Our blogging buddy, Rick Chandler from NBC's Off The Bench, was in Tahoe over the weekend to cover the American Century Classic. Of course the boating crazies were out and one pack of bikini chicks came armed with a poster board message for Jimmer Fredette. Best sign we've seen in 6 months? Not even a competition. Congrats, ladies, you've officially guaranteed yourselves a permanent ban from Utah - forever.
Our Busted Coverage Cribs series rolls along with a venture into the head of Scottie Pippen, who is best known for squandering his NBA fortune. How bad off is the former Chicago Bulls' legend? He actually had a yard sale earlier this year. But it's not all gloom & doom for Pips. He's sitting on a Fort Lauderdale house that he bought in 2000 for $1.34mm. The asking price in 2011 - $16,000,000! Who's dumb with cash now, homies? JUMP!
The numbers cannot lie. Jimmer Fredette's rookie campaign at the American Century Classic Championship was a dude. Like worse than Charles Barkley dud. 83 - mostly sports figures - entered the tourney & only one guy walked away with the "Worst Golfer In Sports" label. Jimmer. How bad was it? Scoring a -30 (with the very relaxed scoring system) is nearly impossible, but Jimmer hit that mark. Barkley? -16 after 4 days of drinking.
Ho hum, Chris Bosh got married this weekend in Miami and the biggest news from the event was LeBron James and his shaved face. Seriously, for the 'urban' community this event is totally bigger than the Ben Roethlisberger wedding coming up THIS SATURDAY! But leave it to some rich white dude to be the guy responsible for uploading the only 'insider' pics from Bosh's bash. Repeat, a white guy. PICS - JUMP!
Here is what we learned about Jimmer Fredette's day of golf today at the American Century Classic: he's out of his league. As if being a bad golfer wasn't enough of an embarrassment, the ACC folks just had to partner him with Tim Tebow and Herm Edwards. Two holy rollers & Mr. Speech Pathologist. Snoozer. Meanwhile, Jimmer's girlfriend was being hounded by the horny bros walking the course. JUMP!
A year after using ESPN for "The Decision" LeBron James spurned their awards show, the ESPYs, to return to the scene of the crime and play yesterday in a summer-league basketball game in Cleveland. It's probably a good thing though, since he was made fun of at the EPSYs most of the night. Watch Bron Bron's team get dunked on and The King miss yet another summer league jumper. Video...JUMP-JUMP!
It's still a shock to us how BC Photo Editor Big Gay Rich ran into photos yesterday of John Salley at some bar where he was hanging with Mary Carey and some random D-listers trying to create "an event" for wannabe paparazzi cameramen. The chick in yellow is Paula Labaredas. She's the D-lister. Then we have Ms. Carey. We knew things were slowing down for Salley when he took a job on the Speed Channel but this party is ridiculous. PICS - JUMP!
Philadelphia 76ers guard Jrue Holiday and U.S. Women's World Cup soccer player Lauren Cheney appear to be dating, but may actually be a pair creepy, saccharine robots with great athletic prowess made in a lab somewhere. Holiday is in Dresden where the women came through with a Biblical victory over Brazil. The triumph sent Jrue & Cheney into a Twitter love-making session. JUMP!
Someone wake us when one of these NBAers decides to plank Hoover Dam. Until then you'll be stuck with Wizards' center JaVale McGee clearing out a grocer's pizza freezer to make room for his 7-foot frame. This guy has been on a plank run over the last 10 days or so and this is by far his best performance. If your Newman's Own pizza smells like JaVale McGee's antiperspirant, this explains it. 7 Best JaVale McGee Planks - JUMP!
Since it's the new fad to track down athlete wedding gift registry listings we figured it was time to check in with Stephen Curry & Ayesha Alexander, who are marrying July 30. This registry was slightly a tough nut to crack because Steph isn't listed as the one of the registrants on the Williams-Sonoma account. His mother, Sonya, is along with the future bride. The highlights: organic towels & a $120 salad serving bowl. More of our favorites from the list - JUMP!
There are groundbreaking Internet pieces and then there is the post that went live on Deadspin today. In the blog post, Mark Cuban is narrating his 1970s rugby party photos from his days at Indiana. Folks, this is why we wake up in the morning. And Cuban doesn't hold back. You want pics of him nearly teabagging a coed? It's there. You want him going 69 on the same coed? Yep, here it is. The guy owns sports culture right now. See why - JUMP!
Our old buddy on Twitter, Homer Bush, actually went to work this morning figuring out the latest from the world of athlete rides and came up with images of Joe Johnson's F-650. That Green Monster, we believe is the same F-650 that made its initial splash way back in 2008 when Johnson debuted the 200-gallon tank beast. The estimated cost of this thing, in '08, was nearly $179,000. No biggie when your contract is 6-years, $119mm. Full photos - JUMP!
So LeBron James found himself at The Richard Stockton College yesterday for a boy's basketball camp with a few other big name NBAers. But none of the other NBAers turned in a performance like Bron Bron. The Internets are exploding after a video of LeBrick shooting hoops with the boys hit YouTube. The big news? Bron misses a couple shots from the top of the key and then proceeds to posterize a young boy who will never forget June 30, 2011. Video - JUMP!
All photos of locked out NBA players have been removed from NBA.com. This lockout is in high gear and a visit to the mothership's homepage shows you a nice photo of David Stern and not much else. But we were visiting this morning for one reason: to buy a 'Lockout 11' jersey before the NBA henchmen block such a purchase. $250! While we were at it, a test of 'Blueballs 2' also worked so go wild, fellas. Other crazy jersey options - JUMP!
Seriously, we can't stop laughing. Nearly choking to death. Convulsions. Why? Chris Bosh is in the news this morning for what is being dubbed by the Mainstream Media Dorks® as the giraffe's Hangover 3 bachelor party. That Hangover 3 garbage, obviously pumped by some PR retard, is being passed around the Internet. Well, we're here to show you the real party and provide you with tipsters who say Bosh was eating chocolate strawberries at Tao Beach. JUMP!
Our old buddy Gilbert Arenas was up to his antics again last night as he entertained his Twitter followers on a Monday with photos of him planking - sorta. Probably not cool to his young, impressionable fans was the shot where Agent Zero is planking face down in a hot tub. There's also the shot of his daughter planking - sorta. Please NBA, lockout these guys. It's content gold. Bored NFLers and NBAers might be the best thing to ever happen to the Internet. PHOTOS - JUMP!