An inside look at DC Assault, one of the most recognized programs in AAU basketball, which has alumni like Melo Trimble, Jeff Green and Michael Beasley. The post Assault On Assault Documentary Trailer (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.
Although winning the NBA Rookie of the Year award is cool, Minnesota Timberwolves star Andrew Wiggins can't let his early success stop him from growing as a player. Otherwise, he could wind up like Bobby Butter. In a new Foot LockerShow More Summary
As the late, great Aaliyah once sang, "If at first you don't succeed, dust yourself off and try again." The Los Angeles Lakers appear to have taken that repurposed adage to heart. Last summer, on the heels of watching Dwight Howard dance...Show More Summary
Not all of us can be Michael Jordan, but that doesn't mean our accomplishments aren't worthy of praise. Enter Gavin Guadagnoli, who asked his friend to edit a video of him dunking. The dunk in question may have been aided by a stepladder or stool of some sort, but that's beside the point. Show More Summary
The Los Angeles Lakers may have drafted a phenomenal prospect in D’Angelo Russell, but the team can’t let that overshadow the development of Jordan Clarkson. Russell was the vaunted No. 2 draft pick in June, while Clarkson ’s story is a familiar one to fans by now. Show More Summary
Boston Celtics point guard Isaiah Thomas just had wrist surgery in June, with a recovery timeline of two to four weeks from the time the procedure came to light July 12. After his performance this weekend at the Seattle Pro-Am, I'd say he's 100 percent healthy. Show More Summary
Lance Stephenson of the Los Angeles Clippers may be what the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles need to take on Shredder. Born Ready and the members of the Ninja Turtles is likely the best pairing since the Turtles danced with Vanilla Ice, and luckily Stephenson shared a video of them dancing to go with another photo. [h/t Sporting News] Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com
The good news for the Houston Rockets is they got better in the offseason. The bad news is their rivals did too. Did the runner-up in the Western Conference last year do enough to get over the hump, or did the rest of the pack catch up to them? The San Antonio Spurs added LaMarcus Aldridge. Show More Summary
LAS VEGAS — The basketball world got its first glimpse of R.J. Hunter last March, when the 6'1'' shooting guard buried a game-winning three-pointer to help Georgia State upset Baylor in the first round of the 2015 NCAA tournament. It...Show More Summary
Highlights from a decade's worth of buckets. The post #TBT: Stephen Jackson appeared first on SLAMonline.
Anybody who thinks former NBA guard Cuttino Mobley can't play basketball anymore because he has gray hair is sadly mistaken. Mobley last played in the NBA with the Los Angeles Clippers during the 2008-09 season, but he has not stopped playing basketball. Show More Summary
Stephen Curry's journey from a scrawny kid at Davidson to an NBA champion has been an inspiring one. In honor of that journey, a fan created this wonderful tribute highlighting Curry's path to NBA superstardom. Set to R. Kelly's "The...Show More Summary
Dirk Nowitzki has given the Dallas Mavericks tens of millions in salary savings, 17 years of impeccable service and one NBA title. And this is how the franchise plans to repay him? With a roster whose ceiling sits a shade above mediocrity,...Show More Summary
The KD 8 Hunt's Hill Sunrise will be available starting August 1. The post Nike KD8 ‘Hunt’s Hill Sunrise’ (KICKS) appeared first on SLAMonline.
Larry Nance Jr. was as surprised as Los Angeles Lakers fans were when the team selected him with the 27th pick in the first round of the NBA draft on June 25. “It was insane,” Nance said per Scott Nulph of Wyo Sports. “Two months ago, I didn’t know if I was going to hear my name called at all.... Show More Summary
After signing a four-year, $70 million contract, Enes Kanter is on a path to become the NBA's highest-paid sixth man. Despite his offensive prowess, his defensive shortcomings make him a tough sell in the Oklahoma City Thunder's starting...Show More Summary
Allen Iverson was different in his younger days. “I don’t want to be Michael Jordan. I don’t want to be Magic. I don’t want to be Bird, or Isiah [Thomas]. I don’t want to be any of those guys," he once said. "When my career is over, I want to look in the mirror and say I did it my way.” On Tuesday night, Iverson sweetened his tune a bit. Show More Summary
Timofey Mozgov’s unlikely route to the NBA began in a Russian elementary school. The post Rushin’ To The Top appeared first on SLAMonline.
Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant can pull off ridiculous plays on the basketball court but apparently has some trouble making routine outs on the diamond. During Richard Sherman's celebrity softball game at Safeco Field in Seattle...Show More Summary
For most of his career, Kevin Durant has been widely recognized as the second-best player in basketball behind LeBron James. However, KD 's injury-riddled 2014-15 campaign opened the door for players such as Stephen Curry, Anthony Davis and James Harden to stake claims to the No. Show More Summary