Troy “Escalade” Jackson, the And-1 Street Ball legend and younger brother of former NBA player Mark Jackson, died in his sleep early Sunday Morning. The 6-foot-10, 400-pound Jackson, 35, was in Los Angeles for NBA All-Star Weekend. He was Tweeting about the festivities from his account @Escalade53 and appeared to be having a great time. […]

Rihanna, Keri Hilson and Melanie Fiona have all been tapped as musical attractions for NBA All-Star Weekend in Los Angeles. They join a long list of artists that will be entertaining all the attendees, young and old. On Friday, February 18, Cali Swag District is scheduled to perform the hit song, “Teach Me How to […]


With all the added attractions to NBA All-Star Weekend (rookie-sophomore game, skills competition, etc.) everyone tunes in on Saturday night for the Slam Dunk competition. At its zenith during the mid to late eighties when great dunkers like Dominique Wilkins, Michael Jordan and Spud Webb went at it on a yearly basis, the league’s superstars […]