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Dennis Rodman Offers to be NBA’s China Ambassador

Dennis Rodman Offers to be NBA’s China Ambassador

Basketball Hall of Famer Dennis Rodman wants to help keep the peace between the NBA and China. As the fallout continues after Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey’s tweet in support of Hong Kong protesters, Rodman posted a video to his Twitter account. He is seen holding up a photo of himself with North Korea’s [...]

October 10, 2019 Anou Enright Offbeat 0

Canadian Fans Apologize for KD Chants With A GoFundMe Campaign

Canadian Fans Apologize for KD Chants With A GoFundMe Campaign

As most of you know, Raptors fans have come under fire for cheering when Kevin Durant suffered an injury during Game 5 in Toronto. The have been called trashy and classless from players to fans across the world. So in true Canadian fashion, Raptors fan, Hamzah Moin, has decided to start a GoFundMe campaign to [...]

June 12, 2019 Anou Enright Offbeat 0

Gordon Hayward Staked a Big Part of His Recovery Process on Video Games

Gordon Hayward Staked a Big Part of His Recovery Process on Video Games

Regardless of the way this postseason has played out, seeing Gordon Hayward play again for the Boston Celtics will have to be one of this season’s feel-good stories. Two years ago, he suffered a horrific injury that sidelined him for all of last season. He received plenty of support from the NBA community, led by [...]

June 4, 2019 admin Offbeat 0

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