LaMelo Ball officially joins Puma

Back in August , we covered LaMelo Ball and Puma allegedly being in the final stages of putting together an endorsement deal. Wednesday morning the brand announced their signing of the youngest of the Ball brothers. Per Nick DePaula, Ball had this to say about signing with Puma: “I personally chose a different path to achieve my success because that defines who I am. I know some people think I am mysterious or ‘not from here,’ and I might have to agree. I am someone who likes to be different…

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LaMelo Ball to sign with Puma

When LaMelo Ball takes the court , whenever and wherever that is, next NBA season it appears he will do so with Pumas on his feet. Per Shams Charania, the potential number one pick and the brand are close to coming together on an endorsement deal. The Ball signing continues a trend by Puma of targeting and acquiring young, high end talent, as they have the top two picks in the 2018 draft, DeAndre Ayton and Marvin Bagley III, as well who could be seen as the steal , and…

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“Blood, Sweat and Tears” J.Cole x Puma RS-Dreamer coming this month

J.Cole’s Puma Basketball shoe, the RS-Dreamer, is planned to release in limited-edition colorways this August. Nicknamed “Blood, Sweat and Tears” inspired by the hard work and tenacity that one must possess in order to bring one’s dreams to fruition. It sports a red upper built of combination of mesh and suede with white piping on the later side, grey branding on the tongue pull tab and a “DREAMER” logo on the heel. The aforementioned upper sits atop a red midsole and a grey rubber outsole. The “Blood, Sweat and Tears”…

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Nike unlikely to match Puma’s offer to Kyle Kuzma

Earlier in September is was reportered that Los Angeles Lakers forward Kyle Kuzma was nearing a sneaker deal with Puma. Nike, who Kuzma was with at the time, had 10 days to exercise the match clause in their deal with Kuzma if they wished to keep him on their roster. According to Marc Stein of the New York Times, it appears that the orange-branded athletic giant will decline to exercise that clause which will pave the way for Kuzma to become Puma’s latest endorser. At only 24, Kuzma fits in…

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Puma unveils their latest basketball shoe

The Legacy is Puma’s third silhouette since re-entering the basketball space last season. The mid-collared silhouette sports a knit upper with large branding on the medial and lateral sides. The midsole is composed of PUMA Hybrid, a foam that the brand is touting as the “the most responsive foam in the industry.” A rubber outsole completes the aesthetic. The Puma Legacy is scheduled to release August 17 at puma.com and select retail venues. The sticker price is set at $100 USD Puma Legacy $100August 17, 2019

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