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Sneaker Moments: Professional Athletes Memorializing The Victims Of Sandy Hook Elementary School

Image via @espn_afcsouth (Twitter) There are a lot of sneaker moments that can be talked about or written about, but very few, if any, are born out of tragedy. One of the more recent moments in sneaker history to happen was birthed due to the extremely unfortunate and horrific incident in Newton, Connecticut at Sandy […]

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Honey Nut Cheerios x Nike LeBron X “Must Be the Honey” iD

The Honey Nut Cheerios cereal that most of us have come to love growing up has found the Nike iD option to their liking. The breakfast food staple is taking on some celebrity status assistance in the form of Nelly, Bow Wow and the progeny of Rev Run himself – Angela Simmons. The LeBron X […]

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Nike Lebron XI – Armory Slate / Gamma Blue Release Date

As we await the launch of Lebron James eleventh signature shoe from Nike expect more colorways to filter through and more release dates to be confirmed. Among those now with confirmed release dates is the Lebron XI Armory Slate / Gamma Blue, which will be hitting retailers this winter. The colorway in question features black […]

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Sneaker Pimps x DXC Los Angles Images

DXC and Sneaker Pimps, two of the largest and most well known organisers of sneaker events around the globe, have teamed up to bring a series of convention like events to various cities around the US combining the highlights of each of their respected programs. Yesterday the convention rolled into LA bringing with it tables […]

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Nike Lebron X Low – Tarp Green / Neo Turquoise / PSN Green

The Lebron X Low seems to be the model carrying the load for the tenth iteration of James’ signature line as we build up to the launch of the Lebron XI. With the Raspberry Red colorway set to launch, another vibrant edition has now been spotted. Using a dark tarp green shade as the base […]

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NSW Lebron X Lifestyle – Black / Sail

It’s been a while since the stripped down, casual edition of Lebron James’ tenth signature shoe last appeared, but the NSW edition Lebron X Lifestyle is coming black in a clean fall colorway. Black covers the majority of the upper redesigned for street wear, with sail placed on the lining and tongue section which also […]

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Nike Lebron XI “Kings Pride” Release Date

What was originally thought to be the Armory Slate colorway, then went by Parachute Gold, has today been officially unveiled by Nike as the “Kings Pride”. The first makeup of the Lebron XI that we were treated to images of is set to become Nike’s lightest basketball model designed for James, weighing in at 14.5 […]

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Nike Lebron XI “Terracotta Warrior”

With the official unveiling of Lebron James 11th signature shoe from Nike comes a look at a new colorway dubbed the Terracotta Warrior. The inspiration for this design, the main China themed take on the silhouette comes by way of the terracotta army exhibition featuring the armies of Qin Shi Huang which Lebron visited back […]

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Nike Lebron XI – Grey / Blue

The reception to the Lebron 11 has so far been positive, with the Parachute Gold, and Miami Heat Away colorway’s images circulating well ahead of the expected October release. The latest makeup to be spotted features a clean, cool palette with the grey panels suggesting this is the Armory Slate edition we’ve been waiting on. […]

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Nike LeBron XI – “Crimson”

Not too long ago @WeavertheGreat gave us a look at the LeBron XI’s first colorway to release – the “Parachute Gold“  “King’s Pride” as well as a glimpse at the pair most likely to come second in the release list of the eleventh addition the LeBron James signature sneaker line from Nike. Take a look […]

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Casual Friday: What’s On Your Feet?

If you’re like myself you might not have the pleasure to have a day job that involves being casually dressed on the daily. In fact, you might even be in that small section of the working class that’s stuck in an office and Friday is the day of refuge to break out your jeans or […]

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#NeverForget: The Day RSVP Services Lost to Nike and The Nike Destroyer

From the moment Nike revealed the release information for the LeBron X Celebration Pack, everyone knew it would become a mad race to see who could secure a pickup of the extremely limited edition. And true to form, RSVP services were primed and ready to capitalize on the tremendous hype brought on by LeBron James […]

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Nike Lebron XI “Parachute Gold” Release Date

