Tag results for: USA Basketball

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Starter – Dream Team Snapback Cap – Europe Edition

Starter is an athletic brand with a strong fan base all over the world. The Starter Black Label line is produced especially with the European market in mind, differing in designs that are available in the North American region (or the rest of the world, for that … READ MORE

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Beats by Dr. Dre Studio Headphones – Gold Medal Edition

In addition to the traditional gold hardware that Team USA’s men’s basketball team secured in defending their championship status at last Sunday’s Olympic finals, the players were gifted with exclusive custom gold Beats by Dr. Dre headphones. (LeBron James could be seen sporting them during the post-game … READ MORE

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Club Bud Post Olympics Celebration with Swizz Beatz, NAS, & USA Men’s Basketball Team

Following Team USA‘s gold medal victory over Spain on Sunday, the crew decamped to the legendary Roundhouse in Camden, re-christened Club Bud for the weekend, for an Olympic-sized and well-deserved celebration. The TAO/MARQUEE powered venue featured live performances by Swizz Beatz and Nas, who closed out the … READ MORE

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Nike Basketball 1992-2012 Nike Hyperdunk+ 2012 (2012)

Nike‘s “20 Designs that Changed the Game,” in which the brand takes a look back at its most iconic basketball sneakers from the past two decades, concludes with a profile of the Nike Hyperdunk+ 2012. The creation of the shoe was the result of a concerted team … READ MORE

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Nike Basketball 1992-2012 Nike Zoom KD IV (2011)

The Nike Zoom KD IV was born in 2011, brought to life by lead designer Leo Chang after receiving a clear and simple mission from Kevin Durant: “I want it light and I want it tight to my foot.” As with all signature shoes, they need to reflect the … READ MORE

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Nike LeBron X – Officially Unveiled | During 2012 Olympics Gold Medal Match

While billed as “The New Dream Team” by the British press, Team USA knew their final challenge to be one of a more nightmarish variant. After medaled with sliver during the 2008 Beijing Olympics, the Spaniards steadily nurtured its national team during the last four years, effectively … READ MORE

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Nike Basketball 1992-2012 Nike Zoom Hyperfuse (2010)

On a visit to China, Nike Innovation Kitchen designer Shane Kohatsu noticed pickup basketball games in which players wore mesh running shoes and even hiking boots, sparking the idea for a shoe that blended support, breathability and anti-abrasion properties. Born from that inspiration was the Nike Zoom … READ MORE

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Nike Basketball 1992-2012 Nike Zoom Kobe IV (2008)

In December 2008, NBA All-Star Kobe Bryant unveiled Nike‘s lightest basketball shoe to date, featuring a new low-cut design and a level of comfort capable of handling one of the most dynamic players in the world. This shoe, of course, was the Nike Zoom Kobe IV. When … READ MORE

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Nike Basketball 1992-2012 Nike Air Hyperdunk (2008)

It may be four years after its initial release, but the  Nike Air Hyperdunk deserves some attention even during these Olympic Games. Its place in Nike Basketball’s “20 Designs That Changed The Game” comes not only because of the technology this shoe brought to the game, but … READ MORE