Sneaker History

February 11, 2018

Sneaker History – Beast of the East

Back in the 90’s, you knew you were a high profile and beloved player, when you had your own signature sneaker. NBA legend, Patrick Ewing, […]
January 25, 2018

Sneaker History – Feel the Force

The Nike Air Force 1 started life as a professional basketball shoe. It quickly became a symbol of the culture that was inspired by and developed around the game. Over 35 years after its launch, it still remains one of Nike’s biggest sellers ever.
January 8, 2018

Sneaker History – His Airness’s Royal Kicks

The seventies were an amazing time for basketball footwear. So many different brands released new basketball shoes, creating more choices for NBA players than they had ever had.
December 12, 2017

Sneaker History – Clyde Style

The story about Clyde Style begins in the late 60’s when Puma wanted to gain a monopoly in basketball, just like adidas and Converse did.
November 15, 2017

Sneaker History – From Skyhook to Superstar

The bond between an athlete and his shoe can be a massive factor in the athlete’s career. Your shoes are one of the factors that help you play more efficiently and...
September 20, 2017

Sneaker History: A giant among men

Ever heard of the Mikan drill? Most players practise this exercise to learn how to score the basketball. It originates from one of the first superstars in the NBA, George Mikan.
August 29, 2017

Sneaker History: A Star is born

Every athlete loves their shoes. It not only helps you play more efficient but also gives you a certain swag. In Sneaker history, we will find and explain some of the most popular shoes in the history of basketball.
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