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NBA, Video / Nov 26, 2013 / 4:30 pm

Funky James Brown Perfect For New Paul George Video

Paul George

The Pacers are flying high this year after starting 13-1 through their first 14 games, including a 9-game winning streak to open things up. Everyone knew they improved their bench, but not many were expecting Paul George to make such a dramatic leap in his fourth season. But the Pacers’ wing has improved his ball handling, cut down on his turnovers and become more efficient shooting the ball, all of which means we need some funk. Read More »

NBA / Jul 8, 2009 / 5:10 pm

The King of Pop

Kobe Bryant

Somewhere in the unwritten manual of home training, I’m sure there’s something about not criticizing a man’s funeral. But Michael Jackson‘s internationally-televised memorial service was not the standard funeral. And not because of some erroneous notion that Mike is more important than anyone else, but because his funeral was — albeit inevitably, given his celebrity — executed more like an awards show. (You think the Mr. Blackwells of the world weren’t debating whether or not to run a “Best and Worst Dressed” list?)

So I know I’m not the only person who wondered aloud why — for an event where the list of speakers was obviously carefully selected from a large pool of candidates — Kobe Bryant was on stage alongside Magic Johnson. Read More »