Tag Archives: NBA

  • This Day In Sports History (August 27th) — Steve Francis

    This Day In Sports History (August 27th) — Steve Francis

    It was on this day in 1999 that the Vancouver Grizzlies traded Steve Francis to the Houston Rockets.  In exchange for Francis, the Grizzlies received Michael Dickerson, Othella Harrington, Antoine Carr, Brent Price, plus first and second round draft picks. Prior to the draft, Francis publicly let it be known that he was not interested […]

  • LeBron James Puts the Hairline Jokes to Bed by Shaving His Head (Pics)

    LeBron James Puts the Hairline Jokes to Bed by Shaving His Head (Pics)

    Lots have athletes have garnered attention for their wacky hairdos over the years, from Andre Agassi to Carlos Valderrama. However, I dare say that no one’s hair has been analyzed and mocked more than that of LeBron James. Of course, unlike the other two guys I just mentioned, the talk about LeBron’s hair is never […]

  • Is This The Most Insane Basketball Shot Of All-Time? (GIF)

    Is This The Most Insane Basketball Shot Of All-Time? (GIF)

    There’s a channel over on YouTube called CKDTrickShots, and pretty much all the videos are of a bunch of high school kids in Oregon making ridiculous trick basketball shots. They started about three years ago and really only went strong for a year before the real world (college, maybe?) took a bite out of their […]

  • Michael Jordan Can Still Dunk at the Age of 50 (Video)

    Michael Jordan Can Still Dunk at the Age of 50 (Video)

    Earlier this year Michael Jordan turned 50. It was such a big deal (apparently) that Sports Illustrated commemorated the occasion by putting him on the cover again—for the 50th time. Was it cute? Sure, I guess. But here’s the real question: Can His Airness still dunk at 50? Okay fine, that was a stupid question. […]

  • Kobe Bryant Goes to China and Makes Grown Men Weep (Video)

    Kobe Bryant Goes to China and Makes Grown Men Weep (Video)

    What’s Kobe Bryant been up to while recovering from that terrible torn achilles—besides tweeting pictures of his smoking hot wife, I mean? Well, right now he’s doing a publicity tour in—where else?—China. No, it’s not an NBA publicity tour. It’s a Kobe publicity tour. He does them pretty much every summer, in part because he […]

  • Kobe Bryant Posts Photos of Wife in Bikini on Instagram (Photos)

    Kobe Bryant Posts Photos of Wife in Bikini on Instagram (Photos)

    One second, Kobe Bryant wanted the entire world (or at least his 1,349,209 Instagram followers) to see his wife, Vanessa Bryant, in a sexy green bikini.  The next second, he didn’t. That’s the story we are being told by the guys over at Dime Mag, as they were the first to find an image of […]