Tag Archives: basketball

  • The 30 Most Iconic Hairdos in NBA History

    The 30 Most Iconic Hairdos in NBA History

    Last Wednesday, Allen Iverson announced his retirement from the NBA, making official what had been unofficial for three whole years. Most people, of course, will miss Iverson’s killer crossover, his clutch shooting, and his insane determination to win. And that’s fine. But me? I’m going to miss his sweet hair. Sure, technically the NBA is losing an […]

  • This Day In Sports History (November 1st) — NBA

    This Day In Sports History (November 1st) — NBA

    It was on this day in 1946 that the New York Knicks beat the Toronto Huskies 68-66 in a game played at Maple Leaf Gardens.  This game is recognized as the first official game of what is now known as the National Basketball Association.  Prior to 1949 the league was known as the BAA, which […]

  • 25 GIFs That Will Make You Hate The Miami Heat More Than You Do Already

    25 GIFs That Will Make You Hate The Miami Heat More Than You Do Already

    Well, the 2013-14 NBA season is officially underway, and everyone is pretty excited. There’s just one problem: LeBron James and the Miami Heat are the favorites to win it all. Again. Does that thought put a scowl on your face? Yeah, you’re not alone. For a variety of reasons, the Miami Heat are one of the […]

  • Check Out This Girl’s Amazing Rapid Fire Basketball Skills (Video)

    Check Out This Girl’s Amazing Rapid Fire Basketball Skills (Video)

    You know those arcade basketball games in which you have to sink as many miniature basketballs into the little hoop as possible before time expires? Well, everyone knows the skills required to succeed at them don’t translate into actual success on a basketball court, and vice versa. So for fans of actual basketball, it’s hard […]

  • The NBA Is Back, and So Are the Goofy Faces of Chris Bosh (Video + GIF)

    The NBA Is Back, and So Are the Goofy Faces of Chris Bosh (Video + GIF)

    The NBA season may be just one day old, but the Miami Heat’s Chris Bosh is already in midseason form—at least when it comes to making goofy faces. The Boshtrich, of course, has become known in recent years for the funny faces he makes. Sometimes he makes these faces because he’s excited. Sometimes he makes […]

  • Kyrie Irving is Back as Uncle Drew, and He Brought Two Friends with Him (Video)

    Kyrie Irving is Back as Uncle Drew, and He Brought Two Friends with Him (Video)

    Good news, basketball fans. In advance of the 2013-14 NBA season, which kicks off—when is it again?—oh right, tonight, Kyrie Irving is back as “Uncle Drew.” Now, in case you somehow haven’t heard of the Uncle Drew phenomenon, it’s basically an entertaining series of six-minute commercials for Pepsi Max in which Irving dresses up as […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]