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  1. Cheerleader signs clothing deal with NBA

    Lynn Hoppes

    The NBA sent out a news release last week saying, "Miss Fanatic, a fashion-forward women's apparel company, has teamed up with the National Basketball Association to launch a new product line designed exclusively for women." What most people don't...

    Blog | May 16, 2013
  2. Abdul-Jabbar on NCAAs, 'Splash,' coaching

    Lynn Hoppes

    What has gotten into basketball Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar? On Sunday, Abdul-Jabbar and Atlanta mayor Kasim Reed led about 3,000 children on a 1-mile dribbling trek throughout downtown Sunday to promote healthy, active lifestyles. Normal...

    Blog | April 08, 2013
  3. Eric Koston wows Tiger Woods, Kyrie Irving

    Lynn Hoppes

    Tiger Woods said he can skateboard. Basketball star Kyrie Irving said he can, too. With both represented by Nike, it was a no-brainer that they joined skateboarding legend Eric Koston in his new Nike TV commercial, released this morning, for his ...

    Blog | March 22, 2013
  4. Bobby Hurley: NCAAs should be holiday

    Lynn Hoppes

    Bobby Hurley, who played in three NCAA championship games and won two national titles at Duke, thinks the first two days of the NCAA basketball tournament should be a holiday. "I'm picking up my son early from school and we're going to sit there a...

    Blog | March 21, 2013
  5. Suh, Abdul-Jabbar set to make 'Splash'

    Lynn Hoppes

    Celebrities have danced, skated, exercised and boxed. Now, 10 celebrities on the ABC show "Splash" will compete in regulation platform and springboard diving in front of a poolside audience. Basketball legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, football star ...

    Blog | March 19, 2013
  6. ESPN's Charissa Thompson to host 'Splash'

    Lynn Hoppes

    Charissa Thompson, host of ESPN's "SportsNation," has been tapped, along with actor Joey Lawrence, to host "Splash," the new celebrity diving show on ABC. The contestants showing off their diving skills are basketball Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Ja...

    Blog | March 06, 2013
  7. Chumlee of 'Pawn Stars' talks UNLV ball

    Lynn Hoppes

    The UNLV men's basketball team (21-7, 8-5) is in third place in the Mountain West Conference with just a handful of games remaining in the regular season. The Rebels' biggest fan, Austin "Chumlee" Russell of History Channel's "Pawn Stars," doesn't...

    Blog | February 28, 2013
  8. Shaq on relaunch of Shaq Attaq, Shaqnosis

    Lynn Hoppes

    Although Shaquille O'Neal retired from the NBA in June 2011, he is everywhere these days: basketball analyst for TNT's "Inside the NBA," TV spokesman for Buick car company and the host of a new show on truTV debuting Thursday. "I'm busier now than...

    Blog | February 20, 2013
  9. We look at the fashions of Michael Jordan

    Lynn Hoppes

    Basketball legend Michael Jordan recently refused to change his cargo shorts while playing golf at a Miami Beach country club and won't be asked to return to the course. "They come to me on the 11th hole and say I can't wear cargo shorts," Jordan ...

    Blog | December 06, 2012
  10. Shaquille O'Neal promotes his jewelry line

    Lynn Hoppes

    It seems that basketball legend Shaquille O'Neal is always working. On Monday, he was acting as a sales associate at Zales in New York to launch his line of men's jewelry, "The Shaquille O'Neal Collection." "I'm a businessman. I'm always workin...

    Blog | November 26, 2012
  11. Kyrie Irving talks on new 'Uncle Drew' spot

    Lynn Hoppes

    Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving is back once again as "Uncle Drew" for a Pepsi MAX ad. Irving's first commercial, in June, garnered more than 15 million views. This time, basketball Hall of Famer Bill Russell is making an appearance as ...

    Blog | October 31, 2012
  12. Exclusive: Tracy McGrady on move to China

    Lynn Hoppes

    It might have shocked some last week when seven-time NBA All-Star Tracy McGrady announced on Facebook that he was heading for China to sign a one-year contract for the Qingdao DoubleStar Eagles in the Chinese Basketball Association. McGrady, 33, h...

    Blog | October 17, 2012
  13. Victoria's Secret Pink model played pro ball

    Lynn Hoppes

    Victoria's Secret Pink today will open its first store in a pro sports arena: Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas. Pink models Elsa Hosk and Jessica Hart will attend the grand opening. Bet you didn't know that Hosk played pro basketball in Sweden....

    Blog | October 01, 2012
  14. College player pens Gabby Douglas poem

    Lynn Hoppes

    Jasmine Waiters, who plays basketball for Notre Dame de Namur in California, couldn't sit idly by after reading all the stories about people complaining about Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas' hair and Douglas' mother having to defend her. So Waiters...

    Blog | August 10, 2012
  15. Amputee ballers unite to play basketball

    Lynn Hoppes

    Amputee ballers across the nation unite to play stand up basketball as part of Jordan Brand's video series "Rise Above Limits."...

    Blog | July 10, 2012
  16. Jordan Brand releases 'Rise Above' film

    Lynn Hoppes

    Jordan Brand showcases an inspiring story of an Iraqi girl falling in love with basketball in a country where tradition says she shouldn't. It's the first of four films in the "Rise Above" documentary series by Jordan....

    Blog | July 03, 2012