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NBA / Jan 31, 2015 / 10:30 pm

GIF: Greek Freak Gives Dunk Contest Preview With Incredible Windmill

Giannis Antetokounmpo

We weren’t expecting much from Giannis Antetokounmpo in the 2015 Sprite Slam Dunk Contest. Note the past tense there, please. This incredible windmill slam by the Greek Freak in the Milwaukee Bucks’ game against the Portland Trail Blazers easily changed our mind. Read More »

GIFs, Latest News / Jan 31, 2015 / 10:00 pm

Video: Damian Lillard Picks Up Loose Ball And Soars For Angry Dunk

Damian Lillard

Damian Lillard didn’t get a chance to let out frustration gleaned from being left off the All-Star team in last night’s loss to the Atlanta Hawks. So when he saw an opportunity on Saturday, the Portland Trail Blazers star ensured he made the most of it. Watch Lillard come from nowhere to grab a loose ball and fly through the lane for an angry dunk in his team’s game against the Milwaukee Bucks. Read More »

GIFs / Jan 31, 2015 / 9:15 pm

GIF: Greek Freak, Brandon Knight Execute Perfect 2-On-1 Break For Alley-Oop

Giannis Antetokounmpo

This is what a 2-on-1 fast break in the NBA should look like: no dribbles, two passes, and an easy, exciting finish. Watch Giannis Antetokounmpo and Brandon Knight run the give-and-go to absolute perfection for an alley-oop jam by the Greek Freak in tonight’s game between the Milwaukee Bucks and Portland Trail Blazers. Read More »

Video / Jan 31, 2015 / 8:30 pm

Watch Kevin Love Get Introduced To Loud Boos At Minny’s Target Center

Kevin Love

Kevin Love

What a fitting start to Kevin Love’s first game at Target Center against the Minnesota Timberwolves. Watch the Cleveland Cavaliers star and former ‘Wolves franchise player get introduced to loud boos before the game opens with scores from he and Andrew Wiggins. Read More »

NBA / Jan 31, 2015 / 8:00 pm

Video: Josh Smith Enters To Boos In First Game Played At Detroit Since Release

Josh Smith

We always assumed that Detroit Pistons fans hated Josh Smith. And while the Houston Rockets forward was indeed met with boos upon checking into the game against his former at The Palace Of Auburn Hills tonight, his reception still seemed relatively warm considering the cloud he placed over the organization during his time there. Read More »

Latest News / Jan 31, 2015 / 7:30 pm

Video: Rajon Rondo Takes Knee To Face From Richard Jefferson

Rajon Rondo

Well, this isn’t exactly what will get the Dallas Mavericks back on track. Less than two minutes into his team’s game against the Orlando Magic, watch Rajon Rondo take an accidental knee to the face from teammate Richard Jefferson that forced him to the locker room for the night. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Jan 31, 2015 / 12:00 pm

Nike Officially Unveils The Kobe X (Photos)

Kobe Bryant, Nike Kobe X

Today Nike officially announced the tenth signature sneaker in Kobe Bryant‘s line. The Kobe X comes at a time when Bryant is facing perhaps the final and greatest test of his professional career. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Jan 30, 2015 / 11:15 pm

GIF: LeBron James Goes By Ramon Sessions With Slick Around-The-Back Move

LeBron James

LeBron James is approximately 6-8, 250 pounds. Utah Jazz legend Karl Malone was listed as one inch taller and that exact weight. Can you imagine The Mailman pulling off this move? Us neither. Watch The King exhibit his surreal blend of quickness, power, and dexterity by losing Ramon Sessions with a slick wraparound move en route to a layup in his team’s 101-90 win over the Sacramento Kings. Read More »

GIFs, Video / Jan 30, 2015 / 10:00 pm

Watch Jeff Teague Get Two Blazers Airborne With Fake Before Hitting Layup

Jeff Teague

Jeff Teague

We’re not sure who the Atlanta Hawks’ best player is, and it frankly doesn’t matter. Mike Budenholzer’s team is the rare one that contains multiple All-Stars but possesses a whole far bigger than the sum of its parts. But it’s safe to say the Hawks wouldn’t be where they are without the development of point guard Jeff Teague. Watch the sixth-year pro and first-time All-Star put his rare combination of athleticism and (rapidly developing) skill-set on display by utilizing a sick ball-fake that gets multiple defenders in the air before making a wide open layup in Atlanta’s thrilling 105-99 win over the Portland Trail Blazers. Read More »

GIFs, Latest News / Jan 30, 2015 / 8:45 pm

GIF: Rudy Gay Goes Backdoor On LeBron James For Beautiful 360 Slam

Rudy Gay

It’s hard to believe nine-year veteran Rudy Gay is still on the low side of his 30th birthday. That definitely explains how he’s still able to throw down dunks like this, though. Watch the Sacramento Kings swingman take advantage of a napping LeBron James and go backdoor for a powerful 360-degree slam in his team’s game against the Cleveland Cavaliers. Read More »