TAG: Monta Ellis

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Last night, Golden State’s Monta Ellis continued his torrid opening season stretch by posting 39 points, eight assists and nine rebounds in the Warriors’ 115-109 victory over Memphis. He scored 17 of his teams final 21 points, exploding and elbowing his way onto the start-of-season landscape that seemed solely reserved for Kevin Durant, LeBron, D-Wade, Kobe, Dwight Howard, Rajon Rondo and the phenomenal rookies John Wall and Blake Griffin. Read More »

Me and John Wall at Garden.

A large billboard of Jay-Z and new Net owner Mikhail Prokhorov is now up, on full blast on a wall high above the Manhattan streets, right in front of Madison Square Garden. Back in the day it was called sniping – throwing up posters in front of the comp and around places where your customers congregate, letting people know when your album is dropping. On July 1, the war has begun here in the city, but the revolution, my peeps, is down south, where John “Next Level” Wall resides.

I personally know the deal. John Wall is the next level of fast break basketball. This coming October, be ready to witness the revolution. While the Knicks and Nets fight for LeBron, John Wall is readying to become the Michael Jordan of the point guard position. Read More »

Kicks: AND1 ME8 MLK Tribute AND 1 / Jan 19, 2009 / 3:49 pm

In honor and recognition of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, basketball apparel company AND 1 has released the ME8 Tribute Collection. In commemoration of MLK’s birth year, the company has made only 1929 pairs. These sneakers were designed from Golden State Warriors’ guard Monta Ellis first signature shoe with AND 1. According to AND 1, they are packaged in a special collector’s edition box with a metal certificate of authenticity. The brand has also released that a unique message is woven on the back of the tongue.

The retail price of the kicks goes for $129.99.

http://www.and1.com/tribute/