Tag Archives: NBA

  • This Day In Sports History (April 5th) — Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

    This Day In Sports History (April 5th) — Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

    It was on this day in 1984 that Kareem Abdul-Jabbar broke Wilt Chamberlain’s record for total career regular season points.  Kareem would score his 31,420th point by hitting one of his trademark sky-hooks in a 129-115 victory over the Jazz during a game played in Las Vegas. Chamberlain’s record stood for over 18 years, as […]

  • Brandon Knight Sucks at Layups (Video)

    Brandon Knight Sucks at Layups (Video)

    The Detroit Pistons went into Boston last night and lost a tight game to the Celtics that went down to the wire.  The final score was 98-93, after Jason Terry sealed the deal by making both of his free-throws with just nine seconds remaining in the game.  But if Pistons fans were looking for one […]

  • Watch President Barack Obama Lay Bricks on the Basketball Court (Video)

    Watch President Barack Obama Lay Bricks on the Basketball Court (Video)

    Reporters often will ask famous people what they would have been if they weren’t what they are. The idea, of course, is to learn something about these people. In sports, that might go something like, “Hey Justin Verlander, what would you be doing if you weren’t the best pitcher in the world and a gazillionaire? […]

  • Enes Kanter Dislocated His Shoulder, and it Looked Nasty (Video)

    Enes Kanter Dislocated His Shoulder, and it Looked Nasty (Video)

    Hopefully you are checking out the following video before your lunch break.  Not after it. If comes from last night’s game between the Phoenix Suns and the Utah Jazz.  Less than two minutes into the second quarter, and less than three minutes into Enes Kanter‘s first appearance on the court, the 6’11″ center for the […]

  • Stat Line of the Night — 3/27/2013 — Kemba Walker

    Stat Line of the Night — 3/27/2013 — Kemba Walker

    Kemba Walker entered the NBA in 2011 fresh off an NCAA Championship and Tournament MVP honors, but he’s had to learn the hard way that wins in the pros won’t come quite as easily as they did during his college career. In his first season with the Charlotte Bobcats, who drafted him ninth overall in […]

  • JaVale McGee Gives Us the Block of the Year (Video)

    JaVale McGee Gives Us the Block of the Year (Video)

    While everyone has been busy talking about the Miami Heat’s historic 24-game (and counting) winning streak, the Denver Nuggets have put together a pretty nice little winning streak of their own. After their last loss, which came against the Wizards of all teams on February 22, Denver was a respectable 34-22. Now, 14 straight wins […]

  • Sign the Andrew Bynum Sarcastic Sympathy Card Here!

    Sign the Andrew Bynum Sarcastic Sympathy Card Here!

    During the summer of 2012, the Philadelphia 76ers were involved in a blockbuster four-team trade that saw them lose Andre Iguodala, Nikola Vučević, Mo Harkless (who they selected 15th overall in the 2013 draft)  and a first-round draft pick, while gaining Andrew Bynum and Jason Richardson. To say that they came out on the losing […]