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Cavs guard Iman Shumpert arrested in metro Atlanta

267 points by Atlanta Journal Constitution | National Basketball Association Michael Jordan New York City Boston Celtics Georgia San Antonio Spurs New York Knicks Phoenix Suns
Jerry Reinsdorf's competitiveness a big reason he's Hall of Fame bound
Calling himself "just a business guy," Jerry Reinsdorf continued to downplay his Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame induction that will become official Friday. He continued to tout longtime Bulls general manager Jerry Krause's overlooked candidacy for the same honor. Freshly minted in his Hall of...
-1 points by Chicago Tribune | Chicago Bulls 2009 NBA Playoffs Michael Jordan 2008–09 NBA season NBA All-Rookie Team Shaquille O'Neal Jerry Krause Miami Heat
Listen to LeBron James', um, touching rendition of 'Happy Birthday' for Kevin Love
LeBron James and Kevin Love have said they've patched up any differences they may have had the last couple of years. But if so, why would James want to torture his Cleveland Cavaliers teammate, especially on his birthday? Take a listen (or at least try): https://www.instagram.com/p/BKDx3KzBPZu/?taken-by=kingjames...
6 points by Los Angeles Times | Shaquille O'Neal Kobe Bryant Michael Jordan Cleveland Cavaliers Boston Celtics National Basketball Association Washington Wizards 2007 NBA Finals
Booker scores 70, but Celtics outlast Suns, 130-120
BOSTON – Devin Booker scored 70 points, becoming the sixth different player in NBA history to reach that total, but the Boston Celtics got 34 points from Isaiah Thomas and outlasted the Phoenix Suns, 130-120, on Friday night.Booker joined Wilt Chamberlain, Kobe Bryant, David Thompson, David Robinson...
-1 points by Concord Monitor | National Basketball Association Los Angeles Lakers Wilt Chamberlain Boston Celtics Basketball Phoenix Suns San Antonio Spurs Michael Jordan
NBA: Suns' Devin Booker scores 70 points in loss to Celtics
Devin Booker scored 70 points, becoming the sixth player in NBA history to reach that total, but the Boston Celtics got 34 points from Isaiah Thomas and outlasted the Phoenix Suns, 130-120, on Friday night at Boston. Booker, a second-year guard, joined Wilt Chamberlain, Kobe Bryant, David Thompson,...
5 points by Los Angeles Times | Los Angeles Lakers National Basketball Association Boston Celtics Wilt Chamberlain San Antonio Spurs Michael Jordan Kobe Bryant Phoenix Suns
Charles Oakley greeted by James Dolan cutout at strip club party
A life-sized cutout of James Dolan greeted Charles Oakley at Headquarters Gentlemen's Club
-1 points by Daily News | New York Knicks Madison Square Garden Lap dance Striptease Chicago Bulls Michael Jordan New York Rangers Cablevision
Devin Booker scores 70 points in Suns’ loss to Celtics
Booker's effort somehow wasn't enough to get the Suns a win.
-1 points by Daily News | Los Angeles Lakers National Basketball Association Boston Celtics San Antonio Spurs Wilt Chamberlain Utah Jazz Jerry West Michael Jordan
Devin Booker goes wild with 70 points — but Suns lose anyway
Suns guard Devin Booker scored 70 points, becoming the sixth player in NBA history to reach that total, but the Celtics got 34 points from Isaiah Thomas and outlasted Phoenix 130-120 Friday night in Boston. Booker joined Wilt Chamberlain, Kobe Bryant, David Thompson, David Robinson and Elgin Baylor as the NBA’s 70-point scorers. Baylor also...
-1 points by New York Post | Los Angeles Lakers National Basketball Association Wilt Chamberlain Jerry West Michael Jordan Utah Jazz San Antonio Spurs African American basketball players
Jerry Krause played his part, but Michael Jordan was source of Bulls' greatness
Jerry Krause said he would win a championship without Michael Jordan. He did not. Jordan scoffed at the chubby little fellow he called "Crumbs," but Jordan did not win a championship without Krause either. And now that Jordan has had time enough to do what Krause used to do, he has not managed...
