The definitive ranking of the NBA's best players for 2014-15. The post #SLAMTop50: Chris Paul, no. 3 appeared first on SLAMonline.
Utah Jazz guard Alec Burks got his revenge after Kobe Bryant nailed a jumper over him – Burks made Bryant look silly with a pair of nasty behind-the-back crossovers, and […] The post Alec Burks Crosses Up Kobe Bryant for the And-1 Finish (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.
Today’s NBA game so obviously places a premium on the three-point shot, it makes one wonder what exactly Los Angeles Lakers head coach Byron Scott has been watching. Scott isn’t […] The post Byron Scott Says Three-Pointers Don’t Win Championships appeared first on SLAMonline.
Things ended badly for Jason Kidd after his first season as head coach of the Brooklyn Nets. Kidd landed himself another gig quickly in Milwaukee, and says he thinks the […] The post Jason Kidd Believes the Brooklyn Nets Wanted to Fire Him appeared first on SLAMonline.
"J. Crossover" brings us back to Seattle with the Clippers guard. The post Jamal Crawford Stars in New BallisLife Documentary (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.
Houston Rockets legend Hakeem Olajuwon says Dwight Howard is ready to once again dominate his position, and that he should be the NBA’s best player in 2014-’15. Howard is fit […] The post Hakeem Olajuwon: Dwight Howard Should Be the MVP This Season appeared first on SLAMonline.
When asked about the grandstanding done by Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver, Gregg Popovich was ready to fire back. Pop completely dismissed Sarver’s unhappiness with the San Antonio Spurs sitting […] The post Gregg Popovich Clowns Suns Owner Robert Sarver appeared first on SLAMonline.
The Los Angeles Lakers roared back for a 98-91 preseason win against the visiting Utah Jazz, behind Kobe Bryant’s game-high 26 points. Bean shot an awful 7-22 from the field […] The post Kobe Bryant With 26 Points in Lakers’ Comeback Win (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.
After receiving a nice dish in the lane, Chicago Bulls forward Taj Gibson dunked all over Charlotte Hornets big man Bismack Biyombo. The Bulls held on for a 101-96 preseason […] The post Taj Gibson Posterizes Bismack Biyombo (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.
Established 1984, re-established 2014. The post LeBron James Stars in New Beats By Dre Commercial (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.
Roy Hibbert limped across the finish line last season, bottoming out in the playoffs on an extended offensive slide that begin months earlier. It was an ugly end to the year, but each new season offers a chance for a fresh start. Without Paul George and Lance Stephenson, the Indiana Pacers will be looking for a new focus for their offensive attack. Show More Summary
The Dallas Mavericks announced today that they have requested waivers on forward Eric Griffin and guard Yuki Togashi. Griffin (6-8, 194) was originally signed on July 18 after representing the Mavericks at the Las Vegas Summer League where he averaged 9.8 points, 2.8 rebounds, 2.0 blocks, 1.3 steals and 19.3 minutes. He saw action in two [...]
Get well soon, Kawhi! The post Kawhi Leonard Out For Rest of Preseason and Possibly Beginning of Season With Eye Infection appeared first on SLAMonline.
The Washington Wizards have signed guard John Lucas, President Ernie Grunfeld announced today. In six seasons with Houston, Chicago, Toronto and Utah, Lucas has appeared in 216 career regular season games (eight starts) while averaging 4.8 points and 1.4 assists in 12.2 minutes. Last season, Lucas appeared in 42 games with Utah and averaged 3.8 [...]
Not in T-Rob's house. The post Thomas Robinson Stuffs Maccabi Haifa Player at the Rim (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.
The Golden State Warriors signed free agent guard Sean Kilpatrick to a contract today. It is likely a non-guaranteed deal just for preseason. Kilpatrick, 24 years old, earned First Team All-America honors as a senior at the University of Cincinnati in 2013-14, posting an American Athletic Conference-best 20.6 points per contest to go with 4.3 rebounds, [...]
Sick finish from BG. The post Blake Griffin Finishes Fast Break With Huge Lefty Alley-Oop (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.
The Los Angeles Lakers have waived guard Keith Appling and center Jeremy Tyler, it was announced today by General Manager Mitch Kupchak. Appling, a rookie from Michigan State, saw action in two games this preseason, scoring two points with three rebounds and two assists in 20 minutes. Tyler, a three-year NBA veteran with Golden State, Atlanta, and [...]
Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony said on Saturday that he’s expecting to take fewer shots and score less in the Triangle Offense this season. Melo doesn’t think he’ll win the 2014-15 […] The post Carmelo Anthony Doesn’t Expect To Be 2014-15 Scoring Champ appeared first on SLAMonline.
The Minnesota Timberwolves today announced the team has waived center Kyrylo Fesenko. Fesenko, 27, appeared in one preseason game for the Wolves, tallying one rebound and one steal in three minutes of play. The 7-1 center saw action in five games (three starts) for the Wolves entry in 2014 NBA Summer League in Las Vegas, averaging [...]