TAG: Dorell Wright

NBA / Apr 10, 2014 / 1:56 am

Dorell Wright’s Only FG Wins The Game For Portland

Dorell Wright

Dorell Wright (Steve Dykes-USA TODAY Sports)

The Kings were playing spoiler in Portland on Wednesday night. They fell down early to the Blazers only to come back in the fourth quarter — behind a monster, 30-point 12-rebound game from DeMarcus Cousins — to lead 99-97 following a pair of Boogie free throws with 14 seconds left. Everyone thought it was Damian Lillard time, but after getting cut off on his way to the basket Dame found the only player on the court that hadn’t scored yet, Dorell Wright. Lillard’s toss to Wright in the corner proved prescient in the end. Read More »

NBA / Feb 27, 2014 / 4:45 pm

The Top 5 Candidates For NBA Executive of the Year

Bob Myers

Bob Myers (Kyle Terada/USA TODAY Sports)

While the players receive all of the attention on the court, it is the general managers who construct the teams off the court, in hopes of leading their organizations to great success. Without these executives, it is difficult to fathom how professional franchises would properly function.

At the end of each season, the NBA gives out the Executive of the Year award, which is voted on by executives of the league’s 30 teams. The season is now closer to completion than it is to its start, and the race this year is certainly tight. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Dec 17, 2013 / 5:00 pm

The NBA’s 50 Biggest Sneakerheads On Instagram

Damian Lillard adidas Crazyquick PE

Damian Lillard adidas Crazyquick PE (photo. Instagram.com/damianlillard)

It’s no surprise that NBA players are some of the biggest sneakerheads in the world. You can see them rocking the most exclusive kicks on a daily basis, in part because they’re always around the culture and, more importantly, because they can get basically anything they want. And thanks to Instagram, we’re getting a better look now at what’s on their feet than ever before. Read More »

NBA / Dec 11, 2013 / 3:30 pm

7 Reasons Why The Blazers Are Serious NBA Finals Contenders

Damian Lillard

Damian Lillard (photo. adidas Basketball)

As the calendar turns over to December and the snow begins to fall, a month of the NBA season has gone by just like that. Just like Drake reminded us in September, nothing was the same. Teams that looked poised to make deep playoff runs on paper have turned out to be vying for the rights to Jabari Parker and Andrew Wiggins instead of the Larry O’Brien trophy, while teams that everyone overlooked are emerging as serious title contenders. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Dec 4, 2013 / 2:15 pm

90 NBA Players Reveal Their Favorite Pregame Music

Drake

Drake (photo. Jordan Brand)

Go into any locker room in the NBA… actually, go into any locker room in the country and you’ll hear some Meek Mill. Some Jigga. Some Drake. Music and basketball. The NBA and hip-hop. It all goes together. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Nov 7, 2013 / 2:30 pm

NBA Fashion: What’s Hot & Whack In The Streets, Vol. 4

Dorell Wright

Dorell Wright (photo. Instagram.com/dwrightway)

From Jordan‘s sneakers to Iverson‘s tattoos, the NBA and its players have long had an influence that reaches far beyond the basketball court… and today, the league’s focus on fashion seems to be climbing to entirely new heights. With resources like Twitter and Instagram at their fingertips, many players are captivated by a perpetual quest to promote the latest trend. Read More »

NBA, Smack / Nov 5, 2013 / 3:45 pm

Dorell Wright Talks Hoops With Snoop, Picks ‘Melo Over KD, ‘Bron & Kobe As Toughest To Defend

Dorrell Wright Snoop Dogg

We didn’t know about the original comedy music video spoofed in the surreal Mavs video, so it’s not surprising we were ignorant of Snoop Dogg Lion‘s YouTube news network, GGN (Double G News Network). Snoop recently had Dorell Wright on to talk hoops, and Wright revealed his toughest defensive assignment. Read More »

GIFs, NBA, Video / Aug 21, 2013 / 10:22 am

Kobe Bryant Watches Hank’s Blazers Win the Drew League Championship Over The Kings of LA

Drewleaguepic

The Drew League final betwen Hank’s Blazers and The Kings of LA brought forth the real King of LA, Kobe Bryant. With the Mamba looking on, Frank Robinson and Malcolm Thomas lead Hank’s Blazers to their first Drew League title since 2009. Read More »

GIFs, Video / Aug 20, 2013 / 10:18 am

Kings of LA Beat Hanks’ A-1 All-Stars In Drew League Semifinals; Mike Taylor Ejected For Slapping Brandon Jennings

DrewLeague

The Drew League held their semifinal contests last night and it got heated. Brandon Jennings‘ A-1 All-Stars took on the Kings of LA and D-Leaguer Mike Taylor got into it with Jennings, eventually getting ejected for slapping him in the face. Read More »

instagram, NBA / Aug 16, 2013 / 2:00 pm

Best of NBA Instagram: Nate Robinson With Mariah Carey; Russell Westbrook & James Harden In NYC

Nate Robinson, Mariah Carey

Instagram has become one of the more popular tools for NBA players to share pics and video with their fans. Last night we spotted Nate Robinson with Mariah Carey and a Thunder reunion in New York City. Read More »