Over the years, the NBA has entertained its fans with many legendary moments. Here are the top 5 most shocking moments on the court.
During a 1993 game, Shaquille amazed the crowd with a thunderous slam dunk. The dunk was so powerful that it caused the entire backboard to collapse! The NBA was forced to â€œShaq proofâ€ the backboards in all the other arenas.
4)Dennis Rodman was always known to be a wild man. However, he crossed the line when he suddenly kicked a cameraman in the groin.The full Read the rest of this entry »
Scott Brooks â€“ Oklahoma City Thunder
Although he is not one of the flashiest or most well-known leaders in a league full of personalities, it would be unfair to deny the accomplishments of Oklahoma City Thunder coach Scott Brooks. He has essentially turned the team into a perennial playoff contender in the always competitive Western Conference.
Gregg Popovich â€“ San Antonio Spurs
Widely regarded as one of the most effective coaches in all of professional sports, Gregg Popovich continues to get maximum effort and results out of his veteran Spurs team. They are currently in the second position in Read the rest of this entry »
The clock struck zero. The Dallas Mavericks had just won the 2011 NBA Championship. Finally, Mark Cuban had accomplished the goal he had set out when he had purchased the Dallas Mavericks more than a decade ago. The team, led for years by Dirk Nowitski and Jason Terry were now holding the golden ball, defeating the Miami Heat in Game 6 of the NBA Finals. These two had been leading this franchise for years, so now had they Read the rest of this entry »
With the 2011-2012 season coming into its final stretch and the 2012 NBA Playoffs quickly approaching, it is as good a time as ever to take a look back at last season’s NBA Playoffs. Under the heightened spotlight and pressure of the playoffs, many players stood out for their teams and made a new name for themselves, some good and some not so good.
Dirk Nowitzki, who had previously held the unbecoming reputation of choking in the biggest moments, became the darling of the NBA, taking out the NBA’s villainous Miami Heat en route to his first Read the rest of this entry »
Nov. 3, 2010 vs. Oklahoma City Thunder – This was an amazing dunk over the thunder that truly was a show stopper.
Oct. 5, 2010 vs. Portland – This was Griffin’s first dunk of his career and it certainly led to a lot more.
Preseason 2009 @ Los Angeles Lakers – This dunk of Mbenga was certainly poster worthy and had the whole world buzzing.
Dec. 22, 2010 @ Houston Rockets – This alley oop was one of the wildest ones that Griffin has ever completed in his career.
Nov. 20, 2010 vs. New York Knicks
This put back was absolutely filthy and Stoudemire had Read the rest of this entry »
There have been some great NBA rookies that have stepped on an NBA court. These players have been some of the best rookies of all time, and their legacy will never be forgotten. Below is a list of the best rookies that have ever played the game.
Coming in at number five is Michael Jordan. He is synonymous with the Bulls and helped them out tremendously in his rookie season coming out of North Carolina. He is arguably the best player that has ever played the game, but was not the best rookie to ever Read the rest of this entry »
If you’re ready to host an NBA tipoff party you’ve got to get all your ducks in a row. You’re going to have to come up with a game plan to ensure your party goes off without incident unlike last year’s debacle Here are our tips for hosting the NBA party to end all NBA parties:
Get the games: There’s nothing worse for a sports related party than not getting the big game or even the obscure one your buddy Jim wants to watch. Get satellite through Direct TV or another provider to ensure you get access to all the games. Read the rest of this entry »