Report: Timberwolves Will Open Training Camp With Wiggins, LaVine Dunk-Off
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Who wanted to wait until February’s All-Star break anyway? According to a report, the Minnesota Timberwolves will open training camp for the 2014-2015 season with a midnight madness-style event featuring a dunk contest between high-flying rookies Andrew…Upvote Share Tweet
Atlanta mayor Kasim Reed says he has talked with six potential buyers of the Atlanta Hawks after a racially charged email prompted owner Bruce Levenson to announce he's selling the team.Upvote Share TweetThe Sacramento Kings are planning to retire Peja Stojakovic's No. 16 jersey.Upvote Share TweetOhio's Cedar Point amusement park is partnering with the LeBron James Family Foundation instead of renaming a roller coaster for the basketball superstar.Upvote Share Tweet
ESPN.com NBA Player Rankings: 376-400ESPN.com 4 hours agoESPN.com is ranking the top 500 players for the 2014-15 season. Find out who landed between 376-400.Upvote Share Tweet
Report: Fully Healthy, Deron Williams Plans On Resuming Superstar Statusdimemag.com 4 hours agoThe cause of Deron Williams’ basketball NBA nadir was no secret. The Brooklyn Nets’ supposed franchise cornerstone played on injured ankles in each of the last two seasons, culminating in the most disappointing campaign of his career in 2013-2014. When …Upvote Share TweetESPN.com 5 hours agoAfter finally returning to NBA, former No. 1 pick faces new obstacle in judicial courtUpvote Share Tweet
New NBA 2K15 Trailer “The Land” Features Revamped Cavs Starting Lineup Introsdimemag.com 5 hours agoThe colossal NBA 2K franchise is launching NBA 2K15 in less than a month (Oct. 7) after an offseason that included a usually bereft Cavs franchise landing LeBron James and Kevin Love. In 2K’s new trailer for the game, “The Land,” we get a sneak peek at …Upvote Share TweetWhile some have criticized the Golden State Warriors for failing to offer up young shooting guard Klay Thompson in order to snag Kevin Love in a trade this summer, others believe it was in the best interests of their team moving forward. Now Thompson’s …Upvote Share Tweet
Joe Ingles of Australian national team agrees to 1-year deal with Los Angeles ClippersESPN.com 10 hours agoAustralian swingman Joe Ingles has parlayed a fine showing at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup into an NBA contract with the Los Angeles Clippers.Upvote Share Tweetdeadspin.com 19 hours agoIf we learned anything from the NBA's Donald Sterling saga, it was that public outrage alone is not enough to force sports leagues to act. It only became clear that the NBA would take a serious stand with Sterling when sponsors began fleeing the Clipper…Upvote Share Tweet
Derrick Rose sees woeful World Cup as positive, says his body is now accustomed to basketballyahoo.com 20 hours agoWhen Jerry Colangelo and Mike Krzyzewski first set about making the roster for the 2014 FIBA World Cup of Basketball this summer, one of the biggest stories was the triumphant return of Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose. The 2010-11 NBA MVP and thr…Upvote Share TweetKevin Garnett isn’t going anywhere. Not only will the 38 year-old KG stave off retirement and play this season, but Brooklyn Nets coach Lionel Hollins has big plans for the future Hall-of-Famer, too. In a story chronicling the Nets’ offseason by ESPN’s …Upvote Share Tweet
Miroslav Raduljica takes solace in Serbia's loss by claiming beard victory over James Hardenyahoo.com 22 hours agoOn Sunday, the USA Basketball Men's Senior National Team dominated Serbia 129-92 to win the gold medal at the FIBA World Cup of Basketball. Apart from the first few minutes, it was a decidedly one-sided affair, with Team USA meeting and arguably exceedi…Upvote Share Tweet
Report: Don’t Rule Out Oklahoma City Thunder Trading For Rajon Rondodimemag.com 22 hours agoRajon Rondo may or may not have made a trade request to the Boston Celtics, but it’s safe to say he wants out of Beantown regardless. And according to one national writer, the Oklahoma City Thunder are a realistic destination for the disgruntled Celtics…Upvote Share Tweet
Blake Griffin Recites #SlamDunkPoetry In Three Hilarious, Emotional Videosdimemag.com 24 hours agoBlake Griffin is the world’s best hoops slammer. And on the stage under the lights, he does grammar with even more glamour. With that out of the way, watch the Los Angeles Clippers superstar take on poetry in these hilarious videos courtesy of VIZIO. In…Upvote Share TweetIt's not surprising to hear Mario Chalmers tell Bleacher Report's Ethan Skolnick, "We all just took too much of a back seat in the Finals," since the San Antonio Spurs undressed everyone not named LeBron James and Chris Bosh in their five-game…Upvote Share Tweet
Ricky Rubio Never Talked To Kevin Love About His Futuredimemag.com Sep 15 (yesterday)Kevin Love made it clear earlier this summer he would not re-sign with the Minnesota Timberwolves next summer when he had the option to opt out. It put the team in a position where they needed to trade him, which eventually ended up in a pretty good dea…Upvote Share Tweet
Check Out This LeBron James-Johnny Manziel Mash-Up Jerseydimemag.com Sep 15 (yesterday)There’s a lot of hope in “The Land” these days. LeBron James has returned to the Cleveland Cavaliers and Johnny Manziel — while still a backup quarterback — has generated a lot of buzz for the Cleveland Browns. Yesterday, the Browns played in their home…Upvote Share Tweet
ESPN.com NBA Player Rankings: 401-500ESPN.com Sep 15 (yesterday)We're ranking the top 500 players in the NBA. Here are 401-500.Upvote Share Tweet
What's Next For Greg Oden?Sep 16Former #1 overall pick Greg Oden is facing domestic violence charges and perhaps the end of his NBA career. ESPN's Michael Wallace on the state of Oden.
Greg Oden's Trial DelayedSep 15ESPN NBA reporter Michael Wallace breaks down the latest on Greg Oden, who had his domestic violence trial moved to Nov. 19.
ESPN The Magazine: Marcus and Markieff Morris get new tattoosSep 15For ESPN The Magazine's Fansourced Issue, fans got a chance to select the Morris twins' new tattoos.
Coach K, Cousins, Gay React To USA's WinSep 14Marc Stein caught up with Team USA coach Mike Krzyzewski, DeMarcus Cousins and Rudy Gay after they defeated Serbia 129-92 in the FIBA World Cup final.
Joe Ingles of Australian national team agrees to 1-year deal with Los Ange…Sep 16Australian swingman Joe Ingles has parlayed a fine showing at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup into an NBA contract with the Los Angeles Clippers.
Adande: Re-examining NBA racism campaignSep 13Why hasn't the NBA vigorously tried to identify the source of the Luol Deng comments? J.A. Adande examines.
Kenneth Faried says Team USA 'wanted to beat' Spain in FIBA Basketball Wor…Sep 11Kenneth Faried was the only player willing to say what at least a few members of Team USA are presumably feeling after advancing to a gold-medal game that won't have Spain on the other side.
Derrick Rose is 'ready to be Derrick,' Mike Krzyzewski saysSep 10Derrick Rose has convinced at least one prominent member of the American basketball community that he has turned a significant corner in his comeback.