LeBron James will be playing in Brooklyn tonight, but he also is expected to meet with the head of the Players Association, Michele Roberts, to discuss the state of the so-called “one-and-done” rule that keeps high school players out of the NBA draft. James himself was drafted out of St. Vincent-St. Mary’s High School in Akron, Ohio, in 2003, and his son,. LeBron Jr., will be eligible for the NBA draft in 2022 when LeBron finishes up his current four-year contract
If we don’t act soon to curb over-consumption of single-use plastics, we are in danger of losing our coastlines beneath a sea of waste.
In the following article, Waterlogicdive into the world’s most idyllic unspoiled pieces of paradise to showcase what we are putting at risk through our ill-considered behavior. We will uncover hidden hinterlands in the hope we awaken the world to the treasures we have at our fingertips; riches we must preserve so that our children can enjoy the
You probably know Kyrie Irving as LeBron James’ sidekick point guard on the Cleveland Cavaliers and a former No. 1 overall draft pick out of Duke, but there’s far more than meets the eye when it comes to the New Jersey native.
In honor of a new colorway of his Nike Kyrie 2 having been unveiled this past Saturday, the Champs Sports blog put together a really cool slideshow list of 10 things you didn’t know about Irving.
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In the era where the Converse Chuck Taylor All-Star sneakers ruled the on-court NBA landscape, the high-top sneaker was ubiquitous around the league.
Style and what was viewed as superior ankle support was the basic standard, leaving low top kicks in the dust. When Nike created the low-top Kobe IV, the sneaker landscape quickly changed. Suddenly, low-tops were fashionable while offering proper support and players around the NBA took notice and the sea change slowly began.
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The NBA trade deadline is less than 24 hours away and rumors have been rampant, as is the case every year around this time.
It’s been just rumors, however, as no one has come through with any trades since the Detroit Pistons and Orlando Magic made a splash on Tuesday. [Read more…]
PHILOSOPHICAL QUOTE OF THE DAY:
“Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.”
Chauncey Billups is a seven-time NBA All-Star and a champion with the 2003-2004 Detroit Pistons. He’s nicknamed Mr. Big Shot because of the huge buckets in crucial situations he made during his 14 NBA seasons.
Billups is now retired and is an NBA analyst for ESPN as well as a leader of various youth basketball clinics. He talked to the Dick’s Sporting Goods blog about how the new Wilson X basketball can help young players become better shooters and improve their
Elena Delle Donne, the 6-foot-5. 26-year-old basketball star of the Chicago Sky, is far more than an amazing player on the court. The winner of the 2015 Dawn Staley Community Leadership Award, she gave up a college scholarship at UConn to be closer to her family and her sister, who has cerebral palsy.
In an interview with the Dick’s Sporting Goods blog, Delle Donne discusses her basketball success, what she’s passionate about, her typical day and advice for young women looking