In honor of the NBA All-Star Game in New York City this coming weekend, the NBA has released what they’re calling the “History of NYC Hoops” map. It is a collection of nearly every notable or iconic basketball figure to come out of New York on the map that includes, photos, highlights, and descriptions of the biggest and best from the Big Apple.
Terrence Jones could return as soon as Wednesday for the Rockets, who upgraded his status to questionable for the team’s showdown with Western rival Dallas. It’s the first time in months that the Rockets have changed Jones’ status from “out”. Jones, a third-year power forward from Kentucky, has missed Houston’s last 41 games with a nerve issue affecting his left leg. At one point, his mobility was so limited that Jones worried if his basketball career might be over. But Jones has
The 2015 NBA All-Star weekend is approaching quickly. It will happen in just under a month, on the weekend of February 13-15th. Commissioner Adam Silver has decided to switch things up a little bit this time around. Take the Risings Stars Challenge, the concept that pits first and second-year upcoming talent in the League against one another on the biggest and brightest stage, for example.
The NBA has partnered up with Kumho Tire to bring something extra to the 2015 All-Star Weekend in New York City/Brooklyn this year. Kumho Tire has also announced their comprehensive plans to bring a large scale creative throughout the city leading up to the events of the weekend. Carmelo Anthony will serve as their brand ambassador for the campaign, and will be featured throughout Kumho’s creative and promotions.
On Tuesday the NBA and adidas unveiled the 2015 All-Star Game uniforms that will be worn for the upcoming All-Star Weekend in New York City this February. Despite uniforms in the recent past being extremely flashy, adidas instead made the jerseys and its ensemble seem classic and simple. With a more retro feel to them, they do have some interesting features to them that will make them feel new and unique. The jerseys will have the players’ first and last names on