TAG: T.J. Ford

Overseas, We Reminisce / Jul 16, 2014 / 10:30 am

We Reminisce: T.J. Ford With 10 Assists In 13 Minutes During Croatian Debut

T.J. Ford

Perhaps you forget the lightening bolt known as T.J. Ford who won the Naismith Player of Year award at Texas and played 10 seasons in the NBA before a surgically repaired spine left him teetering on the brink of paralysis every time he suited up; he was forced to retire in 2012 due to the nature of his neck injury. During the NBA’s lockout in 2011, though, Ford signed with KK Zagreb of Croatia and offered one last glimpse of his dazzling ability to get in the lane and find open teammates. Read More »

NBA / Aug 7, 2013 / 1:45 pm

The 30 Best NBA Careers Ruined By Injury

Tracy McGrady

The NBA sees a lot of talent come in and out at a rapid pace. Some players make it and become legends, but others are not as fortunate. Throughout the history of the league, there have been players that have an unlimited amount of skill and potential, but constant injuries slow them down. Read More »

Video / Sep 12, 2012 / 10:00 am

Video: Stephen Jackson’s Offseason Workout

Stephen Jackson

We saw Steve Nash describe how he became such an incredible shooter. Now, here’s a chance to check out what Stephen Jackson is doing this summer to get ready for the season. When he isn’t getting his Gregg Popovich on and coaching up some kids or better yet, releasing a new rap record, Jack brings in former Spurs guard T.J. Ford to put him through a ruthless workout. Read More »

Smack / Mar 13, 2012 / 2:22 am

Brandon Jennings Literally Roasts The Nets; Derrick Rose Eats The Big Apple

Brandon Jennings

Brandon Jennings was content to wait. While the Nets came out hot Monday in New Jersey, Milwaukee’s oft off-target star found his stroke wherever he wanted as the game went on. Jennings stepped back for six threes on 11 attempts and had a game-high 34 in the Bucks’ win. He’s in the best shooting season of his career at 40 percent from the field (Progress, people. Progress.). While it’s progress that he’s better year-over-year, it’s still not good. It was nice though, to see his third night of 50 percent shooting or better this month, after not hitting that mark once in February … Read More »

All-Star, NBA / Feb 25, 2012 / 8:30 pm

In The Place To Be: Live From NBA All-Star Saturday Night

Derrick Williams

Took me long enough. Some media members have been complaining all weekend about how this All-Star Weekend seemed like one of those high school Friday night bashes when the rents don’t tell you they’re bouncing until 9:30 that night, and you call up a few friends, they call a few friends, you hit up your beer connect, charge up the iPod and yet everything feels rushed and crowded. That’s what a lockout will do to you. Read More »

College, High School, Video / Nov 22, 2011 / 10:30 am

Kevin Durant & LaMarcus Aldridge Share Texas Recruiting Stories

Watch as Texas Longhorn legends Kevin Durant and LaMarcus Aldridge sit down with Coach Rick Barnes and share how they got to Austin.

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Smack / Nov 22, 2011 / 12:51 am

‘Melo, D-Wade, LeBron & CP3 Putting Together A Star NBA Tour

Carmelo Anthony, Dwyane Wade, LeBron James, Chris Paul

The last time we were supposed to have some type of world basketball tour, we had denials and confirmations, we had a long list of All-Stars agreeing on playing, we had a schedule and we had the first night all planned out. Then we ended up with nothing. But LeBron James, Chris Paul, Dwyane Wade and Carmelo Anthony – four of the biggest stars in the world – are teaming up to try again. They’re planning on putting together a four-city homecoming tour of their respective cities: Akron, New Orleans, Chicago, and New York, starting December 1. We just want to see one of these ideas come to fruition. Too many heartbreaks and cancellations this year … Read More »

Fantasy Doctor, NBA / Sep 29, 2011 / 11:00 am

NBA Fantasy Team Analysis: The Indiana Pacers

Danny Granger

The Indiana Pacers are some kind of something. That is to say, they’re a mediocre team with a few mildly appealing pieces for fantasy purposes, but nothing to go nuts about. If anything, there are a lot of untouched ceilings here, which may or may not appeal to you. Let’s take a look at what Larry Bird‘s boys can offer fantasy owners next season. Read More »

Video / Sep 26, 2011 / 4:00 pm

The Definitive “Lockout League” Mixtape

While exhibition games are cool, there’s nothing quite like basketball in league form. And with the NBA on hold, this month’s “Lockout League” at Impact Basketball in Las Vegas brought us the next best thing. With that, check out the full recap from our friends at Hoopmixtape. Enjoy!

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Smack / Apr 19, 2011 / 1:17 am

The Heat Subdue The Sixers; We Wish We Could Stop Talking About Derrick Rose

Chris Bosh

One thing about the playoffs, if you watch enough games, you can begin to expect what’s going to happen next. That’s not to say they aren’t fun, but sometimes things can get very predictable. After a weekend of basketball sent from the gods, we couldn’t really expect a repeat. Yet that’s not even what we’re talking about. Miami and Chicago both nearly lost Game 1s at home against inferior opponents. If you know anything about the NBA Playoffs, Game 2 blowouts from the higher seeds were completely expected. The Heat did their part, but Indiana refused to throw the white flag in Chicago … Read More »