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#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.

Michael Jordan Disagrees With LeBron and Dirk About Shortening NBA Season

Not too surprisingly, Charlotte Hornets team owner Michael Jordan is not rolling with the idea of slicing games off the NBA’s regular season schedule. LeBron James, Dirk Nowitzki and Erik […] The post Michael Jordan Disagrees With LeBron and Dirk About Shortening NBA Season appeared first on SLAMonline.

NBA Owners Vote Against Anti-Tanking Lottery Reforms

Love live The Tank. Champagne bottles are being popped in Philly, as NBA owners reportedly voted against reforming the lottery system, something that was considered a sure thing mere hours […] The post NBA Owners Vote Against Anti-Tanking Lottery Reforms appeared first on SLAMonline.

Watch the Trailer for Spike Lee’s Knicks Triangle Offense Short-Film (VIDEO)

Filmmaker Spike Lee is determined to demystify the New York Knicks’ recently-installed Triangle Offense, via a short-film titled “What Is the Triangle Offense?” We’ll soon find out just how much […] The post Watch the Trailer for Spike Lee’s Knicks Triangle Offense Short-Film (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.

Chris Webber Wants to Buy the Atlanta Hawks

You’ve got some serious competition, Dominique Wilkins. Five-time NBA All-Star Chris Webber and a group of wealthy investors have formally submitted a bid to purchase the Atlanta Hawks. Racially-charged scandals […] The post Chris Webber Wants to Buy the Atlanta Hawks appeared first on SLAMonline.

‘Rep Your Work’ Documentary with Jay Hernandez (VIDEO)

An inside look at the acclaimed trainer's draft preparation methods. The post ‘Rep Your Work’ Documentary with Jay Hernandez (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.

Kobe Bryant Agrees to a Minutes Restriction

Asking a healthy Kobe Bryant to sit out games this season will be a challenge for Los Angeles Lakers head coach Byron Scott. Scott has won one battle with his […] The post Kobe Bryant Agrees to a Minutes Restriction appeared first on SLAMonline.

Chris Paul Says NBA Players Shouldn’t Be Blamed for Taking Max Deals

LA Clippers All-Star point guard Chris Paul serves as president of the players’ union, and as one would expect, he’s all for his peers getting paid as much as possible. […] The post Chris Paul Says NBA Players Shouldn’t Be Blamed for Taking Max Deals appeared first on SLAMonline.

Gregg Popovich Not Showing Up for the Spurs’ Preseason Game

San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich is famous (and infamous at NBA HQ) for giving his veterans plenty of time off during the grind of the regular season. Pop […] The post Gregg Popovich Not Showing Up for the Spurs’ Preseason Game appeared first on SLAMonline.

Aaron Gordon Rookie Diary, Pt. 2

The Orlando forward on the end of summer, training camp, free-time hobbies and more. The post Aaron Gordon Rookie Diary, Pt. 2 appeared first on SLAMonline.

LeBron James Says a Shorter Season Would Reduce Injuries

Reducing the minutes it takes to play an NBA game is meaningless, according to LeBron James. What the League’s best player is more concerned about, is the amount of games […] The post LeBron James Says a Shorter Season Would Reduce Injuries appeared first on SLAMonline.

Rockets GM: Criticism of James Harden’s Defense ‘Completely Unfair’

Houston Rockets All-Star guard James Harden has admitted that his defense can, “at times”, be pretty horrific. But he’s not losing any sleep over it. Rockets head coach Kevin McHale […] The post Rockets GM: Criticism of James Harden’s Defense ‘Completely Unfair’ appeared first on SLAMonline.

Damian Lillard Raps on ‘Conan’ (VIDEO)

Portland Trail Blazers All-Star guard Damian Lillard was a guest Thursday on the TBS late-night show “Conan” with Conan O’Brien. Lillard discussed growing up in Oakland, his amazing game-winner to […] The post Damian Lillard Raps on ‘Conan’ (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.

Michael Carter-Williams Could Be Out Until February

Initially, it was reported that Michael Carter-Williams would be sidelined for 2-to-4 months following shoulder surgery in May. According to Philadelphia Sixers head coach Brett Brown, the second-year guard may […] The post Michael Carter-Williams Could Be Out Until February appeared first on SLAMonline.

Kobe Bryant Shrugs at Media Criticism

A widely derided story this week about Kobe Bryant touched a nerve with seemingly everyone but The Black Mamba himself. Paul George said it was nonsense, Laker fans were naturally […] The post Kobe Bryant Shrugs at Media Criticism appeared first on SLAMonline.

Steve Nash Hurt His Back Carrying Bags

You know you’re getting old when … Los Angeles Lakers guard Steve Nash aggravated his back Wednesday while carrying some luggage around, and was forced to miss a third consecutive […] The post Steve Nash Hurt His Back Carrying Bags appeared first on SLAMonline.

Nikola Vuvevic Agrees to $54 Million Extension With Orlando

The Orlando Magic have reportedly agreed to terms with big man Nikola Vuvevic, on a four-year, $54 million contract extension. Vuvevic, 23, was acquired from the Philadelphia Sixers to replace […] The post Nikola Vuvevic Agrees to $54 Million Extension With Orlando appeared first on SLAMonline.

Elfrid Payton vs. Marcus Smart: Which Rookie Will Face a Tougher NBA Transition?

Elfrid Payton and Marcus Smart are the two best point guards to emerge from the college ranks in the 2014 draft, and their tools and skills suggest flourishing NBA careers. They each achieved a heap of success as NCAA stars, and now the 20-year-olds are aiming to establish themselves as professionals. Show More Summary

Reggie Jackson and Steven Adams Have a Secret Code (VIDEO)

OKC Thunder big man Steven Adams and backup guard Reggie Jackson are said to be developing a nice chemistry on the floor, and it’s translating to their off-the-court work as […] The post Reggie Jackson and Steven Adams Have a Secret Code (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.

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