TAG: New Orleans
Turner Sports is handling 2014 All-Star Weekend duties, and that means Charles Barkley will be unleashed on New Orleans in a semi-professional capacity. Chuck’s got a huge interview with President Barack Obama airing Saturday night, but in the mean time he’s kicking it on Bourbon St. (where we would be if the snow hadn’t happened). But in such a musical city, Chuck’s karaoke performance last night leaves a lot to be desired. Read More »
Life is hectic for any NBA rookie, and this year, no one’s life is more hectic than that of the Hornets’ Anthony Davis. Not only does he seem to handle everything that comes with being the No. 1 pick and basketball savior of an embattled franchise, but he also somehow manages to have fun with it.
As a little bit of proof, check out this video that Red Bull produced with Davis to to celebrate their newest family member’s arrival in his new city. Photo shoots on Bourbon Street, autographs, one-on-one with legendary producers, and on the mic in front of 11,000 people – all in a days’ work: Read More »
Leave it to Kanye West to postpone the summer as long as David Stern did the NBA season a year ago. The G.O.O.D. Music performance that capped off Jay-Z‘s Made in America music festival teased us almost as much as a new NBA 2K13 trailer from 2K Sports. But the best things in life are always worth the wait. Now, Yeezy has dropped Cruel Summer upon us, while the NBA’s offseason is at a dead period until training camp starts. Read More »
Chris Paul says the only people who hate Blake Griffin are the poor souls he’s dunking on. But if you were watching the March 22 game in New Orleans when Jason Smith, a virtually unknown player to the country at large, completely decked Griffin on the break, no one would’ve batted an eye if Smith came out later and said, “I HATE that dude.” In today’s NBA, that foul was equivalent to the 1984 clothesline of Kurt Rambis. Read More »
Traveling to the Big Easy for the Final Four and the championship game? Want to know the best place to pick up some fresh kicks, or eat some delicious local cuisine?
Dime has your exclusive 2012 NCAA March Madness travel guide. We’ve been breaking down every host city in the tournament with a look at where the sneakerheads need to visit, places to wine and dine, and even attractions if you’re just looking for a taste of that city’s culture. Read More »