Each Wednesday, we’ll be assessing how the top prospects of the 2013 NBA Draft are faring in college and overseas. Stick with us each week for assorted thoughts, including the biggest risers and fallers, the standouts, the sleepers and what we know and don’t know about the next NBA Draft class… Read More »
Archive for the 'Overseas' Category
Twitter and Instagram have added yet another avenue for basketball fans to connect with the personalities of their favorite NBA, college and high school players. It’s damn near impossible though for most normal people to stay up with everything that gets posted to Instagram on a daily basis, so we’re gonna help out the best way we know how: by collecting the best pics each week for our readers to cruise through at their leisure.
Here’s the best of this past week. Let us know what we missed in the comments section below. Read More »
Somehow, after falling out of basketball’s collective conscience while he was playing out the string of his career right in front of us in the NBA, the interest and drama surrounding Tracy McGrady since he moved to China has been intense. Read More »
In the last two days, our site has been flooded with former NBA stars and their exploits playing ball in China (watch Allen Iverson give Rafer Alston 37 and read about Stephon Marbury’s battle with the CBA).
Things haven’t necessarily gone all that well for Tracy McGrady in his short CBA career so far, but he is still showing flashes of greatness. Check him out here, ripping a baseline dunk like it’s the good old days: Read More »
He may be reigning champion of the Chinese Basketball Association and all-around local hero, but when it comes to league sponsors, Stephon Marbury has to play by the rules just like everyone else.
There’s a major conflict brewing between Steph and the CBA over the kicks he wants to wear on court. Read More »
If you have turned on the news lately, you would be hard pressed to not know at least a little bit about what is going on in Israel right now. Missiles have been fired from the Gaza Strip into Israel over the past few weeks by terrorist organizations, and the Israeli military has responded with airstrikes designed to take out the stockpiled weapons and missile launching areas. Read More »
This montage of Mike D’Antoni 80′s-era Euro highlights is pretty great, as is the ridiculous song that accompanies video. You can see that D’Antoni could fill it up as well as thread the needle. Read More »
How big is Tracy McGrady in China? This video of him arriving at Qingdao airport to begin the next chapter of his career with the Qingdao Eagles of the Chinese Basketball Association is crazy. [Check out T-Mac's Facebook goodbye letter to his U.S. fans]
The video starts off crazy, with fans chanting “T-MAC! T-MAC!” … and then it goes off the rails about a minute into the clip. Read More »
Some teams at the London Olympics exited their competitions differently than others. Tony Parker, Boris Diaw and Co. on Team France doled out $20,000 for booze for their after party — and the French didn’t even make it out of the quarterfinals. Then there’s Spain. The Spaniards lost for their second straight Olympics to the U.S. in the gold medal game, and even if few gave them more than a puncher’s chance to win missing Ricky Rubio and with several players hurt, Team Spain apparently took the loss very hard. So hard it caused $14,400 in damage. Read More »