1. NBA Slam Dunk Contest 2017: Participants, Format, TV Schedule and Predictions

    The NBA Slam Dunk contest features one player known for his 360-degree pregame dunks as well as another contestant who put a 6'10" forward on a poster for one of the nastiest NBA slams this season...

    Paul Kasabian Written by Paul Kasabian about 7 months ago 16,870 reads 0 comments

  2. John Wall Denies Rodney Stuckey with Emphatic Block

    Washington Wizards point guard John Wall offered 20 points and 12 assists in his team's 111-98 victory over the Indiana Pacers at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on Thursday night, ...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 7 months ago 526 reads 0 comments

  3. Shane Battier Named Heat Director of Basketball Development and Analytics

    The Miami Heat announced Thursday that they have hired former swingman Shane Battier as the team's new director of basketball development and analytics...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 7 months ago 7,662 reads 0 comments

  4. Aaron Gordon Is the Picasso of the Slam Dunk Contest

    Inside Air Canada Centre at last year's NBA Slam Dunk Contest, Aaron Gordon jogged to the right wing and prepared for his third-to-last dunk...

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  5. Best NBA Dunk Contest Slams Ever

    Topping the last two years of the Verizon Slam Dunk Contest will be a tall order for 2017's contestants. Aaron Gordon , who pushed Zach LaVine to the brink in Toronto last year, ...

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  6. NBA Slam Dunk Contest 2017: Highlights, Odds and Predictions for Participants

    The NBA Slam Dunk Contest has been hit or miss since its inception in 1984, with some legendary competitions ( Michael Jordan vs. Dominique Wilkins , Zach LaVine vs...

    Paul Kasabian Written by Paul Kasabian about 7 months ago 5,616 reads 0 comments

  7. Paul Millsap Trade Rumors Shot Down By Mike Budenholzer

    Atlanta Hawks head coach Mike Budenholzer stated unequivocally Monday that power forward Paul Millsap won't be moved before the NBA 's Feb. 23 trade deadline...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 7 months ago 1,118 reads 0 comments

  8. NBA Slam Dunk Contest 2017: Participants, Odds and Predictions

    The 2016 NBA Slam Dunk Contest will be a tough (perhaps even impossible) act to follow, but this year's competition on Saturday night shouldn't disappoint fans...

    Paul Kasabian Written by Paul Kasabian about 7 months ago 9,072 reads 0 comments

  9. John Wall Makes Ridiculous Pass vs. Thunder

    Wizards guard John Wall might really be a wizard, or at least he looked like one in Monday night's game. With his team up big against Russell Westbrook and the Thunder, Wall decided to have a little fun...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Meredith Minkow about 7 months ago 1,858 reads 0 comments

  10. Chris Andersen to Hornets: Latest Trade Details, Comments and Reaction

    Cleveland Cavaliers g eneral manager David Griffin announced Monday that the Cavs traded center Chris Andersen and cash considerations to the Charlotte Hornets for a protected second-round pick...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 7 months ago 17,410 reads 0 comments

  11. NBA Slam Dunk Contest 2017: Full Preview and Odds for Every Participant

    NBA All-Star Weekend in New Orleans will shift attention away from on-court rivalries and star players bickering with management to instead shine a spotlight on the most skilled athletes in the league...

    Maurice Moton Written by Maurice Moton about 7 months ago 2,048 reads 0 comments

  12. Markieff Morris Benefits from Lucky Bounce After Missed Dunk Attempt

    A missed slam dunk is one of the more embarrassing things for an NBA player; however, what if you end up with two points anyway? Markieff Morris went up for a dunk after some impressive ...

    Vincent Samperio Written by Vincent Samperio about 7 months ago 1,428 reads 0 comments

  13. Miami Heat: Longest Win Streak (12 Games) for a Sub-.500 Team in NBA History

    Fact: The Miami Heat beat the Milwaukee Bucks 106-88 on Wednesday night, extending their winning streak to 12 games. It is the longest winning streak for a team below .500 in NBA history...

