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You know what they say. All these dumb NBA players go to college to play basketball, not to learn; it's a farce. No one gets a degree. Things used to be much better in the 1960s before John Calipari and all his fancy sneakers came to town.
Dirk Nowitzki says he once walked in on Nellie and his dog Lucky in the hot tub. If he had decided to join them, it would have looked like every German porno ever. [Sports Radio Interviews]
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Nearly 22 years after his 16-foot baseline jumper gave Indiana the national title in 1987, Keith Smart ruminates on how how that moment changed his life, and where he's going from here.
You know, it's possible that Mark Cuban isn't quite over his Mavericks' loss to the Warriors in the first round of the NBA Playoffs. How can we tell? Because he's actually suing Don Nelson for having "confidential information" and using it in the Warriors' victory. He's really doing this.
As George Costanza famously noted, it's important to go out on a high note. If you tell a joke at a party and get a huge laugh, you excuse yourself and quit while you're ahead. Apparently subscribing to this philosophy, Warriors coach Don Nelson — having vanquished the invincible Mavericks with a team that wasn't even…
Imagine the ramifications if, perchance, the Warriors eliminate the Mavericks tonight. First off, poor Dirk Nowitzki might never show his face in public again, or at least not around his coach. We'll have proof that the Warriors sold their souls to the devil. And Don Nelson will have his final, brutal revenge on Mark…
Taking a look at Monday's action in the National Basketball Association:
Whew. Don Nelson really was there. Thank God. We honestly feared our brain might have gone bye-bye there for a moment.
To answer your question, yes, we did watch the Oscars last night, and since we think Crash is aggressively awful, we weren't going to bring it up today.