Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Two In The Shirt beach towels

The TITS Brand beach towels will be dropping in February '09 and mark the continuing growth and popularity of TITS. You can catch the rest of their line at their website twointheshirt.com.






Daily Dunk: Jason Richardson

If you do a 360 in a game, you're gonna get the Daily Dunk. Period.

Download: Stat Quo "Deliver Me"



Stat continues his mixtape leaks with another reflection track.. Hopefully we'll get an album from this man whether or not it's indy, small label or major label...

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The Bear calls The Best on the phone



On Barry Greenstein's latest audio blog, he calls his good friend Phil Ivey on the phone to talk about Ivey's play on Full Tilt. Ivey offers some tips on how he's playing and why and BG basically laughs at him and breaths heavily into the mic. Some of the highlights are Ivey talking about his caddy smoking too much weed, Ivey getting excited about Gus Hansen coming to the table and Greenstein admiring Ivey's uncanny ability to never lose a pot.

If you've ever wondered what a phone conversation sounds like between two poker greats, here's your chance.

Link to Pokerroad the blog

Lebron VI Miami



Only 23 pairs of the Lebron VI Miami are releasing Dec. 31st for $160 only in the Miami Niketown (doors open at 11 am), the day after the Cavs play the Heat.

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Girls in bikinis > Hockey

This is what hockey marketing has turned to. The sport is played by men in padding, masks and full body clothing indoors on ice.

So how do they market the Dallas Stars? With a boat full of nearly naked women outdoor on a sunny day.

Makes perfect sense. And yes, this is straight from the team's official site.

Enjoy the frolicking "Dallas Stars' Ice Girls."



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Brooklyn Eagles Fitted



Here's a rare team logo from the Brooklyn Eagles, who only played for one year in the Negro Leagues.

You can find it at StallandDean.com.

via Strictly Fitteds

Download: Jadakiss ft. Faith Evans "Letter to Big"



Here's an instant classic from The Notorious soundtrack. Kiss getting deep with the sentimental tribute to Biggie.

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KK with the dish via Nahright

Monday, December 29, 2008

Daily Dunk: Dahntay Jones

This is the first time I've seen a Dahntay Jones highlight since his glory days at Dukey University. I have to say this is a nice flush.

Givency T-Shirts by Riccardo Tisci




Italian designer, shirts dropping in '09.

Givenchy website

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Nike ID ft. Kobe, DJ AM and Mike Epps

This is a good spot. Is AM rocking the Kanyeezy's?


Nike Zoom Kobe IV iD - Mike Epps + DJ AM from Freshnessmag.com on Vimeo.

KK with the dish via Kanye's blog

Download: Joell Ortiz ft. Joe Budden "Move On"



The bassline on this track is on a good one and the emcees are a given. This is my type of music right here.

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KK with the assist via Nahright

Top 10 George W. Moments by Letterman

I'm sure someone could easily come up with a top 100 moments just like this...



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Download: Dyme Def "Panic"



Dyme Def is bringing heat every week. I feel like these weekly drops are getting iller and iller... it's the great Seattle winter. 800 lb.! Bean's beats are ridiculoso.

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Lebron 6 LA




No release date.

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Christmas is over, time for the oh nine.




Yeah I know, I've been a shitty blogger the past week. Or two weeks. I apologize. Most of us had cold, snowy Christmas days but some of us didn't.

I hope everyone had an enjoyable holiday and now it's time to get back on the grind and brace ourselves for the next monumental year.

Peace.

Tuesday, December 23, 2008

UNDFTD Gym Bag



This bag was already fresh based on the company alone, but features water bottle pockets, multiple interior pockets and a pocket for shoes and sweaty clothes. I need this.



Available at UNDFTD for $172.

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Ten thousand dollar snow ball

I've never wondered what a $10k snowball looked like, but now I know. The NFL fined New York Jets player Shaun Ellis ten dimes for this gigantic snow ball that he dumped on a Seahawk fan.



DEFI with the assist

Holiday travel all bad



If you haven't heard, most of the airlines and airports across the country are all backed up with delays and cancellations. I'm flying out of LAX tonight and my flight is already delayed an hour. I'm guessing it's going to be cancelled but hoping for the best. So if you're traveling for the holidays, good luck.

