Month: May 2016

adidas Pro Model Quickstrike Camo

The 10 Best adidas Pro Model Collabs

After the return of Quickstrike and the announcement of their collab with adidas on the Pro Model and Superstar, we got to chatting with adidas collector, RevFresh2Death of WEHAVEISSHOES about previous collaborations on this shell-toed classic. There’s no doubt that the Pro Model is under-appreciated and even overlooked by sneakerheads of today but it’s definitely been a …

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2016 Air Jordan 12 Black-Varsity Red

Return of the Air Jordan 12 Black-Varsity Red

The Air Jordan 12 Black/Varsity Red is back for just the third time in its original form. Originally released back in 1997 it was retroed for the first time back in 2003. In 2009 there was the “Flu Game” version that used the same colors but very different to the trained eye. The biggest change …

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Ron Artest in PEAK Artest II, Kobe Bryant in Nike Kobe 5

Ron Artest’s Game Winner in the PEAK Artest II

Ron Artest is remembered for a lot of things including the Malice at the Palace, becoming Metta World Peace and wearing Panda sneakers on-court. However Lakers’ fans will remember him for his improbably game winning shot in 2010 and eventually helping the team become world champions. Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals was played …

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Charles Barkley in Nike Air Force Max P.E.

Charles Barkley Accepts the 1993 MVP Award in the Nike Air Force Max

On May 25th, 1993 in front of the Phoenix Suns fans, Charles Barkley received the Most Valuable Player award for the 92-93 NBA season. Laced in a pair of Air Force Max P.E.’s he shook David Stern’s hand and hoisted the award before game 2 of the Western Conference Semifinals against the San Antonio Spurs. …

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Kevin Garnett dunking in adidas Garnett

On His 28th Birthday 2004 MVP Kevin Garnett Goes Off

The 2003-04 NBA season was one of Kevin Garnett’s career-best. He may have got his championship ring as a Boston Celtic but his heart and soul are with the Minnesota Timberwolves. That 2004 season showed him giving it all for the team that drafted him. He single-handedly leads his team further into the Playoffs then …

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1995 Rookies of the Year

Grant Hill and Jason Kidd Named Co-Rookies of the Year

Karl-Anthony Towns might have been the unanimous choice for Rookie of the Year for the 2015-16 NBA season but the 1995 was a different story. That year voters had two outstanding rookies that made their mark on the league. By the time the votes were in it ended up being a tie. The co-Rookie of …

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Allen Iverson in the Reebok Answer IV

A.I. Scores 54 in the Reebok Answer IV to Beat the Raptors

The 2000-01 season was a very special one for Allen Iverson, the Philadelphia 76ers, and Reebok. It was the season in which everything came together for the superstar. All-Star MVP, All-NBA First Team, NBA Finals appearance and the year he would become league MVP. AI showed off his skills and ability to single-handedly lead his team all …

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Derrick Rose Game Winner

TISH: Derrick Rose Banks in Game Winner in the adidas D Rose Boost 5

Apparently there is something about the Cleveland Cavaliers and Chicago Bulls and the Playoffs. May 7th is the anniversary of Michael Jordan’s “The Shot” and May 8th is another day Bulls fans can look back on and smile. Over the past few years injuries, usually to Derrick Rose, have hampered the Bulls chances of going …

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Reggie Miller Free Throw

TISH: Reggie Miller Scores 8 points in 9 seconds in Nike Air Up

Sorry Knicks fans but you might want to skip this post. On this date in 1995 Reggie Miller pulled off a comeback for the ages, by himself, in just nine seconds. There may have been some non-calls, but hey, this was 90’s NBA basketball. And he still had to make some miraculous shots in front …

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Chris Webber in Nike Air Flight Huarache

Chris Webber Becomes the 1993-94 Rookie of the Year

When Chris Webber made the decision to enter the NBA draft in 1993, it marked the end of an important era of NCAA basketball history. Most importantly for fans, ended the Fab Five. Looking to legitimately make money while playing basketball, Webber entered the league with a lot of hope and hype behind him. The …

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