You can already pick up a pair of sneakers to help you monitor your performance on the court, but if you want a full picture of your game, you need feedback from your ball, as well. The 94Fifty Bluetooth Basketball ($200) is designed to fill that void, giving you instant feedback on every dribble and shot while keeping its size, weight, and spin within regulations. An internal battery offers up to 8 hours of connectivity, and recharges wirelessly via Qi technology, while a dedicated app keeps track of workout and competition history for up to 4 players, and also offers built-in workouts, QuickTrain shot and ball-handling analyzers, and 50 different competition modes. Shipping in October.
For Spring 2013, Vans presents the latest rendition of their adored Era 59. The classic look of the canvas and leather Era is complimented with an “Aloha” interior lining. You can purchase all three options right now at your local Vans retailer, or via shops like Atlas
On Friday, March 15th, Converse will release the limited-edition Converse St. Patrick’s Day CTS, paying homage to the oldest Irish tavern in the famously known Irish town of Charleston, Massachusetts. The Converse St. Patrick’s Day CTS features a multi-density Lunarlon drop-in sock liner for extra comfort, abrasion resistant suede, traction rubber vulcanized sole, and full-memory foam in the collar and tongue for a customized fit.