Basketball News Archive
He'll be remembered for his skill AND his courage!
Jason Collins is retiring from the NBA after becoming the first openly gay professional athlete in North America's four major team sports to play in a professional league - which happened with the Brooklyn Nets last season - and he leaves behind an amazing legacy.
He's been playing in the league since 2002. A major accomplishment in its own right!
The 35-year-old played the center position, and announced his retirement from basketball with a letter to Sports Illustrated.
And it's pretty amazing!
Here's what he wrote:
What is wrong with these sports stars??
NBA star Dwight Howard is under a criminal investigation for child abuse!
The Cobb County police in Georgia are investigating allegations that Howard beat his 6-year-old son Braylon with a belt buckle.
This all sounds incredibly similar to the Adrian Peterson case…
Though Dwight's is more confusing.
Kris Humphries Taunted With 'Kanye' Chant While Shooting Free Throws! Is His 72-Day Marriage To Kim Kardashian Still Haunting Him?!
Perhaps it's time to give Kris Humphries a little slack, no?
Kris and Kim Kardashian's short-lived 72 day marriage may have disintegrated just over three years ago, but even today, he still can't hear the end of it!
During a recent game that pitted the Washington Wizards against the Toronto Raptors, Toronto fans subjected the Wizards player to a "Kanye" chant while he was at the free throw line.
Eh, we thought all Canadians were supposed to be nice?!
Of course, the chant worked, and Kris missed the shot. So sad.
Taylor Swift Catches A Basketball Game Courtside With Kate Upton, Amanda Seyfried & Her Childhood Bestie! Epic Girls Night!
Blondes have more fun!
Especially when they're a group of hot, famous blondes! LOLz!
Taylor Swift joined her close pals Kate Upton and Amanda Seyfried at the Knicks game on Wednesday night — but just because they're all millionaire celebrities doesn't mean Swifty was about to leave out her childhood best friend Britany Maack from the action!
To be perfectly frank, we might envy Britany most of all!
She gets to hobnob with stars, but doesn't have to deal with intrusive paps that stalk celebs on a regular basis!
Kate and Amanda were also joined by their boyfriends Justin Verlander and Justin Long, respectively, but the men didn't make it into the group picture. Ha!
Who needs them anyway???
Just kidding; we all know men rock. But sometimes you just wanna cuddle up with your girls!
Check out a second pic posted by Britany in the gallery (above)!
[Image via Taylor Swift Instagram]
Terminally Ill Basketball Player Made Her Dream Come True & Managed To Play In College Game! Watch HERE!
This warms our hearts!
Last week, we told you about college basketballer Lauren Hill, who has a terminal form of brain cancer and isn't expected to live past December, so the NCAA moved Mount St. Joseph's opening game up to last weekend.
And Lauren got to play! She had to teach herself to
She's back and she's ready to rock!
Fergie is ready to fire up her music career again, after spending some time with her baby boy Axl (we can't believe he's already 1!), and she's never looked better.
The 39-year-old singer belted out the National Anthem before the Los Angeles Clippers' home opener on Thursday night in Los Angeles.