Took Command

adidas has come up in a major way.

The SLAM Podcast: Summer High School Roundup

Talking Marvin Bagley, RJ Barrett, Zion Williamson and LaMelo Ball.

Raising Hell

Donovan Mitchell is finally (and deservedly) earning the basketball world’s attention.

KICKS Top 20: DaDa Supreme Spinner

We couldn't believe our eyes when we saw Latrell Sprewell's legendary Spinners back in the early 2000s.

KICKS 20 Is On Sale Now!

Not one, not two, not three—but 20 (!) new covers.

NBA News & Rumors

Report: Kyrie Irving Thought LeBron James Wanted To Trade Him

Report: Kyrie Irving Thought LeBron James Wanted To Trade Him

Kyrie thought the trade talks with Phoenix must have been LeBron-approved.

Features

KICKS Top 20: adidas adiZero Crazylight

KICKS Top 20: adidas adiZero Crazylight

The featherweight sneaker helped to push the industry forward in designing kicks that could keep up with the modern NBA player.

Top 20 Basketball Sneakers of the Past 20 Years: Air Jordan XX

KICKS Top 20: Air Jordan XX

Between its on-court performance and its off-court style, the Air Jordan line's 20th sneaker met its lofty exp[...]

Top 20 Basketball Sneakers of the Past 20 Years: Nike LEBRON 8

KICKS Top 20: Nike LeBron 8

The Nike LEBRON 8 supported the game's most physically dominant wing player in his most scrutinized season eve[...]

Took Command

Took Command

adidas has come up in a major way.

Dikembe Mutombo on His Rookie Year and the 2001 All-Star Game

Q+A: Dikembe Mutombo

The eight-time All-Star shares some memories from his playing days.

Top 20 Basketball Sneakers of the Past 20 Years: Under Armour Curry One

KICKS Top 20: Under Armour Curry One

With his first-ever signature sneaker on-feet, Stephen Curry dominated from distance, shooting his way to an M[...]

Top 20 Basketball Sneakers of the Past 20 Years: adidas The Kobe

KICKS Top 20: adidas The Kobe

The young high-flyer won two championships while wearing The Kobe, affectionately known as the "spaceboots."

Raising Hell

Raising Hell

After a dominant Summer League performance and a sneaker deal with adidas in place, Donovan Mitchell is finall[...]

Five Star

Five Star

Bobbito Gacia's innovative tournament has been going strong for five years now.

Put the Team on Your Back

Put the Team on Your Back

Through their partnership with the NBA, Sprayground's making eye-popping basketball backpacks.

Kemba Walker Talks NYC Hoops, Being A Role Model and the Charlotte Hornets

Q+A: Kemba Walker

Fresh off his first All-Star nod, Kemba dishes on the state of ball in NYC and the Hornets.

Sean Kilpatrick Talks Juice Lab, Working Out With Kevin Durant and Brooklyn’s Offseason

Q+A: Sean Kilpatrick

He's a budding entrepreneur.

Damian Lillard on His Music, Favorite Rappers, Kanye West and JBL Fest

Q+A: Damian Lillard

We caught up with Dame before he touched the stage at JBL Fest.

Shaq on Shareef O’Neal’s Career, Wizards and Live! Casino

Shaq on Shareef O’Neal’s Career, Wizards and Live! Casino

We caught up with Shaq before a free throw shooting contest.

Kenny Smith on Damian Lillard’s Music Career, Shaq and JBL Fest

Q+A: Kenny Smith

The Jet weighs in on the current state of hip-hop.

World Runners

World Runners

India's Crossover Academy is teaching kids life lessons through basketball.

Carry On Tradition

Carry On Tradition

Greg Marius' nephew Cordell is ushering in a new generation at Harlem's Rucker Park.

Wins and Losses

Wins and Losses

Draymond is the face of Nike’s latest Hyperdunk and could be in line for a signature look of his own.

