We don’t have the appropriate words to pay tribute to the career of Tim Duncan, but here are a few from Gregg Popovich that we think are fitting:Originally published in Sports Illustrated, November 10, 1997 (the first month of Duncan’s rookie season).
A video posted by Downtown (@downtownball) on Jul 1, 2016 at 1:39pm PDT A rare collection of the NCAA’s finest putbacks.
A decade ago, the And1 bus rolled through Texas during the production of season five of the And1 Mixtape Tour (presented by Mountain Dew/Crab Juice). Aboard that bus was a 6-foot-2 high flyer named Taurian Fontenette, a Texas native from the small town of Hitchcock. He performed for And1 under the name Air Up There. During the open run in Houston, late… Read more →
Editor’s Note: To acknowledge the impending Golden State-Cleveland NBA Finals rematch, we’re reposting Paul Vido’s presentation of players who’ve competed for both teams. This article was first published on June 13, 2015, before Anderson Varejao and Richard Jefferson became members of the club. Are you an NBA fan whose beloved squad didn’t make the Finals? Unsure as to whether Cleveland or… Read more →
When Daniel Kickert appeared in a Chemist Warehouse advertisement released in February, he continued a rich tradition of NBL players featuring in commercials. Never mind that the ad became outdated within two months when Kickert joined the Brisbane Bullets—it was nevertheless an addition to the catalogue of commercials with NBL player involvement. And in recent years, additions have been rare…. Read more →
Shawn Kemp’s post-highlight antics were often as entertaining as the plays that preceded them. . Express yourself. A video posted by Downtown (@downtownball) on May 21, 2016 at 8:35pm PDT
One minute of classics and rarities from the late ’90s and early 2000s. A video posted by Downtown (@downtownball) on May 8, 2016 at 2:14am PDT
Keith Fujimoto has been at this for a while. Creator and curator of both the much-loved Oakley & Allen and aptly named Viney Del Negro, Keith has been sharing high-quality basketball content for more than half a decade. His seemingly relentless hustle recently paid off when he was snapped up by Sports Illustrated to contribute to their as-it-happens highlights… Read more →
The list of NBA players to have spent their entire careers with a single franchise is as short as it is impressive. Given the host of factors that drive player movement from season to season, it truly is a remarkable accomplishment for both the club and the individual to sustain this exclusive working relationship. For some players who couldn’t or wouldn’t stay, there can be a… Read more →
Ryan Egan, better known by his stage name Ry, is a Melbourne emcee and basketball junkie who recently released the music video to his new single “Ordinary Record.” Without disclosing too much of the video’s narrative, it features NBL royalty, a Gosling-level jacket and a local court that is quite literally near and dear to our hearts. Keep an eye out for more releases from Ry via:… Read more →