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How Reggie Jackson Can Prove He's Worth His Massive $80 Million Extension

Reggie Jackson was a different player after being traded to the Detroit Pistons from the Oklahoma City Thunder last February. His last few months with the Thunder were difficult on the court and in the locker room, but Jackson's productivity...Show More Summary

5 Biggest Questions That Oklahoma City Thunder Have to Answer Next Season

The Oklahoma City Thunder's 2015-16 campaign is one filled with hope and high expectations, but there are still plenty of questions left to be answered. With Kevin Durant's pending free agency setting the backdrop for the upcoming season,...Show More Summary

DeMar DeRozan Under Pressure to Be Toronto Raptors' Franchise Cornerstone

DeMar DeRozan, for as solid as he's been during his six-year run with the Toronto Raptors, has never been viewed as a franchise player in the same light Vince Carter and Chris Bosh were. Carter, Bosh, and Andrea Bargnani —although it was for all the wrong reasons in the case of Il Mago — had their own respective eras as Raptors. Show More Summary

Best Potential Landing Spots for Norris Cole in 2015 NBA Free Agency

Norris Cole played three-and-a-half seasons with the Miami Heat before getting traded to the New Orleans Pelicans last year. He gave NOLA 9.9 points on 44.4 percent shooting to go along with 3.2 assists per game while helping to push...Show More Summary

5 Players the Cleveland Cavaliers Should Target with Their New Trade Exceptions

With virtually no money left to improve their team, the Cleveland Cavaliers have once again turned to the trade market. The Cavs recently sent seldom-used center Brendan Haywood and guard Mike Miller to the Portland Trail Blazers, along...Show More Summary

Hawks F Mike Scott arrested on drug charges in NE Georgia

Atlanta Hawks forward Mike Scott has been arrested on drug charges.

Thunder sign forward Josh Huestis

The Oklahoma City Thunder have signed forward Josh Huestis to a contract, it was announced today by Executive Vice President and General Manager Sam Presti. “We are excited to add Josh to our roster as he allows us to continue to increase our depth through his athleticism and versatility,” Presti said. “Josh knows our culture and [...]

Trail Blazers waive Brendan Haywood

The Portland Trail Blazers have waived center Brendan Haywood, it was announced today by President of Basketball Operations Neil Olshey. Portland acquired Haywood, guard Mike Miller and two future second round draft picks from the Cleveland Cavaliers on July 27 in exchange for cash considerations. According to the Oregonian, “the Blazers acquired Haywood on Monday, along with [...]

Mavericks sign center Salah Mejri

The Dallas Mavericks announced today that they have signed center Salah Mejri. Mejri (7-2, 235) played in 34 games with Real Madrid last season and averaged 4.3 points and 2.1 rebounds in 8.6 minutes on the way to winning the Spanish League title. He increased those averages to 5.0 points, 2.6 rebounds and 10.3 minutes in [...]

Knicks waive Ricky Ledo

New York Knicks President Phil Jackson announced today that the team has waived guard Ricky Ledo. Ledo, 6-7, 195-pounds, averaged 7.4 points, 2.8 rebounds and 1.5 assists over 19.4 minutes in 12 games with New York last season. He signed the first of two consecutive 10-day contracts on Mar. 19 and then signed for the remainder [...]

Lance Stephenson Drops New Track on his Arrival to LA

Ever since rapping over Bobby Shmurda’s “Hot Na” last summer, Lance Stephenson has gained the respect of the hoops world as one of the few ballers who can actually spit The post Lance Stephenson Drops New Track on his Arrival to LA appeared first on SLAMonline.

Kemba Walker: ‘Walk With Me’ Episode One (VIDEO)

In episode one of Kemba Walker's web series, the Charlotte Hornets' point guard returns to his hometown in the Bronx, New York. The post Kemba Walker: ‘Walk With Me’ Episode One (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.

Athletes Tweet Disappointment at Meek Mill's Weak Response to Drake Diss

The rap feud between Drake and Meek Mill took another turn Thursday night. After back-to-back shots from Drizzy, the Philadelphia-based MC released his own diss, “Wanna Know.” It didn ’t go over well among many of today’s top athletes. Oklahoma...Show More Summary

Josh Smith Clarifies Comments About Family, Contract with Clippers

After drawing the ire of sports fans across the country for his comments regarding his salary for the upcoming NBA season, Josh Smith issued a response in The Players' Tribune on Thursday. Speaking during his introductory press conference...Show More Summary

Mike Scott Arrested: Latest Details, Mugshot and More on Hawks Forward

Atlanta Hawks forward Mike Scott was arrested Thursday on felony drug charges, per Chris Vivlamore of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Vivlamore added that marijuana and MDMA were the drugs found on Scott's person. Vivlamore reported...Show More Summary

Nancy Lieberman to Be Kings Assistant Coach: Latest Details, Reaction

The Sacramento Kings are planning to offer Basketball Hall of Famer Nancy Lieberman an assistant coach position, which she will officially accept next week. “Definitely I’m going to offer her a job,” Kings vice president Vlade Divac said Thursday, per Ailene Voisin of the Sacramento Bee. Show More Summary

Brendan Haywood Released by Trail Blazers: Latest Details and Reaction

As expected, Brendan Haywood's time with the Portland Trail Blazers was brief. The team announced it waived the 35-year-old big man Thursday. The Blazers acquired Haywood, Mike Miller and two future second-round picks from the Cleveland Cavaliers last week. Show More Summary

Los Angeles Lakers Must Balance the Roster Before 2015-16 Training Camp Begins

As it currently stands, the Los Angeles Lakers have 14 players on an intriguing but unbalanced roster. Adding one final contract might help the equilibrium, but it’s more likely management will use the tried and true process of multiple...Show More Summary

Salah Mejri Signs with Mavericks, Becomes 1st Player of Tunisian Descent in NBA

DeAndre Jordan's decision to ultimately re-sign with the Los Angeles Clippers left the Dallas Mavericks with a massive hole at center. Having already traded for Zaza Pachulia, Dallas further bolstered its depth at the 5 by signing Salah...Show More Summary

Philadelphia 76ers Making Real Progress at Their Own Pace

Everybody calm down. The Philadelphia 76ers are fine. They're better than fine, actually, because they're getting better. That concept is hard to swallow if you're only looking at the win-loss records of the past two seasons, in which the Sixers amassed a combined mark of 37-127. Show More Summary

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