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The 20 Biggest Differences Between NHL And NBA Players

ByJulian Sonny
There's no denying that the NBA has gotten soft, with guys doing more acting than playing these days, but it seems like anytime a player exhibits any type of toughness or heart, it's talked about on SportsCenter for a week straight. What about the…

NBA Players Are Obsessed With This Pre-Game Sandwich, And You Already Eat It

ByAdam Silvers
What's the one food you can't live without? Like, if someone had a gun to your head, and you had to pick one thing to eat at every meal for the rest of your life, what would it be? Well, if you were an NBA player, then your answer would be…

This Is Why The NBA All-Star Emojis Are All Wrong

ByAdam Silvers
Today, the NBA released emojis for all 24 players competing in this weekend's All-Star Game festivities in Toronto, Canada. This is a good play by the league because it's impossible to host a successful major sporting event nowadays and not think…

Why Every Real NBA Fan Should Experience A Game Overseas

ByJoseph Milord
NBA basketball is exciting, that's no news flash. After all, the diversity amongst the players, the fast pace, the high flying acrobatics and the like are all elements of the game every fan has long cherished. At its most entertaining point, it…

Houston Rockets' Season Highlights Get A Nostalgic NBA Jam Treatment

ByAdam Silvers
The Houston Rockets, led by MVP candidate James Harden, are on fire. Literally. The team has won three games in a row, and now, thanks to powers that be, we can watch the best bits from the Rockets' season so far in full-on NBA Jam mode. Seriously,…

NBA Draft Sleepers: 5 Guys Who Will Produce At The Next Level

ByJarrett Van Meter
LeBron James and Stephen Curry are the headlining acts of this year’s NBA Finals, but undrafted second year Cavalier Matthew Dellavedova and Golden State 2012 second-round pick Draymond Green are playing key roles in helping make this a series for…

Top 10 Worst Dressed NBA Draft Picks

ByRobert Anthony
The NBA Draft is a night for budding prospects to finally realize their lifelong dreams – you’d think they’d be dressed appropriately. But as you’re about to see, perhaps the future collective bargaining agreement should include a pre-draft…

How To See Your Favorite NBA Team For The Lowest Price

ByAdam Silvers
I love going to an NBA game as much as the next sports fan, but tickets are expensive. And it's not just the tickets. The food, drink, transportation and all other costs I incur at a sporting event make attending one an increasing rarity for…

Ayesha Curry Absolutely Ripped The NBA After Steph Curry Got Ejected

ByJoseph Milord
Thursday night was already eventful before Ayesha Curry decided to step onto the scene. LeBron James was having one of the best games of his career, the NBA Finals was heading towards a sure-t0-be exciting Game 7 and her husband, Steph Curry, set…

Why The NBA May Be Headed Toward Another Lock Out

ByNikhil Sharma
Following the NBA's annual Board of Governors meeting during the Las Vegas Summer League, where the league's 30 owners gathered, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver addressed several of the potential rule changes he believes will be implemented heading…

Sorry, Lamar: It Looks Like Khloé Kardashian Has Moved On To A New NBA Boo

ByAdam Silvers
I know, you're sitting there at your desk waiting for 5 pm to roll around so you can run out of the office screaming for joy at the fact you have the next three days off, but hold up! I have some major news to share with you about everyone's…

This 'NBA On NBC' Intro For Curry Vs. LeBron Will Make You So Nostalgic (Video)

ByAdam Silvers
If you’ve never seen the NBA Finals on NBC, then you’ve never truly seen what it means to capture the spirit of basketball’s greatest competition. From 1990 to 2002, when John Tesh's “Roundball Rock” started playing in the living room and Marv…

The NBA's Favorite Sock Brand Has Men Everywhere Paying Attention To Detail

ByNiki McGloster
Men's ankles are getting some much-needed attention. A slimmer fit for men is in high demand, now that ill-fitting denim and throwback jerseys have long since been deemed unimpressive. Biggie and his '90s hip-hop cohorts once gave men permission to…

