News

Warriors Star JaVale McGee is Now Vegan

The professional basketball player boasted that his new plant-based diet is responsible for his beautiful physique.

Professional basketball player JaVale McGee of the Golden State Warriors recently announced that he has adopted a plant-based diet. McGee raved about being vegan during a recent segment of fellow player Kevin Durant’s YouTube series entitled “Parking Lot Chronicles.” “I’m vegan, guys,” McGee said. “That’s why my physique is just so beautiful. Shout out to my vegan peoples out there.” McGee praised the San Francisco Bay Area for its vegan options, stating that “there’s a lot of vegan spots” before crediting his plant-based diet to helping him “get up and down the court.” During the halftime broadcast of last week’s Warriors versus Spurs game, retired NBA player and sports commentator Charles Barkley stated that vegetarians do not exist. McGee—along with a growing list of NBA players who have recently adopted a plant-based diet, including Jahlil Okafor, Wilson Chandler, Damian Lillard, and Kyrie Irving—are proving Barkley wrong.

More News

NYC Fashion Mogul to Debut Vegan Cheese Brand

Joshua Katcher—founder of vegan fashion brand Brave Gentleman—has teamed with vegan tattoo shop owner Dina DiCenso to launch artisanal vegan cheese brand RIND.
Read More »

LUSH Debuts New Vegan Bath Melt to Fight for Trans Rights

The vegan-friendly beauty brand launches a campaign to raise $450,000 to end discrimination and violence against transgender people.
Read More »

Data Shows Plant-Based Diet Would Save UK $7 Billion

A new study finds that the country could save billions on health and economic costs if 10 percent of the population adopted a plant-based diet.
Read More »

Amsterdam Fashion Brand Debuts Vegan James Dean Jacket

Cruelty-free fashion brand HoodLamb announces its spring line complete with James Dean-inspired unisex jackets.
Read More »

Investors Condemn Whole Foods for Ignoring Vegan Shift

A coalition of 57 investors who manage $2.4 trillion in assets continues to push food companies to abandon the risky practice of raising animals for food.
Read More »

This Week on VegNews TV: The secret to these delightful sweet treats is white beans! Aylin Erman shows you how to make these simple blondies.

More Videos »