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Latest News / Jan 26, 2015 / 4:30 pm

Los Angeles Lakers Confirm Surgery For Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant

It’s finally official. According to the Los Angeles Lakers, Kobe Bryant will have surgery on Wednesday morning to repair a torn rotator cuff in his right shoulder. Read More »

NBA / Jan 26, 2015 / 3:45 pm

LeBron James, Klay Thompson Named Players Of The Week

Klay Thompson, LeBron James

LeBron James is re-establishing himself as perhaps the game’s top player, and Klay Thompson is further staking his claim to legitimate stardom. Oh, and they’re leading their teams to lengthy winning streaks. Who else did you expect to be named Conference Players of the Week for games played between January 19 and 25? Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Jan 26, 2015 / 3:30 pm

Nike Honors Mike Krzyzewski’s 1000 Wins With “Coach K Celebration” Tee

Nike Coach K Commemorative Pack

Last night Mike Krzyzewski became the first coach in Div. 1 history to reach 1000 wins as head coach. To help the 35-year Duke helmsman celebrate the milestone, Nike is releasing a limited run of special edition “Coach K Celebration” tee-shirt. Read More »

Latest News / Jan 26, 2015 / 3:00 pm

LeBron James Believes Cavs Have “Improved Mentality More Than Anything”

LeBron James, Kevin Durant

Since LeBron James first returned to the court in a Jan. 13 loss to Phoenix, the Cavs have gone undefeated in six straight. James is averaging over 30 points per game in that stretch, and the Cavs have double-digit victory margins in their last four. James tells Northeast Ohio Media Group’s Joe Vardon it’s their “improved mentality more than anything” that’s led to the change in Cleveland’s fortunes. But it’s really just an a rested LeBron. Read More »

GIFs / Jan 26, 2015 / 2:30 pm

GIF: Glen Davis Goes Butt-First Into Face Of Woman Sitting Courtside

Glen Davis

What’s the expression – “soft as a baby’s bottom?” Luckily for a fan sitting in the first row at yesterday’s game between the Los Angeles Clippers and Phoenix Suns, that phrase seems to apply to the biggest babies, too. Watch Glen Davis chase a looseball to the sideline and crash butt-first into the face of a woman seated courtside. Read More »

NBA / Jan 26, 2015 / 1:30 pm

Kobe Bryant Says He Longed To Join Michael Jordan, Wizards In Early 2000s

Kobe Bryant, Michael Jordan

It’s easy and convenient to forget now, but there was a time that Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant didn’t “bleed purple and gold.” In a sprawling story by Michael Lee of the Washington Post, Mamba confirms that he longed to team with idol Michael Jordan on the Washington Wizards in the early 2000s. Read More »

Latest News / Jan 26, 2015 / 1:00 pm

Report: Monday’s Nets-Blazers Game In Brooklyn Postponed Due To Blizzard

Kevin Garnett, LaMarcus Aldridge

Unfortunately, authority of the Basketball Gods pales in comparison to that of Mother Nature. According to a report, the NBA has postponed tonight’s game between the Brooklyn Nets and Portland Trail Blazers as a historic blizzard dawns on the Northeastern United States. Read More »

GIFs, Video / Jan 26, 2015 / 11:15 am

Watch Stephen Curry’s Backdoor Jam & Rim Hang On 22-Point, 11-Assist Night

Stephen Curry

The Warriors are blazing a trail in the stacked Western Conference this season, and they are not easing up on the pedal whatsoever. Golden State in known for their momentum-shifting plays and runs – Klay Thompson’s record-setting scoring effort in one quarter is a nice example – that can demolish an opponent’s game-plan like no other squad in the league. Stephen Curry starred in one last, but not how you might expect. Read More »

NBA / Jan 26, 2015 / 10:45 am

GIF: Kyle Lowry Fools Pistons By Feigning Timeout

Kyle Lowry, Andre Drummond

This isn’t standard, but a layup by Kyle Lowry with a little under four minutes to go in the first quarter in last night’s Raptors-Pistons game only happened after he lulled Detroit into thinking he was about to call a timeout. Lowry’s switch-up has been done before, but it’s still scarce enough to work. Read More »

GIFs / Jan 26, 2015 / 10:30 am

Watch John Wall’s Between-The-Legs Assist To Gortat

John Wall

The Eastern Conference’s starting guard in the 2015 NBA All-Star Game, John Wall, withstood Ty Lawson (31 points, 12 dimes) and helped his Wizards beat a frisky Nuggets team, 117-115, last night. His double-double was the biggest reason why, with 19 points and 16 assists, but one assist stood above all the rest. Read More »