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Is Ray Allen the One Veteran Cleveland Cavaliers Still Really Need?

When LeBron James took his talents back to the Cleveland Cavaliers, he joined a team that was high on potential, but short on veteran experience and three-point shooting. Ray Allen could relieve both itches with a single scratch, anShow More Summary

Steve Ballmer Wildly Overbid for the LA Clippers at $2 Billion

When it came time to boot out racist team owner Donald Sterling and put the LA Clippers up for sale, most estimates put the franchise value at a shade over […] The post Steve Ballmer Wildly Overbid for the LA Clippers at $2 Billion appeared first on SLAMonline.

Frank Caliendo Reads LeBron James' 'Coming Home' Essay in Morgan Freeman Voice

If you aren't a fan of LeBron James' "Coming Home" essay featured in Sports Illustrated, maybe hearing it narrated by Morgan Freeman will change your mind. On Thursday, comedian Frank Caliendo took his talents to ESPN's Mike & Mike. He broke out his best Freeman impression to read James' essay to the people of Cleveland. Show More Summary

Matt Barnes Asks for Public’s Help to Find the Killer of his Aunt

LA Clippers forward Matt Barnes put out a couple of emotional pleas, seeking help from the public to track down the man accused of stabbing his aunt to death. Per […] The post Matt Barnes Asks for Public’s Help to Find the Killer of his Aunt appeared first on SLAMonline.

NBA Rumors: Latest Rumblings on Kevin Love, Ray Allen and More

The NBA draft has come and gone, the summer league has concluded and the free-agency frenzy has tempered. But with the regular season still months away, rumors continue to swirl around the league. One of the biggest names out there is, of course, Kevin Love. Show More Summary

Early Predictions for Philadelphia 76ers Starting Lineup Next Season

The Philadelphia 76ers will have one of the NBA's most inexperienced starting lineups for the second year in a row, but it's one that's full of potential in the years to come. Here's a look at Philly's starting lineup in its second-to-last...Show More Summary

Isaiah Thomas ‘Felt Very Disrespected’ By the Sacramento Kings

The Phoenix Suns held an introductory press conference this week for newcomers Isaiah Thomas and Anthony Tolliver. Thomas, fresh off a new four-year, $28 million deal, told reporters that he […] The post Isaiah Thomas ‘Felt Very Disrespected’ By the Sacramento Kings appeared first on SLAMonline.

James Harden: Rockets Will Be Fine Without Chandler Parsons

Much like his teammate Dwight Howard, James Harden says the losses of Chandler Parsons (and to a lesser extent, Jeremy Lin) won’t be a huge problem for the Houston Rockets. […] The post James Harden: Rockets Will Be Fine Without Chandler Parsons appeared first on SLAMonline.

Knicks Rumors: Analyzing Trade Potential, Latest Front Office Buzz and More

The New York Knicks are rightly among the most scrutinized franchises in the NBA, and even in all of North American professional sports. New president Phil Jackson, who played for the organization before embarking on a legendary coaching...Show More Summary

Report: Chicago Bulls Make ‘Significant Offer’ for Kevin Love

It’s no secret that the Bulls are after Kevin Love. The Chicago Sun-Times reports that a blockbuster offer for the All-Star forward coming out of the Windy City includes Taj […] The post Report: Chicago Bulls Make ‘Significant Offer’ for Kevin Love appeared first on SLAMonline.

Report: Ray Allen ‘Leaning’ Towards Signing With Cleveland

It looks like LeBron James and Mike Miller’s recruiting skills are working on Ray Allen, according to the Boston Globe. The sharpshooting veteran guard appears ready to put off retirement […] The post Report: Ray Allen ‘Leaning’ Towards Signing With Cleveland appeared first on SLAMonline.

Lakers News: Analyzing Latest Signings Including Jordan Hill, Ed Davis and More

After a busy summer already for nearly every NBA team, the Los Angeles Lakers are still searching for several pieces to start the regular season. For starters, a new head coach would be nice. Even without someone calling the shots on the court, management has been making plenty of moves. Show More Summary

Al-Farouq Aminu to Sign 2-Year Deal With the Mavericks

The Dallas Mavericks have reached an agreement with free agent forward Al-Farouq Aminu – it’s a two-year pact, with a player option on the second season: Free agent forward Al-Farouq […] The post Al-Farouq Aminu to Sign 2-Year Deal With the Mavericks appeared first on SLAMonline.

Omri Casspi Waived By the New Orleans Pelicans

The New Orleans Pelicans announced Wednesday that forward Omri Casspi has been waived. From the press release: Casspi has appeared in 327 games (96 starts) over the course of five […] The post Omri Casspi Waived By the New Orleans Pelicans appeared first on SLAMonline.

New York Knicks Waive Shannon Brown

Veteran guard Shannon Brown was waived, the New York Knicks announced Wednesday. Brown was signed late last season, and played with the Knicks’ summer league team: July 23, 2014 – […] The post New York Knicks Waive Shannon Brown appeared first on SLAMonline.

Report Card Grades for San Antonio Spurs' 2014 Offseason So Far

The San Antonio Spurs are the best basketball team in the world for many reasons, one of them being their appreciation of continuity. Basketball is a complicated and difficult team game that requires each player to know where his/her four teammates should be on both ends of the court. Show More Summary

NBA Power Rankings: Post-2014 NBA Free-Agent-Frenzy Edition

That screeching noise that's invaded your ear holes the last few days? Don't worry; that's just the sound of the NBA offseason grinding to a halt. The NBA Summer League has packed up and left Las Vegas, and has long since vacated Orlando. Show More Summary

LA Lakers Face Another Season with Mostly Temporary Help

The Los Angeles Lakers entered the summer with a skeleton crew, hoping for a significant makeover. But after missing out on the LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony sweepstakes, the "Plan B" roster looks a lot like the one that lost 55 games last season. It will be another campaign with mostly temporary hires. Show More Summary

NBA Rumors: Latest Buzz on Potential Kevin Love Trade

Just when you think you have all the answers in the Kevin Love trade saga, the Chicago Bulls change the question. The Cleveland Cavaliers have been widely seen as the front-runners to land the Minnesota Timberwolves star, with the only...Show More Summary

Early Predictions for Denver Nuggets' Starting Lineup Next Season

Denver Nuggets head coach Brian Shaw has a lot of work to do in figuring out his starting lineup for the 2014-15 season. With all the injuries last season, 15 different players started at one point. It was a constant moving puzzle for...Show More Summary

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