Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert is one of the best shot blockers in the game but what comes with being a rim protector is the possibility of getting viciously dunked on, and that’s what happened Wednesday night. With roughly 4:20 remaining in the fourth quarter, Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan dribbled past the defending Gordon Hayward and rose to finish at the rim. Gobert tried to stop him, but it only ended with this early frontrunner for Dunk of the Year.
Doug Flutie says he truly believes you can die from a broken heart after his parents died within an hour of each other Wednesday after being married for 56 years, the former NFL quarterback said on Facebook.
Drake’s Meek Mill diss “Back to Back” is being played just about EVERYWHERE. A Golden State Warriors fan decided to deliver that same ether to the Cleveland Cavaliers with his own version of “Back to Back” dedicated to his favorite team and it’s pretty good.
Let’s be honest, there’s two reasons Greg Hardy is currently on an NFL team and Ray Rice isn’t; 1. there’s video of Rice punching his wife Janay in the elevator 2. Hardy is still a very good player, Rice is an aging running back on the decline. We all know there’s tons of things teams will overlook if you have impressive skills. Rice however seems to be very apologetic while Hardy has been digging himself in a deeper hole. Rice offered advice for the Cowboys defensive end Thursday, when asked to discuss the impact of domestic violence.
Stephen Curry is the reigning NBA MVP and NBA champion and he and the Golden State Warriors have come out firing once again, starting the season 12-0. Curry is blazing through several shooting records and many are starting to call him the greatest shooter in the history of the NBA. Now he’s receiving praise from a fellow point guard who’s also considered one of the best in the history of the league.
It must feel great to be able to do really nice things for your mother. Reggie Bush’s mother turned 50-years old so he went BIG for her milestone. The San Francisco 49ers running back bought his mother a brand new Bentley for her birthday.
The highly anticipated fight between Middleweight World Champion Miguel Cotto (40-4, 33 KOs) and former two-time Super Welterweight World Champion Canelo Alvarez (45-1-1, 32 KOs) will take place at the Mandalay Bay Events Centerin Las Vegas this Saturday, November 21st. Some celebrities and sports figures weighed in with their predictions for the winner of the fight. Check them out.
Floyd Mayweather has been very supportive of Ronda Rousey since her loss to Holly Holm. Given the supposed feud between the two, many thought he would gloat at her demise. Instead he defended her against Internet trolls attacking her on social media and said she would bounce back. Now he’s going a step further, Mayweather offers to help Ronda Rousey to develop better boxing skills.
President Barack Obama was one of the men chosen for the cover of GQ’s Men of the Year issues. He sat down and did a Q&A with Bill Simmons. He discussed wanting to own an NBA team, still believing in Derrick Rose and compared what he does to what Michael Jordan did with the Chicago Bulls.