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The Kid Version of Kanye West’s ‘Jogging Pants’ Rant (Jimmy Kimmel Spoof)

Jimmy Kimmel really killed it last night with the skits. Apparently, Yeezy’s enthralling interview with Zane Lowe made enough headlines for the …

Broadcom to bring 5G Bluetooth/Wi-Fi combo to connected cars

There’s nothing like surfing the web and driving. So Broadcom is bringing the connected car to life through a new wireless combo chip that combines high-end Wi-Fi with Bluetooth Smart. That could bring the advantages of better “infotainment” and communications — from good traffic information to …

Samsung exec admits Galaxy Gear smartwatch 'lacks something special'

In an unusual bout of frankness, a Samsung official has acknowledged that the Galaxy Gear smartwatch lacks, you know, whatever the Korean is for <i>je ne sais quoi</i>. As reported by the <i>Korea Times</i>, the unnamed official said:<p>"We've acknowledged that our Gear lacks something special. With more investment …

John Wall: 'I Feel Like I'm a Top 5 Point Guard in This League'

Washington Wizards point guard John Wall entered the ranks of the super rich this summer, but he has his sights set on an even more exclusive group.<p>Washington's $80 million man told ESPN.com's Jeff Goodman that while he understands why fans overlook him in their debates of the NBA's top-10 point …

Mitch Kupchak Confirms Lakers Want Kobe Bryant to Stay in LA for Entire Career

The Los Angeles Lakers still aren't negotiating with Kobe Bryant on a contract extension, but it sure sounds like both parties are committed to staying together for the long haul.<p>According to the team's official Twitter feed, the Lakers want to make sure that Bryant never wears anything but purple …

Lakers GM talks Kobe, D'Antoni

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- With training camp set to open Saturday, Los Angeles Lakers general manager Mitch Kupchak gauged the team's excitement level as …

5 Potential Blockbuster NBA Trades to Shake Up the Association

You never know when a deal will materialize. Whether it's before the season starts or before the trade deadline, talks are always taking place.<p>It's unlikely that we'll see a trade that even approaches the magnitude of last year's deal that sent James Harden to the Houston Rockets, but that doesn't …

Predicting Which 2013-14 NBA Rookies Will Be Studs and Which Willl Be Duds

We're not just talking about studs and duds for the 2013-14 season. Let's do this big-picture style and make predictions for some players' careers.<p>We're labeling these players based on where they were picked in the draft. The bar that's set for Anthony Bennett is higher than the one set for Solomon …

Should Wesley Johnson or Nick Young Be LA Lakers Starting Small Forward?

Los Angeles Lakers fans aren't short on questions these days.<p>When will Kobe Bryant return? What are the Lakers to do with all that empty space in the locker room now that Dwight Howard's ego resides in Houston? Who starts at small forward, Nick Young or Wesley Johnson? What flavor Jolly Rancher …

Why NY Knicks Will Win a Championship with Carmelo Anthony as Their Star

Carmelo Anthony will eventually lead the New York Knicks to an NBA championship.<p>He may not distribute the ball as well as LeBron James, nor rack up triple-doubles, but he is a solid rebounder (career average of 6.4 RPG), and an imposing scorer.<p>Last season, Anthony won the scoring title with an …

There Is Still Chance Kobe Bryant Ends Career with Someone Other Than LA Lakers

Kobe Bryant has been dominating, snarling and winning with the Los Angeles Lakers for 17 years, totaling five championship rings and attaining the franchise lead in scoring along the way.<p>But after the 2013-14 season, Bryant could potentially leave L.A.<p>It’s barely even fathomable to think of him in …

NBA Rumors

DAILY NBA RUMORS PAGE<p><b>InsideHoops.com</b><p><b>SHARE</b><p><b>NBA Rumors Stories for Saturday, June 16, 2018</b> <i><br>Updated 12:00 a.m. ET</i><p><b>The NBA on Friday sent teams a memo</b> …

Should the Los Angeles Clippers Trade DeAndre Jordan?

Los Angeles Clippers' center DeAndre Jordan might as well move into a home on the trade block, because he's been camped out there for far too long.<p>The Clippers tried to swap Jordan and a couple draft picks for Boston Celtics’ coach Doc Rivers and star big man Kevin Garnett over the offseason, but …

NBA Predictions: Lottery Teams That Will Reach Postseason in 2013-14

The 2013-14 NBA regular season is roughly one month away from commencing. As the hype builds and the days pass, every franchise is looking to make the last-second tweaks and changes to improve upon past success and take the next step.<p>The question is, which lottery teams will have the ultimate …

HoopsHype

0<p>reply<p>4m<p>Social Media 4m ago<p>LeBron James has choices to make and other NBA trending stories<p>0<p>reply<p>1d<p>Social Media 1d ago<p>Warriors running the NBA and …

John Wall healthy, eyes playoffs

John Wall is healthy and thinks the Washington Wizards, if they can avoid the injury bug, will make the postseason for the first time since 2008.<p>"The …

Basketball

How Victor Oladipo Can Change the Orlando Magic Defense

The Orlando Magic allowed an average of 106.7 points per 100 possessions last season for one of the worst defensive marks in the league.<p>Their problems ranged from deficits of talent to a striking lack of intensity and focus. Luckily, in the draft, they were able to land a transcendent defensive …