Sunday, October 30, 2011

VIDEO: Nike "Basketball Never Stops"

What is Nike's answer to the NBA lockout's obvious negative effect on sales? They have been using the slogan "Basketball Never Stops" for months now. It's them saying that the superstars make the league and not the other way around and that basketball shouldn't stop because of the NBA lockout. As shown on the video, we see LeBron, Amar'e, Dirk and Durant in different leagues and events. We see some practicing alone while no one's watching proving that when you love the sport so much, there's nothing that can stop you from playing. A great example is the world tour involving Kobe "The Black Mamba" Bryant, LeBron James, Kevin Durant, Derrick Rose and more. Stay tuned people! We got you covered!



Watch this nice video and be inspired to play ball AND buy some Nike sneakers.

VIDEO: Amar'e Applying For a Job

Knicks captain Amar'e Stoudemire is seen in this video applying for a spot at Footlocker. It's a funny video considering the current lockout situation as well as the US economy. Check out the job interview below!


Saturday, October 29, 2011

Neat Sneaks! PBA Oct. 21

In today's Neat Sneaks!, we see a lot of changes on our players' sneaker choices. Yes, we still have the usual Nike Kobe domination but get ready for some shake ups. BMeg, Talk n Text, Shopinas and Red Bull players wore a lot of heat including some Nike Zoom Kobe VI, Nike Zoom Kobe V, Jordan Brand classics like the Air Jordan XI i.e., Air LeBron 8 V/2 "All Star" and a lot more! You'll also witness some sneaker switching, players decided to skip their go to pairs so continue reading to see what's up!

PBA love

Coach Tim Cone

See more from Jordan Brand, Nike and the Derrick Rose Adidas line after the jump!

Friday, October 28, 2011

Nike LeBron 9 Low FIRST LOOK!

We haven't even seen all the LeBron 9 releases but we already have release pictures of the LeBron 9 Low. For years we've been getting low cut versions of the regular LeBron signature releases, and this year won't be any different. A lot of LeBron heads might see the LeBron 9 Low as the answer to their prayers, people have been crying for a full 360 Air Max bag and now they can have it. We see 4 colorways including what seems like this year's Summit Lake Hornets colorway. The upper generally looks the same as the standard release except for a few revisions on the heel area. Expect these to release March, April, May and June next year!


Take a closer look at the 4 colorways after the cut!

Adidas Crazy Light Low "Derrick Rose" FIRST LOOK!

The Crazy Light is a revolutionary shoe, it's the first basketball shoe to break the imaginary 10 ounce weight barrier. Today, we get a glimpse at the Derrick Rose low cut version which would only weigh 9.2 ounces. This Rose PE is composed of the same Sprintweb upper on top of the Adidas exclusive Sprintframe cage. We see the same midsole setup and the same highly praised traction. Expect the Adidas Crazy Light Low to hit retailers early next year!



See the rest of the detailed pics after the jump!

Thursday, October 27, 2011

VIDEO: The Legacy of Michael Jordan HD (Complete)

Michael Jordan is simply the greatest basketball player of all time. Check out this video series featuring his entire career. Watch it all in HD right here!



Part 2, 3 and 4 after the jump!

VIDEO: Kobe Bryant Italy Tour Recap

Kobe toured Italia in case you didn't know. Yes, the global icon visited his other hometown to promote Nike and basketball too (haha). The five time champ facilitated camps and interviews all over the country and wore some old Zoom Kobe VI colorways. Watch the video to see a Zoom Kobe VI Team Bank, the "Concord", Italian NBA players and more! Plus a 360 dunking Mamba!

Nike KD 4 "Year of the Dragon" + more "Nerf"!

We get a shot of Leo Chang wearing an upcoming KD 4 colorway, "Year of the Dragon". One of the perks of being a Nike designer is getting to own sneakers nobody else has, good thing this colorway isn't one of those. Expect these to come early next year but keep our eyes peeled as well, Nike might hit us with a surprise drop. This release is in line with the LeBron 9 "China" in terms of color inspiration and theme. We see the same orange and blue hue on the Hyperfuse upper.





The rest of the set after the cut!

Nike Zoom Kobe VII DETAILED PICS Supreme

We've given you the detailed pictures of the regular version of the Zoom Kobe VII and now we present the Supreme release! You'll first notice the higher cut of the ankle sleeve compared to the tongue on the regular one, these completely skipped the tongue. We still haven't confirmed if you can switch the accessories from the regular and the supreme versions but we'll know soon enough.


