As the first round selection of the Charlotte Hornets in the 2015 NBA Draft, former Wisconsin big man Frank Kaminsky could be the next big thing in Charlotte.
Prior to the start of the draft, Kaminsky became a spokesman for JCPenney men’s store department and starred in this funny commercial:
Man, Frank has changed!
Frank Kaminsky JCPenney commercial [Dime Magazine]
As the Sacramento Kings continue to build for the future, they have to be pleased with the growth that guard Ben McLemore showed last season.
McLemore in his second season in Sacramento averaged over twelve points per game including some incredible slam dunks.
For those of you who might have missed some, check out the compilation below:
Every McLemore slam dunk [DownToBuck...
As a new crop of rookies will be playing in the association next season, last year’s rookie class had some pretty memorable moments over the regular season.
In case you missed a memorable slam dunk from Timberwolves rookie Andrew Wiggins or if you forgot about an incredible Nerlens Noel block, the below top ten compilation recaps some of the best.
So, get ready to watch Wiggins...
Although the Cleveland Cavaliers had a disappointing end on their run to a championship, Cavaliers fans can take solace that point guard Kyrie Irving took another big step in his career.
During Irving’s regular season, Kyrie averaged over twenty-one points, grabbed over three rebounds, and dished out more than five assists per game.
For some of his best offense highlights, check...
After helping the Golden State Warriors to their first championship since the 1970’s, Stephen Curry has become a household name around the world.
Recently, Stephen got the opportunity to live out his famous Sportscenter commercial when he was getting lunch at his basketball camp.
Watch Curry’s reaction when he learns that chicken curry is on the menu for lunch:
For those of you wondering what Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant is doing for the summer, it appears that he’s spending some time in California.
Earlier today, Durant was at a Dave and Busters in Culver City and decided to play some Pop-A-Shot arcade basketball game against some little kids:
.@KDTrey5 stopped by @DaveandBusters in Culver City and is challenging random kids...
Prior to his return with the Washington Wizards, Michael Jordan was still in retirement back in the year of 1999 but that didn’t mean he couldn’t play the game of basketball.
At some point in that year, Jordan visited the Chicago Bulls practice facility and was challenged by second-year player Corey Benjamin to a game of one-on-one.
As you probably figured, Michael was able...
In regards to some of the more underrated slam dunk artists in the association, Sacramento Kings forward Derrick Williams might be one of them.
During this past season, Williams had some notable slam dunks and for those of you who might have not seen some of them, check out the below video which shows every Williams dunk from the prior season:
Derrick Williams, everybody!
Back a couple of weeks ago, Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo was overseas in Taiwan for a visit and got the opportunity to show off his dance skills.
In the below video, Giannis shows off some of his signature dance moves during an outside dance battle and to be fair to Giannis, some of them are pretty good:
Never Change, Giannis!
Giannis dance battle [Brew Hoop]...
While most basketball fans know Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry for his incredible shooting ability, let us not forget that Curry can throw down a nice slam dunk as well.
Recently, Curry showed off his aerial ability at his basketball camp in Pebble Beach, California as he soared in the below video for an unbelievable reverse slam dunk:
The reigning MVP, @StephenCurry30...
As the Cleveland Cavaliers fell short of the NBA championship for this season, LeBron James put together another legendary season.
During the regular season, LeBron averaged over twenty-five points, dished out over seven assists, and grabbed six rebounds per game.
For those of you who missed some of LeBron’s best offense moments from the season, check out these impressive compilation...
After the Minnesota Timberwolves took Karl-Anthony Towns with the first selection in the 2015 NBA Draft, Minnesota teammate Ricky Rubio was quick to respond about the choice on Twitter.
Rubio decided to drop Towns a tweet where he asked the rookie center if he was ready to start his rookie duties with the Timberwolves:
Hello @KarlTowns !! You ready to pick up my dry cleaning tomorrow...
Before the start of the 2015 NBA Draft, the Los Angeles Lakers had to decided between Ohio State guard D’Angelo Russell or Duke center Jahlil Okafor with their second overall selection.
