SUMMERSLAM

The Best And Worst Of WWE SummerSlam 2014

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The Best and Worst of SummerSlam 2014, featuring Brock Lesnar vs. John Cena. "Vs." is used very loosely.

Smack

Al Michaels: Michael Jordan Sees In “4-D”

When we think of physical attributes that make a great basketball player, size, speed, agility, and the like immediately come to mind.

#Chris Paul

Video: Paul George, Steph Curry, Dwight Howard & More Read “Mean Tweets”

You might have caught this segment on "Jimmy Kimmel Live," where the host convinces celebrities to tape spots where they're reading mean tweets about themselves then reacting.

Smack

Bill Simmons Did Not Want To Wait His Turn Last Night

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Even though the NBA Countdown show has been around for a few years now, the panel is still getting to know each other's rhythms.

NBA DRAFT

Joel Embiid’s Back Is Fine, According To Bill Simmons

The 2014 NBA Draft is set, and we've gone through an updated mock draft of the top 14 picks and where they're likely to go.

#CLEVELAND CAVALIERS

The Cleveland Cavaliers Have The No. 1 Pick (This Is Not A Repeat From 2013 Or 2011)

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For the third time in four years, the Cleveland Cavaliers ended up with the No. 1 pick, this time with just a 1.7% chance of landing it.

#game of thrones

Watch Jon Hamm Talk ‘Mad Men’ And Geek Out About Khaleesi From ‘Game Of Thrones’

Jon Hamm did Bill Simmons' podcast this week, and they get into the final season of 'Mad Men' and geek out about 'Game of Thrones.'

SPRINT

Comedian Kevin Hart Headlines All-Star Celebrity Game

Diminutive comedian Kevin Hart headlines the cast making up the rosters for the Sprint All-Star Celebrity Game on Friday in New Orleans as part of the 2014 All-Star Game festivities.

#COMMERCIALS

Bill Simmons & Joakim Noah Have Bedtime Monlogues Interrupted

There have already been headlines about Magic Johnson and PTI host Mike Wilbon leaving ESPN's NBA Countdown crew this season with rumors Grantland E-I-C Bill Simmons was to blame.

Smack

Jalen Rose Claims Chris Webber Dissed Him At The NBA Finals

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ESPN's Grantland crew, helmed by E-I-C Bill Simmons, has been counting down the days until the NBA season starts with Simmons and podcast partner, Jalen Rose.

#Twitter

NBA Players Break Down Dwight Howard’s “Indecision” On Twitter

It was leaked earlier tonight that Dwight Howard finally made a choice on where he'd play next year.

#BOSTON CELTICS

The Basketball World Reacts On Twitter To Brad Stevens Becoming The Head Coach Of The Celtics

Almost immediately after it was announced that the Boston Celtics had hired former Butler head coach Brad Stevens, NBA players and everyone else took to Twitter to voice their takes.

#instagram

The Best Tweets, Videos & Hair From NBA Draft Night

The 2013 NBA Draft was possibly the wildest we've ever seen.

#BOSTON CELTICS

Doc Rivers And Son Give Bill Simmons That Sh*t To Make Your Soul Burn Slow

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Well, the Bill Simmons experiment has gone terribly awry for ESPN broadcasting and he officially jumped the shark last night during the NBA Draft coverage.

#MLB

With Leather’s Watch This: NBA Players Read The Mean Tweets People Send Them

My favorite part of Jimmy Kimmel’s “Mean Tweets – NBA Edition” is that the mean Tweet they chose to have Bill Simmons read was so vanilla and plain.

#NBA

Bill Simmons Thinks Memphis Grizzlies Fans Are Sad Because Of Martin Luther King Jr.

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ESPN NBA analyst and Grantland honcho Bill Simmons is the center of even more Twitterverse vitriol than usual today after he made a statement about Memphis Grizzlies fans on his latest podcast that was a bit of a leap, to be nice.

That Made No Sense

Bill Simmons: Memphis Fans Get Down On Their Team Because Martin Luther King Was Shot There

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Bill Simmons made an incredible leap in logic by saying Memphis fans gets down about their sports teams because of MLK assassination.


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