-1 points by Chicago Tribune | Chicago Bulls Michael Jordan Dennis Rodman Scottie Pippen Hakeem Olajuwon All-NBA Team African American basketball players 50 Greatest Players in NBA History
Adam Silver in no-win situation with NBA’s resting superstars
These are the souls that try men’s times. Best wishes and sympathies to NBA commissioner Adam Silver, now stuck up a well-known creek without a paddle. Starting with the mid-1980s arrival of Michael Jordan, when Silver was in his 20s, the NBA, its TV partners and advertisers determined it would sell individual stars as opposed...
-1 points by New York Post | Chicago Bulls Michael Jordan National Basketball Association Philadelphia 76ers Wilt Chamberlain
Kenny Atkinson glad to have his ‘starting quarterback’ back
Think of it as the Nets getting their equivalent of Eli Manning back Thursday. Coach Kenny Atkinson loves football analogies, loves the toughness and competitiveness of football players. That’s what he sees in a way when he has point guard Jeremy Lin on the court. “More than his talent, more than his experience, I just...
7 points by New York Post | Chicago Bulls Utah Jazz Kyle Korver Steve Nash American football Phoenix Suns Ankle Michael Jordan
Wisconsin's Vitto Brown has quite the skill set: Basketball and baritone
The Badgers senior is a key contributor on offense, defense and in singing the anthem.         
-1 points by Arizona Republic | Basketball The Star-Spangled Banner Singing Brown Michael Jordan The Stage Performance
Wow! Powers North Central wins at the buzzer for 82nd straight victory
Seth Polfus hit winning lay-up at the buzzer in 2nd OT, lifting Jets to thrilling 84-83 win over Southfield Christian        
-1 points by Detroit Free Press | Basketball East Lansing Michigan Final Eagles The Final Michael Jordan Lansing Michigan American football
Oregon matches Michigan in offensive skill and balance
To get to the Elite Eight, Michigan must survive an Oregon basketball team with similar talent and explosiveness.        
-2 points by Detroit Free Press | Basketball Carmelo Anthony The A-Team College basketball Mixed martial arts Michael Jordan Knockout National Basketball Association
Phil Jackson will miss chance to scout Sweet 16 stars
Some of the top draft prospects will be in Memphis Friday night. Not Phil Jackson.
-1 points by Daily News | Los Angeles Lakers National Basketball Association Basketball Michael Jordan NBA Finals Shaquille O'Neal Kobe Bryant NBA All-Star Game
Takes a village: 'Greek Freak' got many assists growing up
ATHENS, Greece — He was just a scrawny, hungry kid, the son of migrants from Nigeria, trying to survive in Sepolia, a modest Athens neighborhood.The club coach who spotted 13-year-old Giannis Antetokounmpo and his brother kicking a soccer ball around a neighborhood field says the NBA All-Star grew up in constant fear of the police, and of being deported.At that time, Antetokounmpo had only dabbled in basketball and was mostly interested in soccer."He could not make a layup and he could not dribble," Spiros Velliniatis said.
-2 points by Boston Herald | Basketball Michael Jordan National Basketball Association Milwaukee Bucks Larry Bird Boston Celtics Julius Erving Shaquille O'Neal
Glenn Robinson III takes the 2017 Slam Dunk contest title
Robinson leaped over teammate Paul George, the Pacers mascot and a cheerleader on his final slam.         
18577 points by Arizona Republic | Los Angeles Clippers Slam dunk Michael Jordan Basketball Shaquille O'Neal Indiana Pacers American Basketball Association National Basketball Association
Michigan's Glenn Robinson III surprises, wins NBA slam dunk contest
Former Wolverine makes statement on national stage with victory in somewhat underwhelming slam dunk competition        
-2 points by Detroit Free Press | Slam dunk Michael Jordan Shaquille O'Neal National Basketball Association NBA All-Star Weekend Slam Dunk Contest English-language films Chris Webber Phoenix Suns
Glenn Robinson III takes the Slam Dunk title
Robinson leaped over teammate Paul George, the Pacers mascot and a cheerleader on his final slam.         
-2 points by Arizona Republic | Los Angeles Clippers Slam dunk Michael Jordan Basketball Shaquille O'Neal Indiana Pacers American Basketball Association National Basketball Association
Ex-Wolverine Glenn Robinson III is slam dunk champion
Robinson edged out Phoenix’s Derrick Jones Jr. on Saturday in New Orleans.        
-2 points by The Detroit News | Los Angeles Clippers Slam dunk Michael Jordan African American basketball players Indiana Pacers New York Knicks Phoenix Suns McDonald's High School All-Americans
SEE IT: Kristaps Porzingis wins NBA All-Star Skills Challenge
The Knicks actually won something.
