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Derrick Rose Held Out of Second Half Due to Hamstring

Well, so much for getting out there and playing. Derrick Rose and head coach Tom Thibodeau decided to shut down the superstar Bulls point guard in the second half of […] The post Derrick Rose Held Out of Second Half Due to Hamstring appeared first on SLAMonline.

Green Bay vs. FGCU: Preview for 2014 Gulf Coast Showcase Championship

When the Green Bay Phoenix (3-1) square off against the Florida Gulf Coast Eagles (5-0) in the final of the 2014 Gulf Coast Showcase tournament, college basketball fans will be treated to a marquee matchup. While both Green Bay and Florida...Show More Summary

Ty Lawson Drops Kirk Hinrich With Inside-Out Shake (VIDEO)

The best part of this nasty inside-out move from Ty Lawson, is how Kirk Hinrich desperately attempts to cling on to the Nuggets guard as he crumbles to the floor. […] The post Ty Lawson Drops Kirk Hinrich With Inside-Out Shake (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.

John Wall, One of LeBron James' Pupils, Now Turning into a Leader Himself

It is common for top overall picks to endure some losing at the inception of their NBA careers, as an extension of the circumstances that led to their selection. LeBron James lost 54 of his first 100 games in the NBA, and while thatShow More Summary

Jabari Parker Dunks on Josh Smith (VIDEO)

Off a nice dish from Giannis Antetokounmpo on the break, Jabari Parker rose up for left-handed jam on Josh Smith’s dome. The Milwaukee Bucks held off the visiting Detroit Pistons […] The post Jabari Parker Dunks on Josh Smith (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.

Stephen Curry Drops 40 Points on the Miami Heat (VIDEO)

Thanks to Steph Curry’s slump-busting 40 points, the visiting Golden State Warriors took care of the Miami Heat 114-97 Tuesday night. Curry nailed 8 of 11 three-point attempts; he also […] The post Stephen Curry Drops 40 Points on the Miami Heat (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.

Post Up: Still The Can’t Miss Kid

Stephen Curry made it rain buckets in the Warriors’ sixth straight win. The post Post Up: Still The Can’t Miss Kid appeared first on SLAMonline.

How Cleveland Cavaliers Can Maximize Kevin Love as LeBron James' Sidekick

The Kevin Love-LeBron James experiment is still in its infancy, so naturally there appears to be a lot of room for growth. Love continues to adjust to his new role as sidekick alongside James, just a year after averaging 26.1 pointsShow More Summary

6 2015 NBA Draft Prospects the Los Angeles Lakers Should Be Watching

The Los Angeles Lakers’ regular season is less than a month old, but the 2015 NBA draft is already front and center. The reason is a losing record that keeps getting worse. L.A. selected Julius Randle as its No. 7 pick last June—a return...Show More Summary

Orlando Classic 2014: Teams, Schedule, Live Stream, Bracket, TV Info

There might not be an early-season tournament with more uncertainty and intrigue than the 2014 Orlando Classic. In most years, you can pencil Kansas and Michigan State to a high seed in the NCAA tournament and assume they will win most...Show More Summary

Las Vegas Invitational 2014: Teams, Schedule, Live Stream, Bracket, TV Info

Despite the trip likely being more fun for the fans than the players, the Las Vegas Invitational is set to feature some exciting basketball. Each of the four main teams involved has dreams of making the NCAA tournament. While there is...Show More Summary

Daily Fantasy Basketball 2014: Best NBA FanDuel, DraftKings Lineup for Nov. 26

With 13 games on the slate, Wednesday night in the NBA is going to be jam-packed with action. Daily fantasy basketball is much more enticing —who am I kidding? It's always enticing — when there are more options to choose from, so let's take a look at a few potential lineups. FanDuel ($60,000 Budget) There's a lot of balance to this lineup. Show More Summary

Wooden Legacy 2014: Teams, Schedule, Live Stream, Bracket, TV Info

Although the Wooden Legacy lacks the hype of some of the other early-season tournaments, there are teams that can surprise this season. Sure, none of the squads are currently ranked in either major poll. This often causes fans to overlook the event and instead watch other tournaments and reruns of Seinfeld. Show More Summary

Oklahoma City Thunder Schedule Breakdown and Record Predictions for December

November has been a month to forget for the Oklahoma City Thunder, but the holiday season is bringing the best present head coach Scott Brooks could ask for. Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook are both recovering nicely from their respective...Show More Summary

Dallas Mavericks Need Everything They're Getting From Super-sub Brandan Wright

Historically, the Sixth Man of the Year award has been reserved for guys who bring instant offense off the bench. Dallas Mavericks' Brandan Wright might not fit that description, but he has been every bit as impactful as any other bench...Show More Summary

Serge Ibaka Proving to Be Complementary Piece to Oklahoma City Thunder Future

As it turns out, Serge Ibaka isn't suited to be the Oklahoma City Thunder's primary weapon. With Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook out, the Thunder needed Ibaka to take charge and keep the team afloat. Instead, the 25-year-old hasn't...Show More Summary

Mark Turgeon Escaping Hot Seat as Maryland Turns Tide Behind Talented Freshmen

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — As soon as Maryland secured the rebound that sealed a win over No. 13 Iowa State on Tuesday night, Mark Turgeon turned toward his bench and let out a "Yes!" The only thing missing from the moment, and the celebration...Show More Summary

Stephen Curry scores 40 points vs Heat

Stephen Curry scores 40 points vs Heat The Golden State Warriors, playing on the road, beat the Miami Heat 114-97 Tuesday. They enjoyed an amazing performance from Stephen Curry, who so far in the 2014-15 NBA season is playing as well as anyone in the league. Golden State is now 11-2. Here’s CSN Bay Area reporting: As [...]

Breaking Down the New and Explosive Dallas' Mavericks' Offense

The Dallas Mavericks are far and away the best offensive team in the NBA as it stands right now. Their 115.2 offensive rating (via leads the league, and their revamped lineup—which includes Tyson Chandler, Chandler Parsons and...Show More Summary

Eric Gordon Injury Is Blessing in Disguise for New Orleans Pelicans

There wasn't much silver lining in the New Orleans Pelicans' first full game without shooting guard Eric Gordon on Tuesday night. Anthony Davis tied a season low with 14 points; the team made just 41.8 percent of its field-goal attempts;...Show More Summary

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