USA Basketball unveiled the star-studded 12-man roster representing the 2016 U.S. Olympic Men’s Basketball Team at the Rio Olympics this summer Monday morning. The squad features six Olympic and/or FIBA The post 2016 U.S. Olympic Men’s Basketball Team Announced appeared first on SLAMonline.
Featuring six Olympic and/or FIBA World Cup gold medalists, USA Basketball unveiled its official 12-man 2016 U.S. Olympic Men's Basketball Team.
The NBA’s level of fluidity is approaching its yearly peak. With the draft in the rearview mirror and free agency set to kick off in a handful of days, teams all around the league are shaking things up. We’ ve already seen one blockbuster...Show More Summary
Kevin Durant is hitting the open market this summer. You might have heard about it. KD is kind of a big deal. But he isn’t the only one. Sure, the 2013-14 MVP is the biggest star out there, but studs like Hassan Whiteside and Chandler...Show More Summary
In case you had forgotten, the NBA news cycle takes a while to settle down after the Finals. The annual draft brought plenty of excitement Thursday, just four days after the Cleveland Cavaliers secured the title, and now the upcoming...Show More Summary
Here’s the Oklahoman reporting on that a Thunder rookie will be battling in the Olympics instead of playing summer league ball: A few of OKC’s young pieces are expected to compete: Cameron Payne, Josh Huestis and Mitch McGary. But perhaps the Thunder’s most anticipated young talent, rookie Domantas Sabonis, won’t be in Orlando for summer league, The Oklahoman [...]
Cleveland Cavaliers general manager David Griffin offered a brief look at the team's plans for the summer on ESPN's NBA Lockdown podcast on Sunday. "We intend to keep this group together and see what we're capable of," he said (via ESPN.com's...Show More Summary
Having already traded Derrick Rose to the New York Knicks, the Chicago Bulls may not be done reshuffling their roster this offseason. Taj Gibson could be the next veteran out the door. The Chicago Sun-Times' Joe Cowley reported Sunday the Bulls have talked to other teams about trading Gibson. More to follow. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com
The Shaq show came to Havana on Sunday as NBA great Shaquille O'Neal put on a basketball clinic for local youngsters, becoming the latest emissary for American outreach to the people of Cuba.
The Memphis Grizzlies bolstered their backcourt depth Sunday by claiming guard Tony Wroten off of waivers. Ian Begley of ESPN.com reported the news on Wroten, whom the New York Knicks released this past Wednesday. More to follow. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com
The Lakers have a long history of bringing in big men like Whiteside. The post Report: Lakers Will ‘Aggressively Pursue’ Hassan Whiteside appeared first on SLAMonline.
The star point guard will seek his first Olympic gold medal. The post Report: Kyrie Irving Accepts Team USA Invite, Completes Roster appeared first on SLAMonline.
The All-Star shooting guard reportedly has no interest in meeting with other teams. The post Report: DeMar DeRozan Returning To Toronto appeared first on SLAMonline.
The list of teams that the superstar free agent will meet with is starting to take shape. The post Report: Kevin Durant Not Expected To Meet With Lakers or Wizards This Summer appeared first on SLAMonline.
Simmons' 21-year-old cousin was struck and killed in New Jersey. The post Ben Simmons’ Cousin Killed In Hit-And-Run Accident appeared first on SLAMonline.
In one sense, NBA draft grades can fall into the same classification as mock drafts as an unnecessary feature going into or out of an event. But we know the usefulness of mock drafts, which at least offer a one-stop shop of information pertaining to every team's need and the prospect stock market. Show More Summary
For the past few years, everyone’s been talking about "next summer this" and "future summers that." This is one they were referring to. Kevin Durant is arguably the biggest star since LeBron James to dive head-first into the free-agency...Show More Summary
The 2016 NBA draft came and went on Thursday, but several players who did not hear their names called are set to make an impact next season as undrafted free agents. Players like Udonis Haslem, Brad Miller and Ben Wallace were able to...Show More Summary
Zachary Simmons, the cousin of Philadelphia 76ers No. 1 draft pick Ben Simmons, was struck and killed by a black SUV in a hit-and-run accident around 3:30 a.m. ET on Saturday in Hoboken, New Jersey, police told CBS New York. He was 21...Show More Summary
Bedlam or boredom? This summer's NBA free-agent market will be marked by more of the former than the latter. The influx of money from the league's new national TV deal (to which Turner Sports, Bleacher Report's parent company, is a party) figures to fling salaries and contract values into the stratosphere. Show More Summary