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Tim Duncan to Appear in ‘The Punisher’ Comic Book

San Antonio Spurs big man Tim Duncan is a huge fan of “The Punisher” comics. He even wears a knee brace of his hero‘s logo. In a pretty neat cross-promotion […] The post Tim Duncan to Appear in ‘The Punisher’ Comic Book appeared first on SLAMonline.

Sacramento Kings will retire jersey of Peja Stojakovic

The Sacramento Kings announced today that the #16 jersey of three-time NBA All-Star and NBA Champion Peja Stojakovic will be retired on December 16, when the Kings host the Oklahoma City Thunder at Sleep Train Arena. During his eight seasons in Sacramento, the fan-favorite small forward played more games for the Kings than any [...]

Los Angeles Clippers Season Preview: 'Ceiling Is to Get There and Win It All'

The Los Angeles Clippers will hope to end the upcoming NBA season in more harmonious fashion than last year, when they made their exit from the playoffs under a cloud of off-the-court drama. Is it finally time for Chris Paul and theShow More Summary

Klay Thompson's Agent Calls Him the Best Two-Way Shooting Guard in the NBA

If the Golden State Warriors hadn't been working on a contract extension with fourth-year guard Klay Thompson before, the negotiating sessions may now be officially underway. Thompson's agent, Bill Duffy, started publicly posturing on...Show More Summary

Wilson Chandler Selling a Storage Facility Worth of Sneakers (VIDEO)

Denver Nuggets forward Wilson Chandler owns so many sneakers, that he has to keep them locked away in a storage facility. There’s good news, sneaker nerds: Chandler tells Nice Kicks […] The post Wilson Chandler Selling a Storage Facility Worth of Sneakers (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.

Chicago Bulls Season Preview: 'This Is a Team That Could Go All the Way'

Derrick Rose is finally back and ready to lead the Chicago Bulls into the new NBA season, where expectations will be high for a reloaded squad. Will the additions of big-name players like Pau Gasol be enough to bring the Bulls a title? Howard Beck and Ric Bucher preview the Bulls' upcoming season when they join Adam Lefkoe in the video above. Show More Summary

Cleveland Cavaliers Season Preview: Can LeBron and Love Win a Title in Year 1?

The Cleveland Cavaliers had quite the offseason, bringing LeBron James back home and shipping out No. 1 pick Andrew Wiggins for All-Star Kevin Love. As the two superstars join Kyrie Irving, are the Cavaliers ready to compete for an NBA title? Howard Beck and Ric Bucher preview the big season in Cleveland, as they join Adam Lefkoe in the video above. Show More Summary

Dallas Mavericks Season Preview: Can Carlisle Recapture 2011 Championship Magic?

The Dallas Mavericks will enter the 2014-15 NBA season with heightened expectations, adding a variety of weapons as they hope to contend for another championship. Can Rick Carlisle and Dirk Nowitzki take the Mavs back to the promised...Show More Summary

SLAM 182 is On Sale Now!

Wiggins, Parker, Randle and more round out an already legendary rookie class. The post SLAM 182 is On Sale Now! appeared first on SLAMonline.

Predicting the Role and Impact of Each Cleveland Cavs Newcomer This Season

When the Cleveland Cavaliers tip off their 2014-15 NBA season, many viewers will be scrambling for the media guide to see exactly who all these new faces are. The Cavs currently have 18 players on their active roster, 13 of which are new to the team this summer. Show More Summary

Every NBA Team's Worst Nightmare for 2014-15 Season

When the 2014-15 NBA season commences, most teams will have lofty dreams of hoisting the Larry O'Brien Trophy next June. Reality will soon thwart those grand plans for all but one franchise, however. Luckily, the 2014-15 season won't necessarily be a bust for the other 29 squads. Show More Summary

Greg Oden Reportedly Abused Alcohol With the Miami Heat

Free agent center Greg Oden’s basketball career is once again at a crossroads. Oden joined the Miami Heat and played sparingly in 23 regular season games — with averages of […] The post Greg Oden Reportedly Abused Alcohol With the Miami Heat appeared first on SLAMonline.

Jalen Rose Wants Chris Webber to Apologize for ‘Transgressions’ at Michigan

Former college hoops and NBA star Jalen Rose isn’t involved in an upcoming documentary on the fabled Fab Five. Rose, currently an ESPN talking head, says his relationship with former […] The post Jalen Rose Wants Chris Webber to Apologize for ‘Transgressions’ at Michigan appeared first on SLAMonline.

Deron Williams Says His Ankles are Finally Healthy

For the first time in at least two years, Brooklyn Nets point guard Deron Williams will start the season without having to worry about his troublesome ankles. D-Will says his […] The post Deron Williams Says His Ankles are Finally Healthy appeared first on SLAMonline.

Agent: Klay Thompson is the Best Two-Way Shooting Guard in the NBA

Expectations continue to get raised for Golden State Warriors shooting guard Klay Thompson. With a gold medal having been added to his résumé, Thompson is looking to have yet another […] The post Agent: Klay Thompson is the Best Two-Way Shooting Guard in the NBA appeared first on SLAMonline.

Kevin Garnett to Start for the Nets and Play Heavier Minutes

New Brooklyn Nets head coach Lionel Hollins expects Kevin Garnett to return for his 20th season and final year of his contract. Hollins can’t imagine KG not starting, or playing […] The post Kevin Garnett to Start for the Nets and Play Heavier Minutes appeared first on SLAMonline.

Ranking the Los Angeles Lakers' Offseason Acquisitions

The Los Angeles Lakers added several new pieces to their roster over the summer, exploring every possible avenue of bringing in talent. They selected Julius Randle and Jordan Clarkson in June's NBA draft, traded for Jeremy Lin, signed...Show More Summary

Ranking the Top 5 Uniforms in Los Angeles Clippers History

The Los Angeles Clippers franchise doesn't have a history of winning in bunches, but in terms of uniforms, their tradition is as rich as it gets. The Clips have won many times in the looks department, and part of the intrigue in their...Show More Summary

Do the Grind Era Memphis Grizzlies Have an Expiration Date?

For the Memphis Grizzlies, a generation of calm shall come after this offseason's tumult. Owner Robert Pera found his peace after shaking up the front office almost two years after buying the team. Afterward, he committed to the perfect...Show More Summary

What If Kawhi Leonard Doesn't Become a San Antonio Spurs Superstar This Season?

Kawhi Leonard has largely been a quiet standout for the San Antonio Spurs, but the small forward has proven he holds the potential of becoming a top NBA player. That statement is not exactly ground-shaking, especially given his elite showing during the 2013 finals. Show More Summary

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