In this episode of TSB, the crew are joined in-studio by Detroit Pistons’ guard Langston Galloway. He talks about his sneaker deal with Q4 Sports and what it’s like to play in the NBA. He also names some of the players he thinks have some of the best sneaker collections in the league.
Guess who’s back after a long hiatus away from the show?
In other Sneaker News, the crew give their thoughts on upcoming sneakers for 2019, including an all yellow version of the “Ferrari” Air Jordan 14 and a “Snakeskin” Nike Air Foamposite One.
Marreese Speights is the lastest professional athlete to join Q4 Sports. Smaller, independent brands are winning as of late.
GOAT offers to clean your used sneakers that you’re trying to sell on their platform. Your move StockX.
The NBA is really cracking down on tattoos as of late, this time issuing a warning to L.A. Lakers’ guard Lonzo Ball. If only they kept that same energy when it came to in-game fights.
Adidas creates it’s own version of the SNKRS app called the “Creators Club”. It’s a tiered system that rewards you as you spend more money, unlike the Nike SNKRS app which seems to punish people in the weekly basis.
But it’s not all bad news with Nike. The brand just signed their first deal with an athlete with cerebral palsy. The video of his reaction to the news was priceless.
Harvard’s Gabby Thomas is taking her talents to New Balance. The track star, who’s broken multiple records during her college career, is now taking on the challenge of making New Balance a brand you don’t just consider after you’ve failed trying to get whatever Nike, or Adidas, shoe that released that weekend.
And lastly, a sheriff in Union County, Arkansas caught some heat recently because he was dressing up inmates in Nike apparel for their mugshots. This was his way of protesting their deal with Colin Kaepernick. And as always, his justifications for his actions were just as bad as the act itself.