Fever Dream

Fever Dream

Indiana Fever guard Tiffany Mitchell has been solid off the bench.

Patrick Patterson on Joining the Thunder, Paul George, Russell Westbrook and His Film Internship

Q+A: Patrick Patterson

We talked to Patrick Patterson about his summer internship with Open Road Films.

Malcolm Brogdon Talks Dew NBA 3X, His Rookie Season And The Bucks

Q+A: Malcolm Brogdon

The reigning Rookie of the Year will be in DC for the Dew this weekend.

College & High School

Next Up

Next Up

Having just led Canada to its first gold medal in international competition, RJ Barrett is ready to take the torch as The North's next hoops star.

Respect The Game Episode 67: Summer High School Ball Roundup

Respect The Game Episode 67: Summer High School Ball Roundup

Talking Marvin Bagley, RJ Barrett, Zion Williamson and LaMelo Ball.

Shaquille O’Neal’s Son Says His Dad Would Be ‘Even More Dominant’ in Today’s NBA

Shaquille O’Neal’s Son Says His Dad Would Be ‘Even More Dominant’ in Today’s NBA

Shareef thinks his father would feast with greater spacing on floor.

Report: Top-3 Class of 2019 Prospect Relocating From Texas To Kentucky

Report: Top-3 Class of 2019 Prospect Relocating From Texas To Kentucky

Charles Bassey has reportedly left St. Anthony Catholic in San Antonio for DeSales HS in Louisville.

Duke Lands No. 1 HS Recruit Marvin Bagley III

Duke Lands No. 1 HS Recruit Marvin Bagley III

The 6-11 forward announced his decision live on ESPN.

JellyDay Had New York City’s Dyckman Park Going Crazy

JellyDay Had New York City’s Dyckman Park Going Crazy

Fans scaled fences and watched from rooftops to see JellyFam's Jahvon Quinerly, Jordan Walker, Leondre Washington and more ba[...]

ESPN Films Presents: Morningside 5

ESPN Films Presents: Morningside 5

They were the talk of high school basketball in the 90s. But then reality hit.

Steph Curry Teams Up With JellyFam At SC30 Select Camp

Steph Curry Teams Up With JellyFam At SC30 Select Camp

Watch Steph get buckets with JellyFam's Jahvon Quinerly and some elite HS prospects at the SC30 Select Camp.

2017 Caribbean Hoopfest Slated for August 16-21 in Montego Bay, Jamaica

2017 Caribbean Hoopfest Slated for August 16-21 in Montego Bay, Jamaica

Trinidad, the United States and Canada are among the other countries participating in the showcase.

2017 adidas Nations Rosters Revealed

2017 adidas Nations Rosters Revealed

Zion Williamson, Romeo Langford, Immanuel Quickley and Cole Anthony are among the participating 5-star recruits.

Under Armour Announces First SC30 Select HS Showcase

Under Armour Announces First SC30 Select HS Showcase

Some of the top HS prospects will face off in San Francisco.

Western Kentucky Releases Top-10 Recruit Mitchell Robinson From Letter of Intent

Western Kentucky Releases Top-10 Recruit Mitchell Robinson From Letter of Intent

The Class of 2017 five-star prospect will now begin looking into potential suitors.

Team Harris Finds Biggest Fan in Milwaukee

Team Harris Finds Biggest Fan in Milwaukee

Now in its third year in existence, Gary Harris has watched his Indiana-based AAU program grow steadily.

R.J. Barrett Reclassifies Into The Class of 2018

R.J. Barrett Reclassifies Into The Class of 2018

The top Canadian prospect is moving up a grade to be a senior.

Georgetown Lands Four-Star Recruit Jamarko Pickett

Georgetown Lands Four-Star Recruit Jamarko Pickett

Patrick Ewing receives a commitment from a high-rated prospect.

Triple Trouble

Triple Trouble

Georgia-based AAU program Game Elite has a Big Three of its own. Meet Ashton Hagans, Josh Nickelberry and Christian Brown.

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