image via: youtube The first day of the NCAA tournament didn’t have many of the upsets or dramatic finishes we have come to expect during March Madness. Despite most of the favored teams winning though, less than 1% of brackets submitted remain perfect after 16 games were played. You can expect that number to change on Friday when the second day of games get going.
Nick Cannon YouTube Despite being on many artist’s bad side right now, Birdman keeps business moving as he is reportedly teaming up with a few people including actor Nick Cannon to produce a new basketball movie that’s got a hint from a few classics.
image via: youtube LaVar Ball has been saying some pretty outlandish things regarding not only himself but his kids as well. The father of UCLA standout, Lonzo Ball, as well as two younger sons who are also committed to UCLA, has said that Lonzo is better than Steph Curry, has claimed that his sons will get a $1 billion dollar sneaker deal and has even said that he personally was better than Michael Jordan back in the day and he was dead serious.
image via: twitter The Los Angeles Clippers lost to the Denver Nuggets last night, a loss that allowed the Oklahoma City Thunder to creep withing a half game of the Clippers for the fifth seed in the western conference playoff race. Still, it wasn’t a total loss for the team as Chris Paul had some fun making Mason Plumlee look silly in the first quarter.
image via: youtube The Oakland Raiders are in the market for a running back for next season and according to reports, the team has reached out to Marshawn Lynch about getting him to come out of retirement. The team has had internal talks about going after Adrian Peterson in free agency and that is still a possibility but the news of them inquiring about Lynch certainly changes things.
image via: IFWT IG Prior to Oklahoma City’s game against the Raptors on Thursday, Russell Westbrook was asked by reporters how he felt about Steph Curry’s comments earlier this week, when he said that James Harden probably deserves the MVP at this point. His response was exactly the “I don’t give a f*ck” that we have come to expect from Russ.
For many players, being suddenly traded away from your team in the middle of the season could be a nightmare but for Iman Shumpert, it was a saving grace. The guard was traded from the lowly New York Knicks to the eventual champion Cleveland Cavaliers in a three-team trade in January 2015. Shump says the Cavs grabbed him out of “hell.”
It’s a general consensus that Michael Jordan is the greatest basketball player of all time. Dunking was also a big part of Jordan’s repertoire but he’s not considered the very best by all in that category. Vince Carter aka Vinsanity is regarded by some as having the best in-game dunk and among the best in the dunk contest. So Jordan vs. Carter in the dunk contest, both 24-years-old? Vince is going with himself.
There were rumors that Larsa Pippen was cheating on husband Scottie with rapper Future. The couple has since reconciled and Scottie reportedly halted the divorce he filed for. Now it looks like Scottie is having some fun of his own.
During episode 5 of his “Dray Day” podcast, Draymond Green touched on a major subject in hip-hop right now, Remy Ma vs. Nicki Minaj. Remy kicked things off by dropping shETHER, a 7-minute diss track aimed at Ms. Minaj. Nicki finally responded weeks later with a couple bars on her hit song “No Frauds,” featuring Drake and Lil Wayne. Most people have taken sides in the femcee battle and the Golden State Warriors’ star appears to be Team Remy.