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Smack / Jan 27, 2015 / 4:00 pm

Nick Young’s Anticipated Post-Kobe Life On Hold – He’s Out With Ankle Sprain

Nick Young

Nick Young has a plan for the Los Angeles Lakers now that Kobe Bryant is sidelined for the season’s remainder. Unfortunately for all of us, he’ll have to wait a bit for the chance to execute it. Swaggy P has been ruled out for tonight’s game against the Washington Wizards due to a sprained ankle, putting his team’s new offensive strategy on hold. Read More »

Twitter / Jan 27, 2015 / 3:15 pm

Iman Shumpert Pokes Fun At His Disastrous Crossover

Iman Shumpert

It’s always nice to see the self-deprecating side of professional athletes. These people didn’t get where they are without supreme and unwavering confidence, an attribute that clashes the very nature of most human beings. When they let that mindset briefly slip away, our athletic idols become far more relatable. Read More »

GIFs / Jan 27, 2015 / 2:45 pm

Blake Griffin Blames Glen Davis’ In-Game Outburts On Sandwiches

Glen Davis

We love sandwiches. You love sandwiches. Everyone loves sandwiches. Can you really blame Glen Davis for getting overly excited about the post-game prospect about a delicious Italian sub? Blake Griffin sure seems like he does. Read More »

Smack, Twitter / Jan 27, 2015 / 2:00 pm

Steve Kerr Says Draymond Green Will Be With Warriors “For The Next 8, 10 Years”

Draymond Green

Draymond Green is going to get paid this summer in restricted free agency. And if Steve Kerr’s word is any indication, the incumbent Golden State Warriors will be the team ultimately shelling out the dough. The first-year and All-Star Game head coach recently told reporters that Green would “be part of this franchise for the next eight, 10 years.” Read More »

NBA / Jan 27, 2015 / 1:30 pm

Is This Year’s Three-Point Shootout Field The Best In League History?

Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson

Kyle Korver is enjoying one of the most impressive shooting seasons in NBA history. Klay Thompson just set an all-time record by scoring 37 points in a single quarter. Steph Curry is the league’s leading MVP candidate and broadly considered basketball’s preeminent marksmen. And all three players will reportedly take part in All-Star Weekend’s Three-Point Shootout. Amazingly, though, no member of that exalted trio leads the NBA in treys; Wesley Matthews, another contest competitor, owns that distinction. All of which begs a question: Is this the most impressive three-point contest field ever assembled? Read More »

All-Star, Latest News, Twitter / Jan 27, 2015 / 1:15 pm

The Hawks May Get Four All-Star Reserves, But We Doubt It Will Happen

Jeff Teague, Paul Millsap, Al Horford

We already know who is starting the 2015 NBA All-Star Game, and noon today was the deadline for the coach’s picks sliding in seven more players per conference with two more guards, three more frontcourt players and two wildcards. With the East’s best team, the Hawks, whiffing on a starting nod (Jeff Teague finished eighth in the backcourt fan voting, and Paul Millsap was 10th in the East’s frontcourt), some are predicting four Hawks fill out the seven reserve spots in the East. We really hope this happens and they all get to share the court for a stretch, but we doubt it’ll happen. Read More »

Latest News / Jan 27, 2015 / 11:45 am

Video: DeAndre Jordan’s Crooning Videobomb Of Jamal Crawford

Jamal Crawford, DeAndre Jordan

The videobomb has become a natural extension of post-game festivities for the winning team. Last night, after Jamal Crawford‘s scorching shooting and spectacular assist helped the Clippers to a 102-98 comeback win over the Nuggets, DeAndre Jordan sauntered over from behind Crawford and Fox Sideline reporter Kristina Pink to spontaneously break into song, “NBA Six Man of the Year…” Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Jan 27, 2015 / 11:00 am

Warriors Unveil Chinese New Year Uniforms (Pics)

Warriors Chinese New Year Jersey

The Warriors unveiled special adidas swingman uniforms commemorating the Chinese New Year today, with the team set to wear them on Feb. 20, the day after the Chinese New Year begins. As has become custom, people already think they suck because they’re sleeved, but we think it’s a fun way to celebrate a large Asian-American population in the Bay Area. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Jan 27, 2015 / 10:30 am

Video: Jamal Crawford’s 21 Points In The Fourth & A Spectacular Dime Key Win

Jamal Crawford

Monday night’s game between the Nuggets and Clippers came down to the wire and ended in thrilling fashion. Once down by 16, the Clips rallied to make their biggest comeback of the season, but it wouldn’t have been possible without reigning Sixth Man of the Year, Jamal Crawford. In the fourth quarter Crawford scored 21 of his 23 points and the Clippers escaped with a 102-98 victory to extend their winning streak to five. Read More »

GIFs, Smack / Jan 27, 2015 / 9:45 am

Video: Dion Waiters Blows Breakaway Layup

Dion Waiters, Andrew Wiggins

Missing Kevin Durant, the Oklahoma City had to rely on defensive tenacity if they were going to defeat the Minnesota Timberwolves last night. They did just that recording nine team steals and 11 blocks in a 92-84 win. One of those steals came when Dion Waiters swiped it from Andrew Wiggins and headed the other way. What followed was brain fart of the highest order. Read More »