Twitter Reacted to Spurs Blowing Out Warriors

We live in a country where over-reaction is the key to life, it's just what we do. So for most of America waking up to see the San Antonio Spurs throttle the Golden State Warriors by 29 on opening night, the opinions were as wide ranging as you expected. The Warriors next test comes at New Orleans on Friday, but for now, we have three days to dissect the problem, figure out who to trade and overreact like much of social media did. Flip The Page To See More Hilarity Ensue:

5-Star PG Quade Green expected to visit Temple on Thursday

This could be just be a formality, but the folks on North Broad Street would love to make a huge impression on Neumann Goretti star point guard -- Quade Green. Top Syracuse basketball target for the class of 2017, Quade Green, will visit Temple this Thursday. Green, a 6-1 point guard from Philadelphia, is rated the No. 22 recruit in the 2017 class by Green recently cut his list to five schools -- Kentucky, Duke, Villanova and Temple along with Syracuse. Last weekends trip to Syracuse was Green's second official campus visit. He went to Kentucky two weekends ... Read More

adidas & James Harden Unveil Harden Vol. 1 Signature Sneaker (Photos)

Saturday, James Harden and adidas unveiled Harden Vol. 1, the first signature collection from the Houston Rockets All-Star. James was joined by family, friends and local Houston youth basketball teams for a one-of-a-kind shoe debut, unexpected fashion show and surprise performances by H-Town natives Slim Thug and Travis Scott. “This just shows you that anything is possible, especially young kids that have a dream.” said Harden as he closed out the launch of his first signature collection. “I’m here to create and that’s all there is to it. Once again, thank you to everyone at adidas that helped bring this ... Read More

Kristaps Porzingis Officially signs with adidas; Richest shoe deal ever for European

We'll find out years from now if Nike blew it, but Kristaps Porzingis is officially an adidas client, after agreeing to the richest shoe deal ever for a European basketball player according to The Vertical: The deal will pay Porzingis, 21, between $3 million and $6 million annually, depending on incentive bonuses met. It’s the most lucrative shoe deal signed by a European player to date. The future is brighter than ever. Welcome to the family, @kporzee. #teamadidas— adidas Basketball (@adidasHoops) October 25, 2016 Porzingis signed a four-year deal with Nike back in 2012 for an annual sum of ... Read More

Chandler Parsons Believes he’s the best ‘white’ American NBA player

I think Kevin Love would disagree, but we'll let Chandler talk that talk. and The Undefeated's Marc Spears did a great job breaking down the plight of the 'white' NBA player. White and european are looked at differently from NBA standards. A study by The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport found that 81.7 percent of the league was composed of people of color, with white Americans making up just 18.3 percent of the NBA. That figure also includes a significant number of international players from outside the United States. Spears of The Undefeated caught up with six ... Read More

NBA’s New CBA To Be Seven-Year Deal With Opt-Out After Six Years

All will continue to be well with the NBA, as the league and the National Basketball Players Association are working on a seven-year extension to the Collective Bargaining Agreement, with a mutual opt-out in six years per The Vertical. The seven-year deal will likely deliver the NBA labor peace through the 2023-24 season, unless the opt-outs are exercised in 2022. The new CBA will begin with the 2017-18 season. The NBA and union share a Dec. 15 opt-out date on the current 10-year labor agreement, but the sides are nearing completion on a new agreement that’ll be finalized within weeks, ... Read More

Raiders Marquette King is Best Punter in NFL & a Pretty Cool Guy

If you wake up in the world one day and realize NFL punters are super cool -- Marquette King will be the guy you thank. Talk about a hustler's ambition -- according to The New Yorker -- King was recruited to be a wide receiver at Fort Valley State, but struggled to get on the field. Needing to do something to retain his scholarship -- Marquette taught himself how to punt, eventually moving on to the NFL, where he beat out Chris Kluwe to win the Raiders punting job, replacing Shane Lechler. King like Reggie Roby in my generation -- ... Read More

Kyrie Irving Joins Russell Westbrook as Face of NBA’s Partnership With Mtn Dew (Video)

Kyrie Irving is enjoying the fruits of being a champion. Today, MOUNTAIN DEW announced that NBA champion and All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving is joining the DEW lineup, as he'll pair with NBA All-Star and DEW front man Russell Westbrook, who renewed his partnership with the brand through the 2018-19 NBA season. Westbrook and Irving will partner with DEW to celebrate the lifestyle and culture of the game in unexpected ways, including an exciting and larger-than-life activation around tip off. "DEW gets me as both a player and an individual and I'm proud of our collaborations over the past year ... Read More