Nene Plays Like Shit, Gets Taunted By Old Dudes

The Wizards, now in the midst of a 1-7 skid, got beat last night by a Bulls team that was without Jimmy Butler, Taj Gibson, and Derrick Rose. The Wiz are a goddamn mess right now, but nobody had a worse night than Nene. » 3/04/15 10:06am 3/04/15 10:06am

Nene Suspended One Game For Head-Butting Jimmy Butler

Wizards big man Nene has been suspended for Game 4 against the Bulls after this altercation with Jimmy Butler. Early in the fourth quarter of the Bulls win over Washington, Nene head-butted Butler, then grabbed him around the head and neck, and the two had to be pulled apart by referees and teammates. Nene was… » 4/26/14 4:26pm 4/26/14 4:26pm

Did Nene's Whistle From The Bench Make Hinrich Miss His Foul Shot? (No.)

Last night in overtime of the Wizards-Bulls game, Kirk Hinrich went to the line with 2.4 seconds left, the score 101-99, and a chance to tie the game. But he missed! How could this be? Last night, we thought it was because he was a clutch gene-free, low-motor choke artist. But today, we may have our answer. » 4/23/14 1:00pm 4/23/14 1:00pm

Where...Crossdressing Mascots Happen?

The NBA Closer is written by Matt McHale, who is seriously glad it's Friday. When he's not checking out NBA mascots - but only for laughs, not in "that way" - you can find him taking a siesta at Basketbawful. Enjoy!

Mmmm, beefy. On a night in which the Denver Nuggets thrashed the Dallas Mavericks 118-105 to move… » 3/28/08 10:40am 3/28/08 10:40am