The Outlet: Best Served Cold

IT and LeBron are about to team up for a revenge season the likes of which the basketball world hasn’t seen since Michael Jordan’s prime.

CJ McCollum Talks About Signing with Li-Ning

The elite scorer says "it was the right move at the right time for me in my career."

2017 SLAM Top 50 Players

Our Top 50 list isn’t the only one out there, but it’s the only list that really matters.

Still Striving

Buddy Hield enters his second year in the League as the centerpiece of a legitimately exciting Sacramento rebuild.

NBA News & Rumors

Features

Kristaps Porzingis on His adidas Crazy Explosive PEs and the Knicks’ Locker Room Culture

Kristaps Porzingis on His adidas Crazy Explosive PEs and the Knicks’ Locker Room Culture

KP talks about adidas' success on and off the court and the music that the Knicks listen to when they're together.

Story To Tell

Story To Tell

A new NBA season brings a slew of new NBA storylines. Here are our favorites.

The Opening Tip: Finally, the NBA Is Back!

The Opening Tip: Finally, the NBA Is Back!

It’s basketball time, kids. Amen.

The Outlet: Best Served Cold

The Outlet: Best Served Cold

Isaiah Thomas and LeBron James are about to team up for a revenge season the likes of which the basketball wor[...]

CJ McCollum Talks About Signing with Li-Ning

McCollum on Joining Li-Ning

The elite scorer says "it was the right move at the right time for me in my career."

2017 SLAM Top 50 Players

2017 SLAM Top 50 Players

Our Top 50 list isn’t the only one out there, but it’s the only list that really matters.

SLAM Top 50: LeBron James, No. 1

Top 50: LeBron, 1

Can't stop the reign.

SLAM Top 50: Kevin Durant, No. 2

Top 50: Kevin Durant, 2

Bizarre offseason aside, KD is gearing up for another incredible season in Golden State.

SLAM Top 50: Russell Westbrook, No. 3

Top 50: Russell Westbrook, 3

The legend grows.

Still Striving

Still Striving

Buddy Hield enters his second year in the League as the centerpiece of a legitimately exciting Sacramento rebu[...]

SLAM Top 50: Stephen Curry, No. 4

Top 50: Stephen Curry, 4

Curry is the engine that makes the Warriors go.

SLAM Top 50: Kawhi Leonard, No. 5

Top 50: Kawhi Leonard, 5

The ever-silent Kawhi Leonard has become the game's best two-way player.

SLAM Top 50: James Harden, No. 6

Top 50: James Harden, 6

The Beard is coming off a season that featured career-high numbers.

The Bigger Artist

The Bigger Artist

Oladipo is the real deal on the court and in the booth.

Q+A: Sean Menard, Director of ‘The Carter Effect’

Q+A: Sean Menard, Director of ‘The Carter Effect’

Sean Menard talks about the filmmaking process and what it was like to work with Vince Carter and Drake.

Dennis Smith Jr on Mavs, Dirk, LeBron and ‘Call of Duty: WWII’

Q+A: Dennis Smith Jr

The Mavs rookie dishes on OG Dirk, his back and forth with LeBron and which rookie is nicest on the sticks.

SLAM Top 50: Giannis Antetokounmpo, No. 7

Top 50: Giannis, 7

Giannis is a superstar.

What If Nick Anderson Made One Of Those Free Throws? An Excerpt From Shea Serrano’s ‘Basketball (And Other Things)’

What If Nick Anderson Made One Of Those Free Throws? An Excerpt From Shea Serrano’s ‘Basketball (And Other Things)’

Serrano’s book, 'Basketball (And Other Things),' is a hilarious, informative group of passages that answers [...]

SLAM Top 50: Paul George, No. 9

Top 50: Paul George, 9

In a new role on a new team, Paul George is in position to reach his lofty goals.

SLAM Top 50: Anthony Davis, No. 8

Top 50: Anthony Davis, 8

Will AD take home MVP honors?

SLAM Top 50: John Wall, No. 10

Top 50: John Wall, 10

The self-proclaimed "best point guard in the Eastern Conference" cracks the top 10.

College & High School

Family Over Everything

Family Over Everything

Before he takes off for the League, Michael Porter Jr will be joining his brother, two sisters, father and aunt at Mizzou with hopes of turning the Tigers program around.

Top 25 Recruit Devon Dotson Commits To Kansas

Top 25 Recruit Devon Dotson Commits To Kansas

The Jayhawks land the 6-2 PG out of Charlotte.

Scotty Pippen Jr & Kenyon Martin Jr Are Hooping at Sierra Canyon HS

Scotty Pippen Jr & Kenyon Martin Jr Are Hooping at Sierra Canyon HS

The sons of two former NBA players are now teaming up in Southern California.

Top 50 Recruit Jules Bernard Commits To UCLA

Top 50 Recruit Jules Bernard Commits To UCLA

The 6-5 in-state prospect chooses the Bruins over Kansas, Oregon, USC and Miami.

Zion Williamson Impresses At USA Basketball Minicamp

Zion Williamson Impresses At USA Basketball Minicamp

The high-flyer returned to action this past weekend in Colorado Springs.

Amari Bailey, An 8th Grader Committed To DePaul, Shows Out At MSHTV Camp

Amari Bailey, An 8th Grader Committed To DePaul, Shows Out At MSHTV Camp

The middle schooler from Chicago shows out at the MSHTV Camp.

Lamar Odom Calls LaVar Ball a ‘Control Freak’

Lamar Odom Calls LaVar Ball a ‘Control Freak’

Odom doesn't agree with LaVar's decision.

Bag Talk

Bag Talk

The NBA awaits, but for the next several months, Marvin Bagley III is out to prove his ranking as one of the best young playe[...]

Change of Plans

Change of Plans

After emerging into a top 25 recruit this summer, Ashton Hagans had a change of heart and decided to stay put in Atlanta.

LaVar Ball Says He Gets Illegal Offers ‘Every Summer’ For His Sons

LaVar Ball Says He Gets Illegal Offers ‘Every Summer’ For His Sons

He says shoe companies will try "any kind of way" to buy his loyalty.

Top 20 Recruit EJ Montgomery Decommits From Auburn

Top 20 Recruit EJ Montgomery Decommits From Auburn

The five-star prospect from Georgia is reopening his recruitment.

FBI Arrests Adidas Execs and College Coaches on Corruption and Fraud Charges

FBI Arrests Adidas Execs and College Coaches on Corruption and Fraud Charges

Ten total arrests as a result of the two-year investigation.

Top 40 Recruit David McCormack Commits to Kansas

Top 40 Recruit David McCormack Commits to Kansas

The Jayhawks land their second top 50 prospect in the Class of 2018.

Kentucky Lands Top 15 Recruit Immanuel Quickley

Kentucky Lands Top 15 Recruit Immanuel Quickley

The Wildcats get their first commit in the Class of 2018.

Buddy Boeheim, Son of Syracuse Head Coach, Commits to the Orange

Buddy Boeheim, Son of Syracuse Head Coach, Commits to the Orange

The sharpshooter will get the opportunity to play for his dad in college.

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