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Trail Blazers' Mason Plumlee Makes Casual Backward 3-Pointer Using Standard Form

Most big men aren't known for their long-range shooting, but don't tell Mason Plumlee that. The Portland Trail Blazers center nailed a three-point shot at training-camp practice Friday, which would have been noteworthy on its own merits considering Plumlee hasn't made a three-pointer in the regular season in his two-year NBA career. Show More Summary

Kobe Bryant Beats Alex Morgan Playing as Alex Morgan & the USWNT in 'FIFA 16'

Kobe Bryant beat Alex Morgan in FIFA 16 playing as Alex Morgan and the United States women's national soccer team. Yes, you followed that correctly. And that next-level inception wasn't even the best part. Morgan jokingly asked where...Show More Summary

NBA Predictions 2015-16: Win-Loss Projections for Every Team

Do you hear that? The bouncing of balls? The squeaking of sneakers? The chirping of platitudes and cliches into microphones and audio recorders? That must mean the new NBA season is fast approaching. Oh, and the leaves are changing colors,...Show More Summary

Tristan Thompson Saga Shows Fine Line Cavaliers Face in Title Chase

There are arguments to be made for Tristan Thompson eyeing a max deal and the Cleveland Cavaliers instead attempting to save every possible penny. But that doesn't mean this situation makes any sense. The last thing the Cavs need is another distraction. Show More Summary

NBA and WNBA Photos of the Week

A compilation of the best images from the past seven days. The Minnesota Lynx and Indiana Fever claimed their respective conference titles this week, while NBA players suited up for Media Day The post NBA and WNBA Photos of the Week appeared first on SLAMonline.

NBA and WNBA Tweets of the Week

Discover the types of friends Michael Carter-Williams has, pro ballers' #grownupproblems and more. The post NBA and WNBA Tweets of the Week appeared first on SLAMonline.

Wiggins headlines NBA's annual preseason Canada Series

The Toronto Raptors and their passionately devoted fan base will kick off the NBA's biggest Canada Series of preseason games yet when they play Chris Paul, Blake Griffin and the Los Angeles Clippers in Vancouver on Sunday.

LeBron James on Shootings: ‘No Room for Guns’

An emotional LeBron James reacted to the tragic news of a five-month-old baby being killed Thursday night in a drive-by shooting in Cleveland. Like seriously man!!!! A baby shot in The post LeBron James on Shootings: ‘No Room for Guns’ appeared first on SLAMonline.

SLAM Top 50: Chris Bosh, no. 21

Bosh is back to lead the talented Heat to the Playoffs. The post SLAM Top 50: Chris Bosh, no. 21 appeared first on SLAMonline.

Hornets have big expectations for Batum

Coach Steve Clifford is intrigued with what he's seen in training camp from guard Nicolas Batum and expects the seven-year NBA veteran to play a major role with the Charlotte Hornets this season.

Tristan Thompson Officially Holding Out from Cavs

Despite the front-office’s wishes, Cleveland Cavaliers center Tristan Thompson did not show up for training camp Friday and extended his holdout into its fourth consecutive missed practice. For those wondering, The post Tristan Thompson Officially Holding Out from Cavs appeared first on SLAMonline.

LeBron James: 'There's No Room for Guns'

LeBron James said "there's no room for guns" as he decried the latest tragedy involving a child being killed in Cleveland.

The First Face of the Grizzlies Franchise and a Big Country

The Memphis Grizzlies weren't always masters of the NBA's grit-and-grind game. They weren't even always Bluff City residents. Their first home base was Vancouver, British Columbia (one of two Canadian markets the league established 20...Show More Summary

Durant: Don't believe 'made up story' of interest in Lakers

Thunder superstar Kevin Durant made it clear over the summer that if "sources" indicated he was leaning one way or the other in his free agent decision "don't believe it," and Friday after practice Durant said ESPN's Stephen A. Smith is "making up stories" about Durant's possible interest in the Los Angeles Lakers.

Steve Blake suffers concussion

Detroit Pistons guard Steve Blake was diagnosed with a concussion, suffered in practice on Wednesday. Blake will undergo the NBA’s mandatory Return-to-Participation Exertion Protocol until he is deemed symptom free. No timetable has been set for his return.

Flip Saunders Unlikely to Coach This Season Due to Hodgkin's Lymphoma

Minnesota Timberwolves head coach Flip Saunders is reportedly unlikely to lead the team during the upcoming NBA season as he continues treatment for Hodgkin’s lymphoma. The latest update on Saunders' status came from Jerry Zgoda of the...Show More Summary

Kevin Durant Calls Lakers Rumors a Lie

Thunder superstar forward Kevin Durant responded Friday to a loosely-sourced report from ESPN last week, one that alleged that the Los Angeles Lakers were a “primary objective and landing spot” The post Kevin Durant Calls Lakers Rumors a Lie appeared first on SLAMonline.

Forever Grindin’

Memphis’ own Yo Gotti puts on for his city and his Grizzlies. The post Forever Grindin’ appeared first on SLAMonline.

Top International Studs to Watch in 2015 NBA Global Games

The Global Games take place outside the United States and Canada and consist of preseason matchups between NBA teams and international clubs. This year's slate features the Orlando Magic, Boston Celtics, Los Angeles Clippers and Charlotte...Show More Summary

Dwight Howard Says He Can Play for Another 10-11 Years

Dwight Howard is a 29-year-old eight-time All-Star, and the big guy thinks he’s got about another decade to go in his NBA career. With the salary cap set to increase The post Dwight Howard Says He Can Play for Another 10-11 Years appeared first on SLAMonline.

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