Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo will serve a one-game suspension to start his second NBA season, a result of his ejection from Game 6 against the Bulls. The post Giannis Antetokounmpo Gets 1-Game Suspension for Tackling Mike Dunleavy appeared first on SLAMonline.
According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, the NBA has reviewed the play and Dunleavy will not be suspended. He's good for Game 1 vs. Cleveland. The post Mike Dunleavy Avoids Suspension for Hit on Michael Carter-Williams appeared first on SLAMonline.
The NBA playoffs are a realm of heroes and villains, where every move, however minute, is magnified and scrutinized under an unyielding spotlight. For some, the light is simply too blinding, too much to handle—they sweat, they shrink, they fall like Icarus. Show More Summary
The news that Kevin Love will miss the rest of the playoffs, as part of a four-to-six month recovery following shoulder surgery, is extremely unwelcome for the Cleveland Cavaliers. It is not unprecedented. There have been plenty of playoff...Show More Summary
As the Golden State Warriors look to make a run to the 2015 NBA Finals, rapper E-40 has turned one of his songs into a Dubs-themed rap. The Vallejo, California, native remixed his 2014 song "Choices (Yup)" (Warning: Link contains NSFW language) in honor of the Warriors. Show More Summary
In 2001, Stephen Davis’ epic book on The Rolling Stones was published. It was called Old Gods Almost Dead: The 40-Year Odyssey of the Rolling Stones. That was 14 years ago and The Stones seemed ancient then. Old Gods Almost Dead. Now as we embark on the spring and summer of 2015, a soon-to-be 72-year-old Mick […]
Now that it’s officially over, let’s be honest—the New Orleans Pelicans had a phenomenal season. Anthony Davis took the leap from a promising All-Star to an unstoppable monster and led his team to the playoffs. The post-Chris Paul rebuild is over, and the AD era has officially begun. The only thing Pelicans fans should be hurting over is Game 3. Show More Summary
They might have finished 2014-15 with the NBA’s worst record, but the Minnesota Timberwolves are arguably one of the most talented teams in the league. Although it is undeniable that the Wolves have talent, there are still a couple of bridges they need to cross before becoming a playoff contender. The first one is a matter of staying healthy. Show More Summary
The biggest heavyweight fighters on Saturday may be wearing more than boxing shorts. Hell, if the battle happens—and it won't be cancelled over a drug-testing dispute or anything of that nature—it won't even cost a penny to watch. While...Show More Summary
Regardless of whom the Oklahoma City Thunder tab as their new coach, the team should strongly consider an increased role for Perry Jones next season. The 23-year-old forward has been buried on the bench for most of his three-year career,...Show More Summary
Sometimes, less is more. There are just two games on the slate for Tuesday night, but they’re heavy hitters. First up is an in-state grudge match between the Houston Rockets, who lead 3-1, and the Dallas Mavericks. Big D never had much...Show More Summary
The narrative saying the first round of this year's NBA playoffs lacked excitement and unpredictability died on Monday, and Deron Williams killed it. The Brooklyn Nets evened their series against the top-seeded Atlanta Hawks at two games...Show More Summary
Rarely are April NBA mock drafts ever entirely accurate. The predraft evaluation process has yet to commence with the playoffs in full swing, but it is sure to claim a few victims once it does. For one reason or another, a handful of guys will slide down the board toward the bottom of the first round. Show More Summary
Today begins a multiyear partnership between the sock brand and the NBA that will make Stance the official on-court sock provider for the League. The post Stance to Become NBA’s Official On-Court Sock Provider appeared first on SLAMonline.
Some things are better when shared with other people. Take drinking for example. Ex-NBA player and current kickboxer Darko Milicic understands that. This video surfaced of Milicic hanging out with friends, shirtless of course, drinking beer and singing karaoke. Show More Summary
Rockets fans can almost rejoice. The Houston Rockets are tantalizingly close to a first-round victory over the rival Dallas Mavericks, sitting pretty with a 3-0 series lead. Barring a collapse of historical proportions, Houston willShow More Summary
It's easy to see Paul Pierce knock down clutch buckets and think that's the reason he's with the Washington Wizards. Especially when he voices that opinion himself. "That's why we brought him here," Wizards coach Randy Wittman said of Pierce's late-game heroics, per ESPN New York's Ohm Youngmisuk. Show More Summary
Down 0-3 already, the New Orleans Pelicans, Dallas Mavericks, Boston Celtics, Toronto Raptors and Milwaukee Bucks are on life support. The Portland Trail Blazers and Brooklyn Nets have fallen 0-2 in their respective battles and could...Show More Summary
It's been a season of firsts for the Atlanta Hawks. Mike Budenholzer, as he learned when former instructor Gregg Popovich gave him a memorable call, won his first Coach of the Year award. All five starters were named Players of the Month in January; it was the first time the league gave such recognition to a quintet. Show More Summary
Less than 24 hours after it went in, one of the greatest clutch shots in NBA history has already made its way into a "commercial." Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry broke the New Orleans Pelicans' hearts Thursday night by forcing overtime in Game 3 at the end of regulation with one of the most ridiculous clutch shots ever. Show More Summary