The S.K.Y. Streetball Syndicate today announced a two-game sponsorship and player branding deal with Gatorade for the territory of China. The two-game Tour is an extension to a five-game swing for the S.K.Y. team in China next month. The deal, which will include licensing and retail extensions, will run through February 2012. Four players, including Dennis “Spyda” Chism (Atlanta, Ga.), Pat “The Rock” Robinson (Baltimore, Md.), Taurian “Mr. 720” Fontennette (Hitchcock, Texas), and John “Helicopter” Humphrey (New Bern, NC) will appear on labels of Gatorade throughout the China. ..read more..
John Humphrey possesses the bj-league’s best nickname. The man affectionately known as “Helicopter” also owns a dazzling offensive game. Simply put, Humphrey is a scoring machine. He led the bj-league in points per game a year ago (23.2). But the Tokyo Apache star has also elevated his game this season, scoring a league-best 31.2 ppg. Humphrey is in the midst of a torrid stretch. ..read more..