Tag Archives: basketball

  • The 21 Worst Nicknames in NBA History

    The 21 Worst Nicknames in NBA History

    Every great athlete has a nickname. Some are more well-known than others, of course, whether it’s because they just roll off the tongue or because they so perfectly fit the player. But almost every athlete has picked one up somewhere along the line, and NBA players are no exception. Unfortunately, not everyone is a Hall […]

  • Basketball Has a New Greatest Name: Steeve Ho You Fat (Video)

    Basketball Has a New Greatest Name: Steeve Ho You Fat (Video)

    Hyper Vocal’s Slade Sohmer was in Paris over the weekend, and decided to take in some basketball while he was there. It was between Paris-Levallois and Cholet, and featured big names like Duke’s Daniel Ewing and Michigan State’s Aloysius Anagonye, but Sohmer made a discovery that outdid all of them: Steeve Ho You Fat. As […]

  • Lebron James Airballs an Easy Layup vs. the Magic (Video + GIF)

    Lebron James Airballs an Easy Layup vs. the Magic (Video + GIF)

    On Saturday, Lebron James did his part to help the Miami Heat win their second straight game over their in-state rivals, the Orlando Magic. The guy had 22 points, nine rebounds, seven assists, and three steals—not exactly the best we’ve seen from him, but still an above-average performance. Of course, LeBron would have had 24 […]

  • This Day In Sports History (November 25th) — Alonzo Mourning

    This Day In Sports History (November 25th) — Alonzo Mourning

    It was on this day in 2003 that New Jersey Nets center Alonzo Mourning announced his retirement.  Mourning retired due to complications from his kidney disease. Just a few weeks after announcing his retirement, Mourning underwent a successful kidney transplant.  After months of rehab and getting back into shape, Alonzo began practicing with his former […]

  • 29 GIFs of Ridiculously Terrible Basketball Shots

    29 GIFs of Ridiculously Terrible Basketball Shots

    When it’s played well, basketball is graceful and beautiful and a joy to watch. And of course, when it is played poorly, it is downright ugly. Fortunately, the absurd is funny, and ugly things can sometimes be just as amusing as beautiful things—especially when you group all those ridiculous ugly things together in one place. […]

  • 11 NBA Mascots That Will Haunt Your Nightmares

    11 NBA Mascots That Will Haunt Your Nightmares

    Everybody loves a good mascot. Their zany antics are just what you need to keep things light when your team really sucks, or when you’re at the game with kids, or when you’ve run out of beer money. However, as we’ve seen before, there is a pretty fine line between “quirky and whimsical” and “freaky […]