By MATT JESSEN-HOWARD MINNEAPOLIS – Jayson Tatum, the five-star guard out of Chaminade Prep (MO), has had an excellent spring. Tatum, the top player in the Class of 2016 according to ESPN, led the St. Louis Eagles to a Division C championship within the Nike EYBL circuit, and a high seed at Peach Jam. The […]
Minnesota Timberwolves guard Zach LaVine proved at the 2015 NBA Slam Dunk Contest that he can throw down crazy dunks. Now he has shown that his jams aren't limited to using a basketball. With the help of a friend, LaVine mixed basketball with football to create a sensational highlight reel of slams. Show More Summary
After the Lakers’ bid to win four consecutive championships fell short with a second-round loss to the eventual champion San Antonio Spurs in 2003, the franchise appeared to solidify its chance of claiming another trophy when futureShow More Summary
The dust has settled on the San Antonio Spurs' 2014-15 campaign, and all that's left of a 55-27 year that ended in a first-round postseason exit is handing out grades. Like Matthew McConaughey said in his wonderfully cheesy commercials,...Show More Summary
Remember when we were all biting our nails while impatiently awaiting two conference finals series that were expected to produce some of the most intense action we'd see on the hardwood this year? Yeah, it didn't quite turn out that way. Through just six total games, it appears as though our NBA finalists have all but come to fruition. Show More Summary
Along the way to his 40 points in Game 3 to beat the Rockets, Chef Curry set the NBA Playoff record for most three-pointers made. The post Steph Curry Sets Playoff Record for Most 3-Pointers Made (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline...
Throughout his seven years in the NBA, Roy Hibbert has been a bruiser, not a speedster. In order to possibly add some quickness to his game, the Indiana Pacers center tried his hand at the Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Academy on Saturday. And he’s much more catlike than you’d expect. Show More Summary
A 5'9" dunker from Europe named Kroha leaped over two people—one piggybacking the other—to complete an unbelievable through-the-legs dunk called the “Triple Up.” According to the Team Flight Brothers YouTube channel, the 20-year-old will participate in ESPN’s City Slam, a competition that determines the world’s top playground dunker, this July. Show More Summary
As he prepares for his NBA debut, new Oklahoma City Thunder coach Billy Donovan is looking for experienced basketball minds to round out his staff and help smooth his transition from college to the pros. Should ex-New Orleans Pelicans...Show More Summary
Draymond Green is the latest athlete to block out the haters in a Beats by Dre commercial. In the spot, which features Eminem's new track "Phenomenal," the Warriors forward is surrounded by reporters asking him questions about everything...Show More Summary
As far as dramas go, the 2015 NBA Draft lottery was a bit dull, with only the New York Knicks and Los Angeles Lakers swapping positions. One person who should be quite thankful for the lack of movement among draft positions is Ohio State's...Show More Summary
Noted Golden State Warriors fan, curser of former NBA MVPs and highly entertaining rapper/personality Lil B may have just done all that a fan can do to seal a series victory for his team—curse the opposing team's star player. Houston...Show More Summary
Although Stephen Curry led his Golden State Warriors to a 110-106 victory over the Houston Rockets in Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals on Tuesday, it was 2-year-old Riley Curry who America could not stop talking about on Wednesday. Show More Summary
With some help from a red-hot JR Smith, LeBron James and the Cavaliers take Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals in Atlanta. The post Post Up: First Blood appeared first on SLAMonline.
You know to approach the NBA draft lottery with caution. You understand the pingpong balls can be cruel. You've seen fate work against countless other franchises. But when you think about the prospect of your team landing the first or...Show More Summary
Wednesday night will mark David Letterman’s final time hosting the Late Show, so it’s only right that we look back at an interview with one of the biggest stars to ever grace his stage: a 23-year-old Michael Jordan. The pair touched on everything from MJ's early years with the Chicago Bulls to his sneakers and sponsors. Show More Summary
Statistics from the Golden State Warriors' Game 1 win over the Houston Rockets on Tuesday night in the Western Conference Finals clearly indicate that Stephen Curry had his way. His 34 points on 13-of-22 shooting, including 6-of-11 from three-point range, led all players. But the numbers don't tell the entire story. Show More Summary
Rich Homie is from Atlanta, but he's predicting Cleveland to win the Eastern Conference Finals series, which starts tonight. The post Rich Homie Quan Says Cavaliers Will Win NBA Title, Calls LeBron James ‘GOAT’ (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.
There is no better moment in sports than when the final seconds of a season tick off the clock or the final out of the World Series is recorded. At that moment, one team realizes its dream and is rewarded with a championship. Someone...Show More Summary
Of all his talents, Jamie Foxx's spot-on impressions may be his most entertaining. Foxx recently went on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon and performed a handful of impressions. When Foxx did his impression of Los Angeles Clippers head coach Doc Rivers, he had the entire studio—and probably everyone at home—cracking up. Show More Summary