Connecticut Sun’s Jonquel Jones Named 2021 Kia Most Valuable Player

NEW YORK, New York — Connecticut Sun forward Jonquel Jones has been named the 2021 Kia WNBA Most Valuable Player, the WNBA announced today.  This is the first WNBA Most Valuable Award for Jones, who was the 2018 WNBA Sixth Player of the Year and 2017 WNBA Most Improved Player. Jones received 48 of 49…

Chris Webber, Partners Break Ground on $50 Million-Dollar Cannabis Facility in Detroit

DETROIT, Michigan —  Chris Webber, entrepreneur, NBA Hall-of-Famer and Co-Founder of Webber Wild Impact Fund, today launched Players Only Holdings, a new $50 million-dollar cannabis operations and training facility in Detroit’s Corktown neighborhood. Players Only is a black-owned business co-founded with entrepreneur Lavetta Willis focused on four strategic business areas: real estate development, cannabis cultivation, brand partnerships, and creative content development and…

J. Cole announces Return Of The Two Day Dreamville Festival

RALEIGH, North Carolina — North Carolina-raised, Grammy Award-winning, and multi-platinum hip-hop artist J. Cole is proud to announce that Dreamville Festival will return next spring while expanding to two days on Saturday, April 2 and Sunday, April 3, 2022. Tickets go on sale this coming Friday, October 1 at 10:00 a.m. ET at  www.DreamvilleFest.com. As one of the…

Denver Nuggets, Michael Porter Jr. agrees to 5-year, $207 Million Max Extension

DENVER, Colorado — The Denver Nuggets and forward Michael Porter Jr. have agreed on a five-year maximum extension that could be worth up to $207 million. Porter Jr. averaged 19.0 points and 7.3 rebounds in his second season on the floor, shooting 44.5% and 52.4% overall. BREAKING NEWS: Michael Porter Jr. has agreed to a five-year rookie scale…