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20 Things You Didn’t Know About the Nike Foamposite

When the Nike Foamposite One first dropped in 1997, it was like nothing anyone had ever seen before, but people wore it in some impressive performances. The sleek $180 shoe had no Nike branding on the upper, save a small Swoosh near the toe. Its synthetic upper and prominent carbon plate gave the shoe a decidedly futuristic look—one that many sneaker designers still strive to achieve. Continue reading 20 Things You Didn’t Know About the Nike Foamposite

NBA Reportedly Investigating Whether Teams Broke Free Agency Rules in Recruiting Star Players

The NBA is reportedly looking into whether teams broke league rules on tampering and violated the salary cap this offseason. Both issues stemmed from a recent NBA board of governors meeting where several owners crowed that other team’s were using dishonest measures to lure star players to their team. Continue reading NBA Reportedly Investigating Whether Teams Broke Free Agency Rules in Recruiting Star Players

NBA Submits Proposal to Lower Draft Age to 18

The NBA has submitted a formal proposal to the National Basketball Players Association to lower the draft age for the league to 18, USA Today reports. The publication, which cited an anonymous source that has “knowledge of the proposal,” added that it’s the “first step in formal negotiations to lower the age limit by the 2022 draft.”

The current draft-eligible age is 19. Continue reading NBA Submits Proposal to Lower Draft Age to 18