If YOU see a Really Tall Guy Walking Around Philly Today…it could be
Oh yesterday was a nightmare working on photos and I couldn’t make this event.
one hundred of the best high school basketball
athletes were given the opportunity to play in front of hundreds of
Division I college coaches during the NCAA live period.
Classic Breakout is unique in that it is the only live period camp that
gives any player the opportunity to earn an invitation purely through
his performance at the eleven Reebok Classic
Open Runs that took place across the country throughout the spring.
These players now get the chance to let their game make their name as
they compete against some of the more established players that are
already ranked in the top 100 and are future All-Americans.
This year Reebok hosted a special Classic Rap roundtable on one of the basketball courts. On hand were Sway Calloway (from MTV and “Sway in the Morning”
fame) who moderated an exclusive panel featuring NBA legends Shaquille O’Neal (in the Shaq Attaq IV), Shawn Kemp (in the Kamikaze II Low), and Dominique Wilkins (in the Twilight Zone Pump),
along with current players Isaiah Thomas (in the Kamikaze II Low) and Gerald Green (in the Blast). Rounding out the group were friends of the Reebok brand including Jadakiss (in the Question Mid), DJ Drama (in the
Blast) and Lil Duval (in the GL 6000).
the Shaq Attaq IV was seen on the feet of dominant
big man Shaquille O’Neal during the 1994-1995 season in which he won a
scoring title, and appeared in the All-Star Game in Phoenix as well as
NBA Finals against Houston. A game changer on the court, the Shaq Attaq
IV also made history as the first basketball
shoe to ever feature Insta Pump technology.
are set to hit shelves on Friday, July 25th at key retailers Jimmy Jazz, Shiekh, Villa, Shoe City
and Eblens for $140.
front of a large crowd, the group discussed the importance of having
events like the Reebok Breakout Camp to help nurture and support the
next generation of basketball players and how essential
it is to have drive, commitment and resolve to persevere in
their passion for the game. The NBA legends and current players also
recounted their personal histories and challenges coming up in the
industry and offered tips and guidance to the high school
athletes on site.