It kind of feels like 1994 all over again with all the recent attention the O.J. Simpson trial is getting thanks to the FX series, “The People v. O.J. Simpson”. While that show just ended, anyone who wants more is about to get it in an even better way. ESPN released the trailer for their upcoming 30 for 30 documentary, “O.J. Made In America” and it already has the feel that it is going to be just as addicting as the FX series was.
Kobe Bryant retires officially after the Lakers game with the Jazz ends on April 13th and we are getting to the point where it couldn’t come sooner. Kobe, the ultimate perfectionist had no choice but to laugh at himself after blowing a layup that he would have cursed someone else out for if they missed it.
Allen Iverson loves the city of Philadelphia and they love him even more. He has one of the best relationships with fans of the city he spent the majority of his career in than maybe any other pro athlete in recent memory. He gave them all he had every night and the always showered him with appreciation for it. So with the recent announcement that Iverson would be inducted into the Hall of Fame, you knew the Sixers and Philly had to do something special for him. Last night they paid tribute to their biggest star and it was clear all of this still gets him emotional.
Chris Paul is the envy of all sneakerheads out there after he was gifted a special pair of Jordan’s from Kobe Bryant, along with their own special message. These are the same kicks everyone is hoping that Nike actually releases to the public later on this year.
Nerlens Noel is the worst tenant ever, that’s at least what a homeowner outside of Philly wants you to believe. The owner is suing Noel for more than $75,000, claiming Noel destroyed the house he was renting for one year and then sent a death threat to the owner after they demanded he pay up.
Christin Myles claimed that Brandon Marshall punched her in the face outside of a NYC nightclub a few years ago but a jury didn’t agree with her. Marshall was never criminally charged in the incident which occurred at Marquee nightclub in 2012 but Myles wanted compensation for Marshall allegedly punching her during a brawl. After today, she won’t be seeing a dime as the jury decided against her.
The final week of Kobe Bryant’s illustrious career is on our hands and Nike did something special to commemorate it. They released a dope, new commercial featuring the reasons he wants you to hate him instead of love him. The ad has only been released in China so far and that’s because Kobe’s fan base there is just as big, if not bigger than folks who cheer for him back here in the states. Enjoy the commercial, it’s pretty epic.
Lebron was looking like a very proud papa after watching his son Bronny handle competition the same way he does in the NBA. Lebron Jr put on a show at the 2016 Buckeye Prep Invitational! He was all over the court, setting up teammates, taking it to the rack and playing great defense. Sounds exactly like dad! At one point Lebron couldn’t contain how excited he was after Bronny made a huge block on one end and took it the length of the court for a tough lay up. He is only going to get better and he isn’t even in high school yet! Kids around the country better be prepared.
A couple guys were looking for social media fame and they may have succeeded for a very short term. You already know by now what Kevin Durant said about the Pistons earlier this week after Reggie Jackson celebrated beating his old team a little too much. KD was dissing the team but since he used the words “Detroit” instead of “Pistons” people from the city have been in their feelings. Enter these two fans.
Full Court Report is an NBA podcast and web series that can be found on YouTube, iTunes, and any other podcast app. Although the show is produced and distributed by TV5 Sports in the Philippines, it has an international presence due to its unique structure; 4 hosts who reside in different cities across 3 continents coming together to discuss and debate the world of basketball every Monday and Thursday. Most recently, The guys had me on as a guest, where as you guessed it, the talk was about Lakers drama and the upcoming playoffs.