The “ghost” of Michael Jordan remains very much on LeBron James’ mind, Heading into his 14th NBA season, 31-year-old James is thinking about his legacy, and has one very clear The post LeBron James: Catching Michael Jordan a ‘Personal Goal’ appeared first on SLAMonline.
When asked about athlete-led protests against police brutality and other societal issues plaguing the U.S., Gregg Popovich gave nuanced and thoughtful responses Monday. The San Antonio Spurs head coach says The post Gregg Popovich Admires Athletes’ Courage in Protests appeared first on SLAMonline.
Philadelphia Sixers rookie forward Ben Simmons claims that he’s put on roughly thirty-three pounds since his lone season at LSU. Ben Simmons up 250 pounds. He was 217 at LSU The post Ben Simmons Says He Gained 33 Pounds appeared first on SLAMonline.
The new-look Golden State Warriors want nothing do with chasing their own NBA record of 73 regular season wins. The singular focus in The Bay, according to Draymond Green, is The post Draymond Green: ‘I Don’t Even Want to Win 74 or 75 Games’ appeared first on SLAMonline.
This time, there were no mentions of unfinished business from the previous season.
The Los Angeles Lakers' media day was Monday, with training camp starting Tuesday in Santa Barbara. But many of the younger players already have a jump on the 2016-17 campaign. D’Angelo Russell, Larry Nance Jr., Julius Randle, Jordan...Show More Summary
NBA players aren't just worried about their teams as they start a new season
LeBron James isn't shying away about trying to match the greatness of Michael Jordan
Quotes from NBA media days on Colin Kaepernick.
CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Cavaliers will open the 2016-17 season as champions of the NBA, which apparently does not preclude controversy. Two bodies were noticeably absent at the Cavs ' media day. One, J.R. Smith, is still trying to get contract numbers right with the team. Show More Summary
Stephen Curry follows every little thing about his hometown of Charlotte. Last week was hard to watch from way out West.
Good job. Good effort.
Ty Lawson is trying to rebuild his image _ along with his NBA career
Spurs coach expresses understanding, says players can make up their own minds on protests.
"I'm not going to tell anyone ahead of time that if they don't do A, B and C, they're going to be gone or traded. I think that's ignorant."
Healthy Chris Paul, Blake Griffin hoping to make title run with Los Angeles Clippers
General manager Dennis Lindsey and coach Quin Snyder are doing their best to temper expectations, but recent moves to improve the Utah Jazz say plenty
Timberwolves say goodbye to Kevin Garnett, prepare to strike out on their own after 18 months of mentorship by the franchise icon
The league’s rule book requires players, coaches and trainers “to stand and line up in a dignified posture” during the national anthem.
Despite the Golden State Warriors adding Kevin Durant to their ranks this past summer, Los Angeles Clippers head coach Doc Rivers remains confident his team can match up with the reigning Western Conference champions. "I think we can play with anybody, and we don't feel like there's a gap," Rivers said Monday, per ESPN.com's Ramona Shelburne. Show More Summary