There’s no trash talk quite like end-of-series trash talk. It’s easy to be magnanimous in victory, but it’s not nearly as much fun as pointing to the scoreboard as you lob a Molotov cocktail through the window on your way out of the building. After the Thunder finished off the Mavericks in five games, Kevin Durant and…
There was a funny little moment before Dallas’ dramatic Game 2 victory over Oklahoma City, when Mavericks reserve Charlie Villanueva interrupted the pre-game dance routine of Russell Westbrook and Cameron Payne. After the last-second loss, Kevin Durant called Villanueva’s move “fake shit,” and Russell Westbrook said…
Russell Westbrook is an intense dude, and if he’s determined to do a million dabs with Cameron Payne, maybe you should just let him do so in peace?
Mavericks-Thunder was never going to be close, not with Dallas resting all five starters after an overtime game the night before. And it wasn’t—OKC jumped out to a double-digit lead in the first quarter, extended it to 23 by halftime, and cruised to a 108-89 win. But not being competitive didn’t mean it wasn’t feisty;…
Yesterday, Yahoo's Adrian Wojnarowski broke the news that the Detroit Pistons had fired head coach Mo Cheeks. But Woj didn't just break the news to the NBA fans of the world, he also broke it to at least two Pistons players.
The video above is what it looks like when the 0-5 Detroit Pistons attempt to play defense. Yep, that's JaVale McGee taking the ball from the three-point line to the rim for an uncontested dunk. The Pistons somehow managed to out-JaVale JaVale.
Garnett issued a statement in response to Charlie Villanueva's assertion that KG told him he looked like a cancer patient. Actually: "My comment to Charlie Villanueva was in fact 'You are cancerous to your team and our league.'"
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In need of a point guard, and realizing that free agents flock to Toronto like women flock to bloggers, the Raptors acquired a point guard in a trade last night. T.J. Ford heads north of the border, and Charlie Villanueva goes back the other way to play alongside Andrew Bogut in Milwaukee.