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Smack / Oct 22, 2014 / 1:15 pm

Video Emerges Of Willis Reed Fighting Most Of The Lakers Bench In 1966

Willis Reed

Former Knicks center and Hall-of-Famer Willis Reed was in just his third NBA season when he was named captain of the 1966-67 Knicks. That season is not as famous as the championship-winning Knicks campaign of 1970, or Reed’s oft-extolled stroll through the Garden tunnel to take the jump ball in Game 7 of the Finals after suffering a torn thigh muscle in Game 5. But that season of ’66 features an infamous game against the Lakers that showed Reed was every bit the captain and the team, and they wouldn’t be taking any gruff from opponents anymore. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Oct 22, 2014 / 12:15 pm

Video: Watch Stephen Curry Light Up The Clippers

Matt Barnes, Stephen Curry

First, the Clippers didn’t dress Blake Griffin or Chris Paul for last night’s game against the Warriors. Second, Stephen Curry had six turnovers to match his six assists in the 125-107 stomping of LA. Third, Steph dropped 27 on the “BGCP3“-less Clippers, by going 4-of-5 from the beyond the arc in a little over 30 minutes of action. Fourth, lists don’t accurately show how casually Steph can dominate a game like he did last night. Read More »

2014 Free Agency / Oct 22, 2014 / 11:00 am

Video: The Beverly Hills 90210 Timberwolves Mashup We’ve Always Wanted

90210, Minnesota Timberwolves

The T-Wolves lost Kevin Love this summer, but they gained Anthony Bennett, Andrew Wiggins and Thaddeus Young. They also drafted high-flying Zach LaVine and towards the end of last season Gorgui Dieng showed he’s a double-double machine when given the chance. Plus, Ricky Rubio is still around, which as we’ve seen this preseason is important. It’s the perfect “Beverley Hills 90210″ cast, as this mashup by the famed Timbertrolls shows. Read More »

GIFs, Latest News / Oct 22, 2014 / 10:30 am

Watch Isaiah Thomas Hit Game-Tying Shot & Stare Down Floyd Mayweather

Isaiah Thomas staring down Floyd Mayweather

It may have been providence last night for the Suns and free agent acqusition Isaiah Thomas. The 5-9 point guard was in the perfect spot to knock down a 20-foot jumper and send the Lakers-Suns preseason game into overtime right in front of undefeated boxing savant, Floyd Mayweather Jr. Zeke’s smirking stare towards Mayweather after the bucket dropped was just icing on the cake. Read More »

NBA / Oct 21, 2014 / 3:15 pm

Watch Entire Bulls Team Rush To Help Derrick Rose

Kyrie Irving, Derrick Rose

We all know Derrick Rose handily won his ostensible duel against Kyrie Irving last night during Chicago’s preseason game against Cleveland. Irving couldn’t handle Rose and we doubt anyone else could, either. Even with a game-high 30 points, everyone is holding their breath for the other shoe to drop with Rose and that was most clearly evident when he toppled to the court near the end of his electrifying first half. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Oct 21, 2014 / 2:00 pm

The New Nike KD 7 “On The Road” Colorway Is Unveiled

Nike KD7 "On The Road"

Despite getting knocked out for the start of the 2014-15 regular season with a Jones fracture, the 2014 NBA MVP, Kevin Durant, is still showcasing new colorways of the Nike KD 7. Check out the Nike KD 7 “On The Road” releasing Thursday, Oct. 23. Read More »

Smack / Oct 21, 2014 / 1:15 pm

Video: Skip Bayless Suggests Kobe’s Rape Case Added “Sizzle” To His Brand

Kobe Bryant

Another day, another bone-headed comment by Skip Bayless on ESPN’s WHO CAN TALK LOUDERFirst Take.” When discussing Cowboys running back Joseph Randle and the endorsement contract he signed after geting arrested for shoplifting women’s underwear, Skip made a dumb, and inaccurate, comparison to Kobe Bryant selling more sneakers after his Eagle, Colorado rape trial in 2003. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Oct 21, 2014 / 11:30 am

GIF: Tyreke Evans Performs Impressive “Moonwalk” Travel That Goes Uncalled

Tyreke Evans, Nene

It’s hard to be an NBA ref. We try our best to give them the benefit of the doubt, but they’re often found by fans to be lacking. Last night, when Anthony Davis was busy destroying the Wizards, his teammate, Tyreke Evans, performed an egregious travel of at least four steps backwards in an impressive moonwalk display that went completely unnoticed by the refs. Read More »

Latest News, Twitter / Oct 21, 2014 / 10:45 am

Cavs Sideline Reporter Says Thompson Kiss Was “Inside Joke & Not A Big Deal”

Allie Clifton

Over the weekend we wrote about Tristan Thompson kissing Cavaliers sideline reporter, Allie Clifton. It was unprofessional, even if it was ultimately harmless. The piece provoked the ire of countless readers who claimed we were overreacting, a rejoinder we actually predicted in the piece. Except, Clifton herself said in a tweet yesterday that it was an “inside joke and not a big deal.” Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Oct 21, 2014 / 10:15 am

Video: Derrick Rose & Kyrie Irving Duel During Cavs – Bulls Preseason Battle

Kyrie Irving, Derrick Rose

Lets hope the offensive explosion from Derrick Rose last night against Cleveland was just a harbinger of things to come. On the receiving end of Rose’s open court brilliance was Cavs point guard, Kyrie Irving. But it was the man behind Uncle Drew who had the last laugh with a huge second half as the two young point guards showed whey they’ll — hopefully — continue to dazzle us for the next decade. Read More »