Watch Trombone Shorty's Kick-Ass NBA Playoffs Halftime Show

We all had a good laugh this weekend when Coolio performed at halftime of the Spurs-Clippers game. Little did we know, it got worse: Montell Jordan was the featured act for Game Two at Staples Center. Leave it up to New Orleans to get the halftime show right, as the Crescent City’s own Trombone Shorty took over the… »4/23/15 11:42pm

Monty Williams Hands The Warriors An Even Stronger Home-Court Advantage

The Golden State Warriors are essentially unbeatable at home, in no small part because of the legion of crazy-loud fans that pack Oracle Arena every game. There’s not much an opposing coach or player can do to mitigate such a home-court advantage during the playoffs, other than to play well and avoid saying anything… »4/20/15 3:57pm

How Anthony Davis Gives The Pelicans Open Looks They Don't Deserve

Good ball movement generates open shots. This is Basketball 101, so fundamental to the game's primary education it may as well come down on stone tablets to every young player. It's proven: perhaps to the relief of youth coaches around the country, SportVU player-tracking shows that ball movement in the NBA does… »3/13/15 2:20pm

Suit: Saints Owner Tom Benson Is Being Manipulated By His Scheming Wife

Yesterday, New Orleans Saints and Pelicans owner Tom Benson's daughter and grandchildren filed a lawsuit seeking to block his recent and curious decision to cut his family members out of his life and name his third wife, Gayle Marie LaJaunie Bird, heir to his ownership of both teams. We now have a copy of the full… »1/23/15 10:42am

Anthony Davis Volleyball Spikes Manu Ginobili's Shot Straight To Hell

If you put your ear close to your laptop speaker and turn the sound up high enough, you can actually hear the ball itself screaming in terror, just before Anthony Davis pounds it into the parquet at the speed of light. Great googly moogly. It actually traveled back in time on its way down. Manu's lucky that damn… »12/26/14 11:50pm