Serbian Basketball Fans Go Buck Wild Over FIBA Silver Medal

There's a decent chance that you didn't even know that the United States defeated Serbia in the gold-medal game of the 2014 FIBA World Cup on Sunday, because not many people give much of a shit about the FIBA World Cup. You know who does give a shit about it, though? Serbians. They give a lot of a shit about it. » 9/16/14 10:59am Yesterday 10:59am

New Zealand FIBA Team Does Haka Dance, Confuses Team USA Players

Like all good New Zealand national teams, these dudes started off their FIBA World Cup game against Team USA with a bitchin' haka dance. Haka dances are never not cool, and this one comes with the added bonus of the camera capturing a few American players looking on, befuddled and perhaps a bit terrified. » 9/02/14 1:45pm 9/02/14 1:45pm

Giannis Antetokounmpo Is Doing Awesome Shit At The FIBA World Cup

So, you probably aren't paying all that much attention to the FIBA World Cup right now, because it's still summer and you've got better things to do than watch Sad Derrick Rose shoot 3-12 in 40 minutes of playing time. With that said, you should be aware of all the dope things Giannis Antetokounmpo, a favorite around… » 9/02/14 10:46am 9/02/14 10:46am

Steve Ballmer Practiced Being Owner With His Son's High School Team

The Seattle Times has a piece out today detailing incoming Clippers owner Steve Ballmer's foray into the shady world of high school prep sports and the wealthy parents living vicariously through their kids. Ballmer's son's basketball team at Lakeside School in Seattle sucked, and he wanted to make it un-suck. So he… » 8/17/14 10:12am 8/17/14 10:12am

NBA Rookies Are Receiving The Best Advice

The New York Times's Sarah Lyall is at the NBA Rookie Transition Program, where the most talented young basketballers in the world learn the important things about their sometimes-rocky transitions to the pros. They're receiving advice on everything from fashion to fan relations to celebrity, and Lyall is passing it… » 8/07/14 9:10am 8/07/14 9:10am

Paul George's Injury Has Some In The NBA Rethinking International Play

Paul George's catastrophic leg injury was horrible for him, of course, but rough too for the Pacers and for the NBA, which will be without him for a year. So it's not a surprise that everyone's reconsidering the calculus of international basketball, in which a whole bunch is risked for very little reward. » 8/04/14 9:19am 8/04/14 9:19am

Metta World Peace Is Still A Dude You Don't Want To Mess With

Metta World Peace may no longer be the terrifying NBA presence he once was—mostly because he's no longer in the NBA—but that doesn't mean that he's a guy you can fuck with at the Venice summer league. Two dudes found out as much while playing in a recent pick-up game with the former defensive player of the year. » 7/28/14 2:01pm 7/28/14 2:01pm