We’ve seen so many photos of every conceivable angle of the Lebron XI “Parachute Gold” that all we want is for Lebron James’ next signature shoe to hit shelves. The combination of armor green and gold armorposite plating on the upper, in conjunction with mint green accents and floral patterned lining finally has a release […]

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Nike Lebron X “Championship Pack” Release Info

The hype around the Lebron X “Championship Pack” has been building ever since the Miami Heat won back to back championships against the San Antonio Spurs. The set comprised of both the red/black/gold Lebron X Elite and floral patterned Lebron X Low will be releasing both online and in store on 8/10 with a retail […]

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Nike LeBron XI – Black / Red – First Look

Images of the Parachute Gold Lebron XI have been doing the rounds for a while, so it feel about time for a look at a new colorway. The model in question looks to be a more traditional team colors make up. The new armorposite sections this time take on a red look in contrast to […]

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Lebron 8 “Chicago Bulls” Unreleased Sample

The rivalry between the Miami Heat and the Chicago Bulls has blossomed into one of the most intense and watchable in the NBA, however if you think back to the summer of 2010 things could have worked out very different. Before The Decision aired Lebron James was seriously considering joining the Bulls franchise, and Nike […]

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Nike Lebron X “Championship Pack” Release Date

It seems like forever since the Miami Heat won back to back titles and the Lebron X Championship pack was revealed. After beating the San Antonio Spurs in the finals Lebron has been on a tour of Asia with the Championship pack on display at a number of stops. Thankfully a US release date has […]

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Nike Zoom Soldier VII – Black / Gorge Green / Neon

The Zoom Soldier VII continues it’s onslaught of new colorways with this black and green edition which has a lot in common with an Oregon Ducks away theme. The black base makes way to doses of neon green throughout the upper, with a zig zag patterned strap. A gorge green midsole compliments the tones already […]

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Nike Zoom Soldier VII – Royal Blue

As Lebron James continues his Asian tour Nike Basketball have not been quiet in his absence. A number of new entries into James’ secondary line of court shoes have started to appear in recent weeks and the Deep Royal blue is the latest. As the name suggests the silhouette is predominantly coated in the dark […]

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Conversation Piece: Is Nike’s Commitment To Fairness Making A Real Difference?

It wasn’t long ago that Nike (@nikestore) gave us a Commitment to Fairness; an attempt to help combat the use of bots and automation software that allows users to add product launches into their cart within seconds of Nike Store launch tweets.  Because of the use of automation software, it has given would be consumers […]

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Nike Lebron X Low “USA”

The low cut version of Lebron James’ tenth signature shoe is set for a strong run as we await the plum and 2x championship editions. Another pair set to drop sometime in the near future is make up which may or may not be USA themed. The Navy upper has hits of red on the […]

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Nike Zoom Soldier VII “Think Pink”

The first of two “Think Pink” previews we have for you today is the Nike Zoom Soldier VII, the secondary model from the Lebron James line which used to be synonymous with his post season activities. The hyperfuse upper receives the full pink-fire treatment known for Nike’s continuing support of breast cancer awareness. A light […]

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Nike Sportswear Lebron XI Lifestyle – First Look

The Nike sportswear lifestyle variations of Kevin Durant, Kobe Bryant and Lebron James’ signature shoes just keep coming. The Lebron XI hasn’t even launched yet and already an image of the NSW edition samples has hit the net. The lifestyle entries into the line traditionally have the performance elements stripped from the shoe in favor […]

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Nike Lebron XI – New Images

Back in May we brought you the first look at the 11th signature shoe in Lebron James line, and today a number of more detailed images have become available. The Armory Slate edition below shows off the new armor plate technology on a muted yet militaristic background. The main color on the model comes from […]

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Nike Lebron X EXT “Black Suede”

The latest entry into the Lebron X EXT range will be the black suede/mint colorway. Capitalising on the successes of the cork, denim and most recently hazelnut entries into the stripped down, streetwear variation of Lebron James’ tenth signature shoe, the Black Suede is due to hit retailers on 7/20. As the name suggests the […]

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Lebron X EXT “Hazlenut”

