basketball

SOURCE SPORTS: NCAA Calls Kansas’ Recruiting Violations ‘Egregious, Severe’

The NCAA enforcement division says that Kansas’ basketball program committed “egregious” and “severe” rules violations. The NCAA feels it “significantly undermine and threaten the NCAA Collegiate Model.” They allege that Jayhawks coach Bill Self and assistant Kurtis Townsend “embraced, welcomed and encouraged” Adidas employees and consultants to influence high-profile basketball recruits to sign with Kansas. […]

These Are the Richest NBA Shoe Deals of 2019 According to Forbes

Forbes is pretty much the authority for making lists relating to the richest of us — sports stars, not surprising, are frequently featured for the tens (hundreds?) of millions they bring in annually. From the most valuable NBA franchises to the highest paid athletes, Forbes makes sure to cover all of the bases. The latest […]

SOURCE SPORTS: Walker, Mitchell Lead Team USA over Australia 102-86

Despite doubts of the talent they had available, San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich led Team USA to a 102-86 win over Australia on Wednesday. Team USA led by only one point at halftime and after a slow start team captain Kemba Walker finished with the game-high 23 points. The two teams will meet again […]

President Obama’s High School Basketball Jersey Sells for $120,000

The former President and hoops fanatic, Barack Obama, made one fortunate former schoolmate of his a large amount of money on Saturday. Peter Noble, who was three years younger than Obama, had an old jersey from the President’s high school hoop days at Honolulu Prep School. Noble sold the jersey at a Dallas auction for […]

Take a Look at Giannis Antetokounmpo’s Nike Zoom Freak 1 Signature Shoe

Signature sneakers happen everyday, b — the “b” stands for basketball in this case — and now Nike is unveiling one for the “Greek Freak” himself Giannis Antetokounmpo with the fittingly named Zoom Freak 1. Advertisement The shoe was developed to match the Milwaukee Bucks star player’s range in movement on the court, like his […]

Klay Thompson May Be Joining the Cast of ‘Space Jam 2’

As Klay Thompson and the Golden State Warriors currently battle it out in the NBA Finals against the leading Toronto Raptors, it’s now looking like the star shooting guard may be prepping for a much greater role. New reports are now surfacing that the three-time NBA champion will be starring alongside LeBron James in the […]

The Afro-French Streetball Style of Quai 54 Joins With Jordan Brand for a 2019 Capsule Collection

Basketball culture in Paris always comes full circle with the annual Quai 54 streetball tournament, now celebrating its 15th anniversary. To celebrate the occasion, Jordan Brand is debuting a full-range capsule collection to celebrate the Afro-French culture on the courts that’s been steadily growing as a worldwide phenomenon for over a decade. Advertisement The core […]

Spalding Rings In 125 Years With OG Horween Leather Basketball Design

Those watching Game 1 of the NBA Finals got a special treat during the tip-off by way of Spalding, but only for the MVP members of the brand’s website that can appreciate a good piece of basketball history memorabilia. View this post on Instagram The 125th Anniversary 1894 Official Spalding Basket Ball will be available […]

See the Full Lineup of Air Jordan Summer 2019 Drops

While the “Cap and Gown” 13s we got a look at yesterday were satisfying enough, Jordan Brand is gearing up for a full range of Summer 2019 releases that will begin arriving as early as next weekend with the highly-anticipated OG Air Jordan 14 colorway. The “White/University Red” 14s will kick off the roundup of […]

Nike Links With Gangster Doodles For a “NBA Nickname” T-Shirt Collection

Artist & illustrator Marlon Sassy impressed a lot of people recently by dropping a compilation LP called Gangster Music, Vol. 1, which he curated under the popular alias Gangster Doodles. Now, he’s pushing that moniker even further by linking with Nike for a graphic tee capsule collection that pays homage to your favorite NBA player’s […]

NBA Teams With Looptworks To Create Fan Gear Out of Traded Player Jerseys

Have you ever wondered what becomes of official NBA jerseys when a player gets traded or decides to “take their talents” elsewhere? Sure, some fans keep them as nostalgic keepsakes, while others might find a more toasty approach — we’re looking straight at you, Cavs fans! — but upcycling-savvy business venture Looptworks found a better, […]