We like round numbers in our sports, and Kobe Bryant left the NBA with a remarkable one. (Not the 50 shots, but that was fun, too!) I'm talking about something that every fan of every NBA team envies -- a milestone Kobe is the firstShow More Summary
LOS ANGELES — I came to say goodbye to a legend. Kobe Bryant refused. It was too soon, by three weeks. And Kobe Bryant, as you might know, does everything on his own terms. Even goodbyes. It was March 22, Game 70 of the Mamba Farewell Tour. Show More Summary
Jason Williams may be getting older, but he will never be too old to stop putting together highlight reels on the court. At least we hope not. The man known as "White Chocolate" has not played in an NBA game since 2011, but he has still been balling on the court in recent years. Show More Summary
All throughout his farewell tour this season, Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant has heard from both players and fans what they think of him. And unless you're wearing purple and gold, Bryant has caused you pain at some point over the last 20 years. Show More Summary
The Golden State Warriors had a season for the ages one year ago. They won 67 games in the regular season, crowned Stephen Curry as an unlikely MVP and took home the NBA championship for the first time in 40 years. Somehow, the Warriors...Show More Summary
There is a time and a place to dissect the on-court performances of the 1995-96 Chicago Bulls and 2015-16 Golden State Warriors. But now is neither that time nor that place. As the Warriors' march toward the NBA's wins record nears completion,...Show More Summary
The finale of the 2015-16 NBA season will be one for the history books. While the Golden State Warriors battle the Memphis Grizzlies for win No. 73—which would edge the 1995-96 Chicago Bulls' single-season record of 72-10—the basketball...Show More Summary
The Spurs finish 40-1 at home and the playoff picture is coming together, with only one night left. The post Post Up: End In Sight appeared first on SLAMonline.
As the NBA season comes to a close, we will remember it as the season of the Golden State Warriors and Kobe Bryant's last ride. The Dubs are one win away from breaking the regular-season wins record the Chicago Bulls set in the 1995-96 season. Show More Summary
The marathon that is the NBA regular season is about to give way to the entirely separate endurance contest that is the league's postseason. Despite the two-month journey to the Finals that lies ahead, there's been little occasion for...Show More Summary
The Houston Rockets tore the Minnesota Timberwolves apart Monday and, in the process, kept their playoff plans together. The 129-105 victory was decided early, with Houston jumping out to a 38-21 first-quarter lead powered by sources expected and otherwise. Show More Summary
If there's one thing Washington Wizards point guard John Wall takes as seriously as basketball, it's giving back to the community. The John Wall Family Foundation teamed up with Sean John to once again make a difference in people's lives. Show More Summary
In three games over the last week, Jackson posted averages of 28 points, 5.3 assists and 3.3 rebounds while shooting 42 percent from three-point range. The post BODYARMOR Player of the Week: Reggie Jackson appeared first on SLAMonli...
Who's in, who's out and who's getting Tom Thibodeau? We examine the ins and outs of the coaching season. Let's be clear: It's bad when anyone, including NBA head coaches, lose their job despite working hard and doing their best. And there's no question that every head coach in the NBA works hard and does their best. Show More Summary
The Warriors tie the single-season wins record with a road victory in San Antonio, plus Kobe vs. Harden and more from Sunday. The post Post Up: 72 Wins appeared first on SLAMonline.
Kobe. Bryant. Two words. One incredible legacy. Love him or hate him, you have to respect what Bryant did on the basketball court. After all, it takes a pretty special player to make 18 All-Star teams, earn a league Most Valuable Player award and win five championships. Show More Summary
Rudy Gay's free throws sealed a raucous, nail-breaking Saturday night as the Sacramento Kings played their final game in Sleep Train Arena. The 114-112 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder was a fitting sendoff to a place that opened in...Show More Summary
The Warriors earned their 71st win, Kings close it out at Sleep Train Arena, and more. The post Post Up: Closer to 73 appeared first on SLAMonline.
Stephen Curry is off to a tepid start in tonight’s road match-up with Memphis, but did manage to connect with Festus Ezeli on a pair of alley-oops early on. More The post Stephen Curry Lobs Pair of Alley-Oops (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.
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