Tag Archives: basketball

  • Russell Westbrook Hits Head on Backboard During All-Star Game (Video)

    Russell Westbrook Hits Head on Backboard During All-Star Game (Video)

    Russell Westbrook earned his first NBA All-Star Game MVP by scoring 41 points during a 163-158 Western Conference victory.  It was an impressive performance from the Oklahoma City Thunder guard that was highlighted by this high-flying alley-oop from Chris Paul, which caused him to hit the top of his head on the backboard. Westbrook was seen […]

  • Victor Oladipo Sings ‘New York, New York’ At Dunk Contest (Video)

    Victor Oladipo Sings ‘New York, New York’ At Dunk Contest (Video)

    Victor Oladipo dunks.  Victor Oladipo sings.  Pretty much, Victor Oladipo does it all. The Orlando Magic guard wanted to make that point loud and clear during last night’s Sprite Slam Dunk Contest at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, as he came out and sang to the tune of Frank Sinatra’s “New York, New York.”  And […]

  • Mo’ne Davis Beats Kevin Hart With a Sweet Spin Move (Video)

    Mo’ne Davis Beats Kevin Hart With a Sweet Spin Move (Video)

    Kevin Hart may have been the MVP of the 2015 NBA Celebrity All-Star Game, but he was on the wrong end of the game’s most memorable highlight. That highlight we speak of came with just under six minutes remaining in the first half, as Mo’ne Davis, the 13-year-old Little League World Series sensation, put Hart […]

  • Watch Steph Curry’s Record-Breaking Three-Point Contest Performance (Video)

    Watch Steph Curry’s Record-Breaking Three-Point Contest Performance (Video)

    In what was one of the most highly-anticipated three-point contests in NBA All-Star Weekend history, Steph Curry gave the fans at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn the type of show they were hoping for. Curry nailed 13 consecutive threes during his record-braking final round to help him beat teammate Klay Thompson and the Cavs’ Kyrie Irving during […]

  • Zach LaVine’s Entire Dunk Contest Championship Performance (Video)

    Zach LaVine’s Entire Dunk Contest Championship Performance (Video)

    Zach LaVine entered Saturday night’s Sprite Slam Dunk Contest as the favorite, and the T-Wolves’ 19-year-old guard did not disappoint with his high-flying championship performance. He set the tone in the first round with an incredible through-the-legs, one-handed reverse slam, which earned him a perfect score of 50.  He followed that up with an around-the-back […]

  • LeBron James on Dunk Contest: “I’m an In-Game Dunker” (Video)

    LeBron James on Dunk Contest: “I’m an In-Game Dunker” (Video)

    Around this time every year we take at least a few minutes to discuss why LeBron James won’t enter the NBA Slam Dunk Contest.  It happened again today when James sat down with his former Miami Heat teammate Dwyane Wade for an interview at All-Star Weekend in New York.  During their discussion, Wade asked James […]

  • Gatorade Brings Back ‘Be Like Mike’ Commercial (Video)

    Gatorade Brings Back ‘Be Like Mike’ Commercial (Video)

    If you happen to see Gatorade’s iconic “Be Like Mike” commercial playing on your television this weekend, don’t worry.  You didn’t fall asleep and travel back in time to 1992.  Rather, Gatorade will be bringing back the advertisement during NBA All-Star Weekend in honor of the sports drinks’ 50th anniversary. If reading this article made you […]

  • Keith Olbermann Rips Charles Barkley and His Thoughts on Analytics (Video)

    Keith Olbermann Rips Charles Barkley and His Thoughts on Analytics (Video)

    On Tuesday, Hall of Famer and Inside the NBA analyst Charles Barkley went on an anti-analytics, anti-Rockets GM Daryl Morey rant.  During said rant, Barkley talked about how he thought these intelligent men who came up with the notion of analytics in sports are nothing more than a bunch of dudes who didn’t have enough […]

  • Reggie Evans Can’t Believe Giannis Antetokounmpo Is Only 20 (Video)

    Reggie Evans Can’t Believe Giannis Antetokounmpo Is Only 20 (Video)

    Milwaukee Bucks swingman Giannis Antetokounmpo goes by the nickname “The Greek Freak” for a reason.  Actually, he goes by that nickname for several reasons.  One has to do with the fact that no one can pronounce his real name.  Another has to do with the fact that he’s from Greece.  But most importantly, Giannis Antetokounmpo goes by […]

  • DeMarcus Cousins Sings Boyz II Men, Reggie Evans Is Not a Fan (Video)

    DeMarcus Cousins Sings Boyz II Men, Reggie Evans Is Not a Fan (Video)

    Anytime DeMarcus Cousins sings Boyz II Men, it’s worth showing you, no matter what his Sacramento Kings teammate Reggie Evans thinks about it. Here you go. And you’re welcome: Somebody please tell @boogiecousins to shut the HELL UP!!!!!!! A video posted by Joker Evans (@reggieevans30) on Feb 10, 2015 at 9:03pm PST

  • Willie Cauley-Stein Dunks All Over LSU’s Jordan Mickey (Video)

    Willie Cauley-Stein Dunks All Over LSU’s Jordan Mickey (Video)

    Kentucky’s Willie Cauley-Stein like to dunk on people (see: this dunk from Saturday).  I’m guessing the guy’s dorm room walls are covered in posters of him dunking on other players.  But if he has room for one more, he’s going to want to add the poster he made with the help of LSU’s Jordan Mickey on […]

  • Sixers’ K.J. McDaniels Throws Down Wicked Self Alley-Oop (Video)

    Sixers’ K.J. McDaniels Throws Down Wicked Self Alley-Oop (Video)

    The Philadelphia 76ers were greatly outmatched in their battle with the first-place Golden State Warriors this evening, but they did put together a few Warrior-esque plays of their own during their respectable 89-84 loss. Specifically, I’m talking about the K.J. McDaniels self alley-oop between a couple of Golden State players during the first quarter. Check […]