When the Miami Heat juggernaut that’s claimed the last two NBA titles and appeared in the last three NBA Finals first came together, it didn’t click into place overnight. There was the famously slow 9-8 start and LeBron James and Dwyane Wade both questioned whether they made the right choice to pair with Chris Bosh in the summer of 2010. That’s what James admits in his exclusive interview with Steve Smith set to air on NBA TV February 17 to cap off TNT’s coverage of the 2014-All-Star Game. Come check out the exclusive excerpt where James talks about the bad aura before the Heat’s long slog towards an NBA championship. Read More »
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Today, we got our first official look at the Li-Ning Way of Wade 2.0 “Announcement” colorway, now available online at the Li-Ning online store. Sporting a Heat colorway with a black-based upper, this sneaker will surely appeal to the basketball world. Whereas many of Dwyane Wade‘s signature editions with the Chinese sneaker giant have played off his vibrant fashion sense, this version is taking the game back to its roots with a simple, yet stylish colorway. Read More »
For only a half season’s worth of basketball, the NBA’s top athletes have put together a strong resume and large volume of impressive slams, so much so that we had to list 100 of them. There weren’t any that had to be forced on, either, to complete the list. No, there were plenty of worthy candidates to make this list go beyond the threshold of 100. Read More »
This has turned into something a little dumb. We couldn’t tell if Magic Johnson was sub-tweeting Kobe Bryant, or just throwing some shade his way with all these recent tweets about all-time NBA greats and entertaining the fans. Kobe was conspicuously absent from a tweet where Magic listed some of the best NBA players ever earlier in the week, and last night was some more of the same when Magic apologized for leaving…Carmelo Anthony and Dwyane Wade off his earlier list. But he included Kobe, so lets not freak out anymore. Read More »
Guards in the National Basketball Association can generally shoot and pass the ball well. That’s what their primary jobs usually consist of on offense and that’s also essentially what they’re known for. However, some guards stand out for other skills. There are a select number of them who also possess the tools capable to rebound the ball at a high level. Read More »
The entire Miami Heat team seemed to show up for Shane Battier‘s annual karaoke event, “Battioke 2014.” Check out LeBron James and Michael Beasley‘s rendition of “Back That A__ up,” comedian Ken Jeong, Greg Oden in a blonde wig and Battier doing the Backstreet Boys; Dwyane Wade‘s fiancé, Gabrielle Union, crooning, and Chris Bosh doing Tom Ford‘s “It’s Not Unusual.” This whole thing is hysterical, so check it out. Read More »
Th NBA’s All-Star starters were announced last night on TNT, and there are a couple first-timers that will be on the court for the tip. Kevin Love and Stephen Curry were both selected for the first time to start in the All-Star Game, though this is Love’s third All-Star appearance. Kobe Bryant was selected to appear in his 16th All-Star Game despite missing all but six games so far this year with injuries. Kobe said he won’t play, and the NBA should give his spot to someone else. Read More »
During the Miami Heat’s recent visit with the White House, First Lady Michelle Obama joined Heat members, Erik Spoelstra, LeBron James, Ray Allen, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh to help in a public service announcement for the Lets Move campaign to promote an active and healthy lifestyle. The First Lady, no stranger to basketball since she and her President Hubby are huge fans, set up a dunk cam where she threw down on Allen and Wade as part of the spot. Read More »
With the slew of injuries that have taken the East’s guards, it has allowed the borderline All-Stars to finally obtain a legitimate chance of making their first All-Star Game.
Consider it as a silver lining for the likes of certain unrecognized guards out of Orlando, Washington and Toronto. The spots would have typically been doled out to the likes of certain point guards that reside in Chicago, Boston and Brooklyn. Instead, we’re going to get a look at some fresh faces, which is nice for a change. Read More »
An NBA player did something this week that hasn’t been seen in over a decade and was previously performed by the league’s greatest dunker in a Slam Dunk Contest.
So, yeah, it was a good week for dunks, especially when the rest of the dunks consist of unlikely posters from unlikely names, including an act of vengeance from a certain Washington Wizards guard. Read More »