Images of the third entry into the stripped down, lifestyle EXT range of Lebron James tenth signature shoe have been doing the rounds for months on the net, and now a release date has been pencilled in. YamaOtoko have let the cat out of the bag and revealed that the Lebron X EXT “Hazlenut” will […]

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Lebron X “Black Denim” PE

This weekend’s major release is the Lebron X EXT Denim a lifestyle variation of Lebron James 10th signature shoe model, stripped down for casual wear rather than being a performance shoe. The latest sample to be revealed is also dressed in denim, black denim to be precise. The difference here is that the black denim […]

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Lebron X Championship Pack

To celebrate the Miami Heat and Lebron James back to back NBA championships and finals MVP awards Nike has unveiled a championship pack commemorating the event. Included in the pack will be two hats, a T Shirt and the part our readers will care most about, two special edition pairs of sneakers. The now infamous […]

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LeBron X Low “King-curial”

KingJames-curial? Slated for a September 7th release, a new LeBron X Low colorway is extremely similar to the recently release Kobe 8 “Mambacurials”, that had a lot of people wanting to cop the soccer-inspired boot. The synthetic upper of this Low is done in a Raspberry Red cw, accented with a Purple fly-wire. Purple is […]

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LeBron X Low PE “Championship”

Counting chicken before they hatch? Well Nike Basketball is on-board for that philosophy. A couple photos of a new LeBron X low PE has surfaced. On the insoles in of the shoes it reads: “2-Time Champion and 11-12, 12-13” respectively, which then leads most of the sneaker community to believe this, is a “Championship” or […]

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Lebron X EXT Denim

Images of the Lebron X Denim have been circulating a while, and a fair amount of hype has been building for the latest lifestyle variation of Lebron James tenth signature shoe. Replacing the performance materials on the upper is a full denim make up, accompanied by a tan leather tongue and laces. A contrasting pink […]

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Nike Lebron X NSW Lifestyle

Having released in Europe a while back the NSW Lifestyle edition of the popular Lebron X releases in the US on 6/15 through nike.com and select Nike Sportswear retailers. A stripped down, casual, clean looking interpretation of the shoe, these are clearly meant to be worn away from the basketball court. Available in two colorways, […]

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LeBron XI NSW Lifestyle Sample

The Lebron XI hasn’t even hit shelves yet and already we’re seeing samples of a Lifestyle variation of the silhouette. Following up on the clean looks on the Lebron X Lifestyle we have been treated to sample photos of another hazlenut offering. Replacing the Armorposite plating on this off the court sample is a stitched, […]

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Nike LeBron 10 “MVP” – Release Information

We saw LeBron James debut the newest Nike LeBron 10 “MVP” in game one of the Eastern Conference semifinals against the Chicago Bulls. Now we finally have information on a release of the highly anticipated release. It won’t be easy to get your hands on a pair of these Nike LeBron 10’s, as the shoe […]

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Nike LeBron XI – Official

Earlier today we gave you a look at the sample of the Nike LeBron XI set to drop in October. Now we have the official preview for the newest shoe in the Nike Basketball LeBron James line. This preview gives us a military-esque colorway on the shoes geometric shapes and unique two-part upper. With the […]

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LeBron 11 Sample

Yesterday an image floated around the web on what looked to be the final sample and a preview of the Nike LeBron 11 that is set to release in October. Now we have a new image of the LeBron 11 sample in what could possibly be a “Cannon” colorway. At first glance the shoe gives […]

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Nike LeBron X – “What the MVP”

LeBron James was awarded his fourth MVP in the past five seasons. Now he is trying to lead the Miami Heat to back-to-back NBA Championships. As LeBron and co. take on the Bulls in the second round, LeBron has introduced a new colorway of the Nike LeBron X. To celebrate LeBrons fourth MVP, Nike has […]

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Nike LeBron X Elite – “Turquoise/Volt/Violet” Release Date

The Nike Elite Basketball series has been making some series noise lately. Multiple colorways of Elite’s featuring the KD V, LeBron X, and Kobe VIII have surfaced over the internet, and have fans anticipating their releases. Today we get a release date on a Nike LeBron X Elite that is scheduled to hit stores soon. […]

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Nike LeBron X EXT – Black Suede

