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NBA All-Star Sneakers 2019 | Sole Collector

Wrapping up another successful All-Star Weekend, the NBA held its 2019 All-Star Game at the Spectrum Center in Charlotte, North Carolina tonight.  The early stages of the game were dominated by Team Giannis and team captain Giannis Antetokounmpo, who finished with a game-high 38 points. Team Giannis led by as much as 20 points in the third […]

NBA Skills Challenge Sneakers 2019

Some of the league’s best all-around players displayed their versatility in the 2019 NBA Skills Challenge earlier tonight. The finals came down to two of the game’s brightest young stars, Jayson Tatum of the Boston Celtics and Atlanta Hawks rookie Trae Young. With his quickness, Young pulled ahead of Tatum by a considerable margin heading into […]

NBA Dunk Contest Sneakers 2019

Closing out NBA All-Star Saturday Night, some of the league’s emerging high flyers took center stage for the anticipated Slam Dunk Contest. While the field wasn’t composed of recognizable names, several noteworthy guests joined in the fun such as Shaquille O’Neal, J.Cole, Russell Westbrook, Quavo and Muggsy Bogues. Dennis Smith Jr. of the New York Knicks […]

NBA All-Star Practice Sneakers | Sole Collector

As if they’re not already good enough, the NBA’s best players converged on Bojangles Coliseum in Charlotte, North Carolina earlier today for All-Star Practice. More of a friendly exhibition for fans and media, the practice session included light drills, one-on-one and the annual half-court shot contest. We also had the opportunity to see extended interactions […]

NBA All-Star Celebrity Game Sneakers 2019

NBA and WNBA legends, actors, musicians, comedians and social media influencers shared the Bojangles Coliseum hardwood earlier tonight for the 2019 NBA All-Star Celebrity Game in Charlotte, North Carolina. While not the most fundamentally sound hoops showcase, the game proved to be one of the more competitive celebrity contests in recent years. Ray Allen turned […]

2019 NBA All-Star Rising Stars Challenge Sneakers

The future of the NBA was on full display Friday night, when rookies and sophomores the United States and the rest of the world competed in the 2019 NBA All-Star Rising Stars Challenge. Not one for defensive-starved fans, the game provided endless highlights at the rim, including a collection of highlight reel-worthy dunks by game MVP […]

10 of the Greatest All-Star Sneakers You Can Buy Right Now

NBA All-Star Weekend brings out the best basketball has to offer. As the league’s top talent converges on Charlotte, North Carolina this year, new stars will emerge and current heroes will further cement their legacies once the final horn goes off on Sunday night. The players and action on the court are supposed to capture most of […]

Payless Is Closing Down All of Their U.S. Stores

Payless is shuttering a sizable number of their stores.  The company, which was founded in 1956, will be closing down all 2,100 of their stores in the U.S. and Puerto Rico beginning in March, a spokesperson said, per CNN Business. Payless has more than 3,600 locations worldwide and over 18,000 employees. The company’s online store will also be shut […]

Nike React WR ISPA AR8555-001 AR8555-100 AR8555-200 Release Date

Nike has already released two sneakers under its ISPA (Improvise/Scavenge/Protect/Adapt) line, the React LW WR Mid and Air Max 270 SP SOE. Now, a third model dubbed the React WR ISPA has surfaced as well.  This lifestyle silhouette offers the same technical look as its two predecessors. A waterproof TPE mesh provides protection from the elements. Other […]