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Which Superstar PG's Future Is Brighter: Russell Westbrook or Chris Paul?

Eventually, someone is going to pull the NBA's point guard throne out from underneath Los Angeles Clippers superstar Chris Paul. Now, whether that someone is one of Paul's positional peers or Father Time catching up to the 29-year-old remains uncertain. Show More Summary

Top 5 Most Expensive Chicago Bulls Home Games

In the 2013-14 season, the Chicago Bulls were able to grab the 4-seed in the Eastern Conference with a total of 300 minutes played by Derrick Rose. After another season […] The post Top 5 Most Expensive Chicago Bulls Home Games appeared first on SLAMonline.

B/R Exclusive: Howard Beck 1-on-1 with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver

The NBA season is underway, and there's a ton of anticipation for what should be an exciting year of basketball. What can fans expect for the present and future of the league? NBA Commissioner Adam Silver sat down with Bleacher Report's Howard Beck for an exclusive interview ahead of the 2014-15 season. Show More Summary

Jeanie Buss Hopes Kobe Bryant Doesn’t Retire in 2016

Los Angeles Lakers president and governor Jeanie Buss says the team, despite the rough patch it’s going through, is like a stock one should not sell. Buss is a one […] The post Jeanie Buss Hopes Kobe Bryant Doesn’t Retire in 2016 appeared first on SLAMonline.

Bringing Back the Buzz: New Charlotte Hornets Aim to Match Magic of Old Hornets

When the new Charlotte Hornets open the 2014-15 NBA season Wednesday night at home against the Milwaukee Bucks, the team would like to replicate virtually everything the old Charlotte Hornets captured on opening night for the franchise on Nov. Show More Summary

LeBron James and the Ghost of 23

LeBron James is back with the Cleveland Cavaliers, prepared to deliver his haunted city its first championship in half a century. Will King James be able to slay the ghost he's long been chasing, which has motivated him from the beginning? Stephen Nelson narrates James' quest in his hometown return in the video above. Read more NBA news on

Carmelo Anthony Makes Brief Appearance on 'Sons of Anarchy'

New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony makes a living by playing basketball, but he is no stranger to acting. Anthony's IMDB profile indicates he's made a few cameos here and there, but now he can add an appearance on the hit show Sons of Anarchy to his resume. Show More Summary

Lakers News: Latest Updates on Steve Nash, Jeanie Buss and More

The Los Angeles Lakers opened up their season on Tuesday against the Houston Rockets, but there are plenty of developments taking place off the court for the purple and gold. The potential roster fallout from the Steve Nash injury is...Show More Summary

Lakers News: Analyzing Players Who Must Step Up After Julius Randle Injury

The Los Angeles Lakers were hoping Julius Randle could make an immediate impact after selecting him with the seventh overall pick in the draft. Instead, the talented rookie suffered a serious leg injury in his debut, leaving a major hole in the rotation right away. Baxter Holmes of noted the forward broke the tibia in his right leg. Show More Summary

Grading Philadelphia 76ers' Final 15-Man Roster

The Philadelphia 76ers have finalized their 15-man roster and are hoping it'll have more success than last year's 19-63 effort. Well, who really knows? Are they actually wanting to do better? The whole plan is a bit of a mystery. Philly...Show More Summary

Houston Rockets vs. Los Angeles Lakers: Postgame Grades and Analysis

The Houston Rockets opened their season on the road and dominated the Los Angeles Lakers, winning 108-90 Tuesday in the Staples Center. Unfortunately, the game ended on a somber note, with rookie Julius Randle suffering a broken legShow More Summary

David Blatt Says Title Expectations for the Cavs are ‘Unfair’

Cleveland Cavaliers head coach David Blatt is trying to manage expectations for his team, though it’s likely in vain. Oddsmakers and most observers consider the Cavs the team to beat […] The post David Blatt Says Title Expectations for the Cavs are ‘Unfair’ appeared first on SLAMonline.

Kemba Walker Agrees to 4-Year, $48 Million Extension With Charlotte

According to multiple published reports, the Charlotte Hornets have come to terms with point guard Kemba Walker on a four-year, $48 million contract extension. A Friday deadline loomed for the […] The post Kemba Walker Agrees to 4-Year, $48 Million Extension With Charlotte appeared first on SLAMonline.

Julius Randle Could Miss the Season With Fractured Tibia

The Los Angeles Lakers’ season got off to a rough start Tuesday night, as they were spanked 108-90 by the visiting Houston Rockets. And then things got considerably worse. Rookie […] The post Julius Randle Could Miss the Season With Fractured Tibia appeared first on SLAMonline.

Julius Randle 'probably' will miss season after serious leg injury

Lakers rookie Julius Randle broke his leg in Los Angeles' 108-90 loss to the Houston Rockets on Tuesday. Los Angeles Lakers rookie Julius Randle left the Staples Center court Tuesday night with his right leg immobilized by an air cast and a courtside diagnosis of a broken tibia that was later confirmed by Lakers coach Byron Scott. Show More Summary

NBA News: Latest Buzz Surrounding Kemba Walker, Rajon Rondo and More

The 2014-15 NBA season is finally underway, but not all the news from around the league is about box scores and starting lineups. No, there is still business to be done in front offices across the Association. It seems there is always...Show More Summary

NBA Rumors: Latest Gossip Surrounding Tristan Thompson, Ricky Rubio and More

Halloween decorations are wildly apparent wherever we look, leaves have changed from green to red to yellow, and there's a crispness in the air. This can mean only one thing: A new NBA season is finally upon us. Even though the offseason...Show More Summary

Dwight Howard Says He's over Kobe Bryant, but His Actions Scream Otherwise

LOS ANGELES — Dwight Howard is going to have a big-time season. For all that he is not, he still is a great player. He's also healthier than he was in his lost season in Los Angeles with the Lakers in 2012-13. The season-opener Tuesday night between the Houston Rockets and Lakers was Howard's time to offer a peek at what lies ahead of him. Show More Summary

Every NBA Team's 'Real Age' Visualized

Age certainly matters in the NBA. It's all about finding that sweet spot, as a squad that's too young can fall apart over the course of a season while an elderly one full of denture-donning AARP members might not have the endurance to...Show More Summary

Ranking the Best 22-and-Under Prospect on Every NBA Team During 2014-15 Season

The NBA is brimming with young talent entering the 2014-15 season. We're talking about really young prospects, college-aged ballers who are already professionals in the world's topmost basketball league. Some of them are still teenagers,...Show More Summary

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