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Tracy McGrady: “In hindsight, looking back, obviously I wish I had stayed in Toronto”

Tracy McGrady: “In hindsight, looking back, obviously I wish I had stayed in Toronto”

When Tracy McGrady was drafted by the Toronto Raptors in the 1997 NBA Draft, he was just an 18 year old kid with unlimited potential, but a lot to learn. While he showed flashes of brilliance in his first couple of years with the Raptors, it wasn’t until his third that he broke out of his shell and began […]

Here’s a photo of Amir Johnson playing basketball against an elephant

Here’s a photo of Amir Johnson playing basketball against an elephant

I know that I’ve already posted something about Amir Johnson and an elephant today, but how does a photo of him playing basketball (with a soccer ball) against an elephant, one-on-one on a seven-foot rim not deserve its own post? I’m glad we’re on the same page. – via @iamamirjohnson.

Amir Johnson loses in a game of tug-of-war to an elephant

Amir Johnson loses in a game of tug-of-war to an elephant

If you woke up this morning wondering how strong an elephant is, then you’ll be happy to know that Amir Johnson has your answer – very, very strong. So strong, in fact, that they can destroy 11 grown human beings in a game of tug-of-war. (And, yes, that team includes the 6-foot-9, 210 pound Amir Johnson). […]

Learn how to pressure the ball handler from Jonas Valanciunas, the Kung Fu Fighter

Learn how to pressure the ball handler from Jonas Valanciunas, the Kung Fu Fighter

You know how coaches teach you to pressure the ball when your opponent picks up their dribble? Well, this is Jonas Valanciunas’ entertaining take on that principle: Jonas Valanciunas: The Kung Fu Fighter. Has a nice ring to it, doesn’t it? – via Reddit.

Throwback Clip of the Day: Inside Tracy McGrady’s decision to enter the 1997 NBA draft

Throwback Clip of the Day: Inside Tracy McGrady’s decision to enter the 1997 NBA draft

Between 1962 and 2005, a total of 43 NBA players were drafted straight out of high school. However, many of those draftees failed to live up to the lofty, and often unfair, expectations, leaving only a select few to have long and [...]

Tracy McGrady talks about whether or not he is a Hall of Famer

Tracy McGrady talks about whether or not he is a Hall of Famer

Now that Tracy McGrady has retired from the NBA, the hottest topic is whether or not he deserves to make it in the Hall of Fame. Some people will tell you that, without a shadow of a doubt, he does, given the fact that he is one of the most gifted scorers the NBA has ever seen; whereas others will hold his lack of […]

Linas Kleiza intentionally elbows Belgium’s Jean-Marc Mwema in the face

Linas Kleiza intentionally elbows Belgium’s Jean-Marc Mwema in the face

In case you didn’t already know that Linas Kleiza is a bit of a dirty player, here is his latest stunt: An intentional elbow straight to jaw of Belgium’s Jean-Marc Mwema. JR Smith did something pretty similar to Jason Terry in the Playoffs and, although it wasn’t as bad as Kleiza’s, he got ejected immediately […]