Tag Archives: basketball

  • 9 Reasons Why the NCAA Tournament Is the Greatest Sporting Event on Earth

    9 Reasons Why the NCAA Tournament Is the Greatest Sporting Event on Earth

    Thank our lucky stars, the NCAA tournament is back. Which means about a hundred million Americans can shamelessly hop on the college basketball bandwagon for the next two weeks all because of a little blessing called a “bracket.” So everyone, hurry out there and root for your picks before 14 seeds decide to just sweep […]

  • This Day In Sports History (March 18th) – Michael Jordan

    This Day In Sports History (March 18th) – Michael Jordan

    It was on this day in 1995 that Michael Jordan announced he would be returning to the NBA.  Jordan came back to the Bulls donning the number 45, as his familiar number 23 had already been retired following his initial retirement. In his two years away from basketball, MJ embarked on a baseball career.  He […]

  • Here’s a Look at the 2014 NCAA Tournament Bracket

    Here’s a Look at the 2014 NCAA Tournament Bracket

    The NCAA selection committee released their final bracket for the 2014 NCAA March Madness Tournament on Sunday evening. In the end, the four number-one seeds were awarded to Florida, Arizona, Wichita State, and Virginia, while the likes of SMU, Cal, Florida State, and Green Bay were all excluded from this year’s Big Dance bracket. You […]

  • Charles Barkley Was Dozing Off Last Night on ‘NBA on TNT’ (Video + GIFs)

    Charles Barkley Was Dozing Off Last Night on ‘NBA on TNT’ (Video + GIFs)

    Normally if we’re doing a post about Charles Barkley, it’s because he had some interesting things to say on NBA on TNT. However, today we’re going a post about him precisely because he didn’t have any interesting things to say last night…because he was falling asleep. Yep, last night on NBA on TNT, Sir Charles lost interest in what was going […]

  • Chicago Bulls’ Mike Dunleavy Was a Bloody Mess Last Night (Video + GIF)

    Chicago Bulls’ Mike Dunleavy Was a Bloody Mess Last Night (Video + GIF)

    The way Mike Dunleavy played last night, the Chicago Bulls probably wish somebody would elbow him in the face every night. Early in the second quarter against the Houston Rockets, Dunleavy drew a charging foul on Chandler Parsons. In doing so, the Bulls forward got whacked by Parsons’ elbow just above the right eye, opening […]

  • 27 Awesome Ankle-Breaker GIFs

    27 Awesome Ankle-Breaker GIFs

    Dunks are are fun to watch. Anybody who’s ever seen LeBron James show off at practice knows that. However, in it’s simplest, most basic form, a dunk is just a person dropping a ball through a hoop. Anybody who’s seven feet tall can do it, and you see about 10 to 20 dunks every time […]

  • Knicks Hire Phil Jackson to Be President of Zen Basketball Operations

    Knicks Hire Phil Jackson to Be President of Zen Basketball Operations

    Last November, Phil Jackson got passed over for the head coaching job of the Los Angeles Lakers, which must have been pretty awkward for the Zen Master seeing as how the team is run by his fiancée, Jeanie Buss. Now I imagine things between them are going to get even more awkward. Though the exact details […]

  • The 13 Longest Losing Streaks in NBA History

    The 13 Longest Losing Streaks in NBA History

    Last March, all NBA fans were talking about was the Miami Heat winning streak. This March, however, is being dominated by a losing streak. In case you have not noticed, the sad Philadelphia 76ers have not won a basketball game since January 29 at Boston, which means they’ve now lost 17 consecutive games. Where does the […]

  • Chris ‘Birdman’ Andersen Makes Post-Game Interview Not Suck (Video)

    Chris ‘Birdman’ Andersen Makes Post-Game Interview Not Suck (Video)

    Nobody really expects a post-game interview to be entraining or informative. Sure, every once in a while we get a Richard Sherman moment in which something completely unscripted and unexpected happens, and that’s fun. But post-game interviews like that are rare. The vast majority of them feature athletes giving clichéd answers to clichéd questions. Fortunately, […]