Tragedy has struck the family of NBA star, Dwyane Wade, after his 32-year-old cousin, Nykea Aldridge, was killed in the South Side area of Chicago. Friday afternoon Aldridge was caught in the crossfire of a shootout between at least three gunmen. She was reportedly pushing a baby stroller when she was shot and killed. Police say, a person of interest was taken into custody.
Wade, along with fellow NBA elite players, Chris Paul, Carmelo Anthony, and LeBron James, have all been outspoken proponents for gun control legislation. The baller delivered the Democratic message at the ESPYs earlier this summer calling for stricter gun control legislation.
Now, that same violence he’s been decrying has struck his own family. According to ESPN.com, Wade’s 32-year-old cousin, Nykea Aldridge, was killed in the South Side area of Chicago on Friday afternoon as she was caught in the crossfire of a shootout between at least three gunmen. Continue reading
Following Stephen Curry’s tantrum in the final minutes of the Golden State Warriors’ loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers in game 6 Thursday night, the NBA star’s wife, Ayesha Curry, took to Twitter to say she feels the NBA is rigged.
“”I’ve lost all respect sorry this is absolutely rigged for money… Or ratings in not sure which. I won’t be silent. Just saw it live sry.” Ayesha later deleted the controversial tweet.
Stephen Curry, the two-time MVP, received his sixth foul for grabbing LeBron James in the fourth quarter. Continue reading
R&B singer and GF of NBA star Kyrie Irving, Kehlani, was placed on a 5150, psychiatric hold after EMS concluded she posed a threat to herself.
A medical team was dispatched to the singer’s Hollywood home and determined she needed to be transported to the hospital for further mental evaluation.
We’ve learned … paramedics responded to a medical emergency at Kehlani’s home at 1:45 PM on Monday — and when they arrived we’re told “she wanted to harm herself.” Continue reading
Delonte West, the former NBA star who was sadly diagnosed as Bipolar in 2008, was spotted by a fan roaming a Houston area Jack In The Box parking lot – shoeless, wearing a hospital gown covered by a leather vest.
West, who raked in over $16 million while playing for Boston, Seattle, Cleveland and Dallas, was in the fast food parking lot without any shoes on his feet.
When the fan asked the eight year NBA vet, who was a first round draft pick in 2004 ,“Are you Delonte West?” Continue reading
Meet Lonynell Coleman, the Cleveland Cavaliers fan who predicted his team would win the NBA championship by inking a HUGE leg tattoo.
Coleman, who will never get a job as a psychic, boldly declared the Cavs would be the “2015 NBA Champs” before last night’s game. Oops.
After the Cavs were soundly beat by the Golden State Warriors, Lonynell said, “I’m not changing nothing on this tattoo. Continue reading
LeBron James thinks he’s the best player in the world and he’s not afraid to say it.
Despite losing 2 games in a row, going to 3-2 in the NBA Finals against the Golden State Warriors, Lebron still thinks his team has a chance to win: because of him.
“I feel confident because I’m the best player in the world,” James said following his 40-point, 14-rebound and 11-assist performance for his second triple-double of the series. “It’s that simple.”
The Cleveland Cavaliers played the following creepy video on the Jumbotron depicting a man brutalizing his girlfriend after discovering she is a Chicago Bulls fan.
In the shocking video, the man pummels the woman to the ground after learning she is rooting for a rival team.
It gets worse … the man justifies the beating by saying, “Bulls fan? I didn’t know you were a Bulls fan!” At the end of the video, the woman resurfaces with an ice pack on her head … and wearing a Cleveland shirt. Continue reading
Let’s face it, the Miami Heat may have lost LeBron James but they gained a thug rapper.
Rick Ross showed off his brand new face tattoo immortalizing his favorite team on his frickin face..
One Miami fan described the face-off this way:
Funny thing is that Rick Ross is not even from the city of Miami, FLA. Continue reading
While Kobe was busting the Lakers bench in his game against the Bills, LeBron James was out there busting his ass on Christmas day taking on his former teammates, The Heat. By the end of the night, Lebron received a standing ovation from Miami fans..
LeBron ended the night with 30 points (9/16) and eight assists shooting just 10-for-18 (55.6 percent) from the stripe while allowing four turnovers. Cavs lost, 101-91.
But all that didn’t stop Michael Jordan‘s son, Marcus Jordan, from tweeting the unthinkable about James declaring, “LeBron is soft.” Continue reading
A patient at Baptist Medical Center in downtown Jacksonville is being screened after possible exposure to the Ebola virus.
The unidentified person told hospital staff that they had casual contact with a person who travelled to West Africa.
Officials say the patient is in isolation and is being monitored to protect hospital staff and the public. Continue reading