Off The Court
“A sneaker company that many should be paying attention to is New Balance” — NBA insider provides scoop on potential Kyrie Irving shoe deal
Will Kai follow the Klaw as the next star to sign with New Balance after an ugly exit from Nike?
"I want the SOB out of here" — How the NBA's drug problem got Ron Harper traded out of Cleveland
Lenny Wilkens believes that if the Cleveland Cavaliers had kept Ron Harper, then they would've ousted Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls
John Salley praises LeBron James for calling out the media’s coverage of the Jerry Jones picture - “Everybody wanting to call LeBron a sellout; no, you can’t”
Salley believes that James can no longer be labeled a sellout after he stepped up and voiced his concerns on an issue that not many people are paying attention to
"I was going 'What am I missing?'" — Michael Jai doesn’t understand why Shaq and Barkley called Kyrie an idiot
According to Michael Jai, O'Neal and Barkley's comments towards Irving were premature and unwarranted.
Stephen Curry shares a funny story on Drake not knowing who Klay Thompson is
After the incident, Seth Curry accused his brother and the Golden State Warriors of cheating
"Hell no, that's a lie, that's cap” - Devean George clears the air on sh*tty hazing story involving Shaquille O’Neal
Tyronn Lue once shared a hazing story involving Shaquille O'Neal's excrement and Devean George's shoe. But George called cap on the rumor
"I had to be my own man, my own provider" — Dennis Rodman once opened up about the sad relationship with his father
Dennis' father Philander only reached out to him when Rodman became a millionaire.
How Shaquille O'Neal went from being sponsored by Reebok to becoming a part-owner in thirty years
Reebok CEO Todd Krinsky opens up about Shaq's rise to part-ownership of the company that sponsors him.
"At that time, only two guys were on TV, Magic Johnson and Larry Bird" — why Shaquille O'Neal chose to emphasize humor as his brand
Everyone thinks it came naturally, but it turns out Shaq put a lot of thought and work into his persona.
"You literally admit to looking at our junks" - Richard Jefferson blasted the NBA ballboy who used to stare at his private parts and compare them to other players
In October last year, Richard Jefferson shared his side of the story when an ex-NBA ballboy talked about his penis and how it compared to other players.
Charles Barkley’s guarantee that the USMNT would beat the Netherlands in the 2022 World Cup aged like sour milk
Barkley guaranteed that the US would beat the Netherlands, and promptly caught a lot of flak after they failed to do so
Did you know: Giannis Antetokounmpo’s name was shorter before he made the NBA
Giannis Antetokounmpo's surname used to be different and it was altered according to the Greek alphabet.
Will Smith begged Michael Jordan to let him be the first person to wear the new Jordans on the Fresh Prince of Bel Air
Smith says he called Jordan and pleaded with him to give him the first pair of his newest shoes, but Jordan shut him down by saying that he isn't in control of who gets the first pair
Wildest reactions to Kanye West saying Kim Kardashian was having an affair with Chris Paul
The internet remains undefeated - Hubie Talks Hoops and Vator win the day in our book.
“I put my career on the line every day fighting for us!” — Stephen A Smith responds to ESPN colleague who called him a c**n
Steven A. Smith defended himself and made it clear that he’d be the first one to admit if he was wrong.
"The lockout was made to restrict the Lakers" — When Kobe Bryant claimed the 2011 NBA lockout was a setup
Kobe Bryant also shared his thoughts on the infamous Chris Paul trade that got vetoed by David Stern
“How are we gonna explain this to Pop?” - How a bloody paintball match almost got Stephen Jackson and Tim Duncan in deep trouble
Fortunately, a busted lip was all the penalty Stephen Jackson had to endure for not following Gregg Popovich's instructions.
“Dumbest marketing move ever, I’m out” — Mark Cuban throws a fit on “Shark Tank” after contestants pitch a product with the Warriors logo
Mark Cuban served a couple of "Shark Tank" contestants an important lesson - know your audience.
"Bill Russell for sure!” — Paul Pierce on the Boston Celtics legend he would have liked to have a drink with
Perhaps, when they meet on the other side 🍀
“They hate your existence because you’re persistent and consistent” — Stephon Marbury has Kyrie Irving’s back
Marbury also said that Kyrie is a true leader and someone he wants his son to look up to.
Byron Scott reminisces on Showtime Lakers feasting on home-cooked meals prepared by their moms
Scott's story shows how much of a tightknit family the Showtime Lakers were.
“That's better than me dunking the ball a million times” — Dwight Howard on what he loves about being a father
Howard shared how he's coping with being a single parent.
“I can tell you the truth and it won't sound like false modesty” — Michael Jordan on what made him a special basketball player
Tony Robbins asked MJ what made him the greatest player of all time, and he loved Jordan's answer.
“I like to mind my business, but it just looks really bad." — Shaquille O’Neal is not a fan of Larsa Pippen’s relationship with Michael Jordan’s son Marcus
Safe to say that Shaq isn't in on a Pippen-Jordan tandem in 2022.
