1. SAN ANTONIO SPURS
2011–12 Record: 50–16
WHAT THEY HAVE: One of the greatest coaches in the game in Gregg Popovich and a title-winning trio. Forward Tim Duncan controls the paint, while point guard Tony Parker and guard Manu Ginobili create off the dribble. Guard Danny Green and forward Matt Bonner shoot threes to spread the floor, while forward Kawhi Leonard and guard Stephen Jackson play solid D. More »
1. BOSTON CELTICS
2011–12 Record: 39-27
WHAT THEY'VE GOT: One of the top point guards in the league in Rajon Rondo, who can split defenses with pinpoint passes and lock down opposing guards on the other end of the floor. The Celtics also have two intriguing rookies in forward Jared Sullinger and center Fab Melo. More »
As we all know, Derrick Rose is the phenom returning to Chicago to lead his hometown team, the Bulls, to glory. The city means a lot to him and and you can see it reflected in his new shoe. In a nod to his boyhood team, the D Rose 3 features the Bulls colors with black upper with red highlights, along with a red-and white-striped sole. More »
Pop stars want to be athletes, and athletes want to pop stars. So it should come as no surprise that New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees is joining the pop group One Direction. Well, at least that's what a new Pepsi commercial would want you to believe. In the ad, Brees comes up with the idea to combine the band's nickname, 1D, with his initials, DB, to form a new supergroup 1DB. As you can see from this behind-the-scenes video, the results may have you running for your earplugs instead of your headphones. Let's just hope Brees doesn't start singing out play calls in the huddle.
Check out the full ad below.
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We chatted with Tanner Markley one of the country’s leading Razor scooter riders about how he got started, his training and his action sports team All Wheel Sports’ high-energy performances on America’s Got Talent.
[Photos: Tanner Markley in action]
How did you and your team, All Wheel Sports, end up on America’s Got Talent?
That’s the action sports show that I do year round. It’s with rollerbladers, BMX riders, skateboarders, parkour, gymnasts and cheerleaders; everything that involves an action sport, all in one show. I’ve been with the show for three years. This year we happened to try out for America’s Got Talent and we made it pretty far—we got into the semifinals. More »