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The 5 Strangest Superstition in Sports!
Hello sports fans! It's Friday the 13th! Here are some of the strangest superstitions in sports! Michael Jordan Michael always wore his UNC shorts under his NBA shorts. Thus, he wore longer shorts than his fellow players at that time. In the end however, his fellow players followed suit after the legend. Serena Williams Serena Williams is known for not changing socks once during a tournament. It sucks to wear a pair of socks for more than a day...imagine how it would feel to wear the same socks for an entire tournament! I guess Serena doesn't mind it considering the number of tournaments she has won. Brian Ulracher Brian Ulracher ate two chocolate chip cookies before every game. Maybe that was the secret to his muscular body. I think it'd be fair to call him the "Cookie Monster". Caron Butler Caron Butler was known to be an avid fan of Mountain Dew. He loved the drink so much that he drank before and during every game. During his UNC days, he asked his wife to pick him a 2-L bottle of the green stuff, and drank half of it before the game, and the rest during half-time. In 2007, the Wizards and NBA banned him from drinking it during games so he eventually quit the whole thing in 2009. Moises Alou This one has to be the most f*cked up one out of all of them. Moises Alou used to pee on his own hands to harden them! Should we see that as commitment to the game of baseball or just some pretty weird ass shit? Oh and by the way, don't try to harden your hands by peeing on them ladies and gentlemen, because doctors have confirmed that peeing on your hand doesn't harden them. It actually softens them. @jeff4122 @ButterflyBlu @superiorsl @Starbell808 @DonnaMelton @InPlainSight @jokes @BEAUTYgirlARIEL @David19Flo23 @karencorchado @salahabdalla @Moose892 @BrookieyElba @SamuelRodriguez @ValerieAlissaPa @xitlalicordova1 @AndrewMaldonado @Jovi @Shippudenguy21 @AbdulrahmanSaad @trinityarcangel @thefeels @Link4TW @ChriSingularis @sanazsanaz @WilliamBrown @DannyMoses @ClaySharko @Ravenwing92 @FromBlue2U @TravisBeck @LemissaNicole @BossDominata @gatorchick96 @MatthewBoughton @MarcusJiles @BrandonMcNeil @MalikLawary @KyleBerke @manbungo2000 @DerekGumtow @havic @Straightshooter @PhilAnthony @Kirooken @yaakattackk @RodneyYoung @DreJones @JonathanKerns @bnzattoni @TravisManning @GalacticChakra @smothgreen @afxs @johnnolastname @ChristopherKenn @ChasePage @coreywriley91@MikeWolf @MrTenThirty @JasonNilsson @BrunoDutch @SherzTYC @krishntejanand @addri @ChrisStephens What was your favorite one from the list? Do you have any superstitions when it comes to sports?
'Space Jam' Is Still The Best Movie Ever.
So you've read the title of this card, and I already know what you're thinking. "Dani, does 'Inception' mean nothing to you?" or "You're trying to tell me that you think 'Space Jam' is a better movie than [Insert the title of a Quentin Tarantino movie here.]?" And I'm here to tell you - yes, you insolent fools. 'Space Jam' is the 'Citizen Kane' of our time. And here's why: First off, it stars Michael Jordan, arguably the most beloved sports celebrity of the past 30 years or so. Think about it. Tiger Woods? Scandal. Lance Armstrong? Scandal. Michael Jordan? Selling Nikes to you, your friend, your brother, and your dad easily since 1984. (That's right. 1984.) Secondly, it lets kids imagine a world where their favorite 'Looney Toons' characters live among humans. Porky Pig asking for Michael Jordan's autograph? Daffy Duck spraying his spit all over as he argues with Bill Murray? Newman from 'Seinfeld' being flattened out like Wyle E. Coyote under an Acme anvil? Priceless. So much priceless. Plus, I think every 90s kid is STILL obsessed with the movie's soundtrack. "COME ON AND SLAM AND WELCOME TO THE JAM." will always be all that needs to be said before a party starts in any given room. Plus, "I Believe I Can Fly", "Hit 'Em High", "Fly Like An Eagle", and "For You I Will" are singles that are just as great to listen to today. The roster of NBA stars that get their skills stolen by the Monstars reads like an MVP blast from the past. Patrick Ewing, Larry Bird, Charles Barkley -- These guys were the absolute kings of basketball in the 90s, and seeing them all act in this movie is SUPER amusing, but also makes you feel kind of old now. (I mean, Muggsy Bogues is 50 today, you guys.) 'Space Jam' inspired a whole generation of kid athletes and non-athletes - including NBA power forward Blake Griffin. I mean, I'm not saying that Little Kid Blake Griffin was watching 'Space Jam' in the movie theater, thinking something like "Hey, maybe if I get 'NBA Rookie Of The Year', it'll up my odds of meeting Bugs Bunny'." But I'm also not NOT saying that. And so, my fellow Vinglers, I hope that I have made you reconsider where your previous loyalties laid and will join me in the 'Space Jam Is The Coolest' Vingle Fan Club - where the current members are Me, Me, Me, and @christianmordi over in the Sports Community. What was YOUR favorite part about 'Space Jam'?
