Tag Archives: basketball

  • Stat Line of the Night — 12/4/2013 — LaMarcus Aldridge

    Stat Line of the Night — 12/4/2013 — LaMarcus Aldridge

    Last night basketball fans were treated to a possible preview of the Western Conference Finals when the Portland Trail Blazers hosted the Oklahoma City Thunder.  It turned out to be a tight battle between these two powerhouses from out west, but in the end it was the Blazers who would emerge victorious thanks to the […]

  • Here Is Chris Bosh Getting Posterized…Again (GIF)

    Here Is Chris Bosh Getting Posterized…Again (GIF)

    Last night, the Detroit Pistons traveled to Miami where they snapped the Dwyane Wade-less Heat’s 10-game winning streak. Did the Pistons embarrass the Heat? No, not exactly. However, losing to the Pistons (now 8-10) by any score is slightly embarrassing for the two-time defending champs. And there certainly was one very embarrassing moment for one […]

  • 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 […]