Frank Ntilikina Gave Jalen Brunson ‘His Blessing’ to Take Jersey Number

Frank Ntilikina Gave Jalen Brunson ‘His Blessing’ to Take Jersey Number

Following his move to the Knicks, Jalen Brunson has chosen to wear No. 11 for the Knickerbockers this upcoming season. Brunson received the “blessing” from his former Dallas teammate, Frank Ntilikina, who spent his first four seasons in the NBA with the Knicks. The two were teammates this past season in Dallas. Brunson signed a…

How Sabrina Ionescu Has Become the W’s Biggest Triple-Double Threat

How Sabrina Ionescu Has Become the W’s Biggest Triple-Double Threat

Sabrina Ionescu joined the WNBA after setting and NCAA record for being the first player (male or female) to register 2,000 points, 1,000 rebounds, and 1,000 assists in ther career. Now that she’s in her third season with the Liberty, Ionescu has been able to combine what maker so unique as rebounder and playmaker to…

Kristine Anigwe is Promoting Body Positivity with KA Originals

Kristine Anigwe is Promoting Body Positivity with KA Originals

Creativity and talent been at the core of the WNBA’s DNA for years, but now we get to see those two characteristics married in a player-created brand: KA Originals. Designed, developed and created by Phoenix Mercury forward Kristine Anigwe, KA Originals is a clothing brand dedicated to body positivity and equality. “I wanted it to…

REPORT: Paolo Banchero Finalizing Endorsement Deal With Jordan Brand

REPORT: Paolo Banchero Finalizing Endorsement Deal With Jordan Brand

Orlando Magic rookie and the number one overall pick in this past draft, Paolo Banchero, is reportedly set to sign an endorsement deal with Jordan Brand, per Shams Charania. The details of the agreement are unknown, but Banchero has become the most recent first overall pick to sign with Jordan Brand since Zion Williamson did…

Toronto Raptors Rookie of the Year Scottie Barnes Covers SLAM 239

Toronto Raptors Rookie of the Year Scottie Barnes Covers SLAM 239

Northernmost stars shine so bright that shades are indeed required. After putting the League on notice this season as the 2021-22 NBA Rookie of the Year, it’s clear that Scottie Barnes has everything it takes to become Toronto’s next star. SLAM 239 featuring Scottie Barnes is out now. The rest of the issue features an…

Scottie Barnes Has Everything it Takes to Become Toronto’s Next Star

Scottie Barnes Has Everything it Takes to Become Toronto’s Next Star

It was in November, the day before the Toronto Raptors were set to play the Boston Celtics at TD Garden, that the 20-year-old deemed to be the future of the team and the man who helped set the foundation for the franchise in the mid-’90s coincidentally met at Saks Fifth Avenue in Boston. Scottie Barnes…

Nick Nurse Expects Breakout Season From Precious Achiuwa: ‘He Is On A Mission’

Nick Nurse Expects Breakout Season From Precious Achiuwa: ‘He Is On A Mission’

Raptors coach Nick Nurse has always had an eye for potential, and he sees that in Precious Achiuwa. The coach who helped shape the All-Star careers of Pascal Siakam and Fred VanVleet spoke highly of the 22-year-old big man during an appearance on Hungarian-based basketball podcast Rapcity Keleten-Nyugaton. “Wait till this year because every time…

Kiki Rice Named 2022 Gatorade Female High School Athlete of the Year

Kiki Rice Named 2022 Gatorade Female High School Athlete of the Year

Renee Montgomery still remembers when she was selected as the Gatorade West Virginia High School Player of the Year back in ‘05. For Montgomery, who led South Charleston to a West Virginia Class AAA Final as a senior while averaging 22.5 points per game, winning the award was such a prestigious accomplishment that even she…