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Dikembe Mutombo Also Wants to Buy the Atlanta Hawks

Look out, ‘Nique and C-Webb … Dikembe Mutombo wants in on the sale of the Atlanta Hawks. The former Hawk center is said to be rounding up a group of […] The post Dikembe Mutombo Also Wants to Buy the Atlanta Hawks appeared first on SLAMonline.

Kobe Bryant Says Julius Randle Can’t ‘Fck Up’ Playing With Him

Los Angeles Lakers rookie big man Julius Randle has two hard-driving folks overseeing his development, and Kobe Bryant can’t fathom Randle not having a great first year in the L. […] The post Kobe Bryant Says Julius Randle Can’t ‘Fck Up’ Playing With Him appeared first on SLAMonline.

Sensational Rookie Season from Julius Randle Is What Los Angeles Lakers Need

In the middle of an ongoing rebuilding phase, the Los Angeles Lakers need certain things in order to have any success in a loaded Western Conference. One huge priority will be a sensational season from Julius Randle. The Lakers suffered through their worst loss record in franchise history last season with a meager 27-55 record. Show More Summary

#SLAMTop50: Chris Paul, no. 3

The definitive ranking of the NBA's best players for 2014-15. The post #SLAMTop50: Chris Paul, no. 3 appeared first on SLAMonline.

Alec Burks Crosses Up Kobe Bryant for the And-1 Finish (VIDEO)

Utah Jazz guard Alec Burks got his revenge after Kobe Bryant nailed a jumper over him – Burks made Bryant look silly with a pair of nasty behind-the-back crossovers, and […] The post Alec Burks Crosses Up Kobe Bryant for the And-1 Finish (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.

Byron Scott Says Three-Pointers Don’t Win Championships

Today’s NBA game so obviously places a premium on the three-point shot, it makes one wonder what exactly Los Angeles Lakers head coach Byron Scott has been watching. Scott isn’t […] The post Byron Scott Says Three-Pointers Don’t Win Championships appeared first on SLAMonline.

Jason Kidd Believes the Brooklyn Nets Wanted to Fire Him

Things ended badly for Jason Kidd after his first season as head coach of the Brooklyn Nets. Kidd landed himself another gig quickly in Milwaukee, and says he thinks the […] The post Jason Kidd Believes the Brooklyn Nets Wanted to Fire Him appeared first on SLAMonline.

Jamal Crawford Stars in New BallisLife Documentary (VIDEO)

"J. Crossover" brings us back to Seattle with the Clippers guard. The post Jamal Crawford Stars in New BallisLife Documentary (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.

Hakeem Olajuwon: Dwight Howard Should Be the MVP This Season

Houston Rockets legend Hakeem Olajuwon says Dwight Howard is ready to once again dominate his position, and that he should be the NBA’s best player in 2014-’15. Howard is fit […] The post Hakeem Olajuwon: Dwight Howard Should Be the MVP This Season appeared first on SLAMonline.

Gregg Popovich Clowns Suns Owner Robert Sarver

When asked about the grandstanding done by Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver, Gregg Popovich was ready to fire back. Pop completely dismissed Sarver’s unhappiness with the San Antonio Spurs sitting […] The post Gregg Popovich Clowns Suns Owner Robert Sarver appeared first on SLAMonline.

Kobe Bryant With 26 Points in Lakers’ Comeback Win (VIDEO)

The Los Angeles Lakers roared back for a 98-91 preseason win against the visiting Utah Jazz, behind Kobe Bryant’s game-high 26 points. Bean shot an awful 7-22 from the field […] The post Kobe Bryant With 26 Points in Lakers’ Comeback Win (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.

Taj Gibson Posterizes Bismack Biyombo (VIDEO)

After receiving a nice dish in the lane, Chicago Bulls forward Taj Gibson dunked all over Charlotte Hornets big man Bismack Biyombo. The Bulls held on for a 101-96 preseason […] The post Taj Gibson Posterizes Bismack Biyombo (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.

LeBron James Stars in New Beats By Dre Commercial (VIDEO)

Established 1984, re-established 2014. The post LeBron James Stars in New Beats By Dre Commercial (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.

Can Roy Hibbert Be the Centerpiece of the Indiana Pacers Offense?

Roy Hibbert limped across the finish line last season, bottoming out in the playoffs on an extended offensive slide that begin months earlier. It was an ugly end to the year, but each new season offers a chance for a fresh start. Without Paul George and Lance Stephenson, the Indiana Pacers will be looking for a new focus for their offensive attack. Show More Summary

Mavericks waive Eric Griffin and Yuki Togashi

The Dallas Mavericks announced today that they have requested waivers on forward Eric Griffin and guard Yuki Togashi. Griffin (6-8, 194) was originally signed on July 18 after representing the Mavericks at the Las Vegas Summer League where he averaged 9.8 points, 2.8 rebounds, 2.0 blocks, 1.3 steals and 19.3 minutes. He saw action in two [...]

Kawhi Leonard Out For Rest of Preseason and Possibly Beginning of Season With Eye Infection

Get well soon, Kawhi! The post Kawhi Leonard Out For Rest of Preseason and Possibly Beginning of Season With Eye Infection appeared first on SLAMonline.

Wizards sign guard John Lucas

The Washington Wizards have signed guard John Lucas, President Ernie Grunfeld announced today. In six seasons with Houston, Chicago, Toronto and Utah, Lucas has appeared in 216 career regular season games (eight starts) while averaging 4.8 points and 1.4 assists in 12.2 minutes. Last season, Lucas appeared in 42 games with Utah and averaged 3.8 [...]

Thomas Robinson Stuffs Maccabi Haifa Player at the Rim (VIDEO)

Not in T-Rob's house. The post Thomas Robinson Stuffs Maccabi Haifa Player at the Rim (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.

Warriors sign guard Sean Kilpatrick

The Golden State Warriors signed free agent guard Sean Kilpatrick to a contract today. It is likely a non-guaranteed deal just for preseason. Kilpatrick, 24 years old, earned First Team All-America honors as a senior at the University of Cincinnati in 2013-14, posting an American Athletic Conference-best 20.6 points per contest to go with 4.3 rebounds, [...]

Blake Griffin Finishes Fast Break With Huge Lefty Alley-Oop (VIDEO)

Sick finish from BG. The post Blake Griffin Finishes Fast Break With Huge Lefty Alley-Oop (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.

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