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Argentina vs Philippines FIBA World Cup: Grades for Argentina & Gilas Pilipinas

In a fast-paced game that came down to the wire, Argentina (2-1) defeated the Philippines (0-3) by a final score of 85-81 on Day 3 of FIBA World Cup. Gilas Pilipinas came out of the gate hot, winning the first quarter 25-22 and knocking...Show More Summary

Why Marcus Smart Can Replace Rajon Rondo for Boston Celtics

There are some rookies who just aren't built to handle the size and speed of the NBA right away. Developing through practice reps and studying from the bench over time is the best way for many young prospects to develop. Not Marcus Smart. If...Show More Summary

Best Potential Trade Destinations for Rajon Rondo During 2014-15 Season

Technically, the Boston Celtics have a little less than a year to decide on the future of mercurial point guard Rajon Rondo. Realistically, the timeline could be significantly smaller than that, especially if the floor general has started...Show More Summary

Minnesota Timberwolves Set Ticket Sales Record

No more Kevin Love, no problem for the Minnesota Timberwolves’ box office. Fans in Minny are plenty excited to watch Andrew Wiggins and company. The T-Wolves set a one-week season […] The post Minnesota Timberwolves Set Ticket Sales Record appeared first on SLAMonline.

Timofey Mozgov: ‘I Would Like to Play With LeBron’

It’s no secret that the Cleveland Cavaliers would like to get their hands on Denver Nuggets big man Timofey Mozgov. According to the Moz, the feeling is mutual. Mozgov, in […] The post Timofey Mozgov: ‘I Would Like to Play With LeBron’ appeared first on SLAMonline.

France vs. Egypt: Live Score and Highlights for FIBA World Cup 2014

France is taking on Egypt in each team's third game of the 2014 FIBA World Cup in a Group A matchup. France enters the game with a 1-1 record in the tournament. It lost the opening game against Brazil in a tight 65-63 affair. However,...Show More Summary

Clippers to Sign Hedo Turkoglu and Chris Douglas-Roberts

The LA Clippers will reportedly bring back veteran forward Hedo Turkoglu, while also inking free agent Chris Douglas-Roberts. The Clips made room for Turkoglu’s minimum deal last week by waiving […] The post Clippers to Sign Hedo Turkoglu and Chris Douglas-Roberts appeared first on SLAMonline.

Kings Trading Jason Terry to the Rockets

According to multiple reports, Houston and Sacramento have reached an agreement on a trade for veteran guard Jason Terry. In addition to Terry (and his $5.4 million expiring deal), the […] The post Kings Trading Jason Terry to the Rockets appeared first on SLAMonline.

Watch James Harden Play Awful Defense for Team USA vs. Turkey in FIBA World Cup

James Harden's defense is a popular subject of conversation among basketball fans. It might be an even bigger topic if he showed a consistent effort on that end. Last season, Harden was at times criticized for his lackluster defense, and rightfully so. Show More Summary

Who Should Be Oklahoma City Thunder's Starting Shooting Guard Next Season?

The Oklahoma City Thunder's most important position battle next season will be at shooting guard, where Jeremy Lamb, Anthony Morrow and Reggie Jackson will compete for the chance to play alongside Russell Westbrook. Lamb, the 12th overall...Show More Summary

Rajon Rondo’s Agent: No Trade Request Made to Celtics

Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo is entering the final year of his deal, and he’s intrigued by the prospect of testing the free agency market. Despite having said multiple […] The post Rajon Rondo’s Agent: No Trade Request Made to Celtics appeared first on SLAMonline.

Kevin Durant Re-Signs With Nike

Nike was able to fend off Under Armour and retain the NBA’s reigning MVP. Kevin Durant confirmed Sunday night that he inked a deal to remain with the Swoosh. Nike […] The post Kevin Durant Re-Signs With Nike appeared first on SLAMonline.

Mitch McGary on Weed Suspension: ‘Don’t Get Caught’ (VIDEO)

OKC Thunder rookie big man Mitch McGary declared for the NBA Draft after missing the entire 2013-’14 campaign due to a back injury, and after being slapped with a season-long […] The post Mitch McGary on Weed Suspension: ‘Don’t Get Caught’ (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.

Team USA Struggles But Beats Turkey (VIDEO)

Overcoming a rough first three quarters, Team USA eventually pulled away from a scrappy Turkish team, earning a 98-77 victory at the FIBA Basketball World Cup. Kenneth Faried dropped 22 […] The post Team USA Struggles But Beats Turkey (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.

Damian Lillard and LaMarcus Aldridge Can Be NBA's Best Guard-Big Duo in 2014-15

There's a lot of focus on the efforts of single players in the NBA. So much so that we can sometimes forget how dynamic these athletes can be when working alongside each other. It leads to much discussion, both in fact and in fantasy,...Show More Summary

Pau Gasol or Joakim Noah: Which Bulls Big Will Click Better with Derrick Rose?

Derrick Rose will have to develop some chemistry with Joakim Noah and former Los Angeles Laker Pau Gasol, and I can only wonder which one will click better with him. Logic would dictate that Noah has the edge considering that he’s been Rose’s teammate since the 2008-09 campaign. Show More Summary

How Can Amar'e Stoudemire Contribute to NY Knicks Next Season?

It was the best of STAT, it was the worst of STAT. Last season was truly a tale of two Amar'es. The Amar'e Stoudemire of November slumped off the bench, shooting free throws about as well as a fourth-grader. The Amar'e Stoudemire ofShow More Summary

Trading Thad Young Was Right Move for Philadelphia 76ers

At the end of the 2013-14 season, Thaddeus Young was the only member on the He is now gone. Trading away Young is like going to the doctor to get a shot. Sure, you hate seeing the needle, and thinking about how much it's going to hurt. Show More Summary

Diagnosing Memphis Grizzlies' Weak LInk in 2014-15

Behind Marc Gasol and Zach Randolph stands the Memphis Grizzlies' biggest potential problem. Kosta Koufos, Jon Leuer and Jarnell Stokes will be fine off the bench, but if given too much responsibility, the Grizzlies' reserve big men would become troublesome. Indeed, the Grizzlies have a couple of other sore spots. Show More Summary

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