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GIFs, NBA / Jan 28, 2015 / 10:30 am

Video: Stephen Curry’s No-Look Dime & Perfect Lob

Stephen Curry, Joakim Noah

During a back-and-forth battle in Oakland, it was none other than Stephen Curry (shocker, right?) who made the viewers’ heads spin with two brilliant plays in transition: a picture-perfect lob to Harrison Barnes and a snazzy no-look dime to David Lee. Read More »

Latest News / Jan 28, 2015 / 9:45 am

Derrick Rose Says “My Game Is Coming Back Slowly” After OT Game-Winner

Klay Thompson, Derrick Rose

The Warriors-Bulls game last night started at a frenetic pace. Derrick Rose connected on a pair of three-pointers early. Then there was a brief return to his historic levels on Friday for Klay Thompson, who started 6-of-6 and had 15 before the six minute mark. Things settled down after that, but amped up for an overtime session that culminated with Rose hitting the game winner with seven seconds left. Read More »

Latest News / Jan 27, 2015 / 10:30 pm

Dwyane Wade Exits Heat’s Loss To Bucks With Hamstring Injury

Dwyane Wade

Dwyane Wade’s knees are holding up just fine in 2014-2015, and his shoulder hasn’t been a problem for years. But another nagging issue has been plaguing the Miami Heat superstar this season – hamstring pain. The three-time champion left his team’s 109-102 loss to the Milwaukee Bucks on Tuesday early in the third quarter with a right hamstring strain and didn’t return. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Jan 27, 2015 / 9:15 pm

GIF: Rajon Rondo Throws Multiple Fakes, Finds Chandler Parsons For Trey

Rajon Rondo

Opponents have scouted Rajon Rondo’s signature fake behind-the-back pass enough these days that it only works nine times out of 10. Fortunately for the Dallas Mavericks, their point guard has many other dekes in his arsenal to deploy when his favorite one falters. Watch Rondo show off his playmaking wizardry by holding the ball and manipulating the Memphis Grizzlies’ defense with a series fakes before finding a wide open Chandler Parsons for three. Read More »

NBA / Jan 27, 2015 / 8:30 pm

Manny Pacquiao And Floyd Mayweather Are Both At Tonight’s Heat Game

Manny Pacquiao, Floyd Mayweather

We’re by no means a boxing diehard, but even the casual fighting fan knows of the prospective bout between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather. And now that the chance of the two meeting in the ring seems more likely than ever, why not just finally get it over with? After all, both welterweights are attending tonight’s game between the Miami Heat and Milwaukee Bucks. Read More »

GIFs, Video / Jan 27, 2015 / 8:15 pm

Watch Kevin Love Find LeBron James For Dunk With Full-Court Outlet

LeBron James

LeBron James (photo. James Herbert YouTube)

Football season is (finally) almost over. Fortunately for diehard fans of the gridiron, though, a pair basketball players do a pretty spot-on impression of a quarterback and wide receiver on the hardwood. Watch Kevin Love and LeBron James connect on a beautiful pitch-and-catch for a soaring slam early in the Cleveland Cavaliers’ game agains the Detroit Pistons. Read More »

GIFs, Latest News / Jan 27, 2015 / 7:30 pm

Greek Freak, Zach LaVine, Victor Oladipo, Mason Plumlee In Dunk Contest

Sprite Slam Dunk Contest

Well, it doesn’t quite match the quality of this year’s Three-Point Shootout field. Regardless, the four participants in the this year’s Sprite Slam Dunk Contest are primed to put on an awesome aerial show. The league announced this evening that the Milwaukee Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo, Orlando Magic’s Victor Oladipo, Minnesota Timberwolves’ Zach LaVine, and Brooklyn Nets’ Mason Plumlee are the participants in All-Star Weekend’s marquee event. Read More »

Smack / Jan 27, 2015 / 5:45 pm

Paul Pierce Blames Less Competitive Young Players On “Computers…NBA2K”

Paul Pierce

We smell a nice marketing opportunity for the NBA 2K folks. Today, Paul Pierce informed multiple reporters that the younger generation of NBA players are less competitive because of computers. Adding, “They play NBA2K instead of going to the park.” The 37-year-old was reminiscing about his trash talking wars with Kobe Bryant and lamenting the season-ending surgery to the Lakers star. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Jan 27, 2015 / 4:30 pm

Get Sponsored By POINT 3 Basketball

POINT 3 get sponsored

Do ever wonder if your team has the talent, work ethic and solidarity to compete with the best team’s in the country? POINT 3 Basketball is currently holding a contest for your team to get sponsored and prove it. Read More »

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 »