Tag Archives: NBA

  • Greg Oden Dunked a Basketball Without Breaking Himself in Half (Video)

    Greg Oden Dunked a Basketball Without Breaking Himself in Half (Video)

    Normally when a seven-foot, 273-pound center dunks a basketball, the only thing you’re worried about shattering is the backboard. Not when that center is Greg Oden, though. When it’s Oden—a.k.a. the most breakable man alive—you’re worried he might just shatter every brittle bone in his body. You’re also worried he’ll destroy half his ligaments and […]

  • This Day In Sports History (October 18th) — Nate Thurmond

    This Day In Sports History (October 18th) — Nate Thurmond

    It was on this day in 1974 that Chicago Bulls center Nate Thurmond recorded the first quadruple-double in NBA history.  Thurmond accomplished the feat in his first ever game with the Chicago Bulls. A quadruple-double is not only one of the rarest achievements in basketball, but it is also one of the rarest achievements in […]

  • Bulls Announcer Stacy King Has His Own Soundboard

    Bulls Announcer Stacy King Has His Own Soundboard

    Over the years, Chicago Bulls announcer Stacey King certainly has put the “color” in color analyst. Pretty much any time you tune in to CSN to watch a Bulls game, you are guaranteed to hear some colorful expression come from this guy’s mouth, because he’s got at least one for every situation and, more importantly, […]

  • Rejoice, Chicago: Derrick Rose Is Back (Videos)

    Rejoice, Chicago: Derrick Rose Is Back (Videos)

    I’m not a Chicago Bulls fan, but to me it was starting to feel like Derrick Rose was never going to come back. In Chicago, his one-year absence must have felt like a decade. After becoming the youngest player ever to win the NBA MVP award during the 2010-11 season, Rose struggled with injuries in […]

  • This Day In Sports History (October 16th) — Milwaukee Bucks

    This Day In Sports History (October 16th) — Milwaukee Bucks

    It was on this day in 1968 that the Milwaukee Bucks played their first game in franchise history.  That game would be played against the Chicago Bulls, and the Bucks would go on to lose it by a score of 89-84. With the game taking place at the brand new Milwaukee Stadium (now referred to as U.S. […]

  • NBA 2K14 Got the Positioning of LeBron James’ Headband Just Right (Pic)

    NBA 2K14 Got the Positioning of LeBron James’ Headband Just Right (Pic)

    The goal with any sports sim video game has always been to make the gameplay as realistic as possible. At first that meant simply getting the strategy and outcomes right. Then it meant making the players move more realistically, and recreating venues in every painstaking detail. Now it means capturing every detail, quirk, and nuance […]

  • A Mashup of Major Sports Team Logos for 39 Different Cities (Images)

    A Mashup of Major Sports Team Logos for 39 Different Cities (Images)

    Yesterday we showed you the work of one creative Redditor who decided to redesign the logos for all 32 NFL teams. Today, we have another instance of creative logo makeovers to show you.  But rather than simply focusing on one league or sport, this project features a mashup of the logos of every major sports […]

  • Dirk Nowitzki Stars In Mavericks Geico Ad Parody (Video)

    Dirk Nowitzki Stars In Mavericks Geico Ad Parody (Video)

    You’ve seen the ad: an obnoxious camel bothers each one of its coworkers about the fact that it’s “Hump Day” in the office. It’s a typically funny Geico advertisement, and one that was apparently thought to be ripe for parody by Dirk Nowitzki and the Dallas Mavericks. The premise of the parody commercial is that […]