Oh My God Oh My God I Think Russell Westbrook Could Beat Up My Dad

Last night, while we were all arguing about a black-and-blue dress, Russell Westbrook and a gaggle of tall men who were not Kevin Durant were a half-hour down the road from where the llamas were dodging the cops, playing the Phoenix Suns. If you missed it, or forgot, the Oklahoma City Thunder lost a heartbreaker in… » 2/27/15 2:55pm Yesterday 2:55pm

Jusuf Nurkic Picked Up The Best, Most Disrespectful Technical Possible

Usually Nuggets rookie Jusuf Nurkic is being conventionally disrespectful, talking shit to Marc Gasol after swatting his shot or taunting DeMarcus Cousins all the way down the court after hitting a jumper in his face. But tonight he stepped up his subtle goon game by softly dropping the ball into Markieff Morris's… » 2/26/15 12:34am Thursday 12:34am

Garnett's Return Features Intro Video And Montell Jordan Performance

Kevin Garnett played his first game as a member of the Minnesota Timberwolves tonight since April 9, 2007. As you would expect, for his return to the Target Center the Timberwolves put together a coming home montage for the pregame introductions, which you can watch above. They also got Montell Jordan to perform at… » 2/25/15 9:26pm Wednesday 9:26pm

Larry Sanders Explains Why He Walked Away From Basketball

After taking an extended leave from the Milwaukee Bucks early in the season, Larry Sanders negotiated a buyout with the team last week. Now, in a video produced by The Players' Tribune, the 26-year-old center sheds some light on why he left the Bucks, and why he has no intention of returning to basketball anytime soon. » 2/25/15 10:55am Wednesday 10:55am

Uh, Guys? I Think The Wizards Forgot To Fire Randy Wittman?

Coming into Sunday's game in Detroit, the Washington Wizards had lost two straight and 9 of 13, a month-long stretch of almost uniformly horrendous basketball in which they've fallen from second to fifth in the East. After the 38-point beating they took from the Cavs at home this past Friday, even that fifth-place… » 2/24/15 1:58pm Tuesday 1:58pm

Isaiah Thomas Stares Down Suns Bench, Says It Was All In Good Fun

The Celtics played in Phoenix tonight, giving Isaiah Thomas an opportunity to go at the team that traded him less than a week ago. He dropped 21 points and seven assists (albeit on 6-16 shooting with five turnovers) on his old teammates, but really took over the game in the final two minutes. He scored eight of… » 2/24/15 1:21am Tuesday 1:21am

Girls HS Basketball Teams Booted From Postseason For Playing To Lose

When the Riverdale High School and Smyrna High School (Tenn.) girls basketball teams met in the District 7-AAA consolation game Saturday night, facing them were a perverse set of incentives. The winner would be on track to face national power Blackman in the semifinals of the Region 4-AAA playoffs, while the loser… » 2/23/15 9:55pm Monday 9:55pm

The Guy Who Plays The Sixers' New Mascot Hates Philly And The Sixers

The garbage-ass Philadelphia 76ers unveiled a new mascot earlier this month, perhaps hoping that a big fake dog named Franklin would distract fans from the historically bad product that the organization is putting on the floor every night. Unfortunately for the team, some internet sleuthing has revealed that the guy… » 2/23/15 9:58am Monday 9:58am