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NBA / Jan 31, 2015 / 10:30 pm

GIF: Greek Freak Gives Dunk Contest Preview With Incredible Windmill

Giannis Antetokounmpo

We weren’t expecting much from Giannis Antetokounmpo in the 2015 Sprite Slam Dunk Contest. Note the past tense there, please. This incredible windmill slam by the Greek Freak in the Milwaukee Bucks’ game against the Portland Trail Blazers easily changed our mind. Read More »

GIFs, Latest News / Jan 31, 2015 / 10:00 pm

Video: Damian Lillard Picks Up Loose Ball And Soars For Angry Dunk

Damian Lillard

Damian Lillard didn’t get a chance to let out frustration gleaned from being left off the All-Star team in last night’s loss to the Atlanta Hawks. So when he saw an opportunity on Saturday, the Portland Trail Blazers star ensured he made the most of it. Watch Lillard come from nowhere to grab a loose ball and fly through the lane for an angry dunk in his team’s game against the Milwaukee Bucks. Read More »

GIFs / Jan 31, 2015 / 9:15 pm

GIF: Greek Freak, Brandon Knight Execute Perfect 2-On-1 Break For Alley-Oop

Giannis Antetokounmpo

This is what a 2-on-1 fast break in the NBA should look like: no dribbles, two passes, and an easy, exciting finish. Watch Giannis Antetokounmpo and Brandon Knight run the give-and-go to absolute perfection for an alley-oop jam by the Greek Freak in tonight’s game between the Milwaukee Bucks and Portland Trail Blazers. Read More »

GIFs, Smack / Jan 23, 2015 / 1:00 pm

Dante Exum On Brandon Knight’s Shot: “We Knew He Was Going To Miss”

Brandon Knight

19 year-old Dante Exum clearly already knows how to work the media. After Brandon Knight misfired on a game-tying shot in the final seconds of the Milwaukee Bucks’ 101-99 loss to the Utah Jazz last night, the rookie boasted that his team allowed Knight a shot because they “knew he was going to miss it.” Read More »

Latest News / Jan 21, 2015 / 12:15 pm

Lakers & Knicks Top Forbes List; Average Franchise Now Worth Record $1.1 Billion

Carmelo Anthony, Ryan Kelly

Forbes released their 2015 NBA team valuations today. Following the $24 billion TV-rights deal announcement, and a “bull market” the average cost of an NBA franchise has reached a new record of over $1.1 billion. That’s up 74 percent from last year, and it’s the biggest one-year gain since Forbes start valuing teams in the four major professional North American sports in 1998. Read More »

Smack / Jan 20, 2015 / 2:00 pm

Video: Courtside Fan Hilariously Reacts To Jason Kidd’s Words With Officals

Jason Kidd

We’ve never sat courtside at a NBA game, but imagine that being privy to audible interactions of coaches, players, and officials is as interesting as actual gameplay – at least for casual fans. A woman in the first row of last night’s game between the Milwaukee Bucks and Toronto Raptors surely thinks so. As Jason Kidd reprimands a referee for being assessed a technical foul, watch the fan react to his antagonistic words with hilarious amusement. Read More »

Latest News / Jan 16, 2015 / 5:30 pm

NBA Suspends Larry Sanders For Minimum 10 Games After Violating League’s Anti-Drug Policy

Larry Sanders

Today the NBA suspended Larry Sanders for a minimum of 10 games after he violated the league’s Anti-Drug Policy. Although the NBA hasn’t revealed what the suspension stems from within that policy, the news comes after a five-game suspension last year for testing positive for cannabis for the third time (the first two positive tests don’t result in a suspension). Read More »

GIFs, Video / Jan 15, 2015 / 9:00 pm

Watch Giannis Antetokounmpo Dunk On Helpless Carmelo Anthony

Giannis Antetokounmpo, Carmelo Anthony

Giannis Antetokounmpo, Carmelo Anthony (photo. r/nba user samneter)

Might this be a metaphor for the respective careers of Carmelo Anthony and Giannis Antetokounmpo. For Phil Jackson’s sake, we sure hope not. Watch the Greek Freak rise for an authoritative two-handed dunk as ‘Melo does nothing but brace for impact during the Milwaukee Bucks’ 95-79 win over the New York Knicks in London today. Read More »

GIFs, Video / Jan 7, 2015 / 12:00 pm

Watch Greek Freak Use One Dribble From Arc For Swooping Hammer Dunk

Giannis Antetokounmpo

Giannis Antetokounmpo (photo. r/nba GIF)

Giannis Antetokounmpo will surely develop a sky hook in time. For now, though, what’s the point? A dunk of similar ilk is a far more efficient shot. Watch The Greek Freak show off his mind-bending length by using one dribble from the three-point line for a powerful, swooping one-handed jam. Read More »

Latest News / Jan 7, 2015 / 11:30 am

Larry Sanders Refutes Report Of Telling Bucks He No Longer Wants To Play

Larry Sanders

Just 24 hours after a report surfaced that Larry Sanders recently told his team that he no longer wants to play basketball, the talented, mercurial center was on the Milwaukee Bucks’ bench in dress attire for their loss to the Phoenix Suns. More important is that Sanders publicly refuted that rumor to reporters after the game, insisting it’s “not true.” Read More »