Archive for the 'Twitter' Category

Latest News, Twitter / Jan 23, 2015 / 1:45 pm

Kobe Bryant On Injury: “This Is What Happens When I Pass Too Much!”

Kobe Bryant

At least Kobe Bryant still has his sense of humor. In the wake of tearing his rotator cuff on Wednesday during a loss to the New Orleans Pelicans, the Los Angeles Lakers legend took to twitter and poked fun at his shot-happy nature. Read More »

Twitter / Jan 20, 2015 / 1:30 pm

Justin Bieber Tweets Support Of Kyle Lowry’s All-Star Bid, Doesn’t Actually Vote

Justin Bieber

Poor Justin Bieber just can’t seem to get out of his own way. While tweeting in support of Kyle Lowry’s bid for All-Star starter, the Canadian megastar failed to include the proper hashtag that makes a vote actually count – leaving the Toronto Raptors’ point guard out of approximately 31,000 extra tallies. Read More »

Smack, Twitter / Jan 15, 2015 / 10:45 am

UK Newspaper Confuses Dikembe Mutombo For ‘Melo

Prince Harry, Dikembe Mutombo

Above is a picture of Prince Harry of Wales, and former four-time Defensive Player of the Year, Dikembe Mutombo. The British rag, The Sun, used the above picture in a tweet about Prince Harry meeting…Carmelo Anthony because today the Knicks take on the Milwaukee Bucks in Southeast London’s O2 Arena today at 3 p.m. ET. The mistaken identity on Twitter is pretty sad. Read More »

Twitter / Jan 14, 2015 / 5:30 pm

Daryl Morey Favorably Compares Basketball Job To Work In Gynecology

Daryl Morey

Houston Rockets GM Daryl Morey is affectionately known as “Dork Elvis.” Given this latest tweet, the notoriously progressive decision-maker seems to live up to the latter portion of that nickname a bit more than the former. Asked by a follower if having a basketball-related job can lead to one growing sick of the game, Morey invoked gynecology to amusingly refute the question’s implication. Read More »

Smack, Twitter / Jan 13, 2015 / 5:15 pm

Kevin Durant Sounds Off On Twitter, And We Love It

Kevin Durant

Twitter has become ubiquitous, especially in the NBA, where all the news, smack and highlights can usually first be found in 140 characters or less. But the people on it can often be insufferable, and it seems like someone or something has gotten to Kevin Durant. The 2014 NBA MVP took to the social networking site today to ask a series of Socratic questions aimed at understanding why on earth anyone would ever send a tweet. Read More »

instagram, Twitter / Jan 9, 2015 / 12:15 pm

Video: Aaron Brooks Selfies At The White House

Aaron Brooks, Abe Lincoln sculpture

The Bulls play the Wizards tonight, which means President Barack Obama had his hometown team stop by the White House to check out his digs on Thursday night. Backup guard Aaron Brooks brought along his phone and snapped a selfie in seemingly every room of the President’s abode. Read More »

instagram, Twitter / Jan 8, 2015 / 3:45 pm

Video: Watch Clippers Owner Steve Ballmer Spasm To Fergie

Steve Ballmer

The Clippers stomped the Lakers last night at Staples Center, 114-89, and the intercity rivals have appeared to switch places with the Clippers turning into title contenders and the Lakers plotting ping pong ball moves. New Clippers owner Steve Ballmer has a lot to be happy about with his $2 billion franchise, but perhaps he should refrain from dancing like he did last night. Read More »

Smack, Twitter / Jan 7, 2015 / 11:45 am

Nick Young & Jeremy Lin Perform Abbott & Costello Comedy Stylings At Event

Nick Young, Jeremy Lin

During the 11th annual All-Access Lakers event at Staples Center on Tuesday night, Jeremy Lin and Nick Young were on a panel together and it quickly became evident the mismatched pair has a future in show business — or at least a running gig at the Improv on Melrose. Lin and Swaggy’s off-the-cuff patter and repartee worked incredibly well, as you’ll see. Read More »

Smack, Twitter / Jan 6, 2015 / 1:15 pm

Joel Embiid Trolls LeBron James On Twitter After Sixers Beat Cavs

Joel Embiid

The Philadelphia 76ers beat the short-handed Cleveland Cavaliers last night for their first home win since April 14. Is that confirmation that LeBron James should have heeded Joel Embiid’s summer advice and joined him in the City of Brotherly Love? The rookie seems to think so. After last night’s win, the injured big man took to twitter to remind The King that he could be wearing blue and red instead of wine and gold. Read More »

Latest News, Twitter / Jan 6, 2015 / 12:45 pm

Hawks CEO Offers Work Tardy Slip, Tickets For Fans Who Watched Clippers Game

Jeff Teague, Blake Griffin

The NBA world is finally noticing the Atlanta Hawks. Before the Eastern Conference leaders dispatched of the Clippers in Los Angeles last night to cap a brilliant 3-0 road trip, the team went a step farther to ensure locals will, too. Franchise CEO Steve Koonin penned a work tardy slip for fans watching the game that included a free for the employee’s boss to Wednesday’s clash with the Memphis Grizzlies. Read More »