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The Bucks are finally using Giannis Antetokounmpo in the radical way they've long been teasing — and the NBA should be scared

The 6-foot-11 "Greek Freak" entered the NBA as a forward. But he has a unique set of skills, coupled with physical gifts, that make his exact position difficult to nail.<p>Given Antetokounmpo's ball-handling skills, size, and athleticism, the NBA world became intrigued with the idea of using him as a …

NBA

Kyrie Irving horses around in latest 'Uncle Drew' installment

Three years ago, Kyrie Irving and Nate Robinson were battling on the basketball court when Robinson, then playing for the Chicago Bulls, took a quick …

From the Bottom to the Top: The Russell Westbrook Story

Newcastle High School sits 25 minutes south of Oklahoma City, jutting out from the flat land and abruptly buttressing itself, like an invasion of modernity on the edge of sleepy Route 62. Inside the gym is an inferno of a man with glowing eyes. He is not skinny. Cut from marble, in fact. He is …

Russell Westbrook

Eight storylines to watch on college basketball's opening night

Reigning national champion Duke, top-ranked North Carolina and 21 other teams in the AP Top 25 will be in action Friday night when the 2015-16 …

Here's what Jimmy Butler learned from Michael Jordan

Bulls star has learned a thing or two from his time with the Greatest Of All Time.<p>Chicago Bulls forward Jimmy Butler famously hung out with the …

Michael Jordan

Missouri coach Gary Pinkel to step down following cancer diagnosis

Missouri football coach Gary Pinkel, who supported his African American players’ boycott of team activities backing campus protesters, said Friday that he has been battling non-Hodgkin lymphoma and will resign at the end of the season.<p>Protesters welcome appointment of University of Missouri interim …

African-American News

Gerald Green: Updates on Heat SG's Status and Recovery After Hospitalization

Miami Heat shooting guard Gerald Green was hospitalized the morning of Nov. 4 for undisclosed reasons, according to the team. After recovering from the injury and serving a two game suspension, he is ready to return.<p>Continue for updates.<p>Green Active vs. Timberwolves<p>Tuesday, Nov. 17<p>The Heat …

Basketball

Andre Drummond grabs every rebound

The young Pistons center is cleaning the glass as well as anyone in NBA history so far.<p>It might be time to start adding Andre Drummond to the NBA's next great big man discussion, especially if he keeps putting up numbers like the ones he did Tuesday night.<p>The Pistons fell to the Pacers, 94-82, but …

Basketball

Celtics' Crowder buries 94-foot inbounds pass for world's greatest turnover

A great play does not have to succeed to qualify as a notable highlight. Plenty of NBA players pull off incredible dribbling moves and passes that …

100+ Xbox One Backwards Compatibility Game List Coming Soon

Microsoft will announce a list of more than 100 Xbox 360 titles playable on Xbox One through backwards compatibility this coming Monday, November 9. Xbox engineering boss Mike Ybarra shared the timing in a tweet. "For those asking, we'll announce the initial set of 100+ backward compatible titles …

Backward Compatibility

Microsoft shows off new Xbox One user interface and Game Hubs

A major update is coming to the Xbox One on Nov. 12, and among the new features that will be coming to the system is a brand-new user interface for …

Xbox

Star Wars: Battlefront teaser has Rebels blasting Star Destroyer from ‘The Force Awakens’

In the trailers for the upcoming <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i>, we’ve repeatedly seen a derelict Star Destroyer on planet of sand, and now publisher Electronic Arts is giving us a first glimpse of how that ship ended up in that position.<p>One of the preorder bonuses EA is promising for Star Wars: …

Star Wars

EA drops intense, explosive teaser for Star Wars Battlefront: Battle of Jakku

The next few months will be all about Star Wars for millions of people around the world and starting on Nov. 17, Star Wars Battlefront will kick-off …

Star Wars Battlefront

Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice Synopsis Reveals Why They're Fighting

<i>Warning: this story contains spoilers.</i><p>While the very title of the forthcoming DC movie <i>Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice</i> implies that the two legendary superheroes aren't going to be fighting on the same side, specific reasons for the conflict have been less certain. But now a synopsis for the film …

Comic Books

Harry Potter Spinoff Movie - First Images Revealed

The first spinoff to the Harry Potter movies, <i>Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them</i>, is now in production, and the first images have been released. The movie is featured in the new issue of Entertainment Weekly--check out the pictures below, via The Playlist:<p>The movie stars Oscar-winner Eddie …

