Archive for October, 2011

It’s Gotta Be the Shoes

Wednesday, October 5th, 2011
It’s Gotta Be the Shoes

Just like the game itself, basketball shoes have evolved ever since Converse introduced the Chuck Taylor All-Stars in 1917. While the initial progression came slow (Chucks maintained its place as the top basketball shoe well into the 60′s), there were many brands, styles and features by the time the NBA’s popularity took off in... »

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Classic Showdown – ‘Nique vs. MJ

Monday, October 3rd, 2011
Classic Showdown – ‘Nique vs. MJ

by Jon Newberry The 1988 NBA Slam Dunk Contest is widely regarded as the best of all-time, thanks to the performances turned in by Michael Jordan and Dominique Wilkins. The contest included an impressive field overall, but everyone was buzzing about the anticipated showdown between Wilkins (1985 champion) and Jordan (1987 champion). The two... »

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