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  • Everything You Need To Know About The Lakers’ Newest Recruit, Kostas Antetokounmpo
    by Nick Jungfer on July 22, 2019 at 6:50 am

    Now that the Lakers have claimed Kostas Antetokounmpo off waivers, you probably have some questions about Giannis’ younger brother. Is he any good? Where does he fit into the Antetokounmpo brother power rankings? Did the Lakers sign him just to gain favour with Giannis ahead of his 2021 free agency? Well, we’ve got you covered [...] The post Everything You Need To Know About The […]

  • Keith Glass: 7 Foot Man-Eating Chicken
    by Keith Glass on July 22, 2019 at 6:17 am

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  • LaMelo Ball TORCHES Drew League with Unlimited Range! 🎯
    by SLAM Staff on July 22, 2019 at 1:36 am

    LaMelo Ball and double-digit performances go hand-in-hand. Ball pulled up to the Drew League and put up 21 points to lead his No Shnacks squad to a W. Ball scored from all three levels and even put a defender on a poster. Here’s what LaMelo’s been doing at the Drew. The post LaMelo Ball TORCHES Drew League with Unlimited Range! 🎯 appeared first on SLAM. […]

  • Chris Paul Exclusive Workout at CP3 Elite Camp in North Carolina! 🔥
    by SLAM Staff on July 22, 2019 at 1:16 am

    During the CP3 Elite Camp, an invite-only skills camp for some of the nation’s top HS point guards, Chris Paul gave us a look at his exclusive workout in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. The post Chris Paul Exclusive Workout at CP3 Elite Camp in North Carolina! 🔥 appeared first on SLAM. […]

  • Trae Young Drops 31 Points in Drew League Debut! 🤯
    by SLAM Staff on July 22, 2019 at 12:56 am

    Trae Young didn’t disappoint in his Drew League debut. Young ran with Baron Davis’ squad, BB4L, and put on a 31-point performance against Franklin “Nitty” Session and Montrezl Harrell. The post Trae Young Drops 31 Points in Drew League Debut! 🤯 appeared first on SLAM. […]

  • Kyree Walker Wants all the SMOKE! 💨 Dream Vision vs. Urban Elite!
    by SLAM Staff on July 22, 2019 at 12:41 am

    Kyree Walker turned up at the Adidas Gauntlet in Southern California this past weekend. Walker, a four-star guard from Arizona, put up 19 points to lead his Dream Vision squad over Urban Elite. We spent the day at Dyckman with Walker back in September. The post Kyree Walker Wants all the SMOKE! 💨 Dream Vision vs. Urban Elite! appeared first on SLAM. […]

  • Report: Lakers claim Kostas Antetokounmpo off free agency waivers
    on July 21, 2019 at 10:02 pm

    The Lakers have claimed Kostas Antetokoumpo, the younger brother of reigning MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo, off free agency waivers and are expected to assign him to a two-way deal, according to Shams Charania of The Athletic. […]

  • Lakers' Quinn Cook Q&A: 'It feels like this team has been together a while'
    by Alex Kennedy on July 21, 2019 at 9:47 pm

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  • Lakers Claim Kostas Antetokounmpo Off Waivers
    by Austin Kent on July 21, 2019 at 9:07 pm

    The Los Angeles Lakers have claimed forward Kostas Antetokounmpo off of waivers, Shams Charania of The Athletic reports. The 21-year-old two-way player will split next season between L.A.’s big league squad and their G League affiliate. Antetokounmpo played for the Texas Legends last season when not logging time with the Dallas Mavericks. The Mavs opted […] The post Lakers Claim […]

  • 2019 NBA Player Movement: Western Conference
    on July 21, 2019 at 4:02 pm

    All of the transactions listed on this page have been officially announced by the NBA. For Eastern Conference player movement pages, click here. […]

  • 2019 NBA Player Movement: Eastern Conference
    on July 21, 2019 at 3:32 pm

    All of the transactions listed on this page have been officially announced by the NBA. For Western Conference player movement pages, click here. […]

  • Bobby Portis Q&A: 'I love being underrated'
    by Alex Kennedy on July 20, 2019 at 7:13 pm

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  • ‘Gonna Look Like a Travel But It’s Not’: James Harden Working on New Move
    by Marcel Mutoni on July 20, 2019 at 5:29 pm

    James Harden told a group of youngsters at a promotional event Friday that he’s working a new move that will “look like a travel but it’s not.” Harden, when asked by one kid how he’s able to get away with “that traveling step-back,” responded that he will “come up with something more creative.” “In the […] The post ‘Gonna […]

  • Korver agrees to one-year contract with Bucks
    on July 20, 2019 at 5:11 pm

    After considering both the 76ers and the Bucks, Kyle Korver has agreed to a one-year deal with Milwaukee, according to his agent. […]

