The pairing of NBA star Kawhi Leonard and New Balance is still puzzling to some. Leonard is one of the league’s best players, but is also quiet and reserved. (He made light of that yesterday by wearing a “Fun Guy” T-shirt.) And New Balance hasn’t been involved in the sport in years. But the partnership is working.
The athletic brand released the “2-Way” pack in limited quantities Tuesday boasting the court-ready OMN1S and the lifestyle-focused 997 Sport. The styles sold out in minutes and quickly landed on the resale market with exorbitant price tags. However, Newbalance.com has a wait list for alerts on the next drop.
Actor and comedian Kevin Hart joins Mike Greenberg to talk about the NBA’s best media day moments including New York Knicks center Enes Kanter’s playoff excitement, Toronto Raptors’ Kawhi Leonard’s weird laugh, and Los Angeles Lakers guard Michael Beasley’s interview that goes absolutely nowhere.
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