The Atlanta Hawks are going streaking. Still. Winners of a franchise-record 16 straight games, the Hawks play host to the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday night, looking to secure lucky No. 17. Brooklyn enters on something of streak itself—just not a good one. Show More Summary
With the first half of the 2014-15 NBA season behind us, the Dallas Mavericks haven't disappointed, but they haven't really surpassed expectations, either. While the Mavs certainly have enough weapons to cause some upsets in the playoffs,...Show More Summary
The reunion between LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers hasn't gone as smoothly as initially thought. The superstar is once again dealing with an injury that has left his status in doubt, this time to his wrist. According to Joe...Show More Summary
Star forward LaMarcus Aldridge and the Portland Trail Blazers (32-13) are on the road to take on LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers (26-20) on Wednesday at Quicken Loans Arena. In November, the Blazers won the first meeting between the two, 101-82. Tipoff : 7 p.m. Show More Summary
Congratulations, Portland Trail Blazers fans. LaMarcus Aldridge is yours to enjoy for the foreseeable future. There are so many interesting angles stemming from Aldridge's decision to delay surgery on the torn ligament in his left thumb...Show More Summary
Jordan Clarkson is the best of a bad situation. The Los Angeles Lakers lost Steve Nash to a season- and possibly career-ending injury before the 2014-15 NBA season began and have hardly seen or heard from him since. Jeremy Lin, whomShow More Summary
Timberwolves sign Lorenzo Brown to 10-day contract The Minnesota Timberwolves today announced the team has signed guard Lorenzo Brown to a 10-day contract. Originally drafted by Minnesota with the 52nd pick in the 2013 NBA Draft, Brown appeared in three preseason contests with the Wolves before being waived on October 25, 2013. He signed with Philadelphia a [...]
Miami Heat forward/guard Danny Granger recorded the 1,000th three-point field goal of his career in the first quarter of Tuesday's game against the Milwaukee Bucks, per the team's official Twitter account. Granger added two more three-pointers before the close of the first quarter but failed to hit any more throughout the remainder of the game. Show More Summary
An inside look at PG-13's road to recovery from a gruesome leg injury. The post Paul George: ‘The Road Back’ (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.
For the last decade or so, basketball experts have tried in vain to figure out the human Russian roulette routine that is J.R. Smith. His buckets come and go in spurts, with Kanye shrugs for the bad days and rapture for the good ones. Show More Summary
Charlie Villanueva shared his opinions on his blog about teammate Monta Ellis and the number of All-Star games Ellis participated in—zero. The post Charlie Villanueva on Monta Ellis Having Zero Career All-Star Appearances: ‘SMH’ appeared first on SLAMonline.
Instead of waiting for the old D-Rose to make his triumphant return, let's start appreciating the D-Rose we have. Even though Derrick Rose has played in a lot of games since suffering his initial knee injury in April 2012, it's funny how often it feels like we're still waiting for his Return ™. Show More Summary
The game will have a US vs. World format this year for the first time. The 20 players for this year's Rising Stars Challenge at All-Star Weekend have just been announced, with last year's rookie of the year Michael Carter-Williams and likely 2015 favorite Andrew Wiggins leading the field. Show More Summary
J.R. said he's happy to be in Cleveland because "there's nothing but basketball." Cavaliers guard J.R. Smith said he's happy to be in Cleveland not just for a chance to reach the playoffs, but also because it's allowed him to get away...Show More Summary
This year, the NBA's Rising Stars Game will take on a new format: Team USA vs. The World. See the full rosters. The post NBA Announces 2015 Rising Stars Rosters: USA vs. The World appeared first on SLAMonline.
The NBA Rising Stars Challenge is often an unheralded aspect of All-Star weekend, but a look back at the history of the game shows that many of the best players in the sport have taken part in it over the past two decades. Like all major sports leagues, the NBA is always looking to cultivate new stars. Show More Summary
The practice that has the New England Patriots in hot water has been common in NBA history. The idea of deflating balls before games isn't limited to football. It's happened in basketball too, at least according to Phil Jackson. TheShow More Summary
Charlotte Hornets point guard Kemba Walker will miss a minimum of six weeks after undergoing surgery to repair a torn lateral meniscus in his left knee.
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says any deal from the state to help pay for a new Milwaukee Bucks arena will also likely have to include contributions from the city and county.
DeMarcus Cousins has the statistics. He has the stature. And he has the support of several high-profile peers calling for him to get his first All-Star nod.