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NBA, Video / May 13, 2014 / 10:30 am

Damian Lillard Dunks All Over Tim Duncan

Damian Lillard

Damian Lillard (Jaime Valdez/USA TODAY Sports)

We all know Portland’s season is over. They won’t admit it just yet. But it’s probably over. Still, no one wants to get swept on their home floor and last night the Blazers turned up the heat against San Antonio in the second half, outscoring the visitors by 15 in the third quarter to push the series to a Game 5. Read More »

Latest News, NBA / May 12, 2014 / 3:47 pm

Breaking News: Cavs Fire Coach Mike Brown

Mike Brown

Cleveland has fired head coach Mike Brown again after the Cavs had one of the most disappointings season in the NBA this year. In his second stint as the team’s head coach, Brown guided the franchise to a 33-49 season, riddled with setbacks and injuries and inconsistency. They went on to miss the playoffs in one of the worst conferences of the past decade. Read More »

High School / May 12, 2014 / 2:30 pm

Video: Highlights Of 2014 Ballislife All-American Game

Terry Larrier

Top talents like Stanley Johnson and Tyler Ulis dominated in the recent 2014 Ballislife All-American Game, giving us all a nice preview of what we can expect on the college level next season. Check out a video recap of the game below. Read More »

instagram, NBA / May 12, 2014 / 1:30 pm

Amir Johnson Gets Lego-Inspired Birthday Cake

Amir Johnson

Amir Johnson turned 27 years old recently. May 1, to be exact. But he’s not ready to grow up just yet.

Johnson recently posted a photo on Instagram of his birthday cake, obviously made to look like a Lego version of Toronto’s 6-9 big man. The cake was crafted by Dee’s Goodies in Toronto, and features Amir in his away Toronto uniform, with a basketball and some gold bling. Read More »

Latest News / May 12, 2014 / 11:41 am

Tracy McGrady Makes Minor League Baseball Debut

Tracy McGrady

We really miss watching Tracy McGrady play basketball, and while we can’t speak for the artist formerly known as the Big Sleep, we might guess he misses it too. On the court, he moved and dominated with an effortless grace that left everyone wondering what if? when he succumbed to injuries. Read More »

NBA, Smack / May 12, 2014 / 11:00 am

Magic Johnson Gives Russell Westbrook The Ultimate Compliment

Russell Westbrook

With the Western Conference Semifinal between Oklahoma City and the Clippers now tied 2-2 after the Thunder’s shocking collapse yesterday, there are a few numbers that stick out. Fifteen… as in the lead the visiting Thunder gave up in the final half of the final quarter. Eighteen… as in the 18 points scored off the bench by Darren Collison in Game 4, including the game’s final four. 45-43… as in the game’s rebounding totals, the first time all postseason that OKC has been outrebounded. Or how about six? That’s the number of turnovers Chris Paul has had in this series. Six! And CP3 has 47 assists. Read More »

NBA, Video / May 12, 2014 / 9:15 am

John Wall’s Patented Behind-The-Back Layup

John Wall

If you give away a 19-point deficit at home in the biggest game of your season, you don’t deserve to win. Period. That’s what happened during Game 4 in Washington yesterday where the Wizards disintegrated in the second half and fell into a 3-1 series hole against Indiana, losing 95-92. Despite that, John Wall still had a highlight, breaking out his patented behind-the-back layup. Read More »

Video, Video Games / May 8, 2014 / 3:45 pm

Video: This Fan Spoof Of NBA 2K14 Glitches Is Amazing

NBA 2K14 Glitches

Everyone hates video game glitches. We might laugh about it, but deep down… everyone hates them. With that being said, we guarantee you laugh at this: a complete, real life rundown of all the glitches in NBA 2K14. Read More »

NBA, Smack / May 8, 2014 / 1:45 pm

Outrageous Kevin Durant Flop Set To R. Kelly’s “I Believe I Can Fly”

Kevin Durant

Not even the MVP is immune to flopping. On a night that saw him celebrate the award with his home crowd and then go out and completely obliterate the Clippers with a 32-point, 12-rebound, 9-assist masterpiece, Kevin Durant also made waves with a memorable flop. Read More »

NBA, Video / May 8, 2014 / 11:45 am

Stephen Curry’s Top 10 Plays Of The Season

Stephen Curry, Jose Calderon

Stephen Curry, Jose Calderon (Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports)

While most of what’s coming out of the Bay Area revolves around the abrupt departure of Warriors coach Mark Jackson, it’s hard to overlook the season Stephen Curry had. He led the league in triples again. His assists jumped to 8.5 a night. And he started in his first All-Star Game. No, Golden’s State’s second season wasn’t quite as successful as 2013, but Steph showed everyone–repeatedly–that he’s capable of being a franchise player. Read More »