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NBA / Apr 17, 2014 / 4:45 pm

The 12 Most Unforgettable NBA Playoff Moments: Zeke’s 25-Point Quarter

Isiah Thomas

With just two days before the 2014 NBA Playoffs start, it’s a great time to look back at some of the most unforgettable moments in NBA playoff history. Magic‘s baby skyhook, Reggie‘s 8.9 seconds forever burned into New York’s pysche, Willis Reed limping onto the MSG court and into immortality, Bill Russell in EVERY Game 7 — the list could go on and on. But the good people at Guyism have complied a list of the 12 most unforgettable NBA playoff moments. Read More »

NBA / Apr 8, 2014 / 2:15 pm

How To Fix The NBA: A New, March-Styled League Cup Tournament

Kevin Durant, LeBron James

The most exciting and thrilling sporting event every year is the NCAA tournament. Year in and year out the entire country is captivated by the 68-team field fighting to survive and advance through the win or go home tournament. The Madness is not only wildly popular and successful because it brings the best players and teams–along with some intriguing underdogs–from around the nation to play for the NCAA championship, but also because it uses an awesome format. It is time for the NBA to follow suit. Read More »

NBA / Dec 27, 2013 / 12:00 pm

How To Fix The NBA Playoffs: A 4-Step Plan

Brandon Jennings

As I watch the 2013-14 NBA season unfold, I find myself facing a sad, sad realization: This year’s playoffs are going to be an all-time atrocity. If the season were to end in the coming days, we could be looking at Eastern Conference first-round playoff matchups between the Pacers and Celtics, the Heat and Pistons, the Hawks and Wizards, and the Raptors and Bobcats. (God, help us.) Five of those teams are currently below the .500 mark, and a sixth (the Hawks) is barely hovering over it. I consider myself a die-hard NBA fan, and even I would have a difficult time getting excited for those series. Read More »

NBA, Video / Jun 11, 2013 / 10:32 pm

Video: Gary Neal Drills a Buzzer-Beater Three to End the First Half

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Somehow the San Antonio Spurs ended the first half up only six points after completely out-working Miami. And they were only up six thanks to this buzzer-beater from Gary Neal: Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Jun 11, 2013 / 10:17 pm

Video: Tim Duncan Made a Ridiculous Outlet Pass

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Tim Duncan: Rebound, wheels in the paint, and without ever really bringing the ball down below his shoulders, fires a two-hand strike to a streaking Kawhi Leonard at the other end of the court for a fast break dunk: Read More »

NBA, Video / Jun 11, 2013 / 9:42 pm

Video: Manu Ginobili Drive and Two-Hand Dunk in Game 3

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Every now and then, Manu Ginobili will time warp back to his Kinder Bologna days (when he was considered to be one of the most explosive athletes in the Euroleague) and put one on somebody. Remember this dunk he put on the Golden State Warriors in the playoffs?

He uncorked a very Manu-esque one on a drive in the first quarter of Game 3 tonight: Read More »

NBA, Smack / Jun 9, 2013 / 10:25 pm

Video: LeBron James’ Incredible Block on Tiago Splitter’s Dunk Attempt

lebron james block

After we posted video of LeBron James stuffing a Tim Duncan shot at the rim, a bunch of haters immediately hit us with the “That’s not so impressive” nonsense.

Well how about this? Tiago Splitter tries to dunk on LeBron and it does not go well for him at all. This is incredible: Read More »

NBA, Video / Jun 9, 2013 / 9:54 pm

Watch Juwan Howard and a Heat Assistant Try to Distract Danny Green as He drills a Three

danny green three

Watch as Juwan Howard and Heat assistant coach David Fizdale attempt to distract Danny Green while he was shooting a three in the first half: Read More »

Latest News, NBA / Jun 9, 2013 / 11:27 am

This Carmelo Anthony Stat Will Blow Your Mind

Carmelo Anthony

Let’s start by putting this in some kind of perspective: Carmelo Anthony took his last shot of the season back on May 18th when his Knicks were eliminated from the NBA Playoffs by the Indiana Pacers. Since that last game, a full round+ of the NBA Playoffs has taken place, with one of those series – Heat vs. Pacers – going a full seven games. [Find out how ‘Melo literally ended up on a poster at Roy Hibbert’s house.]

Ready to have your mind blown? Read More »

NBA, Smack / Jun 6, 2013 / 9:41 am

LeBron James and Dwyane Wade Get Ready for Spurs Fight Rocky-Style

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After coming across job postings with LeBron James, we’re paying more attention to his site, LeBronJames.com (most athlete sites are turrrrrrrible, but this one is different).

This photo compilation was posted a little while ago – it shows LeBron and Dwyane Wade getting it in Rocky IV-style hitting things and pushing sleds in anticipation of their NBA Finals matchup with the San Antonio Spurs that starts tonight. Read More »