HoopsHype Justin Bieber rumors


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The biggest baller in the stands during NBA games isn't Spike Lee or Jack Nicholson or even Justin Bieber -- it's Jimmy Goldstein ... who spends more money on NBA tickets than anyone else on Earth. You've seen Goldstein on the court at various NBA games over the years -- and this week he confirmed what ex-NBA Commish David Stern has said ... that he's the NBA's biggest investor when it comes to tickets. As for how Goldstein made his fortune, that's a bit of a mystery -- but point is, the guy drops BANK when it comes to basketball. TMZ.com

June 9, 2014 Updates

Ex-NBA star Joe Smith -- the #1 overall pick in the '95 draft -- is spittin' a new rap verse directed right at Justin Bieber ... calling out the pop star over the racist song he recorded when he was 15 ... and only TMZ Sports has it. In the new verse, Smith -- who goes by the rap name "Joe Beast" -- says Justin shouldn't get a pass just because he was young when he recorded a disgusting N-word filled version of his hit "One Less Lonely Girl." TMZ.com

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While his fellow musicians Drake and Timbaland were throwing down until dawn with LeBron James and the other members of the Miami Heat at the team's victory bash Thursday night in South Beach, E! News has learned exclusively that the teen heartthrob was left out in the cold. A source tells E! News that the 19-year-old Bieber had requested to join the celebration at Club Story, but because he's underage both club management and the Heat flat-out told him no way. E! Online

June 6, 2013 Updates

The same could be said about singer (punk?) Justin Bieber at Game 7 of Heat/Pacers. The game was unwatchable after the 2nd quarter, with Miami leading by double digits the entire way. Then Justin Bieber was photographed looking like this, and GAME OVER. LeBron nearly hitting his head on the rim during this dunk, or Bieber’s silly hat-leather shirt combo? Paul George telling Mario Chalmers to stop flopping, or Bieber’s shades indoors? Now, an interesting detail of how the photo came to be, courtesy of the Miami Herald: Before the Heat game was even over, Youtie, who did post on her social media accounts that Bieber, who refused to be photographed until someone brought a Miami Heat dancer over, wasn’t the friendliest, she was getting threats from rabid fans The Big Lead

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Wittman ended his conversation with reporters when he was asked if he had “Bieber fever.” “I know who he is,” Wittman said as he walked away. Webster said his daughter planned on attending the concert. “I said what up to him. I definitely respect him as an artist. I respect what he does, so I said, ‘Hi.’ My daughter has Bieber fever. I don’t.” Crawford isn’t a fan of Bieber or his music, but couldn’t help but ignore his celebrity as he drove to practice and pre-teen girls surrounded the arena holding signs and screaming. “He’s a popular guy,” Crawford said. “I seen all the little girls in there waiting on him before practice. So, you know, it’s definitely here.” When asked if he was sure if the fans weren’t waiting for him, Crawford had a long laugh before saying, “Nah. Not them young ones.” Washington Post

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So we hear you’re an admirer of the musical stylings of Stratford, Ontario’s second-greatest cultural export? “He’s my favourite singer,” DeRozan said, with a lingering look so deadpan someone on the medical staff went rushing over for the heart paddles. Sing ‘Baby’ for us? “I don’t know the words to that song,” DeRozan said. Toronto Star

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Though Justin Bieber's already sky-high profile has been raised over the last month, he spent much of it literally falling, whether it was in a hailstorm of slo-mo bullets on CSI or on the court of the NBA Celebrity All-Star Game, where it appeared he was tripped up by actor/hip-hop artist Common. Still, the Biebs was in the mood to forgive and forget on TMZ Live yesterday, where he assured Harvey Levin that he had no hard feelings toward Common and spun the NBA face-plant a different way: "He didn't push me to the ground. I tripped." New York Magazine

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