Archive for the 'Overseas' Category

Latest News, NBA, Overseas / Jan 18, 2013 / 10:27 am

Tracy McGrady Denies Ever Playing Kobe Bryant 1-on-1 and Getting “Roasted”

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Yesterday, people went nuts when we posted the news that Kobe Bryant had declared himself the best 1-on-1 player ever. Most people immediately reacted like that was some sort of outrageous, off-the-wall claim, which is pretty ridiculous to me, but whatever.

Part of the evidence that Kobe presented as he was running down the names of guys who can’t or couldn’t beat him was a story about how he destroyed Tracy McGrady during an adidas trip to Germany back in the day. Problem is, T-Mac says it never happened. Read More »

College, NBA Draft, Overseas / Jan 16, 2013 / 5:00 pm

Fast 5: Tracking This Year’s NBA Draft Class, Vol. 7

Jarnell Stokes

Jarnell Stokes (photo. UT Athletic Media Relations)

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 »

College, NBA Draft, Overseas / Jan 9, 2013 / 4:00 pm

Fast 5: Tracking This Year’s NBA Draft Class, Vol. 6

C.J. McCollum

C.J. McCollum (photo. Brent Hugo/Lehigh Media Relations)

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 »

Latest News, Overseas / Jan 3, 2013 / 10:10 am

Video: Quincy Douby Scores 75 Points in Chinese Basketball Association Game

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I was scrolling through some of the most recent basketball posts on Reddit yesterday afternoon when I spotted a new link to a box score from a Chinese Basketball Association from the previous night. The headline screamed that former Sacramento King Quincy Douby had put up 75 points in a win for his Zhejiang Chouzhou Golden Bulls.

Video of the game though was nowhere to be found. But through the magic of YouTube, you can now see an edited reel of Douby’s absurd shooting performance (complete with an Eddy Curry cameo). Read More »

College, NBA Draft, Overseas / Jan 2, 2013 / 12:30 pm

Fast 5: Tracking This Year’s NBA Draft Class, Vol. 5

Shabazz Muhammad

Shabazz Muhammad (photo. Matt Scott)

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 »

College, NBA Draft, Overseas / Dec 27, 2012 / 12:30 pm

Fast 5: Tracking This Year’s NBA Draft Class, Vol. 4

Nerlens Noel. (photo. UK Athletics/Chet White)

Kentucky’s Nerlens Noel. (photo. UK Athletics/Chet White)

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 »

instagram, NBA, Overseas, Playground, Twitter / Dec 18, 2012 / 1:30 pm

LeBron James’ Kicks, Manny Pacquiao Memes and the best of NBA Twitter & Instagram

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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 »

Latest News, Overseas / Dec 10, 2012 / 10:00 am

Video: Tracy McGrady Drops an Opponent With an Elbow

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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 »

Overseas, Video / Dec 4, 2012 / 3:51 pm

Video: Tracy McGrady Smashes a Baseline Dunk in China

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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 »

Latest News, Overseas / Dec 4, 2012 / 2:41 pm

Stephon Marbury is at War With Chinese Basketball Association Over Sneakers

Stephon Marbury

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 »