TAG: He Got Game

Smack, Twitter / May 12, 2014 / 11:41 pm

Jay-Z And Beyonce Attend Nets Game On Same Day As Met Gala Controversy

Jay-Z, Beyonce

On the same day TMZ released a video showing an altercation between Solange Knowles and Jay-Z while Beyonce stood and watched it all unfold, the couple arrived at the Barclays Center in the second quarter to take their usual courtside seats. Read More »

NBA / May 7, 2014 / 10:00 am

A Mic’d Up LeBron James Praises “Jesus” Ray Allen In Game 1

LeBron James, Ray Allen

LeBron James was mic’d up for Game 1 against the Nets last night, and the footage offers up some interesting moments from their series-opening win at home. James offers advice to a couple of his teammates and gives some serious DAP to Jesus Shuttlesworth Ray Allen. Read More »

NBA / Feb 24, 2014 / 5:00 pm

10 Reasons Why The ’90s Was The Best Era In The NBA

Michael Jordan

We are nearly 15 years removed from the ’90s but it is still the most talked about era in NBA history. The 1990s was just a great all-around decade for modern culture and style. Whether it was watching Will Smith in the Fresh Prince, Biggie and Tupac going at it for rap supremacy, or MJ dominating the game, the ’90s impact on our society is still very present. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Feb 13, 2014 / 4:00 pm

Recasting 10 Of The Greatest Basketball Movies Ever

Spike Lee (Dennis Wierzbicki/USA TODAY Sports)

When Spike Lee announced that he was in discussions with Ray Allen about a possible sequel to He Got Game, every basketball head who dearly loved the movie wondered who could possibly be casted for the next film. Would Ray Allen come back as Jesus Shuttlesworth? Would Denzel Washington come back and take on the role of Jake Shuttlesworth? Read More »

Latest News / Jan 2, 2014 / 11:20 am

Nets To Debut NBA Nickname Jerseys Jan. 10 Against The Heat

Brooklyn Nets, Joe Johnson, Deron Williams, Paul Pierce

The Brooklyn Nets will wear their nickname player jerseys during their January 10 game against the visiting Miami Heat, reports Mike Mazzeo of ESPN New York. We already told you about the idea during the offseason, and Spike Lee revealed Ray Allen‘s “Jesus Shuttlesworth” jersey for the Heat, but now we know what three nicknames will be and when they’ll be worn (if the players are healthy). Read More »

instagram / Dec 18, 2013 / 10:30 am

Spike Lee Shares Ray Allen’s Jersey Nickname, “Jesus Shuttlesworth”

Ray Allen "Jesus Shuttlesworth"

Before the season started, when teams were preparing to head back to training camp, the NBA tossed around the idea of players wearing self-coined nicknames on the back of their jersey. The idea caused some consternation among some NBA players, and our own commenters, but the NBA has decided to go ahead and players for the Heat and Nets will rock their own nickname during special games this season. Spike Lee revealed Ray Allen‘s nickname choice on Instagram last night, and it’s not very hard to guess what he’s going with. Read More »

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

The 20 Best Basketball Movies Of All Time

He Got Game

With so many corny and over-directed basketball films out there, and with the recent news about a possible He Got Game sequel, we figured it was time to put together another rundown of all the best hoop flicks (we dropped an original list way back in 2010). No criteria needed here, just good action and solid storylines… stuff that’ll make you come back again and again.

You also won’t find any documentaries here — so while Hoop Dreams is revolutionary, amazing and timeless, it won’t be found on this list. Here are the 20 best films you need to see as a basketball/movie fan. Read More »

instagram, NBA / Sep 1, 2013 / 12:00 pm

Is There A Possible “He Got Game” Sequel In The Works?

Ray Allen, Spike Lee

It’s hard to fathom, but it’s been more than 15 years since the seminal basketball movie of our lifetime was released in May of 1998. He Got Game might not have been an Academy Award darling, but we’ll always remember Ray Allen as Jesus Shuttlesworth, and maybe — just maybe — we’re getting a follow-up from the director and Knicks aficionado, Spike Lee. Read More »

Featured Gallery, NBA, Style - Kicks and Gear / Apr 13, 2012 / 12:45 pm

The Top 10 Movie Performances By NBA Players

Jesus Shuttlesworth

Shaquille O’Neal will be returning to Hollywood, as he will be joining Adam Sandler, Chris Rock and Kevin James in the sequel to “Grown Ups,” creatively called “Grown Ups 2.” Shaq made a cameo appearance in Sandler’s recent box office bomb “Jack and Jill” and must have showcased some acting skills to Sandler that garnered him this role.

We all know Shaq is an actor extraordinaire, appearing in blockbuster films like “Kazaam” and “Steel.” It got us thinking what is the best movie performance by a NBA player? Read More »

Dime 1-on-1 NBA Tournament, Latest News / Sep 21, 2011 / 11:30 am

Dime’s Ultimate Movie Baller Is… Jesus Shuttlesworth

Jesus Shuttlesworth

Ohhhh Jesus I love you!”

“I love you!”

Jesus, I need some money…”

No matter where he went on Coney Island, they came around. People always wanted something. Even in his moment to relax, trophy and check in hand, the sweat running off his fingers and dampening the paper, they mixed in with the crowd. Everywhere he looked, he could point them out: always reaching out trying to touch him… always with a fake look of despair on their faces. Read More »