TAG: Chris Smith

Ink, instagram, NBA / Feb 18, 2014 / 1:30 pm

5 Of The Best NBA Tattoos On Instagram

J.R. Smith

J.R. Smith (photo. Rob Hammer)

To celebrate the New Season of Ink Master, premiering Tuesday February 25 at 10/9c on Spike, the show is sponsoring “Tattoo Bracket 2014.” Head over to the submissions page and submit a photo of it for your chance to win a trip for 2 to SXSW. In the mean time, just to give you a taste of the NBA’s own ink from around the Association, here are our favorite five tattooed players on Instagram. Read More »

Latest News, Smack, Twitter / Nov 14, 2013 / 12:24 pm

J.R. Smith & Brandon Jennings Start A Twitter War

J.R. Smith

J.R. Smith (photo. Instagram.com/teamswish)

New York guard Chris Smith is going to play in the D-League once that season starts on Nov. 22. He will become the league’s most expensive player ever. Because of the NBA’s punitive luxury-tax system under the new CBA, J.R. Smith‘s brother is costing the Knicks $2 million this year to be their 15th man. Read More »

NBA, Smack / Nov 13, 2013 / 3:15 pm

How Larry David’s Courtside Demeanor Mimics The Knicks

Nelly, guest, Lia Smith, Justin Bartha, Larry David (Photo. James Devaney/FilmMagic)

Nelly, guest, Lia Smith, Justin Bartha, Larry David (Photo. James Devaney/FilmMagic)

Curb Your Enthusiasm star and Seinfeld creator Larry David was sitting courtside in Madison Square Garden on Sunday when the Spurs blew out the Knicks by 31 points. His aggrieved expression makes it seem like he’s filming a new scene for Curb, but the Knicks are really just a calamity right now, and it’s hard to smile if you’re a fan. Things might be getting even worse, too. Read More »

Ink, Latest News / Sep 10, 2013 / 1:30 pm

J.R. Smith’s Brother Gets A Tattoo Of J.R. Smith’s Face On His Back

Chris Smith

Chris Smith (photo. Instagram.com/3_chrissmith)

J.R. Smith might have more tattoos than any player in the league, seemingly coming back every fall with more. His brother, Chris Smith, decided to celebrate J.R.’s 28th birthday in similar fashion. While we dropped a feature on J.R.’s 10 best dunks in the NBA, his bro Chris got a tattoo of J.R.’s face on his back. Read More »

Playground, Style - Kicks and Gear / Aug 23, 2013 / 5:00 pm

Kevin Durant, Jay Williams, Swizz Beatz, Fabolous & More At Final Night Of The EBC At Rucker Park

Kevin Durant

Kevin Durant (photo. Foot Locker)

The rain didn’t stop Kevin Durant, David Lee, Jay Williams and others from donning the Hillsong NYC uniform for the EBC Rucker Park All-Star game, which was moved to Gauchos gym in the Bronx. The same night, Swizz Beatz and Fabolous were surprise guests at Rucker Park for the release of the Reebok Question Mid “#1 Draft Pick” today. Read More »

College / Mar 28, 2012 / 3:00 pm

The Real Reason Why Louisville Will Win The National Championship

Peyton Siva

Peyton Siva (photo. University of Louisville Athletics)

*This is the third edition in a four-part series this week where we will have four writers arguing the national championship credentials for the only NCAA teams left in March Madness: Ohio State, Kansas, Kentucky and Louisville. First, it was Ohio State. Yesterday, we brought you Kansas. Today, it’s Louisville.* Read More »

College / Nov 7, 2011 / 11:00 am

Peyton Siva To Lead Louisville’s Young Stars Deep Into March

Peyton Siva

Peyton Siva (photo. University of Louisville Athletics)

*College basketball is here (unlike the NBA), and this year might be one of the best in recent memory. The powerhouse is back, while the Cinderellas believe. That’s a deadly combination. We know some of y’all have been asking for some previews. We have you covered – the top 16 teams in the nation will be previewed individually in the next few weeks. After we broke down Vandy on Friday, we’ll keep this going with No. 8-ranked Louisville and No. 6-ranked Duke later today (ESPN/USA Today Coaches Poll).* Read More »