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GIFs, Smack, Twitter / Nov 22, 2014 / 6:39 pm

Eric Bledsoe Says He Was Tipped Before Game About Nerlens Noel’s Hard Foul

Eric Bledsoe, Nerlens Noel

Last night Nerlens Noel dropped Eric Bledsoe to the hardwood not more than 30 seconds into the Suns-76ers game in Philadelphia. This came after Bledsoe had said his alum, Kentucky, could beat the 0-12 Sixers in a seven-game series. It was an embarrassing proclamation, even if some believe there’s some truth to his belief. Well, it seems Bledsoe knew the hard foul was coming since a 76ers player tipped him off about it before the game began. Read More »

Smack, Twitter / Nov 21, 2014 / 11:00 am

Rookie K.J. McDaniels’ Mom On Sixers: “Yes They Are Tanking F**king Over My Son”

K.J. McDaniels

The Philadelphia 76ers are 0-11 to start the season and it’s getting so bad some people think a dominant college program could beat them in a seven-game series (they can’t). Second round pick (No. 32 overall) K.J. McDaniels has been along for Philly’s awful opening ride in his first experience as an NBA player. But things might be getting a whole lot worse for the rook after his mom took to Twitter last night without a filter to lament her son’s lost season. Read More »

Smack, Twitter / Nov 20, 2014 / 1:15 pm

Stan Van Gundy Benches Josh Smith After “Jawing Session” About Defense

Stan Van Gundy

It wasn’t just Markieff Morris and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope who got into it last night during the Suns-Pistons game. It seems Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy and forward Josh Smith had a verbal altercation when J Smoove was subbed out with a few minutes left in the third quarter. He did not return in the 88-86 Suns win. Read More »

Twitter / Nov 18, 2014 / 3:15 pm

Justin Timberlake To Man Calling Him Bandwagon Grizzlies Fan: “I’m An Owner”

Justin Timberlake

River city native and Memphis Grizzlies part-owner Justin Timberlake is psyched about his team’s start to the 2014-2015 season. After the Grit ‘N Grind crew dispatched of the Houston Rockets last night to gain the league’s best record at 10-1, the “Mirrors” singer expressed droll excitement on Twitter. But his followers were immediately dubious, questioning the timing of Timberlake’s Grizzlies fandom. He wasn’t having it, and responded in pretty awesome fashion. Read More »

Smack, Twitter / Nov 17, 2014 / 9:15 am

Kevin Durant Repeatedly Tells Dwight Howard, “You’re A Pu**y”

Dwight Howard, Kevin Durant

Last night’s Thunder-Rockets game was ugly. Houston scored 24 points in the first quarter, and it was the only time either time exceeded 20 points in a quarter; Houston then scored only nine in the third session. The Rockets did, however, get the win when James Harden hit a huge step-back three-pointer with 1:19 remaining to give them a 68-65 advantage they never relinquished. The ugliness of the game mirrored the junk Kevin Durant was slinging towards Dwight Howard from the sidelines. Read More »

Twitter / Nov 14, 2014 / 4:45 pm

Video: Hulk Hogan Tries To Hype Up Warriors Crowd

Hulk Hogan

A long time ago, we owned a Hulk Hogan Wrestling Buddy, and we used to mimic the Hulkster with our friends — who all had the Ultimate *Warrior* Wrestling Buddy. Last night, when the Warriors beat the Brooklyn Nets, Hogan was on hand to take over Golden State’s Twitter account and give a largely ignored speech to the Bay area crowd in an effort to get them excited for the upcoming Wrestlemania 31 (aka Wrestlemania Play). Read More »

Twitter / Nov 14, 2014 / 3:00 pm

Charles Barkley’s Bare Bottom “Breaks The Internet” More Than Kim K’s

Charles Barkley

If real, this is something that could actually break the internet. After a photo of Kim Kardashian’s famed backside in Paper magazine took the web by storm earlier this week, the NBA on TNT tweeted a pic of Charles Barkley channeling the reality television star. Read More »

Smack, Twitter / Nov 14, 2014 / 2:45 pm

Michael Carter-Williams Starts With A Jam, Then Gets Into Spat With Coach

Michael Carter-Williams

Michael Carter-Williams made his return last night for a Sixers team that had dropped their first seven games of the season. His presence didn’t do much to affect the woeful team from Philly, though, and MCW even got into it with coach Brett Brown after he failed to get back on defense. Read More »

GIFs, NBA, Twitter / Nov 12, 2014 / 11:15 am

GIF: Gregg Popovich & Steve Kerr Share A Laugh & Mutual Respect

Steve Kerr, Gregg Popovich, Tim Duncan

Despite the Spurs beating his Warriors, 113-100, coach Steve Kerr went over after the game and shared a chuckle and a handshake with Spurs coach Gregg Popovich and big man Tim Duncan. Kerr, a 16-year vet as a sharpshooting guard, spent a quarter of his career in San Antonio, winning two titles in his time with Popovich and Duncan. Read More »

NBA, Twitter / Nov 12, 2014 / 10:30 am

Kobe Says Anthony Davis “Can Be One Of The Greatest Power Forwards Who Has Ever Played”

Kobe Bryant, Anthony Davis

Game recognizes game. After the Lakers lost to the Grizzlies last night, 107-102, they traveled to New Orleans to take on the Pelicans tonight at 8PM ET. The Orange County Register‘s Bill Oram talked to Kobe Bryant about young stud power forward Anthony Davis, and Mamba was effusive with his praise for the 21-year-old Pellies big man. Read More »