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It Is Truly Sickening That The Blue Devils Also Have R.J. Barrett

Duke’s multi-stage devastation of Canadian basketball continued Friday, in Toronto, with the vile Blue Devils pounding the bejeezus out of the poor Varsity Blues of the University of Toronto. Zion Williamson thrashed the feeble, excessively polite fellows of Ryerson Wednesday night, and although he continued to feast…

Boban Plays Tennis Boban Plays Tennis

Boban Marjanovic appears to be spending some of his offseason back in his native Serbia, which has produced tennis stars like reigning Wimbledon champ Novak Djokovic and former No. 1 Ana Ivanovic. As tall, smooth-moving players with big serves increasingly find success in the men’s game, it’s become tempting to wonder…

C.J. McCollum On The Trail Blazers' Playoff Woes: "Im Trying Jennifer" C.J. McCollum On The Trail Blazers' Playoff Woes: "Im Trying Jennifer"

When Portland-based podcaster C.J. McCollum appeared on China Central Television in late July to promote some kind of shoe, he had some choice words about superteams, as seen in a video that is just now making the rounds in American media:

Swaggering Youth Devastated By Crafty Old Baller Swaggering Youth Devastated By Crafty Old Baller

A strapping young lad—fearing, as many young basketball lads foolishly do, to body up a savvy old baller going butt first into the paint—was savagely ruined by his wizened opponent, on the craftiest of sleight-of-hand pump fakes:

WNBA's Dallas Wings Fire Head Coach After Argument With Team President WNBA's Dallas Wings Fire Head Coach After Argument With Team President

The Dallas Wings are three games under .500 after losing eight straight. They still have a shot to get the WNBA’s last playoff spot, but they’ll have to reach that goal under a new head coach, because their old one just got canned.

Isaiah Thomas Says Cleveland, A Shithole, Is "Actually Cool" Isaiah Thomas Says Cleveland, A Shithole, Is "Actually Cool"

Here is Isaiah Thomas, shouting out the various towns where he’s played in the NBA, and their fanbases. You will enjoy the part where he gets to Cleveland, unless you happen to feel any loyalty or affinity towards Cleveland:

James Dolan's New Song Is About How He Should Have Stopped Harvey Weinstein James Dolan's New Song Is About How He Should Have Stopped Harvey Weinstein

Knicks owner James Dolan was a longtime friend of disgraced sex pervert Harvey Weinstein, and now he wants to let everyone know that he, James Dolan, is sorry that he never stopped Weinstein from sexually assaulting countless women. Because he is James Dolan, he has expressed this regret through a painfully dopey song.

Myles Turner, Professional Athlete, Is No Longer Eating Eight Slices Of Pizza At Once Myles Turner, Professional Athlete, Is No Longer Eating Eight Slices Of Pizza At Once

Indiana Pacers big man Myles Turner has gone through a major transformation this offseason, which was well-documented by Ohm Youngmisuk in an ESPN piece from Tuesday. He can do some impressive yoga now, and he’s jacked as hell, too.

The NCAA Adopts Some New College Basketball Regulations, None Of Which Are "Paying The Players" The NCAA Adopts Some New College Basketball Regulations, None Of Which Are "Paying The Players"

The NCAA announced today that they will adopt many of the recommendations put forth by the Condoleezza Rice–led Commission on College Basketball in April, which was formed in the wake of the 2017 federal investigation into the college basketball world. There are some good ideas being implemented here, as well as some…

Meet The Reddit User Who Keeps Beating Powerful NBA Reporters To Scoops Meet The Reddit User Who Keeps Beating Powerful NBA Reporters To Scoops

On July 24, NBA scoopmaster Adrian Wojnarowski tweeted that Kevin Love had signed an extension with the Cleveland Cavaliers. As is often the case, Wojnarowski was the first person on Twitter to report the news. But in the wider realm of the NBA internet, Wojnarowski’s tweet was stale. The week before, someone on…

Rockets Add Carmelo Anthony, But Why? Rockets Add Carmelo Anthony, But Why?

