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NBA / Jan 26, 2015 / 9:15 am

Video: Kevin Durant’s One-Handed Smash Against Cavs

Kevin Durant

Sunday afternoon basketball made its triumphant return to national television this weekend, and it kicked off with back-to-back matchups that lived up to the hype. The main focus of the later game featured the Cavaliers and the visiting Thunder, centering on the battle between the former MVP (LeBron James) and the reigning 2014 MVP (Kevin Durant). KD and the Thunder fell, 108-98, but not before Durant threw down a hammerhead one-handed jam. Read More »

Latest News / Jan 25, 2015 / 11:15 pm

Report: Hornets, Nets Talking Lance Stephenson, Joe Johnson Swap

Joe Johnson

The “untradeable” Joe Johhnson just might be on the move again. According to a report, the Brooklyn Nets are discussing a deal that would send the seven-time All-Star to the Charlotte Hornets in exchange for Lance Stephenson. Read More »

GIFs / Jan 25, 2015 / 7:30 pm

Video: Gorgui Dieng’s Bullet Pass Banks Hard Off The Glass For Two Points

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GIFs, Video / Jan 25, 2015 / 4:45 pm

Watch Hassan Whiteside Block 12 Shots, Notch Triple-Double In 24 Minutes

Aaron Brooks, Hassan Whiteside

Aaron Brooks, Hassan Whiteside (David Banks, USATODAY)

In a national television showcase featuring several of basketball’s biggest names, the player who shone brightest was one of whom the audience hadn’t heard. Miami Heat big man Hassan Whiteside dominated the paint during his team’s decisive 96-84 win over the Chicago Bulls, notching an incredible triple-double of 14 points, 13 rebounds, and 12 blocks – in just 24 minutes of playing time. Read More »

Latest News / Jan 25, 2015 / 2:45 pm

Brandon Jennings Has Torn Left Achilles; Will Miss Six-To-Nine Months

Brandon Jennings

The Detroit Pistons’ fears have been realized. According to reports, Brandon Jennings suffered a torn left achilles in last night’s loss to the Milwaukee Bucks and will miss the remainder of the season. Read More »

Video / Jan 25, 2015 / 1:45 pm

Watch Derrick Rose Glide For Swooping Reverse Layup Versus Heat

Derrick Rose

Derrick Rose (photo. Chicago Bulls Vine)

The wildly improved outside shooting is great. But what really has us excited about Derrick Rose’s recent play is the frequency with which he’s attacking the rim, and how he’s doing it once he gets there. Watch the Chicago Bulls superstar tap into MVP-winning self on this swooping, up-and-under reverse layup early in his team’s game against the Miami Heat. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Jan 25, 2015 / 1:00 pm

Video: Paul Pierce Hits 2,000th 3-Pointer Of Career, Lets Crowd Know About It

Paul Pierce

The Washington Wizards lost to the Portland Trail Blazers in an extremely competitive game on Saturday night. But despite his team’s setback, Paul Pierce still achieved bragging rights that only three other players in league history can boast – and he let the Moda Center crowd know about it. Watch Pierce hit the 2,000th three-pointer of his storied career and immediately count out that exalted number. Read More »

Latest News / Jan 24, 2015 / 11:00 pm

Brandon Jennings Suffers Left Leg Injury; SVG Says It “Doesn’t Look Good” (GIF)

Brandon Jennings

This is hardly what the revitalized Brandon Jennings and Detroit Pistons need to continue their surge in the season’s second half. The lefty point guard suffered a lower left leg injury in his team’s loss to the Milwaukee Bucks, and is reportedly out for the “foreseeable future.” Read More »

NBA / Jan 24, 2015 / 9:30 pm

Video: Charlotte’s PJ Hairston Crosses Himself Into The First Row

P.J. Hairston

PJ Hairston is a shooter first and foremost. Considering this embarrassing gaffe, the Charlotte Hornets rookie might bear that distinction forever, too. Watch Hairston crossover with such fervor during his team’s 76-71 win over the New York Knicks that he loses balance and tumbles into the front row. Read More »

Video / Jan 24, 2015 / 4:30 pm

Watch Kobe Bryant Learn Of Shoulder Diagnosis In Players’ Tribune Video

Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant (photo. Players’ Tribune)

This is a strange combination of heartbreaking and heartwarming. In a new video for The Players’ Tribune, watch Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant learn of his torn rotator cuff diagnosis in real-time. Read More »