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Dallas Mavericks Point Guard, Dennis Smith Jr., Overcame a Devastating Injury to Make it to the NBA
Prior to his senior year of high school, Dallas Mavericks point guard Dennis Smith Jr tore his ACL, causing him to miss the entire season. This devastating knee injury was a nightmare that threatened Smith’s dream of making it to the elite collegiate level and then on to the NBA.... Read more
The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly: False Tsunami Warning and Carlos Beltran’s Plans to Skip the Astros’ White House Visit
The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly is a monthly conversation with Mocha Man Style publisher, Frederick J. Goodall; Houston Matters Host (88.7FM), Craig Cohen; Pulitzer Prize Winning Houston Chronicle columnist, Lisa Falkenberg; and Log Cabin Republicans of Houston President, Marco Roberts. This week, our panel weighs in on... Read more
10 Amazing Dunks from the 2015-2016 NBA Season
A slam dunk is a type of shot that is performed when a player jumps in the air, controls the ball above the horizontal plane of the rim, and scores by putting the ball directly through the basket with one or both hands. – Wikipedia While this definition is... Read more
Find Out What Happened Muhammad Ali’s Missing Gold Medal
In his biography, The Greatest: My Own Story, Muhammad Ali tells the story of what happened to his Olympic gold medal from the 1960 Rome Olympics. Disgusted by being refused service in a Louisville diner, he tossed the medal into the Ohio River, making it an enduring symbol of... Read more
Steph Curry’s shooting range continues to astound. In this video, Curry nails five straight shots from center court. Is there anywhere on the court that Curry can’t hit from? Tweet us @mochamanstyle or leave a comment on our Facebook Page to share your thoughts on this article. Follow us on Instagram @mochamanstyle. Read more
Steph Curry has had an amazing year. The All-Star guard made 402 3-pointers, and led the league in scoring while helping his team, the Golden State Warriors, to a record-setting 73-9 season. For the second year in a row, Curry was voted league MVP. But this time, the decision was... Read more
Cam Newton Surprises Mom with Special Mother’s Day Photo Shoot
“People want to project defeat. I don’t see defeat. I see focus and inspiration.” – Cam Newton Cam Newton wants the world to know that his loss in the Super Bowl only inspired him to work harder and get better. He also wants everyone to know that his mother... Read more
Giannis Antetokounmpo Glides from Inside Free Throw Line for a 1-Handed Power Dunk
The Milwaukee Bucks have a rising superstar in Giannis Antetokounmpo. The talented guard makes incredible plays on a regular basis, but this move against the Cleveland Cavaliers will rise to the top of his highlight reel. In the first quarter of the game, Antetokounmpo spotted an open lane and charged... Read more
James Harden Destroys the Bulls with a Killer Crossover and a Lethal Dunk
I love my Houston Rockets, but I can be their harshest critic. If you’ve read my tweets, you know that I often complain about their lack of defense; and James Harden usually bears the brunt of my criticism. However, it is hard to deny that Harden is one of... Read more
After This Season With the Knicks, Carmelo Anthony Needs a Hug
New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony is having an interesting season. Earlier this year, he had an embarrassing moment at Madison Square Garden when his dunk attempt was blocked by the rim. Anthony  had a more positive experience during a game against the New Orleans Pelicans. The All-Star player... Read more