TAG: Brian Butch

NBA / Jul 23, 2013 / 12:00 pm

The 5 Biggest Surprises From The NBA’s Las Vegas Summer League

Elijah Millsap

The NBA Las Vegas Summer League ended its 11-day run by crowning the Golden State Warriors as it’s first ever champion in a 91-77 win over the Phoenix Suns. While the Warriors took home the title, there were plenty of other champion-like performances turned in by players in Las Vegas. Read More »

Smack / Dec 10, 2011 / 12:00 am

Chris Paul To The Lakers Trade Talks Are Back On; Vince Carter Close To Signing With Dallas

Chris Paul

Of all five teams that the New Orleans fiasco sort of screwed over this week (Los Angeles, New Orleans, Houston, the Knicks and Boston), it’s the Lakers who are probably hurting the most to get these talks kick-started and moving again. Lamar Odom isn’t feeling the love right now, and showed up for just a few moments during practice yesterday. So there’s no doubt in our minds that they’re working feverishly right now. The teams were given the green light to start talking again so all three are back to the negotiating table, attempting to tweak what they thought was a sure thing just a few days ago. Read More »

All-Star, D-League, NBA, Video / Feb 14, 2010 / 11:30 am

The Best Dunk Of All-Star Weekend

If you missed the dunk contest last night, all you have to do is read the comments in Smack to know that you didn’t miss much. But one thing that most people did miss was the D-League’s Dar Tucker of the L.A. D-Fenders dunking over 7-footer Brian Butch for the D-League dunk crown. Hands down the dunk of the weekend.