Tag Archives: basketball

  • LeBron Hits a Backwards Free Throw Like It’s Nothing (Video)

    LeBron Hits a Backwards Free Throw Like It’s Nothing (Video)

    LeBron James might not have a championship to bandy about this off-season, but he can shoot a backwards free throw, which isn’t something to sneeze at. The megastar was in the gym, and squared up, looking like he was going to hit a 3/4-court shot, but, NO. He shoots the ball backwards using amazing form […]

  • Even Russell Westbrook Approves Of This Russell Westbrook Impersonation (Video)

    Even Russell Westbrook Approves Of This Russell Westbrook Impersonation (Video)

    You know your impersonation of someone is pretty spot-on when even that someone approves of it.  That was the case with J.J. Watt‘s impressive impersonation of Arnold Schwarzenegger, and it’s happened once again after Twitter user @BdotAdot5 released this video of himself doing his best Russell Westbrook impersonation: Russell Westbrook (@russwest44) in game facial expressions be like… vs. […]

  • Former Utah Jazz Dancer Pleads Guilty to Having Sex With 17-Year-Old

    Former Utah Jazz Dancer Pleads Guilty to Having Sex With 17-Year-Old

    Please enable Javascript to watch this video Former Utah Jazz dancer Amber Telford has pled guilty to one count of sexual activity with a minor after a private investigator, who was hired by her husband, caught her in the act with a 17-year-old male. According to the reports, Telford and the underaged student from a dance […]

  • DeAndre Jordan Apology to Mark Cuban Was Not Accepted (Video)

    DeAndre Jordan Apology to Mark Cuban Was Not Accepted (Video)

    This whole DeAndre Jordan free agency saga is the gift that just keeps on giving. Before Jordan had officially decided to bail on the Dallas Mavericks so that he could re-sign with the Los Angeles Clippers, we were treated to that awesome emoji war between NBA players, past and present, on Twitter.  And after Jordan […]

  • Millionaire NBAer Damian Lillard Flies Coach (Pic)

    Millionaire NBAer Damian Lillard Flies Coach (Pic)

    Talk about humble. One day after signing a league max 5-year, $120-million contract with the Portland Trail Blazers, all-star guard Damian Lillard was spotted flying coach on his way to Las Vegas. Oh, and we should also mention that Lillard was headed to Vegas to accompany his team during the NBA Summer League, and not to […]

  • LeBron James Signs 2-Year Deal With Cavs

    LeBron James Signs 2-Year Deal With Cavs

    In the most unsurprising move since LeBron James decided to opt-out of the final year contract with the Cavs, the four-time NBA MVP has decided to resign with the Cleveland Cavaliers. James’ newest contract is of the two-year variety, with a player option for the second year.  LeBron was expected to resign with the Cavs […]

  • Twitter Emoji War Erupts Over DeAndre Jordan Signing

    Twitter Emoji War Erupts Over DeAndre Jordan Signing

    As the Los Angeles Clippers and Dallas Mavericks do battle for the services of DeAndre Jordan during the NBA free agent frenzy, NBA players of the past and present are engaging in an emoji war on Twitter. It all started at 11:02 am ET on Wednesday, when Chandler Parsons tweeted this: — Chandler Parsons (@ChandlerParsons) […]

  • Steph Curry Bids Farewell to David Lee With Throwback Video

    Steph Curry Bids Farewell to David Lee With Throwback Video

    On Tuesday, the Golden State Warriors traded David Lee to the Boston Celtics for Gerald Wallace.  Moments later, Steph Curry bid farewell to his now-former teammate with this reminder of the first time they met on an NBA court: In honor of my boy @Dlee042 taking the next step in his career, this is how we […]

  • Luke Ridnour is Being Traded to Every NBA Team This Summer

    Luke Ridnour is Being Traded to Every NBA Team This Summer

    Okay, so that title is a little misleading.  Luke Ridnour hasn’t been traded to every NBA team (at least not yet), but he has played for five teams in less than a week after being traded four times in the past week (including three times in two days last week). Ridnour began last week as […]

  • After Being Drafted, Sam Dekker Still Has Lawn Duties (Pic)

    After Being Drafted, Sam Dekker Still Has Lawn Duties (Pic)

    Going from being a broke college athlete to being a millionaire professional basketball player will change a lot of people, but not Sam Dekker.  The former Wisconsin forward was selected by the Houston Rockets with the 18th overall pick in Thursday’s NBA Draft, but that doesn’t mean he was excused from lawn-mowing duties this weekend: From NBA […]

  • Jahlil Okafor Looks Thrilled To Be In Philly…No, Not Really (GIF)

    Jahlil Okafor Looks Thrilled To Be In Philly…No, Not Really (GIF)

    Jahlil Okafor was chosen by the Philadelphia 76ers with the third-overall pick in Thursday’s NBA Draft, after being passed on by the Minnesota Timberwolves and the Los Angeles Lakers. How does the former Duke center feel about being in Philly?  If this GIF from Saturday’s introductory press conference is any indication, I’d say he’s not […]

  • Sad NBA Draft Photo Has Happy Ending

    Sad NBA Draft Photo Has Happy Ending

    As the 2015 NBA Draft neared its conclusion, UNLV sophomore Christian Wood came to the realization that he was not going to be among the 60 players selected, resulting in this incredibly sad NBA Draft photo that was captured by CBS Sports’ Gary Parrish: This is about the saddest picture from an NBA Draft you’ll […]

  • Hawks Draft Pick Kelly Oubre Jr. Has Some Sweet Shoes (Pic)

    Hawks Draft Pick Kelly Oubre Jr. Has Some Sweet Shoes (Pic)

    Kelly Oubre Jr., a freshman forward with the Kansas Jayhawks last season, was selected by the Atlanta Hawks with the 15th overall pick in the 2015 NBA Draft on Thursday, and he was later traded to the Washington Wizards. Oubre went 15th overall in the draft because scouts view him as an athletic, promising wing […]