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Raptors' DeMar DeRozan Jumps over Teammate Kyle Lowry for Dunk

The Toronto Raptors have a promising backcourt with DeMar DeRozan and Kyle Lowry, and they were able to team up to put on a show during the offseason. During a dunk contest, Lowry threw an alley-oop pass off the backboard to DeRozan, who proceeded to dunk over his teammates. Show More Summary

Andrew Wiggins Must Be Dealt for Cleveland Cavaliers to Win with LeBron James

Andrew Wiggins must go in order for LeBron James to win titles in Cleveland. It's a sad reality for Cleveland Cavaliers fans. Wiggins, the No. 1 overall pick in the 2014 NBA draft, has unmeasurable upside. He's an athletic wing who can...Show More Summary

NBA Planning 7-Day All-Star Break in 2014-15

The NBA is reportedly planning a seven-day All-Star break in 2015 to give players extra rest. Last season, teams were given a five-day layoff during the All-Star break. Per the Sun Sentinel: […] The post NBA Planning 7-Day All-Star Break in 2014-15 appeared first on SLAMonline.

Cold Hard Fact for Friday, July 25, 2014

Fact: Byron Scott is the seventh Los Angeles Laker to both play for and coach the team. Bleacher Report will be bringing sports fans the most interesting and engaging Cold Hard Fact of the day, presented by Coors Light. Source: ESPN Stats & Info Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com

Kevin Love Withdraws From Team USA

Kevin Love has withdrawn from Team USA this summer because he doesn’t want to risk injury amidst ongoing trade talks, according to the Associated Press. Love, who was among the […] The post Kevin Love Withdraws From Team USA appeared first on SLAMonline.

Lakers Rumors: Byron Scott Will Have to Fix LA Defense to Find Success

The Los Angeles Lakers have certainly taken their time in making a head-coach hiring, but it appears that the purple and gold may have finally settled on Byron Scott to guide the team into a new era. According to sources for ESPN's Chris...Show More Summary

Kevin Love Will Skip 2014 FIBA World Cup

The FIBA Basketball World Cup is set to commence at the end of August, but Team USA's roster took yet another hit in the form of a key withdrawal Saturday. According to USA basketball's official website, Minnesota Timberwolves powerShow More Summary

NBA Rumors: Latest on Kevin Love, Eric Bledsoe and More

Now that the biggest free agents are off the market, one name will continue to captivate NBA fans and franchises until a move is inevitably made. Kevin Love has been the talk of the NBA since the weeks prior to the 2014 NBA draft. He...Show More Summary

Report: Wolves' Love withdraws from Team USA roster

A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that Kevin Love has withdrawn from this summer's USA Basketball roster because of his uncertain NBA status.

NBA Rumors: Latest Trade Buzz Surrounding Kevin Love and Eric Bledsoe

It's official, folks: Kevin Love trade talks have now hijacked the NBA's offseason. The torch has been passed from Carmelo Anthony's and LeBron James' decisions to Love's potential move away from the Minnesota Timberwolves. Love is truly...Show More Summary

Video: Carlos Boozer Bulls highlights

Enjoy these video highlights of good Carlos Boozer moments with the Bulls. Chicago recently waived Boozer via amnesty clause, and the Lakers snatched him up for the upcomnig season.

Kings extend deadline on Quincy Acy option

Here’s the Sacramento Bee with an update on the Kings: The Kings reached an agreement with third-year forward Quincy Acy and his agent to extend the deadline to guarantee his salary for next season until Aug. 15. The deadline had been Saturday and without the extension the Kings were considering declining the option. The agreement allows the [...]

Jeremy Lin introduced as new member of Lakers

Here’s ESPN Los Angeles reporting on the Lakers: Jeremy Lin remains one of the most recognizable basketball players in the world, and he’s joined perhaps the most popular global brand of any basketball team in the Los Angeles Lakers. But it doesn’t mean Lin is looking to use all that attention to replicate the same lightning-in-a-bottle situation [...]

NBA Rumors: Latest Buzz on Kevin Love, Amar'e Stoudemire and More

For NBA fans, this is either the best offseason ever or the three most interminable months in the history of the sport. The marquee free agents took their time in deciding their new homes, while one of the best players in the league has been on the trade block all summer, with no end in sight. Show More Summary

Dwyane Wade Goes Shopping with Gabrielle Union, Does Not Look Enthused

Dwyane Wade is engaged to Hollywood star Gabrielle Union, and the couple went out shopping on Friday. That is to say, Union went dress shopping while Wade apparently picked up the tab. He captioned the photo: Out shopping with the soon to be Mrs...And this is my stance in every store haaa... Show More Summary

Lakers re-sign Xavier Henry

The Los Angeles Lakers have re-signed free agent guard Xavier Henry, it was announced today by General Manager Mitch Kupchak. “Xavier earned a spot on our team last season after being a training camp invitee, and we hope he continues the dedication to improving he has displayed for us thus far,” said Kupchak. “When healthy, Xavier [...]

Andrew Wiggins Would Shine Brighter with Timberwolves Than He Would with Cavs

Where will Andrew Wiggins begin his career? If it's in Minnesota, bet on some individual hardware coming his way by season's end. The Cleveland Cavaliers and Minnesota Timberwolves are playing with the young man's future. The rumorsShow More Summary

Lakers' Gamble on Humbled Carlos Boozer Could Help End or Rebuild His Career

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — It’d be pretty funny if the Los Angeles Lakers made a token salary bid in the Carlos Boozer amnesty auction, assuming their offer at about half the average salary couldn’t possibly be the best one for a guy who averaged...Show More Summary

Do the Houston Rockets Have Any Tricks Left Up Their Sleeve This Offseason?

It's easy to look at the offseason for the Houston Rockets and criticize general manager Daryl Morey for what he lost. Chandler Parsons, who could have been kept on a salary under $1 million if his team option was picked up, is now with...Show More Summary

Why the Minnesota Timberwolves Should Give Ricky Rubio Near-Max Deal

After playing for the Minnesota Timberwolves for three years, 23-year-old point guard Ricky Rubio is looking for a contract extension. Rubio 's numbers may be modest, but he deserves a near-max deal. He has a career average of 10.1 points...Show More Summary

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