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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

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