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Latest News / Jun 8, 2014 / 3:00 pm

Report: Cavs Will Offer Kyrie Irving Max Extension

Kyrie Irving

Reports surfaced the Cleveland Cavaliers were thinking of bucking the conventional wisdom by not offering two-time all-star Kyrie Irving a maximum extension this summer. It appears those rumors were false. Read More »

NBA / Jun 4, 2014 / 1:30 pm

The Next Wave Of The 15 Most Marketable NBA Stars

Damian Lillard

As the NBA continues to grow globally; companies in the international markets have reached out to some of the game’s youngest, brightest and biggest stars to promote their products across the world. Even if it means paying a hefty price to lock down a potential superstar, NBA personalities have become some of the biggest brands in the world. In the age of social media, the culture has changed and fans are following their favorite players more closely than ever. Read More »

Smack / Jun 4, 2014 / 10:45 am

After Randy Wittman Extension, Marcin Gortat Wants Him To Finally Dunk

Randy Wittman, Marcin Gortat

After finishing 44-38 with the fifth seed in the Eastern Conference, the Wizards easily got by the Bulls in the first round and took two games from the Pacers in the Conference Semifinals. Head coach Randy Wittman was awarded with a 3-year extension, so now center Marcin Gortat wants him to make good on his promise to dunk the ball. Read More »

Smack / Jun 2, 2014 / 12:30 pm

Nick Young Birthday Bash Had A 1990′s Theme

Nick Young

The Lakers had a terrible season this year, but that hasn’t stopped Nick Young from making the most of his time in Los Angeles. He started his off-season by partying with his girlfriend Iggy Azalea, he threw out the first pitch at a Dodgers game, and even found time to pose with wax models. This weekend, Young celebrated his birthday with a 1990s-themed party. Read More »

Smack / May 19, 2014 / 10:24 pm

Are John Wall & Bradley Beal The Best Backcourt In The NBA? Wall Thinks So

Bradley Beal, John Wall

A lot of people figured the Wizards made a mistake giving John Wall a max extension last summer. But the former No. 1 pick led the Wizards to a No. 5 seed in the East and a thorough, 4-1 beatdown of the Bulls in the first round. Now Wall believes he and second-year shooting guard Bradley Beal are the best backcourt in the NBA. Read More »

NBA / May 16, 2014 / 3:00 pm

John Wall’s Top 10 Plays Of The NBA Season

John Wall

After having a career season that included an All-Star appearance, his first playoff berth and a Slam Dunk Contest win, John Wall‘s output fell apart against the Pacers. In Games 1, 2, 4 and 6, Wall combined for just 43 points. On the series, he shot under 37 percent from the floor. It’s no surprise that the Wizards’ best performance came during Wall’s best game (Game 5: 27 points, five rebounds and five assists). Read More »

GIFs, NBA / May 14, 2014 / 1:15 pm

John Wall & Marcin Gortat Help Wiz Blow Pacers Away

John Wall

The Washington Wizards faced elimination on Tuesday night playing in Indianapolis at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. John Wall and Marcin Gortat had been struggling in the first round, but in Game 5, they both delivered with huge performances during a lopsided 102-79 win that was even more of a blowout than the score suggests. Read More »

NBA, Video / May 12, 2014 / 9:15 am

John Wall’s Patented Behind-The-Back Layup

John Wall

If you give away a 19-point deficit at home in the biggest game of your season, you don’t deserve to win. Period. That’s what happened during Game 4 in Washington yesterday where the Wizards disintegrated in the second half and fell into a 3-1 series hole against Indiana, losing 95-92. Despite that, John Wall still had a highlight, breaking out his patented behind-the-back layup. Read More »

Latest News, NBA / May 10, 2014 / 6:22 pm

John Wall Had His Eyeball Scratched In Game 3

Andre Miller, Drew Gooden, John Wall

The Wizards got stomped by a Pacers defense that appears revitalized after a late-season slide. Aside from handing homecourt back to the Pacers, the Wizards now have to deal with a difficult injury to their all-star point guard John Wall, who scratched his eyeball in the third quarter of Friday night’s Game 3 loss. Read More »

NBA / May 9, 2014 / 1:00 pm

5 Stars Who Went Missing In The NBA Playoffs

John Wall, George Hill

The NBA is “Where Amazing Happens” and the 2014 NBA Playoffs have given a new definition to the word amazing. Living on the East Coast, each morning as I stretched my arms and grabbed my iPhone, highlights would show up of yet another late-night, overtime game being decided in the final moments. The NBA Playoffs can make or break a career for a player, especially those perceived as “stars”. Have one bad game and basketball Twitter will open the casket and dig a grave. Read More »