Longtime NBA center Darryl Dawkins, perhaps best known for his emphatic slam dunks, died Thursday at the age of 58. After WFMZ-TV initially reported the former Philadelphia 76ers star's death, a Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest spokesperson confirmed the report to John Finger of CSNPhilly.com. Show More Summary
Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose "is being sued by a woman who claims the NBA superstar and two of his friends [Randall Hampton and Ryan Allen] drugged and gang raped her," according to TMZ (warning: report contains graphic sexual...Show More Summary
It's unwise for any of the athletic monsters who populate the NBA to get in front of Minnesota Timberwolves star Andrew Wiggins on his way to the rim. For J.J. Barea—who stands at 6'0"—to do so? Downright crazy. During a game in theShow More Summary
The Los Angeles Lakers have shopped for everything this summer: prospects and veterans, scorers and stoppers, notable names and less heralded ones. Now, they might be ready to give Peace a chance. Or another chance, rather. The Purple...Show More Summary
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Darryl Dawkins, whose backboard-shattering dunks earned him the moniker "Chocolate Thunder" and helped pave the way for breakaway rims, has died. He was 58.
Darryl Dawkins, a 15-season star National Basketball Association star most known as "Chocolate Thunder" for his dunks and flamboyant play, died at 58 on Thursday, according to a Philadelphia area media report.
Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving may not return to the lineup until January as the team takes a conservative approach with his recovery from knee surgery. Continue for updates. Chances 'Slim' Irving Starts Opening Night Thursday, Aug. Show More Summary
This has been a busy summer for New Orleans Pelicans star Anthony Davis. Not only did he receive a massive contract extension and work to improve his three-point game, but he also put in time working on his body. According to Jim Eichenhofer of NBA.com, Davis has spent this summer adding bulk to his frame. Show More Summary
The Cleveland Cavaliers are taking an understandably cautious approach with Kyrie Irving’s recovery from left knee surgery—the “freak” injury, you may recall, became a source of tension between the organization The post Report: Kyrie Irving Could Be Out Until January appeared first on SLAMonline.
The basketball world has lost one of its most colorful characters—Darryl Dawkins passed away Thursday at the age of 58. SAD NEWS: Darryl Dawkins (1957-2015) One of the NBA's great The post Darryl Dawkins Dead at 58 appeared first on SLAMonline.
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The owner of the Philadelphia 76ers has pledged a $3.5 million donation to the Philadelphia Police Athletic League - the largest amount ever recorded by the nonprofit youth group.
#MuscleWatch! Be very afraid: Anthony Davis, the New Orleans’ Pelicans All-World superstar, has gained twelve pounds of muscle (while maintaining 10 percent body fat) through dieting and weight-lifting during the The post Anthony Davis Put on 12 Pounds of Muscle This Summer appeared first on SLAMonline.
The Houston Rockets aren’t bringing back Chuck Hayes after all—the organization’s concerns with the salary cap led them to wipe out their verbal agreement with the free agent big fella. The post Rockets Back Out of Chuck Hayes Signing appeared first on SLAMonline.
Chuck Hayes will not be signing with the Houston Rockets after all, as his agent told Marc J. Spears of Yahoo Sports on Thursday: Hayes, 32, played 29 games for the Toronto Raptors last season, averaging 1.7 points and 1.8 rebounds in 8.8 minutes per game. Show More Summary
Stephanie Ready is set to pave another new path as she becomes the first female to hold a full-time game analyst position with an NBA team. She will work alongside Eric Collins and Dell Curry for the Charlotte Hornets on Fox Sports Southeast...Show More Summary
More evidence that Bron is a charter member of #FutureHive. The post LeBron James Turning Up to Future’s ‘March Madness’ (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.
There will be a special guest on the next episode of Shaquille O’Neal’s podcast: Kobe Bryant. In a teaser of the conversation between the two former teammates, both guys admit The post Kobe Bryant Says He Was an ‘Idiot’ During Feud With Shaquille O’Neal appeared first on SLAMonline.
The Detroit Pistons made Reggie Jackson their highest-paid player this summer, this after fellow point guard Brandon Jennings went down with a devastating, season-ending Achilles injury. Jennings says he won’t The post Brandon Jennings Says He Won’t Mind Coming Off the Bench appeared first on SLAMonline.