Utah Jazz playing good basketball lately Here’s the Deseret News reporting on the Utah Jazz, who are 23-35 and have won six of their last eight games: It began a positive, albeit not steady, incline with the team’s first win over San Antonio followed by an impressive 3-3 showing on the pre-Christmas trip. Even with last Wednesday’s disappointing loss to [...]
Warriors give credit to Celtics Here’s ESPN Boston reporting on the Celtics, whose effort is winning them some respect even in losses: The Boston Celtics already had overhauled their roster twice before visiting the Golden State Warriors in late January. The Celtics still looked a bit different to the NBA’s best squad on Sunday because of two more swaps [...]
Andrea Bargnani getting buckets for Knicks Here’s the New York Post reporting a bright spot for the Knicks lately: Andrea Bargnani insists his recent surge is all about being aggressive — and shedding rust. He has scored double-figure points in six straight games (15.7 ppg) and has scored 61 (20.3) in his last three, including 19 against the Raptors. “Just [...]
The JaVale McGee Era in Philly did not last very long. According to multiple published reports, despite his stated wish to remain a Sixer, Philadelphia has cut ties with the The post Philadelphia Sixers Waive JaVale McGee appeared first on SLAMonline.
According to Forbes, Charlotte Hornets owner Michael Jordan has joined the ranks of billionaires. MJ makes most of his money from Nike and the Jordan Brand. In addition to Jordan, The post Michael Jordan is Now a Billionaire appeared first on SLAMonline.
For those who were wondering, ESPN's Robert Flores is not a fan of Iggy Azalea's music. He made that quite clear on SportsCenter recently. Flores started the segment by talking about Los Angeles Lakers star Nick "Swaggy P" Young's near-death experience with dolphins. Show More Summary
Many former athletes run into financial issues after their careers, be it due to lavish spending habits or a difficulty adjusting to their post-sports lives. That has certainly not been the case for Michael Jordan, however, as he isShow More Summary
Fact: Russell Westbrook averaged 31.2 points, 10.3 assists and 9.1 rebounds in February. Oscar Robertson is the only other player to average 30 points, 10 assists and nine rebounds for a whole month. Bleacher Report will be bringingShow More Summary
In Italy, taking your pants off is a sign of respect. This isn ’t true, but for our purposes, we’ll pretend like this was the message being conveyed in Marco Belinelli’s recent GQ Italia shoot. The San Antonio Spurs small forward deShow More Summary
LOS ANGELES — With how steep the slope has been on this struggle of a season for the Oklahoma City Thunder, the general consensus has settled in that this team just isn't meant to push all the way up...maybe ever. That's absolutely premature,...Show More Summary
March Madness tournament time isn't here yet, but a jam-packed regular season is drawing to a close. It's time to hand out winter grades for the top 2015 NBA draft prospects in college hoops and overseas. Before we dive into the inevitably...Show More Summary
During a third quarter battle for the ball in Sunday’s epic Cavs-Rockets game, James Harden kicked LeBron James where the sun don’t shine. LBJ was, of course, less than pleased, The post LeBron James Unhappy With James Harden’s Groin Kick (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.
With the NBA trade deadline having come and gone, much of the league has settled into the routine of the season's home stretch. For the teams chasing the playoffs and the Larry O'Brien trophy, the concerns are all short-term, with issues to solve and news to evaluate on a nightly basis. Show More Summary
The Cleveland Cavaliers took advantage of a soft February, but they now face a daunting lineup of games in March and April. Cleveland wrapped up the year's second month by going 8-3 overall, including 8-1 against teams not named the Indiana Pacers. Show More Summary
February wasn't the Atlanta Hawks' finest hour. The squad won seven of its 11 games in the year's second month, outscoring opponents by just 1.7 points per contest. There were reasons for the Hawks' struggles, however —their strength...Show More Summary
Colleges not named Kentucky hate the one-and-done system. The NBA can't raise the age minimum without consent from players. So let's rework the whole thing and give the NBA a true minor league. The path that most top amateur basketball players take between high school and the NBA is untenable. Show More Summary
Portland Trail Blazers big man Chris Kaman spun by his defender Sunday, and somehow threw in an improbable reverse layup against the Kings. Check out Kaman’s teammates’ smiles and the The post Chris Kaman Tosses in a Circus Layup (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.
The Brooklyn Nets are starting to get back on track, but it might be too late. The Nets, who are coming off a big win over the Dallas Mavericks, have won three of five, all on the road. The two losses in that stretch were close defeats at the hands of the Houston Rockets and New Orleans Pelicans. Thaddeus Young is contributing off the bench. Show More Summary
Harden outlasts LeBron during a busy Sunday night. The post Post Up: King James appeared first on SLAMonline.
After snatching a loose ball in the lane Sunday, Brandon Bass gathered himself and crushed a huge two-handed jam in Andrew Bogut’s scruffy grill. The Golden State Warriors had the The post Brandon Bass With the Poster Dunk on Andrew Bogut (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.