By Jon Carlos RodriguezTo make history as the only player to ever average a triple double in two seasons, Russell Westbrook needs to grab 16 rebounds in his last game of the season. Will he make it?
Word Up: Nike Hyper Court
By Enzo MarcosIn this episode of Word Up, we get the word on Nike’s latest project in Manila: the Hyper Court.
What If NBA Teams Were Introduced WWE Survivor Series-Style?
By Stan SyWWE recently held its annual Survivor Series pay-per-view. The show’s draw has traditionally been a five-on-five elimination tag team match featuring all-star lineups that would never otherwise be grouped together. In many ways, Survivor Series is like the WWE’s equivalent of the NBA’s All-Star Weekend. The stars come together and put whatever differences they have aside for a match without any real consequences.
Carmelo Anthony: A Steady Lang Tribute
By Jon Carlos RodriguezHere’s a (very late and slightly nonsensical) tribute to the guy on the shirt.
Russell Westbrook, the MVP.
See you soon, Russell Westbrook.
May 30: Tweets of the Day
If you’re planning to ask Gregg Popovich relevant/stupid questions after a game, just don’t. That’s one of the takeaways from Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals, which like the four games before it, ended way before the final buzzer. Aside from a grown man dunk from Russell Westbrook, a Steve Kerr-Reggie Miller jaw-fest, and another Pop beatdown (not on OKC), here are the real, key takeaways from today that matter (Shaq-Kobe bromance included).
NBA Conference Finals Random Power Rankings
But aside from the final score, updates, and the highlights, other equally fascinating stuff has been happening. Trivial or not, they’re all part of the adrenaline-pumping post-season experience. Since we’re suckers for anything basketball-related, we decided to make a Power Rankings of the random and sometimes incoherent things that have transpired in the Conference Finals.