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Cleveland Cavaliers: Could Ante Zizic and Isaiah Thomas be flipped for Eric Bledsoe?
The Phoenix Suns' Eric Bledsoe was on the Cleveland Cavaliers' radar for quite a while, and his name could easily re-appear in trade talks that make sense all around. The Cleveland Cavaliers have had an interesting offseason. They flipped nearly half their roster, and they are about to enter trainin
Well, this is awkward: Five NBA training camps that will be anything but comfortable
From the moment the Golden State Warriors completed their five-game annihilation of the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA Finals, the league has had no shortage of eye-popping drama and intrigue. The wildest and most fascinating offseason in more than two decades has included unprecedented superstar mo
LeBron James' new Cavaliers crew looks ... different
LeBron James has his crew together for another run at the title, but apart from the King doing King-like things, this run might look a little different. The Cavaliers, who have been to the past three NBA Finals and won the championship in 2016, debuted their team with a photo on Twitter, off Richard
New Knick feuding with Stephen A. Smith over weed accusation
Just days after Michael Beasley said if the Knicks keep fading star Carmelo Anthony, they can comfortably make the playoffs with "four" players who can score 25 points per game, ESPN beef-stirrer Stephen A. Smith dissected Beasley's overly optimistic comments by suggesting Beasley is smoking weed ag
SLAM Top 50: Rudy Gobert, No. 25
Truthfully, if we're keeping it all the way a buck, I'm not even a Rudy Gobert fan. This despite the fact that Rudy Gobert is a Twitter superstar (which is just about all it takes to earn my respect in 2017) and the fact that writing about Rudy Gobert gives me a very rare opportunity to flash some F
Stephen Jackson Has 'No Respect' for Kevin Durant after Twitter Debacle
Stephen Jackson has lost all respect for Kevin Durant after the Warriors star sent out a couple ill-conceived tweets earlier this week. While on ESPN's The Jump, Jackson said that he has "no respect for him" after Durant blasted his former Thunder teammates and coach. "Kevin Durant, I look at you no
VIDEO: JR Smith goes off on TMZ staffer when asked about LeBron James' future
Jun 12, 2017; Oakland, CA, USA; Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) celebrates with guard JR Smith (5) against the Golden State Warriors during the second half in game five of the 2017 NBA Finals at Oracle Arena. Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports A member of the TMZ Sports team learned a les
The authoritative, indisputable, official list of the NBA's most interesting teams
On Tuesday, we ranked the NBA's most interesting players heading into the 2017-18 season. Now, let's take a look at the league's most interesting teams, calculated by a complex mathematical formula we'll call the League Pass Quotient, involving upside, youth, style, pace, talent and unpredictability
Top Candidates for 1st-Time NBA MVPs: How Far Can Giannis, KAT Leap?
Top Candidates for 1st-Time NBA MVPs: How Far Can Giannis, KAT Leap? 0 of 6 Russell Westbrook cracked the first-timers club last season, breaking a half-decade streak in which LeBron James, Kevin Durant and Stephen Curry retained possession of the NBA MVP award. He also knocked down another critical
Bulls provide update on Dwyane Wade buyout situation
BOSTON, MA - APRIL 26: Dwyane Wade #3 of the Chicago Bulls talks to the media during a press conference after Game Five of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals against the Boston Celtics during the 2017 NBA Playoffs on April 26, 2017 at TD Garden in Boston, MA. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowled
NBA: Tanking Makes Fans 'Less Interested in the League'
The NBA's quest to curb tanking is reportedly supported by research that claims fans dislike tanking. NBA president of league operations Byron Spruell told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski that tanking "is making [fans] less interested in the League." According to Wojnarowski, NBA commissioner Adam Silver
The Crossover's NBA 1-on-1 Tournament: Final Four
All right, it's time for the final four of The Crossover's epic, days-long 1-on-1 tournament. We started with 32 of the NBA's most intriguing players, and now we're down to four, which includes three of the top four players in SI's Top 100 list. Who will face off in the final? I'm deciding the champ
Boston Celtics Favored in East According to ESPN BPI
BOSTON, MA - SEPTEMBER 1: Kyrie Irving and Gordon Hayward pose for a picture holding their jerseys before their introduction as Boston Celtics on September 1, 2017 at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this p
New York Knicks: ESPN's BPI ranks NYK in bottom 10 of NBA
PHOENIX, AZ - DECEMBER 13: Kristaps Porzingis #6 and Carmelo Anthony #7 of the New York Knicks reacts during the second half of the NBA game against the Phoenix Suns at Talking Stick Resort Arena on December 13, 2016 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Suns defeated the Knicks 113-111 in overtime. NOTE TO USER
Kyrie Irving Embracing Life in Boston: 'The Culture is Unbelievable'
Kyrie Irving seems to be loving his new city. Last month, the Cavaliers traded their 25-year-old superstar to the Celtics in exchange for Isaiah Thomas, Jae Crowder, Ante Zizic and two draft picks. Although the regular season doesn't start for a few weeks, Irving is already raving about Boston. "I'
Carmelo Anthony, Knicks Reportedly Considering Trade Offer from Blazers
Frank Franklin II/Associated Press New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony is still looking for a way out of the Big Apple, and the Portland Trail Blazers may be his most realistic landing spot with the start of training camp approaching. Should a "Hail Mary attempt" by Anthony's camp to land him w
Nets may have found a leader
For a team coming off a season in which it recorded the worst record in the NBA, leadership will be desperately needed. It shows just how desperately that when asked if an alpha had emerged in the room, the first name off Nets general manager Sean Marks' lips wasn't Jeremy Lin or D'Angelo Russell, b
Rumor: Carmelo Anthony to accept trade to Trail Blazers if Knicks and Rockets don't strike deal
Yet, Anthony's camp is reportedly cautiously optimistic he'll get dealt by Monday. This might explain why. Jason McIntyre of Fox Sports: Carmelo Anthony's people are trying a Hail Mary attempt to get him to Houston (Knicks won't do it) ... before he accepts a deal to Portland - Jason McIntyre (@jaso
New York Knicks: There's 'growing optimism' that Carmelo Anthony will be traded soon
NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 12: Carmelo Anthony #7 of the New York Knicks falls into the crowd as he goes after a ball in the first quarter against the Philadelphia 76ers at Madison Square Garden on April 12, 2017 in New York City. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading a
Paul George posts intense offseason workout video: 'I wasn't good enough the past year'
This NBA offseason has been full of workout photos and videos from all of the stars, including LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Carmelo Anthony and Russell Westbrook. Paul George added another one of his own videos to the mix this week. The Oklahoma City Thunder star specifically shouted out Ryan Capretta