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.
The San Antonio Spurs were on a roll. Even after a once-in-a-blue-moon performance from Kyrie Irving ended San Antonio's six-game winning streak, the defending champions had finally found it. "It," in this case, was the Spurs' identity —something unseen throughout most of the 2014-15 campaign. Show More Summary
During the play-in game against Boise State, Dayton big man Dyshawn Pierre experienced a rare occurrence for a basketball game not featuring Ron Artest: He lost his shorts when his teammate accidentally pantsed him on a rebound attempt. Show More Summary
March Madness is all about giant killers, but there’s one team with a better chance than most to knock off Kentucky in this year’s NCAA tournament: Notre Dame. Maybe it’s just the post-St. Patrick’s Day malaise talking, but the Fighting...Show More Summary
Now that Barack Obama has made his 2015 NCAA tournament picks, it's time to pick apart his hoop skills. It's only fair. We're not the first to do it—former NBA commissioner David Stern audited the Commander in Chief’s game in a 2012 interview with Reuters TV: "He's not that good. Show More Summary
Ah, the madness of March is finally upon us. The start of the First Four was just an inkling of what's to come. For those who aren't quite prepared, Thursday and Friday will be mass insanity with brackets imploding everywhere. That's just the beginning. With four different regions going on at the same time, it can be hard to keep up with everything. Show More Summary
The Hampton Pirates earned their right to play as a No. 16 seed in the 2015 NCAA tournament by defeating Manhattan, 74-64. And the Cinderella hopefuls showed how fired up they were after a made free throw by mimicking the dugout stomp from Major League. Show More Summary
Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade is one of the most stylish players in the NBA. Now, thanks to Wade, a group of teens will be the best dressed students at their high school prom. Wade, along with watch company Hublot, hooked up 15 foster teenage boys from the Florida Guardian ad Litem program with some sweet prom gear. Show More Summary