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

Kevin Love Videobombed By Ronny Turiaf

Kevin Love

Kevin Love (Marilyn Indahl-USA TODAY Sports)

Last night, Timberwolves’ star power forward, Kevin Love, “f***ed around and got a triple-double” against a visiting Memphis team battling the ‘Wolves for the final playoff spot in the Western Conference death race. After the game, teammate Ronny Turiaf decided to show his appreciation for Love’s big game with an inspired videobomb. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Feb 19, 2014 / 10:55 pm

Video: Ronny Turiaf Throws It Down On Roy Hibbert

Roy Hibbert, Ronny Turiaf

Roy Hibbert, Ronny Turiaf (Brace Hemmelgarn/USA TODAY Sports)

The Pacers, the best team in the East, rolled into Minnesota on Wednesday night, but it was the T’Wolves who started the game off with a bang. In the first quarter, Ronny Turiaf came out to set a screen for Ricky Rubio on the wing, and then rolled to the basket. The Pacers’ defense failed to cover Turiaf as he cut to the rim, and Rubio was able to thread the pocket bounce pass to Turiaf for a powerful slam over Roy Hibbert — a pretty good protector of the rim. Read More »

Ink, instagram, NBA / Feb 18, 2014 / 1:30 pm

5 Of The Best NBA Tattoos On Instagram

J.R. Smith

J.R. Smith (photo. Rob Hammer)

To celebrate the New Season of Ink Master, premiering Tuesday February 25 at 10/9c on Spike, the show is sponsoring “Tattoo Bracket 2014.” Head over to the submissions page and submit a photo of it for your chance to win a trip for 2 to SXSW. In the mean time, just to give you a taste of the NBA’s own ink from around the Association, here are our favorite five tattooed players on Instagram. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Feb 2, 2014 / 1:45 pm

Video: Ricky Rubio’s Psychic Behind-The-Back Dime

Ricky Rubio

Ricky Rubio (Brett Davis/USA TODAY Sports)

The Minnesota Timberwolves lost, 120-113, to the Hawks Saturday night in Atlanta despite a monstrous 43-point, 19-rebound performance from Kevin Love. In the loss, Ricky Rubio only connected on one-of-three field goal attempts in over 31 minutes of action as he continues to shy away from pulling the trigger. But one of his 11 assists was so beautiful, it’s likely the only thing we’ll take away from the whole game. Read More »

Fantasy Doctor, NBA / Jan 28, 2014 / 1:30 pm

Fantasy Basketball: The Week’s 4 Best Pickups (1.28)

Terrence Ross

Terrence Ross (photo. John E. Sokolowski/USA TODAY Sports)

Basketball demands we break down its players not just by stats, but by the time and place they occur. That’s not the case in NBA fantasy hoops, though, where cold calculations rule the day and the matchup. Who are the Fantasy Doctor’s choices for this week’s best pickups? Hit the jump to find out. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Jan 27, 2014 / 10:50 am

Ronny Turiaf & Stryve Launch Limited Edition “Heart to Heart” Socks

Ronny Turiaf x Stryve

Ronny Turiaf x Stryve

Earlier this month, Ronny Turiaf and L.A.-based clothing company Stryve announced they have launched limited edition socks in support of heart health issues, particularly heart disease, which is the leading cause of death for both men and women in this country. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Dec 4, 2013 / 2:15 pm

90 NBA Players Reveal Their Favorite Pregame Music

Drake

Drake (photo. Jordan Brand)

Go into any locker room in the NBA… actually, go into any locker room in the country and you’ll hear some Meek Mill. Some Jigga. Some Drake. Music and basketball. The NBA and hip-hop. It all goes together. Read More »

NBA / May 16, 2013 / 11:15 am

How To Fix The Clippers: Trade Eric Bledsoe For Help & Then Sign Jarrett Jack

Chris Paul

Chris Paul (photo. Daymon Gardner)

With less than eight teams remaining in the NBA Playoffs, it means a few “contenders” have already been eliminated from title contention. The offseason is the time for these teams to retool to prepare for deeper runs next season. The Los Angeles Clippers were one of the better teams in the Western Conference all year. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Oct 31, 2012 / 4:45 pm

The 13 Best Halloween Photos From The NBA This Year

San Antonio Spurs

With the emergence of Twitter, and now more importantly Instagram, never before have we had such access to NBA players. It’s fun when they tweet photos of their food or their sneakers. That stuff’s always cool. But when Halloween hits the real fun begins. Read More »

NBA, Video / Oct 18, 2012 / 10:03 am

Video: Jeremy Evans’ Incredible Block and Dunk Destruction of Ronny Turiaf

jeremy evan dunk block video highlights

The athleticism on display in this sequence from Utah’s Jeremy Evans is just stupid. [WATCH AN ARCHIVE OF EVANS' HIGHLIGHTS HERE]

Evans gets way up to smack Ronny Turiaf‘s jumper, corrals the loose ball and then destroys Turiaf again on the other end of the floor: Read More »