October 18, 2017

Who is Luka Doncic? The Slovenian stud’s stats, highlights and NBA draft potential

2017/09/25 10:48 am

Luka Dončić is a young, 6’7” shooting guard from Slovenia. Over the past several weeks and months, Doncic has been making a lot of noise and become much more visible as his play has matured. So much so, that the 18-year old is seen by some as the potential top choice in the 2018 NBA Draft. If you’ve ever seen Doncic play, you can see why so many are so high on him. . Doncic is eligible for the draft and […]

The list of the most profitable NBA teams (and franchises that lost the most money)

2017/09/24 2:49 pm

After ESPN reported that nearly half the NBA lost money last season — many fans were left scratching their heads. But what does it really mean? . In short, it’s complicated. Calculating the total income and revenue for each NBA team isn’t as easy as one would assume. Each franchise is essentially a major corporation, so trying to figure out which teams are most and least profitable has to take into consideration a variety of factors. Those factors include luxury […]

Slovenia wins Eurobasket 2017; defeats Serbia 93-85 in Championship

2017/09/17 2:37 pm

Slovenia defeated Serbia 93-85 in the EuroBasket 2017 finale giving the small Eastern European country their first ever Eurobasket championship. The high scoring game was an entertaining one which see-sawed between the two teams and came down to the final minutes. Slovenia was able to establish several double-digit leads throughout the game and Serbia fought themselves back into the game over and over, but was unable to get over that final hump. . Discuss Eurobasket 2017 with Other Fans in […]

NBA players that died young, prematurely or from heart problems (<60 years old)

2017/09/09 3:53 pm

The deaths of no fewer than 25 NBA players (and other famous basketball pros) in 2015 set off alarms and made it an infamous year with the most deaths of former players. . That fateful year saw the deaths of Moses Malone, Dolph Schayes, Daryl Dawkins, Rod “Hot Rod” Hundley, Earl Lloyd, Roy Tarpley, Anthony Mason, Jerome Kersey, Harry Gallatin, Mel Daniels, Christian Welp, John “Hot Rod” Williams and the two most-well known Harlem Globetrotters Meadowlark Lemon and Marques Haynes. […]

Everything you need to know about that ‘Connect Four-Basketball’ mash-up game

2017/09/06 10:59 am

Just when you think you’ve seen everything there was to see in the world of basketball, but now there’s something totally new out there that’ll break your brain and get you excited. A new hybrid game has emerged that mashes up basketball and the popular board game, Connect Four. Basically, you shoot at hoops into a basket and when you make it, the ball goes into a life size version of the Connect Four board game. The game sounds awesome, […]

Before Vince Carter dunking over Fredric Weis, there was Dr. Dunkenstein (and 1977 WUG Recap)

2017/09/03 11:12 am

Most NBA fans of a certain age remember when Vince Carter dunked over France’s 7-2 centre Frederic Weis in the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia. It’s hard to not to remember the dunk which many consider one of the top five, if not the best, dunks ever that happened in the course of a game. . And it’s not just stateside that fans revel in Carter’s feat, the French themselves humbly refer to it as the “le dunk de […]

What are the chances a #1 draft pick becomes a bust (or a NBA legend)?

2017/08/22 1:41 pm

We all know that being the number one pick is a loaded title. On one hand, you have cemented yourself in NBA history. Whether you never play one minute or end up scoring 30,000 points in your career, you’ll always be remembered. (0)

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