Tag Archives: NBA

  • This Day In Sports History (December 8th) – Charles Barkley

    This Day In Sports History (December 8th) – Charles Barkley

    It was on this day in 1999 that Houston Rockets forward Charles Barkley ruptured his left quadriceps tendon.  The injury occurred in Philadelphia, where Barkley’s career began 15 years earlier. Charles Barkley was one of the fiercest competitors and best rebounders that the NBA had ever seen.  He averaged a double-double in points and rebounds […]

  • 9 Most Unlikely Pro Sports Cities

    9 Most Unlikely Pro Sports Cities

    For pro sports teams to succeed these days, they need more than a loyal fanbase. If that was all that was needed, there wouldn’t be so many defunct pro sports teams. Instead, what pro teams really need under today’s business model is corporate sponsorship and media revenue. Without those two things, teams are going to […]

  • Picture Of The Day: I’ll Take A Six-Inch Assorted Mr. Griffin

    Picture Of The Day: I’ll Take A Six-Inch Assorted Mr. Griffin

    With the NBA lockout now officially over, it appears as though Blake Griffin can quit his job at Subway and return to the hard-court, where we expect him to continue where he left off last season when he provided us with high-flying dunk after high-flying dunk as a rookie. That may be good news to […]

  • 15 Highest NBA Salaries For The 2011-12 Season

    15 Highest NBA Salaries For The 2011-12 Season

    Now that we’re actually going to have a 2011-12 NBA season, I thought it would be fun to whip up a list of the top player salaries for this year. Why is a list of the NBA’s top salaries so amusing? It has to do with the league’s insanely complicated “soft” salary cap. This system, […]

  • Shaq’s Singing Will Get Us Ready For The NBA On TNT (Video)

    Shaq’s Singing Will Get Us Ready For The NBA On TNT (Video)

    Shaq may have officially retired from basketball over the summer, but that doesn’t mean he won’t be a big part of the upcoming NBA season. In addition to “getting us ready” for the upcoming NBA season with his wonderful voice – which you can hear in the video below – Shaq will also be teaming […]

  • Perfectly Timed Sports Photos Edition #2 (Gallery)

    Perfectly Timed Sports Photos Edition #2 (Gallery)

    We have already provided you all with one edition of “Perfectly Timed Sports Photos,” but with all of the photographers and photographs that have been taken at sporting events over the years, it should come as no surprise to hear that one edition was simply not enough to give all of the perfectly timed photos […]

  • This Day In Sports History (December 1st) – Latrell Spreewell

    This Day In Sports History (December 1st) – Latrell Spreewell

    It was on this day in 1997 that Golden State Warriors guard Latrell Spreewell attacked his head coach, P.J. Carlesimo.  The incident took place at a Warriors practice, with Spreewell dragging Carlesimo to the floor and choking him before his teammates intervened. Coach Carlesimo yelled at Spreewell, telling him to make crisper passes, to which […]

  • NBA Lockout Is Hurting The Escort Industry

    NBA Lockout Is Hurting The Escort Industry

    The NBA lockout is having a negative effect on many.  Players, coaches and referees aren’t the only ones finding themselves out of work.  There is also those working at the arenas of these NBA teams, as well as those working in public relations and other departments within each organization that could be finding themselves with […]

  • Perfectly Timed Sports Photos Edition #1 (Gallery)

    Perfectly Timed Sports Photos Edition #1 (Gallery)

    With all of the increased technology being applied to cameras these days, sports photos have become that much more interesting, as photographers can now snap dozens of pictures in the blink of an eye, allowing them to capture the strangest, funniest and ugliest facial expressions and movements of the athletes they are focusing on. This […]

  • Watch LeBron James Dunk On A Young English Boy (Video)

    Watch LeBron James Dunk On A Young English Boy (Video)

    With the NBA lockout still going strong and an end nowhere in sight, many of the league’s players are developing both rust and frustration as they are forced to sit around and wait for a new collective bargaining agreement to be reached. Among those suffering from an increase in rust and frustration is LeBron James, […]

  • The 9 Longest Sports Strikes (And Lockouts) In History

    The 9 Longest Sports Strikes (And Lockouts) In History

    With the NBA and its players association unable to reach a collective bargaining agreement, it looks like the players will be moving to decertify the union so that they may sue the league for anti-trust violations. What does all this mean? It means that we could be looking at the longest labor dispute in North […]

  • Was There A UFO On Sunday Night Football? (Video)

    Was There A UFO On Sunday Night Football? (Video)

    During the New Orleans Saints’ Sunday night beatdown against the Indianapolis Colts on October 23rd, Drew Brees touchdown passes weren’t the only thing soaring through the air in Louisiana.  NBC cameras caught something else flying around the Saint Louis Cathedral near the Superdome, and it certainly wasn’t a bird or a plane. A UFO, perhaps?  […]

  • Amar’e Stoudemire Is Working At Foot Locker (Video)

    Amar’e Stoudemire Is Working At Foot Locker (Video)

    Foot Locker is now hiring and that is great news for Amar’e Stoudemire, who just so happens to be without a job during the NBA lockout. Among Stoudemire’s list of credentials are his six All-Star appearances during his previous employment, great conditioning and athletic ability, and an uncanny ability to sell shoes and tickets to […]