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Nike’s Air Raid Got Skeeels

Released by Nike in 1992, Tinker Hatfield’s Air Raid helped transform sneaker marketing. The Air Raid’s big “thing” was their ‘Outdoor Use Only’ construction, meaning, these kicks could withstand battles on the blacktop. When you think about it though… pre-1992 basketball shoes were totally capable of handling outdoor play. Most basketball games growing up take …

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More Is Better: The Nike Air More Uptempo

Less is more. Wrong. There’s such thing as too much of a good thing. Wrong. More is better. Correct. More love… more ice cream…. and most importantly, more Air. The Air More Uptempo stands as one of the most distinct models in Nike Basketball’s rich catalog. Conceived by Wilson Smith in 1996, the More Uptempo’s …

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The Nike Air Max2 CB 94’s Return

When listing off Nike Basketball signature lines most people typically start with Kobe, LeBron, Penny, or Pip, but real OGs of the culture will quickly bring up Charles Barkley’s impressive kick resume. It’s no secret that Nike’s retro of the Air Max2 CB 94 has popped up at various retailers over the last month, but …

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Nike’s Mind & Body Remedy: The Offline

What happens when Team Cozy meets Team No-Phone? You get the Nike Offline. Nike’s new mule-like slip-on seeks to help you do… nothing. Everything about the Offline is designed for one purpose, relaxed comfort. From the exposed-foam padded tongue to the cushioned adjustable strap. Armed with two sets of unique sensory drop-in midsoles, the Nike …

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Ron Harper Game Worn Sneakers 72-10 Bulls Season

Ron Harper’s Nike Air Lambaste

If you know me, you know I have an affection for the Nike Air Lambaste that goes way back. In fact, I've literally been asking Nike to retro the original Air Lambaste for at least 10 years now. It seems kind of crazy that a shoe with a retail price that was more appropriately placed …

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Nike Air Hype Uptempo

Nike Air Hype Uptempo | Scottie Pippen | 1997

Although Scottie Pippen had a solid run of 5 signature sneakers before retiring from the game, he was also chosen by the Swoosh to be the face of shoes like the Nike Air Hype Uptempo. This Uptempo was a more entry-level sneaker than what you would expect one of the greatest players in the game …

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What Is Nike's Huarache Technology?

Huarache Tech’s Place In Nike Basketball History

Preface: Having no March Madness and no NBA basketball sucks bad rn, ugh. Lightning doesn’t strike in the same place twice? Psh, yeah right, tell that to Nike introduction of the Air Huarache line back in the early ’90s. Tinker Hatfield’s original Air Huarache (1991) and Air Flight Huarache (1992) have become two of the …

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Episode 100 - Sneaker History Podcast

Episode 100 – Our 10 Most Popular Episodes and The Best Sneaker Releases Coming In March

Episode 100! Thank you to everyone who has been rockin’ with us over the last year. It’s been a great learning experience and we couldn’t be more thankful for the friends we’ve met over the past 100 episodes. On this episode, we discuss the 10 most popular episodes of the Sneaker History Podcast and go …

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2020 NBA All-Star Sneaker Releases

2020 NBA All-Star Sneaker Releases

All-Star Weekend has been the most anticipated time of the year for sneaker releases since Michael Jordan and Nike began debuting the signature Air Jordan model back in the late 1980s. The 2020 NBA All-Star Sneaker Releases that are scheduled for February’s All-Star festivities in Chicago are shaping up to be an expensive week for …

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Nike Zoom GP 'Sonics'

7 Best Nike Retros On Sale At Nike Right Now

In case you missed it, we recently changed the name of our marketplace accounts to Sitting Treasure in an effort to cover things other than sneakers like vintage basketball jerseys, merch, collectibles, etc. That said, we pulled some of our recent tweets together to showcase the 7 Best Nike Retros On Sale At Nike Right …

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