New GS Nike Dunk Low on the way

This upcoming GS Nike Dunk Low sports navy leather at its upper overlaid with light lavender at the toe, eyerows and wrapping the ankle. Copper Swooshes adorn the lateral and medial sides , with an embroidered “NIKE” in light lavender on the rear overlay. Underneath this upper resides a white midsole and navy rubber outsole. The debut of this Nike Dunk Low is anticipated to be imminent at nike.com and select retail venues. Nike Dunk Low GS DX1663-400 $TBA Soon in 2022

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June 28, 2022 WNBA StatCap

Who Got It Done Top Performers PTS TRB AST GmSc Aerial Powers (MIN) 20 3 4 17.4 Moriah Jefferson(MIN) 13 10 10 15.8 Natasha Cloud (WAS) 18 2 3 14.3 Ariel Atkins (WAS) 15 2 3 13.3 Damiris Dantas (MIN) 11 6 4 12.3 POINTS 1. Aerial Powers MIN 20 2. Natasha Cloud WAS 18 3. Arike Ogunbowale DAL 16 4. Ariel Atkins WAS 15 5. Asia (AD) Durr ATL 13 REBOUNDS 1. Natalie Achonwa MIN 13 2. Moriah Jefferson MIN 10 3. Isabelle Harrison DAL 8 3. Teaira McCowan DAL 8 5. Shakira Austin WAS 7 ASSISTS 1. Moriah Jefferson MIN 10 2. Rui…

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An initial look at the ”Hyper Royal” Air Jordan 12

Jordan Brand continues to make sure the ladies are not ignored with this women’s exclusive Air Jordan 12. It sports a black leather upper overlaid with hyper royal mudguards on the medial and lateral sides. Hyper Royal also shows on the branding on the tongue as well as on the rear heel sash. Metallic Jumpman-branded eyelets are present , along with “JUMPMAN” embossed overlay on the lateral side. Underneath resides a hyper royal and black midsole and white rubber outsole with black branding and traction sections. The ”Hyper Royal” Air…

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“Maccabi” Nike Lebron 2 coming to retail

This LeBron 2 was on the feet of their namesake during a 2004 pregame tilt against Israeli Basketball Premier League ( top-tier of Israeli basketball) and EuroLeague’s Maccabi Playtika Tel Aviv. This LeBron 2 sports a metallic gold mesh foundational layer overlaid with white leather. Metallic gold also shows up on the big block ”NIKE” logo on the strap and the LeBron logo on the lateral low heel, as well as the lasering underneath the aforementioned strap. Below the aforementioend upper resides a metallic gold-housed full-length Zoom Air unit and…

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Russell Westbrook opts in on $47 million player option

In a move that surprised no one, the favorite whipping boy of Laker nation ,as well as the LeRichard riders in the media, Russell Westbrook opted in the $47 million player option. Westbrook was acquired last season in a deal that confounded those with a modicum of basketball knowledge , who questioned the fit and how the skillset of the three Laker star would mesh. The most optimistic ( or delusional) Lakers fans and media arm of clutch sports had the the team, at minimum in the Western Conference Finals.…

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John Wall and Rockets to agree to buyout

After trading for him and then sitting him, because you can’t let good players play when team tank is the club’s mantra, the short and confusing marriage between John Wall and the Houston Rockets. Wall appeared in only 40 games in space city and in those games he averaged 20.6 points , 6.9 assists ( a career low) and 3.2 rebounds ( also a career-low) on .404/.317/.749 splits. In that small sample size, the jury is still out on precisely where Wall’s game is post Achilles. He looked fine in…

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Kyrie Irving ( wisely) opts in to 2022-23 Player Option

This portion of the Kyrie Irving saga seems to have reached a conclusion. Monday afternoon Shams Charania of The Athletic and Stadium reported the star guard had deicided to opt-in for to his $37 million player option for the upcoming 2022-23 season. l The Nets and Irving had seemingly reached gridlock and many in the media , and more than a few Lakers fan, were beating the drum of a potential reunion with LeBron James in Los Angeles. However the only way that cane happen, and perhaps it may still…

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June 27, 2022 WNBA StatCap

Who Got It Done Top Performers Performers PTS TRB AST GmSc Kelsey Plum (LVA) 29 3 5 23.8 A’ja Wilson (LVA) 25 11 1 21.1 Diana Taurasi (PHO) 27 5 2 17.8 Liz Cambage (LAS) 12 11 3 13.3 Lexie Brown (LAS) 17 2 0 12.9 POINTS 1. Kelsey Plum LVA 29 2. Diana Taurasi PHO 27 3. A’ja Wilson LVA 25 4. Kelsey Mitchell IND 22 5. Nneka Ogwumike LAS 18 REBOUNDS 1. Liz Cambage LAS 11 1. Nneka Ogwumike LAS 11 1. A’ja Wilson LVA 11 4. NaLyssa Smith IND 10 5. Brianna Turner PHO 8 ASSISTS 1. Brittney Sykes LAS 7 1. Jackie…

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Justin Wagar back as Grambling soccer coach

Courtesy Grambling State University Athletic Communications GRAMBLING, La. | When August rolls around, a familiar face will be roaming the sidelines at the GSU Soccer Complex.   Dr. Trayvean Scott, Vice President for Intercollege Athletics, announced on Friday the return of Justin Wagar as the head women’s soccer coach.  “I am pleased to bring back one of Grambling State’s greatest women’s soccer coaches,” Scott said. “Justin is a tremendous soccer coach and his record speaks for itself. I know he will come in hitting the ground running and continue the success of our women’s…

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An initial look at the ”Gorge Green” Air Jordan 1 High OG

The ”Gorge Green” Air Jordan 1 High OG is a new and upcoming colourway of the Jordan 1 that in the brand’s fall/winter release plans. As can be seen from the image below, it sports white leather foundational layer overlaid with gorge green leather at the toe, eyerow and wrapping the rear foot. A metallic silver Swoosh can be seen on the medial side and is oilily also present on the lateral side with a Wings logo also on the lateral side. Underneath resides a white midsole and gore green…

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