Accoding to ESPN LA.com and a CBS Sports report, Los Angeles Lakers forward Pau Gasol will miss six-to-eight weeks with a partially torn plantar fascia. He suffered the injury Tuesday night in the Lakers’ 92-83 win over the Brooklyn Nets.
There’s just two months left until the start of the NBA season. And what better way to get you revved up for the 2012-13 season than a video of some heart stopping game winners? The Hoop Doctors put together a great video of the best game winning, buzzer beaters from the 2011-12 NBA season. The video features NBA stars Derrick Rose (2x), Kevin Durant, Luol Deng, Jeremy Lin, Dwyane Wade, Kevin...
The photo project, SHOOTING HOOPS wants to photograph every basketball court in all the five boroughs of New York City. This photography quest wants to capture images of every basketball court in New York City and have them displayed at Madison Square Garden for the upcoming NBA season. The projects creator is Thai Neave, a former international ESPN SportsCenter anchor who’s passion is now behind...
Kyrie Irving, the 2011-12 NBA Rookie of the Year, is one of 13 players named to the 2012 USA Select Team that will train against the USA National Team during its July training camp in Las Vegas. Irving has been part of two previous USA Basketball teams. Featuring nine players owning USA Basketball experience, including the 2011-12 NBA Rookie of the Year Kyrie Irving and the 2010-11 NBA Rookie of the...
Minnesota’s Anthony Tolliver ran down the floor, face unadulterated joy, staring at his hands as if in disbelief. Just seconds earlier Tolliver dropped a nail in the coffin corner three-pointer over the outstretched arms of Dirk Nowitzki. But the 98-82 fourth quarter lead over the defending champion Dallas Mavericks was not the source of celebration. Instead it was Minnesota Timberwolves rookie point...
For a moment in time the Memphis Grizzlies sat atop the basketball world, upsetting the no. 1 seed San Antonio Spurs in the first round of the 2011 NBA playoffs. It was a near historical run for a young Memphis team–only the second eighth seed to take out a first seed since the NBA switched its first round format to a best of seven. And wile the moment provides the Grizzlies with something to...
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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 →
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 →
Here are a few of our picks of the new Canadian basketball stars. Torontonian Tristan Thompson triumphs after a shaky start Twenty-two years old and measuring 6ft 9in, Tristan Thompson is one of the new batch of Canadian born players tipped for major success. In 2011 he was selected 4th overall pick by the Cleveland Cavaliers. Born in Toronto and having played at College level over in Texas, Thompson is a tireless worker – but his rookie season was perhaps […]Read more →