Latest news
  1. Seeing Stars: LA Fans Can Be Owners
  2. A Word From Snoop Dogg, Our Celebrity Commissioner
  3. SNOOP DOGG Named Celebrity Commissioner & Owner
  4. Gotham Scouting Report, March 2017
  5. Fans: Own a Pro Sports Team

NBA Career

April 12, 1990
Tyshawn Taylor

BACKGROUND A First-team All-Big 12 during his college career at Kansas, Tyshawn Taylor went from a second round pick (41st overall) in 2012 to spending two seasons in the NBA with the Brooklyn Nets. A quick point guard, Taylor saw action in the NBA Development League and averaged 16.4 points, 4.1 rebounds and 5.5 assists…

October 13, 1987
Chris Smith

BACKGROUND After going undrafted out of Louisville University in the 2012 NBA Draft, the younger brother of Cleveland Cavaliers small forward/shooting guard J.R.Smith signed with the New York Knicks in their NBA Summer League and training camp. Chris Smith joined the New York Knicks for the 2012 NBA Summer League in Las Vegas. In the…

January 25, 1987
Anthony Mason, Jr.

BACKGROUND At St. John’s Anthony Mason Jr was one of the most dynamic scorers and playmakers during this time in the Big East, who earned honorable mention All-BIG EAST honors and first team accolades from the New York Metropolitan Basketball Writers Association (MBWA) as a junior in 2007-08. Son of beloved, Anthony Mason who played…

Daniel Gibson - Gotham Ballers
February 27, 1986
Daniel Gibson

BACKGROUND After leading Jones High School in Houston, Texas to a State Championship in 2004, Daniel “Boobie” Gibson played two outstanding seasons at the University of Texas where the sharpshooting guard earned a number of postseason honors including Big 12 Freshman of the Year before opting for the NBA Draft in 2006. Gibson was selected…

July 14, 1984
Renaldo Balkman

BACKGROUND From college, to the NBA, NBA Development League and internationally, Renaldo Balkman brings unlimited energy to every court he steps on. Madison Square Garden roared for the scrappy defense from the 20th pick in the 2006 NBA Draft by the New York Knicks, as Balkman averaged 11.3 points, 9.9 rebounds, 1.5 assists, 1.9 steals…

October 30, 1980
Kareem Rush

BACKGROUND In NBA history, there have been 61 sets of brothers who have played in the league including Brandon Rush currently of the Golden State Warriors and his older brother, Kareem Rush. Rush was selected as the 20th pick in the 2002 NBA Draft and ran the floor with Kobe Bryant, Shaquille O’Neil and the…

February 17, 1980
Al Harrington

BACKGROUND Al Harrington is ready to showcase the same athleticism that embodied his 16-year NBA career with 7 NBA teams with the Gotham Ballers. Harrington is one of 43 players drafted into the NBA straight out of high school, when the Indiana Pacers made him the 25th overall pick in the 1998 NBA Draft. Cousin…

May 7, 1978
Shawn Marion

BACKGROUND Shawn Marion was born in Waukegan, Illinois and played high school basketball in Clarksville, Tennessee at Clarksville High School, where he was a teammate of future NBA player Trenton Hassell. Marion played in 16 seasons after being selected with the ninth overall pick in the 1999 NBA Draft by the Phoenix Suns. Marion’s unique…

Jamaal Tinsley Gotham Ballers
February 28, 1978
Jamaal Tinsley

BACKGROUND From the hardtop of famed Rucker Park in New York City to the hardcourt in the NBA, Jamaal Tinsley’s professional career is one many would love to emulate. Tinsley had a phenomenal collegiate career at Iowa State University.After earning Big 10 Conference Player of the Year honors as a Junior, followed by a Senior…

December 30, 1977
Kenyon Martin

BACKGROUND A 15-year NBA veteran, Kenyon Martin was the first overall pick in the 2000 NBA Draft by the New Jersey Nets after starring at Cincinnati as National Player of the Year. At 6-9, Martin used his versatility and basketball IQ to earn All Rookie First Team honors and come in second in Rookie Of…