Tag: NBA

Major Sports Leagues Are Pushing Junk Food To Children, Study Shows

A new study revealed that major sports leagues in the United States, instead of promoting a healthy lifestyle, are pushing junk food to children. Most of the advertisements for food and beverages during sports programs are for unhealthy products.

Healthy Living/Wellness March 27, 2018

NBA Will Charge 99 Cents For Live Streams Of 4th Quarter Of Games: Good Deal?

The NBA tested an option for fans to watch the fourth quarter of certain games for only 99 cents. The feature looks like a good deal for viewers, instead of having to look for an illegal live stream.

Internet March 25, 2018

Call Of Duty: Black Ops 4 May Have Just Been Confirmed By James Harden

A video of James Harden posted by ESPN on Twitter possibly revealed Activision's next game. 'Call of Duty: Black Ops 4' gets its official logo.

Video Games March 9, 2018

Magic Leap Partners With NBA, Announces Cheapest Headset Model To Cost As Much As High-End Smartphone

Magic Leap has made several announcements. The secretive company said it partnered with NBA for a special experience powered by ‘spatial computing,’ and it hinted at the possible price points of its forthcoming headsets.

Wearable Tech February 14, 2018

Nike Teams With PlayStation For Paul George PG-2 Sneakers With LED

PlayStation is moving into fashion and bringing a pair of sneakers. The gaming company is collaborating with NBA all-star Paul George and Nike to bring fans the PG-2.

Video Games January 24, 2018

NBA 2K18 Patch Update 1.07 Now Live For PS4, Xbox One: Here Are The Details

Update 1.07 for 'NBA 2K18' has been released for most platforms. The patch fixes problems with the gameplay and updates some of the character models.

Video Games December 21, 2017

NBA 2K18 Needs To Change Its Cover After Kyrie Irving Trade To Boston Celtics: What Can 2K Games Do?

The Cleveland Cavaliers have traded All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving to the Boston Celtics. What will 2K Games do with the cover of 'NBA 2K18,' which features Irving in a Cavaliers uniform?

Video Games August 23, 2017

Spider-Man: Homecoming NBA Finals Spot: The Web Slinger Meets DJ Khaled [Video]

Spider-Man has yet again appeared in another TV spot during the NBA Finals, this time running into DJ Khaled in a convenience store as he buys some snacks for a viewing party. 'Spider-Man: Homecoming' is out July 7.

Movies/TV Shows June 8, 2017

NBA Teams Up With NextVR: Here's How Basketball Fans Can Watch NBA Games In Virtual Reality

The NBA has teamed up with NextVR to allow basketball fans to watch the games of their favorite teams in virtual reality. Here are the details of the partnership and how to watch NBA games in VR.

Wearable Tech December 26, 2016

The NBA Players Union Will Hold Its First-Ever Tech Summit, Led By Golden State Warrior Andre Iguodala

The National Basketball Players Association will be holding its inaugural NBPA Technology Summit in San Francisco this month. The event will be spearheaded by Andre Iguodala, the sixth man of the Golden State Warriors and the 2015 NBA Finals MVP.

Business Tech July 6, 2016

Kevin Durant Joins The Golden State Warriors: Why He Did It And What This Means For The Rest Of The NBA

Former MVP Kevin Durant has decided to join 2015-2016 NBA MVP Steph Curry in the Golden State Warriors. What could be the reason behind the move, and what does this mean for the rest of the NBA?

Life & Style July 5, 2016

ESPN Employees Trash Skip Bayless On Twitter As He Leaves For Fox Sports

As the Skip Bayless era comes to a merciful end over at ESPN, his now-former Bristol battery mates had some parting shots for the Hot Take artist.

Movies/TV Shows June 20, 2016

NBA Forges Partnership With Twitter, Samsung To Dish Out 360-Degree Videos Of 2016 Finals

The NBA has teamed up with Twitter and Samsung to offer 360-degree video highlights of the 2016 Finals. The videos will give fans a more intimate look of the championship rematch between the Golden State Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Internet June 3, 2016

Stephen Curry Becomes First Unanimous MVP Winner In NBA History

Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors was named the first unanimous MVP in the history of the NBA, a day after setting another league record. In the regular season, Curry averaged 30.1 points per game and drained 402 three-pointers, shattering his record last year of 286.

