Meeting the Atlanta Hawks in a second straight postseason, the Cleveland Cavaliers can once again use them as a stepping stone to the NBA Finals. The Cavaliers, who swept the 60-win Hawks in last year's Eastern Conference Finals, opened their semifinal showdown with a home victory on Monday night. Show More Summary
Karl-Anthony Towns just finished one of the greatest rookie seasons in modern NBA history. Whenever the voting results are announced, Towns is likely to run away with the Rookie of the Year Award, if not win it unanimously. Taken with the No. Show More Summary
It's nearing 10:30 p.m. on April 17, a pleasant spring evening in downtown Los Angeles, and the locker room that houses the Clippers basketball team looks like a daycare center. Seven boys, their ages ranging from two to 10, are pinging...Show More Summary
Last Wednesday morning, we presented the first-ever Bevo Francis Award to Davenport’s Dominez Burnett. It was a wonderful morning for all involved….a special time for Dominez, the legacy of Bevo Francis and the game of college basketball. Show More Summary
Over the last week, Green helped the Dubs win Game 5 to close out the Rockets, and then win Game 1 to begin their series with the Blazers. The post BODYARMOR Player of the Week: Draymond Green appeared first on SLAMonline.
Skal Labissiere arrived at Kentucky believed to be destined for one of the top two picks in the 2016 NBA draft. He's 6'11" with long arms (7'2" wingspan) and a silky-smooth jumper. That sounded similar to Karl-Anthony Towns, who hadShow More Summary
The good, the bad and the Drake from the first round's most entertaining series. At best, the first round of the 2016 NBA Playoffs were a competitive letdown. At worst, Stephen Curry's sprained MCL and simultaneous injuries to Chris Paul and Blake Griffin could cause repercussions around the league that register through this postseason and beyond. Show More Summary
The Dunk Champ comes down from the sky. The post Slamadamonth, SLAM #197, Zach LaVine appeared first on SLAMonline.
Aaron Gordon introduces himself to the world. The post Slamadamonth, SLAM #197, Aaron Gordon appeared first on SLAMonline.
The Heat and the Raptors win Game 7s to move on, and Golden State takes Game 1 vs. the Blazers. The post Post Up: Survive and Advance appeared first on SLAMonline.
Beating the Houston Rockets without Stephen Curry was one thing. While James Harden and Dwight Howard refused to coalesce and the entire team displayed a stunning lack of chemistry, the Golden State Warriors had no trouble slaughtering...Show More Summary
Thompson scored 37 points and Green notched his second career playoff triple-double with 23 points, 13 rebounds and 11 assists to help the Dubs take Game 1. The post Klay Thompson, Draymond Green Lead Warriors to Game 1 Win vs. Blazers (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.
The accolades, numbers and his overall maturity can make it easy to forget that Karl-Anthony Towns is still just a kid. The post Child’s Play appeared first on SLAMonline.
Dwyane Wade and Kemba Walker went head-to-head Friday night, with both teams shutting up and getting the ball in the hands of their star. After some ups and downs for both players, both are once again in their zone. It was glorious Game 6 of the Miami-Charlotte series turned into a battle of clutch legends. Show More Summary
The NBA recently partnered with Verizon go90, a mobile streaming service. To kick off their time together, Kyrie Irving and Draymond Green both got their own commercial. Check ’em out The post WATCH: Kyrie Irving and Draymond Green Star in Verizon go90 Ads appeared first on SLAMonline.
The Round Mound opens up. The post Charles Barkley: Michael Jordan ‘Is Doing A Much Better Job’ (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.
Dominez Burnett Bevo Francis Winner: Hope you enjoy this short video that we created and played as we announced Davenport’s Dominez Burnett as the Bevo Francis Award Winner.
The former NBA All-Star joined us to talk about his new documentary on the rise and greater social impact of the Drew League, one of the country's largest grassroots basketball institutions. In this special edition of the podcast, we...Show More Summary
Once criticized for his flamboyant play in Germany, 22-year-old Dennis Schröder gives the Hawks a fiery edge. The post Flex on Em appeared first on SLAMonline.
It’s official: the Sacramento Kings have a new set of logos. The primary emblem is a direct inspiration of the team’s classic old logo from the ’80s. Refined crown & ball is The post Sacramento Kings Unveil New Logos (PHOTOS) appeared first on SLAMonline.