Q+A Session with Rubio, Lillard, Wall, and Holiday
by Karan Madhok / @hoopistani Think about the ingredients of the perfect point guard. You can ask for floor vision, leadership, ability to take the outside shot, ability to drive in and create, ability to score, ability to dish, and, of course, speed. Lots and lots of speed. Over the past week, Jrue Holiday (recently traded to the New Orleans Pelicans), Damian Lillard (Portland Trailblazers), Ricky Rubio (Minnesota Timberwolves) and John Wall (Washington Wizards) were all in Beijing and all together under one roof. At an average age of less than 23, these four maestros are the fast and furious future of the League. What more can you ask for? An All-Star, a Rookie of the Year, a No. 1 Draft pick, and perhaps the most exciting European player of all-time. Combined, all of the ingredients work together like a mosaic to create the breathtaking future of the NBA. SLAM hit up all four with rapid-fire questions to see how each one completes the puzzle and develops into the perfect point guard. SLAM: Jrue, how much of a challenge is it to move on to a new team in the offseason and be leader in the backcourt, with new coaches and new teammates? Jrue Holiday: I have had a lot of different coaches in my life already, and I have faith that the coaching staff will help in making the transition easy. SLAM: How do you see yourself fitting into the Pelicans’ offense? JH: I think it’s gonna be easy. Need to study their game, watch them play, and I’ll take what they have, that’s my style of game. I think everyone’s gonna be happy in the system. We’ll use many screen-and-rolls, a lot of pick and rolls, [and] I can hit the threes going around the big men and going around the guards. SLAM: Damian, congrats on the Rookie of the Year award. Did you start off last season actively aiming to be the League’s ROY? Damian Lillard: It was definitely a goal of mine. Like I always said, I always set out to be productive. I played a lot of minutes, so the opportunity was already given to me. I just wanted to take advantage of it as much as I could. SLAM: What do the Blazers need to do to get into the Playoffs next season? DL: I think we need to improve defensively. Now we have a year under our belt playing together. We know each other a little bit better so we should be better because of that. As long as we make the improvements we need to defensively, I think we’ll be a better team. Hopefully, we can find a way to get into the Playoffs. SLAM: Ricky, it was a tough finish for you guys with all the injuries at the end of last season. How good can the Timberwolves be at full health in the upcoming year? Ricky Rubio: We’re still working and we’re still building a team, but I think we have something going on. I’m very excited for the next season to see if everybody can be healthy and we can get to the Playoffs. That was our goal for the last two years. We couldn’t reach it for many reasons, and one of them was too many injuries. I’m working hard this summer to improve my game. SLAM: Which goal do you want to achieve first: an Olympic Gold or an NBA Championship? RR: I can’t pick between those two. I’m a winner and I want to win, so I’ll choose both. SLAM: John, your Wizards started the last season slow, but once you came back from injury, Washington became one of the top teams in the East. What are your expectations for next season? John Wall: I personally feel that to be a great point guard in this League, you just gonna win, so my goal is to make the Playoffs. SLAM: What was the biggest challenge coming back from an injury like you had early last season? JW: The biggest challenge is being mentally prepared, being mentally strong, just fighting through it when you know you can’t play. I wanted to do a good job being a leader for my team, to be like a coach on the sidelines. SLAM: Personally, how do you plan to improve your own game this offseason to get to the next level? JH: I’d like to see myself in the All-Star Game again and hopefully make it to the Playoffs. I think that’s the ultimate goal: to get to the Playoffs and win championships. DL: I think I just have to expect more for myself. I of course have to work on my game. I have to get my percentages up, work on finishing better, on new ways to score, and find a way to make my teammates better. If I can do those things and everybody else also improves their game, then we should be a Playoff team. RR: It’s a very important off-season for me. Last year I was hurt and I couldn’t get good workout for my knee. This year, I’m really focused on working on my body, and in getting stronger, and after that, improve my jump-shot and get ready for the next season. JW: Just be working every day in the summer to improve my jump-shot, and finishing on floaters to make myself a better player. SLAM: So who is the fastest