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Steve Ballmer scares his son while celebrating Clippers win

Steve Ballmer is PUMPED. 24/7. Every single waking second. I don’t think he’s going to last through the season being like that. But we’ll all be sure to watch his antics. Like scaring his son after the Clippers won their season opener. Check out the scare right here: I wish Ballmer was my dad. He would keep me motivated the entire time. Well, that and he’s worth like eleventy...
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Dirk Nowitzki, Monta Ellis, Chandler Parsons rap as Run DMC

If you don’t think Dirk Nowitzki is awesome, something is wrong with you. In the latest Dallas Mavericks video, he joins Monta Ellis and Chandler Parsons in this rap video as they form their own version of Run DMC. Check it out, boyyyyeeeeeee: They all kill it with their flows and I never knew Dirk Nowitzki was such a talented rapper. Actually, I shouldn’t be surprised because...
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Kevin Love delivers full-court outlet pass to LeBron James against Knicks

There are few players in the NBA that can deliver an outlet pass like Kevin Love and during tonight’s Cavaliers-Knicks game, he delivered an impressive one. After Knicks star Carmelo Anthony hit a jump shot, Love took the ball out-of-bounds and delivered a perfect outlet pass that LeBron James caught for an easy lay-in: What a pass, folks… *** Love outlet pass to LeBron [gifdsports...
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Golden State Warriors were introduced in Sacramento to ‘Full House’ theme

The Golden State Warriors defeated the Sacramento Kings on Wednesday night, 95-77. But the Kings won in another way. They introduced the Warriors to the Full House (yes, the old late 80s-early 90s family sitcom) theme song. Check out the first minute of this video: I’m not even sure if the players realized the theme. I certainly did. And really, this shouldn’t be taken as an...
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Amare Stoudemire helps Taylor Swift throw down two-handed slam dunk

Yesterday, we noted that debut of a in-arena video for the New York Knicks which showed Amare Stoudemire singing with “Shake it Off” with Taylor Swift. Earlier today, there is more video of Amare hanging out with Taylor during the video shoot as he helped T-Swift throw down a two-handed jam with some assistance: T-Swift just sucked the gravity right out of the building! ***...
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Phil Jackson says Knicks are not ready for ‘Showtime’

The New York Knicks had their season opener on Wednesday night against the Chicago Bulls. The highlight for the Knicks that night was probably Amare Stoudemire singing Shake It Off with Taylor Swift in a video. Other than that, the basketball game didn’t go so well as they were plastered, 104-80. Team President Phil Jackson was, of course, watching this debacle. Jackson is known...
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LeBron James gets Cleveland ‘together’ in latest Nike ad

There have been lots of LeBron James ads that involved him coming home but this Nike spot may be the one that tops them all. It’s perfect, too, because the Cleveland Cavaliers are playing their home opener later on tonight. Check this video out of LeBron James getting Cleveland together: This ad actually gave me goosebumps. I love it when people come together. And the city of...
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Lance Stephenson posterizes Larry Sanders with nasty slam

The Charlotte Hornets are getting beat pretty badly by the Milwaukee Bucks but it didn’t prevent Lance Stephenson from going in on Larry Sanders. Stephenson really went in on Sanders with that slam. Welcome to Hive City, Lance! *** Lance Stephenson picture courtesy of Getty Images.
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WATCH: Amar'e sings with Swift for in-arena video bit

Recently, it was noted that New York Knicks forward Amare Stoudemire got the chance to meet pop superstar Taylor Swift during a Knicks open practice. During tonight’s game against the Chicago Bulls, one of the in-arena videos starring Amare and Taylor featured both of them dancing and singing to Taylor’s hit song “Shake It Off”: Shake It OFF, Amare! *** Stoudemire sings...
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Dirk Nowitzki explains his two falls against San Antonio Spurs

On Opening night, the Dallas Mavericks lost a close one against the San Antonio Spurs, 101-100. But some noteworthy moments happened in the first half when Dirk Nowitzki slipped twice trying to guard Boris Diaw. A lot of people called it anklebreakers but, really, Dirk just fell. It’s not like Boris Diaw did some quick Allen Iverson-like crossover that would knock people off the...
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Carmelo Anthony makes cameo appearance on ‘Sons Of Anarchy’

This is just weird. I don’t watch Sons Of Anarchy from FX (hey, hey, don’t kill me) but, apparently, New York Knicks All-Star forward Carmelo Anthony made a brief appearance on the show last night. Here’s Carmelo’s big moment: He is a random villain on the show with one fantastic line: “We got a call.” And check the original post at Uproxx (H/T to them). He hands a KNIFE...
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Ben McLemore is featured in Pizza Guys commercial

West Coast chain Pizza Guys used to do spots with Isaiah Thomas, who was then playing for the Sacramento Kings. Thomas got traded to Phoenix in the summertime so the franchise had to look for a new face from the Kings. Enter Ben McLemore as the new Pizza Guy. Check out his new commercial right here: Not bad, Ben. Pretty soon, you’ll be as good of a Pizza Guy as Isaiah Thomas....
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Charlotte Hornets Top 10 ‘old school’ best plays

