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NBA / Dec 19, 2014 / 12:45 am

Video: Anthony Davis Soars For Alley-Oop Slam On Joey Dorsey In Win

Anthony Davis

Anthony Davis finished an alley-oop over an opponent? What else is new? We don’t care; The Brow’s exploits always deserve time in the spotlight. Watch the New Orleans Pelicans’ long-limbed, high-flying superstar rise for a lob jam over Joey Dorsey in his team’s 99-90 road victory over the Houston Rockets. Read More »

GIFs, Latest News / Dec 19, 2014 / 12:15 am

Kevin Durant Turns Right Ankle, Doesn’t Start 2nd Half VS Warriors (UPDATE)

Kevin Durant

Kevin Durant had 30 points in the first half of tonight’s game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and Golden State Warriors. It looks like we won’t get the chance to see him try for 50. After turning his right ankle in the final seconds of the second quarter and being helped off the floor by teammates, Durant is still in the locker room midway through the third quarter. Read More »

GIFs, Video / Dec 18, 2014 / 11:30 pm

Watch Steph Curry Drill 3-Pointer After Getting Hand-Off From Andre Iguodala

Andre Iguodala, Stephen Curry

Andre Iguodala, Stephen Curry (_MarcusD_ GIF)

Do you like football? Us neither – compared to hoops, at least. But it’s still fun to see aspects of our two most popular games cross over. Watch Steph Curry drill an insanely difficult three-pointer after getting a hand-off from Andre Iguodala. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Dec 18, 2014 / 11:15 pm

GIF: Serge Ibaka Gets Beautiful Block Of Harrison Barnes’ Dunk

Serge Ibaka, Harrison Barnes

The Oklahoma City Thunder and Golden State Warriors combined for 72 points in the first quarter of tonight’s headlining matchup. Kevin Durant was red hot from beyond the arc, Stephen Curry was splashing and dishing, and Russell Westbrook was attacking with typical aplomb. For our money, though, the most impressive highlight during the game’s first 12 minutes came on the other side of the ball. Watch Serge Ibaka utilize picture perfect timing on this beautiful block of Harrison Barnes’ fast break dunk attempt. Read More »

College / Dec 18, 2014 / 9:45 pm

Video: Jahlil Okafor Hits UCONN With Quick Baseline Spin And Power Jam

Jahlil Okafor

Duke freshman and top draft prospect Jahlil Okafor is 6-11, 270 pounds. Men that big aren’t supposed to move like this. Watch the 18 year-old catch in the post and make a quick baseline spin move before finishing with a powerful jam versus Connection. Read More »

NBA / Dec 18, 2014 / 8:45 pm

DeMarcus Cousins Will Play Versus Bucks Tonight

DeMarcus Cousins

Things have changed just a bit for the Sacramento Kings since DeMarcus Cousins was sidelined with viral meningitis. Let’s hope his game hasn’t; we’ll find out tonight. Boogie is starting on Thursday in his team’s matchup with the Milwaukee Bucks. Read More »

Latest News / Dec 18, 2014 / 6:48 pm

Report: Celtics Trade Rajon Rondo To Mavs For Wright, Nelson, Crowder & 2 Picks

Rajon Rondo, Monta Ellis

After rumors ramped up last night the Celtics were in “serious” discussions to deal Rajon Rondo, today reports said he was “open” to re-signing with either the Mavs or Rockets, since he’s an unrestricted free agent next summer. Then, some speculated a deal was going to happen because the Mavericks Twitter account started following him. At the time, we thought it was hooey, but sources tell Yahoo a deal has been struck sending Rondo to Dallas — along with Dwight Powell — in exchange for Jae Crowder, Brandan Wright, Jameer Nelson a 2015 first-round draft pick and a future second round draft pick. Read More »

NBA / Dec 18, 2014 / 5:00 pm

Andrew Bogut Undergoes Platelet-Rich Plasma Treatment; Out Indefinitely

Andrew Bogut

This isn’t doomsday for the Golden State Warriors, but it’s hardly encouraging, either. After Andrew Bogut said earlier this week that he should “probably” be worried about his suspiciously balky right knee, the Aussie center underwent platelet-rich plasma therapy on Thursday and will be sidelined indefinitely. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Dec 18, 2014 / 4:15 pm

Carmelo Anthony At Jordan Melo M11 Release: “I Didn’t Let (Michael Jordan) Down”

Carmelo Anthony, Jordan Melo M11

Long before he’d ever take a shot at Madison Square Garden, a 15-year-old Carmelo Anthony headed to Midnight Madness at the famous Madison Dome in East Baltimore with something to prove. Everyone who was anyone showed up at the witching hour to watch the best players in the city, and Carmelo was prepared to sink or swim. Read More »

NBA / Dec 18, 2014 / 4:00 pm

Lakers’ Julius Randle Off Crutches, Performing Leg Presses At Practice

Julius Randle

Let’s hope his fellow rookies enjoy similarly swift timelines of recovery. After suffering a broken leg in the season-opener on October 29, Los Angeles Lakers rookie Julius Randle is already walking without crutches and performing load-bearing exercises. Read More »