1. NBA Analysts Who Prematurely Stuck a Fork in the Lakers

    Stop me if you've heard this one—the Los Angeles Lakers' season is over. The Lakers' success—or lack thereof—has been the story of the season ever since head coach Mike Brown was fired after a sluggish, 1-4 start...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about over 1 year ago 11,758 reads 46 comments

  2. Best and Worst NBA Bobbleheads

    Bobbleheads are the crown jewel of NBA giveaways. You might skip the game that would net you a foam finger or some kind of refrigerator magnet, but you're at the arena on the night they're giving out the plastic statues with giant heads...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about over 1 year ago 12,683 reads 35 comments

  3. How to Be the NBA's Worst Teammate

    The annual race for the not-so-prestigious—and imaginary—Stephon Marbury award (given to the worst teammate in the NBA ) is a tight one this year...

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  4. Tim Donaghy Will Give You Gambling Advice for a Price

    That's right, people. Everyone's favorite former referee, Tim Donaghy, is back. Most NBA fans undoubtedly remember Donaghy, but for those who don't—or those who need a refresher—here's a recap...

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  5. The Anatomy of an NBA Entourage

    After “The Decision” aired, a surprising amount of controversy arose over NBA entourages. The general narrative was that LeBron James ' entourage pushed him in the ...

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  6. Updated NBA Facial Hair Rankings

    At this point, there are more beards and mustaches in the NBA than there are NBA players. Alright, so maybe that's not true. But it sure feels like it, doesn't it? Every team seems to have at least one player with some type of outrageous facial hair..

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about over 1 year ago 19,334 reads 52 comments

  7. Best and Worst NBA Harlem Shake Videos

    Unless you were blessed with titanic willpower, then you probably hate all of the Harlem Shake videos, yet can't stop yourself from clicking on one when it pops up on YouTube. Don't worry...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about over 1 year ago 19,971 reads 10 comments

  8. What Each NBA Star Really Wants

    It goes without saying that every NBA player wants to win a championship. Trying to figure out what they want beyond that, though, can get pretty tricky...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about over 1 year ago 27,538 reads 131 comments

  9. NBA 2K13's Trade Deadline Would Have Been Way Better Than the Real Thing

    Do you want to know why the NBA2K13 trade deadline would have been better than the real thing? Because the general managers in that game have guts, that's why. Alright, to be fair, that's mostly because those GMs aren't real...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about over 1 year ago 6,153 reads 8 comments

  10. And the Nominees Are: NBA Performances Deserving an Oscar

    Who cares about the real Oscars when there are NBA Oscars to be handed out? This NBA season has been chock-full of theatrics...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about over 1 year ago 39,735 reads 57 comments

  11. NBA Swag: Who Has It, Who Doesn't?

    The word "swag" gets tossed around a lot when it comes to professional athletes, particularly NBA players. The word means something a little different to everybody, but swagger is confidence, almost arrogance, when it comes to one's abilities...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about over 1 year ago 23,494 reads 106 comments

  12. Breaking Down the Head-Scratching Business Ventures of NBA Stars

    It's no secret that NBA stars make an absolute killing. There are players in the league who are earning well over $20 million per year. And all that money has to go somewhere. The problem is that it all too often goes to the wrong place...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about over 1 year ago 100,097 reads 30 comments

  13. Where Are They Now?: The Random NBA All-Star Edition

    If you're an NBA junkie, there's a good chance that at some point you've watched highlights of some game from 20 or 30 years ago and thought, "Whatever happened to that guy?" There ...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about over 1 year ago 8,326 reads 13 comments

  14. Each 2013 NBA Dunk Contest Participant's Ultimate Highlight Reel

    It's almost that time, boys and girls. It's almost time for the 2013 NBA Slam Dunk Contest. Of course, the key word there is “almost.” We've still got days to wait until the dunk contest kicks off (Saturday, Feb...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about over 1 year ago 30,846 reads 45 comments

  15. The Origin Stories of Every NBA Team's Name

    The announcement that the New Orleans Hornets would be changing their name to the Pelicans shocked the NBA world a few weeks ago. However, it also shed a little light on some interesting NBA history and how each team got its name...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about over 1 year ago 4,990 reads 114 comments

  16. 16 NBA Superstars Summed Up in One Tweet Each

    NBA superstars are complicated. Their games are so unique and multifaceted that you could fill pages upon pages trying to describe each one , but that would be too easy...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about over 1 year ago 63,463 reads 221 comments

  17. The Sneaker Evolution of Kobe Bryant

    Kobe Bryant has been playing basketball for the Los Angeles Lakers for a long time now. A very long time. And he’s spent almost all of that time donning his own line of signature sneakers...

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  18. Ohio State Buckeyes Recruiting: Why Trey Johnson Is Team's Most Crucial Recruit

    Trey Johnson isn’t the most highly-touted recruit to commit to the Ohio State Buckeyes. He’s just the most important. Urban Meyer has, per usual, assembled a stellar recruiting class down in Columbus...

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  19. Novak Djokovic: Why Australian Open Win Will Set Up Career Year for Djoker

    If his play in the Australian Open is any indication, Novak Djokovic is primed to have a big, big year...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about over 1 year ago 3,635 reads 83 comments

  20. National Signing Day 2013: Predicting Where Top Recruits Will Go

    Put on your recruiting hats, boys and girls—the 2013 National Signing Day is fast approaching, and it’s time to predict how things will shake out among a few of the nation’s top recruits...

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  21. Super Bowl 2013: San Francisco 49ers Will Run Wild on Baltimore Ravens

    Anyone who loves seeing some good old fashioned ground-and-pound will be thrilled when they watch the 2013 Super Bowl. The San Francisco 49ers are set to run all over the Baltimore Ravens next week...

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  22. Ranking NBA Coaches Most Likely to Be Fired in 2013

    If the last few months are any indication, there are more NBA head coaches likely to be fired in 2013. It might not always be fair, but front offices seem to be getting more and more eager to pull the trigger on coaching changes...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about over 1 year ago 6,056 reads 17 comments

  23. The Complete Job Description of Kobe Bryant

    Okay, sure, we all know that Kobe Bryant ’s job is to play basketball for the Los Angeles Laker s ... o n the surface anyways. In reality, it goes much deeper than that...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about over 1 year ago 6,740 reads 54 comments

  24. NBA Superstars Hiding in Small Markets

    There are inherent benefits that go with being a superstar in a big market. Bigger markets mean more coverage, and in a league as narrative driven as the NBA , that's important. Take, for example, Derrick Rose 's MVP victory in the 2010-11 season...

    Luke Petkac Written by Luke Petkac about over 1 year ago 2,560 reads 17 comments

  25. NBA Players Teams Shouldn't Waste Money on

    With contracts finalizing soon, a lot of NBA teams are scrambling to make last-second roster changes. And though there are many talented free agents still available for the picking, ...

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