CBS basketball analyst Scott Gottlieb, host of the Gottlieb Show on CBS Sports Radio, irked his Twitter followers when he posted a controversial tweet about Kobe Bryant during the Lakers game last night.
The British are angry that NBA Superstar LeBron James broke royal protocol when he met the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge last night.
It was a night of firsts for British Royal couple Prince William and his pregnant wife, Duchess Kate Middleton. The Royal couple attended their first NBA game on Monday night at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, where they met America’s self-appointed royal couple Beyonce Knowles-Carter, 33, and her husband, rapper Shawn “Jay Z” Carter, 45.
In 2005, the NBA implemented a strict dress code to combat image problems caused by young black players wearing hip hop attire popularized by street dealers and rap stars. The dress code called for NBA players to wear “business casual” attire before and after NBA games — even if a player was sitting on the bench.
But before last night’s Cavaliers vs Brooklyn Nets game at the Barclays Center, Cleveland Cavaliers stars LeBron James and Kyrie Irving, as well as members of the Brooklyn Nets, donned black t-shirts bearing the words “I can’t breathe,” to support the family of Eric Garner who was suffocated by a NYPD police officer.
Friend of the blog Shannon Brown is out of a job again. According to published reports, the Miami Heat waived Brown to make room for a 7-foot D league center.
Miami Heat NBA star Dwyane Wade and his lovely wife Gabrielle Union hosted his annual Night On the RunWade fashion show in Coral Gables, Florida last night. Wade’s Miami Heat teammates Shannon Brown, Chris Bosh, Chris “Birdman” Anderson and Norris Cole attended the event. Thanks to celebrity photographer Thad of Exclusiveaccess.net for the photos!
The Cobb County Police Department is investigating a serious case of child abuse involving NBA star Dwight Howard.