Posts tagged as: nba

Ron Artest officially changed his name to Metta World Peace

Getting the idea from NFL player Chad Ochocinco who used to be Chad Johnson, Lakers’ Artest/World Peace was inspired not only to appear in Dancing With The Stars, but to change his name as well. “Metta is going to be the first name and means like friendship, love and kindness,… World Peace is going to [...]

Turkish team goes after Bryant, Williams and Durant

Turkish team goes after Bryant, Williams and Durant

It really came as shocking upon learning talks between the young but future NBA legend Kevin Durant and a Turkish basketball team is in the works! Won’t we see the 22-year old in a blue Thunders jersey this season? The Turkish club Besiktas have acquired former Utah Jazz and New Jersey Nets point guard Deron [...]

NBA threatens Michael Jordan with $1M fine

Michael Jordan, arguably the greatest player to ever play the game of basketball could lose a whopping $1M fine should he be paired or even caught talking to any of the current 5 NBA players who joined the American Century Classic celebrity golf tournament. The 6-time NBA Champion and owner of the Charlotte Bobcats has [...]

Yao Ming’s retirement pulls down NBA ratings in China

After nine seasons in the NBA, the 7-foot-6, 30-year old Yao Ming is set on announcing his retirement from the league at a news conference this July 20. Yao has given the NBA more popularity in Asia in the early 2000′s, especially in China where there was a significant rise in merchandise sales and t.v. [...]

Miami Heat finally wins, defeats Lakers

Miami Heat finally wins, defeats Lakers

The Miami Heat has been on the roll, down hill, but have finally snapped their 5-game losing streak as they put a stop to the raging force that is the Los Angeles Lakers who have yet to avenge their two losses. Miami lost 4 consecutive games at home, the last time they won was against the Washington [...]

Laker’s coach Phil Jackson not a fan of Miami Heat

Laker’s coach Phil Jackson not a fan of Miami Heat

A lot has been said against the Miami Heat as the season is nearing the playoffs. The NBA fans were anticipating a very dominating and feared Heat when they picked up LeBron James and Chris Bosh to go with Dwayne Wade. But recently Miami has lost 5 straight games.   Los Angeles coach Phil Jackson [...]

Carmelo Anthony keeps boosting the Knicks

Carmelo Anthony keeps boosting the Knicks

Carmelo Anthony continues to keep his new team’s standing ablaze, as the New York Knicks beat the Memphis Grizzlies with Melo’s game winning, buzzer beater shot to end the game with 110-108 Wednesday. With the score tied at 108, and with half of a second remaining in the game, the 6’9 power forward sinks a [...]

Eva Longoria divorces Spurs guard Tony Parker

Desperate Housewives actress Eva Longoria, has filed divorce charges against NBA Star and San Antonio Spurs guard, Tony Parker, citing “irreconcilable differences.” The couple has been married for three years, and often you’d spot Longoria watching a Spurs game, cheering her soon to be ex-husband. The actress and basketball player signed a prenuptial agreement on [...]