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When Luke Walton arrived in Los Angeles in 2003, he turned up in his 1970 Cadillac convertible that his older brother had passed down to him. As soon as Shaquille O’Neal clapped eyes on the rundown car, he hooked Luke up with an L.A. body shop. Yes, Shaq pimped Luke’s car, according to - though it’s unclear who foot the bill: Did you know Luke used to drive around the University of Arizona campus in a ratty old, gold Cadillac convertible — Arizona coach Lute Olson declined the offer of a ride — or that when he was drafted by the Lakers, Shaquille O’Neal hooked him up with an L.A. body shop that fixed the top and painted the car candy-apple red? This is just one of the things that makes Shaq awesome. Maybe he could be the new “Xzibit” and bring back “Pimp My Ride”? Kobe recently named Shaq as the funniest teammate he’s ever had – along with Gary Payton – and also said that he and Shaq would beat Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen if they ever had the chance to match up a

Thompson leads Canada at FIBA Americas

Cleveland Cavaliers power forward Tristan Thompson will lead Canada's men's basketball team at the upcoming FIBA Americas Championship. Thompson is one of four NBA players on the team, which also includes Miami center Joel Anthony, San Antonio point guard Cory Joseph and Orlando forward Andrew Nicholson. It's the first time Canada has had four NBA regulars on its team...

Cleveland’s competition in the Central

Diving right into this topic, the Central division in the East is become increasingly tough. All the teams in the Division had big summers and have transformed that division into arguable the toughest in the East, top to bottom. Starting from the bottom up, Detroit dropped Lawrence Frank for Mo Cheeks and signed both the productive, yet underwhelming, defensive specialist Josh Smith...

Daniel Gibson’s trophy room doesn’t have much in it

Although, I haven’t seen every NBA player’s trophy room, I’m going to go out a limb and say that Cleveland Cavaliers guard Daniel Gibson doesn’t exactly have the greatest. Recently, “Boobie” put his Westlake mansion on the market and the fine folks over at Sports Grid tracked down a photo of his trophy room from the Realty website. It might be the most random trophy room...

Anderson Varejao’s life gets drawn out in YouTube video, “Draw My Life”

Ever wanted to know Cleveland Cavaliers center Anderson Varejao’s life story but didn’t have enough time to do the research? Well, thanks to this YouTube video from the 2016 Rio Olympics YouTube Page, you can now know Andy’s life story in under 5 minutes: The things you learn….. *** Anderson Varejao narrates his life story in “Draw My Life” [Fear The Sword]

Kyrie Irving plays cricket in South Africa

Currently, Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving is overseas in South Africa as part of a goodwill trip with the fine folks over at UNICEF. In the below YouTube video, Kyrie tries his hand at the game of cricket and well, let’s just say Kyrie is a two sport athlete now: *** Kyrie Irving plays cricket in South Africa [Slam Online]

PHOTO: Man proposes to girlfriend with Lakers ring

Love is in the air right now in Lakerland; former Laker Luke Walton recently got married in the mountains of Aspen, Kobe Bryant gushed about his wife Vanessa after she took him on a surprise trip for his birthday, and now this. It seems that one Lakers fan (and Reddit user) proposed to his girlfriend, who is also a fan of the purple and gold. According to the post, his girlfriend...
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