Jahlil Okafor will enter 2015 NBA Draft

Thursday, April 9th, 2015

Well that didn't take long. Just a few days after leading the Duke Blue Devils to an NCAA title, freshman center Jahlil Okafor has announced he will enter the 2015 NBA Draft. The 6-foot-11 All-American announced his intentions on Thursday and Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski referred to it as ...

Russell Westbrook has gone bananas

Thursday, March 5th, 2015

We've spent most of Russell Westbrook's career considering him to the the Oklahoma City Thunder's second banana. Now he's simply going bananas. Tasked with leading the Thunder in Kevin Durant's absence, Westbrook joined a stratosphere inhabited by all-time NBA greats on Wednesday night when he recorded his fourth straight triple-double with ...

A glass half-full look at Chicago’s terrible sports day

Thursday, February 26th, 2015

Maybe there was an alien abduction. Maybe I'm finally maturing into a rational adult. Or maybe the reality simply hasn't hit me yet. But for whatever reason, I'm still not freaking out over the major injuries suffered by the two faces of Chicago's winter franchises on the same night. If ...

SNL Reunion outdraws NBA All-Star Game

Monday, February 16th, 2015

Even when he's the All-Star Game MVP, Russell Westbrook is playing second fiddle to a bigger star. Or in this case, multiple stars. The NBA All-Star Game typically doesn't have much in the form of entertaining competition for TV viewers, sports or otherwise, being that it takes place in the middle ...

Video: Victor Oladipo with insane pass to Cody Zeller

Saturday, February 14th, 2015

Victor Oladipo and Cody Zeller both started for Team USA in the NBA's Rising Star Challenge on Friday night to kickoff All-Star weekend. The two friends and former Indiana University teammates were having a lot of fun on the court, but one play in particular stood out as simply ridiculous. After ...

Swaggy P shows up late before game; claims (unrelated) dolphin attack

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015

On a day where NBC News suspended anchor Brian Williams six months for fabricating his experiences in Iraq, it should be noted that the following story should be taken with a grain of salt. But since it was told, we're obligated to repeat it for you. Lakers sixth man Nick Young, ...

Kobe Bryant to undergo shoulder surgery, likely out for season

Monday, January 26th, 2015

As expected, Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant will undergo surgery on his right rotator cuff and is listed as being out indefinitely. The Lakers have not announced a timetable for his return, but in all likelihood, the 36-year-old guard will be out for the rest of the season. Bryant tore ...

Bensons play Game of Thrones, New Orleans-style

Thursday, January 22nd, 2015

The following story is to be filed in the remarkably thin manila folder marked "Be Glad You Weren't Raised By Rich People." The palace intrigue is thick in New Orleans this week as accusations and lawsuits are flying between factions of Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson's family -- i.e. his ...