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IIn Episode 5, Dwight Howard (Houston Rockets) visits Portland on a road trip during the season. He stops at a Juvenile detention center to talk and encourage the kids. Dwight also opens up about his back surgery, his response to being called “Soft” for smiling too much and shows his overall love of life and basketball.
TThe NBA Playoffs have officially started! Los Angeles kicked off the matchup between the Portland Trailblazers and LA Clippers. The Clippers took control of the game and took home with win 115-95. Stay tuned to see who advances! Check out some of the pics below:
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
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
S Season 2 of Thru The Lens kicks off with access to an NBA Star like never seen before. Cassy Athena followed Rudy Gay for two days to get to know the Sacramento King better in the offseason. This is the first time Rudy has ever shared access to someone following him! One of the greatest and funniest people to be around, follow Rudy as he hosts his camp, shows off some of his shoe collection and proves his baseball skills! *Check out the photo gallery below too!*
LLast night NBA Star and Compton Native, Brandon Jennings, rented an entire movie theater in Los Angeles for his friends and family. With the recent release of the biopic “Straight Outta Compton”, he wanted to make sure people got a chance to see the city and learn about an important part of history that impacted the world. Brandon is a great guy and always loves to highlight the positive and give back to the community. Thanks again for everything, Brandon! Check out some of the pics below
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!
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
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.
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!