Brittney Griner Says Baylor Kept Her in the Closet in New Book

While Baylor University certainly enjoyed Brittney Griner’s talents on the court, the former player claims that officials at the university told her to keep her sexual orientation a secret. Griner, who is now openly gay, wrote about her experience at…

New Air Jordan XX9 Shoe Unveiled

Michael Jordan has introduced the 29th edition of his shoe, the Air Jordan, on Thursday in Manhattan. Air Jordan XX9 will be available for purchase in September. Each pair will reportedly cost $225. According to Tinker Hatfield, designer for 19…

Dwyane Wade Returns To Starting Lineup

After sitting on the sidelines for nine games, due to a strained hamstring, Miami Heat’s guard Dwyane Wade returned to the starting lineup. On Saturday, Wade decided to give it a shot, and entered the game, at the start of…

Mitch Kupchak Contract Extended as Lakers GM

Mitch Kupchak, general manager of the Los Angeles Lakers, has agreed to a multi-year contract extension, which was revealed during a 145-130 loss to the Houston Rockets Tuesday night. Kupchak had one year remaining on his previous contract with the…

Kevin Durant Obvious NBA MVP This Year?

After scoring a career high 54 points in January and a 41 game streak of scoring at least 25 points, it’s no wonder Kevin Durant is quickly becoming the top choice for the NBA MVP this year. Even Lebron James…

LeBron James Denied Victory Against Nets

The final ten seconds of Tuesday night’s Brooklyn Nets vs. Miami Heat NBA game resembled all of the teams’ previous 2013-14 match-ups against each other. Prior to last night’s contest, the Nets and Heat had squared-off against each other three…

Lacey Holsworth, Friend of MSU’s Payne, Has Died

When Michigan State won the Big Ten Championship this year in Indianapolis, center Adriean Payne took a special guest up the ladder with him to cut down the nets – 8-year-old Lacey Holsworth. While that 10-foot trip up the ladder…

Dirk Nowitzki: Breaking Records and Not Done Yet

BleacherReport reports to us that Dirk Nowitzki contributed 27 points to the Mavericks’ 107-95 win over the Lakers this past Friday to pass longtime scoring leader Dominique Wilkins for the 11th place in the NBA scoring list. Wilkins ended his…

Dick Bavetta Officiates 2,633 NBA Games Straight

During the Brooklyn Nets vs. New York Knicks game Wednesday night, NBA referee Dick Bavetta officiated his 2,633rd consecutive regular season game, which beat MLB Baltimore Orioles shortstop Cal Ripkin Jr.’s long-standing record for the longest back-to-back participation in an…

Paul Sturgess, The Tallest Guy In Pro Basketball

One would think being more than seven feet tall would be an advantage in basketball, but Paul Sturgess will tell you it’s more of a disadvantage. As center for the NBA Development League’s Texas Legends, Sturgess stands at 7-foot-8, making…