Roundtable: Zion Williamson to Jordan Brand, Anthony Davis’ renting over buying in L.A.
And Mahershala Ali as Blade; ‘Coming 2 America’ is on the way
The Undefeated’s Roundtable takes on the hottest trending topics in sports, race and culture.
Los Angeles is a hotbed for basketball talent, and forward Anthony Davis fits right in the mix with the Lakers. But reportedly he is renting a $14 million mansion in Bel-Air for $50,000 a month. The panel debates his commitment to the city.
Meanwhile, New Orleans Pelicans No. 1 overall pick Zion Williamson has inked a multiyear shoe deal with Jordan Brand. Was anyone surprised?
On the culture front, two movies are being revamped and making their way onto the big screen. Marvel’s announcement of Mahershala Ali’s new role as the lead character in Blade sparks the conversation of representation and the importance of black superheroes. Arsenio Hall has signed on to reprise his role as Semmi in Coming 2 America.
Finally, host Domonique Foxworth along with sports and culture writer Justin Tinsley and features writer Lonnae O’Neal may or may not want to know whether aliens really exist after hearing that 1.7 million people “signed up” to “raid” Area 51.
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