Tag Archives: basketball

  • 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 […]

  • Here Is A Look At Munich’s Crazy Basketball Court (Pics)

    Here Is A Look At Munich’s Crazy Basketball Court (Pics)

    If you are looking to shoot some hoops while visiting Germany, you may have a difficult time finding a decent court, assuming most of the ones in the country are designed like this one, which can be found at the Occupational School Center in Munich.  If this court was made to give people somewhere to […]

  • This Day In Sports History (June 23rd) – San Antonio Spurs

    This Day In Sports History (June 23rd) – San Antonio Spurs

    It was on this day in 2005 that the San Antonio Spurs and Detroit Pistons played Game 7 of the NBA Finals.  The Spurs won the game 81-74 to win the franchise’s third championship. The Spurs easily handled their first three opponents of the playoffs, beating the Denver Nuggets in five games, the Seattle Supersonics […]

  • The Stat Line Of The Night — 6/9/11 — Dirk Nowitzki

    The Stat Line Of The Night — 6/9/11 — Dirk Nowitzki

    No matter what the outcome, the Dallas Mavericks knew that they were playing their final home game of the season last night and they made the most of it.  Leading the charge, as always, was Dirk Nowitzki. It may not have been Dirk’s best offensive output of the season.  Heck, last night’s performance may not […]

  • Shaq Now Spending Free Time At Taylor Swift Concerts (Video)

    Shaq Now Spending Free Time At Taylor Swift Concerts (Video)

    After officially announcing his retirement, Shaquille O’Neal should expect to have plenty of free time on his hands, but it appears as though he isn’t having any problems trying to figure out what to do with it. After holding a press conference at his home in Orlando on Friday, Shaq celebrated the beginning of life-after-basketball […]

  • This Is One Video Scottie Pippen Should Probably Watch (Video)

    This Is One Video Scottie Pippen Should Probably Watch (Video)

    During an interview with ESPN radio last Friday, Scottie Pippen said that Michael Jordan “is probably the greatest scorer to play the game” but LeBron James “may be the greatest player to ever play the game.” After watching James and the Heat begin the celebration early, only to  blow a 15-point fourth quarter lead to […]

  • Check Out LeBron James’ Oscar-Worthy Flop (Video)

    Check Out LeBron James’ Oscar-Worthy Flop (Video)

    The Stat Line of the Night wasn’t the only award LeBron James received for his performance last night during Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals.  He also earned an Oscar for best dramatic performance after drawing a foul on the Bulls’ Derrick Rose following this phantom face-poke. This was just one of the many […]