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Latest News / Aug 18, 2014 / 2:00 pm

Kobe Bryant Performs ALS Challenge By Submerging Entire Body In Cold Tub

Kobe Bryant (photo. Instagram)

This is how Michael Jordan would perform the ALS Challenge, LeBron. Not by getting probably tepid water – we don’t see any ice here! – poured on him by two seemingly random people on a yacht in the Mediterranean. Read More »

2014 Free Agency, Smack / Aug 18, 2014 / 1:00 pm

LeBron’s Agent Contacted Cavs Right After 2010 Decision

LeBron James

Rich Paul, agent and close friend of LeBron James, said in a recent interview he apologized to the Cavaliers organization immediately after The Decision aired on ESPN in the summer of 2010. Read More »

Latest News / Aug 17, 2014 / 4:00 pm

Ranking The NBA’s Biggest Offseason Winners

LeBron James

July has come and gone and August is quickly doing the same. You know what that means? The NBA Offseason is on its last leg and winding down as teams begin to look towards the start of camp. Read More »

Video / Aug 17, 2014 / 1:45 pm

LeBron Challenges President Obama To ALS Cause, Screams Like A Child

LeBron James

LeBron James (photo. Instagram)

Mike Krzyzewski, your sister, two of your cousins, four of your old college buddies, Team USA, and every acquaintance on your Facebook feed has already done it. Next up to take the #ALSIceBucketChallenge? LeBron James, of course. Read More »

NBA / Aug 14, 2014 / 10:30 am

‘Melo Shed Weight To Helm Knicks’ Triangle Offense

Carmelo Anthony

Earlier this week Carmelo Anthony posted a picture of himself to Instagram looking noticeably more trim with a leaner face that resembled the man who came out of Syracuse a National Champion in 2003. The New York Post reports the move to drop what is reportedly 10-15 pounds was for the implementation of the triangle offense next season in New York. Read More »

Latest News / Aug 13, 2014 / 4:00 pm

Report: Cavs Face Difficult Slate Of Opening Games

Carmelo Anthony, LeBron James

LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers won’t open the 2014-2015 season against the defending champion San Antonio Spurs as previously reported, but the league still isn’t doing its new marquee team any favors. According to Yahoo Sports, the Cavs will face the revamped New York Knicks in their season-opener on October 30 before hosting Derrick Rose and the Chicago Bulls on a back-to-back. From there, James, Kevin Love, and company will kick-off a cross-country road trip by visiting the Portland Trail Blazers. Read More »

Smack / Aug 12, 2014 / 4:00 pm

Stephen Curry Says He’s A Better Offensive Player Than LeBron James

Stephen Curry, Chris Bosh

During a radio interview with Dan Patrick, Dubs PG Stephen Curry was asked to field an NFL team of NBA players. We did something similar with soccer last week, and Steph would have put LeBron James at the tight end position while he named himself quarterback. Then Patrick asked him if he was a better offensive player than LeBron James. Steph had never heard the question before, but he said he was. Read More »

College / Aug 10, 2014 / 6:00 pm

Andrew Wiggins Tells College Coach, Bill Self, He Wants Trade To ‘Wolves

Andrew Wiggins, Bill Self

The No. 1 pick in the acclaimed 2014 Draft, Andrew Wiggins, was back with his college coach, Bill Self, on Sunday to help him run his summer basketball camp in a suburb outside Kansas City. While Wiggins didn’t address the media, Self said Wiggins had told him he hopes he’s actually looking forward to being traded, so he can find his own niche in the Association without the glare of LeBron James and the Cavs overshadowing his development. Read More »

Smack / Aug 8, 2014 / 8:30 pm

LeBron James: “I’m Not Going Anywhere Ever Again”

LeBron James

In his first official public appearance since announcing his return to the Cleveland Cavaliers, LeBron James eased concerns of those worried by parameters of his merely two-year contract. Insisting that the deal’s length and player option for 2015-2016 are solely related to business, James committed to Northeast Ohio longterm. “I’m not going anywhere ever again,” he said. Read More »

Baller's Blueprint, NBA / Aug 8, 2014 / 3:00 pm

Our All-Star Soccer Squad Starring NBA Players

Steve Nash

The games are similar, basketball and soccer. Both are contact sports with little protective equipment; both have goals (or baskets) on the two sides of the field (or court) where a player must put the ball in to score points. Both have situations where a costly turnover could quickly turn into a counterattack or fast-break and cost a team points. Both games require elite athleticism, and players from both sports get paid tons of money to play their game at an elite level.

That’s where the similarities end between soccer and basketball, but that hasn’t stopped us from compiling a full soccer team with NBA stars. Read More »