Classic! Hakeem Olajuwon checks in & scores for #TeamAFRICA on @ESPN with the Dream Shake jumper! #NBAAfricaGame http://t.co/csvEoOBWTZ — NBA (@NBA) August 1, 2015 The NBA played their first game in Africa (of sorts) on Saturday at Ellis Park in Johannesburg, South Africa. The Africa Game was played to celebrate the game of basketball’s history
DeMarcus Cousins surprised a lucky few when he popped in for a birthday party in Sacramento unannounced. He had a good time with the other guests, chatting it up, and of course, showing of his signature dance moves. Behold Boogie in all of his six-foot-eleven glory. I can’t speak for him, but it looks like
What’s with all these athletes speeding?
Lance Stephenson seems to be pretty excited about his move from Charlotte to Los Angeles. Stephenson’s 2014 season with the Hornets was a disappointment considering the success he had with a year before with the Pacers. It appears he’s ready to bounce back with the Clippers, as he released a song dedicated to his move
During Wednesday night’s game between the Houston Dash and FC Kansas City, FIFA Women’s World Cup hero Carli Lloyd managed to score an 85th minute goal to put the Dash ahead for good by a score of 3-2. Hi @SportsCenter. Thought you might like this. #SCTop10 #DashOn pic.twitter.com/BqlqZKOrdg — Houston Dash (@HoustonDash) July 30, 2015
Gilbert Arenas decided to write an essay about LeBron James via Instagram on Wednesday night. The former NBA All-Star posted a photo of LeBron with an extremely long caption explaining why he’ll never be Kobe Bryant or Michael Jordan. KINGJAMES…..this person comes around once in a blue moon…a man whos so physically gifted he could
Matt Barnes is one of those players you hate to play against but love to have on your team. So it’s sort of perfect that the Grizzlies traded for him. He himself said that he epitomizes the “grit and grind” style that Memphis idealizes. But even though Barnes said that the Clippers are his enemy
David Lee suffered a strained left hamstring in the last game of the preseason, and Draymond Green proceeded to take his spot in the rotation for the rest of the year.
The good thing about the NBA offseason is that it gives the NBA’s stars the opportunity to make some great ads, like this Foot Locker commercial starring Damian Lillard and Andrew Wiggins.
Paul Pierce nails buzzer beaters with ease. Pitching, however, is a daunting task. The Clippers forward threw out the first pitch at Tuesday’s game between the Athletics and Dodgers, and it was pretty terrible. It was a one-hopper to the plate, but we have to admit that calling it a bounce pass is an A+
Mallory Edens only tweeted two words but it was enough to remind Seattle basketball fans that their city was used as bait, again.
It’s the NBA offseason and that means that the various Twitter accounts of basketball teams are littered with retweets of players’ vacation exploits, highlight videos from past seasons and random gifs designed to garner all those coveted retweets and likes. So, when the Golden State Warriors published a tweet lamenting the fact that the NBA