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NBA Draft Expert's Notebook: Meet Delon Wright, the Next Big 2015 Prospect

Delon Wright was good last year—the kind of good that put him on NBA radars despite spending the previous two years in junior college. Wright earned scouts' attention. And this year, I'm expecting him to keep it and ultimately convert...Show More Summary

Record 45 current NBA players in 2014 FIBA games

A record 45 current NBA players will be featured on national team rosters for the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup, up from 44 in 2010. The tournament features a record 75 players who have played in the NBA.

Nik Stauskas Drains 15 Consecutive 3-Pointers in Under a Minute in Practice

This video will make you want to see the Sacramento Kings' Nik Stauskas participate in the three-point contest during NBA All-Star Weekend. The rookie is known for his great shooting, but this video of the former Michigan star sinking...Show More Summary

Do the Los Angeles Lakers Owe Kobe Bryant More in His Final Chapter?

As Kobe Bryant prepares for the mental, physical and emotional rides sure to follow in his 19th NBA season, it cannot be easy for him to shake one haunting question. Is this it? That's not a confrontation with mortality either. After...Show More Summary

Kevin Love Facing Toughest Test of NBA Career with Cleveland Cavaliers

Beginning with remarks made in a 2012 interview with Yahoo Sports' Marc J. Spears, Kevin Love has made it clear that, incendiary individual statistics aside, playing for a winner is the only thing that matters. In joining LeBron James,...Show More Summary

Pros and Cons of Los Angeles Lakers Gambling on Michael Beasley

From the Miami Heat to the Minnesota Timberwolves. From the Wolves to the desert-based Phoenix Suns. From the Suns back to South Beach and the Heat. In just six seasons, Michael Beasley has become quite the well-traveled NBA player,Show More Summary

Nik Stauskas Hits 15 Straight Threes in 46 Seconds (VIDEO)

Kings rookie guard Nik Stauskas has the makings of an elite scorer. If his Big Ten-leading 44.2 field-goal percentage and 64.2 percent true shooting percentage last season aren’t convincing enough, check […] The post Nik Stauskas Hits 15 Straight Threes in 46 Seconds (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.

3 Rim Protectors Cleveland Cavaliers Should Be Pursuing

With the addition of LeBron James and Kevin Love, the Cleveland Cavaliers won't need much. The offense should be one of the very best in the league, even when accounting for time to jell. There's shooting at multiple positions, talented...Show More Summary

10 Predictions for the 2014 FIBA World Cup of Basketball

Crystal balls are not easy to come by. But with the 2013-14 NBA season wrapped up for a while now and the 2014-15 campaign not set to start for months, I've managed to recalibrate mine. Now, it's capable of looking into the future and...Show More Summary

Video: Meet Kings rookie Nik Stauskas

Enjoy this video introducing you to Sacramento rookie Nik Stauskas, who was selected 8th overall by the Kings in the 2014 NBA Draft:

Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson's Team USA Experience Will Pay off for Warriors

Of all the NBA teams that could use one more mini-leap from their two best players to launch themselves squarely into the championship conversation, the Golden State Warriors—with Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson—fit the bill best. Luckily...Show More Summary

John Calipari: Anthony Davis Could Be NBA’s Best Player in Five Years

Kevin Durant has already told him that he’s next in line for the MVP award, and now John Calipari is putting a timetable on Anthony Davis’ ascension to the top […] The post John Calipari: Anthony Davis Could Be NBA’s Best Player in Five Years appeared first on SLAMonline.

James Harden Expects to See a '20-Year-Old' Kobe Bryant on the Court This Season

Everybody is curious to see how Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant plays this season after he has missed parts of the last two seasons with serious leg injuries. The Houston Rockets' James Harden firmly believes that the Black Mamba will be ready to play when he steps onto the court. Show More Summary

James Harden Expecting ‘20-Year Old’ Kobe Bryant (VIDEO)

36-year old Kobe Bryant is coming off two major injuries, and how effective in 2014-‘15 is anyone’s guess. For what it’s worth, James Harden thinks Kobe will regain his old, […] The post James Harden Expecting ‘20-Year Old’ Kobe Bryant (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.

Clippers waive Delfino and Radujica

The Clippers waived guard-forward Carlos Delfino and center Miroslav Raduljica three days after they were acquired.

LA Clippers Waive Carlos Delfino and Miroslav Raduljica

Seventy-two hours after acquiring swingman Carlos Delfino and center Miroslav Raduljica as part of a trade for Jared Dudley, the LA Clippers announced that the pair has been waived. The […] The post LA Clippers Waive Carlos Delfino and Miroslav Raduljica appeared first on SLAMonline.

Patrick Sund and Jonnie West named associate general managers for Santa Cruz Warriors

The Golden State Warriors have named Patrick Sund and Jonnie West as associate general managers for the Santa Cruz Warriors of the NBA Development League, the team announced today. In these roles, Sund and West will co-manage all basketball operations activities for the Warriors D-League team. Additionally, it was announced that Kirk Lacob will relinquish [...]

Dwyane Wade, Gabrielle Union Wedding: Date, Location and Details Before Ceremony

Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union are expected to tie the knot over the weekend, and they intend on keeping it under wraps. The famous couple will wed on Saturday evening, according to Jason Rowan of Fox Sports, and hoping to keep guests...Show More Summary

Clippers waive Carlos Delfino and Miroslav Raduljica

The Los Angeles Clippers announced today that the team has waived guard/forward Carlos Delfino and center Miroslav Raduljica. Delfino and Raduljica were acquired by the Clippers on August 26, 2014 in exchange for forward Jared Dudley and a protected 2017 first round draft pick.

6 Things That Have to Happen for Team USA to Win 2014 FIBA World Cup

For the first time in a long time, the focus surrounding Team USA has finally returned to the basketball court. The discussions surrounding All-Star withdrawals, Paul George's gruesome injury (and its possible ramifications) and multiple rounds of roster cuts have largely quieted. Show More Summary

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