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Latest News / Jan 25, 2015 / 2:45 pm

Brandon Jennings Has Torn Left Achilles; Will Miss Six-To-Nine Months

Brandon Jennings

The Detroit Pistons’ fears have been realized. According to reports, Brandon Jennings suffered a torn left achilles in last night’s loss to the Milwaukee Bucks and will miss the remainder of the season. Read More »

Video / Jan 25, 2015 / 1:45 pm

Watch Derrick Rose Glide For Swooping Reverse Layup Versus Heat

Derrick Rose

Derrick Rose (photo. Chicago Bulls Vine)

The wildly improved outside shooting is great. But what really has us excited about Derrick Rose’s recent play is the frequency with which he’s attacking the rim, and how he’s doing it once he gets there. Watch the Chicago Bulls superstar tap into MVP-winning self on this swooping, up-and-under reverse layup early in his team’s game against the Miami Heat. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Jan 25, 2015 / 1:00 pm

Video: Paul Pierce Hits 2,000th 3-Pointer Of Career, Lets Crowd Know About It

Paul Pierce

The Washington Wizards lost to the Portland Trail Blazers in an extremely competitive game on Saturday night. But despite his team’s setback, Paul Pierce still achieved bragging rights that only three other players in league history can boast – and he let the Moda Center crowd know about it. Watch Pierce hit the 2,000th three-pointer of his storied career and immediately count out that exalted number. Read More »

Latest News / Jan 24, 2015 / 11:00 pm

Brandon Jennings Suffers Left Leg Injury; SVG Says It “Doesn’t Look Good” (GIF)

Brandon Jennings

This is hardly what the revitalized Brandon Jennings and Detroit Pistons need to continue their surge in the season’s second half. The lefty point guard suffered a lower left leg injury in his team’s loss to the Milwaukee Bucks, and is reportedly out for the “foreseeable future.” Read More »

NBA / Jan 24, 2015 / 9:30 pm

Video: Charlotte’s PJ Hairston Crosses Himself Into The First Row

P.J. Hairston

PJ Hairston is a shooter first and foremost. Considering this embarrassing gaffe, the Charlotte Hornets rookie might bear that distinction forever, too. Watch Hairston crossover with such fervor during his team’s 76-71 win over the New York Knicks that he loses balance and tumbles into the front row. Read More »

Video / Jan 24, 2015 / 4:30 pm

Watch Kobe Bryant Learn Of Shoulder Diagnosis In Players’ Tribune Video

Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant (photo. Players’ Tribune)

This is a strange combination of heartbreaking and heartwarming. In a new video for The Players’ Tribune, watch Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant learn of his torn rotator cuff diagnosis in real-time. Read More »

Latest News / Jan 24, 2015 / 3:30 pm

LaMarcus Aldridge Puts Surgery On Hold, Will Play Tonight Versus Wizards

LaMarcus Aldridge

LaMarcus Aldridge surely understands the value of process, but the result he wants can only be had if his team continues improving. And due to the three-time All-Star’s supreme importance to the Portland Trail Blazers, that won’t occur unless he’s on the floor. Just 24 hours after the team announced that Aldridge would miss six-to-eight weeks following surgery to repair a torn ligament in his left thumb, the sweet shooting big man has decided to put the procedure on hold and play the rest of the season injured. Read More »

Latest News / Jan 24, 2015 / 2:45 pm

Watch Jeff Teague Strip Russell Westbrook For Dagger Jam

Jeff Teague

The Atlanta Hawks have been playing some phenomenal basketball in the past couple months, running away with the best record in the East and surprising most fans along the way. Their balanced effort on both ends of the floor is what makes basketball enthusiasts swoon over, as the rest of the NBA and its fans have realized that the Hawks’ success this season is no fluke; they are for real. Read More »

NBA / Jan 24, 2015 / 12:30 pm

Report: Cavaliers “Lost Faith” Early In Season Due To Roster Makeup

Timofey Mozgov, J.R. Smith, LeBron James

The Cleveland Cavaliers weren’t the super-team so many expected them to be over the first half of 2014-2015. Given the team’s play since a pair of midseason and the return of LeBron James from injury, it might still have a chance to live up to that billing. If not for those roster shuffles, however, the Cavaliers apparently believe their November and December struggles would have persisted. Read More »

Smack / Jan 24, 2015 / 11:45 am

Gregg Popovich ‘Enjoys’ Thinking Of Kobe Bryant’s Clutch Heroics VS Spurs

Gregg Popovich, Kobe Bryant

Gregg Popovich, basketball masochist? Nah. Pop and the reigning champion San Antonio Spurs were haunted enough by their heartbreaking loss to the Miami Heat in the 2013 NBA Finals that we know that’s not the case. Like all of us, though, San Antonio’s long-time coach says he gleans a strange sort of enjoyment from Kobe Bryant’s crunch-time heroics – even those that come against his own team. Read More »