Month: January 2019

Justin Timberlake Turns 38

Justin Timberlake long ago established himself as a fashion icon. He’s had his own Air Jordan, the 3 JTH, which he debuted at the Super Bowl and more recently a collaboration with Levi’s. We know that Jordan Brand sets him up regularly with gear before it’s available to the general public. So today, on Justin’s …

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James Harden’s 60-Point Triple Double

60 points, 10 rebounds, and 11 assists…These were the astonishing numbers that James Harden put up against the Orlando Magic on this day in 2018. With this inhuman outing by Harden, he not only broke Calvin Murphy’s single-game scoring record for the Rockets, but he became the first player in NBA history to have a …

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The 1984 Slam Dunk Championship

January 28, 1984 marked the beginning and end of an era, all in one action-packed weekend. NBA Commissioner Larry O’ Brien, who took the position in 1975 and helped bring the NBA to a mainstream audience, would be retiring. His Vice President and lead adviser, David Stern would take the reigns on Feb 1, 1984. …

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TISH: Kyrie’s Double-Nickel

Today in Sneaker History, Kyrie Irving posted a double-nickel against the Portland Trailblazers back in 2015. For those of you unfamiliar with the basketball term ‘double-nickel’ it means 55 points – and was first coined (pun intended) back when MJ dropped 55 against the Knicks fresh out of his first retirement. With Lebron sidelined due …

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Sample Sunday: Air Jordan 7 Flavors

The Air Jordan 7 is famous for being the shoe’s on the feet of MJ as he dismantled the Portland Trailblazers for his second (consecutive) NBA Championship in 1992. Sneakerheads have a complex relationship with the 7, it’s both underrated and appreciated at the same time. Classic colorways like the Raptors and Bordeaux are distinctly early …

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My Favorite BHM Sneaker

With January nearing its end, and February quickly approaching, I wanted to highlight one of my all-time favorite sneakers in Nike’s annual Black History Month collection. The sneaker I am speaking of is the Air Force 1 low, from the 2012 collection. This sneaker is not one that is typically talked about and pretty much …

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LeBron James

TISH: 30k Bron Bron Special

Exactly one year ago today LeBron James became the youngest NBA player to join the 30,000 career point club while battling the San Antonio Spurs! King James joins Kareem, Kobe, Karl (Malone), MJ, Wilt and Dirk as the seventh player to ever reach this distinguished mark. What’s equally impressive it the fact that LeBron James (had) amassed 7,000 …

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Nike Adapt BB: Innovation or Gimmick?

So if you have not heard (but I’m quite confident you have), Nike released the first ever power lacing basketball shoe, the Adapt BB. Advertised as ” The Future of the Game”, the Adapt BB boasts a “locked-in feel for distraction-free play”. Although I respect all of the hard work and innovation, I can’t help …

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Ray Allen

Sample Sunday: Ray Allen x MLK

Who had a more decorated Jordan Brand PE arsenal than Ray Allen? No one, it’s not even close. Over the course of Ray’s eighteen year career big shots were hit, championships were won and absolutely bonkers Air Jordan PEs were laced up. The U-Conn product signed with Jordan Brand in 1997 as one of the …

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ASICS Salmon Toe by Ronnie FIeg

Where’d the ASICS Go?

Do you remember 2011, when retro runners were becoming the must have item for sneakerheads everywhere. Any place you looked there was a new colorway or “hot” new collaboration releasing on some of these models, and ASICS was the brands that seemed to be leading the way. One of, if not the biggest, the reasons …

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