Wilt Chamberlain Rebounds Record - Converse Chuck Taylor All Star

Wilt Chamberlain Grabs a Record 55 Rebounds

Wilt Chamberlain may be known for his scoring records (and his women), but on November 24th, 1960, he laced up his Converse Chuck Taylor All Stars and seemed to have a different purpose. That purpose was to beat Hall of Fame Boston Celtics center, Bill Russell, on the boards. Wilt came through with a record …

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Elgin Baylor Scores 71 Points Against the New York Knicks

Elgin Baylor Scores 71 for the Lakers

Only five players in NBA history have scored 70 or more points. Wilt Chamberlain, Kobe Bryant, David Thompson, David Robinson and Elgin Baylor. On November 15th, 1960, Lakers superstar Elgin Baylor scored 71 against the New York Knicks. At the time, it was the most points ever scored in an NBA game. Baylor’s 71 came on …

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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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Under Armour Double Nickel Prototype II - Brandon Jennings

Brandon Jennings Drops 55 in the Under Armour Prototype II

November 14th, 2009, Brandon Jennings, then with the Milwaukee Bucks, drops 55 points on the Golden State Warriors. To put this into perspective, only three rookies in NBA history have scored more points in a game (Wilt Chamberlain 58 – twice, Rick Barry 57, Earl “The Pearl” Monroe 56). Jennings had been rolling with Under …

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Under Armour Launches Micro G Basketball Sneakers

Under Armour Launches Basketball Sneaker Line

There is no doubt Under Armour is one of the fastest growing companies in the sneaker business. They went from never creating sneakers before, to 2nd in market share in both football and baseball in just 4 years. Despite Nike having a complete stranglehold on basketball shoes, UA launched its basketball sneaker line on October …

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adidas Derrick Rose 5 Boost

Derrick Rose Turns 26 & Prepares to Boost to MVP Form

Derrick Rose has had a rough go of things over the past few years. The Chicago Bulls superstar has been plagued by injuries since winning the NBA Most Valuable Player award in 2011. Despite the injuries, Rose is still one of the most watched players in the league. Today as he turns 26 years old, …

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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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Air Jordan XX9

Air Jordan XX9 Announced

Every year, sneakerheads and basketball players all over the world tune in to see the next signature sneaker from Jordan Brand. For 2014, Jordan Brand went to New York City to announce the latest signature shoe in the Air Jordan line, the Air Jordan XX9. Designed by Tinker Hatfield, the shoe updates the Flight Plate …

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