Ten minutes into Lenny Cooke, the documentary's star sits on a couch, watching the 2001 NBA draft with two friends. They debate who is the best player in the NBA: Allen Iverson, Tracy McGrady, or Kobe Bryant. This is the Post-Jordan Era, and there is no clear king on the NBA's throne. It's an era o ... More >>
This is how he squandered his big chance to go straight.
"I just love the Grizzly Bear. That project was great. It sounds like these church cathedral chords--it's just sick what they're doing." In 2009, Jay-Z rolled, grabbing his first number one record and--to the rapper's own surprise--a victory in our 37th Annual Pazz & Jop Critics' Poll. "When ... More >>
Did Sonia Sotomayor save baseball or didn't she? All week long the press has been heatedly debating the extent to which President Obama's Supreme Court nominee impacted the national pastime with her 1995 decision. First, a brief summary of what it was that Sotomayor did. In 1994, with th ... More >>
On the Set, the Street, and at Dinner With 'X' Director Spike Lee
How Mitch 'Blood' Green Got His Groove Back
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For the first time ever, NBA season in jeopardy