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Seven Grizzlies players dealing with stomach virus

Seven members of the Memphis Grizzlies are dealing with a stomach virus and their status is uncertain for Friday's game with the Boston Celtics.

Rubio unsure when he'll return from ankle sprain

Almost two weeks after he severely sprained his right ankle, Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio says he remains uncertain when he will return to the court.

Washington Wizards Spend Day Off Playing FIFA on Verizon Center Jumbotron

The Washington Wizards are putting the Verizon Center scoreboard to good use on their day off. Some Wizards players hooked up an Xbox game console to the Jumbotron, took a seat in the stands and played FIFA. Whoever came up with the idea should be applauded. Show More Summary

Kobe Bryant Explains His Trash Talk With Dwight Howard

Things were much calmer between Kobe Bryant and Dwight Howard the second time this season that the Lakers and Rockets faced off. Mostly due to the fact that Howard was […] The post Kobe Bryant Explains His Trash Talk With Dwight Howard appeared first on SLAMonline.

David Lee's Reserve Role Could Put Golden State Warriors over the Top

David Lee's impending return could be complicated, and maybe even a little messy, if the Golden State Warriors don't play things right. But if this goes smoothly, we could see a Warriors team that has played as well as anyone to this point reach a whole new level. Problem No. Show More Summary

Most Startling Statistics of Philadelphia 76ers' Season so Far

Most of the NBA's organizations have a number of startling statistics, but the Philadelphia 76ers might hold a number of the crazier ones. Philly has the league's youngest roster, and general manager Sam Hinkie's intentions with his team haven't been too big of a secret. Show More Summary

Wizards assign Glen Rice to D-League

The Washington Wizards announced today that guard Glen Rice has been assigned to the Fort Wayne Mad Ants of the NBA Development League. Rice has appeared in five games this season for Washington while averaging 2.2 points in 8.5 minutes per game.

Metta World Peace Reveals He's Now Pals with Malice at the Palace Beer-Thrower

Wednesday marked the 10th anniversary of arguably the ugliest moment in NBA history. On Thursday, Metta World Peace revealed an intriguing update to the saga. On Nov. 19, 2004, the Indiana Pacers and the Detroit Pistons were involved...Show More Summary

Durant agrees to endorsement deal with Sonic restaurants

Reigning NBA MVP Kevin Durant has agreed to an endorsement deal with SONIC Drive-In, the Oklahoma City-based company said in a news release on Thursday.

There Is No Comparing John Wall and Kyrie Irving Anymore

Sometimes even the greatest NBA disputes are terminated in an instant, bringing an end to warring parallels that tirelessly hoarded headlines and dominated discussion and bar-stool bickering for years. Kyrie Irving and John Wall, long...Show More Summary

#TBT: Chris Webber

C-Webb goes off against Jermaine O'Neal. The post #TBT: Chris Webber appeared first on SLAMonline.

Who Is Joe Harris: Cavs Afterthought Suddenly Has Real Role

You didn't hear Joe Harris' name much in the NBA draft conversation over the past few years before the Cleveland Cavaliers took him No. 33 overall in June. He was, however, one heck of a college basketball player. Of course, we've seen...Show More Summary

Fantasy Basketball: The Payoff of Owning Wade, Rose

How to handle D-Wade and D-Rose's injuries, tracking this year's breakout stars, and more. The post Fantasy Basketball: The Payoff of Owning Wade, Rose appeared first on SLAMonline.

Markieff Morris on Kentavious Caldwell-Pope: ‘He Doesn’t Have Any Heart’

The Phoenix Suns grinded out a tough 88-86 victory Wednesday night in Detroit, and things got heated between Markieff Morris and Pistons guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope. KCP finished with 15 points, […] The post Markieff Morris on Kentavious Caldwell-Pope: ‘He Doesn’t Have Any Heart’ appeared first on SLAMonline.

NBA Trade Rumors: Latest Speculation Surrounding Rajon Rondo and More

The NBA season can be broken into three acts—the pre -trade deadline, the post-trade deadline and the playoffs. While the actual trades will likely come closer to the Feb. 20 deadline, there are always plenty of rumors circulating around the league in that pre -trade deadline period. Show More Summary

Nick Young and Jordan Hill Are Keeping Morale Up in Lakers Locker Room

Nick Young's return from injury is a godsend for the Lakers in so many ways. He's averaging 16.5 points a game since returning to the lineup Tuesday, and Los Angeles has won both games he's played in thus far. Young's biggest contribution, however, is his transcendent work in postgame interviews. Show More Summary

What Is Wrong with Los Angeles Clippers' Offense Right Now?

Paging Alvin Gentry. You're needed for a cleanup in the Staples Center. Yes, the Los Angeles Clippers offense is a bit of a mess, and it's Gentry's job to fix it. At least, the Clips wish it were. L.A. had the NBA's most efficient offense a year ago. Show More Summary

Hornets’ Jeffrey Taylor Suspended 24 Games for Domestic Abuse

The NBA came down hard on Charlotte Hornets swingman Jeffrey Taylor, suspending him for 24 games, it was announced Wednesday. With so much focus on domestic violence in pro sports […] The post Hornets’ Jeffrey Taylor Suspended 24 Games for Domestic Abuse appeared first on SLAMonline.

Nike cancels plans to unveil Iverson tribute shoe

Nike is pulling back on plans for a shoe that sneakily honors Allen Iverson after the former NBA superstar questioned whether the company could use his old number and team colors while he's endorsed by rival Reebok.

Do Chicago Bulls Really Need Healthy Derrick Rose to Contend for NBA Title?

The Chicago Bulls can be a dominant two-way force without a fully healthy Derrick Rose. But the line separating really good teams from full-fledged contenders is one Chicago can only cross with the former MVP at his best. After getting only 49 games out of Rose the past three seasons, the Bulls have learned to live without him. Show More Summary

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