Jahlil Okafor on How He Can Help Change ‘Chicago’ (Video)

Please enable Javascript to watch this video Jahlil Okafor may play for the Philadelphia 76ers, but he reps Chicago through and through -- returning home this summer to help make change in the violence plague city. Hoping to change the city's reputation -- Okafor is doing his part by "changing the conversation." He hates that Chicago’s rep is being tarnished by rampant violence. So to understand how he can help, he’s drawing inspiration from other notable Chicago natives who have made a difference in their hometown. “There are guys like Chance the Rapper, I’m a big fan of his. Jabari ... Read More

#Lakers Have Their #1 Free Agent in Their Sights

A starting lineup of DeAnglo Russell, Jordan Clarkson, Brandon Ingram and Julius Randle could be fun -- but the addition of a rim protecting big to start fast breaks, could have some reminiscing about Showtime. According ot Marc Stein of ESPN.com -- the Lakers will be full go on Miami Heat free agent center Hassan Whiteside from the jump. The Los Angeles Lakers plan to aggressively pursue Miami Heat center Hassan Whiteside when NBA free agency starts, according to league sources. With rim protection and perimeter shooting ranking as the Lakers' foremost areas of concern heading into the open market, ... Read More

Jim Harbaugh Rocks Tucked in Kobe Shirt at Camp (Video)

LIVE on #Periscope: Jim Harbaugh and #Michigan football staff in Hollywood! https://t.co/JijdOtzK35— Isaiah Hole (@isaiahhole) June 25, 2016 Jim Harbaugh is making the rounds as finishes up his tour of sattelite football camps all across America. The Michigan head coach must be in L.A. today -- more specifically Hollywood -- because photos of Harbaugh rocking a tucked in Kobe Bryant shirt are circulating. Twitter reacted of course and the love was evident for Harbaugh. https://twitter.com/isaiahhole/status/746729331062247425 https://twitter.com/Ike58Reese/status/746745559654948865 https://twitter.com/daviddavidwoods/status/746734248871206912 https://twitter.com/BruinBrian82/status/746741276196777989 https://twitter.com/Edward__Lewis/status/746733902559993856 https://twitter.com/AWESOMEworkman/status/746736378352852992 https://twitter.com/AZ_Bruin/status/746748849671258112

Aaron Gordon With Filthy Windmill Dunk During Half-Court Challenge (Video)

Came up with something new for y'all after workouts today... bringing you the #HalfCourtSwishDunkChallenge. Time to get creative and see what y'all got! Tag at least three people you think should try it below.. For me I'm challenging @22wiggins @vicoladipo @zachlavine8 @3tross1 @g.green14 @a00g_ #NotAGrindIfYouHaveFunWithIt #ReturnOfTheBounce #Summer16 📽 Video Credit: @loquinn_12 A video posted by Ben McLemore (@b_mclemore23) on Jun 15, 2016 at 4:43pm PDT The dunk is impressive, but we have to talk about the half-court heave that the Orlando Magic forward swished -- with complete accuracy -- thus making the windmill even possible. Gordon was responding to a ... Read More

Details on Steph Curry Filing Trademarks To Ensure Control of His Brand

Even after a heartbreaking loss in the NBA Finals -- Stephen Curry is going about the business of ensuring that his brand is prestige. According to Darren Heitner of Forbes.com -- Curry applied for trademarks on four name-related phrases -- "Steph Curry," "Stephen Curry," "Chef Curry," and "Curry." According to Heitner -- Curry has taken serious steps to protect his image - down to the smallest of items. Just how extensive is the protection that Curry Craves? The image below shows the myriad of products and services that Curry apparently seeks to create and sell in conjunction with the four ... Read More

Celtics, Clippers, Heat, Warriors, Spurs, Thunder Get FA Meetings With Durant

If this report is true, the New York Knicks were not one of the teams granted a meeting with Kevin Durant when free agency kicks off on July 1. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical -- Durant's reps at Roc Nation are working to set up meetings with the Celtics, Warriors, Clippers, Miami Heat, San Antonio Spurs and the Oklahoma City Thunder, among others. The meetings are expected to take place in New York, but teams are still awaiting word on a location. The Thunder remain the frontrunners to re-sign Durant, likely on a one-plus-one-year deal that will allow ... Read More