Since his retirement, Kobe sneakers have gone up in high demand. Several NBA players spoke about the limited availability. The drought has completely shaken up the sneaker world. During the 202 NBA Bubble, nearly 70% of athletes wore Kobe sneakers, per Aaron Dodson. A handful of athletes such as DeMar DeRozan, P.J. Tucker, Isaiah Thomas, and Devin Booker are sporting Kobe sneakers. Player-exclusive colourways have circulated NBA locker rooms, leaving sneakerheads in a frenzy. In more recent years, the sneaker culture has monopolized popular Kobe-branded sneakers. This continued partnership between Nike-Bryant Estate, NBA athletes and global fans await to return of Kobe sneakers and the end of a drought.

Written by: Hussein Abdullahi

Published by: TGQ INC.

Originally published at on March 28, 2022.

The Brooklyn Nets are looking to offer fans a futuristic way of watching the NBA. The Nets will set the blueprint on how to integrate technology within the fan experience. With several pro sports teams on the cusp to adopt to the current technological advancements, the entire landscape of pro sports will change in the next 12–16 months. The Emergence of Web3, Metaverse, NFTs and Cryptocurrency will democratize the sports business for many years to come. This is defining example of why the Brooklyn Nets are one of the league’s most innovative franchises. The Barclay’s Centre will become the first stadium to have these cameras installed. Below is an inside look at how this “Netaverse” will work.

Originally published at on January 19, 2022.

LeBron James has become a global face in professional sports. Throughout his career, James has partnered with some of the world’s biggest brands. The A-list includes Nike, Beats By Dre, PepsiCo, Warner Bros., and many others. Upon the NBA season, James has recently announced his partnership with the forward-thinking home fitness company Tonal. James will serve as an investor and brand partner, joining the elite athletes within the Tonal family. The list of athletes includes Serena Williams, Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson, Tony Gonzalez, Drew Brees, Maria Sharapova, Michelle Wie, Paul George, Sue Bird, and Larry Fitzgerald. James spoke highly about the effectiveness of Tonal and how they shape the future of fitness.

Originally published at on October 20, 2021.

Hussein Abdullahi

Hussein Abdullahi

Writer + Creative Entrepreneur based in Toronto.