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BOSS Sports | Top prospect Joel Embiid breaks foot and needs surgery days before draft

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by Jeff Lightsy Jr. Kansas Freshman Center Joel Embiid has suffered a stress fracture in his right foot according to ESPN. Embiid is one of the top prospects in the 2014 NBA draft and before the injury was a sure fire top 3 pick. Now, with this injury his draft stock is set to fall. The surgery date for the fracture is set for this Friday. Reports have stated that…

Detroiters Camp Out for a Week Awaiting New Air Jordans

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If you want to understand why former NBA superstar Michael Jordan is officially a billionaire, then look no further than the Detroit residents who camped out for a week to get a pair of Jordans. As CBS Detroit reported, some residents slept outside in the heat for a week to be the first to get a pair of commemorative Air Jordan sneakers. The sneakers were released on Saturday, and even…

The Internet clowns LeBron James for crying after getting spanked

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LeBron James has been the subject of much ridicule after losing in high fashion to the San Antonio Spurs in just five games of a seven game series.   Social media can be cruel, and people have ripped into LeBron James for doing a whole lot more crying than winning. Images of James in tears during the last seconds of the final game have been passed around all throughout Twitter and…

Pres. Barack “No New Friends” Obama Makes a New Pal

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President Obama is known to count celebs such as Jay-Z and wife Beyonce among his inner circle, but that’s not where it ends. Among Obama’s newest friends is former Miami Heat star Alonzo Mourning. White House insiders have previously claimed that Obama is one of the most insular presidents in American history, but he’s become fast friends with former NBA star Alonzo Mourning. Mourning, who has donated to the Democratic…

NBA Star Once Worth Over 100 Million, Now Bankrupt

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by April Taylor Antoine Walker’s story is a cautionary tale.  He is a former NBA player who burst onto the scene as a sophomore at the University of Kentucky in the 1990’s where he helped the team win a National Championship.  In the 1996 NBA Draft, Walker was chosen as the sixth overall pick by the Boston Celtics. He was a productive player, making the All-Rookie First Team and leading…

It’s Complicated: Brandon Jennings Set To Marry Video Vixen Once She Divorces Wife

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BY:  John “Hennry” Harris We have all seen or heard about the the relationship status known as “its complicated”.  Detroit Pistons point guard Brandon Jennings, 24, can definitely attest to this status as it concerns his fiancée and ex-video vixen Tae Heckard. According to DailyMail.com, NBA star Brandon Jennings’ wedding plans have to be put on hold after it has been revealed that he must first wait until his fiancée has…

Shaq Attacks Sleep Apnea

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    Shaquille O’Neal is a retired NBA player. At 7 feet 1 inch tall and weighing 325 pounds, he is one of the heaviest players to have ever played in the league. O’Neal was drafted in 1992 as the first overall pick by the Orlando Magic. He won Rookie of the Year and played for the Magic for four years. After signing with the Los Angeles Lakers as a…

Terry Crews Says Racism Is Forgivable

Terry Crews Says Racism Is Forgivable

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  Terry Crews recently did an interview with VladTV regarding the Donald Sterling controversy. Sterling has been banned from the NBA for making racist comments on an audio recording that was made without his knowledge and then later released to TMZ. Sterling has a history of racial discrimination, some of which he even faced lawsuits for. The current controversy revolves around a photo his companion, V Stiviano, took with Michael…

Mark Cuban: I’m a Bigot, “If I See a Black Kid in a Hoodie on My Side of the Street, I’ll Move..”

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Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban may own a team of mostly black men, but outside of his position as NBA owner, he admits to being bigoted where black men wearing hoodies are concerned. During a GrowCo conference on Wednesday, Cuban admitted that he’s sometimes racist and even went so far as to give examples. “I know I’m prejudiced, and I know I’m bigoted in a lot of different ways,” Cuban…

Ex NBA Player Who Helped Bring Down Sterling Has Crooked Past, Says Attorney

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Former NBA player and current mayor of Sacramento Kevin Johnson has be lauded with praise for his role in helping to bring down L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling. What most people don’t know, and what Deadspin pointed out, is that Johnson has his own history of corruption. Johnson was brought in by the NBA players union to help manage the Sterling affair after the Clippers owner was recorded making racially…

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Says More Whites Believe in Ghosts Than Racism

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There are many reasons why America hasn’t fully dealt with the issue of race, one being that the issue is often framed by mainstream society. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar appeared on This Week with George Stephanopoulos to discuss Clippers owner Donald Sterling’s punishment and encouraged observers to look more closely where issues of race are concerned. “I did a little bit of research: more whites believe in ghosts than believe in racism,”…

Donald Sterling wasn’t punished for being a racist; he was punished for admitting it

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In this video, Dr Boyce Watkins discusses the decision by the NBA to ban Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling.  But there are a few questions to ask about this: Why did it take Sterling’s admission of his racism for him to be punished?  There is a long track record of Sterling’s racism, yet the NAACP was willing to give him an award for it. Why didn’t the NAACP speak…

BOSS Sports | Magic Johnson Wants To Buy The Clippers If Sterling Gets The Boot

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By: Stephanie Allen-Gobert Trying to turn a wrong into a right, forbes.com is reporting NBA great Magic Johnson is reporting that he is ‘absolutely interested’ in purchasing the Los Angeles Clippers from Donald Sterling. At this point, there is no indication that Sterling wants to sell the Clippers. Making a swift decision is not an easy move for the NBA, which is bound to act in accordance with its constitution…

The Harrison twins didn’t return to Kentucky, they were rejected by the NBA

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It turns out that the Harrison (Andrew and Aaron) twins didn’t decide to graciously give another year of free labor to The University of Kentucky.  Actually, they were not good enough to get to the NBA.  According to USA Today sports, these two young men were not ready for the next step. *I feel kind of bad for the Harrisons. They wanted to be pros right now so badly; the…

Nick Cannon Among Celebs Caught Up In NBA Scam

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By Andrew Scot Bolsinger A fraudulent season ticket scam targeted celebrities including Nick Cannon, husband of pop icon Mariah Carey and former NFL quarterback Warren Moon, according to police reports. Prosecutors have charged George French Jones of Los Angeles with 11 felony counts of fraud, grant theft and identity theft in connection with what they claim was a scheme selling season tickets and shares in the Miami Heat Basketball team,…