The blown up version of the Wall Street Journal you see above was positioned outside the visiting locker room in New Jersey on Wednesday night, before the Nets took on the Magic. Coincidence? I think not.
JaVale McGee gets benched more than a high school showboat who laughs in the face of his coach. Professional athletes getting benched is pretty rare in general, but McGee has already pulled it off twice this season — with two separate head coaches. You may remember earlier in the year when he was benched for…Read More
Iman Shumpert had a sick Linsanity dunk planned for the dunk contest until he had to pull out because of a knee injury. The Knicks rookie guard says he was going to jump over a couch as a nod to teammate Jeremy Lin, who famously slept on his brother’s living room couch until the team…Read More
Blake Griffin has put together several monster dunks during his short NBA career, and this is easily one of my favorites. Griffin, who once infamously tea-bagged Timofey Mozgov when the latter was with the Knicks, nearly repeated history Wednesday. Blake dunked over (or around) three Nuggets players in the third quarter of the Clippers’ 103-95…Read More
The Lakers were looking like a mess until beating the Mavericks Wednesday night in Dallas. First, Kobe Bryant said the trade rumors were affecting Pau Gasol, so he told management to finally decide the big man’s future. General Manager Mitch Kupchak responded and said Gasol was still on the block. Kobe was not happy with…Read More
In a recent interview with SLAM, former Clippers center Keith Closs opened up about his short-lived NBA career and how alcohol derailed a promising future in the league. We’ve heard tales in the past of drinking in locker rooms, namely from Ron Artest and Mark Cuban, but by comparison Closs’ admission makes those stories look…Read More
The Sacramento Kings have lost six in a row and first-round pick Jimmer Fredette has hardly played recently. Jimmer has played 63 minutes during the six-game losing streak. He missed one game with a stomach illness and did not play in Tuesday’s loss to the Heat because of coach Keith Smart’s decision. The benching Tuesday…Read More
We all know the background story of Kris Humphries. He was married to Kim Kardashian for a very brief period of time — scripted proposal and all. Anytime you associate yourself with a Kardashian, the hatred is bound to pour in. The Kris Humphries Popularity Restoration Project recently received a fantastic endorsement, however. When you…Read More