Designer, Patso Dimitrov, used inspiration from regional Hip-Hop to reimagine a few NBA jerseys. The jerseys are subjected to new color themes as well as logo changes to draw in the hip-hop references to rappers who are from that area. For example, the Toronto Raptors jeresy, Dimitrov used the Toronto rapper, Drake‘s OVO brand, as inspiration. Also included in the reimagining are jerseys for the Detroit Pistons inspired by Eminem, Atlanta Hawks inspired by Outkast, New York Knicks inspired by Nas and Chicago Bulls inspried by Kanye West.
Kobe Bryant covers Black Rainbow magazine’s latest ‘Basketball Special Issue’ which features a special look at his NIKE Kobe X sneaker as well as NBA legend, Michael Jordan. This limited edition issue can be purchased online as well as BlackRainbow’s flagship store. See more of the spread below: (more…)
Since it’s last appearance in 1998, the 2015 NBA All Star Weekend is returning to New York City this upcoming weekend. In honor of NYC and All Star Weekend, the NBA is teaming up with sportswear brand Mitchell & Ness to release a series of headwear. The collection incorporates the New York NBA logos along with the city and subway culture. Check out the variation of beanie knits and snapbacks. Purchase the headwear at LIDS retail stores and online shop. (more…)
Undefeated drops their lookbook for the 2014 Fall Collection. The LA brand is paying homage to future NBA hall of famer, Allen Iverson throughout the collection, with the use of #3 on jerseys and t-shirts. They even used the infamous “Practice” phrase, that A.I. is memorable for from an interview. Shop the collection at Undefeated’s online shop and check out the rest of the lookbook after the jump. (more…)
LA Lakers’ player, Nick Young, and Australian rapper, Iggy Azalea, are labeled ‘Freakiest Young Couple’ in GQ magazine’s March 2014 issue. The two are featured in the latest issue showing off fresh looks by Versace along with their coupledom. Check out the behind the scenes video from the shoot below and more official photos after the jump.
Iggy admits at the shoot “Nick’s really goofy and funny…We don’t really watch basketball in Australia…I always joke with him, ‘I hope we don’t break up, because you’d ruin basketball for me.’ I really hope he doesn’t ruin basketball for me.”
While the Wizards play Golden State in the NBA Summer League, Reggie Miller and Steve Kerr talk with John Wall (not playing) as they watch the two teams go at it. They discuss basketball and a few players of course, but John speaks on his summer training with DMV native, Kevin Durant, as well.
Jeremy Scott and adidas recently unveiled their collaboration with Derrick Rose. Using the adidas D Rose 3.5 model as the base, this white sneaker is wrapped with shiny patent leather. It also features JS golden touch with cherubs print throughout the upper.
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