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John Thompson, the legendary coach who literally and figuratively towered over the Georgetown Hoyas collegiate basketball program in the 1980s, has died. He was 78. Thompson became a near-mythical figure when he became the first Black man to win the NCAA basketball championship in 1984. He also won two NBA championships with the Boston Celtics…

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Basketball great Allen Iverson is known for his successful career in the NBA, his iconic style that changed the game, and his smart business moves. Iverson, who turned 45-years-old on Monday, has a lot to celebrate, including a significant payout that he can expect in the next 10 years on his 55th birthday. According to…

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The final day of ComplexCon Chicago featured more hip-hop influenced art, exclusive sneaker releases, panel discussions and music performances. Held at the McCormick Place convention center in downtown Chicago, the event wrapped with a bang with celebrity appearances by Schoolboy Q, Rick Ross, Questlove, Saweetie, T.I., and more. Questlove and Black Thought spoke about the…

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Allen Iverson didn’t show up for the BIG3’s week six stop in Dallas. The NBA legend’s disappearance comes two weeks after he didn’t inform fans that he couldn’t play in Philadelphia until 20 minutes before the week’s games began. The BIG3 released an official statement on the situation on Twitter Sunday evening. pic.twitter.com/mSp3XrFmjA — BIG3 (@thebig3)…

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Basketball Hall of Famer Allen Iverson recently offered his financial advice to NBA rookies during the second stop of the BIG3 tournament stop in Charlotte, North Carolina. After being on the verge of going broke following the end of his professional basketball career, Iverson has bounced back in full force by headlining this basketball tour…

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Ice Cube’s BIG3 tournament stopped in Charlotte, North Carolina, on July 2. The tournament features basketball legends Julius Erving, Charles Oakley, Clyde Drexler, Rick Barry, Rick Mahorn and Allen Iverson. Other former NBA standouts like Chauncey Billups, Kenyon Martin, Mike Bibby, and Rashard Lewis are a part of the league as well. Here are five things…

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Ice Cube’s BIG3 league takes it back to the essence of neighborhood basketball with 3-on-3 hoops. The league, which features several former NBA players, made its way to the Spectrum Center in Charlotte, North Carolina, where week two action took place before a sold-out crowd of over 10K. Allen Iverson proved to be the crowd’s…

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Star players are getting their last “rest” games in before the 2017 NBA playoffs officially start, in another year where the “rest” debate was brought up multiple times throughout the six-month-plus schedule. “I’m not taking anything away from the new era or the way things go now, but I could never, ever, ever sit out…

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LeBron James aka @KingJames on Instagram recently posted an photo of him and Allen Iverson together in tribute to A.I‘s jersey being retired in the Philadelphia 76ers’ Wells Fargo Arena. “Pound for pound!! Congrats homie. What a pleasure to complete against u and also become a friend in the process. U the reason why I got tattoos,…

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