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Video / Oct 31, 2014 / 6:00 pm

Watch Perry Jones III Pick Up Slack Of KD, Westbrook, Score Career-High 32 Points

Perry Jones III

Perry Jones III (Jayne Kamin-Oncea, USATODAY)

Offense will have to come from somewhere for the Oklahoma City Thunder while Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook are sidelined. Perhaps this is the chance for Perry Jones III to finally make good on his Durant-esque combination of size, length, and skills? If the third-year wing’s career performance against the Los Angeles Clippers last night is any indication, the next few weeks will indeed be his time to breakout. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Oct 31, 2014 / 4:30 pm

Photo: Paul Pierce Goes All-Out For Halloween As Captain America

Paul Pierce, Marcin Gortat

This doesn’t beat < strong>Deron Williams as Khal Drogo, but Paul Pierce’s Halloween effort is still commendable nonetheless. The Washington Wizards forward embraced his inner-superhero with this full-body Captain America costume. Read More »

Latest News / Oct 31, 2014 / 3:30 pm

Report: Alec Burks, Utah Jazz Agree To Four-Year, $42 Million Extension

Alec Burks

The Utah Jazz have another piece of the puzzle firmly in place. According to Yahoo Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski, the team has reached a four-year, $42 million contract extension with starting shooting guard Alec Burks. Read More »

NBA / Oct 31, 2014 / 3:00 pm

Video: John Wall Goes Off For 30 Points, 12 Assists In Wizards Win Over Magic

John Wall

John Wall is coming off his best season of his young career, with an All-Star selection and playoff experience now under his belt. Despite his solid 2014-15 regular season debut of 16 point and 11 assists, the Wizards were unable to overcome Chris Bosh and the Miami Heat on Wednesday. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Oct 31, 2014 / 2:30 pm

Photo: Nets’ Deron Williams Wins Halloween With Epic Khal Drogo Costume

Amy Williams, Deron Williams

Happy Halloween! We haven’t parsed through every NBA-related costume yet, but find it hard to believe one could be better than Deron Williams’. The Brooklyn Nets’ star dressed as an incredibly life-like Khal Drogo from “Game Of Thrones” as wife Amy played an equally impressive part as Khaleesi Daenerys Targaryen. Read More »

Smack / Oct 31, 2014 / 2:00 pm

GIF: Cavs Employee Spotted Pouring Gatorade Into Powerade Bottle

Cavs employee Gatorade into Powerade

Perhaps you remember the brand snafu after Game 1 of the 2014 NBA Finals when LeBron James experienced cramping in the fourth quarter before the Spurs came back for the win. The official Twitter account for Gatorade tweeted out a dismissive missive claiming LeBron would have stayed properly hydrated if he had been drinking their performance drink. Powerade is an official sponsor of the NBA, and Gatorade later apologized for the tweet after we learned ‘Bron actually was drinking Gatorade. Well, in Cleveland’s disappointing loss last night at the Q, the performance drink battle continued when a Cavs employee was caught on camera pouring Gatorade into a Powerade bottle. Read More »

Video / Oct 31, 2014 / 1:45 pm

Watch Dirk Nowitzki, Monta Ellis, Chandler Parsons Rap As Mavericks’ “Run DMC”

Dirk Nowitzki

Dirk Nowitzki (photo. Dallas Mavericks YouTube)

The only thing better than watching the Dallas Mavericks play offense? Taking in this immensely enjoyable video of Dirk Nowitzki, Monta Ellis, and Chandler Parsons rapping as D-Town’s “Run DMC.” Read More »

Latest News / Oct 31, 2014 / 1:30 pm

Ray Allen Will Watch How Season Plays Out, Needs Week To Reach Game Shape

Ray Allen

These seem like good times for Ray Allen. The future Hall-of-Famer is simply enjoying family life and managing his own time while mulling a decision as whether or not to play in the NBA this season. And as he told Dom Amore of the Hartford Courant, Allen is keeping a watchful eye on how teams perform during the regular season while away from the league. Read More »

NBA / Oct 31, 2014 / 1:00 pm

The Greatest Parts Of “NBA Inside Stuff” Past & Present

Grant Hill, Kristen Ledlow "NBA Inside Stuff"

The 2014-15 NBA Season tipped off Tuesday night with three games on hand. The rest of the NBA followed suit on Wednesday night, but we’re just as charged up for the return of Kristen Ledlow and Grant Hill on the NBA TV edition of “NBA Inside Stuff” premiering for their second season this Saturday (Nov. 1) at noon ET. Call us suckers for nostalgia, but we had to bring you our favorite parts of the old show and the new version that debuted at the beginning of last season. Read More »

Latest News / Oct 31, 2014 / 12:30 pm

Report: Spurs & Kawhi Leonard Unlikely To Reach Extension By Deadline

Kawhi Leonard, Peter Holt

Spurs wing and 2014 NBA Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard was the No. 15 pick in the 2011 Draft. So he’s due an extension before tonight’s midnight deadline. According to league sources, ESPN’s Marc Stein reports the Spurs and Leonard are unlikely to agree on a new deal and he’ll become a restricted free agent in the summer of 2015. Read More »