Link: Shoe Designer Shows How Not to Use Twitter

From ESPN.com Nike shoe designer Jason Petrie apparently has nno buffer, bragging that Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose, who tore his ACL in the waning moments of Saturday’s Game 1 win against the Philadelphia 76ers, should have signed with Nike instead of addidas. “You got one guy only getting stronger, and one guy breaking down…

Video: Durant Debate

Shout-out to Ball Don’t Lie for the video.  The primary question here: was Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant lucky or skillful in getting this buzzer beater to drop last night to win Game 1 against the Dallas Mavericks?

Link: Rose Tears ACL in Game 1, Dunzo For Rest of Playoffs

From Scott Powers, ESPNChicago.com Chicago Bulls’ fans are on suicide watch this evening knowing that 2011 NBA MVP Derrick Rose is out for the remainder of the playoffs with a torn ACL. “We actually have a chance now,” Philadelphia 76ers forward Andre Iguodala said to reporters after the game.  (You should know by now that…

Link: Calvin Johnson Out For Season With Madden ’13 Cover

From Jeff Labrecque, Entertainment Weekly.com Okay, maybe that statement is untrue, but it’s getting to the point where you might as well start typing a figurative obituary for whoever ends up on the Madden cover.  Detroit Lions’ wide-out Calvin Johnson will attempt to do the impossible and break the curse.  Look, you can be the…

Thanks Twitter: @sam_amick

Lakers coach Mike Brown says Kobe Bryant will not play tonight in Sacramento. Kevin Durant will win his 3rd straight scoring title. — Sam Amick (@sam_amick), SI.com

Link: Pro Bowl May Be World-Peaced (Suspended)

From Chris Mortensen, ESPN.com According to Mort, the NFL has embraced the possibility of not having a Pro Bowl this season, meaning that they’ve finally come to the same realization that most fans and players came to years ago: the game is meaningless. Of course, the league would still look to announce Pro Bowl team…

A Friendly Reminder

by Justin Cherot If you’re any kind of diehard sports fanatic, at some point you’ve probably been forced to watch a game via an auto-refreshing box score or Gamecast-like vehicle.  Even with my DVR, I still sometimes enjoy the drama of a re-loading screen in the waning moments of a game.  It’s akin to playing…