We’re nearly one month into the NBA season, and teams not named the Oklahoma City Thunder are beginning to settle into their place in the league’s pecking order. Let’s get to some of the highlights and lowlights of the past week.
Before I get to the actual content of this post, there’s a 99% chance I’m jinxing Derrick Rose by doing this post in the first place. So, if he blows out his knee again in Portland next week, feel free to send me hate mail. I’ll take full responsibility.
If Peyton Manning isn’t the best quarterback of all-time, he certainly is in the discussion. On Sunday, Manning added yet another record to his name – this one for career touchdown passes. Now, at 38, Manning is somehow playing some of the best football of his life which is a remarkable feat considering that he
Derrick Rose is back playing in a Chicago Bulls uniform, and early signs seem to indicate that the young man has still got it. I don’t think there is a fan of the NBA out there that doesn’t want D-Rose to stay healthy. Rose dropped 11 points in his first preseason game on Monday night
If you are watching TEAM USA struggle with Turkey, you may want to toss this on to remember the better times. Enjoy the ten best plays of the 2014 Men’s National USA Basketball Team from their exhibition games leading up to FIBA. [USA Basketball]
Jadeveon Clowney put on another little show on Saturday when his Texans took on the Falcons in their second preseason game. We have some highlights you can check out above, which may leave you wanting the regular season to get started ASAP. [Gridiron Grit]
In order to get away from the awful Paul George injury, here are over 2 minutes of Derrick Rose showing flashes of brilliance on the court during the USA’s scrimmage on Friday night. The cutting and speed were not an issue as you can clearly see. [H/T FTW]
I used to watch the WWF (WWE) when I was in high school like my life depended on it, and the above video brought all of those memories right back to front and center. Check out these 10 great moments of superstars and owners returning to the WWE ring unexpectedly courtesy of YouTube user DalyxmanV2.
Jay Cutler is turning 31 today, and because of that we decided to post his high school highlight reel from his time as a student at Heritage Hills High School in Lincoln City, Indiana. You may not have known that Jay also was a great basketball player, as evidenced by the end of the video.
Instead of just recording his nephew’s first score in basketball on his shaky Sony Handycam with the date covering up much of the action, this uncle made this little kid’s basketball highlight the top play on SportsCenter’s Top 10. [BobsBlitz + Reddit]
Do you find yourself with a silly amount of time on your hands and with not much to do? Don’t fret, we got you. Here is over 40 minutes of Kobe Bryant highlights just because. Enjoy! [NBA Highlights]
Get acquainted with one of the best young players in the NBA right now. Dame… shout out to @maxamillion711 for the mix http://t.co/ilk8sZkkLS #RipCity — Damian Lillard (@Dame_Lillard) December 19, 2013