When there's a microphone in front of you, it's likely going to pick up everything you say. After answering a question at a press conference, Wisconsin Badgers sophomore Nigel Hayes whispered to his teammates, "Gosh, she's beautiful." Unfortunately for Hayes, the microphone picked it up, and he soon realized that everyone heard what he said. Show More Summary
While many college students can't stop playing their PlayStation 4's or Xbox Ones, the Kentucky Wildcats basketball team is obsessed with a classic video game on the Nintendo 64. As the Wildcats (36-0) chase a perfect season in the NCAA tournament, they spend their free time battling in Super Smash Bros., the game everyone loved playing growing up. Show More Summary
As standard fantasy basketball players put their entire season's work on the line this week, daily players can treat Wednesday like another day at the office. Most head-to-head yearly leagues have kicked off the fantasy postseason, which means a few bad days and/or untimely injuries will sink months of success. Show More Summary
The Miami Heat haven't punched their ticket to the playoffs quite yet, but it's certainly starting to look like they'll be around for the postseason. The Heat are 32-38 and hold a one-game lead over the Boston Celtics for the Eastern Conference's seventh seed. Show More Summary
The question seemed reasonable, even routine. Rockets guard James Harden had played more minutes than anyone in the NBA. He had carried at least as heavy of a load. Was he tired? Harden gave the sort of look that Kobe Bryant sent toShow More Summary
Now this is how you get creative with a basketball uniform. This gem of a jersey belongs to the Dalton (Georgia) State Roadrunners. Given the school's mascot, the "Beep! Beep!" nameplate makes perfect sense. [Twitter, YouTube ; h/t SB Nation] Read more College Basketball news on BleacherReport.com
The greatest reset button in the NBA is the beginning of the playoffs. Every team is 0-0 when the postseason starts, regardless of whom it's playing. Not everyone has a realistic chance of getting there or doing things there, but that...Show More Summary
Kevin Love and LeBron James really need to attend a "Support Your Teammate" seminar. While appearing on The Dan Patrick Show, Love was asked whether Russell Westbrook or James was having the better season. Citing time spent on the court,...Show More Summary
Atlanta Hawks head coach Mike Budenholzer has done a fantastic job leading his team to a 53-17 record and the Eastern Conference's No. 1 seed by eight games. His promotion of team ball and solid rotations has put him in pole position...Show More Summary
The New Orleans Pelicans are currently fighting for their postseason lives. Coach Monty Williams might be fighting for his by The AdBlocker" href="#">job, too. With 12 games left on the schedule, the Oklahoma City Thunder are clinging to a three-game lead over New Orleans for the eighth and final spot. Show More Summary
Fifty-two teams have been trimmed from the 2015 NCAA tournament herd, and only 16 remain. College basketball fans will get a bit of a reprieve in the days ahead from the madness of the past weekend. While Thursday through Sunday featured...Show More Summary
Although he is only in his second season in the NBA, Oklahoma City Thunder center Steven Adams has developed into a tough basketball player. The 21-year-old can thank former teammate Kendrick Perkins for helping him be tough. Earlier this month, Adams said that Perkins is one of the best smack-talkers in the NBA. Show More Summary
Michigan State guard Travis Trice did the Jordan shrug after knocking down a huge three against Virginia in Sparty's upset win. The post Michigan State’s Travis Trice Drills Three Against Virginia, Does Jordan Shrug (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.
Smart called it a "freak accident" but the NBA isn't buying his excuses. The Celtics guard has been suspended 1 game for punching Matt Bonner in the groin. The post Marcus Smart Suspended 1 Game for Punching Matt Bonner in the Crotch appeared first on SLAMonline.
Following a rambunctious start to the NCAA tournament, the favorites settled down and fended off upsets Friday. As a result, Dayton is the only double-digit seed playing Sunday. After UAB and Georgia State began March Madness with huge upsets, only three lower seeds won, including a favored Ohio State squad. Show More Summary
Get the tissues ready for this one. U.S Army Private Namon Bledsoe wanted to treat his mother Denise Edwards to a special night while he was deployed in South Korea, so he wrote to the Detroit Pistons. From there it was all magic. The Pistons worked with Bledsoe to get his mom front-row seats to the team's Saturday night game vs. Show More Summary
Georgia State's March Madness journey came to a close Saturday evening as it fell to No. 6 Xavier 75-67. The No. 14 Panthers had captivated the nation after taking down No. 3 Baylor Thursday. The team had almost too many compelling stories...Show More Summary
On Saturday, Steve Nash announced via The Players' Tribune that he was retiring from the NBA after 19 years in the league. That makes today a great day to look back at Nash highlights. Although Nash had a rough time staying on the court the past few years, he was a dynamic point guard in his prime. Show More Summary
As we reflect on the 20th anniversary of Michael Jordan’s glorious (and first) comeback from NBA retirement, not everyone’s memories of MJ are so happy. The Houston Rockets and Chicago The post Vernon Maxwell on Michael Jordan: ‘I Wanted to Fight Him, Really’ (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.
Reggie on Johnson: "Manchild. I'm sorry, I mean, we may be seeing the reincarnation of LeBron James. I mean, LeBron James had this type of body at his age." The post Reggie Miller Called Stanley Johnson the ‘Reincarnation of LeBron James’ appeared first on SLAMonline.