OKLAHOMA CITY — We almost always know which team is going to win a playoff series. Regular-season performance, home-court advantage, injured players, number of star players…it is a performance-driven but evidence-based process. So as...Show More Summary
Immediately after clinching his sixth consecutive NBA Finals appearance, LeBron James gave full respect to the Raptors fans still in attendance after Toronto’s Game 6 loss. “Do you hear this? Much The post LeBron James Gives Emotional Postgame Interview (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.
2016-17 Hoop Thoughts: Please take a few minutes to watch my Hoop Thoughts from the 2016-17 season……enjoy!
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, the NBA’s all-time leading scorer and author of 11 books, spoke at Drew University’s 148th Commencement on May 14. The following is the complete text to his speech...
Giannis Antetokounmpo is no longer a kid adapting to life in America. The 21-year-old is becoming a superstar. The post Freakonomics appeared first on SLAMonline.
What follows is the New York Knicks' offseason dream sequence. My dream, unfortunately, not necessarily Jeff Hornacek's or the Knicks executives'. Here's hoping the subliminal messages played into their homes while they're sleeping will...Show More Summary
As last year's conference champions crumble, the 2016 NBA postseason is gaining an added spice of uncertainty. A common complaint heading into the playoffs: Nobody needed greensight to envision the Golden State Warriors or San Antonio Spurs defeating the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA Finals. Show More Summary
It took a few years, but Kemba Walker is now the undisputed leader of the Charlotte Hornets. The post New Level appeared first on SLAMonline.
Over the last week, Durant is leading the NBA Playoffs in scoring at 29.3 ppg, plus 8 rebounds and 1.3 blocks per game. The post BODYARMOR Player of the Week: Kevin Durant appeared first on SLAMonline.
ESPN's Stephen A. Smith said on First Take last week that if the Cleveland Cavaliers win a title this year, LeBron James could leave the team for the Los Angeles Lakers or Miami Heat. Here are Smith's comments, via Dan Feldman of Pro...Show More Summary
TORONTO — LeBron James is a man of many and varied talents. Playmaker. Scorer. Leader. Pitchman. On Saturday night, he was a jukebox. One moment, he was singing a cheesy 1980s pop song. Minutes later, he was quoting a Jay Z lyric. So,...Show More Summary
The Warriors' All-Star has been toeing the line for a while. Whatever happens next after his latest kick to Steven Adams' groin could decide the postseason and will make someone very angry. No pressure, NBA. Basketball is really good at giving us regular Rorschach tests. Show More Summary
Draymond Green received a Flagrant-1 after this apparent low blow to Steven Adams, but his penalty may exceed the on-court ruling. As the TNT booth was quick to point out, The post Draymond Green Drops Steven Adams with Low Blow (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.
When Bron was asked about all the hard fouls he takes, and whether he will ever reach a breaking point and retaliate, he quoted HOV. The post LeBron James Quoted Jay-Z’s ‘Streets is Watching’ in His Post-Game Press Conference (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.
The NYC hoops legends talk Playoffs, Space Jam, MLS Rivalry Week and more. The post Q+A: Larry Johnson and Nate ‘Tiny’ Archibald appeared first on SLAMonline.
We're convinced: All-Rookie second team PG Emmanuel Mudiay has a hell of a career ahead. The post Make You A Believer appeared first on SLAMonline.
Spring 2016 State of Small College Basketball Address: The State of Small College Basketball Address is out! Enjoy….and spread the word!
In Games 5 and 6 against the Spurs over the past week, Westbrook averaged an incredible 31.5 points, 10.5 assists, 7.0 rebounds per game. The post BODYARMOR Player of the Week: Russell Westbrook appeared first on SLAMonline.
Goran Dragic scored 30 and Father Prime added 22 as Miami forced a Game 7. The post Post Up: Unleash the Dragic appeared first on SLAMonline.
Participants for the 2016 NBA Draft Combine arrive in Chicago on Wednesday and will go through a series of interviews and workouts through the weekend. The NBA originally invited over 70 prospects to attend the event. Sports Illustrated's...Show More Summary