Undefeated x Adidas Ultra Boost’s release date

This Ultra Boost is the result of the latest collaboration between Undefeated and Adidas Originals. It sports a white Preimknit upper with a translucent lace cage and white external heel counter. Red and blue reflective undeafeated logos adorn the forefoot of the right and left shoes respectively. Blue Adidas logos on the tongues and an American flag on the rear pull tabs complete the look of this sneaker’s upper. The aforementioned upper sits atop a white Boost midsole and a white rubber outsole. Undefeated x Adidas Ultra BoostWhite/Red-BlueEF1968$180May 24, 2019

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“Snakeskin” Nike Air Foamposite One Official Images

Like the Air Jordan 1 for Jordan Brand, Nike seems hell-bent on running the Air Foamposite One in the ground with too many, and typically, uninspired and/or unimaginative colorways. This snakeskin colorway checks off both of those boxes. It features a black a white textured snakeskin upper complemented with black leather trim on the eyestay and collar. A habanero red outsole rounds out the aesthetic of this sneaker. The “Snakeskin” Nike Air Foamposite One is scheduled to release June 15 at nike.com and select retail venues. The sticker price is…

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“Memphis Tigers” Nike Zoom Rookie coming soon

Like the “Memphis Tigers” Air Foamposite One, the Zoom Rookie is the latest Penny Hardaway associated silhouette to get the Memphis Tigers treatment. This Zoom Rookie sports a white leather and mesh upper and nodules. On the Foamposite portions of the upper a tiger print over university blue is present. The aesthetic of the shoe is completed by a translucent outsole. The “Memphis Tigers” Nike Zoom Rookie is set to release June 1 at nike.com and select retail establishments. The sticker price is set at $210 USD. Nike Zoom Rookie…

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Josh Boone signs deal with Illawarra Hawks

courtesy of nbl.com.au : The Illawarra Hawks have dropped a serious #NBL20 bombshell with the signing of highly sought after free agent, Josh Boone. Boone joins the Hawks on a 1-year deal. No stranger to success in the NBL, Boones’ time with Melbourne United saw him make the grand finals in the 2017/18 and 2018/19 seasons. With a championship under his belt (2017/18), Boone was also awarded the All NBL First Team Honours in 2018. His experience provides a great balance to the current line up at the Hawks. Boone won an…

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NBL and Players’ Association reach new Collective Bargaining Agreement

courtesy of nbl.com.au : The National Basketball League (NBL) and the Australian Basketball Players’ Association (ABPA) will deliver the most professional conditions in the League’s history under a new Collective Bargaining Agreement. Minimum salaries will significantly increase and investment in player welfare and development will be doubled under the three-year agreement. Under the deal: Minimum salaries for players will be set at $55,000 – an increase of 38 per cent since 2016; Development Players will receive a minimum salary for the first time, set at $17,000 for the NBL Season;…

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NBA Rumours: Memphis expected to deal Conley

The Memphis Grizzlies have their highest draft pick since they infamously took Hasheem Thabeet in the 2009 affair ( something that is still a sore spot for Grizzlies fans). With Zion Williamson out of the picture, its has been assumed that the team will take Murray State point guard Ja Morant with their number two pick. However, where does that leave Mike Conley? According to The New York Times’ Marc Stein, the Grizzlies “are widely expected to use the No. 2 pick on Murray State’s Ja Morant and trade the…

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Terry Stotts and Trail Blazers agree to new multiyear deal

What a difference a year can make. After embarrassingly getting swept out of last year’s playoffs by the New Orleans Pelicans, there was some speculation that Stotts’ job could be in trouble. A report by the Sporting News’ Mitch L:awrence indicates that late owner Paul Allen had denied Stotts request for a contract extension only fueled those fires. Blazers GM Neil Olshey stuck with Coach Stotts and the team enjoyed their deepest playoff run since 2000, unfortunately ending in a sweep to two-time defending champion Golden State. According to Joe…

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Another Court Purple Air Jordan 1 coming in 2020

Even though we are not even halfway through 2019 they are already eyes toward what Sneaker releases we may see in the year 2020 and it seems we will see more Air Jordan 1s in the next calendar year.  According to @zsneakerheadz Jordan Brand isn’t done putting court purple on the Air Jordan 1. As last year’s use of the colorway used color blocking similar to that of the “bred toe”, the upcoming model may use that of the black and red pair. As there are no images yet, this…

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“Hot Lava” Nike Lebron 16 to also release in Black

In addition to the white “hot lava” Lebron 16, there is also a black version of the colorway that pays homage to the Tech Challenge II. It features a black Battleknit 2.0 upper with Hot Lava Tech Challenge II detailing throughout. This aforementioned upper sits atop a black and white midsole with Zoom Max units underneath and a hot lava and grey outsole with a Dunkman logo at the heel. The Black “Hot Lava” Lebron 16 is scheduled to release May 24, 2019 on SNKRS and select retail venues. The…

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Damian Lillard and Trail Blazers “expected” to agreed to supermax deal

According to Yahoo Sports’ Chris Haynes, Damian Lillard is expected to sign a four-year $191 million supermax extension sometime this summer. He would qualified for the beefed up extension provided he makes one of the three All-NBA Teams, which, based on the level of play Lillard showed this season, seems to be a forgone conclusion. There are two years and $62 million owed to Lillard on his current deal. The extension would kick in after the 20-21 season and he would be 35 when that potential contract would expire. Lillard…

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