Is it the way he sneaks and creeps his way through and around forests of flailing limbs, somehow finding the faintest view from which to kiss the ball off the glass? Is it the brief reverse of course on a fast break to feed a trailing...Show More Summary
The San Antonio Spurs today announced that they have signed guard Robert Vaden and forward Fuquan Edwin. Vaden, 6-5/205, most recently played for Belfius Mons-Hainaut in Belgium. This past season he appeared in 10 games, averaging 9.0 points and 1.6 rebounds in 27.0 minutes He has also played internationally for Telekom Baskets Bonn of Germany [...]
The Houston Rockets and San Antonio Spurs will wrap up their preseason schedules Friday evening when the Southwest Division foes clash at Toyota Center. Following a 90-89 victory over the Orlando Magic, Houston will be looking to round...Show More Summary
When the Lakers traded four draft picks to sign Steve Nash, his new teammates couldn't wait to talk about what might happen when Nash began distributing the ball to the likes of Kobe Bryant and Pau Gasol.
Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey announced today that the team has claimed forward Earl Clark off waivers and requested waivers on Josh Powell. Clark (6-10, 234, Louisville), a sixth year forward appeared in 54 games during the 2013-14 season with Cleveland (45 games) and New York (nine games) averaging 4.8 points and 2.6 rebounds in [...]
The Oklahoma City Thunder suffered another blow during their already rough offseason. With Kevin Durant already out for the first part of the regular season, Anthony Morrow may be joining him. According to Darnell Mayberry of The Oklahoman,...Show More Summary
This is it for Iman Shumpert. The big contract year. The one that could determine his value next summer when he's slated for restricted free agency. That's when the Knicks must choose whether or not to commit and match any offer he receives...Show More Summary
The Brooklyn Nets have traded guard Marquis Teague, along with the 2019 second round draft pick that was obtained from Milwaukee this past June, to the Philadelphia 76ers in exchange for guard Casper Ware, Nets General Manager Billy King announced today. The pick the Sixers receive will be the more favorable of Milwaukee’s or Sacramento’s second-round [...]
The Detroit Pistons have exercised team options on the contracts of center Andre Drummond and guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, the team announced today. Both players’ contracts are now extended through the 2015-16 NBA season. Drummond is clearly a building block for the Pistons; a rebounding machine with a lot of potential. Caldwell-Pope is still proving his value in [...]
The Charlotte Hornets have waived guard Justin Cobbs, forward Dallas Lauderdale and center Brian Qvale, General Manager Rich Cho announced today. Cobbs saw action in two preseason games, averaging 1.0 point and 1.0 rebound in 4.5 minutes. Lauderdale and Qvale each appeared in one preseason game, seeing 3:13 worth of action. The Hornets roster currently stands [...]
The Brooklyn Nets have exercised the third-year contract options on forward/center Mason Plumlee and guard/forward Sergey Karasev, Nets General Manager Billy King announced today. Both players will remain under contract through at least the 2015-16 season. Selected out of Duke in the first round of the 2013 NBA Draft (22nd overall), Plumlee was named to the [...]
The New York Knicks have waived center Didier Mbenga and forward Orlando Sanchez, team President Phil Jackson announced today. Mbenga, 7-0, 250-pounds, signed with New York on Oct. 8. He appeared in one preseason game, scoring two points over five minutes. Sanchez, 6-9, 220-pounds, appeared in one preseason game after signing as a free agent on Sep. [...]
The New Orleans Pelicans have waived forward Kevin Jones and guard D.J. Stephens. Jones, 6-8, 260, spent the 2013-14 season with the Canton Charge of the NBA Development League where he averaged 16.9 points and 8.0 rebounds per game, earning a selection to the 2014 NBADL All-Star Game. This summer, Jones was a member of the [...]
The Oklahoma City Thunder announced today that the team has waived guard Michael Jenkins, forwards Richard Solomon and Talib Zanna, according to Executive Vice President and General Manager Sam Presti. Jenkins appeared in all seven preseason games for the Thunder and averaged 6.0 points, 1.7 rebounds and 1.7 assists in 17.5 minutes. Solomon saw action in three [...]
The Brooklyn Nets and Philadelphia 76ers have agreed to a trade that will send Marquis Teague to the City of Brotherly Love. Per Rod Boone of Newsday, the Nets will receive Casper Ware and a second-round pick in the 2019 draft in exchange...Show More Summary
The NBA preseason is about development and acclimation, first and foremost. It takes some time to work the rust out of bodies that haven’t played the five-on-five game all summer. But for many, it’s also a tryout of sorts. And sinceShow More Summary
His shirt soaked with champagne after winning his fourth title in 2007, Tim Duncan had one more move before celebrating further with his Spurs teammates. He pivoted in a hallway inside Quicken Loans Arena, pulled 22-year-old LeBron James close and delivered a message.
ESPN's ranking of the top 500 NBA players has already left some superstars angry (see: Bryant, Kobe), and its ranking of 2013-14 NBA MVP Kevin Durant at No. 8 has understandably raised some eyebrows. ESPN justified the ranking by explaining that the Jones fracture in Durant's right foot bumped last year's No. Show More Summary
Jose Calderon has his work cut out for him in his first year wearing blue and orange. Assuming his calf strain doesn 't prevent him from suiting up next Wednesday for opening night, Calderon is the likely choice for the New York Knicks' starting point guard. A star he is not. Show More Summary
The first episode of LA Clippers All-Stars Blake Griffin and Chris Paul’s sketch comedy series aired Thursday night on Adult Swim. Thoughts on “BGCP3TV in HD”? The post Chris Paul and Blake Griffin Star in Episode 1 of ‘BGCP3TV in HD’ (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.