NBL oncourt kicks : Who rocked the best sneakers in Round 13

The sneaker culture in National Basketball League, the professional league in Australia, has not reached the level that it is in the NBA yet but that is starting to change. On the league’s website, nba.com.au, a recent story was featured with a poll asking fans who wore the best sneakers in the latest round of games. Since we are fans of this league, basketball and sneakers, we thought we would let you weigh in on their poll. The nominees will be posted below as well as the poll. Melo Trimble…

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“OKC” Jordan Why Not Zer0.2

This next colorway of Russell Westbrook’s second signature shoe features an OKC theme. Outfitted in the Thunder’s team colors, this sneaker features a white mesh and textile upper with orange on the heel counter. Varying shades of blue occupy the midfoot shank, the collar and tongue tab. A white midsole and outsole complete the look of this shoe. These are scheduled for a release later this year at select Jordan Brand retail locations. The sticker price is set at $125 USD

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Official images of the Lebron 16 “Equality Rise Above”Pack

Continuing a theme started with the Lebron 15, the Lebron 16 will also feature an “Equality” shoe. The “Equality” Lebron 16 features two dual colored pairs, each with a white shoe and a black shoe. One pair features a right white shoe with black laces with a black left shoe with white laces. The other pair is the opposite. Both pair feature clear translucent outsole with the word “equality” emblazoned across them. Both of the “Equality Rise Above” Lebron 16 are slated for a January 21 release date. They can…

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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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“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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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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Nike Air Max VaporMax Utility “Chinese New Year” Release Date

The Nike Chinese New Year train continues to pickup new passengers. The newest addition to the collection is the Nike Air VaporMax Utility. This VaporMax Utility features an all-red upper with gold accents as well as black detailing. On the rear pull tabs Chinese characters and the Bai Jia Yi is found on the insoles. This upper sits atop a thin red Cushlon midsole and red VaporMax unit with black rubber on the outsole in key impact zones. The “Chinese New Year” Nike Air VaporMax Utility has an expected February…

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Nike Air Flightposite “Chinese New Year “

Another day, another shoe seemingly added to Nike’s Chinese New Year collection. The newest addition is the Air Flightposite. This version of the classic silhouette features a purple Foamposite upper that has a gradiation to a near-pink, in addition to the design that also adorns the aforementioned upper. The same coloration is present on the Swoosh that is present on the upper. The black neoprene sleeve has a geometric pattern of conjoined triangles with a logo of praying hands at the top of the sleeve. The outsole seems to be…

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“Chinese New Year” Nike Air VaporMax 2.0 Official Images

Not to be left out of Nike’s celebration of the Year of the Pig is the Nike Air VaporMax. This VaporMax features a black FlyKnit upper with bits of metallic gold woven in. Red is found on the flywire and on the pig logo on the tongue while metallic gold is also present on the swooshes on the lateral and medial sides as well as the Chinese character on the heel. The VaporMax unit is red and the rubber portions on the outsole are black. The “Chinese New Year” Nike…

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A Look at the Jordan Why Not Zer0.2

After debuting his first oncourt signature shoe, the Jordan Why Not Zer0.1.Jordan Brand release official images of Russell Westbrook’s second shoe, the Why Not Zer0.2. The released images depict a sneaker with a multi-colored upper that features a multitude of colors and materials in what could be termed a deconstructed manner. Other features include exposed tags on both the upper and the outsole. The upper sits atop a two-piece sail midsole and outsole. Overseas retailers will see a January 2, 2019 release. There is no info, as of yet, on…

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