Arguably the country's top mid-major prospect, Domantas Sabonis strengthened his pitch to the NBA during his second year at Gonzaga. He'll enter the draft with a diverse resume that includes pro experience overseas, Hall of Fame genes (he's the son of NBA luminary Arvydas Sabonis) and volume college production. Show More Summary
Kobe Bryant is not one to take the easy road. Even when it comes to learning to play the piano—which he did by ear. No formal lessons. Why? Well, he wanted to play "something nice" for his wife, Vanessa. Mr. and Mrs. Mamba have faced...Show More Summary
The Raptors and Mavericks even things up, while the Warriors win even without Stephen Curry. The post Post Up: Getting Even appeared first on SLAMonline.
Cleveland, Miami, San Antonio and the Clippers all secured convincing Game 1 wins on Sunday. The post Post Up: Game 1 Blowouts appeared first on SLAMonline.
Kyrie Irving (31 points, 5 rebounds, 6 dimes) and Kevin Love (28 points 13 boards) both set playoff career-highs on Sunday for points, and LeBron James was his usual self (22 points, 6 rebounds, 11 assists). The post Big Three Leads Cavs to Game 1 Victory Over Pistons (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.
Oklahoma City blew the doors off the Mavericks last night, taking Game 1 in blowout fashion, 108-70. The post Westbrook, Durant Lead Thunder to Blowout Game 1 Win Over Mavs (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.
The Hawks eked out a one-point victory, while GSW and OKC routed their opponents. The post Post Up: By a Beak appeared first on SLAMonline.
If Game 1 is of any indication, this could be a long series for the Houston Rockets. Stephen Curry scored 24 points before departing with a minor ankle injury, Draymond The post WATCH: Stephen Curry Scores 24, Warriors Rout Rockets appeared first on SLAMonline.
The NBA playoffs come with serious baggage. Sift through the league's 16 participants and you'll find un-chewable beef everywhere. Teams hating teams, players hating players, executives hating executives, you name it. We may also see legitimate on-court rivalries. Show More Summary
Hsiu-Chen Kuei, a 48-year-old fan of Jeremy Lin, felt that her favorite player was getting excessively knocked around on the court this season. So she took matters into her own hands. As Andrew Keh of the New York Times reported on Friday, Kuei edited clips of what she thought were flagrant fouls for six straight nights in three-hour intervals. Show More Summary
Saying goodbye to Kobe. Or trying to. The post Ciao, Vino appeared first on SLAMonline.
As well as they might have played during the 2016 NCAA tournament, it's what Villanova's Ryan Arcidiacono and Daniel Ochefu did off the court recently that left a family of Wildcats fans speechless. Fresh off a national championship, Arcidiacono and Ochefu made a trip to the Davis family's house to give them a surprise of a lifetime. Show More Summary
The disconnect brewing between Carmelo Anthony and team president Phil Jackson appears to extend to the New York Knicks' next head coach, as the star forward is reportedly pushing for Tom Thibodeau. Frank Isola of the New York Daily News reported the news, writing Jackson "seems to have no interest" in the strong-willed Thibodeau. Show More Summary
The first-round matchup between the Golden State Warriors and the Houston Rockets is such a huge mismatch on paper that not even Houston fans have any expectations their team can win the series. Not even the diehards. How big of a mismatch...Show More Summary
Steph Curry obliterated the NBA single-season record for threes in 2015-16. Now you can relive every single one of his made treys. The post WATCH: All of Stephen Curry’s 402 Three-Pointers This Season appeared first on SLAMonline.
Kobe Bean Bryant went out on top, scoring a ridiculous 60 points to beat the Utah Jazz on Wednesday night at Staples Center. The post BODYARMOR Player of the Week: Kobe Bryant appeared first on SLAMonline.
We like round numbers in our sports, and Kobe Bryant left the NBA with a remarkable one. (Not the 50 shots, but that was fun, too!) I'm talking about something that every fan of every NBA team envies -- a milestone Kobe is the firstShow More Summary
LOS ANGELES — I came to say goodbye to a legend. Kobe Bryant refused. It was too soon, by three weeks. And Kobe Bryant, as you might know, does everything on his own terms. Even goodbyes. It was March 22, Game 70 of the Mamba Farewell Tour. Show More Summary
Jason Williams may be getting older, but he will never be too old to stop putting together highlight reels on the court. At least we hope not. The man known as "White Chocolate" has not played in an NBA game since 2011, but he has still been balling on the court in recent years. Show More Summary
All throughout his farewell tour this season, Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant has heard from both players and fans what they think of him. And unless you're wearing purple and gold, Bryant has caused you pain at some point over the last 20 years. Show More Summary