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Can Markel Brown Fill Shaun Livingston's Shoes for Brooklyn Nets?

Watching Shaun Livingston slip away this offseason was a real kick in the teeth for the Brooklyn Nets. Seeing former coach Jason Kidd slither his way to the Milwaukee Bucks after a power-crazed list of demands got shot down? That wasn't...Show More Summary

Mavs Lock Down Dirk Nowitzki, Now Must Truly 'Swing for the Fences'

For Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban, settling into the batter's box to take a home run hack at the 2014 free-agent crop was a little too easy. All the billionaire businessman had to do was find the cleat marks he'd left over the past...Show More Summary

Throwback Thursday: LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony Square off in High School

LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony are the two biggest names in this summer's NBA free-agent class. Back in 2002, they were just two high school stars showing everyone what they could do. In February 2002, James' St. Vincent-St. Mary High School (Akron, Ohio) and Anthony's Oak Hill Academy (Mouth of Wilson, Virginia) squared off in Trenton, New Jersey. Show More Summary

Kyle Lowry Finally Finds NBA Home in Toronto, Signs 4-Year Contract with Raptors

He’ll never share the high-most headlines with LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh, but for a few short weeks in late June and early July, Kyle Lowry’s name wasn ’t far below the NBA fold. Now, after an eight-year stretch rife with...Show More Summary

Why Chicago Bulls Have to Land Carmelo Anthony in Free Agency

The Chicago Bulls cannot afford to dream this summer. Their pursuit of former scoring champion Carmelo Anthony has to end with a signing, not only for the basketball itches he could scratch but also for the badly needed emotional lift he could provide. The Windy City's finest have tossed all their eggs into the Anthony basket —as they should. Show More Summary

Watch LeBron James' Top-10 Plays from 2013-14 NBA Season

No player in the NBA can put together a highlight reel throughout one season the way LeBron James can. James once again put on a show for fans throughout the 2013-14 NBA season. His highlight reel includes thunderous slams, clutch shots...Show More Summary

How Kyrie Irving Can Live Up to New Max Contract with Cleveland Cavaliers

Getting paid was the easy part for Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving. The 22-year-old, despite reports of his unhappiness and the franchise's concern that he's not a max-contract talent, reached an agreement on an extension...Show More Summary

Q+A: Slim Thug

The Houston rapper explains why LeBron James should sign with the Rockets. The post Q+A: Slim Thug appeared first on SLAMonline.

Spurs Draft Pick Kyle Anderson Said He Would Love to Play for Them Before Draft

Kyle Anderson may have hoped to be off the board by the time the San Antonio Spurs were on the clock with the 30th pick in the 2014 NBA draft, but he's not complaining about where he landed. Back in April, the former UCLA Bruin let people...Show More Summary

Greg Oden Hits Female Opponent in Face with Spike During Beach Volleyball Game

It's tough to not give the defender credit for at least trying to play defense against Greg Oden, but she left herself in a bad position by trying to jump and block the 7'0" NBA center's spike. Some NBA players wouldn't even try to get in Oden's way on the basketball court. Show More Summary

NBA Free Agency 2014: Latest Predictions for Biggest Names on the Market

The 2014 NBA free-agency period officially begins on Tuesday, and due to the vast amount of top-tier players on the open market this year, we can expect a frenzy of early activity. It may not take long for some of the Association's biggest...Show More Summary

Will NY Knicks Fans Forgive Carmelo Anthony If He Jumps Ship?

When it comes to NBA basketball, New Yorkers haven't exactly been blessed with tremendous success, or even a consistent winner. In Carmelo Anthony, though, Knicks fans have had the chance to take in one of the league's most gifted scorers...Show More Summary

NBA Draft Grades 2014: Final Results and Team-by-Team Letter Chart

The NBA welcomed one of its deepest rookie classes in years during the 2014 draft, a night that provided many squads with young talent ready to contribute. Andrew Wiggins, Jabari Parker and Joel Embiid, the crown jewels of the draft, went as expected during the opening three selections. Show More Summary

What Offseason Moves Are Next for Charlotte Hornets with the Draft Complete?

The completion of the Charlotte Hornets ( formerly the Bobca ts) draft opens up the door for the most exciting part of the NBA offseason: free agency. Big name free agents such as LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony will get plenty of airplay and rightfully so, but the smaller moves often help complete the equation. Show More Summary

Los Angeles Lakers: Why Kupchak Should Hire Byron Scott to Right the Ship

The Los Angeles Lakers are the only team in the NBA that does not currently have a head coach for the upcoming season. In a story by USA Today's Sam Amick, the Lakers reportedly did not believe that it was “a necessity to have a coach” before the recent 2014 NBA Draft. Show More Summary

Joel Embiid Thought Injury Might Drop Him into 2nd Round of 2014 NBA Draft

Had he been injury-free, Joel Embiid would have very likely been taken by the Cleveland Cavaliers with the No. 1 overall pick. Falling to the Philadelphia 76ers at No. 3 constituted something of a slide, but if you ask Embiid himself,...Show More Summary

Toronto Raptors GM on Flack for Taking Unknown with No. 20 Pick: 'I Don't Care'

Masai Ujiri, the general manager of the Toronto Raptors, doesn't care what anyone else thinks. That much was clear when he drafted Bruno Caboclo at No. 20 in the 2014 NBA draft, spurning convention and the glut of mock drafts in the process. Show More Summary

NBA Draft Results 2014: Quick Review of Every Team's Grades for Rounds 1-2

After 60 picks, dozens of trades and what seemed like years of speculation, the 2014 NBA draft is in the books, and teams are being dissected for their moves on draft night. While the first part of the draft worked out in somewhat of...Show More Summary

What Offseason Moves Are Next for Washington Wizards with NBA Draft Complete?

The Washington Wizards stayed quiet Thursday night at the NBA draft. They traded their only pick, the No. 46 selection, to the Los Angeles Lakers for cash, according to ESPNLosAngeles.com's Dave McMenamin. Besides that, the Wizards did...Show More Summary

Will Sixers' Joel Embiid Steal-and-Stash Be Home Run of 2014 NBA Draft?

The only thing guaranteed to be more delayed than Joel Embiid 's reaction to getting picked just behind Andrew Wiggins and Jabari Parker in the 2014 NBA draft is the satisfaction the Philadelphia 76ers and their fans will derive from...Show More Summary

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