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Get ready, 2K Sports latest installment of NBA 2K is coming your way October 7th, featuring Ernie Johnson and Shaquille O’Neal doing in studio and “unprecedented life-like graphics, ultra-realistic NBA gameplay, and more.” If that is not enough… you get to hear Shaq say “Yakkem.” Yes, the sound of Kevin Durant’s shot… Yakkem. The game also features new European teams as well as adding to last year’s LeBron James voiceovers, new voices include NBA players...

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From impoverished beginnings as the son of a single 15 year old mother, Allen Iverson began his journey through this life as statistic and made himself the exception. His triumph was not just becoming an 11 time NBA All-Star or even winning the prestigious NBA Most Valuable Player award in 2001. No, his triumph was just making it out of his Hampton Roads, Virginia home alive and out of prison. Iverson embodied the American dream...

Not much is known about France’s 19 year old Livio Jean-Charles, the 28th overall selection in last June’s NBA Draft by the San Antonio Spurs. Jean-Charles wasn’t even on many international radars until the 2013 Nike Hoops Summit when he turned all heads by scoring 27 points and grabbing 13 rebounds. By far his best performance of the year and it came on his biggest stage.

Trivia question… Who is the last selection David Stern called in the NBA Draft before he retired as NBA Commissioner? The answer… Nemanja Nedovic, Phoenix Suns. Nemanja Nedovic is a 22 year old guard from Serbia. On draft night, the Phoenix Suns selected and traded Nedovic to the Golden State Warriors for Malcolm Lee and the number 29 pick (Archie Goodwin). While puzzling since the Warriors could have just selected Nedovic with the 29th pick,...