slamonline.com Archives - 24 March 2017, Friday

  • Air Jordan III x Nike Air Max 1 atmos Pack Releasing March 18

    slamonline.com 13 Mar '17, 3pm

    Both the Nike Air Max 1 and Air Jordan III were designed by Tinker Hatfield as high performance sneakers for running and basketball. The Air Max 1 quickly became a legendary shoe and atmos put their own spin on the silhouette in 2007. They put the Air Jordan III’s iconic elephant prin...

  • WATCH: Grant Hill Orders Pizza Hut With His 'Pie Top' Sneakers

    slamonline.com 01 Mar '17, 11pm

    Sneakers have been on the rise lately. Nike brought self-lacing technology to life and adidas made a sneaker out of recycled plastic that would’ve otherwise gotten tossed in the ocean. But with the help of Grant Hill, Pizza Hut has met the frontier of sneaker design–shoes that order f...

  • NBA Kicks of the Night | SLAMonline

    slamonline.com 01 Feb '17, 4pm

    NBA players went with tried and true models on Tuesday night to close out the month of January. John Wall might’ve worn the “newest” pair in our recap as he took the court in the “Invisibility Cloak” Nike Kobe XI EM. Released in November 2016, Wall has opted for this model in his last...

  • Air Jordan IV 'Royalty' | SLAMonline

    slamonline.com 30 Jan '17, 10pm

    The new Air Jordan IV has premium black suede with luxurious metallic gold accenting. It’s the latest premium IV to release in the last year, following the “Cement ,” “PRM ,” and “Ginger ” joints. These release on February 4, for $190 on Nike.com.

  • Air Jordan XXXI 'Chinese New Year' | SLAMonline

    slamonline.com 23 Jan '17, 8pm

    The Year of the Rooster officially begins this Saturday. Jordan Brand’s set to celebrate with the release of the “CNY” Air Jordan XXXI. A white, wolf grey and black colorway make up the “CNY” XXXIs, also outfitted with a Flyweave upper and leather heel.

  • NBA Kicks of the Night | SLAMonline

    slamonline.com 23 Jan '17, 3pm

    Despite only four games on the NBA schedule Sunday night, there was still plenty of sneaker heat hitting the floor. Leading the way once again was sneaker gawd P.J. Tucker as he took the floor against the Raptors in an Air Jordan V Retro PE that belonged to former Suns great, Shawn Ma...

  • Air Jordan XI 'Space Jam' | SLAMonline

    slamonline.com 07 Dec '16, 7pm

    For the past couple years, Jordan Brand has reserved the holidays for a new Air Jordan XI drop. Since 2009, we’ve seen the return of the “Concord,” “Playoffs,” and “Columbia” colorways, as well as an introduction to new colorways. The last time the “Space Jam” XIs were released was 20...

  • NBA Kicks of the Night | SLAMonline

    slamonline.com 24 Nov '16, 8pm

    Thanksgiving Eve proved to be an awesome night for kicks as a trio of high profile models made their debut on NBA courts. In Cleveland, Kyrie Irving took the floor in the upcoming Nike Kyrie 2 Doernbecher as he played an integral role in Kevin Love’s record-breaking 34 points first qu...

  • YEEZY BASKETBALL SNEAKERS set to drop early 2017. Via @NickDePaula @SLAMonline

    Yeezy Season Approaching | SLAMonline

    slamonline.com 23 Aug '16, 4pm

    Nearly three years ago, as a Wednesday was slowing down at the adidas Village headquarters in Portland, Jon Wexler’s cell phone buzzed again, with another alert. Wexler, currently the adidas VP of Global Entertainment & Influencer Marketing, has become used to a never-ending stream of...

  • Air Jordan XV Retro 'Kubo' | SLAMonline

    slamonline.com 10 Aug '16, 8pm

    To celebrate the release of Kubo and the Two Strings , Nike footwear designer Tinker Hatfield and acclaimed animation studio LAIKA are auctioning off a limited-edition run of Kubo-inspired Air Jordan XV sneakers with 100 percent of proceeds going to Matthew McConaughey’s charity, Just...

