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Netflix might explore mobile-specific cuts of movies, television shows

Netflix might explore mobile-specific cuts of movies, television shows Earlier this week, Neil Hunt, Netflix chief product officer, said that the company might be exploring “mobile-specific cuts of its original movies and TV shows,” The Verge reported.This ought to appeal to the growing proportion of Netflix users who are consuming content primarily via their mobile devices.

LeBron James to LaVar Ball: 'Keep my kids' name out of your mouth'

LeBron James to LaVar Ball: 'Keep my kids' name out of your mouth' We've covered before how LaVar Ball, father of UCLA star Lonzo Ball, has become the talk of March Madness thanks to his big mouth.Now none other than LeBron James has drawn a line in the sand.

NBA road teams are winning more because of dating apps. No, really.

NBA road teams are winning more because of dating apps. No, really. Back in the late 80s, the home team in a given NBA game beat its visiting opponent 68 percent of the time, according to ESPN.But basketball insiders point to another helpful development as well: Technology has made it easier for NBA players to get laid.

That time Charles Barkley got a contact high from Nirvana

That time Charles Barkley got a contact high from Nirvana As far as random celebrity stories go, here's a pretty great one: Charles Barkley, in the prime of his NBA stardom, getting a contact high from the band Nirvana.Here's the Nirvana one, which best we can tell comes from Sept.

So it turns out Shaq doesn't actually believe the Earth is flat

So it turns out Shaq doesn't actually believe the Earth is flat What we're talking about here is of much more importance: Shaquille O'Neal, it turns out, does not actually believe the world is flat.You may recall last week when the retired NBA star and all-around celebrity said on his podcast that the spherical Earth is actually flat.

Bhangra takes on hip hop for a truly viral NBA half-time dance

Bhangra takes on hip hop for a truly viral NBA half-time dance It's hard not grooving along to this great Bhangra performance.Indian-American group Bhangra Empire busted out a colourful show during Sunday's half-time at an NBA match between the Golden State Warriors and the Memphis Grizzlies at Oakland's Oracle Arena.

Silicon Valley Warriors: Draymond Green wants to help the world with technology

Silicon Valley Warriors: Draymond Green wants to help the world with technology Golden State Warriors superstar Draymond Green sits in the top 10 in the NBA this season in assists but now, the enigmatic forward wants to help people off the court, as well.The Warriors’ current home — Oracle Arena — resides in Oakland, California, less than an hour from the tech capital of America, Silicon Valley.

The Warriors haven't lost since Klay Thompson signed a toaster

The Warriors haven't lost since Klay Thompson signed a toaster The Golden State Warriors look unstoppable right now, but less than a month ago the NBA title favorites were struggling.The bottom line is simple: Golden State hasn't lost since one of its best players fulfilled an autograph request that was most odd indeed.

The deleted tweet that accidentally rocked an NBA franchise

The deleted tweet that accidentally rocked an NBA franchise Patricio Garino is an Argentine basketball pro who signed a contract with the Orlando Magic on Monday.That's normal enough, but the tweet accidentally revealed what appears to be the Orlando's inner machinations heading into the off-season.

Well actually, this jaw-dropping Steph Curry highlight was an illegal move

Well actually, this jaw-dropping Steph Curry highlight was an illegal move Steph Curry regularly lights up the internet with preposterous basketball deeds, so at first glance this ultra-sweet behind-the-back pass seems like more of the same.Watch again just before Curry crosses the three-point line: He transfers the ball from his left hand to right hand, then dribbles again with his right hand before whipping the lefty behind-the-back pass.

‘NBA Playgrounds’ is a nostalgic blend of ‘NBA Jam’ and ‘NBA Street’

‘NBA Playgrounds’ is a nostalgic blend of ‘NBA Jam’ and ‘NBA Street’ First reported by IGN, NBA Playgrounds looks to be heavily influenced by the iconic arcade basketball classic, all the way down to the disproportionately large head sizes.Philadelphia ’76ers legend Allen Iverson fakes out George Hill, the current point guard for the Utah Jazz, drives to the hoop, elevates over Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry to an impossibly high altitude reminiscent of NBA Jam,  and throws down a monster jam.

Great news for both the NBA and the internet: Lance Stephenson is back

Great news for both the NBA and the internet: Lance Stephenson is back He is the one, the only, the incomparable, the incredible, the ingenious, the oftentimes infantile Lance Stephenson.This much is already certain: Lance has wasted no time putting himself back in the basketball conversation, both on the court and on Instagram.

Steph Curry's either meditating the NBA demons away or auditioning for the sequel to ‘Get Out’

Steph Curry's either meditating the NBA demons away or auditioning for the sequel to ‘Get Out’ The best ads use a celebrity's widely known, but seldom acknowledged weaknesses to make a point.Which brings us to the NBA's most valuable player, Steph Curry, and the new ad that forces him to confront the truth: Nearly everyone in the NBA thinks he's as soft as toilet tissue.

The uncomfortable dark side of Steph Curry's stunning rise to NBA stardom

The uncomfortable dark side of Steph Curry's stunning rise to NBA stardom In the following game, Curry went off for 31 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists in a Golden State win over Westbrook's Thunder.Here's more from Thompson's interview with McIntyre.

You can get a sneak preview of Kendrick Lamar's new album — via LeBron James

You can get a sneak preview of Kendrick Lamar's new album — via LeBron James If you follow James on Instagram, you probably saw him rapping along to parts from the new album.Here are more than two minutes of clips, compiled by the Twitter account Fashionably-Early and stitched together from James' Instagram story.

The NBA must really think the Warriors are unstoppable if this scheduling conflict tells us anything

The NBA must really think the Warriors are unstoppable if this scheduling conflict tells us anything The Golden State Warriors are heavy favorites against the Portland Trail Blazers in their first-round playoffs series that tips off Sunday.Self-appointed experts, armchair pundits, and casual fans alike feel a Golden State sweep is highly likely.

Intel's Crybaby LeBron is here to fake cry his way through the NBA Playoffs

Intel's Crybaby LeBron is here to fake cry his way through the NBA Playoffs The NBA playoffs have begun, so it's time to prepare for the funniest insults to be hurled at your favorite players.But just before the start of the hunt for the championship, Intel released what might be the best LeBron James jab ever: Crybaby LeBron.

The NBA Playoffs just gave us the best new meme

The NBA Playoffs just gave us the best new meme His Memphis Grizzlies lost the game, but coach David Fizdale definitely won the internet.In his post-game press conference, Fizdale went off on the game's referees.

Meet the self-taught brothers behind the hit web cartoon 'Game of Zones'

Meet the self-taught brothers behind the hit web cartoon 'Game of Zones' The animated web show Game of Zones has been beloved by NBA fans since the first of its sporadically released episodes ran three years ago.Indeed, it is: Game of Zones is produced by Bleacher Report, a behemoth sports site owned by Turner Sports, which has a broadcasting partnership with the NBA.

NBA Bulls player interrupts game to tie Celtics player's shoe, as one does

NBA Bulls player interrupts game to tie Celtics player's shoe, as one does Ah, it's never a dull moment in the NBA.During Sunday night's intense Game 4 face off between the Chicago Bulls and Boston Celtics, Robin Lopez casually decided to push Jae Crowder out of bounds to tie his shoe.