It's not even the championships" — Kobe Bryant on the quality that all great ones have
Kobe Bryant showed unconditional love for the game, especially after the Los Angeles Lakers' heartbreaking loss to the Boston Celtics in 2008
"I've forgotten so many things but I remember that vividly" — Steve Austin on LeBron James taking photos of him via flip phone
Stone Cold didn't need to check his social media or the internet as he vividly remembers the King's support.
Where Luka Doncic and Goran Dragic rank on the Top 100 wealthiest Slovenians list
Three Slovenian athletes made the list. You know two of them But you'd never guess which one is the wealthiest.
"He raised his kids to play winning basketball" — Max Kellerman raved about the way LaVar Ball mentored his kids
Max Kellerman is certain LaVar Ball raised Lonzo and LaMelo to become winners.
"He had that effortless cool most iconic personalities possess" — Shareef Abdur-Rahim on meeting Muhammad Ali
Muhammad Ali made Shareef Abdur-Rahim's All-Star weekend even more special
"I was like the guinea pig of the family" — Dennis Rodman on growing up wearing dresses and his thoughts on drag queens
Rodman's unblinking eye for human emotion that made him one of the coolest players in NBA history.
James Harden reacts to the touchdown celebration of one of Philadelphia’s biggest rivals in the NFL
James Harden apparently thought that the Dallas Cowboys' TD celebration was fun enough to tweet about and course, Philadelphia sports fans might not like it
“We played this vodka game” — Dennis Rodman on his wild drinking games with Kim Jong-un
Dennis the Menace didn't disclose too much information. All he said was that they played a game involving 50 bottles of vodka.
Ben Simmons reportedly did charity work in Philadelphia anonymously for a heartbreaking reason
Simmons couldn't even give back to the community because of the hate
Director of Shaquille O'Neal's docuseries opens up about the two sides of the big man's personality he learned about while filming the documentary
Shaquille O'Neal's docuseries is premiering soon, and its director shares some lessons he learned about the NBA legend
Isiah Thomas explains how Stephon Marbury's affair with an intern was the reason he was charged with a lawsuit during his time with the New York Knicks
Thomas clears the air about a sexual harassment lawsuit that happened during his tenure with the Knicks and why Stephon Marbury and his affair were the real reason behind it
“Grandmama took the country by storm” — when fans waited outside in a snowstorm for Larry Johnson's autograph
Larry Johnson's "Grandmama" persona literally took the country by storm.
“Losing his friendship was probably the most prominent thing that’s happened to me" — Charles Barkley on why he regrets cutting ties with Michael Jordan
Barkley once called Jordan out for hiring incompetent basketball-minded people around him, which caused a rift in their friendship.
“I just should have called” - Shaquille O’Neal regrets not reaching out to Kobe Bryant often before his death
Shaq has a lesson we should all learn from.
Andre Iguodala and Klay Thompson reportedly lost millions in salary due to the crypto crash
The recent crypto crash has affected countless users, and NBA stars seem to be among them.
Jaylen Brown explains his decision to retweet a video of a group rallying around Kyrie Irving - “When I first saw that video is that I come from a community torn every day"
Brown provided a murky response as to why he retweeted the video, claiming his was supporting Irving, but he made a big gaffe retweeting the video
"I think Mike and AI are the only ones that are still doing that at this rate" — Tracy McGrady on his 25 years with Adidas
According to T-Mac, not many NBA superstars like him are still “selling shoes 25 years later”
"I don’t want to leave all that money for my free-loading family" - Charles Barkley would rather gamble than leave his $60 million fortune to his family
The statement was surely a joke, but it carries a message a lot of rich people send to family and friends - earn your place in life.
“Stay away from interviewing Popovich” - Gregg Popovich gives sage advice to a young news reporter
Gregg Popovich sent a message to reporters who take his jokes personally, defending himself that he's a funny guy
Kobe Bryant once completely disagreed with Kanye West's previous comments that slavery is a choice -"What the hell are you talking about"
Kobe had tremendous respect for Kanye West but he completely disagreed with his comment that slavery was a choice
P.J. Tucker reveals the top three shoes he’s looking to add to his legendary sneaker collection
Tucker is looking to pick up the Gold Louis Vuitton Air Force Ones, the DJ Khaled Jordan 5's, and the Spike Lee Jordan 3's
Nate Robinson opens up about battling kidney failure - "Faith has got me where I am today"
Nate Robinson wants to inspire kids who suffer from the same kidney condition he has
Joe Rogan defends Kyrie Irving for the recent backlash he received - "Kyrie is getting in trouble and Amazon is not"
Rogan points out the doubles standards that were in play when Kyrie shared the infamous movie on social media despite Amazon still actively selling it on its platform
“If you want to punish the man, send him to the Knicks” — Jon Stewart on Kyrie Irving’s suspension
Jon Stewart had a very insightful take on the Kyrie Irving suspension. But the comedian didn't miss the chance to make fun of New York Knicks in the process.
Q&A Session with Metta World-Peace amid his new business venture: "My goal is to help people launch companies and businesses"
Metta World Peace talks about investments, entrepreneurship and why its important for NBA players to start early when investing in business an surrounding themselves with the right people