Donning Michael Jordan’s number for the 2015 Sprite Slam-Dunk Contest, the Timberwolves’ Zach LaVine channeled His Airness – and possibly outdid him – with this epic dunk. Somebody needs to check his hi-tops for rockets.
Now 4-years-old, the sharpshootingtoddlerTitus Ashby took his talents to Lake Tahoe to shoot basketballs, footballs and even baseballs on his battered hoop. He also headbutted a rock. Just to switch things up a bit.
This year a certain sharpshooter who used to be with the Minnesota Timberwolves went to the Cleveland Cavaliers to be part of a playoff contender. Here’s how the Wolves promoted today’s match between the two teams. Welp…
The Heat may not be a .500 team quite yet, but NBA fans will have a few snickers while watching the amusing cop drama Tall Justice 2 with all star Chris Bosh; he’s a good cop who must prove his innocence in a frame job. See the first skit here.
Oklahoma City Thunder centers Nick Collison and Steven Adams recently showed off their secret handshake on TV. It’s not filled with dozens of daps or complicated sequences. In fact, it’s just the opposite. KD seems used to it.
Like father, like son. TakeMyTalent shares the highlights of LeBron James’ son from a youth basketball tournament in Houston. LeBron Jr. can’t dunk just yet, but the 4th grader’s got game. And a mouthguard.
Rockets guard Troy Daniels was recently traded to the Timberwolves. As if that wasn’t sad enough, while on the phone with Troy a Houston news channel represented him with a fan made NBA 2K14 headshot instead of an actual photo.
We’ve seen plenty of basketball trick shot videos, some more plausible than others. But Corridor Digital makes no attempt to fool us into thinking their shots are physically possible – and that’s what makes this clip so much fun.
A basketball shot tracker that uses a net-mounted sensor and a wearable sensor along with a mobile device to distinguish and record makes and misses using a regular basketball. Its mobile app has a variety of workouts and drills.
High school basketball player Tacko “Taco” Fall measures a whopping 7’6″ tall, with an 8′ wingspan, towering over his teammates and opponents, and dunking balls with his feet barely off the floor. He just signed with UCF.
The only thing darker than Killspencer’s murdered out mini basketball hoop is its price. It comes in all black maple, leather and metal or with a 24k gold-plated rim and gold foil net. Oh and the ball? Sold separately. $300. Damn.
Kwe’Shaun Parker turns just 18 this year and is only 6’2″ tall. But this high school junior is the reason why prolific dunkers are described as playing above the rim. Sometimes literally in this kid’s case. More of Kwe here.
We’ve seen plenty of videos flaunting individual trickshotskills, but we can only imagine the amount of coordination, skill (and luck) it took to get all 10 of these basketballs to sink in the net without one person missing their shot.
The Black Mamba’s latest signature shoes receives an appropriate make over. The Kobe 9 High Ext QS Snakeskin has a brown and yellow faux snakeskin upper. Stocks are low online, so eBay might be your best bet on snagging one.
Bryan College student Gustavo Angel Tamayo made four increasingly difficult shots within 30 seconds to win a $10,000 prize. The kicker? He’s more of a soccer player and he had a broken finger. Turn the volume down.
If you thought some of today’s sports rules were strange, get a load of these juicy tidbits, compiled by Mental Floss. And yes, we know many of these are simply sports trivia, not rules. 21-point baseball winners? Bounce catches? Seriously?
Players shoot, dunk and make gestures over Scenario. Where are Sugar K and the 2014 champs?! Aside from making Al Jefferson do an Earl Manigault impression, NBA 2K15 also adds face scanning and mentors to the career mode.
LeBron James dunks on Shabazz Napier, Shaq invents a new word to describe the sound of Kevin Durant’s three-pointer and the Red Hot Chili Peppers want you to suck their kiss in the new gameplay trailer for NBA 2K15.
Using motion tracking tech and a grid of LED screens, AKQA designed Nike’s RISE basketball court to help provide training drills for young athletes, but to also put on an amazing lightshow. The NBA needs these now.
KDP Trick Shots demonstrates a basketball shot which required not only precise aim, but the gymnastic skills to perform a backflip and a bicycle kick to score a 3-pointer. And if you thought that was impressive, watch this.
James Harden asks The Round Mound er – Sir Charles Barkley about tips on how to stay fresh each basketball season. The Hall of Famer responds with a suggestion that should horrify Rockets fans. And give His Airness a chuckle.
Artist Michael Murphy created these cool hanging pieces for the Nike Store Berlin which look like Michael Jordan when viewed head on, but disintegrate into important icons of his career when viewed from the side.
The MVP’s latest signature shoe has Flywire and a midfoot strap for support, while a Hyperposite heel and Zoom unit provide cushioning. The first five colorways will be introduced this summer, starting with the KD 7 July 4th.
20-year old Isaiah Austin was looking forward to be picked at the 2014 NBA Draft. Sadly, just a few days ago he had to withdraw because he was diagnosed with Marfan syndrome. The NBA did what it could to ease the heartbreaking blow.