We interrupt this widespread panic over LeBron James's possibly being human (and this widespread panic....and this widespread panic....) for a request. Oh, wait a second...Gary Neal just hit another three...okay, continuing... We interrupt this widespread panic for a request.... Damn! Danny Green ... More >>
Yes, these were picked up off the ground along 100 yards of Polk near the Toyota Center, including a cool one from the City Of Houston about parking. The flyers are for parties, parties, and more parties, with appearances by Diddy, LeBron James, Kevin Hart, Gary Payton, Jay-Z, Casey Anthony, Cassi ... More >>
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Two days ago, a complete stranger calmly approached me at the airport. Her demeanor was kind, she didn't have any noticeable body odor and gave off a friendly vibe. I smirked before she started the painstaking task of carrying out small talk. "Hey, are you from here?" she asked. My brain wanted my ... More >>
Rob Gullatte (formerly known as Kritikal, Beltway Krit and more) is the most interesting rapper with a name change this side of 2 Chainz. Okay, that's plenty of loaded hyperbole, but the fact remains Gullatte is as obscure a talent as the term can be presently defined. SPIN ran a profile on him, hi ... More >>
Greg Oden, in between microsurgeries."I'm sure he's saying, 'Why Me?' Sometimes in life, things like that happen, and you wonder why it's happening to you. Some of these injuries have occurred, not only on the floor but off the floor. There's really not an explanation for why, or sometimes ho ... More >>
Rejoice. Today is Trae Day, a city-sanctioned holiday that was established in 2008 and champions the efforts of rapper Trae tha Truth, a noted humanitarian, social activist and Asshole by Nature. Two years ago, Trae Day was marred when, following the festivities, gunshots were fired into a ... More >>
Photos by Shea SerranoTawn P (left) and Dante HigginsHip-Hop Fest 2 feat. Tawn P, Undergravity, Dante Higgins Midtown Lounge June 9, 2011 11:09 p.m.: Son. Of. A. Bitch. We've been trying to see Tawn P live for, like, two months and have missed her every single time. She apparently just finis ... More >>
Photos by Larami SerranoPropain (left) and DJ DonPropain "Say I Won't" video premiere party 300 Bowling, Katy May 15, 2011 Sunday night, Propain, whose name has to be brought up during any "Which New Houston Sir Is Most Likely Pop Nationally?" conversation, had a video premiere party for his ... More >>
Please, no more operations on Yao Ming"What should I do?" -- LeBron James, over and over and over again his new Nike spot The fact that LeBron James is posing the question in his new Nike spot perhaps tells us that he is not completely devoid of self-awareness, as he appeared to be last summer. ... More >>
Like Baccala, Morey's got an unpopped cherryOkay, let me get this out of the way... Daryl Morey knows what he's doing. In Daryl we trust! In Morey we trust! Daryl Morey is the NBA GM version of William Wallace with an undergrad degree from the Jedi academy and a PhD in ninja skills! I love Da ... More >>
In my effort to help everyone prepare for March Madness, I bring you the second installment of the March Madness Preview. (Click here for yesterday's first installment -- you know the part with my picks and what not.) Today, we look at some of the most historical buzzer beaters in tournament histo ... More >>
When it comes to player transactions and contracts, the NBA is a funny league. The classic contractual life cycle of a depressingly disproportionate number of NBA players goes like this:1.) Play under your rookie contract for a few years2.) Impress enough teams for someone to eventually way overpay ... More >>
The Houston Texans square off against the Broncos
Was it a harmless HBU jock initiation -- or hard-core hazing -- that shattered a freshman's hoop dreams?
One of the straightest paths to the NBA begins on the summer hoops circuit. All the kids have to do in return is wear the right shoes.