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NBA / Feb 19, 2013 / 2:00 pm

Michael Jordan’s 5 Best Forgotten Games

Come Fly With Me

Michael Jordan turned 50 on Sunday, a fact we’re sure you know by now. We’ve got one more treat for you, though, to remember the GOAT’s birthday by. Today: The 5 best games by Michael Jordan you may have forgotten about. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Feb 12, 2013 / 2:30 pm

Bidding Basketball: A NBA Grammy Awards Edition

Kobe Bryant

On Sunday, music’s best gathered in Los Angeles for the 55th annual GRAMMY Awards. Taking home hardware were Frank Ocean, Jay-Z, Kanye West and Drake, among many other artists. Conspicuously absent from the ceremony, however, were the smattering of NBA players who have tried their hand at music. Read More »

NBA, Olympics / Jan 22, 2013 / 5:30 pm

Steve Nash Is Carrying Canada Basketball Into The Future

Steve Nash

This weekend, Steve Nash took the floor in Toronto, Ontario for the first time since being acquired by the Los Angeles Lakers in July of 2012. Canada’s most successful active basketball player finished the contest with 16 points on 5-for-11 shooting, nine assists and one steal as the Lakers fell 108-103 to the Toronto Raptors. The game was one of the former two-time MVP’s best in what has been an otherwise disappointing season for he and his Los Angeles teammates. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Jan 17, 2013 / 12:45 pm

Bidding Basketball: How To Get Ready For The Possible Return Of The NBA To Seattle

Seattle Sonics Vintage Hat

Last week, the basketball world was abuzz with news that the owners of the Sacramento Kings were in the process of finalizing the sale of the franchise to a Seattle-based ownership group. The upshot of the apparent deal, while far from sealed, was that it would effectively mean the return of the Seattle SuperSonics next season. Read More »

NBA / Dec 21, 2012 / 11:00 am

The 5 Dunkers Who Need To Be In The Revamped NBA Dunk Contest

Paul George

NBA All-Star weekend is less than two months away but until yesterday, when the league announced a format change for the festivities, there has been surprisingly scant discussion about the weekend and its premier event, the Dunk Contest. The apathy is perhaps understandable given the last few Dunk Contests, which, quite frankly, haven’t lived up to expectations. Read More »

NBA, Video / Dec 21, 2012 / 10:00 am

Video: Gerald Green’s Incredible Dunk

gerald green dunk

We had some web site issues yesterday (as you may have seen this morning, things are not totally fixed), so some premium content never saw the light of day.

One of those content pieces would be this incredible Gerald Green dunk from Wednesday night. No description needed, just watch: Read More »

NBA, We Reminisce / Dec 19, 2012 / 2:00 pm

Why The Toronto Raptors Should Retire Vince Carter’s Number

Vince Carter

Whenever Vince Carter returns to Toronto, as he did last Friday, talk inevitably turns to Carter’s legacy with the Toronto Raptors. Carter was the brightest star on the best team in franchise history, but the manner in which he exited still burns Raptors fans. Given all this, how should VC be remembered in Toronto when he eventually retires? Should his number be retired? Read More »

NBA, Video / Dec 13, 2012 / 10:39 pm

VIDEO: Carmelo Anthony’s Two-Hand Dunk on Jordan Hill

carmelo dunk on jordan hill

Carmelo Anthony continued to make his case for 2012-13 MVP, putting up 22 points (8-9 FG, 3-3 3P) in the first quarter tonight against the Lakers. The most emphatic two, though, came on this nasty flush over an outstretched Jordan Hill. Read More »

NBA, Video / Dec 13, 2012 / 12:15 pm

Video: Blake Griffin’s Nasty Reverse Dunk Against Charlotte

Blake Griffin

Blake Griffin displayed an improved post game on this play against Charlotte, facing up Bismack Biyombo and beating him baseline on the left block. From there, it was pure Blake athleticism as he finished with the two-handed reverse slam. Read More »

NBA, Video / Dec 13, 2012 / 10:45 am

Video: Terrence Ross Dunks All Over MarShon Brooks

Terrence Ross

Terrence Ross had a couple of acrobatic finishes against the Nets on Wednesday, but this one off a Kris Humphries turnover was probably the most impressive. Beating MarShon Brooks on the break, he takes the contact, jump stops, and cocks back a huge cross-body tomahawk slam. Please, people: Let Ross Dunk. Read More »