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FIBA World Cup, Video / Aug 1, 2014 / 10:15 pm

Damian Lillard Heaves 80-Foot Buzzer-Beater In Team USA Showcase

Damian Lillard

Damian Lillard (photo. gifdsports)

The highlights keep on coming in the USA Basketball Showcase in Las Vegas on Friday night. Between Derrick Rose’s emphatic return to the hardwood and Kevin Durant’s poster dunk on Anthony Davis, the first half was setup to end on a high note. Read More »

FIBA World Cup, Video / Aug 1, 2014 / 9:15 pm

Watch Derrick Rose’s Vintage Slam In USA Basketball Showcase

Derrick Rose

Derrick Rose (photo. ESPN twitter)

Just several minutes into the USA Basketball Showcase, Derrick Rose is dominating. The Chicago Bulls star looks fully healthy and more, showing off the blazing speed and insane body control that made him one of the league’s best athletes before his debilitating spate of knee injuries. Even more fun than Rose’s pair of crazy-quick layups? The huge, two-handed dunk he sandwiched between them. Read More »

Video / Aug 1, 2014 / 7:00 pm

Hone Your Jumper With Coach Rocky Of I Love Basketball TV

ILoveBasketball

ILoveBasketball (photo. ILoveBasketball YouTube)

The importance of shooting in the game of basketball has never been a question. Perhaps now more than ever, though, the NBA is dependent on the rippling influence of marksmanship. With a growing majority of defensive systems intent on going under ball-screens and overloading the strong side of the floor to limit dribble penetration, good shooters have never been so valuable to constructing effective offense. Read More »

instagram, Video / Aug 1, 2014 / 1:00 pm

Watch Former Slam Dunk Champ Jeremy Evans Put Kid On A Poster

Jeremy Evans

Jeremy Evans (photo. officialjrjazz Instagram)

If you thought Aaron Gordon crossing-up a little girl was bad, just wait until you see what Jeremy Evans did. The former Slam Dunk Contest champion absolutely posterized a helpless kid at the Utah Jazz Junior Clinic yesterday. Read More »

FIBA World Cup, Video / Jul 31, 2014 / 1:45 pm

Watch Kyle Korver And Klay Thompson’s Beautiful Three-Point Contest

Kyle Korver, Klay Thompson

Korver, Thompson (photo. Rich Twu YouTube)

There surely isn’t room on Team USA’s 12-man FIBA World Cup roster for both Kyle Korver and Klay Thompson. The spot for which they’re vying on the National Team is that of designated sharpshooter, and there’s only one up for grabs. To help managing director Jerry Colangelo, coach Mike Krzyzewski, and legions of basketball fans across the country make the unenviable choice between them, Korver and Thompson got right to the point at a recent practice, going around the world in a two-man three-point shooting contest. Read More »

FIBA World Cup, GIFs, Video / Jul 31, 2014 / 10:45 am

King Of The Hill: Watch Kevin Durant Vs. James Harden Vs. Paul George

James Harden, Kevin Durant, Paul George

Following Day 3 of Team USA camp in Vegas, James Harden, Kevin Durant and Paul George put in some extra work by taking each other in games of one-on-one. You don’t want to miss them do battle with a series of floaters, step-backs, reverse layups and dunks as each sought to impose their will on the others. Read More »

Video / Jul 30, 2014 / 5:45 pm

Jeremy Lin “Goes Hollywood” In Hilarious Parody Video

Jeremy Lin

Jeremy Lin (photo. jlin7 YouTube)

Jeremy Lin is taking his talents back to California in 2014-2015 after being traded to the Los Angeles Lakers. And three months removed from tip-off of the coming season, the Harvard graduate is already capitalizing on the glitz and glamour of Hollywood. Lin starred in “Jeremy Lin Goes Hollywood,” a hilarious parody video featuring actor Harry Shum, musician AJ Rafael, and filmmaker Phil Wang. Read More »

GIFs, Playground, Video / Jul 30, 2014 / 4:15 pm

Watch Ball Up Lose First Game Ever In Birmingham

Ball Up Streetball Birmingham

Records are meant to be broken. After going four years without suffering a loss, the Ball Up all-stars team – coached by Gilbert Arenas – were defeated by the team representing Birmingham, Alabama, 84-83, over the weekend. Read More »

Video / Jul 29, 2014 / 2:00 pm

Aaron Gordon Shows Off Insane Hops With Series Of Effortless Dunks

Aaron Gordon

Aaron Gordon (photo. iamaarongordon)

Just days after Zach LaVine left the dunking world’s mouth agape with an array of incredible slams at the Seattle Pro-Am, fellow rookie Aaron Gordon is primed to do the same. The 18 year-old Gordon showed off the immense athleticism that him the surprise fourth overall pick of June’s draft by performing several amazingly casual dunks at the Orlando Magic’s practice facility. Read More »

Video / Jul 28, 2014 / 2:00 pm

First Look: Dwyane Wade Gatorade Ad With J.J. Watt & Bryce Harper

Dwyane Wade

Dwyane Wade (photo. Reebok)

A new Gatorade spot will premiere tonight starring the Heat’s Dwyane Wade. Wade is joined in the ad by Houston Texans’ defensive end J.J. Watt, the Chicago Blackhawks’ Patrick Kane and the Washington Nationals’ Bryce Harper. Regardless of the sport, or the level, Gatorade is now providing you with the same high-quality protein that fuels the best athletes across all spectrums of competition with Gatorade Recover. Read More »