Tag Archives: basketball

  • Picture Of The Day: Latrell Sprewell Grammar Lesson

    Picture Of The Day: Latrell Sprewell Grammar Lesson

    I might not do too good at grammar, but I’ve always enjoyed learning it. When I was in grade school, the sentences teachers made up for lessons were always interesting because they’d use students’ names from our class. Sometimes you could get a feel for if the teacher actually liked or disliked a student based […]

  • Greece And Serbia Engage In A Basket-Brawl

    Greece And Serbia Engage In A Basket-Brawl

    The last time I checked, Serbian-Greece relations were actually quite friendly, but I guess that does not extend onto the basketball court. During the final game of a friendly Acropolis basketball tournament, things were anything but friendly as a brawl between the Greek and Serbian teams broke out, causing the game to be called with […]

  • Amazing Basketball Shot From Free Fall Ride (Video)

    Amazing Basketball Shot From Free Fall Ride (Video)

    Those good ol’ boys from Alabama, “The Legendary Shots”, have been at it again recently. This time they were trying to make a basket from the top of a ride at a local amusement park called “Alabama Adventure”. Check out the video: I think that one of the rides there is called “Go On a […]

  • Dwyane Wade Shows No Mercy Against The Kids (Video)

    Dwyane Wade Shows No Mercy Against The Kids (Video)

    Something tells me that when LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh got together to discuss their plans this off-season, at some point LeBron provided Wade with the following words of advice: “If you ever find yourself at a basketball camp playing against the kids, don’t take it easy on them for even a second, […]

  • 9 Classic Michael Jordan Commercials

    9 Classic Michael Jordan Commercials

    From the late 80’s to mid-90’s, no corporation was more renowned for their marketing and advertising efforts than Nike. They turned footwear and sports apparel into culture and athletes into bona fide celebrities in a way not seen since the days of Broadway Joe Namath. This success can largely be attributed to two athletes that […]

  • Picture Of The Day: What Are You Dreaming About Shaq?

    Picture Of The Day: What Are You Dreaming About Shaq?

    In case you didn’t notice, that is Shaq’s 7-foot-1, 325 pound body sprawled out across a makeshift bed on a plane.  And if you look closely, you will notice that the newest member of the Boston Celtics clearly has his right hands full.  I wonder what he is dreaming about?  Could it be his encounter […]

  • Picture Of The Day: What Could Have Been???

    Picture Of The Day: What Could Have Been???

    When asked what he thought about LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh teaming up together to play for the Miami Heat, Michael Jordan responded by saying, “There’s no way, with hindsight, I would’ve ever called up Larry [Bird], called up Magic [Johnson] and said, ‘Hey, look, let’s get together and play on one team.’” […]

  • 9 Vintage Basketball Sneakers

    9 Vintage Basketball Sneakers

    Few things get twenty and thirty-somethings more fired up about their youth than sports and fashion. This affinity explains the recent spike in interest in the throwback jersey and shoe, and nowhere is that more clear than in the realm of basketball. It seems as though many sneaker aficionados are more interested in reissues from […]

  • The World’s Farthest Basketball Shot (Video)

    The World’s Farthest Basketball Shot (Video)

    We’ve seen a lot of circus basketball shots in the past year or so. They’re all the rave on the internet these days. Less than a month ago, a video of Jeremy Piven nailing a shot from a ledge made its way around the interwebs. And I don’t know if trick shots get any better […]

  • LeBron James Billboard Diss (PIC)

    LeBron James Billboard Diss (PIC)

    LeBron James might have taken his talents to South Beach, but in doing so he alienated and angered most of the country, basketball legends and most importantly his hometown of Akron, Ohio. An Akron marketing firm went ahead and purchased this dissing billboard to let LeBron know — as if he didn’t already — how […]

  • Footage Of Tyreke Evans Speeding Released By Police

    Footage Of Tyreke Evans Speeding Released By Police

    For Tyreke Evans, living life in the fast lane is not just a figure of speech.  This past Memorial Day weekend, it was a reality as the Sacramento Kings point guard raced along a California highway in his purple Mercedes at estimated speeds of up to 130 miles per hour. Evans was eventually stopped by […]

  • Awesome Basketball Trick-Shot (GIF)

    Awesome Basketball Trick-Shot (GIF)

    Take a basketball, add a trampoline, throw in a front-flip and a 75-foot heave and there you have it!  Perhaps the greatest basketball trick shot ever recorded. Dude Perfect has given us many awe-inspiring clips, whether it is his “World’s Longests Basketball Shot” or the more innovative “Donut Shot.” But this time he took things […]

  • Carlos Arroyo Slaps Opposing Player (Video)

    Carlos Arroyo Slaps Opposing Player (Video)

    What did the five fingers say to the face? Miami Heat guard Carlos Arroyo asked and then answered that for an opposing player Sunday in Puerto Rico’s matchup against Mexico in the Central American and Caribbean Games. That right there is the “I’d really rather haul off and deck you but I don’t want to […]

  • Dallas Digs Dirk, And They Have A Music Video To Prove It

    Dallas Digs Dirk, And They Have A Music Video To Prove It

    With many of the NBA’s biggest superstars packing their bags and heading to a new destination this summer, the fans of the Dallas Mavericks feared that the same would happen to their All-Star center, Dirk Nowitzki.  Fortunately for them, the highly-touted free agent decided to stay with the Mavs after signing a four-year, $80-million deal […]

  • Achilles Shoelace (Pic)

    Achilles Shoelace (Pic)

    A user by the name of brockweaver over at reddit.com posted this gruesome image.  It shows post operation on his ruptured Achilles.  He goes on to tell the story how this injury occurred, I completely ruptured my right achilles while playing old man basketball over the noon hour. Had to drive my stick shift home […]