If you need to look up any information regarding flight status, airport statuses and/or delays, check out flightstats.com

Chamillionaire - Mixtape Messiah 6 sampler

I can only respect Cham's hustle, he cracked the top ten richest rappers (Forbes) this year once again, up there with folks like 50, Jay, Outkast, Common, etc. in terms of making money and he does it indy down there in the dirty.

Twin Peaks Dunk



Available through Flat Spot.

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Daily Dunk: Marreese Speights

This Wizard should have just gotten out of the way...

Download: Dyme Def "WomenBGet'nit"



Shout out to 800 lb.. Bean One with the ill production once again.

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Rock Paper Scissors Fitteds



RPS in Seattle just received these new fitteds.

www.rpslife.com

Monday, December 22, 2008

Chino Rheem wins the WPT Five Diamond Classic at the Bellagio



For those that followed the World Series Main Event on ESPN this year, final table pro Chino Rheem just captured his first major event at the Bellagio, taking home $1,538,730 against a very tough final six players that consisted of Amnon Filippi, Hoyt Corkins, Steve Sung, Justin Young and Evan McNiff.


Daily Dunk: Demar Derozan

USC...

Thundercats Coming



Okay I admit it, this is a fan-made trailer of the Thundercats movie that is supposedly in the works. You probably sniffed out some Vin Diesel and Mad Max scenes. Some guy actually put this whole trailer together using Adobe Photoshop. Pretty sick.

Seattle for the Day



This was sent to me by faded T. If you haven't heard or didn't watch the Jets/Seahawks game, it's blizzarding in Seattle. Non-stop. Which is leaving a lot of our holiday travel plans in question. Most of the flights from LAX to Seattle have been cancelled. Good luck trying to find a way to Seattle and if you're in Seattle, enjoy the snow.

Friday, December 19, 2008

Daily Dunk: Gerald Henderson

I wish this was in better quality because Henderson just literally flew in for this dunk. It reminded me of when UNC used to run the same type of inbounds play for Vince Carter.

Air Jordan Quatro



Not bad, not bad at all. Coming sometime in 2009.

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Video of the Day: Angela Lola Luv "Boss B*tch"

This is great.

Well the song is questionable but is pure marketing genius along the lines of the I-N-D-E-P-E-N-D-E-N-T song that dropped last year. I can see every hood chick in America playing this song on repeat for the next year.

Not to mention I could watch Angela do her thing for an entire album...

"Oh you hood rich? Well I'm hood richer..." raw lyricism at it's finest.

BC with the assist.

JC Alvarado, latest Full Tilt signing

Successful poker player JC Alvarado is the latest to join the team of Full Tilt Pros. The move took place earlier this week although no details of the agreement were made public.

JC began his poker career online and has made the smooth transition to the live tournament circuit where he already has a couple of WPT final tables under his belt including a 2nd place finish in the 2007 World Poker Challenge for a cool $366,978 payday.

He's an active member on the Full Contact Poker forums as well as being part of Daniel Negreanu's poker training website Poker VT.

He's actually a good friend of mine and he's handed me a few ass whoopings on FIFA 09 over XBOX Live. A Crooked Straight exclusive interview with JC is in the works but for now I'll leave you guys with an episode of CardPlayer's High Stakes Living in which Alvarado was featured.

Sock and Awe


It was only a matter of time...

Objective: Hit President Bush in the face with your shoe.

Good way to kill a good 5 minutes.

Check it out here.

Thursday, December 18, 2008

Sin City Snowfall


Because this blog is concerned with all Vegas happenings (kinda) we thought you'd like to know Sin City was hit with what's believed to be the biggest snow fall in 30 years.

Just got done texting with my boy King who's partying it up over there, and after confirming his STD count remains at 0 (for now...) he also confirmed that the Strip is indeed covered in a nice Christmasy snow white.


pic via Las Vegas Sun

Obama: The College Years





LOL, for some reason I think we're going to be alright the next
4 years...

via Time

Out sick



I'm loving the Seattle weather down here in L.A., but it looks like my immune system went soft over the past 10 years. Sorry about the slow down on the website, I'll come back stronger than ever once I get my ass out of bed. Maybe we'll see some posts from some other CS reps (good lookin' out Vic).

