Today’s NBA Global Games media availability at the Mall Of Asia Arena in Manila, Philippines, reinforced a lot of what we already know — from Jeremy Lin‘s triumphs over adversity to Larry Bird‘s Draft acumen – about certain NBA luminaries, but what it really reinforced was the Filipinos’ true passion and reverence for the game of basketball. Today, metaphorically,...
Luis Scola is headed to Indiana to join the Pacers. The Indiana Pacers just got a little bit better, as they have made a deal to acquire skilled big man Luis Scola from the Phoenix Suns. In return, the Suns will get a future draft pick and Gerald Green. The deal was announced on Saturday afternoon. Scola is a physical, grind-it-out type of big that will fit perfectly with the Pacers. Joining David...
On a Pacers fast break, George Hill was racing straight away for a layup while Lebron James zeroed in on Hill; timing his approach. Watch the following video of Lebron James as he sends George Hill’s layup back.
The 2013 NBA season has been exciting, and things are going to heat up even more. With the playoffs around the corner, basketball fans are on the edge of their seats as teams prepare to square off. For those planning to watch the playoffs — and place their bets with the best sportsbook bonuses — there are a few NBA teams that are favorites to win the NBA Finals for 2013: Miami Heat The Heat had...
After the scuffle that took place between the Pacers and Warriors on Tuesday night, Indiana center Roy Hibbert had a feeling that he would be suspended by the NBA for one game for his involvement. It turns out he was right. According to ESPN.com, Warriors big man David Lee was also slapped with a one-game ban for his participation in the fourth-quarter fight between the teams that spilled into the...
The Indiana Pacers have a reputation for being tough, playing strong defense and grinding out wins. Against the Golden State Warriors tonight, things got a little testy in the fourth quarter between the two playoff-bound teams. It started out with Roy Hibbert and David Lee exchanging pushes under the basket to all-out chaos. Stephen Curry attempted to push away/tackle Hibbert, who continued to dispatch...
Basketball Basketball GIF Denver Nuggets Los Angeles Lakers
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 →
Basketball Videos Golden State Warriors Washington Wizards
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 →
Basketball GIF Houston Rockets Memphis Grizzlies
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 →
Brooklyn Nets Chicago Bulls Golden State Warriors Houston Rockets Indiana Pacers Miami Heat Oklahoma City Thunder Portland Trailblazers Sacramento Kings Utah Jazz
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 →
Basketball Basketball History Basketball Records
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 →
Basketball Videos NBA
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 →
Russell Westbrook finally got his game-winning three against the Golden State Warriors. Earlier this month, Westbrook hit a huge three that put his Thunder up by 1 only to have Andre Iguadola hit a buzzer beater. With the Thunder down 2 – Kevin Durant missed a 7 foot jumper. Serge Ibaka gathered the rebound and shot a 15 foot jumper that also missed. Thabo Seolosha saved the ball from going out of bounds. The ball went right into Westbrook’s hands. […]Read more →