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Blake Griffin finds DeAndre Jordan with touch alley-oop pass against Bucks

As we near the holiday season, it’s always better to give than receive and during tonight’s Milwaukee Bucks-Los Angeles Clippers game, we got to see a little bit of the Clippers lob city. In the third quarter of play, the Clippers got into a fast break situation where Blake Griffin was able to deliver a beautiful touch pass to DeAndre Jordan for a two-handed slam dunk: That...
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Robin Lopez fights Spurs coyote and knocks his eyes out

Robin Lopez didn’t play in that triple overtime thriller between the Portland Trail Blazer and the San Antonio Spurs but he was still somewhat involved in the game. Lopez has been known to get into scuffles with mascots and this time around, he “got into it” with the Spurs coyote. Look at Robin knock the Spurs coyote’s eyes out: Robin, you monster! You shouldn’t treat...
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Serge Ibaka does Mutombo finger wag after blocking Carlos Boozer’s shot

The Oklahoma City Thunder barely got by the Los Angeles Lakers, 104-103, on Friday night. And Serge Ibaka provided a huge play that he added with gravy right after. After he obliterated Carlos Boozer’s shot, Serge does the Mutombo finger wag thereafter: Sometimes, I miss the showmanship of NBA players and I was so glad Serge did the finger wag after that block. We need a little...
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Chandler Parsons trolls himself over Portland Trail Blazers on Twitter

In case you missed it tonight, the Portland Trail Blazers and the San Antonio Spurs had a game for the ages that ended up going into triple overtime as Damian Lillard’s 43 points helped the Blazers win by the score of 129-119. During the second overtime period, the Blazers trailed San Antonio by double digits and most people were ready to count out the Blazers. Someone who didn’t...
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Damian Lillard throws down double-pump slam dunk against Spurs

There are few things that I enjoy more than nasty slam dunks and during tonight’s San Antonio Spurs-Portland Trail Blazers affair, Damian Lillard provided us with one. In the second overtime, watch as Damian is able to drive the lane and throw down a double-pump slam dunk that past two Spurs defenders: Geez, that was nasty Damian! *** Damian Lillard double pump dunk [Steve_OS...
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Video: LeBron takes pass to the face from Dion Waiters

At times, passing the basketball in the association can be a difficult thing and earlier tonight, Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James felt the pain of a pass to the face. In the second quarter of action, Cavaliers Dion Waiters tried to find James with a bullet pass on a possible fast break attempt. Watch as the pass hits LeBron right in the face: *** LeBron James takes...
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Brooklyn Nets Twitter said Toronto Raptors’ new logo looks familiar

So the Raptors unveiled their new logo in this new video: The battle cry of “We The North” sounds cool and all. And the logo looks all right… Except the Brooklyn Nets took exception to it: .@Raptors Looks familiar — Brooklyn Nets (@BrooklynNets) December 19, 2014 It does basically look very similar to the Nets’ logo. If this is the one the Raptors are running with...
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O.J. Mayo’s ambitious reverse lay-up goes over backboard

O.J. Mayo played a solid game with 19 points in the Milwaukee Bucks’ win over the Sacramento Kings, 108-107. But this is one shot attempt he probably wants to forget. Mayo was doing so well that he tried to do this Dr. J-like lay-up. It didn’t go so well: I mean, it looked really good until the part where the ball went over the backboard. Yikes. But at least, your team won...
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Phil Jackson and Charles Barkley have debate over Knicks and Triangle offense

I think this is so silly and I’m actually taking Charles Barkley’s side on this. Phil Jackson wasn’t thrilled when Barkley was saying unflattering things about the Knicks and the Triangle Offense while calling the Bulls/Knicks game on Thursday night. Charles Barkley said that the system didn’t matter and it had always been about the players (Triangle was fruitful with Michael...
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TNT Inside The NBA crew does freestyle rap battle with Nicki Minaj

I… I had no idea what was going on here. On Thursday Night’s Inside The NBA postgame show, rapper Nicki Minaj made a guest appearance. And somehow, they all ended up doing a cypher (which I didn’t even know that it meant freestyle rap battle which really shows how hip I am). Kenny Smith, Grant Hill, Shaquille O’Neal, and Ernie Johnson all did a freestyle with Nicki. It...
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Jimmy Butler says he would like to date Taylor Swift

It seems that almost everyone these days is a fan of musician Taylor Swift and you can count one of those fans in Chicago Bulls forward Jimmy Butler. Earlier tonight, NBA reporter Sean Highkin decided to ask Jimmy about Taylor Swift’s former relationship with musician John Mayer and Jimmy decided to provide a classic answer: Jimmy gave the thumbs-down to T-Swift's relationship...
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Joakim Noah has terrible air ball free throw against New York Knicks

While most people think that making free throws are easy, there are times that some NBA players can just miss free throws horribly. Earlier tonight, Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah stepped to the line at the United Center against the New York Knicks and provided us with a terribly missed free throw that caught mostly air: That wasn’t the prettiest free throw that I’ve ever...
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Dwyane Wade’s best highlights from his 42 points against Utah Jazz

