The San Antonio Spurs looked absolutely dominant in the first round of last season's playoffs, but they quickly ran into a speed bump thanks to the Oklahoma City Thunder's athleticism and youth. With all-timer Tim Duncan retiring this summer, general manager R.C. Show More Summary
We began our NBA training camp preview with a look at the bottom 10 teams. (Sorry about that, Brooklyn. But your new alternate uniforms are fabulous!) Now up are the teams that could have memorable seasons if a lot of things break right—and...Show More Summary
After becoming the first team in NBA history to win 73 games in a season, the Golden State Warriors made history once again in the playoffs becoming the first team in NBA Finals history to lose a 3-1 series lead. This offseason saw superstar Kevin Durant leave the Oklahoma City Thunder for the Warriors in […]
The 2015-2016 season was a treat for NBA fans. In the final weeks alone, we marveled at the Warriors breaking the all-time regular season win record, held our breath through countless playoff nail-biters, and lost our minds when LeBron “King” James reminded us why he got his particular nickname. Show More Summary
Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Garnett today announced that he will retire after a 21-year NBA career, 13-plus of those with the Timberwolves. Garnett led the Wolves to the playoffs for eight consecutive seasons, culminated by an appearance in the Western Conference Finals in 2004. Show More Summary
Jeremy Lin and the Brooklyn Nets do not aim of making the playoffs or winning the championship title in the 2016-17 NBA season. Nets general manager Sean Marks and head coach Kenny Atkinson revealed they have no expectations from the newly formed roster other than progress.
Way to go, Draymond Green. The NBA will start taking a closer look at a problem almost single-handledly created by the All-Star forward during last season’s Playoffs. The League is The post NBA to Crack Down on Groin Shots appeared first on SLAMonline.
Thierry Henry is playable in NBA 2K17. Yes, that Thierry Henry, the ex-Arsenal and France striker whose famous handball knocked Ireland out of the World Cup qualifier playoff in 2009 (not still bitter, promise). I guess Thierry Henry is no stranger to hitting balls with his hand, then, so perhaps his appearance in NBA 2K17 isn't as bizarre a fit as it sounds. Read more…
Jimmy Fallon has brought his “Superlatives” schtick to the sports world before, with some truly funny segments on the NHL Playoffs, the Super Bowl, the NBA All-Star Game and more. Well on Thursday, to honor the onset of the new NFL season, The...Show More Summary
Exuding youth, length and abundant potential, the Milwaukee Bucks are a burgeoning Eastern Conference playoff contender. Equipped with three rising stars in Giannis Antetokounmpo, Jabari Parker and Khris Middleton, the Bucks present nightmare matchups for opposing units. Show More Summary
By: Bo Hancock Three seasons ago, the Eastern Conference Champion Pacers limped into the playoffs after trading Danny Granger for Evan — shoots 20 times a game — Turner and two-time all-star Roy Hibbert decided age was just a number, and the 27-year-old could be 56 if he tried hard enough. Show More Summary
Before the 2012-2013 season, the Golden State Warriors franchise had only seen the playoffs once since the 1994-1995 season and were a perennial doormat of a team and franchise. That was until some great drafting of all-star caliber type players like Stephen Curry & Klay Thompson changed the franchise as we know it today. With all […]
The Detroit Pistons, despite all of their braggadocio, were quickly booted out of the 2016 NBA Playoffs by the eventual champion Cleveland Cavaliers. Point guard Reggie Jackson is ready to The post Reggie Jackson: Pistons Have No Ceiling for Next Season appeared first on SLAMonline.
As you know, Thunder center Steven Adams got his hog and yams savaged on two separate occasions during last season’s NBA playoffs. Months later, Adams says his genitals are doing just fine. Read more...
The Los Angeles Lakers have been extremely busy this offseason and are slowly but surely building to get themselves back into playoff contention. Luke Walton was brought in to be their new head coach and they are doing everything in their power to bring in as much talent to the roster as possible. Show More Summary
The NBA Finals, Stanley Cup Final, World Series, College Football Playoff, NCAA Tournament, Triple Crown, Masters, Daytona 500, Indy 500, and every other sport not named the NFL. None of them averaged 28.1 million viewers on television within the last twelve months. 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 NBA has 30 teams, but after Kevin Durant decided to sign with the Golden State Warriors in the summer, it feels like there are only two. Those two, of course, would be the Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers. For the full NBA schedule,...Show More Summary