Friday 19th April 2019,
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Uber Partners with 3x NBA Dunk Champ Nate Robinson

Uber Partners with 3x NBA Dunk Champ Nate Robinson

Uber, the ride sharing program, has announced the launch of JUMP electric bikes for Seattle. Uber partnered with 3x NBA dunk champion and local Seattle favorite Nate Robinson to hit the streets by JUMP bike and surprise local basketball fans with an impromptu pickup game that took place on Monday, November 19 at Denny Courts. [...]

November 22, 2018 Anou Enright Offbeat 0

Rare Michael Jordan Card Sells for $94k

Rare Michael Jordan Card Sells for $94k

An rare autographed Michael Jordan Upper Deck 1997 All-Star Game jersey card just sold on an eBay auction for $94,630. There are only 23 of its kind in existence. The card, was given a near-mint rating of eight by the Beckett Grading Services. The same card sold for $45,998 in 2014, an indication of just [...]

November 20, 2018 Anou Enright Offbeat 0

FILA Signs Lifetime Partnership with Grant Hill

FILA Signs Lifetime Partnership with Grant Hill

FILA has announced that it has signed a lifetime deal with NBA Hall of Famer, Grant Hill. More than two decades after he first joined the FILA family, the brand is reuniting with Hill, a proven champion on and off the court. Hill achieved tremendous success in his NBA career and is often touted as [...]

October 25, 2018 Anou Enright Offbeat 0

Prince Themed T’Wolves Jerseys Leak

Prince Themed T’Wolves Jerseys Leak

Prince is one of the most creative, gifted and revered artists of the last 50 years. He sold more than 100 million records, won eight Grammy awards and even an Academy Award for his 1984 film Purple Rain. He passed away in 2016 at the age of 57. A native son of Minneapolis, Minnesota, the [...]

October 24, 2018 Ryan Bawek Offbeat 0

Blazers Bring it With Halloween Costumes

Blazers Bring it With Halloween Costumes

The Portland Trail Blazers decided too celebrate Halloween a little early on Monday night as most players wore their costumes to the arena before their game with the Washington Wizards. Let me tell you, it did not disappoint. While most costumes were fun, there were two costumes that were truly elite: Damian Lillard as Stone [...]

October 23, 2018 Ryan Bawek Offbeat 0

NBA To Ban Kanye West’s New Basketball Shoe

NBA To Ban Kanye West’s New Basketball Shoe

In addition to being a rapper (and a full-fledged lunatic), Kanye West has been a shoe designer for some time now. People flock and pay ridiculous amounts of money when his newest “Yeezy” shoes drop and he has recently released his first basketball shoe. The NBA won’t allow its players to wear the shoe this [...]

October 2, 2018 Ryan Bawek Offbeat 0

JaVale McGee Says Former Warriors Teammate Kevin Durant Can ‘Rap For Real’

JaVale McGee Says Former Warriors Teammate Kevin Durant Can ‘Rap For Real’

Are you impressed by Kevin Durant’s rap skills? If so, you have something in common with JaVale McGee. Speaking with ESPN The Magazine’s Sam Alipour, the former Golden State Warriors center spoke to KD’s skills on the mic: I’ve been hearing for years from guys around the league that your old teammate Kevin Durant has some skills as [...]

September 27, 2018 dfavale Offbeat 0

New Era Cap Launches the ‘2018 Tip Off Series’ Collection

New Era Cap Launches the ‘2018 Tip Off Series’ Collection

The NBA season is upon us and to celebrate New Era Cap has launched a dynamic new collection called the 2018 Tip Off Series. The 2018 Tip Off Series features four unique collections: Team Color, Olive Green, Black and 2Tone. Each collection features all 30 NBA teams, bringing you a wide range of cap styles [...]

September 26, 2018 Anou Enright Offbeat 0

Bird-Magic Card Sells for $125,000

Bird-Magic Card Sells for $125,000

Larry Bird and Magic Johnson are probably the greatest story and rivalry in NBA history. Magic and the “Hick from French Lick” came on to the scene at the perfect time for the game of basketball and literally saved the NBA from folding after the threat of the ABA in the 1970s and a decade [...]

September 21, 2018 Ryan Bawek Offbeat 0

Lauri Markkanen Expertly Trolls Timberwolves Amid Jimmy Butler and Andrew Wiggins Drama

Lauri Markkanen Expertly Trolls Timberwolves Amid Jimmy Butler and Andrew Wiggins Drama

Remember when the Minnesota Timberwolves drafted Lauri Markkanen only to trade him to the Chicago Bulls as part of a deal for Jimmy Butler? Well, Lauri Markkanen sure remembers it. And he’s got jokes about it. Anyone who’s anyone knows the Timberwolves culture is unraveling right before our eyes. Jimmy Butler has requested a trade, [...]

September 20, 2018 dfavale Offbeat 0