Tag Archives: basketball

  • Rudy Fernandez Hits An Incredible Off-Balance 3-Point Shot (Video)

    Rudy Fernandez Hits An Incredible Off-Balance 3-Point Shot (Video)

    The NBA lockout has provided many international players with the opportunity to travel overseas and showcase their talents while playing in their home country.  Rudy Fernandez is among the many players who have opted to head home for the lockout, as the newest member of the Dallas Mavericks has been practicing his no-look, off-balanced three-pointers […]

  • Rajon Rondo Delivers A Sick No-Look Alley-Oop Pass (Video)

    Rajon Rondo Delivers A Sick No-Look Alley-Oop Pass (Video)

    The NBA lockout is still in effect, but the basketball highlights continue to roll in, with the latest coming from the State Farm All-Star Tour. Rajon Rondo took part in that game, and despite not having Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett or any of his other Celtics teammates there to help him out on the court, […]

  • 9 Bikini Sports (Besides Beach Volleyball)

    9 Bikini Sports (Besides Beach Volleyball)

    Beach volleyball is always one of the most popular sports at the Summer Olympics, and the reason is obvious: dudes love hot women in bikinis. The geniuses who run the Lingerie Football League get it. And now there’s also an attempt to bring sexy back to basketball in the form of a Bikini Basketball League—recently […]

  • Let’s Listen To Brian Wilson Discuss The 1986 Celtics (Video)

    Let’s Listen To Brian Wilson Discuss The 1986 Celtics (Video)

    If you had the option of playing with any basketball team in history, who would you choose? For San Francisco Giants reliever Brian Wilson, the choice is an easy one; the 1986 Celtics, of course.  And now NBA 2K12 has given Wilson the option of turning back the clock and hitting the hard-court with his […]

  • Edgar Sosa Suffers Nasty Leg Break At FIBA Qualifier (Video)

    Edgar Sosa Suffers Nasty Leg Break At FIBA Qualifier (Video)

    It is amazing how things can go from looking so good to looking so nasty in the blink of an eye.  That was the story for the Dominican Republic men’s basketball squad, as they found themselves leading Panama, on their way to a 3-1 second-round record at the FIBA Americas Championship Tournament yesterday, when suddenly […]

  • Brilliant Animated Reenactment Of Georgetown’s Brawl In China (Video)

    Brilliant Animated Reenactment Of Georgetown’s Brawl In China (Video)

    Man, this story about the dust-up between the Georgetown men’s basketball team and the Bayi Rockets just keeps getting better and better. You may recall that, yesterday, we brought you photos and video of the brawl that broke out during a game on the Hoyas’ “goodwill” trip to China. Well, today we’ve got something even […]

  • 13 Most Awesome Old-School Sports Video Games

    13 Most Awesome Old-School Sports Video Games

    The other day, as I was negotiating a trade between the New York Mets and St. Louis Cardinals in the franchise mode of MLB 11 The Show for PlayStation 3, I made a very obvious realization: sports video games sure have come a long, long way. There I was in 2011, tending to every minute […]

  • Is This Guy The Worst Basketball Player Ever? (Video)

    Is This Guy The Worst Basketball Player Ever? (Video)

    We’ve all seen those halftime contests at basketball games where a lucky contestant is asked to make a lay-up, followed by a free-throw, a three-pointer, and finally a half-court shot.  Whenever these contests make the highlight reel, nine times out of ten it is because the contestant hits the half-court shot. As for the other […]

  • Is Hitting 3 Backwards Half-Court Shots In A Row A World Record? (Video)

    Is Hitting 3 Backwards Half-Court Shots In A Row A World Record? (Video)

    While searching through the archives at GuinessWorldRecords.com, I came across some rather odd records, like “the longest distance keeping a table lifted with teeth,” “the fastest time to blow up a balloon with the eye,” and “the longest winning streak on Street Fighter IV.”  One record I couldn’t manage to find, however, was “the most […]

  • Watch Michael Beasley Shove A Fan In The Face (Video)

    Watch Michael Beasley Shove A Fan In The Face (Video)

    Michael Beasley doesn’t exactly have a squeaky clean resume, but he did appear to turn things around during the 2010-11 NBA season, when he averaged 19.2 points, 5.6 rebounds and 2.2 assists per game with the Minnesota Timberwolves.  And while many saw his breakout season as a giant step forward for the former second-overall draft […]

  • Kuwait And Bahrain Engage In A Basketball Brawl (Video)

    Kuwait And Bahrain Engage In A Basketball Brawl (Video)

    As members of the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf, Kuwait and Bahrain share a healthy political relationship, however, the same cannot be said about their relationship on the basketball court. The Under-18 basketball teams from both countries faced off recently in the Gulf Cooperation Council Junior Basketball Championship Finals, and with […]

  • Kadeem “PG-13″ Powell Is The Sickest Streetballer Ever (Video)

    Kadeem “PG-13″ Powell Is The Sickest Streetballer Ever (Video)

    I don’t care if you are just some average Joe Schmo, or Kobe Bryant himself, the only way you are stealing the ball from the quick hands of Kadeem “PG-13″ Powell is by breaking the streetballer’s legs. I love how he takes on defender after defender, only to make each of them look as stupid […]

  • Kobe Bryant Hooks Up With Derrick Rose For An Alley-Oop (Video)

    Kobe Bryant Hooks Up With Derrick Rose For An Alley-Oop (Video)

    Derrick Rose and Kobe Bryant provided fans in the Philippines with their own version of the “Thrilla in Manila” on Saturday when the current and former MVPs hooked up for an incredible alley-oop play during a game between All-Stars from the NBA and the Philippine Basketball Association. While this will almost certainly be the first, […]

  • Brandon Jennings Can Throw Down An Off-The-Backboard Dunk As Well (Video)

    Brandon Jennings Can Throw Down An Off-The-Backboard Dunk As Well (Video)

    With the possibility of the 2011-12 NBA season being locked out, players have been taking their frustrations out on the rim during Summer League games.  Kevin Durant did it one month ago when he threw down a nasty off-the-backboard alley-oop slam.  And now the Milwaukee Bucks’ Brandon Jennings has taken a page from the book […]