19 Jul
World Basketball Festival Pack sneakers get unlimited

In case you couldn’t get your hands on one of the limited edition 2012 Leather World Basketball Festival Packs don’t get too distraught. To further cement the  silhouette for the season, Converse has released a quintet of Pro Leather Suede in either red, navy, green, black or neutral grey. With a buttery suede upper set […]


10 May
Throwback heritage Italian sneakers with a suede update

Italian sportswear company diadora is taking a classic shoe style, the Mi Basket ’84, and giving a luxurious spin to their throwback shoe. Revived for its first time since introduced to the Olimpia Milano professional basketball team in 1984, the shoe remains true to its original design in every way — aside from being made […]


22 Mar
Lost In A Supermarket tests Nike's athletic tech gadget motivator racing on frozen Swedish lakes... how much Fuel will it earn?

We just got a Nike FuelBand delivered to our offices, and we have to admit we’re both stoked and a bit perturbed. We appreciate the preview, but what exactly are you trying to tell us Nike? I mean we know the Fat Tire and Balvenie has its waistline effects, but dammit we’re working on it! […]


20 Dec
Clean & minimal basketball silhouette in 3 colorways

French label Lacoste showcases their Crichton model yet again, bringing back the basketball silhouette in three basic colorways that make for a clean, simple sneaker. The tonal suede and gator-print leather atop the vulcanic sole on the brown, blue and white kicks are all part of Lacoste’s 2012 range. One more look at LaCoste’s Crichton […]


8 Dec
Classic 1973 basketball high-tops re-issued

Nike Vintage Nylon Blazer Hi is a blast from the past. The Nike reissue of the classic 1973 basketball sneakers is now made with ballistic nylon, and comes in bright red and blue colors. The ultra clean, minimal design recalls the early days of the high-top, and is now available for pre-order at END for […]


3 Aug
Pristine white luxury high-top sneakers made in Italy

Yesterday we brought you Common Projects’ Duck Boots, and today comes another beauty from the New York label. These pristine white high-top premium leather sneakers emulate vintage basketball shoes of days past, with perforations on the upper, padded tongue and ankle, and cream rubber sole with textured foxing and heel. Of course as always there’s […]


4 Oct
Reviving a classic high-top from 1956

The Bob Cousy All-American Hi is a replica of an original PF Flyers style from 1956, worn by one of the first Celtics greats — considered by some to be the NBA’s first superstar. The Couse wore PF Flyers during his entire Hall of Fame career, so the brand is smartly bringing back one if […]


20 Aug
...and you'll help send a kid to college

Jay-Z and Nike have teamed up to create these 5 pairs of all black sneakers to celebrate the inaugural World Basketball Festival in New York City. Dubbed the “All Black Everything” HOVs, each unique pair corresponds to one of the nations taking part in the festival (Brazil, Puerto Rico, France, China and USA), and are […]