Archive - July 2015

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John Wall explains meaning of tattoos with Red Bull
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The Cassy Athena Collection
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Chris Paul hosts “The 8” AAU Touranment in Vegas (Day 02)
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Chris Paul hosts “The 8” AAU Touranment in Vegas (Day 01)
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Thru The Lens: The Golden Footage (Harrison Barnes training with Jerry West)
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Becky Hammon and Spurs make Summer League History
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Devin Booker scores 31 for Suns victory
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Duke Ihenacho hosts NFL Camp in Gardena
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Nick Young plays in local summer league
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Drew League 2015: Week 08 – Sunday

John Wall explains meaning of tattoos with Red Bull

RRed Bull did a piece on NBA Star John Wall to talk about the meaning and importance of his tattoos. They filmed throughout the day at his summer house in Los Angeles. John even brought out his tattoo artist, Randy, to show the process and tattoo him while the cameras were rolling. Check out all the great pictures below, as well as the article that Red Bulletin posted with my photos!

John Wall shares a day in his life with Red Bull, in Beverly Hills, CA, USA, on 29 June, 2015.

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The Cassy Athena Collection

II recently held my first gallery to showcase my photography! The event took place the day before the ESPYS and it was a great turnout. The venue that hosted the gallery was Neo 39 in Old Town Pasadena, it was an underground space that they recently built but hasn’t been open to the public yet.

The space included 37 of my photos – ranging from sports to music to lifestyle. Featured pictures included Paul George, Pooch Hall, Andre Drummond, Jeron Johnson, Trevor Jackson, Kyrie Irving, Stephen Curry, James Harden, The Game and more…

 

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It was such a beautifully organized event – with everything from a Red Carpet, Catering, The Dodgers DJ, Our sponsors Neo 39, Brees Cakes, Silky Socks, Toast Vodka, Dale Energy, Body Armour, Deuce Brand, as well as amazing photographers & videographers to capture everything. I had such an amazing time! BIG Thank you to Dominique/CMPR-inc for putting this together last minute and believing in me to pull everything together. Thanks to Nick Young for also signing a pair of Foamposite’s to auction off to Charity for Union Station.

Special guests included Andre Drummond, Cortez Bryant, Don Benjamin, Quincy Miller, Isaiah Austin, Craig Smith, Omar Bolden, Jeron Johnson, Duke Ihenacho, Jonathan Dowling, Marvin Cortes, Brittney Elena, E.B. Wright and more…

Check out the Photos and Videos from the event!!

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Chris Paul hosts “The 8” AAU Touranment in Vegas (Day 02)

DDay 02 of CP3’s tournament included more exciting games with the top high school talent in the country. CP3 All Stars took on Jabari Parker’s team. Check out the photos below!

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Chris Paul hosts “The 8” AAU Touranment in Vegas (Day 01)

CChris Paul is not only an amazing basketball player, but he also is a great coach. He coaches an AAU team – Cp3 All-Stars – which includes the number 1 High School player in the country, Harry Giles III. I made my way out to his tournament in Vegas and got to see some great basketball! Right before CP3’s team took the court, Jayson Tatum, the number 2 player in the country, took to the floor to show his game. His team played against Victor Oladipo’s team. Jayson and Harry recently represented team USA and won Gold in Greece. Jayson is a Duke commit, which leads many to hope/believe that Harry might be joining him as well. Until Harry makes his decision for a college, he is continuing to dominate the highschool world. He played amazing this game! Really excited to watch his career grow! Check out the photos below

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Thru The Lens: The Golden Footage (Harrison Barnes training with Jerry West)

TThe Golden State Warriors are coming off a phenomenal season, winning their first NBA championship title in 40 years. Last summer I spent time with Harrison Barnes as he trained to prepare for the upcoming season. One of the highlights from our time together was filming a workout in Los Angeles. In the middle of filming, NBA Legend, Jerry West, came through to the gym and was giving Harrison pointers and advice about life and the game of basketball. It was one of the coolest days I’ve ever captured on film and now I finally have the opportunity to share this with everyone! Check out this extremely rare footage, exclusively on Thru The Lens!

Becky Hammon and Spurs make Summer League History

TThis summer the Spurs made history by having the first ever womens head coach for their summer league team. This alone was an amazing breakthrough and awesome to see hard working women rise to the top! The Spurs not only were the first team led by a woman, but they broke another record by also winning the summer league championship! The Spurs beat out the Suns to win the title for 2015 Summer League champs. Check out the photo gallery below

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Devin Booker scores 31 for Suns victory

TThe summer league games are one of the greatest showcases for fresh faces trying to build a name. It’s great to see the rookies come out and show why they were drafted as well. Devin Booker did just that – and them some. This was a big game because the Pelicans had Seth Curry – who has been a big contender all summer long. Booker came out strong though – scoring 31 points to take the Suns to the championship game tomorrow night. Make sure to look out for Devin during the season!! Excited to watch his career grow.

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Duke Ihenacho hosts NFL Camp in Gardena

WWith talks of an NFL team coming soon to Los Angeles, the fan base for football fans in LA don’t all agree on which team to represent. Just because we don’t have a team, doesn’t mean we aren’t producing amazing NFL players! Duke Ihenacho is from Los Angeles and currently plays for the Washington Redskins. He held his 2nd annual camp at his alma mater, Serra High School in Gardena. He brought out some other NFL players and friends, including Omar Bolden, Keith Smith, Bene Benwikere and more! Check out the photos from all the action below!

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Nick Young plays in local summer league

WWhen you think about summer basketball leagues, names like the Drew League, Chi League, Seattle Pro Am, AEBL and Goodman league come to mind. These are the top leagues in the nation – but there are also hundreds of smaller leagues and tournaments going on year round. I stopped by a small church league in Los Angeles to snap some pictures and Nick Young ended up coming by to play. Always nice to see good competition all over! Check out the photos below

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Drew League 2015: Week 08 – Sunday

NNow that July is here, the NBA players are allowed to play in the summer leagues. The Drew League did not disappoint this weekend with entertaining basketball. Check out the photos below!

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