformers x Nike Free 7.0 "Optimus Prime"

Nike Free 7.0, More than Meets the Eye

The partnership between Nike and the Transformers franchise has been around since before Calvin Johnson and other Transformer themed releases. But one of their most interesting collaborations wasn’t even on a pair that could be worn. Back in 2007 Tranformers Sports Label was created, a toyline label made in conjunction with Nike. To kick off …

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XLarge x Vans Era "Speckled" Heel

When XLarge Speckled the Vans Era

Vans has been a staple sneaker choice for many long before “Damn Daniel.” Now over 50 years old, the brand has thrived on being affordable and durable. The waffle-soled brand has had a strong connection with many cultures, especially skating. That relationship is probably a reason XLarge has teamed up with the brand many times …

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Allen Iverson in the Reebok I3 Playoff II

TISH: Iverson Drops 55 in the Reebok I3 Playoff II

To have a “double-nickel” game is a great feat in the NBA but doing it in the Playoffs is a feat not many players reach. In fact there are no current NBA players, including Kobe, that have come close with only a small handful even reaching 50 points. But on April 20th, 2003 Allen Iverson …

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Kobe Bryant game-tying jumper in Zoom Huarache 2K4

TISH: Kobe Bryant hits 2 Ridiculous Shots in the Zoom Huarache 2K4

Love him or hate him, Kobe Bryant hit some ridiculous shots over his 20 year career. And he would do so in the most intense and pressure-packed moments. Today we travel back in time to April 14, 2004, to remember when Kobe helped the Lakers win a game they had no business winning. It was …

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Kobe Bryant layup in NIKEiD Zoom Kobe 5 "Kid Hollywood"

Night of the NIKEiD Zoom Kobe 5 “Kid Hollywood”

Kobe’s sneaker line and NIKEiD have had plenty of success over the years. So popular are Kobe’s sneakers that players head to NIKEiD to create their own customized pairs rather than stick to whatever Nike creates for them. For many Kobe fans his fifth Nike model is an all-time favorite. Not only was the model …

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Supreme x Nike SB Bruin "World Famous" Pack

Revisiting Supreme’s Take on the Nike SB Bruin

Ever since Supreme and Nike SB first teamed up in 2002 sneakerheads wait in anticipation to find out what collaborative sneaker is next. Supreme rarely disappoints as nearly every sneaker they touch tends to be hard to purchase and a reseller’s dream. And it’s no surprise why Supreme grows in popularity year after year. Proving …

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1995-96 Chicago Bulls

TISH: The Bulls Break Another Record, MJ Adds Another Milestone

With the Golden State Warriors still on track to win 73 game in the 2015-16 season, the comparison with the 1995-96 Chicago Bulls team is unavoidable. Both teams were dominate most nights while having losses against unlikely teams. Both teams had MVP and All-Star caliber two-way players and were on coming off championship runs. However …

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