Archive for the 'Video' Category

Video / Jul 22, 2014 / 12:15 pm

Jamal Crawford Scores 63 Points At Seattle Pro-Am

Jamal Crawford

Jamal Crawford (photo. BallIsLife YouTube)

After introducing surprise guest Kobe Bryant to a capacity Seattle Pro-Am crowd by calling him “this generation’s Michael Jordan,” Jamal Crawford did a worthy MJ impression of his own on the court. The silky smooth Los Angeles Clippers guard scored 63 dazzling points to lead his team to victory, including a typically crazy game-winner that had opponents throwing their hands in amazement. Read More »

Video / Jul 21, 2014 / 11:00 pm

Watch Nick Johnson’s Sick Reverse Alley-Oop Dunk In Summer League Finale

Nick Johnson

Nick Johnson (photo. Houston Rockets twitter)

Houston Rockets guard Nick Johnson opened Orlando Summer League play with one of its most memorable poster slams. Just over two weeks later, he closed Las Vegas Summer League with a reverse alley-oop dunk in the championship game that was arguably just as impressive. Read More »

Video / Jul 21, 2014 / 11:45 am

Watch LeBron Cheering On His Son At AAU Tournament

LeBron James

LeBron James is the best player in the world, but give him a front-row seat at his son’s basketball game and he turns into a typical dad.
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Video / Jul 20, 2014 / 3:30 pm

Andre Drummond Is Better At Basketball Than Bowling

Andre Drummond

Andre Drummond (photo. Drummond Vine)

Philadelphia 76ers rookie Joel Embiid has been making waves on social media of late with a cavalcade of clever posts that have some calling him the league’s preeminent internet follow. The Detroit Pistons’ Andre Drummond, though, clearly isn’t quite ready relinquish that title. The 20 year-old star took to Vine earlier today to showcase his hoops abilities while utilizing a bowling ball. Read More »

GIFs, Playground, Video / Jul 18, 2014 / 10:15 am

Watch 5-10 Jeff Remmington Shut Down Drew League On Back-To-Back Poster Jams

Jeff Remington

While Brandon Jennings dominated play at the Drew League for the second week in a row with another 50-point outing, it was former Florida Atlantic guard Jeff Remmington who caused the biggest stir during Drew League’s Week 9 action. Read More »

GIFs, Video / Jul 16, 2014 / 11:15 pm

Watch Drake Blow In Lance Stephenson’s Ear At ESPYs

Drake, Lance Stephenson

Drake, Lance Stephenson (photo. @ESPN)

The lovable rapper/actor/emcee backpackers hate with the violence of an early Rakim couplet, Raptors global ambassador Drake, hosted the ESPYs tonight in Los Angeles and he got a couple humdingers in about Donald Sterling and others. Perhaps his greatest NBA-related skit involved Lance Stephenson and his former teammate Paul George. Read More »

Video / Jul 15, 2014 / 2:00 pm

This Carmelo Mixtape Will Make You Believe In The New York Knicks

Carmelo Anthony

Carmelo Anthony (Joe Camporeale, USATODAY)

Carmelo Anthony is one of the most talented yet divisive stars in the NBA. Supporters point to his seemingly limitless shed of individual scoring tools and detractors counter with his well-established track record of playoff failures, and the discourse goes round, round, and round again. When Anthony recently agreed to a five-year, approximately $122 million contract that made him the Knicks cornerstone for the foreseeable future, frequency and intensity of that same argument only increased. Once Carmelo’s critics watch this latest mixtape, though, they’ll surely agree that New York has a better chance to win trophies with Anthony in the fold than otherwise. Read More »

Video / Jul 14, 2014 / 8:00 pm

C.J. Fair Throws Down On Bruno Caboclo At Las Vegas Summer League

C.J. Fair Bruno Caboclo

C.J. Fair, Bruno Caboclo (photo. Spencer Layman Vine)

The Dallas Mavericks’ Eric Griffin had what we thought would be the best dunk of Summer League on Friday. Just three days later, C.J. Fair – Griffin’s Mavs teammate – might have outdone him with another awesome posterization. Read More »

Video / Jul 14, 2014 / 12:15 pm

Jordan Brand’s Epic New Derek Jeter Spot, “Re2pect,” Will Give You Goose Bumps

Derek Jeter, Michael Jordan

In Jordan Brand‘s new ad for Derek Jeter, scheduled to air just before he appears in the 2014 MLB All-Star Game Tuesday night, a stunning collection of fellow baseball players, NBA stars, coaches, managers, musicians, movie directors, a former NYC mayor, the G.O.A.T, New Yorkers, and even Sawx fans all tip their caps to the Captain. We don’t really like baseball (to slow), but Jeter is an institution in New York, and this 90-second spot is sure to raise the hairs on your arms regardless of how you feel about baseball. Read More »

GIFs, Video / Jul 14, 2014 / 10:00 am

Watch Wiggins’ Pre-Game Behind The Back 360 Jam

Andrew Wiggins

Before Andrew Wiggins played in his second Las Vegas summer league game last night, he decided to have a little fun during the pre-game layup lines. His ensuing 360-degree behind-the-back smash looks way too easy and smooth. Read More »