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Derrick Rose Reportedly Sued, Accused of Raping Ex-Girlfriend

Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose "is being sued by a woman who claims the NBA superstar and two of his friends [Randall Hampton and Ryan Allen] drugged and gang raped her," according to TMZ (warning: report contains graphic sexual...Show More Summary

Andrew Wiggins Posterizes J.J. Barea in International Tournament Game

It's unwise for any of the athletic monsters who populate the NBA to get in front of Minnesota Timberwolves star Andrew Wiggins on his way to the rim. For J.J. Barea—who stands at 6'0"—to do so? Downright crazy. During a game in theShow More Summary

Could Metta World Peace Actually Help the Los Angeles Lakers?

The Los Angeles Lakers have shopped for everything this summer: prospects and veterans, scorers and stoppers, notable names and less heralded ones. Now, they might be ready to give Peace a chance. Or another chance, rather. The Purple...Show More Summary

Michael Jordan Can't Decide Who Gets Shoe Deals Due to Cap Rules

Michael Jordan is among the most powerful and influential figures in basketball history, but the NBA has had restrictions in place to avoid a conflict of interest between Jordan's ownership of the Charlotte Bobcats and his world-famous...Show More Summary

Ex-NBA Star Darryl Dawkins, Aka 'Chocolate Thunder' Has Died

Darryl Dawkins, whose backboard-shattering dunks earned him the moniker "Chocolate Thunder" and helped pave the way for breakaway rims, has died. He was 58.

Former 76ers Basketball Star Darryl Dawkins Dies: Local Media

Darryl Dawkins, a 15-season star National Basketball Association star most known as "Chocolate Thunder" for his dunks and flamboyant play, died at 58 on Thursday, according to a Philadelphia area media report.

Kyrie Irving Injury: Updates on Cavaliers Star's Recovery from Knee Surgery

Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving may not return to the lineup until January as the team takes a conservative approach with his recovery from knee surgery. Continue for updates. Chances 'Slim' Irving Starts Opening Night Thursday, Aug. Show More Summary

Anthony Davis Bulks Up, Adds 12 Pounds of Muscle Ahead of 2015-16 Season

This has been a busy summer for New Orleans Pelicans star Anthony Davis. Not only did he receive a massive contract extension and work to improve his three-point game, but he also put in time working on his body. According to Jim Eichenhofer of, Davis has spent this summer adding bulk to his frame. Show More Summary

Report: Kyrie Irving Could Be Out Until January

The Cleveland Cavaliers are taking an understandably cautious approach with Kyrie Irving’s recovery from left knee surgery—the “freak” injury, you may recall, became a source of tension between the organization The post Report: Kyrie Irving Could Be Out Until January appeared first on SLAMonline.

Darryl Dawkins Dead at 58

The basketball world has lost one of its most colorful characters—Darryl Dawkins passed away Thursday at the age of 58. SAD NEWS: Darryl Dawkins (1957-2015) One of the NBA's great The post Darryl Dawkins Dead at 58 appeared first on SLAMonline.

76ers owner donates $3.5 million to local nonprofit

The owner of the Philadelphia 76ers has pledged a $3.5 million donation to the Philadelphia Police Athletic League - the largest amount ever recorded by the nonprofit youth group.

Anthony Davis Put on 12 Pounds of Muscle This Summer

#MuscleWatch! Be very afraid: Anthony Davis, the New Orleans’ Pelicans All-World superstar, has gained twelve pounds of muscle (while maintaining 10 percent body fat) through dieting and weight-lifting during the The post Anthony Davis Put on 12 Pounds of Muscle This Summer appeared first on SLAMonline.

Rockets Back Out of Chuck Hayes Signing

The Houston Rockets aren’t bringing back Chuck Hayes after all—the organization’s concerns with the salary cap led them to wipe out their verbal agreement with the free agent big fella. The post Rockets Back Out of Chuck Hayes Signing appeared first on SLAMonline.

Chuck Hayes' Contract with Rockets Falls Through: Latest Details and Reaction

Chuck Hayes will not be signing with the Houston Rockets after all, as his agent told Marc J. Spears of Yahoo Sports on Thursday: Hayes, 32, played 29 games for the Toronto Raptors last season, averaging 1.7 points and 1.8 rebounds in 8.8 minutes per game. Show More Summary

Stephanie Ready to Become 1st Full-Time Female Analyst in NBA History

Stephanie Ready is set to pave another new path as she becomes the first female to hold a full-time game analyst position with an NBA team. She will work alongside Eric Collins and Dell Curry for the Charlotte Hornets on Fox Sports Southeast...Show More Summary

LeBron James Turning Up to Future’s ‘March Madness’ (VIDEO)

More evidence that Bron is a charter member of #FutureHive. The post LeBron James Turning Up to Future’s ‘March Madness’ (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.

Kobe Bryant Says He Was an ‘Idiot’ During Feud With Shaquille O’Neal

There will be a special guest on the next episode of Shaquille O’Neal’s podcast: Kobe Bryant. In a teaser of the conversation between the two former teammates, both guys admit The post Kobe Bryant Says He Was an ‘Idiot’ During Feud With Shaquille O’Neal appeared first on SLAMonline.

Brandon Jennings Says He Won’t Mind Coming Off the Bench

The Detroit Pistons made Reggie Jackson their highest-paid player this summer, this after fellow point guard Brandon Jennings went down with a devastating, season-ending Achilles injury. Jennings says he won’t The post Brandon Jennings Says He Won’t Mind Coming Off the Bench appeared first on SLAMonline.

Chicago Bulls' Derrick Rose, Two Others, Accused in Lawsuit of Rape

Derrick Rose, the 2011 National Basketball Association Most Valuable Player, is being sued by a former girlfriend who claims he and two friends drugged and gang-raped her in 2013, TMZ reported.

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