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Travis Scott Referenced 42 Times During Sports Segment
 

KSBY-TV’s (NBC affiliate station) news anchor Scott Daniels just might be the biggest Travis Scott fan on the west coast. What brings me to that conclusion? Well, while doing a three-minute sports segment the Santa Barbara media personality seamlessly referenced the G.O.O.D Music signee 42 times.

Watch the epic experience after the jump and lookout for Scott’s Astroworld project dropping soon.

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The biggest stars from the NBA gathered together on Monday night (Jun. 26) for the first-ever National Basketball Association Awards. Taking place at Basketball City at Pier 36 in New York City, the inaugural show was hosted by none other than Drake. Arriving with fan-favorite NBC Sports reporter Rosalyn “Ros” Gold-Onwude as his date, Drizzy showed off his hosting duties with various hilarious moments and monologues throughout the two-hour show broadcasted on NBC.

Highlights included an opening monologue, where the Canadian superstar and actor/comedian Will Ferrell play handshake coaches while cracking jokes at Toronto Raptors All-Star DeMar DeRozen. Drake also showed off his acting chops later in the show, playing Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry in a parody where he tries to celebrate a championship with his teammates but falls under the spell of his wife.

Russell Westbrook (MVP), Draymond Green (Defensive Player of the Year), Mike D’Antoni (Coach of the Year) were the big winners of night, while Nicki Minaj performed a medley with guest 2 Chainz. Watch all the highlights from Drake hosting the 2017 NBA Awards below.

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The inaugural NBA Awards arrived at Basketball City at Pier 36 in New York City on Monday night (Jun. 26). Hosted by Drake, the two-hour show broadcasted on TNT awarded excellence in the league in major categories like Most Valuable Player, Defensive Player of the Year, Rookie of the Year, and more. With stars like Russell Westbrook, James Harden, John Wall in attendance, the night featured a musical performance by Nicki Minaj.

The Queen Barbz took to the stage to perform a medley of songs including “Realize” with 2 Chainz, “No Frauds,” and her Katy Perry-collaboration “Swish Swish.”

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Mayweather vs. McGregor Fight Officially Confirmed
 

On August 26th, boxing frontrunner Floyd “Money” Mayweather and UFC’s Conor McGregor will square off for their highly anticipated cross-promotional fight. With tickets rumored to go on sale as early as next week, the hardcore sparring match will more than likely be held at MGM Grand Garden or T-Mobile Arena.

Showtime Pay-Per-View will distribute the multi-million dollar event, with marketing to be headed by Mayweather Promotions. Let’s get ready to rumble!

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Yesterday, an ESPN report made the rounds claiming that LeBron James and Kevin Durant, current NBA Finals rivals, recorded a “secret” rap song together back in 2011.

Earlier today, an employee Spider Studios in Ohio — where LeBron and KD worked out together during the 2011 lockout — confirmed the existence of the track by sharing a preview on Twitter. And holy shit, it’s not bad!

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Lil B Has Officially Lifted His Curse Off James Harden
 

Lil B recently stopped by First Take to talk NBA Finals, early predictions and his new found respect for Golden State Warriors main-stay Kevin Durant. The most important take away from the popular ESPN morning show’s epic episode was the Based God lifting his curse off Houston Rocket’s Point Guard James Harden.

Watch the entertaining clip after the jump and feel free to do the Lil B cooking sports celebration dance as it concludes.

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30 for 30
 

ESPN’s latest 30 For 30 special features none other then the legendary rivalry between Larry Bird’s Celtics and Magic Johnson’s Lakers. Dating back to the 1980’s, the two sides have hated each other and played physical every minute they’ve been on the court.

Watch the trailer for the highly anticipated short film after the break and catch it’s television premiere on June 13.

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Patrick Ewing will officially make his return to Georgetown, this time as Head Coach. The NBA Hall of Famer will replace John Thompson III, the son of Ewing’s former coach with the Hoyas. For the last few years, the 54-year-old veteran has served as Associate Head Coach of the Charlotte Hornets.

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Ray Allen once said the NBA actually stood for “No Boys Allowed.” But in today’s era where any sign of a scuffle leads to an automatic ejection, it’s hard to separate the men from the boys. So, The Ringer sat down two of the funniest sports fans around, Vince Staples and Hannibal Buress, to decide once and for all: who are the real NBA tough guys? And who are the fake NBA tough guys?

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Romeo x Hoop Dreams
 

In a recent interview with SLAM, Romeo Miller half-jokingly alluded to the idea that if he was as tall as Master P, he’d be dropping triple-doubles in the NBA instead of music. The rapper-turned-actor goes on to tell the magazine: “If I was in my dad’s body, 6-4, I’d be the LeBron of this day.”

During his sophomore season in high school, Miller beat out James Harden in a three-point contest, racked up some impressive stats, lead his team to a pair of AAU national titles and committed to University of Southern California.

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