Archive for the 'NBA' Category

NBA / Oct 31, 2014 / 10:50 pm

Video: Kobe Bryant Beats Defender Baseline For Powerful Reverse Dunk

Kobe Bryant

A play like this deserves to speak (mostly) for itself. Watch 36 year-old Kobe Bryant beat Matt Barnes baseline and rise for a vintage 180-degree power slam. Read More »

NBA / Oct 31, 2014 / 8:30 pm

Warriors, Klay Thompson Agree On Four-Year, $70 Million Extension

Klay Thompson

Happy Halloween, Klay Thompson! Soon enough you’ll be $70 million richer. The Golden State Warriors reached an agreement with their star sharpshooter on a four-year, max-level contract extension this afternoon. Read More »

NBA / Oct 31, 2014 / 3:00 pm

Video: John Wall Goes Off For 30 Points, 12 Assists In Wizards Win Over Magic

John Wall

John Wall is coming off his best season of his young career, with an All-Star selection and playoff experience now under his belt. Despite his solid 2014-15 regular season debut of 16 point and 11 assists, the Wizards were unable to overcome Chris Bosh and the Miami Heat on Wednesday. Read More »

NBA / Oct 31, 2014 / 1:00 pm

The Greatest Parts Of “NBA Inside Stuff” Past & Present

Grant Hill, Kristen Ledlow "NBA Inside Stuff"

The 2014-15 NBA Season tipped off Tuesday night with three games on hand. The rest of the NBA followed suit on Wednesday night, but we’re just as charged up for the return of Kristen Ledlow and Grant Hill on the NBA TV edition of “NBA Inside Stuff” premiering for their second season this Saturday (Nov. 1) at noon ET. Call us suckers for nostalgia, but we had to bring you our favorite parts of the old show and the new version that debuted at the beginning of last season. Read More »

NBA / Oct 31, 2014 / 12:00 pm

GIF: Andrew Wiggins Shows Off Unreal Hang-Time With And-1 Finish

Andrew Wiggins

Andrew Wiggins weighs 200 pounds soaking wet. The 19 year-old shouldn’t be able to power through a veteran big man like Joel Anthony with such ease, but elite athletes like Wiggins routinely make the unrealistic otherwise. Watch the Minnesota Timberwolves rookie show off a crazy blend of hang-time, body control, and wiry strength on this sick and-1 finish in last night’s game against the Detroit Pistons. Read More »

NBA / Oct 30, 2014 / 11:00 pm

Carmelo Anthony Spoils LeBron James’ Homecoming With Late-Game Dagger

LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony

Who saw that coming? In what will surely rank as one of the most stunning outcomes of the entire 2014-2015 season, the New York Knicks spoiled LeBron James’ homecoming by beating the Cleveland Cavaliers 95-90 on Thursday night. Read More »

NBA / Oct 30, 2014 / 4:00 pm

Fans In Attendance At Cavs Opener Will Join LeBron James In Pre-Game Chalk Toss

LeBron James

LeBron James polled his Twitter followers yesterday on whether or not he should perform his infamous chalk toss in 2014-2015. Considering that Nike has gifted fans in attendance of tonight’s Cleveland Cavaliers season-opener with confetti to make a dust cloud of their own, we think we know The King’s final decision. Read More »

NBA / Oct 30, 2014 / 2:30 pm

Rajon Rondo Rides Boston’s T Before Win Over The Nets

Mirza Teletovic, Rajon Rondo

It seems Rajon Rondo felt good to go around nap-time when the Brooklyn Nets were in Boston last night to tip off the 2014-15 season. Except, Rondo didn’t want to deal with Boston’s crazy traffic and opted to take public transportation to the game before helping the C’s eviscerate the Nets, 121-105. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Oct 30, 2014 / 9:45 am

Video: Watch Marc Gasol Drop A Career High 32 Points In An Opening Night Win

Marc Gasol, Nikola Pekovic

The Grizzlies got all they could handle from a young Timberwolves team when they opened the season at FedExForum in Memphis. But slimmer Spanish center Marc Gasol led the way by dropping a career high 32 points on an efficient 12-for-17 from the field. Watch him show it all off in his career-best performance dropping buckets: the spinning up-and-under, the mid-range stroke, dives to the hoop off the pick-and-roll, passing from the high post, plus all the off-ball characteristics that make Marc one of the best centers in the game today. Read More »

NBA / Oct 29, 2014 / 11:00 pm

Dunk Of The Season? Heat’s James Ennis Embarrasses Rasual Butler With Facial

James Ennis

Who needs LeBron James? Well, the Miami Heat definitely do. And while the Heat will obviously struggle to replace The King’s all-encompassing impact, it seems little-known wing James Ennis will at least produce a portion of LeBron’s epic highlights. Watch the rookie turn-in his dunk of the year submission by catching on the break and rising for an epic facial slam on the Washington Wizards’ Rasual Butler. Read More »