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Shaq Gives Man $2,000 For Getting Two Crazy Tattoos [VIDEO]

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    Shaquille O’Neal put out a challenge recently to anyone who would be the first person to get a tattoo of the Shaq’s kiss he shared with NBA referee Dick Bavetta back in 2007.    Emmet Bentley, a bartender from Santa Barbara not only got that tattoo done on his ankle but he also got a tattoo on his back of Shaq’s face and some of his TNT colleagues faces on Mount Rushmore. Source.

Celeb Sighting: Nia Long Shows Off Baby Boy Kez [PHOTOS]

Celeb Sighting: Nia Long Shows Off Baby Boy Kez [PHOTOS]

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    It may take eons before we get a peek at Blue Ivy Carter, but actress Nia Long is proudly showing off her own bundle of joy. The proud mama was spotted in Los Angeles yesterday, looking fit and trim, with her adorable son, Kez Sunday Udoka. Long gave birth to Kez last November, and in interviews admitted that while the pregnancy was unplanned, was the “sweetest surprise ever.”…

LeBron James Gets Engaged: Is This a Trend?

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Savannah Brinson is the long-time girlfriend of NBA superstar LeBron James. James just announced that he is tying the knot, so Brinson is no longer the girlfriend and has been transformed into a fiance. A rep for James has confirmed that his going to wrap himself up with Brinson in the grasp of holy matrimony. The Miami Heat forward popped the question Saturday night at a New Year’s Eve party….

NBA in total disarray as season nears

NBA in total disarray as season nears

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    The season, compressed to begin with, is supposed to tip off in 14 days, and the league is just nowhere near ready to go. The Hornets don’t even have half a team, and their front office can’t fill the roster without approval from commissioner David Stern. Boston watched as the Pacers stepped into the chaos void with their cap space and snagged David West. The Rockets had plans…

NBA Won’t Allow the Chris Paul Trade to Happen

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NBA commissioner David Stern killed the New Orleans Hornets’ trade of Chris Paul after several owners complained about the league-owned team dealing the All-Star point guard to the Los Angeles Lakers, league sources told Yahoo! Sports. Some owners pushed Stern to nullify the trade and that the Hornets be made to keep Paul on the roster for the foreseeable future, sources said. A chorus of owners were irate with the belief that the five-month…

Owners And Players Trying Bring NBA Back For Christmas

Owners And Players Trying Bring NBA Back For Christmas

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    NBA owners and players met early into Saturday morning as their goal of playing games by Christmas reached the critical stage. With a renewed commitment to making a deal, the sides were still meeting close to 1:30 a.m., with the talks going past 13 hours. Commissioner David Stern has said on numerous occasions that the league would need approximately 30 days from an agreement to when games could…

Amare Stoudemire Buys Expensive New Home Despite NBA Lockout

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    Amare Stoudemire is not feeling the ill effects of the NBA lockout — TMZ has learned the New York Knicks star just plunked down $3.7 million on a new house! According to property records, Amare picked up the new home in Southwest Ranches, FL last month. The 14,555 square foot home sits on a 2.35 acre lot, features six bedrooms, seven bathrooms, and a nine-car garage. And don’t…

NBA Stars Set To Lead 4-Game Charity Tour

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LeBron James, Chris Paul, Dwyane Wade and Carmelo Anthony are going home — and bringing friends with them. With no end to the NBA lockout in sight, the All-Star group is set to lead a four-game “Homecoming Tour,” starting with a matchup in James’ hometown of Akron, Ohio on Dec. 1, followed by a Dec. 4 game in New Orleans, a Dec. 7 game in Chicago and culminating with a…

Carmelo Anthony, Chris Paul and Other NBA Stars to Play in Obama Celebrity Fundraiser

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While negotiations between players and owners in the NBA lockout have deteriorated to the point that the entire season may be in jeopardy, one prominent basketball fan has figured out how to turn lemons into lemonade. President Obama is planning the “Obama Classic Basketball Game,” a pickup game – and fundraiser for the his reelection campaign –  featuring more than two dozen of the sports current and past all stars. Confirmed…

NBA players file antitrust lawsuits against league

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NBA players kept offering economic concessions, and it was never enough to satisfy owners. So with no labor deal and no place else to go, players decided to take their fight to the courtroom. The locked-out players, including Carmelo Anthony and Kevin Durant, filed class-action antitrust lawsuits against the league on Tuesday in at least two states, saying David Stern’s ultimatums left them no other choice. Attorney David Boies put…

Metta World Peace on Michael Jordan

Ron Artest Says Michael Jordan is Now “One of Them”

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Metta World Peace, formerly Ron Artest, has added his support to the growing consensus among disgruntled NBA players that Michael Jordan is no longer one of them. “We’re the same guys that looked up to Michael Jordan when we were kids,” he said,” said the L.A. Laker small forward. “Same guys that wanted to fly like Mike and be like Mike. Even though guys are with other companies, they still…

Stephon Marbury Calls Jordan a “Sellout” During Lockout Negotiations

Stephon Marbury Calls Jordan a “Sellout” During Lockout Negotiations

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    A few days after tweeting that “hardline” Charlotte Bobcats owner Michael Jordan “has never been with the real,” Stephon Marbury(notes) (currently playing in China) continued with the attacks on the NBA legend from half a world away via his preferred brand of social media. By the looks of the picture above, maybe it was because M.J. stiffed him on a hug a decade ago? via Stephon Marbury lays…

NBA Legend Dr. J — Planning To Sale Off Championship Items

NBA Legend Dr. J — Planning To Sale Off Championship Items

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If you’ve dreamed of wearing an NBA championship ring but can’t hit a 3, you’re in luck … because Julius “Dr. J” Erving is putting his on the auction block … along with a TON of other stuff from his playing days. The Philadelphia 76ers legend is parting with everything from his 1980-81 NBA MVP trophy … to his high school class ring … and even authentic game-used jerseys in…

david stern and bryant gumbel

Dr. Boyce: Bryant Gumbel Works to Free the High Paid Slaves of the NBA

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by Dr. Boyce Watkins, Your Black World. I watched curiously as Bryant Gumbel, host of “Real Sports,” referred to NBA Commissioner David Stern as a “modern day overseer.”   The comments rocked the world, probably more so than anything Gumbel has ever said in the past.  Based on Gumbel’s remarks over the years, I quietly suspect that beneath the polished, articulate demeanor lies a Black Panther always waiting to happen….

Will and Jada among new owners of Philadelphia 76ers

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — In the end, the scene looked straight out of an ultimate Broadway encore. One and two owners on the stage turned into seven, eight, nine, all single file and holding enough personalized 76ers jerseys to fill a few racks at the merchandise store. All that was missing was a bow. The Philadelphia 76ers are under new management — lots and lots of management, that even includes a dose…