Let Carlos Boozer Explain "Holdat" To You

What is life like for a veteran roleplayer on a shitty NBA team? Not that bad, if the tail end of Carlos Boozer's press postmortem today in Los Angeles is any sign. The Lakers forward took his opportunity when prompted to explain exactly what he means when he says "holdat!" (And how it can happen even on shots he… » 4/16/15 2:51pm Thursday 2:51pm

Let's Appreciate All The Incredible Shit Russell Westbrook Did

Russell Westbrook will not be participating in the NBA playoffs this year, and that makes us sad, because it’s always a bummer when one of the most exciting players in the league has to spend his summer at home. But Westbrook’s absence will be particularly hard to swallow this year, seeing as how he just turned in one… » 4/16/15 12:58pm Thursday 12:58pm

Heat And Sixers Both Really, Really Need To Lose To Each Other Tonight

There is a very special game being played tonight, the final night of the NBA regular season, with so much more at stake than just a boring old postseason berth. The Heat and 76ers will meet, each seeking the same draft pick, each needing desperately to lose their game to secure it. Tonight in Philly: it’s Tanknarök. » 4/15/15 2:13pm Wednesday 2:13pm

Russell Westbrook Catches A Too-Little Break, Far Too Late

With just under six minutes remaining in Oklahoma City’s 116-104 loss to the Pacers last night, Russell Westbrook collided with Indiana’s Luis Scola as the latter set a screen for the former’s man, George Hill. Referee Ed Malloy called a personal foul on Westbrook, his third; Westbrook complained, and Malloy added a… » 4/13/15 4:15pm Monday 4:15pm