74 points by Daily News | National Basketball Association Dwyane Wade New York Knicks NBA All-Star Weekend Michael Jordan Miami Heat English-language films Phoenix Suns
Ex-Wolverine Glenn Robinson III is slam champion
Robinson edged out Phoenix’s Derrick Jones Jr. on Saturday in New Orleans.        
-2 points by The Detroit News | Los Angeles Clippers Slam dunk Michael Jordan African American basketball players Indiana Pacers New York Knicks Phoenix Suns McDonald's High School All-Americans
Glenn Robinson III, Eric Gordon, Kristaps Porzingis win NBA All-Star events
Glenn Robinson III is the NBA's new dunk king, with an assist to Indiana teammate Paul George, the Pacers' mascot and a Pacers cheerleader. Robinson leaped over all three, snagging the ball from George along the way before finishing with an emphatic, two-hand, reverse jam, giving him a perfect...
4 points by Chicago Tribune | Los Angeles Clippers Slam dunk Michael Jordan African American basketball players Indiana Pacers Phoenix Suns New York Knicks McDonald's High School All-Americans
Robinson III, Gordon, Porzingis win NBA All-Star events
Glenn Robinson III is the NBA's new dunk king, with an assist to Indiana teammate Paul George, the Pacers' mascot and a Pacers cheerleader         
2 points by Arizona Republic | Los Angeles Clippers Slam dunk Michael Jordan African American basketball players Indiana Pacers New York Knicks Phoenix Suns Basketball
It's time for Knicks to hire Patrick Ewing
The first Knick who should truly be welcomed home is No. 33, whether No. 34 makes it back first or not.
5 points by Daily News | New York Knicks National Basketball Association New York Yankees Chicago Bulls Jeff Van Gundy Michael Jordan Madison Square Garden Houston Rockets
Ex-Wolverine Robinson is slam dunk champ
Former Michigan Wolverine Glenn Robinson III is the NBA’s new dunk king.        
-2 points by The Detroit News | Los Angeles Clippers Slam dunk Michael Jordan African American basketball players Indiana Pacers New York Knicks Phoenix Suns McDonald's High School All-Americans
NBA All-Stars: Lakers' Nick Young out after first round in three-point contest
Nick Young of the Lakers hadn’t checked in with his young son yet after his first-round elimination from the NBA’s three-point shooting contest. “I didn’t want to look at his face,” Young said, with an air of mock seriousness. “I didn’t want to see the disappointment.” Young finished fourth in...
3 points by Los Angeles Times | African American basketball players Los Angeles Clippers Michael Jordan NBA All-Rookie Team McDonald's High School All-Americans Chris Webber Shaquille O'Neal San Antonio Spurs
Ten years later, memories of NBA All-Star Game in Las Vegas remain fresh
The week proved to be a division between sports and lawlessness, with one side producing some of the game’s most entertaining and unforgettable moments and the other shining a negative light on Las Vegas.
1 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Charles Barkley National Basketball Association Michael Jordan Oscar Goodman Professional sports Kobe Bryant New Orleans Hornets NBA All-Star Game
Robinson edges former UNLV star Derrick Jones Jr. for NBA slam dunk title
Glenn Robinson III is the NBA’s new dunk king, with an assist to Indiana teammate Paul George, the Pacers’ mascot and a Pacers cheerleader.
3 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Los Angeles Clippers New York Knicks Milwaukee Bucks Miami Heat African American basketball players Houston Rockets Michael Jordan Indiana Pacers
Vince Carter to Zach LaVine: NBA Slam Dunk Contest's 15 best jams since 2000
Can you guess No. 1?         
-2 points by Arizona Republic | Michael Jordan Slam dunk Julius Erving Basketball NBA All-Star Weekend Slam Dunk Contest National Basketball Association American Basketball Association Orlando Magic
Orlando Magic F Aaron Gordon craves dunk title
The Sports Xchange NEW ORLEANS -- Orlando Magic forward Aaron Gordon has his sights set on winning the dunk title this year when the competition heats up on Saturday night.
5 points by UPI | NBA All-Rookie Team Los Angeles Lakers National Basketball Association 2009 NBA Playoffs 2008–09 NBA season Slam dunk Michael Jordan LeBron James
Jordan to Bird: Top 10 moments in NBA All-Star history
From Michael Jordan to Larry Bird to Vince Carter, we rank the league's best All-Star moments.         
