Sneakers: Weekend Wears, All-Star 2021 Edition

Sneakers: Weekend Wears, All-Star 2021 Edition

There were no bright lights, no weekend parties, and no big blowouts around Atlanta that (officially) were tied to the All-Star festivities. But it was still NBA All-Star Weekend. There was still a Three-Point Contest, a Dunk Contest, and a game played to 170. And, for sneakerheads everywhere, that meant there was also a weekend […]

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 Houston Rockets’ Round-Up: Week Nine and Ten

Houston Rockets’ Round-Up: Week Nine and Ten

Just over another week in the books for the Houston Rockets, and another handful of losses. Houston extended the losing streak to thirteen, bringing them to 11 – 23. Since Christian Wood’s injury last month, Houston has been beaten up in every way you can beat up a basketball team. They lose rebounding battles and […]

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 What Houston Rockets Fans Should Root For

What Houston Rockets Fans Should Root For

As the Brooklyn Nets head into town to play the Houston Rockets, many are asking what kind of a reception James Harden will receive when he comes to town. Harden, who famously forced his way out of Houston in January, has found the success he was looking for in Brooklyn. He is leading the league […]

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 Toronto Raptors, Now Coachless, Need Lowry

Toronto Raptors, Now Coachless, Need Lowry

Before the NBA season started, the Toronto Raptors had problems. As the lone NBA team outside of the United States, the Raptors were going to run into isolation and quarantine issues with teams coming in and out of Toronto. The solution? Play their home games in Tampa, Florida. Tampa had an NBA-ready facility and no […]

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 Ending NBA All-Star Game Snubs

Ending NBA All-Star Game Snubs

NBA All-Star reserves were just announced on Tuesday. This week was an annual tradition, even if it came a couple of weeks later this year than in years past. Every season, with a locked 12-person per conference roster, the NBA All-Stars get announced at the mid-season point. In a combination of fan, media, player, and […]

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 Sneakers: Weekend Wears Vol. VI

Sneakers: Weekend Wears Vol. VI

After a weekend of hoops, looking back at the sneakers guys chose to wear is always a fascinating study. Sometimes it’s a look into opulence. Many NBA guys have access to sneakers the rest of us could only dream of. And the NBA’s upper-crust? They have the individualized and coveted sneakers we can’t even fathom. […]

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 Houston Rockets’ Round-Up: Week 8

Houston Rockets’ Round-Up: Week 8

Well, that seven wins in eight games was a really fun stretch. Since, the Houston Rockets went on a seven-game losing streak in large part due to a continued fluctuation of the roster. On February 4th Houston started Eric Gordon, Jae’Sean Tate, PJ Tucker, John Wall, and Christian Wood. Since then, each of those Rockets […]

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 Sneakers: Weekend Wears Vol. V

Sneakers: Weekend Wears Vol. V

Valentine’s Day weekend is a time for celebrating with loved ones, spending time together… and, usually, watching NBA All-Star Weekend. This usually means that today’s Weekend Wears would be a special All-Star edition, full of unique All-Star game colorways of sneakers worn by the game’s biggest stars.  Instead, as the South faced the first stages […]

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 The Anthem and the NBA

The Anthem and the NBA

Last week, amidst many fans switching gears to the NBA post-Super Bowl, news broke about Mark Cuban and the Dallas Mavericks. No, it wasn’t Luka Doncic’s latest scoring streak. It wasn’t some Shark Tank venture, either. Mark Cuban’s Mavericks had been intentionally not playing the National Anthem before home games, but never announced anything formally. […]

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 Sneakers Weekend Wears: Super Bowl Edition

Sneakers Weekend Wears: Super Bowl Edition

Yes! This is a special edition of Weekend Wears looking back at the special Super Bowl cleats worn by the Kansas City Chiefs and Champa -er, we mean Tampa Bay Buccaneers this weekend. While these may look like sneakers in some cases, these are all functional football cleats.  Cleats have been slower to the shoe […]

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 Sneakers: Weekend Wears Vol. 3

Sneakers: Weekend Wears Vol. 3

In looking back at the first weekend on the sports calendar without football, several NBA guys showed off some sweet sneakers. In a weekend that had 24 different games, #24’s sneakers continued to be the most popular silhouette.  Few of our hopeful  Kobe Bryant tributes from last week came through, but time and time again […]

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 Houston Rockets’ Round-Up: Week Five

Houston Rockets’ Round-Up: Week Five

Another week of Houston Rockets basketball down, with an ever-changing roster. Houston has rolled out a different starting lineup for every game since the James Harden trade. Part of this is natural- whenever Victor Oladipo was cleared to play he was going obviously shift the lineup. But part of this is also the consistent injury-laden […]

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