NBA rosters are finally starting to take shape as the offseason's big free-agency rush has concluded. Most squads have all five of their starters under contract, but they may be looking to fill out their rotation with bench guys who play a certain role. Show More Summary
Our man Ryan Boatright has lowkey been killing it in Summer League for the Brooklyn Nets, after signing with them as an undrafted rookie free agent. The post Ryan Boatright Hits Game-Winning And-1 Floater in Summer League (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.
A year after the New York Knicks inked franchise face Carmelo Anthony to a five-year, $124 million contract, team president Phil Jackson has used this summer's wealth of cap space to build around his lone superstar. Now the questionShow More Summary
Glenn Robinson III was flying high above the rim on Monday. Big Dog Jr, who’s playing for a spot on the Hawks’ roster, threw down a one-handed spike in the first quarter The post Glenn Robinson III Throws Down 2 Nasty Dunks In Summer League (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.
This was just painful. When Sacramento Kings coach George Karl greeted his star player, DeMarcus Cousins, at an NBA Summer League game Monday, things started off in normal fashion. Cousins cocked his hand back for a friendly high-five/handshake, and Karl gladly accepted the offer. Show More Summary
The Rockets forward on his summer at home in Portland, his strange, injury-plagued season and much more. The post Q+A: Terrence Jones appeared first on SLAMonline.
This is Russell Westbrook. Well, not actually the Oklahoma City Thunder star point guard, of course. But Instagram user @bdotadot5 did an absolutely spot-on impression of the All-Star. Warning: Clip contains NSFW language. From the tilt...Show More Summary
After a few quiet months, Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard—who goes by Dame DOLLA (Different on Levels the Lord Allows) on the mic—resurfaced Monday. Lillard is known to be a skilled rapper, and his latest track, “Soldier...Show More Summary
With an influx of talent joining the Magic this season, this is the year they'll begin to resemble a playoff team. It's the dawn of new day for the Orlando Magic. In the positionless NBA, the Magic have youth, role versatility and skill adaptability, particularly after drafting Mario Hezonja and re-signing Tobias Harris. Show More Summary
Kevin Libertowski has three things that make him a trick-shot specialist: a trampoline, a basketball hoop and unshakable persistence. In May 2013, Libertowski posted a similar clip to the one above, but his latest work appears to be his best...by far. With his trampoline placed 60 feet from the basket, Libertowski knocked down a jaw-dropping shot. Show More Summary
LAS VEGAS — Relatively speaking, Sundays are typically quiet in Las Vegas. By the time the raucous fun of Saturday night has come and gone, most weekend visitors are either sapped of their vitality, on their way home or both. The same largely held true during Day 3 of the NBA's Las Vegas Summer League. Show More Summary
Breaking news, everyone: Portland Trail Blazers star point guard Damian Lillard is an actual human being. Just one day after putting ink to a five-year, $120-plus million contract extension with Rip City, the All-Star took a commercial flight to the NBA Summer League with teammate C.J. Show More Summary
Orlando Magic rookie Mario Hezonja threw down two monster dunks in a Summer League game against Oklahoma City. The post Mario Hezonja is Dunking on Everyone in Summer League (VIDEOS) appeared first on SLAMonline.
Many Dallas Mavericks fans grew furious while watching how the DeAndre Jordan saga unfolded Wednesday. Well, one Mavericks fan decided to let the whole world see just how angry he was by going off on a wild rant and posting it online. Obviously, Jordan was the main target of the angry man. Show More Summary
We asked a bunch of NBA rookies to pick their favorite emojis. The post 2015 NBA Rookies Pick Their Favorite Emojis appeared first on SLAMonline.
Miami's undrafted guard on what he learned during his rookie season with the Heat, his Summer League experiences, his sneaker rotation and more. The post Q+A: Tyler Johnson appeared first on SLAMonline.
Charlotte Hornets guard Aaron Harrison just learned that dunking in the NBA isn't as easy as it may have been for him in college. During Wednesday's NBA Summer League game between the Hornets and the Orlando Magic, Harrison attempted to throw down a huge one-handed slam. Show More Summary
For a 19-year-old rookie who has yet to play in the NBA, D’Angelo Russell exudes a remarkable sense of confidence and sangfroid. After Monday’s practice for the upcoming summer-league games in Las Vegas, the Los Angeles Lakers' No. 2...Show More Summary
Paul's relentlessness is the reason why he's a star. It's also what helped cause a blossoming teammate to leave his team. DeAndre Jordan had come so far. All he wanted was a high-five. In the seven years since Jordan entered the league...Show More Summary
If Jarell Martin and Andrew Harrison are to show anything as rookies with the Memphis Grizzlies next season, they'll do so in brief flashes. The combination of a veteran rotation, the Grizzlies rookies' recent history and Martin andShow More Summary