Category - Sports

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Thru The Lens (DAY IN THE LIFE) – Cream of the Crop – Michael Porter Jr
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Thru The Lens: (INTERVIEW) The City Of Dreams – Chris McCullough
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Olivera celebrates 30th birthday with style
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Serbian National TV interviews Cassy Athena
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Thru The Lens: (DAY IN THE LIFE) S2; Ep4 – Dre Day – Andre Drummond
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Shareef O’Neal celebrates his 16th birthday
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Watson Family hosts 10th annual Floyd Mayweather Celebrity Game
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Showbiz Kids hosts celebrity game and toy drive
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Chris Paul launches CP3 IX at the Kings of So Cal Tournament
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D’Angelo Russell talks AF1 at the Nike Vault

Thru The Lens (DAY IN THE LIFE) – Cream of the Crop – Michael Porter Jr

MMichael Porter Jr is one of the top players in the class of 2017. He made his way to Los Angeles for the annual Pangos All American Camp. Get to know the 5 star player a little better and see his amazing skills! Michael also won MOP (Most Overall Player) for the camp!

Thru The Lens: (INTERVIEW) The City Of Dreams – Chris McCullough

NNBA Rookie Chris McCullough had an unfortunate turn of events when he tore his ACL during his freshmen year at Syracuse. Being a top ranked player in high school, he continued to enter his name in the 2015 NBA Draft and was drafted in the 1st round to the Brooklyn Nets. The Bronx native is the first player from New York to join the Brooklyn Nets. Follow his journey as he shows an exclusive look at his workouts at the Nets practice facility, along with a trip up north to Washington Heights to watch the infamous Dyckman league!

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Olivera celebrates 30th birthday with style

OOlivera aka Oli is an upcoming actress here in Los Angeles. She is a martial artist who took her skills all the way to the Serbian olympic team! She had a big party at the famous Aventine restaurant in Hollywood. She currently is the assistant of Tyrese Gibson and he stopped by to say happy birthday as well! Check out the photos below

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Serbian National TV interviews Cassy Athena

II spent the last 2 weeks in Serbia and had an amazing time! (more updates coming soon!) While I was there, I had the opportunity to connect with Tamara Rakic for Svet Sport on RTS. RTS is the oldest and largest national television network in Serbia. The studio, located in downtown Belgrade, was amazing! They filmed and edited the interview very fast and I was able to see myself on TV while I was there! It was an amazing feeling being able to make an impact across the world – especially in the country my family came from! I got to talk about being part Serbian, how I started taking pics in the Drew League, working with Stephen Curry at all star weekend, filming Quincy Miller in Serbia and talking about my Thru The Lens web series!

The interview is in Serbian but click the photo below to check it out!!! Hvala Tamara i RTS!!

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Thru The Lens: (DAY IN THE LIFE) S2; Ep4 – Dre Day – Andre Drummond

IIn Episode 4, we take you on a journey of one of the biggest rising stars in the NBA today – Andre Drummond. So many have seen his amazing skills on the court but his personality and work ethic off the court is also something great! Spending more than 2 months over the summer in Santa Barbara, CA; Cassy Athena follows Andre through a day in the offseason. Andre show’s how he practices his techniques and focuses on the mechanics of his body through training and technology. He also shows his competitive-ness with another sport he dominates at – bowling! Andre is no beginner – with his highest score being almost a perfect 300, he’s tough competition at the bowling lanes as well!

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Shareef O’Neal celebrates his 16th birthday

SShareef O’Neal – the son of Shaquille and Shaunie O’Neal – celebrated his 16th birthday in style! The amazing party took place at Unici Casa in Los Angeles and included everything from a candy bar, photo booth,  In-N-Out and Pizza truck, Red Carpet and Cupcake tower. Shareef is known for his basketball skills and many of his fellow basketball friends were there to celebrate with him. Master P, Snoop Dogg and Diddy’s kids were there to support. The guest performer was Post “White Iverson” Malone and the song got everyone jumpin’! The final celebration included  two amazing gifts from Shareef’s parents – a brand new Jeep and Lamborghini! Check out all of the amazing pictures below!

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Watson Family hosts 10th annual Floyd Mayweather Celebrity Game

TThis year was the 10th annual Team Watson/Floyd Mayweather Celebrity basketball game and toy drive. This is my second year covering the event and its always a show! This year was hosted at Calabasas High School and included a lot of familiar faces from all over – NBA, Boxing, Actors, Music artists and more. Check out the photos below!

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Showbiz Kids hosts celebrity game and toy drive

WWith the holidays quickly approaching, a lot of people are giving back to the community in more ways than one. Showbiz Kidz hosted a celebrity basketball game at Grant High School in North Hollywood. It also included a toy drive where the guests who came to watch the game had to donate a toy to get in! It was a good turn out and had the support of a lot of actors. The game ended with an exciting game winning shot to get everyone even more excited! Check out the photos below

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Chris Paul launches CP3 IX at the Kings of So Cal Tournament

SSanta Monica Pier was the breathtaking location for the Kings of So Cal tournament this year! Jordan Brand built an entire court in the middle of the Pier – something that has never been done before. This was not only a showcase for the top talent in southern California, but also a launch for the newest Jordan Brand sneaker – the Chris Paul IX’s. There were 4 teams total – each team rocked a different color way of the sneaker. There were also different stations set up around the pier where people could try on the sneaker and do different activities.

The tournament kicked off with Los Angeles vs The Valley. The Valley took control early on in the game and took the win. The next game was Orange County vs Inland Empire. IE are the defending champions from last year’s tournament. They also took a major lead in this game and took the win. Before the championship game began, there was a dunk contest with some impressive players. Chris Paul stopped by with his son Chris to interact with the players and check out all of the Jordan Brand stations set up. The championship game was a great match up with two very good teams. Unfortunately, the marine layer came in strong and the floor started to get slippery, causing the game to end before it was over.

Overall it was an amazing location with really great high school talent! Looking forward to seeing the other exciting events that Jordan Brand will put together! Check out the photo gallery below

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D’Angelo Russell talks AF1 at the Nike Vault

LLos Angeles Laker, D’Angelo Russell, stopped by the Nike Vault in downtown LA for an exclusive meeting with fans to talk about Air Force 1’s. Fans got a chance to sign up online to enter the exclusive event and be up close and personal with all of the fun things the Nike Vault has to offer – from customizing t-shirts, Nike ID-ing shoes and more! D’Angelo sat down with DJ Skee to talk more about sneakers, followed by D’Angelo walking around getting to interact with everyone there! Check out the photo gallery below!

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