In the coming days, Anthony Davis will have plenty of time on his hands to add another element to his already-ridiculous offensive repertoire. Davis, the New Orleans’ Pelicans 22-year old The post Anthony Davis Practicing to Become a Three-Point Shooter appeared first on SLAMonline.
With the Chicago Bulls on the cusp of advancing to the second round of the NBA playoffs, Derrick Rose finds himself preparing for something more important than a best-of-seven series against the mighty Cleveland Cavaliers. For him, this inevitable matchup is bigger than playing into the second round for just the second time in his career. Show More Summary
The Portland Trail Blazers desperately need to show a playoff pulse. It's not about saving this season; this hasn't been a campaign worth preserving since Wesley Matthews tore his Achilles in early March. This is about protecting the...Show More Summary
The Chicago Bulls and the Cleveland Cavaliers lead their respective series 3-0 in the first round of the NBA playoffs. If both teams move on, they will face each other in a Round 2 series that will likely decide more than just their playoff fates. Show More Summary
Davis, a 6-foot-10 multiple-tool player who already gives opposing defenses fits, seems determined to keep expanding his game, and developing a decent 3-point shot is on his list.
There's nothing more intimidating in sports than inevitability, the sense that no matter what you have done, no matter how large your lead, no matter how little the time left, the opponent will eventually overcome you. For all the feelings...Show More Summary
The No. 1 Golden State Warriors stole a third win (123-119) from the No. 8 New Orleans Pelicans in Thursday night's Game 3 playoff matchup. Yet the best team in the league—and the predictive favorite to sweep Round 1—has let the Pelicans,...Show More Summary
Star point guard Derrick Rose kicked up the Chicago Bulls' momentum with a 34-point game in Thursday night's double-overtime win over the sixth-seeded Milwaukee Bucks. His performance improved from Monday night's 15-point outing, as shooting guard Jimmy Butler's 31 points carried the team to victory in Game 2. Show More Summary
Before getting into today's slate, give me a second to pour one out for the Bucks and Pelicans fans. Eh, the Bucks suffered a pretty run-of-the-mill double overtime loss. The Pelicans...up 17 with less than six minutes to go. That was rough. Crap. Show More Summary
Kevin Love appeared to get his groove back Thursday night in Game 3's 103-95 win against the Boston Celtics. Love hit two pivotal three-pointers with two minutes to go, which lifted the Cavs to their final lead. The Cavaliers forward...Show More Summary
MVP of the first week of the playoffs
Expensive, stylish cars go hand in hand with NBA ballers, but I found one player who really knows what he's buying. The Cavaliers' Timofey Mozgov is looking for a new ride to drive around Cleveland during the playoffs, and I took him...Show More Summary
The 2015 NBA draft already has basketball fans buzzing, as the top of the class is stacked with elite-level talent, while the remainder features plenty of high-upside prospects who could develop into star-caliber players as well. Although...Show More Summary
Sometimes you love your bro so much you just want to lay a big wet one on his cheek. But sometimes, when you try to land that big wet one, your bro turns at the last instant and you kind of, like, grace lips and stuff. It's not a problem,...Show More Summary
The Oklahoma City Thunder’s search for a new head coach will dominate headlines, but general manager Sam Presti has one other major question to answer this offseason: How much is Enes Kanter worth? Both sides have expressed a desire to work out a contract that will keep the young center in OKC. Show More Summary
The Los Angeles Lakers will look to make big moves during the offseason—hopefully nabbing a prime lottery draft pick and successfully luring a free-agent game-changer. But it’s not all about the splashy acquisitions—there are holes to...Show More Summary
BOSTON — LeBron James had been here before, in this cacophonous sea of green, tussling with legends and ghosts, wrestling for his legacy and supremacy. How many times had the Boston Celtics clogged his path? How many times had they tested...Show More Summary
The 2015 NBA playoffs have already yielded a string of memorable performances from stars on both sides of the bracket. There's Tim Duncan turning back the clock in L.A., Stephen Curry's miraculous make in New Orleans, Dwight Howard's...Show More Summary
During the second half of the season, one of the best parts of the Cleveland Cavaliers has been the evolution of their talented, up-and-coming backcourt. Kyrie Irving enjoyed a career year, the additions of J.R. Smith and Iman Shumpert...Show More Summary
The Boston Celtics are not intimidated by the Cleveland Cavaliers. Overmatched, certainly, but they’re not backing down despite falling into a virtually insurmountable 3-0 deficit. Is Mozgov intimidating? Crowder laughs. The post Kyrie Irving on Celtics’ Physical Play: ‘I Ain’t No Soft Dude’ appeared first on SLAMonline.