New Los Angeles Lakers center Roy Hibbert says he has shed some sixteen pounds, and wants to re-establish himself as an elite defender. Roy Hibbert changed his diet and told The post Roy Hibbert Lost 16 Pounds and Aims to Become an All-Star Defender appeared first on SLAMonline.
The Washington Wizards need to gamble on Bradley Beal before the 22-year-old beats them to the punch. Patience is rarely a virtue for NBA teams with rookie-contract extension candidates, and the Big Panda's price tag seems primed to rise if he opens next season without a new deal. Granted, it's not particularly cheap at the moment. Show More Summary
Free agent guard Pablo Prigioni has reportedly come to terms on a one-year pact with the LA Clippers. Clippers have reached a verbal agreement with Pablo Prigioni on one-year, veteran's The post LA Clippers Ink Pablo Prigioni to One-Year Deal appeared first on SLAMonline.
Big names may be off the market and LeBron James' Hollywood pursuits may clog the headlines, but there is still plenty of action on the Association's rumor mill. Fresh off the mill comes rumblings of bidding wars, free-agency shockers...Show More Summary
Until proven otherwise, the Golden State Warriors deserve to be called the NBA champions. But after the San Antonio Spurs completed a flurry of offseason moves, Gregg Popovich's team presents the greatest immediate challenge to the Warriors'...Show More Summary
Don't let the grey hair fool you. @CuttinosLife still has game. He did his thing with LAUNFD on Sunday. #OldMoney ???? https://t.co/NlbPZOMjKP — Drew League (@DrewLeague) July 23, 2015 At 39-years-old, The post WATCH: Grey-Haired Cuttino Mobley Still Balling In The Drew League appeared first on SLAMonline.
LA Clippers All-Star point guard Chris Paul is featured in a spoof of the trailer for the latest “Mission: Impossible” flick. CP3, who we’ve seen act before, makes it really The post Chris Paul Stars in ‘Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation’ Spoof Trailer (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.
Thanks to one gutsy fan, we have this awesome footage of Michael Jordan and the Bulls from 1995. The fan illegally taped a game between Cleveland and Chicago from his The post WATCH: Michael Jordan Silences Heckler Who Insults His Sneakers in 1995 appeared first on SLAMonline.
If anybody is going to wear a "basketball Jesus" shirt, it might as well be Ray Allen. After all, he did play the role of "Jesus Shuttlesworth " in the 1998 hit movie He Got Game. Allen recently took a picture with Kentucky Wildcats coach John Calipari. Show More Summary
Anybody who thinks former NBA guard Cuttino Mobley can't play basketball anymore because he has gray hair is sadly mistaken. Mobley last played in the NBA with the Los Angeles Clippers during the 2008-09 season, but he has not stopped playing basketball. Show More Summary
With what seems to be a complete, improved roster, the Los Angeles Lakers begin the march toward next season. There's a lot of work to do. D'Angelo Russell was a fine get in the draft, but he will have to learn to play nice with others, including Jordan Clarkson and Kobe Bryant. Show More Summary
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The Toronto Raptors announced Thursday they have signed forward Michale (Michael) Kyser and guard-forward Axel Toupane (Too-PON). Until we hear otherwise, we will assume these are non-guaranteed deals that merely bring these two players to training camp. Kyser, 6-foot-9, 205 pounds, recently participated on the Raptors’ entry in the NBA Summer League in Las Vegas, where he [...]
Here’s the Orange County Register reporting on new Lakers center Roy Hibbert, who the Indiana Pacers basically traded to Los Angeles for nothing: To Larry Bird and others in charge in Indiana, Roy Hibbert was a lost cause. A lumbering center with little offensive game and a disinterested temperament, they were happy pawning him off for nothing more [...]
Baron Davis was an awesome, explosive, fun, excellent point guard in his day. Then injuries and age kicked in as they tend to do, and he wasn’t B-Diddy anymore. But now in 2015, Baron reportedly good enough to give the NBA another shot. The odds are against him. But we’re rooting for him. Here’s the New [...]
Charlotte Hornets General Manager Rich Cho announced Wednesday that the team has signed free agent forward Tyler Hansbrough. “Tyler Hansbrough is a solid NBA player who can contribute to our team,” Cho said. “He brings energy and physicality every time he steps on the floor. We are glad to have him.” Hansbrough is — and [...]
The Los Angeles Lakers introduced their new crop of free agents—Lou Williams, Roy Hibbert and Brandon Bass were all paraded in front of the local media Wednesday afternoon—and there’s a The post WATCH: New Lakers Go Silent When Asked About Kobe Bryant Reaching Out appeared first on SLAMonline.
It was certainly "hot in herre " during Las Vegas Summer League. Remember the line "I'm just kiddin ' like Jason" from Nelly's 2002 track "Hot in Herre "? Jason Kidd remembers because the line was about him. How did Nelly's reference...Show More Summary
Moving Ty Lawson has given the Denver Nuggets a nice bit of financial freedom. According to Christopher Dempsey of the Denver Post, the new flexibility should produce new contracts for a couple of returning Nuggets. Dempsey writes: "Using...Show More Summary
A little more than a year ago, Lance Stephenson and his agent, Alberto Ebanks, flew to Las Vegas to meet with Hornets owner Michael Jordan and some of the team's brass. On July 15, Stephenson became a Hornet. This summer, Stephenson,...Show More Summary