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Brent Barry wearing Nike Air Zoom Flight 95 Dunk Contest

Brent Barry, Former Slam Dunk Champion, Turns 43

Nowadays Brent “Bones” Barry is a well respected and staple figure on NBA.tv, but the former NBA player had a healthy playing career as well. Ending his career in 2009, Barry finished his NBA life with two NBA Championships courtesy of Gregg Popovich, Tim Duncan and the San Antonio Spurs. But for sneakerheads Barry’s crowning …

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Tiger Woods Turns 39, Will He Be The Best of All-Time?

Known by his family as Eldrick Tont Woods, “Tiger” remains one of the most celebrated and innovative players in the game of golf. Like Kobe Bryant, Tiger turned professional in 1996 and has basically reigned supreme since then. He has According to Wikipedia, Tiger has won 79 official PGA Tour events including 14 majors, which …

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As King James Turns 30, Should His Nikes Retro?

There has never been an athlete as watched, scrutinized, loved and hated with such relentlessness the way LeBron James has been. The first time you saw LeBron play was likely as high school freshman or sophomore. Unless you were just a mild basketball fan, of course. In that case, it took until February of 2002 for you …

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Paul Rodriguez P-Rod Ice Cube Commercial

Nike SB P-Rod Commercial Featuring Ice Cube

Nike SB, actually skateboarding in general, relies so much on videos, it’s surprising there aren’t more unforgettable commercials for skate shoes. Hands down my favorite SB commercial is the Paul Rodriguez commercial from back in 2009. After living in LA, being a fan of Ice Cube, always wanting to be able to skateboard and a …

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Kobe Bryant wearing Kobe 3 "China" vs Knicks. December 23, 2007. Youngest to reach 20,000 Points

Kobe is Youngest to Score 20,000 Points at MSG

Before he could pass up Michael Jordan for third on the NBA all-time scoring list, Kobe Bryant had to reach 20,000 career points. And on a cold winter night in New York on December 23rd, 2007, Kobe lit up the Knicks to become the youngest to ever do it at 29 years, 112 days . …

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Nike Revolution Commercial

You Say You Want a Revolution

One of my favorite things about sneakers is the advertising and marketing, second only to the people involved with and connected to sneakers. Reminiscing about Sneaker Ads recently I started thinking back to some of the earliest sneaker commercials I could recall. While there are others that pre-date the Nike Revolution commercial, none had such an …

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Nike Kobe 5 "Final Four" Promo Sample

Nike Kobe 5 Final Four Sample

Perks of making it to the Final Four as a player, aside from the obvious, are that you more than likely will end up with a bunch of swag to help you remember it. If you’re really lucky, you end up with a pair of these Nike Kobe 5 “Final Four” from San Antonio. How many people have …

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Nike Kyrie 1 Kyrie Irving Signature Sneaker

Nike Gives Kyrie Irving Signature Sneaker

The amount of athletes that are given signature sneakers is very small. I’m not talking a team shoe with your own logo on it. I’m talking legitimate signature sneakers, a design that is truly for you. Especially in the basketball world, it’s a rare thing. Today in New York, Nike announced Kyrie Irving is the …

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Jamal Mashburn, Jason Kidd, and Jim Jackson (Photo Credit: Layne Murdoch/NBAE via Getty Images)

Jim Jackson Turns 44

Ohio native Jim Jackson was the #4 pick in the 1992 NBA Draft for the Dallas Mavericks teaming up with both Jason Kidd and Jamal Mashburn to make up the “Three J’s.” The team never lived up to their potential and never making the Playoffs, along with a feud with Jason Kid, after 5 seasons …

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Nike LeBron 12 Announced

LeBron James is one of the best to ever play the game of basketball and to keep him light on his feet, Nike Basketball introduced the LeBron 12. Set to release in a total of 7 colorways before the end of the year, the LeBron 12 will feature the new Hexagonal Zoom outsole as well …

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