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Atlanta Hawks announce two executive appointments

The Atlanta Hawks Basketball Club announced today two executive appointments that will help to continue an offseason of progressive and positive change. Atlanta sports marketing veteran Andrew Saltzman has joined the organization as Executive Vice President and Chief Revenue Officer, and Andrew Steinberg moves to the newly created role of Executive Vice President and Chief [...]

No Eurobasket 2015 for Serbian center Boban Marjanovic

After a physical exam, which included a MRI, San Antonio Spurs center Boban Marjanovi? has been diagnosed significant bony edema in his left ankle. The exam was performed by Dr. Richard Ferkel, director of sports medicine at the Southern California Orthopedic Institute.? The Spurs medical team, in conjunction with Dr. Ferkel’s recommendation, has determined the [...]

Dante Exum Injures Knee in International Play

Dante Exum suffered an apparent left knee injury while playing with the Australian men’s national team against Slovenia on Tuesday. Exum was driving to the hoop before pulling up lame. The post Dante Exum Injures Knee in International Play appeared first on SLAMonline.

Kawhi Leonard Names His All-Time Favorite Jordans (VIDEO)

We asked Kawhi Leonard of the San Antonio Spurs to name his favorite Jordans of all-time, plus he explains why he loves playing in the Air Jordan XX9 now. The post Kawhi Leonard Names His All-Time Favorite Jordans (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.

Jimmy Butler: ‘Never in a Million Years Did I Think I’d Be an NBA Player’ (VIDEO)

"I was just a freak athlete. I didn't know anything about the game," Butler says. "Never in a million years would I have thought I'd be an NBA player." The post Jimmy Butler: ‘Never in a Million Years Did I Think I’d Be an NBA Player’ (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.

Jerry Colangelo Wonders if LeBron James is ‘Desirous’ of a Third Gold Medal

USA Basketball head honcho Jerry Colangelo continues to apply the pressure on LeBron James to re-join the program this summer, wondering aloud if King James truly wants a third Gold The post Jerry Colangelo Wonders if LeBron James is ‘Desirous’ of a Third Gold Medal appeared first on SLAMonline.

David West on $11 Million Paycut: ‘I Just Want to Win Games’

Spurs forward David West basically lit $11 million on fire this summer for a chance to chase a ring in San Antonio. West, 34, says that at this late stage The post David West on $11 Million Paycut: ‘I Just Want to Win Games’ appeared first on SLAMonline.

Kevin Seraphin Inks One-Year Deal With the Knicks

Free agent big man Kevin Seraphin is now a New York Knick, having reportedly agreed to a one-year, $2.8 million deal. BREAKING: New York Knicks have agreed to sign Kevin The post Kevin Seraphin Inks One-Year Deal With the Knicks appeared first on SLAMonline.

Best Crossovers of 2014-15 NBA Season (VIDEO)

Check out the best killer crossovers from Kyrie Irving, CP3 and Steph Curry in a mixtape put together by our friends over at the NBA. The post Best Crossovers of 2014-15 NBA Season (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.

Q+A: Walt ‘Clyde’ Frazier

The Knicks legend talks about the current state of the team, NBA style and plenty more. The post Q+A: Walt ‘Clyde’ Frazier appeared first on SLAMonline.

Corey Brewer Underwent Random Drug Test After 51-Point Game

Minnesota Timberwolves swingman Corey Brewer detonated for a career-high 51 points in April 2014 in a win against the visiting Houston Rockets, and after the game, the NBA made him The post Corey Brewer Underwent Random Drug Test After 51-Point Game appeared first on SLAMonline.

Walt Frazier: ‘I’m Sure Melo Wasn’t Happy’ With Knicks’ Offseason

Knicks legend and TV talking head Walt “Clyde” Frazier speculates that superstar forward Carmelo Anthony is less-than-pleased with Phil Jacksons’ offseason moves, and hints that Melo could be eventually start The post Walt Frazier: ‘I’m Sure Melo Wasn’t Happy’ With Knicks’ Offseason appeared first on SLAMonline.

Kobe Bryant: Lakers ‘Absolutely’ Can Make the Playoffs

The front-office in Los Angeles is treating the upcoming season, Kobe Bryant’s 20th in the NBA, as his last one. But Kobe, 36, has yet to make up his mind The post Kobe Bryant: Lakers ‘Absolutely’ Can Make the Playoffs appeared first on SLAMonline.

Kobe Bryant Calls Impersonation ‘Hilarious’ (VIDEO)

Internet basketball comedy genius Brandon Armstrong, @BdotAdot5 in the Twitter-verse, released his latest spot-on impersonation of an NBA superstar Monday, and Kobe Bryant gave it a big thumps-up. Kobe Bryant The post Kobe Bryant Calls Impersonation ‘Hilarious’ (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.

Toronto Raptors Unveil Four New Uniforms

With the help of the team’s global ambassador, the rapper Drake, the Toronto Raptors intro’d four new jerseys for the upcoming season Monday. With the help of @Drake @ #OVOFest The post Toronto Raptors Unveil Four New Uniforms appeared first on SLAMonline.

Projecting the UNC vs. Kentucky Alumni Basketball Festivities

Whoever is behind the Kentucky and North Carolina alumni game is a genius. It's like a match made in Reddit. The first installment in what should become an annual matchup of one school's all-star alumni against another's is set for Sept. Show More Summary

HSS: Nation's No. 1 prospect opens up on transfer

The nation's No. 1 players explains transferring to Oak Hill and what it means for him        

NDSU to play Illinois, Iowa State in men's basketball

NDSU to play Illinois, Iowa State in men's basketball as Bison look to return to the Big Dance        

Kobe Bryant Discusses NBA Future, Lakers' Free Agency and More with Yahoo Sports

Kobe Bryant's future, with the Los Angeles Lakers and in the NBA, has been a source of speculation this offseason, from his potential retirement to where the franchise currently stands. The future Hall of Famer addressed those topics, and others, in an interview Tuesday with Marc J. Show More Summary

Jeremy Lin Moonlights as eSports Analyst for 'Dota 2' Tournament

Avid gamer and newly minted Charlotte Hornets point guard Jeremy Lin dropped in on the 2015 International Dota 2 Championships on Monday to provide a little analysis of the tournament and context for those new gaming initiates at home. Show More Summary

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