22 Nov '14, 11pm

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According to legend, in 1918, a high school basketball player laced up his first pair of Converse All-Stars; Converse's first basketball shoe, released only one year previous. At that point, basketball itself was only 27 years old, and the formation of the NBA was 28 years away. Being a professional basketball player involved barnstorming-- joining a locally based traveling team and touring the country playing loosely-organized exhibition matches for small crowds. This high school player, 17 year-old Charles H. Taylor, would go on to a brief and largely unrecorded career as a barnstormer. Fifty years later, this early player and fan of both basketball and Converse All-Star sneakers would be inducted into the basketball hall of fame; not for his success as a player, but as a shoe salesman. By the time Chuck Taylor joined Converse in 1921, the company was already an establis...

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.@Converse goes winter-ready with its new set of Chucks, and here's your first look

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Using the same King prawns, a heartier main would be the King Prawn on Vermicelli Claypot (S$32). You can also choose the ...