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Latest News / Dec 21, 2014 / 6:15 pm

Report: Lance Stephenson Has “Clashed With Teammates” In Charlotte

Lance Stephenson

Things have not according to plan since Lance Stephenson spurred the Pacers in free agency this summer to sign with Charlotte. The new-look Hornets are 8-19 so far and Stephenson has been the subject of trade rumors with a number of teams, and his old team’s owner wants him back in Indiana. According to a report by the Boston Globe‘s Gary Washburn, Stephenson has “clashed with teammates” in Charlotte, which is why they’re looking to unload him before the Feb. 19 trade deadline. Read More »

College / Dec 21, 2014 / 1:45 pm

Video: Notre Dame Guard Demetrius Jackson Posterizes 7-2 Defender

Demetrius Jackson, Isaac Haas

We’re partial to the NBA, but a dunk like this deserves attention regardless of playing field. Watch 6-1 Notre Dame guard Demetrius Jackson launch for an epic poster jam over Purdue’s Isaac Haas – a defender 13 inches taller than he is. Read More »

Smack / Dec 21, 2014 / 12:30 pm

Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony Says Team “Doesn’t Believe” During Crunch-Time

Carmelo Anthony, Marcus Morris

Losses aren’t created equal. Just ask the New York Knicks. After failing to win yet another close game yesterday against the Phoenix Suns, Carmelo Anthony questioned his team’s confidence in crunch-time. Read More »

NBA, sponsored01 / Dec 21, 2014 / 12:00 pm

Counting Down The Top 10 Moments From NBA Christmas Day: 10-8

LeBron James, Bill Russell

The NBA isn’t like other professional sports in America; they play on Christmas. Not only do they play, but the games on the national holiday signal a focal point for most NBA observers and a day when it’s finally appropriate to take stock of the first quarter of the NBA season. With Christmas approaching this week, we thought it would make sense to count down the 10 biggest Christmas Day moments in NBA history, culminating in our top two choices on Christmas Eve 2014. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Dec 21, 2014 / 11:45 am

Video: Rajon Rondo Makes Mavs Debut: 6 Points, 9 Assists & 7 Rebounds

Rajon Rondo

Rajon Rondo finally made his debut for the Mavericks on Saturday night during a 99-93 win over an extremely short-handed Spurs team. Monta Ellis was the man in final minutes on his way to a game-high 38 points, and Rondo dished for nine dimes, but he again struggled to score, shooting just 3-for-11 from the field. Read More »

Smack / Dec 21, 2014 / 11:15 am

Suns’ Isaiah Thomas To Knicks’ Pablo Prigioni: “You’re F****** Flopping!”

Isaiah Thomas, Pablo Prigioni

The New York Knicks should be doing whatever it takes to win at this point. But that doesn’t mean those potentially shoddy acts of sportsmanship are any easier for their opponents to stomach. After Pablo Prigioni wildly flailed his body upon minimal (at best) defensive contact from Isaiah Thomas, watch the Phoenix Suns’ diminutive guard tell his European counterpart, “You’re f****** flopping!” Read More »

NBA / Dec 20, 2014 / 8:45 pm

Video: Dwight Howard Leads Fast Break, Finishes It With Alley-Oop Jam

Dwight Howard

Okay, so Dwight Howard isn’t quite Russell Westbrook here. But how many other hulking centers could complete this sequence? Watch the Houston Rockets big man lead the break before dishing off to Patrick Beverley and finishing what he started with an alley-oop jam from James Harden during his team’s game against the Atlanta Hawks. Read More »

Latest News / Dec 20, 2014 / 7:45 pm

Report: Nets, Kings Talking Trade For Deron Williams

Deron Williams

The Sacramento Kings’ in-season makeover may not be quite finished. Less than a week removed from abruptly dismissing coach Mike Malone, a report has surfaced that the Kings are discussing a trade with the Brooklyn Nets that would net them Deron Williams. Read More »

Smack / Dec 20, 2014 / 5:30 pm

Local Houston TV Station Uses NBA 2K15 Pic Of Troy Daniels To Report Trade

Troy Daniels

Yesterday’s trade sending Corey Brewer from the Timberwolves to the Rockets included Houston’s brief hero from last year’s playoffs, Troy Daniels. The sharpshooter was dealt to Houston in the exchange for Daniels and a draft pick in a three-team exchange that also included the 76ers’ Alexey Shved going to Houston and Ronny Turiaf going to Philadelphia. One local Houston station reporting the story used a NBA 2K15 screen grab rather than a real-life photo of Daniels in their segment. Read More »

Smack / Dec 20, 2014 / 4:00 pm

Rajon Rondo At Mavs Intro: “I’m Dying To Get Another Ring. I Want A Parade”

Rajon Rondo

For the majority of his career, Rajon Rondo has known nothing but competing for titles. But the four-time All-Star was forced to embrace a new reality over the past two seasons as his Boston Celtics began a years-long re-building project. Let’s just say he’s glad to be playing for a contender again. At his introductory press conference after being traded to the Dallas Mavericks, a rejuvenated Rondo said that he’s “dying to get another ring.” Read More »