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Nick Young takes over Jordan Hill’s postgame interview after Lakers win

Things have been pretty good for the Lakers since Nick Young came back. Yeah, the team is 5-13 but they’ve been 4-4 since the return of Swaggy P. They beat the Detroit Pistons on Tuesday night, 106-96, for their second win in a row. Jordan Hill was being interviewed after getting 22 points and 13 rebounds when Nick Young decided to take over the postgame interview: It seems like...
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December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Ben McLemore posterizes Amir Johnson with fastbreak right-handed slam dunk

Ben McLemore can fly. And Amir Johnson found out first-hand. Watch McLemore run the fastbreak by himself and put Johnson in a poster to the delight of sports highlight shows and web sites: That is not cool, Ben. Not cool. *** Ben McLemore pic courtesy of Getty Images. Vine from AndTheFoul.Com.
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December 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Deron Williams loses Jose Calderon with his dribbling skills then makes jumper

Deron Williams is starting to resemble his Utah Jazz self with moves like this and this. Now Deron has made Jose Calderon his victim: That was quite an array of dazzling moves by Williams. Maybe Deron really needed those ankles fixed, after all. Now he’s back to destroying other people’s ankles. *** Deron Williams picture courtesy of Getty Images. Video from the NBA.
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December 02, 2014  |  Discuss

LeBron James makes difficult bounce pass to Shawn Marion for right-handed slam

The Cleveland Cavaliers and Milwaukee Bucks are playing a close game but the Cavs are sure making it fun. Look at LeBron James with that difficult bounce pass that whizzes past two Milwaukee Bucks. Shawn Marion finishes it up: Fantastic and tough play by LeBron. And great finish by Shawn Marion as he got the flush. Larry Sanders was JUST a little too late. *** LeBron picture courtesy...
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December 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Larry Sanders leaves Anderson Varejao behind with crossover and two-handed dunk

Larry Sanders thinks he’s a guard or something. During the Milwaukee Bucks’ game against the Cleveland Cavaliers, Sanders crossed Anderson Varejao. Seriously: “I” can’t even do that. I’m talking about the crossover; everyone knows my 5’7″ self can’t even touch the backboard these days, let alone touch the rim or dunk. Good moves, Larry Sanders. *** Larry Sanders...
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December 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Giannis Antetokounmpo and Kendall Marshall play Teammate Trivia

This is incredibly adorable. Giannis Antetokounmpo and Kendall Marshall, Milwaukee Bucks teammates, play a game to see how much they know of each other. It ranged from celebrity crushes to biggest fear to what one thing they would want if they were stuck in a deserted island. Check out the video here: Giannis was hilarious in that video, saying that Marshall looked like Drake and...
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December 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Brian Scalabrine tells story about Kevin Garnett beating Glen Davis in arm wrestling

Kevin Garnett of the Brooklyn Nets is a very intense competitor. And apparently, that’s not just on the basketball court. He is intense on every competition, including… arm wresting? Brian Scalabrine, who is a former teammate of Kevin Garnett for the Boston Celtics, tells the story of Garnett beating Glen “Big Baby” Davis in arm wrestling in 2010: They did this while they...
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December 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Andre Miller schools Miami Heat with dribbling skills and fake pass

Andre Miller has been playing in the NBA forever now (drafted in 1998) but he’s had the same game from the start. His game was never about his athleticism; it’s about knowing every bounce, nuance, and trick in the book. Miller is probably slower than your grandma but he somehow makes his way to the rim. In this play, he used just about everything here against the Miami Heat...
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December 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Nick Young predicts he'll score 46K career points by 20th season

  You gotta love Nick Young. First, Swaggy P said he’s a better three-point shooter than the legendary Larry Bird. He gave a hilarious postgame interview with Jordan Hill. He even has advice to give you the girl of your dreams. Now he thinks he can play 20 years in the NBA and get a ton of points. Per Mark Medina of the L.A. Daily News: Nick Young on Kobe: "I think he got...
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December 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Andrew Wiggins goes high for alley-oop from Mo Williams against Clippers

There is a lot expected for Andrew Wiggins, rookie for the Minnesota Timberwolves. He certainly did not disappoint when he was on a fastbreak against Lob City. Former Lob City resident Mo Williams threw it up to Wiggins for the sky-high slam: Wiggins could be destined for greatness. Making plays like that might be a sign. *** Andrew Wiggins photo by Getty Images. Vine by Street History.
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December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Pointless Rankings: Memphis Grizzlies keep grinding, Kobe Bryant is crossing

Power rankings are silly. We always fight over which team should be in certain spots when, ultimately, it really doesn’t matter. So we made our own silly “pointless rankings” about the things that went on in the league in the past week. This feature will be on every Monday. Disagree with these rankings? We already said that these were silly. I put them where I feel they belong...
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December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Kevin Garnett tries to take bite out of Joakim Noah’s hand in Nets-Bulls

Kevin Garnett has been in the league for a long, long time. He’s played a lot of mind games against his opponents throughout the years and this one might be one of the more bizarre incidents yet. Garnett tried to take a bite out of Joakim Noah’s hand during this play in Sunday’s game between the Brooklyn Nets and the Chicago Bulls: Who knows if he actually REALLY tried to...
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December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Denver Police Department shouts out all local teams except for Nuggets

