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Air Jordan 1 Bred Toe

Air Jordan 1 Bred Toe

The Bred Toe is a combination of the shoes’ first two colorways, mixing the Air Jordan 1’s classic red, white and black combo to create a new look that still has a timeless appeal. Resellers already know: the shoes drop 2/24/18 for $160.

Nike PG2 PlayStation

Nike PG2 PlayStation

NBA player Paul George’s new signature shoe debuts with a limited-edition Sony PlayStation colorway, with a sweet galactic theme and light up PS and PG logos on the tongues. The shoe offers better grip, and does away with the lockdown strap from the PG1, improving fit.

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Basketball & Anime Ep. 1: Prison Ball

Basketball & Anime Ep. 1: Prison Ball

(PG-13: Language) “I don’t wanna win this way… but a W is a W.” Jay and Leland are about to win a friendly game against the Handle God. But they didn’t account for… Prison Ball. RDCworld1’s new series is a fun parody of Kuroko’s Basketball.

The Art Behind NBA 2K18

The Art Behind NBA 2K18

NBA 2K18 features an all-new body system that has more accurate details such as stretch marks and faded tattoos. The game also features new Nike jerseys and even more shoes. The player creation now has more hairstyles and makes body type affect a player’s skill.

Nike React Hyperdunk 2017

Nike React Hyperdunk 2017

One of the first shoes to have the Nike React, a foam cushion that is light, springy and durable. Its outsole was designed to provide support and traction on the right points, while the Flyknit upper and decoupled collar make for a comfortable fit. Drops 8/3/17.

Air Jordan 8 Cool Grey & Cement

Air Jordan 8 Cool Grey & Cement

As part of its 2017 Fall collection, the Jordan brand decks out His Airness’ first three-peat shoe in colorways that should be familiar to Air Jordan collectors: the monochrome cool grey and the red-accented cement. Drops 8/26/17 for $190.

Jalen vs. Everybody: Kobe

Jalen vs. Everybody: Kobe

ESPN recently released a Curb Your Enthusiasm-style online film starring Jalen Rose as, well, Jalen Rose. Here’s a clip from Jalen vs. Everybody that sees the former NBA star and now sports analyst bump into his father Kobe Bryant. Dominate cameos.

Kobe Bryant: Mamba Mentality

Kobe Bryant: Mamba Mentality

“When the game is on the line, I’m not asking myself to do something that I haven’t done thousands and thousands of times before.” YouTuber basketballprosworkouts extracted clips from Kobe Bryant’s documentary Muse to create a motivational video.

Nike KD10

Nike KD10

Kevin Durant celebrates his 10th season in the NBA with his latest signature shoe. The KD10 features a stylish and comfy Flyknit upper, a wide lacing system that secure and moves with your entire foot, and a full-length Zoom Air unit. Drops 6/1/17.

Game of Zones: Trade Winds

Game of Zones: Trade Winds

Bleacher Report’s Game of Thrones-meets-NBA parody cartoons reaches the height of savagery in its latest episode. Watch as the Brooklyn Nets, the Orlando Magic, and the Toronto Raptors tackle the trade deadline. Mario Hezonja’s probably lawyering up right now.

NBA 2K18 (Teaser)

NBA 2K18 (Teaser)

The Big Aristotle is honored to be the cover guy for this year’s edition of NBA 2K. But something’s not right with his prepared speech in this awesome teaser. The game drops 9/15/17 on Windows, Switch, Xbox One and PS4.

Paul Pierce: The Truth is Free

Paul Pierce: The Truth is Free

“I called game.” Prolific scorer. Clutch player. Hero. Boston Celtics legend Paul Pierce retired this season after 19 years in the NBA. He may not have had Kobe’s epic finale, but that doesn’t take away from what he did for Boston and for the sport.

Allen Iverson Goes Sneaker Shopping

Allen Iverson Goes Sneaker Shopping

“I was that kid that wanted the Jordans.” The latest episode of Complex’s Sneaker Shopping was with none other than The Answer. Iverson talked about his first pair of sneakers, the NBA’s silly “dress code” back in his day, and more.

