TAG: 1-On-1

NBA, Smack / Oct 15, 2013 / 1:15 am

Panthers DE Greg Hardy Says “I Would Definitely Win” In One-On-One Game Against LeBron James

LeBron James

The 25-year-old defensive end of the Carolina Panthers, Greg Hardy, recently revealed a brash confidence in his basketball skills while talking with the Charlotte Observer‘s Jonathan Jones. In the brief Q & A, the 6-4 Hardy claims he could beat 4-time NBA MVP and 2-time NBA Finals MVP LeBron James in a game of one-on-one. Read More »

NBA, We Reminisce / Jul 13, 2012 / 2:30 pm

We Reminisce: When Shaq Was Supposed To Play Hakeem 1-On-1

Hakeem Olajuwon

As we showed you earlier today, Kyrie Irving and Kobe Bryant have agreed to play one-on-one for $50,000, which will go to charity. This isn’t the first challenge issued among stars, however. Back in 1990, Magic Johnson was supposed to play Michael Jordan, but that got cancelled. Perhaps the most famous one-on-one challenge was supposed to be between Shaquille O’Neal and Hakeem Olajuwon. The game had a sponsor in Taco Bell, a venue in the Taj Mahal Casino in Atlantic City and was supposed to go down on September 30th, 1995. The “Taco Bell One-On-One Championship,” otherwise known as “The War on the Floor,” was going to be a pay-per-view event available nationwide, but sadly it was cancelled due to Hakeem’s ailing back. Read More »

Olympics, Video / Jul 13, 2012 / 10:45 am

Video: Kyrie Irving And Kobe Bryant Will Play 1-On-1 For A $50K Charity Donation

We’ve already seen Kyrie Irving light up Team USA with insane handles, but now we might just be treated to a special show. Kobe Bryant and Kyrie Irving engaged in some good natured trash talking, which quickly devolved into what we all expected: a bet. Except this is no regular bet. Kobe and Kyrie agreed to play 1-on-1 for a $50,000 charity donation. Read More »