-2 points by Arizona Republic | Michael Jordan National Basketball Association Philadelphia 76ers African American basketball players Boston Celtics Magic Johnson Wilt Chamberlain All-NBA Team
Gordon Hayward achieves NBA All-Star goal, soaks in 'surreal experience'
The Utah Jazz forward worked hard to get to New Orleans this weekend as a first-time All-Star.
5 points by Boston Herald | National Basketball Association Los Angeles Clippers Kobe Bryant Utah Jazz Los Angeles Lakers Michael Jordan Chicago Bulls Basketball
Chicago Bulls G Dwyane Wade (illness) to sit out vs. Boston Celtics
The Sports Xchange Chicago Bulls shooting guard Dwyane Wade will miss Thursday night's contest against the Boston Celtics due to illness.
-2 points by UPI | 2008–09 NBA season National Basketball Association Kobe Bryant Miami Heat United Press International Michael Jordan Dwyane Wade 2009 NBA Playoffs
TV-radio listings: Feb. 17
Golf Women's Australian Open Golf 10 p.m. Pro basketball NBA All-Star Celebrity Game ESPN 6 p.m. Pro basketball NBA Rising Stars Challenge TNT 8 p.m. Skiing Alpine world championships NBCSN 6 a.m.
2 points by The Houston Chronicle | National Basketball Association ESPN NBA All-Star Weekend Celebrity Game National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities Houston Basketball Shaquille O'Neal Michael Jordan
The scout who knew Porzingis, Hernangomez would be stars
NEW ORLEANS — Embattled Knicks president Phil Jackson should draw some pride watching Friday’s Rising Stars Challenge during All-Star Weekend. Center Willy Hernangomez and power forward Kristaps Porzingis — the Knicks’ frontcourt of the future — will suit up for the World Team. Scott Roth, a Timberwolves scout, feels proud, too. “When I walked in...
-2 points by New York Post | Basketball Chicago Bulls National Basketball Association Point guard Michael Jordan New York Knicks
New York Knicks' Carmelo Anthony replaces injured Kevin Love on All-Star roster
The Sports Xchange New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony has been named by NBA Commissioner Adam Silver to replace injured Eastern Conference All-Star reserve Kevin Love.
-2 points by UPI | National Basketball Association Charles Barkley Michael Jordan Chicago Bulls New Orleans Hornets Denver Nuggets United Press International Philadelphia 76ers
Everett’s Nerlens Noel taking his next shot with the 76ers
Nerlens Noel dominated high school basketball gyms across New England, but if you saw the Everett native playing against the Celtics at the Garden last night, you may have noticed something different about his game.The Philadelphia 76ers center has a completely different shot than he once did.When Noel came into the NBA, he was sidelined his entire first season with a torn ACL. No bother, 76ers coach Brett Brown had a plan to make sure it wasn’t simply wasted time.
-2 points by Boston Herald | Basketball Wilt Chamberlain Michael Jordan High school Chicago Bulls Julius Erving National Basketball Association Free throw
GarPax have mandate to rebuild, which starts with trading Jimmy Butler
In happier and healthier times, Bulls officials and Jimmy Butler might sit down to discuss the merits of skipping Sunday's All-Star Game to rest a sore heel — referring to his right foot, not Butler. The heel contusion caused Butler to miss four of five games before he returned Tuesday night to...
-2 points by Chicago Tribune | Chicago Bulls Cleveland Cavaliers LeBron James John Paxson Michael Jordan 1984 NBA Draft 2002 NBA Draft 2005 NBA Draft
Tim Dahlberg: Adam Silver helps make it a weekend to celebrate for NBA
The first signal that Adam Silver was more enlightened than the average commissioner came just months into his reign when he broke ranks with other sports leagues by calling for the legalization of sports betting.Not only that, the NBA commissioner suggested later, but the league wouldn't mind joining in the profits that nationwide legalized betting might bring.
