Tag Archives: basketball

  • This Day In Sports History (January 5th) – Pete Maravich

    This Day In Sports History (January 5th) – Pete Maravich

    It was on this day in 1988 that former NBA great Pete Maravich passed away. Maravich died of a heart attack while playing a pickup basketball game in Pasadena, California. “Pistol Pete” Maravich attended Louisiana State University and is one of the greatest players in men’s NCAA Division I history. Although his dream was to […]

  • Now Dennis Rodman Is Coaching A Stripper Basketball Team!

    Now Dennis Rodman Is Coaching A Stripper Basketball Team!

    One month ago we announced that Spud Webb would be taking his talents to New York City to coach a basketball team composed of dancers from Rick’s Cabaret NYC.  Spud’s team was expected to take on teams made of dancers from the other Rick’s Cabaret locations around the United States, but the league (Rick’s Basketball […]

  • Out-Of-Sync Clocks Make For Crazy Finish Between MSU and Wisconsin (Video)

    Out-Of-Sync Clocks Make For Crazy Finish Between MSU and Wisconsin (Video)

    On Monday, the Wisconsin football team came a fraction of a second short of having one final chance to tie the Oregon Ducks during the Rose Bowl.  Last night, it was the Badgers basketball team that could have used an extra tenth of a second. While both University of Wisconsin teams suffered similar last-second defeats, […]

  • UCLA Fan Rejected During Jumbotron Marriage Proposal (Video)

    UCLA Fan Rejected During Jumbotron Marriage Proposal (Video)

    Here are a few words of advice for all of you lovers and sports fans out there.  First off, unless you are 100% sure that your girlfriend loves you with all of her heart and wants to be with you for the rest of her life, you should probably think twice before asking her to […]

  • Moses Parts The Red Sea At A High School Basketball Game (Video)

    Moses Parts The Red Sea At A High School Basketball Game (Video)

    Taylor University’s “Silent Night Game” is cool.  John Brown University’s “Toilet Paper Game” is even cooler.  But in my opinion, both pale in comparison to Lawrence Central Catholic High’s pre-game “parting of the Red Sea.” Prior to each of their home games, the students in the “Red Sea fan group” simulate a giant body of […]

  • In China They Play Real-Life NBA Jam With Fire Balls (Video)

    In China They Play Real-Life NBA Jam With Fire Balls (Video)

    Leave it to the Chinese to take some of the most dangerous acts that you would usually only see in video games or movies, and turn them into a traditional sport. Climbing mountains of knives with your bare hands and feet, and jumping on shards of glass (once again with bare feet) are just a […]

  • Oral Roberts Wins Game On Crazy Buzzer Beater (Video)

    Oral Roberts Wins Game On Crazy Buzzer Beater (Video)

    If Oral Roberts wins a basketball game on an incredible half-court buzzer-beater but no one is there to see it, does it really happen? The answer to that question is an emphatic “yes,” and we can prove it with the video below. With only 3.6 seconds remaining in their game against Arkansas Little-Rock last night, […]

  • Xavier And Cincinnati Players Brawl At Crosstown Shootout (Video)

    Xavier And Cincinnati Players Brawl At Crosstown Shootout (Video)

    If tensions between Xavier and Cincinnati’s men’s basketball teams weren’t already high enough, they seemed to reach new heights during the 2011 edition of the Crosstown Shootout on Saturday. With time winding down and Xavier leading by 23 points, some pushing and shoving in the paint turned into an all-out bench-clearing brawl that saw several […]

  • 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 […]