Monday 18th December 2017,
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Whatever You Do, Don’t Ask Draymond Green If Stephen Curry Is ‘Peaking’

Whatever You Do, Don’t Ask Draymond Green If Stephen Curry Is ‘Peaking’

Is there ever a good time to ask Draymond Green whether Stephen Curry is, um, peaking? That would be a no. A big, fat, resounding no. Green was asked this exact question following the Golden State Warriors’ shellacking of the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night, and his response was one of confusion mixed with exasperation [...]

November 9, 2017 dfavale Offbeat 0

LeBron James Explains His Latest Social Media Feelz After Cavaliers Beat Bucks: ‘I Like Arthur’

LeBron James Explains His Latest Social Media Feelz After Cavaliers Beat Bucks: ‘I Like Arthur’

LeBron James wasn’t trying to rile anyone up with his use of the Arthur meme on Instagram Monday night. According to him, he was just being him, expressing his love for a children’s television show. As he told reporters after the Cleveland Cavaliers’ victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Tuesday, per ESPN.com’s Dave McMenamin: LeBron James offered [...]

November 8, 2017 dfavale Offbeat 0

LeBron James Uses Social Media to Express Frustration with Cleveland Cavaliers Again…We Think

LeBron James Uses Social Media to Express Frustration with Cleveland Cavaliers Again…We Think

LeBron James continues to use social media to not-so-covertly communicate his frustrations with the Cleveland Cavaliers. His latest dose of shade comes via an Instagram post from late(ish) Monday night: Mood… A post shared by LeBron James (@kingjames) on Nov 6, 2017 at 7:07pm PST Don’t worry, folks. Yours truly translated this for you: And [...]

November 7, 2017 dfavale Offbeat 0

Bulls Center Robin Lopez Has Read ‘Multiple’ Biographies on Walt Disney, Because He’s The GOAT

Bulls Center Robin Lopez Has Read ‘Multiple’ Biographies on Walt Disney, Because He’s The GOAT

Robin Lopez is an 84-inch kid. Both Lopez brothers are. Robin and Brook Lopez are noted fans of comic books, superheroes, Disney World and all that fun stuff. But they’re especially partial to Disney World. Brook in particular has been photographed vacationing there, and articles have been written about his interest in the happiest place [...]

November 7, 2017 dfavale Offbeat 0

If Gregg Popovich Ran for President, He’d Get Votes From Stephen Curry and Steve Kerr

If Gregg Popovich Ran for President, He’d Get Votes From Stephen Curry and Steve Kerr

People joke about how San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich should run for president of the United States in 2020. But Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr, a Popovich disciple, and two-time league MVP Stephen Curry aren’t kidding: They would vote for him if given the chance. From ESPN.com’s Tim MacMahon: “I truly [...]

November 3, 2017 dfavale Offbeat 0

What Did Joel Embiid Buy After Philadelphia 76ers Gave Him $146.5 Million Extension? ‘Nothing’

What Did Joel Embiid Buy After Philadelphia 76ers Gave Him $146.5 Million Extension? ‘Nothing’

Scenario: You’re a 23-year-old professional basketball player. Actually, strike that. You’re a 23-year-old anything. And someone gives you a five-year, $140-plus million extension. Are you buying anything after putting pen to paper? Probably. Most definitely. Unless you’re Joel Embiid. ESPN.com’s Jackie MacMullan penned an interesting profile on the Philadelphia 76ers’ big man, within which she [...]

November 2, 2017 dfavale Offbeat 1

Kyrie Irving is Back on That ‘What’s the Real Shape of the Earth?’ Grind

Kyrie Irving is Back on That ‘What’s the Real Shape of the Earth?’ Grind

Kyrie Irving has an explanation for this flat-Earth theory: Have you ever really seen an authentic picture of our home planet? During an appearance on the Holding Court podcast with UConn women’s basketball coach Geno Auriemma this past week, the Boston Celtics point guard offered a more in-depth explanation for why he ended up questioning spherical-Earth truthers (h/t [...]

November 2, 2017 dfavale Offbeat 0

LaMelo Ball Beat Jordan Clarkson at Pop-a-Shot During Lonzo Ball’s 20th Birthday Party at Dave & Buster’s

LaMelo Ball Beat Jordan Clarkson at Pop-a-Shot During Lonzo Ball’s 20th Birthday Party at Dave & Buster’s

If you’re anything like me, you will have clicked onto this story because the title is too tantalizing to ignore. Lonzo Ball had his 20th birthday party at Dave & Buster’s? And Jordan Clarkson lost money to his brother, LaMelo Ball, playing Pop-a-Shot? Surely this isn’t real. Surely someone mistakenly aggregated a piece from The [...]

November 1, 2017 dfavale Offbeat 0

LeBron James Hosted a Halloween Party and Dressed Up as Pennywise from ‘It’…and IT was Terrifying

LeBron James Hosted a Halloween Party and Dressed Up as Pennywise from ‘It’…and IT was Terrifying

By now, we should all know how seriously LeBron James takes Halloween. If you don’t, ask any member of the Golden State Warriors about the effort he put into serving desserts at his 2016 shindig. So of course James hosted a Halloween party on Monday night. And of course his costume was terrifying. He went [...]

October 31, 2017 dfavale Offbeat 0

Westbrook’s Triple Double Breasted Suit by DEW is Here

Westbrook’s Triple Double Breasted Suit by DEW is Here

Mountain Dew announced over the summer that the brand would honor brand athlete and NBA MVP Russell Westbrook with a truly unique fashion outfit for his wardrobe: the first ever Triple-Double Breasted Suit. And just in time for tipoff of the 2017-2018 NBA season, the suit has arrived. Created by American menswear designer Mark McNairy, [...]

October 18, 2017 Anou Enright Offbeat 0