Added ventilation for the midsole... they just look cool.

Tons of pics after the cut!

Nike Zoom Kobe VII DETAILED PICS Regular Release

Today we get a ton of new pics of the much anticipated Nike Zoom Kobe VII. We get a lot of good looks at the insole, the midsole and the sleeves of the regular version. Take a look at the huge set below, pictures first... more words later. (click here to view detailed pics of the Supreme version)

Thanks Nike!




The motherload after the jump!

Neat Sneaks! PBA Oct. 19

Today's edition of Neat Sneaks! feature a wide range of good choices from our local basketball heroes. We see sneaks like the Adizero Rose 2, Durant's first signature shoe with Nike, the usual Kobe onslaught and a stunning Blake Griffin player exclusive. Yes, we spotted Paul Artadi destroying his Nike Hyperdunk 2011 Blake Griffin All Star Game PE. It's the first time we've seen this pair in the Philippine Basketball Association and it just shows that some of our players have the nut sack to actually play in nice looking limited releases. Check out Paul Artadi and Jason Castro punish their new shoes and more!

Paul Artadi in the Blake Griffin ASG Hyperdunk 2011 and
Jason Castro in the Adidas Adizero Rose 2

Buenafe in the Adidas Crazy Light Derrick Rose PE

The rest of the pics after the cut!

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

WDJW IV

In today's WDJW, we take a look at an often overlooked Air Jordan model and an awkward moment in Michael Jordan's career.


Find out what happened after the cut!

LeBron 9 Nike ID Samples

Nike ID just released limited edition options for the LeBron 9 a few days ago. The options include Jersey Gold, Turquoise Blue and Club Purple for the upper and other areas plus the addition of a gum rubber outsole. Check out the detailed shots of the Nike ID samples below!





The rest after the cut!

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

VIDEO: Highlights from Kevin Durant's All Star Classic

Craving for some NBA action? We present to you the next best thing in the form of a non stop highlight reel care of the best in the world. See the highlights from Kevin Durant, LeBron James, Russel Westbrook, Chris Paul, Michael Beasley, Jeff Green, Carmelo Anthony and more!



Do you think LeBron is only built for highlights and all star games... not rings?

VIDEO: LeBron 9 "big Bang" and Jordan Brand "Love The Game"

We've got two videos for you today, one promoting the LeBron 9 and another from Jordan Brand promoting the game of basketball. "Love the game no matter what", Jordan Brand speaks out their mind regarding the current "Lockout" situation. They're sending out the message that people don't necessarily need the NBA to appreciate the game of basketball and it's best players. Of course it's the greatest basketball league, but the players make the league and the league may be gone for now but the stars are definitely here to stay. The video shows Wade, Melo and CP3 playing in different leagues throughout the world proving that basketball never stops.



See Dwyane Wade crossover old people after the jump!

Derrick Rose Adidas Adizero Lux Rose Sample

The Adizero Rose 2 is one of the hottest shoe right now with a striking design and high tech performance attributes. Right now though, we'll take a look back at the unreleased Adizero Lux Rose which was supposed to be the second version of the Adizero Rose instead of the Rose 1.5.

This model sports the same midsole setup as the Adizero Rose with a modified upper similar to the Superbeast and the Adipure. Check out this autographed sample plus some more detailed shots after the cut!



Neat Sneaks! Kevin Durant All Star Classic in OKC- LeBron, CP3 and more!

via Getty Images
The NBA lockout is a bad thing for everyone that loves basketball, but if we're getting all star games like these once or twice a month until the lockout ends, can you really complain? Kevin Durant recently arranged a charity event for OKC, the town he's playing for. The lineup of stars include Carmelo Anthony, LeBron James, Chris Paul, Michael Beasley, Durantula's number two- Russel Westbrook, LaMarcus Aldridge, Jamal Crawford and more.
 One of the disappointments would be NBA's all new poster boy, Blake Griffin not being able to attend. The Blake Show was supposed to join the all star classic but he injured his foot. He is believed to be surfing while this happened, he cut his foot and required stitches.

Today's Neat Sneaks feature an upcoming LeBron 9 colorway, an old Foamposite LeBron model, Durant's "Nerf" KD 4 and new shoes from Russel Westbrook, Melo and CP3!

See the pictures from the All Star Classic (and an Air Max 95) after the jump!

