A Lil Positivity: Philadelphia 76ers Sign Teen With Down Syndrome To 2-Day Contract [PHOTOS]

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They made this young man’s NBA dream come true. The end of the All-Star break signifies a pivotal time in team restructuring and with a 15-39 record, the Philadelphia 76ers could use a little edge just as much as anyone else. Their front office decided to open up their doors, and their hearts to Kevin Grow, a special needs high school athlete with down syndrome, to a two-day contract to help out his hometown squad. As his Bensalem High School basketball team’s manager for the past four years, the 18-year-old senior was asked to suit up for the final two games of the season and he made a big impact. In his first appearance, he scored a total of three points but it was the second game where it seemed like angels were in the backcourt. Grow hit four three-pointers including a buzzer beater…

[HipHopWired]


Where is Pilar? OWN Debuts First Look At ‘Deion’s Family Playbook’

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Last month we told you that OWN had officially picked up Deion Sanders’ new family friendly reality show, “Deion’s Family Playbook.” As previously reported, the series will document the life of the former NFL and MLB player as he juggles his family life, professional life and his long distance relationship with girlfriend, Tracey Edmonds.

“[Deion's Family Playbook] is the hilarious and compelling real life story of Deion Sanders, the football legend, baseball great, broadcaster, Hall of Famer, international superstar, businessman, educator and father, as he strives to keep all the facets of his complicated, crazy and chaotic life in balance and under control,” the show’s press release reads…

[MadameNoire]


The (Style) Streets Are Talking: Deets On Christina Aguilera’s Vintage Ring

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While half of us were enjoying a romantic dinner and the other half were enjoying Netflix this past Valentine’s DayChristina Aguilera was getting engaged. FYI: I did both dinner and Netflix #topthat. While in Hawaii, the singer revealed the celebratory news to fans through social media simply saying “He asked and I said….” on Instagram and Twitter with the photo above. Aguilera has been dating her fiance, Matthew Rutler for three years, soon after her divorce from Jordan Bratman (funnily enough on V-Day 2010). She and Bratman were together for five years and share a 6-year-old son…

 

[StyleBlazer]


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