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GIFs, Video / Nov 17, 2014 / 10:45 pm

Watch Anthony Davis Finish Alley-Oop Over Robin Lopez For Poster Dunk

Anthony Davis

Anthony Davis (photo. Mike Prada Vine)

Just Anthony Davis doing more Anthony Davis things. Early in the New Orleans Pelicans’ matchup against the Portland Trail Blazers tonight, The Brow sprinted the floor and caught a lob from Tyreke Evans before finishing with an epic facial slam over a trailing Robin Lopez. Read More »

Latest News / Nov 17, 2014 / 5:15 pm

Blazers’ Damian Lillard, Cavaliers’ LeBron James Named Players Of The Week

LeBron James, Damian Lillard

And this is why sample size always matters. After struggling through their first few outings of the 2014-2015 season, the Portland Trail Blazers’ Damian Lillard and Cleveland Cavaliers’ LeBron James have been named NBA Conference Players of the Week for games played between November 10 and November 16. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Nov 13, 2014 / 2:30 pm

Video: Damian Lillard Opts For Attitude Over Likeness With “Swingman” Double

Damian Lillard

After watching Andrew Wiggins’ Swingman make an epic error of preparation, Damian Lillard is ensuring his body double is far more committed to the project. In the latest spot for adidas’ NBA Swingman Jersey, the Portland Trail Blazers superstar chooses a model who takes character acting to whole ‘nother level. Read More »

GIFs, Video / Nov 13, 2014 / 12:30 pm

Watch Damian Lillard Hit Three Three-Pointers In 44 Seconds Of Game Time

Damian Lillard

Damian Lillard (Chris Humphreys, USATODAY)

So much for Damian Lillard’s early season shooting struggles. As the Denver Nuggets threatened to make last night’s laughable loss to the Portland Trail Blazers somewhat competitive, the Oakland native squashed the home team’s hopes of a comeback by knocking down three three-pointers in as many possessions – scoring nine points in 44 seconds of game time and upping an 18-point lead to 27. Read More »

Latest News / Nov 12, 2014 / 9:15 am

Video: Gary Neal’s Game-Tying Score Comes A Fraction Of A Second Late

Gary Neal, Blazers

Down 102-100 to the Blazers with 3.5 seconds left in regulation last night, Hornets guard Gary Neal took the inbounds from Lance Stephenson, drove right past Damian Lillard and appeared to knot the game at 102-all to force overtime as the buzzer sounded. It wasn’t quite in time, as replays show. Read More »

Smack / Nov 10, 2014 / 10:30 am

Video: Steve Blake Offended By Kenneth Faried Screen, So He Puts Him On His Butt

Kenneth Faried, Nate Robinson, Steve Blake

Steve Blake is right around our height, and we actually outweigh him by close to 10 pounds (yes, he’s all svelte muscle, and we’re a dilapidated former HS athlete who smokes cigarettes, but still). Kenneth Faried is nearly half a foot and more than 50 pounds heavier than Blake, but the size discrepancy didn’t matter during the fourth quarter of Portland’s 116-100 win last night when Blake took umbrage with Faried’s screen in his back. Read More »

NBA / Nov 7, 2014 / 3:15 pm

GIF: Damian Lillard Makes Dirty Step-Back Three-Pointer Look Far Too Easy

Damian Lillard

The next time you’re playing pick-up, take a moment between runs and try a step-back three-pointer. You’ll find its difficult, but definitely hittable. Next, grab your miss, walk back to that same spot, and retreat four feet. Then try the same move from that farther distance – where guys like Damian Lillard make it look so, so easy. Read More »

NBA / Nov 7, 2014 / 12:07 am

GIF: LaMarcus Aldridge Caps Strong First Half With Buzzer-Beating Lefty Tip-In

LaMarcus Aldridge

LaMarcus Aldridge and Dirk Nowitzki are putting on a show Thursday night. After the Dallas Mavericks’ iconic power forward scored 12 second quarter points to push his team to a load, the Portland Trail Blazers’ star big man sent a message before heading to the locker room for halftime. Watch Aldridge fight for position and use deft touch to make a long, lefty tip-in just prior to the game clock hitting zero. Read More »

Smack / Nov 5, 2014 / 2:15 pm

While LeBron Looks Adrift, Stephen A. Smith Stupidly Says LeBron Will Split

LeBron James

The Cavs looked dreadful again on Tuesday night, similar to their lackluster performance against the Knicks to start the season. LeBron James, especially, seemed disinterested in competing when the Blazers made their run in the second half to put the game away. But James tells Brian Windhorst of ESPN what might look like apathy on his part is actually his new leadership style, one where he sits back and hopes his teammates learn their team-first lesson the hard way. That long-term view isn’t shared by some loud mouths in the media, though. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Nov 3, 2014 / 12:45 pm

Video: Klay Thompson Go-Ahead Bucket To Seal Win

Draymond Green, Klay Thompson

Klay Thompson didn’t just unload on Robin Lopez last night. He also dropped the go-head runner right in Wesley Matthews‘ face with under 10 seconds to play. Read More »