Stupid Things People Do For Sneakers: Robbers take Air Jordans, shoot man with flare gun

The latest in our long line of leather and rubber inspired lunacy comes from from Buffalo, NY. According to police there, robbers clad in black ensembles robbed a man of his Air Jordans and then shot him with a flare gun. The victim told police that early Easter morning, 2:50 A.M., men unknown to him used force to swipe his sneakers. After he’d given up the kicks, one of the thieves shot him in the leg with a flare gun. The victim was treated at Eric County Medical Center. The…

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KG rejoins And1

Fifteen years after his initial run with the company ended, Kevin Garnett and And1 are rejoining forces. He will be serving as the brand’s Creative Director and Brand Ambassador. As the brand approaches it’s 25th anniversary, the company is launching a capsule collection featuring footwear, apparel and accessories co-designed by Garnett. Eddie Esses, President of Sequential Brand’s Active Division, the parent company of And1, had this to say: For 25 years, AND1 has remained synonymous with the game of basketball and its street-ball lifestyle. As we look to the future,…

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