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Gatorade Celebrates 50th Anniversary with Iconic Commercial

Gatorade is celebrating its 50-year anniversary with a montage of iconic sports moments that features Michael Jordan, Derek Jeter, Dwyane Wade and more. [Gatorade] Read more NBA news on

Would Tony Snell Be More Useful to Chicago Bulls as a Trade Chip?

Chicago Bulls guard Tony Snell has been glued to the end of the bench this season. Maybe it would be best to place him on the trading block and see if any teams are interested. He's not doing the Bulls any good by barely playing. So it only makes sense to deal him for some "win now" help. Chicago made Snell the 20th overall pick in the 2013 draft. Show More Summary

Best and Worst Fan-Voting Choices from First NBA All-Star Ballot Returns

The NBA's All-Star fan vote is an inexact science. In many ways, it functions as a lifetime achievement award for the league's most esteemed players. Unfortunately, that means deserving candidates in the midst of career years are often...Show More Summary

Smith signs with Rockets after release from Pistons

Free agent Josh Smith has signed with the Houston Rockets following his release this week by the Detroit Pistons.

Quincy Acy Suspended 1 Game, John Wall Fined $15,000 for Altercation

New York Knicks forward Quincy Acy and Washington Wizards guard John Wall were involved in a skirmish late in the Wizards' 102-91 victory on Christmas Day. The NBA has reportedly rendered a punishment verdict for both players. According...Show More Summary

Don't Assume Greg Monroe Stays in Detroit Just Because Josh Smith Is Gone

Now that Josh Smith is out, might Greg Monroe be in? Attention has shifted back to Monroe following the Detroit Pistons' decision to waive Smith and eat the $27 million he's owed over the next two seasons. The former was considered a...Show More Summary

Does Derrick Rose's Resurgence Make Chicago Bulls NBA's Most Complete Team?

A perfect storm is brewing in the Windy City, where Derrick Rose and the Chicago Bulls are both forcing themselves back into the ranks of the NBA's elites. After having most of the past two seasons stripped from him by devastating knee injuries, Rose is starting to flash his old superstar form with regularity. Show More Summary

LeBron James, Stephen Curry Lead All-Star Game Voting

The first returns are in for the 2015 NBA All-Star balloting. LeBron James and Stephen Curry lead the popularity contest, while SLAM 184 coverboy John Wall leads all East guards. Check […] The post LeBron James, Stephen Curry Lead All-Star Game Voting appeared first on SLAMonline.

Building the NBA's All-Efficiency Team

Efficiency is the name of the game in today's NBA, and there are some astonishingly streamlined stat machines roaming the court in 2014-15. If you were to put together a team comprised of the most efficient players at each position,Show More Summary

Quincy Acy suspended for foul on John Wall

New York Knicks forward Quincy Acy has been suspended one game without pay for committing a Flagrant Foul Two which initiated an altercation with Washington Wizards guard John Wall. Wall has been fined $15,000 for pushing Acy and escalating the incident, it was announced today by Rod Thorn, President, Basketball Operations. The incident, which resulted [...]

Michael Jordan to Kobe Bryant: ‘Go Get Karl Malone’

After Kobe Bryant passed Michael Jordan on the all-time scoring list, MJ encouraged Kobe to go after Karl Malone, who’s currently 4,563 points ahead of Kobe. Realistically, the Mamba would have to […] The post Michael Jordan to Kobe Bryant: ‘Go Get Karl Malone’ appeared first on SLAMonline.

TNT Airs Touching Tribute to Craig Sager During Christmas Day Games

Craig Sager was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia in April, and in his absence, there has been a hole on the sidelines during TNT's NBA broadcasts. The network paid tribute to its longtime employee on Christmas Day, airing an 18-minute segment on his fight against the deadly disease. Show More Summary

NBA Rumors: Latest Buzz and Trade Talk for Week of Dec. 22

Christmas may have passed, but many NBA teams are still hotly pursuing names on their wish lists as we inch closer to the halfway mark of the season. It's face-the-mirror time, when many teams are figuring out just what they'll be capable of in 2014-15. Show More Summary

Sacramento Kings: Biggest Surprises and Disappointments so Far This Season

The early portion of the season has been nothing if not eventful for the Sacramento Kings. Some of the happenings have been good, such as an improved team and the emergence of a key player. Yet a few of the occurrences have been disappointing,...Show More Summary

Biggest Surprises and Disappointments for Washington Wizards

The 2014 part of the 2014-15 season has gone about as well as the Washington Wizards could have hoped for. The Wizards are 20-8, good for third in the Eastern Conference. Only a handful of teams have posted a better net rating this season, and only one of those teams plays in the East. Show More Summary

Dwyane Wade With Huge Putback Dunk Over Kevin Love (VIDEO)

Heat guard Dwyane Wade threw down a huge putback dunk over Kevin Love in Miami’s 101-91 win over the Cavs on Christmas. Wade dropped 12 points in the first 10 […] The post Dwyane Wade With Huge Putback Dunk Over Kevin Love (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.

New Mavericks Point Guard Rajon Rondo Breaks Down His Unique Hoops DNA

New Dallas Mavericks point guard Rajon Rondo has always adjusted quickly to complex tasks. He learned how to ride a bike at four. Algebraic equations became easy in elementary school. "He was like a Rubik's Cube, always asking why," said Will, his older brother of five years. Show More Summary

Rajon Rondo's Five Most Memorable Passes

If you think you've been startled by some of Rajon Rondo's passes, just ask the man himself. "I even surprise myself sometimes," he said. Speaking with Bleacher Report's Jared Zwerling at the Boston Celtics' practice center about a week...Show More Summary

Indiana Pacers' Personnel, System Creating Flawed Offensive Blueprint

The Indiana Pacers offense is bad this season. According to Nylon Calculus, they're averaging an abysmal 100.9 points per 100 possessions, 29th in the NBA. This is the third straight season the Pacers have had an offense below the league...Show More Summary

5 Steps to Get Slumping Blazers Forward Nicolas Batum Back on Track

Portland Trail Blazers forward Nicolas Batum hasn't looked like himself throughout the 2014-15 NBA season. His 8.6 points-per-game average is the lowest since his rookie campaign, and his Personal Efficiency Rating (PER) of 11.9 is the...Show More Summary

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