TIM DUNCAN

adidas Basketball Unveils NBA All-Star Collection

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adidas Basketball shines the spotlight on Dwight Howard, Jrue Holiday, Tim Duncan and others who wiill debut special NBA All-Star editions of the D Howard Light, adizero Crazy Light 2 and the all-new Crazy Fast at the All-Star Game in Houston.

SPORTS

#CountOnKobe And Dwight Howard To Continue Not Getting Along

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"Kobe's black turtleneck = depressed version of the all white LA Times outfit.

TRADES!

Fire Up The Trade Machine: 10 Dwight Howard Trades That Could Help The L.A. Lakers

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It has been a few months since I was finally able to extinguish the last of my raging hatred of Dwight Howard for what he did to my beloved Orlando Magic, but I’m actually glad that I can look at him in a new, unbiased light.

#KATE UPTON

Kevin Garnett's Honey Nut Cheerios And Other Athletes Re-Imagined As Breakfast Foods

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In one of the better “Boys will be boys” stories of this early sports year, New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony reportedly took offense to something that Boston Celtics forward Kevin Garnett said to him during Boston’s 102-96 victory on Monday night.

NBA

Jimmy Goldstein Brought Our Favorite Foreign Side Boob Back To A Lakers Game

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Back in 2011, when we were all a little younger and more precious, I did a little digging to answer an age-old question from people who aren’t Los Angeles Lakers fans – <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2011/05/james-goldstein-is-my-new-hero">“Hey, who’s that old dude who dresses like a blind cowboy?”</a> The answer, of course, was James Goldstein and the question was raised after he showed up to a game with that lovely young lady above.

#Twitter

Kobe Bryant & Dwight Howard Are Clearly Fighting

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Kobe Bryant and Dwight Howard aren't happy campers, let <a href="http://www.nydailynews.com/brooklyn-benefactors-kobe-howard-feud-fuel-dwight-nets-deal-article-1.1234685">the word on the e-streets</a> tell it.

smart kids

CP3 Dunked, But His Son Is Pretty Sure It Didn’t Happen

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Here's a video of Chris Paul throwing down a two-handed dunk.

#UFC

The Biggest, Most Incredible, Unbelievable, Shouted About Sports Moments Of 2012

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It is not an easy task to put together a list, such as the Greatest Sports Moments of 2012, specifically because so many things happen in any given year that it’s all but impossible to universally gauge which one event or person is greater than another.

WEDNESDAY DUNK BATTLE

Wednesday Dunk Battle: Which Slam Dunk Is The Most Slam Dunkingest (Or Whatever)

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Slam dunks happen, and when they do, it's important to know which one was best.

SPORTS

Kobe Breaks 30K Points Scored Milestone, Dwight Howard Wasn’t Impressed

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On Wednesday night, Kobe Bryant added another notch to his already full belt of achievements.

WASHINGTON WIZARDS

NBA Fast Break: Kobe Is Sonny, RGIII Is God & The Hornets Are, Umm, Pelicans

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Usually we spend our mornings focusing on one highlight that epitomized the great games of the previous night.

WHEN MASCOTS ARE AWESOME

A Hockey Guy In A Lion Costume Is Better At Basketball Than Dwight Howard

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In the style of our non-stop <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2011/07/the-miami-heat-cannot-beat-children" target="_blank">KIDS BEATING THE MIAMI HEAT AT BASKETBALL</a> coverage comes this clip of Bailey, lion mascot for the NHL's Los Angeles Kings, out-shooting Dwight Howard, a guy who gets paid to win at basketball.

#Christmas

This Week In YouTube Commenter Outrage: The NBA's BIG Color Commerical Inspires Hate

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Despite me watching it last night, <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=isPm79xTzM4">the NBA posted its new “BIG Color” commercial on YouTube today</a> to celebrate both the holiday season and the surprisingly plain jerseys that some teams will be wearing on Christmas day.

taiwanese animation

Taiwan Animation’s Take On Mike D’Antoni Is Pretty Perfect

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I considered writing my normal wordy intro paragraph about how Taiwan Animation is the weirdest thing in the world, citing examples from the stories we've covered and wondering how two Taiwanese ladies with 3rd grade computer animation skills could get to the heart of a story better than a nation of aged sports reporters, but I'll let this image do all that for me: Additional highlights, if you aren't already watching, include: - Phil Jackson as the zen, levitating version of The Mandarin from 'Iron Man' - A swinging jazz soundtrack - The Lakers having fruit thrown at them because they're trying to play basketball with walkers (try to figure out which one's supposed to be Steve Nash.

Shaquille O'Neal

Stop The Presses: Shaquille O’Neal Is Still Talking About Dwight Howard

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As we’ve previously discussed, one of the latest post-NBA projects of legendary center Shaquille O’Neal <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2012/10/shaquille-oneal-dwight-howard-feud">is the Comedy Shaq Channel on YouTube</a>, which he is apparently trying to turn into a new version of the classic Def Jam series.

You're Fired

So Long Mike Brown And Long Live ‘Dwight Howard: Coach Killer’ Jokes

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The worst news for the Los Angeles Lakers today should have been that <a href="https://twitter.com/Mike_Bresnahan/status/266965775087177728">Devin Ebanks was arrested on suspicion of a DUI this morning</a>.

UTAH JAZZ

Watch Dwight Howard Airball A Free Throw

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There are few things sweeter than a Dwight Howard airball.

STEVE NASH

NBA Round-Up: Steve Nash Dressed As A Nerdy Jackie Earle Haley For Halloween

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Last night marked the beginning of the 2012-13 NBA season, and it started pretty much the same way that I assume next season will begin – with the Miami Heat raising a banner.


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