Charles Barkley And Kenny Smith Talk About Race, Ferguson, Eric Garner

Inside the NBA devoted the first ten minutes of their program Thursday night to Charles Barkley and Kenny Smith's disagreement on all things race, Ferguson, and Eric Garner. Earlier in the week Chuck went on CNN and various radio programs, playing his "contrarian just telling it like it is" role to a T. Kenny then… » 12/04/14 8:43pm 12/04/14 8:43pm

Shaq Attempts The Cookie Face Challenge

You may know it as the cookie face challenge, the face the cookie challenge, the oreo challenge, or some other name. Whatever you call it, Shaq attempted it on the set of Inside the NBA tonight. It's pretty entertaining watching Shaq weirdly scrunch his face, but here are five food-related challenges I'd really like… » 11/21/14 12:38am 11/21/14 12:38am

Bizarre New Art Project Stalks Shaquille O'Neal for Custom "Dunk Rig"

What if, instead of marketing to a general demographic, you marketed to a specific individual? What if, instead of waiting for a patron to commission new work, an artist simply designed it based on someone's psychological profile? If an online ad asked for you by name, could you resist? » 12/17/13 4:50pm 12/17/13 4:50pm

Phil Jackson Compares Shaquille O'Neal to Wilt Chamberlain

Legendary basketball coach Phil Jackson made headlines last month when his book, Eleven Rings, was published. He compared Michael Jordan to Kobe Bryant in the book and concluded basically that Jordan was much better. This wasn't a surprise to anyone, but there was a lot of value in reading Jackson, who coached both… » 6/16/13 4:45pm 6/16/13 4:45pm

LeBron's Fourth MVP Is Pushing Him Into Ludicrous Territory

Reports are swarming that LeBron James will be named the NBA’s MVP for the fourth time in the past five seasons. Somehow this makes Derrick Rose’s 2011 MVP — the only blemish in that stretch for LeBron — seem all the more impressive, if all the more anomalous. Only four other players (Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Bill… » 5/04/13 4:50pm 5/04/13 4:50pm

Kobe Bryant Will Fuel His Comeback By Imagining Naysaying Media Even As…

Sorry for yet more Kobe coverage on an otherwise pleasant Saturday, but as we could’ve witnessed the last of the man for the next, oh, ever, it’s worth trying to figure out whether and how he could come back from the most appropriately named injury in sports. During the press scrum after his apparent torn Achilles,… » 4/13/13 4:48pm 4/13/13 4:48pm