Gary Payton into the Hall of Fame


Gary Payton into the Hall of Fame

Gary Payton has just been inducted into the NBA’s Hall of Fame and it is thoughourly deserved. Payton was always a great player to watch. He was brash, arrogant but he knew how to back it up. He earnt his nickname ‘The Glove’ for his ability to lock down his man on defense. GP took this moniker to new levels when he kept Michael Jordan to below 30 points for three consecutive games in the NBA Finals. Nobody else has done this. This is amazing enough in itself but Payton also had a calf injury that would have kept others sidelined. (more…)

Allen Iverson wants the crowd to be louder

Iverson Set to Call it Quits

Allen Iverson, the 11 time all star, the 2001 MVP, the man who on his own took Philadelphia to the 2001 Finals, is set to draw the curtain on his NBA career. Iverson is one of the best small men ballers to ever step foot on the court. Though sometimes he was controversial, he was always loved by fans worldwide. The little man that could. The things he could do were almost impossible but he always found a way to score or get to the basket. Not only was he a one of a kind scorer but he also loved to pick up steals. In a playoff game against the Orlando Magic he picked up 10 steals to go with his 33 points. Not a bad effort. The highlights on him are endless but I will always remember when he crossed up MJ and that infamous step over Tyronn Lue after breaking his ankles in game 1 of the NBA Finals against the Lakers. The NBA world thanks you Allen Iverson.

Nathan Darby


Jordan Vs Bird… The Battle of the Big Mac

Everyone who plays basketball loves the game of H.O.R.S.E. Watch as Larry Bird and Michael Jordan battle it out for a Big Mac. This is still my favourite basketball ad and strangely always makes me hungry… Remember, no dunking!

Nathan Darby

Video: Nets @ Bulls 3OT Thriller

Chicago took a 3-1 lead over Brooklyn earlier today after battling it out in a 3OT classic.

Final Chicago 142 Brooklyn 134

Sit back and enjoy the highlights below.

Video: JR Smith SUSPENDED 1 Game

Knicks explosive guard J.R Smith has been suspended one game for throwing a errant elbow in game 3. The elbow struck Celtice Jason Terry in the chin – resulting in a ejection for Smith and a 1 game suspension. Smith will miss game 4 in Boston tomorrow.

Video: Ibake ‘low blows’ Griffin

As the Thunder pull further away in the West, their tactics become even more ruthless.

It’s great to see the big men get physical but we dont need this in our game.

The Thunder went into Staples and defeated the Clippers 108-104 earlier.

VIDEO: Monta Ellis crazy game winner

F/T Milwaukee 110 – Houston 107

NBA Suspends Pacers & Warriors for brawl.

The NBA has today suspended both Warriors Centre David Lee & Pacers Centre Roy Hibbert for their roles in yesterdays brawl which spilt into the lower section of the arena.

Both players will serve 1 game bans. An interesting reaction from the NBA, most were expecting more due to the brawl finding its way into the crowd (as you can see towards the end of the video).

It’ll be very interesting to see what happens when these teams meet again.

VIDEO: Derrick Rose dunking – how long before his return?

Derrick Rose warming up by throwing down a dunk before tonights Bulls @ Thunder game. How long before we see him back ?

VIDEO: NBA All Star Saturday

The NBA Hosted their annual All Star Saturday Night as part of All Star Weekend from Houston this past weekend. (more…)