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After Kevin Garnett pretended he’s was going to bite Joakim Noah on the court then gave Mike Tyson a shout out, Fox Sports 1 had Brian Scalabrine on to regale watchers with his own KG anecdote. Scals told a story of his time with the Celtics when Garnett proved he was the alpha on the team during an impromptu arm wrestling contest on the team plane. Read More »
The Los Angeles Clippers’ Doc Rivers is a players’ coach. Few coaches in league history have been as respected and beloved by their players as Rivers, a reality owed as much to his gregarious, caring persona as any strategic attribute. That unique standing lends him some casual leeway with his guys that other coaches don’t have, something of which Rivers took amusing advantage to describe the supposed weight loss of Glen “Big Baby” Davis. Read More »
The Warriors avoided elimination on Thursday night, forcing a Game 7 in Los Angeles against the Clippers with a 100-99 win. After already losing Andrew Bogut before the playoffs tipped off, Dubs backup center Jermaine O’Neal sprained his right knee after what O’Neal called “Just a dirty play” involving the Clippers’ Glen Davis. Read More »
The new generation Warriors are the ultimate playoff highlight factory. From Baron Davis‘ Earth-shattering poster over Andrei Kirilenko in the 2007 Playoffs to Steph Curry‘s reign of fire last spring, if you want YouTube moments before they actually hit YouTube, you have to go to Oracle. Read More »
The Orlando Magic aren’t pretending to be anything but a franchise on the mend after Dwight Howard left town before the 2012-13 season. They’re not surprising everyone like the Suns have this year, and they don’t have an all-star caliber player injured, like Rajon Rondo in Boston. But they do have heart, and their back-to-back victories over the top team in each conference this weekend shows that parity exists despite a rash of teams that are tanking the 2013-14 season. Read More »
The Orlando Magic eked out a win over the Pacers on Sunday after almost blowing a lead late against the Eastern Conference-leading Indiana Pacers. Despite the loss, Paul George was in all-star form, scoring 27 points on 10-of-19 from the field, including a sick slam over Glen Davis. But when Davis came over to shake hands after the upset, George took a pass. Read More »
The Staples Center sets up shop for some of the best dunks and alley-oops you’ll see this year.
The league’s greatest athletes certainly haven’t taken any time off now that we’re in the second half of the season. After composing a list of the 100 best dunks from the first half of the season, it’s clear that with teams getting into midseason form and ready to make playoff runs that we’re going to see the best brought out in everybody. Read More »
No 360 windmills or career-ending poster dunks, but this week is more about quantity than quality as the NBA’s best delivered a full week’s worth of quality dunks and alley-oops.
Leading the way this week are a pair of slams from Portland’s backcourt and a pair of posters from some of the league’s top power forwards. Read More »
The Pelicans steadily wore down the Magic on Sunday night, and Anthony Davis was the biggest reason why. Combined with Tyreke Evans‘ 13 points in the fourth quarter, the Pelicans withstood a small Magic lineup that shot better than they did. But Davis controlled the boards, and he destroyed Glen Davis late in the fourth with a rim-rocker that basically put the game away. Read More »