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Ethan Skolnick on Harden Kicking LeBron in the Groin and Then Beating Him in OT

With his play of recent weeks, LeBron James is definitely back in the MVP discussion. James Harden, who has been in the conversation for MVP seemingly all season, wanted to make it known to LeBron on Sunday that the competition is steep for the MVP crown this year. Show More Summary

Nick Young Unhappy With Media Making Fun of Iggy Azalea’s Rap Skills

Los Angeles Lakers forward Nick Young is the NBA’s clown prince, and though he may invite ridicule with his playful antics, Young draws the line when it comes to his The post Nick Young Unhappy With Media Making Fun of Iggy Azalea’s Rap Skills appeared first on SLAMonline.

Mark Cuban to Play President of the United States in 'Sharknado 3'

In a fitting instance of #brand synergy, Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban will reportedly play the President of the United States in Sharknado 3. The Dallas Morning News reports that the Shark Tank panelist will fill the role alongside...Show More Summary

Kyle Lowry Injury: Updates on Raptors Star's Status and Return

Toronto Raptors star point guard Kyle Lowry has already missed one game, and is potentially set to miss more as he tries to recover from multiple injuries. Lowry sat out of Toronto's game on Saturday against the New York Knicks as he is dealing with calf, hamstring and finger injuries, via Mike Mazzeo of ESPNNewYork.com. Show More Summary

NBA Awards Odds 2014-15: Predicting Who Will Take Home the Hardware

Superlative season is here. This side of the NBA's All-Star exhibition and trade deadline, two things take center stage without much resistance: postseason pushes and awards races. And because each Bleacher Report writer is certified...Show More Summary

Bulls' Butler out 3-6 weeks with elbow sprain

The Chicago Bulls announced today that an MRI of Jimmy Butler confirmed a Grade 2/3 ulnar ligament sprain and small bone impaction injury to the left elbow. It is estimated that Butler may be out three to six weeks.

LeBron James Scared the Heck out of an Older Woman with a Big Dunk

There was no shortage of #HotTakes after Sunday's close-quarters shovel fight between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Houston Rockets. Beans were stomped, free throws were missed and an aggressive rendition of the "Cotton-Eyed Joe" broke...Show More Summary

New Orleans Pelicans Schedule Breakdown for Season's Final 6 Weeks

Every time they appear to be down for the count, the New Orleans Pelicans get up and keep on fighting. The team closed out February on a high note, racking up a season-high five consecutive wins, all without MVP candidate Anthony Davis,...Show More Summary

Michael Jordan, two other NBA owners make Forbes

Michael Jordan and two other NBA owners have joined Forbes' annual list of the world's billionaires.

Ethan Skolnick's Fact or Fiction on Top NBA Storylines from Around the League

Injuries have been a major storyline in the NBA this season. Superstars have been getting hurt seemingly each week. The trend continued this weekend when Russell Westbrook went down at the end of the Thunder vs. Blazers game Friday, and Jimmy Butler suffered an injury during the Bulls vs. Show More Summary

Analyzing the Release of Nike's Elite Collection Featuring KD, LeBron and Kobe

Nike unveiled a sneak peek of its new basketball Elite Series Monday afternoon, featuring the KD7, Kobe X and LeBron 12, each restyled three different ways for the Team Collection, Elevate Collection and Rose Gold Collection. The series...Show More Summary

Sixers waive JaVale McGee

The Philadelphia 76ers announced today the team waived JaVale McGee prior to midnight on Mar. 1, making him eligible to join a postseason roster.

Rockets Owner Calls James Harden ‘the Best Player in Basketball’

Houston Rockets All-Star guard James Harden used the national TV spotlight Sunday to make his case yet again for the MVP award. Long live the new King. Highlights, photos, recap The post Rockets Owner Calls James Harden ‘the Best Player in Basketball’ appeared first on SLAMonline.

Doc Rivers: DeAndre Jordan is ‘Clearly the Defensive Player of the Year’

Last season, LA Clippers head coach Doc Rivers made a big deal about DeAndre Jordan supposedly being snubbed for the Defensive Player of the Year award. Rivers’ DPOY campaigning for The post Doc Rivers: DeAndre Jordan is ‘Clearly the Defensive Player of the Year’ appeared first on SLAMonline.

Draymond Green Says the Warriors ‘Will Probably Never Be Together Again’

Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green is headed for restricted free agency next summer, and he could be in line for a huge payday. Green knows that his time in The post Draymond Green Says the Warriors ‘Will Probably Never Be Together Again’ appeared first on SLAMonline.

Jazz playing good basketball lately

Utah Jazz playing good basketball lately Here’s the Deseret News reporting on the Utah Jazz, who are 23-35 and have won six of their last eight games: It began a positive, albeit not steady, incline with the team’s first win over San Antonio followed by an impressive 3-3 showing on the pre-Christmas trip. Even with last Wednesday’s disappointing loss to [...]

Warriors give credit to Celtics

Warriors give credit to Celtics Here’s ESPN Boston reporting on the Celtics, whose effort is winning them some respect even in losses: The Boston Celtics already had overhauled their roster twice before visiting the Golden State Warriors in late January. The Celtics still looked a bit different to the NBA’s best squad on Sunday because of two more swaps [...]

Andrea Bargnani getting buckets for Knicks

Andrea Bargnani getting buckets for Knicks Here’s the New York Post reporting a bright spot for the Knicks lately: Andrea Bargnani insists his recent surge is all about being aggressive — and shedding rust. He has scored double-figure points in six straight games (15.7 ppg) and has scored 61 (20.3) in his last three, including 19 against the Raptors. “Just [...]

Philadelphia Sixers Waive JaVale McGee

The JaVale McGee Era in Philly did not last very long. According to multiple published reports, despite his stated wish to remain a Sixer, Philadelphia has cut ties with the The post Philadelphia Sixers Waive JaVale McGee appeared first on SLAMonline.

Michael Jordan Appears on Forbes' World's Richest Billionaires List for 1st Time

Many former athletes run into financial issues after their careers, be it due to lavish spending habits or a difficulty adjusting to their post-sports lives. That has certainly not been the case for Michael Jordan, however, as he isShow More Summary

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