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Tweet Follow me Magic Johnson was known for ridiculous no-look passes, uncanny court awareness, and his five NBA titles with the Los Angeles Lakers. These days Earvin Johnson, owns movie theaters, Starbucks and 24 Hour Fitness franchises. Johnson has overcome adversity and turned what could have been a bad situation into one of the great American success stories. The man with the million-dollar smile is now worth more than $500 million after years of savvy investments and community involvement. HIV and Retirement Johnson...

Tweet Follow me Ray Allen just made the already World Champion Miami Heat, the top contender for another NBA Finals win in 2013. Allen, fresh off a season that saw his Boston Celtics come to one game of beating the Miami Heat in a great seven-game NBA Playoffs Eastern Conference Finals, has signed with the same team as of Friday. Allen was the fourth part of the Celtics Big Three (Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce and Rajon Rondo) that threatened to take over the NBA for a time just five years ago. Now, Allen brings his...

Tweet Follow me The NBA Finals live stream is on now here at Zennie62.com. And what may be the final game of the series pitting the Oklahoma City Thunder versus the Miami Heat is on now. The NBA Finals, Miami Heat at Oklahoma City Thunder Game 4, will be on live stream here at Zennie62.com now. If you’re online and working or don’t have a cable TV set, or just want to watch it from a cafe without going home, NBA Finals Game Two is on live stream below. There’s an ad that will play for 25 seconds...

Tweet Follow me Orlando Woolridge passed away at just 52-years-old, and adding to what for this blogger is a lengthening list of people who’ve died between the ages of 50 and 55 this year, some I knew, others, like him, I did not know. But who was Orlando Woolridge? Woolridge played collegiate basketball with Notre Dame in 1978 and...

Tweet Follow me What were the hot Google Trends for today, Wednesday, May 30th, 2012? Well, they were interesting: Bath Salts, Terrell Owens, NBA Draft Lottery, and Zombie Apocalypse. And two of the four terms are related. Bath Salts Bath Salts are reportedly used in the making of some kind of what is called a ‘synthetic’ drug,...

Tweet Follow me [View the story “Lakers v. Nuggets: Lakers Win Game 7 96-87” on Storify] Lakers v. Nuggets: Lakers Win Game 7 96-87 The LA Lakers beat the Denver Nuggets 96 to 87 in a whale of an NBA Western Conference Division Playoff Game 7. In a game that saw the Lakers lead for most of it until the Nuggets captured it with about 7 minutes left. But it took Andrew Bynum, Pau Gasol, Meta World Peace, and Kobe to win it. Storified by Zennie Abraham · Sun, May 13 2012 01:37:29 Oklahoma City Thunder...

Tweet Follow me Chris Paul, can’t go to The Lakers! Dan Gilbert’s crying. It’s a game changer. It’s smart business. Chris Paul Twitter tweets: @CP3 Chris Paul WoW 4 hours ago via UberSocial for BlackBerry Favorite Retweet Reply Cleaveland Cavaliers Owner Dan Gilbert’s revealed himself to be a massive whiner. Working backward, his latest rant is against the proposed trade of New Orleans Hornet Star Chris Paul to the LA Lakers, and his previously best known rant was against LeBron James...

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Tweet Follow me The NBA has been in a lock out for quite some time, but there have been rumors going around that the NBA season will resume. This is being confirmed legitimately through Reuters, who are reporting that the NBA has announced a tentative deal to start its season on Christmas; wouldn’t that be quite a gift for many fans? Reuters reports: “A majority of the 29 owners and 450 players still need to vote for the agreement for it to take effect. At a news conference announcing the potential...

Tweet Follow me Finally we have some good NBA News: the 2011-2012 NBA Season officially starts December 25th, Christmas Day, with a tripple-header: the Boston Celtics v. The New York Knicks, The Miami Heat v. The Dallas Mavericks, and The Chicago Bulls visiting The LA Lakers. An exciting set of matchups to kick-off what will be a shortened, 66-game (rather than 82-game) NBA season. And now we can take a brief look at the new NBA Collective Bargaining Agreement. While the website of the NBA has the details, the...

Tweet Follow me More at Zennie62.com | Follow me on Twitter! | Get my widget! On YouTube.com Thunder has struck. Shaq O’Neal is going to the Cleveland Cavaliers to help “The Golden Child”, “The Chosen One”, LeBron James, get his ring. That was a massive trade. Goodbye Ben Wallace, who’s big hair and playing style have seen better days. Goodbye losing attitude. Say hello to The Diesel, king of The Gorilla Dunk bad rap, and NBA championships. To say that Shaq changes the...

Tweet Follow me More at Zennie62.com | Follow me on Twitter! | Get my widget! YouTube, Yahoo, MySpace, Metacafe, DailyMotion, Blip.tv, StupidVideos, Sclipo and Viddler After a long time without a ring, a seven year drought that saw a number of unfortunate events for LA Lakers star guard Kobe Bryant, he and “the zen master” , his coach Phil Jackson, who had to wonder if he’s ever see the winning side of an NBA Finals contest, won the NBA Championship in fine fashion, defeating the Orlando Magic...

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Tweet Follow me You’ve got to see this video and watch carefully. Cleveland Cavs star Le Bron James litterally launches himself from the free-throw line and heads right for the basket — dunking the ball. Man. That’s one for the ages by “the Chosen One” — now if he can only bring a title to Cleveland that nickname will stick without derision. ...

Tweet Follow me Hey Le Bron James. You asked “Who cares” in reaction to charges that your appearance on the cover of Vogue playing to fears of Black men. Well, Le Bron James, I care and I’m a Black Man. I saw your cover photo in a local store and my first though was “What this hell was he thinking.” But then I realized that given how young you are, you may not have been thinking about anything other than sex and money. Sex in that you’re taking a photo where you’ve...

Tweet Follow me This is a terrible revelation, but logical considering the nature of prejudice. May 2, 2007Study of N.B.A. Sees Racial Bias in Calling Fouls By ALAN SCHWARZAn academic study of the National Basketball Association, whose playoffs continue tonight, suggests that a racial bias found in other parts of American society has existed on the basketball court as well. A coming paper by a University of Pennsylvania professor and a Cornell University graduate student says that, during the 13 seasons from 1991...

Tweet Follow me The Don Imus matter has opened a sore in American society and demonstrated to me that racism still exists and more to the point White Racism. In fact, this form of mental illness is so persistent that those who either practice is or support those who do have worked to steer the focus away from the identification of and reduction of White Racism and on to ….Black rappers. Wow. What’s all the more upsetting is that Jason Whitlock and Carol Swain — both Black writers — have...

Tweet Follow me Someone — perhaps Leigh Steinberg — is reading this with glee. But if Hollywood Reporter Nikki Finke’s any indication, Creative Artists Agency , the super-firm of talent agents started by Ron Meyer and Mike Ovitz in 1975, and recently the epicenter of Hollywood’s move into athletic talent mining starting with players like Arizona Cardinals QB Matt Leinart, may be losing money in its sports division. To understand, read this post from Nikki’s blog: If CAA agents...