Posts Tagged ‘Charles Barkley’

Whats Doin: Blake Griffin dons a different red and white

A weekly wrap of the things you should know in basketball. * No, you aren’t imagining things – that is Blake Griffin wearing a St George-Illawarra Dragons jersey. * Ben Simmons makes an impact for Montverde at the National High School Invitational. * Kobe Bryant denies Will Barton at the rim. This guy! * Brandon […]

An Easter Special – Barkley’s 56-point game

These last few weeks of the NBA regular season have been a bit of a snore fest, so last night I went in search of some classics and this is what I found – Game 3 of the 1994 first round playoff series between the Phoenix Suns and Golden State Warriors. It’s a belter. Charles […]

Whats Doin: Thumbs up from Larry

A weekly wrap of the things you should know in basketball. * After showing his appreciation for each ref (above), Larry Sanders was promptly ejected. Never change, Lar’. * Brook Lopez gives the business to his useless twin brother Robin. * Dwight Howard to an Orlando Magic fan: “Your mama liked me last night”. He […]

Whats Doin: The New Orleans Pelicans?

A weekly wrap of the things you should know in basketball. * The New Orleans Hornets are expected to change their name to the New Orleans Pelicans, perhaps as early as the 2013-14 season. They’re havin’ a laugh, no? * At a Halloween party Tim Duncan and Tony Parker pointed some fake guns at a […]

Whats Doin: More good times for James Harden

A weekly wrap of the things you should know in basketball. * Life couldn’t get any sweeter for James Harden at this point; an awesome season, a trip to the Finals, Olympic gold medal, a max or near max contract on the way, and, well, you’ve seen the pictures. * Boston rookie Fab Melo sits […]

Down Memory Lane: Shaq vs. Barkley

Throughout this long and tedious NBA offseason we’re going to delve into the archives and take a look at some of the more memorable moments from previous years. We’ll have game winning shots, dustups and brain snaps, monster jams and much more. Up now, Shaquille O’Neal and Charles Barkley engage in a classic “Brew-Ha-Ha” during […]

Whats Doin: Jason Kidd hits the slops

A weekly wrap of the things you should know in basketball. * Carried out of a nightclub off his face; crashes his SUV into a telephone pole almost killing himself; taken to hospital; arrested and charged with DUI. That’s your new ‘leader’, New York Knicks? * LeBron James’ new go-to move. * In a Sports […]

Quotes of the Month – May 2012

“I just got caught up with women throwing themselves at me. When a girl sends me 100 pictures, I have to send something back every now and then. I’m not an asshole.” – Former Blazer Greg Oden in a recent interview, explaining why he sent out the infamous nude picture of himself to a female […]

Some classic photos for your enjoyment

As co-editor of NBAMate I spend an inordinate amount of time searching Google Images to try and find the perfect picture for the perfect post. In the process I occasionally stumble across some, shall we say, interesting photos. So I’ve collected them, naturally, and will now serve them up for your enjoyment. There’s some flat-out […]

The best fake NBA Twitter accounts

After writing an emotionally draining piece and one that involved a load of research, I felt like just having a little fun here. Twitter has taken over the NBA, with almost every player of note (and definitely every player not of note) having their own page. However, as Socrates said, when there is something real […]