Okay, so Anthony Davis missed his first two field goal attempts before this, but let’s ignore that, because his first bucket (off a steal) is way more fun to talk about. Expect more — much more — of this over the next six months.
The interminable NBA preseason wrapped up Friday night, and a whole bunch of players appeared eager to end the meaningless slate with a bang. Of course, some of these are the result of a noticeable lack of effort on defense — to be expected after nearly a month of training camp and eight meaningless preseason
Aside from that one time Timofey Mozgov posterized Josh Smith, when it comes to dunking, the Denver Nuggets big man just can’t seem to win — whether he’s the dunker (see above) or the dunkee. [YouTube]
In the wake of the Paul George injury and preparing for an exhibition tour leading up to the FIBA World Cup, Team USA is taking some time off before resuming practice in Chicago on August 13th. In other words, it’s going to be an exceptionally slow week, in what is typically a dead month for
DeMar Derozan and Kyle Lowry are part of a contingent of NBA players currently on an unsanctioned tour of the Philippines this summer. A few days ago, during an exhibition at Araneta Coliseum in Lungsod Quezon, the Toronto Raptors teammates paired up for an alley-oop, which featured Derozan (one of the NBA’s best dunkers) leaping
Friday turned out to be a busy day in the NBA, both on and off the court. Obviously, the biggest news of the day was LeBron James announcing his return to the Cleveland Cavaliers. Meanwhile, the Las Vegas Summer League kicked off on the campus of UNLV. The first game pitted the New York Knicks