NBA Recap: March 15, 2019

Top Performers: James HardenHOU vs. PHO 41 9 11 14-17 ft G. AntetokounmpoMIL @ MIA 33 16 9 2 stl, 3 blk Julius RandleNOP vs. POR 45 11 6 2 stl, 3 blk Bradley BealWAS vs. CHO 40 5 5 7-13 3-pt Robin LopezCHI @ LAC 22 8 3 3 Yesterday’s Scores: Los Angeles Lakers      97 Detroit Pistons     111 PTS L.Galloway-DET – 23 TRB A.Drummond-DET – 23 Phoenix Suns     102 Houston Rockets     108 PTS J.Harden-HOU – 41 TRB D.Ayton-PHO – 14 Chicago Bulls     121 Los Angeles Clippers     128 PTS Z.LaVine-CHI – 31 TRB 3 tied…

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The kicks of the 2019 NBA All-Star Game

As the years roll on the NBA’s annual mid season celebration of greatness known as All-Star weekend has become just as much about what the players wear on the court than the on court activities themselves. This year was no different. Here is the complete oncourt sneaker lineup from the 2019 NBA All-Star game. Giannis Antetokounmpo, Nike Zoom Kobe IV Protro Stephen Curry, Under Armour Curry 6 Joel Embiid, Under Armour Anatomix Spawn Low Paul George, Nike PG3 “All Star” Blake Griffin, Jordan Super.Fly MVP Kyle Lowry, Adidas Marquee Boost…

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The coverage of the James Harden scoring “tear” celebrates “Heroball”

It seems that the fervor over the run of these games of such prolific scoring caused the focus to be laid on the numbers solely and not to take into account the circumstances under which they occurred. Call me crazy but efficiency matters. Over the course of these twelve games, Harden has only shot 50% or better 3 times and only better than 45% once. The rest of the games saw Harden connect with 43% or less of his shot attempts, including two clunkers of 7-23 and 12-34 respectively. I realize…

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James Harden kicks Adidas in the groin (AGAIN!) at NBA Media Day

James Harden’s signing of a 13 year,$200 million has been extensively covered and well documented. Also extensively covered and just as well documented has been Harden’s inability,or unwillingness, to not wear the competition’s footwear. Once more the Adidas pitchman put himself in the completely avoidable position of being photographed in a pair of Nikes. This time it took place at NBA media day where he took a photograph with teammate Dwight Howard in a pair of Nike Zoom Run the One. Here is the picture: I wonder how he will…

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Nike Hyperchase Premium “Solar Blue”

The Zoom Hyperchase is the sneaker most closely associated with Rockets’ guard James Harden when get paid to rock the Swoosh (though he now does so for free, much to Adidas’ chagrin) is set to come to retail. As the name implies, the solar blue hue is the star of this sneaker, as it comprises the entirety of the upper, along with reflective swooshes on its medial and lateral sides. A white speckled midsole and clear outside round out this package. Although there is no stated release date it’s believed…

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James Harden getting those last Air Jordan wears in

Plenty of people wear Air Jordan’s and the other day James Harden was one of them. However as those masses of people do not have major endorsement deals with rival brands as Harden does. Harden was spotted as he came out of a movie theatre wearing some Air Jordans. Although the 13 year $200 million the James Harden signed back in August of this year does not go into effect until October 1, this is such a bad look on multiple levels. The shiny new signing, who will be one…

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Harden set to sign with Adidas; Nike not matching offer

  It appears James Harden signing with Adidas is likely to become a reality. Although Nike has until the end of this week officially to match Adidas’ 13 year, $200 million offer but sources say the Swoosh is reticent about tying up that kind of jack with one player when they are looking at having to sign several other star players.  

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James Harden offered massive contract with adidas

Houston Rockets’ all-star guard James Harden is square in Adidas’ crosshairs. The brand has reportedly offered Harden a 13 year deal worth $200 million in a major effort to pry him away from Nike. Harden’s deal with Nike expired recently and the brand has until the end of next week to match Adidas’ offer. Adidas spokesman Michael Ehrlich had this to say in s statement: “We’ve invited James Harden to join Adidas. We’re a brand of creators and he truly embodies what that means with his approach to the game,his…

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Nike Basketball: Net Collector Society

The Nike Net Collectors Society pays homage to the champions who cut down nets in March.  This collection features the Nike Hyperchase and Zoom HyperRev 2015 and a matching t-shirt, all of which  honor championship schools via an abstract graphic pattern. The NCS logo itself is inspired by winning teams cutting down the nets seen from a bird’s eye view.   Nike Hyperchase NCS Debuted on the court by Mr. James Harden, this edition of the Hyperchase has a multi colored mosaic upper, multi-colored dynamic Flywire; a black innersleeve completes…

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