BDA Sports Management hosted their annual All-Star reception at the Stone Rose Lounge at Time Warner Center in Manhattan. The venue displayed a magnificent view of Central Park. The event brought out over 350 people ranging from NBA executives to national media members and included New York Major, Bill de Blasio and NBA legend Chris Mullin. Read the rest of this entry »
Orlando Magic rookie Aaron Gordon has chronicled his first season in the NBA thorugh his SIriusXM radio show titled YearOne. The 19-year-old has shared his thoughts on his first media day, game and travel to name a few. Last week, Gordon brought his show to New York City for All-Star Weekend. Read the rest of this entry »
The NBA’s first fashion show, officially called “NBA All-Star All-Style” took place over All-Star Weekend. Inside the NBA commentators Charles Barkley and Kenny Smith led the group of judges while LeBron James and comedian Kevin Hart discussed the fashionable looks in the three round, elimination style contest. Read the rest of this entry »
On Friday night of All-Star Weekend, the World team defeated the US tea, 121-112 in the Rising Stars Challenge. Andrew Wiggins, who represented Canada on the World team, took home MVP honors after scoring 22 points on 8-of-11 shooting to go along with six rebounds and four assists. Read the rest of this entry »
Golden State Warriors All-Star guard Klay Thompson has signed with China’s sports products brand ANTA. BDA Sports Management CEO Bill Duffy and ANTA executives, Samuel Xu and Major Zhu, joined Thompson at the press conference. Read the rest of this entry »
Golden State Warriors star Klay Thompson had a jam-packed All-Star Weekend, making his debut in the 3-Point contest Saturday night and the All-Star game on Sunday.
The 3-point contest included knockdown shooters such as Kyle Korver, who is on his way to the finest shooting season in NBA history, as well as defending champion Marco Belinelli and J.J. Redick. Read the rest of this entry »
Houston Rockets guard Patrick Beverley won the revamped Skills Challenge on Saturday night defeating Milwaukee Bucks guard Brandon Knight in the final. The most entertaining moment in the competition came in the second round when Jeff Teague of the Atlanta Hawks raced out to a lead and stopped at midcourt to wave at the trailing Beverley. However, Teague struggled to hit the 3-pointer and Beverley quickly caught up and made the final shot, advancing to the final. Read the rest of this entry »
Entering the contest as the favorite, Minnesota Timberwolves rookie Zach LaVine showcased his creativity and otherworldly athleticism during Saturday night’s All-Star events with one of the most exciting performances in recent dunk contest history. Read the rest of this entry »
Zach LaVine immediately raised the stakes when he walked onto the court wearing a No. 23 Michael Jordan jersey from the 1996 movieSpace Jam.
LaVine’s first dunk
Zach LaVine went between the legs for this amazing first-round jam and scored a perfect 50. Read the rest of this entry »
Andrew Wiggins scored 22 points, Rudy Gobert added 18 points, 12 rebounds and three blocked shots, and the World team beat the U.S. 121-112 on Friday night in the Rising Stars Challenge at All-Star weekend. Read the rest of this entry »