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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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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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The Championship Era Bulls Sneakers

The Second 3-Peat: The Last Dance Chicago Bulls Sneakers

If the first 3-Peat gave us MVP-level Chicago Bulls sneakers, the second 3-peat brought us nothing short of hall-of-fame level kicks. When it comes to what Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen, and the supporting team members rocked on their way to NBA titles in 1996, 1997, and 1998, it truly is nothing short of legendary. Back …

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The Championship Era Chicago Bulls Sneakers

The First 3-Peat – Championship-Era Chicago Bulls Sneakers

Over the past month, it has become abundantly clear that The Last Dance has ignited the nostalgic drive of an entire generation of sneakerheads and sports fans. While the current challenges the world is facing have more than likely added some fuel to the flames, most of us would have been locked in for the …

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Sneaker And Comics Unite In the Collaboration Between Jordan Brand and Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse.

Sneaker Collecting and Comic Collecting Aren’t As Different As You Think

As an avid sneaker and comic collector, there has been more than one occasion where I find myself amazed and confused by each culture. Sometimes perceptions and assumptions make both fandoms seem vastly different when in reality – they’re identical (except there is no Free Sneaker Day to mirror Free Comic Book Day). We Just …

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Know Your Roots Sports: The WWE and Its Obsession With Custom Sneakers

In our latest episode of the Know Your Roots Sports Podcast, we take a look back at some of Mache Custom’s custom kicks for some of the most famous wrestlers in the game. The Minnesota native has worked with some of the biggest names in sport, music, and entertainment; but his customs for the WWE …

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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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Nike Air Ship Retro Black/Red Custom

Nike Air Ship – History Lesson

The Nike Air Ship: A Twisted History When Michael Jordan first set foot on the NBA court for his rookie season with the Chicago Bulls, he didn’t lace up his famous Air Jordans, but the Air Ship. For as long as can be remembered, the Air Jordan 1 has been the storied sneaker that was …

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2019-20 NBA Sneaker Preview

via USA Today As the NBA regular season approaches (about 14 days to be exact) we start to see some of the latest and greatest footwear drop; so it’s only fitting I’d hit you with a 2019-20 NBA sneaker preview! It looks like we’re primed for a great year of sneakers if the NBA Pre-Season …

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The Best Kobe Bryant Signature Sneakers

How many professional athletes are so legendary that they are celebrated around the globe and throughout social media on back to back days? The answer is one, and that is Kobe Bryant. With a birthday that lands on 8/23 and “Mamba Day” that lands on 8/24, which are the two jersey numbers that Kobe Bryant …

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