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Video Footage of Roderick Flemings Kicks

The UH game against Eastern Washington University gave some opportunities to see Roderick Flemings multicolored Adidas closeup. In the first half, the cleanup of a spilled drink included Rod’s kicks and at the start of the second half, Jim Leahey and Artie Wilson comment about the Rainbow Warriors edition sneakers. Technorati Tags: Kicks, shoes, sneakers

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Iolani Classic Kicks

Iolani Classic Kicks

As in Iolani Classic, not classic kicks. The Iolani Classic high school basketball tournament is turning 25 years old(!), and sponsor Nike is helping the milestone with the release of customized Air Force 25 kicks. These limited edition sneaks will be given to participating Classic coaches and those supporting the tournament over the years. Ummm, […]

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Nike, Homophobia, and Hyperdunks

Nike, Homophobia, and Hyperdunks

Who would have thought that posterizing an opposing player on the basketball court would be viewed as homophobic? Enough people to force Nike to pull its recent advertisements for its new Hyperdunk shoes. These ads depict a baller skying through the air assumedly about to throw down a monster dunk. But these ad showcase the […]

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NBA Draft Picks and Kicks

NBA Draft Picks and Kicks

Despite getting paid well to ball in the NBA, the real money lies in endorsements and the recent NBA Draft picks of 2008 aren’t wasting any time. Of the top picks, OJ Mayo was the first to sign, going with Nike. No big surprise there. Is OJ good enough to warrant his own signature line? […]

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Reliving the Nike Air Pippen 1

Reliving the Nike Air Pippen 1

Back when Scottie Pippen roamed the court along with MJ, he had some kicks to his name as well. Not as avant-garde as the Air Jordans, but the Air Pippens had their moments especially with the first in the Pippen lineup. Despite weighing a ton, the Air Pippen 1 were stunning. The Nike Air unit […]

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Return of a King

Return of a King

Coming to Kicks HI this Saturday (June 14) is the return of a king. The all-time classic Air Max 95 Neons will be back in the house for a limited engagement. I don’t know of many shoes that have had several retro re-releases except this one. Don’t miss out this Father’s Day weekend. Technorati Tags: […]

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Tokidoki Kicks

Tokidoki Kicks

Tokidoki designed stuff is all over the place even on your feet. While passing through Nordstroms at Ala Moana, I saw this special release of Tokidoki-themed Onitsuka Tiger kicks where customers could meet designer Simone Legno as well. Here are shots of the men’s Tokidoki selection. Technorati Tags: Ala Moana, Kicks, shoes, sneakers

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