A visit to Grandma and Grandpa's house usually means two things: bad jokes and Jeopardy! But let's all just admit it. There's no better feeling than getting a question right, especially Final Jeopardy!. On Wednesday, sports fans were rejoicing over a clue that was actually easy... for once. The clue: The...
It was a shot that Jazz fans will never forget. It was Game 6 of the 1997 Western Conference Finals with the Jazz holding a 3-2 series lead over the Houston Rockets with superstars Hakeem Olajuwon and Charles Barkley. And with just 2.8 seconds left in the game, and the score tied...
Rudy Gobert has been nicknamed The Stifle Tower, The French Rejection, and The Gobert Report, but after Sunday's incredible game-winning basket to give the Utah Jazz a 110-109 victory in overtime, maybe we should be calling him "Big Time" with all the last-second plays he's made this year. Gobert's final...
Jimmer Fredette just seems to win MVP honors wherever he goes. During his senior season at BYU, Fredette captivated the nation as he went on to win both the Naismith and Associated Press Player of the Year awards. The sharpshooter led BYU to the Sweet 16 his senior season and...
Anthony Davis had a game to remember. The four-time All-Star broke Wilt Chamberlain's record — 42 points in 1962 — for most points scored in an NBA All-Star game. Davis had 52 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Western Conference to 192-182 victory over the Eastern Conference at the Smoothie King...
The NBA's All-Star weekend is full of events leading up to the big game between the Eastern and Western Conference All-Stars on Sunday. So after the Skills Challenge and the 3-point contest, TNT broadcaster Ernie Johnson stopped the action before the main event Saturday night — the Slam Dunk contest...
Last year's dunk contest was one of the best in NBA history. And with the return of Aaron Gordon back to defend his title and guys like DeAndre Jordan participating, there was a lot of hype entering the slam dunk contest. And while many didn't expect 2017 to top last...
The NBA All-Star weekend is here and kicked off Friday night with the BBVA Rising Stars Challenge which is designed to let fans watch the biggest and brightest first and second-year players compete against each other. In its third year, the World came from behind to defeat Team USA, 150-141,...
For years NBA stars have publicly campaigned for the right to vote on awards. It took some time, but the league listened and gave players the opportunity to do just that last month as part of a new All-Star voting format to help decide who should play in the upcoming All-Star...
With the ability to go viral, for good or for worse, the NBA has been cracking down on teams for its social media behavior. Yes, they are looking at you Sacramento. The Kings, who are known for their tongue-in-cheek behavior on social media, are one of the reasons why the NBA...
The Cleveland Cavaliers lost more games in January than they did during the first three months of the season. The defending champs were even trolled by the Sacramento Kings two weeks ago after another dismal performance. Yes, it's been that bad. LeBron James — a four-time NBA MVP and 12-time All-Star — even voiced his...
The Sacramento Kings haven't won a lot of games this season, but when they do, they sure know how to celebrate. Arron Afflalo nailed a 3-pointer with 17.3 seconds left in overtime as the Sacramento Kings rallied for a 116-112 come-from-behind road victory Wednesday night over the slumping Cleveland Cavaliers. LeBron James...
The NBA All-Star starting lineups were announced Thursday for the 66th NBA All-Star Game, which will be played Sunday, Feb. 19, in New Orleans at the Smoothie King Center. Star players such as LeBron James and Kevin Durant made the list, but Russell "Triple-Double" Westbrook did not. Yes, you read that correctly....
Yes, it was that kind of game for the Utah Jazz. With 2.1 seconds left in the third quarter, Joe Johnson took the ball and raced up court. With the clock winding down, Johnson double-clutched before heaving a 70-foot shot at the buzzer against the Detroit Pistons. Swish. Nothing but the bottom...
The NBA made major changes last month to its All-Star voting format. For the first time in league history, NBA players, basketball media members and fans will determine the Eastern and Western conference startersin  next month's game in New Orleans. The move was to help balance out the annual dilemma of...
How come nobody thought of this sooner? The Milwaukee Bucks' new ticket plan is bold and brilliant. Starting Friday, fans can buy a ticket pass for $149 which will be valid until the Bucks win 10 home games. And we all thought the only thing that was guaranteed in life was...
Forget about the 3-1 NBA Finals blown lead, opposing fans now have a new catchphrase for the Golden State Warriors after the franchise blew a 19-point lead at home to the Memphis Grizzlies in a 128-119 overtime loss. The 19-point fourth quarter deficit was the second-biggest fourth-quarter collapse in NBA...
