Tweet of the Day: Landry Fields Big Fan of The Bible Project

Many athletes are spiritual or religious, phrase it how you like. It is a widely known fact. Poring over the vast number of NBA athlete tweets each day, there is a common theme among many of them. Many share scriptures on Twitter and express their faith or offer prayers in the face of bad circumstance or situations for others. It is a common occurrence enough that it’s not often perceived as being ‘newsworthy’ — and, most certainly, not ‘entertaining’ enough to be

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Tweet of the Day: Wizards’ Martell Webster Preparing for Life After Basketball

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Washington Wizards shooting guard Martell Webster is currently rehabbing from back surgery to correct a herniated disc in his lower back. Though he had a successful microdisectomy at the end of June, he likely will not return to action for at least another month. Webster, 27, as recently as an October article in the Washington Post, has made it clear that he does not intend to play beyond his current contract I know this game is probably not going to be the

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Tweet of the Night: Paul George Answers Fans

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Everyone on the internet loves A.M.A.s (“Ask Me Anything” question-and-answer sessions). Who doesn’t want to get to know more about their favorite celebrities? Indiana Pacers All-Star forward Paul George took to Twitter to engage his fans Friday night. He opted to take 10 questions, most of which help to paint the picture of what he likes. From his favorite NBA players while growing up to his current celebrity crush, the subjects were pretty broad.

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Tweet of the Day: Joel Embiid’s Hilarious Twitter Pursuit Of Rihanna

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The doldrum of summer is upon us. The only remaining hot topic of discussion in NBA news cycles is the back-and-forth battle for Minnesota Timberwolves All-Star power forward Kevin Love. The Chicago Bulls have thrust themselves back into the picture with a strong offer. Sheridan Hoops publisher and editor-in-chief, Chris Sheridan, has the scoop if you’re thirsty for details. [EXCLUSIVE: Bulls have offered Gibson, McDermott and Mirotic for Love] [PODCAST: More on Bulls’ Big Trade Offer for Kevin Love] If you’re looking for

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Tweet of the Day: NBA Players React to Jay-Z and Solange Altercation

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Twitter blew up Monday. TMZ broke a story early Monday morning unveiling surveillance footage obtained from the Standard Hotel’s elevator after the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute Gala a week earlier. The video shows hip hop mogul and former Brooklyn Nets minority owner Jay-Z, his wife Beyonce, her sister Solange Knowles and another man—presumably a body guard, entering the elevator, wherein Solange appears to have words with the rap icon before abruptly throwing punches and kicks at him.

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Tweet of the Day: NBA Players Excited About Apple’s Acquisition of Beats

Beats Electronics enthusiast LeBron James seen with co-founders Jimmy Iovine and Andre (Dr. Dre) Young. Hip Hop has had a longstanding relationship with basketball dating back to the 90s. Between the fashion trends, music and relationships often forged between the two industries, the two seem to go hand-in-hand culturally. Many NBA athletes have tried their hands at making rap albums:  Chris Webber, Allen Iverson, Kobe Bryant, Ron Artest, Tony Parker, Stephen Jackson, Troy Hudson, Joe Smith and Iman

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Tweet of the Day: Damian Lillard Hits Hard On Final #4BarFriday Of Regular Season

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Portland Trail Blazers superstar point guard/ @ Dame Lill-ard/ continues to drop rhymes hard. It’s #4BarFriday, and this time around/ as the NBA regular season winds down— He’s illin’ on some W-W-E stuff/ wreckin’ the beat like he’s wreckin’ the Heat/ his lyrics are tough! #4BarFriday, sure not to bore ya’/ Rest In Peace Ultimate Warrior! … My apologies. In honor of #4BarFriday, I thought it’d be fun to start with a rhyme. I leave you with Damian Lillard, he’s much better than I.

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