1. Former NBA Stars Who Flopped as Head Coaches

    With the Brooklyn Nets showing interest in Jason Kidd to potentially fill their coaching vacancy, as reported by Sam Amick of USA Today , it's got to bring up other NBA stars who became head coaches and fell flat on their faces...

    Jesse Dorsey Written by Jesse Dorsey about 1 year ago 11,162 reads 10 comments

  2. NBA Stars We Can't Wait to See Return from Injury in 2013-14

    The 2012-2013 season was a complete disaster—as far as injuries taking a toll on top-tier talent in the NBA is concerned. We're all ready to get our superstars back...

    Jesse Dorsey Written by Jesse Dorsey about 1 year ago 7,454 reads 34 comments

  3. Which Swat Was Better, LeBron's Denial of Splitter or Hibbert's 'Melo Rejection?

    LeBron James nailed down the most highlight-able moment of Game 2 with a monstrous block on Tiago Splitter, but how does it match up with the best block of the postseason? If ...

    Jesse Dorsey Written by Jesse Dorsey about 1 year ago 12,058 reads 124 comments

  4. Tim Duncan Wasn't Only 'Awful' Spurs Star in Game 2

    A tight game quickly turned into a pile of rubble for the San Antonio Spurs , who fell to the Miami Heat , 103-84, in Game 2 of the NBA Finals Sunday night. Things went south so quickly that it was hard to remember just exactly what transpired...

    Jesse Dorsey Written by Jesse Dorsey about 1 year ago 13,481 reads 69 comments

  5. The Block Heard 'Round the World: Twitter Reacts to LeBron's Swat on Splitter

    LeBron James and the Miami Heat turned Game 2 into a laugher Sunday night, thanks in part to a sequence from James that blew the doors off the front of AmericanAirlines Arena...

    Jesse Dorsey Written by Jesse Dorsey about 1 year ago 63,705 reads 134 comments

  6. LeBron James Denies Tim Duncan With Skying Fingertip Block

    LeBron James didn't have a stellar first half against the San Antonio Spurs, but he did have one of the most intense highlights of the first 24 minutes, getting up just enough to send a shot back at Tim Duncan...

    Jesse Dorsey Written by Jesse Dorsey about 1 year ago 1,147 reads 0 comments

  7. Predicting Next Wave of NBA Stars to Sign with Jay-Z's Roc Nation Sports

    Jay-Z has gone from being the extremely visible minority shareholder of the Brooklyn Nets to being the face of one of the hottest agencies in sports after landing his first big NBA player, Kevin Durant ...

    Jesse Dorsey Written by Jesse Dorsey about 1 year ago 18,331 reads 54 comments

  8. Pros and Cons of Jason Kidd Potentially Coaching Brooklyn Nets in 2013-14

    Jason Kidd is wasting no time getting back into the NBA . After announcing his retirement in early June, he's already looking to land the head coaching gig with the Brooklyn Nets ...

    Jesse Dorsey Written by Jesse Dorsey about 1 year ago 51,815 reads 94 comments

  9. 2013 NBA Playoffs Stats That Are Just Plain Wrong

    There are at most six games remaining in the NBA season. That means a hot summer ahead and nothing left but to look back on what happened. It seems when we look back on these playoffs, stats alone aren't going to tell the whole story...

    Jesse Dorsey Written by Jesse Dorsey about 1 year ago 5,645 reads 1 comments

  10. High School Freshmen Put NBA Dunk Contest on Watch

    This year's crop of freshmen are some impressive dunkers , so the guys in the NBA better be on watch. Oh, and I'm talking about freshmen in high school, by the way...

    Jesse Dorsey Written by Jesse Dorsey about 1 year ago 21,035 reads 29 comments

  11. Chris Andersen Before Joining Miami Heat: 'I Was Hunting Hogs, Messing Around'

    The Miami Heat picked up Chris Andersen near the end of January in an attempt to add an athletic rebounder to their lineup, but before he got the call from Miami, it seems as if basketball wasn't even on his mind...

    Jesse Dorsey Written by Jesse Dorsey about 1 year ago 14,800 reads 6 comments

  12. Are Wade and LeBron's 'Exhaustion' Complaints an Excuse, Smokescreen or Both?

    The Miami Heat 's 92-88 Game 1 NBA Finals loss to the San Antonio Spurs has been reviewed with a fine-toothed comb, but the focus seems set on postgame comments made by both LeBron James and Dwyane Wade that indicated they were tired...

    Jesse Dorsey Written by Jesse Dorsey about 1 year ago 14,394 reads 144 comments

  13. Charles Barkley Changes NBA Finals Prediction: 'I Think They Can Sweep Miami'

    Charles Barkley was a guest on The Dan Patrick Show on Friday, and he used the time to show just how impressed he was with the San Antonio Spurs, saying he thought they could sweep the Miami Heat...

