May 23, 2019 NBA Playoff Recap

Top Performances Kawhi LeonardTOR @ MIL 35 7 9   5-8 3-pt Fred VanVleetTOR @ MIL 21 1 1   7-9 3-pt G. AntetokounmpoMIL vs. TOR 24 6 6    Kyle LowryTOR @ MIL 17 7 6    Malcolm BrogdonMIL vs. TOR 18 11 6 Yesterday’s Scores Toronto goes to Milwaukee and takes control of East Finals with pivotal 105-99 Game 5 win. Toronto Raptors   105 Milwaukee Bucks  99 PTS K.Leonard-TOR – 35   TRB P.Siakam-TOR – 13   TOR leads series 3 games to 2 Eastern Conference Series Snapshots Eastern Conference FinalsToronto vs.…

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Allyson Felix: My Own Pregancy Story

This eye-opening article penned by Olympian and Track and Field legend Allyson Felix, Lindsay Crouse, Taige Jensen and Max Cantor outlines the, what can only be described as, gross mistreatment of her by Nike when she decided to embark on the wondrous journey that is motherhood. To term Nike’s behaviour as shameful is an insult to truly shameful things.

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May 23, 2019 NBA Playoff Recap and Preview

Today’s Game ( all times EST) The Bucks and Raptors meet in a pivotal game five of the Eastern Conference Finals. Toronto Raptors  (58-24)    Milwaukee Bucks  (60-22)    8:30p – TNT   So far, the home team has won all 4 games in this Eastern Conference Finals. In the 2-2-1-1-1 format, of the 59 times that has happened, the higher seed has won 49 of those series. That includes the 2019 Western Conference semifinal matchup when Golden State ended up besting Houston in 6 games. Of the 10 instances where the lower seed won the series…

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Stupid Things People Do For Sneakers: South Jersey teen arrested over sneaker sale gone wrong

If you are selling sneakers in Bridgeton, New Jersey or using the Offer up application you may want to exercise some caution. A local resident did both and found himself the victim of a robbery. According to police, they were sent to a robbery call around Henry Street and South Avenue at approximately 8:20 on Friday, May 18. Upon arrival they met with the victim who said he had made arrangements to sell a pair of sneakers through OfferUp. The victim said that he met two men at the agreed…

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May 21, 2019 NBA Playoff Recap

Top Performers Khris MiddletonMIL @ TOR 30 6 7    Kyle LowryTOR vs. MIL 25 5 6   10-10 ft G. AntetokounmpoMIL @ TOR 25 10 5   3 blk Marc GasolTOR vs. MIL 17 5 7   2 blk Kawhi LeonardTOR vs. MIL 19 7 1   4 stl , 2 blk Serge IbakaTOR vs. MIL 17 13 2    Fred VanVleetTOR vs. MIL 13 1 6    George HillMIL @ TOR 5 5 3   2 stl Norman PowellTOR vs. MIL 18 5 3    Brook LopezMIL @ TOR 8 2 3  …

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Undefeated x Adidas Ultra Boost’s release date

This Ultra Boost is the result of the latest collaboration between Undefeated and Adidas Originals. It sports a white Preimknit upper with a translucent lace cage and white external heel counter. Red and blue reflective undeafeated logos adorn the forefoot of the right and left shoes respectively. Blue Adidas logos on the tongues and an American flag on the rear pull tabs complete the look of this sneaker’s upper. The aforementioned upper sits atop a white Boost midsole and a white rubber outsole. Undefeated x Adidas Ultra BoostWhite/Red-BlueEF1968$180May 24, 2019

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“Snakeskin” Nike Air Foamposite One Official Images

Like the Air Jordan 1 for Jordan Brand, Nike seems hell-bent on running the Air Foamposite One in the ground with too many, and typically, uninspired and/or unimaginative colorways. This snakeskin colorway checks off both of those boxes. It features a black a white textured snakeskin upper complemented with black leather trim on the eyestay and collar. A habanero red outsole rounds out the aesthetic of this sneaker. The “Snakeskin” Nike Air Foamposite One is scheduled to release June 15 at nike.com and select retail venues. The sticker price is…

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“Memphis Tigers” Nike Zoom Rookie coming soon

Like the “Memphis Tigers” Air Foamposite One, the Zoom Rookie is the latest Penny Hardaway associated silhouette to get the Memphis Tigers treatment. This Zoom Rookie sports a white leather and mesh upper and nodules. On the Foamposite portions of the upper a tiger print over university blue is present. The aesthetic of the shoe is completed by a translucent outsole. The “Memphis Tigers” Nike Zoom Rookie is set to release June 1 at nike.com and select retail establishments. The sticker price is set at $210 USD. Nike Zoom Rookie…

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Josh Boone signs deal with Illawarra Hawks

courtesy of nbl.com.au : The Illawarra Hawks have dropped a serious #NBL20 bombshell with the signing of highly sought after free agent, Josh Boone. Boone joins the Hawks on a 1-year deal. No stranger to success in the NBL, Boones’ time with Melbourne United saw him make the grand finals in the 2017/18 and 2018/19 seasons. With a championship under his belt (2017/18), Boone was also awarded the All NBL First Team Honours in 2018. His experience provides a great balance to the current line up at the Hawks. Boone won an…

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NBL and Players’ Association reach new Collective Bargaining Agreement

courtesy of nbl.com.au : The National Basketball League (NBL) and the Australian Basketball Players’ Association (ABPA) will deliver the most professional conditions in the League’s history under a new Collective Bargaining Agreement. Minimum salaries will significantly increase and investment in player welfare and development will be doubled under the three-year agreement. Under the deal: Minimum salaries for players will be set at $55,000 – an increase of 38 per cent since 2016; Development Players will receive a minimum salary for the first time, set at $17,000 for the NBL Season;…

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