MIAMI — By virtue of his 7'0", 265-pound frame, none of Hassan Whiteside 's shirts look normal. Still, this particular piece of clothing seemed funny for more than just its funhouse mirror-style appearance. The gray Nike shirt read "Just Buckets" across the chest. Show More Summary
DENVER — Four games into his Denver Nuggets tenure, Jamal Murray had launched 16 shots from the field. Every single one—even the seven coming without a defender within four feet, per NBA.com—failed to find twine. After he missed his first look against the Detroit Pistons on Nov. Show More Summary
Terrence Ross appeared to hit a game-tying three at the buzzer, but it was waived off for an odd, yet technically correct reason. Here’s the setup. The Raptors trailed the Kings by three points with 2.4 seconds left. Toronto had a side inbounds coming off their final timeout. Show More Summary
The NBA's ever-churning rumor mill gained a little speed Thursday with rumblings connecting Rudy Gay and Blake Griffin to the Oklahoma City Thunder. We have ESPN.com's Zach Lowe to thank for the new tidbits, as he revealed some interesting information from his sources. OKC started the season at 7-5 but is still looking for ways to improve the roster. Show More Summary
Kristaps kinda dunks on Derrick Rose to get the putback. The post Kristaps Porzingis with the Putback Dunk Against the Wizards appeared first on SLAMonline.
Have you seen the "Panic Button" recently? Perhaps it's somewhere near Kevin Garnett's "Cuss Button." Wherever it is, we would all do well to let it be for a bit—at least as far as the NBA is concerned. Three weeks into the 2016-17 season...Show More Summary
The beautifully flawed Golden State Warriors passed their first high-profile test since getting deconstructed by the San Antonio Spurs on opening night, beating the Toronto Raptors by a final of 127-121 on Wednesday. Well...kind of passed. Show More Summary
A look at just how hard the League's leading scorer works. The post DeMar DeRozan Stars in Spalding’s ‘Never Finished’ Commercial appeared first on SLAMonline.
After missing last season with a hip injury, Denver Nuggets forward Wilson Chandler is back and taking on a leadership role with the young Nugs. The post Wilson Chandler Talks Nuggets, His Vegan Diet, Fishing and 2011 Knicks appeared first on SLAMonline.
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump defeated Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton in Tuesday's election, per CNN, but Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr was not pleased with the results. Ethan Strauss of ESPN.com shared Kerr's...Show More Summary
James Harden is going to force a referendum on the definition of value. Because as he continues to post stats indisputably worthy of MVP consideration, his Houston Rockets teammates aren't doing enough to get him the lofty win totals...Show More Summary
The dissolution of the basketball ties that bound Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant for eight seasons in Oklahoma City was messy, emotional and fraught with narratives centered on the presumption that its aftermath resembled a zero-sum...Show More Summary
Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James' annual Halloween party made headlines this week—and not just for the always eclectic mix of costumes. James (or at least his party decorators) got in on the fun of mocking the Golden State Warriors for blowing a 3-1 lead to the Cavaliers in last year's NBA Finals. Show More Summary
Believe it or not, the best thing for the Cleveland Cavaliers would be for the Golden State Warriors, as soon as possible, to live up to all their glorious preseason acclaim. The quicker the Kevin Durant indoctrination happens, the bigger...Show More Summary
It’s been years since Linsanity took New York by storm, but Jeremy Lin is back. This time, he’s the starting point guard and leader of the young, new-look Brooklyn Nets. The post Moment of Clarity appeared first on SLAMonline.
Damian Lillard propelled the Trail Blazers to an overtime win in Denver. The post Post Up: Mile-High Masterpiece appeared first on SLAMonline.
Good morning. We have that and more in Thursday's NBA newsletter. Good morning! Let's basketball. THE 'THREE' ALPHAS: The revamped Bulls were supposed to have no shooting. Instead, they nailed 11 threes, including a Dwyane Wade dagger, to hold off the feisty Celtics in their season opener. Show More Summary
HOUSTON — When it comes to describing NBA big men, the conversation invariably turns to physical attributes, punctuated by terms like length, build, weight, wingspan and, of course, height. After all, you can’t teach height, right? Not...Show More Summary
The All-Stars combined to score 67 points. The post WATCH: Kawhi Leonard and DeMarcus Cousins Duel in Sacramento appeared first on SLAMonline.
The defending NBA champions were in playoff form in the season opener. The post Post Up: Banner Night appeared first on SLAMonline.