Fred Van Vleet agrees to 4 year , $85 million deal with Toront Raptors

From Tim Daniels of B/R: The Toronto Raptors and combo guard Fred VanVleet reached an agreement Saturday on a new contract. Brian Jungreis, VanVleet’s agent, told Shams Charania of The Athletic and Stadium the deal will be worth $85 million over four years with a player option for the final season. VanVleet steadily developed from a little-used reserve into an impact starter over the past four years with the Raptors. It was a growth process that included a key role off the bench during the team’s run to the 2018-19 NBAchampionship. The 26-year-old Wichita State product is…

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This Air Force 1 Low is coming soon

This upcoming iteration of the classic Air Force 1 Low sports a white tumbled leather upper that sports black Swooshes on the lateral and medial sides, with the same black showing up on the rear heel and tongue branding. Below this upper sits a white midsole and rubber outsole of the same colour. The release of this Air Force 1 Low is imminent at nike.com and select retail establishments; they will carry a $90 USD sticker price. Nike Air Force 1 Low White/Black CT2302-100 $90

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“Chambray Blue” Air Force 1 Low coming soon

This “Chambray Blue” is the latest look for the Nike Air Force 1 Crater Foam. ThisAir Force 1 sports a monochromatic chambray blue upper. The insoles, toe midsole and outsole are composed of Crater Foam and other sustainable materials. The release of this Nike Air Force 1 Crater Foam is imminent at nike.com and select retail establishments; they will carry a $110 USD. Nike Air Force 1 Crater Foam CT1986-400 $110

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This Black and Gold Air Max 2090 available across the pond

This Air Max 2090 features a black fussed synthetic upper with a glossy overlay on lateral side. Metallic gold shows up on the on lateral Swoosh and underneath the aforementioned overlay. Below this upper sits a black midsole that houses a heel Air Max unit and black outsole. This Air Max 2090 is already available overseas; a domestic release is expected to happen in the near future on nike.com. They will carry a $150 USD sticker price. Nike Air Max 2090 Black/Black-Metallic Gold DC4120-001 $150

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DeMar DeRozan on the impact of Kobe Bryant’s sneakers

Check out this article from NEWS4SA in San Antonio that speaks with DeMar DeRozan as he shares his thoughts on the of Kobe Bryant’s signature line. SAN ANTONIO — The “5-rings” Kobe shoes are back. These shoes, first worn by Kobe Bryant on the opening night of the 2010-2011 season, were on full display during this year’s NBA championship games. This time it was Los Angeles Lakers’ Anthony Davis who wore them for Games 3 and 4 of the 2020 Finals as a way to commemorate the late Bryant. A group…

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Black and Royal Air Penny III: Official Images

Earlier in the month, we reported on the return of an original colourway of the Air Penny III- the black and varsity royal. NIke has released official images , some of which appear to be the GS version, of this long awaited classic. Nike Air Penny III Black/Black-Varsity Royal CT2809-001 $155 November 20, 2020

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“Spiral Sage” Nike Air Max 1 coming in late November

This upcoming colourway of the Nike Air Max 1 sports a white leather foundational leather overlaid with grey leather at the midfoot and wrapping the heel. A rand of spiral sage leather with an embroidered small white forefoot Swoosh overlays the grey and the white. Spiral Sage takes care of the lateral medial Swooshes, as well as branding on the tongue and rear heel. Below this upper is a white midsole and a spiral sage tipped black and white rubber outsole. The “Spiral Sage” Nike Air Max 1 is scheduled…

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This original colourway of the Air MAx CB 94 is on the way back

A second original colourway of the Air Max CB 94 is set to make another return to retail- the white and purple. It will sport a white upper accented with black and purple. Black shows up at the tongue, lateral and heel branding and rear pull tab, with purple appearing at the inner. Below this upper is a black midsole with heel Air Max bag and a black and purple outsole. This release of the Air Max CB 94 is imminent at at nike.com and select retail establishments. Nike Air…

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“3-D Lakers” Nike Kobe VI Protro coming next fall

Ten years after its original 2011 release , the “3-D Lakers” Kobe VI is planned to make its second retail run. Like the “Orange County” , it should stay true to its 2011 progenitor in that it should feature a 3-D pattern across its grey snake-scaled upper. Club purple Swooshes adorn the lateral and medial sides, with the same colour showing up on the Kobe logo. White wraps the heel overlaid by a court purple external heel counter. The aforementioned upper sits atop a white midsole and a milky translucent…

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“Orange County” Nike Kobe VI Protro making its return in 2021

The “Orange County” was one of four Souothern California inspired colours of Kobe’s sixth signature model that was released for the 2011 NBA All-Star game. It will be returning in what is becoming a packed 2021 , in terms of high calibre releases. It should stay true to its original 2011 aesthetic, meaning it will feature a blend of yellows and oranges arranged to mimic the California sunset. Silver Swooshes are present on the lateral and medial sides, with an external heel counter of the same hue. This upper sits…

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