slamonline.com Archives - 23 August 2014, Saturday

  • 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...

  • Nike LeBron 11 ‘Graffiti’ (KICKS)

    slamonline.com 23 Jan '14, 5pm

    LeBron’s traditional “Graffiti” colorway is back for the Nike LeBron 11, in Miami’s “White/University Red-Black” accents—including on the Hyperposite sections—on a white and black upper. The LeBron 11 “Graffiti” drops on Saturday, January 25 for $200 at Foot Locker, House of Hoops by ...

  • NBA Kicks Of The Night

    slamonline.com 22 Jan '14, 4pm

    Last night, Ray Allen celebrated his latest Championship in the Air Jordan XI “Ring Ceremony” while playing against his former team; E’Twaun Moore laced up the Nike Air Penny 5 “Memphis” while wearing the throwback Magic pinstripes; and Gordon Hayward dropped 27 points in some dope KD...

  • Introducing the Jordan ‘Future’ (KICKS)

    slamonline.com 17 Jan '14, 5pm

    While sneakerheads are tearing each other apart for Retro Jordans every month, Jordan Brand has been working on something brand new—it’s called the Jordan “Future” and it’s set to hit retail stores on March 1 with a $185 price tag. It’s part Air Jordan XI, part Nike Sportswear, part t...

  • Jordan ‘Flight Before Christmas’ Pack (KICKS)

    slamonline.com 19 Dec '13, 11pm

    Welcome to the “Flight Before Christmas” from Jordan. Celebrating Christmas, Jordan Brand is bringing bright colors to four of its biggest sneakers this season‚the CP3.VII, the Super.Fly2, the Melo M10 and the Air Jordan XX8 SE. You’ll see big stars wearing each—Russell Westbrook in t...

  • Reebok Classic ‘Ghost of Christmas’ Pack (KICKS)

    slamonline.com 18 Dec '13, 8pm

    Introducing the Reebok Classic “Ghost of Christmas” pack. It’s 3 special edition kicks in some of the most iconic Reebok silhouettes: the Question Mid “Ghost of Christmas Future,” Kamikaze II Mid “Ghost of Christmas Past” and the Shaq Attaq “Ghost of Christmas Present.” The GoC pack d...

  • First Look: Jamal Crawford's BRANDBLACK '@JCrossover' Christmas Day PE (KICKS) #sneakers

    Jamal Crawford’s BRANDBLACK ‘J. Crossover’ Christmas Day PE (KICKS)

    slamonline.com 17 Dec '13, 10pm

    Our friends at BRANDBLACK told us they’d be bringing a bunch of special colorways for special occasions this NBA season. And they gave us a heads up today at the first. Check out a sneak peek at Jamal Crawford’s “J. Crossover” PE for Christmas Day. What do you think?

  • Michael Jordan Speaks on Sneakers, His Favorite Dunk, the Number 23 and More (VIDEO)

    slamonline.com 13 Nov '13, 6pm

    Here’s part two of Michael Jordan’s sit-down with the NBA 2k folks, in which he speaks on his all-time starting five, his favorite pair of Air Jordans, some of his favorite memories and plenty more.

  • Michael Jordan’s ‘Flu Game’ Sneakers To Be Sold At Auction

    slamonline.com 24 Sep '13, 1pm

    “Longtime trainer Tim Grover says it was really more of a ‘Food Poisoning Game,’ but regardless of what spurred it, the outing we’ve come to know as ‘The Flu Game’— Michael Jordan fighting off a 103-degree fever on June 11, 1997, to pour in 38 points, grab seven rebounds, dish five as...

  • Nerlens Noel Set to Sign With Reebok

    slamonline.com 13 Sep '13, 7pm

    “Since, Kobe has decided to stop tweeting and pick up a good book Rumor has it that he’s reading the critically acclaimed Shock Exchange: How Inner-City Kids From Brooklyn Predicted the Great Recession and the Pain Ahead. “Shock Exchange” chronicles the travails of a travel basketball...

  • Nearly Every Air Jordan Commercial (VIDEO)

    slamonline.com 10 Sep '13, 4pm

    It’s true: Compiled into one video is damn near every Air Jordan commercial that aired on TV. Starting with the AJ1 to the very last, this 30-minute trip down memory lane is well worth your time.

  • Reebok Goes Retro

    slamonline.com 07 Sep '13, 5pm

    In quarter two, Reebok will move into Blacktop. “In the mid-’90s when everybody was doing indoor basketball stories, we had this idea around Sinbad and playing outdoor basketball,” Krinsky says. “The product was kind of chunky and big and ’90s with the banding on the bottom with the H...

  • The Gifted

    slamonline.com 04 Sep '13, 2pm

    The launch of the Nike Zoom KD VI, Kevin Durant’s sixth signature shoe and the one that Nike hopes will blast him into the kind of international sneaker superstardom reserved for names like Kobe and LeBron, isn’t happening in a major media metropolis like Los Angeles or New York. Nah,...

  • Michael Jordan Still Dunking at 50 (PHOTO)

    slamonline.com 10 Aug '13, 8pm

    Michael Jordan threw down at the age of 50 this week at his annual basketball camp Santa Barbara, CA. The GOAT—dunking in the Air Jordan 1 Mid “True Blue”—might be in his best shape since Washington.

  • Fashion with Iman Shumpert

    slamonline.com 08 Aug '13, 9pm

    When I asked him which teammate has had the most influence on him as a player, there was no hesitation. “Carmelo has helped my progression just because I’m always talking to Melo and he’s teaching always, even when he doesn’t think he is,” Shumpert says. “For him to be in the League s...

