Nike has a history of producing hit commercials, hell their ads were going viral before the internet even existed. One recent commercial has managed to generate an equal amount of controversy and laughter. Ball Handles is that commercial and there is no other way to describe it other than hilarious.
Presented for your viewing pleasure is the video that shone a light on the world of basketball only to cast the funniest shadow in years. A video that divided the basketball world right down the middle with a controversy that continues to this day, is it ever Ok to slap someone right in the balls? Is it a winning strategy? Sit back relax and prepare for some of the funniest wince inducing moments to ever take place on the court.
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Earlier this year Kobe Bryant visited China as part of Nike’s Rise campaign, the Chinese market calls. Bryant joined a team of up and coming Chinese athletes to unveil the world’s first interactive LED basketball court in Shanghai, unveiling Nike’s amazing House of Mamba.
Presented for your viewing pleasure is AKQA’s mind blowing video of the courts first demonstration along with a sneaky intermission video capturing the court in half time party mode. Sit back, relax and prepare to see the future of indoor sports stadiums.
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Nike ignited the worlds imaginations in 2011 when it released a limited run of Back to the Future II inspired MAG runners, shoes that exactly replicated Marty McFly’s footwear from the film. The shoes were however missing the infamous power laces that captured the world’s attention.
Rumours are running fast around the internet that Nike may correct this omission in 2015. According to Nike designer Tinker Hatfield who recently let slip that Yes the technology would appear next year, the actual year that Marty went to on his time traveling adventures.
Presented for your viewing pleasure are the videos inspiring a new generation of shoe designers, a flashback to a time when we imagined a future that is nearly here. Sit back, relax and imagine the possibilities.
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The Nike+ Sports Watch is by far the slickest pace of gadgetry yet from Nike. With a TomTom GPS inboard this watch will always know where you are, even if you don’t. Will this watch shake up the exercise world ?
While the watch is definitely a watch for people who play sports and generally get up and out, there are a myriad of other purposes for a GPS watch. If for example you suffer a lot of drunken black outs then with the Nike+ watch you could re-trace your steps the next day, still no guarantee of memories but you could retrace your steps.
As a sports watch it not only looks cool but performs all the functions with a slick and simple interface. The screen can be tapped to mark laps, along with side buttons for start / stop and functions. If required the watch will store you personal bests, lap history, heart rate monitor, calories burned, it even reminds you to run then couches you. Add a heart monitor band to the mix for full calorie burn calculations, heart rate trending, all of you personal monitoring needs in one spot.
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