Deron Williams and Lebron James

NBA on Sling: Deron Williams and Andrew Bogut to the Rescue! Seriously?

The Cleveland Cavaliers’ plan for saving their season, mounting a proper title defense and defeating the Warriors involves picking up a pair of cast-offs from the 23-35 Dallas Mavericks.Fuming over the Golden State Warriors’ signing of Kevin Durant, LeBron James has spent much of the season bellyaching about the Cavs’ roster, pleading with the front…

Sacramento Kings v New Orleans Pelicans

NBA on Sling: Kings Trade Boogie to Pelicans, Everybody Wins

The weeks-long speculation about the marital status of Boogie Cousins and the Sacramento Kings came to a head Sunday, with the Kings shipping Boogie off to New Orleans, where he’ll join forces with fellow former Kentucky Wildcat Anthony Davis to give the Pelicans a most formidable front court. It’s a rare instance of a trade…

Ernie Johnson Inside the NBA

Inside ‘Inside the NBA’ with Ernie Johnson

When it comes to sports broadcasting, Ernie Johnson is one of the best in the business. A three-time Sports Emmy Award winner, Johnson has covered everything from Wimbledon to March Madness. During the NBA season, Ernie hosts TNT’s Inside the NBA alongside analysts Charles Barkley, Kenny Smith and Shaquille O’Neal. The show was inducted into…

NBA: Golden State Warriors at Cleveland Cavaliers

NBA on Sling: The 2017 “So-Called” All Stars

The fans, players and media had a chance to choose their All Stars, and while they got it more right than wrong, there were a couple of egregious oversights, thanks to a couple of guys who racked up votes based mainly on what they’d done before this season, instead of, you know, this season. And…

Carmelo Anthony

NBA on Sling: Harshing the Knicks’ ‘Melo

Carmelo Anthony has by most measures had a storied basketball career. McDonald’s All American, as a freshman he led Syracuse to an NCAA title, was the 3rd overall pick in the 2003 NBA draft, he’s made 9 All Star teams, 10 playoff appearances, scored more than 23,000 points, made more than $180 million… And yet,…