Tonight, the Lakers decided to go with the Ohio State University star who will get a chance to team up with Kobe Bryant.
Check out Russell getting selected in the below video clip:
Prior to the start of the 2015 NBA Draft, there were rumors that the Minnesota Timberwolves had already settled on their first overall pick and it appears that has come true.
The Timberwolves selected Kentucky big man Karl-Anthony Towns to help bolster their front court and team up with Andrew Wiggins and Zach LaVine.
Check out Towns being officially selected below:
Since we are officially in the offseason, many NBA players are taking time to relax and work on their games individually.
Earlier today, the Atlanta Hawks Twitter account posted an amusing trick shot video from guard Dennis Schroder where he shows off his soccer skills and kicks in a basket:
Wait, @DennisMike93 did WHAT!?!? pic.twitter.com/kmRuJJ5eVp
— Atlanta Hawks (@ATLHawks...
While the Oklahoma City Thunder look to bounce back into the playoffs next season, it seems that big man Steven Adams will be a huge part if they do.
Recently, Adams took a trip overseas to visit his sister in Switzerland and in case you didn’t know, Valerie Adams is a famous Olympic shot-putter.
During Steven’s trip, he decided to try his hand at shot-putting and well, he does...
As we look towards the future of basketball, New Orleans Pelicans star Anthony Davis appears to be the next great player.
Recently, Davis was doing a shoot with Red Bull and decided to show off his trick shot making ability as he incredibly made a no-look over-the-head half-court shot:
Easy Buckets. @antdavis23
— Red Bull (@redbull) June 24, 2015
Since LeBron James returned to Cleveland, the face of Miami Heat went back to superstar Dwyane Wade and despite the Heat falling short of the playoffs, Wade had another great season.
During the regular season, Wade averaged over twenty-one points, grabbed over three rebounds, and dished out over four assists.
Check out some of his best highlights from this past season in the below...
As the Minnesota Timberwolves look towards next season, rookie of the year Andrew Wiggins can look back on the past season as successful.
During the regular season, Wiggins averaged over sixteen points, grabbed over four rebounds, and dished out over two assists per game.
For those of you who might have missed some of his field goals from this past season, the below amazing highlight...
Just in case you thought that people would be safe from getting dunked on by Minnesota Timberwolves Zach LaVine during the offseason, sadly ESPN SportsNation host Marcellus Wiley wasn’t.
Earlier today, LaVine made an appearance on the show and showed off his slam dunking ability by rising over Marcellus for an incredible dunk after an interview:
That was pretty impressive, Zach...
As the Boston Celtics look toward their future, Marcus Smart might be a part of it and recently, he showed that he can make a trick shot or two.
Recently, Smart returned back to his old high school in Flower Mound, Texas and showed off his ability to make a half-court shot while laying flat on his back.
Check out Smart’s incredible shot filmed at Edward S. Marcus High School:
As you probably know by now, Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James will be acting in the upcoming comedy film, “Trainwreck”.
One of the directors of this comedy is Judd Apatow and recently, he revealed on Conan that he taught LeBron James some vocal exercises during the shooting of the movie.
Check out the video of LeBron’s vocal exercise that Apatow did with him:
There are few players in the sport of basketball like Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James and at times, he can be noted for some of his aerial abilities.
James is one of the best in-game slam dunkers that the association has and if you happen to have missed some of his amazing dunks from this season, you need to check out this incredible compilation below:
LeBron James, everybody...
As most of you probably already know, Stephen Curry’s father Dell played in the association and one of the teams that he played for was the Charlotte Hornets.
Back in 1992, Curry was about four years old and was allowed to go into the Hornets locker room which got him a unique opportunity.
Check out the below Instagram video from HouseOfHighlights which shows Curry getting an airplane...
Since the Golden State Warriors claimed the championship this season, many fans in the Bay Area are celebrating the championship in their own way.
Recently, Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green decided to show the custom Warriors WWE championship belt on his Instagram account:
Touggghhhhh @wwe world champions #dubnation
A photo posted by Draymond Green (@money23green...