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NBA / Dec 18, 2014 / 9:45 am

Video: Arron Afflalo’s Game-Tying 3-Pointer At The Buzzer Wasted In OT Loss

James Harden, Arron Afflalo, Dwight Howard

It’s not often a team is tasked with taking the ball out from under their own basket with only 3.7 seconds in regulation, down by three. Usually they’d advance the ball. Also, this gives the winning team time to foul and avoid a game-tying 3-pointer. Except, Patrick Beverley failed to foul Ty Lawson in time as he sprinted across half-court and found Arron Afflalo for the game-tying three-pointer at the buzzer last night in Denver. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Dec 5, 2014 / 10:45 pm

Video: John Wall Rejects Wilson Chandler At The Rim But Lands On Bradley Beal

John Wall, Wilson Chandler

John Wall had 12 dimes in 28 minutes in Washington’s dominating 30-point win over the Nuggets in Washington, 118-89. He also had a pair of blocks, including one rejection of Wilson Chandler right at the rim. His fall after the swat, wasn’t very comfortable for Bradley Beal, though. Read More »

NBA / Dec 3, 2014 / 11:45 am

Video: Simple Terry Stotts Play Gives Blazers Last-Second Win Over Nuggets

J.J. Hickson, Robin Lopez

The headline probably should have included Robin Lopez, the Blazers center who put in a layup to give Portland a 105-103 advantage with 1.3 seconds remaining last night. The Blazers held on to win, but all anyone wanted to talk about was the brilliance of Portland coach Terry Stotts and his ATO (after timeout) play-calling. Read More »

GIFs, Video / Dec 2, 2014 / 2:45 pm

Watch Nate Robinson Hang In Air For No-Look, Behind Head Dime To JJ Hickson

Nate Robinson

Nate Robinson (photo. r/nba GIF)

We’re most accustomed to highlighting the size-defying dunks and incredible shot-making antics of Nate Robinson, but the mighty mite can definitely drop dimes, too. Watch Robinson show off incredible court sense by finding a cutting JJ Hickson for a layup as he hangs in the air with his back to the basket during the Denver Nuggets’ hard-fought win over the Utah Jazz. Read More »

GIFs, Latest News / Nov 29, 2014 / 3:30 pm

GIF: Kenneth Faried Straight Beasts Miles Plumlee On Sick Driving Slam

Kenneth Faried, Miles Plumlee

They don’t call him Manimal for nothing. Watch Kenneth Faried of the Denver Nuggets straight beast Miles Plumlee by going right through the Phoenix Suns’ big man for a powerful slam in his team’s 122-97 win. Read More »

GIFs / Nov 27, 2014 / 11:30 am

GIF: Gerald Green’s Vigorous Reverse Jam

Gerald Green

The Suns snapped Denver’s five-game winning streak last night, 120-112. Gerald Green led the way with 24 points (9/17) including a ridiculous reverse flush when he flashed to the cup on an out-of-bounds play. Read More »

Latest News / Nov 26, 2014 / 5:00 pm

Tom Thibodeau Says Jimmy Butler Has Been “Incredible” And Is “A Star”

Jimmy Butler

No one can accuse Bulls coach Tom Thiboeau of fawning praise over one of his player’s performances — he expects excellence. The hardscrabble helmsman with the voice like gravel isn’t one to coddle anyone, but after Jimmy Butler tied his career high with 32 points in a losing effort to the Nuggets last night, Thibs couldn’t but praise his maturing 3&D wing. Read More »

GIFs / Nov 26, 2014 / 9:30 am

GIF: Danilo Gallinari’s “Bella” Circus Shot That Didn’t Count

Danilo Gallinari

With a little over two minutes remaining in the Bulls-Nuggets game in Denver last night, Danilo Gallinari was pinned along the far sideline with the shot clock running down. His miracle heave beyond the three-point line fell true as the shot clock buzzer sounded; too bad a review showed he’d stepped out of bounds. Read More »

GIFs, Video / Nov 25, 2014 / 11:45 pm

Watch Ty Lawson Drop Kirk Hinrich To Floor With In-Out Crossover

Kirk Hinrich, Ty Lawson

Kirk Hinrich, Ty Lawson

The Denver Nuggets are rolling, and the return of plays like this from Ty Lawson is of many reasons why. Watch the cat-quick point guard drop Kirk Hinrich to the floor with a nasty in-out crossover in his team’s win over the Chicago Bulls. Read More »

NBA / Nov 25, 2014 / 10:15 pm

Video: Kenneth Faried Flies Through Lane For Dunk, Nate Robinson Celebrates

Kenneth Faried, Nate Robinson

Come for the soaring Kenneth Faried slam; stay for the hilarious Nate Robinson bench celebration. After The Manimal flew through the lane for a powerful slam, KryptoNate got excited in a way only he could. Read More »