Tuesday 17th July 2018,
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Is Something in Cleveland’s Water? Jordan Clarkson Believes Dinosaurs Were Pets of ‘Bigger People’

Is Something in Cleveland’s Water? Jordan Clarkson Believes Dinosaurs Were Pets of ‘Bigger People’

Is believing in something ostensibly ridiculous a prerequisite of being a guard for the Cleveland Cavaliers or what? First, we had Kyrie Irving divulging that he thinks the Earth is flat last season. Now, we have Jordan Clarkson explaining how he believes dinosaurs were actually the pets of really, really big people. Seriously. Ryne Nelson of SLAM [...]

March 20, 2018 dfavale Offbeat 0

Glen “Big Baby” Davis Arrested on Drug Charges

Glen “Big Baby” Davis Arrested on Drug Charges

Glen “Big Baby” Davis always stood out on an NBA court for his unique build and skill set as well as his emotional personality that always made him somewhat of a wildcard. That sort of desire exhibited itself in a positive way in the late 2000s and early 2010s as Davis was a key role [...]

March 19, 2018 Ryan Bawek Offbeat 0

Under Armour Basketball’s Shoot Your Shot with 6 Billion Dollar Man – Marquis Trill

Under Armour Basketball’s Shoot Your Shot with 6 Billion Dollar Man – Marquis Trill

Episode 3 of UA Basketball’s Shoot Your Shot Season 2 is now live on Youtube! “Shoot Your Shot” is an entertainment series from UA Basketball that focuses on conversations in basketball and culture with a late-night talk show vibe. Host Brandon Armstrong (B-Dot) – known for his NBA athlete impersonations and comedic personality on Instagram [...]

March 16, 2018 Anou Enright Offbeat 0

If Barack Obama Were an NBA Free Agent, He Says He’d Sign with San Antonio Spurs

If Barack Obama Were an NBA Free Agent, He Says He’d Sign with San Antonio Spurs

Barack Obama knows how he would handle being an NBA free agent: by signing with the San Antonio Spurs. Speaking recently at the Sloane Sports Analytics Conference, the 56-year-old basketball enthusiast touched upon a wide array of topics, including a what-if NBA scenario. And while he has showed some love for how the Golden State [...]

March 1, 2018 dfavale Offbeat 0

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