Category: NBA


Eating champion Joey Chestnut ate 54 hot dogs on the fourth of July to clinch yet another mustard belt, having won four contests in a row.

When a boxer is finished with a match, he has to wait a few months before he can compete again to let his body heal. One would think professional eaters such as Chestnut would take the same approach.

Shaq has challenged Chestnut to a hot dog eating contest that will air on his show Shaq Vs., and footage of the match has been leaked.

You’d think the number one eater in the world would take it easy during a friendly competition, but if you put the clips of the one below and the one on July 4 side by side, I don’t think I could tell the difference.

 

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The best thing to come from the whole LeBron “Decision” saga has been the parodies, coming in different forms from all directions.

NBA free agent Anthony Tolliver had to choose whether or not to stay with his current team, the Golden State Warriors, or take a different path and sign with another team.

In the end Tolliver chose the Minnesota Timberwolves (I’m sure David Kahn couldn’t be happier about adding yet another power forward to the roster), but rather than have his agent break the news he took to a different outlet to announce his decision: YouTube.

“The Decision: Part Deux” as he calls it follows a LeBron-like script, but thankfully Jim Gray was not involved. Watch Tolliver’s announcement below.

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Shaq’s Dance-Off Vs Justin Bieber

Shaq Vs has officially premiered, which means we’re that much closer to seeing a Shaq-Bieber dance-off.

Raw video footage has emerged of Shaq prepping for his contest with the pop star. He joined Bieber’s dance crew to try and learn some dance routines, prior to the actual dance-off, I assume.

I guess if you can’t beat ’em, join ’em. He even gets his jumpshot involved when he starts to freestyle. Watch below.

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Shaq Goes on Jimmy Kimmel Live

There aren’t many scenarios in sports off the field that are more entertaining than an unscripted Shaquille O’Neal in action, so I would imagine the producers at Jimmy Kimmel Live jump at every opportunity to have him on the show.

Shaq went on to promote his TV series Shaq Vs, which is in its second season. The show centers around the big man challenging the best of the best at whatever their respective specialty is.

I think it’s safe to say that the spelling bee episode at the very least will be entertaining. Watch the interview below, divided into two parts.

 

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It seems like music videos with sports stars these days are all the rage, but rapper Dorrough has changed the game by featuring Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban in his latest video.

Dorrough, a Dallas native, has released the music video for his song “Get Big,” and we all know there’s nothing Mark Cuban would rather do.

Can’t say I’m surprised that Cuban makes his entrance during a reference to money. Of course, the whole song is pretty much a reference to money, so maybe the timing was by chance.

Watch Mark Cuban “Get Big” in his debut music video appearance below. He shows up around the :45 second mark.

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Flo Rida Creates Miami Heat Anthem

Rapper Rick Ross has already declared himself the next Jack Nicholson, and will look to make a name for himself as the Miami Heat’s biggest fan. Post-arrival of James/Bosh, of course.

Fellow hip-hop artist Flo Rida apparently supports the Heat as well, releasing a song called “We Already Won,” featuring rhymes centered around the Heat’s trio.

If you ask me that’s a bold statement, but judging from his musical moniker I would assume Flo Rida is a big fan of Florida. Somewhere Jay-Z is shaking his head in disgust…or maybe that’s amusement.

Listen to the song and watch Dwyane Wade posterize Anderson Varejao below.

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Shaq Serenades Justin Bieber

Now that Terrell Owens has been claimed, Shaquille O”Neal is undisputedly the biggest name remaining on the free-agent market of washed-up future hall of famers in any professional sport.

So with some time on his hands the Big Aristotle made his way down to one of his old team’s cities, Phoenix, where a certain teen pop sensation was performing a concert.

Not being one to back away from a once in a lifetime opportunity, Shaq made his way to the soundcheck before the concert and got a chance to show Justin Bieber his vocal skills.

I won’t be the one to judge the big fella’s talent, but I was able to surmise the following from the minute-long video: Shaq loves Justin Bieber just as much as any pre-teen girl in America.

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In the latest turn of Ron Artest-related events, the Laker star was interviewed by a man of equal uniqueness and personality.

That man? Ron Artest.

Apparently ESPN let Artest browse around the ESPN the Magazine’s chief editor’s office, as he will be a guest editor in chief for the magazine’s next issue.

Among the topics discussed were basketball, “Titanic,” and of course Artest’s music career, with a very interesting artist choice for a future collaboration.

Watch Ron Artest interview Ron Artest below.

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Newly acquired Miami Heat forward Chris Bosh is recognized around the NBA for making funny and creative YouTube videos, almost as much as he is known for his production on the court.

Bosh went on the ‘Late Night with Jimmy Fallon’ and took his shot-blocking ability with him. The two discussed Bosh’s new move and YouTube glory for a bit, but what ensued afterward has to my knowledge never been attempted before on a late night talk show.

Fallon challenged Bosh to a little one-on-one, as a basketball goal was provided on set. As you may have guessed the match was far from a competitive, but entertaining nonetheless.

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Dwyane Wade Goes On Jimmy Kimmel Live

One-third of the Miami Heat’s terrific trio managed to get away from all the hoopla in Miami, if only for one day. 

Of course he didn’t quite avoid the spotlight in Los Angeles either, as he appeared on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ to talk Miami Heat basketball.

The interview is divided into two segments.

As usual Kimmel provides the humorously blunt sarcasm, and D-Wade’s not too bad either.

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