Larry Nance Jr. has sprained MCL

According to Adrain Wojnarowski of ESPN, Cleveland Cavaliers forward Larry Nance Jr.’s MRI concluded he has a sprained MCL and could be out for two weeks. The injury occurred halfway through the first quarter of the Cavaliers’ 123-115 loss to the Indiana Pacers. Nance was only able to contribute a single point in five minutes. Nance ended up missing the team’s game Wednesday against the Pelicans. Nance said that this was the same knee he injured in college but it was more severe than the one that has currently befallen…

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German company Nat-2 produced sneaker made of hay and plastic bottles

German sneaker company Nat-2 has produced sustainable shoes featuring such materials as mushroom leather and coffee grounds. The Hayfield Alwiese Line is their latest ecologically friendly sneaker is composed of hayfield grass. The 100% vegan, unisex sneakers are produced from real sustainable hay, grass and flowers that , depending on the style , will cover up to 50% of the shoe’s upper. According to nat-2’s website, “The hayfield is pressed and applied to a layerbase….the patented material was developed in Germany and Austria while the final sneakers are 100% handmade…

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Stupid Things People Do For Sneakers: 50 pairs of sneakers taken from Little Rock home by armed intruder

Arkansas has is known for William Jefferson Clinton, the Razorbacks and the largest domestic drug operation in history and now it is provided the setting for the latest edition of Stupid Things People Do For Sneakers. It should also serve as a lesson to be careful as to not only who you let into your home but also to whom you show what you have. According to police, an armed man broke into a Little Rock residence and stole scores of Air Jordans. According to a police report, thirty-three-year-old Marquis…

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Raptors to sign Patrick McCaw

The strange odyssey for Patrick McCaw has taken a new turn. The former Golden State Warriors guard left a guaranteed 2 year, $5.2 million deal on the table to sign a non-guaranteed 2 year, 6 million deal with the Cleveland Cavaliers on December 28. He was cut a mere three games into his tenure with Cleveland. The sign-and-cut has raised a few eyebrows and will now be the subject of an NBA investigation. It appears McCaw will have a new NBA home. According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the free agent…

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Grizzlies’ Dillon Brooks likely our for rest of season with toe injury

According to The Athletic and Stadium’s Shams Charania, Memphis Grizzlies swingman Dillon Brooks will “likely” be out for the rest of the 2018-19 season. Charania adds the injury should not impede him for having full summer workouts. This will wrap up an injury-plagued season for the Oregon product. He dealt with a knee sprain that cost him time in November and December. Brooks has played in just 18 games, posting averages of 7.5 points and 1.7 rebounds on 40.2% shooting and 37.5% from three.

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“Tinker” Air Jordan 3 to come in White/University Red

The “Tinker” Air Jordan 3, the first sketch from legendary designer Tinker Hatfield of MJ’s third signature shoe, will be back in 2019. One of the planned colorways is this outfitted in a white, university red and neutral grey color palette. At this time, there are no images of the shoe , however a look similar to the “Katrina” Air Jordan 3 sporting a white leather upper with the classic elephant print overlays and university red for the accenting. Like all the other “Tinker” III’s, these will feature “Nike Air”…

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This KD 11 releases this month

The KD 11 will get a new addition with this colorway. The new colorway will feature a Flyknit upper interwoven with black and white fibres with black for the “overlays” at the lateral forefoot and the medial side of the toe as well as the heel counter. A blue translucent outsole rounds out the aesthetic. This KD 11 is slated to release January 15th at nike.com and select Nike Basketball retail venues. The sticker price is set at $150 USD. KD 11Black/White-Racer Blue-Bright CrimsonAO2604-006$150 January 15, 2019

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The coverage of the James Harden scoring “tear” celebrates “Heroball”

It seems that the fervor over the run of these games of such prolific scoring caused the focus to be laid on the numbers solely and not to take into account the circumstances under which they occurred. Call me crazy but efficiency matters. Over the course of these twelve games, Harden has only shot 50% or better 3 times and only better than 45% once. The rest of the games saw Harden connect with 43% or less of his shot attempts, including two clunkers of 7-23 and 12-34 respectively. I realize…

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Rockets trade Micheal Carter-Williams to the Chicago Bulls

As reported by ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Houston Rockets have traded point guard and former Rookie-of-the-Year Micheal Carter-Williams to the Chicago Bulls. Wojnarowski adds that the Bulls will send a future conditional second-round pick to finish the deal off and apparently the move was a cost cutting one for Houston, as they would have been on the hook to fully guarantee Carter-Williams’s deal for this season had he been on the roster as of 5PM today. Carter-Williams will not have to worry about living arrangements in the Wiondy City, because…

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Nike Air VaporMax 2019 now part of Chinese New Year Collection

Just when you thought we had seen all the shoes , we are proven wrong. The VaporMax 2019 has been invited to the Year of the Pig Celebration. The Chinese New Year VaporMax 2019 features a red TPE semi-translucent with metallic gold accenting on the Swoosh logo, lace holes lace tips and tongue. Chinese characters on the heel tab complete completes the look of the upper. The aforementioned upper sits atop a black VaporMax unit. The “Chinese New Year” Nike Air VaporMax is anticipated for release later this month at…

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