Archive for June, 2008

Troy McCray offers lesson in flying

BT - June 24, 2008

Standing at a modest 5 feet, 9 inches tall, Aiken’s Troy McCray doesn’t appear to be a high-flying dunker on par with some of the world’s best at rocking the rim. Yet appearances can be deceiving. When the 21-year-old former Aiken High School track star and basketball player gets a bit of steam, the dreadlocked athlete often finishes with a hair-raising dunk. ..read more..

Gunnin’ For That #1 Spot Review

BT - June 20, 2008

When I found out that Adam Yauch, otherwise known as MCA of the Beastie Boys, was doing a documentary about the twenty four top high school prospects in the nation playing in a historically unprecedented game at New York’s historically monumental Rucker Park, I couldn’t help but anticipate a film that made generous use of the fish lenses why bumping away to a cranked soundtrack meshing hip hop and punk. ..read more..

Jude “Hollywood” Thomas Bio

BT - June 14, 2008

Jude “Hollywood” Thomas is a well-known streetball player based in Los Angeles, California. You can catch Hollywood in most of all the streetball and celebrity games put down in Los Angeles. Hollywood was able to link up with many celebrities, and all of the known streetball players in the area. Hollywood is now currently participating in numerous basketball events for the kids and fans with the Boys & Girls Clubs, the Kids City program with the Los Angeles Times, Ballin for Peace in the Streets Tour, ..read more..

The 2008 And1 Mixtape Tour

BT - June 8, 2008

Dates for the 2008 And1 Mixtape tour are now up. If anyones interested in trying out for the mixtape tour contract you’ll need to contact Lonnie Southall from And1. You’ll find his contact details in the link below. The tryouts will be held every Thursdays before the Saturday games. Contact Lonnie on the Monday before the games to find out where the locations are and what time they will be on. First stop is Portland Saturday 21st. ..read more..

‘Phenom’ next for Boucher

BT - June 4, 2008

One down and one to go. Within a matter of days, Grayson Boucher attended the premiere of his movie, “Ball Don’t Lie,” and agreed to co-star in a second, “Phenom.” Signed on as well for “Phenom” are Chris Brown, in the lead role, and director David Anspaugh. Anspaugh has left his mark when it comes to Hollywood’s most beloved sports movies. ..read more..