Nina Mandell, USA TODAY

Nina Mandell

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Recent articles by Nina:

Kevin Love responds to Kyrie Irving report

"Life is amazing," he wrote. → Read More

LaVar Ball gave the most LaVar Ball interview after Lonzo was drafted

LaVar Ball had four words after his son, Lonzo, was selected by the Los Angeles Lakers: I told you so. Unsurprisingly, in fact, he was so confident that he had a Big Baller Brand hat ready in Lakers colors - which he put on as soon as his son went on the stage. > LaVar Ball says he's been saying Lonzo was going to be drafted by the Lakers for the past 19-20 years pic.twitter.com/v9kfmiwCD2 —… → Read More

Kids at Disney World asked Sharks player for autographs because they thought he was a pirate

Very good summer vacation story. → Read More

Dirk Nowitzki doesn't want to talk about his age

But now, Dirk Nowitzki has to hear about his age from the league's official account too. In what was probably meant to be a very nice birthday wish, the NBA reminded the Mavericks star that he is getting older, which to be fair is something we all have to deal with. > At this point just say happy birthday... thanks though — Dirk Nowitzki (@swish41) June 19, 2017 Read or Share this story: → Read More

Watch Lonzo Ball throw a pass through moving car

According to a new video from ESPN's Sports Science, NBA defenders might have to move pretty quickly to step into Lonzo Ball's passing lane. The NBA prospect showed he could thread a pass through the window of a car moving 10 mph - which, above all else, just looks really cool. The whole clip here: Read or Share this story: → Read More

Kevin Durant continues to respond to Twitter trolls

He was bored on a plane. → Read More

Dwyane Wade predicted LeBron James going bald years ago

Long before LeBron James shaved his head, his good friend Dwyane Wade had a prediction. One day, according to his Instagram account, he told James he was going to go bald. James' response? "No sir I'm riding these waves until the wheels fall off." We're sure James is still plotting his witty response. Read or Share this story: → Read More

Lonzo Ball jokes about LaVar Ball in new commercial

Very funny. → Read More

Michael Phelps is apparently tired of racing humans, decided to take on a shark instead

Sharks are his favorite animal, he said earlier this week. → Read More

Warriors' good luck toaster had spot in championship parade

The team's good luck charm. → Read More

Draymond Green brought back song trolling Cavs

It was the song that stole the show at the 2015 Warriors victory celebration. "Splash Brothers? Yup. Cavaliers? Nope. We won? Yup," he sang to a reporter. "They suck? Yup. We here? Yup. They not? Nope." On Wednesday night, he brought it back during a visit to Jimmy Kimmel. Kimmel also brought up Kevin Durant's report to Bill Simmons that Green was the most drunk at the Warriors' championship… → Read More

Even Kobe Bryant was impressed by Kyrie Irving

40 points in 41 minutes. → Read More

Draymond Green's mom: 'These OFFICIALS HAVE BEEN ... PAID!'

"The refs have lost total control," she added. → Read More

Jeff Van Gundy defends Khloe Kardashian, says she didn't curse Thompson

He's 100 percent correct. → Read More

Steve Kerr brilliantly trolls former players

Burn. → Read More

J.R. Smith says he agrees with 'Cavs in 7' tweet

"I'm glad he didn't tweet nothing crazy," he said of the alleged and unknown hacker. → Read More

Minor league baseball team pulls terribly offensive 'hourglass appreciation night' promotion

It's 2017 guys. → Read More

Guy Fieri has bet with Michael Symon on NBA FInals

Fieri is rooting for the Warriors. → Read More

Kobe brilliantly trolls Jalen Rose in new ad with martini order

Ouch. → Read More

JaVale McGee's WNBA-playing sister explains how his career turned around

Imani Boyette is in her second year with the Chicago Sky. → Read More