Tag Archives: NBA

Does Kevin Durant really hate the NBA? Veteran forward opens up during Q&A

Durant has issues with NBA hoopla. Blog King, Mass Appeal BROOKLYN — Since being selected second overall in the 2007 NBA Draft, hoops icon Kevin Durant has garnered millions in remuneration playing the game he loves while concocting a worldwide brand. The 6’9″ forward has 17 million followers on Twitter and 11 million more on Instagram. But, there’s certain aspects ...

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Former Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade prohibits family from celebrating Santa

Dwyane Wade ‘disses’ Santa. Blog King, Mass Appeal MIAMI — “Joy to the world…” Former Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade loves to celebrate Christmas. But he won’t permit his children to believe in Santa Claus because… he doesn’t want an elderly Caucasian garnering credit. Gabrielle Union, D-Wade’s wife, spilled the beans during an interview with Oprah’s “O” Magazine. “I’ll say ...

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NBA forward DeMarcus Cousins charged, ‘threatens to shoot’ baby mama in head

Boogie Cousins facing charges.  Blog King, Mass Appeal ATLANTA — It’s been a bad year for NBA power forward DeMarcus “Boogie” Cousins. First, the former Golden State Warrior had to rehabilitate a ruptured achilles tendon that cost him millions of dollars in earning potential. Then the 29-year-old tore his ACL. Now he’s slapped with criminal charges after he told his ...

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Millennial athletes spoiled and depressed? Jimmie Walker believes he has a solution

Jimmie Walker slams millennials. Blog King, Mass Appeal LOS ANGELES, Cali — “Dy-no-mite!” Earlier this year, NBA commissioner Adam Silver said a large segment of his players have psychological issues and are “truly unhappy” despite earning millions of dollars. If you’re part of that coterie, “Good Times” actor Jimmie Walker has an austere communiqué for you: “Stop complaining!” During a ...

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Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant & Vanessa welcome their fourth daughter

Kobe welcomes fourth daughter.  Blog King, Mass Appeal LOS ANGELES — Lakers great Kobe Bryant may be retired on the basketball court, but he’s still working overtime in the bedroom. That’s because his wife Vanessa gave birth to daughter No. 4 on Thursday and the little crumb snatcher inherited her daddy’s moniker. “So thankful for our newest baby blessing,” Vanessa, ...

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Space Jam 2: LeBron’s movie taking shape, characters to include NBA & WNBA players

“Space Jam 2” taking shape.  Blog King, Mass Appeal LOS ANGELES — After roughly five years of prescience, the cast of LeBron James’ “Space Jam 2” is finally starting to take shape and, as anticipated, there’s inviolable ties to the Los Angeles Lakers. The onscreen roster now features LeBron’s new teammate, Anthony Davis, in addition to sisters Nneka and Chiney ...

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LaVar Ball slammed the Lakers for trading guard Lonzo Ball to New Orleans Pelicans

LaVar Ball slams Lakers after trade. Blog King, Mass Appeal LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Lakers sent shock waves through the basketball world on Saturday after they reached a blockbuster agreement to acquire three-time All-NBA forward Anthony Davis from the New Orleans Pelicans in exchange for Lonzo Ball, Brandon Ingram, Josh Hart and three first-round draft picks. But there’s ...

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