Team Nike served as the inspiration for Vado’s summer anthem “Always On,” and this video shows members of the squad practicing what the lyrics preach. We see how Adris “2 Hard 2 Guard” DeLeon and Quinton “T2” Hosley hold it down in the streets of New York City: they ride the subway, spend time with their families and, of course, get shots up in practice. “You gotta be dedicated everyday,” says T2, a Harlem native, describing his focused mentality. “Always be ready to perform.” At the end, we see the pair joining their teammates under the lights at Dyckman Park, the Uptown hoops mecca where Team Nike has been crushing opponents all summer. Check it out here.
Streetballers from all over the globe hit Paris to compete in Quai 54, the International Streetball Championship. Basketball, culture, hip-hop and fashion were all on full display. See what went down.
Check out this awesome video recapping the Quai 54 streetball tournament right here.