  • Our friends @SNEAKERSandALE are hosting a fundraiser to stop human trafficking:

    Sneakers & Ale Hosts Fundraiser to Stop Human Trafficking

    slamonline.com 25 Jul '13, 3pm

    Sneakers & Ale is a lifestyle brand that represents artistry and creativity and demonstrates that artistry can be found almost anywhere, in almost anything. A metaphor for our way of life, S&A’s premium brand offers an exciting, authentic, richly rewarding experience in productive Sel...

  • Heart of the City

    slamonline.com 10 Jul '13, 6pm

    The legacy that legendary Jamaican-born big man Patrick Ewing built over the course of his remarkable stay at Georgetown and Hall of Fame career with the New York Knicks continues to be celebrated worldwide through a demand for products with his name attached to them. In 2012, the ful...

  • And 1 ‘Tai Chi’ Lincoln High School PE (KICKS)

    slamonline.com 23 Jun '13, 8pm

    There are a lot of great basketball players who hail from New York—like, Mullin/Kareem/Dr. J/King/Cousy/Telfair/Marbury a lot —but in terms of high school career, very few (if any) had a run like Lance Stephenson. A local prodigy by the age of 14, Stephenson went on to win four straig...

  • Three Spurs Wearing LeBron James Sneakers in the NBA Finals

    slamonline.com 10 Jun '13, 2pm

    According to Danny Green, he along with Manu Ginobili and Cory Joseph considered changing their kicks prior to the start of the NBA Finals. Reason being, the three San Antonio Spurs teammates have worn LeBron James’ signature Nikes all season long. Per Fox Sports (via Bleacher Report ...

  • Kings Of The Game by Reebok Classic - Where Hoops & Hip-Hop Connect

    slamonline.com 14 May '13, 5pm

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  • Nike LeBron X ‘MVP’ (KICKS)

    slamonline.com 06 May '13, 11pm

    Nike is celebrating LeBron James’s fourth MVP award with a special edition LEBRON X MVP shoe and a new “Witness History” campaign. James becomes only the second player to win four MVP titles in five years, joining the select group of four-time MVPs in the award’s 58-year history. To m...

  • Talking Jordans With Jared Jeffries: After 11 years with the Jordan Brand, Jeffries has over 2,000 #sneakers

    Talking Jordans With Jared Jeffries

    slamonline.com 18 Apr '13, 9pm

    When Jared Jeffries was drafted by Michael Jordan and the Washington Wizards in 2002, he had a simple plan: convince the G.O.A.T. to sign him to an endorsement deal with Jordan Brand. Jeffries was already a Nike client at that time, but his friendship with MJ quickly netted him his de...

  • Nike Basketball Unveils LeBron X, Kobe 8 System, KD V ELITE Series 2.0+ (KICKS)

    slamonline.com 10 Apr '13, 4pm

    Meet the LeBron X PS Elite, Kobe 8 System Elite and KD V Elite, all of which draw colorway inspiration from, yes, the Championship trophy, and all of which feature lightweight construction, enhanced fit and dynamic protection. Not only that, but just like last season, the kicks have g...

  • Kobe Bryant Sent Signed Sneakers For Alimoe’s Funeral

    slamonline.com 01 Mar '13, 5pm

    The untimely death of streetball legend Alimoe sent shockwaves through the entire basketball community this week. SLAM’s Joseph Vecsey reports that Kobe Bryant, Al’s favorite NBA basketball player, is showing his respects by sending his signed sneakers for Alimoe’s funeral service. “T...

  • Kicksology: Jrue Holiday

    slamonline.com 27 Feb '13, 6pm

    Along with his status as a California native, a Philadelphia 76er, a starting point guard, and, as of this season, an All-Star, Jrue Holiday is also a certified sneakerhead. We caught up quickly with the fourth-year NBAer at the adidas VIP Suite during All-Star Weekend in Houston to t...

  • Shaq, Swizz Beatz Speak About the Return of the Reebok Shaq Attaq and Shaqnosis (VIDEO)

    slamonline.com 24 Feb '13, 7pm

    At a Reebok Classic event in Las Vegas last week, Shaq and Swizz Beatz announced the return of two of the big man’s signature sneakers—the Reebok Shaq Attaq (out April 19, for $160) and the Reebok Shaqnosis (out July 19, for $125). We’ll have much more from the event coming up, but fo...

  • SLAM Footwear Database Breakdown: Examining sneaker trends and statistics around the NBA. #sneakers

    Footwear Database Breakdown

    slamonline.com 07 Feb '13, 5pm

    Earlier today, we announced the third installment of our Footwear Database . This year, we wanted to go a little deeper than usual, compiling a bunch of relevant/random information to create the sneaker breakdown found below. Enjoy. —Ed.

  • Every Sneaker In The NBA, Reloaded! — SLAM presents the updated, authentic, new-look NBA footwear database. #sneakers

    Every Sneaker In The NBA, Reloaded!

    slamonline.com 07 Feb '13, 5pm

    When I began the process of updating the SLAM Footwear Database, I knew right away I wanted to do something a little different this year. I wasn’t sure about specific changes, but it’s our third installment, and I knew this time I wanted to do a complete job, no matter what challenges...

  • 2012′s Best NBA Kicks

    slamonline.com 01 Jan '13, 12am

    In honor of the changing of our calendars from 2012 to 2013, we look back at the year that was in sneakers. Since we first saw some of these snapshots, players have changed teams—in both the league and the sneaker game. Blake Griffin joined Jordan Brand, DWade made the switch from Jum...