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NBA Recap 11/3/16: KD and Dubs Rock OKC

In the much awaited first matchup between Kevin Durant’s Golden State Warriors and Russell Westbrook’s Oklahoma City Thunder, it was KD and the Warriors that took round one. OKC raced out to a early lead but come the second quarter the Warriors had a big lead that they would never surrender en route to a 122-96 win.  Durant led the way with 39 points and … Continue reading NBA Recap 11/3/16: KD and Dubs Rock OKC

Upcoming Release: Nike KD VI- ‘Texas’

Releasing tomorrow, 10/10(the best day of the year) is the latest installment of the Nike KD VI. Once again the line pays tribute to Durant’s time at the University of Texas. This year’s paint splatter colorway is definitely a step up from the KD V version. This is one of the better KD VI colorways that we’ve seen thus far. I still expect these to … Continue reading Upcoming Release: Nike KD VI- ‘Texas’

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Top NBA Players in 2013-2014: Number 2

With the start of the 2013-2014 NBA season just 2 days away it is time for the annual KAT top players countdown. I’m sure there will be a lot of dissenting views but here goes. 2. Kevin Durant, SF, Oklahoma City Thunder 2012-2013 Stats: 28.1pts, 7.9reb, 4.6ast, 1.4stl, 1.3blk Career Achievements: NBA Rookie of the Year (2008) 3× NBA scoring champion (2010–2012) 4× All-NBA First … Continue reading Top NBA Players in 2013-2014: Number 2

In the Stores: KD V- ‘Texas’

With only one season in the burnt orange, Kevin Durant left an indelible mark on the university of Texas basketball team. This is evident year after year when a colorway of the superstar’s signature shoe is released in the Longhorn’s colors. Yesterday, the KD V was released in the Texas colorway. Check out the detailed images below and let us know how these stack up … Continue reading In the Stores: KD V- ‘Texas’

This Saturday: Nike KD V

This Saturday also marks the release of the KD V. This first colorway is set to match the Oklahoma City Thunder road uniforms. The KD IV transformed the KD line into a major player in the sneaker community. Thus far, the KD V has not received the same type of fanfare. With that said, I’m sure the KD V is a few nice colorways away … Continue reading This Saturday: Nike KD V

Nike Unveils Zoom KD V

Yesterday, Nike officially unveiled the Zoom KD B. The KD V marks the first hightop version of Kevin Durant’s sneaker. Many people were skeptical of the change when they saw the first few images, but these new images from Nike coupled with an electric colorway will change minds. Check out the detailed images below and let us know what you think of the KD V. Continue reading Nike Unveils Zoom KD V

2011-2012 NBA Awards: Most Valuable Player

With the 2011-2012 NBA Playoffs already beginning it is time for the annual Kicksandthings NBA Awards. This is where we give our predictions as to who will win the NBA regular seasons awards for this season. Most Valuable Player 5. Tony Parker 18.3pts, 2.9reb, 7.7ast, 1stl 4. Kevin Love 26pts, 13.3reb, 2ast, 1stl 3. Kobe Bryant 27.9pts, 5.4reb, 4.6ast, 1.2stl 2. Kevin Durant 28pts, 8reb, … Continue reading 2011-2012 NBA Awards: Most Valuable Player

2011-2012 NBA Awards: All-NBA First Team

With the 2011-2012 NBA season heading into its final games of the regular season, it is time for the annual Kicksandthings NBA Awards. This is where we give our opinions as to who will win the NBA awards for this season. All-NBA First Team Guard- Rajon Rondo 12.1pts, 4.9reb, 11.6ast, 1.8stl Guard- Kobe Bryant 28.1pts, 5.4reb, 4.6ast, 1.2stk Forward- LeBron James 27.1pts, 7.9reb, 6.3ast, 1.9stl … Continue reading 2011-2012 NBA Awards: All-NBA First Team

Thunder Silence Wolves in 2OT Thriller

In a very entertaining game, Kevin Love put up a career and Minnesota franchise high 51 points but it wasn’t enough as his T-Wolves lost to the Thunder 149-140 in double overtime. Love used a career high seven three-pointers to lead his offensive assault. He also hauled in 14 rebounds. Love’s teammate Jose Juan Barea recorded his first career triple-double with 25 points, 14 assists, … Continue reading Thunder Silence Wolves in 2OT Thriller

Rose Buries Bucks at Buzzer

With all the MVP talk being centered around LeBron James and Kevin Durant, Derrick Rose is quietly making a case to retain his crown. Rose’s latest statement came Wednesday night when he hit a buzzer beating jumper to bury to Bucks 106-104. In what was very physical and hotly contested game, Rose had the ball in his hands in the final seconds of a tied … Continue reading Rose Buries Bucks at Buzzer

Ballin Kicks: 2012 NBA All-Star Game

With the 2012 NBA All-Star game behind us lets take a look back at some of the best sneakers sported by the All-Stars. Among the kicks worn were Jordan signature shoes from Dwyane Wade, Carmelo Anthony, and Chris Paul as well as Nike signatures shoes from LeBron James, Kobe Bryant, and All-Star Game MVP Kevin Durant. Perhaps the biggest sneaker statement was made by Rajon … Continue reading Ballin Kicks: 2012 NBA All-Star Game