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Bosh to appear on TNT's new series as studio analyst

TNT's Players Only franchise will include appearances by 11-time NBA All-Star Chris Bosh as part of its studio coverage when the series debuts Monday, Feb. 27, at 7 p.m. ET. Bosh, an 11-time NBA All-Star and two-time NBA Champion with...Show More Summary

Bird, Kidd say don't look for OKC's Westbrook to slow down

Larry Bird and Jason Kidd know firsthand the all-around effort it takes to record a triple-double in the natural flow of the game, and they don't expect Oklahoma City point guard Russell Westbrook to back off down the stretch of the regular season        

Jameis Winston delivers wrong message to kids

Buccaneers QB acknowledges using 'poor word choice' in speech at elementary school        

76ers trade Nerlens Noel to Mavericks

Philadelphia has traded Noel to Dallas for Andrew Bogut, Justin Anderson and a first-round draft pick.        

AP Source: Mavericks get Noel from 76ers for Bogut, Anderson

A person with knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press that the Dallas Mavericks have acquired big man Nerlens Noel from Philadelphia        

Derrick Rose: ‘I Get All My Points Off Random Baskets’

Derrick Rose is unhappy with his role in the Knicks' offense. The post Derrick Rose: ‘I Get All My Points Off Random Baskets’ appeared first on SLAMonline.

Watch Joel Embiid hug Nerlens Noel goodbye and try not to cry

Nerlens Noel found out he’d been traded to Dallas in the middle of practice. Before leaving to get on the plane he needed to say goodbye to a friend, teammate Joel Embiid. Joel Embiid saying goodbye to Nerlens Noel: pic.twitter.com/7iK48eStUj — Tom Moore (@tmoore76ers) February 23, 2017 The pair have been close since being drafted by the 76ers. Show More Summary

Reports: Dallas Mavericks acquire Nerlens Noel in trade

Five months after Nerlens Noel started complaining about the Sixers' frontcourt logjam, the situation has been resolved. Philly fans wanted to see the Noel/Joel combination work, so much that they once gave a standing ovation on a possession where Noel and Joel Embiid passed the ball to each other and drew a foul. But the pair played just eight minutes together.

Shaq Compares Leaving Orlando to Durant Leaving OKC

Shaquille O'Neal understands Russell Westbrook's rage following Kevin Durant's departure. The post Shaq Compares Leaving Orlando to Durant Leaving OKC appeared first on SLAMonline.

Trade Deadline buzz: Chicago Bulls seem unwilling to deal Jimmy Butler

By this afternoon, the roster fates of some of the biggest names in the NBA will be defined (for this season at least). The trade deadline is closing in fast and a handful of deals have already been consummated (which you can catch up on here and here), but more may be on the horizon.

76ers trade Nerlens Noel to Mavericks for Justin Anderson, Bogut

Noel, who was drafted 6th overall in '13, is averaging 8.9 points and 5 rebounds this year        

Did Rubio prove that Knicks trade is for real?

With the NBA trade deadline looming, NBA players are having a blast messing around with people's...        

2017 NBA Trade Deadline Tracker

The door is wide open for a big finish to the trade season. The post 2017 NBA Trade Deadline Tracker appeared first on SLAMonline.

Power of science: Warriors thrive with chemistry experiment

All that concern about adding Durant to Warriors' lineup? Golden State has jelled just fine        

Celtics trade rumors suggest Danilo Gallinari could be a back-up plan to a mega deal

But that’d make little sense for the Celtics or Nuggets. The Boston Celtics may fall short of acquiring Jimmy Butler or Paul George ahead of the 3 p.m. NBA trade deadline. But on Thursday’s SportsCenter with Cari Champion, ESPN.com’s...Show More Summary

Spud Webb Talks All-Star Saturday Night, Isaiah Thomas and What He Was Up To The Night Before The ’86 Dunk Contest

During All-Star Weekend, we caught up with '86 Dunk Contest winner Spud Webb. The post Spud Webb Talks All-Star Saturday Night, Isaiah Thomas and What He Was Up To The Night Before The ’86 Dunk Contest appeared first on SLAMonline.

Jrue Holiday is the key to making the Anthony Davis-DeMarcus Cousins partnership work

The Pelicans’ point guard does a terrific job leading by example. That’ll matter now more than ever. BROOKLYN — Jrue Holiday knows he’s a leader. He’s just not sure what kind. He’s always positive with his teammates, even when offering criticism. Show More Summary

Damian Lillard Calls Trade Rumors ‘Disheartening’

Damian Lillard says he's seen his name bandied about in trade rumors. The post Damian Lillard Calls Trade Rumors ‘Disheartening’ appeared first on SLAMonline.

Pacers and Lakers Reportedly Discussing Paul George Trade

Paul George wants to stay in Indy if he can contend for a title. The post Pacers and Lakers Reportedly Discussing Paul George Trade appeared first on SLAMonline.

N.B.A. Trade Deadline: Here’s What Might Happen Today

Will Paul George go to the Lakers? Will Carmelo Anthony leave the Knicks? We’ll know by 3 p.m. Eastern today.

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