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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“Knicks” Nike Air Foamposite Pro coming summer 2019

Like the Foamposite One before it, the Nike Foamposite Pro will also get the New York Knick treatment. Though no images of the coming sneaker have surfaced as of yet, it is anticipated that this Foamposite Pro will feature an Orange Foamposite upper with blue accenting and black details and likely a translucent outsole. The “Knicks” Nike Air Foamposite Pro is expected to release in the summer of 2019 at nike.com and select Nike Sportswear retailers. The sticker price is set at $230 USD. Nike Air Foamposite ProBlack/Orange-Blue624041-010$230Summer 2019  This…

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SWAC Women’s Basketball Player of the Week- December 25

From swac.org: BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Grambling State guard Shakyla Hill has been named the Southwestern Athletic Conference Women’s Basketball Player of the Week for the third time this season and the second week in a row. The league made the announcement Tuesday morning. Hill, a 5-7 senior from Little Rock, Ark., averaged 21.0 points, 7.0 rebounds, 6.0 assists and 4.3 steals per game during the Puerto Rico Classic. Grambling went 2-1 over the week, including a 65-62 win over previously unbeaten Indiana. The SWAC’s leading scorer began the tournament with nearly…

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Police put the kibosh on SoleFly’s Jordan 1 release

Limited shoes + limited IQ’s= a potential recipe for disaster.  As we previously noted, both of the SoleFly x Air Jordan 1s released today at the Miami boutique. With the limited quantities of both pairs, demand was high and that drew scores of sneaker enthusiasts (and undoubtedly some resellers) clamoring to get their hands on one or both pair. All those factors came together at today’s planned release and as such, police decided to halt the release due to safety concerns. SoleFly said they will announce the new date for…

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500,000 pair of counterfeit Converse and Vans seized in east China

Police in east China’s Anhui Province destroyed half a million pair of knock-off Converse and Vans sneakers. Back in December 2015, police in the city of Bengbu received a tip alleging that counterfeit Converse sneakers that were being sold in some Middle Eastern countries may have been produced in the city. A task force was set up by police to investigate the matter. A month into their investigation, the task force had uncovered the factory’s location and that it had nine production lines that were manned by several hundred shoemakers…

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Nike releasing Kobe AD in Lakers colors

Nike is releasing two Lakers-esque colorways of the Kobe AD. The first pair is outfitted with a hyper grape upper on the lateral side split with university gold on the medial side, The midsole and outsole share this same color splitting. The branding on the upper, which include Kobe logos and his initials behind the tongue, are composed of university gold. The second sneaker has amarillo taking up the lateral side with the medial side being court purple. Like the first shoe, this one also carries that hue implementation through…

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Cavaliers trade Kyle Korver to Jazz

According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski the Cleveland Cavaliers traded veteran sharpshooter to the Utah Jazz in exchange for Alec Burks and two future second-round picks. Korver had been averaging 6.8 points in 15.7 minutes per contest while shooting 46.3 percent from three-point range. He joins a Utah Jazz team that has the second-worst three point percentage in the NBA at 31.9 percent and is in need of his outside shooting. This will be Korver’s second run with the Jazz. He previously played with the club from the 2007-08 season until…

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Making Kicks Count: Cardi B hands out sneakers at Brooklyn housing complex

Last month rapper Cardi B gave out hundreds of jackets and sneakers at a Brooklyn housing project. She had this to say about the drive at the Marlboro Houses to CBS News: We have to set an example for the kids. Sometimes people think that we just do the messed up things but we really… care for the kids and our community and everything. The entertainer was gifted a symbolic key to the Marlboro Houses for her efforts.

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Stupid Things People Do For Sneakers: ‘Sneaker Bandit’ steals 16 pairs of shoes from Sears

The latest edition of when imbecilic behavior collides with sneakers takes place in Bensalem, Pennsylvania, where the Bensalem Police are asking for the public’s help in tracking down a man who reportedly relieved a Sears of some sneakers.   CASE: VIDEO: RETAIL THEFT AT SEARS – DO YOU KNOW THIS SNEAKER BANDIT? https://t.co/lvKmy0t3P1 — Bensalem Police (@BensalemPolice) October 9, 2018 According to police a gentleman entered the Sears in Neshaminy Mall on October 3 at approximately 10:15 a.m. Law enforcement states he removed 16 pairs of shoes from their boxes…

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Black Bar collaborates with Nike SB for upcoming Dunk High

  Black, a Hollywood, California, skater owned bar has joined forces with Nike SB on their own Dunk High. The upcoming Dunk High features a black nubuck base with black leather overlays. The branding for the bar appears on the heels, midsole, printed on the aglets and on the insole. The tag on the front of the tongue reads “always bet on black” underneath the Nike SB logo and it comes with a hidden poker chip inside a stash behind the tongue. The pattern that adorns the wall of Black…

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