TAG: Wesley Johnson

Latest News / Oct 23, 2014 / 9:00 am

Video: Ronnie Price Behind-The-Back Pass For Wesley Johnson’s Monster Dunk

Ronnie Price, Wesley Johnson

Kobe Bryant did not suit up for the Lakers’ Wednesday preseason battle against the Portland Trail Blazers, but that didn’t mean that there wasn’t any sizzle on the floor at Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario, CA. Besides Lakers rookie Julius Randle going off for 17 points (on 7-for-10 shooting) and eight rebounds in 24 minutes, another new Laker, Ronnie Price, had a solid outing as the starting point guard. Read More »

Video / Oct 20, 2014 / 2:45 pm

Watch Ronnie Price Get Steal, Go Behind-Back To Wes Johnson For Huge Slam

Wes Johnson

Wes Johnson (Gary A. Vasquez, USATODAY)

The 2014-2015 Los Angeles Lakers might not be Kobe Bryant, a crippled Steve Nash, Julius Randle, and a bunch of cast-off, re-treads after all! Well, not really. But this is still a fun highlight. In a clip emphasizing just how talented even middling NBA journeymen are, Lakers reserve point guard Ronnie Price swipes a steal and leaves a behind-the-back pass to a streaking Wes Johnson for a lengthy poster slam. Read More »

NBA, Video / Apr 7, 2014 / 11:15 am

The 10 Best Game-Winners In The NBA In 2014

Stephen Curry, Jose Calderon

Stephen Curry, Jose Calderon (Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports)

There is nothing more beautiful or thrilling than a game-winning shot. When 48 minutes of blood, sweat and tears all comes down to one single moment, the art of basketball shines brightest. The feeling of your heart pounding when the game is on the line is arguably unmatched in this game we love. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Mar 4, 2014 / 10:30 am

Video: Wesley Johnson Catches Kent Bazemore Lob For The Lakers Win

Wesley Johnson

The Lakers appeared done. They had slowly given up their 13-point first quarter lead, and by the time the fourth rolled around it was a close game and the Blazers were soaking up the Moda Center’s enthusiasm. After the refs reviewed who knocked the ball out of bounds with just 7.1 seconds left and Portland clinging to a 106-105 lead, the Lakers got the ball. Coach Mike D’Antoni assumed the previous call would get overturned and designed a beautiful play on the inbounds that resulted in Wesley Johnson‘s heroics. Read More »

NBA, Video / Feb 10, 2014 / 10:45 am

The NBA’s 10 Best Dunks Of The Week (2.10)

Blake Griffin

Blake Griffin (Gary A. Vasquez/USA TODAY Sports)

The Staples Center sets up shop for some of the best dunks and alley-oops you’ll see this year.

The league’s greatest athletes certainly haven’t taken any time off now that we’re in the second half of the season. After composing a list of the 100 best dunks from the first half of the season, it’s clear that with teams getting into midseason form and ready to make playoff runs that we’re going to see the best brought out in everybody. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Feb 4, 2014 / 11:40 pm

Video: Steve Nash Throws Perfect Half-Court Lob In Return

Ricky Rubio, Steve Nash

Steve Nash made his long-awaited return to the hardwood on Tuesday night in Minnesota after being sidelined with nerve issues in his back since November 10. Nash reminded fans just how masterful he is in the art of passing with some masterful touch on the lob in the second quarter. Read More »

NBA, Video / Feb 4, 2014 / 11:15 am

The 100 Best Dunks Of The NBA Season

Blake Griffin

Blake Griffin (photo. Joe Camporeale/USA TODAY Sports)

For only a half season’s worth of basketball, the NBA’s top athletes have put together a strong resume and large volume of impressive slams, so much so that we had to list 100 of them. There weren’t any that had to be forced on, either, to complete the list. No, there were plenty of worthy candidates to make this list go beyond the threshold of 100. Read More »

NBA / Jan 24, 2014 / 5:00 pm

The 20 Biggest Wastes Of Talent In The NBA

Hasheem Thabeet

Every name in this list had the potential to be stars in the NBA but have yet to — or will never — reach it. The list includes players drafted high that were expected to develop into quality professionals and have failed to do so. Most of these players have showed signs of success at times but have not lived up to expectations so far in their career, whether it’s injuries that are the culprits, or perhaps a messy attitude. Read More »

NBA, Video / Dec 2, 2013 / 2:00 pm

The NBA’s 10 Best Dunks Last Week

John Wall

Counting down from last Saturday, it’s the 10 best dunks of the week, featuring a pair of windmills from the league’s top athletes and a few of the top posterizations of the early season, led by a rookie and a couple of newcomers. Read More »

Fantasy Doctor, NBA / Mar 18, 2013 / 11:30 am

Fantasy Basketball: The Week’s 4 Best Pickups (3.18)

Pau Gasol

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 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 »