Sneaker Sunday: Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG, “Turbo Green”

"Got em."  The two most sought after words in Sneaker culture. For the last two years, I've doggedly pursued every release on Nike's SNKRS app. with little to no luck.  Every time there is a release (that I want), I wake up at 6:45 to get in a virtual line to possiblymaybebutprobablynot secure the sneaker that … Continue reading Sneaker Sunday: Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG, “Turbo Green”

Sneaker Sunday: Nike Kobe XI Elite Low “Brave Blue”

For years, I stayed away from anything pertaining to the Kobe brand (as any respectable Celtic fan would do).  Secretly though, I was envious.  I had always wanted to play in a low top basketball shoe.  When Kobe started rocking lows in 2008 with the Kobe IV's, he was the first and only one doing.  … Continue reading Sneaker Sunday: Nike Kobe XI Elite Low “Brave Blue”

Sneaker Sunday: Rukus x Nike SB Dunk Low QS “Crawfish”

Released in 2014, these were a special release by Nike in collaboration with a Louisiana skate shop, Rukus.  The theme of the shoe is "crawfish" and everything on the shoe stays true to that theme.  The red speckled suede represents the crawfish, the silver toe represents the pot, the yellow stitched leather represents corn on … Continue reading Sneaker Sunday: Rukus x Nike SB Dunk Low QS “Crawfish”

Sneaker Sunday: Nike ‘Hemp’ P-Rod II

Throughout my childhood I was a kid stuck between two worlds.  On one hand, I lived in the gym.  I had basketball tournaments every weekend, basketball practice everyday after school and basketball shoes littered the floor of my room on a daily basis.  On the other hand, when I wasn't playing basketball, I was skating.  … Continue reading Sneaker Sunday: Nike ‘Hemp’ P-Rod II