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  • Rockets Rookie Chinanu Onuaku Shoots Granny Style Free Throws (Video)

    Rockets Rookie Chinanu Onuaku Shoots Granny Style Free Throws (Video)

    Chinanu Onuaku started shooting his free throws underhanded as a sophomore at Louisville at the suggestion of legendary coach Rick Pitino. As soon as he did so, his free throw percentage went up dramatically. So he stuck with it. In June, Onuaku was drafted 37th overall by the Houston Rockets. However, it doesn’t appear that […]

  • Derrick Rose Was Two Hours Late for the Start of His Rape Trial

    Derrick Rose Was Two Hours Late for the Start of His Rape Trial

    After playing in the Knicks’ preseason game against the Rockets in Houston on Wednesday night, Derrick Rose flew to Los Angeles for the start of his civil rape trial. Unfortunately, for some reason, he did not show up on time. According to TMZ, Rose pulled up to the Los Angeles courthouse in a black SUV […]

  • Jeff Van Gundy Suggests NBA Adopt Zero-Tolerance Domestic Violence Policy

    Jeff Van Gundy Suggests NBA Adopt Zero-Tolerance Domestic Violence Policy

    Under the NBA’s current collective bargaining agreement, the minimum penalty for a player convicted of a violent felony is a 10-game suspension. If ESPN analyst Jeff Van Gundy had his way, the minimum penalty would be much more severe. “My one suggestion going forward is, any felony committed against a woman should be a full-season […]

  • Former NBA Star Kevin Johnson Beats Protester Who Threw Pie In His Face (Video)

    Former NBA Star Kevin Johnson Beats Protester Who Threw Pie In His Face (Video)

    While Sacramento mayor Kevin Johnson was presiding over a farm-to-table dinner in his town, a protester stormed in, throwing a store-bought pie (for some reason, news outlets keep bringing up the fact the pie was “store-bought,” so it must be germane, right?) into the politicians face. As most people would, Kevin Johnson responded violently to […]

  • Hornets Team Store Looted During Charlotte Riots

    Hornets Team Store Looted During Charlotte Riots

    I can understand the anger, but this is definitely not the way to get your point across. There has been unrest in Charlotte, North Carolina for the past 48 hours as people continue to take to the streets and protest over an incident involving 43-year-old Keith Lamont Scott—a father of seven who was gunned down by police […]

  • Athletes Respond to Shooting Death of Terrance Crutcher

    Athletes Respond to Shooting Death of Terrance Crutcher

    Last Friday, a 40-year-old Tulsa man named Terrance Crutcher was shot and killed by police. He had stopped in the road because he was having car trouble. He was not wanted for a crime. He was not armed. And, as video taken from a police helicopter confirmed on Monday, his hands were in the air. […]