Off The Court
“He bought a new Rolex for every single guy on the team” — former Laker Mark Madsen reveals Shaquille O'Neal's generosity
Just when Madsen thought Shaq buying him a car would finish the shopping spree, O'Neal decided to buy every Laker a brand new Rollie.
Chris Bosh promotes healthy eating that keeps him in prime shape despite being retired — “It gives me the energy I need to go forward”
Fully aware his NBA days are behind him, Chris Bosh explained why he still eats healthy and works out every day.
Allen Iverson on fighting ex-UFC champion Ronda Rousey in the cage — “Hell no!”
AI explained his fighting mentality in life, and demonstrated the importance of understanding your limitations.
“It was in the elevator and I’m dodging punches" — when Andray Blatche and JaVale McGee got into a fistfight because of a woman
When Nick Young says this is the most intense fight he'd ever witness, you know it was for real.
"I watched that thing three times. Made me cry" — Michael Jordan on the sports documentary that made him shed manly tears
Winning championships isn't the only experience that makes Michael Jordan shed tears.
Derek Fisher was once escorted to a playoff game by the police following his daughter's surgery in New York
Derek Fisher had his share of big-time heroics in the 2007 playoffs against the Golden State Warriors following his daughter's surgery in New York because of retinoblastoma
Dennis Rodman was once caught in the middle of an oral sex session while doing a radio show
Jorge Sedano opened up about his infamous encounter on air with Dennis Rodman who was getting pleasured in the middle of the interview
Vernon Maxwell reveals Gregg Popovich had a private investigator follow him and report if he was going to clubs
Mad Max's love for the nightlife had Pop pulling out unseen tactics.
The second richest NBA player ever explains the secret to his success
After selling his Wendy’s and Chilli’s franchises in 2016, Bridgeman became an independent bottler for Coca-Cola.
“He is not the face of the Kobe line. No one is.” — Vanessa Bryant denies DeMar DeRozan will be the face of Kobe Bryant's shoe line
If there's anyone who'd make sense as a representative of Kobe's brand, it's DeMar DeRozan. But that decision has not been made (yet).
”Can LeBron sing, ya'll?” — Randy Jackson on if he would be willing to make music with LeBron James
While most of James’ fans know he’s a rap fan, that wasn’t the type of music Jackson had in mind for the kid from Akron.
“That’s why Stephen A. kickin’ it wit’ yo ex-wife!” — Jalen Rose addresses rumors his ex-wife Molly Qerim had a relationship with Stephen A. Smith
Jalen Rose keeps it real about the rumor that linked Stephen A. Smith to his ex-wife Molly Qerim.
Michael Jordan, NBA legends react to Bill Russell’s passing: "He paved the way and set an example"
Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson, and Barack Obama lead the tributes for Boston Celtics legend Bill Russell.
"If somebody gets shot today, it's like, 'All right, he got shot today'" - Metta World Peace talks about growing up in a tough neighborhood
Metta World Peace opened up about getting accustomed to all sorts of negative things in the hood
Skip Bayless claims Kobe Bryant’s rape case helped his career: "It gave him a little bit of sizzle"
Skip Bayless has said numerous crazy things during his career. However, his comment on Kobe Bryant’s rape case could probably go down as his worst take ever.
"I’ll wear pretty much anything if I get it for free" -- Larry Bird explains why he never liked throwing money around
Larry Bird never sought to be the flashiest player on the court throughout his career. He wanted to show up, play basketball, and, most importantly, win. All the other stuff that came along with it was nice but didn’t mean a ton to him.
When Charles Barkley was almost stabbed by a sportswriter from Chicago
A local sportswriter named Christopher Vincent was ready to attack Charles Barkley with a knife until Jayson Williams stepped in and hit him over the head with a mug.
John Salley reveals Bill Russell once got beat up in Boston for marrying a white girl
The Celtics legend had to face a lot of problems being a black man in Boston during the 1960s'.
"He gave us six championships" — Michael Jordan's lawyer made an interesting argument to jurors in a case against a grocery store
MJ explained the lawsuit wasn't about the money, and proved it by donating all of it to Chicago charities.
"Hey, LeBron! You fuc***g suck!"-Eddy Curry shares LeBron's surprising reaction to a Boston fan insulting him to his face
LeBron's response will definitely surprise you, as Curry couldn't believe it.
When Shaquille O'Neal spent $9M of his $10.5M salary in one day
Florida has no state income tax. Things are a bit different in California, and Shaq learned that the hard way.
Reggie Miller on being a bike racer in his 50s: 'I want to see how far I can take this
Reggie Miller knows he'll never be a pro bike racer but he wants to be the best at his new sport
“Stupidest things in the world” — Lou Williams, Kenyon Martin, and Allan Houston recall their first big purchases
Oh, the perks of being an NBA player — laughing off their most regrettable expensive purchases
Jordan, LeBron, Shaq, and 10 other NBA players who have appeared in films
Some NBA players actually brought their A-game in their film debuts.
"I’m going to get some food right now!"- When Carmelo Anthony blamed his diet for his poor shooting
Carmelo Anthony claimed that his fasting in 2013 "de-energized" him and made him miss a lot of shots during a game
Glen Davis reveals his secret connection with the late great Rick James
Glen Davis grew up in a tough neighborhood and shared how his mother used to date Rick James until crack addiction destroyed her life.
