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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 »

Latest News / Jan 24, 2015 / 3:30 pm

LaMarcus Aldridge Puts Surgery On Hold, Will Play Tonight Versus Wizards

LaMarcus Aldridge

LaMarcus Aldridge surely understands the value of process, but the result he wants can only be had if his team continues improving. And due to the three-time All-Star’s supreme importance to the Portland Trail Blazers, that won’t occur unless he’s on the floor. Just 24 hours after the team announced that Aldridge would miss six-to-eight weeks following surgery to repair a torn ligament in his left thumb, the sweet shooting big man has decided to put the procedure on hold and play the rest of the season injured. Read More »

Latest News / Jan 24, 2015 / 2:45 pm

Watch Jeff Teague Strip Russell Westbrook For Dagger Jam

Jeff Teague

The Atlanta Hawks have been playing some phenomenal basketball in the past couple months, running away with the best record in the East and surprising most fans along the way. Their balanced effort on both ends of the floor is what makes basketball enthusiasts swoon over, as the rest of the NBA and its fans have realized that the Hawks’ success this season is no fluke; they are for real. Read More »

NBA / Jan 24, 2015 / 12:30 pm

Report: Cavaliers “Lost Faith” Early In Season Due To Roster Makeup

Timofey Mozgov, J.R. Smith, LeBron James

The Cleveland Cavaliers weren’t the super-team so many expected them to be over the first half of 2014-2015. Given the team’s play since a pair of midseason and the return of LeBron James from injury, it might still have a chance to live up to that billing. If not for those roster shuffles, however, the Cavaliers apparently believe their November and December struggles would have persisted. Read More »

Smack / Jan 24, 2015 / 11:45 am

Gregg Popovich ‘Enjoys’ Thinking Of Kobe Bryant’s Clutch Heroics VS Spurs

Gregg Popovich, Kobe Bryant

Gregg Popovich, basketball masochist? Nah. Pop and the reigning champion San Antonio Spurs were haunted enough by their heartbreaking loss to the Miami Heat in the 2013 NBA Finals that we know that’s not the case. Like all of us, though, San Antonio’s long-time coach says he gleans a strange sort of enjoyment from Kobe Bryant’s crunch-time heroics – even those that come against his own team. Read More »

GIFs, Latest News / Jan 24, 2015 / 10:15 am

Video: James Harden Hits Game-Winning Buzzer-Beater

James Harden

Any other night and James Harden is the biggest story in the NBA. But with Klay Thompson tossing daggers in the third quarter, Harden’s 33 points, 10 assists and game-winning buzzer-beater in a 113-111 Rockets win over the Suns were relegated to an afterthought. That’s a shame, too, because the Rockets off-guard came through like the superstar he’s become. Read More »

Video / Jan 24, 2015 / 9:15 am

Watch Every Basket As Klay Thompson Sets NBA Record With 37 Points In A Quarter

Klay Thompson

If there was any debate about the best backcourt in baskeball, Klay Thompson ended it on Friday night during a 126-101 win Warriors win over the Kings. His 37-point third quarter on 13-of-13 from the field and 9-of-9 from beyond the arc set an NBA record and reformulated what it means to enter the zone. Watch the Warriors sharpshooter make it rain and set the NBA world on it’s head in just 12 minutes of action. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Jan 23, 2015 / 11:30 pm

Video: Kevin Durant Goes Coast-To-Coast For Vicious Euro-Step Dunk

Kevin Durant, Atlanta Hawks

The relentless ferocity of Russell Westbrook is rubbing off on his MVP teammate. In the game following his angry smash on Marcin Gortat, watch Kevin Durant get a steal and go coast-to-coast for a vicious Euro-step in the Oklahoma City Thunder’s 103-93 loss to the Atlanta Hawks. Read More »