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The Man Who Helped Bring Down Donald Sterling Is An Asshole, Too

If you were watching closely, you might've seen Kevin Johnson, the former NBA guard who's now mayor of Sacramento, sitting courtside at Staples Center during Game 4 of the Clippers-Thunder series. His arm was around his wife, Michelle Rhee, and the two seemed to preside over the action, conspicuous by design—their… » 5/15/14 4:11pm 5/15/14 4:11pm

Gerald Green's 41-Point Game Gets The NBA Jam Treatment

We like Gerald Green, because when his jumper is falling and he's springing up for huge dunks, he can make you feel like you're watching the real-life version of NBA Jam. So we fully endorse the Phoenix Suns turning his 41-point performance against the Thunder into a set of video game highlights. If any player was… » 3/21/14 10:01am 3/21/14 10:01am

Clippers Swap Eric Bledsoe For J.J. Redick In Three-Team Trade

Yahoo's Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting that the Clippers, Bucks, and Suns have finalized a mini-blockbuster of sorts. The Clippers are sending young stud Eric Bledsoe and Caron Butler's expiring contract to the Suns in exchange for Jared Dudley. The Bucks are shipping J.J. Redick to the Clips, and are getting two… » 7/02/13 6:46pm 7/02/13 6:46pm

Jerry Colangelo Says He Punched A Bulls Fan During The '93 NBA Finals

The man in charge of USA Basketball once owned the Suns and the Diamondbacks, the WNBA's Mercury, and the arena league's Rattlers. He was also responsible for bringing the NHL to Phoenix. But if you were to say something nasty to his mom, Jerry Colangelo wasn't always above behaving like some beer-soaked barfly in… » 5/20/13 6:55pm 5/20/13 6:55pm

Kevin Durant Dunks All Over Marcin Gortat Because Kevin Durant Is A…

It's really not fair that Kevin Durant can do stuff like this. His uncanny combination of size and shooting touch would be enough to carry him to a Hall of Fame career on its own. But Durant also has to possess the kind of sublime speed, strength, and leaping ability that make face-melting plays like this dunk from… » 1/15/13 10:00am 1/15/13 10:00am

Rasheed Wallace Just Got Ejected After 85 Seconds Of Playing Time…

And it was for the best reason. His first tech, naturally, was for shoving [UPDATE: More of a whack, really] Luis Scola. Goran Dragic went to the line to shoot his technical free throw. He missed. Sheed yelled, "Ball don't lie!", as he is wont to do. Tossed. He'd been in the game for 1:25. The crowd went wild.… » 12/02/12 1:45pm 12/02/12 1:45pm