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Jonathon Simmons: Dunk League

Jonathon Simmons: Dunk League

Here’s the San Antonio Spurs’ D-League gem Jonathon Simmons working on his highlight reel. It’s an absolutely disgusting facial on Portland Trailblazers’ 7’1″ Meyers Leonard. It was so nasty, even the stone-faced Kawhi Leonard was compelled to react.

NBA Playgrounds (Trailer)

NBA Playgrounds (Trailer)

A two-on-two arcade-style basketball game in the vein of NBA Jam. It features stars both past and present from all NBA teams, and solo, local multiplayer and online multiplayer modes. Drops 5/2017 for Xbox One, PS4, Switch and PC. No need to activate big head mode either.

Russell Westbrook: Mr. Triple-Double

Russell Westbrook: Mr. Triple-Double

Oklahoma City Thunder’s tireless point guard Russell Westbrook has become only the second NBA player ever to average double digits in points, assists and rebounds for a season. He’s also tied Oscar Robertson’s record for most triple-doubles with a couple of games to spare.

Steph Curry with James Corden

Steph Curry with James Corden

The Golden State Warriors’ Steph Curry wasted a perfectly good afternoon with The Late Late Show. Watch him remind James Corden that he has both the competitiveness that it takes to be an NBA star and the cheesiness that one earns after becoming a parent.

Kentucky Fans, March 2017

Kentucky Fans, March 2017

…nuff’ said. Lexington CBS/FOX sports anchor Lee K. Howard shares this scene from a bar that perfectly captured the heart-wrenching final seconds of Kentucky and North Carolina’s Elite Eight match. Hugs for everyone.

The NBA’s Best Actor Award

The NBA’s Best Actor Award

While not as notorious as soccer, basketball has its fair share of floppers. So on the eve of the Academy Awards, Cycle whipped up this polished parody of the Oscars to present its nominees for the NBA’s best actor. We hope they make an extended version.

NBA Jam 2K17

NBA Jam 2K17

Ethan Miller gave the original NBA Jam an unofficial modern update, adding today’s star players along with dream teams and dream memes. You’ll need an SNES emulator to play it. Ethan hopes you’ll donate to the Dana-Farber Cancer Insitute if you like his mod.

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Nike Kyrie 3

Nike Kyrie 3

Kyrie Irving’s latest signature shoe has traction pods and a forefoot band to help with quick cuts and crossovers. We’re not crossing anybody anytime soon, so we’re just sitting here waiting for its dope colorways. Drops 12/26/16 for $120.

Inside the Raptors 905

Inside the Raptors 905

“There’s only 450 jobs man.” A short documentary about the D-League team Raptors 905 and their rookie head coach – two-time NBA All-Star Jerry Stackhouse. A great behind-the-scenes look about what it means to be a coach on and off the court.

Go Go Gadget Nance!

Go Go Gadget Nance!

LA Lakers’ 23-year-old forward Larry Nance Jr. humiliated Brooklyn Nets’ star center Brook Lopez with this dunk of the year candidate. Just look at how far they were from the rim when they met in midair. The Nets bench had to restrain themselves from giving props.

The Story of Viral Jordan

The Story of Viral Jordan

Jeffrey Harrison is a huge basketball fan who suffers from mild autism. But you may know him as the guy who went viral after a video of him playing pick up ball in full Michael Jordan Bulls gear blew up online. NBA show 3DTV met with Jeffrey to learn more about him.

583-Foot Basketball Shot

583-Foot Basketball Shot

To celebrate the first ever World Trick Shot Day (who knew?), Harlem Globetrotter Buckets Blakes headed to the top of the 58-story Tower of the Americas in San Antonio, and took aim at the basket far below. We have no idea how he worked the wind into his calculations.

Zach LaVine: 360º Free Throw Dunk

Zach LaVine: 360º Free Throw Dunk

At the 2016 NBA All-Star Game, the eventual Slam Dunk champion Zach LaVine pulled off a windmill dunk from the free throw line. At that time, commentator Kenny Smith hoped that Zach would do a 360º dunk from the same distance. Better late than never.

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