The Miami HEAT signed Larry Drew II today. Drew, a guard, played in 11 games (two starts) with the HEAT during the 2014 summer leagues, where he averaged 4.4 points, 3.6 assists, 1.55 steals and 1.5 rebounds on 43.9 percent shooting from the field, 50 percent from three-point range and 77.8 percent on free throws. Drew spent [...]
Bobby Phills' retired No. 13 jersey is heading back to Charlotte.
The Utah Jazz announced today that the team has waived forward Jack Cooley and guard Dahntay Jones. Following the moves, Utah's roster now stands at 15 players.
The New Orleans Pelicans announced today the hiring and promotion of several members of the team’s basketball operations staff. Duane Brooks, who brings over two decades of experience in his field, enters his first season as head athletic trainer with the New Orleans Pelicans after spending the previous 13 seasons as the New Orleans Saints’ assistant [...]
LeBron James is headed home to Cleveland, but that doesn’t mean the Quicken Loans Arena will be the only venue sporting monster ticket prices on the secondary market this season. […] The post Top 5 Most Expensive Cavs Road Games appeared first on SLAMonline.
Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers says he trusts player Blake Griffin, and a police investigation of a man's complaint that Griffin attacked him during an argument over a photo at a Las Vegas Strip nightclub shouldn't distract the team.
It’s a familiar complaint from players, coaches, management and the media – the NBA’s regular season, a seemingly endless six-month slog, features way too many games. For now, the L […] The post Erik Spoelstra Thinks the NBA Season Has Too Many Games appeared first on SLAMonline.
As in most professional sports, the NBA preseason tends to attract the eyes of only the most fervent and feverish fans—those for whom summer brings the cruelest of hardwood withdrawals. But there’s something different about this year’s New York Knicks. Show More Summary
Ed Davis' time with the Los Angeles Lakers shouldn't be anything like his stint with the Memphis Grizzlies or even the Toronto Raptors. They actually need him. Inconsistent playing time has dogged Davis his entire career. If it wasn't...Show More Summary
The 2014-15 NBA season is the biggest, most expectation-laden Chicago Bulls campaign since we turned over into a new century. Coach Tom Thibodeau’s steely system, which charges his team through the regular season seemingly regardless...Show More Summary
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A slow but steady decline turned into a free fall last season. O.J. Mayo is now more of a punchline than an NBA asset. You knew the Twitter comedians would get him. Even opposing announcers last year were cracking jokes. It didn't help...Show More Summary
Chauncey Billups didn't remain on the unemployment line long. The 17-year NBA veteran will join ESPN as part of the network's basketball coverage, per Richard Deitsch of Sports Illustrated. "With my experience and passion for the game, I think I can spark interest with viewers," Billups said. Show More Summary
The Washington Wizards have exercised their fourth-year contract option on guard Bradley Beal and their third-year option on forward Otto Porter.
A judge has set a March trial date in the lawsuit by Donald Sterling's estranged wife against his mistress.
The Dallas Mavericks are reloaded and ready to compete for Western Conference supremacy, adding Chandler Parsons and bringing back Tyson Chandler in the offseason. What can we expect from Rick Carlisle's team this year? Richie Whitt of NBC5 Dallas joins Adam Lefkoe to play a game of over/under in the video above. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com
There's something respectable about the throwback spirit Byron Scott is bringing to the Los Angeles Lakers, but respectable won't win games on its own. The two most publicized (and ruthlessly scrutinized) prongs of Scott's preferred approach are these: The Lakers won't shoot many threes, and they won't hesitate to foul on defense. Show More Summary
With a huge new TV rights deal, and the inevitability of ads on NBA players’ jerseys, New York Knicks big man Amar’e Stoudemire is concerned about potential conflicts of interest. […] The post Amar’e Stoudemire: Ads on Jerseys May Create Conflicts of Interest appeared first on SLAMonline.
The Boston Celtics will look to build on last season, with head coach Brad Stevens hoping to guide his young squad back to the playoffs. What will become of Rajon Rondo and the rebuilding C's? Brian Robb joins Adam Lefkoe to play a game of over/under in the video above. Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com
Sparkling preseason performances are like mirages in the desert: They look great at first blush but vanish upon closer inspection. In the NBA's case, even the most exciting of exhibition explosions have to be tempered by the dilutedShow More Summary