TAG: Kobe

High School, Playground / Aug 20, 2009 / 1:37 pm

The Best Playground Nicknames


Over on HighSchoolHoop today, there’s a good story about the stars of tomorrow night’s Elite 24 game at Rucker Park and their quest to earn quality playground nicknames at the Mecca of streetball.

It got us talking here in the office about our favorite playground nicknames that we’ve heard over the years. Read More »

NBA, Style - Kicks and Gear / Aug 10, 2009 / 11:52 am

Just Another Day In Akron: The Launch Of The Nike Air Max LeBron VII


So I’m officially back from my trip to Akron for the LeBron James Innovation & Inspiration Summit and it’s time to let y’all know what went down. Throughout the day I’ll be posting tons of pictures from all the stops on the trip, but first up it’s the Ed Davis Community Center. Read More »

NBA, Style - Kicks and Gear / Aug 7, 2009 / 12:10 am

LeBron James Innovation & Inspiration Summit

LeBron James

When I said this was my dream job, I wasn’t kidding. Fresh off seeing Kanye West on Wednesday night, I spent the day travelling to Cleveland, Ohio for the LeBron James Innovation & Inspiration Summit. Over the next 48 hours, I’m going to get first-hand insight into everything LeBron, as well as an in-depth first look at the Nike Air Max LeBron VII. Not bad. Read More »

NBA, Video / Jul 13, 2009 / 11:32 am

Kobe: “You Ain’t Dunkin on Me at My Camp”

And who said Kobe and LeBron don’t have beef…?

Smack / Jun 27, 2009 / 12:45 am

More Minnesota drama with Rubio, and Amar’e to the Lakers?

Al Jefferson

Has anyone bothered to find out what Al Jefferson thinks of all this? Friday’s NBA Draft aftermath still focused primarily on the Timberwolves, specifically on them picking Ricky Rubio and Jonny Flynn back-to-back. It’s to the point where Minnesota GM David Kahn wrote an open letter to Wolves fans explaining his actions, a classic example of a guy who still feels the need to prove himself. Could you ever see Larry Bird, Michael Jordan or even Rod Thorn doing that? Anytime Bird hears criticism for his player moves, we can imagine him thinking, “Why did I do that? Because I f***in’ felt like it. I’m LARRY BIRD, dammit!” … Read More »