Klay Thompson sets single game three point record, scorches Bulls for 52

At least from the perspective of long-range shooting, Klay Thompson has not been himself to start the 2018-19 campaign. Coming into The Warriors’ game against the Chicago Bulls he had been averaging just 15.1 points per contest and shooting just 40% from the floor. He had only made 5 of his 36 three-point attempts on the season. The Bulls were very accommodating in helping Thompson break out of his shooting funk in a major way. He hit an NBA record 14 three-pointers en route to a 52 point night. Thirty-six…

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Gordon Hayward officially signed to Anta

A little over two weeks ago, we covered Boston Celtics small forward Gordon Hayward had signed a four year sneaker and apparel offer sheet with Chinese brand Anta. A match clause in, at the time, deal with Nike allowed them up to ten business days to match Anta’s offer. Nike chose to decline to match and Hayward announced Monday that he was not only officially signed with the brand but that a signature shoes is to release next fall. New season. New beginnings. I'm excited to announce my partnership with…

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Gordon Hayward agrees to shoe contract with Anta; Nike can still match

Although it was reported by NBC Sports Boston’s A. Sherrod Blakey that the Celtics’ small forward was nearing a multi-year agreement with Nike, according to ESPN’s Nick DePaula, Gordon Hayward has agreed to a four-year sneaker and apparel offer sheet with Anta.   Boston Celtics All-Star @GordonHayward has agreed to a 4-year footwear & apparel offer sheet with Anta. The massive shoe deal also includes a signature apparel collection and marketing throughout Asia and the US. Nike will have 10 business days to exercise their “match clause.” pic.twitter.com/GIrLpxFA6d — Nick…

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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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GOAT is buying Flight Club

GOAT, an online marketplace for high-value sneakers, is acquiring Flight Club, the well-known sneaker consignment shop with locations in New York and Los Angeles. Flight Club is a cultural icon,but they were missing the tech side. We’ve grown into an established player, but we don’t have the retail yet.” – Eddy Lu, GOAT Chief Executive According to a GOAT spokeswoman, the deal involves a mix of cash and equity, although terms have not been disclosed yet. She also said that both brands will continue to operate independently.   With the…

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