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Style - Kicks and Gear / Oct 2, 2014 / 12:30 pm

Nike LeBron 12 Launch Delayed Due To “Small Cosmetic Issue”

Nike LeBron 12

When LeBron James takes the court for the first time during the 2014-15 NBA season, he’ll likely be wearing the latest in his signature line, the Nike LeBron 12. Unfortunately, fans in China and the United States might have to wait longer than expected after the launch was delayed due to a “small cosmetic issue” Nike relayed yesterday. Read More »

NBA / Oct 2, 2014 / 12:15 pm

Damian Lillard Is Feeling Benefits Of Summer Diet, Too

Damian Lillard

The offseason diets and weight loss of LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony have made the most headlines, but they aren’t the only All-Stars that cut back this summer to take a step forward this season. The Portland Trail Blazers’ Damian Lillard also changed his eating habits and training regimen over the past few months, and says he can already feel the discipline paying off in his team’s first practices of 2014-2015. Read More »

GIFs / Oct 2, 2014 / 11:15 am

Video: Watch Kyrie Irving’s Sick, Spinning Fadeaway

Anderson Varejao, Kyrie Irving

He was named the 2014 FIBA World Cup MVP, he signed a max extension with the Cavaliers this summer, and he just inherited two all-star teammates in LeBron James and Kevin Love immediately catapulting the Cavs to the top title odds for the 2014-15 NBA season. It’s all coming out roses for Kyrie Irving right now, and that includes this spinning fall-away during Cleveland’s exciting open scrimmage last night. Read More »

Latest News / Oct 2, 2014 / 10:30 am

Rajon Rondo Says He Deserves Max Contract; Danny Ainge Agrees

Rajon Rondo

Despite undergoing surgery on his hand after a freak fall in the shower, Rajon Rondo was pretty quick to answer when asked if he felt he was a max contract player, but his performance this season will go a long way towards the answer. Read More »

GIFs, Video / Oct 2, 2014 / 9:45 am

Kevin Love Gets Steal, Slam & Video Bombed By LeBron

Allie Clifton, LeBron James, Kevin Love

It’s only Wednesday during the fist week of training camp and Kyrie Irving has already put it between his legs for a patented LeBron James tomahawk jam. The Cavs held an open scrimmage for the public yesterday and it wasn’t just that sick Kyrie-to-LeBron connection they showed off. Kevin Love got in on the action with a strip and easy two-handed slam on the other end, showcasing just how dangerous this contemporary iteration of the Big Three can look. Read More »

Latest News / Oct 1, 2014 / 9:30 pm

Video: Kobe Embarrasses Wayne Ellington With Classic Footwork

Kobe Bryant

36 year-old Kobe Bryant recently said that while he won’t be the player he used to be this season, he won’t be any less effective, either. For that brash boast come to fruition, Kobe will need to rely on difficult, skill-based moves like the one he showed-off at Los Angeles Lakers practice today by embarrassing Wayne Ellington. Read More »

Video / Oct 1, 2014 / 8:15 pm

Watch Kyrie Irving’s Sick Leave To LeBron James For Huge Tomahawk Slam

Kyrie Irving, LeBron James

Kyrie Irving, LeBron James (photo. NBA Highlights YouTube)

So this is what the Cleveland Cavaliers will play like. The league’s newest super-team gathered at Quicken Loans Arena today for a scrimmage open to the public. And based on this highlight of Kyrie Irving’s between-the-legs pass to LeBron James for The King’s patented tomahawk slam, the wine and gold faithful surely got their money’s worth. Read More »

NBA / Oct 1, 2014 / 6:15 pm

Report: LeBron Already Knows Every Position In The Cavs New Offense

LeBron James

There’ so much about LeBron James that sets his game apart. Less appreciated than any of his other, more highly visible attributes, though, is LeBron’s intelligence. There’s an argument to be made that no player in the league understands the sweeping intricacies of basketball like James does, a possibility that seems ever likely the closer you get to those closest to him. The King’s coaches and teammates appreciate his preternatural ability to think and remember the game, something David Blatt and the Cleveland Cavaliers have already begun to do. Read More »

Smack / Oct 1, 2014 / 5:00 pm

Joakim Noah On Nikola Mirotic: “He’s A Hell Of A Player”

Nikola Mirotic

Pau Gasol and Doug McDermott are bigger names than Nikola Mirotic, and the 2014 Spanish League MVP has flown somewhat under the radar as a result. But if Joakim Noah’s glowing sentiments are any indication, Mirotic might be the Chicago Bulls’ biggest offseason acquisition after all. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Oct 1, 2014 / 4:00 pm

PHOTO: Kobe Bryant Wears Nike “Ringsssss” Shirt To Lakers Practice

Kobe Bryant

Hurry up, Mamba Nation. Find $30.00 and race to your nearest sporting goods store. The Kobe Bryant shirt you’ve all been waiting for is finally here. Read More »