VICE Sports discovers why the All Native Basketball Tournament is so important to the communities, what makes their style of basketball unique and how politics has started to work its way into the games.
The LNAH is being pressured to follow the NHL’s lead and finally crack down on fighting. VICE followed the Laval Prédateurs during the playoffs, a team struggling to deliver the fights their fans pay to see, while trying to step up their game.
With Melo starting in his 9th All-Star game, we spent some time with him off the court in Toronto and watched his prep alma mater Oak Hill play Orangeville Prep, a team of young Canadian high school stars.
With tattoos up to his neck, a stint in China under his belt, experience playing with two of the very best, and a possible championship on the way, there are many reasons why JR Smith is probably the most high profile bench player in the NBA.