Capital exclamations are happening in France right now as the Eiffel Tower is about to joined by another tall, iconic symbol out in Paris.
The greatest basketball player of all-time Michael Jordan has taken to the airs of France to celebrate 30 years of his Jordan brand with the ‘Palais 23’ exhibition.
The former Chicago Bulls number 23 has flown from the Windy City to the City Of Lights to illuminate it with his legendary brand and legacy. The Palais 23 that is commemorated on a beautiful stone court celebrates how iconic Jordan’s Nike Air brand has been since it’s 1985 inception with the companies first signature sneaker.
Museum like curations from the Olympics to Space Jam line the halls of the Palais for the Hall Of Famer as this Paris Playground is as beautiful to basketball brethren as the Louvre. There’s even a Jordan designed motorbike for all you hoop and petrol heads in this moped city. With the Eiffel Tower in the perfect picturesque background of a signature Jordan brand court design too, you can display your towering game in view of the whole city.
Like Mike, Paris is famous for its artistic creativity and style, with the court as its new canvas things are only going to look better from the man from New York not forgetting about Paris like fictional NBA referee Billy Crystal.
Visitors to France’s exhibition to the games greatest get more than a look however in this interactive experience. Getting to grips with being able to test their speed and ‘Air’ flight abilities against elite, Jordan brand athletes and the best of the NBA best today like Chris Paul, Carmelo Anthony, Blake Griffin and Russell Westbrook. Still nothing is better than the man of the moment himself and the ‘Last Shot’ feature gives everyone the chance to emulate and recreate the heroes iconic clutch shots of his career, like the historical moments of 1982 and 1988.
Take that 2K sports!
Talking about the global game, that has seen the NBA likes of the brilliant Tony Parker and Boris Diaw from France, Jordan said of Paris; ““It’s good to be back in Paris. I played out here in 1997 and it was the best time I had playing in Europe. I did the tourist thing with my family, saw the Eiffel Tower and my family got to see me play here.”
If you want to see more and you’re a rocks throw away and not an oceans, Paris’ ‘Palais 23’ is open until 9 P.M. on Sunday, the 14th of June. It’s located at 13 Avenue du Président Wilson and wherever you see the Jordan logo (basketball’s equivalent of the Bat-Signal).
So what you waiting for? Time to run and hit the court of basketball’s Da Vinci.
New Nike Giannis Antetokounmpo Sneakers Are ‘Coming To America.’
“GOOD MORNING NEIGHBORS!”
“Hey! F### you!”
(With genuine joy and affection back) “Yes! F### you too!”
Ever since Milwaukee Bucks position and court redefining Point God, Giannis Antetokounmpo came to America like Eddie Murphy, he truly beyond a cliché changed the game and the watching world. And now with Nike, lacing up some new signatures inspired by the classic 80’s Murphy movie ‘Coming To America’, the Greek Freak is about to change the sneaker one too.
These new most valuable sneakers from this year’s MVP are so clean they’ll have you running up like Samuel L. Jackson in “McDowell’s”.
Time to get the brooms.
It’s about to be a clean sweep Foot Locker.
Antetokounmpo’s first sneaker the Nike Freak 1 is about to take all those LeBron, Kobe’s and Westbrook’s to the shoeboxes with this breath of Air. Fresh out the cardboard these colorful pairs have a reversed swoosh like Travis Scott. Perfect for any shoe dog like Phil Knight. And these ‘Coming’ colorways also feature leopard, black, grey and gold accents to the men who would be King. Prince Akeem’s royal garb and the most inspired international influence this league has seen since the dream shake of Hakeem Olaujawon for a regal fit.
And with the gold ‘Coming To America’ logo on the tongue of these licks you can expect this revolution to be televised. But please bring back our favourite ‘Raw’ and ‘Delirious’ comedian for the commercial Nike.
This perfect pair for the theme of the perfect prototype player of this games future generation drip as hard as ‘ER’ and ‘Logan’ star Eriq La Salle’s jheri curl in this movie. Watch the shoes like Ronald Reagan said to Eazy-E when N.W.A. visited the White House according to The Game! If co-star Arsenio Hall still had a show (bring it on back again) then he’d have them as a guest on his couch. With or without the freak.
Put up a wall against these Trump! We have more shoeboxes to stack.
Wearing clothes are about to be a new experience for you as you unbox these with the rose petals that fall out like Tokyo trees after cherry blossom season instead of tissue paper. There’s also some ‘Coming To America’ inspired Freak 1 Nike apparel to match with some ‘I Love NY’ heart homages to the film about a prince who made his way to the Big Apple like this kid from the Olympic home of athletes in Athens, Greece did on Draft Day.
These really are the Crown Prince of Zamuda.
These Greek sneakers are so freaking good, you’re going to want to renounce your throne.
Come on, come all.
MVP Brandon Clarke dominates, leads Grizzlies to 2019 NBA Summer League Title
Canadian Brandon Clarke, the 21st pick of the 2019 Draft dominated the NBA’s annual summer showcase — becoming the first player to take home both tournament and championship game most valuable player honors with a dominant 15 points, 16 rebounds double-double. The No. 8 Memphis Grizzlies the Minnesota Timberwolves 95-92 to win the 2019 NBA Summer League championship.
The former Gonzaga standout added 4 assists, 3 blocks and a steal in 25 minutes.
In six games of summer league action, Clark averaged 14.7 points, 9.8 rebounds, 2 assists and 1.8 blocks per game. The Vancouver native shot 55% from the field and becomes the first ever Canadian to win MVP at the NBA Summer League.
Clarke was also named to the first-team all-NBA Summer League team. Other standouts included fellow Canadians Nickeil Alexander-Walker who joined Clarke on the first-team. Toronto Raptors forward Chris Boucher was named to the second-team.
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