TAG: Ernie Johnson

Smack / Aug 20, 2014 / 7:00 pm

Kevin Durant On First Seeing 10-Year-Old Stephen Curry : “I Thought He Was White”

Anthony Davis, Stephen Curry, James Harden, Kevin Durant

NEW YORK — During the NBA 2K Uncensored event yesterday, moderator Ernie Johnson asked the four players in attendence, James Harden, Stephen Curry, Anthony Davis and NBA 2K15 cover athlete, Kevin Durant, whether they could remember the first time they heard about one of the other players on stage. The story Durant told about the first time he met a 10-year-old Stephen Curry had the players and most of those in attendance holding their sides with laughter. Read More »

FIBA World Cup, NBA, Video Games / Aug 20, 2014 / 10:30 am

NBA 2K15 Uncensored: Durant Says He’s Best At Scoring & Talks Team USA

Kevin Durant NBA 2K Uncensored

Kevin Durant was sitting right next to James Harden when Harden said he was the best all-around player in the NBA. Durant had his turn to talk, too, during the NBA 2K Uncensored event, and he explained his decision to leave USA Basketball after training with them in Vegas, his video game peers and why he’s the best scorer in the NBA. Read More »

Latest News / May 27, 2014 / 10:47 pm

Video: Mark Cuban’s “Inside The NBA” Interview After Hoodie Comments

Mark Cuban

Last week, Mark Cuban spoke at a business conference in Nashville, and the Donald Sterling story was brought up. Cuban said he would hypocritically vote to force a Sterling sale, then used an unfortunate example to try and show how we all suffer from racism and bigotry. The response to his “black kid in a hoodie” illustration — mirroring the real life Trayvon Martin tragedy — was anger, and Cuban spoke about his comments with the “Inside the NBA” crew before tonight’s Game 4 in Oklahoma City. Read More »

Smack / May 6, 2014 / 11:00 am

Watch Kevin Hart Hilariously Impersonate The “Inside The NBA” Crew

Kevin Hart

The Emmy-winning “Inside the NBA” crew featuring Chuck, Kenny, Ernie and Shaq has become almost as beloved as the playoffs. Maybe that’s why Kevin Hart‘s impression of the whole crew is so side-splitting. Read More »

NBA, Smack / Apr 25, 2014 / 11:00 am

Shaq To Barkley: “You Kissed Dick In The Mouth”

Shaquille O'Neal, Ernie Johnson

As if you needed more evidence that TNT’s “Inside The NBA” is the most entertaining show on television. Last night, during a segment about sucking up to officials, Shaquille O’Neal said he never talked to refs during games. When Charles Barkley starting to say his own piece, the Diesel interrupted him in awkward fashion, in reference to NBA official Dick Bavetta. Read More »

GIFs, Smack / Dec 13, 2013 / 11:30 am

Chris Webber Wins Controversial Inside The NBA “Chariots Of BackFire” Race

Chris Webber, Kenny Smith

There were so many things to love about the Inside the NBA “Chariots of BackFire” Race last night on TNT. Charles Barkley, Shaquille O’Neal, Ernie Johnson, Kenny Smith and Chris Webber all lined up for a football field-sized jaunt that started — and ended — with some disputes we’re sure will continue to be debated by the TNT crew in the weeks and months ahead. Read More »

GIFs / Nov 21, 2013 / 10:38 pm

Watch Shaq Slip & Crash To The Floor On “Inside The NBA”

Shaq Inside the NBA

Things got flipped up a little bit on TNT’s esteemed “Inside the NBA” tonight. Rather than Charles Barkley in the studio, it was Chris Webber joining Shaquille O’Neal, Kenny Smith and Ernie Johnson. Chuck joined Marv Albert and Steve Kerr court-side to call the game. Read More »

NBA, Video / Jun 2, 2013 / 11:24 am

Roy Hibbert Gets Pissed About The Defensive Player Of The Year Voting: “Y’all Mother F*ckers Don’t Watch Us Play”

Roy Hibbert

Everything about this video is a win. First, you have Roy Hibbert getting legitimately pissed and ripping the media for how few Defensive Player of the Year votes he got. Then you have Ernie Johnson dropping “We’re all black friends” on the TNT set. Read More »

NBA, Video / May 23, 2013 / 12:00 pm

Shaq & Chris Andersen Sing A Birdman Song Together With Kenny Smith Beatboxing

Chris Andersen

In Miami’s crazy Game 1 win last night, Chris Andersen must’ve been the unsung hero. He went for 16 points and didn’t miss a shot from the floor, hanging all over the rim whenever the Pacers forgot about him. Afterward, he was invited up to the TNT set and got involved in a funny interview with the guys. The best part about this whole segment is you know Birdman was PISSED when they said he had to wear the headphones and screw up his immaculate mohawk. Read More »

NBA, Style - Kicks and Gear / May 13, 2013 / 9:07 pm

Charles, Shaq and Kenny Clown Dwyane Wade’s Suit on TNT

dwyane wade suit

Dwyane Wade‘s pre- and post-game clothing choices have had about as much impact on this series as he has on the court, and he keeps upping the ante. Tonight he’s getting killed on TNT and Twitter for his suit (and floods).

Here’s Charles, Kenny and Shaq going to work: Read More »