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NBA Unveils a New Instant Replay Center Facility (VIDEO)

Instant replay is an increasingly important aspect of the game for the NBA. A fancy new replay center was unveiled Thursday. From the press release: The NBA announced [Thursday] that […] The post NBA Unveils a New Instant Replay Center Facility (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.

Watch the Steve Nash Documentary Trailer (VIDEO)

The end is nigh for Steve Nash the basketball player, and he certainly knows it. When he’s not rehabbing from an assortment of ailments, Nash has kept busy of late […] The post Watch the Steve Nash Documentary Trailer (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.

New 10-story LeBron banner to be unveiled before opener

Once again, a colossal image of LeBron James will loom over downtown.

Why Boston Celtics Should Target Al Horford Trade This Season

Despite the return of Rajon Rondo at point guard, the addition of rookies Marcus Smart and James Young and the steady growth from Jared Sullinger, Avery Bradley and Kelly Olynyk, the Boston Celtics are still looking to add an All-Star...Show More Summary

Chris Paul Burns the Suns for 34 Points and 9 Assists (VIDEO)

With new team owner Steve Ballmer taking in his first game Wednesday night (and, naturally, going HAM), Chris Paul and Blake Griffin put on a show. The two All-Stars paced […] The post Chris Paul Burns the Suns for 34 Points and 9 Assists (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.

Suns Draft pick Warren has break in thumb

Phoenix Suns forward T.J. Warren has sustained a small crack in a bone in his left thumb. He will be treated with a splint and rest. There is no timetable for his return.

Carmelo Anthony Wins Duel vs John Wall (VIDEO)

The New York Knicks hung on for a 103-100 preseason win against the visiting Washington Wizards in the Garden Wednesday night. John Wall’s 29 points weren’t enough, as Carmelo Anthony […] The post Carmelo Anthony Wins Duel vs John Wall (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.

Thunder exercise options on Adams, Roberson, Jones and Lamb

The Oklahoma City Thunder exercised its third-year options on center Steven Adams and forward Andre Roberson in addition to its fourth-year options on forward Perry Jones and guard Jeremy Lamb, it was announced today by Executive Vice President and General Manager Sam Presti.

Jeff Green Gets the Huge Chasedown Block vs Brooklyn (VIDEO)

Boston Celtics forward Jeff Green recovered nicely from a turnover, as he chased down Sergey Karasev for a spectacular block. The C’s beat the visiting Brooklyn Nets 100-86 Wednesday night. The post Jeff Green Gets the Huge Chasedown Block vs Brooklyn (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.

Terrence Ross With a 360-Degree Layup vs Maccabi Haifa (VIDEO)

Toronto Raptors guard Terrence Ross dropped in a sick, 360-degree layup (plus the And-1.) The Raptors beat visiting Maccabi Haifa 92-85 Wednesday night in a preseason tilt. The post Terrence Ross With a 360-Degree Layup vs Maccabi Haifa (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.

Kyrie Irving Dishes Between-the-Legs to Kevin Love (VIDEO)

Cleveland Cavaliers All-Stars Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love connected on a beautiful fastbreak finish Wednesday night against Memphis. The Grizzlies managed to hold on 99-92 in a preseason win over […] The post Kyrie Irving Dishes Between-the-Legs to Kevin Love (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.

Watch Willis Reed Beat Up the 1966 Los Angeles Lakers (VIDEO)

“When the Garden Was Eden,” the latest in the series of entertaining “30 for 30” documentaries, aired Tuesday night and unearthed some never-before-seen footage. Four years prior to his legendary […] The post Watch Willis Reed Beat Up the 1966 Los Angeles Lakers (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.

NBA GMs: Spurs to Repeat and LeBron James to Win MVP

The annual survey of the L’s general managers is out, and their opinions seem to fall in line with the wider public’s thinking. The San Antonio Spurs are heavily favored […] The post NBA GMs: Spurs to Repeat and LeBron James to Win MVP appeared first on SLAMonline.

10 NBA Players Whose Stocks Are on the Rise Entering 2014-15

Certain NBA player stocks are on the rise. Reconfigure your 401k and IRA portfolios accordingly. Optimism is available in excess this time of year, during the preseason, before regular-season contests have the opportunity to quash the idealistic bubble in which most fans and teams live. Show More Summary

Blake Griffin Accused of Slapping a Man in Vegas Nightclub

A 39-year old partygoer in Sin City alleges that he was man-handled and slapped across the face by LA Clippers All-Star forward Blake Griffin. The incident is said to have […] The post Blake Griffin Accused of Slapping a Man in Vegas Nightclub appeared first on SLAMonline.

Josh Smith Dunks All Over Nerlens Noel (VIDEO)

Detroit Pistons big man Josh Smith crushed a mean one over Nerlens Noel Thursday night. The Pistons hung on for a 109-103 preseason win against the visiting Philadelphia Sixers. The post Josh Smith Dunks All Over Nerlens Noel (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.

No Flex Zone

After years of rudderless leadership, the NBAPA turned to Michele Roberts to lead it into the future. The post No Flex Zone appeared first on SLAMonline.

Dwyane Wade Challenged by 90-Year Old Fan to 1-on-1 Game

A longtime Miami Heat fan wanted to take on star guard Dwyane Wade in a 1-on-1 battle, on her 90th birthday Tuesday. Grandma Nelly settled, instead, for a good seat […] The post Dwyane Wade Challenged by 90-Year Old Fan to 1-on-1 Game appeared first on SLAMonline.

#SLAMTop50: Stephen Curry, no. 5

The definitive ranking of the NBA's best players for 2014-15. The post #SLAMTop50: Stephen Curry, no. 5 appeared first on SLAMonline.

Paul George Plays 1-on-1 Against His Dog (VIDEO)

Indiana Pacers All-Star forward Paul George continues to progress remarkably, and he’s now taking on four-legged creatures. PG posted a short video Tuesday afternoon of his 1-on-1 duel with his […] The post Paul George Plays 1-on-1 Against His Dog (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.

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