Sunday 20th August 2017,
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NBA MVP Odds Released

NBA MVP Odds Released

The 2017-18 season is officially two months away and that means it is time for them to release their initial MVP odds. With all of the high-profile player movement (with still more to come potentially) this summer, who is your favorite to win the MVP this season? Will Russell Westbrook dominate again and follow up [...]

August 17, 2017 Ryan Bawek Offbeat 0

NBA Jersey Hits and Misses

NBA Jersey Hits and Misses

With the transition to Nike as the official apparel and jersey provider for the NBA for the 2017-18 season, teams have been unveiling their new Nike uniforms the past few weeks. Most have made minor adjustments, some have virtually changed nothing and others have used the opportunity to completely change their design. Now that most [...]

August 16, 2017 Ryan Bawek Offbeat 1

NBA 2K18 Ratings So Far…

NBA 2K18 Ratings So Far…

The NBA 2K franchise has become a phenomenon that has taken the NBA world and its fans around the world by storm since it’s inception in 1999 and even more so this past decade. The 2K18 version of the series will be released on September 19, 2017 and features Kyrie Irving in a Cavaliers uniform [...]

August 11, 2017 Ryan Bawek Offbeat 0

Heat Doing Away With Paper Tickets

Heat Doing Away With Paper Tickets

We all know that the NBA and NBA franchises are usually at the forefront of technology and innovation and more willing to experiment with new things. The Miami Heat are following that trend by becoming the first professional sports team (probably any team for that manner) to completely do away with the printed paper ticket [...]

August 11, 2017 Ryan Bawek Offbeat 0

Rare Feat of NBA Coaching Stability for 2017-18 Season

Rare Feat of NBA Coaching Stability for 2017-18 Season

Professional sports and patience are two words that don’t really exist in unison in almost any situation. The business of professional sports is a highly competitive and potentially profitable venture for a franchise and its owners and front office personnel don’t have much patience for losing. Because of this, most coaches are given a very [...]

August 2, 2017 Ryan Bawek Offbeat 0

Dew Unveils the “Assists by Russ” Messenger Bot

Dew Unveils the “Assists by Russ” Messenger Bot

Fresh off NBA MVP Russell Westbrook’s award for Best Male Athlete at the 2017 ESPY Awards, Mountain Dew is continuing to celebrate his historic season by unveiling the one-of-a-kind “Assists by Russ” Messenger Bot, which will give consumers and NBA fans alike a unique inside look at the reigning NBA MVP. Created by Mtn Dew, [...]

July 14, 2017 Anou Enright Offbeat 0

DEW Unveils Triple-Double Breasted Suit to Honor Westbrook’s MVP/Record-Breaking Season

DEW Unveils Triple-Double Breasted Suit to Honor Westbrook’s MVP/Record-Breaking Season

With a newly minted MVP trophy now adorning Mountain Dew athlete Russell Westbrook’s trophy room, the brand is honoring him with a truly unique fashion outfit for his wardrobe: the first ever Triple-Double Breasted Suit. Created by American menswear designer Mark McNairy, the Triple-Double Breasted Suit pays homage to Russ’ record breaking season and “Don’t [...]

June 28, 2017 Anou Enright Offbeat 0

Pour Out Some Liquor for the Early 2000s, Kawhi Cut His Braids…

Pour Out Some Liquor for the Early 2000s, Kawhi Cut His Braids…

For all you lovers of the early 2000s in NBA and Hip Hop style and swag, you know what I am talking about, du-rags, backward jerseys, jean shorts (I miss jean shorts), baggy jeans, huge t-shirts and on the basketball court headbands and cornrows, today is a very sad day. The one man who was [...]

June 22, 2017 Ryan Bawek Offbeat 0

Lonzo Ball Mocks his Dad in Hilarious Foot Locker Commercial

Lonzo Ball Mocks his Dad in Hilarious Foot Locker Commercial

With Father’s Day just around the corner, Foot Locker has created a commercial with some of the top draft prospects reflecting on the impact their dads have had on their journeys to the NBA. In the video De’Aaron Fox, Jayson Tatum and Jonathan Isaac talk about how their relationships with their fathers helped them get [...]

June 14, 2017 Anou Enright Offbeat 0

Chris Paul and Dwyane Wade’s Sons Deliver Simple NBA Playoff Stats

Chris Paul and Dwyane Wade’s Sons Deliver Simple NBA Playoff Stats

SAP and the NBA have released a video, delivered by the sons of Dwayne Wade and Chris Paul, that spotlights key stats and insights surrounding the NBA Finals. In the video, Zion Wade and Chris Paul II co-host “The Simple Report by SAP” in which the nine and eight year olds provide their own humorous [...]

June 7, 2017 Anou Enright Offbeat 0