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NBA Expected to Change Playoff Seeding

The silly, long-standing tyranny of division winners will soon come to an end, according to NBA Commissioner Adam Silver. The Commish, speaking Tuesday following a Board of Governors pow-wow in The post NBA Expected to Change Playoff Seeding appeared first on SLAMonline.

Adam Silver: ‘Significant Number of Teams’ Losing Money

By all accounts, the NBA has never been in better shape: player salaries continue to skyrocket, franchises are routinely selling for record amounts, and the League’s mammoth new TV rights The post Adam Silver: ‘Significant Number of Teams’ Losing Money appeared first on SLAMonline.

Ryan Boatright Hits Game-Winning And-1 Floater in Summer League (VIDEO)

Our man Ryan Boatright has lowkey been killing it in Summer League for the Brooklyn Nets, after signing with them as an undrafted rookie free agent. The post Ryan Boatright Hits Game-Winning And-1 Floater in Summer League (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.

SLAM 191 is On Sale Now!

Stephen Curry, star of the NBA Finals-winning Golden State Warriors, covers our annual Champs issue. The post SLAM 191 is On Sale Now! appeared first on SLAMonline.

John Wall: ‘I’m Getting the Same Amount as Reggie Jackson’

The Washington Wizards inked John Wall to a five-year, $80 million extension a couple of years ago, and he has since blossomed into an All-Star and one of the best The post John Wall: ‘I’m Getting the Same Amount as Reggie Jackson’ appeared first on SLAMonline.

Larry Bird on Paul George: ‘He Don’t Make the Decisions Around Here’

Late last week, Indiana Pacers president Larry Bird spoke from Summer League in Las Vegas, and discussed his team’s desire to play at a faster pace next season. Bird also The post Larry Bird on Paul George: ‘He Don’t Make the Decisions Around Here’ appeared first on SLAMonline.

WATCH: LeBron James Plays ‘Faceketball’ With Jimmy Fallon

Just prior to the world premiere of the movie “Trainwreck” Tuesday night in NYC, LeBron James swung by “The Tonight Show” set and played “faceketball” with host Jimmy Fallon. LeBron The post WATCH: LeBron James Plays ‘Faceketball’ With Jimmy Fallon appeared first on SLAMonline.

Report: Lakers Have ‘No Plans’ to Trade Nick Young

The Lakers shopped Young a little bit back when they needed cap space for a potential LaMarcus Aldridge signing, but now LA has "no plans" to deal Swaggy. The post Report: Lakers Have ‘No Plans’ to Trade Nick Young appeared first on SLAMonline.

Report: Boston Celtics to Acquire Perry Jones From Oklahoma City Thunder

Boston has reportedly acquired former first-round pick Perry Jones from the Thunder, plus a second-round pick and cash in exchange for basically nothing. The post Report: Boston Celtics to Acquire Perry Jones From Oklahoma City Thunder appeared first on SLAMonline.

Glenn Robinson III Throws Down 2 Nasty Dunks In Summer League (VIDEO)

Glenn Robinson III was flying high above the rim on Monday. Big Dog Jr, who’s playing for a spot on the Hawks’ roster, threw down a one-handed spike in the first quarter The post Glenn Robinson III Throws Down 2 Nasty Dunks In Summer League (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.

WATCH: Mason Plumlee Stars in the Rap Video for ’4500?

Before he was shipped from Brooklyn to Portland, Mason Plumlee teamed up with Will Roush—the New York Rangers fan who gained Internet fame by claiming he spent “hundreds only” to The post WATCH: Mason Plumlee Stars in the Rap Video for ’4500? appeared first on SLAMonline.

4 The Future

For the fourth year in a row, Iman Shumpert hosted a youth camp in his hometown. The post 4 The Future appeared first on SLAMonline.

Los Angeles Lakers Top 10 Plays of 2014-15 (VIDEO)

LA didn't have much to be proud of in 2014-15, but here are the 10 best plays from the Purple and Gold on the court last season. The post Los Angeles Lakers Top 10 Plays of 2014-15 (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.

Udonis Haslem Calls Kevin Garnett a Fake Tough Guy: ‘That Man Ain’t Gon’ Throw Rice at a Wedding’

Three-time NBA Champion Miami Heat power forward Udonis Haslem has never had a problem voicing his thoughts on what's what in the NBA. The post Udonis Haslem Calls Kevin Garnett a Fake Tough Guy: ‘That Man Ain’t Gon’ Throw Rice at a Wedding’ appeared first on SLAMonline.

Rajon Rondo on Sacramento: ‘I Think the Sky’s the Limit’

The Sacramento Kings officially welcomed Rajon Rondo to the team Monday night, inking the mercurial point guard to a one-year, $10 million deal. Kings head coach George Karl and DeMarcus The post Rajon Rondo on Sacramento: ‘I Think the Sky’s the Limit’ appeared first on SLAMonline.

Cavs Coach David Blatt Thought NBA Transition Would Be a ‘Breeze’

All told, Cleveland Cavaliers head coach David Blatt’s first season in the NBA went about as well as he could have hoped—he helped guide the Cavs all the way to The post Cavs Coach David Blatt Thought NBA Transition Would Be a ‘Breeze’ appeared first on SLAMonline.

WATCH: Russell Westbrook Enjoyed This Awesome Impersonation

Brandon Armstrong, @BdotAdot5 in the Twitterverse, has got Russell Westbrook’s explosive mannerisms down pat. Everything from his post-dunk celebrations, down to the way he stares at teammates who forget to The post WATCH: Russell Westbrook Enjoyed This Awesome Impersonation appeared first on SLAMonline.

Boris Diaw Wrote a Children’s Book

Basketball player. Bon vivant. And now you can add author to the list of things that occupy Boris Diaw’s time. The San Antonio Spurs forward has penned a children’s book, The post Boris Diaw Wrote a Children’s Book appeared first on SLAMonline.

Pistons Trade Quincy Miller to Brooklyn for Steve Blake

The Detroit Pistons and Brooklyn Nets completed a minor trade Monday—veteran Steve Blake is headed to Motown from Brooklyn, in exchange for forward Quincy Miller. The Pistons are expected to The post Pistons Trade Quincy Miller to Brooklyn for Steve Blake appeared first on SLAMonline.

Report: Ty Lawson With Second DUI Arrest This Year

Denver Nuggets point guard Ty Lawson’s disastrous offseason continues to get even worse—the 27-year-old was reportedly booked and charged with DUI for the second time this year. Lawson was busted The post Report: Ty Lawson With Second DUI Arrest This Year appeared first on SLAMonline.

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