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Cavaliers Remove All Tristan Thompson Images and Items from Arena, Team Store

The Cleveland Cavaliers and Tristan Thompson are in the midst of a standoff regarding the forward’s contract.’s Dave McMenamin reported on Friday that the team is sending a message to Thompson by removing his likeness from Quicken Loans Arena. Show More Summary

Paul George: ‘I Feel Like I’m Better Than I Was Before’

Paul George is ready to show the world that he’s back…and better than ever. While he played a limited role in six games last season, PG-13 insists that he used the The post Paul George: ‘I Feel Like I’m Better Than I Was Before’ appeared first on SLAMonline.

Mason Plumlee Hits Buzzer-Beating Backwards Three-Pointer (VIDEO)

Mason Plumlee, who has never connected on a three-pointer in his NBA career, hit an amazing three at the Blazers’ training camp on Friday. And by amazing, we mean a The post Mason Plumlee Hits Buzzer-Beating Backwards Three-Pointer (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.

NBA Preseason 2015: Breaking Down Top Games of Weekend's Exhibition Schedule

After a long and newsworthy offseason, the NBA is finally back in full force as preseason basketball is underway, and the 2015-16 regular season is right around the corner. Many of the league's 30 teams look very different due to the draft, free agency and trades. Show More Summary

Chris Paul Finds DeAndre Jordan for an Alley-Oop Jam in Preseason Opener

It's been a long drought, but basketball is finally back. The Los Angeles Clippers kicked off the NBA preseason in style Friday night, as Chris Paul found DeAndre Jordan for an alley-oop jam in the second quarter—and suddenly the thirst was quenched. The Clippers led the Denver Nuggets 56-42 at the half. [Vine] Read more NBA news on

Clippers Beat Nuggets 103-96 in Preseason Opener

DeAndre Jordan had 15 points and 12 rebounds to help the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Denver Nuggets 103-96 on Friday night in the first game of the NBA preseason.

Clippers Cover Up Taylor Swift's 'Championship' Banner for Game vs. Nuggets

If there was ever mad love between Taylor Swift and the Los Angeles Clippers, you can bet that's now bad blood. The team opened up the NBA preseason Friday night against the Denver Nuggets, and as tradition goes, the Los Angeles Lakers championship banners were covered up—and so was Swift's. Show More Summary

Trail Blazers' Mason Plumlee Makes Casual Backward 3-Pointer Using Standard Form

Most big men aren't known for their long-range shooting, but don't tell Mason Plumlee that. The Portland Trail Blazers center nailed a three-point shot at training-camp practice Friday, which would have been noteworthy on its own merits considering Plumlee hasn't made a three-pointer in the regular season in his two-year NBA career. Show More Summary

Kobe Bryant Beats Alex Morgan Playing as Alex Morgan & the USWNT in 'FIFA 16'

Kobe Bryant beat Alex Morgan in FIFA 16 playing as Alex Morgan and the United States women's national soccer team. Yes, you followed that correctly. And that next-level inception wasn't even the best part. Morgan jokingly asked where...Show More Summary

NBA Predictions 2015-16: Win-Loss Projections for Every Team

Do you hear that? The bouncing of balls? The squeaking of sneakers? The chirping of platitudes and cliches into microphones and audio recorders? That must mean the new NBA season is fast approaching. Oh, and the leaves are changing colors,...Show More Summary

Tristan Thompson Saga Shows Fine Line Cavaliers Face in Title Chase

There are arguments to be made for Tristan Thompson eyeing a max deal and the Cleveland Cavaliers instead attempting to save every possible penny. But that doesn't mean this situation makes any sense. The last thing the Cavs need is another distraction. Show More Summary

NBA and WNBA Photos of the Week

A compilation of the best images from the past seven days. The Minnesota Lynx and Indiana Fever claimed their respective conference titles this week, while NBA players suited up for Media Day The post NBA and WNBA Photos of the Week appeared first on SLAMonline.

NBA and WNBA Tweets of the Week

Discover the types of friends Michael Carter-Williams has, pro ballers' #grownupproblems and more. The post NBA and WNBA Tweets of the Week appeared first on SLAMonline.

Wiggins headlines NBA's annual preseason Canada Series

The Toronto Raptors and their passionately devoted fan base will kick off the NBA's biggest Canada Series of preseason games yet when they play Chris Paul, Blake Griffin and the Los Angeles Clippers in Vancouver on Sunday.

LeBron James on Shootings: ‘No Room for Guns’

An emotional LeBron James reacted to the tragic news of a five-month-old baby being killed Thursday night in a drive-by shooting in Cleveland. Like seriously man!!!! A baby shot in The post LeBron James on Shootings: ‘No Room for Guns’ appeared first on SLAMonline.

SLAM Top 50: Chris Bosh, no. 21

Bosh is back to lead the talented Heat to the Playoffs. The post SLAM Top 50: Chris Bosh, no. 21 appeared first on SLAMonline.

Hornets have big expectations for Batum

Coach Steve Clifford is intrigued with what he's seen in training camp from guard Nicolas Batum and expects the seven-year NBA veteran to play a major role with the Charlotte Hornets this season.

Tristan Thompson Officially Holding Out from Cavs

Despite the front-office’s wishes, Cleveland Cavaliers center Tristan Thompson did not show up for training camp Friday and extended his holdout into its fourth consecutive missed practice. For those wondering, The post Tristan Thompson Officially Holding Out from Cavs appeared first on SLAMonline.

LeBron James: 'There's No Room for Guns'

LeBron James said "there's no room for guns" as he decried the latest tragedy involving a child being killed in Cleveland.

The First Face of the Grizzlies Franchise and a Big Country

The Memphis Grizzlies weren't always masters of the NBA's grit-and-grind game. They weren't even always Bluff City residents. Their first home base was Vancouver, British Columbia (one of two Canadian markets the league established 20...Show More Summary

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