Big Baller Brand is on the way back

From Ella Chochrek at Footwear News : LaVar Ball’s Big Baller Brand is coming back. In a statement posted to its Twitter account yesterday, the streetwear brand said a new website is slated to go live in the next few weeks, under the name Bigballerbrandinc.com. “The Big Baller Brand is alive and well! The brand has been restructuring and we are working to reveal the new website in the next few weeks,” read the statement. “It will have a new look and a new name.” Big Baller Brand is also set to offer…

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The StockX data breach was about more than your money

As much as they may have wanted it to be, the StockX data breach did not only fail to escape not the attention of the sneaker community but even was reported on by non-footwear related media outlets.  Data breaches have become an unfortunate part of life, but how a company handles it can go a long way not only in restoring trust in a company but also in what actions could be taken against them. With their attempted obfuscation of the breach via an e-mail update ruse , StockX went…

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Lebron James’ Taco Tuesday trademark denied

Lebron James’ presence on social media cannot be ignored. Often times lighthearted and fun and other times he clumsily attempts to navigate through certain approves social issues. One his most notable enjoyable is his Taco Tuesday post, something he has somewhat become synonymous with. As someone who does think with a ruling class mentality in some aspects, James sought to trademark the “Taco Tuesday “ phrase. According to Gerben Law Firm Founder, Josh Gerben, Lebron’s trademark application was denied , as it was deemed a “commonplace message.”

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Milwaukee Bucks and Kyle Korver

Veteran sharpshooter Kyle Korver will return for a 17th NBA campaign. Korver’s agent Jeff Schwartz related to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN that Korver will get a one-year deal from Milwaukee. Between the Cleveland Cavaliers, whom he started the season with, and the Utah Jazz, to whom he was traded, Korver averaged 8.6 points per game and shot 39.7 percent from three. With the Jazz, he was a solid contributor off the bench averaging 9.1 points in just 19.1 minutes in the 54 in which games he appeared. Offseason trades saw…

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This Dunk SB Low Premium is coming soon

This game royal colorway is the latest offering of their Dunk SB low. This sneaker is outfitted with a white cracked leather upper with game royal edges. This is contracted with the smooth leather that comprises the lateral and medial Swooshes and the heel overlay that sports a game royal embroidered “NIKE.” The Dunk SB’s signature fat tongue and game royal branding on the aforementioned area complete the look of the upper. A white midsole and a game royal outsole finishes off things for this sneaker. It is a clean…

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Arizona Governor blasts Nike..then is seen in a pair

Last week Arizona govenor Doug Ducey publicly took it to Nike over his displeasure of the footwear giant deciding the pull the plug on an Air Max 1 that featured the so-called “Betsy Ross” Flag after it presence on the sneaker was called out by Mr. Colin Kaepernick. There was a plan for Nike to build a $184 million facility in Goodyear Arizona and Ducey, in his series of tweets let the Swoosh know that “Arizona economy is doing fine without Nike.” Well the red, white and blue hissy fit…

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Adidas is updating their Streetball silhouette

Adidas is giving their classic 1990’s Streetball silhouette a contemporary makeover.  It features a white leather upper with suede overlays and black mesh side panels. This upper sits atop a midsole that gradients from white to black as you go from toe to heel. A smokey translucent outsole with hits of yellow completes the design.  This modernized classic’s release is imminent at adidas.com and select retail venues.  Adidas StreetballEF9597

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Cash and Health, not hoops undoes Warriors run this year and likely for the future.

If losing your best player in Kevin Durant for the NBA Finals, and potentially permanently, then losing the Finals, the chance to repeat and having to watch the other ballclub celebrate in their house were not bad enough, the Golden State Warriors got another steel-toed kick in the junk Thursday night when it was revealed that Klay Thompson tore the ACL in his left knee.  Thompson blew out the knee when he landed awkwardly after a slam dunk in the fourth quarter of Game 6. He immediately went down in…

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Kawhi Leonard sues Nike over logo

Kawhi Leonard and Jordan Brand parted ways back in 2018. He subsequently signed an endorsement deal with the Boston Massachusetts based company. I’m sure he thought his dealings with Nike and Jordan Brand were done, at least for the foreseeable future but that is not the case they will be seeing each other again- in court.  According the Portland Business Journal’s Matthew Kish, Leonard is suing Nike. The federal lawsuit claims that the Beaverton, Oregon based athletic company they copyrighted his logo without his consent.  The nine page lawsuit, filed…

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