When the Lakers lost Dwight Howard to free agency they went out and picked up a new big man, Chris Kaman. Hobbled by nagging injuries the past couple seasons, Kaman is a one-time all star, and still serviceable big man.
It's written in hip-hop lore: The story of a Detroit kid who fought severe personal poverty in hip-hop's battle underground, all the way to mainstream dominance. There's arguably been no other hip-hop star that's reached the level of cultural omnipresence that Eminem has at the turn of the millennium. He was hip-hop's greatest hopes and society's biggest fears all in one.
Recently it was revealed the LeBron James is the second highest paid athlete in all of the United States, and had surpassed Kobe Bryant who had long stood as the “most popular player” worldwide in the NBA. Now Forbes has released numbers of top sneaker sales and it’s easy to see why James is earning more than the rest as his shoes sold six times as much as the next player, Kobe Bryant’s
Depending on when you were born, you might see as Ice Cube as one of two people. The first one, for our younger readers, is the lovable character from "Barber Shop," "Are We There Yet?" or "21 Jump Street." For our older audience, it's probably the angry gangster rapper who was a member of N.W.A. and released The Predator.
With Christmas approaching soon, everyone is getting into the holiday spirit-- rappers included. On this week's edition of Underrated Audio you'll find two themed tracks that are perfect for the holidays, as well as two other joints that you should feel free to bump any time of the year.
Lakers Nick Young Slides Down Great Wall Of China & Crashes (Video) Oct 16, 2013 at 05:12pm 5,981 Views
The Lakers travelled to China and Nick Young wiped out on a toboggan at the Great Wall of China. Before matching up with the Golden State Warriors in Beijing, the Lakers went to the Great Wall and a few went down a huge slide on toboggans. Well, Nick Young decided to film himself while flying down the slide and was yelling about sliding down the Great Wall...until he crashed.
This week we had a pretty good array of new singles, with Drake's remix of Fetty Wap being one of the biggest drops of the week (it's already climbed to #1 on our Top 100).
Red October continues to haunt us, this time The Game go into the action with a sizzling hot pair of "Red October" Air Jordan 11s. The pair, complete with a snakeskin for patent leather swap, also features the iconic gold tip laces found on the Yeezy II. Black inner lining and branding at the 3rd lace slot serve as the only contrast from these bloody onslaught.
The Doernbecher Jordan 4 will be re-releasing this summer, to the joy/hate of many sneakerheads. Following the Doernbecher Jordan 3 re-release, the Doernbecher Jordan 4 is slated for an August drop, though the exact date is not yet known. Designed by Isaiah Scott in 2011, this retro features an icy sole with comic book details, going with the overall Superman theme.
Ladies and gentleman, the Nike Kobe 9 Elite "Masterpiece." Mark Parker, CEO of Nike, Eric Avar, the designer, and Kobe Bryant, the Black Mamba, were all present for the official unveiling of the Nike Kobe 9 Elite. The super high-top sneaker features Nike Flyknit, Flywire, and Lunarlon.
Earlier today, the University of Oregon announced that men's basketball players Ben Carter and Dominic Artis violated NCAA rules by selling team-issued apparel over the past year.
Wale is known for having some of the rarest kicks on the planet from samples to player exclusives. A few days ago he posted this first pic to his Instagram. I will say, this room does have a wide variety of kicks from the Iman Shumpert x Packer Shoes collab to the Platinum Air Yeezy 2.What heat can you spot off jump?
Although it is the holidays, rappers never stop putting in work. Rappers love to release shit on holidays specifically, and this year was no different. Quite a few artists came through with big records in the spirit of Xmas, but there were also some smaller gems which we're shining light on in Underrated Audio. Have a look through to see what you may have missed in the past seven days.
Before Kendrick Lamar raised the bar with good kid, m.A.A.d city, Kanye West walked with Jesus, and the deadly East-West Coast rivalry, there was a young kid observing life and crime through his project window.
Having a skilled shooting guard on your team can help properly space the floor and drive the offense. From deadly spot up shooters, to lethal slashers, the league is full of players that can flat out score at will. The best two guards can shoot the lights out from any spot on the floor and get to the hoop when their team needs it.
With everyone going into election-look-at-me-vote mode today, here are some songs to just vibe out too once you've had enough Obama or Romney talk for the day. I know my quota is almost full.Sir Michael Rocks- LVL 1 Feat. Shorty K & Tris J It's a TPC affair on this cut, and I'm enjoying it. I wanna join the clique. Sir Michael Rocks gives shine
It appears that Jordan Brand will be releasing a "Fear Pack" as images of a Jordan III, IV, and V model surfaced. While the III's are rumored to be photoshopped, both the IV and V models appear to be releasing towards the end of the year. The "Oreo" colorscheme adorns all three pairs in the collection, making the pack say more "Midnight Snack" than something to be fearful of.
Dwyane Wade’s ex-wife, Siohvaughn Wade, is suing the NBA All-Star for a $1 million, alleging that he and his attorneys have been deliberately “hiding” money to keep her from accessing it. According to the lawsuit filed by Wade’s ex, the two had signed agreements with endorsement companies in the past where payments were to be deposited into a joint-account they both had access to. Now S
The best Summer League player in the world, Andre Drummond, went to a trampoline play area and worked on his Slam Ball skills of dunking while using a trampoline. He posted several vids, including one of him imitating a classic Tracy McGrady two hand reverse – popularized in the 2000 Dunk Contest. In Orlando Summer League, Dre dominated the Miami Heat and threw down some vicious dunks, bu
So, this TIDAL “hi-fidelity music streaming” thing is actually happening. Not formally acquainted? Well, allow me to introduce you.
To commemorate their second straight title, the Miami Heat will wear championship gold jerseys on opening night. October 29th is the night the season opens, and the Heat gets things started against Eastern rival Chicago Bulls.
Nike announced today a never before seen colorway of Lebron James signature shoe, the Lebron 11. Dubbed the "Terracotta Warrior" this shoe will see a limited release in Asia in October, before releasing in the United States on November 27th. The shoe is named for the Terracotta Warrior exhibition James visited while in China, and features "neutral stone colors" that correspond with the colors t
DJ Khaled took to instagram to showcase his recent pick-up, the Jordan 5 "Bel Air."Of course, Khaled couldn't simply take a picture of his pants neatly cuffed over the vibrant 5's with a sepia filter, or whatever it's called. He had to take it to NYC and stand on top of a damn Maybach to really show out in style.Gotta wonder if his chauffeur is rocking the Bel-Air's behind the wheel as well.
More than any other artists or group (excepting Scarface) Outkast is responsible for the rise of southern rap. They were among the first acts to gain recognition from the region and remain one of the most commercially and critically successful rap groups to date.
A "Legend Blue" Air Jordan 11 is scheduled to release in December of 2014. We understand December is a long time away, but it's never too soon to look forward to an un-retro'd Air Jordan 11.
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