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Realistic Expectations for Philadelphia 76ers Rookie Ben Simmons in 2016-17

The Philadelphia 76ers have a lot riding on Ben Simmons, the team's prize for winning the 2016 NBA draft lottery. Uncertainty surrounding Joel Embiid 's durability and Jahlil Okafor's defense makes Simmons' development that much more...Show More Summary

Twitter Signs Streaming Deal With NBA for Non-Game Programing

Twitter Inc said on Tuesday it had signed a deal with the NBA to stream exclusive non-game programing.

The 7 best NBA free agents still available

It's slim pickings, but there's some talent to be gained with the remaining available players. We're now 12 days into NBA free agency, and while almost all of the big names are gone, there's still some talent to be had in the pool of...Show More Summary

Paul George is rewriting his Team USA legacy at the scene of his gruesome injury

Two years after suffering a gruesome injury during a Team USA scrimmage, Paul George is back on track as a superstar for the Pacers and his country. LAS VEGAS — Google the phrase “Paul George injury” and page upon page of videos surface, offering gruesome reminders of the worst night of his career. Show More Summary

NBA Rumors: Latest on Monta Ellis Trade, Russell Westbrook and More

The Chicago Bulls won an NBA Summer League title Monday, concluding a thrilling week and throwing the full force of the NBA right back into the rumors realm. Other than Denzel Valentine showing the organization it didn't need to go into...Show More Summary

Kevin Durant: Russell Westbrook Not a Factor in Free Agency Decision

Kevin Durant continues to insist that his decision to leave OKC for Golden State was based, quite simply, on where he wanted to play ball. Durant says that his frustrations The post Kevin Durant: Russell Westbrook Not a Factor in Free Agency Decision appeared first on SLAMonline.

NBA, Twitter team up to produce exclusive live programming

The National Basketball Association (NBA) and Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) announced today an expanded content partnership that will bring exclusive original live programming and more video to Twitter, Vine and Periscope.

Draymond Green Comments on Arrest, Team USA and More

Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green is preparing to help Team USA win its third consecutive Olympic gold medal in men's basketball at the 2016 Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro, and he is determined to remain focused on that rather...Show More Summary

76ers Believe Future Could Be Bright After Dismal Seasons

Without playing a game, the 76ers will still spend this summer in the cellar.

Mike Miller Reportedly to Re-Sign with Nuggets: Contract Details and Reaction

The Denver Nuggets reportedly agreed to a two-year contract with veteran swingman Mike Miller on Monday. Marc Stein of initially reported the news, while The Vertical's Shams Charania noted the deal is worth more than $5 million. Miller,...Show More Summary

10 Things We Learned from 2016 NBA Summer League in Las Vegas

What happens in Vegas shouldn't stay there when it's as thrilling as the final game of the Las Vegas Summer League experience. The championship contest between the Chicago Bulls and Minnesota Timberwolves turned into a slugfest down the stretch Monday night. Show More Summary

NBA Summer League 2016 Championship: Timberwolves vs. Bulls Score and Reaction

The Chicago Bulls capped off a perfect 7-0 NBA Summer League showing with Monday's 84-82 overtime victory against the Minnesota Timberwolves to win the championship in Las Vegas. It was a highly competitive, seesaw affair as both squads...Show More Summary

Report Card Grades for Each Golden State Warriors 2016 Free-Agent Signing

The Golden State Warriors are the undisputed victors of the free-agency circus, having landed the biggest prize of this summer's crop in Kevin Durant. The "rich get richer" aphorism has never been truer. The 2014-15 NBA champions took...Show More Summary

Jerian Grant Wins MVP for 2016 Las Vegas NBA Summer League Championship

Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Tyus Jones claimed the MVP award for the Las Vegas Summer League on Sunday, but Jerian Grant got the last laugh in the Chicago Bulls' 84-82 overtime win over Minnesota on Monday, earning MVP honorsShow More Summary

Dion Waiters' Qualifying Offer from Thunder Reportedly Rescinded

The Oklahoma City Thunder reportedly rescinded their qualifying offer for shooting guard Dion Waiters on Monday night, per The Vertical's Adrian Wojnarowski and the Oklahoman's Anthony Slater. The move makes Waiters an unrestricted free agent. More to follow. Read more NBA news on

Chris Paul Comments on Dwyane Wade's Decision to Sign with Bulls

Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul wasn't among those shocked to see Dwyane Wade leave the Miami Heat and sign with the Chicago Bulls. "I wasn't that surprised [about Wade]," said Paul on Monday, per Mike McGraw of the Daily Herald. Show More Summary

Carmelo Anthony Is Using His Voice and Olympic Platform for Social Change

While training with the United States basketball team that will be headed to the Rio Olympics, Anthony spoke about his activism against gun violence.

Realistic Expectations for Minnesota Timberwolves Rookie Kris Dunn in 2016-17

Patience and perseverance pushed Kris Dunn into the 2016 NBA draft lottery. Elite physical tools, mental toughness and some Tom Thibodeau -approved defensive nastiness made Dunn the No. 5 pick and the latest piece of the Minnesota Timberwolves'...Show More Summary

Carmelo Anthony Comments on Knicks' Offseason Moves, 2016-17 Outlook

On Monday, New York Knicks All-Star Carmelo Anthony spoke about his NBA squad's offseason moves while practicing for Team USA in the lead-up to the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. "We have a very special group. Pieces are there," Anthony said, per the New York Post 's Marc Berman. Show More Summary

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