Look at this shot from Male High School’s Alex Cook to beat St. Xavier.
We haven’t seen much of Blake Griffin since he broke his hand punching out his friend and Clippers equipment manager Matias Testi. But thanks to TMZ, you can now have a decent look at Griffin’s broken right hand:
Neither the Thunder nor Magic played much defense Wednesday night, but Serge Ibaka came up big when necessary, blocking a late layup attempt from Victor Oladipo when the game was tied. Oklahoma City then wisely put the ball into Kevin Durant’s hands, and he drilled the game-winner.
Here’s a fun, unedited moment from inside the Houston Rockets huddle:
Mercer University guard Jibri Bryan was shot in the head and killed in a convenience store parking lot Tuesday afternoon, according to police. Bryan, who was 23, was shot while sitting in his car. The Telegraph (Macon) has the details:
With last night’s victory against the Indiana Pacers, the Cleveland Cavaliers are 5-1 since David Blatt was fired and Tyronn Lue was named head coach. After the game, Kevin Love punctuated his team’s string of successes with this Instagram post:
Lunar New Year is next Monday, and the Sacramento Kings are celebrating the holiday during tonight’s game against the Milwaukee Bucks with player introductions in Mandarin and a pregame celebration. Originally, their celebration was also supposed to include these Year of the Monkey shirts given away to fans:
Halfway through the season, Lakers coach Byron Scott is still giving asinine quotes to the media and ham-fistedly messing with the development of his number two draft pick, D’Angelo Russell.
Thanks to this dude who attended Friday night’s VCU-Davidson game, we are reminded that it’s always funny to watch someone take a selfie:
The triple-double has always been more of a fun box-score artifact than a meaningful statistic, but Draymond Green has been gilding lilies that deserve special recognition.
St. John of the Cross was a 16th century doctor of mystic theology who was chiefly famous for living a life of poverty, and, according to newadvent.org, being “saved from certain death by the intervention of the Blessed Virgin” twice.
Though a full accounting won’t be possible for a number of years, so far the breakout stars of the 2015 draft are Karl-Anthony Towns and Kristaps Porzingis. Picking third, the Philadelphia 76ers missed out on a chance at Towns. But they passed on Porzingis, opting for Duke standout Jahlil Okafor, foregoing cool shit…
Michael Phelps, who has been training at Arizona State in advance of the upcoming Olympics, participated in the ASU student section’s Curtain of Distraction during tonight’s game against Oregon State. And wouldn’t you know it, OSU guard Stephen Thompson Jr. missed both of his free throws.
Poor Bradley Beal, and poor Wizards, who dropped to 20-24 with their 117-113 loss at home to the Nuggets.
The Los Angeles Lakers announced that they will be building a statue to honor Shaquille O’Neal, and it will be unveiled outside of their home arena some time during the 2016-2017 season. All we have to go on now is an artist’s rendering, but it’s a bad-ass looking concept:
I’m sort of embarrassed at how little we’ve talked about Karl-Anthony Towns on this here website. We’ve heaped plenty of deserved praise on fellow rookie Kristaps Porzingis, but Towns has been just as thrilling (and more productive) in his first NBA season. So, let’s drool over some of the things he did against the…
After 10 years in the NBA with Detroit, Orlando, and Charlotte, Jason Maxiell is plying his trade for the CBA’s Tianjin Gold Lions. In yesterday’s game, Maxiell took a hard foul from Shandong center Wu Ke, and he was not happy about it. Exit Wu.
Because the NBA refuses to admit that intentional fouling is a real problem, its scourge is spreading. Tonight’s games featured four different players getting hacked, a new strategy that pushes the rulebook to the limit, and a refinement of the most hilarious kind of intentional foul.