School Days: Ivan Rabb – One of 2015’s Top Recruits

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As one of the top recruits in the class of 2015  from Oakland, California, Ivan Rabb is a beast. Rabb has already seen interests from the likes of: Arizona, California, Duke, and UCLA. Check out the video, you be the judge? #BayArea #MusicShouldHaveBeenE40

Tale of the Tape:

Height: 6’11
Weight: 210
Position: Power Forward
School: Bishop O’Dowd high School

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Kanye West Freestyle – Circa 1996

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A young Kanye West freestyling over 15 years ago, and absolutely destroying at Fat Beats in August 1996. Haven’t seen Kanye this type of raw emotion since his performance on HBO’s “Def Jams.”

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Black Milk showing talents on Rhythm Roulette

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Another edition of Rhythm Roulette featuring producing superstar, “Black Milk.” Black Milk selects three random records and turns it into an amazing jam. Check out more Rhythm Roulette’s  on ” Mass Appeal’s” YouTube channel right here.

Ski Beatz “Rhythm Roulette”

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Ski Beatz dives in for the “rhythm roulette” challenge. Ski has been a legendary producer for over 20 years and finds himself picking three random records and turning it into a classic beat. Enjoy, as you listen to producing at its finest.

Jordan Future – The Right Fit For You

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A honest review from Kick Genius of the “Jordan Future” show demonstrating where and when the shoe has the best fit, so to speak. The review goes over the shoe’s overall performance as a legitimate basketball athletic show, and taking a look at the shoe as just simple casual-wear. Check out Kick Genius’s channel here for more reviews and everything basketball.

The Power of Two – “MATERIALISTIC” documentary

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MATERIALISTIC, a documentary illustrating the dream of 18 year-old twins wanting to produce and preserve the art of street wear clothing and branding. The film elicits the initial vision of Betts and Chet DeHart who began their love of clothes and what they stand for when they began shooting hauls of their clothes for the public on YouTube. What started as a fun hobby quickly became a serious business, a business that has received attention from multiple media outlets and a fan base within the heart of street-wear, style and community – New York City. Sky’s the limit for these young, ambitious, fashion-driven twins. Read more

Kicking it in Koh Paynee on a floating soccer field

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Vice brings us to Koh Panyee, a small island along the coast of Thailand. Here lies  local die-hard footballers honing their skills on a floating soccer field along the water. The documentary rifles through the history of the floating field, which started in the early 1980’s when the field was made of wood, and the players dealing with issues of loose nails, the tide, and the unfortunate loss of the ball when kicked into the water. Today the field has evolved into a successful playing ground where the once overlooked fisherman have now become one of the most successful football clubs in southern Thailand, Koh Paynee.

Victor Oladipo Mini Documentary “On The Cusp”

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Vice looks through the lens of Victor Oladipo, an NBA player for the Orlando Magic who discusses his past narrative of family, his hard work ethic, and ambitious future plans, that have ultimately led Oladipo to becoming a popular rising star in professional basketball. The documentary follows Oladipo as he reminisces upon his youth playing basketball at his High School in Maryland to his outstanding college years at Indiana University in which he named the Sporting news Men’s College Basketball Player of the Year, National Co-Defensive Player of the Year, and a First Team 2013 All-American by the USBWA and Sporting News. Victor Oladipo is coming off an impressive NBA All-Rookie First Team season, and with his strong perseverance and determination, his future of becoming an All-Star basketball player may be closer than expected.

Animated NBA Playoff Highlights

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Richard Swarbrick lends his remarkable artistic talents to the world of sports once again with his animated NBA Playoff highlights. Commissioned and released by ESPN via Vine, the artist responsible for the animated tribute to Liverpool’s 2013-2014 season, has (so far) made animated gifs for:

Ibaka’s filthy block against the Spurs:

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Jaylen Brown impresses at Adidas Gauntlet

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Jaylen Brown, Class of 2015 Wheeler High School, stole the show this past weekend at the adidas Gauntlet in Indianapolis by dropping 48 points with remarkable efficiency. Brown (6’7) went 15-for-22 from the field, 6-for-10 in threes, 12-for-13 from the free-throw, all while grabbing 8 boards and 5 steals.

No surprise that several schools have gotten involved in scouting Brown, including Kentucky, UCLA, Kansas and Ohio State.

Look for a commit from Brown sometime this summer.

Jaylen Brown on twitter:




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