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The Best NBA Game of Every Month This Season

The Monthly Special The Best Game of Every Month this Season The 2013-2014 NBA schedule was released last week and fans of the Association are in for a treat with numerous prime time games between All Stars from Opening Night right up until the playoff push. We broke down every schedule and have compiled a […]

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Looking Forward: How USA Basketball will still be dominant without LeBron

It has been less than a year since the United States men’s national basketball team was adorned with gold medals for their victory against Spain in the 2012 London Olympics finals.  In what should have been a quiet summer for Team USA, they have been making headlines for LeBron James seemingly ending his career with […]

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Where to now for Dwight Howard and does it matter?

The hype surrounding Dwight Howard's place of employment — both last summer and right now — is blaring. The reality is though, it may prove to be entirely immaterial, as it was this past NBA season.  This time last year the league's fans were abuzz with talk of a Lakers powerhouse, fronted by the backcourt […]

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Scottie Pippen in Nobu fight

Former NBA star Scottie Pippen has reportedly been involved in a fight outside of exclusive Japanese-fusion restaurant Nobu, in Malibu over the weekend. And it looks like he put the other guy in hospital. The altercation occurred about 6:30 p.m. Sunday in the parking lot of Nobu restaurant, said Steve Whitmore, a spokesman for the […]

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NBA 2K14 vs NBA Live 14 – Preview

And then were two players back in the game. Traditionally at A Stern Warning we've always brought you a preview of the battle for supremacy between the NBA 2K Sports franchise and the EA Sports NBA Live / NBA Elite offerings. Then we had a hiatius for a few years, as there simply was no […]

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Flashback: Iverson puts 45 on Ray Allen and Glenn Robinson

Every so often I need to revisit some of the great players of recent times, just to remind myself how phenomenal these talents truly were. Guys like Shaquille O'Neal, Michael Jordan and even the likes of youthful Grant Hill and Penny Hardaway are all worth remembering for the unusual talents they exhibited for us on […]

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Tom Abercrombie heads to US for NBA trials

New Zealand Breakers star swingman Tom Abercrombie is taking the first step in what he hopes will be his NBA journey. The athletic 25 year-old is making his way to Chicago where he will prepare himself for trials with several NBA clubs. Abercrombie's Chicago-based agent has lined up mini-camp workouts with the Houston Rockets, Milwaukee […]

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LeBron blocks Splitter: what do you think? (And other NBA Finals stuff)

Miami Heat hosting the San Antonio Spurs. Game 2. NBA Finals 2013. Fourth quarter, with the game already decided. This happened. http://youtube.com/watch?v=oNaqLMAlIKU What is your immediate reaction to this? Sure, it's a solid and physically strong block by LeBron James. However, let's be serious here — Tiago Splitter is not known as a big-time dunker […]

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Andrew Gaze inducted into FIBA Hall of Fame

Australian basketball legend Andrew Gaze has joined the likes of David Robinson and Teresa Edwards (USA), Zoran Slavnic (Serbia), Paula Gonclaves (Brazil) and Jean-Jacques Conceicao (Angola) as a 2013 player inductee into the FIBA Hall of Fame. He joins his father, Lindsay Gaze, as one of three Australians to be inducted to the Hall. The […]

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Grouping the NBL team names since 1990

Can't Buy A Basket has put together a cool Venn Diagram of all of the NBL team names since 1990.  Go to CBAB to get on some other great NBL gear.

Kenny Rogers burns Michael Jordan – must see video

This 1989 NBA All-Star Weekend footage is a beauty. Kenny "the gambler" Rogers joins Dominique Wilkins in a 3-on-3 battle against Michael Jordan and Isiah Thomas. Of course MJ doesn't turn down his competitive side at all in this show game, but Kenny has some tricks too! Check it out. http://youtube.com/watch?v=gGV_sexst5w No doubt, in his […]

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NBL responds to talk of Townsville Crocodiles folding

News surfaced this morning via the Townsville Bulletin and social media that the Townsville Crocodiles (under the ownership of Barrier Reef Basketball Pty Ltd) were going to return their licence to Basketball Australia, under financial stress.  Basketball Australia have responded to these revelations with a statement this afternoon: Basketball Australia has this afternoon met with […]

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar & Big Bird teach you subtraction

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (7'2") looks short next to Big Bird (8'2") — but only one is a Hall of Fame NBA centre. That said, I think the yellow fella would be pretty good at boxing out in the post. In this video clip from Sesame Street, Kareem and BB teach you all about how subtraction works. […]

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Andre Drummond airballs both free throws

Andre Drummond of the Detroit Pistons did his best impression of Shaquille O'Neal against the Chicago Bulls on Sunday, as he airballed two consecutive free throws. Watch the video. http://youtube.com/watch?v=DnT0UH_Erjg

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NBL Semi-Final Preview: New Zealand Breakers v Sydney Kings

Tonight sees the tip-off of the first versus fourth NBL Semi-final series between the New Zealand Breakers and the Sydney Kings. In terms of disparity of expectations at the start of the season between these two teams, there could not be a bigger gap.  The two-time reigning champion Breakers were clear favourites at the top […]

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