Penny Hardaway was a bad dude, and today, he turned 42 years old.
You know you had game when no one since has been able to replicate it. He was a 6-7 point who could post you, spin off you, hit you with the step-back, float a sick hook shot on you, stroke the trey and drop a dime. He balled against Mike and Scottie. He was the Next Jordan. He had a mini-me. And he won. That’s what separated him from a lot of other cats. Dude won games, had the sneaker game on lock (and somehow still does), and left an undeniable imprint on the NBA, despite only being truly healthy for about four years. Read More »
Remember when Metta World Peace proclaimed that he would physically prevent Dwight Howard from leaving the Lakers? He did not do a very good job … to the point where he didn’t even know that Dwight had decided to become a Rocket.
Check out this TMZ video of Metta and his girl getting ambushed on the street with the Dwight news: Read More »
We’re coming up on a week since one of the wildest NBA Drafts in recent memory and there is still new information and insights emerging every day. [Check out the Best Tweets, Video & Hair from NBA Draft Night 2013]
We have always been fascinated by the way ballplayers handle the weeks, days and minutes leading up to actual NBA Draft. Guys play it cool with their new feeling of superstardom, taking part in photos shoots and getting loaded up with new gear, but when you’re about to actually be called up on stage to meet David Stern? Things get real Read More »
So, hey Rajon Rondo, not only are you the only remaining player on Celtics Island, but you also get to lose a TON of games with one of your best buddies. Read More »
There was a lot to like about the NBA Draft last night. Tons of surprise picks and deals, a great environment in Brooklyn and an excellent signoff by NBA Commissioner David Stern made it one of the most memorable draft nights of our careers. [Check out which WWE personality reminds us most of David Stern]
It was Stern’s 30th NBA Draft, and the fans made it memorable, booing him sarcastically with more fervor than ever before, to send him off in style. Check out Stern’s last draft pick and the Hakeem Olajuwon retro surprise that was waiting for him. Very cool: Read More »
C.J. McCollum is undoubtedly one of our favorite players in this year’s NBA Draft. Not only can he play his ass off, but he’s also a great guy as well.
C.J. let us tag along for an insane Tuesday in New York City. The guy landed and then got right into the Draft matrix where you don’t get a second to catch your breath. Read More »
We are really just hours from the NBA Draft, where the lives of 60 players will change forever. One of those players is expected Syracuse Lottery pick Michael Carter-Williams, who landed in NYC today for the NBA draft.
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Check out this video where Dime takes a look back at MCW’s journey since declaring for the Draft back in early May to get a quick-hit feel of what the frantic weeks are like between declaration and arriving in New York for his big night: Read More »
Did you catch this yesterday during the Miami Heat championship parade? Apparently the planners of the parade route didn’t take into account the fact that they’d have giant basketball players atop double-decker buses. It made overpasses potentially messy. Read More »
Remember last week when Dirk Nowitzki was telling the Dallas Morning News about how we’re never going to get rid of flopping in the NBA?
Turns out that Dirk is familiar with the art from his love of soccer – arguably the only sport on the planet that over the years has taken the plague of flopping to another stratosphere.
Check out Dirk’s work in a charity soccer match over the weekend: Read More »
Two weeks ago season 2 of Red Bull Midnight Run kicked off in our Nation’s Capital. As one of the four participating cities from the inaugural season, the Washington, D.C. ballers were familiar with the event so we expected a strong turn out, and they met our expectations.
However, we didn’t necessarily expect Atlanta, a city that’s new to Red Bull Midnight Run, to impress us like they did this past weekend. Read More »