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GIFs, NBA / Oct 20, 2014 / 10:45 pm

GIF: Quincy Acy Almost Tears The Rim Down

Quincy Acy

The Knicks gave up 120 points to the Bucks tonight in a 120-107 loss and Jabari Parker didn’t even have a great game. Fortunately, expectations are low for the Knicks this season — though, not according to the people we follow on Twitter. With that in mind, it’s best to just focus on any improvements. Regardless of New York’s troubles, Quincy Acy did his best to try and rip the iron off the backboard on a dunk that’s making the poor rim at MSG continue to vibrate in fear. Read More »

Dime Training, GIFs / Oct 20, 2014 / 6:15 pm

Video: Learn How To Shoot Like Stephen Curry With I Love Basketball TV

Stephen Curry, Coach Rocky

Stephen Curry once tried to teach us to shoot. We didn’t fare very well, but Coach Rocky of I Love Basketball TV can do a better job than we did during our hour with Steph. If you want to get your shot off in traffic while on the bounce, or before that incoming defender gets his hand on the ball, this is the video for you. Learn how to shoot like Curry, though not even Coach Rocky can promise you’ll be as accurate as the sniper from Golden State. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Oct 20, 2014 / 12:45 pm

GIF: Dwight Howard Spins For The Towering Slam

Dwight Howard

Before last night, Dwight Howard had yet to suit up in a Rockets uniform during preseason action. He only played 16 minutes in the first half during his first time out against the Warriors Sunday night, but an athletic dunk in the pregame layup-line, and a silky spin move and slam on Ognjen Kuzmic during the game, should make Rockets fans breathe easy after questions about his health have kept him out of preseason action since training camps opened. Read More »

GIFs, Latest News, Playground / Oct 20, 2014 / 12:00 pm

Watch The Jamal Crawford Documentary “J.Crossover”

Jamal Crawford "J.Crossover"

At one point in Ballislife‘s excellent documentary on Jamal Crawford, the two-time Sixth Man of the Year says of playing basketball over football and baseball: “I was doing reverse cradle layups when I was eight, nine years old, so I was like ‘OK, this can work.'” And work it did. The Ballislife crew spent most of the summer at the Seattle Pro-Am grabbing footage and interviews for the doc, and if you’re anywhere near as big a fan of Crawford as we are, you’re going to want to check it out. Read More »

GIFs, Latest News / Oct 20, 2014 / 11:00 am

Video: Taj Gibson Posterizes Bismack Biyombo

Bismack Biyombo, Taj Gibson

Kirk Hinrich and Derrick Rose led the Bulls to a 101-96 win over the visiting Bobcats Sunday night in preseason action, with D-Rose playing more minutes than usual (he’s fine, take a breathe Bulls fans). Except it was Taj Gibson who sent the crowd into a tizzy with a tasty dunk over Bismack Biyombo. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Oct 19, 2014 / 5:30 pm

GIF: Andre Drummond Twice Rejects Al Horford

Andre Drummond, Jeff Teague

Andre Drummond brought the ruckus yesterday against in Atlanta. He had 19 points and 17 rebounds in 38 minutes of action as the Pistons won 104-100. With Al Horford making his return to the court from a pectoral tear, Dre decided to re-introduced himself by way of a pair of rejections. Read More »

GIFs, Overseas / Oct 19, 2014 / 5:00 pm

Video: Olimpija Player Hits The Shot Of The Century

Olimpija

Many basketball fans only know Slovenia as the birthplace of Goran “Dragon” Dragic. But after a player on Slovenian club team Olimpija, aka Košarkaški klub Olimpija Ljubljana or KK Union Olimpija, hit a shot of a lifetime against Serbian club KK Partizan, that might all change. Read More »

GIFs, Smack / Oct 18, 2014 / 3:15 pm

Blake Griffin Says He May Retaliate To Hard Fouls In Future (Video)

Trevor Booker, Blake Griffin

Blake Griffin might have finally reached his breaking point. After taking a hard foul from the Utah Jazz’s Trevor Booker and instigating a minor scuffle last night, the Los Angeles Clippers superstar says he might retaliate against similar plays in the future. Read More »

GIFs / Oct 17, 2014 / 2:15 pm

GIF: Goran Dragic Behind-The-Back Pass For Miles Plumlee Jam

Goran Dragic

Goran Dragic will likely opt out of the final year of his Suns contract this summer in an attempt to secure a bigger deal. Whether his new deal ends up being the maximum allowable depends on his performance this season and the looming cap increase after the billions in TV-rights dinero is unleashed. Dragic showed why he might demand max money during Phoenix’s lopsided win over a short-handed Spurs team last night. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Oct 17, 2014 / 1:15 pm

Video: Kobe Scores 27 Points In 27 Mins; Still Losses By 33

Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant took 23 shots in 27 minutes last night (it was actually 27:59, but it makes the headline better), and he made 10 of them. He dropped 27 points in those minutes, and his Lakers lost by 33. While we’re pretty confident Kobe will humiliate Carlos Boozer in LA’s next practice, lets marvel at the Mamba’s possible return to a scoring apex he achieved during his 81-point-game season. Read More »