We're getting closer and closer to the NBA All-Star break, so it's an appropriate time to take a look at some of the best plays of the NBA season so far. Watch the best dunks, ankle-breakers, dimes, blocks and buzzer-beaters in the video above and then let us know what you think! Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com
A wide-eyed rookie Stephen Curry dared to walk up to Kobe Bryant during a game at crunch time, and brazenly talk some light-hearted trash talk. Six years later, the NBA’s The post Stephen Curry Remembers the Death Stare Kobe Bryant Gave Him as a Rookie appeared first on SLAMonline.
Let the hilarity ensue. The post WATCH: Danilo Gallinari Rides His Bike To A Game In Denver appeared first on SLAMonline.
The Utah Jazz have signed guard Erick Green from the Reno Bighorns to a second 10-day contract. Green signed his first 10-day with the Jazz on Jan. 26 and has appeared in two games, averaging 2.0 points in 3.0 minutes. Green (6-3, 178, Virginia Tech) appeared in 23 games (22 starts) for the Bighorns this season, [...]
Hack-a-Shaq, the soul-destroying defensive tactic in increasing usage by desperate NBA teams is something that the League’s power-brokers hate just as much as fans and the media do. According to The post NBA ‘Looking to Make Some Sort of Change’ to Hack-a-Shaq Rule appeared first on SLAMonline.
With the Washington Wizards struggling in the competitive Eastern Conference, small forward Jared Dudley's name has become the subject of trade talk. According to Dan Feldman of Pro Basketball Talk, Brian Windhorst revealed on ESPN Cleveland...Show More Summary
Add Rasheed Wallace to the list of benevolent athletes chipping in to assist the residents of Flint, Michigan in the wake of their recent water crisis. The former Detroit Piston hasn't forgotten the people who used to cheer for him,Show More Summary
With free agency rapidly approaching, Memphis Grizzlies point guard Mike Conley has a big decision facing him this summer, but he isn't making any predictions beforehand. Speaking to reporters (per ESPN New York's Ian Begley) prior to...Show More Summary
Selection Sunday is March 13 and the NCAA Championship Game is April 4. But you don’t have to wait until after the big game to hear the newest version of The post Charles Barkley Sings ‘One Shining Moment’ (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.
The NBA confirmed the participants for All-Star Saturday last night, with MVP Stephen Curry returning to defend his Three-Point Shootout title. The Dunk Contest will feature Zach LaVine, Andre Drummond, The post Stephen Curry to Defend His Three-Point Shootout Title appeared first on SLAMonline.
Kyle Lowry (30 points) won his matchup with fellow stud point guard Damian Lillard (27 points) in the Toronto Raptors’ 94-81 road win Thursday night against the Portland Trail Blazers. The post Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan Lead Raptors Past Trail Blazers (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.
The NBA commissioner admitted that he thinks intentional fouling is bad for the game and rule changes could arrive as soon as this summer. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver has finally chosen a side in the hack-a-Shaq debate, and the rule...Show More Summary
The Chicago Bulls' up-and-down, turbulent 2015-16 season might be more than an anomaly or a team struggling with effort. Perhaps they have gotten the most they’re going to get out of this particular core. Maybe they’re just not good enough. Show More Summary
NEW ORLEANS — The ill-fitting Boston affiliation notwithstanding, Kobe Bryant has always seen himself as something of a New England Patriot. Bryant identifies with Tom Brady's glamour and greatness, he admires Bill Belichick's calculating...Show More Summary
CLEVELAND — Pegged as the NBA's worst high-volume shooter from outside the paint earlier this season, James has responded with weeks of improvement followed by another recent string of inconsistency. James, now 31 and in his 13th pro season, is showing little sign of slowing down. Show More Summary
It's funny how the key narrative from the NBA season's first week feels fresh all over again as we move well past the halfway point. Just as they did early on, the Golden State Warriors appear to be a separate species of basketball team. Show More Summary
Guards Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan combined for 59 points as the Toronto Raptors beat the Portland Trail Blazers 110-103 at the Moda Center on Thursday.
With Mardi Gras right around the corner, the Smoothie King Center probably welcomed more than a few tourists in to see the New Orleans Pelicans get nipped by the Los Angeles Lakers, 99-96, Thursday night. But none would've piqued the...Show More Summary
Kobe Bryant sinks a clutch three to seal a Lakers win, while Lowry and DeRozan combine for 59 points. The post Post Up: Kobe In Command appeared first on SLAMonline.
Kyle Lowry had 30 points, DeMar DeRozan added 29 and the Toronto Raptors snapped Portland's five-game winning streak with a 110-103 victory over the Trail Blazers on Thursday night.