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Here's How Jake Gyllenhaal Lost 20 Pounds For His New Movie 'Nightcrawler'

In May, 33-year-old actor Jake Gyllenhaal was back to his beefy leading man looks as he sat courtside during the NBA Playoffs at the Barclays Center. But for the majority of this year, Gyllenhaal was sporting a much leaner look while he shot his new movie "Nightcrawler," due in theaters Ocotber 31. Show More Summary

5 Dark-Horse NBA Playoff Teams for 2014-15 Season

In the long, unbroken quiet of the NBA offseason, a man can get to thinking strange thoughts—thoughts that, if examined at another time of year, might seem a little crazy. Thoughts like this: The Milwaukee Bucks might make the playoffs. Now, might is the operative word here. Show More Summary

Predicting When NBA's Longest Playoff Droughts Will Finally End

NBA playoff droughts aren't easy to get into, but once they have ensnared a team their grip can be relentless. The league isn't exactly stingy with its postseason tickets. More than 53 percent of its teams (16 of 30) qualify for theShow More Summary

How We'll Know If Kevin Love Is Ready to Be a Winner Next Season

For six long years, Kevin Love has watched the NBA playoffs from the comfort of his own home. While the All-Star forward has put up some historic numbers during his young career, Love failed to lift the Minnesota Timberwolves into the...Show More Summary

USC teasing scary combo of elite talent and maximum tempo

Most college football teams with top-10 talent choose to shorten the game. The Trojans' offense showed Saturday it intends to prolong defensive suffering. Upsets happen in March Madness all the time, but not in the NBA Playoffs. The difference is simple. Show More Summary

Damian Lillard talks about his NBA Live 15 cover

3 weeks agoSports : The Early Lead

When you look at Damian Lillard’s summer, the word “offseason” is misleading. In the last three months, Lillard eliminated the Houston Rockets from the NBA playoffs with a buzzer-beating three-pointer, worked out with Team USA before just missing the final cut by the slimmest of margins, and now he’s the cover star of EA Sports’ […]

Can Carmelo Anthony Insert Himself into 2014-15 NBA MVP Race?

The 2013-14 season marked the first time Carmelo Anthony has ever missed the NBA playoffs. To hear him explain it, that's not happening again. When asked recently about the New York Knicks' odds of making the postseason this time, the 30-year-old brimmed with confidence, saying, " Yeah, I think so for sure. Show More Summary

Carmelo Anthony Says New York Knicks Will 'Absolutely' Make 2015 NBA Playoffs

Carmelo Anthony is sending mixed signals about his immediate future with the New York Knicks. This isn't like free agency, when many were unsure whether he would sign with the Knicks, Chicago Bulls or some dark horse like the Houston Rockets or Los Angeles Lakers. Show More Summary

Mavericks 2014-15 Schedule: Top Games, Championship Odds and Record Predictions

The Dallas Mavericks barely qualified for the NBA playoffs last season before pushing the eventual champion San Antonio Spurs to seven games in the opening round. They will look to take another step forward during the 2014-15 campaign. Dallas'...Show More Summary

Wizards 2014-15 Schedule: Top Games, Championship Odds and Record Predictions

Last season was a banner one for basketball in the nation's capital. The Wizards made the NBA playoffs for the first time since Gilbert Arenas' career-altering knee injury and made the second round for the first time since the apex of...Show More Summary

Spurs 2014-15 Schedule: Top Games, Championship Odds and Record Predictions

While the rest of the NBA has spent the offseason shuffling talent, the San Antonio Spurs, in their typical business-like approach, have just kept things simple. Unsurprisingly, after his team romped through the 2014 NBA playoffs for the franchise's fifth title in 16 seasons, R.C. Show More Summary

Potential Landing and Trade Packages for Celtics Forward Brandon Bass

Celtics power forward Brandon Bass is the kind of complementary piece most NBA playoff teams should want to add to their roster. He's in the prime of his career at age 29 and has been a consistent contributor while starting for Boston...Show More Summary

Delonte West -- I Didn't Name My Son After Me Because of the LeBron James Rumor

Former NBAer Delonte West is part of the most infamous rumor perhaps in all of sports history... and he says that is the reason he didn't name his son after him. For the uninformed... back in 2010, in the middle of the NBA playoffs, a rumor…

Damian Lillard drains three-quarter court heave in USA Basketball Showcase

Watch out, world, Damian Lillard has added a three-quarter court shot to his aresnal. Damian Lillard has no fear when he puts up shots. His series-clinching three-point shot over Chandler Parsons during the NBA Playoffs was one of the craziest moments of the postseason. Show More Summary

Why Doug McDermott Will Help Derrick Rose and Chicago Bulls Right Away

You don't normally see NBA playoff teams land impact rookies in the draft. But the Chicago Bulls, who had two mid-to-late picks in the 2014 NBA draft's first round, found a way to create a package, make a deal and snag Doug McDermott at No. Show More Summary

Female Editors: It's Okay to Be Pushy and Bossy. I Am.

She was about to cover her first NBA playoffs and was nervous. My hometown team, the Sacramento Kings, were going up against the Los Angeles Lakers with Shaq and Kobe and everyone was super excited. But when my reporter arrived at the arena for a lives hot, she panicked. Show More Summary

Female Editors: It's Okay to Be Pushy and Bossy. I Am.

She was about to cover her first NBA playoffs and was nervous. My hometown team, the Sacramento Kings, were going up against the Los Angeles Lakers with Shaq and Kobe and everyone was super excited. But when my reporter arrived at the arena for a lives hot, she panicked. Show More Summary

5 NBA Playoff Teams That Took a Step Back During 2014 Free Agency

NBA free agency has been tough on a few of last year's playoff teams. Whether it is due to key players finding greener pastures elsewhere or questionable draft decisions, a handful of the NBA's elite have taken a step back this summer. Show More Summary

Will Detroit Pistons Finally Turn Things Around in 2014-15?

It's been more than five years since the Detroit Pistons were last seen in the NBA playoffs, six since they've won at least half their games. As pointed out by Grantland's Zach Lowe, the Pistons are the only team in that time to finish...Show More Summary

Chris Paul: Clippers May Boycott if Donald Sterling Isn’t Removed

LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling was banned for life by NBA commissioner Adam Silver, thereby stamping out talk of a player boycott during the NBA Playoffs last season. According to […] The post Chris Paul: Clippers May Boycott if Donald Sterling Isn’t Removed appeared first on SLAMonline.

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