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Kobe Bryant says Iggy Azalea has better career than Nick Young

Kobe Bryant is always quite the good quote. And we know he can be quite biting on teammate and foe alike. Our good friend and Lakers reporter, Mike Trudell, asked Kobe the simple question, “Nick Young or Iggy Azalea?” THE ANSWER MIGHT SHOCK YOU (is that what the cool people say?). Check out the Vine: Well, Iggy Azalea has had two #1 songs in America and has been nominated for...
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John Wall and Bradley Beal think Wizards have better backcourt than Cavaliers

So during Wizards Media Day, Bradley Beal proclaimed something that raised a few eyebrows. Via The Washington Post: “I think we’re definitely the best back court in the league,” Beal declared at his team’s Media Day at Verizon Center Monday. “Just in terms of what we’re capable of doing, the confidence that we have in that. At the same time we got to prove it.” Strong...
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Monta Ellis takes fantastic selfie at Mavericks Media Day

We know that Monta Ellis have it all. And here’s some more proof. Look at this incredible selfie he took at Mavericks Media Day: pic.twitter.com/xTAOxoiPY1 — Tim Cato (@tim_cato) September 30, 2014 Monta Ellis really does have it all. *** Ellis picture courtesy of Getty Images. H/T to Mavs Moneyball.
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Westbrook agrees with Brooks that he is best point guard in NBA

This will always be a heated discussion: who is the best point guard in the NBA? Well, Scott Brooks mentioned his opinion during Thunder Media Day. From Royce Young of ESPN: Thunder coach Scott Brooks believes that Russell Westbrook is the “best point guard in basketball” — and Westbrook couldn’t argue with his coach’s assessment Monday. Brooks almost seemed eager to bestow...
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Carmelo Anthony says he has unfinished business with Knicks

Carmelo Anthony re-signed with the New York Knicks after much speculation about where he was going to go during the offseason. The Bulls and Rockets were both teams that needed one more piece to get over the hump. Melo could’ve been that piece but he decided to stay in New York as the Knicks centerpiece. Here’s what Melo said at Knicks Media Day. From Al Iannazone’s report...
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Andrew Wiggins skies for alley-oop dunk from Ricky Rubio at Dunks After Dark

As we near the start of the NBA preseason, the Minnesota Timberwolves hosted a special event called “Dunks After Dark” in Mankato, Minnesota. During one of the scrimmages, Ricky Rubio showed off his passing ability by finding rookie Andrew Wiggins for a half-court alley-oop dunk seen in the below Vine: I think we’ll be seeing plenty of this Wiggins-Rubio connection in the...
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James Harden admits that his defense can be pretty bad at Rockets media day

If you had to ask many knowledgable NBA fans about the weakness of Houston Rockets star James Harden, many them would not his defense is that weakness. Today, the Houston Rockets held their media day and James was asked about his defensive abilities which even he noted can be pretty bad at times according to Jenny Dial Creech of the Houston Chronicle: James Harden: “I know at times...
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Steven Adams shows off new mustache at Thunder Media Day

As media day continues for numerous teams around the association today, Oklahoma City Thunder center Steven Adams showed up looking a tad different. Adams debuted a fuller-looking mustache at the Thunder’s Media Day and check out the photo courtesy of the Oklahoman’s Darnell Mayberry from his Twitter account: Steve-O's stash!! pic.twitter.com/u4OZqnSmr8 — Darnell Mayberry...
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Paul George shows up at Pacers Media Day without walking boot

Paul George was at Pacers Media Day. One thing we noticed that he’s rocking his new jersey number (13) so he can carry that PG-13 nickname. The other thing we noticed? Hey! No crutches! And no walking boot! Hey, no crutches. #PG13 pic.twitter.com/jypJ360IEn — Candace Buckner (@CandaceDBuckner) September 29, 2014 Great pic of a bootless Paul George from @ScottAgness. pic.twitter...
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Victor Oladipo hits backwards half-court shot at Magic Media Day

Before Media Day started for the Orlando Magic, Victor Oladipo did this: No big deal for the second-year player. I think he’s ready for the season to get started. *** Victor Oladipo pic courtesy of Getty Images. Vine from the official Orlando Magic vine account. H/T to NBC ProBasketballTalk.
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Marcin Gortat and Martell Webster rock mohawks at Wizards Media Day

Marcin Gortat and Martell Webster sure made an impression at Media Day for the Washington Wizards. They came in with some rockin’ hairstyles. Check the tweet below: Gortat on the Mohawks: "Martell's sexual black chocolate and I'm sexual white chocolate so we have to look the same." pic.twitter.com/ewJDvoOnpz — Sarah Kogod (@SarahKogod) September 29, 2014 That...
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LeBron James’ hair is apparently gone again

It was there one day. And it was gone the next. During a Nike event about a couple of weeks ago, LeBron James’ hairline looked different. His hair had miraculously grown back. Maybe he was using Rogaine or some hair plugs. Well, during Cavaliers practice, LeBron showed up like this: And the hairline is back to normal. pic.twitter.com/xzUfCS9nwV — Rey-Rey (@TheNoLookPass) September...
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Zach LaVine blows Minnesota Vikings Gjallarhorn before game

