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Style - Kicks and Gear / Dec 5, 2014 / 3:15 pm

Nike Unveils Kyrie 1 & We Test Them On the Court

Kyrie Irving with the Nike KYRIE 1

When talking to famed Nike designer Leo Chang on Wednesday night, we were struck by something he said about Kyrie Irving‘s cotinuous movement on the hardwood. After Chang watched film and broke down what Irving was looking for in his first signature shoe, the KYRIE 1, he saw that Irving’s feet would sometimes get almost parallel to the floor on a particularly quick cut. While we don’t have a fraction of the quickness — or really anything else related to Cavs point guard — in our game, we did get to try the Kyrie 1 later in the night. Read More »

Latest News / Dec 5, 2014 / 1:30 pm

Video: Barkley & Kenny Smith Discuss Ferguson On “Inside The NBA”

Kenny Smith, Charles Barkley

Charles Barkley made waves earlier this week when he described the looters in Ferguson, Missouri as “scumbags.” His co-host on TNT’s “Inside the NBA,” former Rocket sharpshooter Kenny Smith, then wrote an op-ed for USA Today in opposition in Chuck’s comments. Both former players debated the topic on TNT last night, and it’s worth a listen as our nation continues to fray at the seams over the issue. Read More »

Twitter / Nov 14, 2014 / 3:00 pm

Charles Barkley’s Bare Bottom “Breaks The Internet” More Than Kim K’s

Charles Barkley

If real, this is something that could actually break the internet. After a photo of Kim Kardashian’s famed backside in Paper magazine took the web by storm earlier this week, the NBA on TNT tweeted a pic of Charles Barkley channeling the reality television star. Read More »

Video / Nov 10, 2014 / 4:15 pm

Past Meets Present In Epic Update Of NBA’s Classic “Forever” Commercial

Wilt Chamberlain, LeBron James

Wilt Chamberlain, LeBron James (photo. Slamdunk Mixmakin”

Have you ever wondered what Derrick Rose would look like playing with Scottie Pippen and Michael Jordan? How Paul George measures up to a prime, healthy Tracy McGrady? If LeBron James’ aerial exploits compare to Julius Erving’s? You won’t ever find out, unfortunately, but this epic update of classic NBA spot “Forever” is the closest you’ll come to doing so. Read More »

GIFs, Smack, Twitter / Nov 10, 2014 / 11:00 am

Ed Davis Posterizes Jason Maxiell Then Tells Barkley: “Your Fat A$$ Can Eat Now”

Ed Davis, Jason Maxiell

Perhaps you’re unaware, but professional agitator and “Inside the NBA” co-host Charles Barkley informed the public he wasn’t going to eat another meal until the Lakers win a game. The Lakers won last night, and big man Ed Davis annihilated Jason Maxiell with a poster dunk during the contest. Then Davis annihilated Chuck just as bad on Twitter after the game. Read More »

Video / Nov 4, 2014 / 4:30 pm

Watch Shaq O’Neal, Charles Barkley Audition For “True Detective” Season 3

Charles Barkley

Charles Barkley (photo. B/R YouTube)

The often inane musings on basketball and society of former NBA stars and current TNT analysts Shaquille O’Neal and Charles Barkley aren’t far from those relayed by Matthew McConaughey’s nihilistic detective Rust Cohle in season one of HBO’sTrue Detective.” With characters of the critically acclaimed crime anthology’s next installment already cast, The Big Aristotle and Round Mound of Rebound got a jump on season three auditions with the help of Bleacher Report. Read More »

GIFs, Smack / Sep 17, 2014 / 10:15 am

Video: Charles Barkley’s “Turrible” One-Bounce First Pitch At Cubs Game

Charles Barkley

Yesterday, the Round Mound of Rebound Charles Barkley threw out the ceremonial first pitch at Wrigley Field before a Cubs-Reds game. He decided to throw from the top of the pitcher’s mound (usually athletes and celebs stand in front), and paid for it by bouncing it way right. “Well, that was my ego,” Chuck said about standing on top of the pitcher’s mound. “I was living in the past.” Read More »

Smack / Sep 4, 2014 / 10:45 am

Charles Barkley Explains Why “Michael Jordan Doesn’t Like Me Anymore”

Charles Barkley, Graham Bensinger

Charles Barkley has always been honest during his time as a commentator for Turner Sports on “Inside the NBA.” Unfortunately, Chuck’s adherence to telling viewers exactly what he believes has caused a fracture between him and his long-time friend, rival, and peer, Michael Jordan. In a recent interview with Graham Bensinger, Barkley explains what caused their recent rift. Read More »

Video / Aug 11, 2014 / 4:30 pm

Barkley On Commercial’s Blooper Reel: “I’m Like A F**king Robert DeNiro”

Charles Barkley

Charles Barkley (photo. Footlocker Bloopers)

Houston Rockets guard and likely Team USA member James Harden stars in an amusing Foot Locker ad with Charles Barkley that stresses the importance of a short memory. Given the just-released blooper reel from the commercial’s production, that knowledge is surely something Barkley put to use during filming. Read More »

Video / Aug 5, 2014 / 9:30 am

Pippen & Barkley Teach James Harden About Short Memory In Foot Locker Ad

James Harden, Charles Barkley

James Harden, Charles Barkley

Foot Locker rolled out a new ad this off-season featuring Charles Barkley and Scottie Pippen attempting teaching James Harden how to have a short memory. The fact Barkley is in the ad with Pippen is almost a part of the lesson. Read More »