24 Sep
How to look like a very expensive layup

Why walk around like a robot when you can give off the appearance of a photo-real basketball? So believable that all you have to supply is the rotund shape of an actual Rawlings. The Givenchy “Basketball” tshirt is yet another of the high-fashion label’s trend in hyperrealistic graphics in streetwear. Grab this all cotton, printed, oversized […]


16 Jul
Timekeepers & ball tossers, in an 8-mile sort of way

Shinola, the rare Detroit watchmaker, is founded upon the principle of quality American-made goods. While we’re sure to be hearing more from them on the watchmaking tip — and they have indeed just released nine new timepieces — their new line of individually crafted, high-quality leather-bound sporting goods are especially noteworthy. Get your game on […]


12 Jun
Get decked out like da Broons, cept fo summah

Jersey masters Mitchell & Ness have now taken on Beantown’s beloved hockey team in this union with Concepts, the Boston streetwear shop that has won worldwide acclaim. Made of traditional jersey mesh in the appropriate colors of black, white and yellow, with the bold “B” for Boston logo, the tank top makes the perfect uniform for any […]


4 Jun
Other French couture sneakers based on black/white motif

French luxury house Givenchy just released the latest lineup of its Tyson high-top for Fall/Winter 2014. Distinguishing characteristics include a thick ankle strap and imposing rubber sole. Despite most of the series being themed on basic white/black variations, the highlight of the collection is the above model crafted of a brown basketball-leather upper with Givenchy’s […]


22 May
The NBA's bizarro-est bad boy in toy form by Storm Collectibles

Now the ultimate athletic superstar bad-boy of the 90’s can be all yours. Because Storm Collectibles has answered everyone’s prayers, and made it all possible with this 1/6th scale creepy degree of real-likeness figure of Dennis Rodman. Stay tuned for the chance to out-rebound and give a healthy kick-in-the-nuts to everyone else in your toy box cubicle. Features […]


24 Apr
The mutant, the freak, the alien, the superstar... the Answer

If you watch basketball, then it’s probably safe to say you’re an Allen Iverson fan. While never discussed in the general Greatest Of All Time conversations — along with the Jordans, Birds, Magics, Wilts, Russells & Jabbars of the world — Iverson was a player who, at his peak, had no peer. Remember when Iverson broke […]


23 Oct
The very best of Grantland published by McSweeney’s

One of our favorite daily reading websites is without a doubt Grantland. Founded and helmed by Bill Simmons — author of Now I Can Die In Peace, The Book Of Basketball and a sports writer without equal — Grantland serves as the nexus of where sports collides with pop culture, and explodes in a fireworks […]


22 Aug
The iconic basketball-shoe gets its patches worked

Converse broke performance footwear history in the 1970s with the release of the Converse Pro Leather, a shoe that has ornamented the feet of some of basketball’s greatest stars of the era. For the Fall/Winter 2012, the model will make way in the 2012 First String Pro Leather collaborative collection, and Stussy NYC had the honor […]