ROFLMNBAO: The Long, Fashionable History Of Ridiculous Glasses In The NBA

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With the table now set for the NBA Finals, as the Miami Heat will take on the Oklahoma City Thunder starting tomorrow night at 9 PM, I wanted to address a very important topic before we get all analytical on your asses.


Yeah, You’re Crazy If You Don’t Watch NBA TV’s “Dream Team” Documentary

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Last night during halftime of Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals, an extended trailer of the forthcoming Dream Team documentary was shown.


NBA TV Marks 20th Anniversary Of The Dream Team

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Just in time for the 2012 Olympics, the fine folks over at NBA TV present what looks to be the best professional hoops documentary since <a href="http://youtu.be/HxlLCSktpfc">HBO's Magic and Bird doc</a>.


PoV: The Round Mound Of Rebound & Larry Legend

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Photo: <a href="http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/vault/gallery/featured/GAL1167250/9/25/index.htm" target="_blank">S.I. Vault</a> Playing in a generation housing players like Magic, Bird and Jordan, how great of a player <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/charles-barkley" target="_blank">Charles Barkley</a> actually was often gets swept under the rug.


Forever Green: Paul Pierce Passes Larry Bird On Celtics’ All-Time Scoring List

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Photo: <a href="https://twitter.com/#!/paulpierce34/status/167131310635233280">Paul Pierce</a> NBA legends are still being molded but the ones that gutted it out with one team -- through the thick and thin times -- has all but become a hardwood fable.


The 1992 Dream Team In Action (Figures)

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Michael Jordan was found hanging out in my in-laws’ basement.

#music videos

Toby Keith’s ‘Red Solo Cup’ Is Impossibly Delightful


If someone would have told me last week that I'd be posting a Toby Keith video on UPROXX this week I'd have laughed in their face.

#video games

First Look: NBA 2K12 “Greatest Trailer”

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NBA 2K11 is easily one of the very best sports games to ever grace a gaming console.

#video games

Lockouts Don’t Exist in Video Games: Watch NBA 2K12’s New Trailer

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Well, the NBA Lockout's outlook <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2011/08/billy-hunter-says-kiss-the-2011-12-nba-season-goodbye" target="_blank">doesn't bode well</a> for us basketball nerds but at least we can still turn to digital hoops while these fools toil the season away.


Full Court Press: Isaiah Thomas, The Dream Team & Does Hatred Make Him Underrated?

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With no end in sight to the lockout, I welcome everyone to a newly minted series here at TSS I like to call "Full Court Press.

#comic con

Morning Links: Up Next On American Gladiators, Assault

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Sports Gina Carano's Haywire Has New Photos - I wish I'd been around a couple of years ago to try and convince you "American Gladiators" was a sports thing.


Michael Jordan Once Again Covers NBA 2K, Along With Magic & Bird

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While it's unclear if this move is a testament to their greatness or testament to the lack of living legends in today's NBA, the fine folks over at 2K Sports opt to go with faces that people trust and slap Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson and Larry Bird as the visual selling points for the next installment of NBA 2K.


Coming Soon: a Broadway show about Magic Johnson & Larry Bird

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Last year, HBO ran a documentary called Magic and Bird: A Courtship of Rivals (I think they meant "courtship" as a basketball pun, not to imply that the two were dating, but I'm honestly not sure which would be gayer).


“A Courtship Of Rivals”

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A good friend of mine who coaches eight and nine-year-olds in basketball recently told me his players relayed to him they didn't know who <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/michael-jordan">Michael Jordan</a> was.


“Where The Madness Began…”

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Words By Jason Hortillas Like rap beefs, your greatest rival defines your career.



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<a href="http://uproxx.files.wordpress.com/2009/03/bird_magic_as_mms.jpg"></a>Unless I'm doing the math wrong (not that such a thing has ever happened before) this spring would mark the 30th anniversary of the Indiana State-Michigan State NCAA title game where Larry Bird and Magic Johnson faced off for the very first time.


Game 2, Folks!

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For those that want it, we'll see if we can keep all the game chatter over here so as to not bother the rest of the folks lol.



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File this one under it's-not-new-but-it's-new-to-me.




This video from <a href="http://www.truehoop.com/nba-funny-65768-if-you-play-horse-with-this-kid-dont-put-money-on-it.html" target="_blank">TrueHoop</a> is just one more reason why digital video cameras + YouTube = me loving the 21st Century.

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