Cleveland Cavaliers shooting guard Iman Shumpert is averaging 6.5 points on 22.5 percent shooting through two games of the NBA Finals. But instead of working on his jumper, the shooting guard is writing rap songs. On Monday, ESPN’s First...Show More Summary
The Atlanta Hawks enjoyed a season full of memorable moments in 2014-15. Although the campaign ended with a disappointing Eastern Conference Finals sweep courtesy of the Cleveland Cavaliers, the Hawks set several records this year, many...Show More Summary
Every rebuilding effort must start somewhere, and the New York Knicks will start with the 2015 NBA draft. Phil Jackson and Co. are pretty much finished with the "tearing down" phase of the rebuilding process, and now it's time to assemble the team's core around Carmelo Anthony. Show More Summary
Michael Jordan, even at 52 years old, is a large man with large hands. And Jimmy Kimmel enjoys pushing those mitts to the limit. Jimmy Kimmel Live! followed up with another segment of “Can Michael Jordan Palm It?” on Sunday. After failing...Show More Summary
Jayson Tatum, the five-star guard out of Chaminade Prep (MO), is down to two schools, although he hasn’t publicly revealed which two, according to a report from KMOV in St. Louis. Officially, the 6-foot-8 small forward is considering Duke, Kentucky, North Carolina and hometown St. Louis. “A lot of people (say to me) ‘SLU? Really?’ I’m dead […]
Rihanna was talking that talk all night during Game 1 of the NBA Finals, and Golden State Warriors owner Joe Lacob had enough of it. Lacob’s courtside seat was sandwiched in between Rihanna’s and his fiancé’s, but he eventually swapped...Show More Summary
Before the start of the 2015 NBA Finals, Cleveland Cavaliers coach David Blatt expressed full confidence in Matthew Dellavedova's ability to contribute to his team under any circumstances. "Delly's the kind of guy that you can throw in any situation," Blatt told Bleacher Report's Jared Zwerling. Show More Summary
Life imitates art for hoopers Alex Johnson and Brey Dorsett. As of Friday morning 3,013,904 people have viewed the couple's "Love and Basketball" inspired proposal video on YouTube. To put that in perspective, if they had charged $10...Show More Summary
When the Oklahoma City Thunder open next season, Anthony Morrow should be the team's starting shooting guard. Morrow's presence as a three-point marksman opens up space for Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook as well as raises the ceiling...Show More Summary
Just in time for the 2015 NBA Finals, Jimmy Kimmel brought in a group of NBA players to make another great "Mean Tweets" segment. Players such as Stephen Curry, Blake Griffin and Draymond Green took part in the bit, reading some of the nasty things tweeters had to say about them. Show More Summary
There's an NBA Finals motivational video starring Shia LaBeouf. It's insane. The post NBA Finals Pump-Up Video Featuring Shia LaBeouf (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.
Don't let your dreams be dreams, Steph and LeBron. In the words of actor and part-time motivational speaker, Shia LaBeouf: Just do it. If you aren't already familiar with the inspiration for the above video, you've been living under a rock (or out in the real world, not on the internet). Show More Summary
Neither the King nor the Assassin will decide the fate of the NBA Finals. That honor belongs to Kyrie Irving, the biggest question mark heading into this year's final showdown between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors. LeBron...Show More Summary
With a record eight-day break between the Eastern Conference Finals and the NBA Finals, Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James has had a significant amount of downtime—that he apparently spent watching "Pitch Perfect 2." When asked his...Show More Summary
To honor the 1994 and 1995 NBA Champion Houston Rockets, NBATV is premiering "Clutch City" on Monday, June 8 at 9 p.m. ET. The post ‘Clutch City’ Documentary to Air on NBATV June 8 appeared first on SLAMonline.
Twenty-three years ago today, No. 23 hit the Portland Trail Blazers and the world with a simple shrug. That shrug would become an iconic moment. Chicago Bulls star Michael Jordan got off to an unbelievable start to the 1992 NBA Finals, dropping 35 points in the first half of Game 1. Show More Summary
Utah Jazz point guard Bryce Cotton doesn ’t have a whole bunch of NBA credentials to his name, but boy does the 22-year-old have some bounce. On Tuesday, P3 Sports Science posted a clip of Cotton flexing his 45-inch max vert, which is tied for the highest ever recorded at the institute. Show More Summary
If you aren’t already pumped for the NBA Finals, see a doctor. And then after they make sure you’re still alive, watch this hype video created YouTube user Ryan Eytcheson. That’ll do the trick. The clip brings viewers back to the classic days of the NBA on NBC. Show More Summary
The name Kristaps Porzingis has generated a ton of excitement, awe and fascination in NBA draft circles. That's often what happens when a prospect emerges as a candidate for the one of the top five selections, and Porzingis is no different in that regard. He's also evoked a boatload of wariness. Show More Summary
Shumpert suggests the Warriors cancel all their Finals home games for fear of playing in California after seeing the massive earthquake in The Rock's movie. The post Iman Shumpert Scared to Play in California After Watching San Andreas appeared first on SLAMonline.