out of you four? JH: I think John’s probably the fastest. John’s an incredible athlete; you have to play against him to see it. And then, it’s probably me. DL: Probably me and John Wall. RR: I have to go with… Me! [Laughs]… I dunno, we have to compete and see who is better. JW: I’m the quickest, I’m not the fastest! SLAM: And who in the group is the toughest for you to defend? JH: They all bring something really different. John is fast, strong, gets to the basket. Ricky Rubio, obviously is very deceptive: he can throw the ball behind your back and all of a sudden, somebody’s open! And Damian can score from just anywhere on the court. DL: John is pretty good, but Jrue Holiday is probably the toughest, because he’s the biggest. RR: All three are tough. I can’t pick one, but if I had to say, I’ll say… Jrue. JW: I’ll probably say Dame [Lillard]. Dame is a very good young player and probably one of the toughest to play against. SLAM: Who is the best point guard in the NBA right now? DL: Before he got hurt I think it was Derrick Rose, but right now it’s probably Chris Paul. RR: Before the injury, I think Derrick Rose was on another level. When I played against him, he was the toughest one to guard. Now we’ll see how he’ll recover. It was good for him to take a year off and be ready. I suffered the same injury and I know that it’s very tough. So yes, I’ll say, number one is still Derrick Rose. JW: It’s very tough, depends on what you need from what point guard. Every other point guard gives you something different. SLAM: What do you need to add to your game to get to the next level? DL: I think I can be a better floor general, make the game easier for my teammates, control the pace of the game better. The top point guards are an extension of the coach on the floor and I think I can do a good job of playing the point guard position, but it takes experience to grow into the ‘coach on the floor’ role. JW: Just keep improving, like I said earlier, on my jump-shots, floaters. Just watch every aspect of my game and work every day. SLAM: Which player did you idolize or model your game after when you were younger? DL: When I was younger I really liked Allen Iverson. So if there was anyone that I did model my game after, it was him. RR: [Long Pause] I like basketball and I like to watch all kind of players. But especially if I had to name one, I’d name Steve Nash. There’s a lot of Magic Johnson there—there’s a lot of great point guards in this League. JW: My favorite player was Allen Iverson growing up. But I want leave behind my own legacy so people remember John Wall. SLAM: If you could pick any player in the NBA to throw a lob up to, who would it be? JH: Probably Blake Griffin DL: LeBron. RR: Um… [Long Pause]… I would say… I’m thinking about a lot of names… Vince Carter, in his prime. Vince Carter. JW: Blake Griffin. SLAM: What is your secret weapon? JH: It might be my jumpshot. DL: My athleticism. RR: It’s a secret, I can’t tell you! JW: Can’t tell you, it’s undercover. SLAM: And what is your kryptonite? JH: That’s kinda tough: I’m trying to model my game so I don’t really have one. DL: I’m not even sure man. I probably don’t have one. RR: I can’t tell you that either. If I tell you my kryptonite then they’re gonna stop me! JW: If there’s one thing that can hold me back, it’s myself. I’m the only person that can hold myself back. SLAM: With so many NBA events happening in China over the summer, it seems that the offseason is the “in-season” in China. What do you think about the growing interest of the game here? JH: I think it’s awesome. I think basketball is definitely a world sport, and the NBA is kind of the hierarchy of that. So just being able to come here and to interact with fans who will probably never get to see us in person, it’s awesome. They’re excited for us to come over here and it makes me personally feel good and makes me wanna come back. DL: The sport is growing here and it’s a great opportunity for us to come over here and experience how passionate the fans here are. They are huge fans of us and they don’t have access to us the way the people in America do. For us to come over here, it’s an experience for us and the fans. It’s amazing to see how much they know about us here. I see people wearing my jersey, knowing my first name. It’s just mind-blowing. RR: It’s awesome. That’s why I was really excited to come here. I came here in 2008 (for the Olympics). I knew basketball was huge here, and I think it’s even bigger now. I love basketball and I like when people are excited about it. Fans of China are the best ones at that—they’re excited to watch basketball and we feel that, so we too are excited to be here. JW: This is my first time to China and it’s great to be here in this tour as China Basketball also gets bigger and bigger. There’s no better time to be here.
