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Smack / Nov 6, 2014 / 4:45 pm

Is LeBron James Worried About The Cavaliers? The King Says “RELAX”

LeBron James

The Cleveland Cavaliers are 1-3. They look lost and selfish on offense and flat-out lazy on defense. Tension is already close to boiling over, and the sacrifices necessary for success aren’t being made. But is LeBron James worried? No way. The King went on Twitter today and offered a simple message for those overreacting to the Cavs’ poor start to 2014-2015: “Relax.” Read More »

NBA / Sep 11, 2012 / 1:00 pm

Scoring Celebrations: When The NBA & NFL Collide

Jimmy Graham

The NFL season is finally upon us. We’ve had a couple of weeks to break in the new Madden and we’re all sitting atop the standings in fantasy football (unless, of course, you started Brandon Weeden). Not only did Week 1 bring some huge plays and great games, it also provided us with one of the worst touchdown celebrations of all time. San Francisco 49ers tight end Vernon Davis‘s botched dunk celebration was downright awful. Read More »

NBA / Sep 10, 2012 / 2:00 pm

Top 10 Football Players In The NBA

Nate Robinson

With football season getting underway yesterday, we are now officially engaged in NFL mode. A multitude of players already showcased their heralded talents (Robert Griffin III), while others planked under the pressure of their debuts (Andrew Luck).

Still, the season is early, so there’s no need for you to consider your fantasy draft a debacle – not yet at least. Read More »

Smack / Feb 13, 2011 / 2:19 am

Derrick Rose edges Chris Paul in MVP candidate showdown

Derrick Rose (photo. adidas)

On paper, Derrick Rose vs. Chris Paul conjures images of an offensive basketball orgy, with buckets and dimes and dunks and crossovers everywhere. But last night’s MVP-candidate matchup was a defensive battle between two of the most stingy teams in the League … The Hornets strategy was to keep Rose out of the lane by putting multiple bodies in front of him, and for the most part it worked. Read More »

Smack / Feb 7, 2011 / 3:35 am

Rondo changes his game to spark Boston’s Super Bowl Sunday win

Rajon Rondo

Here’s the thing: Just because Rajon Rondo doesn’t score a lot, it doesn’t mean he can’t score. So we don’t always have to act surprised when Rondo gets buckets, like he did during yesterday’s Boston win over Orlando that served as the main Super Bowl appetizer … The Magic did what the scouting report said, sticking close to Ray Allen and Paul Pierce and forcing Rondo to look for his own shot. So considering he has a lethal first step, some of tightest handles in the League, and maybe the NBA’s best court vision, Rondo did what he’s supposed to do: Get into the lane and get layups. Read More »