Orlando Magic Announces Partnership With Central Florida YMCA

In its continuing commitment to local youth, the Orlando Magic announces a multi-year partnership with the Central Florida YMCA. In celebration of the announcement, the Magic presented YMCA CEO Kevin Bolding with a jersey and autographed Magic basketball at halftime of the Magic vs. Wizards matchup on Friday, Dec. 30.  The Magic youth sports league, … Read more

Cerebro Sports and 3STEP Sports Announce Groundbreaking Youth Basketball Data Partnership

Cerebro Sports, a Mark Cuban Company, has partnered with Boston (MA) based 3STEP Sports to put real numbers and objective ratings on youth basketball player careers across the 3STEP platform.  This partnership represents the new gold standard in grassroots basketball. “Our team has worked tirelessly to gather, organize and catalog basketball data from competitions around the … Read more

NBA Hall-of-Famer Alonzo Mourning Shares Personal Story to Raise Kidney Disease Awareness

NBA hall-of-famer Alonzo Mourning was at the height of his basketball career—he had just won gold in the 2000 Summer Olympics—when he noticed extreme swelling throughout his body and a lack of energy. A routine physical exam showed abnormalities, and eventually, Mourning received a diagnosis of a rare, protein-spilling kidney disease called focal segmental glomerulosclerosis … Read more

Rare Artwork Emerges From the Covid Pandemic to a Blue-Chip Auction House

An untitled, original Lake Bates, Jr. masterpiece, a monument showcasing a licensed, autographed photo of Kobe Bryant with an actual piece of the Forum playing floor, is up for auction at the Julien’s Auctions event entitled ICONS & IDOLS SPORTS. The world-record-breaking auction house will feature the rare Los Angeles Lakers monument and its contents, estimated to sell for $3,000-$5,000. … Read more

PrizePicks Tips Off the 2021-22 NBA Season by Turning Games Into 48-Minute Fantasy Sports Experiences

PrizePicks, the largest independently owned fantasy sports operator in North America, is celebrating the return of a full NBA season by offering the industry’s most complete fantasy basketball experience, providing fans with playable options from the opening tip to the final whistle. PrizePicks experimented with numerous new features during the COVID-impacted 2019-20 and 2020-21 seasons, … Read more

Tag Team Energizes Halftime at the 2021 NBA Western Conference Finals

Tag Team capped off the inaugural Juneteenth holiday and Father’s Day weekend with an electrifying halftime performance at the NBA Western Conference finals. In a sensational game one, the Phoenix Suns outlasted the Los Angeles Clippers for the 120-114 victory. Tag Team introduced a new generation of fans to the fun-filled vibes and energy of … Read more