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instagram, Style - Kicks and Gear / Sep 21, 2014 / 1:15 pm

George Posts Photo Of Pacers At Hibbert’s Wedding With Hilarious Caption

Indiana Pacers (photo. Paul George Instagram)

This hasn’t exactly been an offseason to remember for the Indiana Pacers. They saw former team leader Danny Granger sign with an archrival, key young playmaker Lance Stephenson depart in free agency, and superstar Paul George suffer a devastating injury that left the entire league shaken. If any team is entitled to fun as training camp looms on September 30, it’s definitely the Pacers. And from the looks of things, they definitely had some this weekend at Roy Hibbert’s wedding. Read More »

instagram, Video / Sep 19, 2014 / 1:45 pm

Shabazz Napier Makes Seated, Rolling Halfcourt Trick Shot

Shabazz Napier

Shabazz Napier (photo. Miami Heat Instagram)

The Miami Heat’s Shabazz Napier went from LeBron James favorite on a perennial title contender to third-string point guard on a solid but transitioning team. If he shoots in games like he does in practice, though, perhaps the rookie first-rounder will render his currently underwhelming reality fleeting. Read More »

instagram / Sep 19, 2014 / 11:30 am

Video: Watch James Harden Do The “Carlton Dance” With Carlton From Fresh Prince

Alfonso Ribeiro aka Carlton, James Harden

With a Beard that’s become part and parcel of his persona and a laid-back demeanor, which can unfortunately extend to his defense, it’s safe to say James Harden is a pretty cool guy. Perhaps that’s why he struggled to mimic Alfonso Ribeiro — aka Carlton from The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air who recently tried to teach James his famed “Carlton Dance.” Read More »

instagram, Latest News / Sep 18, 2014 / 10:15 pm

Joel Embiid Posts Instagram “Photo” Of Rihanna Cheering Him On At Kansas

Joel Embiid (Instagram)

We chronicled Joel Embiid’s (successful?) courtship of Rihanna all summer long. The Philadelphia 76ers big man turned to the pop superstar after striking out with Kim Kardashian, getting her to follow him on Twitter at the very least – and depending on whom or what you want to believe, perhaps more. Read More »

instagram, NBA / Sep 15, 2014 / 6:30 pm

Durant Says Allen Iverson Is “Pound For Pound The Best” In Instagram Post

Kevin Durant, Allen Iverson

It’s only natural that today’s NBA generation would idolize 2001 NBA MVP Allen Iverson. The twentysomething superstars of 2014 were still in their formative basketball years as The Answer rose to such rare heights in the late 1990s and early 2000s, surely influenced by Iverson’s flair, attitude, and, most importantly, success. Kevin Durant counts himself among that group, as the reigning MVP confirmed on Instagram yesterday by calling Iverson “pound for pound the best.” Read More »

instagram / Sep 13, 2014 / 3:24 pm

Nick Young’s Son A Chip Off The Ol’ Pop-A-Shot Block (Video)

Nick Young Son

This makes perfect sense. Brash Lakers guard Nick Young recently uploaded a video of his son, “‘Lil Swaggy,” to Instagram. In the clip, the Swaggy-in-training is playing Pop-a-Shot and he can’t miss! Read More »

GIFs, instagram / Sep 12, 2014 / 1:00 pm

Video: #TBT High School Nick Young Dunks From FT Line

Nick Young

There are a lot things you can say about Lakers gunner Nick Young. He’s equal parts the pied piper of the NBA and the lovable goof with a gorgeous girlfriend and a lack of embarrassment that’s refreshing in this day and age. One thing you can’t say about him, though, is that he can’t sky. As a recent Instagram upload shows, it’s been that way since he was a teenager. Read More »

instagram, Style - Kicks and Gear / Sep 10, 2014 / 1:45 pm

Video: Watch The Nike LeBron 12 Teaser Trailer

Nike LeBron 12

With so much talk about Kevin Durant renewing his contract with Nike following a godfather offer by Under Armour this summer, some may have forgotten LeBron James has a new shoe dropping this year, with the Nike LeBron 12 getting unveiled next week (Sept. 16). Read More »

instagram / Sep 10, 2014 / 11:00 am

Chris Paul’s Tribute To Chauncey Billups Predicts Hall Of Fame Induction

Chris Paul, Chauncey Billups

Chauncey Billups announced he was retiring last night to Yahoo Sports. After the news broke, Clipper point guard and one-time Billups teammate, Chris Paul offered up a tribute commemorating his “big brother” and predicting a Springfield future for Billups. Read More »

instagram, Smack / Sep 8, 2014 / 9:00 am

Ty Lawson Pokes Fun At James Harden’s Defense With Cowboys Pic

James Harden, Ty Lawson

During the opening Sunday of the 2014-15 NFL season, the Dallas Cowboys got steamrolled by a Niners team that went up 21-3 in the early going, with the Dallas defense acting as a sieve for Colin Kaepernick and company. Nuggets point guard Ty Lawson took the opportunity to poke a little fun at James Harden and his historically porous defense. Read More »