// The 2014-15 NBA season can’t come soon enough for the Los Angeles Lakers, who just suffered their worst campaign since moving to LA. Kobe Bryant recently tweeted that “next season will be epic,” however, point guard Steve Nash shared a not-so-epic quote with ESPN’s Dave McMenamin about what can be expected of him: “They can’t rely on me, frankly,” said Nash, already the league’s oldest active player at 40 years old. “Hopefully I come back and play 82 games next year and the sky’s the limit, but they can’t...Continue reading »
// It’s no surprise that the Miami Heat’s LeBron James ranked No. 1 in the NBA for jersey sales this season for the second time. LeBron’s marketability has reached heights of the Jumpman himself, with extraordinary sneaker and apparel sales, all thanks to the Miami Heat fans of the world. Derrick Rose only participated in 10 games this season and unbelievably has the popularity to place his Chicago Bulls jersey in the fourth spot, two slots above the New York Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony. Jeff Zillgitt of USA Today reports the top 15 selling jersey’s...Continue reading »
// The bad blood continues to boil between the Golden State Warriors and the Los Angeles Clippers, with Klay Thompson calling out Blake Griffin for flopping. Thompson believes Griffin has flopping tendencies, which shouldn’t happen if you’re a physical freak of nature like Griffin is. He went on record stating as much on The Wheelhouse on 95.7 The Game radio in San Francisco, via ESPN’s Arash Markazi: “He is a good guy off the court but he probably just … I mean … plays pretty physical and flops a little bit, “He flairs his arm around so you...Continue reading »
// The Los Angeles Lakers suffered their worst season in franchise history, standing just two games in front of the Utah Jazz for the worst record in the Western Conference. Kobe Bryant was absent at the Staples Center toward the tail end of the season, most recently missing Wednesday night’s game against the San Antonio Spurs to vacation in France with his family. The Lakers have been Kobe-less for the entire 2013-14 NBA season as he recovers from knee surgery, however, the Black Mamba has sights on 2014-15, and so should the fans who watched their beloved Lakers...Continue reading »
// Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo shared this picture on Twitter of his memorable sneakers honoring the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing before the Celtics’ last game of the NBA season. The sneakers feature each and every victim’s initials who lost their lives on April 15, 2013. Rondo reminds the world even through adversity, the people of Boston are forever Boston Strong. ...
//College basketball standout Jabari Parker has decided to enter the 2014 NBA draft. Previously undecided, Parker revealed his decision in an interview with Sports Illustrated: Ultimately, I boiled my decision down to two simple questions: Which environment — college or the NBA — offers me the best opportunity to grow as a basketball player? Which environment — college or the NBA — offers me the best opportunity to grow and develop off the court? The answer to both questions is undeniably the NBA. There is something else. My father, Sonny, played...Continue reading »
// Shaquille O’Neal’s Shaqin’ A Fool has emerged as a viral sensation on all social media platforms, and no one is safe whether it’s LeBron James or two-time Shaqtin’ MVP JaVale McGee. Shaq compiled a list of the five greatest Shaqin’ A Fool moments of the 2013-14 NBA season, which he shared on TNT’s “Inside the NBA” on Tuesday. Basketball players if you’re wondering how not to become a victim, be sure to avoid the behavior of these top five Shaqin’ A Fool culprits. Deepest...Continue reading »
// Shaquille O’Neal lets his feelings be known about Brent Barry’s subpar guitar skills by aggressively screaming “We only want to hear classics like “I wish I Had Jessie’s Girl,” a 1981 hit song by Rick Springfield. Shaq then proves his point by smashing Barry’s guitar into pieces to ensure only great music will be played at the “Inside the NBA” studio, not the bedtime lullaby crap. As the regular season comes to an end, hilarious moments like this are why “Inside the NBA”...Continue reading »