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Michael Jordan Comments on Donations to Civil Rights and Community-Police Groups

Charlotte Hornets owner and Hall of Famer Michael Jordan announced two $1 million donations to organizations aimed at improving relations between police officers and citizens in a letter released Monday to Mike Wise, Jerry Bembry and...Show More Summary

Michael Jordan Donates $1 Million Each To Institute for Community-Police Relations and NAACP Legal Defense Fund

"I can no longer stay silent." The post Michael Jordan Donates $1 Million Each To Institute for Community-Police Relations and NAACP Legal Defense Fund appeared first on SLAMonline.

Who Got the Best and Worst Contracts at Each Position During 2016 NBA Offseason?

Virtually every NBA team had money to burn in the 2016 offseason, and some spent it wisely in free agency. Others, unfortunately, might as well have literally set it on fire. There's always a hastiness to audits like this; we haven't...Show More Summary

James Harden Gets Advice From Colin Farrell In New Foot Locker Ad

Harden always listens to the little voice in his head. The post James Harden Gets Advice From Colin Farrell In New Foot Locker Ad appeared first on SLAMonline.

Kevin Durant Compliments Staples Center Crowd, Doesn't Realize He Got Booed

With Kevin Durant and Team USA preparing for the 2016 Olympics, the squad made a stop in Los Angeles to play a tuneup game against China at the Staples Center on Sunday night. As the host, Team USA clearly had home-court advantage. But not everyone on the team was greeted warmly. Show More Summary

NBA Rumors: Latest Buzz on Dion Waiters, Possible Greg Monroe Trade

Forget LeBron James and Stephen Curry. This time of year, players like Dion Waiters and Greg Monroe are the ones dominating NBA news. As the offseason trudges on, rumors have emerged regarding the respective 24-year-old and 26-year-old. Could they be wearing different uniforms next season? For Waiters, that's almost definite. Show More Summary

Kevin Durant Booed in Pre-Olympic Exhibition

After nine seasons as one of the NBA’s most beloved superstars, Kevin Durant turned into a “villain” for some this summer, and he better get used to hearing plenty of The post Kevin Durant Booed in Pre-Olympic Exhibition appeared first on SLAMonline.

WATCH: Andre Drummond Posterized Twice at the Drew League

Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond was dunked on a pair of times Sunday during a Drew League game. A rough day at #thedrew for @AndreDrummondd. Posterized by both Sek Henry The post WATCH: Andre Drummond Posterized Twice at the Drew League appeared first on SLAMonline.

WATCH: Team USA Routs China 106-57 in Exhibition

Led by Kevin Durant (19 points) and Klay Thompson (17 points), Team USA enjoyed a 106-57 laugher Sunday night against China in their second pre-Olympic tuneup. DeMar DeRozan scored 13 The post WATCH: Team USA Routs China 106-57 in Exhibition appeared first on SLAMonline.

Team USA drubs China by 49 as pre-Olympic tour continues

Just two games into the U.S. basketball team's pre-Olympic tour, coach Mike Krzyzewski already sees the start of something big.

Mills Taps Australian Heartland for Rio Inspiration

Basketballer Patty Mills will don the green and gold of Australia at the Rio de Janeiro Games but gained inspiration for his third Olympics in the red dust of his country's vast, empty heartland.

Realistic Expectations for Phoenix Suns Rookie Tyler Ulis in 2016-17

The Phoenix Suns feel they won big by going small and grabbing Tyler Ulis with the 34th pick of the 2016 NBA draft. Physically, he's as unimposing as a hoops prospect gets. The former Kentucky point guard is generously listed at 5'10" and weighed just 149 pounds at the combine. Show More Summary

Realistic Expectations for LA Lakers Rookie Ivica Zubac in 2016-17

During the recently concluded Las Vegas Summer League, rookie big man Ivica Zubac surpassed all expectations. The 19-year-old Croatian was the Los Angeles Lakers’ 32nd-overall draft pick in June. However, he played like a borderlineShow More Summary

Team USA vs. China: Live Score, Highlights for USA Basketball Showcase 2016

Kevin Durant and Team USA are set to continue their pre -Olympic exhibition tour against the Chinese national team Sunday at the Staples Center. The Americans won their first exhibition on Friday, crushing Argentina by a final score of 111-74. Show More Summary

Joel Embiid Gives A Shout Out To Sam Hinkie: ‘#HeDiedForOurSins’

Embiid shows love to the man who drafted him. The post Joel Embiid Gives A Shout Out To Sam Hinkie: ‘#HeDiedForOurSins’ appeared first on SLAMonline.

Jason Williams: ‘No One Wanted Barkley’s Ass On Their Team Because He Was A Loser’

JWill weighs in on KD's move to the Warriors. The post Jason Williams: ‘No One Wanted Barkley’s Ass On Their Team Because He Was A Loser’ appeared first on SLAMonline.

Watch The Top 100 Plays From The 2015-’16 Season

Re-live the best moments from the '15-16 season. The post Watch The Top 100 Plays From The 2015-’16 Season appeared first on SLAMonline.

NBA Rumors: Latest on Possible Jahlil Okafor Trade and More

It might seem like the most notable transactions of the NBA offseason have come and gone. Looks deceive, though. Whether it's free agents or via trade, major notable franchises could still make moves and the rumors market reflects the fact with absolute certainty. Take the New York Knicks. Show More Summary

Better Late Than Never, Pullout Hands Australian Hearn Rio Berth

Sixteen years after being an unused reserve at her home Sydney Olympics, Australian rider Sue Hearn will finally make her Games debut at the age of 60 in Rio.

More 'B Team' Than 'Dream Team' as U.S. Eye Rio Basketball Gold

No Stephen Curry? No LeBron James? No problem. Despite missing the game's two best players the U.S. men's basketball team are still the slam dunk favorite to return home from the Rio Olympics with the gold medal.

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