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WATCH: Bill Russell tells five NBA legends he'd 'kick their ass' at NBA Awards Show

Celtics legend was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award<p>The inaugural NBA Awards Show took place on Monday, and while it was the first time the …

The Forgotten Basketball Pioneer Who Made Stephen Curry Possible

Walter Vincenti is 100 years old and the winner of NASA’s lifetime achievement honor for aeronautical engineering. He’s seen some things. One of the most remarkable things he’s seen was a basketball game that featured a glimpse of Stephen Curry—half a century before Stephen Curry was born.<p>Vincenti …

Delta removes the guilt from keeping in-flight headphones

Starting on this summer, you'll find a pair of premium LSTN headphones in your seat when you fly overseas in business class with Delta. They're really not quite like your typically plain onboard headset, with beautiful wooden panels the headphones maker is known for. LSTN has been working with the …

Dwyane Wade couldn't be bothered to play defense against Celtics

It’s almost as if his controller was disconnected.<p>I’m still not entirely sure if Dwyane Wade fell asleep while watching this Kelly Olynyk shot, or maybe he’s just getting a little too old to be playing basketball. Wait. Those two things could very much be related. Either way, here is Wade making …

NBA

How a California Anesthesiologist Became One of America’s Largest Antiquities Looters

Anesthesiology

Thief caught with 100 stolen phones at Coachella festival thanks to Find My iPhone

A thief who stole more than 100 smartphones from people attending the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival was caught thanks to Find My iPhone, say police. One report said that the number of devices found in his backpack was 130.<p>When festival-goers noticed their iPhones had been taken, they …

Giannis Antetokounmpo became the 1st player to finish in the top-20 in all major stats

Let’s appreciate Giannis, who continues to blow our minds.<p>There are about 470,000 words in a standard English dictionary. (I’m trusting Google on this; I did not count them.) None of them are designed to describe Giannis Antetokounmpo doing something like ... uh, <i>this.</i><p>Antetokounmpo made that play in …

NBA

The Mystery of the $2.5 Million Rare Book Heist

Three thieves drilled through the skylight of a building near Heathrow Airport and rappelled 40 feet to the floor making off with around $2.5 …

The Real-Life Diet of Vince Carter

Professional athletes don’t get to the top by accident. It takes superhuman levels of time, dedication, and focus—and that includes paying attention to what they put in their bellies. In this series, GQ takes a look at what athletes in different sports eat on a daily basis to perform at their best. …

Fitness

The Making of Kawhi Leonard, the Silent Superstar

<b>Kawhi Leonard</b> made a joke once.<p>The San Antonio Spurs’ do-everything virtuoso forward reluctantly held court before a media throng at February’s All-Star Weekend. A reporter asked what he looked forward to most while in New Orleans. “Mardi Gras, of course,” he responded with a hearty guffaw. He …

San Antonio

Stephen Curry: 'It's Comical That People [Are] Saying I'm Having a Down Year'

OAKLAND, Calif. — He is the most qualified person in the NBA to offer us a perspective on not having it both ways.<p>That might seem strange when Stephen Curry has so often been able to have his cake and eat it, too.<p>And while he has gotten more than anyone else over the past couple of years, he has …

Steph Curry nearly turned the ball over and it somehow turned into a Shaun Livingston 3-pointer

Classic, Warriors<p>The Golden State Warriors are unfair. Even when you play good defense on them and nearly force a turnover, it doesn’t matter. It never matters.<p>Pretty sure Shaun Livingston was just trying to lob this to JaVale McGee, but that’s what happens when you play the Warriors. They …

Russell Westbrook ties Oscar Robertson with 41st triple-double of the season

Russell Westbrook continued his statistical assault on the NBA record book Tuesday, notching his 41st triple-double of the season, tying Oscar Robertson’s 55-year-old record with five games left to play for the Thunder. It was the seventh straight triple-double for the Oklahoma City guard, making …

Stephen Piscotty was hit by 3 baseballs in 3 minutes

It’s not funny, but it’s not not remarkable, and it led to a pretty amazing mashup.<p>Stephen Piscotty had a bad inning, and it’s not right to laugh. “What are the odds?” is what you should be muttering, concerned. “What are the odds?”<p>Piscotty was hit by baseballs three times in one inning, which …

Stephen Piscotty

Isaiah Thomas Says Cavaliers vs. Celtics Is 'Just Another Game'

The Boston Celtics sit a half-game ahead of the Cleveland Cavaliers in the race for the Eastern Conference's No. 1 seed, but All-Star point guard Isaiah Thomas is ready to treat Wednesday's showdown between the two squads as just another day on the schedule.<p>"It's just another game," Thomas said …

Spurs win 60 in back-to-back seasons for 1st time ever

The San Antonio Spurs have been extremely good for what feels like forever, but even after years of consistent success, they still accomplished …

Basketball

First Patrick Ewing got the Georgetown job. Then he got a standing ovation from his old team.

