Carmelo plays in All-Star Game, then quits on Knicks (and no one is surprised)

February 19, 2015 / 0 comments

Of course Carmelo Anthony played in the 2015 NBA All-Star Game and called it a season a couple days after. It would have been out of character if he didn’t.

Zach Levine killed the NBA slam dunk contest

February 16, 2015 / 0 comments

When was the last time you actually paid attention to the NBA Slam Dunk competition during NBA All-Star Weekend?

Jeremy Lin shoots just 2-12, but aggression keeps Lakers flowing

February 7, 2015 / 0 comments

Jeremy Lin didn’t have the best shooting night, in fact he only hit two shots in twelve attempts, but he was instrumental in getting the Lakers on the cusp of a road win vs. the Milwaukee Bucks.

We all can’t be good at everything, so just fucking go for it

January 12, 2015 / 0 comments

Compared to the rest of the world, American men seem to have a lot of anxiety around dancing.

Jeremy Lin highlights vs. Orlando Magic

January 11, 2015 / 0 comments

Jeremy Lin led the Lakers with game high 18 points Saturday night. Los Angeles was playing with Kobe Bryant and notched a rare easy win over the Orlando Magic 101-84.

Steph Curry freezes Russell Westbrook with one-handed yo-yo dribble

January 6, 2015 / 0 comments

Kyrie Irving has the best handles in the NBA in the I’m-going-to-rock-your-ankles kind of way, but Steph Curry has the trickiest moves.

The Knicks just blew up their roster, will try to rebuild around Carmelo Anthony (AGAIN)

January 5, 2015 / 0 comments

The New York Knicks just blew up the team and gave up on the season, getting rid of three of their top eight players, and about to shut down their superstar.

Jeremy Lin plays well vs. Memphis Grizzlies, still gets yelled at by Kobe Bryant

January 3, 2015 / 0 comments

Jeremy Lin had himself a game against one of the Western Conference’s best teams, the Memphis Grizzlies, but unfortunately the Lakers came up a little short 109-106.

Carmelo Anthony gives up on defense

‘Melo on offense, Mellow on defense (Knicks lose in overtime)

December 29, 2014 / 0 comments

Anyone that’s watched Carmelo Anthony over his career knows that he doesn’t really like-like defense, but this sequence against the Sacramento Kings is even substandard for ‘Mellow’s usual lazy effort.

Could the Los Angeles Lakers have played any better without Kobe Bryant?

December 25, 2014 / 0 comments

When Byron Scott decided to sit Kobe Bryant in order to rest the fatigued 36-year old star, the rest of the Lakers knew that they had to step up. Not because they didn’t want to be embarrassed

Hey Kobe, maybe you’re fatigued because you lead the NBA in field goal attempts

December 22, 2014 / 0 comments

After two straight close losses in which Kobe Bryant shot a combined 11-45, Kobe admitted that he was physically fatigued.

Lakers wear “I Can’t Breathe” t-shirts: Why it’s important we see Jeremy Lin wearing the shirt

December 10, 2014 / 0 comments

As everyone knows by now, Eric Garner, a 43-year old African-American male, died after New York police put him in an illegal chokehold.

NBA stars wear “I Can’t Breathe” t-shirts during pregame warmups to build awareness for Eric Garner

December 8, 2014 / 0 comments

It’s great to see that NBA superstars Derrick Rose, LeBron James, Kevin Garnett, Deron Williams, and Kyrie Irving wearing “I Can’t Breathe” t-shirts over this last week.

Kyrie Irving brings his circus act to Madison Square Garden

December 7, 2014 / 0 comments

Most players hope to make a great move here and there, maybe hit a tough shot, and perhaps make a highlight reel or two.

Jeremy Lin highlights (18 pts, 11 asts) from Lakers vs. Timberwolves match

November 29, 2014 / 0 comments

Jeremy Lin had 18 points, 11 assists and 4 steals in a close 120-119 loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves last night.

Video of Derrick Rose’s fake jump pass to Pau Gasol, instead passes to Joakim Noah (all before he hits the ground)

November 12, 2014 / 0 comments

(Ooof… now that’s one helluva title. Do you even need to read this post anymore?) 

Lin leads Los Angeles Lakers to less losses

November 10, 2014 / 0 comments

The Lakers not only won their first game last night of the season, but Jeremy Lin!!!!! 

Gordon Hayward added 7 pounds of muscle this summer, barely looks like teenager anymore

October 16, 2014 / 1 comment

Over this past summer Gordon Hayward, the 6-8 forward for the Utah Jazz added a noticeable amount of muscle to his frame. 

Nik Stauskas a perfect 15-15 from three in 46 seconds

August 30, 2014 / 0 comments

We really don’t need another video to tell us how good a shooter Nik Stauskas is, so let this video of Stauskas shooting a perfect 15 for 15 during a summer workout be the last.

Fake Facebook: Allen Iverson is broke and begging for money

August 25, 2014 / 0 comments

Another day, another fake news story being shared out on Facebook. This time it’s a story about former NBA player Allen Iverson being broke and begging for quarters at Atlanta’s Lenox Mall.

Steph Curry’s sweet behind the back, no look bounce pass for James Harden dunk (GIF)

August 23, 2014 / 0 comments

Last night Team USA’s Steph Curry assist to James Harden was one of those rare instinctive basketball plays that makes basketball so exciting.

USA Basketball vs. Dominican Republic at MSG

From a small basketball website to courtside seats at Madison Square Garden

August 22, 2014 / 0 comments

Earlier this month was the 11th anniversary of Interbasket, a website I founded as an outlet to my then-growing interest in international basketball.

Zheng Haixia: The first Chinese player to play pro basketball in USA was a woman

August 19, 2014 / 0 comments

Now retired, Haixia Zheng (pronounced Hi-Shaw Jheng) was a 6-8 center from China and the first Chinese player to play in the WNBA, and the first Chinese player, man or woman, to play professional basketball in the United States. 

Rockdogs win basketball gold in the 2014 Gay Games in Cleveland

August 14, 2014 / 0 comments

Had to post this a little congratulations to the San Francisco Rockdogs, my traveling basketball team / teammates. The Rockdogs took home the basketball gold medal in the “open” division by defeating Los Angeles United 41-35 in the championship game of the Gay Games.