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Latest News / Oct 30, 2014 / 12:15 am

GIF: Russell Westbrook Caps Dominant First Half With Buzzer-Beating Dunk

Russell Westbrook

So much for Russell Westbrook struggling with Kevin Durant sidelined. The Oklahoma City Thunder’s wildly talented point guard enjoyed a breathtaking first half in his team’s season-opener at the Portland Trail Blazers, scoring 26 points (7-13 FGs) and doling out five assists while spurring his team to an intermission lead. Looking for a perfect encapsulation of Westbrook’s dominance? This incredible buzzer-beating dunk does the trick. Read More »

NBA / Oct 29, 2014 / 11:00 pm

Dunk Of The Season? Heat’s James Ennis Embarrasses Rasual Butler With Facial

James Ennis

Who needs LeBron James? Well, the Miami Heat definitely do. And while the Heat will obviously struggle to replace The King’s all-encompassing impact, it seems little-known wing James Ennis will at least produce a portion of LeBron’s epic highlights. Watch the rookie turn-in his dunk of the year submission by catching on the break and rising for an epic facial slam on the Washington Wizards’ Rasual Butler. Read More »

Video / Oct 29, 2014 / 9:45 pm

Watch Kemba Walker Hit Game-Tying 3 In 4Q, Winning Jumper In Overtime

Kemba Walker

Kemba Walker (photo. @jrsportbrief)

The new-look Charlotte Hornets once trailed the Milwaukee Bucks by 24 points midway through the third quarter on Wednesday. Maybe they just wanted to keep things interesting on opening night? Led by Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, Lance Stephenson, and Al Jefferson, Charlotte came buzzing back to finally tie the young Bucks late in the fourth quarter – on a three-pointer by Kemba Walker with under two seconds remaining. And in overtime, the Hornets’ point guard of the present and future did himself one better, nailing the winning jumper as the game clock crept to five seconds. Read More »

Latest News / Oct 29, 2014 / 8:45 pm

Video: Lance Stephenson Rises For Vicious Power Dunk Over Larry Sanders

Lance Stephenson

Lance Stephenson’s first game as a Charlotte Hornet hasn’t gone as planned. Born Ready didn’t score until the third quarter of his team’s regular season debut against the Milwaukee Bucks, but perhaps Stephenson’s second basket will be what gets him going. Watch Lance gather with a power dribble before rising for a vicious poster dunk on elite rim-protector Larry Sanders. Read More »

Video / Oct 29, 2014 / 8:16 pm

Watch Bucks Rookie Jabari Parker Go Coast-To-Coast For First Career Basket

Jabari Parker

Jabari Parker (Sam Sharpe, USATODAY)

This is just the first of what will surely be thousands for Jabari Parker. Watch the prized Milwaukee Bucks rookie grab a loose ball and go coast-to-coast and finish with a nifty layup for the first points of his NBA career. Read More »

NBA / Oct 29, 2014 / 5:00 pm

This “Relentless” Clippers Video Will Get You Jacked For The 2014-15 Season

Steve Ballmer, Clippers Fans

We’ve always been suckers for a good hype video. This year’s Clippers team has a new owner, a coach and GM under a new long-term deal, and they’re dreaming of a Larry O’Brien trophy in their not-too-distant future. After suffering the ignominy of working for Donald Sterling, and after the painful, drawn-out process leading to his decades-late exit, a supercharged former Microsoft CEO, Steve Ballmer, is now sitting at the top of the Clippers’ hierarchy. Their new ad compaign launching tonight, like their new owner, should enliven even the most detached NBA fans. Read More »

Video / Oct 29, 2014 / 4:30 pm

Learn How Steph Curry Developed “The Perfect Shot” In Inspirational Video

Stephen Curry

Stephen Curry (photo. Muscle Milk YouTube)

It’s easy to believe that a shooter of Steph Curry’s remarkable ability and rare genealogy has been splashing jumpers with ease since he picked up a basketball. Amazing as it sounds, though, that’s simply not the case. In this inspirational new video from Muscle Milk, the Golden State Warriors superstar explains how he developed “the perfect shot” after re-making his stroke as a high schooler. Read More »

Smack / Oct 29, 2014 / 4:00 pm

Deron Williams: “Everybody’s Pretty Much Written Me Off”

Deron Williams

Brooklyn point guard Deron Williams has been a shell of his former self since getting dealt from Utah to NJ/Brooklyn towards the end of the 2010-11 season. But he feels “a lot more confident” coming into the 2014-15 season and his teammates back up his positive self-assessment. Read More »

Smack / Oct 29, 2014 / 3:15 pm

Carmelo Says He “Wouldn’t Know How To Deal With” Knicks Missing Playoffs

Carmelo Anthony

Carmelo Anthony says the New York Knicks will “absolutely” make the playoffs this season. While that seems wishful thinking, it’s no doubt more heartening for the high-scoring superstar to believe than admitting his team’s current reality – especially given his extreme discomfort with it. Of the Knicks missing the playoffs for a second consecutive season, Anthony says he “wouldn’t know how to deal” with such disappointment. Read More »

Video / Oct 29, 2014 / 2:45 pm

Watch Dirk Nowitzki Take Two Tumbles While Checking Boris Diaw

Dirk Nowitzki, Boris Diaw

Dirk Nowitzki, Boris Diaw (photo. r/nba squanchy56)

Boris Diaw didn’t “drop” Dirk Nowitzki last night. The Frenchman didn’t cross his fellow import, or even fake the pride of Germany to the ground. Nowitzki simply twice slipped on the same spot slick floor. We’ll admit this, though: Diaw certainly wouldn’t have made Dirk look so silly if this were the mid-200s. Read More »