Mar 5, 2015, 3:11 PM EDT
Recapping a month-long Nike Basketball training experience, which featured workouts run by Tim Grover, Jerry Powell and Idan Ravin — who have trained guys like Kobe Bryant, Kevin Durant and LeBron James. Also includes performance reviews of Nike’s latest basketball shoes.
Feb 17, 2015, 1:52 PM EDT
Feb 13, 2015, 4:45 PM EDT
A full look at all of the app’s features, as well as the shop — which is here for All-Star weekend only and features an LED shoe box display that’s truly a traffic stopper.
Feb 4, 2015, 1:50 PM EDT
A full look at Nike Basketball’s 2015 All-Star collection.
Feb 3, 2015, 11:00 PM EDT
Beyond the shoes, there’s good stuff from Kobe here on how he enjoys playing the villain, what motivates him at this stage of his career, and how he sees the end of his basketball days ultimately playing themselves out
Jan 31, 2015, 11:00 AM EDT
The tenth in Bryant’s signature line returns to a low-top silhouette, and the first colorway is inspired by Kobe’s early morning high dive as he recovered from Achilles surgery.
Dec 10, 2014, 1:40 PM EDT
Get a first look at the holiday-themed colorways for three of the game’s top players.
Dec 5, 2014, 12:20 PM EDT
Irving joins Kevin Durant, Kobe Bryant and LeBron James as the only active members of the Nike Basketball signature family. Click through for a full recap of the Kyrie 1 launch event.
Sep 19, 2014, 12:05 PM EDT
Full recap from the launch event at Nike World Headquarters in Portland, Oregon, including technical information, details on colorways, and confirmed release dates.
Aug 25, 2014, 11:12 AM EDT
Full recap from the Jordan XX9 wear test experience in Chicago — which took place (literally) at Michael Jordan’s house.
Aug 13, 2014, 9:30 PM EDT
Initial thoughts on the Jordan XX9 from this week’s wear test in Chicago.
Jun 25, 2014, 11:30 AM EDT
Live stream of the launch of Kevin Durant’s latest signature shoe begins at 12 p.m. ET.
Mar 5, 2014, 5:05 PM EDT
If you follow Kobe Bryant on any of his social media channels, then you’ve seen a couple of cryptic posts from him over the past few days — including this one showcasing a Kobe Piano made in the shape of his Nike Basketball logo. My collection of masterpieces just hit a crescendo of domination #madebykobe…
Feb 9, 2014, 1:58 PM EDT
NEW YORK — Nike Basketball launched the latest signature shoe for Kobe Bryant on Saturday, and the Masterpiece colorway of the Kobe 9 Elite sold out in minutes, despite the $225 price tag. The demand is understandable. The shoe’s eye-catching design is like nothing we’ve seen for basketball, integrating the company’s Flyknit technology that was…
Jan 28, 2014, 8:04 PM EDT
Nike Basketball unveiled its lineup of special edition colorways that LeBron James, Kevin Durant, and Kobe Bryant will be rocking for All-Star weekend in New Orleans. As always, the colors and patterns of the 2014 NOLA Gumbo League Collection were inspired by the city hosting the celebratory midseason exhibition. From the official release: “Nike Basketball is…
Dec 11, 2013, 7:46 PM EDT
Carmelo Anthony has been with Jordan Brand for 10 years now, and as he explains in the video clip above, there’s a nod to the past within the design of his latest signature shoe, the Melo M10. From the official release: “If you see this shoe from afar, the chrome statement piece is the first…
Dec 5, 2013, 9:28 AM EDT
Nike held an event at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) in Los Angeles to unveil its latest signature shoe for Kobe Bryant, the Kobe 9 Elite. And it’s a huge change from what we’ve seen out of Bryant’s line over the past several seasons. From the official release: “Designed with Kobe’s tech insights and…
Oct 27, 2013, 11:00 PM EDT
“Training Day” is the latest Nike Baketball spot featuring LeBron James, in support of his latest signature shoe, the LeBron XI. It features James leading a pack of kids on bicycles all around the city of Miami — to the arena to get some shots up, to the beach, and to the playground for some…
Sep 5, 2013, 12:02 AM EDT
As the summer winds down with less than a month until training camps open, players are in the process of finishing up their offseason commitments. For Kevin Durant, that means his first tour of Europe courtesy of Nike, where he’ll be stopping in France, Italy, and Spain during his week-long visit. From the official release:…
Sep 2, 2013, 6:00 PM EDT
I first saw Nike’s new Hyperdunk 2013 that was designed specifically for Kyrie Irving while covering USA Basketball’s mini-camp in Las Vegas back in July. Irving had just finished the camp’s first day of activities wearing them, and while the shoe itself had been around in multiple colorways, the uniqueness of this particular pair definitely…
Aug 28, 2013, 1:18 PM EDT
If you’re at all into the latest basketball shoe designs, then you may have seen some photos of Nike’s next signature shoe for LeBron James, the LeBron 11, popping up on some of the more popular sneaker sites. Nike has officially unveiled LeBron’s latest, and managed to keep at least one colorway under wraps until…
Aug 15, 2013, 2:26 PM EDT
In the Rucker Park style of playground games that take place at outdoor courts during the summer, players are often-times granted hilarious nicknames from the emcee in an effort to get the crowd hyped. Kevin Durant, though? He’s just Kevin. Although it appears there was some miscommunication here, because he doesn’t seem all that pleased…
Aug 11, 2013, 12:30 PM EDT
Kobe Bryant spent part of this summer in China on a tour for Nike Basketball, and while he couldn’t actively participate in clinics as he continues to recover from the Achilles surgery he had a few months back, he did spend some time coaching some young players and trying to impress upon them what it…
Jun 29, 2013, 9:30 AM EDT
In the first spot released by Nike Basketball in support of Kevin Durant and his latest signature shoe, the KD VI, it’s time to draft summer league teams. And the Shirts aren’t about to screw things up the way the Blazers did back in 2007. Clever and humorous, just as we’ve come to expect. Plus,…
Jan 17, 2013, 7:00 PM EDT
Nike Basketball dropped the first spot in their ad campaign to support Kobe Bryant and his latest signature shoe, the Kobe 8 SYSTEM. Reminding you that Bryant is relentless in his quest to be the best, the video essentially reminds us that like death and taxes, you can count on Kobe. From the official release:…
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- Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle fined $25K for publicly criticizing officials after Game 3 loss to Rockets 5
- PBT Extra: Stephen Curry starting to have his defining playoff moments 8
- Behind 32 points from Kawhi Leonard, Spurs rout Clippers to take 2-1 series lead 13
- The Truth (and Marcin Gortat) will set Washington free, up 3-0 on Toronto after win 7
- James Harden scores 42 points to lead Rockets to Game 3 win, 3-0 series lead over Mavericks 17
- Why can’t the Pelicans foul in a timely manner? 7
- PBT Extra: No Rajon Rondo, no Chandler Parsons, Dallas is in trouble vs. Houston 6