• Everything You Need To Know About Yesterday's Chaotic NBA Trade Deadline
    The NBA's trade machine was moving at a snails pace with less than an hour before the 3pm deadline and that's when it happened. Pure, unadulterated chaos in the 11th hour. Goran Dragic to Miami, Isaiah Thomas to Boston, Brandon Knight taking Dragic and Thomas' spot in Phoenix, Michael Carter-Williams taking over for Knight in Milwaukee, Reggie Jackson heading to Detroit and oh yeah, Kevin...
  • 8 Crucial Injuries That Have Shaped The NBA Season
    Injuries are an inevitable part of pro sports, but they’ve become an increasingly glaring issue for the NBA in past years. The athletic strain placed on players who have to spend so much time on the court, playing up to 40 minutes a game on both sides of the ball over 82 games, has forced the discussion of a shortened season. 2014-15 has been no exception, with players falling left, right and...
  • 2014-15 NBA Second Half Preview: Eastern Conference
    NBA fans have been truly #blessed this season. The Western Conference is as loaded as ever. The East is finally making a statement of its own. Young talent like Giannis “The Greek Freak” Antetokounmpo and Andrew Wiggins are developing into promising stars. The D-League has even made its presence known, providing the Association with breakout players like the Miami Heat’s Hassan Whiteside....
  • LeBron James To Produce NBA Fashion Show During All-Star Weekend
    The NBA is the home of some of the most outlandish outfits on the planet. From Russell Westbrook and Dwyane Wade's over the top looks to Tim Duncan's patented baggy attire, there is no shortage of entertainment when it comes to pre and post game attire.  For the first time ever, the league is capitalizing on this thanks to LeBron James' Springhill Production Company, who will be hosting a...
  • The Oscars: NBA Edition
    The 87th annual Academy Awards, aka The Oscars, went down last night in L.A. While they were honoring cinematic achievements in the film industry we were thinking about on-court achievements in the league.  Using The Oscars format, we made our selections for categories such as 'Best Picture,' 'Best Actor,' 'Best Visual Effects,' and so on. Without further ado...
  • '3-Peat' Air Jordan 8 Officially Unveiled
    DOG, Jordan Brand just dropped a bomb on us this morning.After hearing of some rumors, it was confirmed that the '3-Peat,' or 'Three Time's A Charm,' Air Jordan 8 will be joining the classic 'Aqua' and 'Chrome' colorways in 2015. The predominately white 8s feature the colors of the teams that MJ and the Bulls defeated en route to their first 3-peat. The purple and gold of the Lakers, the orange...
  • Top-10 International Players This Season
    Basketball's international appeal is quickly escalating; as a relatively new sport, it has rode the recent wave of globalization to stretch its popularity across the map. The influx of international talent in the NBA over the past decade-plus has been  a solid indication, as distant nations cultivated a love for the game and developed serious skills.A record 101 international players were on...
  • 10 Rapper-Owned Clothing Brands
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    Most rappers tend to wear their money, showing off the goods with flashy jewelry and eccentricity. Many have ventured into actually designing and producing clothing, resulting in meagre results. Only a few have actually been successful at maintaining and managing a retail business long-term. Check out our favorite rapper-owned clothing lines.
  • McDonalds-Inspired Air Jordan 7 'Sweater' To Release This Year
    Sneakerheads are going to be blowing the rent on Jordan Brand's 2015 lineup. One sneaker that is sure to have sneaker fanatics hyped is this new-look Air Jordan 7 which draws on inspiration from the guady sweater and shorts that MJ wore during an iconic McDonald's commercial with Larry Bird. The white base of the Air Jordan 7 features vibrant overlays consisting of concord, soar blue, gold and...
  • Top-10 Carolina Inspired Retro Jordans
    J. Cole turns 30 years old today, January 28th. He was born in Fayetteville, North Carolina. What that means: This is an opportunity to compile a list of the best North Carolina-inspired Js and say something crafty like, 'In honor of J. Cole's birthday...' But, lets call a spade a spade, this is a list of the best Carolina-inspired retro Jordans and it just also happens to be J. Cole's birthday....
  • Under Armour Could Become Official Outfitter Of The Baltimore Police Department
    Tomorrow, January 28th, Baltimore's city spending panel is set to give the green light for a new collaboration between the police department and Under Armour. The move to the Baltimore-based sports apparel brand is said to “potentially improve the quality and durability of police uniforms and relieve some strain on the Police Department budget.” "Once we know it's OK for us to do, I think...
  • Kanye West & Kim Kardashian Appear Nude On Cover Of French Magazine [Update: Full Photo Shoot Revealed]
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    Kanye West and Kim Kardashian are pretty comfortable in their relationship, as evidenced by a cover shoot they did for French magazine L’Officiel Hommes.The two lovers and parents-to-be appear nude and in an embrace on the cover of the magazine's Spring 2013 issue, which was captured by photographer Nick Knight.For now, we only have a low-quality version of the cover. Peep it above. As...
  • Dopest Kicks Lil Wayne Has Ever Worn
    Rapper, skater, sneakerhead? Lil Wayne is no stranger to a unique wardrobe. And his sneaker game is often the icing on the cake to his wild outfits/antics. Supra's, dunks, Jordans, Adidas, you get the idea.He's no amateur when it comes to lacing up a pair of heat at a concert, basketball game, or skatepark. Or maybe even just for some good ole fashion leaning, Wayne's always got something...
  • A$AP Rocky Discusses His Fashion Sense & Fashion Evolution
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    By now fans of A$AP Rocky are aware that along with the rapper comes a unique fashion sense. The New York native is outspoken about his fashion choices, bringing high fashion to the forefront. Although some criticize what he wears, Rocky has no apologies. In a new interview with online site Mr. Porter, Rocky spoke on his style and fashion evolution, as well he modeled select pieces from some of...
  • Let's Make A Movie: 10 Urban Films That Were Books First
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    Authors like Toni Morrison, Alice Walker, and Terry McMillan have proven that black lit can make for great film. From period pieces and horror movies to dramas and provocative thrillers, the growing popularity of these releases demonstrates that films with predominantly black casts, or black leads, can still appeal to the masses. While top films such as...
  • Gangsta Rap Made Me Do It: Subconscious Racism & Hip Hop
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    It's a mantra that hip-hop listeners are all too familiar with. Year after year, statistics prove that the black community in America--particularly in lower-class neighborhoods--is subjected to unjust treatment from those supposedly designated to protect them. For the most part, these are the same communities that dominate the rap marketplace. It makes sense, then, that emcees would want to...
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