The Arkansas power forward is flying under the radar, but showed off his complete game in Arkansas' run in the SEC Tournament. He has a chance We often get caught up in the extremes of draft prospects -- stud or dud? Steal or bust? --...Show More Summary
Long before Kelly Oubre Jr. was a star on the hardwood, he had to deal with more adversity than most people will endure in their lifetimes. Oubre Jr. and his father, Kelly Oubre Sr., left their home in New Orleans, Louisiana, for a brighter future when Hurricane Katrina destroyed their hometown. Show More Summary
Do you love Kentucky? Do you love...waffles? If you do, your bracket may be as good as a four-year-old's. But is it better? Can anything be better in March Madness than Kentucky and waffles? These are the questions that lead to great...Show More Summary
For those who are having a little trouble filling out their 2015 NCAA tournament brackets, these youngsters are here to help. ESPN put together a panel of toddlers to give "expert analysis" on this year's tournament. The kids gave their thoughts on everything from teams to coaches to mascots. Show More Summary
We celebrate BG's birthday with his best slams. From Mozgov to Perkins, which Griffin dunk takes the top spot? The post Blake Griffin’s 26 Best Dunks (VIDEOS) appeared first on SLAMonline.
The Land prepares for LeBron's return to the postseason in a Cavs uniform. The post Return to the Promised ‘Land’ appeared first on SLAMonline.
Playoffs!? Are you kiddin’ me? No, actually, this isn't a laughing matter—the New Orleans Pelicans trail the Oklahoma City Thunder by just a single game for the final eighth postseason spot. Despite injuries to some of their most crucial...Show More Summary
LOS ANGELES—Before Game 6 of the 2008 NBA Finals, Kevin Garnett was in Doc Rivers' office. They were not discussing the plan of attack for the Boston Celtics' eventual 131-92 victory over the rival Los Angeles Lakers. They were not wondering what it would be like to hoist the Larry O'Brien Trophy, which player and coach would do that very evening. Show More Summary
Former Duke star Christian Laettner's 30 for 30: I Hate Christian Laettner premiered Sunday night and not surprisingly, a considerable portion of the documentary involved Laettner stepping on Kentucky's Aminu Timberlake. The fact that...Show More Summary
The NCAA tournament bracket is out, and thus the madness begins. On Sunday night, 68 college basketball teams received admittance into the wild postseason competition. Once everyone is done bickering about seeding and snubbed bubbleShow More Summary
The Blazers center and the Pistons forward got into a little scuffle on Friday night and now the NBA has announced that each has been suspended for 1 game. The post Joel Freeland, Shawne Williams Get 1-Game Suspensions for Headbutting Each Other (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.
Texas Southern edged Southern 62-58 to win the SWAC tourney on Saturday. However, the play everyone keeps talking about was the hard foul committed by Southern's Trelun Banks. With the Jaguars leading the game 58-57 with just under 30 seconds to go, Banks upended Tigers junior Malcolm Riley during a layup attempt. Show More Summary
The 2014-15 NBA season may well go down as the Year of the Contract Year, as redundant as that sounds. Jimmy Butler bet on himself, reportedly turning down a $40-million extension from the Chicago Bulls in the fall and turning himself into an All-Star who's likely to earn much more than that this summer. Show More Summary
It's officially conference championship Saturday. That means that we're nearing Selection Sunday. Which means Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday will be spent prepping for the best annual tournament this country offers. And then... It's tournament...Show More Summary
There goes Bill Walton, finger painting frescoes of the universe on the inner walls of your subconscious again. For those who haven’t been keeping up with the latest in dairy innovation or neo -shamanism, Walton is having himself a season...Show More Summary
It's not just that Kyrie Irving scored 57 points against the Spurs. It's that he did so on incredibly difficult shots. Kyrie Irving didn't just score 57 points to lead the Cavaliers to an incredible comeback victory over the Spurs. He...Show More Summary
Before he was drafted No. 9 overall by the then-Charlotte Bobcats in the 2011 NBA draft, Kemba Walker was a star for the Connecticut Huskies. Walker's college legacy was cemented after a terrific postseason run in 2011. Perhaps his best play came in the quarterfinals of the Big East tournament. Show More Summary
Since last Friday, a couple of things have happened. 1. Russell Westbrook has cooled. He dropped from "Hansel, he's just so hot right now" status (clip NSFW) to "he's obviously going out and putting up monster stats, but I just can't...Show More Summary
After a rocky rookie season in Cleveland, the Wolves youngster says he's ready to tap into his considerable potential. The post Anthony Bennett Finding His Way appeared first on SLAMonline.
Until recently, bigger was better in the sport of basketball. These days, "small ball" has become the predominant playing style in the NBA. Most teams are opting for speedy, agile lineups that can spread the floor and utilize copious pick-and-rolls and perimeter shooting. Show More Summary