TAG: Jordan Hill

NBA, Video / Dec 13, 2012 / 10:39 pm

VIDEO: Carmelo Anthony’s Two-Hand Dunk on Jordan Hill

carmelo dunk on jordan hill

Carmelo Anthony continued to make his case for 2012-13 MVP, putting up 22 points (8-9 FG, 3-3 3P) in the first quarter tonight against the Lakers. The most emphatic two, though, came on this nasty flush over an outstretched Jordan Hill. Read More »

NBA, Video / Dec 12, 2012 / 10:00 am

Disrespect Dunk Deathmatch: Anderson Varejao Vs. Blake Griffin

We joke around with the tag “Dunk Deathmatch” here every now and then but on these two dunks from Tuesday night, seriously, Jordan Hill and Marco Belinelli were lucky to escape without an injury. Hill missed out on being hit in the face from Anderson Varejao‘s nasty right-handed dunk in Cleveland, a dunk nasty enough to take away the play of the game title from Kyrie or Kobe’s feats. Read More »

NBA / Oct 9, 2012 / 4:30 pm

The Questions Every Western Conference Team Needs Answered This Preseason

Jordan Hill

Preseason is when teams want to work through mistakes and identify the most pressing issues. Camps have now given way to games, which offer a different level of looking at a team’s identity. It would be asking for the impossible to have every problem identified, let alone remedied, by the end of October; the best-case scenario is to simply not carry too many from the start into the season. What should every team be asking itself during the preseason? We’ve got you covered. Today, we look at the Western Conference. Read More »

Smack / Jul 21, 2012 / 12:53 am

Derrick Rose Says He’ll Be Back; New Details In Dwight Howard Trade Talks

Derrick Rose

Derrick Rose believes in the process. In fact, he says “My biggest concern is don’t worry about me. I know I’m going to be all right” (that doesn’t really make sense). The fallen Chicago star took to YouTube yesterday to provide a rare update for his fans on the status of his injury. Of course, reports say his knee is ahead of schedule, but what did you really expect to hear? Most are saying Rose won’t be ready anytime before the turn of the new year, and we sincerely hope the Bulls take their time with him. They aren’t winning the title next year, and we’re not trying to see another Gilbert Arenas instance go down, where it felt like every comeback from injury was rushed. Read More »

Latest News, NBA / Mar 15, 2012 / 3:25 pm

Breaking News: The Lakers Trade Derek Fisher To Houston

Derek Fisher

The most shocking move of the day came right at the trade deadline buzzer. .4 seconds to be exact. Yahoo! Sports reports the Lakers have traded their longtime point guard – and one of Kobe‘s best NBA friends – Derek Fisher, as well as a first-round pick for Houston’s Jordan Hill. Read More »

College, Video / Nov 10, 2011 / 10:30 am

2011-12 Arizona Wildcats Team Intro Video Featuring NBA Alumni

This has everything you want in a college basketball intro video: old highlights, current NBA players and Jason Terry in an amazing two-tone Wildcats jersey.

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Fantasy Doctor, NBA / Sep 28, 2011 / 11:00 am

NBA Fantasy Team Analysis: The Houston Rockets

Kevin Martin

Despite the fact that Yao Ming is gone from the NBA, the Houston Rockets will be virtually unchanged next season – assuming they can re-sign its only free agent (Chuck Hayes) when the NBA resumes. New head coach Kevin McHale shouldn’t really hinder the production of these players, who formed a surprisingly effective offensive machine in 2010-11. With a potent backcourt, a blossoming swingman and some intriguing fill-ins, the Rockets have more than their share of fantasy appeal for the next NBA season. Read More »

NBA / Jun 27, 2011 / 1:30 pm

NBA Trade Rumor: Andris Biedrins For Hasheem Thabeet & Jordan Hill

Andris Biedrins

Right after the Rockets hired Kevin McHale as their new head coach, he made one thing clear: Houston had to get big. So with the corpse of Yao Ming coming off the books this summer, they started by acquiring Donatas Motiejunas (7-0), Marcus Morris (6-9) and Chandler Parsons (6-9) on Draft Night to pair with Luis Scola (6-9) in the frontcourt. But apparently that was only just the start. They want Andris Biedrins. Read More »

Smack / Feb 15, 2011 / 2:53 am

Bobcats got your tongue? Lakers get sent home with bruised egos

Gerald Wallace

Somebody call Smush Parker and tell him to dust off his purple kicks. Because if Kobe Bryant is at all missing the time he played with Kwame Brown, a 10-day for Smush in L.A. could be in the cards … OK, so Kobe didn’t say he misses Kwame — he didn’t say anything at all — but during last night’s loss to the Bobcats, Kobe had to notice Kwame was outplaying his more talented opposition for key stretches simply because he went harder. Read More »

Featured Gallery, NBA / Jan 19, 2011 / 4:00 pm

Tyreke Evans: Designed to Destroy

Tyreke Evans

NBA Rookie of the Year. Franchise centerpiece. An unmovable place in history alongside Jordan, Oscar and LeBron. Tyreke Evans was made for this. The 21-year-old Sacramento King is on a course to take over the basketball world, a goal that was in his sights before he even knew it.

Midway through his sophomore year, Tyreke is averaging 17.1 points, 4.8 rebounds and 5.4 assists while playing through a painful foot injury for most of the season. His Kings are still looking up in the standings at the rest of the West, but their go-to player gives the organization no reason not to be optimistic. Read More »