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Style - Kicks and Gear, Twitter, We Reminisce / Mar 24, 2014 / 2:15 pm

We Reminisce: The First Tweets Of 25 NBA Stars


Twitter has turned into the ESPN of the social media world, especially for our favorite hoopers. It’s a place where the average person can see what Kevin Durant is thinking on a Sunday afternoon, or Kobe‘s daily thoughts. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Mar 17, 2014 / 10:15 am

Video: LeBron Dunks On Dwight; Ray Allen Clutch In The Fourth

Jeremy Lin, Ray Allen

LeBron James and Dwyane Wade both scored 24 points, James Harden dropped a game-high 30 and Dwight Howard had 21 and 14 for Houston, but the biggest story of the Rockets-Heat matinee on ABC this past Sunday was Ray Allen. The 18-year vet and future Hall of Famer was on fire in the fourth, scoring 14 of his 25 points to help the Heat win 113-104 despite a turnover-prone ‘Bron. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Mar 13, 2014 / 3:30 pm

Million Dollar Ballers Re-launches With “The Beard Collection”

Million Dollar Ballers

We’ve been huge fans of Million Dollar Ballers since the beginning, and today, MDB announced they’re re-launching mdballers.com with “The Beard Collection.” Honoring the three young bearded ones that are destroying the league out in Houston, Indianapolis and Minneapolis, these premium quality t-shirts all hit with that patented 1980s swag that Million Dollar Ballers is so famous for. Read More »

NBA, Video / Mar 12, 2014 / 11:30 am

Video: Kevin Durant Outduels James Harden With 42 In Win Over Rockets

Kevin Durant, James Harden, Jeremy Lin

Kevin Durant, James Harden, Jeremy Lin (Mark D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports)

During NBA TV’s coverage of the Rockets-Thunder game last night, Chris Webber was shocked that Kevin Durant ended up with 42 points in OKC’s 106-98 win over the visiting Rockets; C-Webb called the 42-point game, “Quiet.” Despite a back-and-forth between Patrick Beverley and Russell Westbrook to start the game, it came down to a duel between Durantula and James Harden that sealed the fate of both teams. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Mar 10, 2014 / 10:30 am

James Harden’s 41 Points Lead Rockets To Comeback OT Win Over Blazers

Jeremy Lin, James Harden

With under 10 seconds remaining in regulation Sunday night, and the Rockets still trailing by three after Portland led each of the first three quarters, James Harden cut diagonally from top of the free throw circle into the near corner. He planted his feet, caught the inbounds pass and let fly a three-pointer that rattled home to tie the score and cement Houston’s comeback by forcing overtime against their Western Conference rival Trail Blazers. Read More »

instagram, NBA / Mar 8, 2014 / 12:59 am

Cowboy Clad James Harden Butts Heads With Evan Turner & Destroys Indy

James Harden

Obviously the Beard was going to rock something special for the ESPN cameras on Friday night. The Eastern Conference-leading Pacers came to town, so James Harden donned a complete cowboy outfit with red cowboy boots, a wide-brimmed black cowboy hat and a gunslinger’s mentality when the hit the court. Just ask Evan Turner about the wild west. Read More »

NBA / Mar 6, 2014 / 4:15 pm

Why Houston’s James Harden Isolations Can Be A Problem In The Playoffs

Kevin McHale, James Harden

Since the start of the New Year, the Houston Rockets have posted the best record in the NBA. Their offense has been on fire, thanks in large part to the resurgence of Dwight Howard, as well as James Harden, who, after a slow, injury-ridden start, seems to have finally found his rhythm. They’re even better on the defensive end, locking teams down on a nightly basis and turning missed shots into easy buckets. And with all of that success, they now find themselves with the third best record in the Western Conference, trailing the Southwest Division-leading Spurs for the second seed by only three games.

But, despite their growth, there is still something┬ámissing. Read More »

NBA / Mar 4, 2014 / 11:15 am

James Harden Owned February & You Probably Didn’t Even Notice

James Harden

For much of the season thus far, the media and fans alike spent time salivating over the numbers of superstars Kevin Durant and LeBron James–and rightfully so. The small forwards are widely-regarded as the league’s top two players, and formed a friendly rivalry as the “who’s better?” talks and MVP conversations heat up. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Mar 2, 2014 / 4:00 pm

Video: James Harden Circus Shot Falls After The Foul

James Harden

Rockets shooting guard James Harden might not look like the strongest guy in the world, but don’t let The Beard fool you. During Houston’s game against Detroit on Saturday night, he showed off his balance and body control in the face of a Kyle Singler foul as he was driving into the lane. Harden jumped and twisted through Singler’s grasping arm to knock down a gymnastic jumper plus the foul. Read More »

NBA / Feb 27, 2014 / 4:45 pm

The Top 5 Candidates For NBA Executive of the Year

Bob Myers

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 »