  • WATCH: Ben Simmons Buys Sneakers for a Kid at the Mall | SLAMonline

    slamonline.com 25 Jul '16, 7pm

    A couple of kids with very little money were gawking at the latest sneakers at their local mall, when they unexpectedly bumped into Ben Simmons. The top pick in this year’s NBA Draft surprised the youngest one by copping him a pair of Jordans. Speaking of Ben Simmons being awesome, ch...

  • Air Jordan 8 'Championship Pack' (KICKS) | SLAMonline

    slamonline.com 26 Jun '16, 4pm

    In celebration of Mike’s third title, Jordan Brand is releasing two brand spankin’ new colorways of the Air Jordan 8. His Airness won his third title in the silhouette. These two colorways are accented with both gold and confetti colors, for the Larry O’B trophy and the traditional ch...

  • Jordan Brand Unveils the Air Jordan XXX (KICKS) | SLAMonline

    slamonline.com 14 Jan '16, 7pm

    How many things last 30 years strong? Today in Chicago, Jordan Brand officially unveiled the Air Jordan XXX, which will be worn by OKC Thunder point god Russell Westbrook. Scroll through the detailed images above to get a closer look at the AJ XXX, which is scheduled to release on Feb...

  • WATCH: Michael Jordan Silences Heckler Who Insults His Sneakers in 1995 | SLAMonline

    slamonline.com 23 Jul '15, 4pm

    Thanks to one gutsy fan, we have this awesome footage of Michael Jordan and the Bulls from 1995. The fan illegally taped a game between Cleveland and Chicago from his court-side seat, which also happened to be right next to the Bulls’ bench. Some highlights include Phil Jackson scream...

  • Air Jordan VIII 'Three Peat' (KICKS) | SLAMonline

    slamonline.com 13 Jul '15, 9pm

    The Air Jordan VIII “Three Peat,” more affectionately known as the “Three Times a Charm,” was inspired by the Chicago Bulls’ epic first three-peat and the teams they knocked off along the way. Originally unveiled back in February , it has been revealed that the kicks will drop on Octo...

  • NBA Finals Kicks of the Night

    slamonline.com 12 Jun '15, 1pm

    Golden State came to life in Cleveland as the Warriors got back to their winning ways drubbing the Cavaliers 103-82 to even the series at two games a piece. It was a change in the starting line-up that sparked the Dubs as Andre Iguodala—sporting the Finals colorway of the Nike Zoom Ru...

  • President Obama Got the First Air Jordan MTM Pack (KICKS) | SLAMonline

    slamonline.com 31 May '15, 10pm

    President Obama recently visited the Nike World Headquarters in Oregon, and while there, Nike gifted the POTUS some exclusive kicks. In addition to the custom Jordan 11Lab4s we showed you earlier , the President was also the first person to get his hands on the Air Jordan “MTM” pack, ...

  • Best Kicks of March Madness' Sweet 16

    slamonline.com 28 Mar '15, 3pm

    After another two frantic nights of collegiate basketball, the Men’s 2015 NCAA Tournament is down to its Elite Eight. If you missed out on the action and neck-snapping kicks, you’ve come to the right place. Check out our rundown of the best kicks from this year’s Sweet 16.

  • Best Kicks of March Madness Round 2

    slamonline.com 21 Mar '15, 4pm

    March Madness is in full swing as the 2015 NCAA Men’s Basketball tournament got off to a raucous start with one of the most exciting first rounds in recent memory. And while the games have left us breathless, the players are causing plenty of neck snapping with the kicks they’re rocki...

  • LeBron James Still King of Sneakers: $340 Million in Sales

    slamonline.com 18 Mar '15, 7pm

    James remains the biggest endorsement star in the sport with estimated earnings of $44 million this year off the court, and he is still the king when it comes to moving product. Nike sold $340 million worth of James’ signature shoes in the last 12-months through January, up 13% from t...

