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NBA / Dec 19, 2014 / 12:45 am

Video: Anthony Davis Soars For Alley-Oop Slam On Joey Dorsey In Win

Anthony Davis

Anthony Davis finished an alley-oop over an opponent? What else is new? We don’t care; The Brow’s exploits always deserve time in the spotlight. Watch the New Orleans Pelicans’ long-limbed, high-flying superstar rise for a lob jam over Joey Dorsey in his team’s 99-90 road victory over the Houston Rockets. Read More »

Latest News, Twitter / Dec 18, 2014 / 3:30 pm

Mavericks Follow Rajon Rondo On Twitter; Rockets Prefer Goran Dragic

Rajon Rondo

If the Dallas Mavericks really are the most ardent pursuers of Rajon Rondo, they’re not doing a good job of playing coy. Hours after a report emerged that the Boston Celtics point guard would be “open” to re-signing with Mark Cuban’s team, the Mavs followed Rondo on Twitter. Read More »

2015 Free Agency, Latest News / Dec 18, 2014 / 12:00 pm

Report: Rajon Rondo “Open” To Re-Signing With Mavs Or Rockets If Traded

Rajon Rondo

Last night Yahoo reported the Boston Celtics were engaged in “serious” discussions about point guard Rajon Rondo. Trade season officially opened on Dec. 15 with teams now able to move contracts signed this past summer, and Rondo is one of the biggest names to watch. CBS Sports’ Ken Berger is now reporting that Rondo would be “open” to re-signing with the Mavs or Rockets if he were traded to those Texas contenders. Read More »

Video / Dec 18, 2014 / 10:16 am

Dwight Howard Knocks Out Rocky The Mascot With A Kick To Head

Rocky the Mascot, Dwight Howard

Rocky the Mascot, Dwight Howard (photo. @cjzero)

Maybe Dwight Howard was pissed he was pissed he had to play an extra five minutes in Denver last night. Whatever the reason, he did not take kindly to Denver Nuggets mascot >Rocky and let him know with a high kick to the face. Read More »

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 »

Latest News / Dec 15, 2014 / 4:45 pm

Rockets’ James Harden, Wizards’ John Wall Named Players Of The Week

James Harden, John Wall

Out with the old, in with the new? With Kobe Bryant and Dwyane Wade clearly on the decline and Chris Paul on the downward trend of his prime, there’s an opportunity for James Harden and John Wall to emerge as the best players at their respective positions. They’re another step closer to doing so after being named Conference Players of the Week for games played between December 8 and December 14. Read More »

GIFs / Dec 12, 2014 / 3:15 pm

Video: Nick Johnson Launches For Put-Back Dunk Over Ramon Sessions

Nick Johnson

James Harden was hero in his team’s overtime vin versus the Sacramento Kings, but little-known rookie Nick Johnson had the game’s best highlight. Watch the Houston Rockets’ hyper-athletic second-round pick explode for a huge put-back dunk literally over the top of Ramon Sessions. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Dec 12, 2014 / 11:30 am

Video: James Harden Drops 44, Forces OT With Long 3-Pointer, Then Dominates OT

Jason Terry, James Harden, Patrick Beverley

A day after scoring 34 points in a loss to the Warriors where Golden State surged ahead in the final minutes, James Harden went off again in Sacramento last night while hitting the game-tying three-pointer to send the game to overtime. On this night, the Beard won it for his team with 12 of their 18 points in the extra session for a 113-109 win. Read More »

NBA / Dec 11, 2014 / 12:45 pm

Video: Warriors Go Small To Beat Rockets For 14th Consecutive Win

Steve Kerr, Warriors

The Dubs aren’t messing around. So far they’ve played the NBA’s third easiest schedule, but a 14-game winning-streak and a 19-2 start to the season — the NBA’s best — is the greatest start ever by a rookie head coach. Steve Kerr adroitly trotted out a small lineup down the stretch of Golden State’s 105-93 win over a very good Rockets team, and if they can get past Dallas and Memphis on their upcoming road trip, it’s worth calling them the NBA’s best despite how early in the season we still are. Read More »

Latest News / Dec 10, 2014 / 4:30 pm

Injured Dwight Howard Says He Hopes To Play On Saturday

Dwight Howard

So much for Dwight Howard missing a significant chunk of the remaining schedule. Just a few days after Kevin McHale said that Houston’s All-Star center wouldn’t “be back anytime soon,” Howard told reporters that he hopes to play on Saturday against the Denver Nuggets. Read More »