Film Industry

Check Out New Star Wars: Force Awakens Character Posters

Disney has released five new <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> character posters, highlighting Han Solo, Princess Leia, Finn, Rey, and Kylo Ren. They're all depicted wielding a weapon, except for Leia, who is shown looking through a data screen. Click through the images in the gallery below to see them …

Star Wars

Here's How Xbox One Backwards Compatibility Works

With just days to go before backwards compatibility support for Xbox 360 titles arrives on Xbox One, Microsoft has published a new overview video that explains how it works. The video, featuring Microsoft's Larry "Major Nelson" Hryb and FLitz from Smosh Games, covers just about everything you'd …

Backward Compatibility

Pistons' Drummond off to Historic Start Through 4 Games

Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond has 81 points and 78 rebounds through the first four games of the 2015-16 season, making him the first player since Wilt Chamberlain and Dave Cowens in 1970 to record 75 or more points and 75 or more rebounds through his team's first four games of a campaign, …

Basketball

Bradley Beal jukes LaMarcus Aldridge into oblivion, sinks game-winning three

Wizards-Spurs was one of the most entertaining games of the early season from start to finish. Washington began the game with a 19-2 run, but San Antonio held a one-point lead by the end of the first quarter. The two teams went back and forth all night until an exciting conclusion in the fourth …

Basketball

College Baseball Game Between Minnesota State and Bemidji State Ends 41-20

On Saturday, two Division II baseball teams put up a football-esque score.<p>In the second game of a doubleheader, the Minnesota State Mavericks beat the Bemidji State Beavers by the incredible score of 41-20. The game broke the NCAA Division II record for most hits in a game, 56, and produced the …

Baseball

Paul George Returns to Pacers Lineup for 1st Time Since Leg Injury

As Paul George prepared to enter a game for the first time since his horrific leg injury last summer, he knew it'd be unlike any previous experience of his basketball life. The fans at Bankers Life Fieldhouse made sure to greet him in a way he'll likely never forget.<p>The Indiana Pacers forward made …

Basketball

'Halo 5: Guardians' Gets Twin Live-Action Trailers In Clever #HuntTheTruth Campaign

Microsoft and 343 Industries have released two live-action trailers in their early-stages marketing campaign for <i>Halo 5: Guardians.</i><p>The first trailer debuted yesterday, and showed Spartan Locke confronting a wounded Master Chief amidst a burnt-out world, under a towering space marine statue.<p>The …

Trailers

Sequels in disguise: Transformers cinematic universe on the way

Paramount planning an Avengers-style expansion of Michael Bay’s robotic franchise<p>After the success of Marvel’s Avengers universe, which gets a bit bigger next month with The Avengers: Age of Ultron, every studio is keen to have their own equivalent and Paramount has decided the Transformers …

Movies

Kylie Jenner's Entire Life Is Basically a Pool Party

Another day, another glamorous picture of Kylie lounging in swimwear.<p>It's hard to look at Kylie Jenner's social media history and refrain from bursting into tears and immediately making plans to move to a sunny California beach town.<p>Of course, that could just be me. But every single time I see her …

Report: Adidas Didn't Offer Michael Jordan a Sponsorship

Imagine a strange world where up is down, cats chase cars and people on the Internet use the comment section for good.<p>This is the bizarro universe that could’ve been had Michael Jordan signed with Adidas—an occurrence that nearly came to fruition, according to a recent <i>Wall Street Journal</i> article by …

Michael Jordan

3 Tech Skills That Help Kids Hack Real Life

The other day my niece and nephew came to visit. They walked into the house and were drawn, almost magnetically, to the table where all of my gadgets were laid out. They caressed my phone. Fondled my digital camera. Gazed curiously at my noise-cancelling headphones. Petted my back-up battery. …

Open Source Software

Career before college? 11 Clippers say earning degree is still a goal

Spencer Haweshas spent seven times as long in theNBAas he did at theUniversity of Washington, where he starred for one season before becoming a lottery pick in the draft.<p>The<p>Clippersforward-center was on campus so briefly he didn't even choose a major. He later discovered the classes he took didn't …

College & University

After sitting starters, Steve Kerr emails angry fans

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Steve Kerr took time to email back three disappointed fans who were upset the Golden State coach rested his regulars Friday night at Denver before playing Saturday at home against New York.<p>"There's two really good sides to the story," Kerr said. "Nobody's wrong here. ... I …

Basketball