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For Amar'e Stoudemire, 2014-15 Season Is About Recapturing Pride

Four years ago, Amar ’e Stoudemire’s stock was skyscraper-high. After seven stellar seasons with the Phoenix Suns (as well as the injury-decimated 2005-06 campaign), the high-flying forward was headed east to rejoin longtime coach Mike...Show More Summary

Chris Paul's Attempt at Embarrassing Defender Backfires on Him

Chris Paul has the ability to make NBA players look silly with his moves, but he was unable to cross up a writer in a recent pickup game. The Los Angeles Clippers point guard did his best to fool writer Brett Pollakoff during the game. Show More Summary

Utah Jazz sign guard Toure` Murry

The Utah Jazz announced today that the team has signed free-agent guard Toure’ Murry. Murry (6-5, 195, Wichita State) played his rookie season with the New York Knicks, averaging 2.7 points and 1.0 assists in 7.3 minutes in 51 games during the 2013-14 campaign. He shot 43.4 percent from the field (56-of-129), including 41.7 percent [...]

FIBA World Cup on NBA TV

NBA TV will televise live 19 FIBA World Cup games in Spain. The group play part of the international tournament begins Saturday, Aug. 30. The single-elimination part of the tournament begins Sept. 6 and ends with the championship game on Sept. 14.

Floor Burns

The worldly gifts Joakim Noah has been exposed to have never dampened his hunger for the game. The post Floor Burns appeared first on SLAMonline.

Kevin Durant's Upcoming Free Agency Leaves Short Window for Thunder Title

The Oklahoma City Thunder organization is built upon the idea of sustainable success. And in the past several years, it has come through with consistent title-contending years. The problem is the Thunder may be in danger of losing that...Show More Summary

Who Will Win an NBA Title First: Lakers or Celtics?

With 33 championships between them, the Los Angeles Lakers and Boston Celtics are without a doubt the cream of the NBA crop. But after decades of consistent dominance, both franchises have fallen on hard times. How hard, you ask? Last season saw the Lakers and Celtics miss the playoffs in the same year for just the second time ever. Show More Summary

Melo, KD Worked Out Together…So What Does This Mean???

Stop what you’re doing. Stop whatever you’re doing. Doesn’t matter if you’re cooking, rocking your baby to sleep or rescuing gaggles of talking seagulls from a burning building. Stop it. Stop all of it. You’ll want to take this in. Carmelo Anthony and Kevin Durant apparently worked out together. Gasp. Eric Pincus of was […]

Jerry Colangelo Sees Harden as Team USA’s Leader

In Houston, James Harden has blossomed to develop into a player many didn’t think he could become while still in OKC. While he’s still one of the worst perimeter defenders you’ve ever seen, what he does on the court was still good enough to earn him first team honors. By nature of that distinction and […]

Court Changes: Love Follows LeBron to Ohio

Does Cleveland's present or Minnesota's future look brighter? The post Court Changes: Love Follows LeBron to Ohio appeared first on SLAMonline.

What to watch in FIBA World Cup group stage

The U.S. and Spain played a pair of classics in the last two Olympic gold-medal games -- the Americans winning both -- and fans would love to see them meet again in the FIBA World Cup of Basketball.

#TBT: Kevin Johnson

The star PG drops 38 on Golden State in the '94 Playoffs. The post #TBT: Kevin Johnson appeared first on SLAMonline.

Beck/Bucher: Do the Bulls Need Derrick Rose to Change His Game to Win a Title?

Derrick Rose will make his return to the Chicago Bulls this year with high hopes of capturing an NBA title. Does Rose need to adjust his style of play for the Bulls to go all the way? Howard Beck and Ric Bucher debate what the young point guard needs to do in the video above. Read more NBA news on

Diagnosing Boston Celtics' Remaining Roster Flaws

General manager Danny Ainge has spent much of this summer doctoring the Boston Celtics roster. While some moves he had hoped to make fell through, there have been some changes. Unfortunately, the depth chart has a few flaws that must...Show More Summary

NBA Training Camp 2014: Notable Positional Battles to Keep an Eye On

As players jockey for minutes and roles, some of the NBA's most contentious position battles at training camp will influence how much the competitors' teams achieve in 2014-15. The Association may be as star-driven as ever, but we're...Show More Summary

The Most Underappreciated Player on Every NBA Team

In a league as star-driven as the NBA, there tend to be a handful of players that fall through the mainstream media's cracks. They could be the guys that are overshadowed by flashier teammates, or players that simply don't draw thatShow More Summary

Jerry Colangelo: James Harden is the Leader of Team USA

Your wish has been granted, James Harden. The likes of Kevin Durant, Kevin Love, Russell Westbrook and Paul George gone from Team USA, it is now up to Harden to […] The post Jerry Colangelo: James Harden is the Leader of Team USA appeared first on SLAMonline.

Iman Shumpert Excited to Do More Than Just ‘Standing in the Corner’

With head coach Mike Woodson no longer in the picture, New York Knicks guard Iman Shumpert expects to have the shackles taken off his offensive game next season. Shumpert, who’s […] The post Iman Shumpert Excited to Do More Than Just ‘Standing in the Corner’ appeared first on SLAMonline.

Miami Heat Sign Free Agent Shannon Brown

After being waived by the New York Knicks in late July, Shannon Brown has landed in South Beach. The Miami Heat inked the free agent guard to a one-year deal […] The post Miami Heat Sign Free Agent Shannon Brown appeared first on SLAMonline.

Report: Leandro Barbosa to Sign With the Golden State Warriors

Free agent guard Leandro Barbosa has reportedly reached an agreement to sign with the Golden State Warriors. The veteran chose the Dubs over the Miami Heat, and will ink a […] The post Report: Leandro Barbosa to Sign With the Golden State Warriors appeared first on SLAMonline.

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