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NBA Players React to Kobe Bryant’s Retirement Announcement

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LeBron James Made the Cavs Ban Hoverboards

LeBron James has taken on the role of Strict Dad for the Cleveland Cavaliers this season, making his teammates clean up their look on and off the court, putting an The post LeBron James Made the Cavs Ban Hoverboards appeared first on SLAMonline.

Heat's Hassan Whiteside Has Fun with Tribute to Retiring Kobe Bryant

Many professional athletes took a moment to reflect on Kobe Bryant's career after the Los Angeles Lakers legend officially announced his retirement at the end of the season on the Players' Tribune on Sunday, but nobody paid tribute to the Black Mamba quite like Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside. Show More Summary

Report: Jahlil Okafor Was Stopped for Driving 108 MPH

After expressing regret over his role in a highly-publicized streetfight last week, a report surfaced about Jahlil Okafor having been stopped by the police earlier this month for reckless driving The post Report: Jahlil Okafor Was Stopped for Driving 108 MPH appeared first on SLAMonline.

WATCH: Paul George Drops 39 Points on the Lakers

Sunday night in Los Angeles was supposed to be all about Kobe Bryant and news of his impending retirement, but Paul George and the Indiana Pacers crashed the party. PG, The post WATCH: Paul George Drops 39 Points on the Lakers appeared first on SLAMonline.

WATCH: Blake Griffin Dunks on Nemanja Bjelica

In the LA Clippers’ 107-99 win against the visiting Minnesota Timberwolves on Sunday, Blake Griffin finished with 26 points, eight rebounds and eight assists. The All-Star big fella also added The post WATCH: Blake Griffin Dunks on Nemanja Bjelica appeared first on SLAMonline.

With Flair for the Dramatic, Kobe Spins Frustrating End into Emotional Final Act

From time to time, fans of Kobe Bryant will tell me they are thankful that I was around to cover his career. It's a sentiment I appreciate but deflect, because as skilled as Bryant has been on the basketball court, he possesses an uncommon...Show More Summary

James Harden Leads Rockets Past the Knicks (VIDEO)

Behind James Harden’s 26 points, Dwight Howard’s high-flying theatrics and a well-rounded effort from Houston’s supporting cast, the Rockets escaped New York with a 116-111 overtime win against the Knicks The post James Harden Leads Rockets Past the Knicks (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.

Kobe Bryant to Retire at End of Season

Los Angeles Lakers great Kobe Bryant, arguably the best player of his generation, announced on Sunday he will retire after the 2015-16 National Basketball Association season.

Sixers fall to 0-18

Here’s CSN Philly reporting on the 76ers, who are 0-18 this season and being outscored by an average of 12.1 ppg: The Sixers again made some dubious history in Sunday night’s 92-84 loss to the Memphis Grizzlies at the FedEx Forum. In addition to extending the longest losing streak in the history of major league North American sports to [...]

Grizzlies Hand 76ers 18th Straight Loss of Season

Power forward Zach Randolph posted a double-double and point guard Mike Conley scored a game-high 20 points as the Memphis Grizzlies defeated Philadelphia 92-84 on Sunday, sending the 76ers to their 18th consecutive loss to start the season.

10 NBA Teams That Have to Make a Trade to Stay in the Playoff Hunt

With the first month of the NBA season coming to a close, it’s time to assess where certain fringe teams stand as well as what steps they can take in order to improve their chances of a playoff berth. November has turned out to be full...Show More Summary

Kobe Bryant to Retire: Takeaways from Lakers Star's Press Conference

Sunday night was emotional for Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant as he stepped onto the floor at Staples Center for the first time since announcing this is his final NBA season. While Bryant's retirement had been a constant source...Show More Summary

Post Up: Dear Basketball

Kobe Bryant announced his retirement, while Houston came from behind in MSG. The post Post Up: Dear Basketball appeared first on SLAMonline.

Kobe Scores 13 After Announcement, but Pacers Beat Lakers

Kobe Bryant scored 13 points on 4-of-20 shooting after declaring he will retire at the end of the season, and the Indiana Pacers hung on to send his Los Angeles Lakers to their sixth consecutive defeat, 107-103 Sunday night.

Dwight Howard on If He Learned Anything from Kobe Bryant: 'Next Question'

The basketball world had itself a love-fest for Kobe Bryant on Sunday night. Everyone except Dwight Howard took part in it. After the Mamba announced that the 2015-16 season would be his last through the Players’ Tribune, Howard wasShow More Summary

Rockets 116, Knicks 111: Knicks’ Big Lead Collapses With a Thump

Playing without Carmelo Anthony, the Knicks were blindsided by a late Rockets comeback and squandered a 15-point lead before losing to Houston in overtime.

Rockets Rally in Fourth, Beat Knicks 116-111 in Overtime

Trevor Ariza hit the tiebreaking 3-pointer with 1:14 left in overtime and Marcus Thornton made two free throws with less than a second left as the Houston Rockets beat the New York Knicks 116-111 on Sunday night.

N.B.A. Roundup: Nets Edge Past the Pistons With a Late Surge

The Nets scored the final 6 points after trailing by 2 with 1 minute 21 seconds remaining for the win at home.

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