Posts in category "Smack Talk"

Delirious Vogel: Pacers 'Feel' Game 6 & 7 Will Be Won in Game 5 (Video)

Delirious Vogel: Pacers 'Feel' Game 6 & 7 Will Be Won in Game 5 (Video)
The Pacers enter Game 5 of their seven-game series against the Bulls down 3-1, but Frank Vogel said Tuesday before facing elimination: “We feel like if we win this game tonight, we win the series.” (Fred Mitchell, Chicago Tribune) I think it’s kinda’ cute that he ‘feels like‘ that. There’s a crackhead on The El... Read more »

Horny Notes: April 11, 2011 -- Bulls at the Top, the Rest Question, Brewer's Immense Defensive Value, the "MVP Conversation"

Horny Notes: April 11, 2011 -- Bulls at the Top, the Rest Question, Brewer's Immense Defensive Value, the "MVP Conversation"
The Bulls are #1 in the Schedule-Adjusted Offensive and Defensive Ratings. (Neil Paine, Basketball-Reference) Everything besides “don’t count out [insert historically good or high hoped team here]” says the Bulls should get to the Finals and put on a show, if not win it all. That said, if Noah isn’t a double-double machine, fuck hoping... Read more »

Epic Image: Hey, Chris Bosh, What'd You Do Last Night?

Epic Image: Hey, Chris Bosh, What'd You Do Last Night?
oh (h/t: Sarah Spain) Neil Payne of Basketball-Reference found Chris Bosh’s 1-for-18 performance to be “one of the most offensively detrimental games in [their] database.” Maybe Bosh was lacking in his, uh, usual support from his teammates: (h/t: @kingju) 
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Smith: Rose's Teammate-iness Prevented Great All-Star Performance

Smith: Rose's Teammate-iness Prevented Great All-Star Performance
Toward the end of the first quarter, I lost all interest in the All-Star Game and just quit watching. Derrick Rose had 11 points on 5-for-13 shooting and five assists in almost 30 minutes of play. You can judge that for what you will. (Box Score)Rose isn’t really into this type of game, for reasons... Read more »

Rose: Bulls 'Want Revenge' Against Bobcats

Rose: Bulls 'Want Revenge' Against Bobcats
The Bulls have lost both ugly games against the Bobcats this season. Derrick Rose says they “want revenge.” Considering the Bulls’ (36-16) youth, it’s interesting to see what kind of games they bring in this week’s two games against teams they haven’t yet beaten this season. Against Bobcats (24-31) and Spurs (46-9) teams who for... Read more »

NBA Tells MLB on Twitter in One Word, Now Belongs to Basketball

NBA Tells MLB on Twitter in One Word, Now Belongs to Basketball
After the Packers won the Super Bowl on Sunday night, the Major League Baseball public relations machine tweeted one word: “Baseball.” The NBA public relations machine responded publicly on Twitter in one word: “No” (h/t: Emma Carmichael): rockstar The tweet has since been deleted, but the comedy lives on forever. Admittedly, my #1 sport is... Read more »
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K.C. Johnson, Deng's Numbers Do Not 'Compare Favorably' to Pierce's

K.C. Johnson, Deng's Numbers Do Not 'Compare Favorably' to Pierce's
The Tribune beat reporter said Luol Deng was snubbed from the All-Star team, despite numbers like that of All-Star Paul Pierce. He was very, very wrong. The Tribune News Services had four basketball reporters write who was “the biggest snub” from the 2011 All-Star rosters. One those was K.C. Johnson at the Chicago Tribune, who... Read more »

Kobe to Critics: 'Kiss my A$$'

Kobe to Critics: 'Kiss my A$$'
Kobe Bryant basically told Magic Johnson and Jerry West to pucker up for his buttocks. Asked about critcism, specifically from Magic Johnson, Kobe Bryant brushed it off the shoulder under which the reporter was nagging him. And he had some Kobe-esque words for critics. The reporter asked: “Magic has said you guys needs to toughen... Read more »

Dunk Porn: LeBron Sticks Fork in Crap-aliers (Video)

Dunk Porn: LeBron Sticks Fork in Crap-aliers (Video)
The Cleveland Crapaliers started the 2010-11 NBA season with a win against the Celtics, lost the next three, and won the three after that. They were 4-3, then 5-5, then 6-8, then 7-9. Today, the Cavs are 8-40 after losing 21 straight and 31 of their last 32 games. Beautiful. When the Cavs were 7-10,... Read more »
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Badass for a Day Durant Calls Out Bosh as a 'Fake Tough Guy' (Video)

Badass for a Day Durant Calls Out Bosh as a 'Fake Tough Guy' (Video)
Kevin Durant called Chris Bosh a “fake tough guy” in response to them getting double technicals for having extended words with each other on the court. After Chris Bosh fouled James Harden on a fast break early in the Heat’s (33-14) 108-103 win over the Thunder (30-17) in Oklahoma City, Kevin Durant came over to... Read more »