Friday 20th January 2017,
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LeBron Thanks President Obama

LeBron Thanks President Obama

After eight years as the President of the United States, Barack Obama’s presidency is officially coming to an end. In honor of Obama’s 8 years in office, LeBron James posted a touching video last night to thank him for all that he’s done. The video was posted on Uninterrupted, a multimedia site created by the [...]

January 20, 2017 Anou Enright Offbeat 0

Try “Slam Duncan-O’s” While You Can

Try “Slam Duncan-O’s” While You Can

Even though the Spurs are still doing Spursian things, sporting a 31-9 record through 40 games and are well on their way to proving once again that the only constants in life are death, taxes and the San Antonio Spurs winning 50 games, it still feels bizarre not seeing No. 21 patrolling the middle of [...]

January 19, 2017 Ryan Bawek Offbeat 0

Blake Griffin Producing White Men Can’t Jump Remake

Blake Griffin Producing White Men Can’t Jump Remake

Blake Griffin has seemed to make as much news off the court as on it the past few seasons with his continued foray and interest in Hollywood and his injury struggles. While Griffin is due back on the court for the injury hampered Clippers in the next couple weeks, news broke Wednesday that Griffin will [...]

January 19, 2017 Ryan Bawek Offbeat 0

The Miami Heat Have Finally Re-Assigned Dwyane Wade’s Locker

The Miami Heat Have Finally Re-Assigned Dwyane Wade’s Locker

Dwyane Wade left the Miami Heat for the Chicago Bulls in July under less-than-warm circumstances, but that didn’t stop the franchise from playing a video tribute when he first returned. Or from keeping his old locker vacant, presumably as some form of honor for all he did and gave to the organization. Until now. The [...]

January 18, 2017 dfavale Offbeat 0

Joel Embiid Apparently Killed a Lion at the Age of 6

Joel Embiid Apparently Killed a Lion at the Age of 6

Joel Embiid is a mesmerizing talent on an NBA court and a constant source of entertainment, personality and humor off of it. The rookie of the year (let’s just crown him now) is leading the 76ers in points, rebounds and blocks and his stats per 36 minutes are mind-numbing for a rookie: 27.8 points, 10.8 [...]

January 13, 2017 Ryan Bawek Offbeat 0

Allen Iverson, Ice Cube Start 3-on-3 League

Allen Iverson, Ice Cube Start 3-on-3 League

Do you often go to bed fantasizing about the NBA of the early and mid-2000s and wish you could see some of your players from your childhood grace the hardwood again? Do you wish that a professional 3-on-3 basketball league existed where these retired stars could flourish? I have good news for you, your dream [...]

January 12, 2017 Ryan Bawek Offbeat 0

Where Would Have Kevin Durant Signed if the Warriors Won the Title in 2016?

Where Would Have Kevin Durant Signed if the Warriors Won the Title in 2016?

We all have probably gone down the rabbit hole at one point of what the next five years in the NBA would look like if the Thunder hadn’t blown a 3-1 lead to the Warriors in the western conference finals or if the Warriors hadn’t blown a 3-1 lead to the Cavaliers and won back-to-back [...]

January 11, 2017 Ryan Bawek Offbeat 0

Matt Bonner’s Hilarious Retirement Video

Matt Bonner’s Hilarious Retirement Video

Matt Bonner played 12 NBA seasons averaging 5.8 points and 3.0 rebounds per game and serving as the bit player for a championship caliber Spurs team for a decade. He also has occupied the ratified air as the comedically non-athletic (by NBA standards) goofy white guy with red hair that is a beloved bench warmer [...]

January 9, 2017 Ryan Bawek Offbeat 0

Lucas Nogueira Drops His Pants During Favors Free Throw

Lucas Nogueira Drops His Pants During Favors Free Throw

Lucas Nogueira is a third-year player out of Brazil who is seeing his first consistent playing time in the NBA this season. He is a valuable shot blocker and rebounder in a reserve role for the Toronto Raptors playing 19 minutes per game. Fun fact, when I was in Las Vegas for NBA Summer League [...]

January 6, 2017 Ryan Bawek Offbeat 0

Lakers Fan Makes $95,000 Shot Tuesday Night

Lakers Fan Makes $95,000 Shot Tuesday Night

Tuesday night was a good night to be a Lakers fan at the Staples Center as the Lakers trounced the visiting Grizzlies 116-102 behind the third career triple-double of Julius Randle. Although it was a good night for all Lakers fans in attendance, it was especially life altering for one lucky and clutch fan. An [...]

January 4, 2017 Ryan Bawek Offbeat 0