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DeAndre Jordan Air-Balls 2 Straight Free-Throw Attempts

April 25th, 2016
DeAndre Jordan air-balling two consecutive free-throw attempts should come as a shock to no one.The Los Angeles Clippers big man bricked two straight from the charity stripe at Moda Center in the second quarter of Game 4 of the first-round series against the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday night, putting even ...

Spencer Hawes ‘Eats’ After Hornets Take 18-Point Lead over Heat in Game 4

April 25th, 2016
Spencer Hawes is feeling his team.The big man celebrated the Charlotte Hornets' 18-point lead in the third quarter of Game 4 of their first-round series against the Miami Heat by pretending to eat—a pretty accurate representation of their Monday night performance.The Hornets held on to beat the Heat, 89-85, at ...

Russell Westbrook and Cameron Payne Bust Out New Pregame Dance Routine

April 25th, 2016
Russell Westbrook and Cameron Payne don't need to go to a nightclub; Chesapeake Energy Arena works just fine.The Oklahoma City Thunder star and rookie guard whipped up a new dance routine ahead of Game 5 of the team's first-round playoff series against the Dallas Mavericks on Monday night, ignoring criticism from Charlie ...

Sneaker Customizers Tailor Air Jordan 8s with Crying MJ Meme

April 19th, 2016
The Crying Jordan meme has come full circle.Sneaker customizers CryingKicks have made sure of it, slapping the now-infamous image of a teary-eyed Michael Jordan from his Hall of Fame acceptance speech on the tongue of a pair of Air Jordan 8s.What a time to be alive.[h/t Nice Kicks]Read more NBA ...

Kobe Bryant Learned to Play Beethoven’s ‘Moonlight Sonata’ for Vanessa by Ear

April 19th, 2016
Kobe Bryant is not one to take the easy road.Even when it comes to learning to play the piano—which he did by ear. No formal lessons.Why? Well, he wanted to play "something nice" for his wife, Vanessa.Mr. and Mrs. Mamba have faced their fair share of tests in their 15 years ...

Flyers Announcer Tells Fans to ‘Show Class’ After Throwing Bracelets onto Ice

April 19th, 2016
Things got a little out of hand at Wells Fargo Center on Monday.In Game 3 of their first-round matchup with the Washington Capitals, the Philadelphia Flyers, down two games in the series and in the middle of a rout, were handed a slew of penalties halfway through the third period. Fans were ...

Andre Iguodala Shakes His Head and Says ‘No’ After Being Called for a Foul

April 18th, 2016
Andre Iguodala was called for a foul, but he sure didn't agree.The Golden State Warriors forward was trying to tip the ball from Houston Rockets guard James Harden's hands during the second quarter of Game 2 of their first-round NBA playoff series when the whistle blew. Cue the hands being thrown up ...

Russell Westbrook Pushes Dallas Mavericks Who Interrupt His Pregame Routine

April 18th, 2016
Don't kill Russell Westbrook's vibe.The Oklahoma City Thunder star guard was dabbing through his pregame routine with rookie Cameron Payne ahead of Game 2 against the Dallas Mavericks on Monday when his flow was interrupted by Charlie Villanueva.The forward walked ahead in the Mavericks' warm-up line and right between Westbrook and Payne. Russ ...

Bag of Air from Kobe Bryant’s Final Career Game Is for Sale

April 16th, 2016
You might have wondered what the feeling in the air was like at Staples Center for Kobe Bryant's final career game Wednesday—and now you can know for certain, for a starting bid of $1.That's right, someone is auctioning air from the Black Mamba's farewell.A bag of it, technically.Twenty-five percent of the ...

Allen Iverson Makes Surprise Appearance at Tennessee Spring Game

April 16th, 2016
We ain't talking about practice—we're talking about a spring game.Newly elected NBA Hall of Famer Allen Iverson made a special appearance at the Tennessee Volunteers' Orange and White Game at Neyland Stadium Saturday, even speaking to the team, according to head coach Butch Jones."Any time you can bring back a Hall ...