TAG: Alex Len

NBA / Jan 28, 2015 / 5:30 pm

Andrew Wiggins, Greek Freak Highlight Rosters For Rising Stars Challenge

Andrew Wiggins, Giannis Antetokounmpo

All-Star Weekend’s Rising Stars Challenge is still comprised of basketball’s 20 brightest rookies and sophomores. Instead of the separate classes facing off or TNT analysts drafting the squads as in years past, though, the event is formatted differently this time around – a team of Americans versus one of international imports. The USA and World Team rosters were announced today, and the foreign-born group is mighty impressive compared to its domestic counterpart. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Jan 1, 2015 / 11:15 am

Video: Russell Westbrook Ejected After Picking Up Two Technicals

Alex Len, Russell Westbrook

Less than 30 seconds left in the first half, and Russell Westbrook was putting on another dazzling performance on New Year’s Eve against Phoenix. The Thunder guard was fighting for everything, including an offensive rebound after a miss with under a minute to play in the first half. He and Alex Len tangled up and both were whistled for technicals, with Kevin Durant also getting one when he came to Westbrook’s aid. Then, the unthinkable happened — Russ got another one less than 30 seconds later and was gone. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Dec 14, 2014 / 11:45 pm

Video: Russell Westbrook Wins Jump Ball Against 7-1 Alex Len

Alex Len, Russell Westbrook

Nothing Russell Westbrook does on the basketball court surprises us anymore. But that doesn’t mean this isn’t so, so awesome. Watch Oklahoma City’s 6-4 point guard win a jump ball over 7-1 Phoenix Suns center Alex Len in his team’s 112-88 victory. Read More »

Latest News, NBA / Jan 16, 2014 / 10:45 pm

Nick Young Upset Teammates Didn’t Stick Up For Him, Suspended One Game

Alex Len, Marcus Morris, Markieff Morris, Nick Young

During Wednesday night’s high-scoring game between two rosters, the Suns and Lakers, reeling from injuries to important players, a small kerfuffle broke out after Nick Young went up for slam, but was slammed to the ground after a hard foul from Alex Len. Young shot up to his feet to push Len in the usual bravado a hard foul inspires and the push was reciprocated. But then Young appeared to punch Goran Dragic, and now he’s been suspended for a game. After the game, Young was pissed his teammates didn’t stand up for him in the moment. Read More »

NBA / Jul 23, 2013 / 1:00 pm

The 5 Biggest Disappointments Of The Las Vegas Summer League

Otto Porter Jr.

The Las Vegas Summer League, by and large, was a success overall. Unfortunately, the bright lights of Vegas didn’t shine admirably upon everything and everyone associated with the NBA’s marquee summer event.

Whether it was by absence of body or actual play, the following list constitutes the five biggest disappointments from the Las Vegas Summer League. Read More »

The Best Tweets, Videos & Hair From NBA Draft Night

Victor Oladipo

The 2013 NBA Draft was possibly the wildest we’ve ever seen. It beat Darko getting selected ahead of Carmelo. It beat Kwame going No. 1. It beat Stephon Marbury crying, Jalen Rose‘s suit and even the whole Steve Francis/Vancouver debacle. It was pure entertainment, right from the very beginning. Read More »

Fantasy Doctor, NBA, NBA Draft / Jun 28, 2013 / 11:15 am

The Fantasy Doctor Breaks Down Which Rookies You Have To Draft Next Year

Anthony Bennett

The 2013 NBA Draft was shocking to say the least, with two of it’s projected top picks (Nerlens Noel and Ben McLemore) dropping out of the top five. It takes a lot for rookies to have fantasy value right away, but like always, anything is possible in due time. Read More »

Latest News, NBA, NBA Draft / Jun 27, 2013 / 8:09 pm

2013 NBA Draft: Phoenix Selects Alex Len With The No. 5 Pick

Alex Len

5. Phoenix: Alex Len – Maryland 7-1, C 19 years old, Sophomore

Even though we compared Len to Big Z earlier in the draft process, he also reminds us a lot of Pau Gasol. He’s long and athletic, and can do basically everything outside of pass the ball like the Spaniard. It’ll be interesting to see if he can dominate night in and night out at the next level… because the dude couldn’t even do it in college. Read More »

College, Mock Draft, NBA, NBA Draft / Jun 25, 2013 / 5:30 pm

Dime Mock Draft 5.0: Ben McLemore Slides Out Of The Top 5 Picks

Ben McLemore

Does this draft class suck? Well, more than a few “experts” maintain it’s not one of the best you’ll ever see. That being said, we don’t really know what’ll happen until these young fellas get drafted and hit the floor. There are plenty of teams that could use Ben McLemore or Anthony Bennett or Alex Len. Now, after the lottery, we have a better grip on which teams will get them. Read More »

College, NBA Draft / Jun 25, 2013 / 11:45 am

5 Big Reasons Why Cleveland Might Take Alex Len No. 1 Overall In The NBA Draft

Alex Len

Injury prone or not, Alex Len can bang with the best of them in college basketball. Len proved his dominance this season, averaging 11.9 points, 7.8 rebounds and 2.1 blocks per game while recording a PER of 24.04. These are some impressive numbers for the 7-1 Ukraine center. Read More »