Archive for the 'Overseas' Category

Overseas, Playground, Video / Mar 26, 2013 / 11:03 am

Tracy McGrady Shammgods Yi Jianlian, Breaks His Ankles

tracy mcgrady shammgods yi jianlian

There have been more Tracy McGrady highlights out of the Chinese Basketball Association this year that in his last 2-3 NBA season combined (Here’s his first CBA tomohawk, here’s a baseline smash, and here he is dropping a guy with an elbow).

I just caught the following clip from a few weeks back. Watch T-Mac come down the court and hit Yi Jianlian(!) with a Shammgod that puts Yi on skates, followed by a raise-up three from deep: Read More »

College, NBA, NBA Draft, Overseas / Mar 20, 2013 / 5:30 pm

Tracking This Year’s NBA Draft: The March Madness Edition

Anthony Bennett

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, NBA Draft, Overseas / Mar 13, 2013 / 4:15 pm

Tracking This Year’s NBA Draft: The 5 Best Fits For OKC

Cody Zeller

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 »

NBA, Overseas / Mar 8, 2013 / 3:00 pm

Do Any NBA Teams Still Want Tracy McGrady, Gilbert Arenas Or Eddy Curry?

Tracy McGrady

It was just a little over a year ago when the lockout forced a group of NBA rotation players overseas in search of employment. The Chinese Basketball Association opened their doors to a handful of players under the condition that those players finish out their contracts in the league no matter when the lockout ended. Guys like J.R. Smith, Wilson Chandler and Kenyon Martin all came “home” after stints in the CBL and joined playoff contending teams to finish out the season last March. Read More »

Latest News, Overseas, Video / Mar 8, 2013 / 10:45 am

Watch Renaldo Balkman Nearly Choke A Teammate During An Altercation In The Philippines

Renaldo Balkman

Remember Renaldo Balkman? He was one of the failed New York Knicks first-round draft picks of the 2000s, a player who was ordinary enough that even the worst New York fans had to temper their expectations. Well now he’s playing with the Petron Blaze Boosters in the PBA, and yesterday, he got into a heated argument with just about everyone on the court. Read More »

College, NBA Draft, Overseas / Mar 6, 2013 / 1:15 pm

Tracking This Year’s NBA Draft: The 5 Best Fits For Minnesota

Victor Oladipo

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, NBA Draft, Overseas / Feb 27, 2013 / 2:45 pm

Tracking This Year’s NBA Draft: The 5 Best Fits For Sacramento

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 »

Latest News, Overseas / Feb 26, 2013 / 10:00 am

Dennis Rodman Is Going To North Korea For Basketball Diplomacy

Dennis Rodman

The question “where are they now?” asked about former NBA stars could not be more apt for former rebounding king Dennis Rodman this week. That’s because Rodman is traveling to North Korea with the Harlem Globetrotters and a film crew — they landed in Beijing today — in an effort to coach in basketball camps and play some games, with the hope that dear leader Kim Jong Un will show up. Read More »

Overseas, Playground, Video / Feb 20, 2013 / 4:30 pm

Video: Jus Fly Wins Nike+ Basketball Dunk Showcase With An Insane Slam

Jus Fly Nike Dunk Showcase

Did anyone think the Nike+ Basketball Dunk Showcase (basically, a worldwide dunk contest) would end any other way? Justin Darlington, aka Jus Fly, crushed every stage of the competition going back to July in Washington D.C. Read More »

College, NBA, NBA Draft, Overseas / Feb 13, 2013 / 12:00 pm

Tracking This Year’s NBA Draft: The 5 Best Fits For New Orleans

Nerlens Noel

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 »