Milwaukee GM says Giannis will be offered Supermax in 2020

Milwaukee Bucks GM John Hart said Thursday that “of course” the team will offer their MVP forward Giannis Antetokounmpo a “supermax” contract extension in 2020 when he will be eligible. Antetokounmpo is coming off a monster season where put up 27.7 points, 12.5 rebounds, 5.9 assists, 1.5 blocks and 1.3 steals in leading the Bucks to the Eastern Conference Finals and capturing league MVP honors. So it is only natural the Bucks will offer him the supermax the second he is eligible. Back in 2014 Giannis declared his intention to…

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First Look at the “Seattle” Air Jordan 10

In a year that has seen and will see some highly anticipated releases, this original colorway has flown under the radar. Initially releases way back in 1995 as part of the “City Pack” , this release will mark the first return to retail since its original release. We have our first look at the upcoming version of the Seattle 10 via @zsneakerheadz. What can be seen is a white leather upper with black on the tongue and lacing area. A black midsole can be seen with green showing up on…

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A look at the Lebron 17

We now have a real look at the LeBron 17. The first colorway seen is a black a grey look. Gone is the Battleknit seen on the previous two models, as it has been repacked by a new material called Knotposite. A reversed jeweled swoosh sits about the hybrid cushioned midsole. This Lebron 17 is scheduled to release October 3 at nike.com and select retail establishments. LeBron 17 Black/Black-WhiteBQ3177-002October 3, 2019

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NBPA Foundation provided scholarship grants to SIAC Athete-Students

From thesiac.com: ATLANTA, GA– The National Basketball Players Association (NBPA) Foundation has pledged a significant financial grant to the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) to provide scholarship resources to SIAC member-institution basketball student-athletes to facilitate a path to graduation objectives. This program, in addition to a similar initiative at Norfolk State University, is part of an NBPA pilot project to support student-athletes at colleges and universities around the country. “We are extremely grateful to NBPA Executive Director Michele Roberts and Sherrie Deans, who leads the NBPA foundation for their financial commitment to SIAC…

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Joe Johnson signs with Pistons

Joe Johnson’s domination of the BIG3 caught the attention of several NBA teams, and multiple teams brought him in for a workout. The Detroit Pistons reached an agreement with the 7-time NBA All-Star earlier Thursday. While this is good news for the 38-year Johnson, for Micheal Beasley it means that his NBA journey will have to continue with another ballclub as he will be waived to make room for Johnson.

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FAMU kicks off home season in Jake Gaither Classic

From Florida A&M Sports Information: TALLAHASSEE, Fla. | The Florida A&M University football team will look to get into the win column on Saturday night as the Rattlers will have its 2019 home opener against Fort Valley State. Kickoff for the Third Annual Jake Gaither Classic is set for 6 p.m. at Bragg Memorial Stadium.  Florida A&M (0-1) had an extra week to prepare for Fort Valley State with a bye last week. The Rattlers enter Saturday’s game off a 62-0 loss on Aug. 29 to 17th-ranked Central Florida. FAMU held the Knights to just…

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Teaser Look at the Concepts x Nike Kyrie 6

A few weeks back reports of an upcoming collaboration between Concepts and Nike Basketball on the yet-to-be-released Kyrie 6. This was a cninutation of the partnership that birthed the Ikhet Kyrie 5 in December 2018. There is finally an image of this latest collaboration, albiet not the best as it is a catalog photo. It does depict a Kyrie 6 with a pink tint upper and what appears to be a iridescent lateral Swoosh. The midsole and outsole actually appears to be a tint and shade of blue. The Concepts…

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Lebron James’ Taco Tuesday trademark denied

Lebron James’ presence on social media cannot be ignored. Often times lighthearted and fun and other times he clumsily attempts to navigate through certain approves social issues. One his most notable enjoyable is his Taco Tuesday post, something he has somewhat become synonymous with. As someone who does think with a ruling class mentality in some aspects, James sought to trademark the “Taco Tuesday “ phrase. According to Gerben Law Firm Founder, Josh Gerben, Lebron’s trademark application was denied , as it was deemed a “commonplace message.”

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New images of the Off White x Nike Dunk Low “University Gold

Virgil Abloh and Nike have joined forces again, this time for a triumverate of Nike Dunk Low colorways that are due to release later this fall. The three colorways will include a university gold/midnight navy/white; a university red/wolf grey, and a white and pine green. Images of the University Gold look have surfaced. The Off-White x Nike Dunk Low Leather Collection to release at some point in October at nike.com and select retail establishment. The sticker price is set at $170 USD. Off-White x Nike Dunk Low University Red/University Red-Wolf…

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FAMU coach Willie Simmons Tuesday press conference

In this press conference Florida A&M University discusses the upcoming Jake Gaithersburg Classic and what the name sake of the game meant to the university, and what he wants to see from his players. The Rattlers are coming off a 62-0 decimation at the hands of Central Florida and will look to get into the win column this Saturday against Fort Valley State University in the Jake Gaithersburg Classic. Kickoff time for the game is 6:00 p.m. EST. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1fxj0GsPZaJYEGhDPewHvZeAtRVuMkXjK/view?usp=drivesdk

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