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Sports gamers won’t be blessed with commentary from the Round Mound of Rebound in next-gen consoles. This probably means we’ll get the TNT scoreboard and overlay, along with the halftime “analysis” (a reading of stats, basically). Last year, Kevin Harlan, Clark Kellogg and Steve Kerr provided commentary for the game.




Rucker Park in Harlem is the home court of some of the biggest legends in basketball and the street ball tournament that can make or break reputations.

High school players from Philadelphia took on New Yorkers to see who's really got game. And both had heavy-duty coaches giving them advice.

NBA legend Shaquille O'Neal could barely walk a foot without the kids running up to him and people asking for pictures.

High-profile exhibition games like this give players a way to provide positive role models for the neighborhood kids.

Philadelphia 76ers center Nerlens Noel brought his personal style right to the court.

It wasn't the NBA championship, but the pressure was definitely on the players.


Organizers of Expo Chicago, the Windy City’s foremost art fair—slated for Navy Pier’s Festival Hall, September 18–21—announced the program of special exhibitions and projects for its third edition. The schedule includes more than two dozen projects organized by museums, universities, organizations, institutions, artists, and one retired NBA superstar.

-- Basketball Icon Turned Entrepreneur, Shaquille O'Neal will Celebrate HSN's 37th Birthday with a Special On-Air Appearance to Present Exciting New Products from Monster Products--



Last week while at the “Dwyane Wade and Brandon Marshall Sports Academy” in Chicago, the Windy City Gridiron reported that the three-time NBA champion was shifting his one-on-one focus to another foe:


The NBA 2K franchise raised its profile with the 2K13 edition, bringing in Jay Z to executively produce the soundtrack, luring in big names in music like Kanye West and Nas. For 2K14, the game enlisted the help of LeBron James to build a star-studded musical lineup.

For 2K15, the game is bringing in Pharrell to fill out the roster, who has his finger in every proverbial Top 40 pie, and guess who wants in? None other than Shaq, who spit a couple bars to prove he was worth the cap space.

It was hilarious.

Also, this is your friendly, periodic reminder that SHAQUILLE O’NEAL IS A PLATINUM SELLING RAP ARTIST.


Twenty years ago, Shaquille O’Neal hadn’t even entered the prime of his NBA career yet. He was still just a fresh-faced kid trying to make it in the NBA. He hadn’t won his first NBA championship. He wasn’t yet considered one of the best big men to ever patrol the paint during an NBA game. And he was still just a shell of the player—and the person—he would eventually become. But even at an early age, Reebokreally believed in Shaq...


The date for the 2014 Shaquille O’Neal LSU Life Skills Golf Classic has been set for Friday, Sept. 19, at Carter Plantation.


Former Celtic Shaquille O’Neal and his new galpal, Gardner-bred modelLaticia Rolle, rolled into Kings in Lynnfield where they bowled a few strings and posed for pics with fans and a man dressed as a giant bowling pin the other night.



Not sure that LeBron James needed much defending this time around — the decision he made and more importantly how he handled the announcement on Friday were a stark contrast to four years earlier. Outside of the understandable frustration in Miami, LeBron’s return to Cleveland has been welcomed nationwide.

But Shaquille O’Neal came to LeBron’s defense on Instagram anyway, and it was funny enough we thought we’d pass it along.