When the Oklahoma City Thunder open next season, Anthony Morrow should be the team's starting shooting guard. Morrow's presence as a three-point marksman opens up space for Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook as well as raises the ceiling...Show More Summary
Just in time for the 2015 NBA Finals, Jimmy Kimmel brought in a group of NBA players to make another great "Mean Tweets" segment. Players such as Stephen Curry, Blake Griffin and Draymond Green took part in the bit, reading some of the nasty things tweeters had to say about them. Show More Summary
There's an NBA Finals motivational video starring Shia LaBeouf. It's insane. The post NBA Finals Pump-Up Video Featuring Shia LaBeouf (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.
Don't let your dreams be dreams, Steph and LeBron. In the words of actor and part-time motivational speaker, Shia LaBeouf: Just do it. If you aren't already familiar with the inspiration for the above video, you've been living under a rock (or out in the real world, not on the internet). Show More Summary
Neither the King nor the Assassin will decide the fate of the NBA Finals. That honor belongs to Kyrie Irving, the biggest question mark heading into this year's final showdown between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors. LeBron...Show More Summary
With a record eight-day break between the Eastern Conference Finals and the NBA Finals, Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James has had a significant amount of downtime—that he apparently spent watching "Pitch Perfect 2." When asked his...Show More Summary
To honor the 1994 and 1995 NBA Champion Houston Rockets, NBATV is premiering "Clutch City" on Monday, June 8 at 9 p.m. ET. The post ‘Clutch City’ Documentary to Air on NBATV June 8 appeared first on SLAMonline.
Twenty-three years ago today, No. 23 hit the Portland Trail Blazers and the world with a simple shrug. That shrug would become an iconic moment. Chicago Bulls star Michael Jordan got off to an unbelievable start to the 1992 NBA Finals, dropping 35 points in the first half of Game 1. Show More Summary
Utah Jazz point guard Bryce Cotton doesn ’t have a whole bunch of NBA credentials to his name, but boy does the 22-year-old have some bounce. On Tuesday, P3 Sports Science posted a clip of Cotton flexing his 45-inch max vert, which is tied for the highest ever recorded at the institute. Show More Summary
If you aren’t already pumped for the NBA Finals, see a doctor. And then after they make sure you’re still alive, watch this hype video created YouTube user Ryan Eytcheson. That’ll do the trick. The clip brings viewers back to the classic days of the NBA on NBC. Show More Summary
The name Kristaps Porzingis has generated a ton of excitement, awe and fascination in NBA draft circles. That's often what happens when a prospect emerges as a candidate for the one of the top five selections, and Porzingis is no different in that regard. He's also evoked a boatload of wariness. Show More Summary
Shumpert suggests the Warriors cancel all their Finals home games for fear of playing in California after seeing the massive earthquake in The Rock's movie. The post Iman Shumpert Scared to Play in California After Watching San Andreas appeared first on SLAMonline.
Every NBA team needs a glue guy. For the Houston Rockets, Trevor Ariza fit the bill as his team advanced to the Western Conference Finals. He may not be the flashiest guy in the league. He certainly isn't the most popular player on the team, with James Harden and Dwight Howard running the show. Show More Summary
Rick Carlisle is probably accustomed to being in the spotlight as head coach of the Dallas Mavericks, but this time he was the center of attention for a different reason. Carlisle played the piano at recent Bruce Hornsby concert a tShow More Summary
The 2014-15 New York Knicks' season was such a disaster that it might as well have been directed by Roland Emmerich. New York, guided by first-year head coach Derek Fisher, won just 17 games, finishing with the second-worst record in...Show More Summary
Meet the LeBron James Grandmothers' Fan Club, an organization whose adoration for the King is truly heartwarming. Established in 2006, the LJGFC is a group comprised of grandmothers and great-grandmothers based primarily out of Akron, Ohio, who admire James’ “generosity to his family and hometown.” But they love watching him play, too. Show More Summary
When Steph Curry brought his daughter Riley to his press conference after Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals, quite a few sportswriters were displeased. Brett Friedlander of the Wilmington Star News started the fun with a now-deleted...Show More Summary
By MATT JESSEN-HOWARD MINNEAPOLIS – Jayson Tatum, the five-star guard out of Chaminade Prep (MO), has had an excellent spring. Tatum, the top player in the Class of 2016 according to ESPN, led the St. Louis Eagles to a Division C championship within the Nike EYBL circuit, and a high seed at Peach Jam. The […]
Minnesota Timberwolves guard Zach LaVine proved at the 2015 NBA Slam Dunk Contest that he can throw down crazy dunks. Now he has shown that his jams aren't limited to using a basketball. With the help of a friend, LaVine mixed basketball with football to create a sensational highlight reel of slams. Show More Summary
After the Lakers’ bid to win four consecutive championships fell short with a second-round loss to the eventual champion San Antonio Spurs in 2003, the franchise appeared to solidify its chance of claiming another trophy when futureShow More Summary