/ Sep 24, 2013 / 2:30 pm
Leave it to the NBA to continue to find ways to draw interest in its product, even if the interest being brought is mixed with negative and positive reactions.
It was brought down from the NBA offices Monday night that the league will be giving the Miami Heat and Brooklyn Nets jerseys with the player’s nickname — instead of the last name — on the back. It’s not a permanent dealing, as it will only be used in certain games. Read More »
Ever wondered what the scene was like behind closed doors in a championship team’s locker room? Here’s your chance, courtesy of video from Kabir Khiatani for The Miami Herald. LeBron and D-Wade talk about how unstoppable they are. Juwan Howard and Norris Cole strike an odd pose, and Chris Andersen soaks it all in. This party was so exclusive they wouldn’t even let Drake in. Read More »
This is sick: Read More »
/ May 22, 2013 / 11:15 pm
A quick survey of the media on Twitter after this Norris Cole low blow on David West in the second half seems to show a general “Norris Cole has learned from Miami’s veterans” consensus.
Not sure how West can still breath, let alone play basketball after this: Read More »
This Norris Cole drive and slam on Joakim Noah officially signaled the end of the Chicago Bulls. The dunk gave Miami the lead with a little more than five minutes to go: Read More »
/ Apr 23, 2013 / 12:00 pm
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 »
Today’s Smack breaks down all of the bad things that Norris Cole did to the Cleveland Cavaliers last night, but you should see some of the highlights, two in particular.
First up, check out the dunk that Dion Waiters puts on the Birdman. Read More »
/ Apr 16, 2013 / 1:17 am
On a day that will forever be linked with sadness, death and despair, a backup point guard turned in the most heartwarming story on the NBA schedule. It was of little importance within the grand scheme of life, especially after spending hours trained to the television yesterday afternoon, but watching Norris Cole get extended minutes in his hometown and light up the Cavs was fun. Read More »
/ Dec 29, 2012 / 9:00 am
Chris Paul wasn’t about to let his team lose its 15-game win streak, not like that. So in Utah on Friday night, down 19 points halfway through the third quarter, CP3 broke out the defibrillator and shocked life back into the Clippers. Why’s that impressive? Well, the 16-game streak is the longest since the Celtics had a 19-gamer in 2008. Two, Salt Lake City is not an easy place to play even in the post-Sloan era and the Clippers struggle there — they’ve gone 20-61 there all-time. Three, mental toughness was not something associated with this franchise until recently — oh, about the time CP3 and Chauncey Billups arrived, to be honest. Read More »