Tag Archives: Basketball

J. Cole Joining Professional Basketball League In Africa

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Rapper J. Cole is gearing up to enter the world of professional basketball in Africa. The Grammy-Award-winning rapper will play for the Rwanda Patriots of the Basketball Africa League, which showcases 12 teams. According to ESPN, the 36-year-old rapper arrived in Rwanda days ago and is quarantining, which is required …

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NBA Icon Scottie Pippen Mourns Death of Son, Antron

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Scottie Pippen is mourning the loss of his firstborn son, Antron Pippen. In a touching Instagram post, the retired NBA star announced that the 33-year-old passed away on Sunday. He reflected on his son’s shared love of basketball, which the two had “countless conversations” about. Though Pippen didn’t reveal his …

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‘Courtside Karen’ Apologizes For Cursing Out LeBron James

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Juliana Carlos, dubbed “Courtside Karen” after having a courtside meltdown directed at LeBron James on Monday, is publicly apologizing to the basketball star. On Tuesday, Carlos posted a statement to her Instagram saying that she takes “full responsibility” for what happened at the game. “To say things escalated quickly at yesterday’s game …

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Lamar Odom Signs Celebrity Boxing Contract

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Two-time NBA champion, Lamar Odom, signed a deal with Celebrity Boxing. According to TMZ, Odom will have his first fight at Showboat Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey, on June 12. At the moment, Odom doesn’t have an opponent. Odom spent seven years playing for the Los Angeles Lakers, where …

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The Detroit Pistons Announce Partnership With Big Sean

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On Wednesday, the Detroit Pistons announced that hometown rapper Big Sean would be joining the organization as Creative Director of Innovation.  According to the Pistons website, the Grammy-nominated artist will give the team “creative counsel and strategic guidance” on various team initiatives, including “team merchandise design, in-game experience, co-branded community, and social responsibility activation,” …

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