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Bradley Beal Blows By Kristaps Porzingis for One-Handed Dunk (VIDEO)

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Midway through the third quarter of Washington’s 104-115 loss to the Knicks, Bradley Beal threw down a hammer dunk in transition past rookie Kristaps Porzingis. Beal finished the game with The post Bradley Beal Blows By Kristaps Porzingis for One-Handed Dunk (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.

Kevin Durant Posterizes Former Wizard Jan Vesely (VIDEO)

Kevin Durant looked great in his second pre-season game of the season, dropping 15 points in 22 minutes, including an emphatic jam over former Wizards lottery pick Jan Vesely. The dunk came The post Kevin Durant Posterizes Former Wizard Jan Vesely (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.

Kevin Durant looks healthy in preseason

Here’s the Oklahoman reporting on Thunder star forward Kevin Durant, who is coming off major injury and fortunately looks like himself again so far: The first dunk was uncontested, the kind he’s done in practice gyms for weeks. During the third quarter of his first game inside an OKC arena in more than seven months, Kevin Durant jumped [...]

Utah Jazz holding open practice October 16

The Utah Jazz will hold a free open practice on Friday, Oct. 16 at 6:30 p.m. at EnergySolutions Arena. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. and no ticket is needed for admission. The event will give Jazz fans an inside look at a Jazz practice and will feature returnees Trevor Booker, Trey Burke, Alec Burks, Derrick [...]

Three American Players Beaten Up in Argentina Bar

Three American basketball players, who play for leading Argentine team Libertad, suffered serious injuries when attacked by about 30 people in a bar with the club manager saying they could have been killed.

Melo looking good in preseason

Health is the most important thing for all of us. You. Me. And professional basketball players, too. Here’s ESPN New York reporting on the Knicks and star forward Carmelo Anthony: After undergoing knee surgery in late February, Carmelo Anthony didn’t shoot a basketball for nearly five months. He seems to be making up for lost time over the past [...]

Rebounding is a concern for Pistons

Here’s the Detroit Free Press reporting on the Pistons, who may need some help grabbing the basketball after it flies off the rim: Rebounding is a major concern with the Detroit Pistons. Namely, who is going to help Andre Drummond corral missed shots? Ersan Ilyasova showed Thursday night he might answer the call. He was one of the few Pistons to [...]

Oh Maya! Moore Hits Winner to Lift Lynx Over Fever 80-77

It took Maya Moore less than 2 seconds to make a buzzer-beater for the Minnesota Lynx on Friday night. It took her a little more time to recall her last game-winner, let alone one of this magnitude.

Len, Morris Lead Suns to 101-85 Preseason Win Over Jazz

Center Alex Len scored 14 of his team-high 21 points in the first half and Markieff Morris added 18 points in 16 minutes, leading the Phoenix Suns to a 101-85 win over the Utah Jazz Friday night.

Lynx 80, Fever 77: Lynx’s Moore Hits 3-Pointer at Buzzer, Stunning Fever

Minnesota leads the best-of-five series, two games to one. In Game 4 on Sunday night, the team will try to win its third title in five years.

Hawks Rally Late for 103-93 Win Over Pelicans

Dennis Schroder scored 11 points as the Atlanta Hawks overcame a slow first half to beat the New Orleans Pelicans 103-93 Friday night.

Former UCLA, NBA player Dave Meyers dies at 62

Dave Meyers, the star forward who led UCLA to the 1975 NCAA basketball championship as the team's lone senior in coach John Wooden's final season and later played for the NBA's Milwaukee Bucks, died Friday. He was 62.

Russell Westbrook Destroys Rim with Vicious 1-Handed Dunk

Russell Westbrook is back, and he's here to remind you of the absolute monster he can be. The Oklahoma City Thunder point guard slammed in a one-handed dunk against the Istanbul Fenerbahce Sports Club on Friday night that'll almost make you feel bad for the rim. [OKC Thunder] Read more NBA news on

Durant Scores 13 as Thunder Beat Fenerbahce Ulker 111-81

Kevin Durant scored 13 points in his first home game since February, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat Fenerbahce Ulker (Turkey) 111-81 in preseason action Friday night.

Moore Hits Winner to Lift Lynx Over Fever 80-77

Maya Moore made a 3-pointer at the buzzer from the top of the key to give the Minnesota Lynx an 80-77 victory over the Indiana Fever on Friday night in Game 3 of the WNBA Finals.

Anthony Strong Again as Knicks Beat Wizards 115-104

Carmelo Anthony continued his return from a knee operation with his second straight strong performance, scoring 21 points in 25 minutes as the New York Knicks beat the Washington Wizards 115-104 on Friday night.

Kevin Durant Crosses over Defender, Then Buries the Jumper in His Face

Kevin Durant can make grown men look silly. The Oklahoma City Thunder forward crossed over an Istanbul Fenerbahce Sports Club defender and then poured salt on the wound by burying the jumper in his face. [Vine] Read more NBA news on

Bradley Beal Posterizes Kristaps Porzingis with 1-Handed Slam

Kristaps Porzingis got a warm welcome to the NBA, courtesy of Bradley Beal. The Washington Wizards guard posterized the New York Knicks' rookie forward Friday with a one-handed slam—something the 7'1" Latvia transplant likely isn't used to. Here's another look: [Vine, Twitter] Read more NBA news on

Timofey Mozgov Stars in Another Terribly Awkward Commercial

Someone needs to have a serious conversation with Timofey Mozgov and his agent. The Cleveland Cavaliers big man has frequented terrible commercials one too many times—and he's done it again. This time, he's promoting dodgeball and trampoline exercise for a local Sky Zone. Show More Summary

The Best Player on Every NBA Team Entering the 2015-16 Season

For some NBA teams, pinpointing the best player on the roster is blindingly obvious. But for others, attempting to do so is tantamount to banging your head against the wall and being forced into making a tough decision. Every organization must have a top member. Show More Summary

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