-2 points by Boston Herald | Michael Jordan National Basketball Association New York Knicks Major League Baseball National Football League Magic Johnson New Orleans Hornets Shaquille O'Neal
Column: Silver helps make it a weekend to celebrate for NBA
The first signal that Adam Silver was more enlightened than the average commissioner came just months into his reign when he broke ranks with other sports leagues by calling for the legalization of sports betting. Not only that, the NBA commissioner suggested later, but the league wouldn't mind joining in ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | New York Knicks Major League Baseball Michael Jordan National Basketball Association National Football League Major League Baseball All-Star Game Baseball NBA Finals
LeBron James, Kyrie Irving help Cleveland Cavaliers pull away from Minnesota Timberwolves
By Tyler Mason, The Sports Xchange MINNEAPOLIS -- Losing a star player is never easy, but the best teams in the NBA find a way to get by when that does happen.
1 points by UPI | Cleveland Cavaliers National Basketball Association LeBron James New York Knicks Washington Wizards Shaquille O'Neal NBA All-Star Game Michael Jordan
Will Celtics follow Raptors' aggressive lead and bid for Jimmy Butler?
In a trade that sent Terrence Ross and a first-round pick to the Magic, the Raptors on Tuesday acquired Serge Ibaka, who is as much a symbol as a power forward. With Kevin Love undergoing arthroscopic surgery on his left knee that is scheduled to sideline the Cavaliers power forward for six weeks,...
7 points by Chicago Tribune | Chicago Bulls John Paxson Michael Jordan National Basketball Association NBA Finals Miami Heat Dwane Casey 2008–09 NBA season
Old-timers like Isiah Thomas must admit NBA is faster, better now
Isiah Thomas thinks he'd score 30-plus nowadays, but he'd have a hard time even being an All-Star starter        
-2 points by Detroit Free Press | New York Knicks Point guard Michael Jordan Bob Cousy Shaquille O'Neal NBA All-Star Game LeBron James Seattle SuperSonics
Forget the ban, Knicks legend Charles Oakley wants public apology
After James Dolan announced Friday that Charles Oakley was indefinitely barred from entering MSG, the Knicks owner has changed his mind.
1480 points by Daily News | New York Knicks Michael Jordan Chicago Bulls African American basketball players Toronto Raptors NBA All-Rookie Team New Jersey Nets Charles Oakley
Old-timers must admit that NBA is faster and better now
Isiah Thomas thinks he'd score 30-plus nowadays, but he'd have a hard time even being an All-Star starter        
-2 points by Detroit Free Press | New York Knicks Point guard Michael Jordan Bob Cousy Shaquille O'Neal NBA All-Star Game LeBron James Seattle SuperSonics
WATCH: Barkley goes off on 'BS' James Dolan - Charles Oakley feud
Charles Barkley is over discussing James Dolan vs. Charles Oakley.
108 points by Daily News | Chicago Bulls Michael Jordan Phoenix Suns Charles Barkley NBA All-Rookie Team Hakeem Olajuwon Philadelphia 76ers National Basketball Association
Windsor: Past icons must fess up — NBA basketball faster, better today
Isiah Thomas thinks he'd score 30-plus nowadays, but he'd have a hard time even being an All-Star starter        
-2 points by Detroit Free Press | New York Knicks Point guard Michael Jordan Bob Cousy Shaquille O'Neal NBA All-Star Game LeBron James Seattle SuperSonics
Valentine's Day 2017: Download printable Cleveland Cavaliers valentines
Happy Valentine's Day! Here, you can print out our special set of Cavaliers valentines cards. CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Love is in the air. And so is Kevin Love. Are you looking for a special way to show the basketball-lover in your life how much you care about them? Our printable sheet of Cleveland Cavaliers valentines might do the trick. These Valentine's Day cards feature LeBron James, J.R. Smith and Kevin Love, along with some basketball love puns like "Loving you is a slam dunk" and "I'm #ALLIN for you." Download the sheet of cards below. Then print them and cut them out to give to five of your closest friends. Happy Valentine's Day! Enjoy these Cavs-themed valentine cards. (Image by Zachariah Durr)
118 points by The Plain Dealer | Cleveland Cavaliers Michael Jordan Shaquille O'Neal 2009 NBA Playoffs Slam dunk Akron Ohio 2007 NBA Finals Love
Adam Silver, Michael Jordan help mend Charles Oakley, James Dolan feud
Silver said that all parties were apologetic about the incident.         
-2 points by Arizona Republic | New York Knicks National Basketball Association Chicago Bulls Michael Jordan Latrell Sprewell Charles Oakley New Orleans Hornets Larry Johnson