Peace

(Maybe I jinxed myself with the sunny weather pic last week..)

Daily Dunk: Josh Smith

I'm not sure how this dunk, which came during the pinnacle of the game in the heat of battle to tie the score, didn't catapult the Celtics to a victory (at home) against the Celtics.

Kendrick Perkins fouled him two or three times on this play and then got... Josh Smith'd.

"A grown man move..."

Stocking Stuffers: Kardashian Calendar





Wouldn't mind finding this inside my stocking Christmas morning.

Kardashian's 2009 calendar has been in the works for a while and is apparently Kim's holiday gift for her boo Reggie Bush. The pictures actually got leaked back in May of this year after Kim's mom made them public much to Reggie's dislike.

Yea it's not like your girl hasn't already been exposed my man. She's only got what, a sex tape and a Playboy spread to satisfy my err, curiosity about your girl's physique...

via FoxNews

Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Vegas stepping up the comp game



Due to the fact that business has been decreasing every month this year, some Vegas hotels are stepping up their comp game in order to attract more tourists and gamblers.

From the Las Vegas Sun:

Some hotels are offering double-digit discounts on rates as well as package deals that nearly equal the cost of a room. One example: On selected days in January, rooms at MGM Grand will go for $59 and include a $25 “activity credit,” $10 in free slot play and nightclub passes.

Last week, the Terrible’s-owned casinos in Primm went a step further by advertising free rooms as well as passes to rides and shows for locals.
However, if you've been ballin' with the likes of Phil Ivey, Daniel Negreanu and such, all your shit is comp'd anyways so this really doesn't matter to you.

via Las Vegas Sun

Daily Dunk: Anthony Randolph

Last week I guess Anthony Randolph, who averages 5.9 points per game, made it a point to shit on Yao Ming not only once but twice. The second one is especially vicious and youthful. Yao MING!



BC with the assist.

Socket Deer



If y'all are like me and always plug your phone in and then throw it on the ground or whatever surface is near, here's a new way to charge your phone and... leave it hangin'.

These are pretty ill and I can only imagine the possibilities of other things to hold your phone like a basketball hoop, field goal posts, arms or whatever.

Made available by Nendo.

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Monday, December 15, 2008

L.A. for the Day

This pic quality sucks but the seats were great...

Download: Dyme Def "Jungle"



800 lb. represent...

Another track from the 3 baaaad brothas de la 206...

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SB Dunk "TV"





Coming in Spring '09.

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What happened in Vegas no longer happens in Vegas



Looks like Vegas has been hurting this year and could possibly attempt to lower the legal gambling age to 18. Interesting. We're not doing well so let's get teenagers hooked on gambling and prostitutes.

Great idea, I knew the recession wasn't that tough to figure out. Bail out, shmail out. Just lower the legal gambling age and we're good.

From MSNBC:

The Nevada Gaming Control Board reported last week that revenue at the state’s casinos fell by 22 percent in October, compared with the same month last year. It was the 10th straight monthly decline — and the biggest ever. The story was even worse on the Las Vegas Strip, where the October take was down by 26 percent. The steep downturn has sparked a movement to lower the legal gambling age to 18.
Here's a link to the full story on msnbc.

Nike Air Max 2009




Dropping in April for $160.

via kixandthecity

Download: Kev Lew "Say Goodbye"



Am I allowed to break my own exclusives of my own tracks? Very self serving but hey, I'm feeling this song so why not?

This is a track I wrote about the election the next day. Finally got around to recording it and my guy Frankie finished the prelim mixdown.

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Produced by Sinima

Peace.

Daily Dunk: Kobe Bryant

I mean, come on, Warriors. He's already arguably the best player in the game. Did you really need to offer him a frigging runway to the hoop? Good God. There should have been flashing lights along the edge of the paint and an air traffic controller sitting on the backboard.

Friday, December 12, 2008

Today in L.A.

Weather looking good, I heard there's snow storms out east. Snapped this when I went to grab lunch. Have a good weekend..

Barry Sanders.. Jr.

He looks like the real deal. He's only a freshman and this is a run from the the Oklahoma high school state playoffs.

Ciara on top of her shoe game



The "Cool Grey" Jordan Spizikes will be released on December 24th at a Jordan account near you. Obviously, Ciara has connections that the rest of us do not have.



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