Wednesday 21st February 2018,
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The Trailer for the Uncle Drew Movie Has Dropped

The Trailer for the Uncle Drew Movie Has Dropped

Ah yes, the best NBA alter ego and marketing ploy the NBA has had since the days of Larry Johnson as “Grandmama” in the early 90s, Kyrie Irving as Uncle Drew. In what started as a simple Pepsi commercial and ad campaign, turned into a YouTube series sensation and now a legitimate motion picture. For [...]

February 15, 2018 Ryan Bawek Offbeat 0

Amar’e Stoudemire to Join Big3 League

Amar’e Stoudemire to Join Big3 League

The big names keep flowing in for season two of the Big3 League. A day after it was announced that former No. 1 pick Greg Oden was entering the league, former 1st Team All-NBA performer and possible future hall of famer, Amar’e Stoudemire will be lacing them up this summer. Stoudemire might be the biggest [...]

February 15, 2018 Ryan Bawek Offbeat 0

Greg Oden to Attempt to Play in Big3 League

Greg Oden to Attempt to Play in Big3 League

You may be able to watch the former No. 1 pick of the 2007 NBA Draft, Greg Oden, on a basketball court again in the near future. Not an NBA court though, it seems as though injuries have caused that ship to sale. There is a new option though for those who can’t compete on [...]

February 13, 2018 Ryan Bawek Offbeat 0

LaVar Ball Claims Lonzo will Eventually Leave LA If Lakers Don’t Sign LiAngelo and LaMelo

LaVar Ball Claims Lonzo will Eventually Leave LA If Lakers Don’t Sign LiAngelo and LaMelo

LaVar Ball continues to stay LaVar Ball. And the latest in LaVar Ball is, mind you, very LaVar Ball. As relayed to us by Lithuanian basketball reporter Donatas Urbonas (h/t SI.com), LaVar now claims rookie Lonzo Ball will eventually leave the Los Angeles Lakers if they don’t sign his other two sons, LiAngelo and LaMelo: [...]

February 13, 2018 dfavale Offbeat 0

If Kobe Bryant Were All-Star Captain, He’d Pick LeBron James Over Shaquille O’Neal

If Kobe Bryant Were All-Star Captain, He’d Pick LeBron James Over Shaquille O’Neal

Here’s to incandescent hypotheticals! Kobe Bryant never got the chance to partake in the NBA’s new All-Star Game format, which includes captains who build their team from a pool of 22 players, almost entirely irrespective of conference affiliation. It was only introduced this season, his second in retirement. But could you imagine if he were [...]

February 8, 2018 dfavale Offbeat 0

Brett Brown Says Philadelphia 76ers Can Charter Plane to Super Bowl If They Win Next 8 Games

Brett Brown Says Philadelphia 76ers Can Charter Plane to Super Bowl If They Win Next 8 Games

Brett Brown is willing to let the Philadelphia 76ers attend next month’s Super Bowl to root on the Philadelphia Eagles. They just have to win every game they play until then. The problem is they are a .500 team right now, but they have won 7 of their last 10 games. If you were a [...]

January 23, 2018 dfavale Offbeat 0

Shaq Announces New Position as CFO

Shaq Announces New Position as CFO

Last night, on TNT’s pregame show Inside the NBA, NBA superstar and hall of famer Shaquille O’Neal announced his biggest role yet – CFO of Carnival Cruise Line. That’s right, Shaq will be shaking things up as the new Chief FUN Officer, personifying Carnival’s newest brand campaign ‘Choose Fun,’ that launched earlier this week. Shaq’s [...]

January 12, 2018 Anou Enright Offbeat 0

G-League Team Unveils SpongeBob Uniforms

G-League Team Unveils SpongeBob Uniforms

Minor league baseball teams are known for creative promotions and uniforms in order to draw attendance and attention. The G-League’s Delaware 87ers, the affiliate of the Philadelphia 76ers, has gotten into the fun this week by unveiling their SpongeBob Squarepants uniforms, based on the highly popular Nickelodeon show. This is a little harsh, but when [...]

January 4, 2018 Ryan Bawek Offbeat 0

Popovich on Why NBA Players, Coaches Should Give Back “Because We Are Rich as Hell”

Popovich on Why NBA Players, Coaches Should Give Back “Because We Are Rich as Hell”

Gregg Popovich always keeps it 100, as the kids say (do they still say that?). He also has no problem speaking his mind about an issue with his team, the NBA in general, or even society and politics. He is a very intelligent human being and an all-time great coach. He can be a very [...]

December 27, 2017 Ryan Bawek Offbeat, Rumors 0

Michael Beasley Gets MVP Chants at MSG

Michael Beasley Gets MVP Chants at MSG

Yes you read that right, we live in a world where Michael Beasley received MVP chants in Madison Square Garden in 2017. Beasley, the former No. 2 pick of the 2008 NBA Draft that has spent his professional career more as a vagabond than a superstar, but who has played really well as of late [...]

December 22, 2017 Ryan Bawek Offbeat 0