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Nuggets' Gallinari on mend from knee injury

For the last 18 months, Danilo Gallinari has played far more tour guide than small forward.

Marcus Smart in Prime Position to Benefit from Rajon Rondo's Injury

For Rajon Rondo, the timing of his broken hand stinks. It should force him to miss training camp and some early regular-season action. But every injury creates an opportunity, and in this case, it's going to good use. Rookie Marcus Smart...Show More Summary

Rondo: I want to stay a Celtic beyond this season

Rajon Rondo wore a black sling on his left arm to help protect the surgically repaired bone in his hand.

LeBron: "Nowhere near" decision on 2016 Olympics

LeBron James doesn't know whether he'll take another shot at Olympic gold.

Parker adjusting quickly as Bucks prep for camp

Milwaukee Bucks rookie Jabari Parker is learning quickly about how to ingratiate himself to his new fans.

Bledsoe says he always wanted to stay with Suns

Eric Bledsoe was confident he would be back with the Suns despite a long summer of uncertainty that finally ended with the point guard signing a five-year, $70 million contract just days before training camp.

Warriors happy to have core back, build on success

David Lee learned to block out trade talk during his days with the New York Knicks when just about everybody on the roster was rumored to be on the move at some point.

Blazers pick up option on All-Star Lillard

The Portland Trail Blazers exercised their fourth-year option on the contract of guard Damian Lillard, it was announced today by General Manager Neil Olshey.

Clippers hire three new assistants

Doc Rivers is adding three new assistant coaches to his Los Angeles Clippers staff for the upcoming season.

Starting Roles That Will Be Decided During 2014 NBA Training Camp

NBA training camp starts with the basics. So before getting to the critical questions of style, pace and for a team like the New York Knicks, which unlucky intern is responsible for policing J.R. Smith's Instagram account, teams need...Show More Summary

Ty Lawson Blossoming into New Role as Denver Nuggets Leader

DENVER — If the Denver Nuggets are adopting a universal theme for the 2014-15 season, one that figures to see them right in the thick of the competition for a coveted playoff spot in the Western Conference, it would easily be leadership. This is a team with no established superstars but plenty of depth, quality players and veteran talent. Show More Summary

LeBron "nowhere near" 2016 Olympics decision

LeBron James says he has not decided whether he'll play in the 2016 Olympics.

76ers' Embiid becomes social media character

Joel Embiid has adopted a playful persona on social media, letting Philadelphia 76ers fans in on his celebrity crushes or endorsements 140 characters at a time.

Rajon Rondo Trade Will Be More Difficult Now Than Ever for Boston Celtics

Boston, you have a problem. Trading mercurial floor general Rajon Rondo was never going to be easy for the Boston Celtics. Not with his troubling track record that includes run-ins with coaches and teammates, a torn ACL that plaguedShow More Summary

Kyrie Irving Gives LeBron James Asset, Challenge That Kobe, Jordan Never Had

INDEPENDENCE, OHIO — There are many ways to assist a basketball team or organization, other than a pinpoint pass. Kyrie Irving, the Cleveland Cavaliers' on-court assist leader the past three seasons, did so with a pen stroke. LeBronShow More Summary

NBA Preseason 2014: The Biggest Storyline for All 30 Teams

It's been a long, eventful summer for NBA fans, but with the regular season nearing, training camp and the preseason are all that stand in the way of 2014-15 officially tipping off. At this point, every team has at least one storyline worth following. Show More Summary

How Fast Can Julius Randle Crack Los Angeles Lakers Starting Lineup?

The Los Angeles Lakers aren't set up for conventional success in the win column during Byron Scott's first season as head coach, but that doesn't mean forward progress has to elude the Purple and Gold entirely. While the Lakers largely...Show More Summary

Mark Cuban Compares Rockets GM Daryl Morey to Donald Trump

The amusing and ridiculous nerd fight between Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban and Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey rages on. After being told of Morey’s criticisms Monday, Cuban fired […] The post Mark Cuban Compares Rockets GM Daryl Morey to Donald Trump appeared first on SLAMonline.

NBA Live 15 Player Ratings: Blake Griffin and the Top Dunkers and More

The ratings for NBA Live 15 have been coming hot and heavy since last week. The latest ratings reveal tells us who the premier high-flyers will be in this year's game. It should come as a surprise to no one that Los Angeles Clippers star Blake Griffin is the top dunker. Show More Summary

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