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Latest News / Jan 24, 2015 / 2:45 pm

Watch Jeff Teague Strip Russell Westbrook For Dagger Jam

Jeff Teague

The Atlanta Hawks have been playing some phenomenal basketball in the past couple months, running away with the best record in the East and surprising most fans along the way. Their balanced effort on both ends of the floor is what makes basketball enthusiasts swoon over, as the rest of the NBA and its fans have realized that the Hawks’ success this season is no fluke; they are for real. Read More »

NBA / Jan 23, 2015 / 4:45 pm

Charles Barkley: “Chris Paul Doesn’t Deserve To Make The All-Star Team”

Charles Barkley, Chris Paul

We love Charles Barkley, but far more for the glory of his past playing days past and overall gregarious nature. As a NBA analyst? Let’s just say we often disagree with Chuck. Does that mean he’s wrong in those specific cases? No; we’re hardly infallible. Even so, we’re very confident saying that Barkley’s assessment of Chris Paul’s All-Star candidacy is simply misguided. Read More »

GIFs, Latest News / Jan 22, 2015 / 10:15 am

Video: Russell Westbrook’s Game-Winning Layup With 0.8 Seconds Left

Russell Westbrook, John Wall

We mentioned this briefly last night, but it bears repeating: Russell Westbrook played Moses in the last few seconds of OKC’s 105-103 OT win in Washington, parting the Wizards defensive Red Sea for the game-winning layup with just 0.8 seconds left in overtime. Read More »

Smack / Jan 21, 2015 / 12:45 pm

Isiah Thomas Calls Russell Westbrook “The Mike Tyson Of Point Guards”

Russell Westbrook

Just as important to Russell Westbrook’s game as his unrivaled physical profile is the approach he takes to wielding it. If the Oklahoma City Thunder point guard played with caution and patience as opposed to relentless aggression, he’d hardly be the superstar he is today. Westbrook’s basketball id can be a curse on occasion, but it’s a blessing first and foremost. Read More »

Video / Jan 21, 2015 / 10:17 am

Ernie Johnson Asks Russell Westbrook About Execution & “Do You Like Us?”

Ernie Johnson, Russell Westbrook

Ernie Johnson, Russell Westbrook (photo. @NBATV)

In case you missed it, Russell Westbrook recently told the Oklahoman‘s Berry Tramel — who has been critical of Westbrook in print — “I don’t like you.” Then #WhyNot Russ spent the rest of his post-game comments over the weekend repeating the same refrain about “execution.” When Westbrook spoke with NBA TV last night after his Thunder defeated the Heat, 94-86, the estimable Ernie Johnson couldn’t help but ask… Read More »

GIFs / Jan 19, 2015 / 12:45 pm

GIF: Airborne Westbrook Throws Over-Shoulder Pass To Perkins For Dunk

Russell Westbrook, Kevin Durant, Kendrick Perkins

This play by the Oklahoma City Thunder looks like something straight out of early 2000s video game NBA Street…until Kendrick Perkins is the one finishing it, that is. Watch an airborne Russell Westbrook toss a no-look, over-shoulder pass to Perkins for a dunk after Kevin Durant throws him an errant lob in their team’s 127-99 win over the Orlando Magic on Sunday. Read More »

Latest News / Jan 18, 2015 / 10:00 pm

Video: Paul Pierce Mimics Westbrook’s “Execute” Interview In Funky Glasses

Paul Pierce

The day after Russell Westbrook repeatedly answered reporters with some version of “we executed,” Paul Pierce had some fun with the media after his Wizards defeated his former Nets team 99-90 in Brooklyn Saturday night. Read More »

NBA / Jan 18, 2015 / 9:45 pm

Video: Russell Westbrook Glides For Reverse Jam

Russell Westbrook

A couple days after Russell Westbrook *executed* a contentious post-game interview he was back on the court against the Magic. During a first half that saw the Thunder out-score the Magic by 17 in the first quarter and 17 more in the second quarter, #WhyNot Russ appeared to hover above the court on a reverse dunk. Read More »

NBA / Jan 17, 2015 / 1:30 pm

Video: Russell Westbrook Gives Short, Contentious Post-Game Interview

Russell Westbrook

People react differently to personal accomplishments. Some jump for joy. Others shed happy tears. And there’s group that acts as if nothing happened at all. But Russell Westbrook is a whole different kind of man altogether. After notching a historic triple-double of 17 points, 15 rebounds, and 17 assists in his team’s big win over the league-leading Golden State Warriors, the Oklahoma City Thunder superstar gave a quiet and openly hostile post-game interview to reporters. Read More »

NBA / Jan 16, 2015 / 9:30 pm

Video: Russell Westbrook (Kind Of) Dunks All Over Draymond Green

Russell Westbrook

No player in basketball’s collection of missed dunks is more impressive than Russell Westbrook’s. Should this be added to the group? You tell us. Watch Westbrook go back-door on Steph Curry and rise for huge “jam” on Draymond Green – kind of. Read More »