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GIFs, Smack / Nov 24, 2014 / 11:30 am

Mo Speights On Scoring 28 Points VS Thunder: “Shout Out To [Kendrick] Perkins”

Marreese Speights

Reserve big man Marreese Speights played his best game of an excellent season in the Golden State Warriors’ 88-84 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder last night, scoring a team-high 28 points (11-18 FGs) in only 25 minutes of play. After the contest, Speights credited Oklahoma City’s mean-mugging, trash-talking backup Kendrick Perkins as inspiration for his ultra-aggressive, even contentious performance: “Shout out to Perkins for helping me get this game.” Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Nov 17, 2014 / 1:59 am

GIF: Stephen Curry Channels Magic Johnson With Around-The-Back Dime In LA

Kobe Bryant, Stephen Curry

The Warriors rolled the Lakers at Staples Center Sunday night, 136-115, and that was even after the Lakers outscored them by 15 in the fourth quarter. It wasn’t even close, so Stephen Curry — who finished with 30 points and 15 assists in less than 30 minutes — decided to harken back to the showtime days of Magic Johnson with a pretty around-the-back dime on the break. Read More »

NBA, Smack / May 4, 2014 / 8:15 pm

Warriors & Clippers Clash Off The Court Following Game 7

Blake Griffin, Harrison Barnes

After the Clippers ended a brutal week by defeating the Warriors in Game 7 late Saturday night, 126-121, their battle raged outside the locker-rooms, too. A heated verbal altercation broke out in the tunnel that connects the Clippers and Warriors locker-room with multiple players and coaches getting involved before police had to intervene. Read More »

NBA, Video / Dec 19, 2013 / 12:45 pm

The NBA’s 10 Best Dunks This Week

(Chris Humphreys/USA TODAY Sports)

(Chris Humphreys/USA TODAY Sports)

A number of mainstays of the top 10 dunks of the week are featured, including Chicago’s resident creator of posters, as well as two former teammates with the Oklahoma CIty Thunder serving up facials on the fast break. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Dec 14, 2013 / 1:45 pm

James Harden Drops A Tomahawk Missile On Marreese Speights

James Harden, Marreese Speights

During the slate of 13 games on Friday the 13th, the Rockets and Warriors were the last two teams to play. While the Dubs were coming off an exciting win over the Mavs, Houston was their black cat on Friday the 13th, beating the Dubs, 116-112, at Oracle. Watch as James Harden unleashes the tomahawk jam over Marreese Speights to end the first quarter. Read More »

Smack / Mar 5, 2013 / 1:18 am

Monta Ellis Saves The Bucks; Amar’e Stoudemire Leads A Huge New York Comeback

Monta Ellis

One of the best games all season went down in Milwaukee last night. With both the Bucks and the Jazz literally playing for their playoff lives, they staged a wild back-n-forth overtime matchup that ultimately swayed Milwaukee’s way because of one man: Monta Ellis. Read More »

Hit List, NBA / Feb 18, 2013 / 1:11 pm

NBA Power Rankings Vol. I: Move Over LeBron James

Ricky Rubio

The NBA regular season, at least for the teams that hold visions of championships, is just an 82-session practice for the playoffs. So rather than worry about who is the unofficial “best” or “worst” team in the League right now, let’s look at which team is most equipped for the truly important games. Read More »

Smack / Jan 26, 2013 / 2:00 am

Boston Grasps Defeat From The Jaws Of Victory; The Lakers Figure Out How To Play Together

Kyle Korver

Each time we checked in with the Hawks vs. Celtics it was like watching a different game. In the first half the Celtics were on cruise control and it almost looked as if Tommy Heinsohn could have stepped in because of Boston’s 27-point lead. Atlanta was going to old standbyes Al Horford and Josh Smith (17 points, 14 boards) inside, though not with much success. Read More »

Latest News, NBA / Jan 22, 2013 / 11:15 am

Report: Memphis Trades 2 Key Bench Players To Save Money, Plans To Sign Delonte West

Marreese Speights

According to ESPN’s Brian Windhorst, Memphis has agreed to a multiplayer trade with Cleveland that’ll take $6 million off their payroll and get them under the luxury tax line. Remember all those rumors about a possible Rudy Gay trade? The Grizz may be keeping their starting lineup together after all. Read More »

Smack / Oct 27, 2012 / 3:10 am

Phoenix Gives The Green Light To Michael Beasley; Minnesota Figures Out Life After Love

Michael Beasley

Friday meant the final day of the preseason, which means there are no more chances to prove why fringe players are worthy of making a 15-man roster. There are about three dozen guys or so around the league keeping their cell phones charged and nearby in the next 24 hours. Stressful? Yeah, we’d say so. Read More »