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NBA Reveals All-Star Game Rosters

The NBA revealed the results of the LeBron James/Steph Curry All-Star Game draft Thursday night, live on TNT, and the rosters do not …

Report: Kyrie Irving Threatened To Have Knee Surgery If Cavs Didn't Trade Him

In order to force a trade from the Cavaliers, Kyrie Irving reportedly threatened to undergo knee surgery during the 2017-18 season.<p>According to …

NBA Kicks of the Night

Air Jordans were flowing last night led by P.J. Tucker and Montrezl Harrell, both of whom donned two pairs of retros each. Tucker hit the floor …

Paul George: Russell Westbrook Making Free Agency Decision 'Easier'

Russell Westbrook‘s full-throated defense of Paul George after his All-Star snub is making PG’s looming free agency decision “easier to make.”<p>George …

Report: Jason Kidd 'Tried to Trade' Jabari Parker

The Bucks canned head coach Jason Kidd, and according to a report out of Milwaukee, Kidd had attempted to trade Jabari Parker even before the …

Damian Lillard: Russell Westbrook All-Star Comments 'Disappointing'

In his bewilderment that Paul George wasn’t named an NBA All-Star this season, Russell Westbrook took shots at the selection of Damian Lillard and …

Post Up: Triple-Double Watch

<b>76ers 115 (23-21), Bulls 101 (18-30)</b><p>Ben Simmons‘ triple-double (19 points, 17 rebounds, 14 assists) was more than enough to lead the Sixers past the …

Joel Embiid And Lonzo Ball Headline Mtn Dew Kickstart Rising Stars Rosters

Joel Embiid and Lonzo Ball will headline the rosters for the annual Mtn Dew Kickstart Rising Stars game, taking place on All-Star weekend in Los …

Kevin Durant Says He Was Being An 'A--hole' To Referee

Kevin Durant says he was a “jerk” and an “asshole” to referee James Williams during the Warriors‘ 123-112 win over the Lakers on Tuesday.<p>Golden State …

Florida Commit Keyontae Johnson Is Ready For The Big Stage

Standing beneath the low block, Keyontae Johnson grips his hands tightly on his shorts just above his knees, with an expressionless, unpredictable …

DeMarcus Cousins and Anthony Davis are the NBA's Most Dominant Frontcourt

<i>SLAM 214—featuring Boogie and AD, plus a lot more—is officially on sale the first week of February, but we couldn’t wait to show off our latest cover</i> …

NBA Formally Requests New Gambling Laws, Seeks Cut Of Bets

The NBA has formally requested a set of laws that could to lead to the legalization of sports gambling in America.<p>According to ESPN’s Brian …

Report: 'Old Guard' Feuding With 'New Guard' in Cavs' Locker Room

A division in the Cavaliers‘ locker room has reportedly developed between members of the “old guard” and “new guard.”<p>According to ESPN’s Dave …

NBA Kicks of the Night

History was made last night in San Antonio as LeBron James became the youngest player in NBA history to score 30,000 points. James became just the …

Nike Epic React Flyknit Unveiled

The Nike Epic React Flyknit is the Swoosh’s newest running sneaker, mixing qualities from a few of their older models with some very, very new …

Report: Cavs, Kings Discussing George Hill Trade

Cleveland and Sacramento are reportedly engaged in trade talks centered around Kings point guard George Hill.<p>The Cavs are said to be dangling Iman …

Russell Westbrook: Paul George All-Star Snub 'Outrageous'

Russell Westbrook says it is “outrageous” that Paul George wasn’t named an NBA All-Star this season.<p>Russ took thinly-veiled shots at the Golden State …

Basketball

Kevin Durant Says Ref Who Ejected Him 'in His Feelings'

After being tossed from the Golden State Warriors’ 123-112 Tuesday night victory against the New York Knicks, Kevin Durant said he felt targeted by …

Jalen Rose: Kawhi Leonard 'Wants Out of San Antonio'

<i>ESPN</i> talking head Jalen Rose claims that he’s hearing Kawhi Leonard “wants out” of San Antonio.<p>Leonard’s camp has disputed a report that the star …

Post Up: Close Call

<b>Kings 105 (14-33), Magic 99 (14-33)</b><p>When De’Aaron Fox left the Kings’ game early on Tuesday with an abdominal injury, Garrett Temple was forced to …

2018 NBA All-Star Game Reserves Announced

The 2018 NBA All-Star rosters are now officially set.<p>The 14 reserves — seven from each conference — announced on TNT’s Inside the NBA round out the …

Report: Warriors Interested In Knicks Center Kyle O'Quinn

The Golden State Warriors have reportedly expressed interest in trading for Knicks backup center Kyle O’Quinn.<p>According to ESPN’s Ian Begley, New …

NBA Kicks of the Night

Rocking the Nike Zoom Rev 17, DeMarcus Cousins put up a historic triple-double last night as he finished with an insane stat line of 44 points, 24 …

Kevin Durant Fires Back at Clint Capela

Rockets big man Clint Capela‘s boasts about Houston supposedly being a better team than the Golden State Warriors caught Kevin Durant‘s attention, …

Report: Damian Lillard Met With Blazers Owner on Team Direction

Damian Lillard and Portland Trail Blazers owner Paul Allen reportedly met one-on-one last week to discuss the direction the organization is headed in.<p>…

Michael Jordan: 'I’m Not Looking to Trade Kemba [Walker]'

Michael Jordan says he’s “not looking to trade” Kemba Walker, but the Charlotte Hornets owner adds that he “would listen to opportunities.”<p>Jordan …

Giannis Antetokounmpo Offered to Save Jason Kidd's Job

Jason Kidd wasn’t shocked by his firing Monday, and when Bucks superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo offered to intervene on his behalf with Milwaukee’s …

Dwyane Wade: LeBron James Can Become All-Time Leading Scorer

LeBron James is seven points shy of joining the NBA’s ultra-exclusive 30,000-point club, and Dwyane Wade thinks his teammate has a shot at becoming …

John Wall Calls JJ Barea a 'Little Midget'

John Wall and JJ Barea briefly got in each other’s faces Monday night, and Wall dismissed Barea as a “little midget trying to get mad.”<p>John Wall on …

DeMarcus Cousins Hangs 44-24-10 on the Bulls

DeMarcus Cousins put up a historic statline Monday night of 44 points, 24 rebounds, 10 assists and 4 steals in the New Orleans Pelicans’ 132-128 …