Wes Unseld passes away at 74

The year 2020 has claimed another basketball luminary. NBA Hall of Famer and Washington Bullets (for those who are ignorant to this bit of history, the Bullets are now the Wizards) legend Wes Unseld died Tuesday morning. In a statement released by the family Tuesday, it was indicated that Mr. Unseld had lengthy health issues, with the most recent being pneumonia. He was taken number 2 overall in the 1968 NBA Draft by the Baltimore Bullets, right after future teammate Elvin Hayes. He would be come only the second player,…

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This Jordan Zoom Trunner Ultimate is now available

This latest colorway of Jordan’s most recent Trunner sports a white mesh upper that is only visually broken up by the flash crimson Jumpmen on the tongue and heel and branding on the medial side. A webbed cage extends up the lateral and medial side with a white rubber outsole with a crimson Jumpman completing the aesthetic. The “Flash Crimson” Jordan Zoom Trunner Ultimate is currently available at nike.com and venues like Finish Line. They will carry a $150 sticker price. Jordan Zoom Trunner Ultimate White/Flash Crimson/White CJ1495-100 $150

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Vans x National Geographic Era Collection

National Geographic and Vans have joined forces on a special collection The collection puts a National Geographic-inspired spin on five of Vans’ classic silhouettes-the Authentic, Era, Sk8-Hi, and the Slip-On, and a contemporary silhouette, the UltraRange EXO. The Authentic’s blue canvas upperfeatures the image of a swimming school of fish. The Era sports a collage of popular National Geographic magazine covers. The sides of the Old Skool feature a wolf and a tree frog, while the Slip-On is the backdrop for Greenland’s Pine Island Glacier. The SK8-Hi black upper features…

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You wanted another color of the Penny 5, well now you have it

Nike heard the clamors for more clamors and has been responding by releasing additional colorways of the Air Penny 5 (sarcasm). This latest colorway features a combination white upper. The pinstriped tongue and rear collar correlates to the same feature on the Orlando Magic jerseys. Royal blue Swooshes on both the lateral and medial sides, along with a Penny logo on the tongue completes the look of the upper. A two-tone white and blue midsole that houses the heel max-air unit and a translucent outsole sits below the aforementioned upper.…

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“Alternate Grape” Air Jordan 5 release date postponed

The “Alternate” is the latest take on the classic “Grape” colorway. It sports a grape suede upper with black showing up 0n the plastic laces holes, the laces themselves, tongue and Jumpman on the rear heel. Emerald is present on the Jumpman on the tongue and lace locks. The black midsole below the aforementioned upper features new emerald accents on the media and lateral sides, white a translucent outsole with mid foot rubber section, completes the aesthetic. The previous stated release date for this sneaker was set for June 27,…

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“Space Hippie” Air Jordan 1 High Zoom

This Air Jordan 1 High Zoom is part of Nike’s Space Hippie collection, which is footwear built of “space junk, AKA, scrap material from factory floors. It features a textured gray and black upper constructed of recycled materials. Red sticking cups the heels and traverses the tongues adds a bit of color to the upper. “Zoom Air” labeling on the lateral side and tongues complete the aesthetic. The aforementioned upper sits atop a white specked midsole and a multi-colored Nike Grind outsole. The ‘Space Hippie” Air Jordan 1 High Zoom…

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Check out these images of the “university Gold” Air Jordan 12

As has been previously reported here, the “University Gold” Air Jordan 12 is a new colorway that is set to release later this year. With its black leather upper and university gold mudguards, accenting, midsole and outsole, it bears more than a passing resemblance to the PEs Gary Payton wore during his lone season with the Los Angeles Lakes in the 2003-04 season. The “University Gold” is scheduled to release July 18 at nike.com and select retail venues and will carry a sticker price of $190 USD. Air Jordan 12…

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“Christ The King” Nike LeBron 7 coming back in December

The “Christ The King” LeBron 7 is returning in 2020. Inspired by the away gamers of Queens New York’s Christ The King High School, the sneakers features a maroon base with Flywire overlaid by a white patent leather rand. A gold-bordered white Swoosh on the lateral side and golden accents round out the look of the upper. Below this upper sits a white midsole, a full-length Max-Air unit and a white and maroon outsole. The “Christ The King” Nike LeBron 7 is slated to release sometime in December 2020 at…

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“Top 3” Air Jordan 5 : Official Images

The “Top 3” Air Jordan 5 combines attributes of three classic Jordan 5 color ways – Black Metallic, Fire Red and Grape- into one unique aesthetic. Official images of this upcoming shoe were recently released by Nike and can be seen below. Air Jordan 5 Black/New Emerald-Fire Red CZ1786-001 $200 June 13, 2020

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Black and Red KD 13 coming in early June

The KD 12.5, err 13, is set to release in a black and red based colorway. It sports a grid-patterned black upper with a large red Swoosh that dips into the midsole on the lateral side and a smaller reversed one around the ankle on the medial side. This upper sits atop a midsole that is white, save the red portion of the aforementioned lateral Swoosh. A red rubber outsole completes the aesthetic The black and red KD “13” is scheduled for a June 5 release at nike.com and select…

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