Tag Archives: Basketball

NIKE PRESENTS THE NIKE ADAPT BB AT THE NBA LONDON GAME 2019

New year, new London experience! Once again, the NBA hosted their Global Game in London and we were invited to join this special occasion. As if the clash of the Washington Wizards and New York Knicks wouldn’t be enough of a reason to fly to London, Nike sent us over to witness a unique innovation […]

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KICKZ X ADIDAS #SHUTUPANDPLAY 2018

The 5-year anniversary of our #SHUTUPANDPLAY tournament will go down in history as the one with the strongest and toughest competition to date. Our mission from the very beginning was to create a true player’s tournament. Let’s forget all the side noise and hoopla and focus what #SHUTUPANDPLAY is known for: Competitive 3on3 Basketball. More than […]

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Ballers in Paris – KICKZ at the Quai54

What a weekend! After a rained out Quai54 2017 finale, the weather gods decided to follow last year‘s thunderstorms with a heat wave. And even though streetball is generally associated with good weather this year‘s tournament – held at Pelouse de Reuilly on the weekend of July 7th and 8th – was blessed with almost […]

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LOVE the GAME – Paris Fashion Week with Jordan Brand

Back in 1985, the Air Jordan 1 was the first signature shoe of Michael Jordan, a basketball performance shoe. Throughout the last decades however, the Air Jordan 1 developed into one of the quintessential pieces for sneaker heads and fashionistas worldwide. Today, in 2018, the Air Jordan 1 has reached new levels. That’s why Jordan […]

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Be More. The Air More Uptempo ’96.

The year is 1996. Scottie Pippen plays his sixth All Star Game. Michael Jordan is back with the Bulls and they win their 4th NBA championship. In the Summer, Scottie wins his second gold medal with the Dream Team II at the Summer Olympics in Atlanta in spectacular fashion. Scottie Pippen’s shoe of choice? The […]

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AIR JORDAN XXXII Global Launch in Turin, Italy – A surreal experience

Tuesday, August 29th 2017 was a very special day for KICKZ, as we had the honor to join a very elusive guest list of 20 people for the Air Jordan XXXII launch in Turin, Italy. Why Italy? Why Turin? These were the first questions that came to our minds when we received our invite for this spectacular […]

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REACT – A Performance Review of Nike’s Latest Cushioning System

It’s been a while since Nike launched a completely new sole technology. On August 3rd however, REACT will officially launch with the Nike Hyperdunk 2017 Flyknit and the Jordan Super.Fly 2017. While both shoes feature full-length REACT, they couldn’t be more different… I got to test the Hyperdunk and the Super.Fly in advance to give […]

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QUAI54 – 3 on 1 Q&A with Kemba Walker, Jabari Parker and Victor Oladipo

Last weekend, I boarded a plane to Paris with my colleague Sophia to visit the infamous QUAI54 Streetball World Championship. Being a huge basketball fan my whole life this invitation from Jordan Brand was sent to the perfect recipient. I was really excited and curious what these days would have in store for me. In preparation […]

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