LeBron James’ Streak Ends, Heat Top Thunder-LeBron James’ record-setting streak of six straight games with 30 or more points and 60% field goal shooting came to an end on Thursday against the Thunder, but the Heat managed to pull out the win 110-100 in a re-match from last year’s NBA Finals. James actually came incredibly close to extending the streak, as he scored 39 points and...
Wisconsin Shocks #3 Michigan in Overtime-Unranked Wisconsin knocked off its Big Ten rival Michigan 65-62 in overtime on Saturday when Ben Burst drained a three-pointer with less than 40 seconds left in OT. The loss marked Michigan’s third of the year and will prevent the Wolverines from climbing back to the nation’s top ranking (CBS Sports). Notre Dame Outlasts Louisville in Five Overtimes-The...
2013 Sprite Slam Dunk Field Released-The six dunkers who will compete in this year’s Sprite Slam Dunk contest at the All-Star game in Houston have been revealed and they are: Gerald Green, Terrence Ross and James White from the Eastern Conference, and Eric Bledsoe, Jeremy Evans, Kenneth Faried from the West (NBA.com). Heat Players Suffering from the Flu-Unfortunately, it’s flu season in...
Grizzlies Trade Rudy Gay to Raptors-In a effort to avoid future luxury taxes, the Memphis Grizzlies dealt their leading scorer and one of their highest paid players, Rudy Gay, to the Toronto Raptors for guard Jose Calderon and forward Ed Davis. Calderon was then traded to the Detroit Pistons for Austin Daye and Tayshaun Prince to complete a three-team deal. The Grizzlies lost their first game without...
Global Hoops Roundup: Hornets are Officially Pelicans as of 2013-2014 Season, Clippers Drop Third Striaght
Hornets Will Officially Change Name to Pelicans Next Season-As you’ve probably already heard, the New Orleans Hornets were planning on changing their team nickname to the Pelicans. Well, now it’s official, barring any denial from the NBA, but commissioner David Stern has already said he would approve any name the team selects. The new name will take effect next season (ESPN). Heat to Visit...
Oklahoma City Tops Dallas in OT on Career Night From Durant-The Oklahoma City Thunder extended their current win streak to six games while snapping the Mavericks’ own streak of four on Friday night. Dallas took the Thunder into overtime, but fell 117-114. Kevin Durant led the charge for the Thunder, scoring 52 points on the night, which was a new career high for the OKC star (CBS Sports). Hawks...
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With Jeremy Lin and Tyreke Evans both recording triple-doubles off the bench this season – we wondered: how many NBA players have pulled off that rare feat in a reserve role? Obviously, a triple double is a difficult accomplishment for any player but for a bench player, it’s inherently less-likely. Bench players generally play less minutes, so it’s even more interesting to think about how efficient bench players must be when they’re able to pull it off. The bench triple […]Read more →
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Even for the most-prolific dunkers, it’s difficult to amass three dunks in single game alone. Despite being a two-time slam dunk champion, Nate Robinson rarely gets to show off his vertical leap in the game. Last night, he got to show off his inhuman ability to dunk a ball at just 5-9 and he did it three times, and in less than a 2 minute span. First an alley-oop from Ty Lawson Then a follow-up dunk after a missed J.J. […]Read more →
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In the Golden State Warrior’s 112-96 win over the Washington Wizards last night, Steph Curry connected with Andrew Bogut on an awesome off-the-backboard alley-oop in the third quarter. Here’s a couple live action instagram videos from the game: Judging by Curry’s smile, I don’t believe he actually meant for the pass to go off the backboard, he intended to throw just a normal alley oop that was a little too fast. Either way, it was a great play. It’s been […]Read more →
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Through three quarters, Jeremy Lin wasn’t having a very good game against the Memphis Grizzlies last night, but Lin came up big in the final period. The fourth-year guard scored 14 of his 18 points in the Rockets 100-92 come from behind victory. Of those 18 points were two pretty-spectacular, very difficult reverse layups. James Harden hit 22 free throws and scored 27 points to lead the Rockets in their comeback win. Harden became the first player in NBA history to […]Read more →
The NBA recently released their holiday commercial. Jingle Hoops may be the league’s most clever commercial; finding a fun and interesting way of bringing basketball and Christmas together in a way that doesn’t feel forced, or overly branded. That got us searching for past NBA holiday ads. We were able to find four Christmas commercials on YouTube. Take a look at the last four X-Mas Ads: 2013-14: Jingle Hoops NBA stars Derrick Rose, Kevin Durant, LeBron James, Steph Curry, James Harden, […]Read more →
Chandler Parsons, a 6-9 small forward in the NBA, recently took off his Houston Rockets jersey and put on a shirt halfway for David Bitton’s Buffalo brand. Parsons’ first modeling shoot found him posing with professional model Ashley Sky. The fashion marketing campaign covers both print and video and will be featured across several magazines. Turns out that Parsons’ intangible follows him off the court. See more of the shirtless Chandler Parson photoshoot.Read more →
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Here’s our look at the chances that each NBA team has of winning an NBA championship this year. As of the beginning of December, not much has shifted in the rankings. The reigning, two-time NBA champions Miami Heat sit pretty at #1 in NBA futures. The Heat have a 19/10 odds of winning the 2014 NBA championship. LeBron, Wade, and Chris Bosh further solidified their place as favorites after they defeated the #2 team on the list, the Indiana Pacers, […]Read more →
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I was curious – I wondered who was the lightest player in NBA history? Without doing too much sleuth work, I was able to determine within a few clicks that Spud Webb, weighing in at just 133lbs, has the the honor the NBA”s lightestplayer in the history of the league. Ok, not much of a surprise, so who else is on that list of lightest players in the NBA ? Where did Nate Robinson and Muggsy Bogues sit? What about […]Read more →
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Last year, the NBA released a creative commercial called “Dribbling the Bells” where NBA superstars Russell Westbrook, Carmelo Anthony, Dwight Howard, Dwyane Wade, and Joe Johnson, dribbled to the tune of “The Carols of the Bells.” In this year’s edition, the NBA’s current stars – Kevin Durant, LeBron James, Steph Curry, James Harden, Derrick Rose and Steve Nash – use their shooting skills to play jingle bells to promote their new jerseys with sleeves, or sleeved jerseys, or game shirts, […]Read more →
Several clubs have already booked their places in the Top 16 of the Turkish Airlines Euroleague but spots are still up for grabs and a number of teams are aiming to grab them. Heading into penultimate week of clashes, Fenerbahce Ulker, FC Barcelona, CSKA Moscow, Real Madrid, Olympiacos, Galatasaray, Maccabi Tel Aviv, Lokomotiv Kuban, Laboral Kutxa and Panathinaikos know they will be competing in the next round of the competition. Discuss Euroleague Top 16 in our forum Real Madrid are […]Read more →