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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 »

GIFs, Smack, Twitter / Nov 10, 2014 / 11:00 am

Ed Davis Posterizes Jason Maxiell Then Tells Barkley: “Your Fat A$$ Can Eat Now”

Ed Davis, Jason Maxiell

Perhaps you’re unaware, but professional agitator and “Inside the NBA” co-host Charles Barkley informed the public he wasn’t going to eat another meal until the Lakers win a game. The Lakers won last night, and big man Ed Davis annihilated Jason Maxiell with a poster dunk during the contest. Then Davis annihilated Chuck just as bad on Twitter after the game. Read More »

Smack, Twitter / Nov 7, 2014 / 12:00 pm

Official Nuggets Twitter Trolls LeBron & Cavs

Kevin Love, LeBron James

The Cavs face the Nuggets tonight, after dropping three of their first four to open a 2014-15 NBA season with title hopes. LeBron James has looked off his game, and Kyrie Irving has already clashed with James about the way he runs the offense. Kevin Love has complained about getting more touches in the paint and first-time NBA coach David Blatt looks overwhelmed with his rotations. On top of all that drama — whether real, or exaggerated — the Nuggets official Twitter account decided to have a little fun at the expense of the presupposed Cleveland Big Three in their buildup before tonight’s contest. Read More »

Smack, Twitter / Nov 4, 2014 / 3:00 pm

Kendrick Lamar Apologizes To Phil Jackson For “Control” Verse

Kendrick Lamar, Spike Lee

If you didn’t already know, precocious Compton, California hip hop artist Kendrick Lamar threw down a challenge too seemingly every rapper on the scene today with his verse on Big Sean‘s “Control” from last year. In one line, he even called out Phil Jackson, and the Zen aficionado took slight umbrage on Twitter. Vibe recently spoke with Lamar, and he said he wants to make peace with the famous basketball Peacenik, but Phil’s the only one he’ll apologize too. Read More »

Smack, Twitter / Nov 4, 2014 / 12:15 pm

Video: Tony Allen Slaps Camera, Not Camerman — Then Apologizes

Cameraman slapped by Tony Allen

Grizzlies off-guard, Tony Allen, can’t shoot the rock beyond maybe 15 feet and even that’s pushing it. He’s also sort of crazy, just follow his Twitter account. But he’s probably one of the toughest players in the league — over 25 percent of GM’s named him the toughest player in the NBA in their latest annual survey — and we love the way he plays defense and competes every night. That said, he became frustrated last night and slapped a court-side camera. Read More »

GIFs, Twitter / Nov 3, 2014 / 11:45 am

Lance Stephenson’s Fluky Videobomb Turns Into Meme

Derek Fisher, Lance Stephenson

Before Carmelo Anthony sealed the 96-93 win for the Knicks last night, Lance Stephenson heaved a desperation three-pointer, but he wasn’t able to get it off before the remaining eight-tenths of a second expired. Lance still thought he had been fouled on the attempt, and when he got up from the court to wonder at the no-call, his mug happened to pop up just as the camera was panning over to Knicks head coach Derek Fisher. A surprisingly funny meme was born. Read More »

Smack, Twitter / Oct 31, 2014 / 11:30 am

Dan Le Batard Mocks Cavs And LeBron On Twitter

LeBron James

New uniforms, new court, the NBA’s best player returning to his hometown to play in a nationally televised home debut while a coterie of all-stars surround him. Check, check, check and check. Still, the Knicks played spoiler last night, 95-90 on TNT, when LeBron James and the Cavs came out flat to start the 2014-15 NBA season. As a result, Miami sports columnist and radio host Dan Le Batard, a frequent LeBron and Cavs foil ever since Decision 2.0 was announced, exhibited quite a bit of schadenfreude on Twitter during and after Cleveland’s stunning opening home loss. Read More »

NBA, Twitter / Oct 28, 2014 / 1:15 pm

Michael Jordan Jokes Of Comeback, Shows Off Kicks In #MJTakeover On Twitter

Michael Jordan

In the latest step towards becoming a more active and engaged NBA owner, basketball legend and Charlotte Hornets chairman Michael Jordan operated his team’s Twitter account today. During the aptly named #MJTakeover, His Airness joked of a playing comeback and showed off his sick collection of Hornets-colored Air Jordans. Read More »

Twitter / Oct 27, 2014 / 3:15 pm

Photo: Blasé Carmelo Anthony, Amar’e Stoudemire Pose With Taylor Swift

Carmelo Anthony, Taylor Swift, Amaré Stoudemire

Apparently Carmelo Anthony isn’t comfortable letting people believe he’s a fan of Taylor Swift. In a photo of the New York Knicks megastar, teammate Amar’e Stoudemire, and the 1989 singer, Anthony affects a blasé attitude befitting a man that doesn’t bang hits like “Love Story,” “We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together,” and “Shake It Off.” But we’re not buying it. Swift’s tunes are too catchy for even a man of ‘Melo’s cool to not cue up on occasion. Read More »

Twitter / Oct 24, 2014 / 7:00 pm

Photo: 7-9 Chinese Basketball Player Makes The Rock Look Like A Child

Dwyane Johnson, Sun Ming Ming

So this is what a 7-9, 370-pound human being looks like. Except even bigger normally, actually, because Sun Ming Ming of the CBA’s Beijing Ducks is standing next to 6-5 behemoth Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson. Read More »