Making a Difference: JJ and Kealia Watt donating sneakers to women’s shelter for each pair purchased from ‘His & Hers’ collection

JJ Watt’s recently released latest Reebok signature sneaker, the JJ IV, induces a “His & Hers” collection of couples training shoes. Watt shared the news of the women’s-specific JJ IV on his twitter; he also announced that for every pair sold the Watts will donate a pair to the Mission of Yahweh Women’s Shelter. The “IV Him and Her” pack is available at reebok.com where they both carry a $99.99 USD sticker price.

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eBay held a live authentication event this weekend in Los Angeles

To compete with the GOATs and the StockXs of the world. eBay recently launched their own authentication service for luxury watches and sneakers. This past weekend , the online sales platform had a live drive-thru authentication event in Los Angeles.  “eBay just launched authentication for luxury watches and sneakers and we’re here today to bring that service to life,” eBay Head of Communications Caitlin Allen A third party inspector was hired by ebay to do the authentications on-site. Allen provided a vague explanation of how the inspectors authenticate the items,…

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Stupid Things People Do For Sneakers: Update – one of the internet idiots charged as adult

In two of the most recent instalments of Stupid Things , we have reported on the case of two New Jersey youths that robbed a seller of two pairs of Air Jordans and then took to social media wearing the shoes they stole. Though one of the sneaker stealing duo, Dwayne Quamir Johnson is 17, he was arraigned as an adult on two counts of robbery and one count each of aggravated assault, simple assault , theft, firearms not to be carried without a license and possession of a firearm…

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An up close look at the “Grinch” Nike Kobe VI Protro

The “Grinch” Kobe VI will see its anticipated return in early 2021 in Protro form. The 2021 Protro will sports the same aesthetic as it 2021 progenitor, meaning and green apple scaled upper with a volt tongue. Black Swooshes adorn the lateral and medial sides with crimson showing up on the Kobe logo on the tongue and Kobe signature on the external heel counter. Below the aforementioned upper is a green midsole with a volt section where the heel Zoom Air unit is housed and a green translucent rubber outsole.…

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Check out these latest images of the “Silver Toe” Air Jordan 1 High OG WMNS

The “Silver Toe” Air Jordan 1 High OG is a women’s-specific colourway of the 1 that is slated to make its retail debut in the early part of 2021. The crinkled effect on the silver portion of the black and silver upper is inspired by the future of flight and space innovation. The “Silver Toe” Air Jordan 1 High OG WMNS are set, for now, to be available at nike.com and select retail establishments beginning February 12, 2021. They will carry a $170 USD sticker price. Air Jordan 1 High…

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John Wall wants out of Washington, talks of Westbrook swap

from Sam Quinn of cbssports.com: Russell Westbrook may want out of Houston, but his enormous contract has made finding a trade destination difficult. John Wall is in a similar situation. According to The Athletic’s Shams Charania, he too wants a trade, but money makes finding one difficult. Both are owed $132.6 million over the next three seasons. They are both poor shooters that appear past their prime from an age and health standpoint. Unsurprisingly, few teams appear interested in taking on that much money for either player, so according to Charania, the Wizards and Rockets are discussing one with…

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Jimmy Butler signs with Li-Ning

Miami Heat star Jimmy Butler has signed a multiyear signature shoe deal with Chinese brand Li-Ning, according to Nick DePaula of ESPN. DePaula adds that Butler will become the face of the brand, which also has a lifetime deal with Butler’s friend and former teammate, Dwyane Wade. Specific monetary terms of the deal have not been disclosed.

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An initial look at the atmos x Staple x New Balance X-Racer

Seeing as his relationship with the Swoosh might be a bit tenuous moving forward, that hasn’t stopped Jeff Staple from joining forces with atmos and New Balance on a special-edition of the the brand’s X-Racer. It makes use of a black, grey and red and it pays a clear homage to his classic “NYC Piegan” Dunk SB Low, as it sports this pigeon logo on the of heels; the other sports a blacked out silhouette that is representative of a crow. The atmosphere Staple x New Balance X-Racer is predicted…

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“Bordeaux” Air Jordan 1 HIgh OG coming next fall

As hard as it will be to conceptualise, there are more colourways of the Air Jordan 1 High OG coming in 2021. One of those upcoming is this “Bordeaux” colourway that is part of the brand’s fall 2021 release roster. As it currently stands there are no images available, but what can be substantiated is that it will make use of a bordeaux, white and metallic silver colour palette. Early speculation is that of a sneaker that will sport a white leather foundational layer overlaid with bordeaux and possibly silver…

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Yellow Ninja x Adidas ZX 2K Boost on the way

If you are familiar with the streaming world, the name Tyler “Ninja” Blevins may be a familiar one. The popular streamer is continuing his relationship with Adidas with this upcoming ZX 2K Boost. It sports a yellow mesh upper overlaid in plastic of the same hue. Black shows on the Three Stripes on the lateral and medial sides, bordering the collar and laces. On the heel and tongue is found gold suede; furthermore the tongues sport Adidas trefoil branding on one and “TIME IN” on the other. Below this upper…

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