Video: Dwight Howard’s perfect block on Robin Lopez

Thursday, March 7th, 2013

In case you haven't heard by now, the Los Angeles Lakers staged an incredible, emotional comeback against the New Orleans Hornets on Wednesday night. The Lakers trailed by as much as 25 points in the game, and finished the contest on a 20-0 run to pull of an improbable 108-102 ...

In Defense of the New Orleans Pelicans

Wednesday, December 5th, 2012

On Tuesday, Yahoo! Sports reported that the New Orleans Hornets will change their name to the Pelicans for the 2013-14 NBA season. The team has not confirmed the report, meaning that this is likely a trial balloon to see how well the name catches on in the public. Based on early ...

Eric Gordon, Phoenix Suns Agree to Four-Year, $58 Million Contract

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012

Restricted free agent Eric Gordon has agreed to a four-year, $58 million contract with the Phoenix Suns. He can't sign the contract until July 11, and the New Orleans Hornets will then have two days to match the offer. If they don't, he'll be playing in Phoenix next year. Gordon was ...

Eric Gordon to Have Surgery, Will Miss Six More Weeks

Tuesday, February 14th, 2012

When the New Orleans Hornets traded Chris Paul to the Los Angeles Clippers, the key returning piece in the trade was shooting guard Eric Gordon. Well, the 23-year-old who was on the verge of becoming a star in Los Angeles has only suited up for only two games with the ...

Will Ferrell Does It Again

Thursday, February 9th, 2012

Just three days after his Super Bowl coup of brilliance, Will Ferrell was mixing sports and comedic irreverence in a way that... well, the movie Semi-Pro was supposed to. Ferrell introduced the visiting Chicago Bulls before their game at New Orleans on Wednesday night, throwing in an insult for each Bull ...

Dan Gilbert Wanted Chris Paul Trade To Lakers Trade Blocked

Friday, December 9th, 2011

Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert sent an email to NBA commissioner David Stern on Thursday pressuring him to block the trade of Chris Paul to the Los Angeles Lakers. The proposed three-team deal that would have sent Paul to Los Angeles, Pau Gasol to the Houston Rockets and Lamar Odom, Luis ...

The NBA Has Officially Jumped The Shark

Friday, December 9th, 2011

UPDATE: Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert emailed David Stern and told him the league needed to block the trade. So much for the NBA claiming that the trade was rejected for "basketball reasons." For those who haven't heard, the NBA's owners reportedly pressured commissioner David Stern to block the trade of ...