TAG: Rasheed Wallace

Smack, Twitter / Oct 6, 2014 / 2:15 pm

Kevin Garnett’s Amusing Update On Rasheed Wallace

Rasheed Wallace

For a certain generation of basketball fan, Rasheed Wallace is everything you’ve ever wanted in an NBA player. The former Pistons, Blazers and — on the downside of his career — Celtics and Knicks forward was eminently quotable and probably the most unique basketball personality to come along during the advent of the big-time basketball blogs (e.g. Yahoo’s “Ball Don’t Lie“). ‘Sheed formerly* an assistant coach with the Pistons, but when long-time on-court rival and off-court friend Kevin Garnett was asked about him, Garnett gave the quote of the preseason. Read More »

instagram / Sep 27, 2014 / 2:30 pm

Rasheed Wallace Celebrates 40th Birthday With Air Forces 1s Cake

Rasheed Wallace (photo. Rip Hamilton Instafram)

Rasheed Wallace turned 40 years-old 10 days ago, and we celebrated by watching his infamous “Ball don’t lie!” ejection. It tuns out ‘Sheed, though, celebrated his birthday with even greater aplomb than we did. Read More »

We Reminisce / Sep 17, 2014 / 2:00 pm

We Reminisce: Rasheed Wallace Ejected For Shouting “Ball Don’t Lie”

Rasheed Wallace

Rasheed Wallace turns 40 today. When you think about ‘Sheed, the first thing you probably think about are the technicals and ejections, which were a running theme throughout his career. You also remember his famous sayings, including “ball don’t lie” and many others. On his birthday, we reminisce about our favorite Sheed rejection of all time. Read More »

NBA / Apr 22, 2014 / 4:15 pm

Video: NBA’s Most Amazing Bench Reactions This Year

Portland Trail Blazers

It’s almost as much fun as the play involved, but the eruptions from an NBA bench can be just as delirious as some on the college level–though maybe not as coordinated as some. With that in mind, the NBA released the best bench reactions from the 2013-14 NBA season, so try and see how they compare to last season’s iteration. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Apr 16, 2014 / 2:45 pm

The 10 Funniest GIFs From The NBA Season

Andrea Bargnani, Thaddeus Young

For better or for worse, technology appears to be evolving at the speed of light. One of the many positives of this rapid change is the ability to be entertained from multiple areas, including the .gif, compressed image files. Read More »

NBA, Video / Mar 28, 2014 / 4:30 pm

‘Sheed & Rick Mahorn Debate Which Pistons Team Was Better: ’04 or Bad Boys?

Rasheed Wallace, Rick Mahorn

You will absolutely love this if you’re a fan of intriguing NBA personalities outside the mainstream. Rasheed Wallace, easily the most intelligent basketball mind to also get repeatedly called a knucklehead in the media, sat down to chat with former Pistons Bad Boy, and resident member of the terrifying as all hell team, Rick Mahorn to figure out which of their championship-winning Pistons teams was better: Sheed’s 2004 edition, or Mahorn’s 1989 Bad Boys? Read More »

NBA / Mar 21, 2014 / 1:45 pm

10 NBA Stars Who Finished Careers In The Most Unexpected Places

Michael Jordan

The trajectory of a player’s career doesn’t always include the storybook ending of playing in the location that meant most to them. Often times, you’ll find veterans bouncing from franchise to franchise, what you might call ring chasing. As you’ll see in the case of the veterans on this list, the traditional colors they wore throughout their career were sometimes traded in for the colors of a team they rode the bench with. Read More »

GIFs, NBA, Smack / Feb 22, 2014 / 2:00 am

Incredible Rasheed Wallace Reaction To Andre Drummond’s Steal & Slam

Rasheed Wallace

Detroit ended a three-game losing streak on Friday night with a 115-107 win over the visiting Hawks. The turning point in the game, at least in terms of momentum, might have come with 10 minutes remaining in the fourth and Detroit ahead by just three. It was then when Andre Drummond intercepted a Kyle Korver pass and sprinted the other way to slam it over an overmatched Elton Brand. The only thing more amazing than Drummond’s freakish play: coach Rasheed Wallace going bats__t crazy afterwards on the sideline. Read More »

NBA, Video / Dec 27, 2013 / 11:00 am

LeBron’s 20 Best Dunks In The NBA

LeBron James

LeBron James (Gary A. Vasquez/USA TODAY Sports)

This past Friday, I found myself removed from my seat following another towering slam by LeBron James when I came to the realization that the four-time MVP may be the best entertainer in the country at the moment. And if that didn’t convince me, all I had to do was watch the Heat on Christmas. Those two dunks he caught from Dwyane Wade? OMG. Read More »

instagram, NBA, Twitter / Nov 25, 2013 / 3:00 pm

15 NBA Players Who Could’ve Been Social Media Legends

Dennis Rodman

Before the dawn of social media, the public’s access to the personal lives of their favorite players was limited to small headlines in the newspaper and postgame interviews. With the evolution of platforms like Twitter and Instagram, it’s now easier than ever to feel connected to the new generation of players. Read More »