By Jesus Trivino Alarcon | 11/07/2013 - 11:03
The Atlanta Hawks Dominican bigman discusses his charity work with Basketball Without Borders, being married to former Miss Universe, Amelia Vega, and Latinos in the NBA.
Tell us about the NBA’s Baskteball Without Borders.
By Sugey Palomares | 05/29/2013 - 14:50
Carmelo Anthony turns 29 today! You know what they say, 'With age comes wisdom' and this NBA star is all about self-reflection. His Instagram profile is filled with inspirational quotes, pensive selfies, and even a thought-provoking hashtag - ‘This is Melo.’ In honor of the talented Knicks player, we are highlighting his best photos and quotes on Instagram.
By Latina Staff | 05/03/2013 - 10:12
It’s the NBA Playoffs! But you can give a flying duck, right? While your hubbies and beaus are glued to the TV, you can focus on which NBA baller has the tightest bod, biggest muscles, and best grip. Well, chicas we present one of our fave games to play—Eff, Marry, Kill: NBA Playoffs Edition. Get ready for the, ahem, tip-off!
By Verky Arcos | 04/30/2013 - 14:12
While her man, Carmelo Anthony, is making news for being the top scorer in NBA, this Puerto Rican basketball wife is making headlines for her fabulous fashions. Whether she’s at a party or sitting courtside cheering her hubby on, La La always knows how to make a statement.
By Kamren Curiel | 03/07/2013 - 14:04
Basketball hall of famer Michael Jordan has a thing for Latinas. His first wife Juanita Vanoy, whom he has two sons a daughter with, is part Spanish and in Dec. 2011 he popped the question to longtime girlfriend Yvette Prieto, who’s cubana. Jordan and Prieto are set to wed April 27 in a lavish ceremony reportedly planned at Jordan’s mansion on Jupiter Island, Florida.
Here are 10 things you need to know about the future Mrs. Jordan:
By Jesus Trivino | 10/31/2012 - 18:00
The Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio, he of the movie star looks, has a passing game prettier than Justin Bieber on the red carpet. The Spaniard pro baller drops dimes (assists) like he’s a man possessed by the basketball gods of Magic Johnson, John Stockton, and Pete Maravich. We talked to Rubio, live from the NBA on ESPN RV commercial shoot, about his dating life, adapting to American life and his hometown of Barcelona, Spain. As the NBA 2012-2013 season tips off, get familiar with one of its brightest young stars below.
By Sugey Palomares | 02/27/2012 - 13:18
Leave it to Mr. 305 to get the party started!
Pitbull set the stage on fire for the 2012 NBA All-Star Game at the Amway Theater in Orlando, Florida. The Cuban rapper performed an electrifying medley of all of his top hits including, “International Love” and “Give Me Everything” with help from his all-star collaborators Ne-Yo, Chris Brown, and Nayer.
By Jill Pankow | 02/17/2012 - 11:43
- Pau Gasol’s future with the Los Angeles Lakers is out of his hands as the NBA’s trade deadline, March 15th, approaches. Though he finds it difficult at times to distance himself from thoughts of being traded, fans certainly aren’t seeing the rumors affecting his skills on the court. The Spanish basketball star has averaged 16.8 points, 10.6 rebounds, 3 assists and 1.3 blocks so far this season. “There’s talks and rumors every day.
By Jill Pankow | 02/14/2012 - 11:50
New York Knicks fans, along with the rest of the NBA, are curious to see how Carmelo Anthony will fit into the line-up now that Jeremy Lin mania has emerged in Anthony’s absence, and it seems everyone is about to find out sooner rather than later. According to the Knicks twitter account part-Puerto Rican Anthony, who has been out the past three games due to a groin injury sustained against the Utah Jazz, could return to the court “toward end of week.”
By Amaris Castillo | 11/28/2011 - 16:30
With the NBA lockout over, sports have recently dominated many conversations. Luckily for us, we’ll see some of our favorite Latino cuties return to the basketball court. While there are many, we picked out three for this week’s Crushing On poll. Vote for your fave below: