Tag Archives: basketball

  • This Day In Sports History (September 21st) — United States Dream Team

    This Day In Sports History (September 21st) — United States Dream Team

    It was on this day in 1991 that U.S.A. Basketball announced the “Dream Team” for the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain.  Ten of the best players in the NBA were named to the team, with two more added in May of 1992. Charles Barkley, Larry Bird, Patrick Ewing, Magic Johnson, Michael Jordan, Karl Malone, […]

  • Put Your Fantasy Sports Knowledge To Good Use At FantasyFactor.com

    Put Your Fantasy Sports Knowledge To Good Use At FantasyFactor.com

    Stop me if this sounds like a familiar story. You’ve spent weeks crafting the perfect draft strategy. You’ve studied all the injury charts, the updates, the rumors and match ups. When draft day arrives you execute your strategy to perfection, making ungodly value picks and getting all the sleepers that you were targeting. Excitement for […]

  • Montenegro Defeats Serbia With Awesome Half-Court Buzzer-Beater (Video)

    Montenegro Defeats Serbia With Awesome Half-Court Buzzer-Beater (Video)

    The 2012 Summer Olympics may be over, but there’s still some big-time international basketball going on—specifically, qualification for the 2013 FIBA European Basketball Championships. And over the weekend, a Group A qualifier between Balkan neighbors Serbia and Montenegro had a thrilling finish. The favored Serbs went up 67-54 with just 4:55 left on the clock, […]

  • Stat Line Of The Night — 8/12/12 — Kevin Durant

    Stat Line Of The Night — 8/12/12 — Kevin Durant

    The USA men’s basketball team entered the final day of the 2012 Olympic Games with a perfect 7-0 record, but despite their dominating performance up to that point, a loss to Spain in Sunday’s final would still make their visit to London an epic failure.  With all of that pressure staring them in the face, […]

  • Google’s Homepage Has A Cool Kayak Game

    Google’s Homepage Has A Cool Kayak Game

    As if Google hasn’t already provided us all with enough through their incredibly efficient and extensive search engine, throughout these Olympics Games they have decided to give us even more, via their series of addictive Google Doodle Olympic Games, which allow you to play a different Olympic sport each day before you get on with […]

  • TNT Should Hire Irish Basketball Announcer Timmy McCarthy (Video)

    TNT Should Hire Irish Basketball Announcer Timmy McCarthy (Video)

    It sure would be nice to be at the 2012 Summer Olympics in person, but let’s face it.  Not many people have the time or money to fly halfway around the world to watch sports for two weeks. For this reason, the announcers are especially important when you watch the Olympics on television. They need […]

  • LeBron James Flops With 30-Point Lead Over Nigeria (Video)

    LeBron James Flops With 30-Point Lead Over Nigeria (Video)

    Talk about having no mercy! We already knew that LeBron James was more than willing to flop all over a basketball court in order to get a foul call, but is he capable of doing that sort of thing with a 30-point lead against a far inferior Nigerian men’s basketball team? He sure is! At […]

  • Stat Line Of The Night — 8/2/12 — Team USA Basketball

    Stat Line Of The Night — 8/2/12 — Team USA Basketball

    I was going to award the “Stat Line of the Night” for Thursday, August 2, 2012 to Carmelo Anthony after his 37 points and 10 three-pointers helped him break the Team USA single-game scoring and three-point records in under 15 minutes of action, but it was almost impossible to overlook the incredible statistical performance put […]