NBA players

The NBA’s color lines were broken in the 1950-51 season when three Black players made their mark on a series of teams. The appearance of the players shifted the racial paradigm of the popular sports league, paving the way for the Black superstars of today. On April 25, 1950, the Boston Celtics drafted Charles “Chuck” […]

New Billboard history maker, rapper Drake,  was partying with NBAer Kevin Durant just days before Durant was diagnosed with coronavirus. So now the rap superstar is self-isolating at his mansion in Toronto, according to Page Six. LIKE US ON FACEBOOK. FOLLOW US ON INSTAGRAM & TWITTER. SUBSCRIBE TO OUR YOUTUBE. The two buds hung out at West Hollywood hotspot “Nice […]

Coronavirus shut down the biggest sports organizations in America yesterday. While millions of fans are disappointed that they won’t get to see their favorite athletes compete for championships, the effect it has on the people who depend on these events to feed their families is far more. LIKE US ON FACEBOOK. FOLLOW US ON TWITTER AND INSTAGRAM. SUBSCRIBE TO OUR […]

Professional basketball player Eddy Curry, who played in the NBA from 2001 to 2012, shared some insight this week into some struggles he’s dealt with off the court over the years. In a piece he wrote for The Players’ Tribune, the 37-year-old opened up about the murder of his mistress and his daughter in 2009, and […]

Kobe Bryant’s death last weekend shocked the world. He perished in a helicopter crash along with seven others, including his 13-year-old daughter Gianna. After his 2016 retirement, Bryant appeared to settle into his post-basketball life. He stayed mostly away from the Staples Center, his workplace for 20 years. But Gianna, nicknamed Gigi, took an interest […]

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kobe Bryant inspired a generation of basketball players worldwide with sublime skills and an unquenchable competitive fire. RELATED: Kobe Bryant And Daughter Die In Helicopter Crash He earned Los Angeles’ eternal adoration during his two decades as the fierce soul of the beloved Lakers, and he was respected by basketball fans […]

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kobe Bryant, the 18-time NBA All-Star who won five championships and became one of the greatest basketball players of his generation during a 20-year career spent entirely with the Los Angeles Lakers, died in a helicopter crash Sunday. He was 41. His 13-year old daughter, Gianna, who was following in his […]

FAIRFIELD, Ala. (AP) — Charles Barkley has donated $1 million to historically black Miles College. The Basketball Hall of Famer and former Auburn star told interim president Bobbie Knight about the donation on Wednesday, news outlets reported.   #CharlesBarkley Donates $1M to @MilesCollege, Largest in School History #MilesCollege #HBCU @hbcunews — TheBirminghamTimes (@BhamTimes) […]

Shaquille O’Neal just experienced a terrible loss. The NBA all-star is grieving the loss of his sister, Ayesha Harrison-Jex, who died after a three-year battle with cancer. Harrison-Jex was only 40-years-old. O’Neal wasn’t present for TNT’s Inside the NBA Thursday night and his co-host Ernie Johnson explained why he was missing. “Big Fella, you hang in there.” […]

It’s not a good look for DeMarcus Cousins nor his new NBA team, the L.A. Lakers. Cousins allegedly told his ex-girlfriend and baby mama he’d put a “bullet in [her] f*cking head” if she didn’t let their child come to his wedding. The bad news for Cousins is that the woman claims she has the […]

According to reports, Stephen Curry will be bringing the first-ever golf team to Howard University. Casey Bannon of The Golfer’s Journal broke the news on his official Twitter account. No word as of yet on how involved Curry will be with the program or where tournaments will be played. The former two-time MVP is […]

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — LeBron James has dedicated a basketball court at the school he founded for underprivileged children in his hometown. Joined by his close friends and former teammates from nearby St. Vincent-St. Mary High School, James helped unveil a multicolored outdoor court at the I Promise School, which has just started its second […]