Steph Curry takes 2014-15 MVP despite Mike Crispino’s 5th place vote

Steph Curry was rightfully awarded the 2014-15 NBA MVP trophy yesterday in a lopsided vote that made all the talk about James Harden and Russell Westbrook seem ridiculous in hindsight. Continue reading “Steph Curry takes 2014-15 MVP despite Mike Crispino’s 5th place vote”

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DeAndre Jordan, don’t step away when you make your first free throw!

I really wonder what DeAndre Jordan’s free-throw coach emphasizes during their sessions. Whether miss or make (usually miss), Jordan has a really bad habit of leaving the free throw line. Continue reading “DeAndre Jordan, don’t step away when you make your first free throw!”

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Yes, Steph Curry is the best shooter in all of NBA history

This story is about a week old now, but it’s worth posting. Steph Curry reportedly hit 77 consecutive three-point shots during a practice last week. Continue reading “Yes, Steph Curry is the best shooter in all of NBA history”

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Dime Magazine joins Uproxx, BroBible, Animal in acquisition by Woven Digital

Recently, I saw a Dime Magazine Facebook post that pointed to an uproxx.com web address and not the dimemag.com domain. Continue reading “Dime Magazine joins Uproxx, BroBible, Animal in acquisition by Woven Digital”

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The other ‘Splash Brother’: Klay Thompson’s exceptional season deserves first billing, too

With all the talk of the Golden State Warrior’s success this season, almost all of the talk has centered on Steph Curry. Continue reading “The other ‘Splash Brother’: Klay Thompson’s exceptional season deserves first billing, too”

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Steph Curry toys with Oklahoma City Thunder

Any NBA player would kill to have a showcase reel for their entire season that Steph Curry put together against the Oklahoma City Thunder back in January Continue reading “Steph Curry toys with Oklahoma City Thunder”

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Steph Curry drops Chris Paul with double behind-the-back dribble

Breaking someone’s ankles or making an opponent fall with a quick change of direction has been overblown over the years. Continue reading “Steph Curry drops Chris Paul with double behind-the-back dribble”

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There’s never been a women’s basketball player quite like UConn’s Breanna Stewart

When comparing a basketball player with another, usually those comparisons fall in line with race. Continue reading “There’s never been a women’s basketball player quite like UConn’s Breanna Stewart”

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Did you know that Jordan Clarkson was Asian-American (Filipino)?

I was scrolling through my Facebook feed and there was a post about Jeremy Lin and Jordan Clarkson making NBA history. Continue reading “Did you know that Jordan Clarkson was Asian-American (Filipino)?”

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Remember the NBA Superstars video VHS from the 1980’s?

If you grew up in the 1980’s obsessed with the NBA and owned a VCR then you had an NBA Superstars VHS tape sitting next to Caddyshack and Airplane! Continue reading “Remember the NBA Superstars video VHS from the 1980’s?”

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Video: Jeremy Lin blocks Draymond Green’s layup into the stands

Against the Golden State Warriors, the 6-3 Jeremy Lin chased down the 6-7 Draymond Green for a shocking block. Continue reading “Video: Jeremy Lin blocks Draymond Green’s layup into the stands”

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NBA or NCAA? Why I prefer the NBA over college (even March Madness)

As a basketball fanatic, I’ve never been crazy about March Madness as some of my fellow basketball loving friends do. Continue reading “NBA or NCAA? Why I prefer the NBA over college (even March Madness)”

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Byron Scott has given up on Jeremy Lin, Lakers and winning

It’s not as if we need any more evidence that Byron Scott has it out for Jeremy Lin, but his comments after the Laker’s loss to the New York Knicks on Thursday just proves that winning isn’t on his mind. Continue reading “Byron Scott has given up on Jeremy Lin, Lakers and winning”

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Russell Westbrook is relentless. He won’t stop coming at you. Ever.

Russell Westbrook is a scary player in a league of supremely talented basketball players. Continue reading “Russell Westbrook is relentless. He won’t stop coming at you. Ever.”

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Surprise Door: Here’s the NBA’s Chinese New Year commercial

Here’s a cheesy Chinese New Year commercial from the NBA featuring Jeremy Lin, James Harden, Steph Curry, Benny the Bull and Dwyane Wade. Continue reading “Surprise Door: Here’s the NBA’s Chinese New Year commercial”

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

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. Continue reading “Steph Curry freezes Russell Westbrook with one-handed yo-yo dribble”

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

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. Continue reading “‘Melo on offense, Mellow on defense (Knicks lose in overtime)”

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How is this Aaron Brooks windmill, 180 degree layup not being talked about more?

There are a couple point guards in the league that I scratch my head and wonder why they don’t start with an NBA team, much less be a star for one. Continue reading “How is this Aaron Brooks windmill, 180 degree layup not being talked about more?”

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

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 Continue reading “Could the Los Angeles Lakers have played any better without Kobe Bryant?”

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

After two straight close losses in which Kobe Bryant shot a combined 11-45, Kobe admitted that he was physically fatigued. Continue reading “Hey Kobe, maybe you’re fatigued because you lead the NBA in field goal attempts”

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