The Ball Up Streetball crew made their next stop on a nation-wide tour to recruit players from around the country. After opening in Los Angeles, they stopped by Louisville, Kentucky’s International Convention Center where Kyle Lowry and Gilbert Arenas watched the Ball Up crew go to work. Read More »
LeBron James is set to become a free agent in a matter of hours. Though all signs point to the world’s best player re-signing with the Miami Heat, many teams are nevertheless preparing pitches to lure him their way. If participants of the “Band For Bron” movement have anything to say about it, though, James will be spending the next few seasons in South Florida. Read More »
It’s hard to combine painting, drawing, music and basketball, but that’s exactly what photorealist artist Barry Jazz Finnegan did recently. He’s obviously a fan of LeBron James considering this video tribute of a stunning time-lapsed charcoal portrait of James spliced intermittently with LeBron highlights. Read More »
In four different cities today: Indianapolis, Oklahoma City, Miami and San Antonio, simultaneous flash mobs broke out set to “A Sky Full of Stars,” from Coldplay. At 1 p.m. ET four “pedestrians” began to perform in the four cities, revealing remarkable dribbling and dancing stills. Then 95 others joined in a synchronized routine.
The Larry O’Brien Trophy represents the top of the mountain in the NBA. You’ve seen Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson and Isiah Thomas cry while cradling it in their arms, and we’re pretty sure Larry Bird spilled some Budweiser on it after one of his three titles. Meanwhile others only dream of grasping it before their careers end. So it was a great honor for these supermodels and celebrities to spend some time with the hardest trophy to earn in the Association. Read More »