Joel Embiid, B-Ball & Humanity

Background Courtesy of ESPN.   ESPN Read Link Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid donates $100,000 in All-Star winnings to homeless shelters. "So many have fallen on such hard times during the pandemic. I felt it was important to provide more support for individuals and families struggling with homelessness and food insecurity. I'm continually grateful for all … Continue reading Joel Embiid, B-Ball & Humanity

Mental Health & NBA

Background It is good to see athletes talk a bit more openly about their personal health and disposition. Acknowledge community issues. And, hopefully, help others.   Profile Outline Demar DeRozan Link Damian Lillard Link Kevin Love DeMar DeRozan   DeMar DeRozan opens up on Twitter The Chicago School of Professional Psychology Link Prior to the … Continue reading Mental Health & NBA

Elder Assault Targeting Asian Americans in the Bay Area – NPR

Background As someone who does not consume local news, I was not aware of the rise in elder abuse and assaults targeting Asian Americans until I caught a whiff through comments made by Jeremy Lin. By the way, heard the comments by keeping track of the latest in Sports News. My go-to websites are ESPN … Continue reading Elder Assault Targeting Asian Americans in the Bay Area – NPR

Oliver El-Khatib:- Billboard’s Take

Link Portrait Billboard's Take Oliver El-Khatib rarely gives interviews. The October’s Very Own (OVO) founder and Drake co-manager, who has helped turn OVO into a global brand, isn't aloof or inarticulate -- he’s just a busy guy who prefers the spotlight to be on the artist. “The craziest thing about the business is just the … Continue reading Oliver El-Khatib:- Billboard’s Take

Oliver El-Khatib:- GQ’s Take

Link Portrait   GQ's Take Ask Oliver El-Khatib—the mastermind behind Drake’s catchall branding entity, October’s Very Own—what he does for a living and he’ll tell you simply, “I manage Drake’s career with my partner, Future [the Prince]. I’m a worker.” El-Khatib’s career is proof that in today’s noisy and fractured business landscape, humility, work ethic, … Continue reading Oliver El-Khatib:- GQ’s Take

Udonis Haslem & Faith Rein – Taking Their Very Sweet Time

Link By Linda Marx Aug. 30, 2013 Neon beer signs, sports team logos and sexy posters may be de rigueur in the dorm rooms of college males, but while at the University of Florida in Gainesville, Udonis Haslem went one better. Somehow the Gators basketball player managed to keep a pit bull hidden in his … Continue reading Udonis Haslem & Faith Rein – Taking Their Very Sweet Time

Kawhi Leonard

Kawhi Leonard Personal life Wikipedia Link Leonard is the son of Mark Leonard and Kim Robertson. He is the youngest child of the family and has four sisters. His father was shot and killed on January 18, 2008, at the Compton car wash he owned. Leonard insisted on playing the next evening and broke down … Continue reading Kawhi Leonard

Imani McGee-Stafford

Outline Videos Poems ( Link ) Life Lessons ( Link ) Mental Health ( Link ) Career ( Link ) Poems ( Link ) For Those Like Me ( Link ) In Pictures ( Link ) Videos Videos - Poem Her Story - Imani McGee-Stafford Profile Imani McGee-Stafford is a WNBA player, abuse survivor, mental … Continue reading Imani McGee-Stafford

Kobe Bryant

Tribute Called Sometimes in the middle of wanting it bad Fighting so hard The reason, the premise Is sometimes lost Pride Pride is a funny thing When one knows one is called Others Called Is sometimes lost One just thinks I can do this I can get it My shoulders is big enough Is Broad … Continue reading Kobe Bryant