Monday, October 24, 2011

Air Jordan XIV White/Varsity Red 2012 Retro

The Air Jordan 14 is one of the best performance driven sneaker released by Jordan Brand. It has that asymmetrical ankle cut, Zoom Air and a huge carbon fiber midfoot shank. This Ferrari inspired Air Jordan is one of the sleekest models too with an all white upper with varsity red hits on the midsole and heel. Expect this original colorway to release next year adding to an already impressive lineup.


See the rest of the high res detailed shots after the jump!

Video: Kevin Durant All Star Classic

Watch the top 10 plays from Durant's All Star Classic Charity Game in OKC! See the new shoes from Carmelo Anthony, LeBron James, Chris Paul and Kevin Durant!



Durant Breaks out the KD IV "Nerf" @ OKC All Star Classic

Nike looks back at Kevin Durant's early days when he used to throw down monster jams on a Nerf hoop set. (Yeah, I know you can relate to that too) This shoe is downright nasty with early 90's paint splatter on the upper and a Nerf inspired colorway. Thanks to Nike's partnership with Nerf, we get an amazing colorway complete with the Nerf hoop and a Nerf KD35 basketball. Release information and other details will be brought to you as soon as they surface.


 
See the packaging and other detailed shots after the cut!

VIDEO: Pacquiao vs Marquez 3 HBO 24/7

"... but inside these ropes, both men know, in its purest of forms supremacy remains very much unresolved."

The fight of the year is just a couple of weeks away. Will Manny finally end the talks about Marquez being almost as good if not as good as him? He never really dominated against Juan Manuel Marquez, will this 3rd installment finally rest the case of Pacquiao's supremacy over Marquez?

Watch the first episode of HBO's Pacquiao vs Marquez 3 24/7!



Zoom Kobe VII Black/Neutral Grey/White and New Info!

There's been tons of outrage towards the ankle sleeve on the supreme version and the Kobeheads have been dying to see what the regular versions would look like. Now we get a preview of the general release version that's coming out next year. We have a neutral grey accented midsole with a predominantly black upper. White hits are seen on the Swoosh logo, Shozoku symbol and the outsole with speckled laces finishing this simple colorway off.


Concord is seen on the Shozoku logo near the carbon fiber shank.

We also give you a look at the bootie/sleeve of the regular version. Yes, it seems as if the regular release will also have the sleeves which carries the tongue. Want to see it? Check out the pics after the cut!

Sunday, October 23, 2011

VIDEO: Jordan M8 NYC Flight Event - AMAZING

Watch this video recap of Melo's M8 launch in New York. The visuals Jordan Brand produced for Melo are absolutely stunning. This is probably the best signature shoe launch we've seen ever. Check it out below!




Jordan Brand has left the Carmelo Anthony line in the backseat for a while now but this is an awesome gesture that (he now has a big market team) he's really top priority.

Janoski Alert! Umber/Boulder/White

Pinoys love their Janoskis, in fact, Pinoys camp for their Janoskis. We've seen some awesome makeups before like the "Tiffany", Woodgrain and the super popular Obsidian Janoski. Now we get a look at the newest creamy buttery colorway... yeah, no nickname yet but they look real nice.

Nike SB Zoom Stefan Janoski Umber/Boulder/white

Yummy suede...
This tonal brown release is as good as Janoskis come. It plays the strong parts of the shoe really well especially the use of suede. Nike SB hits the spot with this one with color blocking that is reminiscent of the recently released Dunk High "Cigar City". Expect these to hit your local spots soon as they are starting to show up.

Check out the rest of the pictures after the cut!

LeBron 9 "Miami Nights" New Images

It's getting a little too much with shoe nicknaming these days, but Nike knows that nicknames build hype and hype can clear retail stores. Today we get a new look at the recently dubbed "Miami Nights" colorway of the LeBron 9.

LeBron 9 "Miami Nights"

As if the stunning colorway alone isn't enough to build hype, Jason Petrie names this something Miami. Now all the hypebeasts will camp for these aside from the people that actually wanted these from the beginning.

Check out two more detailed shots after the jump!

Saturday, October 22, 2011

VIDEO: Derrick Rose Live Chat

Watch Derrick Rose answer questions from fans in this feature.





Derrick Rose is a very likable star and the video above just adds to that fact. He really took time to chat with his fans and open up with a few questions which is rare with other athletes or even celebrities. Get to know more about the reigning MVP with the video above!

