Durant Vs. LeBron- Biggest Match-Up of Career?

Posted on January 29, 2014

"Individually, he can't be stopped by any one-on-one player," ........."There's nobody that can guard him one-on-one." As Durant continues to put up video game like numbers, LeBron understands the skill that Durant possesses. Durant brings his streak to South Beach today to take on the defending world champs Miami Heat and LeBron James. As the two come head to head, Durant clearly raises his play when taking on the King. This may be the ...

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2014 NBA All-Star Sneaker Report: Nike, Adidas, Under Armour, Li-Ning

As the NBA All-Star game approaches, so too does the opportunity for the top shoe manufacturers to show the full force of their design and creative teams. With a focus on limited runs of sneaks for the sneaker heads to create high profile sales, the major brands look to create a limited, customized product to fill that demand. And of course when you mix filling demand and limited edition, you get a high price. So which shoes will your ...

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Durant and the Streak

Posted on January 28, 2014

Kevin Durant's past 11-games have been nothing short of remarkable. Durant has become a scoring machine, averaging 31 ppg this season. If this streak does not shoot him to the top of the MVP discussion I'm not sure anything could. But after this streak is over ( assuming it ends, all good things must come to an end) does this remarkable scoring dominance hurt Durant? Have we set up Durant for failure by now expecting a 30pt game night in and ...

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Blake Paisley: Pick Up Ball, A Thing of Beauty

Posted on January 27, 2014

Blake Paisley is a guest writer for Hoopconnect and will be covering various basketball topics. Blake, an avid sports fan, played college baseball at Willamette University in Salem, OR and in his post-athlete time plays pick up basketball frequently. Pick Up Ball, A Thing of Beauty Pickup basketball is a thing of beauty. You never know what kind of a game you’ll get. Players of all shapes and sizes come and try to do one thing, stay on the ...

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Jordan Watch: Retro X Powder Blue Feb 22.

Posted on January 26, 2014

Jordan X Powder Blue Release Date: February 22nd Worn by Jordan: Model: 1994-1995 Colorway: Never These Jordan X (10) retros featuring the Powder Blue colorway pay tribute to his North Carolina playing days. Jordan never wore this colorway while playing, and in fact the 10's were almost the first Jordan shoe that Jordan never played in. During his hiatus from the league to pursue a baseball career these shoes were created by ...

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