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“Well, I’m a shooting guard that’s played 19 years,” – Kobe on his miss record

“Well, I’m a shooting guard that’s played 19 years,” – Kobe on his miss record


Kobe Bryant offered pretty simple justification for setting the NBA’s all-time record for missed field goals. Asked for his thoughts on the landmark after his team’s loss to the Memphis Grizzlies last night, the Los Angeles Lakers legend stressed his position and longevity as explanation of the achievement. Via ESPN’s Baxter Holmes: Asked about the(…)

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Derrick Rose satisfied with not playing 100%

Derrick Rose satisfied with not playing 100%


Chicago Bulls superstar guard Derrick Rose is quite understandably taking a very cautious approach with his latest comeback from injury.Rose, for instance, won’t even dunk for a magazine photoshoot. The 26-year old former NBA MVP is concerned about his health on and off the court, and says he’s pleased that the Bulls’ depth allows him(…)

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Kobe sets a record in misses, head coach says he doesn’t care

Kobe sets a record in misses, head coach says he doesn’t care


Kobe Bryant has now missed an NBA record 13,421 shot attempts in 1,252 games, overtaking John Havlicek.While some observers predictably criticize Kobe for being a selfish ballhog, Los Angeles Lakers head coach Byron Scott naturally has a different take on the matter.Scott overlooks the misses, and instead focuses on everything else Bryant has accomplished during(…)

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NBA Names Hakeem Olajuwon its Ambassador to Africa


The NBA has named Hall of Famer Hakeem Olajuwon its Ambassador to Africa. Olajuwon, a native of Nigeria, will become an important figure and work with the NBA in the league’s initiative to develop basketball on the continent.

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Nike EYBL Session 2 – Dallas (PHOTOS)


Nike’s Elite Youth Basketball League took over the Lone Star State for its second of four “regular season” sessions a couple of weeks ago. After its season-opening weekend in Sacramento (CA) in late April, the circuit moved to Dallas two weeks later, where among the top prospects on display were Jayson Tatum, King McClure, Isaiah(…)

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Stephen Curry Notches Triple-Double vs Lakers (VIDEO)

Stephen Curry Notches Triple-Double vs Lakers (VIDEO)


Stephen Curry triple-doubled for the fourth time this season in Friday’s easy win against the defenseless Lakers, scoring 30 points with 10 rebounds, 12 assists. The highlight of the night came at 1:52 in the video above, when Curry delivers a lefty, behind-the-back dish to Steve Blake for a corner three. Golden State sealed a(…)

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Knicks Reportedly Interested in Signing Lamar Odom


  The New York Knicks have reportedly expressed interest in signing forward Lamar Odom for the remainder of the 2013-14 regular season. According to the ESPN.com report, signing the 34-year-old forward, who was recently released by Spanish club Laboral Kutxa after just two games, would allow the Knicks to use the summer to get him(…)

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Gerald Green Throws Down Double-Pump Dunk vs Spurs (VIDEO)

Gerald Green Throws Down Double-Pump Dunk vs Spurs (VIDEO)


Well, this is familiar. Very familiar. Gerald Green did what he does against the Spurs on Friday, soaring at the rim for another gravity-defying double-pump jam. SLAMonline

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Sixteen-Year-Old Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk Commits to Kansas


Labeled an “immediate impact guy” by Kansas coach Bill Self, 16-year-old Ukrainian shooting guard Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk has signed to play for the Jayhawks next season. Mykhailiuk is eligible to play right away since he already finished high school in Ukraine. He will turn 17 in June, and cannot declare for the NBA Draft for at least(…)

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NBA 2K13 Player Shoes – Adidas

NBA 2K13 Player Shoes – Adidas


Adidas Shoes in NBA 2K13

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LeBron James Scores 36 Points in Win Over Pacers (VIDEO)

LeBron James Scores 36 Points in Win Over Pacers (VIDEO)


  LeBron James punished the Pacers in Friday’s dominating 98-86 win in Miami. The King took Paul George to school the entire night, scoring 36 points with 6 rebounds as the Heat took over the No. 1 seed in the East. SLAMonline

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