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Q+A: Pusha T

We talked hoops with the Virginia-bred rapper. The post Q+A: Pusha T appeared first on SLAMonline.

Video: Team USA bball training in Chicago

Enjoy these video highlights of Team USA’s recent training sessions in Chicago as they prepare for the upcoming World Cup tournament:

The Rajon Rondo Trade Rumor Mill Thickens, But Not Really

Ugh. Just when you think Rajon Rondo trade rumors are dead for the time being, they’re revived, but not really. Consider what follows to be a lesson in recycling. T-Spence, a sports radio host, tweeted this: It created some buzz, but not much. picked it up…I think: Don’t bother clicking on the link. It’s […]

Michael Jordan Answers ALS Ice Bucket Challenge from Derek Jeter and Other Stars

At long last, the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has reached the pinnacle of the sporting world. Chicago Bulls legend and Charlotte Hornets owner Michael Jordan took the plunge Wednesday morning, answering challenges from David Beckham, Ray Allen and Derek Jeter. Show More Summary

Stephon Marbury to Star in a Chinese Theatrical Play

There’s a reason he’s called “Starbury”, we suppose. Former NBA All-Star point guard Stephon Marbury is set to star as himself in a Chinese play about, well, himself. Simply amazing. […] The post Stephon Marbury to Star in a Chinese Theatrical Play appeared first on SLAMonline.

Joel Embiid Expresses His Love of Surprises with Andrew Wiggins Picture

Joel Embiid : still desert thirsty, still using Twitter as his personal Myspace. The Philadelphia 76ers rookie tweeted a strange message on Tuesday evening, using a picture of fellow Kansas Jayhawk Andrew Wiggins to expand on the visceral...Show More Summary

Why Ray Allen Should Spurn LeBron James' Cleveland Cavaliers in Free Agency

It won't be easy for Ray Allen to resist the siren song coming from the Cleveland Cavaliers and former running mate/recent vacation partner LeBron James, but right decisions are often the hardest to make. The Cavs can offer the 39-year-old...Show More Summary

NBA Free Agents 2014: Latest Rumors and Predictions for Unsigned Talent

Eventually, the NBA season will start and the Cleveland Cavaliers will stop adding players. For now, though, it seems like Ray Allen could be following in Shawn Marion’s footsteps on the way to northeast Ohio. Cleveland's pursuit ofShow More Summary

Kevin Durant: 'Honestly, I Think I Score Better Than Anybody'

Even Kevin Durant's self-serving compliments are noble. While at an event promoting NBA 2K15, the Oklahoma City Thunder star talked about his individual scoring talents, and what he had to say was so Kevin Durant, per Slam Magazine: He...Show More Summary

Who Is the Alpha Dog in Miami Heat's Offense Without LeBron James?

Every team faces challenges in each new season, but this season no team may be facing as big a challenge as the Miami Heat: replacing LeBron James. Needing to maintain competitiveness in a wide-open Eastern Conference, without James, is a multifaceted problem. Show More Summary

Surprising Name Who Will Make a Big Impact for Boston Celtics in 2014-15

While talking Boston Celtics offseason on a radio hit with The A.J. & Rich Show on 101.3 ESPN in Vermont a couple weeks ago, the question was brought up of the team possibly signing free-agent swingman Evan Turner. This was before any...Show More Summary

Complete Predictions for Kevin Love's Role, Stats with Cleveland Cavaliers

Kevin Love will be making his way southeast to Cleveland this fall to join the Cleveland Cavaliers, this we know. What's yet to be determined is how he'll fit in with the Cavs. Having long been the No. 1 option on underachieving Minnesota...Show More Summary

Ranking the Top 10 Dark-Horse 2015 NBA Draft Prospects

Most NBA draft junkies have already taken a sneak peek at the 2015 class, especially the exciting freshmen at the top or prominent upperclassmen. But some of the most fascinating prospects are still flying under the radar as they prepare...Show More Summary

Does DeAndre Jordan Deserve a Max Contract Next Summer?

When DeAndre Jordan crashes into next summer with a diametric combination of awesome physical ability and clear-as-day offensive limitations, the Los Angeles Clippers center will be one of the most sought after unrestricted free agents...Show More Summary

James Harden Wants to Be Team USA’s Leader

Kevin Durant is no longer around, and neither are the likes of Blake Griffin, Kevin Love, DeMarcus Cousins and Paul George. According to the very confident James Harden, and even […] The post James Harden Wants to Be Team USA’s Leader appeared first on SLAMonline.

Report: Sixers Targeting Amar’e Stoudemire at Trade Deadline

Philadelphia is currently well under the salary cap floor — NBA teams are required to spend at least ninety percent of the salary cap (set at $63,065 million.) The Sixers […] The post Report: Sixers Targeting Amar’e Stoudemire at Trade Deadline appeared first on SLAMonline.

Report: Derrick Rose Bothered By Knee Soreness

Team USA gave Derrick Rose a couple of days off this week, with all parties saying this was done as a precautionry move and a good opportunity to get some […] The post Report: Derrick Rose Bothered By Knee Soreness appeared first on SLAMonline.

Breaking Down San Antonio Spurs' Center Position for 2014-15 Season

In today's NBA, positions hold less weight than they did in previous decades. Whereas experimental lineups were saved for a select group of squads in the past, the five-man lineups that grace the hardwood today all have their own quirks and peculiarities. Some utilize small forwards at the 4, while others feature dual-point guard sets. Show More Summary

LA Lakers Must Take Advantage of Full Health in 2014 Training Camp

Training camp starts in late September for the Los Angeles Lakers, and the roster is finally in good health. This is welcome news and a dramatic change from the recent past. Kobe Bryant was rehabbing from Achilles surgery last time around and could only watch. Show More Summary

Cavs Rumors: Latest on Ray Allen and Anthony Bennett Ahead of Potential Trade

After a flurry of movement and rumors, the Cleveland Cavaliers are finally slowing down this offseason. General manager David Griffin has essentially concluded his business. All he has to worry about now is signing one or two veteran...Show More Summary

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