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Latest News / Oct 2, 2014 / 10:30 am

Rajon Rondo Says He Deserves Max Contract; Danny Ainge Agrees

Rajon Rondo

Despite undergoing surgery on his hand after a freak fall in the shower, Rajon Rondo was pretty quick to answer when asked if he felt he was a max contract player, but his performance this season will go a long way towards the answer. Read More »

GIFs, Video / Oct 2, 2014 / 9:45 am

Kevin Love Gets Steal, Slam, Video Bombed By LeBron

Allie Clifton, LeBron James, Kevin Love

It’s only Wednesday during the fist week of training camp and Kyrie Irving has already put it between his legs for a patented LeBron James tomahawk jam. The Cavs held an open scrimmage for the public yesterday and it wasn’t just that sick Kyrie-to-LeBron connection they showed off. Kevin Love got in on the action with a strip and easy two-handed slam on the other end, showcasing just how dangerous this contemporary iteration of the Big Three can look. Read More »

Latest News / Oct 1, 2014 / 9:30 pm

Video: Kobe Embarrasses Wayne Ellington With Classic Footwork

Kobe Bryant

36 year-old Kobe Bryant recently said that while he won’t be the player he used to be this season, he won’t be any less effective, either. For that brash boast come to fruition, Kobe will need to rely on difficult, skill-based moves like the one he showed-off at Los Angeles Lakers practice today by embarrassing Wayne Ellington. Read More »

Video / Oct 1, 2014 / 8:15 pm

Watch Kyrie Irving’s Sick Leave To LeBron James For Huge Tomahawk Slam

Kyrie Irving, LeBron James

Kyrie Irving, LeBron James (photo. NBA Highlights YouTube)

So this is what the Cleveland Cavaliers will play like. The league’s newest super-team gathered at Quicken Loans Arena today for a scrimmage open to the public. And based on this highlight of Kyrie Irving’s between-the-legs pass to LeBron James for The King’s patented tomahawk slam, the wine and gold faithful surely got their money’s worth. Read More »

NBA / Oct 1, 2014 / 6:15 pm

Report: LeBron Already Knows Every Position In The Cavs New Offense

LeBron James

There’ so much about LeBron James that sets his game apart. Less appreciated than any of his other, more highly visible attributes, though, is LeBron’s intelligence. There’s an argument to be made that no player in the league understands the sweeping intricacies of basketball like James does, a possibility that seems ever likely the closer you get to those closest to him. The King’s coaches and teammates appreciate his preternatural ability to think and remember the game, something David Blatt and the Cleveland Cavaliers have already begun to do. Read More »

Smack / Oct 1, 2014 / 5:00 pm

Joakim Noah On Nikola Mirotic: “He’s A Hell Of A Player”

Nikola Mirotic

Pau Gasol and Doug McDermott are bigger names than Nikola Mirotic, and the 2014 Spanish League MVP has flown somewhat under the radar as a result. But if Joakim Noah’s glowing sentiments are any indication, Mirotic might be the Chicago Bulls’ biggest offseason acquisition after all. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Oct 1, 2014 / 4:00 pm

PHOTO: Kobe Bryant Wears Nike “Ringsssss” Shirt To Lakers Practice

Kobe Bryant

Hurry up, Mamba Nation. Find $30.00 and race to your nearest sporting goods store. The Kobe Bryant shirt you’ve all been waiting for is finally here. Read More »

Latest News / Oct 1, 2014 / 2:15 pm

Paul George Says “It’s Very Possible” That He Could Play In 2014-2015

Paul George

We were pleasantly surprised when injured Indiana Pacers superstar Paul George showed up to media day earlier this week without crutches or even a sizable limp in his gait. Despite such incredible progress since his horrific August injury, though, we didn’t even entertain the idea that George might play in the 2014-2015 season. Apparently, that was a mistake. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear, Video Games / Oct 1, 2014 / 2:00 pm

Video: New NBA 2K15 Trailer Highlights Updated MyPARK

NBA 2K15 MyPARK

Today 2K Sports revealed the details of MyPARK for NBA 2K15 in their newest trailer. Originally released in conjunction with NBA 2K14, the multiplayer competitive street MyPARK mode allows you to compete in order to build your MyPARK rep while choosing among different street baller squads from all over the fictional 2K world to unlock MyPARK-specific upgrades. Street ball not for you? No problem, you can still get some run at the in-door Michael Jordan Rec Center! Read More »

NBA / Oct 1, 2014 / 1:45 pm

Video: Michael Kidd-Gilchrist’s Jumper Actually Looks Much, Much Better

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist

Some NBA teams believe that average shooting can be taught. That with enough time and effort spent in the gym under the guidance of proper coaching, even the most broken jumpers can be somewhat repaired. The Charlotte Hornets surely had that in mind when they selected Michael Kidd-Gilchrist with the second overall pick of the 2012 draft. Read More »