Life & Style May 11, 2016

'Space Jam 2' To Be Directed By Justin Lin Of 'Star Trek Beyond' Fame

LeBron James is set to star in the sequel.

Movies/TV Shows May 2, 2016

NBA Players Are About To Be Walking Billboards

Ads are coming to jerseys, beginning with the 2017-18 season.

Movies/TV Shows April 15, 2016

Golden State Warriors Succeed In Setting Historic 73-Win Season

The Golden State Warriors have succeeded in setting a new regular season record of 73-9, eclipsing the 72-10 record posted by the Michael Jordan-led '95-'96 Chicago Bulls. Stephen Curry also made history by ending the regular season with 402 three-point shots made.

Sports April 14, 2016

Kobe Bryant's Video Game Career Has Spanned 5 Console Generations

From Super Nintendo to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, Kobe Bryant has been thumb-tapped for two decades.

Geek April 13, 2016

Intel Plans To Tap 360-Degree 'Immersive Sports' With New Replay Technologies Acquisition

Intel has purchased Replay Technologies. The two companies worked together to bring NBA fans 'freeD' technology that allowed 360-degree viewing of every angle of the court along with 'The Matrix'-like 'bullet time' replays during the slam dunk contest.

Deals March 9, 2016

Los Angeles Lakers Upset Golden State Warriors 112-95: Here's What Happened

In a monumental upset, the Los Angeles Lakers handed the Golden State Warriors their sixth loss of the season. This was the first time that a below .200 team was able to beat an over .900 team in the history of the NBA.

Sports March 7, 2016

The SportsManias App Is The Emoji Keyboard Every Trash-Talking Sports Fan Needs

SportsManias app allows fans to send animated emojis, GIFs and memes, along with checking on their fantasy sports teams and reading news about their favorite teams.

Apps/Software February 18, 2016

Gaming On-The-Go: Sports Game 'Frog Picks' Lets Users Predict Super Bowl Winner

'Frog Picks' is the sports app that allows players to predict which team or athlete in the NFL, NBA, MLB and more will be victorious for a chance to score the best on the leaderboard.

Apps/Software February 5, 2016

NBA Announces Automatic Video Generator To Pump Out More Highlights Quickly

Now, anytime a highlight is made, it will be available to fans in a matter of minutes using this WSC-powered technology.

Business December 7, 2015

Kobe Bryant Breaks The Internet: Retirement Post Had 1 Million Clicks In First 2 Hours

Legendary NBA superstar Kobe Bryant uploaded a poem on The Players' Tribune to announce his retirement after the end of the current season. The post received around 1 million clicks over the first two hours.

Sports December 2, 2015

Verizon And NBA Join Forces For Go90 Streaming App Content In $400M Marketing Push

Verizon and NBA signed an agreement to bring live basketball to mobile devices via Go90, Verizon’s video streaming app. The deal slammed a $400 million price tag, but gave Go90 an advantage over the market.

Deals November 5, 2015

You Can Watch The Golden State Warriors Defend Their NBA Title In VR

The Golden State Warriors will be offering a livestream of their game in virtual reality for those who use the Samsung Gear VR headset. The game will be streamed through the NextVR app.

Gadgets October 27, 2015

NBA Champion Golden State Warriors Get Turned Into 'Game Of Zones' Animation

Warriors coach Steve Kerr came up with the idea to surprise his players before they start the 2015-16 season.

Movies/TV Shows October 23, 2015

2K Launches 'NBA 2K16' For $8 In App Stores

2K released the mobile version of the recently-launched console game 'NBA 2K16' on Thursday, which includes improved graphics and smoother controls.

Apps/Software October 15, 2015

Gaming On-The-Go: Here's Why 'NBA 2K16' Gamers Should Check Out The Companion App [Interview]

MyNBA2K16 mobile card-collecting app offers enhanced graphics and gameplay, as well as console connections to 'NBA 2K16.'

Apps/Software October 9, 2015

ESPN Lists Kobe Bryant 93rd On Top NBA Players Rankings

Kobe Bryant's new low NBA ranking follows ESPN placing him in 40th on its annual list before last season. Will the 37-year-old future Hall-of-Famer prove the Worldwide Leader in Sports wrong?

