We all remember the players from high school that were the hyped uncontrollably, right? You know, the ones that were given notoriety few players at any level can match. From nationally televised games to documentaries, some were given the red carpet treatment even before they attended their senior prom. There are the ones who lived up to it and, well, the ones that fall short. Read More »
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If there’s any genre of music that relates directly to the sport of basketball, it’s hip-hop. Like hip-hop, basketball is predominantly ruled by African-Americans, its legends often come from having nothing before eventually reaching superstardom, and it’s most popular in the inner cities of America. And just like rappers, there are great NBA players, bad ones, overrated ones, underrated ones, controversial ones, and plenty of others. Read More »
Somebody has to be last, and somebody has to deliver the news that there are certain NBA teams that are going to be bad and have no hope for the 2013-14 season. But is it always an insult to consider a team as weak? There are different levels to being bad in sports. Read More »
The marathon NBA season came to its end last week and for some, it’s a blessing in disguise. Everyone had players that didn’t live up to expectations this season. We are going to look at some of these poor souls with one minor disclaimer: The excessively injured will not be included. Read More »
Originally posted in October of 2011, we’re revisiting some of our favorite Kobe Bryant content after he became the fifth player to ever score 30,000 points last night.
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Kobe Bryant has maintained his spot as the best basketball player in the world because, even as his nagging injuries pile up and he moves into his 30s, he relies more on his skills and fundamentals than simple athleticism and explosiveness. Read More »
Between the video content and these ridiculously over-the-top terrible songs (who the hell OK’ed this Eminem song?), I couldn’t stop laughing throughout this thing. This seriously made my day. I would pick out some favorites – like at the 7:13 mark when Tim Hardaway nearly punches out a cameraman or at the 8:58 mark when D-Wade decides to toss Mike Bibby‘s shoe into the stands – but it’s all so good, the entire video deserves a look. Before watching, just know the music is not safe for work, while the bloopers most certainly are. So if you’re stuck in an office somewhere, just mute this or put on some headphones. Read More »
Now that Lindecision 2012 is all over, and Jeremy Lin is going to be formerly introduced as a Houston Rocket sometime soon, we need to take a step back and look at the bigger picture. No, we’re not talking about how, for once, the Knicks resisted the urge to indulge as they have so many times before (even though, for once, there were PLENTY of reasons to do it). We’re talking about how we got here. Lin never wanted to leave New York, and opened up about it to SI.com yesterday. Read More »
The Milwaukee Bucks now have the most tatted, explosive backcourt in the NBA. Words broke a little while ago that the Bucks and Golden State Warriors have agreed to a monster trade centered on swapping Monta Ellis and Andrew Bogut and various other pieces. Read More »
This is pretty much the worst news a Hawks fan could’ve received. With the team off to one of it’s more promising starts in recent years, the man in the middle, their glue defensively and perhaps their best player, could be done for the season.