The NBA playoffs always bring out some of the best colorways for signature shoes. Mix in a suede material, and you might have a hit on your hands. That’s the case with this version of the LeBron X. The LeBron X EXT get’s decked out in black suede to compliment it’s Miami Heat themed colorway. […]

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Nike LeBron X Low “Cavs”

By far, my favorite summer shoe is the Nike LeBron 9 low. I own 3 pairs (Fireberries, Liverpools, and Summit Lakes). Now you can understand my excitement for the release of the LeBron X low. After being underwhelmed by the “Easter” version of the shoe: a new color way has emerged on the air waves. […]

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Nike LeBron X “Pure Platinum”

Nike has been releasing new LeBron X models and colorways in a manner that is as voracious as the play of the King himself. With many different iterations being spawned, the original model gets a new mockup with the upcoming “Pure Platinum” colorway. This one is a little wild with a digitized speckle look morphing […]

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Cop Or Not? Nike Hyperflight “Superhero Pack”

Scheduled for release on Good Friday March 29th, Nike is set to resurrect the Hyperflight. With three unique colorways each inspired by one of Nike’s big three (Kobe, Lebron, KD) look for these to be a sleeper hit ahead of the much anticipated Easter Pack. Let us know your thoughts on the pack in the comments […]

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Nike Basketball Elite Series 2.0 “Superhero” Pack

As the NBA slowly heads into the more exciting post season play, Nike Basketball is ready to lace up their three signature athletes with updated versions of their signature shoes. Superhero armor is the theme for the new pack and LeBron James, Kobe Bryant and Kevin Durant can expect a more protective fit, lightweight construction […]

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Nike Lebron X Carmex

Athletes and sneaker designers find inspiration from a wide variety of sources.  For this Nike Lebron X colorway, inspiration seems to have come from one of the most unlikely sources, a Carmex tin.  The shoe’s bright yellow upper is accented with red laces, Nike swoosh, tongue, and liner.  Sneakerheads with a keen eye spotted these on […]

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Custom: Mache “Iron Man” Lebron X

This latest custom, created for Mr. LBJ himself is a beautiful example of the high quality work and progression Mache has continued to put out into the market. The sequel to Mache’s Lebron IX “Iron Mans,” is created with a beautiful airbrush making these X’s look exactly like a piece of high quality metal you […]

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Let’s Hug It Out: LeBron X “Cork”

We all tried. Many failed, including myself. This is probably the closest I’ll ever get to the LeBron X “Cork”. Congratulations to those who copped a pair yesterday. For the rest of us, let’s watch this Nice Kick’s unboxing of what could’ve been. The biggest release of 2013 so far has come and gone, on to […]

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LeBron X “Tennis Ball”

The 23rd of February is a big day in the sneaker kingdom. The release of the “year” bestows upon us.  This is not about that (IMO) amazing shoe. This is about how on the 23rd Nike basketball is taking us all to school; the LeBron X “Tennis Ball” is also going to be released on […]

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Nike Sportswear “Area 72” 2013 All Star Collection

Hot on the heels of the Nike Basketball “Extraterrestrial” Pack for the 2013 All Star Game, Nike Sportswear unveils it’s “Area 72” collection featuring a fresh design of the Nike Barkley Posite Max, Nike Air Force Max, Nike Lunar Force 1, Nike Blazer High and Nike Vandal High. To reach “out of this world” levels, […]

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Nike LeBron X “LeBron-Boutin” custom by Mache

If you don’t know who Mache is, you’re about to get learned. Mache is the creative force behind Mache Custom Kicks, a real heavyweight in the custom kicks game. One of his recent customizations really caught my eye and the base was a pair of Nike LeBron X “Pressure”. Featuring an all black upper with […]

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Nike Basketball ‘Black History Month’ 2013 Collection

“Be Bold. Be True” is this year’s theme for Nike’s “Black History Month” collection. This particular year showcases 3 star athletes in 3 different sports – Kevin Durant, the star basketball forward, Serena Williams, champion tennis star and Didier Drogba, European soccer sensation honoring their contributions to their respective sports and communities. A portion of […]

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