TAG: Andre Drummond

NBA, Video / Feb 10, 2014 / 10:45 am

The NBA’s 10 Best Dunks Of The Week (2.10)

Blake Griffin

Blake Griffin (Gary A. Vasquez/USA TODAY Sports)

The Staples Center sets up shop for some of the best dunks and alley-oops you’ll see this year.

The league’s greatest athletes certainly haven’t taken any time off now that we’re in the second half of the season. After composing a list of the 100 best dunks from the first half of the season, it’s clear that with teams getting into midseason form and ready to make playoff runs that we’re going to see the best brought out in everybody. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Feb 8, 2014 / 12:59 pm

Video: Chauncey Billups Behind-The-Back Pass For ‘Dre Drummond Dunk

Chauncey Billups, Marquis Teague

Chauncey Billups, Marquis Teague (Rick Osentoski/USA TODAY Sports)

The Nets traveled to Motown on Friday night and the Pistons showed them what they can do. Detroit exploded to a 23-point halftime lead and never looked back. Brandon Jennings scored 26 points to lead six different Pistons players with double-figures. But it was ol’ man point guard Chauncey Billups with the play of the night when he tossed a behind-the-back pass to Andre Drummond for the sick two-handed slam. Read More »

NBA, Video / Feb 4, 2014 / 11:15 am

The 100 Best Dunks Of The NBA Season

Blake Griffin

Blake Griffin (photo. Joe Camporeale/USA TODAY Sports)

For only a half season’s worth of basketball, the NBA’s top athletes have put together a strong resume and large volume of impressive slams, so much so that we had to list 100 of them. There weren’t any that had to be forced on, either, to complete the list. No, there were plenty of worthy candidates to make this list go beyond the threshold of 100. Read More »

NBA / Jan 29, 2014 / 12:45 pm

The 10 Best NBA Players Under 25

Paul George

Paul George (Brian Spurlock/USA TODAY Sports)

The youth of the NBA today is better than ever. The infatuation with this year’s NBA Draft is prime evidence of that. These young guns are building blocks for teams to build around. Regardless of the position they play on the court, these young athletes have a remarkable amount of impact to their respective teams and to the league itself. Read More »

NBA / Jan 10, 2014 / 1:30 pm

The NBA’s 10 Most Underachieving Teams

Rudy Gay

Steve Clifford, Kemba Walker (Cary Edmondson/USA TODAY Sports)

There’s a clear difference in a team that’s attempting to tank and a team that is flat out bad. There are teams that are constructed to be bad. Take the Philadelphia 76ers for example. The roster consists of players like Elliot Williams, Lorenzo Brown, James Anderson and Brandon Davies. Bless your soul if you know who any of those players are. Read More »

NBA / Dec 30, 2013 / 4:15 pm

5 Teams That Will Resurrect The Eastern Conference Next Year

DeMar DeRozan

DeMar DeRozan (Tom Szczerbowski/USA TODAY Sports)

The NBA’s Eastern Conference is in need of immediate assistance because outside of the Miami Heat and Indiana Pacers, there are 13 other teams that are on life support.

The Atlanta Hawks are the only other team in the East with a record above .500 and that’s not going to last much longer with Al Horford now out indefinitely. That leaves the likes of the Charlotte Bobcats, Toronto Raptors and Washington Wizards to compete for the coveted third seed. Read More »

NBA / Dec 26, 2013 / 12:30 pm

20 Gifts Santa Should’ve Brought NBA Stars This Year

DeMarcus Cousins

Dwyane Wade (Steve Mitchell/USA TODAY Sports)

The holidays are officially here! ‘Tis the season for snow, holiday cheer and all that other good stuff. For a child, is their any greater moment than waking up early Christmas morning to open up the presents Santa brought the night before? Sentimental memories popping into my head as I write this. Read More »

NBA / Dec 20, 2013 / 1:30 pm

The Top 10 Candidates For NBA Defensive Player Of The Year

Andre Drummond, Tyreke Evans

Serge Ibaka (Justin Ford/USA TODAY Sports)

Defense wins championships. The best offense is a good defense. Every basketball player and fan has heard those words at one point or another. Those phrases have stood the test of time because they remain true. No matter how talented or prolific an offense can be, if there is no effort to play defense, a team’s chances of success at the highest level will ultimately plummet. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Dec 16, 2013 / 10:45 am

Video: Damian Lillard Hits Game-Winning Jumper In OT Over Detroit

Damian Lillard, Rodney Stuckey

(Tim Fuller, USA TODAY Sports)

On a night where Pistons forward Josh Smith was a ridiculous 13-for-15 from 2-point range, Detroit point guard Brandon Jennings was getting his hands in all over the court with nearly a triple-double, it was the cold-shooting Damian Lillard who ended the game in overtime and continued Portland’s winning ways this season, even as they struggled on the road in Detroit. Read More »

instagram, Latest News / Dec 15, 2013 / 8:00 pm

Andre Drummond Recognizes Sandy Hook Victims By Writing Their Names On His Sneakers

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Yesterday was the one-year anniversary of the horrific shooting deaths of 20 students, and six teachers and administrators at the Sandy Hook Elementary School. To commemorate the loss of all those innocent lives, Pistons big man Andre Drummond has written the names of all 26 victims on his sneakers for tonight’s Pistons-Blazers game, and is donating his game jersey to the school. Read More »