Once in a while, the veterans past their primes dig deep down to summon one of those extraordinary performances that used to be routine for them. On Wednesday night, Dwyane Wade did just that. Wade scored 42 points against the Utah Jazz. Check out the array of the moves he did last night: He was hitting from everywhere, going 12 for 19 from the field (as well as a 2006 Finals-reminding...
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NBA players say #NoGifts on basketball court in new Christmas commercial

The NBA released its new ad for the Christmas Day games. No jingles. No songs. No gifts. That’s the theme: no gifts on the basketball court: Chris Paul, Stephen Curry, Dwyane Wade, Kyrie Irving, and Pau Gasol all make appearances. Pau’s appearance is the best because he actually does some action by blocking a shot and… well, because it’s Pau Gasol, and he should be everybody’s...
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Kenneth Faried does powerful two-handed putback slam against Rockets

The Houston Rockets beat the Denver Nuggets, 115-111, in overtime but Denver did have some flashy plays that kept the fans into it. One of them was an excellent putback slam by Kenneth Faried. Here’s Faried’s two-handed rebound throwdown: These plays are probably the only highlights going on with the Nuggets as they have now lost seven of eight games. But nice jam, Faried....
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Dwight Howard knocks out Nuggets mascot Rocky with playful kick

Before anyone starts to lose their cool, Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard didn’t harm the Nuggets mascot but the incident was another in classic Rocky moment. During a stoppage of play of tonight’s Rockets-Nuggets game, Dwight got the chance to play around with the Nuggets mascot and playfully kicked him in the nose. Watch as Rocky gets knocked out by the kick and falls...
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Nicolas Batum takes nasty fall after slam dunk against Milwaukee Bucks

There are times when players in the association have to be careful when attempting slam dunks and during tonight’s Trail Blazers-Bucks game, Nicolas Batum had a scary moment. In the fourth quarter of play, Batum skied for a two-handed slam dunk but in the process of landing, he took a hard fall onto the Moda Center floor: Here’s another angle of the play which shows Batum...
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Brandon Jennings passes up easy lay-up for jump shot against Dallas

After watching many games over the years, I’ve personally thought that I’ve seen it all. That was until Detroit Pistons Brandon Jennings did something strange during tonight’s Mavericks-Pistons game. In the third quarter, it appeared that Jennings had a wide-open lay-up but for some reason decided to step-back and take a jump shot: Brandon Jennings being Brandon Jennings...
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Drake introduces Toronto Raptors during second-ever Drake Night

In case you didn’t know already, the Toronto Raptors decided to host the second annual “Drake Night” against the Brooklyn Nets. As you might figure, Aubrey Graham was in the house to do the player introductions for the Raptors and if you missed it, check out this video of him introducing the squad with some funny jokes: Good job on the intros, Drake! *** Raptors celebrate...
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Kevin Love delivers amazing full court pass to LeBron James against Hawks

One of the entertaining reasons to watch the Cleveland Cavaliers play basketball is the amazing passing ability of Kevin Love. During tonight’s Cavs-Hawks game in the third quarter of play, Love delivered an amazing full-court pass that went past three Hawks defenders and found teammate LeBron James for an easy lay-up: Earlier in the same game, Love delivered another nice full...
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LeBron James breaks Thabo Sefolosha’s ankles with nasty crossover

There are few things more enjoyable than watching basketball players using incredible crossovers to “break the ankles” of their defenders. Late in the first quarter of tonight’s Cavaliers-Hawks game, LeBron James was being guarded by Atlanta’s Thabo Sefolosha and used a nifty dribble move to get past him: The play ended in a Matthew Dellavedova three-pointer and another...
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Nick Young and his son are wearing Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles onesies

Nick Young’s got a lot going on. He’s ballin’ it up with the Lakers, entertaining everybody, and going out with Iggy Azalea. But when he goes home to his son, he just wants to relax. So how does he relax? Hot chocolate and wearing Ninja Turtle onesies: It's that time of year … Hot chocolate and and onesies and ninja turtles A photo posted by Nick Young (@swaggyp1...
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Andre Iguodala’s travel dance goes well with Taylor Swift’s ‘Shake It Off’

Andre Iguodala protested the no-call travel on Mike Conley by doing his own travel dance. Iguodala got a technical foul for it, which seems really silly. But we enjoyed the dance quite a bit. And, well, we also found out that his travel dance goes really well with Taylor Swift’s “Shake It Off.” Andre’s gonna shake shake shake shake shake: It’s okay, Dre. It might be...
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Russell Westbrook skies for two-handed monster slam dunk against Kings

There are few players in today’s game that have the insane athleticism of Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook and during tonight’s Kings-Thunder affair, he showed of his aerial ability. During an out-of-bounds play, Westbrook was able to get past his defender and throw down a monster two-handed slam dunk with authority: Folks, Let Westbrook be Westbrook *** Westbrook...
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Rudy Gay throws down poster dunk on Serge Ibaka during Kings-Thunder

There are few things that are more impressive than a poster slam dunk and during tonight’s Sacramento Kings-Oklahoma City Thunder game, Rudy Gay showed off his aerial ability. Late in the second quarter, Rudy was able to get to the basket and decided to throw down the two-handed dunk in the face of Serge Ibaka: Rudy just put Ibaka on a poster! *** Rudy dunks on Ibaka [Sports...
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