LeBron Is The Human Analytic, And He's Unstoppable

Last night's Game 4 between the Heat and Nets came down to a three-play sequence that was laced with a fun bit of irony. With just under two minutes to go, game tied at 94, the Heat—the team paced throughout the night by its star cannon-balling his way to 49 points—rode out the game's crisis point with a set play that… »5/13/14 5:40pm5/13/14 5:40pm

"That Was Real, And That Was Spectacular!" Ian Eagle Shoehorned A Seinfeld Reference Into His Call Of Joe Johnson's Game-Winner

I watched this game while sort of glancing at the television and then looking away again, so when I first heard this call, from the YES Network's Ian Eagle, I thought it was pretty irredeemably dweeby, regardless of the quality of the source material. Now that I've watched again and seen that Jerry Seinfeld was in »12/15/12 1:25pm12/15/12 1:25pm

Paul Pierce Got His Ankles Broken For The Second Time This Week

Paul Pierce is looking old these days. On Sunday, Jameer Nelson victimized him with a nasty crossover, leaving Pierce flat on his back. Last night, Pierce ended up looking helpless and silly yet again after being brought to his hands and knees by a Joe Johnson crossover. This instance of ankle breakage is especially… »11/29/12 1:00pm11/29/12 1:00pm

The Joe Johnson Trade Doesn't Yet Mean Anything For The Nets

The Nets have spent the last 48 hours either assembling a superteam that will contend immediately for a championship, or ruining their first half-decade in Brooklyn. Since last night, the team finalized a deal with the Atlanta Hawks to send just under a third of their roster south in order to acquire Joe Johnson, the… »7/03/12 4:30pm7/03/12 4:30pm