Thursday 23rd March 2017,
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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

Javale McGee’s New Haircut is… Interesting

Javale McGee’s New Haircut is… Interesting

Javale McGee has been given a golden opportunity this season as a member of the juggernaut Golden State Warriors Especially considering how he has been toiling away for a few seasons and failing to stay on an NBA team for any length of time. McGee, with his rare combination of size, length and mobility, has [...]

January 4, 2017 Ryan Bawek Offbeat 0

The Amount NBA Teams Travel in 82 Game Season is Incredible

The Amount NBA Teams Travel in 82 Game Season is Incredible

Always one to come up with some interesting factoids and numbers about the NBA, ESPN Reporter Tom Haberstroh is at it again by breaking down just how arduous a journey an 82 game schedule is for NBA teams. This tweet from Haberstroh puts in perspective the amount NBA teams travel every season… This is what [...]

December 28, 2016 Ryan Bawek Offbeat 0

Bucks Get Creative with “10 Win” Ticket Package

Bucks Get Creative with “10 Win” Ticket Package

The Milwaukee Bucks are having a decent season thus far, currently sitting at 8th place in the eastern conference with a 14-15 record. They have a lot of young talent, including a potentially transcendent and MVP caliber superstar in 21-year-old Giannis Antetokounmpo. Despite all of this though, the Bucks are still 27th in the NBA [...]

December 28, 2016 Ryan Bawek Offbeat 0

Kings-76ers Game Postponed, Leads to Fun Series of Tweets

Kings-76ers Game Postponed, Leads to Fun Series of Tweets

Fans who were looking forward to watching two of the most gifted young centers in the NBA square off for the first time last night were sadly let down as the scheduled game between the Kings and 76ers was postponed due to a slippery floor. Although neither team has a game scheduled Thursday night, there [...]

December 1, 2016 Ryan Bawek Offbeat 0