Kyle Kuzma signs with GOAT, will wear rare shoes in games

Sneaker resale platform GOAT has announced a partnership with Los Angeles Lakers’ forward Kyle Kuzma. According to BR Kicks ,Kuzma will be the company’s first brand ambassador. In the deal, Kuzma will represent GOAT on and off the court by rocking rare and highly sought after sneakers provided by GOAT. Here is what Kuzma had to say about his deal with goat: “GOAT has inspired me to start collecting more seriously and build my style around sneakers. People assume that, as an NBA athlete, you can get access to any kind…

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Dwyane Wade will pay fine for WNBA player wearing his shoes

Should Las Vegas Aces forward Tamera be fined for rocking Dwyane Wade’s Way of Wade sneakers on the court, Wade said he’d pick up the bill. Aaron Dodson of The Undefeated, tweeted Young wore the shoes in the Aces’ August 7 game against the Atlanta Dream. The WNBA, in a move of brilliance, warned her she would be fined $500 if she wears them again since she she doesn’t have a deal with the brand. After getting wind of this , Wade tweeted: Send that fine my way @tyoung11 Send…

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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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Wade to start at the 2; J.R. Smith to come off bench

Cleveland Cavaliers’ Head Coach Tyronn Lue announced that Dwyane Wade would start at shooting guard and J.R. Smith would come off the bench. Lue said he came to the decision a few days ago. When accessing Smith’s reaction to the decision, Lue said: He was fine…It’s tough, you’ve been in a position where you went to three straight Finals and you’ve been the starting two guard. But like I said its about sacrifice if you want to win. J.R. was great about it. Just knows he has to have a…

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Dwyane Wade to sign with Cavaliers

According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, Dwyane Wade will sign with Cleveland Cavaliers once he clears waivers on Wednesday. Dwyane Wade plans to sign with Cleveland once he clears waivers on Wednesday, league sources tell ESPN. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) September 26, 2017 Shams Charania of The Vertical reported that Wade will sign a one-year deal worth $2.3 million. The Cavaliers will cut a non-guaranteed training camp invitee in order to make room for Wade. Sources: Dwyane Wade has reached agreement on a one-year, $2.3M deal with the Cleveland Cavaliers. —…

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Dwyane Wade,Bulls reach buyout agreement

It appears Dwyane Wade’s time as a Chicago Bull has come to an end.  Despite opting in on his $24 million player option, according to a report by the Chicago Tribune’s K.C. Johnson, Wade and the Bulls have come to terms on an agreement to buyout the three-time champion. The Bulls and Dwyane Wade have reached agreement on a buyout, per sources. — K.C. Johnson (@KCJHoop) September 25, 2017 It was also reported by Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN the Cleveland Cavaliers, San Antonio Spurs, and Miami Heat are apparently early…

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Howard overcomes Bethune-Cookman with Newton late game heroics

With less than two minutes to go, Howard freshman sensation quarterback Caylin Newton engineered a 9-play, 45-yard drive that was culminated in Newton himself scoring the go-ahead score on a 5-yard TD tun, putting the Bison up for good 26-24. In the first quarter the Wildcats took 7-0 lead after a 7-play, 56 yard drive was capped off by a Larry Brihm 20 yard touchdown run. Howard answered back when a few seconds into the second quarter when Guy Lemonier Jr. recovered a fumble for a touchdown. Bethune responded on…

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70,000 pair of Counterfeit Kicks Seized in Thailand

As reported by the Bangkok Post, Customs officials in Thailand seized counterfeit shoes worth at least an estimated 100 million baht (2856326.93 USD) during a raid in the Muang district of Samut Prakan in Thailand.  According to Customs Department director-general Kulit Sombatsiri, the building was used as a warehouse to store 70,000 pair of sneakers, which included “Nikes”, “Adidas”, “Converse”, and “Onitsuka Tiger”.  No one was in the building during the execution of the raid.  The media was shown all of the shoes Friday, prior to being turned over to…

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Stupid Things People Do For Sneakers: Teen Accused of Sticking Up Facebook Sneaker Seller

In our latest edition lowlighting the foolish things people take to get sneakers, we bring you the case of Javaris Platts. The 19-year old Jacksonville, Florida teen was accused of robbing a Facebook sneaker seller at gunpoint of a pair of Air Jordans. According to Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office, and reported by WJXT-TV, the robbery victim posted an ad on a Facebook page where sneakers are bought and sold. The seller and Platts agreed to meet to conduct the sale at Billy Cobb Senior Park. The police report stated when they…

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Been Affected By Sneaker Violence? OSD Wants to Talk with you

With our regular segment, “Stupid Things People Do for Sneakers, we have outlined some of the unintelligent course of actions, often violent and illegal ones,  people take to obtain sneakers, or moneys derived from them. If you have been affected by sneaker-related violence, our friends at OSD, Obsessive Sneaker Disorder want to speak with you. Hit them up at their Facebook page or you can send them an email at info@odslive.com. 

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