Monty Williams Was There For Ryan Anderson After Girlfriend's Suicide

Sports Illustrated's Chris Ballard has a devastating piece on Pelicans forward Ryan Anderson, who in August 2013 was the one to discover his girlfriend Gia Allemand in her New Orleans home, hanging by her neck from a vacuum-cleaner cord. It is a hard, hard read, but there is goodness here—much of it in Anderson's… » 11/13/14 2:52pm 11/13/14 2:52pm

Anthony Davis Comes Out Of Nowhere For The Putback Dunk

Welcome to the latest edition of Anthony Davis Does Something You've Never Seen Before. Today we have him launching himself from just in front of the dotted line, extending his Groot arm to collect a shot that clanged high off the rim, and then throwing down the putback dunk over poor Zach Randolph—all in one fluid… » 11/04/14 9:33am 11/04/14 9:33am

Anthony Davis Still Improving Should Terrify Opponents

LeBron James's return to Cleveland was the biggest story of the 2014 NBA offseason, but in the not-so-distant future we may be referring to it instead as the summer of Anthony Davis. With almost none of America's big stars playing in the FIBA Basketball World Cup, the 21(!) year old power forward anchored the… » 10/29/14 1:08am 10/29/14 1:08am

James Harden Shakes Austin Rivers Right Out Of The Arena

The next time this happens, Austin Rivers should probably just accept his fate and hit the ground. Stumbling backwards and then throwing up his hands as if it was someone else's fault that James Harden jellied his legs wasn't really a good look. There's no defensive rotation that can save you in that situation, Austin. » 1/16/14 10:29am 1/16/14 10:29am