The NBA has pulled its 2017 All-Star Game out of Charlotte, North Carolina in the wake of the passage of a controversial measure that has been criticized as anti-LGBT. "Since March, when North Carolina enacted HB2 and the issue of legal protections for the LGBT community in Charlotte became prominent, the NBA and the Charlotte Hornets have been working diligently to foster constructive dialogue and try to effect positive change," the NBA said.
Tupac lives! At least in spirit — and now on the leg of Kevin Durant, who picked up some serious ink while in Las Vegas this week for Team USA training camp. From the Mercury News’ Marcus Thompson: Durant has a lot of tattoos, but they are they are largely on his chest and back (they don’t show up during games while he’s in uniform. This one will get noticed.