Tag Archives: NBA

  • Lie Witness News: Jimmy Kimmel Exposes Fake Miami Heat Fans (Video)

    Lie Witness News: Jimmy Kimmel Exposes Fake Miami Heat Fans (Video)

    When any professional sports team makes a deep playoff run, you can always expect the bangwagon fans to be following not far behind. The Miami Heat are no exception to this rule, and after making their third consecutive NBA Finals appearance, it may be fair to say that they have actually accumulated more bandwagon fans […]

  • This Day In Sports History (June 12th) — Los Angeles Lakers

    This Day In Sports History (June 12th) — Los Angeles Lakers

    It was on this day in 2002 that the Los Angeles Lakers won the NBA Championship.  They would do so by defeating the New Jersey Nets 113-107 in Game Four of the NBA Finals. The Lakers entered the 2001-02 NBA season having won the last two NBA Championships.  And with the likes of Kobe Bryant, […]

  • “Dr. J” Julius Erving Can Still Dunk at 63-Year-Old (Video)

    “Dr. J” Julius Erving Can Still Dunk at 63-Year-Old (Video)

    Back when he was in his twenties and thirties, Julius Irving made a living in the ABA and NBA by utilizing the slam dunk on a regular basis.  In fact, many credit Dr. J with introducing the high-flying, slam-dunking style of play to professional basketball back in the 70s. So, yeah, before Blake Griffin, LeBron […]

  • NBA Stars Read Mean Tweets on Jimmy Kimmel Live (Video)

    NBA Stars Read Mean Tweets on Jimmy Kimmel Live (Video)

    Making millions of dollars and having millions of fans pack stadiums and cheer for you are just a few of the things that come with being a star in the NBA.  Receiving mean Tweets from disgruntled fans and haters is another. We rarely get to see those mean Tweets because they are rarely made visible […]

  • Dick Vitale to Eva Longoria: “Your ex is AWESOME BABY”

    Dick Vitale to Eva Longoria: “Your ex is AWESOME BABY”

    The always entertaining and possibly mentally ill Dick Vitale has been going nuts on Twitter, raving about the San Antonio Spurs since they took Game 1 of the NBA Finals last night. “POPOVICH is flat out THE BEST COACH in all of PRO SPORTS!” was one tweet. “TIM DUNCAN is greatest POWER forward EVER TO […]

  • Phil Jackson Picked the Spurs Over the Heat Back in May (Video)

    Phil Jackson Picked the Spurs Over the Heat Back in May (Video)

    This morning, a lot of people who were sure the Miami Heat would prevail over the San Antonio Spurs in the NBA Finals are probably experiencing some doubt. Behind some excellent defense and a remarkable individual effort from Tony Parker, the Spurs beat the Heat in front of a raucous Miami crowd to take a […]

  • Jason Collins Throws Out First Pitch at Red Sox Game (Video)

    Jason Collins Throws Out First Pitch at Red Sox Game (Video)

    A couple months back, NBA free agent Jason Collins made history when he came out as gay in a Sports Illustrated article, thus becoming the first openly gay pro athlete in United State professional sports. It was a pretty big deal, and it elicited both criticism and praise. Of course, one of the most notable […]

  • Tony Who? Giant Breasts Steal Spotlight at Game 1 of NBA Finals (GIF)

    Tony Who? Giant Breasts Steal Spotlight at Game 1 of NBA Finals (GIF)

    If you didn’t watch Game 1 of the NBA Finals last night, you missed out. And I’m not even talking about the game itself, which featured an incredible shot by Tony Parker to seal the deal with five seconds left in the game. No, I’m talking about the gigantic deposits of precious South Beach silicon […]

  • Not Pumped for the NBA Finals? This Ad from ABC Might Help (Video)

    Not Pumped for the NBA Finals? This Ad from ABC Might Help (Video)

    What’s a professional sports championship without a slick, sentimental promotional advertisement? Not much, apparently. Last month, CBC’s Hockey Night in Canada dropped a nice ad for the Stanley Cup Playoffs that tugged at a fan’s heartstrings. Now ESPN and ABC have come up with one promoting their coverage of the NBA Finals. The ad features […]

  • The 13 Greatest Game 7s in the History of the NBA Playoffs

    The 13 Greatest Game 7s in the History of the NBA Playoffs

    Last year, the Boston Celtics took the powerhouse Miami Heat to seven games in the Eastern Conference Finals. This year the Indiana Pacers have done the same. Will the outcome in 2013 be different than the outcome in 2012? Will Roy Hibbert and the Pacers oust LeBron and the defending champs? The people of the […]

  • NBA Fines Roy Hibbert $75,000 for Homophobic Slur (Videos)

    NBA Fines Roy Hibbert $75,000 for Homophobic Slur (Videos)

    Indiana Pacers’ center Roy Hibbert has had what some people might call a “coming out party” during the 2013 NBA Playoffs. Though he’s been a fan-favorite in Indianapolis for several years now, it has taken some remarkable defensive performances in the Eastern Conference Finals against the mighty Miami Heat to get the attention of the […]

  • The 12 NBA Players Who Have Been Fined for Flopping in 2012-13…So Far

    The 12 NBA Players Who Have Been Fined for Flopping in 2012-13…So Far

    This week, LeBron James said that, while he doesn’t see anything wrong with flopping, he himself doesn’t need to flop. You know—because he’s LeBron James. Unfortunately, people who like to watch basketball tend to have working eyeballs, so we all know that LeBron is quite an avid flopper. And now the NBA has come out […]