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NBA Compiles the 10 Best Ankle-Shattering Crossovers of the 2013-14 Season

The 2013-14 NBA regular season is over, which means some players now have a full offseason to recover from getting their ankles broken earlier this season. Guys like the Denver Nuggets' Ty Lawson and the Cleveland Cavaliers' Kyrie Irving made a habit of shattering opponents' ankles all year. Show More Summary

Memphis Grizzlies vs. Oklahoma City Thunder: Western Conference Round 1 Preview

The Oklahoma City Thunder are healthy with a chance to get revenge on the Memphis Grizzlies for last year's Western Conference semifinals. The Grizzlies took down a Russell Westbrook-less Thunder team in five games last May, but Oklahoma...Show More Summary

Golden State Warriors vs. L.A. Clippers: Western Conference Round 1 Preview

The Los Angeles Clippers and Golden State Warriors will finally meet in what promises to be a great postseason matchup. Although the word “rivalry” does not yet apply, there is definitely something brewing between the Golden State Warriors...Show More Summary

Celtics' Phil Pressey Throws a No-Look "Hike" Pass to Brandon Bass

The Boston Celtics' Phil Pressey did his best impression of an NFL center last night. In the second quarter of the Celtics' game against the Washington Wizards, Pressey got stuck in the lane with multiple Washington defenders collapsing...Show More Summary

Jim Rome Is Still Getting Paid for Bashing Michael Jordan in 'Space Jam' Cameo

Jim Rome's cameo in Space Jam may have lasted less than a minute, but he is still getting paid for his role in the 1996 movie. That's right. More than 17 years later, Rome is still getting paid for ripping Michael Jordan in the classic. Not a bad gig. [Jim Rome, YouTube ; h/t USA Today's FTW ] Read more NBA news on

Kevin Durant Is Larger Than Life in New Sprint Commercial

The Oklahoma City Thunder's Kevin Durant just finished a sensational regular season, and a new Sprint commercial may help explain how he posted such insane numbers. Not only does Durant appear a giant, but he also has rocket boosters on his feet. That's just unfair. [Sprint, h/t USA TODAY's FTW ] Read more NBA news on

How Paul George Used Kobe Bryant as His Guide in Becoming an NBA Star

If you're Kobe Bryant, it's an awkward time. You've never been further from where you want to be, you've never had less time to get there and you've never been more uncertain if your body will let you even try. So you distance yourself from the Los Angeles Lakers' worst season ever and make yourself scarce. Show More Summary

NBA Playoff Schedule 2014: TV Coverage Guide and Complete Bracket

It's officially the greatest time of year. The playoffs are here and the weather is gorgeous, right Joakim Noah? In the West, teams like the San Antonio Spurs and Los Angeles Clippers have been great all season and appear primed for the playoffs. Show More Summary

Toronto Raptors Release 'We the North' Video to Get Fans Hyped for NBA Playoffs

The 2014 NBA playoffs are right around the corner, and the Toronto Raptors are doing everything they can to get their fans ready for the postseason. Even though the Raptors are battling for the No. 3 seed, not many people are talking about them. Show More Summary

Kevin Durant's Game-Winning Dunk Against Pistons Clinches No. 2 Seed for Thunder

The Oklahoma City Thunder controlled their destiny as they took on the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday, the final night of the regular season, but they needed a clutch performance out of their superstar to get the job done. Thunder star Kevin Durant officially wrapped up his fourth NBA scoring title with 42 points against the Pistons. Show More Summary

Brent Barry Better Practice "Jessie's Girl" After Shaquille O'Neal Guitar Smash

Let's have a moment of silence for Brent Barry's guitar, which is now busted to pieces much like the former NBA guard's heart. Next Impulse Sports' Pete Blackburn spotted just the latest evidence that Inside the NBA is one of the best...Show More Summary

Carmelo Anthony: 'I Have a Lot to Think About' During 2014 Offseason

Offseason uncertainty is weighing on Carmelo Anthony like he's barreling toward free agency after the New York Knicks staged one of the most expensive choke jobs ever or something. Wait a minute... For the first time of his illustrious,...Show More Summary

Which Playoff Team Has Best Chance to Knock off Miami Heat?

Forget the Miami Heat's recent stumbles, conceded No. 1 seed or even their shuffled and reshuffled rotations for a minute. They've all been part of an elaborate eight-month dress rehearsal leading up to this moment. The curtain rises...Show More Summary

JR Smith Believes Carmelo Anthony Will Re-Sign with New York Knicks

Hopefully New York Knicks resident chucker J.R. Smith knows best. Unless you're into Saturday night raves, head-to-toe tattoos and obsessing over shoelaces the way Mr. Deeds' butler does feet, you've probably never embraced that line of thinking before. Show More Summary

Clippers Shrug off Franchise Record 57th Win with Real Focus on Playoffs

The Los Angeles Clippers made history on Tuesday night, but you'd hardly have known it if you'd asked the team itself. "Breaking franchise records is great, I guess," Doc Rivers said before his Clippers fended off the Denver Nuggets at Staples Center, 117-105, for the team's 57th win of the 2013-14 NBA season—a new franchise record. Show More Summary

Meet Amazing 2nd Grader Brooklyn Vick, The Next Great 2 Sport Star

Thanks to the ever trending YouTube, seemingly every day a new video pops up of supposedly the next great adolescent hoops star. While it may be cute to see these pint sized ballers imitate their favorite pro athletes in rec league action, crossing over opponents and doing Kevin Durant’s “free throw shake”, these talented youngsters […]

Jabari Parker's NBA Draft Decision Shouldn't Be Criticized Either Way

A little advice: No matter what Duke superstar Jabari Parker eventually decides, vis- a- vis throwing his name into the NBA draft hat or returning to Durham for his sophomore season, it's probably best not to check for reactions on social...Show More Summary

Iman Shumpert Throws Down Dunk off the Glass vs. Nets

The New York Knicks could've used all kinds of this earlier in the season. Earlier in the game against the Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday, we saw New York guard Iman Shumpert send Brooklyn's Paul Pierce to the floor with a crossover. Shumpert...Show More Summary

Army Specialist Returns from Deployment to Surprise Son at Suns Game

Monday's game between the Memphis Grizzlies and the Phoenix Suns had serious playoff implications, but it meant a whole lot more than just basketball to one family. Army Specialist Jamie Bledsoe returned from his deployment to surprise his son at the game. Show More Summary

Damian Lillard Pokes Fun at Ringless Athletes in Hilarious New Foot Locker Ad

Winning a ring can help solidify an NBA player's place in history, but there are many great players who never won a ring. Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard is hoping he doesn't join that list. The 2014 NBA playoffs are nearing, and Lillard makes it quite clear that he's chasing a ring in the latest Foot Locker ad. Show More Summary

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