    Jesse Dorsey Written by Jesse Dorsey about 1 year ago 13,839 reads 89 comments

  14. The Admiral, Heat Owner Micky Arison Answer President Obama's NBA Finals Tweet

    The NBA Finals begin Thursday night as the Miami Heat and San Antonio Spurs kick off the series in Miami, each team vying for the chance to meet President Barack Obama at the White House a few months from now...

    Jesse Dorsey Written by Jesse Dorsey about 1 year ago 23,195 reads 46 comments

  15. Building Gregg Popovich's Top-Secret CIA Profile on LeBron James

    Gregg Popovich has had a week to sit with nothing better to do than break down the Miami Heat, and more specifically what it's going to take to slow down LeBron James in the NBA Finals...

    Jesse Dorsey Written by Jesse Dorsey about 1 year ago 12,118 reads 23 comments

  16. Toronto Raptors: Ranking the 7 Best Nicknames to Rebrand the Team

    Toronto Raptors new General Manager Masai Ujiri met with the media for the first time today, going on in length about a possible rebranding of the team, which could include a name change...

    Jesse Dorsey Written by Jesse Dorsey about 1 year ago 18,036 reads 121 comments

  17. LeBron Says Paul Pierce Tops Kobe Bryant as His Biggest NBA Rival

    As much as we like to push a storyline for the sake of a great showdown, LeBron James is of the belief that Paul Pierce —not Kobe Bryant —has been the biggest rival of his career...

    Jesse Dorsey Written by Jesse Dorsey about 1 year ago 103,026 reads 377 comments

  18. 8 Better Ways to Retire from the NBA

    Grant Hill and Jason Kidd both announced their retirement a few days apart, as the co-1994 Rookie of the Year Award winners will leave together, just as they came into the league together, but there was nothing exciting about their announcements...

    Jesse Dorsey Written by Jesse Dorsey about 1 year ago 20,340 reads 25 comments

  19. Check out Animator's Montage of NBA Finals' Most Iconic Moments

    In preparation of the upcoming NBA Finals, animator Richard Swarbrick has put together a beautiful montage of some of the greatest moments in Finals history...

    Jesse Dorsey Written by Jesse Dorsey about 1 year ago 10,290 reads 23 comments

  20. Watch Brent Barry's Amazing Rap Tribute to The Basketball Jones

    The Basketball Jones celebrates its 1,000th episode once the next podcast drops, and former Seattle SuperSonics and San Antonio Spurs (among other teams) guard Brent Barry decided to honor the long-running show with a bit of a tribute...

    Jesse Dorsey Written by Jesse Dorsey about 1 year ago 4,452 reads 6 comments

  21. NBA Finals Celebrity Fan Showdown: Selena Gomez's Spurs vs. Justin Bieber's Heat

    The San Antonio Spurs and Miami Heat will meet in the 2013 NBA Finals with storylines galore, including plenty of stuff that has nothing to do at all with basketball...and more to do with Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez...

    Jesse Dorsey Written by Jesse Dorsey about 1 year ago 36,474 reads 95 comments

  22. LeBron James Says He Stayed on Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh Through Struggles

    The Miami Heat took the Eastern Conference crown for the third year in a row, this time in a 99-76 win over the Indiana Pacers thanks to a solid game from Dwyane Wade , and apparently some prodding from LeBron James ...

    Jesse Dorsey Written by Jesse Dorsey about 1 year ago 13,253 reads 22 comments

  23. Roy Hibbert Snubs Miami Heat on Post-Series Handshake

    Roy Hibbert was really upset over the 99-76 loss the Indiana Pacers suffered at the hands of the Miami Heat in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals on Monday night...

    Jesse Dorsey Written by Jesse Dorsey about 1 year ago 34,546 reads 121 comments

  24. Flo Rida's Manager Gets Ejected with Cole, Pendergraph in Pacers-Heat Game 7

    With the final minutes slowly melting off the clock in the Miami Heat 's Game 7 win over the Indiana Pacers , a bit of boiling blood led to Norris Cole, Jeff Pendergraph and ...

    Jesse Dorsey Written by Jesse Dorsey about 1 year ago 19,476 reads 13 comments

  25. Watch LeBron James' Highlight-Reel Dunks in Game 7 Showdown

    LeBron James is taking Game 7 and turning it into what we all hoped it would be: a constantly evolving thrill-fest, punctuated by long stretches of excitement and plenty of highlight plays...

    Jesse Dorsey Written by Jesse Dorsey about 1 year ago 28,944 reads 33 comments