Vince Carter’s Not Hanging ‘Em Up Yet

Following yesterday’s four-game sweep to the San Antonio Spurs, Vince Carter was asked about his immediate future in the NBA. Return for his 19th season (and final year of a three-year deal with Memphis) or ride off into the sunset with 23,969 points, 5,913 rebounds and a lifetime’s supply of spectacular highlights? Vince Carter has no plans to retire… — NBA TV (@NBATV) April 24, … Continue reading Vince Carter’s Not Hanging ‘Em Up Yet

Jamal Crawford: 3-Time Sixth Man of the Year

The NBA’s all-time leader in four-point plays just added another dubious distinction to his name: 3-time Sixth Man of the Year Award winner. Today, the league announced Jamal Crawford is 6MOY for the third time, setting the record. A designated gunner who’s mastered the art of “rock up, shoot” ball, Crawford has perfected an instant offense role since moving to the bench full-time during 2009-2010 … Continue reading Jamal Crawford: 3-Time Sixth Man of the Year

“The Scoop: April 19th Edition”

Cleaning up a few Game 2s in the Association… Pacers 87, RAPTORS 98 Stats Leaders:  PTS: Paul George – 28 | REBS: Jonas Valanciunas – 15 | ASTS: Kyle Lowry – 9 Top DOG of the Night: Jonas Valanciunas (23 points, 15 rebounds) Quick Recap: JV was doing his stuff tonight – he set the tone inside the lane (TOR outscored Indy 46-30 in the paint) as the Raptors evened things … Continue reading “The Scoop: April 19th Edition”

“Back to Back”: Kawhi Leonard Repeats as Defensive Player of the Year

One of the NBA’s upcoming superstars just added another accomplishment to his rapidly expanding trophy case. Today, Kawhi Leonard was named Defensive Player of the Year, for the second straight season, overcoming Draymond Green and Hassan Whiteside in the process. He became the second wing player to win DPOY in consecutive seasons, joining underrated, two-way star Sidney Moncrief on the list (via ESPN). Kawhi’s the head of the snake … Continue reading “Back to Back”: Kawhi Leonard Repeats as Defensive Player of the Year

“Emmanuel Mudiay’s Magnificent Shot Sleeps Sixers”

Today, there was a basketball game between the 29-42 Denver Nuggets and 9-62 Philadelphia 76ers. Did you know about it? Probably not. Was it important? Definitely not. The ending, however, is a completely different story. Emmanuel Mudiay, Denver’s prized rook, really wanted to cap off his big night in style. No timeouts. Down 2. Just under 4 seconds left. Darrell Arthur slung the rock from … Continue reading “Emmanuel Mudiay’s Magnificent Shot Sleeps Sixers”

“Chicago Bulls: Team to Watch (Feb. 1st)”

Every Monday, we’ll unveil a new team to pay close attention to for the upcoming week. The Chicago Bulls are featured in our first installment and it’s perfect timing! Dealing with various injuries and in the midst of seven-game road trip, this week has a chance to make (or break) Chicago’s season. Here’s a quick lo0k at their upcoming matchups as well as a bold reason why … Continue reading “Chicago Bulls: Team to Watch (Feb. 1st)”

2019 Warriors Arena Has Officially Been Named

The Golden State Warriors are planning to make the move from Oakland to San Francisco in 2019 and a new arena will need to be crafted in the next few years. Part of that process includes selling the naming rights to the stadium. This morning the Golden State Warriors’ organization announced a partnership with the New York-based company JP Morgan Chase to officially announce the name of the … Continue reading 2019 Warriors Arena Has Officially Been Named

Shaq Statue Planned for ’16-’17

Shaquille O’Neal will join the likes of Jerry West, Magic Johnson, and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar with a player statue erected outside of the Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles, California next season. The news was announced on Jimmy Kimmel’s show last evening. Shaq’s dominant career in the NBA has always transcended the the way things were done and his life after his career is no exception. The Lakers … Continue reading Shaq Statue Planned for ’16-’17

“A DOG Christmas Preview!”

For any basketball fan, Christmas is synonymous with exciting NBA action. And with stars like Stephen Curry, LeBron James and Kevin Durant scheduled to lace em up tomorrow, there are plenty of fireworks throughout the day. Ok fine, not all of the games will be must-watch affairs (Heat-Pelicans, really?). But that’s cool, we’ve got you covered with a full “preview” anyway. From LeBron and the Cavs … Continue reading “A DOG Christmas Preview!”