Monday 24th April 2017,
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These MVP Attack Ads Are Hilarious…

These MVP Attack Ads Are Hilarious…

The regular season MVP award in the NBA may be the most bandied about, highly-regarded, and fiercely coveted individual award in all of professional sports. It also serves as a snapshot when looking back at a given season in NBA history to remember which players, teams and story lines were at the forefront of the [...]

April 11, 2017 Ryan Bawek Offbeat 0

Lance Stephenson’s Recruitment Tactics Are Unusual

Lance Stephenson’s Recruitment Tactics Are Unusual

Lance Stephenson’s glorious return to the Indiana Pacers (cue the “I’m Coming Home” song we’ve all heard a million times) is less than a week old and it has already brought so much intrigue, a controversial garbage time layup that drew the ire of the Raptors, twitter battles, a comparison of his Pacers return to [...]

April 7, 2017 Ryan Bawek Offbeat 0

Steph Curry Named Best Bargain in the NBA by ESPN Study

Steph Curry Named Best Bargain in the NBA by ESPN Study

One of the most common topics that takes place in any barbershop or local watering hole around the country that is full of NBA fans is who are the most overpaid and underpaid NBA players. ESPN decided to take that discussion to a analytical level to determine who the best value, or in other words, [...]

April 5, 2017 Ryan Bawek Offbeat 0

Giannis’ April Fools’ Prank

Giannis’ April Fools’ Prank

With April Fool’s Day right around the corner, NBA All-Star and DEW athlete Giannis Antetokounmpo got a chance to mess with several fans who sat down to catch a ride at a fake bus shelter. Yesterday, Giannis leaked his phone number to his 192K followers on Twitter, giving NBA fans nationwide the opportunity to reach [...]

March 31, 2017 Anou Enright Offbeat 0

Pistons D-League Team Wins on Crazy Finish

Pistons D-League Team Wins on Crazy Finish

There have been some memorable inbound passes and flubs over the history of basketball, the classic “Havlicek steals the ball!” of the 1960s, Larry Bird picking off Isaiah Thomas’s pass to literally and figuratively steal a victory over the Pistons in Game 5 of the 1987 eastern conference finals, and Grant Hill’s three-quarter court lob [...]

March 29, 2017 Ryan Bawek Offbeat 0

Dwight Howard Consumed 24 Candy Bars Worth of Sugar Daily for a Decade

Dwight Howard Consumed 24 Candy Bars Worth of Sugar Daily for a Decade

Dwight Howard’s legendary sweet tooth has been discussed numerous times over his 12 year NBA career and makes sense with his general child-like demeanor right? But the true level of Howard’s sugar addiction is even more mind-boggling than you would think. Here is a breakdown of the depths of Howard’s need for candy from Baxter [...]

March 24, 2017 Ryan Bawek Offbeat 0

Tinder is Apparently Reducing Homecourt Advantage in the NBA

Tinder is Apparently Reducing Homecourt Advantage in the NBA

Yes you read that headline right, the highly popular mobile dating (or hook-up depending on how you choose to use it) app Tinder has had a huge effect on the effectiveness of NBA players in the midst of a road trip and therefore has limited the home court advantage in the league. Let me explain. [...]

March 23, 2017 Ryan Bawek Offbeat 0

LeBron Now Has Beef With LaVar Ball Too

LeBron Now Has Beef With LaVar Ball Too

LaVar Ball, father of star UCLA freshman point guard and top 2017 NBA Draft prospect Lonzo Ball, has made himself famous with his seemingly never-ending stream of controversial and foolish comments. He has called his son better than Steph Curry, himself better than Michael Jordan in his heyday basically, and that he, LaVar, could beat [...]

March 22, 2017 Ryan Bawek Offbeat 0

Fan Sends Dirk Nowitzki Potato With Dirk’s Picture On It…

Fan Sends Dirk Nowitzki Potato With Dirk’s Picture On It…

NBA fans are a passionate breed, some of which live and die with the successes and failures of their favorite NBA teams or NBA stars and these days you can slap an NBA logo on anything and many companies do. Current NBA legend and mayor of Dallas Dirk Nowitzki received fan mail on Wednesday. This [...]

March 15, 2017 Ryan Bawek Offbeat 0

Joel Embiid Recreates Classic Allen Iverson SLAM Magazine Cover

Joel Embiid Recreates Classic Allen Iverson SLAM Magazine Cover

While the tornado that was Joel Embiid’s brilliance on an NBA court during his rookie season is over now that he has been sidelined to recover from his knee issue, it appears he is still doing some pretty cool things off the court like only Joel does. While he is not killing a lion in [...]

March 8, 2017 Ryan Bawek Offbeat 0