Air Jordan 5 JSP “Laney” – Detailed Look

  2019 will see Jordan Brand release brand new versions of the Air Jordan 5  “Laney”, which, like the first version in 2000 and its retro progeny in 2013, are inspired by MJ’s Emsley A. Laney High School. There are two colorways, one outfitted in Varsity Maize/Light Charcoal-Varsity Royal and the other in Varsity Royal/Light Charcoal-Varsity Maize.       Air Jordan 5 JSP “Laney” Varsity Maize/Light Charcoal-Varsity Royal  CD2720-700 $190 January 19, 2019      Here is a possible rendering by @py_rates:              …

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Kelly Oubre, Jr. signs with Converse (and Nike)

  Converse has brought Washington Wizards small forward Kelly Oubre Jr. into its fold. The  deal is unique in that Oubre Jr. will Converse shoes off the court but Nike shoes on the court ( for those who may not know, Nike owns Converse).     According to ESPN’s Nick DePaula , the deal will focus on the increased attention given (for some reason) to the Association’s arena entry fashion with Oubre Jr. to debut a number of new Converse sneakers this year via his pregame entries. Every game since my…

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Jordan Brand officially unveiled “Concord” Air Jordan 11

We are a little more than two weeks away from arguably the most anticipated release of 2018, the “Concord” Air Jordan 11.  For the past several months, images of the sneaker have filtered out and since then the sneaker community have went back and forth off their approval or disapproval of numbers on the back and patent leather height. Yesterday Jordan Brand officially unveiled images of the Concords. More in line with original release, and 11 drops dating back to 2016 this version features a higher patent leather rand. Ever…

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German sneaker brand nat-2 launches sneakers made from recycled coffee grounds

In April, we brought you the story of high-end German sneaker brand nat-2 ,who in collaboration with fellow German company Zvnder, produced a vegan mushroom leather sneaker. Nat-2 is now using repurposed coffee grounds into their nat-2 Coffee Line. According to the brand themselves, the sneaker is 100% vegan, unisex and the uppers are made of from real sustainable recycled coffee, coffee beans and coffee plants. Depending on the style, (there is both a low and versions) up to 50% of the shoe will be covered in coffee. The type…

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NBL returns to Australia’s capital city

From nbl.com.au:   The Hungry Jack’s NBL will return to Canberra when the Illawarra Hawks play the Cairns Taipans on Australia Day. The NBL today announced a partnership with the ACT Government and Basketball ACT to bring elite basketball back to the nation’s capital. The ACT Government will invest $125,000 to bring a Hawks game to AIS Arena on January 26 . The team will also host a number of coaching clinics with ACT Representative squads and ACT coaches, visit a number of schools and play against the AIS Centre of…

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Stupid Things People Do For Sneakers: Cash and Jordans stolen from Wisconsin apartment

Madison, Wisconsin is the latest setting for the next entry in the annals of footwear-fueled lunacy. A resident of the capital city of the state learned that your sneakers aren’t safe even in your own home. According to Madison police, cash and five pairs of sneakers valued at more than $800 were stolen from a west side apartment. Police were called to South Gammon Road at approximately 11 p.m. after a 24 year-old woman returned home from work and discovered the front door to her apartment had been kicked in.…

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Jimmy Butler traded to 76ers

The dark cloud of uncertainty surrounding the Minnesota Timberwolves over the Jimmy Butler saga can finally be lifted. According to Shams Charania of The Athletic and Stadium, and later confirmed by ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski and Zach Lowe, the Philadelphia 76ers will acquire Butler in exchange for Robert Covington, Dario Saric, Jerryd Bayless. Wojnarowski and Lowe added the Timberwolves would also receive a 2022 second-round pick and send center Justin Patton to Philadelphia. According to Wojnarowski, “After winless 5-game road trip that ended with loss Sacramento on Friday night, Tom Thibodeau…

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Stupid Things People Do For Sneakers: Unidentified Man steals sneakers from NY Kohl’s

Our never-ending accounts of incidents of low IQ revolving around sneakers makes a stop in Shirley, New York, where police are on the hunt for a man who thought paying for sneakers did not apply to him. According to police, the man stole a pair of black sneakers, valued at $55, from a Kohl’s located at 999 Montauk Highway. After pilfering the kicks, he then fled with his ill-gotten footwear on a bicycle. Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Suffolk Seventh Precinct Crime Section are seeking the public’s assistance to help…

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LeBron 16 “I Promise” coming before Thanksgiving

The “ I Promise” colorway of the Lebron 16 is part of the “1 Thru 5” series and represents the Center position.This colorway is inspired by his children and the I Promise school in Akron, Ohio that opened it doors earlier this summer. The “I Promise” LeBron 16 features a black Battleknit 2.0 upper with a multi-color layer placed beneath it. Down the tongue features the words, “JUST A KID FROM AKRON”. On the rear heel on one shoe reads “WE ARE FAMILY” and the LeBron James Foundation logo on…

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