On May 18, 2019, Overtime, the sports network geared towards the digital generation, transformed the Greenpoint Terminal Warehouse in Brooklyn, New York, into a one-day basketball experience, highlighted by 3-on-3 games and a dunk showcase among 24 of the top boys and girls high school basketball prospects.Continue reading “Overtime Launches Basketball League That Pays Top High School Prospects”
Danilo Gallinari has played on four different teams since being drafted No. 6 overall in the 2008 NBA Draft.
While the names and faces in the locker room may have changed as he’s gone from the New York Knicks to the Denver Nuggets, Los Angeles Clippers and most recently the Oklahoma City Thunder over the past 12 years, there’s one team that doesn’t change: his off-the-court support system including his parents Marilisa and Vittorio Gallinari, CPA Steve Blatt, agent Michael Tellem, and a team of financial advisors at Goldman Sachs Private Wealth Management.Continue reading “Danilo Gallinari Advises NBA Rookies Build Their Team Off the Court, Too”
Nate Robinson has spent much of his career defying the odds. A former college football player, Robinson’s transition from the gridiron to the court at the University of Washington led to an 11-year career in the NBA. At 5-foot-9, Robinson showed heart is more important than height, winning three NBA Slam Dunk Contests.
Now the 36-year-old retired point guard is out to prove another point.Continue reading “Former NBA Star Nate Robinson Set to Make His Boxing Debut”
Organizers of the Dwyane Wade Celebrity Sports Academy reached out to CEEK VR last year with a desire to capture complementary content and assets from its 2019 camps.Continue reading “How The Dwyane Wade Celebrity Sports Academy Camp Went Fully Virtual”
Less than a month into the coronavirus pandemic, Tom and Melissa Penn were sitting at their kitchen table discussing a recent poll which revealed approximately 80% of those surveyed would feel uncomfortable attending a sporting event during the current climate.Continue reading “Co.Protect Supplies Branded Facemasks to MLS, NBA and WNBA”
It’s hard to find many positives in the middle of a pandemic. People are instructed to stay at home as much as possible, restaurants and bars have closed, schools have gone virtual, and sports are suspended. Continue reading “NBA Suspension, Olympics Postponement Gives Pau Gasol Time to Rehab, Plan Future”
Pau Gasol’s wife likes to give him a bit of a hard time. She says he’s too busy and always tries to stay busy no matter the circumstance. Continue reading “Pau Gasol Encouraging Everyone to Remain Active and Healthy During Coronavirus Pandemic”
Maria Taylor planned to make a quick pitstop back home in Georgia before returning to New York City to host the NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament Selection Show on March 16. Continue reading “How ESPN’s Maria Taylor is Adjusting Coverage Amid Coronavirus Pandemic”
Baron Davis is hoping to strike gold again. The two-time NBA All-Star was an early investor in Vitaminwater, cashing out after it was sold to Coca-Cola for $4.1 billion in 2007. Continue reading “Baron Davis Invests in Kitu Super Coffee”
Draymond Green has every reason to smile. Not only did the Golden State Warriors power forward sign a four-year, $100 million max extension with the team on August 3, but Green is also showing off his pearly whites—compliments of SmileDirectClub—as the at-home orthodontics service began trading publicly on September 12. Continue reading “Draymond Green Poised For a Big Payday as SmileDirectClub Goes Public”