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Isaiah Thomas’ Sons Declare Dad ‘The Greatest Basketball Player’ at Presser

April 25th, 2016
They've watched Isaiah Thomas secure two consecutive postseason victories. They've witnessed his NBA-leading playoff production.And now, sources very close to the Boston Celtics point guard have said, "Isaiah's the greatest basketball player."Their names? James and Jaiden...Thomas.After tying up the Celtics' Eastern Conference first-round series against the Atlanta Hawks, Isaiah Thomas offered ...

Al Horford Rotates 180 Degrees Mid-Air for Dish to Kyle Korver

April 22nd, 2016
Al Horford has entered another dimension.In one glorious, sweeping motion, the Atlanta Hawks big man high-pointed a Dennis Schroder pass, rotated 180 degrees and dished to a waiting Kyle Korver for a corner three-pointer.Is it clairvoyance? Eyes on the back of his head? A superhuman sense?Whatever it is, that kind ...

Isaiah Thomas and Dennis Schroder Assessed Double Technical for Exchanged Shots

April 22nd, 2016
Isaiah Thomas and Dennis Schroder may or may not be the best of friends.If they are, then the Boston Celtics point guard prefers giving fist bumps to the head, and the Atlanta Hawks sixth man enjoys one-sided hit-and-run hugs.If they aren't, the vastly more probable scenario, then the frustrations of playoff ...

Kyrie Irving Drains Dagger with 0.7 Seconds to Shoot, LeBron James Gets Fired Up

April 22nd, 2016
Pressure? Pssh. Kyrie Irving can handle it.When tasked with extinguishing the Detroit Pistons' hopes of a comeback victory, the Cleveland Cavaliers point guard came through in the clutch, capping off an impressive 26-point, 11-of-20 shooting performance by drilling the biggest shot of the night—a corner three-pointer with only 0.7 seconds left ...

Andre Drummond Hits Off-Balance Shot, Does ‘Hit Dem Folks’ to Fan’s Delight

April 22nd, 2016
Hype. Attitude. Swagger. All are required when down 0-2 in a playoff series against a first-seeded squad.Fortunately for the Detroit Pistons in their Game 3 matchup Friday against the Cleveland Cavaliers, Andre Drummond had a healthy supply of all three.Recognizing his massive size advantage over the defending Kyrie Irving, the All-Star ...

Twitter Has Field Day with Warriors Fashion Photoshoot

April 20th, 2016
Sometimes, even the best-laid plans go awry.The Golden State Warriors simply agreed to a series of portraits for the San Francisco Chronicle, but, as it so often does, the Internet community had other plans.Twitter users flocked to the photos and hijacked them for their meme-creating pleasure. The roast-caliber results are ...

LeBron James Unimpressed with the Late Defense on His 3-Pointer

April 20th, 2016
LeBron James' best three-point plays typically involve a drive into the paint and a free-throw-line finish, but don't count him out from behind the arc.Marcus Morris and the Detroit Pistons defense did Wednesday. Suffice it to say that the Cleveland Cavaliers superstar disapproved.  With a wide-open opportunity from the right wing, ...

LeBron James Poses as Blaze Pizza Employee, Gets Mistaken for Dwyane Wade

April 8th, 2016
It's not every day LeBron James sells you on some spicy sauce, but thanks to the Cleveland Cavaliers superstar and Blaze Pizza, it could happen any day!James, playing the part of a first-day Blaze Pizza employee named "Ron," greeted the lunch crowd at a Pasadena, California, location of the eatery recently.So ...

Shaquille O’Neal Struggles to Ride a Mechanical Bull on ‘Inside the NBA’

April 8th, 2016
If at first you don't succeed, try, try again. Shaquille O’Neal has proven to be a rather unsuccessful mechanical bull rider.In a comedic segment of Thursday's Inside the NBA, the hoops legend put his robotic-bovine-taming capabilities to the test, and, for the most part, failed.But it didn't deter him from making several ...

Robin Lopez Ejected After Clapping in Official Dan Crawford’s Face

April 6th, 2016
First the technical, then the ejection.The New York Knicks' Robin Lopez managed to earn both without a single tick of the game clock, which steadily read 3:32 in the game's final quarter. First came an aggressively disputed no-call with official Justin Van Duyne after a collision with the Charlotte Hornets' Al ...