Celebrate Vince Carter’s 40th Birthday By Watching 40 of His Dunks You Probably Never Seen

Vince Carter

Forever Half-Man-Half-Amazing. Vince Carter is celebrating his 40th birthday today after a night in which he turned back the clock by scoring two of his seven points on a clean, 360-layup. It was quite endearing to see Vinsanity flash signs of his 40-plus-inch vertical, or what’s left of it for that matter, and then reality set in: Half-Man-Half-Amazing is a mere mortal these days (queue …

An Open Letter to the Undrafted

Anthony Morrow

By: ANTHONY MORROW SHOOTING GUARD / OKLAHOMA CITY THUNDER Undrafted fam, First of all, welcome to the club. I wish I could say it was a more exclusive one. Every year, I’ll usually tweet you guys some words of encouragement, but this year I wanted to do a little more than that. For some of you, I’m sure this past draft …

Harlem Globetrotters Hit Amazing 583-Foot

Harlem Globetrotters

The famous trick basketball team the Harlem Globetrotters are set to launch their new tour in Texas. Making a pit stop in San Antonio to celebrate “World Trick Shot Day,” the team’s star Buckets Blakes nailed a 583-foot shot off the roof of the Tower of the Americas, becoming the “Highest Shot Ever Made in North America.” Check it out above. The …

10 of the Most Unique Basketball Courts Around the World

10 of the Most Unique Basketball Courts Around the World

  Despite the NBA wrapping up one of the more eventful regular seasons and Finals in recent memory almost a month ago, the off-season has proven to be just as unexpected and chock full of twists and turns – most notably marked by changes of scenery for superstars like Kevin Durant, Derrick Rose and Dwyane Wade – who have embodied …

D. Wade Pens Emotional Letter to Miami Heat Fans 

Dwyane Wade

Dear Miami, This has been an extremely emotional and tough decision to come to. After 13 years, I have decided to embark on a new journey with the Chicago Bulls. This was not an easy decision, but I feel I have made the right choice for myself and my family. I started my NBA career with the Miami Heat in 2003 and it …

Russell Westbrook, James Harden say they won’t play in Rio Games

OKLAHOMA CITY — Thunder guard Russell Westbrook and Houston Rockets guard James Harden became the latest stars to announce they are withdrawing their names from consideration for USA Basketball’s 2016 Rio Olympics team. “After speaking with my family, I have decided to not participate in this year’s Olympics,” Westbrook said in a statement Friday. “This was not an easy decision, …

UCLA’s Under Armour deal for $280 million is the biggest in NCAA history

UCLA Signs With Under Armour — Biggest Deal in NCAA History   While Stephen Curry’s partnership with Under Armour has catapulted the brand to new heights, it continues making moves, landing a massive deal with UCLA. According to the L.A. Times, the brand has inked a 15-year, $280 million contract with the university — coming out to the biggest shoe …