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NBA / Nov 27, 2014 / 5:49 pm

Father & All-Star, Elton Brand, Has Seen It All During His 15-Year Career

Elton Brand

It’s impossible not to picture the regal bearing of Elton Brand every time he drops another gem of knowledge on us. Whether it’s about the game, or about life in general, there aren’t many people — let alone professional athletes — who can offer up such poignant moments from their lives. During our conversation with the power forward last month, before he embarked on his 16th season in the NBA, we got a first-hand account of a career that’s spanned decades. He’s seen and done most everything, and entering possibly his final season, the man teammates simply call “OG” is finally taking some time to appreciate how unique an opportunity this whole NBA thing has been. Just don’t embarrass him by asking about his time slinging rhymes. Read More »

Video / Dec 10, 2013 / 2:15 pm

Andre Drummond & Pistons Mascot Spoof Eminem’s “Berzerk” Video

Hooper, Andre Drummond

Detroit’s favorite son, Eight Mile star Eminem, released his new album Marshall Mathers LP 2 earlier this fall. He also dropped the first single “Berzerk,” complete with a Rick Rubin appearance in the Beastie Boys-inspired music video. Now Pistons mascot, Hooper, has teamed with Andre Drummond to spoof the “Berzerk” video with Hooper as Em and Drummond as the sensei producer, Rubin. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Dec 4, 2013 / 2:15 pm

90 NBA Players Reveal Their Favorite Pregame Music

Drake

Go into any locker room in the NBA… actually, go into any locker room in the country and you’ll hear some Meek Mill. Some Jigga. Some Drake. Music and basketball. The NBA and hip-hop. It all goes together. Read More »

NBA, Style - Kicks and Gear / Nov 1, 2013 / 4:15 pm

The Ultimate 15-Track Basketball Warm-Up Playlist

Jay-Z

There aren’t many things more powerful than LeBron James going full speed to the rack on a fast break, but music is one of them. Music plays an integral part in a player’s mindset before he steps onto the hardwood. Look into an NBA locker room before a game; all you will see is a bunch of Dre Beats with music blaring in them. Read More »

NBA / Oct 25, 2013 / 12:45 pm

10 Hip-Hop Songs To Match 10 NBA Players

Dwyane Wade

The basketball culture expands further than the court, the players and their appearance. Music and basketball have also had their influence on each other through the years. As I scrounged the NBA this year, studying players and their style of play, I also happened to be listening to music. It’s simple, an easy comparison. Read More »

NBA, Smack / Oct 24, 2013 / 4:30 pm

15 NBA Players Who Remind Us Of Rappers

Drake

If there’s any genre of music that relates directly to the sport of basketball, it’s hip-hop. Like hip-hop, basketball is predominantly ruled by African-Americans, its legends often come from having nothing before eventually reaching superstardom, and it’s most popular in the inner cities of America. And just like rappers, there are great NBA players, bad ones, overrated ones, underrated ones, controversial ones, and plenty of others. Read More »

NBA / Oct 24, 2013 / 1:45 pm

5 Reasons To Watch The 2013-14 Detroit Pistons

Andre Drummond

With the start of the 2013-14 NBA season rapidly approaching, we thought it only fair to share what makes each team so exciting. Ontologically speaking, all 30 teams deserve our eyeballs this season. Even disastrous lineups still present oodles of plays, personalities, highlights and headaches. Here are five things to keep in mind for each team before flipping the channel.

Next up, the remodeled Pistons. Read More »

Smack / Aug 28, 2013 / 3:15 pm

Eminem Disses Lamar Odom In New Song “Berzerk”

Eminem

Lamar Odom is having a rough summer. Reports surfaced he’s dealing with a serious drug problem. Then he went missing. Then he showed back up looking gaunt. Then he became a target for Twitter. Now he’s getting name-dropped on hip-hop records. Eminem released a new single called “Berzerk” earlier this week and the song — which is super weak, by the way — featured Shady rhyming about LO’s marriage to Khloe Kardashian (at the 2:35 mark). Read More »

College / Mar 25, 2013 / 10:30 am

Fins Up: Marshall Henderson Highlights (Featuring Marshall Mathers)

Marshall Henderson highlights

Love him or hate him, Ole Miss junior guard Marshall Henderson is easily one of the most entertaining players in all of basketball, on any level. One of the few downsides to the arrival of the “Southwest Philly Floater is that we have no more Marshall in the NCAA Tournament trying to shoot (and taunt) his Rebels deeper into the Dance.

So we say goodbye to Henderson until next year (assuming he doesn’t declare for the NBA Draft … if he does we hope he has an updated passport). Check out this highlight mix mashed up with clips from Eminem‘s 8 Mile. Fins up: Read More »

Video / Nov 28, 2012 / 10:15 am

50 Cent, Eminem & Adam Levine “My Life” Official Video

50 Cent

Does 50 Cent still have it? The buzz certainly isn’t there like it used to be, but as for the actual content, you’ll soon be able to see/hear for yourself. His new album, Street King Immortal, is dropping Feb. 26, 2013, and this is the official video for the lead single, “My Life.” Featuring his old buddy Eminem, as well as Adam Levine, it shows the artists struggling to avoid the spotlight from a helicopter in a video shot at an abandoned train station in Detroit known as Michigan Central Station. Read More »