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The Pistons finally look like a Stan Van Gundy team

In less than 18 months, the Pistons have already been remade in their coach and president's image. You can't fault Stan Van Gundy for lacking vision or a plan. Since being hired as president of basketball operations and head coach for...Show More Summary

Paul Pierce bounces first pitch at Dodgers game, gets booed mercilessly

Sure, he spent much of his career battling Los Angeles, but Paul Pierce is a Clipper now! Surely he'll now find L.A. to be a warm, forgiving pla— .@paulpierce34's first pitch on #ClippersNight at Dodger Stadium. #BouncePass — Los Angeles Dodgers (@Dodgers) July 29, 2015 NOPE. Show More Summary

Raptors hire Stackhouse, Kalamian, Greer as assistants

The Toronto Raptors hired Jerry Stackhouse, Rex Kalamian and Andy Greer as assistant coaches Wednesday, completing Dwayne Casey's staff.

Bucks sign Copeland, adding front-court depth

The Bucks have signed free-agent forward Chris Copeland, adding veteran depth to their young frontcourt.

Warriors announce coaching staff

The Golden State Warriors will bring back all but one member of Head Coach Steve Kerr’s coaching staff that, in their first season together in 2014-15, produced a franchise-record 67 regular-season wins and the team’s first NBA Championship in 40 years, the team announced today. Luke Walton, 35, will slide into the seat previously occupied by [...]

Kings waive Eric Moreland

The Sacramento Kings today waived forward Eric Moreland, according to Kings Vice President of Basketball and Franchise Operations Vlade Divac. In 2014-15, his first season with the Kings, Moreland totaled two points (1-1 FG) and one rebound in three minutes off the bench in three games with the Kings. His season ended when he suffered a [...]

Ekpe Udoh signs in Turkey

Here’s with an update on a player NBA fans will be familiar with: Fenerbahce Ulker Istanbul bolstered its frontcourt by inking center Ekpe Udoh to a one-year deal on Tuesday. Udoh (2.08 meters, 28 years old) arrives from Los Angeles Clippers of the NBA, where he averaged 0.8 points in 37 games last season. He started his [...]

Bucks sign Chris Copeland

The Milwaukee Bucks have signed free agent forward Chris Copeland, General Manager John Hammond announced today. Copeland is a crafty, smart player who should provide nice depth off the bench. Copeland, 31, was undrafted out of the University of Colorado in 2006 and spent six seasons split between the NBA D-League and professional teams overseas before landing [...]

Assault On Assault Documentary Trailer (VIDEO)

An inside look at DC Assault, one of the most recognized programs in AAU basketball, which has alumni like Melo Trimble, Jeff Green and Michael Beasley. The post Assault On Assault Documentary Trailer (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.

LeBron James on Space Jam 2: ‘Wait and See’

Fans were treated to a brief Twitter Q&A with LeBron James—King James addressed everything Tuesday night from his favorite “Seinfeld” episode; listed his top wrestlers of all-time; gently fired back The post LeBron James on Space Jam 2: ‘Wait and See’ appeared first on SLAMonline.

Matt Barnes Calls Serge Ibaka ‘Dirty’

New Memphis Grizzlies forward Matt Barnes spoke to a local sports radio station Tuesday, and re-ignited his war of words with OKC Thunder big man Serge Ibaka. Barnes brought up The post Matt Barnes Calls Serge Ibaka ‘Dirty’ appeared first on SLAMonline.

Q+A: Karl-Anthony Towns

SLAM sat down with the 2015 No. 1 pick to talk about the importance of youth sports, his mentorship with Kevin Garnett and more. The post Q+A: Karl-Anthony Towns appeared first on SLAMonline.

Steve Kerr Had Back Surgery

Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr reports that he’ll “be out for the summer,” this after undergoing surgery on his back Tuesday in Los Angeles. Kerr, 49, has been The post Steve Kerr Had Back Surgery appeared first on SLAMonline.

WATCH: Paul Pierce Throws a Terrible First Pitch at Dodgers Game

New LA Clippers forward Paul Pierce was a guest of honor at the A’s-Dodgers tilt Tuesday night. The Truth’s attempt at the ceremonial first pitch was, um, poor. With my The post WATCH: Paul Pierce Throws a Terrible First Pitch at Dodgers Game appeared first on SLAMonline.

Damian Lillard, Andrew Wiggins And Jimmy Kimmel Star In New Foot Locker Ad (VIDEO)

Move over Uncle Drew, there’s a new baller in town and his name is Bobby Butter. Take a look at the hilarious Footlocker ad featuring two former NBA Rookie of The post Damian Lillard, Andrew Wiggins And Jimmy Kimmel Star In New Foot Locker Ad (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.

Planting Seeds

Spurs forward Boris Diaw explains the work he’s doing to help educate and teach basketball to young players in Senegal. The post Planting Seeds appeared first on SLAMonline.

Vin Baker Training to Manage a Starbucks

Vin Baker leads a very different life from the one he’s known for as a four-time NBA All-Star and Olympic Gold Medalist. Baker has four children and is newly married. The post Vin Baker Training to Manage a Starbucks appeared first on SLAMonline.

Damian Lillard, Andrew Wiggins & Jimmy Kimmel Star in Funny New 'Foot Locker' Ad

Although winning the NBA Rookie of the Year award is cool, Minnesota Timberwolves star Andrew Wiggins can't let his early success stop him from growing as a player. Otherwise, he could wind up like Bobby Butter. In a new Foot LockerShow More Summary

Michael Jordan Loses China Trademark Lawsuit: Latest Details, Reaction

A trademark lawsuit filed by NBA legend Michael Jordan against Qiaodan Sports Co. in the Chinese court system for using a name and images similar to those of his own Jordan Brand with Nike reportedly failed Wednesday. The Agence France-Presse,...Show More Summary

Past Controversy, Luol Deng Leading the NBA's Effort to Make History in Africa

It has always been about endurance, the endurance to overcome challenging childhood circumstances, the endurance to push the body past its common limits on the court. So it shouldn't be a surprise that, when Masai Ujiri is asked forShow More Summary

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