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The Sample Closet: Air Penny 2

Anfernee ‘Penny’ Hardaway burst on the scene at the University of Memphis in 1991. He was a 6-8 point guard with cat-like quickness, the passing ability of Magic Johnson, and stupid ups earning All-American honors his two seasons at Memphis. Penny got drafted by Golden State Warriors, then was traded for Chris Webber and three… Read More >>

The Sample Closet: Nike Shox VC

When Vince Carter first started wearing Nike, he rocked the Shox BB4. Of course he dunked over Frederick Weiss in those BB4′s, but that’s a story for a different time. The first signature shoe for Vince came next: the Nike Shox VC. Zoom Air in the forefoot and Shox technology in the heel seemingly allowed… Read More >>

The Sample Closet: The Question

When I pulled the Reebok The Question out of our closet, I couldn’t help but smile. This was THE shoe. No question [see what I did there] this was the biggest shoe ever for Reebok. Why you ask? A.I. The Answer aka Allen Iverson who was tearing up the League with a swagger and style… Read More >>

The Sample Closet: Adidas Superstar

When I was younger, everyone wanted the Adidas superstars. We called them ‘Shell-Toe Adidas’ because the toe box was made of rubber and looked like a clam shell. Once Run-DMC started rocking them and made a song about them, it was over! So when I found these in our Sample Closet, a nostalgic smile came… Read More >>

The Sample Closet: Nike Air More Uptempo

Welcome back to The Sample Closet! Today we have one of my favorite kicks: the Nike Air More Uptempo. Check them out after the jump.

The Sample Closet: Air Jordan X Black/Dark Shadow/True Red

In this series we take a dive into our extensive sample closet to pull out some long lost favorites that once graced the shelves of Foot Locker stores. Anyone have a pair of OG Air Jordan X’s from 1994?

The Sample Closet: Air Jordan Retro 5 Green Bean

In this series we take a dive into our extensive sample closet to pull out some long lost favorites that once graced the shelves of Foot Locker stores. Who’s got the Air Jordan Retro 5 Silver/Green Bean/Flint Grey from 2006?

The Sample Closet: Air Jordan IX Dark Powder Blue

In this series we take a dive into our extensive sample closet to pull out some long lost favorites that once graced the shelves of Foot Locker stores. Still holding the OG Air Jordan IX White/Black/Dark Powder from 1994?

The Sample Closet: Air Jordan Retro 11 Low White/Columbia Blue

In this series we take a dive into our extensive sample closet to pull out some long lost favorites that once graced the shelves of Foot Locker stores. Who’s still holding Air Jordan Retro 11 Low’s from 2001?

The Sample Closet: Air Jordan XII Flu Game

In this series we take a dive into our extensive sample closet to pull out some long lost favorites that once graced the shelves of Foot Locker stores. Anyone have the OG Air Jordan XII Flu Game from 1997?

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