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Mike D’Antoni Remains in Hospital With Intestinal Virus

Mike D’Antoni Remains in Hospital With Intestinal Virus

Houston Rockets head coach Mike D’Antoni remains hospitalized since Friday, but has improved enough from his intestinal virus to hope to be released today. D’Antoni has missed the Rockets’ last two games due to the illness. The 2017 NBA Coach of the Year hopes to be released from the hospital Tuesday but won’t return for [...]

April 9, 2019 Anou Enright Offbeat 0

Chris Bosh’s Memorable Jersey Retirement Speech

Chris Bosh’s Memorable Jersey Retirement Speech

On Tuesday night at the American Airlines Arena, Chris Bosch became the fourth player in Miami Heat history to have his jersey retired by the organization. The Heat recognized Bosh’s significance in a ceremony that included a touching video tribute, fireworks and, of course, one last primal scream. With several former teammates, the current Heat [...]

March 27, 2019 Anou Enright Offbeat 0

The Curry Family Returns Home to Charlotte for the Carole Hoefener Center Renovation Reveal

The Curry Family Returns Home to Charlotte for the Carole Hoefener Center Renovation Reveal

Raised in the Charlotte, N.C. area Steph Curry attended school there and credits the community and the people of Charlotte for helping mold him into the man he is today. To celebrate his homecoming for NBA All-Star 2019, he wanted to make sure to give back and show some home court love. With help from [...]

February 19, 2019 Anou Enright Offbeat 0

Dennis Smith Jr and Under Armour Wrap ASW in Fayetteville With Homecourt Refurb

Dennis Smith Jr and Under Armour Wrap ASW in Fayetteville With Homecourt Refurb

Capping off an incredible 2019 NBA All-Star Week, Dennis Smith Jr. and Under Armour, in partnership with Fayetteville- Cumberland Parks & Recreation, returned to Dennis’ hometown of Fayetteville to treat the community to a carnival-style celebration event and unveil of two refurbished basketball courts at the Smith Recreation Center. These courts are where Dennis spent [...]

February 19, 2019 Anou Enright Offbeat 0

Dell and Seth Curry Unveil New Outdoor Courts Where Steph and Seth Learned the Game

Dell and Seth Curry Unveil New Outdoor Courts Where Steph and Seth Learned the Game

In partnership with the NBA, Under Armour, RISE, Nancy Lieberman Charities, Seth and Dell Curry unveiled two new outdoor courts at the Naomi Drenan Recreation Center. This is the center where Stephen and Seth first learned the game, and spent countless hours on the court growing into the NBA players they would become. The event [...]

February 19, 2019 Anou Enright Offbeat 0

New Era Releases Four Collections for NBA All-Star Game

New Era Releases Four Collections for NBA All-Star Game

The NBA All-Star Game is taking place on February 17th, and to get in the spirit of the festivities in Charlotte, New Era Cap has unveiled the NBA Authentics: NBA All-Star Series. “Each year, we work to celebrate NBA All-Star Game by using the host city as the design inspiration for the New Era NBA [...]

February 11, 2019 Anou Enright Offbeat 0

NBA and NBPA Reach Licensing Agreement with NBA 2K

NBA and NBPA Reach Licensing Agreement with NBA 2K

The National Basketball Players Association and the NBA have signed a $1.1 billion seven year licensing agreement extension with Take-Two Interactive Software Inc., the creators of NBA 2K. The extension will allow Take-Two to continue producing NBA 2K games and using the likenesses of NBA players, but there is seemingly no exclusivity involved in the [...]

January 17, 2019 Anou Enright Offbeat 0

Enes Kanter Questionable for Tonight’s Game After Eating 7 Burgers

Enes Kanter Questionable for Tonight’s Game After Eating 7 Burgers

Looks like Enes Kanter loves his cheat days a little too much. Normally, Kanter’s diet consists of mainly healthy items. Lean proteins like chicken and starches like potatoes. Occasionally, though, he indulges himself in a cheat day. Well, two days ago, Kanter enjoyed one of his “cheat days” and consumed seven burgers (three topped with [...]

January 11, 2019 Anou Enright Offbeat 0

Dikembe Mutombo Brings Congo Boy to U.S. to have Tumor Removed

Dikembe Mutombo Brings Congo Boy to U.S. to have Tumor Removed

Hall of Famer Dikembe Mutombe has always given back to his native Congo and as part of his ongoing humanitarian efforts he has paid for an 8 year old child to be flown to the United States to undergo surgery to remove a facial tumor. TMZ was on hand at LAX and captured the moment [...]

December 13, 2018 Anou Enright Offbeat 0

Dashcam Footage Captures Steph Curry’s Car Crash

Dashcam Footage Captures Steph Curry’s Car Crash

Warriors star Stephen Curry appears to be uninjured after being involved in a three-car crash Friday. Dashcam video obtained by TMZ shows the crash that took place on Highway 24 in Oakland. The video is from the dash camera of a driver traveling the opposite direction in Oakland. A California Highway Patrol said Curry was [...]

November 27, 2018 Anou Enright Offbeat 0