Desmond Mason gives young NBA players simple advice on how to 'build a brand': 'It’s not only about learning to dribble and making the shot'
Desmond Mason wants young players to learn the trade in building their brand while at the peak of their NBA careers
Why Larry Bird missed out on millions despite being an all-time great
Bird was notorious for not doing endorsements during his playing career, which was a stark contrast to his friend and rival, Magic Johnson of the Los Angeles Lakers
Top 3 players to party with according to Ryan Hollins
Ryan Hollins' shortlist consists of three iconic point guards. They just don't dish out assists, they also shared the wealth.
The story of the former NBA player that is serving a 23-year sentence because of manslaughter
Even during his playing career, this guy got in trouble for pulling out guns to the locker room.
Shaquille O’Neal on Luka Doncic's impressive hospitality in Croatia — “They drove me to his mansion and had set me up. I had pizza, hookah and fruit”
Luka wasn't going to have Mr. O'Nealovich stay at a hotel.
“Every shot I took was a brick” — Wesley Snipes opens up about how he got the role of Sidney Deane on 'White Men Can't Jump
Wesley Snipes basketball skills were far from Sidney Deane's but the director saw something in him that made him perfect for the role
The absurd reason behind Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's demand for a $5,000 salary increase in "Airplane!"
The producers did not hesitate to give in to Kareem's demands, but they were surprised by the reason behind the demand. ”Our initial reaction was, ‘That’s got to be the best line we’ve ever heard from an agent.’”
The NBA player that became a mobster after his basketball career
This rumor about one of the scariest-looking players the NBA has ever seen seems pretty realistic.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar praises LeBron James and others but warns of possible blowback — “We may be inadvertently delaying [Brittney Griner's] release”
Brittney Griner's been in a Russian prison for five months, and despite everyone's best effort, there's not been a lot of progress in securing her release.
“Kobe was like ‘What’s up? Let’s pull up!‘” — Zab Judah says Kobe Bryant was always down to hang in the hood
According to Judah, most athletes of “their caliber” don’t have that humility anymore and wouldn’t dare to hang in the hood with him. But Kobe was different.
F1 racer Pierre Gasly opens up about how he ended up having dinner with Michael Jordan
Turns out MJ is a huge F1 fan, but they didn't just talk about racing. Jordan gave Gasly a few tips about negotiating his next contract.
Glen Davis shares the story of body slamming Shaquille O'Neal the first time they met
"He was like 'God damn you know you're a big a** kid'"-Shaq couldn't believe an 18-year-old "Big Baby" outwrestled him.
Shaquille O’Neal launches the “Charles Barkley” Sandwich and 56 Big Chicken branches around Texas
According to O'Neal's partner and Big Chicken CEO Josh Halpern, the Charles Barkley sandwich is "as big as over-the-top as Chuck is."
“I made more than Al Pacino shooting ‘The Godfather’” — Bernard King recalls his first acting experience in ”Fast Break“
Bernard King couldn't believe that he got paid more than Hollywood legend Al Pacino.
How two of soccer's biggest stars are helping globalize the NBA
The collision of two different worlds.
Kobe Bryant would've done Space Jam 2 with LeBron James under one condition
Kobe Bryant had just won an Academy Award when he shared his thoughts on joining LeBron James in Space Jam 2
Karl Malone's summertime workout regime was brutal and it didn't even involve basketball: "I don't touch the basketball in the summer"
Karl Malone breaks down his workout regime that didn't even involve touching a basketball over the summer, but mostly focused on building out his body for the upcoming NBA season
“If only Uncle Jordan’s hearty bro advice wasn’t so lazy and superficial” — Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's elegant dismantling of Jordan Peterson
The column titled ”Jordan B. Peterson’s DIY Cult: When Malicious Nonsense Passes for Worldly Wisdom” isn't just proof Kareem is the NBA's most eminent intellectual. It also provides two important points, one about NBA history and one about the modern NBA.
James Harden reveals the only scenario in which he would cut his beard — ”$10 million minimum is where I am like ‘alright'”
Estimates have Harden making at least $19 million through endorsements, and his beard is a big part of the appeal.
“It doesn't work like that” — Shaquille O'Neal on letting his kids know they aren't getting his money
Shaq expanded on his famous message to his kids - ”We ain't rich, I'm rich.”
Dirk Nowitzki reveals Luka Doncic pranked him by taking selfies using his phone — ”Probably 150 Luka pictures”
According to Nowitzki, Luka is just like any other youngster who “loves having fun,” and he would pull off a prank on him now and then.
"My dogg got shot!" — How a failure in communication almost ended Jalen Rose's friend's life
Jalen Rose detailed the bloody and absurd tale of getting shot at in 2002.
“If I wasn't on the court, I was in the locker room spinning records or in the "lab" producing” — Shaquille O'Neal on becoming DJ Diesel
Kobe Bryant and many others thought Shaq's off the court activities limited him as a basketball player. The Big Aristotle respectfully disagrees.
Darvin Ham on surviving a gunshot and seeing his friend get murdered: "That s**t changed me forever"
Darvin Harm grew up in a violent neighborhood. He had witnessed his friend get murdered and even survive a gunshot himself. Those lessons taught him to be tough in life