Michael Jordan Donates $7M to Charlotte Clinics

Michael Jordan Donates $7M to Charlotte Clinics

In the past, many have criticized Michael Jordan for staying silent during trying times that affect people who mostly purchase his products. However, Michael Jordan is putting his money where the critic’s mouths are, as he reportedly donated seven million dollars to clinics in at-risk communities located in Charlotte, North Carolina. Jordan and his brand are set to work with Novant Health, who announced Jordan’s donation earlier Monday. Jordan spokesperson Estee Portnoy said that their … Continue reading

NBA All-Star Teams No Longer East vs. West

NBA All-Star Teams No Longer East vs. West

In the past, NBA All-Star teams would be chosen based on the conference: Eastern or Western. Now, ESPN has reported that the format for choosing All-Star teams is set to change. Two captains will be able to pick their teams no matter what conference the player is from, and the players who get the most fan votes from each conference will serve as the captains of each team. Voting for the new system will begin on Christmas … Continue reading

NBA Fines LA Lakers $500,000 for Tampering

NBA Fines LA Lakers $500,000 for Tampering

The LA Lakers have been fined by the NBA for violating the league’s anti-tampering rules when they were pursuing Paul George. The fine amounted to $500,000. Before George was traded to the Oklahoma City Thunder, Lakers GM Rob Pelinka reportedly had inappropriate contact with George’s agent. The league had warned Magic Johnson about comments he made when appearing on Late Night with Jimmy Kimmel.   SOURCE: VLADTV

NBA Warriors Unanimously Vote to Skip White House Visit

NBA Warriors Unanimously Vote to Skip White House Visit

Per reports, less than 24 hours after becoming the 2017 NBA Finals champions, the Warriors have decided to decline the White House visit. With President Trump in office, there have been many conversations about if athletes should take political stands by choosing to refuse traditional championship White House visits. Many of the Patriot players skipped out on their visit with Trump after winning the Super Bowl. While no one from the Warriors organization or the … Continue reading

Kevin Durant Named 2017 Finals MVP

Not only did he win his first NBA Finals, but Kevin Durant was named the MVP on Monday (June 12) night. The Warriors baller averaged 35.2 points per game, and was an integral part of Golden State walking away with the championship this year.   NBA – Your 2017 #NBAFinals MVP, Kevin Durant! Congrats, @KDTrey5 pic.twitter.com/lYyBLxBQIQ — ☇ASAP Sports News☇ (@ASAP_SportsNews) June 13, 2017   SOURCE: VLADTV

Chicago Bulls Matched $1M Donation to Schools

Chicago Bulls Matched $1M Donation to Schools

When Chance the Rapper made a call-to-arms to every major company in Chicago and across the United States, someone finally answered the call of duty. In a press conference this Friday, March 31 at Paul Robeson high school, he revealed that the Chicago Bulls has matched his $1 Million dollar donation to Chicago Public Schools. In the same breath, he has also announced his New Chance Arts and Literature Fund which will partner with Ingenuity … Continue reading