TAG: New Orleans

All-Star, Style - Kicks and Gear / Mar 18, 2014 / 2:38 am

Go Behind The Scenes With Stephen Curry During His First All-Star Weekend

Stephen Curry Under Armour

The 2013-14 season will go down as the first where Stephen Curry was voted in as an All-Star starter, but also his first all-star game ever. The 26-year-old soaked in the New Orleans weather with Under Armour and a film crew, set to take in the NOLA weekend from Steph’s own perspective. Read More »

All-Star, Smack / Feb 14, 2014 / 12:15 pm

Watch Charles Barkley Botch Karaoke Of “Gin and Juice”

Charles Barkley

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 »

NBA, Video / Nov 5, 2012 / 4:00 pm

Video: Anthony Davis Explores New Orleans, Plays 1-on-1 With Mannie Fresh

anthony davis

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 »

NBA, Style - Kicks and Gear / Sep 18, 2012 / 2:30 pm

A Cruel Summer: A Review Of The 12 Biggest Storylines Of The NBA’s Offseason

G.O.O.D. Music's Cruel Summer

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 »

Latest News, NBA / Apr 13, 2012 / 4:00 pm

Jason Smith Explains Why He Completely Decked Blake Griffin

Blake Griffin

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 »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Mar 30, 2012 / 2:45 pm

Dime’s March Madness Sneakerhead & Culture Travel Guide, Part 4

Sneaker Politics

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 »