Why Restructuring The NBA Playoffs Would Ruin The Regular Season

BySean Melia
When my friends complain about the NBA, it is typically, at its core, about how the game is boring for three and a half quarters and then exciting for half a quarter. I get it; that can definitely be the case. I was at the Boston Celtics vs. Utah…

20 NBA Players' Names You've Been Pronouncing Completely Wrong (Photos)

ByJoseph Milord
With each passing year, the international influence on the game of basketball seems to grow. The NBA is very clearly a cosmopolitan league. This season, 100 non-American players were on an NBA roster on opening day, while each team featured at least…

10 NBA Free Agents You'll See Wearing Different Jerseys Next Season

BySeth Borkowski
Although it was just last week the Warriors were crowned the 2015 NBA champions, the NBA never sleeps. Teams are preparing to woo free agents in what may be an exciting NBA offseason with plenty of big changes. So, let's review some of the available…

From Too Small To Too Good: Steph Curry Is The NBA's Greatest Underdog

ByJoseph Milord
Stephen Curry's profile could not be any higher right now. The 6'3" point guard is the best player on the best team in the NBA, with the Golden State Warriors improving to a league-best 16-2 record on Thursday night. The Warriors not only…

NBA Stars Get Hilariously Called Out In Latest Edition Of 'Mean Tweets'

ByAdam Silvers
Last night, we were treated to an entertaining opening of the 2015 NBA Finals. Steph Curry's Warriors took care of LeBron's Cavs in overtime, Lil B didn't curse anyone and Jeff Van Gundy gave his usual hot takes. In addition to the action on the…

The 16 Best NBA JAM Duos Of The 2015 Playoffs (Photos)

ByAdam Silvers
The 2015 NBA Playoffs are upon us. And the opening weekend of the association's second season was packed with as much excitement and drama as we could have hoped for. Toronto Raptors GM Masai Ujiri got fined for publicly announcing he didn't have…

The Meanings Behind The 12 Coolest Tattoos In The NBA

ByDan Scotti
I woke up this morning to some upsetting news. As I was perusing through the day's headlines, I noticed that the maker of the NBA 2K series was getting sued for more than a million dollars over the licenses to various tattoos on various NBA…

After This Tweet, It's Probably Time To Get Rid Of The NBA Draft Lottery

ByBrandin Frasier
The 2016 NBA Draft lottery took place yesterday in New York City. Fourteen teams, all of whom did not make the playoffs this past season, met at the Hilton Hotel to see where their beloved franchises would be positioned in this year's upcoming NBA…

NBA And Pornstars: The Thirst Is Real (Photos)

ByDan Scotti
“I’m a F*cker amongst other titles.... and....Your favorite Pornstar.” Powerful words from the distinguished Sara Jay, who proudly erects herself (among other things) behind those statements by virtue of her Twitter bio (@SaraJayXXX). Sara thinks…

Increasing The NBA's Age Limit Would Instantly Improve College Basketball

ByMarco Cerino
Welcome, everyone, to the best Thursday of the sports calendar year. Today, we tip our hats for the start of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championships, where Kentucky will look to make it 40-0 when the final horn sounds on Easter Monday. Players…

The Official NBA Opening Night Drinking Game Is All You Need On A Tuesday

ByAdam Silvers
It's been four months and 11 days since a competitive NBA basketball has been bounced, but the return is finally here. Tonight, with a slate of three star-studded games, the 2015-16 NBA season officially tips off, and we couldn't be more…

10 Things You Need To Know About NBA 2K14

ByJulian Sonny
This year's edition of NBA 2K14 promises everything that we've been missing thus far from a basketball simulation in current generation consoles. The best-selling sports series will be pulling out all of the stops this time around, not only because…

The Sneakers Every MVP Has Worn Throughout NBA History (Infographic)

