image via: youtube Quinton Spain of the Tennessee Titans was in Orlando last week for Pro Bowl festivities but he never thought his time in the city would end with him being drugged and robbed by a woman he met at a club. That’s what Spain claims happened to him last week after meeting a woman in a downtown Orlando nightclub. He brought her back to his hotel room and when he woke up he noticed a watch and two gold chains were gone, along with the woman.
image via: youtube With rumors swirling about trade talks involving Carmelo Anthony and the Cleveland Cavaliers, the idea of Lebron playing with another one of his bff’s has become a reality, although the Cavs continue to shoot down offers from the Knicks. With the two teams set to face off Saturday night in New York, Lebron was asked about how he feels about the potential of playing alongside Melo but he deflected most of the questions and instead focused on just wanting Melo to be happy.
image via: twitter Yao Ming had his #11 jersey retired by the Houston Rockets last night in a move that was well deserved. Yao, who was already inducted into the basketball hall of fame last year, was on hand to show love to the city that loved him for eight years while he shared stories with the crowd, including how he has Hakeem “The Dream” Olajuwon to thank for making his own NBA dreams come true.
image via: IFWT IG The Houston Rockets won a very exciting game against the Chicago Bulls last night, winning in overtime by a score of 121-117. After the game however, more people were talking about the foul that James Harden drew on Michael Carter-Williams, than the outcome of the game itself. Harden had 42 points, 12 rebounds and missed a triple double by just one assist but more importantly he may have figured out a way to draw even more fouls moving forward.
image via: IFWT IG Pittsburgh Steelers star wide receiver, Antonio Brown, gathered a bunch of big names for his charity celebrity basketball game yesterday down in Houston. In attendance were Snoop Dogg, DJ Khaled, Ja Rule, Porsha Williams, Stevie J, Doug Flutie, and more. The game raised money to benefit the Boys & Girls clubs of Houston but they also may need some of that money to get Khaled some shooting lessons.
image via: youtube What was already pretty much assumed is now official. Michael Vick has retired from the NFL, telling ESPN’s Josina Anderson the time has come. Many folks were surprised when this entire season came and went without a team showing interest in Vick, despite some of the lackluster quarterback play we saw around the league.
image via: youtube Conan O’Brien has done this “Clueless Gamer” thing for the past two Super Bowls and he was determined to make the third installment the best so far. So he called on the big guns and got Tom Brady to be part of it, along with Dwight Freeney of the Atlanta Falcons. The two stars faced off in a game of “For Honor”, where Brady killed Freeney and Conan the same way he kills opposing defenses. As you will see however, it didn’t take long for others to get involved.
image via: youtube “Dream” tells the story of Kristaps Porzingis accomplishing his childhood dream of playing basketball in the NBA. There is great power in having dreams to strive for, and if you are willing to take on the challenges that come with your dreams, you can be a beast.
image via: youtube These never get old. Everytime Jimmy Kimmel has athletes or actors on to read mean tweets about themselves, the results are usually hilarious. This time was no exception as NFL players took over for Super Bowl week and read tweets on air.
image via: youtube You never have to say something like “stay woke” to Spurs coach Gregg Popovich because he is “woke” 24/7. He has exhibited on numerous occasions that he is never afraid to address things that others in the spotlight may shy away from. Prior to the Spurs game against the Raptors on Thursday, Coach Pop was asked what the annual observance of Black History Month means to him. As you might expect, he spoke freely and in depth about it and as you will see, its another reason why players around the league love him.