Kyle Kuzma and Puma closing in on shoe deal

It appears that Kyle Kuzma could be the next young NBA talent to join the Puma roster. According to an initial report from the New York Times’ Marc Stein, Puma is nearing a deal with the Los Angeles Laker. Last season, the 23-year-old forward engaged in a partnership with the sneaker resale platform GOAT, in which he functioned as a brand ambassador and would wear rare kicks on and off the court.

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RJ Barrett signs with Puma

Since its return to the basketball space, Puma has went after and scored several young and up-and-coming players, such as the top two picks in last year’s draft, DeAndre Ayton and Marvin Bagley III, the very talented but unproven Kevin Knox, Zhaire Smith Micheal Porter Jr and the mercurial Terry Rozier and DeMarcus Cousins. The brand has also broken ground in the WNBA, as it also added 4-time league All-Star Skylar Diggins-Smith to their basketball roster. In keeping in line with their previous signings, Puma has added RJ Barrett to…

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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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This Puma Clyde Court celebrates Def Jam’s 35th anniversary

This Puma Clyde Court is the first release ( there are more to come throughout the duration of 2019 and extending into 2020.) from the year long partnership between Def-Jam and Puma. Outfitted in a wine upper, the sneaker features the Def Jam logo on the heel and behind the tongue, “1984” is embroidered, which is the year Def Jam was founded. A semi translucent, gum colored midsole and outsole completes the aesthetic. The Def Jamx Puma Clyde Court is expected to pre-launch in limited amounts exclusively at ComplexCon Sunday…

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DeMarcus Cousins reportedly signs with Puma

Puma is certainly not resting on it laurels. As they have re-entered the basketball footwear space, Puma has hit the ground running, signing 2018 NBA lottery picks DeAndre Ayton (1), Marvin Bagley III (2), Kevin Knox (9), and Michael Porter Jr. (14) and first rounder Zaire Smith (16). The brand also added NBA vets Rudy Gay, Terry Rozier and Puma is also making inroads in the WNBA, signing star player Skylar Diggins-Smith. It appears that Puma could be in the midst of making another notable addition to their roster. According…

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Stupid Things People Do Over Sneakers: Va Man sentenced to 23 years in fatal shooting

Our never-ending journey chronicling sneaker fueled depravity takes us to Norfolk, Virginia where a man’s stupid decision cost another man his life and him 23 years of his own. A 21-year old Virginia man will now have over 23 years to contemplate his actions. Lloyd”Buddy”Whitley-Cuffee was sentenced on May 25,2018 for killing 23-year-old Keith “Byrd” Moore in 2017. If the fact this young man had his life snuffed out weren’t bad enough, even more tragic was the reason behind the killing- jokes over a pair of sneakers. According to a…

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1996 Olympic Champion Bruny Surin sues Puma

Bruny Sarin, A former sprinter and member of the Canadian 4 x 100 m relay that won gold at the 1996 Summer Olympics,is suing Puma. The suit stems from the German athletic company’s use of the name of it’s “Cell Surin” line of running shoes.  Mr. Surin became aware of the shoes in June 2015 and contacted Puma. According to Quebec province court filings the shoes were promoted under the slogan “you move fast” Additonally, the filing also had this to say: ” The use of the word ‘Surin’ by…

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