To celebrate the return of the Charlotte Hornets, the NBA brought out a video of the 10 best “old school” plays of the old Charlotte Hornets. Let’s go back in time and see the best plays from guys like Larry Johnson, Alonzo Mourning, Baron Davis, Muggsy Bogues, and Glen Rice. Here is the video: I miss the teal and the pinstripes. Bring them back soon, okay? *** Hugo the Hornet...
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Kobe Bryant calls Dwight Howard ‘a teddy bear’ after altercation

Earlier tonight, Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant got into an verbal altercation with Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard after Dwight elbowed Bryant in the face during the second half of the Rockets-Lakers. After the game, Lakers head coach Byron Scott stated that Bryant and Dwight didn’t like each other and Kobe responded to that comment with this instant classic as noted...
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Kobe Bryant with beautiful no-look assist to Wesley Johnson

The Los Angeles Lakers are down big against the Houston Rockets in Opening Night. But newsflash: Kobe Bryant can still do things on the basketball court. Check out this beautiful no-look pass to Wesley Johnson. The Lakers may be a bad team but Kobe Bryant is always worth the price of admission. That’s one of the reasons why. *** Kobe Bryant picture courtesy of Getty Images. Vine by @gifdsports.
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Steve Nash plays weird librarian in DailyMVP commercial

Steve Nash may not be able to entertain us anymore on the basketball court but he does have a budding film career. In this spot for DailyMVP, Nash plays a weird (if not, creepy) librarian. Check out the commercial here: Wouldn’t you want Steve Nash to be your librarian? He really is a man of many talents. *** Steve Nash picture courtesy of Getty Images. Video from DailyMVP. H/T to Hooped Up.
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Rajon Rondo calls former teammate Kevin Garnett ‘a great inspiration’

It’s not often we see Rajon Rondo drop his guard. We know he’s a hyper-competitive and a pretty fiery individual. But during a talk with a reporter, Rondo opened up his feelings about Kevin Garnett. Via Jay King of Mass Live: A reporter opened the conversation by asking Rondo if he appreciates Garnett more now, thinking that maybe this might be the big man’s final season in...
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Michael Jordan takes selfie during Twitter takeover

Michael Jordan, owner of the Charlotte Hornets (this still takes some getting used to), has taken over his team’s Twitter feed (@hornets). And being that we’re in 2014, Michael Jordan took a selfie to prove that it’s really him: Yes, it's really me doing this #MJTakeover pic.twitter.com/C7fa9EmZLB — Charlotte Hornets (@hornets) October 28, 2014 This is unprecedented...
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John Wall sees his future in new Foot Locker ad

John Wall is the latest NBA star to get a signature shoe and a hilarious Foot Locker ad. In this one, he sees his future… and it’s not exactly a favorable one. Check out the funny ad here: If this keeps up, you might end up buying a new car from fat John Wall. *** John Wall picture courtesy of Getty Images. Video from Foot Locker.
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Dwight Howard shows off his body double in Adidas Swingman commercial

NBA is releasing their new Adidas Swingman ads. In this one, Dwight Howard shows off his body double, who happened to be a, uh, bit smaller than he is. Check out the video here: Yay for the power of editing! In any case, you can get the new Swingman jerseys at team stores, the NBA Store on Fifth Avenue, or NBAStore.com. *** Dwight Howard picture courtesy of Getty Images.
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Denver Nuggets does parody to Taylor Swift’s ‘Shake It Off’

\ Taylor Swift just released her new album, “1989.” We also know about her #1 hit, “Shake It Off.” It was only a matter of time before an NBA team parodied the Shake It Off video. Ladies and gentlemen, here are the Denver Nuggets doing a fantastic parody to Shake It Off: This video is outstanding. Rocky was obviously the star in this video, donning the outfits Taylor wore...
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LeBron James shows up to ‘first home game’ in new Sprite ad

LeBron James’ first home game wasn’t in Cleveland. Sprite helped city officials transform Patterson Park and held a pick-up game and basketball clinic. LeBron made an appearance for his “first home game.” You can check the inspirational ad right here: Too bad, we really didn’t get to see what happened after LeBron called “next.” Oh, well. *** LeBron James image courtesy...
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Tim Duncan unveils Punisher-themed custom car

As you probably know, Tim Duncan is going to be featured in a future Punisher comic. Duncan appeared at Heroes & Fantasies and revealed a Punisher-themed car made by his car shop, BlackJack Speed Shop. Tim Duncan has a Punisher-themed car. pic.twitter.com/ZGfOLmEAQT — Nicki Jhabvala (@NickiJhabvala) October 26, 2014 The car looks pretty awesome. This car will be raffled off...
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Steven Adams was Tom Hanks’ character from Cast Away for Halloween

Halloween is on Friday and some people already had their Halloween partie over the last few days or so. The Oklahoma City Thunder celebrated it a few days ago; we saw Russell Westbrook dress up as one of the policemen from the Netflix series, Orange Is The New Black. Steven Adams went as Tom Hanks’ character from the movie, Cast Away: Or maybe Steven Adams dressed as Tom Hanks...
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Carmelo Anthony says he would have loved to play with Kobe Bryant

Before Carmelo Anthony decided to stay with the New York Knicks in the offseason, there were rumors that he might team up with Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers. Earlier today, Carmelo addressed the media at the Knicks open practice in Madison Square Garden regarding the Lakers situation in the offseason and noted that his decision had nothing to do with not wanting to play...
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