While we waited yesterday for the NBA conference, specifically, Adam Silver, to announce what would be Donald Sterling's punishment for his reprehensible racist remarks, we decided to examine just how deep-rooted his hatred is. This may not come as a surprise.
It's no secret that LeBron James is having issues with the LeBron 11, specifically in the toe box area. Throughout this season, James has been wearing the LeBron X, which is a much better fit.
The Nike LeBron 11 game kicks are differ from the retail pairs; James uses custom orthotic insoles. Still, its mind boggling that he's experiencing all this discomfort mid-season; considering he is deeply involved in the design process. LeBron spoke out;
One young lucky Lakers fan had a great night on Friday. Not only did he get courtside seats to watch the Lakers take on one of the league's most exciting teams, the Golden State Warriors, but he was fortunate enough to sit beside Rihanna.
The Bajan bombshell was in good spirits as the Lakers pulled off the 102-95 victory at Staples Center and shared her excitement with Leo Emanuel, son of super-agent Ari Emanuel, aka the luckiest kid in California.
Here's a few pics of RiRi courtside hanging out with little Leo.
In recent years the NBA, in an attempt to get more marketing revenue, has opened their door to promoting spirits whereas in the past they kept it only to beer.
A new major partnership has been announced as Sean "Diddy" Combs' CIROC Vodka has signed a multiyear deal with the NBA. The partnership will include a few campaigns including "The Toast of the NBA" which will serve to educate fans on how to enjoy responsibly, and "The Art of Celebration" which focuses on how to live it up.
The latest Nike LeBron 11 made its way onto the court Monday night after releasing over the weekend. Wilson Chandler paired up his Nike LeBron 11 "Gamma Blue" with the Nuggets alternate powder blues; teammate Nate Robinson stuck with the trusty Playoff 13s. Despite the fresh kicks, the Nuggets fell to Kevin Durant and his "OKC Home" KD6s.
Three different players rocked the Adidas DRose 4 including; Matt Barnes and Adidas Brand athlete Damien Lillard. Check the slides for the best of the rest from Monday night.
One of the fun subplots heading into an NBA season - particularly as the social media generation churns out ubiquitous gossip - is which players are going to be advertising their trade stock as rumors of moves to other teams loom over their season.
Nothing shakes up the Association's landscape like a blockbuster deal, and with so many teams in either "win now" or "lose horribly" modes this year, there's plenty of potential for trades of all shapes, sizes and degrees of intelligence to alter the playing field.
The NBA has grown exponentially in the past 25 years on multiple levels. On a macro level, by expanding their brand to a global audience and adding franchises. On a micro level, by implementing replays and allowing for zone defenses.
Russell Westbrook surprised us by returning to action this past Sunday as he was expected to miss at least two weeks. Well, it looks like he's not only back on the court but already in mid-season form, and I don't just mean his superhuman athleticism and rim-destroying dunks, but his off-court style.