Battles between LeBron James and Kevin Durant just aren't the same. When the Cleveland Cavaliers play host to the Oklahoma City Thunder on Thursday night, it will mark the 20th time, through both the playoffs and regular season, these...Show More Summary
In the immortal words of Meat Loaf, "Don't be sad, 'cause two out of three ain't bad." The Cleveland Cavaliers are living, breathing, balling proof of as much. Despite spending the 2015-16 NBA season with two-thirds of their superstar...Show More Summary
The ever-growing myth of Stephen Curry manifests itself in the streets of Brooklyn. The post Life in Speedform appeared first on SLAMonline.
Initially considered a marathon, the race to map the future of New York Knicks rookie Kristaps Porzingis has instead become a mad scramble—this categorical clutter of parroted platitudes and hand-me-down hyperboles rushing toward the...Show More Summary
Count the Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo as one of many who is a fan of Justin Bieber's latest album, Purpose. Antetokounmpo revealed that he has "Bieber Fever" by lip-syncing and dancing to the singer's hit song "What Do You Mean?"—and finishing with the pose Bieber did on the album cover. Show More Summary
Dwyane Wade caps off a Heat comeback, OKC outlasts Utah in OT, B-Knight catches fire from the outside and more Sunday action. The post Post Up: How We Do Thangs appeared first on SLAMonline.
Klay Thompson says the end of Golden State's season-opening win streak was more about what the Warriors couldn't do than what the Bucks did. The post Klay Thompson on Loss: ‘We Missed Shots. They Didn’t Shut Us Down. No One Shuts Us Down.’ appeared first on SLAMonline.
After a horrible 2014-15 season, the Charlotte Hornets have emerged to rank among the NBA's most pleasant first-quarter surprises. Believe it or not, that was the easy part. With a roster full of short-timers and a demonstrated organizational...Show More Summary
Warriors sharpshooter Klay Thompson has evolved from a quiet, understated role player to an All-Star-level 2-guard and off-the-court star. The post I Changed A Lot appeared first on SLAMonline.
Shaquille O'Neal managed to go about his normal routine for more than a week following Kobe Bryant's Nov. 29 retirement announcement before realizing his former Los Angeles Lakers teammate broke the news via poetry. During his appearance...Show More Summary
Kobe Bryant played his final game at the Palace of Auburn Hills on Sunday. Giving the Los Angeles Lakers legend the respect he has earned, the Detroit Pistons' public address announcer introduced the Black Mamba in great fashion. The announcer took the time to list the most notable accomplishments of Bryant's 20-year career. Show More Summary
Paul George, who knows a little something about 360 dunks, added another to his career highlight reel Saturday against the Jazz. In midst of an incredible bounce-back season, George entered The post WATCH: Paul George Throws 360 Dunk appeared first on SLAMonline.
Steph Curry might already be the best shooter in the history of the NBA. But can he join MJ, Kobe and Wilt as one of the game's greatest scorers ever, too? The post Stephen The Scorer appeared first on SLAMonline.
The NBA MVP race is over —or, rather, it would be if the 2015-16 campaign closed today. Stephen Curry, who's still sporting the belt from last season, could give the league its first unanimous winner. It's not easy to be the first anything...Show More Summary
CHICAGO — When Derrick Rose was an MVP, the Chicago Bulls were his team. Over the past two seasons, as Jimmy Butler has developed into a two-way All-Star, they’ ve become his team. But spiritually, the Bulls have always been Joakim Noah’s team. Noah is the one whose infectious energy has set the tone at both ends of the floor for almost a decade. Show More Summary
For as much fun as San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich has had with Turner Sports sideline reporter Craig Sager through the years, he's just glad to see his pal back on the job. Sager was diagnosed with leukemia in April 2014 and had to step away from his job while undergoing treatment. Show More Summary
LOS ANGELES — Doc Rivers knew he had something special on his hands. Before he left Boston to coach the Los Angeles Clippers in June 2013, Rivers reconnected with Tony Brown, a former assistant of his with the Celtics. Brown had served on Mike Dunleavy's staff in L.A. Show More Summary
Ross later added, "I love Kobe," before saying that on the other hand, he'd stand up and cheer for D-Wade even if he rolled in the gym in a wheelchair. The post Rick Ross on Kobe Bryant’s Retirement: ‘7 Years Too Late’ (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.
Two months after officially starting a 13-year, $200 million deal with Adidas, Houston Rockets star James Harden now has his first commercial with the brand. The message: Creators never follow. Harden didn't get where he is today by being a follower. Show More Summary
Before they play each other at the Garden on Friday, learn some fun facts about the twins. The post Some Fun Facts About the Lopez Brothers appeared first on SLAMonline.