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Polladaday: Early MVP?

Will there be a first-time winner this year? The post Polladaday: Early MVP? appeared first on SLAMonline.

NBA's Most Reliable Sharpshooters so Far This Season

In basketball, there are scorers and there are shooters. And while shooters will always score, scorers don’t always shoot. So we decided to score up the best sharpshooters in the NBA. First, let’s make the distinction between the two. Michael Jordan was the greatest scorer of all time. Show More Summary

Pelicans' Gordon (shoulder) out indefinitely

The New Orleans Pelicans say guard Eric Gordon's left shoulder injury will sideline him indefinitely.

Lakers' Henry injures left Achilles in practice

Los Angeles Lakers guard Xavier Henry has injured his left Achilles tendon in practice.

Did Kobe Tell Teammates to Get out of the Way Before Last Shot of Regulation?

When the game is on the line, everyone on the Los Angeles Lakers not named Kobe Bryant might as well just take a seat on the bench, because the Black Mamba is going to be the one taking the shot. That was never more clear than during...Show More Summary

Lance Fresh Picks the Best New Sneakers Unveiled for Black Friday

Black Friday is around the corner, and some of the NBA's top superstars are releasing sneakers, including Stephen Curry, LeBron James, John Wall and even a retro Michael Jordan shoe. Which are the best of the new shoes coming out? Find out from Lance Fresh as he rates the top five Black Friday sneakers in the video above. Read more NBA news on

Williams, Cousins named Players of the Week

The Toronto Raptors' Lou Williams and the Sacramento Kings' DeMarcus Cousins today were named NBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, Nov. 17, through Sunday, Nov. 23.

Dwight Howard Underwent ‘PRP’ Knee Treatment

At long last, Dwight Howard and Kobe Bryant have found common ground. Howard underwent the same kind of innovative knee treatment that Bryant has made popular, and says he’s feeling […] The post Dwight Howard Underwent ‘PRP’ Knee Treatment appeared first on SLAMonline.

Xavier Henry Injury: Updates on Lakers Star's Achilles and Recovery

Los Angeles Lakers forward-guard Xavier Henry suffered an Achilles injury during practice. The Lakers' official Twitter account reported the latest on Henry's injury: Henry, 23, has been a decent role player for Los Angeles when he's been on the court. Show More Summary

Hornets' Taylor apologizes, won't appeal suspension

An apologetic Jeffery Taylor says he will not appeal the NBA's 24-game suspension following his guilty plea on domestic violence charges.

LeBron James Blames Himself for the Cavs’ Struggles: ‘I Stink’

Riding a four-game losing streak, the 5-7 Cleveland Cavaliers don’t resemble anything close to the world-beaters most predicted them to be this season. LeBron James continues to be self-critical — […] The post LeBron James Blames Himself for the Cavs’ Struggles: ‘I Stink’ appeared first on SLAMonline.

Eric Gordon Out Indefinitely With Shoulder Injury

The New Orleans Pelicans announced Monday that guard Eric Gordon will be sidelined indefinitely, with a left shoulder injury. Gordon is averaging 9.5 points and 2 assists through twelve games […] The post Eric Gordon Out Indefinitely With Shoulder Injury appeared first on SLAMonline.

HBO Real Sports Will Go One-on-One with Mark Cuban on Tuesday (VIDEO)

Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban is known as one to not hold his tongue when speaking with the media — or even when yelling at players from his courtside seats. […] The post HBO Real Sports Will Go One-on-One with Mark Cuban on Tuesday (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.

Why This Could Be the Best Golden State Warriors Team Ever

The NBA has never seen the Golden State Warriors quite like this. Under first-year coach Steve Kerr, the Dubs have stormed out to their strongest start in franchise history (10-2). And there are reasons to believe this group can maintain this level of standard-setting play over the course of this 82-game marathon. It starts with balance. Show More Summary

What is Kobe Bryant saying in this huddle?

The situation: tie game, 16 seconds left, Lakers ball. The eventual result: a missed Kobe Bryant 20-foot contested jumper. So, what is he saying? Reddit, who discovered the clip, believes it's "Get the f out of my way." There certainly appears to be an F-bomb in there, but Kobe is to the side, so it's tough to make out the rest. Show More Summary

LeBron on struggling Cavs' problems: 'I stink'

With the Cavaliers on a four-game losing streak and failing to live up to enormous expectations, LeBron James offered a critical analysis of his own game.

NBA Trade Rumors: Analyzing Latest Speculation on Brandon Bass and More

While NBA teams across the league settle into the early going of the 2014-15 season, front offices are deciding what is a big enough sample size of games to start making some moves. After all, you don’t want to upset any potential chemistry...Show More Summary

Eric Gordon out with left shoulder injury

The New Orleans Pelicans are off to a 7-5 start this season and enjoying the rise of star forward Anthony Davis, and look to be on the rise, but they’ve just suffered an injury to their starting lineup. The team announced today that guard Eric Gordon will be out indefinitely with a left shoulder injury. An [...]

Howard Beck: Buying or Selling Hot Starts, MVP Campaigns and Superstar Returns

Two teams that just can't stay healthy, the Chicago Bulls and Oklahoma City Thunder are headed in different directions, as the Bulls are treading water due to their team's injuries, while the Thunder have been sinking because of injuries. Show More Summary

Lakers News: Latest on Free-Agent Workouts, Nick Young and More

The Los Angeles Lakers' two-game winning streak came to an abrupt halt Friday when the Dallas Mavericks dropped 140 points on Kobe Bryant and Co. Things continued to decline Sunday against the Denver Nuggets, as several of the team's...Show More Summary

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