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Derrick Rose's 'Mission' for Superstar Return Is Not Impossible

Don't let the rhapsodic waxing or compelling video clips fool you. Derrick Rose's road back to NBA royalty carries no guarantees of a hero's return. Yes, by all accounts, he's shredding the competition at Team USA training camp. For his short- and long-term NBA future, all of that means...nothing really. Show More Summary

Knicks sign second round draft pick Cleanthony Early

New York Knicks President Phil Jackson announced today that the team has signed forward Cleanthony Early to a contract. Early, 6-8, 219-pounds, was selected by New York in second round (34th overall) of the 2014 NBA Draft following his senior season at Wichita State University. The Bronx, NY-native led the Shockers to an undefeated regular season [...]

Handicapping Kevin Durant's Potential Free-Agent Destinations in 2016

Kevin Durant is already beginning to field questions about his potential free agency in 2016, with teams such as the Washington Wizards, New York Knicks, Los Angeles Lakers and Brooklyn Nets all reportedly interested in luring the reigning...Show More Summary

Jazz SF Jeremy Evans Crosses over and Dunks on Fans at Camp

Playing two-on-one basketball usually isn't fair, but when it's Jeremy Evans against two kids, it's no contest. At the Jr. Jazz clinic, the Utah Jazz forward put the moves on the first defender and posterized the second one with a huge dunk. Show More Summary

Everything You Need to Know About Denver Nuggets Rookie Jusuf Nurkic

The Denver Nuggets just got even deeper. As announced by Christopher Dempsey of The Denver Post, "[ Jusuf ] Nurkic, a 7-foot, 280-pound center, was the No. 16 pick in the NBA draft June 26 and signed a four-year contract worth $7 million." Now,...Show More Summary

Heat sign journeyman Williams

Forward Shawne Williams, who spent part of last season with the Los Angeles Lakers, has signed with the Miami Heat.

Spurs lock up Parker to multi-year extension

The San Antonio Spurs have signed point guard Tony Parker to a multi-year contract extension.

Sneak-A-Peek: Nike Zoom Hyperrev 2015 ‘Paul George’ PE

Social media has become the best and worst way to keep informed with current happenings. While not everything that goes up on an outlet like Twitter is reliable, it is safe to assume that if a NBA All-Star gives an unreleased sneaker a name; that is its name. Paul George took to his Instagram account […]

Vin Baker Is Auctioning off His 2000 Summer Olympics Gold Medal

Anybody who has ever dreamed of owning an Olympic gold medal is in luck, because former NBA All-Star Vin Baker is auctioning his off from the 2000 Summer Olympics. Baker won the gold medal as a member of the 2000 United States Olympic basketball team, which went 8-0 in the Sydney Olympics. Show More Summary

Spurs sign Tony Parker to contract extension

The San Antonio Spurs today announced guard Tony Parker has signed a multi-year contract extension. Parker has spent his entire 13-year NBA career with the Spurs after being selected by San Antonio with the 28th overall pick in the 2001 NBA Draft. The 32-year-old Parker is one of the most decorated players in Spurs history, being [...]

Dwyane Wade Slimmer and Ready for a Heavier Load in Miami

It’s early days, mind you, but there’s a certain post-LeBron James pride and defiance emanating out of South Beach. Dwyane Wade knows that the Miami Heat will be counting on […] The post Dwyane Wade Slimmer and Ready for a Heavier Load in Miami appeared first on SLAMonline.

Wolves Owner Doesn’t Want to Trade Kevin Love

Glen Taylor, owner of the Minnesota Timberwolves, is feeling nostalgic, and this obsession with the past could prevent president and coach Flip Saunders from trading Kevin Love. According to CBS Spors’ Ken Berger, Taylor is still wary of dealing Love, fully aware this reeks of the same bad juju that went down between the team […]

Bulls Were Irate D-Rose Didn’t Want to Recruit Melo

The relationship between Derrick Rose and the Chicago Bulls is straight up weird. Toxic? Maybe. Ridiculous? Perhaps. Incomprehensible? Sure. But weird? Most definitely. Franchise stars and their teams normally see eye-to-eye. When they don’t, well, LeBron James’ first decision happens. Show More Summary

Will DeMarcus Cousins' Reputation Ever Recover If He's Left off FIBA Roster?

After missing the cut in each of his past two invites to Team USA camp, DeMarcus Cousins is on the verge of learning the third time is definitely not the charm. And a potential cut ahead of the FIBA World Cup, if it happens, will hurt...Show More Summary

Miami Heat sign Shawne Williams

The Miami Heat announced today that they have signed forward Shawne Williams. Williams, a six-year NBA veteran, has appeared in 251 career regular season games (36 starts) averaging 5.7 points, 3.1 rebounds and 17.1 minutes while shooting 40.3 percent from the field, 33.3 percent from three-point range and 73.3 percent from the foul line. He has [...]

Lakers Rumors: Latest on Michael Beasley Workout and More

The Los Angeles Lakers are apparently still looking for talent to fill out their roster. Per Dave McMenamin of ESPN.com: " The Los Angeles Lakers are considering signing free-agent forward Michael Beasley and brought in the six-yearShow More Summary

4 Veteran Free Agents the Los Angeles Lakers Can Still Pursue

The coffers are running low this summer as the Los Angeles Lakers attempt to scrap together a viable playoff team around Kobe Bryant, but there are still some experienced free agents they could potentially add. According to ShamSports,...Show More Summary

Are NBA Restricted Free Agents Losing Leverage?

Leverage is hard to come by in NBA restricted free agency. For the players, that is. Teams have plenty of it. They are the clout-carrying figures of this entire process, manipulating the outcome from start to finish. Players can and will assert authority, but the impact they have over conclusions is minimal. Show More Summary

Updated Long-Term Plan for OKC Thunder

The Oklahoma City Thunder have been the model NBA franchise when it comes to building from the bottom and constructing a long-term winner. OKC looked like it had a dynasty on its hands, but for right now they have zero championshipsShow More Summary

Nuggets Sign guard Erick Green

The Denver Nuggets have signed guard Erick Green, General Manager/Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations Tim Connelly announced today. Green, 6-4, 185, was the 46th overall pick of the 2013 NBA Draft after leading the NCAA in scoring (25.0 ppg) as a senior at Virginia Tech. He spent the 2013-14 season with Montepaschi Siena of the [...]

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