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Exclusive Comic: Shaquille O'Neal Dunks Into 2030
Here's a badly kept secret about me: I love Shaquille O'Neal. Always have. I taste-tested every flavor of Soda Shaq, for crying out loud. Ask me to tell you about my never-written script for Caddy-Shaq someday. Dark Horse comics editor Jim Gibbons and writer/artist Ethan Young clearly feel the same way. As a palate cleanser to cheer themselves up after collaborating on Young's amazing-looking but also emotionally draining graphic novel Nanjing the Burning City, the two teamed up for another, wholly different project in which the Shaq of 1993 is convinced by former Charlotte Hornet Larry Johnson in the guise of Grandmama (remember Grandmama?) to spring ahead to the year 2030 to challenge a mysterious dictator to a game of one-on-one for the fate of the world. You thought the NCAA championship game was big? This is bigger.
Kobe Bryant and Robert Rodriguez in Superheroic ‘Black Mamba’ Nike Commercial
If you happened to catch this weekend's NBA All-Star Game, chances are you saw L.A. Lakers franchise player Kobe Bryant pull off some, dare we say, superhuman moves (like this dunk over some dude named LeBron). Apparently, the folks at Nike are taking that superheroic comparison quite literally, teaming up with director Robert Rodriguez of (Sin City) fame and a host of A-list talent on their al
Warner Bros. and Adidas to Adorn NBA Star Dwight Howard and Fans in Superman-Inspired Garb
Dwight Howard's affection for the Man of Steel has earned him some serious dunk contest and SportsCenter commercial cred. Sure, he hasn't donned a costume to play Steel onscreen like his relative rival Superman superfan Shaquille O'Neal, but thanks to a team up between Warner Brothers and Adidas, the NBA star (and Olympic gold medalist) and his fans can soon don official Superman merchandise with