Most Underrated Current NBA Players | Out Of Bounds

On today’s episode of #OutOfBounds, the crew gives their top picks for Most Underrated NBA players. Gil says everyone was so focused on Kevin Durant coming to the Warriors that they overlooked Klay Thompson, and J.J. Redick isn’t important enough to even be in the conversation. Mia argues that John Wall missing time helped elevate Bradley Beal to a breakout season and that Dame Lillard needs to leave the West in order to get the respect he deserves. We also throw in Victor Oladipo flashing with the Pacers, and how Devin Booker is not getting the shine he deserves. Did your pick make our list? 

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Tyron Woodley Talks Conor McGregor, Dana White, and Future Of UFC | Out Of Bounds

On today’s episode of #OutOfBounds, special guest UFC Welterweight Champ, Tyron Woodley joins us with an unfiltered interview. He speaks on being UFC’S most hated fighter, his love/ hate relationship with Dana White, why Mayweather and McGregor was good for UFC, and Kevin Durant evaluating his brand.

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Nick Young Discusses Fashion and Basketball at His Most Hated Pop-Up in Los Angeles

The worlds of style and basketball have always been intertwined. While some players like Russell Westbrook have become known for their outrageous pregame outfits, others have gone as far as to create their own brands. One of the players who has done this is Golden State Warriors guard Nick Young. This past weekend, he hosted a pop-up shop for his brand Most Hated at American Rag in L.A., and Complex News was in attendance to chop it up with him.

What started with Young making a few shirts with the phrase “Most Hated” written on them last year has turned itself into full fledged brand for the young NBA player that now includes a line hoodies, hats, track pants. It has since gotten co-signed by everyone from fellow players like LeBron James to one of the league's “most hated” players Kevin Durant, and players have even asked him to send them some gear in the middle of games. He also mentioned how he would love to see Most Hated makes its way onto some style icons like Kanye West and Rihanna. “I'd hand deliver it to [Rihanna] personally,” says Young.

Aside from his brand, Swaggy P touched on how he was recruited to the reigning NBA Champions, as well as the personal style of some of his new teammates like Draymond Green and Steph Curry. Check out the full interview in the video above, and shop the Most Hated collection via the brand's online store here.

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Lil B Threatens to Put BasedGod Curse on Lonzo Ball for Nas Comments

If you're an athlete of any reasonable stature, the last thing you want is to be afflicted by a curse that keeps you from maximizing your success. One man has been at the center of athlete curses over the last few years, and it appears the BasedGod might have another victim in mind.

So who's the guilty party this time? It's not an NBA All-Star, it's not a veteran who has tortured Lil B's favorite team, and in fact, it's not even a player who has participated in an NBA game yet. This time, it's a rookie, as Lonzo Ball appears to be the newest target for the BasedGod's curse.

If you haven't been paying attention, the comment Lil B is referring to came earlier in the week, when Ball dismissed the relevance of the Queensbridge legend, declaring more recent rappers are “real hip hop” in an episode of the Ball clan's new reality series, Ball in the Family. 

“Y’all outdated, man. Don’t nobody listen to Nas anymore,” said Ball. “Real hip-hop is Migos, Future.”

As you might expect, a teenager disrespecting Nas—a rapper with some of the greatest albums of all-time under his belt—did not go over well with the public, and Lil B is on the verge of taking the backlash to a completely different level. With Ball on the verge of joining former cursed athletes like James Harden and Kevin Durant, the BasedGod's warning was met with applause on Twitter.

The BasedGod also made sure to mention departed Lakers guard D'Angelo Russell, who drew the ire of plenty when he dimed out the habits of former teammate Nick Young. Lil B seems displeased about the character of recent Lakers point guards, Ball included.

So far, the BasedGod's curse has done nothing to slow down the Ball family's takeover of all things sports and pop culture. The loudmouth behind Big Baller Brand, LaVar Ball, is all set to make an appearance in NBA 2K18. Yes, even in a video game you can be told you're not a big baller.

They're not out of the woods yet, however. It sounds like things could get real bad, real fast for the Ball clan if Lonzo doesn't get his act together.

And the family is taking this threat seriously, or so it seems, because the youngest member of the family, LaMelo Ball, is singing Lil B's praises on Twitter.

Since the BasedGod recently lifted the curse on Harden and welcomed Durant to the Bay Area with open arms, there almost needs to be a new high-profile athlete in his sights. Enter Ball, who now has this to weigh on top of the usual rookie pressure. Good luck, kid. 

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Last week, Kevin Durant invited Sean Evans to the YouTube Space in L.A. for a special livestream featuring some of his favorite YT creators. For those who missed it or want to relive the action, here's our version of the Hot Ones interview—now with more bomb drops! As he marches through the wings of death, KD opens up about his rap dreams, Twitter clapbacks, and the one NBA player he'll never take style advise from. 

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Kevin Durant Responds to Rumors of LeBron James Leaving Cleveland

With news that not one but two star players from the Cleveland Cavaliers might be leaving NBA, fans have had a lot to discuss in recent days. On August 16, Chris Sheridan of ESPN tweeted that an NBA insider has confirmed LeBron James 100% has intentions of leaving the Cavs due to a strained relationship with owner Dan Gilbert. Folks have pointed out that the disagreement may be, at least partially, political in nature as Gilbert is a fan of reality star Donald Trump. The Cavs owner reportedly donated $750,000 to Trump's campaign. LeBron on the other hand is known for his dislike of the failed businessman turned president.   

Previous to the news of James' possible departure, there has been considerable amount of talk that Kyrie Irving is also leaving Cleveland. The news of Irving's request to leave the team reportedly “disappointed” LeBron. Rumors of James leaving the Cavs have been around for a while. Some have suggested he might be heading west to the Lakers. Lebron does have a no-trade clause in his contract.

Enter rapper Lil Dicky and Kevin Durant. The two weighed in on the LeBron departure rumors with a frank discussion for all to see via Twitter. The rapper kicked it off by tweeting “If I'm Cleveland, I'm one thousand percent trading LeBron.” Durant responded, “u can't trade a legend. He is Cleveland, he gets to hold the cards.” 

Check out the exchange below. 

Stay tuned to see how all this trade talk pans out. 

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