Faf Du Plessis becomes Global Brand Ambassador of Melbet India
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한 쿼터에 37점은 넣어야 농구선수지 않아? (거기, 잠깐.....?)
올해 우승팀인 골든스테이트의 주전슈팅가드, 클레이 탐슨! 그가 올 시즌 중 대형사고를 쳤습니다. 엘리트 선수들도 한 경기에 37득점을 올리는 경우가 드문데, 무려 '한 쿼터' 에 '37점' 을 퍼부어버린 것입니다. 그것도, '야투율 100%' 로 말입니다. 한 쿼터 득점으로나 야투율로나 'NBA 역대 최고기록'이라는데요...후덜덜..역사적인 사나이.... 역사적인 사나이가 만들었던 그 역사적인 순간... 함께 보시겠습니다! 쏘는 족족 림으로 빨려들어가는...... 본인뿐만 아니라 동료들도, 관중들도 클레이의 슛이 그물망을 가를 때마다 신나 합니다! 특히 커리가 싱글벙글 웃는 게 정말 보기 좋네요!! 이 대기록을 모두가 함께 즐기며 축하해주는 모습! 그런데......기분이 영 좋지 않으신 분도 있는데......... 바로 오른쪽의 '조지 거빈'이라는 선수입니다. '아이스맨'이라는 별명을 가진 선순데 커리어 동안 4회나 득점왕을 차지할 정도로 득점괴물이었던 선수였습니다. 클레이가 한 쿼터 득점 기록을 깨기 전까지, 종전 기록은 그의 '33점'이었습니다. 그런데 여기서 애매한 게, 거빈이 뛸 때는 3점이 아예 없었습니다. 하지만 클레이의 기록엔 '9개의 3점'이 포함되어 있죠. 거빈은 이를 들면서 '클레이는 나의 기록을 완전히 깬 것은 아니다'라는 인터뷰를 하기도 하였습니다. 틀린 말은 아니지만....흐음....빙글러 여러분들은 어떻게 생각하시나요? 클레이가 거빈의 기록을 진정으로 넘었다고 생각하시나요??
Can 'Crying Michael Jordan' get you sued?
The Crying Micheal Jordan Meme was by far one of the best things to come out of 2015. Social media kingpins relentlessly attack famous people across the globe at their weakest moments with a crying MJ meme centered around their latest blunder. It's pretty low, but I must say, it's pretty damn funny. "It just seems to have an appropriateness for so many different circumstances," said Andrew Selepak, director of the social media graduate program at the University of Florida's College of Journalism and Communications. "That face can be used for a meme for a number of different levels, whether it's sports or non-sports related. But because of the passion people have for sports, I think it has legs like few other memes that have been popular in the past." It's had an amazing amount of staying power, and like most things that have this type of power, often comes dollars. So when money gets involved, who owns the rights to this? Could a person be sued over the Crying meme? The Associated Press could pursue legal action if it believes its copyright of the image has been violated. "We own the rights in our photo, which was taken in 2009," Associated Press spokesman Paul Colford wrote in an email to ESPN.com. "We could enforce those rights depending on the use and other factors, as is the case with all AP photos." Likewise, Jordan spokesperson Estee Portnoy recently implied that the basketball icon's camp is keeping a close eye on usage of the meme. "We haven't seen anyone using it to promote their commercial interests, which is something that we're monitoring," Portnoy wrote in an email to the Chicago Tribune. So be careful about letting loose a signature Crying Micheal Jordan meme, it could cost you some dollars down the line.