The NBA’s all-time leading scorer, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, doesn’t think that Dirk Nowitzki holds a candle to Larry Bird. Abdul-Jabbar, curiously, refers to Dirk as a “volume” and “streak shooter” who The post Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Says ‘No Way’ Dirk Nowitzki is Better Than Larry Bird appeared first on SLAMonline.
The 2014-15 Utah Jazz didn't merely exceed expectations. They obliterated them, showing fans and writers that this team is much further along than expected. After kicking off a total overhaul in the summer of 2013, Utah was still supposed...Show More Summary
For fans of teams that missed the playoffs, one of the most exciting times of the year is here. The May 20 NBA draft lottery is less than a month away, and the June 26 draft itself is about two months off. And with the Utah Jazz missing...Show More Summary
Fourth-year center Enes Kanter has looked like a different player since landing with the Oklahoma City Thunder at the trade deadline. Apparently, he feels like a different one, too. Speaking with reporters in advance of Sunday's matchup...Show More Summary
After hitting the reset button in the summer of 2013, the Utah Jazz are already on the verge of coming out of their rebuild. With a smart move or two, another lottery pick (used or traded) and more internal development, they could be contending for a postseason berth, even in the NBA's loaded Western Conference. It's not as crazy as it sounds. Show More Summary
Until now, there has been no reason to worry about the Atlanta Hawks. That's all changed. Maybe. T ime and time again, the Hawks have been deemed a suspect powerhouse, a regular-season phenomenon masquerading as a title contender. And...Show More Summary
The latest Rajon Rondo trade rumors began making the rounds late Wednesday night, and now there are indications that Boston and Dallas are engaged in talks involving the star point […] The post Celtics and Mavericks Reportedly Discussing a Rajon Rondo Trade appeared first on SLAMonline.
The Oklahoma City Thunder have dug themselves into a big hole in the early portion of the season, but don't count them out as contenders just yet. With a record of 3-12, the Thunder sit alone at the bottom of the Western Conference standings. Show More Summary
The Cleveland Cavaliers' 1-3 start to the 2014-15 season has some fans and analysts wondering if the team will be able to work out its issues and contend for a championship as expected. Well, Cavaliers superstar LeBron James is taking a page out of Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers' book. Show More Summary
After pledging to stop meddling with the Knicks, James Dolan has spent more time recording an album with his band, JD & the Straight Shot. One song called “Under That […] The post Knicks Owner James Dolan Wrote a Song About Trayvon Martin appeared first on SLAMonline.
Failed endeavor after failed endeavor has grounded the Los Angeles Lakers in foreign fashion, delaying their transition from superstar-seeking project to championship heavyweight, handicapping their ability to figure out what happens next. So, what happens next? Somehow, someway, the show must go on. Show More Summary
The new NBA Live 2015 cover athlete is quickly becoming a household name, even if he'd rather focus on what's ahead of him. Damian Lillard is a superstar. He might not know it yet, but he is. The Portland Trail Blazers' guard is spending his Tuesday conducting a parade of phone interviews. Show More Summary
While talking Boston Celtics offseason on a radio hit with The A.J. & Rich Show on 101.3 ESPN in Vermont a couple weeks ago, the question was brought up of the team possibly signing free-agent swingman Evan Turner. This was before any...Show More Summary
Patrick Ewing absolutely and indubitably wants a job as head coach, but his name does not ring out amid the likeliest rumors regarding the New York Knicks' vacancy. Unfortunately for Ewing, his coaching skills do not fit with new team...Show More Summary
If Phil Jackson wants to reunite the New York Knicks with one of their all-time greatest players, the option apparently exists. At least as far as Patrick Ewing is concerned. According to CBSSports.com's Ken Berger, Ewing told CBS Sports...Show More Summary
If the Oklahoma City Thunder have their way, Kevin Durant will be suiting up in orange, black and blue until the sun explodes. At the very least, OKC hopes to hold onto its superstar forward beyond the 2016-17 season, when Durant isShow More Summary
Status as the consensus No. 1 pick in the 2014 NBA draft is there for Duke's Jabari Parker to grasp. Of the three candidates for the top selection, Parker has the least bust potential, but he also has the lowest ceiling. Basketball Insiders...Show More Summary
It's been a productive freshman season for Kansas' Andrew Wiggins, who came in with expectations higher than any other prospect. It's hard to argue 16 points a game for a title contender against the toughest schedule in the country. But...Show More Summary
Call him a realist, a pessimist or just a tough judge of talent, Jerry West isn't down with this projected 2014 NBA draft class. “And everyone is talking about an incredible draft class this year, I think it’s just the opposite, I think it’s a poor one myself," Jerry West told Scott Van Pelt and Ryen Rusillo on ESPN Radio. Show More Summary
Former coach Lionel Hollins just isn't over last offseason's nasty breakup with the Memphis Grizzlies. Hollins' contract wasn't renewed after reaching the Western Conference Finals and winning 56 games in the regular season. He was coming off of back-to-back seasons with winning percentages of.600 or better. Show More Summary