The 2015 Boston Celtics were a fun, overachieving bunch that restored enthusiasm in the fanbase with an unexpected postseason run. But a sobering reality has set in since the Celtics' first-round sweep at the hands of the Cleveland Cavaliers,...Show More Summary
Oklahoma City Thunder general manager Sam Presti has a knack for coming up with draft-day steals, and 2015 first-round pick Cameron Payne should be the latest one. With his combination of court vision, shooting ability and high basketball IQ, Payne has the potential to be one of the gems of this year's rookie class after being picked with the No. Show More Summary
The official start of NBA free agency has arrived, and the Los Angeles Lakers are hard at work looking to plug a gaping frontcourt hole. Time is somewhat relative, as 12:01 a.m. ET Wednesday also means 9:01 p.m. Tuesday on the West Coast. Per...Show More Summary
The San Antonio Spurs have enjoyed nearly two decades of unprecedented success centered around a superstar who never left. Kawhi Leonard, the rightful heir to Tim Duncan's throne, is apparently ready to do the same. Leonard and the Spurs...Show More Summary
It’s happened again. IT’S HAPPENED AGAIN. Veteran NBA guard Luke Ridnour has been traded yet again. The Oklahoma City Thunder acquired a trade exception and the rights to forward Tomislav Zubcic from the Toronto Raptors in exchange for Ridnour and cash considerations, it was announced today by Executive Vice President and General Manager Sam Presti. The Thunder will have [...]
Hall of Famer Scottie Pippen is a big fan of LeBron James, and sees a lot of himself in LBJ’s game. Pippen, speaking from a Nike youth hoops camp in The post Scottie Pippen: ‘I was LeBron James before LeBron James’ appeared first on SLAMonline.
The list of superstars who are not under contract at the moment is a lengthy one, setting up the annual madness that is NBA free agency. LeBron James and Dwayne Wade opted out of their contracts with the Cleveland Cavaliers and Miami...Show More Summary
Longtime Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade decided against picking up his player option for the 2015-16 season, per Ramona Shelburne of ESPN.com. Now, the question is whether or not he'll end up back with the organization under a different...Show More Summary
The New York Knicks have a long way to go to be competitive next season, but a few key free-agent signings could make a huge difference going forward. While the return of a healthy Carmelo Anthony and the addition of rookie Jerian Grant should help improve the roster going forward, No. Show More Summary
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — You lower your standards in so many ways when things get rough. You don't even realize the slippage most of the time. We've heard all about how the Los Angeles Lakers pride themselves on their rich history and their all-about-championships attitude. Show More Summary
For the second time in as many years, LeBron James has elected to become a free agent. Of course, Northeast Ohio's native son wouldn't dare sign anywhere else, right? Right? Such is the nervous optimism circling Cleveland, knowing full...Show More Summary
The Dallas Mavericks took one of the bigger gambles this free-agency season, reaching a deal with Wesley Matthews. NBA.com's David Aldridge reported Friday the two parties agreed to a four-year contract. Marc Stein of ESPN.com addedShow More Summary
The Utah Jazz jumped on Kentucky's one-and-done bandwagon, drafting Wildcat freshman forward Trey Lyles with the No. 12 pick in the 2015 NBA draft. Now, projections on who Utah's next rookie will be transition to projections on how that...Show More Summary
Free agent guard Wesley Matthews and the Mavericks have agreed on a four-year deal with financial terms that will depend on whether center DeAndre Jordan decides to join him in Dallas.
Free agent guard Wes Matthews spurned a large offer from the Sacramento Kings late Thursday night to accept a four-year offer from the Dallas Mavericks, according to a league source.
Day 1 of the NBA's free-agency period was utter chaos, with deals flying left and right. Trades were made, billions of dollars were spent and the basketball world struggled to keep up with the breakneck pace. That's not even remotely...Show More Summary
LaMarcus Aldridge has been getting a lot of free dinners since July 1, the start of free agency, as he's one of the most coveted players in this year's class. With the Miami Heat entering the race for the big man as a late addition,Show More Summary
If the Los Angeles Lakers don't turn their fortunes around inside three years, then heads will roll in the front office. More specifically, Jim Buss, part-owner and president of basketball operations, may be out of a job. In an interview...Show More Summary
The Golden State Warriors once again resisted their first impulse. Result, once again: success. Just as the Warriors considered trading shooting guard Klay Thompson for Kevin Love last summer until wiser heads prevailed, sources sayShow More Summary
Jeremy Lin is an unrestricted free agent, and suitors are sure to come calling for a player who can capably serve as a low-level starter or a top-tier leader of a second unit. Even though the point guard hasn't been able to live up to...Show More Summary