It has long been known that Carmelo Anthony, upon working out the finer details of his buyout from the Atlanta Hawks, would join the Houston Rockets. Melo finalized his buyout and was waived by the Hawks on July 30; he cleared waivers on Wednesday, August 1. Today brings the expected development:

We Regret To Inform You That Yet Another Sixers Rookie Is Super Injured We Regret To Inform You That Yet Another Sixers Rookie Is Super Injured

The Philadelphia 76ers look like they’ll be one of two halfway decent teams in the Eastern Conference next year—and, like the Celtics, they are stocked with a whole bunch of young dudes who look like they’ll be able to keep the team good for a while. One such young dude is Zhaire Smith, for whom the Sixers traded…

Did You Know Adam Silver Is Pals With Jared Kushner? Did You Know Adam Silver Is Pals With Jared Kushner?

BuzzFeed’s Steven Perlberg wrote a thorough story today about official White House mascot Jared Kushner personally ordering a software developer at the New York Observer—which he owned for years after receiving it as a “graduation present” from his father, a convicted criminal—to delete potentially negative articles…

How One Team Built A Dynasty—And Won $7 Million—In The Basketball Tournament How One Team Built A Dynasty—And Won $7 Million—In The Basketball Tournament

When Errick McCollum headed to the bank in August of 2015, he was mostly hoping that his check for nearly $100,000 would clear. He wasn’t broke or anything like destitute at the time—the older brother of Blazers star C.J. was, at the time, making a good living playing professional basketball in China. Still, that…

The 76ers Are Getting All The Way Out Of The Colangelo Business The 76ers Are Getting All The Way Out Of The Colangelo Business

To the profound disappointment of exactly zero 76ers fans, Jerry Colangelo will be stepping away from the organization at the end of this calendar year, according to a report from Tim Bontemps of the Washington Post:

Jimmer Fredette, Of All People, Explodes For 41 Points In TBT Contest Jimmer Fredette, Of All People, Explodes For 41 Points In TBT Contest

Jimmer Fredette made his presence felt early and often against the Fort Wayne Champs in The Basketball Tournament Friday night, playing for, I kid you not, Team Fredette. The 10th pick in the 2010 NBA Draft exploded for 41 points and wreaked havoc from beyond the arc, shooting 6-for-11 from downtown. This eye-popping…

The Rockets Are Now Equipped To Run It Back The Rockets Are Now Equipped To Run It Back

The Rockets have won their contract standoff with restricted free agent center Clint Capela. Four weeks after he balked at Houston’s five-year, $90 million offer at the start of free agency, Capela made the decision to not sign the meager one-year qualifying offer, and inked a long-term deal in Houston. The terms?

Wildcats Fan Accused Of Illegally Hacking Restaurant's Cable Package In Order To Watch Arizona Basketball While Dining Out Wildcats Fan Accused Of Illegally Hacking Restaurant's Cable Package In Order To Watch Arizona Basketball While Dining Out

Towards the upper end of a sliding scale measuring sports fanaticism—past painting your chest with your team’s logo on the day of the big game; in the range of meticulously pre-arranging the particulars of your burial, to serve as a final and eternal tribute to your team—there’s committing felony identity theft so…

Actually John Wall Looks Great Actually John Wall Looks Great

As you may have heard, all of NBA media, and indeed pretty much all of the western world, came together yesterday to deride Washington Wizards all-star guard John Wall for, uh, proudly refusing to conform to our culture’s rigid expectations of what a successful professional male athlete must look like. Which is to say…

Kevin Durant Continues To Be Very Not Upset About His Tiff With Podcast Host C.J. McCollum Kevin Durant Continues To Be Very Not Upset About His Tiff With Podcast Host C.J. McCollum

Reporters, smelling blood in the water, caught up with Kevin Durant at a Team USA practice in Las Vegas to find out whether he was upset after a testy online exchange with Trail Blazers guard C.J. McCollum. First it appeared that Durant was playing dumb, but it soon became clear he was using advanced brain-genius…

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