The Shaq show came to Havana on Sunday as NBA great Shaquille O'Neal put on a basketball clinic for local youngsters, becoming the latest emissary for American outreach to the people of Cuba.
The Memphis Grizzlies bolstered their backcourt depth Sunday by claiming guard Tony Wroten off of waivers. Ian Begley of ESPN.com reported the news on Wroten, whom the New York Knicks released this past Wednesday. More to follow. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com
Silver was joined by deputy commissioner Mark Tatum to celebrate National Pride Day. The post Adam Silver Marches In NYC Pride Parade appeared first on SLAMonline.
The Lakers have a long history of bringing in big men like Whiteside. The post Report: Lakers Will ‘Aggressively Pursue’ Hassan Whiteside appeared first on SLAMonline.
The star point guard will seek his first Olympic gold medal. The post Report: Kyrie Irving Accepts Team USA Invite, Completes Roster appeared first on SLAMonline.
It seems there won't be a happy medium with 2016 NBA free agency. Those who built expectations for the 2016 NBA draft can relate. Either Ben Simmons or Brandon Ingram was going to come off the board first, and no team was going to make a major trade, or something crazy would happen. This summer the Association offers a similar dilemma. Show More Summary
The All-Star shooting guard reportedly has no interest in meeting with other teams. The post Report: DeMar DeRozan Returning To Toronto appeared first on SLAMonline.
The list of teams that the superstar free agent will meet with is starting to take shape. The post Report: Kevin Durant Not Expected To Meet With Lakers or Wizards This Summer appeared first on SLAMonline.
Simmons' 21-year-old cousin was struck and killed in New Jersey. The post Ben Simmons’ Cousin Killed In Hit-And-Run Accident appeared first on SLAMonline.
In one sense, NBA draft grades can fall into the same classification as mock drafts as an unnecessary feature going into or out of an event. But we know the usefulness of mock drafts, which at least offer a one-stop shop of information pertaining to every team's need and the prospect stock market. Show More Summary
For the past few years, everyone’s been talking about "next summer this" and "future summers that." This is one they were referring to. Kevin Durant is arguably the biggest star since LeBron James to dive head-first into the free-agency...Show More Summary
The 2016 NBA draft came and went on Thursday, but several players who did not hear their names called are set to make an impact next season as undrafted free agents. Players like Udonis Haslem, Brad Miller and Ben Wallace were able to...Show More Summary
Zachary Simmons, the cousin of Philadelphia 76ers No. 1 draft pick Ben Simmons, was struck and killed by a black SUV in a hit-and-run accident around 3:30 a.m. ET on Saturday in Hoboken, New Jersey, police told CBS New York. He was 21...Show More Summary
Bedlam or boredom? This summer's NBA free-agent market will be marked by more of the former than the latter. The influx of money from the league's new national TV deal (to which Turner Sports, Bleacher Report's parent company, is a party) figures to fling salaries and contract values into the stratosphere. Show More Summary
Indiana Pacers forward Paul George will reportedly be part of Team USA’s efforts to defend its gold medal at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. According to Marc J. Spears of ESPN’s The Undefeated, George “accepted an invite” to play on the team. Show More Summary
Chicago Bulls guard Jimmy Butler will participate in the 2016 Olympics for Team USA, according to Marc Stein of ESPN.com and USA Today's Jeff Zillgitt. He'll join a talented cast of players that includes Kevin Durant, Carmelo Anthony,...Show More Summary
Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green will represent the United States at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Green "recently accepted" an invitation to play for Team USA, Marc J. Spears of The Undefeated reported Monday. USA...Show More Summary
Golden State Warriors star Klay Thompson will participate in the 2016 Rio Games for Team USA, according to USA Today's Jeff Zillgitt. Thompson, 26, continued to establish himself as one of the NBA's best guards (and players in general)...Show More Summary
The U.S. basketball team has its roster for Rio.
Summer leagues start soon. Rosters don’t come out all at one time. Teams figure them out one by one. No official summer squad rosters have been released by the teams yet. As for the Knicks, here’s the New York Post with an update: The Knicks need a center, and at least their summer league team has a familiar [...]