The Lakers shock the Warriors, Westbrook and the Greek Freak face off with triple-doubles and more from Sunday. The post Post Up: Upset Special appeared first on SLAMonline.
There isn't a more dramatic way a team can clinch a trip to the NCAA tournament than with a buzzer-beater. And when that shot clinches a team's first-ever trip to the Big Dance, you won't see a crazier celebration in all of college basketball. Show More Summary
LeBron James' sons play just like their father. Kobe Bryant has one issue with Bryce and Bronny, though: They pass too much. After the Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the Los Angeles Lakers 120-108 on Thursday in the final game between the Black Mamba and the King, Bryant caught up with LBJ's mother, Gloria, to talk about her grandsons. Show More Summary
If you want to scare Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook or any other member of the Oklahoma City Thunder, just sneak up behind them and whisper "crunch time." Based on their performances during clutch situations in 2015-16, they may immediately...Show More Summary
Crystal balls are hard to come by these days, what with Miss Cleo being off the air and all. Where else are NBA fans supposed to go for their late-season prognostications? Well, right here, for one. There's plenty to forecast over the final month of the 2015-16 season. Show More Summary
Good morning. We have that and more in Thursday's NBA newsletter. Good morning. Let's basketball. HAPPY TRAILS, CHAMP: Peter Holt, the longtime chairman and CEO of the Spurs, is retiring. His wife Julianna Hawn Holt has been appointed CEO and chairwoman. Show More Summary
When a player's favorite memory from a season or career is "going out to eat," that tells you all you need to know about the state of the team. For the Boston College Eagles, the 2015-16 season was a year of streaks. And unfortunately for them, it consisted mainly of the wrong type of streak. Show More Summary
The Golden State Warriors and San Antonio Spurs are not invincible, which is fantastic news for both the Los Angeles Clippers and Oklahoma City Thunder. Even though the Western Conference's No. 1 seed is tracking toward the best regular-season...Show More Summary
Keep the MVP, All-NBA First Team and Defensive Player of the Year races out of this. We don't care about that stuff. This is the space for celebrating the weird, slipped-through-the-cracks, generally unsung achievements of the 2015-16 NBA season. Show More Summary
Klay Thompson went 7-of-20 from the field and 0-of-8 from three-point territory in Sunday’s 112-95 road loss to the Los Angeles Lakers. Still, though, the Golden State Warriors shooting guard couldn’t be too angry. After the final buzzer,...Show More Summary
Roy Williams is dabbing. The Tar Heels are cheering. Duke has fallen 76-72. The ACC regular-season championship once more belongs to the University of North Carolina. After a loss to the Blue Devils on Feb. 17, the Chapel Hill crew resolved to even the score Saturday night—in enemy territory, no less. Show More Summary
A guy walks into a bar… Two beefy, older patrons see the overt joy emanating from the guy named Stephen Curry, star of the history-making Golden State Warriors, and they don’t like it one bit. Oscar Robertson and Charles Barkley areShow More Summary
Kemba Walker and Nic Batum had big nights, while Damian Lillard torched the Raptors for 50 points. The post Post Up: Showdown in Charlotte appeared first on SLAMonline.
The downward spiral seems as if it will never end. After their 105-104 loss to the Boston Celtics on Friday night, the New York Knicks have seen their record plunge to a putrid 25-38, leaving them ahead of only the Brooklyn Nets and Philadelphia 76ers in the Eastern Conference standings. Show More Summary
Duke Student Broadcasting is relentless. Earlier in February, a team of Blue Devils crossed enemy lines and made North Carolina fans look absolutely silly before the Feb. 17 showdown between the rivals. Duke won a wild one, 74-73. With another clash looming this weekend, the Duke Student Broadcasting team has returned with another shot at UNC. Show More Summary
The NBA has officially entered the dog days of the 2015-16 season. While the pros recover from their All-Star-break hangovers to slog through the league's stretch run, the nation turns its lonely eyes to the collegiate ranks, where the...Show More Summary
Last season, when the Portland Trail Blazers looked like bona fide Western Conference contenders, LaMarcus Aldridge offered up a nickname for the team's blistering backcourt of Damian Lillard and Wesley Matthews. "Live in Portland, it rains," Aldridge mused on The Dan Patrick Show. Show More Summary
Stephen Curry is not just a shooter. He is not a multiyear anomaly doomed to regress toward some assailable mean. And he most certainly isn't less of an NBA superstar than LeBron James, Kevin Durant or any of his other peers. Curry, in all actuality, is many things—including an all-time great. This isn't entirely clear to everyone for some reason. Show More Summary
Stephen Curry put an exclamation on an all-time great performance (and game) with a 39-foot three to give the Warriors a 121-118 OT win. The three-pointer was his 12th of The post Stephen Curry Hits Deep Game-Winning Three To Beat The Thunder (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.
North Carolina Tar Heels seniors played in their final game at the Dean Dome on Monday night, and when the game was over, they grabbed a microphone and delivered farewell speeches to the home crowd. When it was Iowa native Marcus Paige's turn, North Carolina coach Roy Williams was left fighting back tears. Show More Summary