NBA

  • Greg Oden Dunked a Basketball Without Breaking Himself in Half (Video)

    Greg Oden Dunked a Basketball Without Breaking Himself in Half (Video)

    Normally when a seven-foot, 273-pound center dunks a basketball, the only thing you’re worried about shattering is the backboard. Not when that center is Greg Oden, though. When it’s Oden—a.k.a. the most breakable man alive—you’re worried he might just shatter every brittle bone in his body. You’re also worried he’ll destroy half his ligaments and […]

  • Bulls Announcer Stacy King Has His Own Soundboard

    Bulls Announcer Stacy King Has His Own Soundboard

    Over the years, Chicago Bulls announcer Stacey King certainly has put the “color” in color analyst. Pretty much any time you tune in to CSN to watch a Bulls game, you are guaranteed to hear some colorful expression come from this guy’s mouth, because he’s got at least one for every situation and, more importantly, […]

  • Rejoice, Chicago: Derrick Rose Is Back (Videos)

    Rejoice, Chicago: Derrick Rose Is Back (Videos)

    I’m not a Chicago Bulls fan, but to me it was starting to feel like Derrick Rose was never going to come back. In Chicago, his one-year absence must have felt like a decade. After becoming the youngest player ever to win the NBA MVP award during the 2010-11 season, Rose struggled with injuries in […]

  • Here’s Some Guy Shattering the Backboard with a 360º Dunk (Video)

    Here’s Some Guy Shattering the Backboard with a 360º Dunk (Video)

    Have you ever heard of the Harlem Wizards? They’re very much like the Harlem Globetrotters in that they’re a basketball team that goes around entertaining people with tricks and stunts. The only differences are that the Wizards do most of their work for local charities and youth organizations, they are actually still based in Harlem, […]

  • Michael Jordan’s Reaction to Miley Cyrus’ “23″ (Video)

    Michael Jordan’s Reaction to Miley Cyrus’ “23″ (Video)

    Okay, so this isn’t really how Michael Jordan reacted after seeing Miley Cyrus wearing several different forms of his No. 23 Chicago Bulls jersey in the music video for “23.”  Heck, we don’t even know if Jordan’s seen the video yet. Rather, the video you are about to watch is a mashup created by YouTube […]

  • NBA 2K14 Got the Positioning of LeBron James’ Headband Just Right (Pic)

    NBA 2K14 Got the Positioning of LeBron James’ Headband Just Right (Pic)

    The goal with any sports sim video game has always been to make the gameplay as realistic as possible. At first that meant simply getting the strategy and outcomes right. Then it meant making the players move more realistically, and recreating venues in every painstaking detail. Now it means capturing every detail, quirk, and nuance […]

  • Diana Taurasi Kisses Seimone Augustus During WNBA Playoff Game (Video)

    Diana Taurasi Kisses Seimone Augustus During WNBA Playoff Game (Video)

    In the NBA, they throw vicious elbows. In the WNBA, apparently, they kiss. Last night in Minneapolis, during Game 1 of the WNBA Western Conference Finals—that’s right, the WNBA playoffs are going on right now—Diana Taurasi of the Phoenix Mercury got into a minor skirmish with Seimone Augustus of the Minnesota Lynx, giving her a […]