Whether in his athletic prime or in retirement, Shaq has always been a force of nature. For those of us basketball fanatics born in the early 1980s, Shaquille O’Neal was the first superstar that was completely our own. Michael Jordan’s...Show More Summary
We talked with Captain Jack about his comeback attempt. The post Stephen Jackson On His Comeback: ‘NBA Or Nothing, Man’ appeared first on SLAMonline.
These three members of the 2016 Basketball Hall of Fame class became heroes in their respective communities beyond what they accomplished on the court. The Naismith Memorial Basketball of Fame will induct a new class on Friday, including...Show More Summary
A new commercial shows off some of adidas' best basketball talents. The post adidas ‘Sport Needs Creators’ Featuring James Harden, Brandon Ingram, Jaylen Brown and Jamal Murray appeared first on SLAMonline.
So the two Wizards' building blocks "have a tendency to dislike each other on the court," huh? Why might that be? We discuss that in the latest Limited Upside podcast. We'll get back to our team-by-team offseason review series shortly,...Show More Summary
Jaylen goes from laughing to singing along. The post WATCH: Jimmy Butler and Jaylen Brown Sing Country Music appeared first on SLAMonline.
Get a taste of what's to come for the MyCAREER game mode. The post WATCH: NBA 2K17 ‘The Prelude’ Trailer appeared first on SLAMonline.
A look back at one of the greatest playoff performances in history. The post WATCH: Re-Live LeBron James’ Epic Run to A Championship appeared first on SLAMonline.
Allen Iverson carried the Philadelphia 76ers all the way to the Finals in the best season of his NBA career. The post Heart of A Lion appeared first on SLAMonline.
A 103-76 blowout against Nick Young and JaVale McGee. The post Stanley Johnson Leads BB4L to Drew League Championship appeared first on SLAMonline.
A Eurostep... on Manu Ginobili? Cold, Kevin. Real cold. On Wednesday, Team USA beat the snot out of Argentina to advance to the semifinals of the men’s basketball tournament. If you wanted to sum up the game in one play, Kevin Durant’s...Show More Summary
Good morning. We have that and more in Thursday's NBA newsletter. Good morning. Let's basketball. KNOCKED ABOUT: The quarterfinals of the men's Olympic tournament weren't terribly entertaining, unless you like vicious beatdowns. Australia smoked Lithuania, Spain crushed France and the United States tore apart Argentina. Show More Summary
Guard O.J. Mayo was banned from the NBA earlier in the offseason for at least two years because of a violation of the NBA and NBPA's anti-drug program, but “he expects to be back on the court soon,” per TMZ Sports. According to TMZ Sports,...Show More Summary
At just 20 years old, Myles Turner is ready to take care off business, on and off the court. The post Young Vet appeared first on SLAMonline.
Team USA’s group-play struggles come down to one issue: the defense. If the Americans don’t shape up on that end, the gold medal is at risk. If you caught any of Team USA’s exhibition games prior to the Olympics, mild struggles on offense could at least be foreseen. Show More Summary
Team USA's two centers are forming a bond, one that Kings fans in particular should hope will rub off on each other. HOUSTON — DeMarcus Cousins hates the Clippers. He said so twice in nine words last October after losing to them in the season opener. Show More Summary
Watch the 1992 and 2016 teams do virtual battle. The post NBA 2K17 Releases ‘The Dream Lives On’ Commercial appeared first on SLAMonline.
Remember when Cristiano Ronaldo did a commercial where he switched bodies with a young fan? There’s a new Kids Foot Locker ad where Kyrie Irving goes through a similar situation. The premise: A young fan talks to Irving about wanting to be just like him, so the latter toys with the idea and takes a selfie with the kid using a face-swapping app... Show More Summary
LeBron James (almost) on Draymond Green. The post Slamadamonth, SLAM #201: LeBron James appeared first on SLAMonline.
The biggest question is already settled: The USA men's Olympic basketball team will win gold in Rio. Sorry for spoiling the suspense. Though the list of those not participating features plenty of superstars—Stephen Curry, LeBron James,...Show More Summary