It's Back! Kickin' It 2019 - Your NBA ASG Sneaker Guide

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Well, it’s that time of year again: time to see the shoes the NBA All Stars will be wearing for the big game today. After a two-year hiatus, the “sneaker guide” is back. Long time readers will remember I used to do this post . . . → Read More: It’s Back! Kickin’ It 2019 – Your NBA ASG Sneaker Guide

NBA Intro’s ‘Jersey of the Future’ — But Can It Core a Apple?

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Never did a throwaway Ticker item transform into a lede so fast.

That’s right, yesterday, at its annual All-Star Technology Summit, the NBA (and Commissioner Adam Silver) introduced what is purported to be the “Jersey of the Future.” Bonus points if you gleaned the meaning of the . . . → Read More: NBA Intro’s ‘Jersey of the Future’ — But Can It Core a Apple?

Talking NBA Armbands with Ace Collector Harrison Hall

I recently received a note from a guy named Harrison Hall (that’s him at right), who has an interesting hobby: He collects game-used NBA armbands, which he documents on an Instagram account that he shares with a friend and fellow collector.

It never occurred to me that someone would collect this particular accessory, . . . → Read More: Talking NBA Armbands with Ace Collector Harrison Hall

And Then There Was One: Pacers Are Latest to Sell Out Their Uni

Last month I wrote about how the Pacers and Thunder were the final two NBA teams with ad-free uniforms. In that piece, I mentioned that Pacers exec Todd Taylor had told me he expected the team to add an ad patch “at some point this season.”

That point has now arrived, as the Pacers . . . → Read More: And Then There Was One: Pacers Are Latest to Sell Out Their Uni