The North Carolina Tar Heels advanced to the finals of the 2016 Maui Invitational on Tuesday with a commanding 107-75 victory over the Oklahoma State Cowboys. The No. 4-ranked Tar Heels moved to 6-0 with their first victory over a major-conference opponent of the season. Show More Summary
Last Wednesday, the White House announced the 21 names that would receive the President Medal of Freedom from President Obama, some of whom are sports legends like Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Vin Scully (who couldn’t believe the news), and Michael Jordan. Show More Summary
Terrence Ross appeared to hit a game-tying three at the buzzer, but it was waived off for an odd, yet technically correct reason. Here’s the setup. The Raptors trailed the Kings by three points with 2.4 seconds left. Toronto had a side inbounds coming off their final timeout. Show More Summary
The Tide showed off its depth by getting 59 points off the bench and cruising to a relatively easy win over the Ball State Cardinals. The beginning of the game resembled the Alabama v. LSU football contest from last weekend, with the scoreboard still reading goose eggs going into the first media timeout. Show More Summary
Kristaps kinda dunks on Derrick Rose to get the putback. The post Kristaps Porzingis with the Putback Dunk Against the Wizards appeared first on SLAMonline.
A brief history of Drizzy and ballers
So much for the NBA as an escape after the election
A look at just how hard the League's leading scorer works. The post DeMar DeRozan Stars in Spalding’s ‘Never Finished’ Commercial appeared first on SLAMonline.
After missing last season with a hip injury, Denver Nuggets forward Wilson Chandler is back and taking on a leadership role with the young Nugs. The post Wilson Chandler Talks Nuggets, His Vegan Diet, Fishing and 2011 Knicks appeared first on SLAMonline.
After breaking out on the national stage during March Madness, potential Lottery pick OG Anunoby is poised for a monster season with the Hoosiers. The post Young OG appeared first on SLAMonline.
Eager to finally watch North Carolina State freshman Dennis Smith Jr. after he tore his ACL in the summer of 2015, NBA scouts already appear willing to look past the injury. "Best point guard in the draft," one scout told Bleacher Report. Show More Summary
It’s been years since Linsanity took New York by storm, but Jeremy Lin is back. This time, he’s the starting point guard and leader of the young, new-look Brooklyn Nets. The post Moment of Clarity appeared first on SLAMonline.
Damian Lillard propelled the Trail Blazers to an overtime win in Denver. The post Post Up: Mile-High Masterpiece appeared first on SLAMonline.
Good morning. We have that and more in Thursday's NBA newsletter. Good morning! Let's basketball. THE 'THREE' ALPHAS: The revamped Bulls were supposed to have no shooting. Instead, they nailed 11 threes, including a Dwyane Wade dagger, to hold off the feisty Celtics in their season opener. Show More Summary
The All-Stars combined to score 67 points. The post WATCH: Kawhi Leonard and DeMarcus Cousins Duel in Sacramento appeared first on SLAMonline.
The connections between the Philippines and the U.S. run deep, and have sometimes been fraught, but would be very difficult to cut
The defending NBA champions were in playoff form in the season opener. The post Post Up: Banner Night appeared first on SLAMonline.
With Kevin Durant and Stephen Curry on the same roster, this Warriors team is one of the most loaded in the history of the NBA. The post F.U.T.W. appeared first on SLAMonline.
Point guard Rajon Rondo is bringing his unique—and sometimes abrasive—genius to the Chicago Bulls. The post In My Mind appeared first on SLAMonline.
It’s no secret that Joakim Noah has, to put it kindly, one of the weirdest shooting forms in the NBA. I’m sure it’s been brought up to him many, many, many, many times in his career, from college to the pros. But I don’t think we’ve ever seen him get roasted by a fan over it, which is what happened during Wednesday’s Knicks-Celtics preseason game. Show More Summary