Monday 18th December 2017,
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Manute Bol Could Have Been Playing in the NBA in His 40s and 50s?…

Manute Bol Could Have Been Playing in the NBA in His 40s and 50s?…

According to former Cleveland State Coach and current Indiana Pacers Scout Ken Mackey, who recruited former NBA player and folk legend 7’7″ Manute Bol, Bol’s age was never really known and he could have easily been playing in the NBA in his 40s and 50s. Bol of course was a 7’7″ NBA center that played [...]

November 23, 2017 Ryan Bawek Offbeat 0

Joel Embiid Isn’t Worried About NBA Players Reacting to His Troll Jobs ‘I’m 7’2″, and I’m a Big Dude’

Joel Embiid Isn’t Worried About NBA Players Reacting to His Troll Jobs ‘I’m 7’2″, and I’m a Big Dude’

Joel Embiid is an expert troller. Whether he’s talking trash on the court, coming up with fire Instagram locations after a victory or dropping snarky gold on Twitter, he’s always going in on everyone who doesn’t play for the Philadelphia 76ers. I mean, Kevin Durant was excited the Golden State Warriors erased a huge lead [...]

November 23, 2017 dfavale Offbeat 0

Celtics Prez Danny Ainge After Kyrie Irving Dropped 47 Points Against Mavs: ‘Maybe The World is Flat’

Celtics Prez Danny Ainge After Kyrie Irving Dropped 47 Points Against Mavs: ‘Maybe The World is Flat’

Boston Celtics president Danny Ainge is officially good at Twitter. Kyrie Irving dropped 47 points and six assists on a ridiculous 16-of-22 shooting in an overtime win against the Dallas Mavericks Monday night. The game itself was, on some levels, a little unsettling. The Mavericks are the worst team in the NBA. The Celtics have [...]

November 21, 2017 dfavale Offbeat 0

Kristaps Porzingis Still Claims Ignorance in Case of Mysterious ‘LA Clippers’ Tweet from May

Kristaps Porzingis Still Claims Ignorance in Case of Mysterious ‘LA Clippers’ Tweet from May

Ignorance is bliss. That’s Kristaps Porzingis’ story, and he’s sticking to it months later. With the New York Knicks set to face the Los Angeles Clippers on Monday, The Big Apple’s superstar is, naturally, being pressed about his run-in with, um, hackers this past May, who tweeted the following from his account: Porzingis, of course, [...]

November 20, 2017 dfavale Offbeat 0

Jaylen Brown Says 80% of NBA Fans Think They Could Take On Average Pro

Jaylen Brown Says 80% of NBA Fans Think They Could Take On Average Pro

We all know a guy or two that (maybe you are one…), claims that some NBA players are trash while they watch a game and go as far as to say that they can beat them in a game of 1-on-1. I will be honest, I like most have said that an NBA player is [...]

November 16, 2017 Ryan Bawek Offbeat 0

How Was Kyrie Irving’s Face Feeling After Boston Celtics’ Win Over Brooklyn Nets? ‘It’s Broken’

How Was Kyrie Irving’s Face Feeling After Boston Celtics’ Win Over Brooklyn Nets? ‘It’s Broken’

Kyrie Irving’s first game while wearing a protective mask this season went pretty well. The point guard, who’s recovering from facial fractures after withstanding an elbow from teammate Aron Baynes, put up 25 points and five assists on 8-of-20 shooting in the Boston Celtics’ Tuesday night victory over the Brooklyn Nets. Though he wasn’t especially [...]

November 15, 2017 dfavale Offbeat 0

Joel Embiid Lightly Insults DeAndre Jordan, But Absolutely Ethers Willie Reed After Sixers Beat Clippers

Joel Embiid Lightly Insults DeAndre Jordan, But Absolutely Ethers Willie Reed After Sixers Beat Clippers

Joel Embiid isn’t in the NBA to make friends. He wouldn’t indiscriminately trash talk everyone in his path if he cared about players who don’t don Philadelphia 76ers jerseys. The latest example of his equal-opportunity disdain for the opponent came on Monday night following a victory over Los Angeles Clippers. Embiid piled on 32 points [...]

November 14, 2017 dfavale Offbeat 0

Bucks Mascot Trolls Ball Family

Bucks Mascot Trolls Ball Family

The Los Angeles Lakers took on the Milwaukee Bucks in the Bradley Center in Milwaukee on Saturday night in a match-up between two exciting, young teams. There were numerous stars of the future on display including Giannis Antetokounmpo and Lonzo Ball. The Greek Freak had 33 points and 14 rebounds, while Ball became the youngest [...]

November 13, 2017 Ryan Bawek Offbeat 0

What Did Paul George Get Russell Westbrook for His Birthday? ‘I Got Him 37 (Points)’

What Did Paul George Get Russell Westbrook for His Birthday? ‘I Got Him 37 (Points)’

Paul George is so thoughtful. The Oklahoma City Thunder rocked the Dallas Mavericks on Sunday night, winning 112-99 on what happened to be Russell Westbrook’s birthday. Afterward, Paul George was naturally asked whether he got his point guard anything for the occasion. And his answer was epic, per the Norman Transcript‘s Fred Katz: Well, this wins. [...]

November 13, 2017 dfavale Offbeat 0

FYI Dan Gilbert: LeBron James is Totally Open to Buying the Cleveland Cavaliers Down the Line

FYI Dan Gilbert: LeBron James is Totally Open to Buying the Cleveland Cavaliers Down the Line

If Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert is ever looking to get rid of the franchise, LeBron James will gladly take it off his hands. Talking to The Athletic’s Jason Lloyd (h/t Yahoo Sports’ Ben Rohrbach), the four-time MVP indicated he would definitely consider buying his current team, or any NBA team, in the future: “I [...]

November 10, 2017 dfavale Offbeat 0