1. Watch Kevin Durant Get Swatted at Summertime Playground Game

    Kevin Durant is, in fact, nice. He spends his summers playing basketball in playground leagues in order to give us highlights to watch, but every once in while something ugly happens...

    Jesse Dorsey Written by Jesse Dorsey about 12 months ago 77,423 reads 75 comments

  2. Craziest Images and Quotes from Dwight Howard's Houston Rockets Press Conference

    The Houston Rockets introduced their big free-agent signing on Saturday afternoon in a very formal, yet obviously special, jersey presentation to Dwight Howard . Howard's introduction wasn't without its moments...

    Jesse Dorsey Written by Jesse Dorsey about 12 months ago 106,814 reads 255 comments

  3. As NBA Free Agency Dust Settles, What's Next Step for Teams Still in Need?

    The fast and loud opening weeks of NBA free agency are quieting down, as most big names are off the market. But there are still plenty of teams with open roster spots sorting through the scrap heap...

    Jesse Dorsey Written by Jesse Dorsey about 12 months ago 90,079 reads 163 comments

  4. Is Monta Ellis Enough to Get Dallas Mavericks Back to Playoffs?

    In their quest to make it back into the playoffs, ESPN.com's Marc Stein is reporting that the Dallas Mavericks signed Monta Ellis to a three-year deal worth at least $25 million...

    Jesse Dorsey Written by Jesse Dorsey about 12 months ago 11,018 reads 60 comments

  5. Predicting Which NBA Teams Will Still Use Their Amnesty Clauses

    Just 13 teams in the NBA have yet to use their amnesty provisions provided by the 2011 collective bargaining agreement, while 34 amnesty-eligible players remain and could very well be cut in the coming days...

    Jesse Dorsey Written by Jesse Dorsey about 12 months ago 4,907 reads 7 comments

  6. Why Don't Free Agents Want to Sign with the Dallas Mavericks Anymore?

    The Dallas Mavericks ' most recent free-agency whiff came Wednesday evening when ESPN's Chris Broussard reported via Twitter that Andrew Bynum would be signing with the Cleveland Cavaliers , not the Mavericks...

    Jesse Dorsey Written by Jesse Dorsey about 12 months ago 13,336 reads 79 comments

  7. Where Does Dwight Howard Rank Among Failed LA Lakers Star Stopovers?

    Dwight Howard 's one-year stint for the Los Angeles Lakers was a complete swing-and-a-miss both for the franchise and Howard, but it's not the first time the Lakers have fumbled with a star player...

    Jesse Dorsey Written by Jesse Dorsey about 12 months ago 20,703 reads 65 comments

  8. Metta World Peace Has Interesting Twitter Reaction to His Amnesty News

    The Los Angeles Lakers will reportedly use their amnesty provision on forward Metta World Peace in order to remove the $7.7 million he's owed from their salary cap. When he finally acknowledged the reports, the reaction was distinctly Metta...

    Jesse Dorsey Written by Jesse Dorsey about 1 year ago 36,197 reads 78 comments

  9. LA Lakers Must Embrace Underdog Status, Play With Huge Chip On Shoulder

    With injuries, player departures and salary cap restrictions taking a huge toll on the Los Angeles Lakers , they'll be playing one of two roles that don't come natural to one of sports' most storied franchises: tankers or underdogs...

    Jesse Dorsey Written by Jesse Dorsey about 1 year ago 6,136 reads 18 comments

  10. LA Lakers Bringing Back Point Guard Jordan Farmar After Stint in Turkey

    It's been a year since his last stint in the NBA , and three since he played for the Los Angeles Lakers , but Jordan Farmar , according to ESPNLA .com's Dave McMenamin , is headed back to L...

    Jesse Dorsey Written by Jesse Dorsey about 1 year ago 56,157 reads 204 comments

  11. Win-Loss Predictions for Next Season's LA Lakers, Post-Dwight Howard Departure

    As the Los Angeles Lakers partake in "Plan B" following the departure of Dwight Howard , it seems one of the most interesting conversations is figuring out just how far they will fall from their 45-37 finish a year ago...

    Jesse Dorsey Written by Jesse Dorsey about 1 year ago 12,469 reads 82 comments

  12. Grading NBA Summer League Shirt-Jerseys in Orlando

    After the Indiana Pacers whipped out their sleeved jerseys against the Philadelphia 76ers on Tuesday afternoon, we officially saw every single horrible sleeved jersey for the Orlando Summer League...

