Sure, we’re not even a month into the NBA season, which means that it’s way too early to draw that much information from statistics. That doesn’t make it any less fun to see some of the anomalies that this early 2014-15 NBA season has produced. Sure, there’s some obvious ones in the bunch (did you
The NBA has quickly made it a tradition to make their Christmas games special by having the teams dress in one-off alternate Christmas jerseys. The practice makes the games feel more celebratory and, not coincidentally, allows the NBA to sell even more jerseys. And while the past couple of years have been an unmitigated disaster
Any other year, bitching about NBA All-Star voting would start sometime this week, which is when the ballot is released and voting commences. Of course, you’re probably wondering “well, that’s kind of early, isn’t it?” Yes, yes it is.
While some professional athletes spend 10-plus seasons of their careers with one organization, that type of stability is extremely rare and most guys are forced to pack up their belongings multiple times throughout a three, five or ten year career. As the seemingly never-ending game of transactional chess carries on every year, there are hundreds of players
Bo Jackson and his representatives instructed the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to not select him in the 1986 NFL Draft. The Buccaneers selected him in the 1986 NFL Draft. Yi Jianlian and his representatives instructed the Milwaukee Bucks to not select him in the 2007 NBA Draft. The Bucks selected him in the 2007 NBA Draft.
Available from ClarkToys.com, the only regrettable thing about these NBA player sweaters is that they were only made with ten players in mind. In the future, these need to be available for every player and legend. Still, having a purple and gold sweater that has “BLACK MAMBA” knitted onto the back is a treat that
We’re two weeks into the NBA season, and now that every team has played at least six games, there are plenty of highlights — and lowlights — to get to from the previous week. We’ll start this week with the Knicks… …no, that is not how you Triangle:
Heading into the 2014-15 season, Dirk Nowitzki was certainly going to (or was expected to) leapfrog a few of the Top 10 scorers in NBA history. Now, it’s just a matter of where he might end up by the end of this season, and beyond. Dirk passed Hakeem Olajuwon on Tuesday night to become the
Charles Barkley’s headine-captivating hunger strike is over following the Lakers’ 107-92 win over Charlotte on Sunday and one Lakers player is especially happy about it. Forward Ed Davis took to Twitter on Sunday night to express his displeasure with the feisty Barkley. The reaction was expected, as it’s extremely unlikely that the team appreciate the comments
We’re in full panic mode. The Cleveland Cavaliers are nearly five percent through the 2014-15 season and they’re 1-3 after a demoralizing buzzer-beating loss in Utah on Wednesday night. Judging from various reactions, one might think the end of human civilization is upon us and not even Bruce Willis can save us from the impending
Cleveland Cavaliers fans have been ridiculed, chastised, mocked, trolled and everything else in-between for their treatment of LeBron James following his 2010 departure and subsequent 2014 reincarnation. In an attempt to put one fan on blast during the Cavs visit to Portland on Tuesday night, the Trail Blazers scoreboard folks got creative. Yes, they technically should
It appears that the Doomsday Preppers were right: The apocalypse is coming. However, it’s not zombies, a financial meltdown, or an indestructible army of robotic dinosaurs, but instead the horrifying reality that the Cleveland Cavaliers might not win 80 ballgames this season. The Cavs uneventful 1-2 start has many people panicking, with some even analyzing LeBron’s