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Black Panther Star Michael B. Jordan Goes Sneaker Shopping

Star of the upcoming Black Panther film, Michael B. Jordan, caught up with Complex for the latest episode of Sneaker Shopping at Stadium Goods in New York City. Jordan discussed what it was like growing up in Newark, and how his love for Timberland boots grew, as well as what it felt like acquiring his grails such as the Nike HyperAdapt and the Tom Sachs x Nike MarsYard. One interesting element to note from the upcoming Marvel movie is that director, Ryan Coogler, went out of his way to drop …

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YEEZY Invades Times Square, Season 6 Clues Continue

Last month, close friends of Kim Kardashian West were seen across Instagram mimicking the star’s paparazzi shots while wearing YEEZY Season 6 clothing and sneakers — many have now resorted to calling them the KKW clones. Earlier today, the campaign was spotted once again, this time across the massive billboards in Times Square, furthering …

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First look At The Nike LeBron 15 Low

While the actual All-Star Game is the main stage for what shoes Nike’s top athletes wear, All-Star practice is a great time for those same stars to reveal other new footwear. LeBron James took advantage of that idea, officially showing the world the LeBron 15 Low for the first time. Sporting the same Flyknit upper and Swoosh placement, this color combination of navy blue and deep red should have Cavaliers fans excited for a potential release. Low versions of LeBron’s signature ser…

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The NBA Is Toying With the Idea of Scrapping the Current East/West Playoff Format

Aside from the thrilling hoops action and exclusive sneaker sightings, the current NBA All-Star Weekend has also been the source of breaking news coverage, such as announcing the finalists for the 2018 Basketball Hall of Fame. On Saturday evening, NBA commissioner Adam Silver teased a radical idea that would shake up the current playoff bracket.<...
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Devin Booker Wins 3-Point Contest In UNDEFEATED x Nike Zoom Kobe 1 PE

All-Star Weekend Saturday Night is often the most exciting of the three evenings, as it features some of the top players in the league performing as individuals in events that highlight their best abilities. Sophomore sensation, Devin Booker, shot lights out during the three-point shooting contest, taking home the first place trophy, and setting a new record for points scored in a round (28) while doing so. On Booker’s feet, were a PE version of the UNDEFEATED x Nike Zoom Kobe 1 Protro …

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BAPE Opens its First Los Angeles Flagship Store

BAPE’s expansion tale continues. The international street label’s latest addition is a 2,500 square foot store on Melrose Avenue in Los Angeles. The flapship marks BAPE’s first territory on the west coast. The interior is designed with a formation of a triangular “X Barrisol” architectural ceiling. The shop spans two floors complete with granite marble wall…

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adidas by Kolor’s SS18 Collection Includes Four New Runners

Japanese menswear label, Kolor, is back on the Three Stripes with four new iterations as part of its SS18 collection. Dressed in its customary vibrant aesthetic, Kolor issues in two adidas AlphaBOUNCE designs and two adiZero Prime Boosts. Rough-cut mesh is applied to the two selections of the former, as asymmetrical color blocking dresses up both boisterous selections. Both adiZero offerings are a bit more traditional, as one primarily utilizes black with hints of blue and yellow and the othe…

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The Finalists for the 2018 Basketball Hall of Fame Have Been Announced

With all the hoopla currently going down in L.A. for the 2018 NBA All-Star Weekend, those in attendance and the many tuned in at home get the chance to see some of the game’s brightest stars battle it out in a series of fan-favorite challenges. The brief three-day event, however, also serves to commemorate some of the very best from seas…

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The Jordan Jumpman Pro Strong Debuts In New “Gym Red” Colorway

Widely regarded as one of the best non-signature Jordan sneakers ever, the Jordan Jumpman Pro Strong first released in 1998 and was worn by the likes of Jordan athlete Vin Baker. Notice the the extra-high heel collar, carbon fiber plate and chunky sole? These design cues are inspired by the Air Jordan 13 flagship model, a sneaker that bears strong resemblance with the Pro Strong model. The Jumpman Pro Strong was designed to give powerful big men the comfort, protection and support that they n…

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ASICS Combines Orange & Blue Accents on Its Latest GEL-Lyte III

After getting a mid-top makeover for a brand new HAVEN collaboration, ASICS’s fan-favorite GEL-Lyte III is back in its prototypical low-cut form for a brand new release. Perfect for the warmer weather ahead, this predominately white take on the split-tongued retro offers up a clean combination of royal blue and orange accents, reservin…

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