Serbia heads to the Olympic semifinals for a matchup against Australia. Serbia is heading to the semifinals of the 2016 Olympic men's basketball tournament after topping Croatia, 86-83, in the quarterfinals Wednesday night. The teamShow More Summary
The United States and Spain finally lived up to expectations, posting blowout wins on Wednesday to reach the semi-finals of the Olympic men's basketball tournament as France and Argentina lost much more than a game.
LeBron James opted not to play for Team USA at the Rio Games but the greatest player of his generation said he misses the Olympic stage and has left the door open to joining the national squad at the 2020 Tokyo Games.
There will be no golden end to Tony Parker's international career, nor silver or bronze either after France bowed out of the Olympic men's basketball tournament with a whimper on Wednesday falling 92-67 to Spain.
This is a key year for a handful of talented juniors and seniors who've struggled to win over NBA scouts. A few of the following players declared for the 2016 draft before opting to return—presumably because they weren't able to earn any first-round love. These prospects are running out of time. Show More Summary
Even without the likes of LeBron James and Stephen Curry, many expected the United States men's basketball team to cruise to a gold medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics. However, things haven't gone smoothly for Mike Krzyzewski and Co. lately—and...Show More Summary
Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James revealed Wednesday his goal after his playing career is to own an NBA team, as he told UNINTERRUPTED's Open Run podcast (warning: contains NSFW language): James broke down his reasoning forShow More Summary
While the United States was celebrating a hard-fought victory, one that wasn't as close as their previous games, Argentina was getting emotionally ready to say goodbye to Manu Ginobili. Ginobili, who has played with Argentina for two decades, said his goodbye to international play, waving to the pro-Argentina crowd in Brazil. Show More Summary
Team USA will face Spain in the semifinals after eliminating Argentina on Wednesday in Rio. The United States crushed Argentina, 105-78, to advance to the semifinals in the 2016 Olympic men's basketball tournament Wednesday night. It...Show More Summary
KD wouldn't be denied tonight. The post Kevin Durant Lifts Team USA Over Argentina appeared first on SLAMonline.
The end of a golden era. The post WATCH: Manu Ginobili Plays Final Game for Argentina appeared first on SLAMonline.
During a recent promotional pitstop in South Korea, Derrick Rose declared that he still believes his New York Knicks are one of the NBA’s super-teams. “I still believe that,” Rose The post Derrick Rose ‘Still’ Believes the Knicks are a Super-Team appeared first on SLAMonline.
Michael Jordan and the Bulls won six NBA champions in a span of eight years—MJ earned Finals MVP honors each time—but according to LeBron James, Jordan may have gotten a The post LeBron James: Michael Jordan Gets Too Much Credit for Bulls’ Six Titles appeared first on SLAMonline.
Brooklyn's own Isaiah Whitehead is ready to reignite New York basketball. The post Homegrown appeared first on SLAMonline.
"I feel like my brain as far as the game of basketball is unique." The post LeBron James Wants To Own An NBA Team appeared first on SLAMonline.
Beno Udrih is coming back to the Miami Heat on a one-year deal, getting another chance to back up fellow Slovenian Goran Dragic at point guard.
Spain blew past France in their quarterfinal matchup to move on to the semifinals. A battle of old rivals quickly turned into a one-sided affair in Rio, with Spain defeating France 92-67 in their quarterfinal matchup. Both teams struggled...Show More Summary
The Grizzlies have hired Bob Bender as an assistant coach and Bob Thate as shooting coach on head coach David Fizdale’s staff. Bender comes to Memphis after working last season as a scout for the Brooklyn Nets. His professional coaching experience includes: two seasons (2002-04) with the Philadelphia 76ers, first as an assistant coach/player development and [...]
The Heat have re-signed veteran guard Beno Udrih. The Heat backcourt is built around Goran Dragic, Tyler Johnson, Josh Richardson and new addition Dion Waiters. Udroh’s minutes may be fairly limited. The big change this offseason in the Heat backcourt is the loss of legendary shooting guard Dwyane Wade, who decided to join the Bulls. Udrih has appeared [...]
"JR is like a dolphin, man... they're really killers. Sharks are afraid of them. But, they gotta have a a group around them to become the best of their ability." The post LeBron James Says if JR Smith Were an Animal, He’d Be a Dolphin appeared first on SLAMonline.