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Do the Memphis Grizzlies Need a Style Change Approaching the 2015-16 NBA Season?

The Memphis Grizzlies have made five straight playoff appearances but only one trip beyond the second round. Hence, their style, centered on playing bruising defense and attacking the inside, is taking a hit. Writing for Hardwood Paroxysm,...Show More Summary

4-Step Plan for Brooklyn Nets to Return to the NBA Playoffs in 2015-16

The Brooklyn Nets won 38 games in 2014-15, got bounced in the first round of the playoffs, don't have cap room heading into the offseason and are bogged down with expensive contracts and roster inflexibility. So naturally, there is a pretty simple formula to guarantee them a return to the postseason. Show More Summary

Donatas Motiejunas expects to be healthy by training camp

Donatas Motiejunas expects to be healthy by training camp Here’s the Houston Chronicle with an update on Rockets forward Donatas Motiejunas: The first week of the postseason, Rockets forward Donatas Motiejunas watched his team play as he laid in a bed, unable to get around after having back surgery. As the Rockets continued to play through the playoffs – beating [...]

Fred Hoiberg may become next Bulls coach

Fred Hoiberg may become next Bulls coach The Chicago Bulls need a new coach now that they’ve decided that Tom Thibodeau, despite his success, isn’t the man for the job. Here’s the New York Daily News reporting on Saturday that Fred Hoiberg is expected to land the position: While the Chicago Bulls were going to great lengths on Thursday [...]

Essay: Betrayed by the 76ers, a Warriors Fan Is Born

Two devastating trades by the author’s hometown basketball team caused him to look elsewhere for a franchise to support, and he found one in California.

For now, Kevin Love expects to be with Cavs next season

For now, Kevin Love expects to be with Cavs next season Love can opt out of the one year remaining on his contract by June 30 and either negotiate for a new deal with the Cavs or test the market as an unrestricted free agent. And has been the case all season, the three-time All-Star, whose [...]

Why Mitch McGary Can Be the Oklahoma City Thunder's Next Breakout Player

Mitch McGary didn't play much as a rookie, but there were enough promising signs to believe he could be a breakout player for the Oklahoma City Thunder next season. With his special blend of size, speed, power, energy and an emerging...Show More Summary

Why Kyrie Irving Is Cavaliers' NBA Finals X-Factor

The Cleveland Cavaliers' NBA Finals dreams live and die with LeBron James; we all know that. But Kyrie Irving has a vital role to play in his team's matchup with the seemingly unbeatable Golden State Warriors. For Irving, it all starts...Show More Summary

How Alvin Gentry Can Help Anthony Davis, Pelicans Reach Their Full Potential

The New Orleans Pelicans built positive momentum during the 2014-15 season by snapping the franchise's three-year postseason drought, but change was necessary for the team to leap into a more esteemed group of Western Conference contenders...Show More Summary

The Most Undervalued 2015 NBA Free Agent at Every Position

Everyone knows the best teams in the NBA build their rosters around superstars, but signing underrated free agents to below-market deals is nearly as critical to constructing a winner. That's because paying the top-end talent it takes...Show More Summary

Report: Karl-Anthony Towns Won’t Work Out For Any Teams

According to a report, Towns will meet with the Wolves and the Lakers—who own the top 2 picks in the Draft—but won't work out for them, or any other teams. The post Report: Karl-Anthony Towns Won’t Work Out For Any Teams appeared first on SLAMonline.

Is this the Los Angeles Clippers’ New Logo?

With the unveiling of this year's 2015 NBA Draft hats, it looks like the Clips' new logo has been confirmed. What do you think of the new look? The post Is this the Los Angeles Clippers’ New Logo? appeared first on SLAMonline.

Kevin Love Expects to Be Back with Cleveland Cavaliers for 2015-16 NBA Season

Kevin Love may be sidelined for the remainder of the playoffs after undergoing surgery to repair a left shoulder dislocation, but that doesn't mean his tenure with the Cleveland Cavaliers is nearing an end. According to ESPN.com's Dave...Show More Summary

Kevin Love to play with Cavs next season

Unable to help his teammates in the NBA Finals, injured forward Kevin Love intends to play for the Cavaliers next season.

Chris Gatling Arrested as ‘Kingpin’ in Online Credit Card Scam

Gatling allegedly set up Internet businesses to illegally gather credit card information from people. He's been arrested in Arizona. The post Chris Gatling Arrested as ‘Kingpin’ in Online Credit Card Scam appeared first on SLAMonlin...

Kevin Love Says He'll Be Back Next Season With Cavaliers

Injured forward Kevin Love says he'll play for the Cavaliers next season.

Report: Knicks ‘Enamored’ With Trey Lyles, Could Draft Him No. 4

The Knicks are rumored to be strongly looking at Willie Cauley-Stein and linked to Karl-Anthony Towns. But the 4th pick might be another UK star—Trey Lyles. The post Report: Knicks ‘Enamored’ With Trey Lyles, Could Draft Him No. 4 appeared first on SLAMonline.

LaMarcus Aldridge 2014-15 Season Highlight Reel (VIDEO)

Aldridge averaged a career-high 23.4 ppg to go with 10+ rpg in 2014-15, playing through a left thumb injury for the second half of the year. The post LaMarcus Aldridge 2014-15 Season Highlight Reel (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonli...

Kevin Love: ‘I Truly Expect’ to Play for Cavs Next Season

The rumors about Kevin Love's future continue to swirl. But directly from Love himself, he sounds confident that he'll be back in Cleveland next season. The post Kevin Love: ‘I Truly Expect’ to Play for Cavs Next Season appeared first on SLAMonline.

2015 NBA Draft: 1st-Round Order and Top 2-Way Prospects

Sometime midway through the third quarter of Golden State’s Jan. 23 win against the Sacramento Kings, it became clear to everyone in the league that the Warriors made the right choice in keeping Klay Thompson last offseason. But while...Show More Summary

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