  • Report: Kyle Korver agrees to one-year deal with Bucks
    on July 20, 2019 at 4:43 pm

    Veteran sharpshooter Kyle Korver has agreed to a one-year deal with the Milwaukee Bucks, according to ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski. […]

  • Kyle Korver, Milwaukee Bucks Agree To One-Year Deal
    by Austin Kent on July 20, 2019 at 4:04 pm

    The Milwaukee Bucks have agreed on a one-year deal with veteran sharpshooter Kyle Korver, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports. Korver spent last season with the Utah Jazz but has bounced around the NBA since getting included in the Mike Conley trade. The 38-year-old veteran has shot a staggering .429 from beyond the arc over the […] The post Kyle Korver, Milwaukee Bucks Agree To One-Year […]

  • Bucks Agree To Two-Way Deal With Frank Mason III
    by Austin Kent on July 20, 2019 at 3:50 pm

    The Milwaukee Bucks have agreed to a two-way deal with Frank Mason III, Shams Charania of The Athletic reports. The 25-year-old point guard was waived by the Sacramento Kings earlier this offseason. Mason spent the past two seasons in Sacramento but after an intriguing rookie campaign and promising start to his sophomore season his role […] The post Bucks Agree To Two-Way Deal With Frank […]

  • Kawhi vs. Nike and other NBA podcasts of the day
    by HoopsHype on July 20, 2019 at 12:00 pm

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  • Reports: Wizards promote Tommy Sheppard to full-time general manager
    on July 20, 2019 at 5:05 am

    The Washington Wizards have hired Tommy Sheppard as the team's full-time general manager, per multiple reports. […]

  • Sources: Wizards make Sheppard permanent GM
    on July 20, 2019 at 1:58 am

    The Wizards are expected to name Tommy Sheppard as the official replacement for Ernie Grunfeld, who was fired in early April, on Monday. […]

  • Harden: New move will look like a travel; it's not
    on July 20, 2019 at 12:02 am

    James Harden says as part of his offseason efforts toward innovation, he will be working on another move this summer beyond his step-back jumper from two years ago and his side step-back jumper he introduced last season. […]

  • Wizards Name Tommy Sheppard General Manager
    by Austin Kent on July 20, 2019 at 12:01 am

    The Washington Wizards have elected to give interim general manager Tommy Sheppard the full-time job, Fred Katz of The Athletic reports. Sheppard took the reins on a temporary basis when the Wiz parted ways with long-time president Ernie Grunfeld last spring. Since that time the franchise has explored several options for their front office position, […] The post Wizards Name Tommy Sheppard […]

  • Kings hire WNBA's Lindsey Harding as assistant coach
    on July 19, 2019 at 9:25 pm

    The Sacramento Kings have hired former WNBA player Lindsey Harding as an assistant and player development coach on Luke Walton's staff. […]

  • Mavericks Waive Kostas Antetokounmpo
    by Austin Kent on July 19, 2019 at 9:06 pm

    The Dallas Mavericks have waived forward Kostas Antetokounmpo, Shams Charania of The Athletic reports. The 21-year-old was selected by the Mavs with the last pick in the 2018 NBA Draft. Antetokounmpo played last season on a two-way contract bouncing back and forth between Dallas and the team’s G League in Frisco. He averaged 10.6 points […] The post Mavericks Waive Kostas […]

  • Kings hire ex-WNBA star Harding as assistant
    on July 19, 2019 at 9:06 pm

    The Kings have hired former Duke and WNBA player Lindsey Harding as an assistant coach. Harding was most recently a player development coach for the 76ers. […]

  • Source: Justin Holiday agrees to deal with Pacers
    on July 19, 2019 at 8:43 pm

    Guard Justin Holiday will join his brother Aaron in Indiana, agreeing to a one-year, $4.8 million deal with the Pacers. […]

  • James Harden decides to pass on FIBA World Cup to focus on Rockets
    on July 19, 2019 at 8:01 pm

    All-Star James Harden wants to focus on the Rockets late this summer and fall, specifically on adapting to playing with new teammates such as Russell Westbrook. […]

  • Karl-Anthony Towns: Tom Thibodeau’s Player Development a ‘Slap in the Face’
    by Marcel Mutoni on July 19, 2019 at 7:45 pm

    Karl-Anthony Towns says the way former Timberwolves head coach and president of basketball operations Tom Thibodeau treated young players is a “disrespect and a slap in the face to their development.” Towns, 23, is thrilled to play under new bench boss Ryan Saunders. KAT, who inked a five-year max extension last summer, adds that he […] The post Karl-Anthony Towns: Tom […]

  • Report: Justin Holiday, Pacers agree to one-year deal
    on July 19, 2019 at 6:42 pm