  • NBA Kicks of the Night

    slamonline.com 03 Mar '15, 3pm

    Recapping the highlights of Monday night’s NBA kicks, Steph Curry took the court in Brooklyn sporting a special ‘Chinese New Year’ colorway of his signature Under Armour. Zach LaVine threw down a few jams in Minnesota while wearing the Air Jordan XI Retro ‘Gamma Blue.’ And while Goran...

  • Animated History of Air Jordans (VIDEO)

    slamonline.com 18 Feb '15, 4pm

    Michael Jordan turned 52 yesterday , and to celebrate, Bleacher Report just dropped a dope animated feature detailing every Air Jordan silhouette ever made. Included in each animation is a nod to the cultural significance of each shoe—like the Jordan III featuring a nod to the famous ...

  • All-Star Saturday Night's Best Kicks

    slamonline.com 15 Feb '15, 10pm

    was awesome, wasn’t it? Steph Curry winning the 3-Point Shootout, Zach LaVine going bananas in the Dunk Contest, even Patrick Beverley doing his thing in the Skills Challenge. While you were watching the dunks, dribbles and buckets, you might have missed what was on the players’ feet....

  • Michael Jordan's College Converse Sneakers Auctioned Off for $33,387

    slamonline.com 18 Dec '14, 6pm

    We all know that Michael Jordan memorabilia goes for a ton of money. That statement was backed up today, when a pair of sneakers that His Airness wore went for an absurd $33,387 at auction. The pair of Converse were not the most expensive pair of Jordan’s sneakers to be sold at an auc...

  • Report: Man Stole 7,500 Pairs of Nike LeBron 12 Sneakers

    slamonline.com 13 Dec '14, 3pm

    A man reportedly stole a truck full of 7,500 pairs of previously unreleased Nike LeBron 12 sneakers , which have a combined retail value of $1.5 million. According to an ESPN report, Memphis resident Charles Jennings had been selling the shoes for about a week before he was arrested o...

  • NBA Kicks of the Night

    slamonline.com 11 Dec '14, 3pm

    With 10 NBA games on tap last night, sneakerheads and basketball fans alike were treated to a ton of action and a plethora of kicks. Among the standouts of the evening were the Wolves’ Zach LaVine’s Nike KD7 “N7,” teammate Anthony Bennett’s Nike Hyperdunk 2009, James Harden’s Nike Zoo...

  • John Wall Gives Away His Sneakers for Halloween (VIDEO)

    slamonline.com 01 Nov '14, 7pm

    Features Under Armour ClutchFit Drive Stephen Curry PEs (KICKS) Under Armour unveiled Stephen Curry’s home and away ClutchFit Drive PEs today. The colorways, in “Black/Royal/Taxi” and “White/Taxi/Royal”, will be available for $125 at select retail locations including UA.com, Champs, F...

  • What do you guys think of @JabariParker's Air Jordan 12 "Bucks" PE? See more: #sneakers

    Jabari Parker's Air Jordan 12 'Bucks' PE (KICKS)

    slamonline.com 07 Oct '14, 6pm

    Milwaukee Bucks rookie forward Jabari Parker signed to Jordan Brand earlier this year, after going No. 2 overall in the 2014 NBA Draft. And already, he’s showing out with an Air Jordan 12 PE. He revealed the Bucks-themed player exclusive earlier this week. What do you think? Let us kn...

  • Nike Unveils Kobe 9 Elite Low HTM (KICKS) » SLAMonline

    slamonline.com 08 Apr '14, 8pm

    Meet the Kobe 9 Elite Low HTM, the pinnacle basketball innovation from Nike Basketball, launching in four different colorways, from heather white/gum to black/marble. HTM is a collaboration between Nike President and CEO Mark Parker, Fragment Design Founder Hiroshi Fujiwara and Nike d...

  • Jordan 'Future' Detailed Photos (KICKS) - SLAMonline

    slamonline.com 27 Feb '14, 9pm

    The Jordan Future is dropping on March 15, and it’s already one of the most anticipated drops of 2014. The shoe blends comfort and cushioning with a classic sole (think Jordan XI). And now we have more detailed photos to peep what the Future is all about. According to Jumpman, on Marc...