TAG: Red Bull

Playground / Jan 9, 2014 / 6:00 pm

Video: Top 8 Plays Of Red Bull Midnight Run

Red Bull Midnight Run Top Plays

It’s been more than seven months, and we’re finally coming to the heavily-anticipated conclusion of the Red Bull Midnight Run. Tonight and tomorrow, Brooklyn’s Barclays Center plays host to the Finals as we finally found out which of the nine cities will claim the ultimate bragging rights. We’ve already shown you the top eight dunks from the opening round, but now we’re showing the top eight plays in the lead-up to the new champion. Read More »

Playground / Jan 8, 2014 / 9:45 pm

Video: Top 8 Biggest Dunks Of Red Bull Midnight Run

Red Bull Midnight Run

The Red Bull Midnight Run will finish up in Brooklyn this Thursday and Friday night to settle the age old debate: which city deserves the ultimate bragging rights? After first round stops in nine different cities, the best eight players in each city have been selected, and now they’ll square off to finally decide which city features the best ballers in the country. But first, lets take a look back at the best eight dunks through the first nine stops around the country. Read More »

Video / Dec 25, 2013 / 5:18 pm

Red Bull X-Mas Debut Commercial: “Blake Griffin Stand Alone”

Blake Griffin

As we see the Blake Griffin working out around Southern California, his voiceover informs the viewer his parents worked two jobs growing up. Despite millions of dollars in endorsements and a lucrative NBA contract, Griffin still wants to work as hard as they did when they raised him. That’s the foundation of Griffin’s new commercial for Red Bull: “Blake Griffin Stand Alone.” Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Oct 22, 2013 / 12:30 pm

Artist Tristan Eaton Talks About His Red Bull Deron Williams Mural

Tristan Eaton

On Thursday last week, we got a chance to see the 2-time defending champion Heat take on the new-look Nets in-person as Brooklyn coach Jason Kidd had his jersey hung in the rafters at the Barclays Center. The fine people at Red Bull had invited us to the Deron Williams mural unveiling along a brick wall lining Flatbush Ave. as it comes up Dean St., southeast of the Barclays Center. We spoke with artist Tristan Eaton about the tattoo-inspired mural. Read More »

Playground / Sep 4, 2013 / 4:30 pm

Red Bull Midnight Run Invades Houston To Complete Round One

RBMR

Round one of the Red Bull Midnight Run is now complete, as the competition for the ultimate bragging rights made its final stop in Houston. The competition kicked off June 1, and over three months we hit nine cities: Washington, D.C., Atlanta, Chicago, Philadelphia, New Orleans, Indianapolis, Los Angeles, New York, and Houston. Read More »

Playground / Aug 30, 2013 / 3:45 pm

During The Red Bull Midnight Run New York, Two Local Standouts Tell Us “You Gotta Bring It”

Red Bull Midnight Run

On Friday, August 16, the best non-NBA players in the New York City area headed to East Rutherford, New Jersey to play for a spot on New York’s Red Bull Midnight Run squad. The best eight guys in the gym would be selected to represent NY in a final showdown this winter against eight other cities at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Read More »

Playground / Aug 21, 2013 / 3:30 pm

Red Bull Midnight Run Shows Los Angeles Might Have The Best Basketball Talent In The Country

Red Bull Midnight Run

Los Angeles played host to Red Bull Midnight Run on Wednesday, August 14, and the players that showed up proved that L.A. has much more than just acting talent. The skill and energy level on display in L.A. put them among the front-runners for the finals at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn this fall. Read More »

NBA / Aug 13, 2013 / 10:45 am

Dime Q&A: Anthony Davis On Why Chicago Produces The Best Basketball Talent

Anthony Davis

Red Bull Midnight Run made it’s way to New Orleans on Friday, August 2. As one of five new cities competing in 2013, New Orleans’ best players battled on the court to prove themselves worthy of taking part in the final Red Bull Midnight Run competition at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Read More »

Playground / Aug 7, 2013 / 4:30 pm

Red Bull Midnight Run Takes Over New Orleans

Red Bull Midnight Run

Season 2 of Red Bull Midnight Run kicked into high gear, as the ultimate bragging rights competition made its way to New Orleans on Friday, August 2.

Honestly, the Big Easy is not one of the first places that comes to mind when you think about basketball talent. There’s no legendary history attached to the city – it wasn’t home to an NBA team until 2002. Frankly, New Orleans is a city that has always had a strong association with football, especially after the Saints took home the Super Bowl title shortly after Katrina. Read More »

Playground / Jul 17, 2013 / 10:15 am

Red Bull Midnight Run Takes Center Stage In Philadelphia

Red Bull Midnight Run - Philly

Philadelphia is a city that seems to never get the credit it deserves when it comes to basketball. Historically, some of the game’s greatest players have been Philly natives – does the name Wilt Chamberlain ring a bell? Read More »