TAG: Kevin Hart

All-Star / Feb 17, 2014 / 1:30 am

The Top Celebrities Photographed At The 2014 NBA All-Star Game

Earth, Wind & Fire

Earth, Wind & Fire (Bob Donnan/USA TODAY Sports)

If you name a central cultural force in hip hop, music in general, the world of comedy, and B- and C- and D-listers trying to get some DAP from the public, then they’re probably at the All-Star game — especially when it’s in New Orleans. Here are some of the celebrities photographed at the 2014 NBA All-Star Game. And we say celebrities knowing full well some of you might not have ever heard of these people. Read More »

All-Star, NBA / Feb 14, 2014 / 11:03 pm

Watch Sec. Of Education Arne Duncan Throw Amazing Over-The-Shoulder Pass

Arne Duncan

Arne Duncan (photo. @ArneDuncan)

U.S. Education Secretary, Arne Duncan, showed some serious game on Friday night during the Sprint Celebrity Game during all-star weekend. He scored 20 points, grabbed 11 rebounds, and tossed six assists including one that rightfully made Sportscenter’s Top 10. We’re hoping Arne’s using his new-found basketball fame to talk some smack the next time he’s balling with the President of the United States. Read More »

All-Star, NBA / Feb 12, 2014 / 3:00 pm

20 Things To Look Forward To During NBA All-Star Weekend

Damian Lillard

Damian Lillard (photo. adidas Basketball)

The 63rd NBA All-Star Weekend will take place in New Orleans, bringing some of the biggest stars in sports and entertainment together. It is a time for players to have some down time and fun from their grueling schedules while fans get the opportunity to watch some of their favorite players on the same court.

What sets the NBA apart from other major sports that have All-Star events is that there is constant entertainment and events provided. The weekend ignites with a glimpse of the future stars of the league in the Rising Stars Challenge Friday night. All-Star Saturday night is perhaps the most entertaining venue throughout the whole weekend. The Shooting Stars Competition, Skills Challenge, Three-Point Shootout and the Slam Dunk Contest are all events that make up the night. All the parties, festivities and concerts Saturday night lead up to the game on Sunday. Read More »

All-Star / Jan 29, 2014 / 2:15 pm

Comedian Kevin Hart Headlines All-Star Celebrity Game

Kevin Hart

Kevin Hart (Brett Davis/USA TODAY Sports)

Diminutive comedian Kevin Hart headlines the cast making up the rosters for the Sprint All-Star Celebrity Game on Friday in New Orleans as part of the 2014 All-Star Game festivities. He’ll be joined by a coterie of B- and C-list stars like Nick Cannon, Erin Heatherton, Michael B. Jordan, Erne Duncan and more. Read More »

Smack, Twitter / Jan 12, 2014 / 12:45 am

The Best From The LeBron James Twitter Q & A

Dwyane Wade, LeBron James, Chris Andersen

Dwyane Wade, LeBron James, Chris Andersen (Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports)

In the early morning hours following Miami’s second straight loss in New York, LeBron James finally landed in Miami. Despite the disappointing road trip to New York City, James was still in pretty good spirits at a little over five a.m. ET. So he decided to do a 15 minute question and answer session on Twitter. We culled some of his best reponses for you after the jump, and some are pretty revealing. Read More »

Video / Dec 26, 2013 / 2:00 pm

Kevin Hart Teaches LeBron To Golf In New Samsung Commercial

Kevin Hart, LeBron James

LeBron James might not be Michael Jordan on the golf course, but he’s probably not Barkley either. Check out the latest LeBron spot from Samsung called “Golf Lesson” where comedian Kevin Hart is doing everything he can to teach the King a trick or two by using Golf Mode on the Galaxy Note 3. Read More »

GIFs, Video / Sep 6, 2013 / 12:00 am

Video: Watch Comedian Kevin Hart Block Kyle Lowry

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Standup comedian Kevin Hart measures in at just 5-4 — a scant inch taller than Muggsy Bogues. The Toronto Raptors starting point guard Kyle Lowry is 6-0, but he’s one of just 30 starting NBA point guards in the world. Hart’s diminutive stature is a big part of his standup routine, and you can tell he’s hamming it up to the onlookers in this video. But then the unthinkable happens… Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Oct 16, 2012 / 3:30 pm

Let Your Game Speak: Russell Westbrook’s New Challenge

Russell Westbrook

Russell Westbrook (photo. Rob Hammer)

Along with the Nike swoosh, the Jumpman may be basketball’s most enduring symbol since the basketball and the hoop. The most iconic player of all time’s signature silhouette is a remarkable image. It makes us imagine the incredible, and yet it’s still vague. Anyone can make that pose, anyone can dream of flight. Read More »

Playground / Jul 31, 2012 / 3:45 pm

The E League: Best Celebrity Hoops Run On The West Coast

Chris Brown

Chris Brown (photo. Justin Gonzaga)

This story was originally printed in Dime #69. Check the issue to see the feature in its entirety…

As ballplayers, we all have a natural instinct to entertain. It’s fun to play to the crowd and throw up some three goggles after a deep trey every now and then – even if the majority of us aren’t collecting checks with a mini Jerry West logo stamped on ‘em.

In Los Angeles, entertainers of another breed are getting their own weekly hoop fix inside of a private gym just east of Santa Monica, in the E League. Read More »

College, NBA Draft / May 7, 2012 / 2:00 pm

Humble & Hungry: Dime’s 2012 NBA Draft Diary With Dion Waiters, Week 2

Dion Waiters

Dion Waiters (design. Ryan Hurst)

After an outstanding sophomore season at Syracuse that had many analysts talking about him as one of the best guards in the country, Dion Waiters decided the time was right to test his talents and make the jump to the NBA. The Philly native was a beast as a Sixth Man, averaging 12.6 points on nearly 48 percent shooting to help lead the Orange to the Elite 8 this season. Syracuse came up short in their bid for a National Championship, but Waiters’ stock continues to rise. Now as he gets prepared to be drafted into the NBA, Waiters will be giving us the inside scoop on his journey to the draft, how his life is changing and everything in-between… Read More »