Athletes have no problem going to Twitter or Instagram to tell “their” side of a story. Marvin Bagley III would prefer a microphone. “You have people who like to draw, who do yoga, run, jog and just do different things,” said the Kings rookie forward. “I think music is my way of showing people a different side of me, telling my story, how I got to this position that I’m in. Just showing the people in the world a different side of me.”
“We love it, we like to support and try to find a way we can help,” said Kings general manager Vlade Divac. Divac also referenced center Willie Cauley-Stein, an artist who has designed hats for the Kings and has a clothing line. “We support that kind of stuff,” Divac said. “Obviously we like them to know (basketball) is the priority but everything else, the talents they have, they can explore. Even the Kings Academy, we set that up for those things, so they can learn stuff during their career.”
Andre Drummond has made a name for himself on the hardwood for being one of the top board-grabbers in the League, and he’s made a name for himself off the court for dropping serious bars — and yes, he’s made sure to let the world know he thinks he’s better than Lonzo Ball.
Iman Shumpert says he doesn’t need his wife’s help with his rap career … ’cause releasing songs with Teyana Taylor will only HURT his music goals!! The NBA star told us he takes his rap seriously … and if he blows up ’cause of songs he released with his famous boo — he says it just wouldn’t feel right.
“I could use my wife, but it’s just I would rather people connect with me in certain ways,” Iman told TMZ Sports at LAX this week. Don’t get it twisted … Shump’s got songs with Teyana — and he says he has even more with celebs that would skyrocket his career.