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GIFs / Oct 30, 2014 / 10:15 am

GIF: Derrick Rose Goes High Off The Glass To Finish

Derrick Rose

The Chicago Bulls cruised past the Knicks at Madison Square Garden Tuesday night, 104-80, and they didn’t even need a spectacular game from returning point guard Derrick Rose. He was relatively quiet in his 21 minutes of action, but he did manage to drop a wrong-footed floater high off the glass. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Oct 30, 2014 / 9:45 am

Video: Watch Marc Gasol Drop A Career High 32 Points In An Opening Night Win

Marc Gasol, Nikola Pekovic

The Grizzlies got all they could handle from a young Timberwolves team when they opened the season at FedExForum in Memphis. But slimmer Spanish center Marc Gasol led the way by dropping a career high 32 points on an efficient 12-for-17 from the field. Watch him show it all off in his career-best performance dropping buckets: the spinning up-and-under, the mid-range stroke, dives to the hoop off the pick-and-roll, passing from the high post, plus all the off-ball characteristics that make Marc one of the best centers in the game today. Read More »

instagram / Oct 30, 2014 / 12:45 am

Watch MJ’s Joyous Fist Pump After Kemba Walker’s Game-Winning Jumper Falls In OT

Michael Jordan

Buzz City came back in more ways than one tonight after the newly re-coined Hornets came back from a 24-point second half deficit to win, 108-106, in dramatic fashion. Recently extended Kemba Walker played hero while The Hero to a lot of us, Michael Jordan, gave a victorious fist pump that reminded us of our youth. Read More »

Latest News / Oct 30, 2014 / 12:15 am

GIF: Russell Westbrook Caps Dominant First Half With Buzzer-Beating Dunk

Russell Westbrook

So much for Russell Westbrook struggling with Kevin Durant sidelined. The Oklahoma City Thunder’s wildly talented point guard enjoyed a breathtaking first half in his team’s season-opener at the Portland Trail Blazers, scoring 26 points (7-13 FGs) and doling out five assists while spurring his team to an intermission lead. Looking for a perfect encapsulation of Westbrook’s dominance? This incredible buzzer-beating dunk does the trick. Read More »

NBA / Oct 29, 2014 / 11:00 pm

Dunk Of The Season? Heat’s James Ennis Embarrasses Rasual Butler With Facial

James Ennis

Who needs LeBron James? Well, the Miami Heat definitely do. And while the Heat will obviously struggle to replace The King’s all-encompassing impact, it seems little-known wing James Ennis will at least produce a portion of LeBron’s epic highlights. Watch the rookie turn-in his dunk of the year submission by catching on the break and rising for an epic facial slam on the Washington Wizards’ Rasual Butler. Read More »

Video / Oct 29, 2014 / 9:45 pm

Watch Kemba Walker Hit Game-Tying 3 In 4Q, Winning Jumper In Overtime

Kemba Walker

Kemba Walker (photo. @jrsportbrief)

The new-look Charlotte Hornets once trailed the Milwaukee Bucks by 24 points midway through the third quarter on Wednesday. Maybe they just wanted to keep things interesting on opening night? Led by Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Lance Stephenson, and Al Jefferson, Charlotte came buzzing back to finally tie the young Bucks late in the fourth quarter – on a three-pointer by Kemba Walker with under two seconds remaining. And in overtime, the Hornets’ point guard of the present and future did himself one better, nailing the winning jumper as the game clock crept to five seconds. Read More »

Latest News / Oct 29, 2014 / 8:45 pm

Video: Lance Stephenson Rises For Vicious Power Dunk Over Larry Sanders

Lance Stephenson

Lance Stephenson’s first game as a Charlotte Hornet hasn’t gone as planned. Born Ready didn’t score until the third quarter of his team’s regular season debut against the Milwaukee Bucks, but perhaps Stephenson’s second basket will be what gets him going. Watch Lance gather with a power dribble before rising for a vicious poster dunk on elite rim-protector Larry Sanders. Read More »

Video / Oct 29, 2014 / 8:16 pm

Watch Bucks Rookie Jabari Parker Go Coast-To-Coast For First Career Basket

Jabari Parker

Jabari Parker (Sam Sharpe, USATODAY)

This is just the first of what will surely be thousands for Jabari Parker. Watch the prized Milwaukee Bucks rookie grab a loose ball and go coast-to-coast and finish with a nifty layup for the first points of his NBA career. Read More »

NBA / Oct 29, 2014 / 5:00 pm

This “Relentless” Clippers Video Will Get You Jacked For The 2014-15 Season

Steve Ballmer, Clippers Fans

We’ve always been suckers for a good hype video. This year’s Clippers team has a new owner, a coach and GM under a new long-term deal, and they’re dreaming of a Larry O’Brien trophy in their not-too-distant future. After suffering the ignominy of working for Donald Sterling, and after the painful, drawn-out process leading to his decades-late exit, a supercharged former Microsoft CEO, Steve Ballmer, is now sitting at the top of the Clippers’ hierarchy. Their new ad compaign launching tonight, like their new owner, should enliven even the most detached NBA fans. Read More »

Video / Oct 29, 2014 / 4:30 pm

Learn How Steph Curry Developed “The Perfect Shot” In Inspirational Video

Stephen Curry

Stephen Curry (photo. Muscle Milk YouTube)

It’s easy to believe that a shooter of Steph Curry’s remarkable ability and rare genealogy has been splashing jumpers with ease since he picked up a basketball. Amazing as it sounds, though, that’s simply not the case. In this inspirational new video from Muscle Milk, the Golden State Warriors superstar explains how he developed “the perfect shot” after re-making his stroke as a high schooler. Read More »