Ever since Michael Jordan retired (the first time) in 1993 sports writers and television analysts have been asking the question “who will be the next MJ,” and many names have been thrown out there over the years; Penny Hardaway, Grant Hill, Jason Kidd, Allen Iverson, to the more current Kobe Bryant and Lebron James. Other than Kobe, who many will say is the closest to MJ, and Lebron who most compare to Magic Johnson instead. Well these days it’s still about comparing Lebron and MJ, even though their games are nothing alike. Well at a charity event in Miami, former Heat player Alonzo Mourning might have thrown Scottie Pippen under the bus.
While everybody is talking about Dwyane Wade‘s recent fashion choices, he did a pretty good deed for a South Florida high school teenager. Nicole Muxo from Archbishop Coleman Carroll High School posted a video on YouTube asking Wade to be her date for the prom, he never responded and instead opted to surprise her on prom night, last night.
— Way of WADE (@DwyaneWade) May 18, 2013
When J.R. Smith‘s struggles in the NBA Playoffs started everyone was quick to blame it on him hanging out with Rihanna. The two were in the same picture, not necessarily together (posted to the left), at a New York club after one of the Knick losses to the Celtics in the first round. It looks like one of Rih Rih’s Instagram followers blamed her for the New York guards struggles, and in true Rihanna fashion she went off of her. Even calling J.R. “desert thirsty.” J.R. is no stranger to controversy was fined $25,000 by the NBA for posting this inappropriate picture on Twitter, and also had some Twitter beef with Kris Humphries after a Knick loss to the Nets.
A few weeks back Sean and Nate from 30H!3 stopped by my station, and I had the pleasure to chop it up with them. We talked about everything from their new album Omens, which drops on June 18th, as well as their new single “Back to Life,” (video posted below). They also told us about their new genre they created “Party Ballads,” as well as The Voice and what their first kiss with Ke$ha would be like (I’ll give you a hint, Jack Daniels and glitter.” You can purchase “Back to Life,” or anything else 3OH!3 on iTunes.
So the first annual Juice High School Tour wrapped up last week, and to say that it was a success would be a HUGE understatement. The show stopped at five Central Florida high schools from the end of April into the beginning of May, and featured many artists such as Ivan, Chanelle Ray, Sean Ray, Famous Kid Brick, B. Smyth, and the creators of the “Cat Daddy,” The Rej3ctz.
For the second time in as many years Floyd “Money” Mayweather top the Sports Illustrated “Fortunate 50,” which ranks the top 50 paid athletes playing professional sports in America, they can be foreign born but the league must be US based. The earning totals include; salary, winnings, bonuses, and endorsements. SI consulted with a sports marketing firm to contact; players’ associations, tour records, online databases, agents, and media reports. The top 5 included a boxer, two NBA players, an NFL player, and a golfer.
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