Tag Archives: basketball

  • Millionaire NBAer Damian Lillard Flies Coach (Pic)

    Millionaire NBAer Damian Lillard Flies Coach (Pic)

    Talk about humble. One day after signing a league max 5-year, $120-million contract with the Portland Trail Blazers, all-star guard Damian Lillard was spotted flying coach on his way to Las Vegas. Oh, and we should also mention that Lillard was headed to Vegas to accompany his team during the NBA Summer League, and not to […]

  • LeBron James Signs 2-Year Deal With Cavs

    LeBron James Signs 2-Year Deal With Cavs

    In the most unsurprising move since LeBron James decided to opt-out of the final year contract with the Cavs, the four-time NBA MVP has decided to resign with the Cleveland Cavaliers. James’ newest contract is of the two-year variety, with a player option for the second year.  LeBron was expected to resign with the Cavs […]

  • Twitter Emoji War Erupts Over DeAndre Jordan Signing

    Twitter Emoji War Erupts Over DeAndre Jordan Signing

    As the Los Angeles Clippers and Dallas Mavericks do battle for the services of DeAndre Jordan during the NBA free agent frenzy, NBA players of the past and present are engaging in an emoji war on Twitter. It all started at 11:02 am ET on Wednesday, when Chandler Parsons tweeted this: — Chandler Parsons (@ChandlerParsons) […]

  • Steph Curry Bids Farewell to David Lee With Throwback Video

    Steph Curry Bids Farewell to David Lee With Throwback Video

    On Tuesday, the Golden State Warriors traded David Lee to the Boston Celtics for Gerald Wallace.  Moments later, Steph Curry bid farewell to his now-former teammate with this reminder of the first time they met on an NBA court: In honor of my boy @Dlee042 taking the next step in his career, this is how we […]

  • Luke Ridnour is Being Traded to Every NBA Team This Summer

    Luke Ridnour is Being Traded to Every NBA Team This Summer

    Okay, so that title is a little misleading.  Luke Ridnour hasn’t been traded to every NBA team (at least not yet), but he has played for five teams in less than a week after being traded four times in the past week (including three times in two days last week). Ridnour began last week as […]

  • After Being Drafted, Sam Dekker Still Has Lawn Duties (Pic)

    After Being Drafted, Sam Dekker Still Has Lawn Duties (Pic)

    Going from being a broke college athlete to being a millionaire professional basketball player will change a lot of people, but not Sam Dekker.  The former Wisconsin forward was selected by the Houston Rockets with the 18th overall pick in Thursday’s NBA Draft, but that doesn’t mean he was excused from lawn-mowing duties this weekend: From NBA […]

  • Jahlil Okafor Looks Thrilled To Be In Philly…No, Not Really (GIF)

    Jahlil Okafor Looks Thrilled To Be In Philly…No, Not Really (GIF)

    Jahlil Okafor was chosen by the Philadelphia 76ers with the third-overall pick in Thursday’s NBA Draft, after being passed on by the Minnesota Timberwolves and the Los Angeles Lakers. How does the former Duke center feel about being in Philly?  If this GIF from Saturday’s introductory press conference is any indication, I’d say he’s not […]

  • Sad NBA Draft Photo Has Happy Ending

    Sad NBA Draft Photo Has Happy Ending

    As the 2015 NBA Draft neared its conclusion, UNLV sophomore Christian Wood came to the realization that he was not going to be among the 60 players selected, resulting in this incredibly sad NBA Draft photo that was captured by CBS Sports’ Gary Parrish: This is about the saddest picture from an NBA Draft you’ll […]

  • Hawks Draft Pick Kelly Oubre Jr. Has Some Sweet Shoes (Pic)

    Hawks Draft Pick Kelly Oubre Jr. Has Some Sweet Shoes (Pic)

    Kelly Oubre Jr., a freshman forward with the Kansas Jayhawks last season, was selected by the Atlanta Hawks with the 15th overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft on Thursday, and he was later traded to the Washington Wizards. Oubre went 15th overall in the draft because scouts view him as an athletic, promising wing […]

  • 17 Biggest NBA Draft Steals of All Time

    17 Biggest NBA Draft Steals of All Time

    Every year when the NBA Draft rolls around, the big sexy picks get all the attention. Who are the future superstars? Who’s going to be number one? Will that player pan out, or will he be a bust? However, picking the player everyone says is the best is easy. If you really want to judge […]

  • Kevin Love Opts Out Of Contract With Cavs, Chooses Free Agency

    Kevin Love Opts Out Of Contract With Cavs, Chooses Free Agency

    In a move that was expected to take place, Kevin Love has opted out of the final year of his contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers. Love spent just one season with the Cavaliers after being acquired in a trade last offseason, which saw the T-Wolves receive 2014-15 NBA Rookie of the Year Andrew Wiggins and the […]

  • Warriors Sing “I’m In Love With The CoCo” One Last Time (Video)

    Warriors Sing “I’m In Love With The CoCo” One Last Time (Video)

    Early in the season, the Golden State Warriors made O.T. Genasis’ song, “CoCo,” their post-victory anthem. A video posted by Mo (@mspeights5) on Nov 26, 2014 at 8:19pm PST But for obvious reasons, they were told to stop using it. (The song’s chorus is “I’m in love with the Coco,” which is a reference to […]