Tag Archives: NBA

  • 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 […]

  • Heat Win, But Bosh Gets Owned by Roy Hibbert (Video + GIF)

    Heat Win, But Bosh Gets Owned by Roy Hibbert (Video + GIF)

    Well, the Heat won last night. That puts them just one win away from the superteams’s third straight trip to the finals and a shot at defending their title. How does everyone feel about that? Excited? Dejected? Well, I could be wrong, but if I had to guess I’d say about two-thirds of you are […]

  • 25 Celebrities Spotted at the 2013 NBA Playoffs

    25 Celebrities Spotted at the 2013 NBA Playoffs

    You can spot celebrities here and there at NBA games all year long, especially in places like New York, Los Angeles, Miami, and Chicago. However, when the playoffs roll around, that’s when the celebs come out in droves. Maybe they’re all huge fans of high-stakes hoops; maybe they like to schmooze with other famous people; […]

  • This Day In Sports History (May 28th) — Larry Bird

    This Day In Sports History (May 28th) — Larry Bird

    It was on this day in 1986 that Boston Celtics forward Larry Bird was named the regular season Most Valuable Player.  Bird joined Bill Russell and Wilt Chamberlain as the only players to win the award in three consecutive years. The 1985-86 season was one of the best in Larry Bird’s historic career.  He averaged […]