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  14. Kent Bazemore Discusses Under Armour CEO's Donald Trump Comments

    Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank referred to President Donald Trump's business savvy as "a real asset for the country" during an interview with CNBC on Tuesday (via Business Insider's ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 7 months ago 4,739 reads 0 comments

  15. Markieff Morris Injury: Updates on Wizards Forward's Calf and Return

    Washington Wizards forward Markieff Morris will miss Wednesday's game against the Brooklyn Nets while he recovers from right calf tightness, per CSN Mid-Atlantic's Chris Miller ...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 7 months ago 1,763 reads 0 comments

  16. Aaron Gordon Injury: Updates on Magic PF's Foot and Return

    Orlando Magic forward Aaron Gordon suffered a right foot injury on Feb. 7, per Josh Robbins of the Orlando Sentinel. However, he is ready to return. Continue for updates...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 8 months ago 2,171 reads 0 comments

  17. Hornets F Marvin Williams Puts Down 1-Handed Dunk over Nets G Randy Foye

    It's never a good sign for the defense when a guy ends up on the floor. In the third quarter of Tuesday's game against the Brooklyn Nets , Charlotte Hornets forward Marvin Williams went backdoor and threw down a one-handed slam over Randy Foye...

    Thomas Duffy Written by Thomas Duffy about 8 months ago 1,882 reads 0 comments

  18. NBA Slam Dunk Contest 2017: Predictions for This Year's Contestants

    One of the NBA Slam Dunk Contest's rescuers won't help carry the resurgence into 2017. Before tearing his ACL Friday night, two-time champion Zach LaVine declined an invitation to defend his title...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 8 months ago 3,869 reads 0 comments

  19. Tim Hardaway Jr. Posterizes Clint Capela to Clinch Hawks' Comeback at Rockets

    Atlanta Hawks guard Tim Hardaway Jr. scored 23 points in the fourth quarter to help bring his team back from a 19-point deficit against the Houston Rockets at Toyota Center ...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 8 months ago 1,863 reads 0 comments

  20. Bradley Beal Ends D'Angelo Russell Layup with Vicious Rejection

    Los Angeles Lakers guard D'Angelo Russell probably should've taken the ball stronger to the rim Thursday night...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 8 months ago 1,958 reads 0 comments

  21. NBA Slam Dunk Contest 2017: Complete Participant List, Comments and Reaction

    The NBA announced Thursday night the four-player field for this year's Slam Dunk Contest: Orlando Magic forward Aaron Gordon , Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan ...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 8 months ago 48,248 reads 0 comments

  22. Dennis Schroder Is Going to Be a Star, and He's Making Sure Everyone Knows It

    Inspiration comes in all forms. Dennis Schroder , the Atlanta Hawks ' starting point guard, found his in a letter written by a middle-aged white technology firm manager in his hometown, the northern German industrial city of Braunschweig...

    Ric Bucher Written by Ric Bucher about 8 months ago 260,783 reads 0 comments

  23. Miami Heat Tie Obscure NBA Record with Eight-Game Winning Streak

    The Miami Heat extended their winning streak to eight games with a 104-96 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday evening...

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  24. Serge Ibaka Reportedly Traded to Toronto Raptors in Deal Involving Terrence Ross

    Less than a year after acquiring Serge Ibaka in a trade from the Oklahoma City Thunder , the Orlando Magic have reportedly parted ways with the power forward in a deal with the Toronto Raptors ...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 8 months ago 72,237 reads 0 comments

  25. Knicks vs. Hawks: Score, Highlights, Reaction from 2017 Regular Season

    Sunday's contest between the New York Knicks and Atlanta Hawks didn't stand out for any particular reason when the NBA schedule was released, but it will surely be one of the most memorable contests of the entire season...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 8 months ago 14,604 reads 0 comments