ByAdam Silvers
This year's NBA MVP chase is a four-horse race between Houston's James Harden, Golden State's Steph Curry, Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook and Cleveland's LeBron James. The only person on that list who doesn't currently wear Nikes on his feet is…

How A Former NBA Player Went From The Pros To Working At McDonald’s

ByAdam Silvers
David Harrison was selected in the first round of the 2004 NBA Draft by the Indiana Pacers. Nine years later, he was working at McDonald’s. A former promising center out of the University of Colorado, the 7-footer had all of the tools to make it in…

The Steph Curry Effect: What Makes Him The NBA's Most Likable Star

ByJarrett Van Meter
Before turning it on in the fourth quarter of Tuesday night's Game 3 of the 2015 NBA Finals, Steph Curry had been relatively quiet in his first NBA Finals. Many writers and analysts have been quick to throw haymakers at LeBron James for not “showing…

The Entire Hilarious History Of NBA Players Trying To Become Rappers

ByJulian Sonny
Ever since the 90s, there's always been a mutual respect between NBA players and rappers. The influence they share on culture is pretty similar -- as is their money. Plus, they be up in the same clubs trying to do the same damn thing. Besides that,…

Steph Curry's Sideline Celebrations Are Winning The NBA Playoffs

ByAdam Silvers
As a result of the knee injury he suffered in the opening round of the NBA playoffs, Golden State Warriors superstar Steph Curry has been sidelined for much of this postseason. However, while his injury has kept him off the court, it hasn't kept him…

Former NBA Star Says 80 Percent Of Current Players Smoke Weed

ByJulian Sonny
People always seem to forget professional athletes are regular people too. Sure, they possess superhuman athletic ability that earns them millions of dollars, but that doesn't mean they don't do regular sh*t, like shop for their own groceries, pay…

5 Of The Best Storylines Of The NBA Finals, With ESPN's Cassidy Hubbarth

ByJoseph Milord
Despite the 2016 NBA Finals being a rematch of last year's championship series, there's still a feeling of novelty to it. The same two teams are involved, sure, but the Warriors and Cavaliers are meeting under drastically different circumstances…

These Illustrations For All The NBA Playoff Matchups Are Seriously Awesome

ByJoseph Milord
NBA fans on the Web were never exposed to as much fan-created content as they are today. With sites like Reddit, Imgur, Twitter and the like, it's become easy for anyone to show his or her stuff. But, that also means it's become harder to stand out.…

The NBA Approved Ads On Jerseys, Here's Each Team's Perfect Company Match

ByJoseph Milord
In April, the NBA Board of Governors approved the selling of ad space on NBA jerseys. For a three-year period, beginning with the 2017-18 season, teams can feature corporate logos on their jerseys, similar to the sponsorships seen on soccer…

21 Of The Wildest Eats You Can Get During The 2015 NBA Season (Photos)

ByAdam Silvers
With the first full week of the NBA season in the books, there's already plenty to talk about at water coolers across America. Steph Curry and the Warriors picked up right where they left off, hitting the ground running with a perfect 4-0…

This Video Proves Becky Hammon Is Going To Be An NBA Head Coach Very Soon

ByAdam Silvers
Last August, six-time WNBA All-Star Becky Hammon became the first full-time female assistant coach in NBA history with the San Antonio Spurs. Just before that, the 39-year-old became the first female head coach in the NBA Summer League, where she…

Where Are They Now? Adam Morrison Retires From NBA, Becomes Coach At Gonzaga

ByJulian Sonny
Adam Morrison is a far way from his glory days as an NCAA star when he was playing at Gonzaga University. The kid with the porn star mustache and silky smooth jump shot was widely considered the best player in the country, averaging 28.1 points a…

Air Apparents: 6 NBA Stars Who Wear Michael Jordan's Number 23

ByGeorge Z Twill
When basketball fans see #23, Michael Jordan is typically the first player that comes to mind. Considered by most to be the greatest to ever play the game, MJ is a six-time NBA champion and five-time league MVP, who notched 32,292 career points and…

