OAKLAND, Calif. — Golden State Warriors assistant coach Luke Walton will have a shot at a head coaching gig as soon as this summer, but one of the NBA's hottest prospective properties may not be so quick to chase big cash and biggerShow More Summary
Detroit clinched a playoff berth, Kobe's final trip to NOLA, and more from Friday's NBA slate. The post Post Up: Playoff Pistons appeared first on SLAMonline.
Philadelphia 76ers fans need Allen Iverson right now. Beloved former general manager Sam Hinkie is no longer with the team. Nerlens Noel is dealing with a lawsuit, according to TMZ Sports. The team narrowly avoided an all-time bad record. Show More Summary
It's not every day LeBron James sells you on some spicy sauce, but thanks to the Cleveland Cavaliers superstar and Blaze Pizza, it could happen any day! James, playing the part of a first-day Blaze Pizza employee named "Ron," greeted the lunch crowd at a Pasadena, California, location of the eatery recently. Show More Summary
Good morning. We have that and more in Friday's NBA newsletter. Good morning. Let's basketball. 70: Golden State whooped the Spurs in Oakland to pick up win No. 70 and keep the dream of 73 alive. They'll need to beat Memphis twice and...Show More Summary
Kobe Bryant’s new Nike commercial will give you goosebumps. It’s well-documented that the Black Mamba is an absolute icon in China, which is a credit to Nike as well as the retiring Los Angeles Lakers guard. Bryant’s new spot for the company focuses on that love and explains why he should really be hated. Show More Summary
Bevo Francis Finalist: I thought that I would throw this up here again, as I really want to congratulate and give credit to all 13 finalists for the Bevo Francis Award. All 13 are very deserving, and I hope that you take the time to...Show More Summary
With his election to the Hall of Fame, Allen Iverson has found acceptance from the basketball establishment. Allen Iverson was always going to make the Hall of Fame. The only question was when. And if Iverson hadn't been voted in this week, it would've had nothing to do with his skill as a basketball player. Show More Summary
When the Charlotte Hornets believe one of their players deserves an individual award, they will exhaust all resources to help said player win. Last year, it was Michael Kidd-Gilchrist (for All-Defensive Team). Now it's Kemba Walker's turn. Show More Summary
The 2015-16 NBA regular season is winding down, which means title contenders like the Golden State Warriors are turning their focus toward the playoffs. But that doesn't mean there isn't time for a little NBA 2K. Let's be honest, there's always time for 2K. Show More Summary
Inside two-time NBA champion LeBron James burns a competitive fire, a killer instinct, a winning mentality......and the irrepressible urge to gleefully cheer his sons' success. This weekend in particular saw the Cleveland Cavaliers superstar fervently embracing his paternal pride as kiddos LeBron "Bronny" James Jr. Show More Summary
It's coming... Not winter but something far more monumental—the retirement of Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant. As the NBA prepares to bid the Black Mamba farewell, bestowing upon him ovations and tributes galore, Game of Zones pays homage to No. Show More Summary
Blake is back, Harden's 41 beats OKC, an epic Steph vs. Dame game and more. The post Post Up: Bay Watch appeared first on SLAMonline.
United States Vice President Joe Biden, who bleeds orange, did what he could to pick Syracuse up after its Final Four loss to North Carolina on Saturday. The 73-year-old graduate of the Syracuse University College of Law praised Jim Boeheim as the best coach in the country and reminded the players how proud they made their fans. Show More Summary
Kawhi and LaMarcus Aldridge combined for 64 total points in the game, as LMA dropped 31 of his own. The post Kawhi Leonard Scores Career-High 33 Points vs. Raptors (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.
Not everyone can go out on top. The final game of Buddy Hield 's college career was far from a memorable one. He sank a three-pointer on the first possession of the game, but he missed his next (and final) seven three-point attempts, finishing the game with nine points on 12 shots with four turnovers. Show More Summary
The Tar Heels began to pull away in the first half of their Final Four match-up with Syracuse. Having scored a combined 17 points, Brice Johnson and Kennedy Meeks will The post WATCH: Syracuse/North Carolina First Half Highlights appeared first on SLAMonline.
As he does before any major sporting event, talk show host Jimmy Fallon brought in his experts to predict which team will cut down the nets at the end of the 2016 Final Four. Who are his experts? Puppies. Some of you may be skeptical about how accurate a group of puppies can be when it comes to picking a winner. Show More Summary
For the first time in 54 games, the Golden State Warriors were defeated at home. The post Post Up: Streak Snapped appeared first on SLAMonline.
Draymond Green and Harrison Barnes spearheaded Golden State’s scoring efforts in the first quarter, but Stephen Curry ended the frame with this buzzer-beating trey. Another slick move from Golden State The post WATCH: Stephen Curry Beats First Quarter Buzzer appeared first on SLAMonline.