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Latest News / Jun 13, 2014 / 2:30 pm

Report: Ray Allen Debating Retirement This Summer

Jeremy Lin, Ray Allen

Ray Allen, the future hall-of-fame shooting guard will turn 39 next month and, while currently battling to help the Heat get back into the NBA Finals series against the Spurs, informed Gary Washburn of the Boston Globe that retirement is an option after the season ends. We doubt Jesus Shuttlesworth would retire after coming so close to a fourth title. Read More »

NBA / Jun 5, 2014 / 11:49 pm

Video: Ray Allen Turns Back The Clock For Coast-To-Coast Jam

Tiago Splitter, Ray Allen

Ray Allen used to do this all the time. After picking up a loose ball, he was storming down the center of the court with LeBron James running down the right wing and Marco Bellinelli reaching for the ball. It didn’t matter. Read More »

NBA / May 15, 2014 / 12:04 am

Video: Ray Allen Go-Ahead 3-Pointer Helps Heat Move On

Ray Allen, Rachel Nichols

The Brooklyn Nets went into Game 5 on Wednesday night facing elimination in Miami. The Nets were not going down without a fight, and held a lead into the final minute. Thanks to a late rally by LeBron James and Dwyane Wade‘s strong play throughout, Game 5 came down to the wire. With the score sitting at 91-90 in favor of the Nets, Ray Allen hit a corner three-pointer with 32 seconds left. The shot has become the norm for the future hall-of-famer. Read More »

NBA, Video / May 13, 2014 / 4:31 pm

The 15 Worst Playoff Collapses In NBA History

Paul Pierce

Why do we watch? If the NBA were predictable, it would simply be boring. Yet, as we all know just from this postseason alone, expect the unexpected. The Oklahoma City Thunder and Washington Wizards each blew double-digit second-half leads to their opponents this weekend, allowing the Los Angeles Clippers and Indiana Pacers to either tie the series or take a commanding series lead. Read More »

Smack, Twitter / May 12, 2014 / 11:41 pm

Jay-Z And Beyonce Attend Nets Game On Same Day As Met Gala Controversy

Jay-Z, Beyonce

On the same day TMZ released a video showing an altercation between Solange Knowles and Jay-Z while Beyonce stood and watched it all unfold, the couple arrived at the Barclays Center in the second quarter to take their usual courtside seats. Read More »

NBA / May 9, 2014 / 9:30 am

Heat Hold Deron Williams Scoreless In Game 2 Win

Deron Williams

In Game 1, Kevin Garnett was held scoreless in the playoffs for the first time in his hall-of-fame career. In Game 2 the Heat held Deron Williams without a point for the first time since 2006 — when he was a rookie. He only played nine minutes in that game his rookie year, but logged 36 minutes last night during an 0-for-9 performance in the 94-82 Heat victory. Read More »

NBA / May 7, 2014 / 10:00 am

A Mic’d Up LeBron James Praises “Jesus” Ray Allen In Game 1

LeBron James, Ray Allen

LeBron James was mic’d up for Game 1 against the Nets last night, and the footage offers up some interesting moments from their series-opening win at home. James offers advice to a couple of his teammates and gives some serious DAP to Jesus Shuttlesworth Ray Allen. Read More »

College, NBA / Apr 24, 2014 / 1:00 pm

10 Reasons Why The NBA Playoffs Are Better Than The NCAA Tournament

LeBron James, Roy Hibbert

College basketball’s annual tournament of chaos is one of America’s most engaging events. The art of selecting a winning bracket each March is a conversation starter no matter who you’re with, whether it’s an avid hoops fan or your friend that picked matchups based on the mascots. For at least the first weekend, all eyes are on the NCAA. Read More »

NBA, Video / Apr 9, 2014 / 3:15 pm

The 10 Greatest Shooting Guards In NBA History

Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant (Justin Ford/USA TODAY Sports)

The shooting guard position is a thing of beauty. Michael Jordan came into the league and dominated his spot and the NBA like no other player has ever done. Aside from Jordan, other players such as Clyde Drexler, Jerry West, Earl Monroe and many others were, at one point in time, considered one of the top talents at shooting guard. Read More »

NBA, Smack / Apr 7, 2014 / 12:02 pm

LeBron James Says He’s Frustrated About Not Getting The Last Shot

LeBron James

After Miami’s 122-121 double overtime loss to the Timberwolves this past Friday, LeBron James expressed frustration that he wasn’t taking the last shot. In the closing seconds of the second OT session, Shane Battier passed it out to Ray Allen, who was partially covered by Kevin Love. Allen missed, and the ‘Wolves got a big win in Miami, but now James — normally quick to pass to open teammates in the clutch, says he wishes he’d been the one to take the game-winner. Read More »