Dear 2016, what a year it has been. You brought us the highest of highs and the lowest of lows. You brought fans closer together with some of the most epic games and plays in sports history. Games were decided by the smallest of margins with underdogs climbing their way...
Suppose you bought a gift online and what you received was entirely different than what you expected. Luckily, most places will let you return it. Yes, it's a hassle, but at least you're able to get your money back. The same can't be said for professional sports. Let's face it. As...
With five seconds left in the game and with the score all tied up at 100, Utah head coach Quin Snyder didn't take his final timeout as Rodney Hood quickly took the ball down the court and then stopped and popped for a game-winning 3-pointer with 0.8 seconds left...
Craig Sager, one of the most iconic sideline reporters in sports history passed away on Thursday. Sager, who was 65, was known by many because of his high character as well as his unique and outlandish suits, lost his battle with cancer after battling the disease for nearly three years....
With his team up 102-84 and with 8:25 left in the fourth quarter, Toronto's Terrence Ross deflected a ball and was on his way to score the two easiest points of the season. Wanting to impress the home crowd, Ross, the 2013 Slam Dunk Champion, went up with some style...
It was another great week in the NBA. Dwight Howard tried to be a point guard and let's just say his coach never wants the eight-time All-Star doing that again. Cleveland's J.R. Smith also made headlines for all the wrong reasons after he left the court in the middle of a...
As we wrote about earlier this month, Dwight Howard pranked his mom by telling her that he was going to sign with the Utah Jazz during the free agency period this past summer. The eight-time All-Star ended up signing a three-year, $70.5 million deal with the Atlanta Hawks — his hometown...
It was a crazy night in the NBA. There was plenty of late heroics, celebrity issues as well as a fan getting an autograph in the most unorthodox way. So without further ado enjoy the top 5 moments from Tuesday's NBA action. 1) With his team up 103-100 and with just...
Dwight Howard played a cruel joke on his mother during the NBA offseason. As one of the top free agents this past summer, the eight-time All-Star had a lot of offers, including one from the Atlanta Hawks. Howard, who was born and raised in Atlanta, eventually decided to sign three-year, $70.5 million...
They were teammates for eight years but none of that mattered Thursday night in a highly anticipated showdown between the Golden State Warriors and the Oklahoma City Thunder at the sold-out Oracle Arena. After Kevin Durant left OKC to join the GSW in the offseason, Russell Westbrook and the NBA...
Well that didn't go exactly as planned for the Golden State Warriors. After acquiring Kevin Durant from the Oklahoma City Thunder in the offseason, fans finally got the chance to see the 2014 NBA MVP player in action alongside sharpshooters Klay Thompson and reigning NBA MVP Stephen Curry. But opening night...
Kevin Garnett joins a growing list of future NBA Hall of Famers who won't be returning this upcoming NBA season. The 21-year NBA veteran announced his retirement on Friday with a farewell video of him walking alone in the Target Center. Garnett was contemplating returning for a 22nd season — which no...
Nobody likes getting booed. But to have that happen on the biggest night of your life is downright "turrible" as Charles Barkley would say. After being selected with the No. 4 overall pick by the New York Knicks in the 2015 NBA Draft, it was a moment that Kristaps Porzingis would...
LeBron James has experienced it, Kevin Durant just went through it and many more high-profile athletes go through it every year. When a superstar decides to play for a different team, fans have been known to burn jersey's among a plethora of other unpleasant things. But for Dwyane Wade, it's something...
There has been a recent trend for college basketball games to be played on Unites States aircraft carriers. There's also been NBA basketball games played overseas, but for the first time ever, San Antonio point Guard Tony Parker took things up another notch this week. Located 2.15 miles above sea...
Thank you Charles Barkley. With all the recent attention surrounding Colin Kaepernick's decision not to stand for the national anthem, Barkley restored some order in the world by making a special trip to spend time with TNT colleague Craig Sager, who is undergoing his third bone marrow transplant in his...
The United States captured its third straight gold medal with a 96-66 victory over Serbia. Kevin Durant led the way with 30 points, four assists and three rebounds for Team USA. DeMarcus Cousins added a double-double (13 points and 15 rebounds) in the win. Durant called his Olympic experience therapeutic since...
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