This video of James Harden ‘playing defense’ is amazing

Thursday, April 17th, 2014

Houston Rockets guard James Harden is one of the most explosive offensive players in the NBA. The 24-year-old, two-time All-Star averaged 25.4 points and 6.1 assists per game during the 2013-14 regular season. Simply put, he's one of the toughest covers in the NBA and drives opposing defenders nuts with ...

Shabazz Napier: Breaking down point guard’s draft stock

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

Shabazz Napier was the story of the 2014 NCAA Tournament. He threw his Connecticut team on his back and led the seventh-seeded Huskies to a championship with a 60-54 win over a heavily-favored Kentucky team. After a fantastic four-year career, now Napier will be looking forward to the 2014 NBA ...

Los Angeles Lakers give GM Mitch Kupchak multiyear extension

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

Despite being in the midst of the worst season in franchise history, the Los Angeles Lakers announced they have agreed to a multiyear extension with general manager Mitch Kupchak. While the team has struggled mightily this season, that certainly can't be blamed on Kupchak, and over the years he has ...

Jeanie Buss says she’s the boss of the Los Angeles Lakers

Thursday, March 20th, 2014

This hasn't been a good year for the Los Angeles Lakers. While the team languishes near the bottom of the NBA standings, stars Kobe Bryant and Steve Nash have missed most of the season due to injuries. On top of that, fans of the team just had to watch Laker ...

Kobe Bryant will not return this season

Wednesday, March 12th, 2014

The Los Angeles Lakers are having a horrible season and superstar Kobe Bryant has missed most of it. On Wednesday morning, we got completely expected news as Bryant will reportedly be ruled out for the rest of the season. Bryant's recovery from a fractured lateral tibial plateau in his left knee ...

Minnesota lawmaker makes baseless NBA crime claim

Monday, March 10th, 2014

People say the media has a liberal bias, but I personally respect the hell out of hard-core Republicans. They stay true to their guns both literally and figuratively. This especially seems to be the case when it comes to matters that can involve thinly-veiled references to race and totally unverifiable ...

Steve Nash will retire if released by Lakers

Thursday, March 6th, 2014

Steve Nash has spent most of his two seasons with the Los Angeles Lakers sidelined by leg and back injuries. Many feel he should just retire, but Nash claims he's fully committed to playing in 2014-15 and finishing out the final year of his contract. While the Lakers currently claim they ...

How Michael Sam made Jason Collins matter

Monday, February 10th, 2014

When everyone made a tremendous to-do about NBA player Jason Collins coming out of the closet last year, my reaction was more along the lines of "whoop-de-doo." And not for the reasons you are probably assuming. From my perspective, Collins was not all that different from John Amaechi, another basketball player ...