American Basketball News for 19 Oct 2017
'Teammate of the year' Carmelo Anthony left his mark on the Knicks
Brandon Ingram: 'I know I am going to be a great player'
Simmons began his NBA career with 18 points, 10 rebounds and five assists. The post Ben Simmons ‘Felt Like I Was Playing 2K’ in NBA Debut appeared first on SLAMonline.
No stopping Giannis. The post Giannis Antetokounmpo Dominates Celtics With 37 Points appeared first on SLAMonline.
Dennis Smith Jr. delivers highlights and hope in Mavs debut
Twenty thoughts and notes from the Heat's disappointing 116-109 opening night loss to Orlando at Amway Center: • Until the Heat ratched its defensive intensity during that frenetic late run, …
Jeremy Lin left Wednesday's game between the Nets and Pacers in the fourth quarter after sustaining a right knee injury.
The Denver Nuggets have signed forward Richard Jefferson and waived guard Jameer Nelson. Jefferson, 6-7, 233, most recently averaged 5.7 points, 2.5 rebounds and 1.0 assists in 79 games for the... Eastern Conference Champion Cleveland Cavaliers in 2016-17. He was also a member of the Cavaliers 2015-16 NBA Championship team, appearing in all 21 (two starts)
The Brooklyn Nets guard landed hard after driving to the basket near the end of the Nets' season opener.
Ben Simmons' NBA debut impressed many including head coach Brett Brown.
The NBA season just began Tuesday, but for Nets guard Jeremy Lin, the 2017-18 campaign is already over. According to the Nets, Lin has been diagnosed with a ruptured patella tendon of the right knee.... The injury occurred during the fourth quarter of last night's game at Indiana. Lin is expected to miss the entire 2017-18
Get well soon, Gordon. The post Agent: Gordon Hayward Likely Done for the Season appeared first on SLAMonline.
Lin went down with a non-contact right knee injury. The post Report: ‘Tremendous Concern’ Over Jeremy Lin Knee Injury appeared first on SLAMonline.
With Chris Paul moving on this summer, does keeping Blake Griffin and DeAndre Jordan still make sense for the Clippers?
Lonzo Ball isn't the first big baller with an unorthodox jumper. Can the Lakers rookie follow in the footsteps of other untraditional shooters?
Suns' 48-point loss worst of any season opener
Bucks 108 (1-0), Celtics 100 (0-2) It was an emotional night in Boston as the Celtics were still reeling from Gordon Hayward's frightening injury on Tuesday. Hayward spoke to the The post Post Up:... Giannis Antetokounmpo goes off in Boston appeared first on SLAMonline.
Hassan Whiteside doesn't want to be that guy who puts individual accomplishments over team success. He's learned that just isn't the Miami Heat way. He's made it his way too. …
Dion Waiters is annoyed with his left ankle - and it looks it could become a huge annoyance for the Miami Heat all season. In Wednesday night's 116-109 loss to …
Lin ruptures knee tendon; season likely over
Nets lose Lin late in opener due to knee injury
Erik Spoelstra said earlier this week the Heat "hated playing against Kelly Olynyk" in the past. Spoelstra didn't waste any time putting Olynyk on the floor immediately in his first …
Despite falling to the Wizards in the season opener, it was a positive sign to see the 76ers core finally on the court together.
When the Miami Heat wrapped up the preseason last week, coach Erik Spoelstra felt pretty good about the identity his team was developing and how close they were getting to …
The Los Angeles Lakers have hired Antawn Jamison as a pro scout, it was announced today. Jamison will be based in Charlotte, NC and will primarily scout East Coast, Southeast and Midwest games. A... two-time NBA All-Star and 16-year veteran, Jamison averaged 18.5 points and 7.5 rebounds in 1,083 career games (864 starts) for the Warriors,