Archive for July, 2017

Russell Westbrook clowns Rockets with MVP handle after block

Monday, July 31st, 2017:

The Warriors enter the playoffs having won 15 of their last 16. That sort of dominance is exactly what teams should strive for heading into the playoffs, and Golden State has Kevin Durant back after a knee injury cost him all of March. Stephen Curry is still the leader of this team, averaging 25.3 points […]   Read More →

Larry Bird really hated watching LeBron James’ breakaway dunk

Friday, July 28th, 2017:

Larry Bird was not happy as he watched the Pacers give up a breakaway dunk to LeBron James in Indiana’s 117-111 Game 2 playoff loss to Cleveland on Monday. Defensive rebounding has been a problem for the Celtics in the opening two games of the series. To put their struggles on that end of the […]   Read More →

Marc Gasol gets creative with soccer-style putback

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017:

The Blazers were one of the higher volume 3-point shooting teams during the regular season. While they ranked 10th in 3-point attempts per game, they finished eighth in 3-pointers made and were tied with the Clippers in terms of success rate. Lillard and McCollum were the obvious leaders in that category having combined for 5.2 […]   Read More →

Jeff Teague promises Pacers ‘ain’t getting swept’ by Cavs

Monday, July 24th, 2017:

The Pacers are down three games to the Cavs, which pretty much guarantees they won’t win the series. While it’s still technically possible, it seems incredibly unlikely considering it has never been done before. In fact, only three teams have ever even pushed a 3-0 series to Game 7. So at this point, Indiana is […]   Read More →

Kobe Bryant performs hilarious Steve Urkel slam poem on ‘Fallon’

Saturday, July 22nd, 2017:

Kobe Bryant performed an ode to Steve Urkel during a recent appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. The Los Angeles Lakers legend clearly has a fondness for the nerd from the hit 1990s sitcom Family Matters. Bryant’s poem is mainly about Urkel’s ability to transform himself into Stefan Urquelle, using his cool gene. […]   Read More →

Isaiah Thomas hilariously jokes about his defense after Celtics win

Monday, July 17th, 2017:

Isaiah Thomas is often criticized for his defensive abilities, or lack thereof. But in Wednesday night’s Game 5 playoff game against the Bulls, the Celtics star had a few moments where he played solid defense and helped his team. Specifically, he was asked about a possession late in the game where he managed to give […]   Read More →

Marcus Smart has perfect response to Jimmy Butler’s trash talk

Saturday, July 15th, 2017:

After Game 4, Jimmy Butler claimed Marcus Smart was not about that life and was just acting tough. Smart’s response? Laughter. The Celtics guard was asked Tuesday afternoon to respond to Butler’s Cheap College Basketball Jerseys trash talk, and if he indeed is about that life. While he didn’t want to make this series a […]   Read More →

Draymond Green says Warriors not expecting Steve Kerr to return

Thursday, July 13th, 2017:

Golden State is attacking the playoffs with the mentality that Steve Kerr won’t be returning. The Warriors coach wasn’t on the bench for Games 3 and 4 of the team’s first-round sweep of the Trail Blazers because of debilitating issues related to two back surgeries, and forward Draymond Green said the squad doesn’t anticipate he’ll […]   Read More →

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