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Derrick Rose is Headed to the Big Apple

THE NEw YORK KNICKS HAVE A NEW POINT GUARD

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The NBA free agency period is fully underway and the New York Knicks and the Chicago Bull’s have agreed to a trade that will send former all-star point guard Derrick Rose to the Big Apple.   Once considered the face of the Bull’s franchise, Rose has struggled ever since his 2011 MVP season, dealing with various knee injuries, and constant media scrutiny which questioned his toughness.  The New York Knicks in return immediately get an upgrade at the point guard position and will surely be in the mix for several free agents this summer. Do you think it will help the Knicks become a championship caliber team?

Source: ESPN

Photography series takes a look at basketball courts around the world

Digital artist Kasper Nyman is the one behind this series that takes a look at basketball courts from all over the world.  The idea for the series was originally inspired by his love for basketball.  Over time, it developed into a way to take a break and relieve the stresses of work.  Now, he’s on a never-ending journey to showcase the differences and similarities between basketball courts across the world.

You’ll find courts from cities like NYC, Berlin, Athens, Barcelona, Portland, and more.  Check out some of the courts below:

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YOU CAN VISIT THE PROJECT’S WEBSITE RIGHT HERE.

Magic Johnson talks about the time he talked trashed to Michael Jordan

Magic Johnson apparently isn’t much of a trash-talker.  However, he did decide to talk some trash on MJ during a scrimmage for the “Dream Team.”  The result only ended with Michael Jordan going hammer, so yeah, don’t talk shit on the greatest of all-time.

He also talked about the time he played basketball with Prince:

LeBron’s lifetime deal with Nike could be worth more than a billion dollars

Last December, LeBron James signed a lifetime deal with Nike and immediately everyone jumped into guessing how much the deal was worth.  Well, thanks to an interview with his manager Maverick Carter, GQ was able to discover that it could possibly be worth more than a billion dollars.

Apparently, Carter did not verbally confirm this, but when asked about a line in Kanye’s song “Facts” stating the deal was worth a billion, Maverick simply smiled and pointed up.  However much the number is, it’s the largest deal in Nike’s history.  And for LeBron James, it’s certainly worth it.

Take a look back at some of LeBron’s signature shoes with Nike:

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YOU CAN READ THE FULL GQ INTERVIEW RIGHT HERE.

Someone made a NCAA Tournament highlight video synced up with Future’s “March Madness”

For the past 30 years, the NCAA has put out a “One Shining Moment” highlight tape that recaps the NCAA Tournament.  Every year an artist contributes their vocals singing the classic David Barrett song.  Someone decided to change things up and use Future’s “March Madness” instead.  It’s pretty great.