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NBA Preseason 2014: Schedule and Predictions for Remaining Exhibitions

One more day of preseason basketball—that’s all that stands between NBA fans and the start of the regular season on Tuesday. Friday is the last day of the preseason, with nine games on tap that will feature superstars like Kobe Bryant,...Show More Summary

5 Bold Predictions for the Chicago Bulls During 2014-15 Season

It would be pointless to say that the Chicago Bulls are entering the basketball year with high expectations, because there was never a time when the bar was set low during Tom Thibodeau ’s head coaching tenure. Both he and his players...Show More Summary

Show and Prove

Evan Turner is embracing a chance to reinvent himself and resurrect his career in Boston. The post Show and Prove appeared first on SLAMonline.

Kevin Love Wants More Touches Inside the Paint

Cleveland Cavaliers head coach David Blatt’s offense is built in such a way that Kevin Love has often found himself drifting out towards the three-point line. Love — who got […] The post Kevin Love Wants More Touches Inside the Paint appeared first on SLAMonline.

Jeanie Buss Says Only Losers Don’t Want to Play With Kobe Bryant

Los Angeles Lakers team president Jeanie Buss doesn’t want anyone on the team who would fear playing alongside Kobe Bryant. That’s a losing mentality, according to Buss, who was a […] The post Jeanie Buss Says Only Losers Don’t Want to Play With Kobe Bryant appeared first on SLAMonline.

Kevin Love on Trade from Minny: ‘I Knew That I Needed to Move on’

Cleveland Cavaliers All-Star forward Kevin Love reflects on his six seasons with the Minnesota Timberwolves in a first-person account. Love admits that the endless losing turned him into the least […] The post Kevin Love on Trade from Minny: ‘I Knew That I Needed to Move on’ appeared first on SLAMonline.

Phil Jackson Thinks Carmelo Anthony Will Improve His Passing

New York Knicks team president Phil Jackson sat down with his old CBA buddy Charley Rosen, and gave a frank assessment of his team prior to the start of the […] The post Phil Jackson Thinks Carmelo Anthony Will Improve His Passing appeared first on SLAMonline.

Celtics assistant McCarty denies larceny charge

Boston Celtics assistant coach and former player Walter McCarty has pleaded not guilty to larceny for allegedly failing to pay $18,000 he owes for the purchase and installation of cabinets.

Eric Bledsoe Shakes Jared Cunningham Off the Court (VIDEO)

Phoenix Suns guard Eric Bledsoe did something truly horrible to Jared Cunningham of the LA Clippers Wednesday night. Bledsoe’s stop-on-a-dime shake sent young Jared stumbling literally off the playing floor, […] The post Eric Bledsoe Shakes Jared Cunningham Off the Court (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.

Back injury sidelines Nash for season

Steve Nash hoped for one more chance to show off his playmaking skills after fighting injuries and time for two miserable years with the Los Angeles Lakers.

#TBT: Glen Rice

Rice goes off for 42 and 8. The post #TBT: Glen Rice appeared first on SLAMonline.

Nash out for season with back injury

Due to a recurring back injury, Lakers point guard Steve Nash will be out for the season, it was announced today. After consultations with Lakers medical staff, both Nash and the organization believe it is best to focus on rest and rehabilitation at this time.

Victor Oladipo out with facial fracture

Second-year Orlando Magic guard Victor Oladipo will be out of action indefinitely due to a facial fracture suffered in practice Thursday, according to General Manager Rob Hennigan. After being evaluated Thursday afternoon, Oladipo will undergo a corrective surgical procedure this Saturday (tomorrow). Show More Summary

Q+A: Jabari Parker

The Bucks' rookie talks about his adjustment to the NBA. The post Q+A: Jabari Parker appeared first on SLAMonline.

Knicks sign Australian center Vandenberg

The New York Knicks signed center Jordan Vandenberg on Thursday.

Steve Nash Ruled Out For the Season

The Los Angeles Lakers announced Thursday night that point guard Steve Nash will not suit up this season, due to a recurring back injury. Nash, 40, has only appeared in […] The post Steve Nash Ruled Out For the Season appeared first on SLAMonline.

Julius Randle Says ‘I want to be the next Kobe’

Los Angeles Lakers rookie big man Julius Randle had his best performance in Purple and Gold thus far Wednesday night, coming off the bench for a team-leading 17 points on […] The post Julius Randle Says ‘I want to be the next Kobe’ appeared first on SLAMonline.

NBA Replay Center to open with first game of 2014-15 season

The National Basketball Association announced Thursday that the league will open a new, state-of-the-art NBA Replay Center beginning with the first game of the 2014-15 NBA regular season. The NBA Replay Center will enhance the performance...Show More Summary

5 Bold Predictions for the Golden State Warriors During the 2014-15 Season

The Golden State Warriors made the most out of their offseason, improving weak spots on their roster and upgrading their coaching staff. Coming off a 51-win season, the Warriors are looking to take the final step toward true contender...Show More Summary

NBA Unveils a New Instant Replay Center Facility (VIDEO)

Instant replay is an increasingly important aspect of the game for the NBA. A fancy new replay center was unveiled Thursday. From the press release: The NBA announced [Thursday] that […] The post NBA Unveils a New Instant Replay Center Facility (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.

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