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05 Jun 2014
Tony Wroten is what we like to call “sneaker blog famous”. What that means is that while the casual NBA fan might have never heard of the second-year guard for the Philadelphia 76ers, he is a hero in the sneaker community for his creativity and variety of sneakers. Between his Air Jordan retros and customs from artists like Mache, he was one of the players that sneakerheads watched on a nightly basis just to see what heat was on his feet.

But Wroten was not only making noise for his sneaker game (rather ignominiously, his most infamous sneaker moment came when his the sole of his air jordan shoes came off in the middle of a game), as he was proving himself to be a legitimate NBA player. After a rookie season where he was lost in the...

30 May 2014

Rarely do you see a 22nd overall draft pick make as much noise as Johnny Manziel has in the past month, and yet here we are trying to the sort through Manziel Madness and he’s only been in training camp for about a week and a half. He’s done a lot with his time though, claiming to live life to the fullest by partying in Las Vegas on the weekends while moving up on the Browns’ depth chart during his work days and he did so in style by wearing the Air Jordan 6 “Oreo” PE Cleat. So we have to ask the question: what is Johnny Football’s potential as a Nike signature athlete?

Football is a tough sell in the world of footwear considering that whatever a player sports on-field will have to be modified in non-cleat form. It’s a...