By a twist of fate, Patrick Ewing’s old team — the Charlotte Hornets, for whom he served as an assistant coach — happened to be in D.C. the week he took a job with his new (old) team, the Georgetown Hoyas. And so Ewing — who left the Hornets in the middle of their playoff chase so that he could …

20 Video Games We Can't Wait To Play This Spring

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Gaming

You Aren't Prepared For What You'll See At Japan's Craziest Parking Lot

What happens when you have a city of 13.6 million people on one side and a city of 3.7 on the other? It means at least some of them are bound to be …

NBA players react to Patrick Ewing’s hiring by Georgetown

College basketball was on the minds of many NBA players Monday, and not just because of the NCAA men’s national championship game. The hiring of Patrick Ewing, a longtime assistant coach in the league and, of course, a perennial all-star in his playing days, by Georgetown prompted several players …

Basketball

Russell Westbrook just one triple-double away from tying record after sixth straight

The Thunder guard can break Oscar Robertson's longstanding record this week<p>Russell Westbrook is a man on a mission.<p>After putting up his 40th …

Derrick Rose's latest knee injury may shatter any shot at future max deal

The oft-injured Knicks guard may have played his last game in a New York uniform<p>Given Derrick Rose’s injury history, this season has been a relative …

Moodelizer helps add epic soundtracks to your video efforts

When it comes to video, the audio is pretty damn important. Hell, they even give out some sort of award for getting it right on occasion. Moodelizer wants to put the power of suitable soundtracks in the hands of amateur filmmakers, by letting you add a delightfully over-the-top soundtrack to the …

Soundtracks

The 40 Most Significant Tools and Toys Ever Designed

For 40 years, <i>Outside</i> has tested and ranked gear that allows us to venture farther, go faster, and do both more comfortably. The following products are the ones that truly stood out for their sheer inventiveness and impact.<p><b>DJI Phantom 1 Drone</b><p>Good consumer drones really didn’t exist until the 2013 …

FBI Arrests Hacker Who Hacked No One

He built a piece of software. That tool was pirated and abused by hackers. Now the feds want him to pay for the computer crooks’ crimes.<p>Taylor …

Madcap inventor turns Iron Man with real-life flying suit

Meet the madcap inventor who wants to turn his dream of a suit for human flight from sci-fi fantasy into reality.<p>British entrepreneur Richard Browning has created a real-life Iron Man suit, by attaching miniature jet engines to his limbs.<p>He has just founded Gravity, a tech start-up who have built …

Stephenson regrets ever leaving Pacers, agent says

Lance Stephenson hasn't been the same player since leaving the Indiana Pacers as a free agent in 2014.<p>He'd been a borderline All-Star during the …

NBA

Destiny 2 is coming to PC

Bungie has officially confirmed that <i>Destiny 2</i> will be coming to PC, in addition to the Xbox One and PlayStation 4.<p>The first Destiny launched on both the last-gen Xbox 360 and PS3 platforms as well as the current generation of consoles, but fans have been clamoring for a PC version of the game for …

Russell Westbrook completes Herculean comeback vs. Magic with leaning game-tying 3

Westbrook never gives up!<p>The Thunder were down 10 to the Orlando Magic in the fourth quarter, and then Russell Westbrook entered the game at the 7:45 mark and took over, only as Westbrook can do. During that seven-minute stretch, Westbrook hit eight shots, including three three-pointers, giving him …

Basketball

PSA: Using a VPN can protect your browsing history as Congress allows ISPs to sell it

Well, it’s official. Both the Senate and the House voted to overturn privacy rules created by the FCC, and your ISP will now be free to sell your Internet browsing history and location data to advertisers.<p>Internet service providers will have a few expenses to set off against this revenue stream – …