The Denver Police Department loves their local professional sports teams. They love them so much that they gave them a shoutout on Twitter on Sunday night. Spread the love, Denver Police Department: FOR THE RECORD: We love @Broncos @Rockies @Avalanche & @ColoradoRapids — Denver Police Dept. (@DenverPolice) December 1, 2014 Except they kind of forgot one team: @DenverPolice...
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December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Gabrielle Union joins Dwyane Wade’s postgame interview, talks about his game

Dwyane Wade had a vintage performance against the New York Knicks as he scored 13 of his 27 points in the fourth quarter in a Heat victory, 86-79. Wade then had a postgame inteview with Heat sideline reporter, Jason Jackson, when they had a bit of an unexpected guest. Gabrielle Union joined in on the interview and critiqued Wade’s game: The new Mrs. Wade called her husband an...
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December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Dante Exum kicks Australian Rules football and sinks full court shot

So this is pretty awesome. The North Melbourne Kangaroos Football Club stopped by to see Dante Exum and Joe Ingles of the Utah Jazz. Exum and Ingles did some trick shots with the Australian Rules Football, namely trying to sink a full court shot by kicking the ball. Dante Exum was one with the skillz: Hope that his NBA game catches up with his kicking game really, really soon!...
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December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant does behind the back pass to Jordan Hill for slam dunk

Kobe Bryant must love playing against the Toronto Raptors. We know all about the 81-point game and he’s made multiple game-winners against them. This time around, he gets fancy with the behind-the-back dime to Jordan Hill: Keep doing things against Toronto, Kobe. Sorry, Canada. *** Kobe Bryant image courtesy of Getty Images. Vine by Mike Garcia.
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November 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Gerald Green goes off backboard for two-handed slam dunk against Magic

Gerald Green is a walking highlight reel and is always a candidate for Best Play of the Season. Green shows off his hops and creativity by going off the backboard for the slam: Geez, Gerald. You make it look soooooo easy. *** Gerald Green picture courtesy of Getty Images. Vine from Orlando Magic Stuff.
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November 30, 2014  |  Discuss

James Harden incredible between-the-legs move against Milwaukee Bucks

There are few players in this association like Houston Rockets guard James Harden and he showed why last night against the Milwaukee Bucks. In the second half of play, Harden was being guarded by Milwaukee’s O.J. Mayo who almost stole the ball from him before James took a jump shot. As Harden was recovering the ball, he made a beautiful between-the-legs move that allowed him to...
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November 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Kyrie Irving amazing outlet pass to Shawn Marion against Pacers

After a slow start to the season, it appears that the Cleveland Cavaliers are starting to find their rhythm as they defeated the Indiana Pacers last night by the score of 109-97. One of the notable performances came from Cleveland point guard Kyrie Irving who finished the night with twenty-four points, ten rebounds, and five assists. In the first quarter of play, Irving made an...
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November 30, 2014  |  Discuss

LeBron James finds Kyrie Irving with no-look pass against Pacers

There are few things that can happen during a game that can draw more fanfare than a no-look pass and during tonight’s Indiana Pacers-Cleveland Cavaliers game, LeBron James pulled off a nice one. In the first quarter, LeBron appeared to be ready to pass the ball to Shawn Marion but check out the beautiful no-look feed to Kyrie Irving that fools the Pacers defense: That is truly...
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November 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Tyson Chandler posterizes Brandon Davies with thunderous right-handed slam

While KJ McDaniels had one heck of a dunk earlier in that Sixers-Mavericks contest, Tyson Chandler came back with something strong. Look at Tyson put one down on Brandon Davies after a slip screen: That was vintage Tyson Chandler. *** Tyson Chandler pic courtesy of Getty Images. Vine by Kirk Henderson.
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November 29, 2014  |  Discuss

KJ McDaniels posterizes Brandan Wright with putback two-handed slam

The Philadelphia 76ers haven’t had much to be excited about but they do have one guy that has provided smiles throughout this season. Watch KJ McDaniels put one on Brandan Wright with a two-handed putback dunk: That’s for beating the Sixers by 53, Wright and the Dallas Mavericks! *** McDaniels picture courtesy of Getty Images. Vine by Spencer Layman.
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November 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Damian Lillard does behind the back pass to LaMarcus Aldridge for fastbreak dunk

The Blazers showed everyone how to execute a perfect fastbreak. Nicolas Batum dribbled down the floor on the left side of the court. Damian Lillard was running on the right side and LaMarcus Aldridge was trailing in the middle. Batum made a great bounce pass to Lillard, who immediately made a behind-the-back pass to Aldridge. Aldridge finished the break with a two-handed slam. Here...
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November 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Giannis Antetokounmpo does Eurostep from three-point line against Pistons

The thing that we’re amazed about Giannis Antetokounmpo is not only his athletic prowess but also his incredible length. Here’s why a lot of people are so enamored by the “Greek Freak.” Look at Giannis bust a Eurostep from the three-point line: His strides are incredible. And then he finishes with a fingerroll after doing a EUROSTEP from BEHIND THE ARC. That’s so incredible...
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November 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Wesley Johnson throws down half-court lob from Jeremy Lin against Wolves

Wesley Johnson can fly. On a fastbreak against the Minnesota Timberwolves, Johnson got ahead of the wolfpack as Jeremy Lin threw a lob from halfcourt. Corey Brewer was foolish enough to jump with him and Wes flushed down the oop as he got fouled. Look at Wesley Johnson walk the skies: However, the Wolves would have the last laugh. They beat the Lakers in a close one, 120-119. ...
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November 29, 2014  |  Discuss
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