Last summer, LeBron James was deciding whether he wanted to remain with the Miami Heat or move back to Northeast Ohio and rejoin his hometown Cleveland Cavaliers. The Charlotte Hornets added Lance Stephenson in an attempt to push themselves...Show More Summary
Whether it's from Michael Jordan to Kobe Bryant, Larry Bird/Magic Johnson to LeBron James, or Kevin Garnett to Anthony Davis, the torch is always changing hands. The NBA is a constantly evolving beast, with new generations coming into the Association and looking to build upon the efforts of those who suited up before them. Show More Summary
We've reached the point in the NBA offseason where pundits start making their predictions for the upcoming season. Free agency is all but over, and no forthcoming trades are assumed to alter the league's landscape. But there are a few...Show More Summary
The Washington Generals lost to the Harlem Globetrotters over 16,000 times. Now they're dead, and they never got the respect they deserved. Let us remember them, and their beautiful failures. The Washington Generals are done losing.Show More Summary
If Joel Embiid has taught new Philadelphia 76ers teammate Jahlil Okafor anything in the month or so since the 2015 NBA draft, it's how to use the Twitter machine to try to get a date. Embiid had a lot of fun on Twitter last summer after being drafted by the 76ers. Show More Summary
As he did for the Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry, film director Spike Lee chronicled Houston Rockets guard James Harden's journey to NBA stardom in a trailer for NBA 2K16. The slogan: "Believe." Harden could only dream of making it to the NBA while growing up in Compton, California. Show More Summary
The KD 8 collection can do a lot of things, but what it can't do is get 2015 NBA dunk contest champion Zach LaVine hyped. In a new Foot Locker commercial, a basketball player wearing the KD 8 collection sends the crowd—which includes Oklahoma City Thunder superstar Kevin Durant—into a frenzy with a fast-break dunk. Show More Summary
Over the past four years, the Los Angeles Clippers haven't had trouble dominating the regular season. However, piles of wins haven't translated to postseason success and the validation that comes with it. But after an offseason filled...Show More Summary
NBA players Zach LaVine, Isaiah Thomas, Jamal Crawford and more put on a show at the All-Star Game for the Seattle Pro-Am recently. The post Zach LaVine, Isaiah Thomas, Jamal Crawford Show Out at Seattle Pro-Am All-Star Game (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.
If there is, in fact, a blueprint for rebuilding in the NBA, Danny Ainge has followed it to a T. Once it became clear that the Boston Celtics' latest glorious era was coming to a close, Ainge moved quickly to clear out the old and make...Show More Summary
Nick Young and fiancee Iggy Azalea are Lip Sync Battle's latest matchup, and from the looks of it, Iggy isn't the only one in the relationship who can perform. The Spike show released a preview of the Los Angeles Lakers shooting guard going all out for his rendition of Whitesnake's "Here I Go Again"—tight black pants and all. Show More Summary
Karl-Anthony Towns tried to hit Frank Kaminsky with a stealthy "What are those?" during an interview at the NBA rookie photoshoot, but Kaminsky wasn't the slightest bit impressed. "They're basketball shoes," Kaminsky answered sarcastically. Show More Summary
Stephon Marbury was born and raised in Brooklyn, played 13 years in the NBA, but something feels foreign to the 38-year-old during a late July dinner in Santa Monica, where he's living this summer to train. Marbury starts chowing down...Show More Summary
In just two NBA seasons, Victor Oladipo has already put together an impressive highlight reel. The post Victor Oladipo Career Highlights Mixtape (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.
SB Nation spoke to a handful of NBA rookies at a photoshoot Saturday, compiling their impressions of some of the game's veterans such as LeBron James, Kobe Bryant and James Harden. Pretty much all of Frank Kaminsky's impersonations were, uh, interesting. Show More Summary
With the help of a perfectly executed pass, incoming Florida State freshman Terance Mann was able to give Seminoles fans a taste of what's to come with a devastating one-handed slam. Florida State graduate assistant Dan Torres set Mann up with a smooth soccer-style assist off the backboard. Show More Summary
Houston had a quiet summer punctuated with a trade for Lawson that makes it better, but so is the West. After three offseasons of constant roster upheaval and the public pursuit of big name free agents, Daryl Morey took a different approach to the offseason this summer: the Houston Rockets actually showed patience. Show More Summary
For the past three years, Jamal Crawford was the Los Angeles Clippers' last resort—a player they needed to prop up a second unit with reliable (if inefficient) scoring in the absence of better options. After an offseason overhaul, the Clips are stronger, deeper and better than they've ever been. Show More Summary
The Los Angeles Lakers, with D'Angelo Russell and Jordan Clarkson at the backcourt controls, didn't have to wait long for their first bout with the boo birds. After the first quarter of their third game at the Las Vegas Summer League,...Show More Summary
It's no secret that when newly acquired Lakers center Roy Hibbert first showed up as a college player at Georgetown, he was a big stiff. The post Georgetown Assistant: Roy Hibbert ‘Had Zero Rhythm. He Was the Guy Who Definitely Wasn’t Dancing at a Party’ appeared first on SLAMonline.