Tag Archives: basketball

  • SNL Mocks the Mike Rice Rutgers Basketball Scandal (Video)

    SNL Mocks the Mike Rice Rutgers Basketball Scandal (Video)

    The abusive behavior exhibited by former Rutgers coach Mike Rice towards his players, which eventually led to his firing and the resignation of the school’s Athletic Director, was no laughing matter… …until the people at Saturday Night Live decided to provide their own spin on the entire ordeal. Less than one week after footage of […]

  • Kevin Ware Presents David Letterman’s Top Ten List (Video)

    Kevin Ware Presents David Letterman’s Top Ten List (Video)

    Less than one week ago, Kevin Ware of the Louisville Cardinals was laid out on a court at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis with a broken bone sticking out of his right leg.  Since then he has undergone surgery to repair the compound fracture he suffered, and just four days later he was able to […]

  • This Day In Sports History (April 5th) — Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

    This Day In Sports History (April 5th) — Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

    It was on this day in 1984 that Kareem Abdul-Jabbar broke Wilt Chamberlain’s record for total career regular season points.  Kareem would score his 31,420th point by hitting one of his trademark sky-hooks in a 129-115 victory over the Jazz during a game played in Las Vegas. Chamberlain’s record stood for over 18 years, as […]

  • Watch President Barack Obama Lay Bricks on the Basketball Court (Video)

    Watch President Barack Obama Lay Bricks on the Basketball Court (Video)

    Reporters often will ask famous people what they would have been if they weren’t what they are. The idea, of course, is to learn something about these people. In sports, that might go something like, “Hey Justin Verlander, what would you be doing if you weren’t the best pitcher in the world and a gazillionaire? […]

  • Enes Kanter Dislocated His Shoulder, and it Looked Nasty (Video)

    Enes Kanter Dislocated His Shoulder, and it Looked Nasty (Video)

    Hopefully you are checking out the following video before your lunch break.  Not after it. If comes from last night’s game between the Phoenix Suns and the Utah Jazz.  Less than two minutes into the second quarter, and less than three minutes into Enes Kanter‘s first appearance on the court, the 6’11″ center for the […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 3/27/2013 — Kemba Walker

    Stat Line of the Night — 3/27/2013 — Kemba Walker

    Kemba Walker entered the NBA in 2011 fresh off an NCAA Championship and Tournament MVP honors, but he’s had to learn the hard way that wins in the pros won’t come quite as easily as they did during his college career. In his first season with the Charlotte Bobcats, who drafted him ninth overall in […]

  • NCAA March Madness GIF: UNC Cry Baby

    NCAA March Madness GIF: UNC Cry Baby

    The North Carolina Tar Heels and their fans have done plenty of celebrating at the NCAA Tournament over the years, as they have won three championships over the past two decades (1993, 2005 and 2009).  Only Kentucky and UConn have had that much success at the March Madness tourney over the course of the past […]

  • NCAA March Madness GIF: Basketball to the Groin

    NCAA March Madness GIF: Basketball to the Groin

    In the past, we’ve seen athletes get hit in the groin by a number of objects, including baseballs, rugby balls, footballs, Aussie footballs, cricket balls, and even pucks. And now we can add basketballs to that list following yesterday’s first round NCAA Tournament match-up between UNLV and California, as Bryce Dejean-Jones‘ attempted save on a […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 3/21/2013 — Derrick Nix

    Stat Line of the Night — 3/21/2013 — Derrick Nix

    After putting together a 13-5 conference record and finishing in third in the competitive Big Ten, the Michigan State Spartans entered the NCAA Tournament with a #3 ranking and a spot in the Final Four in mind.  But before taking on some of the bigger dogs in the Midwest portion of the bracket, like Louisville […]