That's right, Hope Dworaczyk is now 27-years-old. You are allowed to feel old for a minute. You remember her as the ex-girlfriend of Jason Kidd who famously wore a painted Dallas Mavericks jersey over her naked body. It still ranks as one of the most influential moments in NBA history, right up there with Bill Russell dunking on white guys for the first time. Hope is now a businesswoman with an insane lingerie Internet collection. Happy birthday, Hope. JUMP!
Is this Jason Kidd's way of telling Jason Kidd that his days as a Dallas Mavericks PG are over? The Dallas condo goes on the market during the NBA lockout which looks like it's going to deep six the entire season. Kidd turns 39 in March. We're pretty sure this is the sign that homeboy won't be spending very many more nights in his 21st floor Azure condo. $1.6 million gets you Dallas views and a gourmet kitchen. JUMP!
Via BC Afternoon Editor Monty: Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose doesn't pay for sex, at least not when you don't charge him up front. Rose allegedly stiffed a prostitute after a meeting in Memphis... or so we learned via Twitter today. You can take this for what it's worth, since we don't really know anything about the person who tweeted the story, other than she learned her whorin' techniques from a white girl. We should all be so lucky. Check it!
From BC Afternoon Editor Monty: You'd think an NBA player not named Doug Christie would wear the pants in his relationship. Apparently, we need to think again when it comes to Jimmer Fredette & his WAG Whitney Wonnacott after seeing their Halloween costume. Oh yes, it's coordinated! It's wholesome! And it's also totally unmanly. That's why we're revoking Jimmer's man card until future notice. Check it!
Hell, he's got nothing else to do, so Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry hung out at Carolina Panthers practice today. While he was there he threw footballs at the goal post with Cam Newton & Co., which, it turns out, is a game players play in their free time. We didn't see Newton come through, but Curry did... and then he posed for the camera. Here's the video. Check it!
Dick Vitale isn't taking the Joe Paterno news very well. Look at the bags under his eyes as he opens his morning paper at the Broken Egg on Siesta Key. He's upset, has been lashing out at Paterno and Jerry Sandusky on Twitter and wants answers. He's even going off on Mike McQueary. The guy just tries to get some breakfast and sign some autographs and has to deal with this collegiate tragedy. We have an intern just tracking Vitale. Here is the report card. JUMP!
We've got a real value for you today and you can also help out an NBA players while he's not getting paid! Miami Heat forward Mike Miller's Miami mansion is on the block for just $9 million. We're talking three stories, six bedrooms, 10 bathrooms, a bomb-ass pool and a piece of land right next to the ocean. Not only that, but you'll help Miller make close to $4 million in profit. Here are the details and the photos. Check it!
It's the best basketball news we've heard in years. Brooklyn Decker, on Twitter today, announced that she'll be playing in a game of H-O-R-S-E with Magic Johnson & James Worthy during halftime of the UNC-Michigan State game on the USS Vinson. It's the same boat that carried Osama bin Laden's body to its watery grave. What a great way to give back to troops on Veterans Day - Brooklyn Decker shooting hoops. Your HORSE hero explains - JUMP!
As the NBA and the NBA Players meet today with David Stern promising a war the athletes don't want if they pass on his 50-50 revenue split offer. In other words, either the players call Stern's bluff or take the deal. If Stern isn't bluffing, the NBA season will, in effect, be over. The players will dig in. So will the owners. The real losers here are all those workers caught in the crossfire, such as Miami Heat dancer Ashley F. Her career hangs in the balance. JUMP!
Via BC Assignment Editor Monty: So, (I) really feel weird about saying this, but it almost looks like Lamar Odom's wife, Khloe Kardashian is suddenly passable as a woman. We know. Read that sentence again. We gotta give credit where credit is due, though. We were really disappointed in Lamar for a long time. He married the ugly Kardashian sister, but hell, she got rid of the adam's apple and found a gym. Check it!
Okay, it's true. We pretty much hate everything about women's basketball. However, once in a while something comes our way that says, "Hey! Pay attention to women's basketball!" Frankly, this isn''t it. Women's basketball is still a joke. The thing that isn't a joke is Elena Sichkar. Really. You need to see this. This broad was in the Russian version of Maxim under the title of "Erotic Basketball." Women's basketball has never looked so good. Check it!
The Kim Kardashian/Kris Humphries joke marriage is no more and the people are sad. Some fans got together in New York this week to hold a candlelight vigil in honor of the fake nuptials and we've got the photos to prove it. We've also got the latest prop bets on Kardashian's next target from BoDog.com. Tiger Woods? Sure, why the hell not! Actually, we're not taking that action. There are some nice bets, though. Check it!
Our old friend Lonnie Hanover is at it again. The New York strip club vet has introduced a genius marketing plan during the on-going NBA lockout. The Rick's Cabaret Basketball League. Of course Lonnie sent an invite to our partners at Coed Magazine to attend today's presser. Of course Coed was there with a camera. Rick's is planning for their ladies to play 2 games over 2 days – November 17th and 18th. If only they can get A.C. Green to ref. JUMP!
It's the story that the Internet will be choking on this morning. We've already linked this story out, yet found some interesting videos of last night's Kevin Durant flag football appearance on the Oklahoma State University campus. Skip Bayless will turn this into a three-day series of debates. "Kevin Durant could start in the NFL - RIGHT NOW!" And "Kevin Durant has enough QB skills to play for Seahawks - RIGHT NOW! KD35 throwing picks - JUMP!