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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.

ESPN killed something else with its layoffs, its best hope to reach millennials: TrueHoop podcasts

ESPN killed something else with its layoffs, its best hope to reach millennials: TrueHoop podcasts The news that the podcasts will shut down comes along with the massive layoffs announced earlier this week.As the TrueHoop podcast brand grew, more of ESPN's more vibrant voices joined the mix, along with something very different: podcast co-hosts who had no official relationship with ESPN (shouts to Big Wos, an early member of the TrueHoop family).

Isaiah Thomas gets tooth knocked out, dominates Wizards anyway

Isaiah Thomas gets tooth knocked out, dominates Wizards anyway When Thomas lost his tooth and then nonchalantly picked it up and handed it to someone on the bench   —According to The Big Lead, Thomas had the tooth put back in by team doctors— the Celtics were trailing the Wizards by double-digits.But after the de-toothing, Thomas nailed back-to-back three-pointers and spurred a Celtics comeback.

After NBA glory, demons haunt NYC basketball legend Kenny Anderson

After NBA glory, demons haunt NYC basketball legend Kenny Anderson We're shown Anderson, who's now 46 years old, triumphantly returning to Queens.We're shown him tearing up as he recounts times he failed those around him.

The 17 NBA teams participating in the 'NBA 2K' esports league

The 17 NBA teams participating in the 'NBA 2K' esports league Seventeen NBA teams signed on to participate in the NBA's first-ever gaming league — the NBA 2K eLeague.The NBA 2K eLeague, expected to launch in 2018, will be the first esports league created by an existing sports league.

Seventeen NBA Teams Sign On To Appear In NBA 2K Esports League

Seventeen NBA Teams Sign On To Appear In NBA 2K Esports League Today the NBA and Take-Two Interactive announced the 17 NBA teams that have agreed to participate in the inaugural NBA 2K league.The NBA teams that will let their virtual logos and jerseys appear in the esports league are: The league will draft teams of five players to compete in a five-month season, which will mirror the NBA with a regular season, bracketed playoffs, and a final championship match to wrap it all up.

ESPN launches new podcast series, bringing back TrueHoop cast to NBA fans

ESPN launches new podcast series, bringing back TrueHoop cast to NBA fans But there's a catch: the pop-culture-meets-sports-talk series of podcasts have a brand-new name, and a slightly different, but mostly familiar lineup.Beginning Friday, most of the people behind the popular TrueHoop series of podcasts will return under a new name: The Basketball Analogy.

Athletes going super saiyan

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Steph Curry lands richest contract in NBA history at $201 million

Steph Curry lands richest contract in NBA history at $201 million The golden boy of the NBA's champion Golden State Warriors, Steph Curry, is officially the best paid player in the entire league.1 million, the amount some in the NBA might pay for a solid six man bench player.

Miami Heat become first NBA team with mobile-only ticketing

Miami Heat become first NBA team with mobile-only ticketing If you're heading to a Miami Heat game this season, you'll need your cellphone.The team announced earlier this week that it was becoming the first NBA team with mobile-only ticketing—meaning it won't give out paper tickets.

'Game of Thrones' seems to have inspired the Sacramento Kings' new alternate court design

'Game of Thrones' seems to have inspired the Sacramento Kings' new alternate court design Apparently, House Lannister has expanded its reach beyond Westeros and decided to stake its claim in the NBA.The Sacremento Kings' new alternative court colorway sure looks similar to House Lannister’s classic lion family crest.

NBA 2K18 review: 'Throws a new gauntlet down to the rest of sports gaming.'

NBA 2K18 review: 'Throws a new gauntlet down to the rest of sports gaming.' For the best part of a decade, NBA 2K has been streets ahead of other sports franchises.FIFA, Madden, and the rest were only just catching up to the idea of star-studded cutscenes, and before they can catch a breath NBA 2K goes San Andreas.