UNLV fans are going to get pretty hyped when they watch this dunk by incoming freshman Derrick Jones. In this video, Jones absolutely destroys a defender who tries to jump with him on an alley-oop. It does not go well at all for theShow More Summary
For most of his career, Kevin Durant has been widely recognized as the second-best player in basketball behind LeBron James. However, KD 's injury-riddled 2014-15 campaign opened the door for players such as Stephen Curry, Anthony Davis and James Harden to stake claims to the No. Show More Summary
By all accounts, the San Antonio Spurs completely owned the 2015 NBA offseason. R. C. Buford, Gregg Popovich and company allowed a few expendable players to walk; re-signed incumbent superstars Tim Duncan, Manu Ginobili and Kawhi Leonard;...Show More Summary
The NBA's free-agency period has died down significantly, but its Las Vegas Summer League competition certainly has not. Saturday's quarterfinals produced four entertaining games, all of which were decided by single digits and one of which ended on a game-winning buzzer-beater. Show More Summary
The offseason is when NBA players work on their craft and get better. DeMar DeRozan is no different. The Toronto Raptors star took his talents to the Drew League Friday night. He dazzled with several turnaround jumpers and a couple of slams. [Basketball Digest] Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com
For anyone who thought Terry Rozier's special sandwich—which was listed in his Louisville Cardinals player profile—wasn't real, here's proof that it's the real deal. The Boston Celtics rookie recently went on NBA TV's The Starters and showed the crew how to make his special sandwich. Show More Summary
Like mosquitoes on a hot summer day, rumors are absolutely buzzing around the NBA. With most of the notable free agents signing contracts, the majority of the rumblings are centered on trades. Some are head-scratchers, and others make perfect sense, but all must be taken as serious possibilities. Show More Summary
LeBron James clearly knows what he's capable of. How else can you explain his reaction following this simply ridiculous shot? It's one thing to make a sideline three. It's another to hit one while sitting down. Making the shot while sitting down and barely utilizing your lower body at all? Now that's another level entirely. [NBA] Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com
Carmelo Anthony was on a mission to set the world record for most high-fives in 30 seconds at the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards on Thursday. It was a whole thing—Guinness World Records even chronicled the events leading up to his attempt on Twitter. Show More Summary
Shaquille O'Neal was pleased to announce via Twitter on Thursday that he'll be performing a set at the TomorrowWorld music festival in September. O'Neal revealed he'll be playing a trap set as "DJ Diesel," which isn't as good as "DJ Shaqtus," but we'll accept it in this case. Show More Summary
Two bros, four wheels, a whole bunch of swag…and one wild shot. The big guy in neon green kicks was cruising around an outdoor court on a longboard when his pal in red shorts hit him with a pass near the baseline. The rider caught it, rolled to the three-point stripe and launched. Show More Summary
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