Tag Archives: National Basketball Association

• What’s Dwyane Wade up to? Is that Wade’s wine label?

What’s Dwyane Wade up to? Is that Wade’s wine label?

Looks like Miami Heat superstar Dwyane Wade is yet another celeb to come out with their own wine brand.  Or is it? Wade posted a photo to his Instagram account on Wednesday but is that the whole line up? How does it taste? What grape(s)? Stay tuned.

• Poor Yao Ming Uses Crowdfunder to Raise $$$ For Napa Winery

Poor Yao Ming Uses Crowdfunder to Raise $$$ For Napa Winery

As China’s luxury wine market cools, Yao Ming, the former National Basketball Association all-star, is inviting U.S. wine and basketball enthusiasts to own a piece of his Napa Valley winery, for as little as $5,000 per person. Yao Family Wines plans to raise $3 million via Crowdfunder, a website for entrepreneurs to get funding from […]

• Jay Z gets into the booze business with a champagne deal

Jay Z gets into the booze business with a champagne deal

The rapper has purchased a stake in the Armand de Brignac brand. Rapper and entrepreneur Shawn “Jay Z” Carter has acquired a stake in a champagne brand that sells for $300 a pop, becoming the latest celebrity to enter the profitable and trendy business of alcoholic beverages. Jay Z has bought a stake in the […]

• Amar’e Stoudemire takes red wine bath to recover on off day

Amar’e Stoudemire takes red wine bath to recover on off day

New York Knicks forward Amar’e Stoudemire is only 31, but he’s entering the 13th season of an NBA career that has seen plenty of miles on his surgically repaired knees. So it’s understandable that the veteran big man would spend plenty of time this preseason in the training tub, although maybe not one filled with red […]

• Uh Oh. Guess Who’s Making Bad Boy Vodka?

Uh Oh. Guess Who’s Making Bad Boy Vodka?

Welcome to the world of Dennis Rodman. Five Championship Rings. All Time Best Rebounder. Inducted in the Hall Of Fame. On and off the court – Always a Bad Boy. Being a Bad Boy is not an alternative, its human instinct. Identity. Life. Dennis Rodman The Original BadBoy Premium Vodka is a Four times distilled, […]

• Shaquille O’Neal launches new vodka. Should be a slam dunk.

Shaquille O’Neal launches new vodka. Should be a slam dunk.

Former NBA star Shaquille O’Neal has become the latest celebrity to jump on the wagon and launch his own brand of drink. The former LA Lakers and Miami Heat star has announced plans to partner with Philadelphia-based Devotion Spirits to launch his own brand of vodka. The new vodka, which is due to be released […]

• Beer Sales In Canada Are Drying Up During The NHL Lockout

Beer Sales In Canada Are Drying Up During The NHL Lockout

Lost in the glamour of a newly-christened NBA season comes yet another harsh reality of a winter without the NHL: lagging Canadian beer sales. Hockey season is a time when our northern neighbors cozy up with the cheap brews to enjoy the nation’s game. But with empty arenas and bars, and Red Green Show re-runs […]

• Pau Gasol appears in Spanish beer commercial

Only Lakers forward Pau Gasol could star in a beer commercial in which he’s kicking back and drinking a cold one. That’s not just because Gasol’s a standup guy and has a wholesome reputation. In the U.S., beer commercials feature funny antics, beautiful women and the bottles themselves. Never do any of the actors, however, […]

• Toast the Miami Heat with a Signature Cocktail

Toast the Miami Heat with a Signature Cocktail

What’s the best way to toast the Miami Heat trifecta of LeBron James, Dwayne Wade, Chris Bosh? Obviously, with a signature cocktail. Delight your taste buds with the “LeBlon James Cocktail” at the restaurant at the Tides Hotel on trendy South Beach. The concoction was the brainchild of Steven Rauscher, the hotel’s Director of Food […]