Release Alert! Zoom Kobe VI "Dark Knight"

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With the Zoom Kobe 7's release just a couple of months away, you'd think Nike will go easy on the Kobe VI, but Nike seems to like the response they're getting with the ZK6. Now they've just released this year's edition of the "Dark Knight" colorway made popular by the Zoom Kobe V. There's still no solid information about a local release but they're now available stateside via NDC.

Neat Sneaks! PBA Oct. 16

We have new and old models in today's edition of Neat Sneaks as someone debuts the Adizero Rose 2 on the court and we also spot the Huarache 2010. We also spot the usual models like the Zoom Kobe VI, Hyperdunks and Team Jordan models. Check out the sneakers from Petron, Shopinas, Alaska and Powerade!

Arwind Santos in a lace switched Hyperdunk 2011 and Lutz in the Zoom Kobe VI "Blue Camo"


Cyrus Baguio gets tackled in the Hyperdunk 2011
See the full set after the cut!

Friday, October 21, 2011

Zoom Kobe VII, LeBron 9 and KD 4 RELEASE DATE

Check out the release dates of Nike Basketball's big three. The LeBron 9, Zoom Kobe VII and the KD 4. Also several upcoming Hyperdunk 2011 colorways.


See the "Pre Heat", Kobe VII Supreme "Tour Yellow" and the KD $ "Away" RD after the cut!

LeBron in the Air Max LeBron 7! Durant in the Nike KD 4

The Nike LeBron 9 is currently the hottest shoe out in the market, but what does it say about the product when the man himself decides to wear an older model? He is wearing a shoe that is outdated by the LeBron 9 being 6 models apart (LeBron 9, LeBron 8 V/2 Low, LeBron 8 PS, LeBron 8 V/2, LeBron V/1, LeBron VII PS, Air Max LeBron VII).

Anyway, whatever it is that made him wear an old model didn't fly with Durantula. Kevin Durant decided to put on his still unreleased shoe, the KD 4. Kevin is seen with his often used "Away" colorway that usually hits retailers first


Check out the picture after the cut!!

Manny Pacquiao NIKE APPAREL: Marquez Fight

Today, we take a look at the shirts, shorts, jackets and caps set to go with the Pacman-Marquez fight.







Check out the latest Pacman apparel from Nike after the cut!
(also, Bobby Pacquiao's jacket :s)

VIDEO: Manny Pacman Pacquiao's Greatest Hits

To really pump you up for our upcoming Free Reap, we're giving you Manny Pacquiao's Greatest Hits! Shhhhhhhh... Enough words now, just watch this highlight reel of butt serving.



More after the cut!

VIDEO: Manny Pacquiao (HBO- Ring Life)

"...you know we don't have too many more challenges out there. If Mayweather doesn't come to the table,where else we gonna go?"



Manny Pacquiao to many is the greatest boxer of all time and he came from nothing. His father wasn't a boxer, he didn't have any trainer relatives, he literally came from nothing. He is the ultimate inspiration to anyone trying to achieve greatness. Watch this short tribute video from HBO and know more about Pacman.

More after the jump!

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Neat Sneaks! PBA Oct. 14-15

Again we see Marc Pingris in the APL Concept 1. He really favors this now over the Jordan Take Flight he used to wear constantly. See kicks from Jordan Brand, Under Armour and a "Kay Yow" colorway in today's edition of Neat Sneaks!

Japeth Aguilar obliterates Paul Lee while wearing the Zoom Kobe VI "Urban Camo"





Pingris in the APL Concept 1, Asi in the Hyperfuse 2011 Low, Kirby in the Zoom Kobe VI "Urban Camo"
and Joe Devance in the Air Max FlyBy

Check out what Caguioa is wearing after the cut!

VIDEO: Rajon Rondo Throws an Amazing Oop!

WOW. Just WOW.



Hit the comments section and let us know what you think. Too much Steve Nash and too little Magic Johnson flair?

Zoom Hyperfuse 2011 Rondo & Westbrook "home" PE

  
"9" and "RW- why not?" logos of Rondo and Westbrook


Check out the latest PE cooked up by Nike for their top point guards, see the rest of the set after the jump!

Adidas Originals "Wings" for 2NE1 (Sandara Park)

Sandara left her dying Philippine showbiz career and tried her luck in her home country. The result? A prettier, sexier, hotter and more successful Sandara Park c/o her girl group 2NE1 complete with 3 other Korean hotties. Next in Sandara's string of success is their signing with Adidas Originals complete with a Jeremy Scott designed shoe. Let us know what you think about the special sneakers as well as Sandara and friends.


Check out the highly popular JS Wings 2.0 & JS Collage Wings after the cut!

Nike LeBron 9 "FreeGums" Design

Take a look at the newest LeBron 9 colorway to surface this month. This one's designed by Miami artist Alvaro Ilizarbe a.k.a. Freegums which features several subtle artistic cues.


Check out the rest of the Hi Res pictures after the cut!

Sneaker Spotlight: James Yap new pic

James Yap loves his Kobes. Check out his favorite pair!


See them after the cut!

Adidas Crazy 8 "All Star"

Kobe Bryant's first real signature shoe, the Adidas Crazy 8 is a futuristic shoe both in looks and performance. This silo is definitely ahead of its time just like the player endorsing it. If features a preview of future Adidas sole/cushioning technology- Feet Your Wear which foreshadowed the Puremotion tech being used in several models today including the Adizero Rose line. See the game highlights(old Jordan schooling old Kobe) below as well as the early release pictures.


Kobe's first all star game:







Complete set of pictures after the cut!

VIDEO: Derrick Rose Reviews the Adizero Rose 2

Derrick Rose is an awesome ball player. When he steps into the court and gets his stoic game face on, there are only 2 to 3 players on this planet that can stop him - he's quick, he's strong and he's fast. Now he tries to be awesome in another thing, he tries to review his own shoe the Adidas Adizero Rose 2. He does a pretty good job but this video is mostly just a shoutout to the sneakerheads that does video reviews; guys like nightwing2303, sneakgeekz, stickie213, etc.

Check out the video below and see how he did.



Let us know what you thought of Derrick's review and the Adizero Rose 2.

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Rafael Nadal 2012 Nike Air Max Courtballistec 4,3

Nadal is not happy being number 2. Expect him to absolutely demolish the competition next year with his new shoe the Nike Air Max Courtballistec 4.3. This new version features a Lunarlon midsole for lightweight and responsive cushioning plus a Hyperfuse heel quarter area. As usual we see an Air Max heel for Rafa and an XDR solid rubber outsole. An improved DragOn 2X Cage is seen wrapping the lateral toe area around to the denser medial side. This "Scarlet Fire" colorway is complemented with the same shade performance apparel.


More shots after the jump!

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

VIDEO: Jeffery and Marcus Jordan- Heir Jordan HD

I've always wanted to be Michael Jordan and I guess the next best thing is be his son. Now that would be the dream, to get whatever shoe you wanted, to have an autograph of Jordan IN YOUR BLOOD and to be able to play with Jordan. Those are some of the perks. Watch the video below to see what's about to come from Marcus and Jeffery and Heir Jordan.

Nike Lunar Hypergamer White/Cannon/Team Orange

Nike is really trying make a statement with it's newest Lunarlon cushioning based shoe. They just released the "Camo Pack" and now we see another bright colorway. Used heavily in the Hyperfuse upper is white with some hits of orange. Cannon is seen on the thick Lunarlon midsole, laces and the herringbone outsole. Expect this colorway to hit retailers soon.




See the rest of the set after the jump!

Zoom Kobe VII Supreme "Concord" New Pictures

Can't wait to get your hands on the new Zoom Kobe VII? The holiday season is in the air and release date is right around the corner so be ready with that $180 because we've got pictures to seal the deal for you! Detailed shots of the carbon fiber shank plate, heel counter, and synthetic upper are featured in this new release. See the whole set of new shots below and let us know what you think in the comments section!





Check out 7 more shots after the cut!

Thai Temple Dunk SB x Chris Brown Teaches Girls How to Dougie



See the video above if you want to see Chris Brown dougie-ing in the Thai Temples.

Eric Koston's Dunk High "Thai Temple" is one of the cleanest Dunk SBs out there. Let's give it some respect by taking a few seconds of shoe worship. Just like any Koston sneaker, these are straight butter and they feature the signature gum sole. The light metallic gold toe box and quarter panels look amazing with the suede trim and the white midsole. Red can be spotted on the Swoosh boarder and the tongue lining. A net patterned heel finishes this shoe off with that subtle, clean and elegant look. These are long gone but you can still grab a pair via eBay while the prices are still bearable.


A ton of pics after the cut!