Golden State and the difficulty of projecting NBA dynasties
Jaylen Brown is a cool, calm and collected kid. The post Jaylen Brown SLAM x Foot Locker Draft Suite Interview (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.
Don't miss out on all the action from the 2016 NBA Draft. The 2016 NBA Draft takes place on Thursday in Brooklyn, and the fate of several franchises could be altered. The Philadelphia 76ers will choose first with the Los Angeles Lakers...Show More Summary
Nine empty roster spots, two missing starters and no draft picks (as of Thursday morning) mean the New York Knicks will want more out of 2016 Summer League in Orlando than a day trip to Universal Studios and a week of sporadically ugly basketball games. Summer League can be a proving ground for future NBA role players. Show More Summary
LeBron James returned to the Cavs, reached the Finals, and then this year won Finals MVP and a championship for Cleveland. Here’s ESPN.com with the latest on the future between him and the squad: LeBron James stands to make less money on a one-year contract re-signing with the Cleveland Cavaliers than he could earn by going to the [...]
The Kansas big man talks about growing up in Mali, his favorite app and answers rapid fire questions. The post Cheick Diallo SLAM x Foot Locker Draft Suite Interview (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.
An NBA player who grew up in The Bahamas? People straight laughed in Buddy Hield’s face when he told them he’d become just that. Who’s laughing now? The post Pure Determination appeared first on SLAMonline.
The Orangeville Prep big man talks crazy nicknames, his trash-talking game and answers rapid fire questions. The post Thon Maker SLAM x Foot Locker Draft Suite Interview (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.
The 2016 NBA draft might end up being the toughest to predict due to the likelihood of a high number of trades. ESPN's Ryen Russillo and Steve Kyler of Basketball Insiders provided a look at some of the rumors: It's unlikely all of these...Show More Summary
ESPN's NBA draft expert Chad Ford released the 10th edition of his mock draft on Thursday ahead of this evening's proceedings. While any number of trades and surprise picks could alter the draft board, Ford projected the draft wouldShow More Summary
Sudan-born center Thon Maker is a potential first-round pick in Thursday night's NBA draft, but concerns regarding the authenticity of his age could cause him to tumble down draft boards. The Australian-raised big man is listed at 19...Show More Summary
The plot continued to thicken for Team USA men's basketball on Thursday when Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard became the latest to decline an invitation for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Shams Charania of The Veritcal reported on Lillard's decision not to suit up for the U.S. Show More Summary
Following the best season of his 10-year NBA career, Toronto Raptors point guard Kyle Lowry will represent the United States men's basketball team at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro this summer. Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical was the first to report that the two-time All Star had accepted the invitation. Show More Summary
Team USA has seen a number of star players withdraw from the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, but New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony won't join those sitting out. Anthony will participate with Team USA when it makesShow More Summary
It didn't need much in the way of help, but the 2016 NBA free-agency period got a little boost this week when the New York Knicks decided to trade for Derrick Rose. The Knicks confirmed the move on Twitter, which not only builds hype for free agency to hurry up and get here but impacts where some of the top names on the market could go. Show More Summary
The 2016 offseason needs to be a big one if the Los Angeles Lakers are going to return to respectability under new head coach Luke Walton. Not a big offseason as in the "swing for the fences" moves that are always bandied about whenShow More Summary
Let's avoid going too far off the deep end with musings along the lines of "there's a Rose growing in the garden" and on and on and simply say this—the NBA rumors market has kicked off in earnest. It seems like it takes forever, but once one rumor becomes reality, the NBA seems to have a domino effect on its hands. Show More Summary
The Michigan guard talks about another famous Denzel, Thursday's Draft, embarrassing moments on the court and more. The post Denzel Valentine SLAM x Foot Locker Draft Suite Interview (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.
The Nets are reportedly trying to get into the first round, so Young could be on the move. Thaddeus Young's time in Brooklyn may be coming to an end. The Nets are trying to get into the first round and will reportedly trade him to the...Show More Summary
At least Bulls fans can move on? At least the Knicks didn’t give up a first-round pick? That’s all either side has at this point. Derrick Rose was traded from the Bulls to the Knicks on Wednesday, and neither fan base is particularly happy about it. Show More Summary