(Video) NBA: Lakers D’Angelo Russell Shows Out During Rookie Photo Shoot, Imitates Kobe

Los Angeles Lakers rookie D’Angelo Russell has range. During the NBA rookie photo shoot Saturday, the lefty launched a bomb from the opposite foul line and the shot plopped right in. Russell, ever the showman, barely even smirked. He’s already Hollywood. But he wasn’t done there. The 2015 No. 2 overall pick added a one-handed backward bomb from half court for good measure.

NFL: Cardinals Rookie Damond Powell Shot In Drive By Shooting Outside His Home

Arizona Cardinals rookie wide receiver Damond Powell Jr. suffered a gunshot wound to the face Friday night outside his home in Ohio, but the injury is not life-threatening, according to police.

(Video) NFL: Jaguars Rookie & Third Overall Draft Pick Dante Fowler Tears ACL In First Practice

This is really terrible news. Jaguars rookie Dante Fowler Jr., the No. 3 pick in the 2015 draft, tore his ACL on Friday when he went down less than an hour into the first day of rookie minicamp, the team announced.

(Photo) NBA: Joel Embiid Posts Hilarious Then & Now Picture Showing How He Became “Lightskin”

Joel Embiid hasn’t been able to play during his rookie season as he recovered from surgery, but he has found other ways to entertain us, mainly with Twitter and Instagram. The tweets showing his affection for Rihanna as well as trying to convince Lebron to come join the Sixers in Philly were great, but this picture here might be the best. He shared a picture of himself from 2011 compared to 2014 and you undoubtedly see the difference in size and weight. You can also see his skin tone is somewhat lighter as well and Joel had to make sure he pointed that out. Check the gallery!

NBA: Throwback! Legend Dominique Wilkins Shares Larry Bird Trash-Talk Story & Life As A Rookie

Dominique Wilkins talks about being punked as a rookie in the NBA, re-telling the story of the EPIC Game 7 Duel between Wilkins and Larry Bird in 1988. Bird, known for his trash-talking & threes going in like water, told Wilkins it wouldn’t be easy & made it hard the new, young rookie!

(Photos) Protesters Demand Justice For Akai Gurley During March In Brooklyn!

Hundreds of people protest at a march in Brooklyn demanding justice for Akai Gurley. Gurley, 28, was shot by a rookie cop named Peter Liang. Liang shot his gun ‘by accident’ while patrolling inside an apartment building in Brooklyn. Read more on the story and check out the photos below!

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