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NBA / Nov 22, 2014 / 9:00 pm

GIF: Larry Sanders Rises For Huge Block On Paul Pierce, Poses, Salutes Crowd

Larry Sanders

The league is so much more fun when Larry Sanders is on the court and playing well. Watch the Milwaukee Bucks mercurial, talented big man do what he does best by swatting a Paul Pierce layup, posing, and saluting to a frenzied Bradley Center crowd in his team’s game against the Washington Wizards. Read More »

GIFs, Video / Nov 22, 2014 / 8:15 pm

Watch Hyped-Up LeBron James Find Varejao With Behind-The-Back Dime

LeBron James, Anderson Varejao

LeBron James, Anderson Varejao

Now this is more like it for the Cleveland Cavaliers. Just 24 hours after being humbled by one Eastern Conference contender, LeBron James and company are dominating another early. Watch The King drop a sick behind-the-back bounce pass to Anderson Varejao for a layup that prompted the Toronto Raptors to call timeout and had everyone at Quicken Loans Arena rocking. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Nov 22, 2014 / 7:14 pm

Is This Nate Robinson Dime The Assist Of The Year?

Nate Robinson

The degree of difficulty here is why we’re wondering if this might be the assist of the year. Nate Robinson is a scoring dynamo, so it was kind of shocking to watch him ignore a shot right at the rim to instead find JaVale McGee for the layup plus the foul. Except, it’s how Nate made it happen that’s so magnificent. Read More »

GIFs, Smack, Twitter / Nov 22, 2014 / 6:39 pm

Eric Bledsoe Says He Was Tipped Before Game About Nerlens Noel’s Hard Foul

Eric Bledsoe, Nerlens Noel

Last night Nerlens Noel dropped Eric Bledsoe to the hardwood not more than 30 seconds into the Suns-76ers game in Philadelphia. This came after Bledsoe had said his alum, Kentucky, could beat the 0-12 Sixers in a seven-game series. It was an embarrassing proclamation, even if some believe there’s some truth to his belief. Well, it seems Bledsoe knew the hard foul was coming since a 76ers player tipped him off about it before the game began. Read More »

Smack / Nov 22, 2014 / 5:40 pm

Video: Kevin Durant Swats Camper’s Shot Because “No Easy Buckets”

Kevin Durant

We’ve seen this before. Reigning NBA MVP Kevin Durant doesn’t hold back when he’s with the little tykes at camp. A recent Vine video that’s surfaced proves it once again. Read More »

GIFs, Video / Nov 22, 2014 / 4:50 pm

Watch JaVale McGee Give A Court-Side Fan A Smooch She’ll Never Forget

JaVale McGee, Marilyn Quagliano

JaVale McGee, Marilyn Quagliano (Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports)

There are a lot of reasons fans write off JaVale McGee as wasted potential. The seven foot Nuggets center has become synonymous with on-court goofiness, so much so that Shaqtin’ a Fool could be renamed “Pullin’ A JaVale.” That being written, he’s also endearingly sweet, which he showed off during Denver’s big, 117-97, win over the Pelicans on Friday night. Read More »

Latest News / Nov 22, 2014 / 12:30 am

Video: Taj Gibson Leaves Game Versus Blazers With Sprained Left Ankle

Taj Gibson

This isn’t quite what the seemingly always depleted Chicago Bulls need. In the third quarter of a blowout at hands of the Portland Trail Blazers on Friday, Taj Gibson suffered a sprained left ankle and didn’t return to the game. Read More »

Video / Nov 21, 2014 / 11:45 pm

Steph Curry Finds Andrew Bogut For Sick Alley-Oop After Behind-Back Dish

Andrew Bogut

Andrew Bogut

When the Golden State Warriors are humming, there’s not a more entertaining team in basketball. For the highlight of an utterly dominant first half performance against the Utah Jazz, Andrew Bogut flipped a behind-the-back dish to Steph Curry who returned the favor with an overhead lob that ended in an alley-oop slam for the Aussie. Read More »

Latest News / Nov 21, 2014 / 10:00 pm

Video: Nerlens Noel, Eric Bledsoe Nearly Come To Blows 30 Seconds Into Game

Nerlens Noel, Eric Bledsoe

Apparently Nerlens Noel didn’t take kindly to Eric Bledsoe insisting that the Kentucky Wildcats could beat the winless Philadelphia 76ers in a seven-game series. Noel took the first opportunity available to send Bledsoe a message in his team’s loss to the Phoenix Suns tonight, committing a hard foul 30 seconds after tip-off that prompted Bledsoe to get in the rookie’s face. Read More »

NBA / Nov 21, 2014 / 8:45 pm

Video: LeBron James Fools Defender With Hesitation, Hangs In Air For Lefty Finish

LeBron James

What makes LeBron James so good? Well, pretty much everything. On this slick hesitation move and hanging, lefty scoop layup in the first quarter against the Washington Wizards, the Cleveland Cavaliers’ native son shows off his unique combination of handle, body control, and finishing ability. Read More »