Tag Archives: basketball

  • More LeBron James Flopping Parody Videos? Yes Please!

    More LeBron James Flopping Parody Videos? Yes Please!

    Sometimes I wonder whether we’re being too hard on LeBron James. I really do. I mean, when it comes down to it, he actually seems a lot nicer than Michael Jordan. So why do we give LeBron such a hard time about his character even though we basically gave Jordan a free pass? Then I […]

  • The 9 Players Who Won the NBA Finals MVP Award More than Once

    The 9 Players Who Won the NBA Finals MVP Award More than Once

    Even before the 2013 NBA Finals began, people had already narrowed the Finals MVP candidates down to two guys: the Spurs’ Tony Parker and the Heat’s LeBron James. The thinking here was pretty simple: San Antonio doesn’t win if Parker isn’t at his best, and Miami doesn’t win if LeBron isn’t at his best. Of course, the interesting thing to […]

  • Dwyane Wade Has Been Shopping in the Ladies’ Department Again

    Dwyane Wade Has Been Shopping in the Ladies’ Department Again

    Remember last month when Dwyane Wade showed up at the United Center wearing a polka dotted capri pantsuit and loafers? Yeah, that was pretty amazing. But it turns out that it wasn’t just a one-off situation. Apparently the guy is determined to re-define gender boundaries in the world of high fashion, because last night in […]

  • Dick Vitale to Eva Longoria: “Your ex is AWESOME BABY”

    Dick Vitale to Eva Longoria: “Your ex is AWESOME BABY”

    The always entertaining and possibly mentally ill Dick Vitale has been going nuts on Twitter, raving about the San Antonio Spurs since they took Game 1 of the NBA Finals last night. “POPOVICH is flat out THE BEST COACH in all of PRO SPORTS!” was one tweet. “TIM DUNCAN is greatest POWER forward EVER TO […]

  • Tony Who? Giant Breasts Steal Spotlight at Game 1 of NBA Finals (GIF)

    Tony Who? Giant Breasts Steal Spotlight at Game 1 of NBA Finals (GIF)

    If you didn’t watch Game 1 of the NBA Finals last night, you missed out. And I’m not even talking about the game itself, which featured an incredible shot by Tony Parker to seal the deal with five seconds left in the game. No, I’m talking about the gigantic deposits of precious South Beach silicon […]

  • Not Pumped for the NBA Finals? This Ad from ABC Might Help (Video)

    Not Pumped for the NBA Finals? This Ad from ABC Might Help (Video)

    What’s a professional sports championship without a slick, sentimental promotional advertisement? Not much, apparently. Last month, CBC’s Hockey Night in Canada dropped a nice ad for the Stanley Cup Playoffs that tugged at a fan’s heartstrings. Now ESPN and ABC have come up with one promoting their coverage of the NBA Finals. The ad features […]

  • The 13 Greatest Game 7s in the History of the NBA Playoffs

    The 13 Greatest Game 7s in the History of the NBA Playoffs

    Last year, the Boston Celtics took the powerhouse Miami Heat to seven games in the Eastern Conference Finals. This year the Indiana Pacers have done the same. Will the outcome in 2013 be different than the outcome in 2012? Will Roy Hibbert and the Pacers oust LeBron and the defending champs? The people of the […]

  • NBA Fines Roy Hibbert $75,000 for Homophobic Slur (Videos)

    NBA Fines Roy Hibbert $75,000 for Homophobic Slur (Videos)

    Indiana Pacers’ center Roy Hibbert has had what some people might call a “coming out party” during the 2013 NBA Playoffs. Though he’s been a fan-favorite in Indianapolis for several years now, it has taken some remarkable defensive performances in the Eastern Conference Finals against the mighty Miami Heat to get the attention of the […]

  • The 12 NBA Players Who Have Been Fined for Flopping in 2012-13…So Far

    The 12 NBA Players Who Have Been Fined for Flopping in 2012-13…So Far

    This week, LeBron James said that, while he doesn’t see anything wrong with flopping, he himself doesn’t need to flop. You know—because he’s LeBron James. Unfortunately, people who like to watch basketball tend to have working eyeballs, so we all know that LeBron is quite an avid flopper. And now the NBA has come out […]

  • Heat Win, But Bosh Gets Owned by Roy Hibbert (Video + GIF)

    Heat Win, But Bosh Gets Owned by Roy Hibbert (Video + GIF)

    Well, the Heat won last night. That puts them just one win away from the superteams’s third straight trip to the finals and a shot at defending their title. How does everyone feel about that? Excited? Dejected? Well, I could be wrong, but if I had to guess I’d say about two-thirds of you are […]