Watch Jack Nicholson And Adam Sandler Dismissively Leave Another Crappy Lakers Game

It's an all too common trope to declare that one specific moment somehow encapsulates a team's entire season, but this one specific moment somehow encapsulates the Lakers' entire season: Jack Nicholson, himself an aging star that provides less and less on return as he gets older, sarcastically waving goodbye and… »1/12/13 11:10am1/12/13 11:10am

LeBron James Has Committed Two Fouls In His Last 299 Minutes Of Court Time

If you've played even rec-league basketbal, you know that desperate, flailing fouls are often the last resort of an overmatched defender. Despite an arsenal of chase-down blocks and consistent efforts to lock up the other team's best player, LeBron James essentially never finds himself in that position, and what looks… »12/23/12 9:45am12/23/12 9:45am

With Their Name Change Looming, The New Orleans Hornets Have Also Trademarked "Rougarou," "Mosquitos," "Swamp Dogs," And "Bullsharks"

It is, by now, established that if and when the New Orleans Hornets change their name to the Pelicans, they'll have one of the best mascots in the league. Feisty, local, unique—its got everything you'd want in a mascot, and the Pelicans will rocket to the top of the standings based on their team name alone. New… »12/22/12 11:30am12/22/12 11:30am

Daryl Morey Made By Far The Most Transactions In His Fantasy Football League, But Still Came In Eleventh And Lost To His Wife

Via the Twitter of Daryl Morey—God bless him, he has a sense of humor about the whole thing—comes this scorecard from his season of fantasy football. Daryl Morey is the GM of two teams: the Houston Rockets (a basketball franchise) and the Morey Eels (a fantasy football franchise). One of the jobs, he's supposedly very… »12/15/12 3:15pm12/15/12 3:15pm

Kevin Durant Memorialized Sandy Hook Last Night With A Message On His Sneakers

It must be hard for professional athletes to figure out to respond to national tragedies like the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary yesterday. In times of national mourning, sports can seem pretty starkly trivial, and the juxtaposition between the day's news and the night's sporting events has a way of making us… »12/15/12 9:20am12/15/12 9:20am

The Suns Will Give You Your Money Back If You Don't Have "Fun" And The Bobcats Will Give You Tickets For The Next Game If You Stay To The End Of This One

Neither the Bobcats nor the Suns are particularly woebegone NBA teams in strictly basketball terms—the Bobcats are enjoying perhaps their best start ever, sitting pretty at 7-8 having already equaled their win total from last season, while the Suns are a scrappy 7-10 with a rebuilding roster. If you focus on the… »12/02/12 11:00am12/02/12 11:00am

LeBron James And Lamar Odom Diplomatically Imply That Kobe Bryant Got Mike Brown Fired

LeBron James—former pupil of Mike Brown in Cleveland, and sometime teammate, sometime rival of Kobe Bryant, doesn't think Mike Brown got "a fair shake" in Los Angeles. James said to ESPN, "I've got a lot to say, but I'm not going to say it right now," before his interview was cut off by a Miami PR person, but he… »11/10/12 5:50pm11/10/12 5:50pm