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Saturday, October 25, 2014

Articles tagged: NBA Lockout

Kevin Durant Plays IM Flag Football Game, Gets Challenged by LeBron

Kevin Durant continued to make awesome use of his time off during the lockout by playing in an intramural flag football game at Oklahoma State University Monday. He talked about having such a good time, that LeBron James was jealous and challenged him to a game. Durant said he was bored and looking to play…Read More

NBA Lockout Is Much Worse than the NFL Lockout

Lockout. It’s a noun quickly gaining in popularity in the English dictionary, along with “Kardashian.” Just when you thought it was safe to come out from the heap of collective bargaining rhetoric from the NFL, now basketball is knee-deep in revenue sharing problems. If you need a refresher, the month is October: usually the time…Read More

Bryant Gumbel: David Stern Is Eager to be Viewed as a ‘Plantation Overseer’

Bryant Gumbel received attention five years ago when he suggested NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue had players association leader Gene Upshaw on a leash. Now he’s going after another leader in a sports labor debate: NBA commissioner David Stern. In his closing monologue on HBO Real Sports Tuesday, Gumbel charged Stern with holding up progress in…Read More

Italian Team Owner Asks Barack Obama to Help Recruit Kobe Bryant

Never could we have imagined that Kobe Bryant would mean more to a team than he does to the Los Angeles Lakers, but now one has to wonder.  If Claudio Sabatini is any indication, Kobe is more important to Italian club team Virtus Bologna than he is to Jack Nicholson. There have already been insane…Read More

Two NBA Cameramen Fight Outside Lockout Negotiations (Video)

The biggest fight in the NBA Monday did not involve the owners and players; it involved two cameramen who brawled over a petty issue. Apparently the two men were jostling for position to film a Derek Fisher press conference when they began fighting. They were told to take their fight down the street, and they…Read More

Delonte West Gets Job in Stock Room at Furniture Store

Back in August, we told you that Delonte West was applying for a job at Home Depot after a judge denied him the freedom to play basketball overseas. Apparently things didn’t work out with the power of the Home Depot, so West decided to apply for a position in the stock room at Regency Furniture….Read More

Kobe Bryant Reportedly Willing to Loan Players Money During Lockout

The NBA players are currently locked out by the NBA team owners who are seeking significant changes to the Collective Bargaining Agreement. The common sentiment is that once players begin losing pay checks, they will cave on their desires. But if the Players’ Association can pool together money that can be distributed to players, they…Read More

Gordon Hayward Joins Video Game League During Lockout

And the list of things NBA players do to keep themselves busy during the lockout continues to grow weirder.  If I told you that an NBA player was joining a video game league during the lockout, you might find that a bit strange.  When I then informed you that the player is Gordon Hayward, it…Read More

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