Philadelphia is a city that seems to never get the credit it deserves when it comes to basketball. Historically, some of the game’s greatest players have been Philly natives – does the name Wilt Chamberlain ring a bell? Read More »
The 5-7 Anthony Jerome “Spud” Webb turns 50 today, and while he only averaged 9.9 points and 5.3 assists over his 12-year career with Atlanta, Sacramento and two brief sojourns to Minnesota and Orlando, he’ll always be remembered as, not just one of the NBA’s best dunkers, but also one of the league’s finest little men. But we loved to see him sky, so we’re reliving his amazing performance during the 1986 Slam Dunk Contest. Read More »
If we’re classifying NBA players by their offensive style of play, you couldn’t find too many players further apart than Tyreke Evans and J.R. Smith. Take away the cliched responses that they’re both offensive-happy players who only want to watch themselves dribble and shoot and you have Smith, a career sixth man who can stroke it from deep but sometimes struggles to penetrate off the bounce, a guy who’s always been better than advertised as a defender… and Evans, a player with star potential who can’t shoot at all but loves to breakdown any defense in the league, and a guy who has the physical attributes to be a really solid defender. Read More »
Maybe one of the (many) reasons that Metta World Peace had been soooo out of the loop on the Dwight Howard saga was because his days in a Lakers uni were numbered. Read More »
The latest selection to hit The Game Plan is the adicolor Royal-Green Pack. By now you’re probably familiar with adidas teaming up with Champs Sports to launch exclusive adiColor collections that will have you living in color. This new collection features two adidias originals shoes, the Adi Court Additude and Hardcourt II.
Here is a first look at the collection, which has five more sneakers dropping this summer. Turn up color on 7/17 at your local store and online.
Here is the collection: Read More »
Remember when Metta World Peace proclaimed that he would physically prevent Dwight Howard from leaving the Lakers? He did not do a very good job … to the point where he didn’t even know that Dwight had decided to become a Rocket.
Check out this TMZ video of Metta and his girl getting ambushed on the street with the Dwight news: Read More »
Writing the massive check that it requires to sign Dwight Howard does not come without repercussions – namely the immediate need to move other contracts to lessen cap issues. Jeremy Lin‘s contract brings with it a cap hit of almost $8.4 million for the next two seasons, making him a prime target to be moved. Read More »
Wow. It now appears that all of the momentum behind Dwight Howard and his apparent desire to end up in Houston has now come to fruition.
Although Dwight has not said anything officially – there was some speculation that he was going to announce it on Twitter as soon as today – it is being reported by multiple outlets that he is indeed headed to the Rockets. Read More »
MJ is making moves. [CHECK OUT HIS $21 MILLION HOUSE FOR SALE IN CHICAGO] After a two-day visit with the Charlotte Bobcats, free agent big man Al Jefferson has reportedly agreed to a three-year, $41 million deal with the team.
To make the move possible, the team has to cut some player weight. Read More »