    Jesse Dorsey Written by Jesse Dorsey about 1 year ago 13,429 reads 19 comments

  13. Classic Pics of NBA Superstars in Their Summer League Debuts

    The NBA Summer League's first leg is heating up down in Orlando, bringing up memories of today's superstars starting out their careers wearing loose, generic jerseys out in Las Vegas as they get their first taste of professional basketball...

    Jesse Dorsey Written by Jesse Dorsey about 1 year ago 40,134 reads 40 comments

  14. 5 Reasons Rasheed Wallace Is a Genius Basketball Coach in the Making

    Rasheed Wallace is making the quick transition to coaching following his 16-season career, joining the Detroit Pistons coaching staff under new head coach Maurice Cheeks, reports ESPN ...

    Jesse Dorsey Written by Jesse Dorsey about 1 year ago 8,104 reads 22 comments

  15. The Good, Bad and Absurd Moments of Metta World Peace's LA Lakers Tenure

    Metta World Peace has played in his last game with the Los Angeles Lakers , who will use their amnesty provision on the forward according to the Orange Country Register's Kevin Ding , ending a magnificent, absurd stretch in Lakers history...

    Jesse Dorsey Written by Jesse Dorsey about 1 year ago 11,389 reads 29 comments

  16. Star NBA Prospect Andrew Wiggins Can Jump Really High

    Above is a video of Andrew Wiggins at the 2012 LeBron James Skills Academy. As you can see, this dude can jump pretty freaking high. If you're wondering just how high he can jump, you're going to have to continue wondering...

    Jesse Dorsey Written by Jesse Dorsey about 1 year ago 106,337 reads 20 comments

  17. Today Marks the 3-Year Anniversary of 'The Decision'

    July 8, 2010 was the day that LeBron James became a villain in the eyes of most NBA fans, deciding to move down to Miami, team up with Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh , and chase championships with his buddies...

    Jesse Dorsey Written by Jesse Dorsey about 1 year ago 10,853 reads 45 comments

  18. How Not to Handle a Breakaway Uncontested Layup

    Former Louisville shooting guard Kyle Kuric is getting a shot at joining an NBA team, but this atrocious fast-break layup attempt for the Oklahoma City Thunder in the Orlando Summer League likely won't land him any brownie points...

    Jesse Dorsey Written by Jesse Dorsey about 1 year ago 425,820 reads 18 comments

  19. Watch Shawn Marion Get Posterized in Summer Pro-Am Action

    Shawn Marion 's a bit old to play in the NBA Summer League, so he's spending his days in the Chi-League Pro-Am getting dunked on by a guy who plays ball for a mid-major college team...

    Jesse Dorsey Written by Jesse Dorsey about 1 year ago 718 reads 0 comments

  20. Baron Davis Hints at Possible NBA Comeback on Twitter

    Baron Davis didn't play in the NBA last season, but it appears as though a comeback could be in the works...

    Jesse Dorsey Written by Jesse Dorsey about 1 year ago 58,920 reads 98 comments

  21. Chris Kaman Is Having Way Too Much Fun as a Free Agent

    Chris Kaman has bounced around quite a bit in the past few years, getting traded from the Los Angeles Clippers to the New Orleans Hornets and then signing a one-year deal with the Dallas Mavericks...

    Jesse Dorsey Written by Jesse Dorsey about 1 year ago 5,237 reads 16 comments

  22. Guess How Much Money Gilbert Arenas Will Make Next Year

    Gilbert Arenas hasn't played in the NBA for more than a season now, but he's still drawing a hefty paycheck from the Orlando Magic ...

    Jesse Dorsey Written by Jesse Dorsey about 1 year ago 57,047 reads 92 comments

  23. Jason Kidd Gets Technical Foul During Nets Head Coaching Debut in Summer League

    Jason Kidd made his coaching debut Sunday afternoon down in the Orlando portion of the NBA Summer League, and he also earned his very first technical foul along the way as well...

    Jesse Dorsey Written by Jesse Dorsey about 1 year ago 71,062 reads 42 comments

  24. Will O.J. Mayo Finally Blossom into Star with Up-and-Coming Milwaukee Bucks?

    After four seasons with the Memphis Grizzlies and another with the Dallas Mavericks , O.J. Mayo picked up the first sizable contract of his career...

    Jesse Dorsey Written by Jesse Dorsey about 1 year ago 7,389 reads 19 comments

  25. Watch Mason Plumlee Throw Down a Poster Jam in Orlando Summer League

    Brooklyn Nets fans, you're in luck. We're just a single day into the Orlando Summer League, and Mason Plumlee already has had a monstrous highlight dunk...

    Jesse Dorsey Written by Jesse Dorsey about 1 year ago 7,353 reads 3 comments