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GIFs, NBA / Dec 9, 2014 / 12:00 pm

GIF: Jay-Z, Beyonce Are Supremely Impressed With This LeBron James Fadeaway

Beyonce, Jay-Z

LeBron James’ incredible third quarter passing exhibition was hardly the only highlight of his performance versus the Brooklyn Nets last night. Watch The King hit an impossibly difficult spinning fadeaway as Jay-Z and Beyoncé look on from courtside in astonishment. Read More »

Latest News / Dec 8, 2014 / 11:30 pm

Video: Duke & Duchess Of Cambridge Meet Brooklyn Royalty, Jay-Z & Beyonce

Jay-Z, Beyonce, Kate Middleton, Prince William

Midway through the third quarter — cue tired jokes about LA on Twitter — Prince William and Kate Middleton took their court-side seats, flanked by Dikembe Mutombo. Later on in the Cavs-Nets game, Brooklyn’s own monarchy, Jay-Z and Beyoncé, stopped by to chat with the royals. It was a star-studded affair, and that’s without accounting for the players. Read More »

Latest News / Aug 16, 2014 / 1:30 pm

Report: Durant Left Team USA Under Influence Of Agent Jay-Z, Roc Nation

Kevin Durant

The circumstances surrounding Kevin Durant’s abrupt departure from USA Basketball last week have always been murky. The reigning NBA and FIBA World Championships MVP officially cited mental and physical fatigue as means for his decision, but rumors immediately swirled that his looming endorsement switch from Nike to Under Armour was his primary justification. And just over a week later comes a report lending credence to that notion, plus much, much more. Read More »

Video / Jul 14, 2014 / 12:15 pm

Jordan Brand’s Epic New Derek Jeter Spot, “Re2pect,” Will Give You Goose Bumps

Derek Jeter, Michael Jordan

In Jordan Brand‘s new ad for Derek Jeter, scheduled to air just before he appears in the 2014 MLB All-Star Game Tuesday night, a stunning collection of fellow baseball players, NBA stars, coaches, managers, musicians, movie directors, a former NYC mayor, the G.O.A.T, New Yorkers, and even Sawx fans all tip their caps to the Captain. We don’t really like baseball (to slow), but Jeter is an institution in New York, and this 90-second spot is sure to raise the hairs on your arms regardless of how you feel about baseball. Read More »

Smack / May 22, 2014 / 12:15 pm

Reggie Miller Is Slang For 31 Grams Of Cocaine

Reggie Miller

Earlier this month, the New York State Police took down two large heroin distribution networks in Rochester and Buffalo as part of what they’re calling Operation Crazy Train. Through wiretaps, the police discovered many of the drug dealers were speaking in code, including one recording where a request for 31 grams of cocaine was referred to as Reggie Miller. Read More »

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 »

Style - Kicks and Gear / May 12, 2014 / 3:30 pm

Dime Q&A: Iowa State Star Georges Niang & Rapper Moufy, 2 Boston Underdogs

Georges Niang

Boston, Massachusetts, isn’t exactly the hot bed for fostering young talent. If you were asked to name all of the NBA players that have truly come from the Boston area, you’d likely struggle after naming Patrick Ewing, Nerlens Noel and Michael-Carter Williams. Of course, there’s former Celtic Dana Barros, current Milwaukee Buck Jeff Adrien and Chris Herren was raised an hour away in Fall River, but the above average basketball fan would have a hard time naming guys after that. Read More »

Smack, Twitter / May 11, 2014 / 5:39 pm

Jay-Z Looks Pissed Stuck Between Beyonce & Jake Gyllenhaal (Pic)

Jake Gyllenhaal, Jay-Z, Beyonce

Former minority owner for the Nets Jay-Z was on hand for Brooklyn’s Game 3 win at home against the Heat on Saturday night. He was flanked by his stunning wife, Beyonce, and a grizzly-looking Jake Gyllenhaal. One pic of the threesome showed an annoyed looking HOVA cut out of conversation between Beyonce and Jake. Read More »

Latest News, NBA / May 2, 2014 / 9:15 pm

Brooklyn Trolls Drake With Photoshopped Nets Jersey & Jay Z Music

Drake

Tonight in the pivotal Game 6, with Brooklyn blowing the Raptors out–and even Deron Williams showing up to play–the Nets are having a little fun at Toronto’s expense. They trolled Drake not only by Photoshopping a Nets jersey onto him while he was on the Jumbotron, but also by playing Jay Z music. He’s not happy. At all. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Apr 18, 2014 / 9:00 am

16 NBA Players Reveal What’s Currently Playing In Their Headphones

Notorious B.I.G.

I once asked Steve Nash if anyone in the NBA didn’t listen to rap. His answer surprised me, saying there are actually quite a few, more than you’d think, who have differing tastes. With the NBA Playoffs right around the corner, check out what 16 NBA players currently have playing in their headphones as they gear up for the most important part of the year. Read More »