''No, the other guy,'' Ainge replied, half-jokingly as he referred to Stevens.''I really believed he was a great coach,'' Ainge said. ''After we hired him, I was amazed with how so many other people are impressed with him as well.''Stevens, Cheap Air Force 1 36, was Ainge's first choice, and keeping as few people involved in the process kept the publicity of the pursuit to a minimum.''Ownership knew I liked him and it was a long shot,'' Ainge said. ''It was pretty much, Brad, (Stevens' wife) Tracy and me. Tracy is a tough negotiator. She could easily be an agent or a team legal counsel.''Ainge said that Stevens' loyalty to Butler played in the low-key pursuit.''He was really yes-no-yes-no - he loves Butler and feels it's his family,'' Ainge said. ''Eventually the dream of being a NBA coach and coaching the Celtics was enticing to happen at this point. I had no idea until the very last day. He made a decision that he'd like to try it.''Stevens, working his way to the Amway Center practice court, saw the opportunity would be a good fit.''I appreciated that the Celtics not only had a commitment to winning, but to the process as well,'' said Stevens, who signed a six-year contract.On the court, several highly touted rookies made their NBA debuts.
Utah's Trey Burke struggled with a bad shooting day, but Philadelphia's Michael Carter-Williams, Orlando Victor Oladipo and Boston's Kelly Olynyk posted impressive stat lines.Carter-Williams, the former Syracuse guard, Air Force 1 Low AAA had 26 points, eight assists and seven rebounds in the 76ers' 88-80 loss to the Houston Rockets. Oladipo, the second overall pick from Indiana, scored 14 of his 18 points in the first half in a 95-88 win over the Boston Celtics, who had a game-high 25 points from Olynyk, the former Gonzaga standout.Burke, the 2013 AP player of the year from Michigan, was 1 for 12 from the field, but had five assists and seven boards as he ran the point for the Jazz as they outlasted the Miami Heat 69-59 in a defensive struggled.''I wasn't excited about the Sixers trading Jrue Holiday, but now that I saw the flashes (from Carter-Williams) I can understand why they did,'' said NBA-TV analyst Dennis Scott. ''Oladipo's a stud; I think he's going to be phenomenal. And you have to give credit to Burke for grinding it out.''
The Nike Air Force 1 was produced in 1982 and discontinued the following year. After it released Nike selected six basketball players to endorse, which method made this kinds shoe deeply rooted in basket sports. It was re-released in 1986 with the modern italic Nike logo with a Swoosh on the bottom on the back of the shoe. Little has changed to the Nike Air Force One since its creation in 1982, Air Force 1 Low Black Brown although the original stitching on the side panels is no longer present in modern versions of the shoe. Since then, over 1,700 color variations have been produced, bringing in an estimated 800 million USD/year in revenue. The selling of the Nike Air Force Ones online by certain retailers used to be prohibited by Nike who had restricted supply of the sneaker. Nike now allows retailers to offer the shoe for sale online.The tumbled leather treatment is one we’ve seen ramp up quite a bit for the Nike Air Force 1 in 2012. There was a black and white pair that used it pretty sparingly on the mid panel, and then this mountain green joint that saw the whole front end capped off with the look. The latest shown here has quite a bit in common with the latter, all the way down to the suede paneling on the back end and the clean white Swoosh hit. For more details, pls vist www.kickslol.com .