Anthony Davis – the NBA number 1 draft pick selected by the New Orleans Hornets – is living the dream. Capping off a stellar freshman year at the University of Kentucky that ended in a National Championship and being labeled the undisputed best player in college basketball, Davis joined another team stacked to the brim with talent. Read more
Kanye West made a big splash this week with the release of his track “New God Flow” featuring fellow G.O.O.D music artist Pusha T. Kanye’s bravado shines brighter than ever when he proclaims, “Hold up I aint trying to stunt man, but the Yeezys jumped over the Jumpman.” Kanye goes on record as saying that his sneaker the Yeezy 2 which caused an uproar in all of pop culture has over taken the Air Jordan as most sought after sneakers. Read more
Field goal percentage and points per game are one way of measuring a basketballer's effectiveness, but the sign of a true basketball legend is the amount of kids he tallies up during his career. Edging closer and closer to Shawn Kemp numbers with each Son Of Mars release, Mars Blackmon is proving he was indeed one of the greats. Mars' latest spawn is another sure to leave the purists petrified and the fusion fanatics frantic, as two tones of crackle print top off an all-black upper with hits of varsity red. No word as yet on an official release date. Pics via Marquee Sole.
Considered the greatest basketball video game ever made, it was always going to be a tough ask for 2K Sports to one-up last year's epic NBA 2K11. Produced in conjunction with Michael Jordan and featuring His Airness on the cover, it seemed the only way way 2K12 could possibly live up to it's predecessor was to... be produced in conjunction with Michael Jordan and feature His Airness on the cover! Yes, the 2K12 cover is graced yet again by Michael Jordan, busting a move in the Air Jordan XIII. (Oh, and he's bought along a couple of friends for a pair of alternate covers as well... you might know them!)
The adiZero Crazy Light has been pushing hard with some aggressive new ads that literally take a piece of their on-court rivals. Now comes the latest installer of adi's 'The 'Other' Guys' campaign, where a Jordan Fly Wade is split with an axe to demonstrate the comparative lightness of Derrick Rose's new kicks. Adi's been something of a fringe player in basketball ever since Michael Jordan famously caved in to the Swoosh hard sell and signed with Nike despite his boyhood love for the Three Stripes. Will this new combative attitude helps adidas make a meaningful dent into the Jordan juggernaut?