Tag Archives: basketball

  • Dunking Santa Claus Smacks His Beard on the Rim (Video)

    Dunking Santa Claus Smacks His Beard on the Rim (Video)

    Santa Claus had a rough Christmas. It’s bad enough having to jet across the planet in an antiquated sleigh being pulled by reindeer to deliver gifts to children all over the world. On top of that, he had to go to his second job as halftime entertainer for the Chicago Bulls after his long journey, […]

  • Watch This 11-Year-Old Baller School a Bunch of 17-Year-Olds (Video)

    Watch This 11-Year-Old Baller School a Bunch of 17-Year-Olds (Video)

    Size may be important in the game of basketball, but it isn’t everything. Muggsy Bogues and Spud Webb demonstrated just that during their playing days in the NBA, as both players went on to have successful professional basketball careers, despite standing only 5’3″ and 5’7″, respectively. And now, it is 11-year-old Julian Newman who is showing the […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 12/13/2012 — Damian Lillard

    Stat Line of the Night — 12/13/2012 — Damian Lillard

    Beating the San Antonio Spurs is no easy task, but the Portland Trail Blazers made it look pretty simple last night, thanks in large part to play of their rookie sensation, Damian Lillard. The 2012 sixth-overall draft pick entered Thursday’s contest leading all NBA rookies in points per game, and he increased that gap by […]

  • This Cheerleader Hasn’t Quite Mastered the Basic Cheerleading Skills (Video)

    This Cheerleader Hasn’t Quite Mastered the Basic Cheerleading Skills (Video)

    Basketball is getting more popular in Europe every year. More and more players are getting drafted by NBA teams, and the professional Euroleague is getting better all the time. In fact, some teams are even trying to mimic the true American basketball experience by introducing cheerleaders. Unfortunately, the cheerleaders haven’t come nearly as far as […]

  • Raptors’ Amir Johnson Gets Ejected, Throws Mouthpiece at the Ref (Video)

    Raptors’ Amir Johnson Gets Ejected, Throws Mouthpiece at the Ref (Video)

    Things have not been going well for the Toronto Raptors.  They are 4-18 to start the season, they are an abysmal 1-14 on the road , and they are currently in the midst of a five-game losing streak.  Sure, their expectations weren’t exactly sky-high heading into the season, but with the off-season acquisitions of Kyle Lowry and […]

  • This Is Why High Schools Shouldn’t Hold Slam Dunk Contests (Video)

    This Is Why High Schools Shouldn’t Hold Slam Dunk Contests (Video)

    Slam dunk contests are pretty cool, right? Guys doing spins, windmills, through-the-legs, double-pumps, tomahawks, and all that good stuff—I mean, what’s not to like? But here’s the thing: yes, slam dunk contests are awesome, but when they do it on TV they make it look a lot easier than it really is. Dunking itself is […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 12/04/2012 — Zach Randolph

    Stat Line of the Night — 12/04/2012 — Zach Randolph

    The Memphis Grizzlies entered last night having won eight of their first nine games at home this season, and they continued their winning ways at the FedEx Forum on Tuesday night by handing the Phoenix Suns their fourth loss in a row. Leading the way for the Grizzlies was Zach Randolph, who was an absolute […]

  • Guy Tries To Dunk Over a Basketball Rack, Fails Miserably (Video)

    Guy Tries To Dunk Over a Basketball Rack, Fails Miserably (Video)

    Every generation, it seems, a basketball players comes along who possesses legendary leaping abilities which he uses to give the world epic dunks. In the late 90s and early 2000s, that player was undoubtedly Vince Carter. He gave us what was possibly the greatest in-game dunk of all time at the 2000 Summer Olympics. Today, […]

  • Rockets’ Omer Asik Scored On His Own Basket Last Night (Video)

    Rockets’ Omer Asik Scored On His Own Basket Last Night (Video)

    While the boxscore from last night’s game between the Houston Rockets and the Toronto Raptors tells us that Omer Asik scored 13 points during his team’s 117-101 victory, the truth is he actually recorded 15 points during the contest.  Although, I’m sure Asik doesn’t mind having those additional two points omitted from his stat line, […]