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Report: Kevin Garnett and Flip Saunders to Attempt Buying the Timberwolves

The Minnesota Timberwolves are bringing back Kevin Garnett, and want him to stick around beyond this season. KG has made his desire to eventually own the franchise known. According to The post Report: Kevin Garnett and Flip Saunders to Attempt Buying the Timberwolves appeared first on SLAMonline.

Phoenix Suns GM Calls Goran Dragic Selfish

In forcing his way out of Phoenix, Goran Dragic declared that he no longer trusted the Suns’ front-office. Once Dragic became a member of the Miami Heat, the suits back The post Phoenix Suns GM Calls Goran Dragic Selfish appeared first on SLAMonline.

LeBron James Passes Allen Iverson on All-Time Scoring List (VIDEO)

With a bucket in the paint Sunday against the hapless New York Knicks, LeBron James moved past Allen Iverson and into 22nd place on the NBA’s all-time scoring list. James The post LeBron James Passes Allen Iverson on All-Time Scoring List (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.

Derrick Rose Injury Update: Bulls Hope Star PG Will Return This Season

Despite Derrick Rose suffering his second meniscus tear in as many years, the Chicago Bulls are hopeful the guard will be able to return this season. K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune received confirmation from vice president of basketball...Show More Summary

Watch Kobe Bryant Get Mad Watching the Lakers’ Postgame Celebration (VIDEO)

The (14-41) Los Angeles Lakers recently snapped a seven-game losing streak by beating the nearly-equally abominable Boston Celtics in overtime, so naturally, Nick Young and company celebrated as though they’d The post Watch Kobe Bryant Get Mad Watching the Lakers’ Postgame Celebration (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.

DeMarcus Cousins With Coast-to-Coast Dunk Over Jae Crowder (VIDEO)

DeMarcus Cousins took it coast-to-coast for a major dunk on Jae Crowder in the third quarter of the Kings’109-101 win over Boston. Cousins finished with 31 points and 15 boards The post DeMarcus Cousins With Coast-to-Coast Dunk Over Jae Crowder (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.

7 NBA Benchwarmers with the Best Celebration Game in the League

A team is only as good as its worst player, or so the saying goes. While the old mantra's validity can be debated, one thing is certain: An NBA team is infinitely funner when its worst player is its best cheerleader. The scenes fromShow More Summary

Warriors vs. Cavaliers: Score and Twitter Reaction from 2015 Regular Season

The Cleveland Cavaliers picked up one of their biggest wins of the 2014-15 season on Thursday night, beating the Golden State Warriors at home 110-99. LeBron James had a season-high 42 points on 15-of-25 shooting. According to NBA writer...Show More Summary

James Harden Ruins Ricky Rubio’s Ankles (VIDEO)

With time running out in the third quarter of Monday night’s Timberwolves-Rockets tilt, poor Ricky Rubio found himself isolated on an island with James Harden … and, well, yikes. Harden The post James Harden Ruins Ricky Rubio’s Ankles (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.

Cleanthony Early Needs to Make His Mark Now for New York Knicks

With Carmelo Anthony out for the rest of the season, the New York Knicks are in full-on tanking mode, which should mean plenty of playing time for the less experienced players on the roster. Of particular interest to the Knicks willShow More Summary

How Have Houston Rockets Kept a Top-Flight Defense Without Dwight Howard?

The Houston Rockets should be vulnerable at the defensive end. Center Dwight Howard's absence should have made them that way. But they aren't, and it hasn't. Despite playing the last 13 games without the three-time Defensive Player of...Show More Summary

It's Finally Time to Doubt the San Antonio Spurs

The San Antonio Spurs' run has been defined by a few key traits: innovation, consistency, character and, as much as anything, a defiant attitude toward the conventional rules on dynasty lengths. Now, with the end inevitably nearing, a new descriptor has made its way onto the list. Doubt. We have to step back for a second to gain some perspective. Show More Summary

Has Karl-Anthony Towns Surpassed Jahlil Okafor as the Top NBA Draft Prospect?

For most of the season, Jahlil Okafor has been looked at as the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft. However, with concerns about his defense and the emergence of Karl-Anthony Towns, the decision of who goes No. 1 in the draft has now become a question and not a guarantee. Show More Summary

The Most Exciting NBA Stars Since the Michael Jordan Era

How do you not love the NBA right now? The 1980s and 1990s may often be referred to as the golden age of professional basketball, but the last decade has pumped forth one entertaining player after another. Now, the league is just overflowing with exciting standouts who can fill up highlight reels and leave us in awe. Show More Summary

Oklahoma City Thunder vs. Phoenix Suns: Live Score, Highlights and Analysis

Thursday’s meeting between the Oklahoma City Thunder and Phoenix Suns ( 10:30 p.m. ET on TNT) was set up to be a pivotal point of their battle for a playoff spot. But while they’re still close in the standings, these two teams are headed...Show More Summary

Report: Bulls Discussing Possible Return With Nate Robinson

As the city of Chicago reels from the latest Derrick Rose knee injury, the Bulls are said to be negotiating with fan-favorite Nate Robinson about a possible return. A date The post Report: Bulls Discussing Possible Return With Nate Robinson appeared first on SLAMonline.

Jimmy Butler Becomes Chicago Bulls' Franchise Player After Derrick Rose Injury

On the court, the transition was already happening organically. The Chicago Bulls milked every ounce of production they could from former MVP Derrick Rose, but the numbers they were getting from Jimmy Butler were greater in both quantity and quality. Inside the lines, Butler performed like the Windy City's franchise player. Show More Summary

Will Derrick Rose's Injury Lead Chicago Bulls Back to Nate Robinson?

Just when it looked like the Chicago Bulls' point-guard carousel had stopped spinning, disaster struck. Late Tuesday night, the Bulls announced Derrick Rose had been diagnosed with a medial meniscus tear in his right knee — the exact same injury that limited him to 10 appearances last season. Show More Summary

No more Ronnie Price this season for Lakers

No more Ronnie Price this season for Lakers Here’s the Los Angeles Times reporting on Lakers guard Ronnie Price, whose time with the team may be over since he’s currently injured, and will be in need of a new contract this summer: Guard Ronnie Price, whom Lakers Coach Byron Scott has considered one of his toughest players and best [...]

NCAA Tournament 2015: Bubble Teams Playing Their Way out of Field

Although teams currently on the NCAA tournament bubble have a few more weeks to prove themselves, a few squads are headed in the wrong direction. This is the time of year where college basketball programs are put under a microscope to see if they are truly worthy of a bid to the Big Dance. Show More Summary

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