People all over the world are invested in Halloween. It brings out the inner child in everyone, showcasing all kinds of creativity. The NBA has put their two cents toward the #HalloweenChallenge2015.The Cleveland Cavaliers had their annual Halloween party last night, and The King used Purple Rain legend, Prince to secure the win.
There’s always some truth to every joke but did she take it TOO far? Olympic track and field, bob-sledder, model and Dancing With The Stars contestant Lolo Jones got into the Halloween Spirit and dressed up as Chicago Bulls superstar Derrick Rose, but not just any Derrick Rose. Jones dressed up as a injured Derrick Rose and left nothing undone.
Minnesota Timberwolves head coach, and president of basketball operations and Phil “Flip” Saunders has passed away at the age of 60. Saunders was a basketball lifer, coaching the game since the late 70s, making it to the NBA level in 1995.
Oklahoma City Thunder Power Forward Nick Collison might not have the household name of a Kevin Durant or Russell Westbrook, but he sure knows how to throw a halloween party. Collison’s annual halloween party is always an event, but this year his teammates pulled out all the stops.
On Thursday Night Andre Smith of Bogan High School took a huge hit on the last play of the game against Chicago Vocational High. After the hit, Smith walked off the field and collapsed, only to pass away yesterday morning at Advocate Christ Medical Center.
That was awkward… Chris Webber gets testy when you ask him about Jalen Rose, especially after Rose’s autobiography: “Got To Give The People What They Want: True Stories and Flagrant Opinions From Center Court” and the 30 for 30: “Fab Five” documentary (which is very good btw) produced by each member of the transcendent University of Michigan group except for Webber. Both pieces document Webber’s infamous timeout and instead of addressing the elephant in the room, Webber opts to avoid in awkard ways.
The Motor City has a rich history in sports and music: from Berry Gordy and Motown, Isiah Thomas and the “Bad Boy” Pistons, to most recently Eminem-Detroit has contributed mightily to the culture. pistons head coach Stan Van Gundy has just left his imprint.
In most sports sanctioned altercations it really goes too far. For the most part your teammates and coaches are there to to break it up, preventing suspensions. But on rare occasions you’ll have an athlete About That Life–check this soccer player’s Liu Kang Drop Kick in defense of his teammate.
Ray Lewis is a future Hall of fame Linebacker and super bowl champion, but in 2000 all of that almost went up in smoke when he along with two others were charged with the murders of Richard Lollar and Jacinth Baker afte. Lewis eventually reached a plea bargin in the case and plead guilty to obstruction of justice charges, but in his new book “I Feel Like Going On: Life, Game, And Glory,” Lewis gives his accounts of what really happened.