Tag - lakers

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Shaqir O’Neal celebrates 13th birthday
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Shareef O’Neal celebrates his 16th birthday
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Lakers celebrate Christmas with local kids
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D’Angelo Russell talks AF1 at the Nike Vault
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Power 106 hosts 3rd annual celebrity game at USC
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JaVale McGee hosts 2nd Annual JugLife Celebrity Game
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Nick Young plays in local summer league
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Nick Young celebrates birthday at Playhouse
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LA D-Fenders beat OKC Blue in overtime
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Thru The Lens: Episode 4 – Day in the Life of Nick Young

Shaqir O’Neal celebrates 13th birthday

SShaqir O’Neal – the son of Shaunie and Shaq O’Neal – just turned 13 and had an epic birthday party! Shaunie threw another amazing event, including everything from a red carpet, candy bar, endless pizza, photobooth and celebrity guest performer! The guest list included hundreds of friends and family, all of which was being captured for a new reality show coming out! Metro Boomin, who is most known for producing tracks for rapper Future, was the guest DJ and had the crowd going crazy. Check out the photos below! Happy Birthday Shaqir!

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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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Lakers celebrate Christmas with local kids

TThe Lakers players and Lakers girls got together with local kids in the community to celebrate Christmas with some fun activities at the Lakers Practice facility. The kids first got a chance to ice skate with the Lakers girls for some icey fun! Then they made their way over to the basketball court to take a picture with Kobe Bryant. The rest of the team was set up around the gym at different stations that the kids got to visit and participate in different drills – from shooting to passing and more! It was a fun event and it was great seeing the entire Lakers team giving back! Check out the photos 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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Power 106 hosts 3rd annual celebrity game at USC

PPower 106 hosted their annual Celebrity Basketball Game to benefit Homeboy Industries. The star studded event took place for the second year in a row at the USC Galen Center in Los Angeles. Familiar faces included everyone from Chris Brown and his daughter Royalty, Tyga, Romeo, Kid Ink, Jeremih, Airdogg, DJ Eman, The Professor, Bone Collector, Travis Barker, Baby Bash, Nelly, Don Benjamin, Kalin and Myles, Zendaya, Rita Ora, Jordan Clarkson, D’Angelo Russell, Chanel Iman, Kendal Jenner and more!

Halftime included performances by everyone from Bobby Brackins & Zendaya to the Jabbawockeez

The game came down just a few points when Don Benjamin had a big block and a layup to secure their lead and ultimately get the win! It was a fun game for a great cause. Check out all of the pictures below!

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JaVale McGee hosts 2nd Annual JugLife Celebrity Game

JJaVale McGee has been busy in the offseason with signing to a new team but he still finds time to raise money and awareness for the less fortunate. JaVale started a movement called #JugLife to bring awareness to drink more water and live a healthier lifestyle. Last year, he threw his first annual celebrity softball game, which raised money towards building water wells in Uganda. This year he hosted his 2nd game at UCLA and it included stars like Klay Thompson, Nick Young, Matt Barnes, Kenneth Faried, Jordan Clarkson, Chanel Iman, Andre Roberson, Hannah Stocking, Laura Govan, Stevie J and more.

Klay Thompson’s younger brother Trayce is a professional baseball player with the White Sox. Just this past week he scored his first homerun. Klay came out and showed that he’s not the only Thompson with baseball skills – he scored multiple homeruns during the game! It was super hot outside but everyone was in good spirits and it was a lot of fun! Check out the gallery 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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Nick Young celebrates birthday at Playhouse

NNick Young spent Friday night with a pre-birthday celebration at club Playhouse in Hollywood, CA. Others that joined him included fellow stars Brandon Jennings, DeMar DeRozan, Jared Cunningham and girlfriend Iggy Azalea. Happy Birthday Nick!

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LA D-Fenders beat OKC Blue in overtime

IIt’s been a while since I’ve been to a D-Fenders game but I had to check one out before the season was over. (Thanks Dexter Strickland for the tickets)

The D-Fenders had some familiar faces – Dexter Strickland, Vander Blue and Jamaal Franklin. The game went down to the wire – with the d-fenders barely winning with seconds left on the clock. It was a fun game! Be sure to check out the gallery below

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Thru The Lens: Episode 4 – Day in the Life of Nick Young

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TThis was the first episode I ever filmed for my web series, Thru the Lens. Nick Young had just returned home from his season in Philadelphia and was getting ready for the summer of free agency. He went on to be signed by the LA Lakers and has become one of the most lovable players in LA. In this episode, we follow not just Nick, but his assistant Adrian (aka Big Meat). This duo had me laughing non stop throughout the entire day. This webseries is made to give a more intimate look into the lives of some of your favorite athletes and entertainers. Instead of looking at the life of someone, I invite you to spend a day alongside them. This episode has everything from a sneak peak of Nick’s shoe collection, what he eats for breakfast, taking a trip to visit his parents, walking through USC and a hilarious bet at the end to figure out if the In N Out in Hollywood is closer to LaBrea or Highland. Check out the episode below and let me know your thoughts! More episodes coming soon!

 

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