The NBA rumor mill is such an intriguing topic for a number of reasons, not the least of which is that it involves almost every team in the league. After all, if we are talking playoff scenarios, it only involves those that are serious title contenders. Show More Summary
If the NBA season ended right now, Anthony Davis would be your 2014-15 MVP in a landslide. The third-year phenom is dominating every facet of the game for the New Orleans Pelicans. He’s averaging 26.3 points (second-most in the league), 11.4 rebounds (sixth), 3.5 blocks (first) and 2.2 steals (third). But the 82-game marathon is far from over. Show More Summary
The NBA has a nine-game slate on Saturday that promises some great match ups between playoff teams, headlined by Rockets-Mavericks and Cavaliers-Raptors. There are a few good games going on this Saturday night but two stand out. TheShow More Summary
Just over three weeks into the 2014-15 NBA season, a number of teams have already rendered preseason prognostications somewhat obsolete. Who foresaw the Sacramento Kings as a potential playoff contender out West? Who expected the Memphis...Show More Summary
The NBA season can be broken into three acts—the pre -trade deadline, the post-trade deadline and the playoffs. While the actual trades will likely come closer to the Feb. 20 deadline, there are always plenty of rumors circulating around the league in that pre -trade deadline period. Show More Summary
Hint: neither of them is the Charlotte Horcats. After Wednesday's loss, LeBron James now has a 14-20 career record against the Spurs, including the playoffs (three Finals series). But did you know he also has losing records against two...Show More Summary
Americans love their sporting events to be star-filled and with plenty on the line, whether it is the Super Bowl, NBA Finals or Final Four. The 2014 MLS Cup Playoffs certainly fit that bill. Notable names like Clint Dempsey, Landon Donovan...Show More Summary
Welcome to the next generation of Western Conference playoff hopefuls, a movement headlined by the two most dominant young big men in the game. By their individual numbers, there wasn't a significant gap between Anthony Davis and DeMarcus Cousins in the New Orleans Pelicans' 106-100 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Tuesday night. Show More Summary
The NBA redesigned its divisional structure prior to the 2004-05 season in an effort to emphasize rivalries and to help regulate playoff seeding.
The Brooklyn Nets have been a quiet, early season surprise. Slotted by most as a low-seed playoff team, the Nets are 4-2, fifth in the Eastern Conference, and have the second-best offense in the NBA. Though they've had a fairly weakShow More Summary
Kevin Love is still figuring out how to jell with his new Cleveland Cavaliers teammates amid the best opportunity he's ever had to win an NBA championship, never mind qualify for the playoffs. Even with LeBron James and Kyrie IrvingShow More Summary
The New Orleans Pelicans want to make the playoffs this season in the Western Conference, and Ryan Anderson is a critical piece to any potential postseason puzzle. Simply put, the Pelicans must not trade the versatile forward if they...Show More Summary
While teams like the San Antonio Spurs, Los Angeles Clippers and Cleveland Cavaliers worry about positioning for the NBA playoffs early in the season, others like the Philadelphia 76ers already have their eyes on next year. However,Show More Summary
Given that early-season injuries to superstars Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook might cause the OKC Thunder to miss the NBA Playoffs in the brutal Western Conference, Dallas Mavericks owner Mark […] The post Mark Cuban Wonders Why the OKC Thunder Aren’t Tanking appeared first on SLAMonline.
Derek Fisher was at least partly kidding when he said on Saturday "well, since we're in New York, the NBA loves us a lot and scheduled every Eastern Conference playoff team from a year ago to start the season."
The 2014-15 NBA season is in full swing, and every team is beginning to set out on the long and arduous journey through the regular season in hopes of earning a coveted spot in the playoffs. Rest assured, plenty will change between now and then. Alterations are already being made to some teams across the Association. Show More Summary
Former Atlanta Hawks center Dikembe Mutombo’s All-Star weekend trash talk came back to haunt him during the 1997 NBA Playoffs, as Michael Jordan famously threw down a one-handed dunk on […] The post Dikembe Mutombo Says Michael Jordan Didn’t Dunk on Him (VIDEO) appeared first on SLAMonline.
There is one storyline and one storyline only that will dominate the Boston Celtics’ 2014-15 season—the status of star point guard Rajon Rondo. Assuming the Celtics don’t compete for a favorable playoff seed this year, it could make some sense to deal Rondo for young assets and rebuild with an eye toward the future. Show More Summary
Matt Barnes was drafted in 2002 and has played for memorable teams throughout the NBA. He was an integral part to the "We Believe" Golden State Warriors team that upset Dallas in the 2007 playoffs. He was on the Orlando Magic team that...Show More Summary
The Golden State Warriors and Los Angeles Clippers square off Nov. 5 in the continuation of what has quietly become one of the NBA's greatest ongoing rivalries. Thanks to a playoff series win last season, the Clips hold an undeniable...Show More Summary