This offseason, the Golden State Warriors were reportedly in the mix for power forward Kevin Love but repeatedly refused to include guard Klay Thompson in any potential deal. Now, the team has once again made its commitment to Thompson known, signing him to a contract extension. Marc Stein of ESPN first reported the deal: Marc. J. Spears of Yahoo Sports prov […]
In a meta critique of the symbiotic relationship between entertainment and advertising, LeBron James is combining basketball with commercials that play during basketball games for Halloween. James posted a picture to Facebook of his Halloween costume, which appears to be a basketball edition of Flo from the Progressive Insurance commercials. The Cleveland Ca […]
A lot of Halloween pranks feature something popping up unexpectedly to startle the victim, but this takes it a level further.Phoenix Suns guard Eric Bledsoe literally ran the other way when a full-size "baby" Tyrannosaurus rex emerged from behind a curtain, roared and chased him.Of course, it wasn't really a dinosaur. It was a performer from t […]
Was Full House a bad show? Do people think being equated with Hulk Hogan is an insult? I only ask because two NBA arenas have used music associated with these entities to "troll" visiting teams during their player introductions, and as far as I can tell, both instances have backfired famously. Deadspin's Barry Petchesky and All Ball's Lan […]
LeBron James struggled from the start in his first game with Cleveland in four years, and the New York Knicks ruined the megastar's emotional homecoming with a 95-90 victory over the Cavaliers on Thursday night.
The New York Liberty announced today that the franchise has not renewed the contract of Bill Laimbeer, the team's general manager and head coach. "We thank Bill for his hard work and contributions to the New York Liberty," said Allan Houston, the New York Knicks' assistant general manager, who also oversees Liberty basketball operations. […]
ISTANBUL (AP) -- Maya Moore scored 18 points and the U.S. beat Spain 77-64 to win its second straight gold medal at the women's world championship Sunday. Lindsay Whalen added 12 points for the United States (6-0), which hasn't lost in a gold medal game in the world championship since 1983, when it was beaten by the Soviet Union 84-82. Except for a […]
Indiana Fever star Tamika Catchings made a statement in a TV interview Thursday that acknowledged her intention to retire following the 2016 WNBA season. Today, the three-time Olympic gold medalist and perennial WNBA All-Star has confirmed those intentions, intending to retire following the 2016 season. Tamika Catchings: "I will be retiring in 2016, Lor […]