Another power couple has bitten the dust in 2016.
On Tuesday evening, longtime NBA twosome Phil Jackson and Jeanie Buss took to Twitter to announce that they were calling it quits on their relationship after an almost four year engagement. Sigh.
The duo took to Jackson’s social media account to share a message on their split as they posted: In case you’re having trouble reading the fine print, the note said: So sad. The 55-year-old later shared her own words on the break-up as she posted: While … read more

Shaquille O’Neal may have retired in 2011, but the 44-year-old four-time world champion remains at the forefront of the NBA discussion.
O’Neal, who has become an integral part of TNT’s Emmy-winning NBA broadcast, spoke with The Huffington Post recently to discuss the Dwight Howard saga, Kobe Bryant’s legacy and how he thinks Stephen Curry would fare in his era.
What did you think of Dwight Howard’s interview the other day with the TNT crew? He seemed candid.
I thought it was very honest. This life … read more

After an iconic 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers, Kobe Bryant played his final game on Wednesday night. The 37-year-old father of two played his final game against the Utah Jazz, leading the Lakers to a 101-96 victory with 60 points on 22-50 shooting in 42 minutes. Even in his last game, Bryant broke yet another record, becoming the first player to end his career with a 60-point game. The Black Mamba scored 22 points at the half after playing in the entire first-quarter. He took 20 shots … read more

The set of Wild ‘N Out is Flowerbomb-scented, bronzer-dusted mayhem, and at any given point, Jeremih appears to be the calmest person in the room. Cast members of the improv comedy series — all oppressively hot, with futuristic footwear and Michelangelo-level contouring — sprawl over greenroom couches and dance to “March Madness.” Timbaland, Kehlani, and Yo Gotti snake through the crowd on their way to the set. At one point I note: “Huh. That old dude looks like Jay Leno.” Fifteen … read more

Snoop Dogg has officially launched his very own weed brand, Leafs By Snoop, in partnership with marijuana dispensary chain Livwell. 
The rapper rolled out the line — to be sold in pot shops around Colorado — at a private party in the suburban Denver home of Livwell owner John Lord on Monday.
“Leafs By Snoop is truly the first mainstream cannabis brand in the world and proud to be a pioneer,” he said, according to The Cannabist. “LBS is blazing a trail for the industry.”
Because Snoop isn’t … read more

Lamar Odom had been training to try to get back into professional basketball weeks before he suffered a drug overdose that landed him in the hospital, E! News has learned.
The 35-year-old former NBA player and 6’10” forward, who had played for the Los Angeles Lakers for the majority of this career, was found unconscious in a Nevada brothel and hospitalized on Tuesday. He woke up from a coma on Friday. While his recovery has been deemed “miraculous,” he is suffering from kidney failure and doctors … read more

Lamar Odom’s rock bottom has been a long time coming. The ex-NBA player’s downward spiral started with an alleged crack-cocaine addiction he couldn’t shake — likely unraveling his marriage to reality star Khloe Kardashian and a promising basketball career. A summer of grief recently filled Lamar and Khloe’s thoughts as drugs led to the deaths of two good friends: Jamie Sangouthai and Bobby Heyward. Odom was “beside himself” when a flesh-eating virus passed on through a dirty needle … read more

. In, what seemed like, the season premiere of “First Take,” Stephen A. Smith threatened Kevin Durant after Durant said Stephen A. was lying about him wanting to play for the Los Angeles Lakers. Stephen A. then went on a long rant about his credibility, which he concluded with a dark stare into the camera and a low muttering of “You don’t wanna make an enemy out of me.” 
Just another bombshell from our favorite soap opera disguised as a sports debate show. Let us not forget it wasn’t long ago … read more

What’s it like to write for Dr. Dre? It’s a question many people have often wondered. For years, it’s been said that The Good Doctor has had talented rappers ghostwrite for him — from Eminem to Jay Z to Kendrick Lamar. Well, King Mez is one of the latest to fill that role. He’s reportedly the second most prolific writer on Dre’s new LP, Compton. So, what is it like to pen and record reference tracks for Dre? Mez broke that down during an interview with Pitchfork published Wednesday (Aug. … read more

The wife of Knicks coach Derek Fisher was “blindsided” when the former NBA star filed for divorce last month, according to reports. Candace Fisher claims the 40-year-old head coach refused to answer her calls and texts for nearly two weeks before dropping the divorce bomb, according to court papers obtained by TMZ. She also accused Fisher of blowing off their kids for several days, according to the documents. The Fishers, who married in February 2005, have twin 8-year-old children; Tatum and … read more