Caitlin Clark nearing eight-figure deal with Nike

The no.1 overall pick in this week’s WNBA Draft, Iowa guard Caitlin Clark, is reportedly close to finalizing an endorsement deal with Nike, according to The Athletic and Stadium’s Shams Charania.  Charania adds there are plans for a signature shoe for Clark.  The Iowa State star has been a media darling for most of the season and throughout the NCAA Tournament. Even after Iowa was defeated in the national championship game 87-75 to Dawn Staley’s undefeated South Carolina team, Clark made the rounds on many outlets, including an appearance on…

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PE Corner: Tyrese Halliburton’s Kobe V Protro

title image via nbakicks Tyres Haliburton took these striking Kobe V Protro PEs to the court in a recent Pacers game.  As can be seen they sport a grey synthetic upper tipped in yellow at the toe. Black Swooshes adorn the lateral and medial sides, with yellow showing up at the tongue as well as the exteranl heel cup. Light blue shows up at the inner, completing an upper that sits atop a yellow and white midsole as well as a translucent rubber outsole.  Although there is no doubt these…

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9 April 2024 NBA StatCap AntMan drops 51

Player Spotlight- Anthony Edwards Last night Edwards dropped a career high51 points in the Timberwolves’ 130-121 comeback won over the Washington Wizards. Edwards dropped 30 of his 51 points in the second half. With he win, Minnesota is tied atop the Western Conference with a 55-24 record, as the two teams are set to meet this evening. Rk Player Tm   Opp   MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS +/- GmSc 1 Anthony Edwards MIN WAS W…

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Norfolk State comes up short against Wagner, 8-5

title image via Norfolk State Baseball Courtesy of Norfolk State Athletics 5 NSUBB 8 Winner WAGNER Team R H E NSUBB 5 11 2 WAGNER 8 8 1 W: DAVIS, Keith (2-0) L: Royster, Liam (0-3)  S: STANLEY, Andrew (1) The Wagner Seahawks staved off Norfolk State on Sunday afternoon at Trenton Thunder Ballpark, defeating the Spartans 8-5 to take the series. After the teams split a Saturday doubleheader, Wagner (13-17, 11-4 NEC) put together a strong offensive showing on Sunday, preventing the Spartans (9-22, 5-10) from coming away with a series victory. Senior catcher Manny Jackson capped off…

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404 Day NBA StatCap

Top Performers Rk Player Tm   Opp   MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS +/- GmSc 1 Tyrese Maxey PHI @ MIA W 41:22 15 26 .577 5 14 .357 2 2 1.000 2 7 9 11 1 1 1 3 37 +26 35.5 2 Jalen Brunson NYK SAC W 38:13 12 20 .600 2 5 .400 9 10 .900 0 2 2 11 3 0 3 2 35 +22 32.9 3 Nikola Jokić DEN @ LAC…

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Luka Dončić and Jalen Brunson headline NBA monthly honours

Courtesy of nba.com Players of the Month Dallas Mavericks guard Luka Doncic and New York Knicks guard Jalen Brunson have been named the Kia NBA Players of the Month for March. Western Conference: Doncic led the Mavs to an 11-4 record in March while averaging a 30-point triple-double (32.5 ppg, 10.1 rpg, 10.1 apg). It marked the second time in his career that he averaged a 30-point triple-double during any calendar month. Oscar Robertson (5 times) and Russell Westbrook (twice) are the only other players in NBA history to average a…

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KD breaks out another PE

In a recent game against the San Antonio Spurs, Phoenix Suns all-world forward Kevin Durant took to the court in another pair of PEs of his KD 16.  These appear to sport a brown upper with a gradient wing that fades from an intense pink to purple. Pink piping laps the upper and also appears on the eyerows. Orange and yellow Swooshes appear on the medial and lateral ankles, respectively. with a KD logo seen on the top give. The aesthetic of this PE is completed with a brown midsole…

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Check out the “UNC PE” Jordan Tatum 2

The Tatum 2 gets the Tar Heel PE treatment. Designed specifically for the North Carolina hoops program, this iteration of the Tatum 2 sports a textured synthetic foundational layer overlaid with that of black nubuck at the toe as well as piece at the eye row that extends down to the mid near the heel.  On the rear heel is stamped the word “CREATE”.  Grey and blue pods on the sides along with branding on the tongue.   A grey midsole and blue-tinted translucent rubber outsole rounds out the aesthetic.  As it…

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Who Will, Who Might and Who Won’t: 21 March 2024 NBA Injury Report

NBA Injuries Team InjuriesAtlanta HawksBoston CelticsBrooklyn NetsCharlotte HornetsChicago BullsCleveland CavaliersDallas MavericksDenver NuggetsDetroit PistonsGolden State WarriorsHouston RocketsIndiana PacersLA ClippersLos Angeles LakersMemphis GrizzliesMiami HeatMilwaukee BucksMinnesota TimberwolvesNew Orleans PelicansNew York KnicksOklahoma City ThunderOrlando MagicPhiladelphia 76ersPhoenix SunsPortland Trail BlazersSacramento KingsSan Antonio SpursToronto RaptorsUtah JazzWashington WizardsTeam Injuries Atlanta Hawks NAME POS EST. RETURN DATE STATUS COMMENT AJ Griffin F Mar 23 Out Mar 20: Griffin (lower leg) won’t play in Thursday’s game against the Suns, Brad Rowland of the Locked On Podcast Network reports. Jalen Johnson SF Mar 23 Out Mar 20: Johnson (ankle) is…

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