The Utah Jazz announced today that the team has signed center Jeff Withey to a multi-year contract. Per team policy, terms of the deals were not released.
It's appropriate that Rudy Gobert rejects convention. The Utah Jazz's sky-scraping, shot-swatting interior force burst on the NBA scene last year by batting away everything: floaters, lay-ups, baby hooks, even jump shots. So of course...Show More Summary
The Utah Jazz announced today that the team has signed center Jeff Withey to a multi-year contract. Withey (7-0, 222, Kansas) spent the past two seasons with the New Orleans Pelicans, averaging 3.0 points on 52.3 percent shooting, 2.3 rebounds and 0.72 blocks in 9.9 minutes over 95 career games (four starts). He scored 10-plus [...]
The Houston Rockets have re-signed point guard Jason Terry.
Karl-Anthony Towns was still in utero when Kevin Garnett first donned a Minnesota Timberwolves cap and, along with it, busted open the preps-to-pros pipeline into the NBA draft. In the 20 years since then, Garnett has become an MVP, won a championship and solidified himself as one of the greatest forwards of all time. Show More Summary
Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey announced today that the team has re-signed guard Jason Terry. Terry (6-2, 180, Arizona) played 77 games for the Houston Rockets during the 2014-15 season averaging 7.0 points, 1.9 assists and 1.6 rebounds in 21.3 minutes per game. The sixteenth year guard also played in and started all 17 [...]
Many players in the NBA are in new situations to start the season. Some will be coming back from injury, and others will be on new teams. All will be looking to resume their careers and perform at their best. These players have a lot riding on this season, as it will set the tone for the rest of their basketball lives. Show More Summary
Indiana Pacers legend Reggie Miller turns 50 years old today. Enjoy these video highlights of some of the awesome things he did during his lengthy, awesome NBA career:
It's hard to imagine Stephen Curry could be in a better situation than he is now. He's one of the best players in the league, coming off a season in which he won the Most Valuable Player Award and an NBA title. Not surprisingly, theShow More Summary
To help ease the rookie's transition to the NBA, teammate Andre Drummond has apparently extended the offer for SJ to live with him during his rookie year. The post Andre Drummond Wants Stanley Johnson to Live With Him This Year appeared first on SLAMonline.
Most NBA fans know who Amar'e Stoudemire and Chris Bosh are, but for a youngster, telling the two Miami Heat big men apart can be challenging. Stoudemire and some Heat staffers made a trip to Dillard (Fort Lauderdale, Florida) Elementary School on Monday to kick off the new school year. Show More Summary
LeBron James was in Shanghai and Manila recently, part of his tour around Asia with Nike’s RISE 2.0 initiative. See photos. The post LeBron James Visits Shanghai and Manila (PHOTOS) appeared first on SLAMonline.
The folks at 2K Sports released a preview for NBA 2K16 on Monday. Titled "#WINNING," the promo showcases some of the new wrinkles and facets developed for the franchise's latest edition, most notably the distinct upticks in mouth-fiddling realism and postgame prankery. Show More Summary
The Phoenix Suns will induct Steve Nash into the franchise's Ring of Honor at halftime of their game against Portland on Oct. 30.
Amare Stoudemire spent some time with Dwyane Wade in New York this summer, sipping wine at a trendy hotspot and talking basketball.
The Phoenix Suns will induct Steve Nash into their Ring of Honor on October 30, according to the team's website. Other notable inductees into the Ring of Honor include Charles Barkley, Kevin Johnson, Paul Westphal and Connie Hawkins. Nash,...Show More Summary
Thomas was the No. 4 pick in the 2006 Draft. Selected by the Chicago Bulls, Thomas never quite lived up to his draft spot. Can he make a comeback at age 29? The post Tyrus Thomas Wants to Return to NBA This Season appeared first on SLAMonline.
With a second adidas signature shoe and an ever-growing profile, Wizards’ star John Wall is making his mark in DC and around the League. The post Monumental appeared first on SLAMonline.
Watch Damian Lillard, Rudy Gay, Russell Westbrook, James Harden, the Greek Freak, DeMarcus Cousins and more throw down huge posterizations and alley-oops. The post 100 Best Dunks of the 2014-15 NBA Season (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.
Michael Jordan is commonly referred to as the Greatest of All Time, aka the G.O.A.T. And for good reason. His resume of accomplishments is unmatched. Jordan is a six-time NBA Champion, six-time Finals MVP, five-time NBA MVP, 14-time NBA All-Star, 10-time NBA scoring champ and back-to-back Slam Dunk Contest champion. Show More Summary