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Can the Return of Dwight Howard Take the Houston Rockets to the NBA Finals?

The Houston Rockets finally get their big man, Dwight Howard, back tonight as the Rockets visit Anthony Davis and the Pelicans. In D12's absence, the Rockets have stayed afloat in the West, going 17-9 by using a committee of their power...Show More Summary

Derrick Rose expects to return sometime this season

Derrick Rose expects to return sometime this season We’ve been through this before. Nevertheless, we must remain positive-minded. Or not. Whatever you want. Here’s the Chicago Tribune reporting the latest on injured Bulls point guard D-Rose: Bulls guard Derrick Rose said he expects to be cleared for contact either this week or next and remains confident he’ll return from [...]

Andrew Bogut Thinks Stephen Curry is the MVP: ‘It’s Not Even Close’

Steve Kerr may be unwilling to campaign on behalf of Stephen Curry‘s MVP candidacy, but Andrew Bogut has no problem stumping for Steph. The big fella says his All-Star teammate The post Andrew Bogut Thinks Stephen Curry is the MVP: ‘It’s Not Even Close’ appeared first on SLAMonline.

Jared Sullinger Says He’s OK With Weight Clause in Contract

The Boston Celtics have surged in their quest for an improbable Playoff seed with injured Jared Sullinger watching from the sidelines, but the front-office wants the big fella to re-sign The post Jared Sullinger Says He’s OK With Weight Clause in Contract appeared first on SLAMonline.

James Harden Won’t Change His Game With Dwight Howard Back in Lineup

The Houston Rockets are getting Dwight Howard back for the stretch run heading into the postseason, but don’t expect James Harden to take his foot off the gas. Harden and The post James Harden Won’t Change His Game With Dwight Howard Back in Lineup appeared first on SLAMonline.

Cold Hard Fact for Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Fact: The Golden State Warriors clinched the division title Tuesday night vs. Portland, their first since the 1975-76 season. That ended the longest current division-title drought in NBA. Bleacher Report will be bringing sports fansShow More Summary

Dwight Howard Injury Update: Rockets Star Will Start vs. Pelicans

Houston Rockets coach Kevin McHale announced Wednesday that All-Star center Dwight Howard will return to the starting lineup for the team's game Wednesday night against the New Orleans Pelicans. The Rockets' official Twitter account reported the news, adding that Howard would play limited minutes. Show More Summary

Hawks sign Daye to second 10-day contract

The Atlanta Hawks have signed forward Austin Daye to a second 10-day contract.

LeBron James: ‘No One Should Fault’ Kevin Love for Russell Westbrook MVP Vote

The “evolving” LeBron James-Kevin Love friendship won’t be strained by Love’s opinion that Russell Westbrook is the NBA’s most valuable player this season. LeBron took his teammate’s opinion in stride, The post LeBron James: ‘No One Should Fault’ Kevin Love for Russell Westbrook MVP Vote appeared first on SLAMonline.

Dwight Howard to Return vs New Orleans Pelicans

Following a lengthy absence due to a gimpy right knee, Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard will suit up Wednesday night in New Orleans against former teammate Omer Asik and the The post Dwight Howard to Return vs New Orleans Pelicans appeared first on SLAMonline.

Dwyane Wade Says James Harden is the NBA’s MVP

Miami Heat All-Star guard Dwyane Wade is happy not to have an official vote in the NBA’s most valuable player race, but if he somehow did, Wade would it give The post Dwyane Wade Says James Harden is the NBA’s MVP appeared first on SLAMonline.

Warriors win 2014-15 Pacific Division title

Warriors win 2014-15 Pacific Division title The Golden State Warriors have clinched the 2014-15 Pacific Division title, improving to 58-13 on the season following Tuesday’s 122-108 road victory over the Portland Trail Blazers. This marks...Show More Summary

J.R. Smith Eats Wings, Talks Hoops with Cleveland Cavaliers Fans

Cleveland has embraced J.R. Smith with open arms, welcoming the former New York Knicks guard and providing a safe, boring place for him to focus on his game. Ever since his trade to the Cleveland Cavaliers, Smith has made strides toward improvement, developing into the role player and shooter we knew he could be. Show More Summary

Derrick Rose Confident He'll Return to Bulls This Season, Says He's Pain-Free

When Derrick Rose went down with yet another injury earlier this year, it appeared the Chicago Bulls superstar would go down with Penny Hardaway and Brandon Roy as great players who were forced out of the game early because of injury. With...Show More Summary

Andre Miller Makes Nerlens Noel Do the Splits with Sly Crossover

Andre Miller may be an android, guys. The 39-year-old Sacramento Kings guard has played 16 seasons in the NBA, dishing assists with robotic efficiency and missing only three games due to injury since entering the league in 1999. Given...Show More Summary

John Calipari 'desperately wants' to coach in the NBA again, per report

The Kentucky coach is hoping to find success in the NBA after building a powerhouse in Lexington, according to one report. The Nets are an obvious fit, but are we getting too far ahead of ourselves. John Calipari has found success at every stop except one: the NBA. Show More Summary

Hawks sign Austin Daye to second 10-day contract

Hawks sign Austin Daye to second 10-day contract The Atlanta Hawks (53-17, having amazing season, but struggling a bit recently) have signed forward Austin Daye to a second 10-day contract, it was announced today by Head Coach Mike Budenholzer. Daye has appeared in two games with the Hawks. He also played in 26 contests (four starts) earlier [...]

Metta World Peace Signs With Italian Team

The Metta World Peace Show is going from China to Italy, as Tru Warrier has inked a deal with Pallacanestro Cantu for the remainder of the season. Italia pic.twitter.com/KM4lUpBaMl — The post Metta World Peace Signs With Italian Team appeared first on SLAMonline.

Larry Bird on Russell Westbrook: ‘I Hope He Wins 10 MVPs in a Row’

It sounds like Allen Iverson might have some competition for his claim to being Russell Westbrook's No. 1 fan. The post Larry Bird on Russell Westbrook: ‘I Hope He Wins 10 MVPs in a Row’ appeared first on SLAMonline.

Derrick Rose Says He’ll Return Before End of the Season

It took a while, but the Chicago Bulls and Derrick Rose are now speaking the same language — Rose says he’s not worried about returning to action before the regular The post Derrick Rose Says He’ll Return Before End of the Season appeared first on SLAMonline.

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