If the Stanley Cup can go on a donut run... so can the Larry O'Brien trophy! Cleveland Cavs stud Tristan Thompson grabbed the NBA championship hardware and took it on a little getaway to Canada... where he's been giving it a tour of his home…
Carmelo Anthony made history at the Rio 2016 Olympics as a three-time gold medalist and all-time leading scorer of the U.S. Men's National Basketball Team. Amidst Olympic success, his former college coach made a sobering forecast that the star forward of the New York Knicks is unlikely to win an NBA championship.
For the time being, all anyone can envision is the Golden State Warriors dominating the NBA for the next few years, and racking up championship after championship. Not so fast, The post David Robinson: Warriors Have a ‘Short Window’ to Win appeared first on SLAMonline.
New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony won an NCAA national championship with Syracuse in 2003 and a trio of Olympic gold medals with Team USA. But according to his college coach Jim Boeheim, that's all of the hardware he's going to win. The...Show More Summary
Back in April Kobe Bryant wrapped up a legendary NBA career in which he scored 33,642 points, won two scoring titles, two NBA Finals MVP awards, one NBA MVP award, and of course five NBA championships. On Wednesday, Los Angeles City Council will officially declare August 24 “Kobe Bryant Day.” The date, 8/24, commemorates 8 […]
This is a very quality flop in every way. The Drew League, always well attended by the NBA’s top crop of players, had a scuffle at the championship game on Sunday. The two teams are “led” by Baron Davis and Nick Young, but you can see...Show More Summary
Klay Thompson added an Olympic Gold medal to his trophy case on Sunday when the United State men's basketball team blew out Serbia to win gold. Thompson now as a World Championships gold medal, a NBA championship and now an Olympic gold...Show More Summary
The Olympics is the mecca for most sports in the world. Basketball has the NBA championship. Hockey fights for the prestigious Stanley Cup. However, not all sports have that professional league to which they have something to strive for. Show More Summary
They say defense wins championships, and players that spend their off-season preparing for the dirty work are going to become crucial pieces in their team's roster in the upcoming NBA 2016-17 season.
LeBron James is a busy guy. The 31-year-old NBA star began his professional career at age 18 playing for the Cleveland Cavaliers. He has since gone on to win three championships, including one for the Cavaliers this year in arguably...Show More Summary
LeBron James has been off the radar this summer. We don't blame him since he just won his third NBA championship with his second team in June. He needs a break just like everyone else. He did make headlines earlier in the week when he sat down on the "Uninterrupted Open Run" podcast, saying he'd...
Team USA star DeAndre Jordan says an Olympics gold medal in Rio de Janeiro this month would trump an NBA title. With two more wins for the U.S. after some hiccups in the men's basketball tournament, Jordan will likely have his medal. Show More Summary
Tony Parker is one of the greatest point guards of all time, but it’s entirely possible his long international career will end without an Olympic or FIBA World Championships medal. That's a stark contrast to his NBA resume. Tony Parker has one of the most fascinating living legacies in the NBA. Show More Summary
Carmelo Anthony is arguably the greatest international hoops player in USA Basketball’s history, and says he’s secure in his legacy even if it may not ultimately include an NBA championship. The post Carmelo Anthony at Peace With Olympic Gold and No NBA Title appeared first on SLAMonline.
The regular season schedule came out today. Here’s the Akron Beacon Journal reporting on the NBA champion Cavaliers: The NBA figured 52 years was long enough. Cleveland fans won’t have to wait longer than they have to for their championship banner to be raised. The Cavaliers will receive their championship rings on opening night against the New York Knicks on [...]
The Utah Jazz didn't quite match what many expected them to do in 2015-16, but the team is well positioned to get back to the postseason for the first time since 2012. The NBA released the Jazz's schedule for the 2016-17 season Thursday. It's...Show More Summary
The New York Knicks underwent a roster makeover this offseason after a disappointing 2015-16 campaign, and their route to a potential playoff appearance was laid out on Thursday in the form of the official NBA schedule release. Superstar...Show More Summary
This time last year, the Phoenix Suns had eyes on the NBA playoffs. Now, the question is whether the Suns will finish with the worst record in the Western Conference. The NBA released Phoenix's schedule for the 2016-17 season Thursday. Phoenix's 2015-16 campaign was a case of Murphy's Law in action. Head coach Jeff Hornacek was fired in February. Show More Summary
The Washington Wizards didn't make major moves this offseason from a roster standpoint, striking out on signing hometown star Kevin Durant like many of the other teams in the NBA, but the Wizards were certainly busy. For the team's full schedule, be sure to check out NBA.com. In particular, the team added solid depth. Show More Summary
The Sacramento Kings have been in a constant state of rebuilding for a decade, with the 2016-17 season not looking any better for a franchise that started this century as one of the best in the Western Conference. Full Schedule: NBA.com It's...Show More Summary