As week four of the NFL season continues onward, the Minnesota Vikings decided to give Timberwolves rookie guard Zach LaVine, a big honor this afternoon. Before the start of the Vikings game against the Atlanta Falcons, LaVine and his family were invited onto the field before Zach got the opportunity blow the Minnesota Vikings Gjallarhorn which is blown before every home game. Check...
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Brandon Jennings is shocked by Oakland Raiders blowout

In case you didn’t know already, Detroit Pistons guard Brandon Jennings happens to be a fan of the NFL’s Oakland Raiders. Today, the Raiders are facing off against the Miami Dolphins and before the game started, it appeared that Brandon was excited for the game as noted on his official Twitter account: Aye @RAIDERS Let's Get It!!!!!!! #SundayFootbAll — BRANDON JENNINGS...
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LeBron James wants Kyrie Irving to be like Tom Brady

As the Cleveland Cavaliers look like the early favorites to win the Eastern Conference, LeBron James sat down with Fox Sports Ohio Fred McLeod to talk about the upcoming NBA season. One of the questions that Fred posed to LeBron was regarding his new teammate Kyrie Irving and how the two will be able to play together and co-exist on the floor. During his answer, LeBron made a comparison...
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Giannis Antetokounmpo Breaking Buck YouTube mix is amazing

There might not be a more intriguing player in the Eastern Conference than Milwaukee Bucks second-year star Giannis Antetokounmpo. We all know that he can do amazing things on the basketball court and if you wanted a pump-up video to get in you in the mood for Giannis, the below clip might be just what you need. Check out Giannis Antetokounmpo “Breaking Buck” mix created by YouTuber...
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Jeremy Lin tosses first pitch at Los Angeles Dodgers game

As the Major League Baseball regular season comes to a close this weekend, the Los Angeles Dodgers enlisted the help of Los Angeles Lakers guard Jeremy Lin during tonight’s game against the Colorado Rockies. Before getting the honor in tossing the first pitch, Lin got the opportunity to warm up on the field at Dodgers Stadium as noted in the below Vine video: Now, check out Jeremy’s...
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Kobe Bryant fadeaway jumper was inspired by cheetah

Kobe Bryant is a basketball maniac. We all know this. He gets inspiration from just about everywhere. And while the following bit seems very unusual, I was not surprised one bit about this. In an interview with the New York Times, Kobe Bryant (along with Arianna Huffington) talked about a myriad of topics including being clutch, sleep, meditation, and even the sensitive Colorado...
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Matt Bonner cosplays as Red Mamba, gets comic book treatment

So we all know Tim Duncan is going to be in the Punisher comic. But he’s not the only San Antonio Spur that’s getting the comic book treatment. Matt Bonner, affectionately known as the Red Mamba, got some comic book art of his likeness. From Matt’s brother, Luke: James O'Barr, Creator of The Crow and @okkervilriver fan, created a #RedMamba comic book pic for Alamo City...
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Ben McLemore does epic photobomb during Sacramento Kings media day

There are few things that I like more than epic photobombs and during Friday’s Sacramento Kings media day, second-year guard Ben McLemore decided to show off his photobombing skills. While DeMarcus Cousins and Eric Moreland were getting their picture taken, Ben decided to infiltrate the photo by leaping into it. Check out the hilarious photo from the Sacramento Kings official Twitter...
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Nick Young creates Poetry Fridays in Instagram videos

We all know that Los Angeles Lakers guard Nick Young has a way with words and last night, Young decided to create a possible new Instagram video trend. While at the Lakers training facility, Young created something called “Poetry Fridays” which essentially allows lyrical-rhyming poetry to take center stage. Check out the first two poetic ballads from his personal Instagram account...
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Jeremy Lin tries to get ‘Lindorsements’ in latest video

In the latest video from Jeremy Lin’s YouTube account, Lin’s friends wondered why he wasn’t getting the superstar treatment in Los Angeles. So they thought of getting endorsements (or “Lindorsements”) for Jeremy. It was a fantastic sketch where they spoof popular endorsements: Being Asian-American myself, I totally appreciated the references to Asian culture in the video...
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Dwyane Wade says Miami Heat can’t replace LeBron James

For the last couple of seasons, the Miami Heat have always had a guy named LeBron James to help Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh in the Eastern Conference. This year, LeBron is back in Cleveland and both Wade and Bosh remain to help lead the Miami Heat and during today’s Miami Heat media day, Wade stated that the Heat can’t replace LeBron as noted by Palm Beach Post Jason Lieser: Wade...
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Phil Jackson wore pink sneakers at Knicks Media Day

Not much has stood out during New York Knicks media day. There are the usual promises for playoffs and declarations of who would start on the team (only Carmelo Anthony was guaranteed a spot). It is also Derek Fisher’s first Media Day as a coach. However, Knicks President Phil Jackson made a fashion statement. Phil Jackson just walked into the gym swaggin' in some pink-colored...
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Jeremy Lin has sandwich named after him at Ike’s

During the peak of Linsanity, Jeremy Lin didn’t really take advantage of the multitude of endorsement opportunities. Come to think of it, I don’t even remember him getting his own sandwich. In the summer, Lin got traded to the Los Angeles Lakers. This time around, he didn’t pass up the opportunity to get his own sandwich. Ike’s, a sandwich chain based in San Francisco, gave...
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