“NEW ERA” CHP x JOANNE NIMES
As we embark on a new championship run here in Los Angeles, we pay homage to 20 years ago. The dawn of a new era in LA. The coming of age of a young Kobe. The dominance of Shaq. Big Shot Bob. Aging veterans. Role players. Phil and his innate ability to manage egos of…
PROJECT “BEAN” CHP x VANILLABLACK
I remember when I first went to @vanillablackla and saw that the register had a Kobe sticker on it. I found out yesterday that it was actually stolen recently. Hopefully, we can help replace that along with what was lost financially during the pandemic. This project was a mixture of Kobe and Coffee, hence the…
PROJECT “9596” CHP x JOANNE NIMES
Best team ever? What do you think? Honestly, it doesn’t matter. Bay Area cats will argue about their Warriors and how they would light them up from the 3 point line. Some will say the early 00’s Lakers. The argument can go on forever whether it is a thread on Twitter or a bunch of…
PROJECT “SLOW GRIND”
My earliest memories of adolescence were with my older brother. We lived for the summertime and basketball in the backyard. Then, one day we stepped out the front gate and met the neighborhood kids. This was my first sense of belonging. One of the kids, Jon, was a skater sponsored by United Boardshop in Lakewood,…
CREATIVE HOOP PROJECT?
Do you remember linking up with your homies to run 5’s at the park? Running the courts until the lights shut off. Grabbing breakfast burritos after the hoop session and chopping it up in the parking lot after you said you were about to dip an hour ago.