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NBA / Dec 19, 2014 / 10:00 pm

Video: James Johnson Cocks Hammer On Andre Drummond For Epic Poster Dunk

Andre Drummond, James Johnson

We have a new candidate for dunk of the year. Watch James Johnson drive baseline and rise for an epic hammer slam on Andre Drummond in the Toronto Raptors’ 110-100 win over the Detroit Pistons. Read More »

NBA / Dec 19, 2014 / 8:15 pm

Kevin Durant Will Miss Friday’s Game Against The Lakers With Ankle Sprain

Kevin Durant

Reigning NBA MVP Kevin Durant is once again giving the Thunder and its fans a scare because of an injury. However, this injury’s severity is expected to have much less of an impact than his previous foot injury that sidelined the franchise star for 17 games this season. Read More »

NBA / Dec 19, 2014 / 3:15 pm

Report: Rockets Acquire ‘Wolves Wing Corey Brewer

Corey Brewer

You know how it goes in the NBA by now – the rich get richer. After the Dallas Mavericks upped the Western Conference ante by trading for Rajon Rondo, an in-state rival made a move of its own. According to a report, the Houston Rockets have acquired veteran wing Corey Brewer in a deal with the Minnesota Timberwolves. Read More »

NBA / Dec 19, 2014 / 1:45 pm

Hobbled Carmelo Anthony Says He Won’t Heed Advice To “Shut It Down”

Carmelo Anthony

The New York Knicks are going nowhere this season and Carmelo Anthony is hobbled by lingering knee pain. Might it be prudent for the high-scoring superstar to take some time off and heal properly? We think so, but Anthony insists he isn’t entertaining the possibility despite the advice of so many that he do so. Read More »

NBA / Dec 19, 2014 / 12:45 am

Video: Anthony Davis Soars For Alley-Oop Slam On Joey Dorsey In Win

Anthony Davis

Anthony Davis finished an alley-oop over an opponent? What else is new? We don’t care; The Brow’s exploits always deserve time in the spotlight. Watch the New Orleans Pelicans’ long-limbed, high-flying superstar rise for a lob jam over Joey Dorsey in his team’s 99-90 road victory over the Houston Rockets. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Dec 18, 2014 / 11:15 pm

GIF: Serge Ibaka Gets Beautiful Block Of Harrison Barnes’ Dunk

Serge Ibaka, Harrison Barnes

The Oklahoma City Thunder and Golden State Warriors combined for 72 points in the first quarter of tonight’s headlining matchup. Kevin Durant was red hot from beyond the arc, Stephen Curry was splashing and dishing, and Russell Westbrook was attacking with typical aplomb. For our money, though, the most impressive highlight during the game’s first 12 minutes came on the other side of the ball. Watch Serge Ibaka utilize picture perfect timing on this beautiful block of Harrison Barnes’ fast break dunk attempt. Read More »

NBA / Dec 18, 2014 / 8:45 pm

DeMarcus Cousins Will Play Versus Bucks Tonight

DeMarcus Cousins

Things have changed just a bit for the Sacramento Kings since DeMarcus Cousins was sidelined with viral meningitis. Let’s hope his game hasn’t; we’ll find out tonight. Boogie is starting on Thursday in his team’s matchup with the Milwaukee Bucks. Read More »

NBA / Dec 18, 2014 / 5:00 pm

Andrew Bogut Undergoes Platelet-Rich Plasma Treatment; Out Indefinitely

Andrew Bogut

This isn’t doomsday for the Golden State Warriors, but it’s hardly encouraging, either. After Andrew Bogut said earlier this week that he should “probably” be worried about his suspiciously balky right knee, the Aussie center underwent platelet-rich plasma therapy on Thursday and will be sidelined indefinitely. Read More »

NBA / Dec 18, 2014 / 4:00 pm

Lakers’ Julius Randle Off Crutches, Performing Leg Presses At Practice

Julius Randle

Let’s hope his fellow rookies enjoy similarly swift timelines of recovery. After suffering a broken leg in the season-opener on October 29, Los Angeles Lakers rookie Julius Randle is already walking without crutches and performing load-bearing exercises. Read More »

NBA / Dec 18, 2014 / 1:30 pm

Dime Q&A: Brendan Haywood On The Cavs, LeBron, Playing With MJ, His Contract & More

Brendan Haywood

Being comfortable in one’s skin can be a difficult task, but veteran center Brendan Haywood from the Cleveland Cavaliers has mastered the art. He’s a throwback type of center. You know, the type that likes to rebound, block shots and stay close to the basket. He’s a contributor not a complainer and never worries about what he isn’t. Instead, he focuses on what he is, and how he can help his team. Read More »