    Free agent swing man Justin Holiday has agreed to a one-year deal with the Indiana Pacers, according to Shams Charania of The Athletic. […]

  • Pacers Agree To Deal With Justin Holiday
    by Austin Kent on July 19, 2019 at 6:19 pm

    The Indiana Pacers have agreed to a one-year deal with free agent Justin Holiday, Shams Charania of The Athletic reports. The move will pair Holiday with his younger brother Aaron Holiday, a two-year vet with the franchise. Justin Holiday spent last season with the Memphis Grizzlies and Chicago Bulls and becomes the latest in a […] The post Pacers Agree To Deal With Justin Holiday appeared […]

  • Embiid, Bosh, Brogdon, Deng, Dieng headline Basketball Without Borders Africa 2019 in Senegal
    on July 19, 2019 at 4:50 pm

    JOHANNESBURG AND NEW YORK --The National Basketball Association (NBA), the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) and the Senegalese Basketball Federation on Friday announced the top 60 boys and girls ages 17 and under from 29 African countries who will participate in the 17th edition of Basketball Without Borders (BWB) Africa when the camp returns to Senegal from Sunday, July 28 […]

  • NBA Veteran Kosta Koufos To Become Highest Paid American In EuroLeague
    by Austin Kent on July 19, 2019 at 3:40 pm

    NBA veteran Kosta Koufos has agreed to a deal with EuroLeague squad CSKA Moscow, Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports. The two-year, $6 million deal with an option to return to the NBA will make him the highest paid American in Europe. Koufos, a native of Canton, Ohio, spent the past four seasons with the Sacramento […] The post NBA Veteran Kosta Koufos To Become Highest Paid American In […]

  • Magic Agree To Re-Sign Amile Jefferson On One-Year Deal
    by Austin Kent on July 19, 2019 at 2:56 pm

    The Orlando Magic have agreed to re-sign Amile Jefferson to a one-year contract, Shams Charania of The Athletic reports. The forward spent the past season with the franchise on a two-way pact. Jefferson saw limited action in 12 games for the big league club but averaged 18.0 points, 11.3 rebounds and 3.8 assists per game […] The post Magic Agree To Re-Sign Amile Jefferson On One-Year Deal […]

  • Erik Spoelstra: ‘This is a Really Important Summer for Dion Waiters’
    by Marcel Mutoni on July 19, 2019 at 2:55 pm

    Dion Waiters underwent a dramatic physical transformation this summer, heeding advice from Miami’s braintrust that he simply had to get in better shape. Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra says this offseason “is really important” for Waiters. The 27-year-old guard struggled in his return last season from a January 2018 surgery on his left ankle. Per […] The post Erik […]

  • SLAM 223 Is On Sale Now 🏆
    by SLAM Staff on July 19, 2019 at 2:40 pm

    GRAB YOUR COPY OF SLAM 223 SLAM 223 is the CHAMPS issue, featuring the 2019 Toronto Raptors and star forward Kawhi Leonard. There’s a game-by-game rundown of the NBA Finals and a Raps pull-out poster, along with big stories on three-time Sixth Man of the Year Lou Williams, Aces’ stars A’ja Wilson and Liz Cambage, […] The post SLAM 223 Is On Sale Now 🏆 appeared […]

  • Cam Reynolds Agrees To Two-Way Deal With Bucks
    by Austin Kent on July 19, 2019 at 2:36 pm

    The Milwaukee Bucks have agreed on a two-way deal with wing Cam Reynolds, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports. The 24-year-old made his NBA debut with the Minnesota Timberwolves in 2018-19. In 19 games for the Wolves last season, Reynolds averaged 5.0 points while shooting .412 on 2.7 three-point attempts per game. He’ll bring that stroke […] The post Cam Reynolds Agrees To Two-Way […]

  • Tobias Harris: ‘We’re for Sure at the Top in the East’
    by Marcel Mutoni on July 19, 2019 at 2:24 pm

    The Sixers are “for sure at the top” of the Eastern Conference, according to forward Tobias Harris. Harris says Philadelphia, which fell in the Eastern Conference semis to the eventual champion Toronto Raptors last season, is “ready” to take a major leap forward. The 27-year-old re-upped in Philly this summer on a five-year, $180 million […] The post Tobias Harris: […]

  • Kyle Lowry undergoes thumb injury repair
    on July 19, 2019 at 2:04 pm

    As a member of the Toronto Raptors, Kyle Lowry helped Canada win a championship this summer. […]

  • The CP3 situation and other NBA podcasts of the day
    by HoopsHype on July 19, 2019 at 12:00 pm

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  • Is Tacko Fall an NBA player? Here is the case for why... and why not
    by Bryan Kalbrosky on July 19, 2019 at 11:45 am

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