Movies/TV Shows October 8, 2015

NBA Finals MVP Andre Iguodala: Wearables Helped Golden State Warriors Become Champions

Andre Iguodala, this year’s MVP at the NBA Finals, said that one of the things that helped the team in winning the championship is wearable technology.

Sports September 25, 2015

NBA To Seed Playoffs By Records, Doing Away With Division Precedence

With the 2015-16 NBA season, playoff teams will be seeded solely upon win-loss records without giving any precedence to division winners.

Movies/TV Shows September 9, 2015

Adidas Offering James Harden $200 Million Endorsement Contract

Sneaker giant Adidas is proposing to pay the Houston Rockets' All-Star shooting guard $200 million over the next 13 years. Nike will have until the end of next week to match the deal.

Movies/TV Shows August 3, 2015

'NBA 2K16' 2K Pro-Am Mode Lets You Create Your Own Team And Compete Against The World [Video]

A new NBA 2K16 player mode is aboutto be released and what's even more exciting:it introduces new features that will ensure an authentic NBA style basketball gaming experience.

Geek July 31, 2015

Larry Bird Hates To Admit That Michael Jordan Would Kill Him 1-On-1 Today

Put the two Hall-of-Famers on the court and Larry Legend doesn't think he'd stand a chance against Michael Jordan. Bird cites a 40-pound weight gain as one of the reasons why he'd lose to Jordan one-on-one.

Movies/TV Shows July 28, 2015

NBA To Offer Single-Game Pay-Per-View Telecasts For $6.99 Next Season

Beginning with the 2015-16 season this fall, NBA fans will be able to watch any out-of-market game not on national television, via a pay-per-view cost of $6.99. The games can reportedly be viewed on computers, tablets and mobile devices as well.

July 22, 2015

Andre Iguodala Twitter Pranks Warriors Fans By Demanding Trade

Andre Iguodala responded to a story about coach Steve Kerr bringing him off the bench for the 2015-16 season with a pranking tweet demanding a trade.

Movies/TV Shows July 17, 2015

New CARMELO Pay Scale Model Explains Math On Why NBA Star Players Are Underpaid

The minds at FiveThirtyEight deduce that this summer's star free agents' Wins Above Replacement metric makes them worth way more than they're currently receiving.

Geek July 15, 2015

NBA Testing New Technology During Summer Leagues, Refs Wearing Headsets For Easier Communication

Referees in the NBA summer leagues will be wearing headsets, in the league's continued attempt to test new technology. Refs will also communicate with the help of earpieces and microphones.

July 8, 2015

How LaMarcus Aldridge And Michael Jordan Share A Unique Distinction

LaMarcus Aldridge and Michael Jordan are the only players to lead the NBA in two-point field goal attempts in three straight seasons since the inclusion of the three-point line.

Movies/TV Shows July 3, 2015

You Won't Believe How Much NBA Teams Committed To Spend On The First Day Of Free Agency

Kevin Love just cashed in on a five-year, $110-million extension with the Cleveland Cavaliers. It was one of the bigger NBA free agency deals, which totaled $1.4 billion.

Movies/TV Shows July 2, 2015

New Orleans Pelicans Make Anthony Davis NBA's Top-Paid Player

Just past midnight early Wednesday morning, the New Orleans Pelicans signed their franchise center Anthony Davis to a five-year, $145 million extension that will kick in with the 2016-17 season.

Movies/TV Shows July 1, 2015

Why NBA Free Agents May Be Seeking Short-Term Contracts This Summer

DeAndre Jordan figures to be one of many NBA free agents this summer, shopping for a four-year deal with an option after three seasons. That would capitalize on the league's expanded salary cap projections, taking place during the 2017-18 season.

Movies/TV Shows June 30, 2015

NBA Catwatch Website Seeks To Find As Many Players With Cats As Possible

The new website NBA Catwatch is asking fans to help them find all the pro basketball players who are cat owners. Pretty bizarre.

Movies/TV Shows June 24, 2015

NBA To Offer A La Carte Games On League Pass After NFL Sunday Ticket Hit With Lawsuit

The NBA League Pass is now offering the purchase of individual games. This comes after the NFL has been hit with a lawsuit over its Sunday Ticket package.

Movies/TV Shows June 23, 2015

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