Yep, LeBron James Gave Us A Glimpse Of His Penis During The NBA Finals (Video)

ByEitan Levine
LeBron James' male version of a Janet Jackson wardrobe malfunction makes him the real MVP of Thursday's NBA Finals game. Game 4 of the Cavs vs. Warriors NBA Finals was last night, and while Andre Iguodala may have dominated the court, the ABC…

Tristan Thompson Got Into A Fight During An NBA Game & Twitter Made It About Khloé K

ByJamie LeeLo
The Tristan Thompson cheating saga continues. As you all know, the 27-year-old NBA player allegedly cheated on his longtime girlfriend and mother to his daughter, Khloé Kardashian, while she was pregnant. On Thursday, Thompson was thrown out of Game…

6 Ways The NBA Can Make The All-Star Game Exciting For Fans Again

BySean Melia
NBA All-Star weekend is a staple of February. It fills the sports void the NFL leaves behind. After all the confetti has been cleaned up and we get our Sundays back, the NBA begins to take over. Over the past few years, the NBA has tried to mix up…

Power Shift: How The Offseason Is Changing The NBA As We Know It

ByFran Kilinski
If you claim to be a real NBA fan, then the offseason is the cereal to your milk and the peanut butter to your jelly. Have you been keeping up with the offseason action? If so, you're probably just as surprised as the rest of us. If not, well,…

The NBA Finals Are A Reminder Of How Great New Jersey Basketball Is

ByJoseph Milord
This year's NBA postseason has proven to be one full of nostalgia for New Jersey basketball fans. The way the playoffs began, with Karl-Anthony Towns being named the league Rookie of the Year, made it impossible to not think of the Timberwolves…

Is Steve Nash The NBA's Most Under-Appreciated Legend?

ByFran Kilinski
This past Saturday, the NBA saw one of the craftiest and classiest point guards to ever play step away from the game and retire. Steve Nash, the South African-born, Canadian-raised, future Hall-Of-Famer called it quits via his Twitter account by…

The Top 15 Richest Teams In The NBA

ByJulian Sonny
The NBA has been going through some rough times these past few years. Coming off a shortened season due to a lockout you can say that this year is a very exciting year as we will be able to watch the full 82 game season. Here are your top 15 revenue…

Six Years After His Dad Was Murdered, Kawhi Leonard Wins NBA Finals MVP On Father's Day

ByJoseph Milord
Kawhi Leonard has grown a reputation for rarely showing emotion, but on the night the San Antonio Spurs clinched their fifth NBA championship, the third-year forward had plenty to smile about. After a series where he averaged 17.8 points and 6.4…

Kehlani Just Posted About Kyrie Irving Winning The NBA Finals

ByKate Ryan
Kehlani jumped on social media on Monday to praise Kyrie Irving and congratulate him on his historic win at the NBA Finals on Sunday night. While the Cleveland Cavaliers beat out her hometown team, the Golden State Warriors, Kehlani only had nice…

After 12 Years And $66 Million, Former NBA Player Studies At Columbia

ByAdam Silvers
Troy Murphy spent 12 seasons in the NBA with six different teams. Now, he's enrolled in Columbia University's School of General Studies. Murphy, 34, retired after the 2012-2013 season, and if he completes the necessary requirements, he'll earn his…

NBA Free Agent Nate Robinson Wants To Cross Over To The NFL

ByJoseph Milord
Nate Robinson is done with basketball -- for now. The 11-year NBA veteran is focusing on a new objective these days: playing in the NFL. In a video for TheLeadSports, Robinson announced his clear intention to try his hand at professional football.…

Kevin Durant And Russell Westbrook Are The NBA Playoff Assh*les We Need

ByAdam Silvers
The Dallas Mavericks knew they were severely outmatched before they even took the court in their opening round playoff series against the Oklahoma City Thunder. So, it should come as little shock to anyone OKC closed out Dallas in just five games,…