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Basketball Painting

Basketball Painting

Using only a basketball and bucket of red paint, artist OhiseeRED paints a rather impressive likeness of Yao Ming – though she doesn’t have enough paper to render all 7 foot 6 inches of him.

NBA Fade Away T-Shirts

NBA Fade Away T-Shirts

Want to show some love to the hardwood classics and greatest games that we watched over and over again during the protracted off-season? Get these throwback NBA team shirts by ‘47 Brand.

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Elevate (Trailer)

Elevate (Trailer)

Elevate is a documentary about four talented West African teenagers from the SEEDS academy who have qualified for slots at an American prep school, a step closer to their dream of playing in the NBA.

Basketball Cat

Basketball Cat

Here ye, greedy NBA players: don’t think for a minute you couldn’t get replaced by this number one feline draft pick. Looks like all the moves are solid, plus, bonus: payment in Friskies.

Adidas AdiZero Rose 2

Adidas AdiZero Rose 2

Derrick Rose collaborated extensively on his latest shoe release with Adidas; this pair features an adjustable collar, lightweight build and welded sprint frame support for all your wicked cuts.

Nike LeBron 9 Cannon

Nike LeBron 9 Cannon

King James’ latest signature shoes, the Lebron 9 Cannon Has a military green, slate and orange Hyperfuse upper with Flywire support and Air Max 180 on the heel. Also available in black and red.

Selyna Bogino: Ball Juggler

Selyna Bogino: Ball Juggler

Yeah, yeah, get the dirty jokes out of your system and watch Selyna Bogino “practicing at home for fun”, juggling not one, not two, but five basketballs with her hands and feet. Unreal.

NBA 2K12 (Trailer 2)

NBA 2K12 (Trailer 2)

2K Sports brings out the big guns for NBA 2K12, which will feature more legends aside from Jordan, along with their signature moves that will send chills down the spine of basketball fans.

NBA 2K12

NBA 2K12

NBA 2K12 still has Michael Jordan, but this time he’s not the only legend on the block. Magic Johnson, Larry Bird, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Julius Erving will also be playable.

How Not To Dunk in HORSE

How Not To Dunk in HORSE

It’s funny what can happen during a simple game of HORSE, especially when you’re trying to one-up your buddies like this guy. After all that, in classic dude fashion, he only wants to know if it went in.

The Crossover On Display

The Crossover On Display

The New York Times talked with Dwyane Wade, Allen Iverson, Pearl Washington and Tim Hardaway to discuss one of the most effective and fun to watch moves in basketball – the crossover.

Trebuchet Basketball Shot

Trebuchet Basketball Shot

Was the trebuchet built just for this? Was it skill or trial and error? Was it bravery or stupidity that led the boys near the hoop to loiter unprotected while a catapult lobbed a projectile at them?

H.O.R.S.E.

H.O.R.S.E.

These two dudes are amazing sharpshooters. Unfortunately they’re also hopelessly competitive morons. Their version of Horse rivals MJ and Larry Bird’s epic McDonald’s showdown.

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Blake Griffin 2011 Dunks

Blake Griffin 2011 Dunks

A compilation of all 214 dunks that the L.A. Clippers’ own human highlight reel Blake Griffin made in his rookie year. We were almost sick of Blake and dunks after watching this. Almost.

Pro-Keds Royal Plus Sneakers

Pro-Keds Royal Plus Sneakers

Originally produced in the 1970’s, Pro-Keds Royal Plus Sneakers are back to funk up your high-top collection; available with monochromatic canvas, twill, or leather uppers for a modern dash of cool.

Jacob Tucker: Mad Dunker

Jacob Tucker: Mad Dunker

A compilation of Jacob Tucker’s arsenal of dunks. The Illinois College senior claims he has a 50-inch running vertical jump, making it easy for him to imitate Vince Carter’s epic Olympic dunk.

Charles Barkley Rap

Charles Barkley Rap

We’ve tried to imitate Charles Barkley on the golf course to no avail, but we’re not going to even bother attempting to mimic his flow here, carefully styled and edited for T-Mobile. (Thanks Matthew!)

Full Court Shot

Full Court Shot

Tyreke Evans’ half-court buzzer beater was awesome, but check out this shot by Stephanie Quattrociocchi. While it wasn’t the game winner, Stephanie did throw the ball from 86 feet away.

Best Basketball Fan Dance

Best Basketball Fan Dance

No offense LeBron, but even you didn’t have a chance for the spotlight against this talented Charlotte Bobcats fan, who proved his skills on the dance cam during the Heat game. (Thanks Lisa!)

Backwards Buzzer Beater

Backwards Buzzer Beater

Austin Groff, a player at Twin Valley South High School tosses an incredible backwards desperation shot from half-court just milliseconds before the buzzer buzzes.

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Basketball Multitasking

Basketball Multitasking

Ilze Luneau knows how to handle her balls. Basketballs, that is. In this clip, she pulls off some astounding tricks with up to 6 balls at the same time. She just needs a better backing track.

NBA Jam

NBA Jam

Originally for the Wii only, EA Sports’ classic arcade basketball game is now available for the Xbox 360 and the PS3. Play online, beat the legends and unlock hundreds of secret teams.

Response to LeBron

Response to LeBron

Do the good people of Cleveland think LeBron James’ recent Rise ad for Nike is just more narcissistic, self-promotional build-up from a guy whose actions speak louder than his words? Hmm.

3-Point Arcade Basketball

3-Point Arcade Basketball

A revolution in arcade basketball. It has a special mat that detects when you’re in 3-point range. It has a dual electronic scoreboard and comes with four balls. Unleash your inner Larry Bird!

Converse Scoreboard Watch

Converse Scoreboard Watch

The bold Converse Scoreboard Watch was inspired by game time and adapted for any kind of play. One piece construction with stacked digital display, silicone case and strap. (Thanks Tony!)

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