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5'9" Isaiah Thomas Rejects 6'8" Trevor Ariza in Seattle Pro-Am-Drew League Game

Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas might only be 5'9", but don't let that fool you; the baller still has hops. During the highly anticipated Seattle Pro-Am vs. Drew League game Friday night, Thomas rejected the Houston Rockets' Trevor Ariza at the rim. Show More Summary

60 Best Crossovers of the 2014-15 NBA Season (VIDEO)

The 60 best crossovers of the 2014-15 NBA season, all in one video. Set aside whatever you’re doing and watch Stephen Curry, Kyrie Irving, LeBron James, James Harden, Jamal Crawford, Deron Williams and The post 60 Best Crossovers of the 2014-15 NBA Season (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.

Zach LaVine Crushes Windmill Alley-Oop From Nate Robinson (VIDEO)

Zach LaVine put his ridiculous dunking skills on display at the Seattle Pro-Am vs Drew League game on Friday, flying to the basket for an impressive windmill off a lob The post Zach LaVine Crushes Windmill Alley-Oop From Nate Robinson (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.

Sports Briefing | Basketball: Liberty Clinch a Playoff Berth

Epiphanny Prince scored 22 points, and the Liberty clinched their first playoff berth in three seasons with an 81-68 victory over the Minnesota Lynx at Madison Square Garden.

Charles Barkley Says He Would Shoot His Former Agent

Charles Barkley has held a grudge against Lance Luchnick, his first NBA agent, for nearly three decades now. Sir Charles told Dan Patrick during an appearance on his show Friday The post Charles Barkley Says He Would Shoot His Former Agent appeared first on SLAMonline.

Video: 2014-15 NBA hustle plays

Enjoy this video showcasing some of the best hustle plays from the 2014-15 NBA season:

Jazz sign forward J.J. O`Brien

The Utah Jazz have signed free agent forward J.J. O’Brien. The deal is likely non-guaranteed and merely brings O’Brien to training camp. O’Brien (6-7, 220, San Diego State) played one season at University of Utah (2010-11) before transferring to San Diego State (2011-15) to finish his collegiate career. He averaged 10.3 points, 5.2 rebounds and 2.4 assists [...]

Jazz sign free agent J.J. O'Brien

(August 28, 2015) -- The Utah Jazz announced today that the team has signed free agent forward J.J. O'Brien. Per team policy, terms of the deals were not released.

Festus Ezeli Contract: Latest News and Rumors on Negotiations with Warriors

The Golden State Warriors might be enjoying their first few months as the 2014-15 NBA champions, but there is work to be done to ensure that the roster keeps its structure to be able to threaten for a repeat. While he isn't the biggest name on the Warriors roster, center Festus Ezeli is one of the team's targets to lock up for the future. Show More Summary

Harrison Barnes Contract: Latest News and Rumors on Negotiations with Warriors

Harrison Barnes is set to hit restricted free agency at the conclusion of the 2015-16 season. Should that happen, the Golden State Warriors could find themselves in an expensive bidding war. As a result, the team is hard at work to lock...Show More Summary

Damian Lillard Drops 1st Live Rap Verse at Portland Hip-Hop Show

Damian Lillard —excuse me, "Dame DOLLA "—took his rap forays to the next level Wednesday night with a live performance at the Holocene nightclub in Portland. The Portland Trail Blazers guard has been making music steadily this summer,...Show More Summary

Scouting the NBA's Newest Overseas Additions from the 2015 Offseason

The NBA is more global today than it's ever been. This summer alone, the league played its first exhibition in Africa, where it also conducted clinics as part of Basketball Without Borders, and is currently bringing basketball campsShow More Summary

Jim Buss on Kobe Bryant’s Final Season: ‘It’s His Decision’

Is next season Kobe Bryant’s last in the NBA? No one seems to know; not Kobe himself, and certainly not the man who signs his enormous paychecks. Jim Buss, the The post Jim Buss on Kobe Bryant’s Final Season: ‘It’s His Decision’ appeared first on SLAMonline.

Miami Heat Owner Micky Arison Proposes 'Miami Vice'-Themed Jerseys

Miami Heat owner Micky Arison took to Instagram to suggest possible Miami Vice -themed alternate jerseys for the team. He asked fans what they thought of the idea and said he would pass their response on to the NBA. Just to jog your memory, Miami Vice was an extremely popular show in the '80s that was based in Miami. Show More Summary

Report: Tristan Thompson Could End Up in Toronto

All summer long, there has been an awkward impasse between the Cleveland Cavaliers and restricted free agent Tristan Thompson. The Thompson camp, which it should be noted also represents superstar The post Report: Tristan Thompson Could End Up in Toronto appeared first on SLAMonline.

Steve Ballmer Reportedly Rejects $60 Million TV Deal to Plan Streaming Network

Television money in the NBA is at an all-time high, but that isn't stopping Los Angeles Clippers owner Steve Ballmer from reportedly turning down a lot of local broadcast money to explore building an online service to broadcast his team's...Show More Summary

Why Traditional Big Men Are Still Vital in Today's NBA

Traditional big men will always have a place in the NBA. It's just that their place, and the things they must do to get there, is changing. But because ample time is spent lauding the league's deceptively coined "small-ball" movement, the survival of these player types is often glossed over, their eventual extinction sometimes assumed. Show More Summary

Floyd Mayweather Jr. Gets Worked Over by Isaiah Thomas in Pickup Basketball Game

Floyd Mayweather Jr. is currently training for his September 12 bout against Andre Berto—a 31-year-old challenger with knockout strength who will do his best to hit Mayweather and fail. This leaves you with some options. You could pay...Show More Summary

Which Under-the-Radar Signing Will Have the Biggest Impact with His New Team?

The NBA offseason has been busy with free-agent signings and trade acquisitions. Some of these moves will have a huge impact on the team's success next season. Who will have the largest impact on their new team? Does Lance Stephenson...Show More Summary

The Best Backboard-Shattering Dunks from Darryl 'Chocolate Thunder' Dawkins

NBA legend Darryl Dawkins died at the age of 58, as reported by WFMZ-TV. In loving memory, check out some of the most explosive backboard-shattering dunks from "Chocolate Thunder." Dawkins' dunks led the NBA to switch to breakaway rims to prevent the shattering of backboards during games. Show More Summary

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