What I saw Lakers v Rockets: Trouble on the horizon in Lakerland??

Saturday night marked the Staples Center unveiling of this highly publicized and scrutinized version of the Los Angeles Lakers, starring LeBron James. It was an entertaining game but it will be most remembered for this little incident:   Now the fisticuffs themselves do not bother me; the typical NBA altercation these days is usually just some vociferous smack talk and maybe pushing and shoving (especially if there are people around to hold them back before anything could really happen). The main protagonists Rajon Rondo and Chris Paul, decided to take…

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Chris Paul and Melo work out together

A reading of the NBA tea leaves seems to have Carmelo Anthony being a part of the Houston Rockets in the not-to-distant future. According to Marc Stein of The New York Times: Carmelo Anthony is planning to sign with the Houston Rockets upon clearing waivers in coming days, according to two people with knowledge of his plans. Anthony is unlikely to become a free agent before next week, at the earliest, because his pending trade from the Oklahoma City Thunder to the Atlanta Hawks could take several days to be…

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Jordan CP3.XI “Cliff Paul”

This latest colorway of the Jordan CP3.XI is inspired by Chris’ twin Cliff Paul who appeared in the State Farm commercials. The colors and patterns used on the are a nod to Cliff Paul’s wardrobe. The desert sand upper are inspired by Cliff Paul’s khakis. The red and blue plaid pattern on the tongue are representative of Cliff Paul signature sweaters. Metallic gold branding finishes up the look of the upper, and this sits atop a white midsole and a blue tinted translucent outsole completes this sneaker’s aesthetic. The “Cliff…

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Air Jordan 12 CP3 “Class of 2003”

This Air Jordan 12 that pays homage to Chris Paul’s high school, West Forsyth High School, is part of Jordan Brand’s “Back to School” Collection. This version of the XII is constructed of nylon and suede and feautres olive canvas, sail, black and metallic gold, which match the hues of Paul’s alma mater. Similar to the insole detailing present in the Air Jordan 13 “Melo” Class of 2002, these will feature the CP3 logo on one insole and “Class of 2003” in the other. The Air Jordan 12 CP3 “Class…

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Chris Paul out for Game 7

Houston Rockets point guard Chris Paul has been ruled out of Game 7 of the Western Conference Finals with a strained hamstring. Paul suffered the injury late in Game 5 and sat out the following game. Rockets’ head coach Mike D’Antoni confirmed Paul’s status earlier today. Mike D'Antoni confirms that Chris Paul is officially out for Game 7 of the WCF. #GameTime pic.twitter.com/XNEC4Q4sXM — NBA TV (@NBATV) May 28, 2018

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Chris Paul to debut new shoe against Portland tonight

Chris Paul and the Houston Rockets take on the Portland Trailblazers tonight and the Rockets’ star will debut the latest edition of his signature shoe that is to release next month, the Jordan CP3.XI. The CP3.XI features a red, black and white color scheme. The upper goes from red to black in a manner that resembles liquids mixing. The upper also makes use of a forefoot strap that wraps across the upper to the medial midfoot. Jumpman and CP3 branding on the strap and tongue respectively round out the upper’s…

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“CP3” Jordan XIII has a release date

The Air Jordan XIII “CP3” finally has a release date. Officially labeled as Black/Suntone-Orion Blue, they  will be available November 7,2015 for $200. These were initially a PE for Chris Paul and the hearken back to his time with Hornets.   Air Jordan XIII Black/Sunstone-Orion Blue 823902-015 $200.00

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E:60 Never Walk Alone

Though some people see shoes as merely a disposable item to be purchased, beat up and purchased again( and in most ways that is an accurate description of them). However, there are many instances where shoes transcend their original purpose and exact a real and lasting impact on people.  For Jack, the CP3 VII AE will a special place in his life and illustrates how at times sneakers are so much more than leather and rubber.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_EMp_XbgsqY

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